Brazilian Presidential Candidate Addresses Need for Bitcoin Regulation

Brazilian Presidential Candidate Addresses Need For Bitcoin Regulation

Brazilian presidential candidate João Goulart Filho from the Partido Pátria Livre (PPL) party recently gave an interview to local blockchain media outlet Criptomoedas Fácil where he discussed the necessity of regulations for the country’s growing cryptocurrency industry. Filho said that he and his party are ”following with caution” the recent movement in the cryptocurrency market, mentioning […]

Alibaba Founder: Blockchain Meaningless Without Greener, Inclusive Future

Alibaba Founder: Blockchain Meaningless Unless it Can Promote Greener, Inclusive Future

The founder of Chinese multinational retail conglomerate Alibaba, Jack Ma, has said that blockchain needs to prove it can push a greener, more inclusive future forward for society, else it is ”meaningless”. Speaking at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, China on Monday, Ma said that the ”data age” is a great opportunity for the […]

Ukraine Pursues Crypto Tax Bill

Ukraine Pursues Crypto Tax Bill

Ukraine is looking to pass a bill that would tax both cryptocurrency operations and assets, according to a draft version of the laws shared by the country’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada. A 5% tax on individuals and legal entities is proposed on operations utilizing cryptocurrencies and tokens, with businesses that claim crypto-related profits suggested to […]

Bitcoin News Daily Podcast, 17th September 2018

itcoin News Radio Show, 9th August 2018

Listen to the 17 September 2018 Bitcoin News Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1372826/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-8-18%2F4652333-44100-2-8b5bc330f9c0f.mp3″] On this edition of the Bitcoin News daily podcast, we speculate on how an artificial super-intelligence that takes over the world would impact Bitcoin. Hear about the Steem blockchain crash today, and how Steem is planning a hard fork called Velocity on 25 […]

Bitcoin News Daily Podcast, 16th September 2018

itcoin News Radio Show, 9th August 2018

Listen to the 16 September 2018 Bitcoin News Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1372502/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-8-18%2F4651117-44100-2-7fb7cbed6a2f4.mp3″] On this edition of the Bitcoin News Daily Podcast we discuss how Bitcoin’s annual returns show it is extremely profitable long term, and we also discuss the rise of centralized cryptocurrencies. Learn about the Williams Percentage Range which shows Bitcoin is oversold. Hear […]

ECB Chief Reiterates Lack of CBDC Justification

ECB Chief Reiterates Lack of CBDC Justification

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi has reconfirmed to the European Parliament that there are no plans to create a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Draghi cited a lack of any prevailing economic conditions to warrant such as step, going on to suggest that DLTs hadn’t been severely tested as yet and still required […]

Colorado Resort Breaks New Ground with Real Estate Security Tokens

Colorado Resort Breaks New Ground with Real Estate Security Tokens

A resort in Aspen Colorado has launched Ethereum-based tokens to encourage investor interest. St Regis Aspen Resort has followed up on its August announcement of an intention to offer shares in the business through blockchain tokens. The tokens will replace the traditional idea of paper certificates of equity in the property. The resort is using […]

Bitcoin Eases Cross-Border Transactions for Palestinians in Gaza

Bitcoin Eases Cross-Border Transactions for Palestinians in Gaza

Bitcoin is currently serving an important role in Gaza to help investors gain access to markets abroad and send money overseas. Currently, Palestinians are unable to get their Israeli shekels or other currencies used in the area, such US dollars or Jordanian dinars, to online exchanges as they don’t work with local banks. This has […]

Steem Blockchain down a Week Before Hard Fork

Steem Blockchain down a Week Before Hard Fork

The Steem blockchain has gone down according to official announcements on the Steem Twitter, and the Steemit forum has been down for most of the day on 17 September 2018. Its Twitter says it are working hard to fix the problem and have repeatedly said it will tell people soon what is happening, only saying […]