Mt Gox Confirms Bitcoin Sell-Off Rumors

Mt Gox Confirms Bitcoin Sell-Off Rumors

Mt Gox, a former cryptocurrency exchange based in Japan, has admitted to liquidating USD 230 million of its remaining Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) reserves from its wallet over the course of six months earlier this year. The exchange suffered a massive USD 470 million hack back in 2014, the biggest exchange hack in […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, 25th September 2018

Daily Podcast: The New Free and Convenient Way to Listen to the Latest Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News

Listen to the 25 September 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1421493/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-8-26%2F4799898-44100-2-199dd5e0e7d77.mp3″] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, we discuss how Coinbase will be rapidly increasing its number of tradeable cryptocurrencies, and how Google will be allowing officially regulated crypto exchanges to use Google AdSense and AdWords. Hear about a critical Monero exploit […]

John McAfee: Crypto Frees Employees from “Subtle and Refined Slavery”

John McAfee: Crypto Frees Employees from "Subtle and Refined Slavery"

The founder of software company McAfee Associates has suggested that blockchain and crypto have given new freedoms to the working community whom he sees as “hired slaves”. Giving an interview at the recent CoinsBank Blockchain Cruise event, John McAfee claims that blockchain is creating a “permissionless” society, freeing employees from a system of a “subtle and […]

Australian Red Belly Blockchain to Process 30,000 Cross-Border Transactions Per Second

Australian Red Belly Blockchain to Process 30,000 Cross-Border Transactions Per Second

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) has completed a test with the University of Sydney to improve the speed of cross-border transactions. The new Red Belly Blockchain network, which has been created with support from the Concurrent Systems Research Group (CSRG) from the University of Sydney, is capable of processing 30,000 cross-border transactions […]

Coinbase Opens Public Listing Application, Promises Rapid Addition of New Crypto

Coinbase Opens Public Listing Application, Promises Rapid Addition of New Crypto

Coinbase has announced on 25 September 2018 that it will be rapidly listing all possible cryptocurrencies via an application form that is open to the public. Currently, Coinbase only offers Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Classic, which is a limited selection for a global-class crypto exchange. In the past, new cryptocurrency additions to […]

Fintech Fusion Shows Ireland’s Intent to Promote Blockchain Hub

Fintech Fusion Shows Ireland's Intent to Promote Blockchain Hub

Fintech Fusion, a new Irish research program costing EUR 7 million is being launched to focus on paytech, regtech and insuretech technologies. The project is the brainchild of Dublin’s Science Foundation Ireland’s Adapt Centre and will enable more data-driven research into blockchain development and big data, say its creators. The research will also address the […]

North Korea Believed to Use Crypto to Circumvent International Sanctions

North Korea Using Crypto to Circumvent International Sanctions

North Korea is accused of utilizing the power of cryptocurrency to circumvent international sanctions, particularly using cryptocurrency as a payment system to transact money worldwide. Lourdes Miranda and Ross Delston, experts on international money laundering and intelligence, say in a joint statement: “International criminals everywhere prefer cryptocurrencies and the DPRK is no exception. Cryptocurrencies have […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, 24th September 2018

Daily Podcast: The New Free and Convenient Way to Listen to the Latest Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News

Listen to the 24 September 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1420668/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-8-26%2F4798469-44100-2-11cc0a2b4d0ce.mp3″] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, we discuss how North Korea could be using crypto to circumvent international sanctions, and how Bakkt has re-affirmed that physical Bitcoin futures are coming in November 2018. Hear about how the word Bitcoin has been […]

Students Now Expect Blockchain Courses at Universities

Students Now Expect Blockchain Courses at Universities

As blockchain courses become of a feature on university campuses around the world, so does the expectancy from companies and students that these courses are there to provide a future for the burgeoning industry. Educational institutions in the United States are mounting an academic response to the emerging industry, which, due to the cautious public […]

Bakkt Re-Affirms Imminent Physical Bitcoin Futures

Bakkt Confirms Imminent Physical Bitcoin Futures

It’s been about two months since the Bakkt cryptocurrency exchange was announced by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), along with the groundbreaking announcement that it would offer the first officially licensed and regulated physical Bitcoin futures in the United States. Bakkt has re-affirmed that these physical Bitcoin futures are on the way as of 25 September […]