UAE Plans ICOs for Corporate Fundraising as Oil Price Slumps

UAE Plans ICOs for Corporate Fundraising as Oil Price Slumps

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is going ahead with its plans to use initial coin offerings (ICOs) for fundraising local startups in the new year to help boost financing in capital markets. If successful, the UAE could become one of just a few countries in the world to implement a regulatory framework around ICOs and […]

Venezuelan Government Mandates Passport Fees Be Paid in Petro

Venezuelan Government Mandates Passport Fees Be Paid in Petro

The Venezuelan government is pushing forward its national cryptocurrency Petro at full speed and has now announced that its passport fees can only by paid through it. The announcement was made by Vice President Delcy Rodriguez in a press conference earlier this week despite consistent operational issues in the working of Petro that are dogging […]

Facebook Needs to Expand New Blockchain Team

Facebook Needs to Expand New Blockchain Team

Facebook is continuing to expand its recently formed blockchain team under its head, ex-Coinbase director David Marcus. A team of high profile players from the IT and blockchain/crypto environment is taking shape and with the latest position coming available, Facebook will be searching for some big shoes to fit the role. The latest position on […]

Ripple Enthusiast’s 2020 Olympics Crypto Petition Gains 11k Signatures

Ripple Enthusiast's 2020 Olympics Crypto Petition Gains 11k Signatures

A crypto enthusiast has begun his own campaign to get Ripple’s XRP token nominated as the 2020 Olympics official cryptocurrency. It is not yet clear if the Tokyo games will accept cryptocurrency at the world’s hallmark sporting event but Ken Takahashi won’t let that stop him. His petition on Change.org, now ten months old, has […]

Blockchain Startup Wins Partnership Deal at British Masters Tournament

Blockchain Startup Wins Partnership Deal at British Masters Tournament

In a move benefiting levels of awareness for the entire industry, one blockchain startup has managed to secure itself as an official sponsor of the British Masters Tournament, the largest professional golf tournament in the UK. LIFElabs joins the ranks of TaylorMade, Adidas, and Ladbrokes as a partner of the Sky Sports British Masters tournament, also making a name […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, 9th October 2018, Exclusive: Interview With The Proof of Life Developers

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, 4th October 2018

Listen to the 9 October 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1489203/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-9-8%2F5018267-44100-2-266677279db39.mp3″] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com daily podcast, we interview Daniel Jones and his sidekick Tamara, the developers of Proof of Life, a method of sending off-grid crypto transactions with a Raspberry Pi, a solar panel, and a shortwave radio. Follow the Bitcoin News Daily […]

Exclusive: Daniel Jones on Off-Grid Crypto Transactions with “Proof of Life”

Daniel Jones on Off-Grid Crypto Transactions with "Proof of Life"

Listen to the interview with Daniel Jones and Tamara, the Proof of Life developers, on the 9 October 2018 edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1489203/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-9-8%2F5018267-44100-2-266677279db39.mp3″] Bitcoin users Daniel Jones and Tamara have developed what they call “Proof of Life”, a completely off-grid method to send cryptocurrency transactions using a Raspberry Pi which runs […]

Binance to Share, Donate Crypto Listing Fees

Binance transparent Charitable Donations

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced on Monday that it will now provide full transparency regarding cryptocurrency listings fees, while also donating these funds to charity. The changes are effective immediately. Currently, token projects that wish to be listed on the exchange platform propose their own fees for this. In an official company blog post detailing the policy changes, […]

Non-Profit Blockchain Hub Opens in Slovenia

Non-Profit Blockchain Hub Opens in Slovenia

The Slovenian capital of Ljubljana has become the host of the European Blockchain Hub – a non-profit organization that hopes to become a leading platform in Europe that brings together blockchain stakeholders. Founders of the hub partnered with 13 organizations prior to its launch last Friday, coming from a range of areas within the blockchain industry […]