Bulletproofs Have Reduced Monero Transaction Fees by Over 95%

Bulletproofs Have Reduced Monero Transaction Fees By Over 95%

Monero, the #1 privacy coin with a market cap of USD 1.7 billion, has implemented bulletproofs. Bulletproofs are a scalability solution which drastically reduce the size of Monero transactions. The transaction fee for Monero has dropped from an average range of USD 0.50-0.70 to USD 0.02, a more than 95% decrease. Further, block size has […]

No Close Shave for Usain Bolt With ICO Launch Planned for Next Year

No Close Shave for Usain Bolt With ICO Launch Planned for Next Year

The shaving company Champion Shave, with 10 million razors sold, is going crypto with the help of some big sporting names. Jamaican Usain Bolt, track and field three times world record holder, Brazilian soccer star  Ronaldinho, and basketball player Dominique Wilkins, viewed as one of the best dunkers in NBA history, all signed up in […]

China Sets Its Direction With New Draft Rules for DLT

China Sets Its Direction With New Draft Rules for DLT

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), the central government’s internet censor, is drafting a policy framework which, once formulated will be used for regulating blockchain projects in the country. The CAC’s draft called “The Regulation for Managing Blockchain Information Services” will be thrown open to the public for feedback who will have until Nov 2 […]

Exclusive Interview With the Founder of Bisq, a Decentralized Crypto Exchange

Crypto Exchange Bisq: ''It Doesn't Get More Decentralized Than This''

Listen to the exclusive interview with the Founder of Bisq, on 6 October 2018 edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1484510/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-9-7%2F5003197-44100-2-bee73d6ab911d.mp3″] BitcoinNews.com did an exclusive interview with Manfred, the Founder of Bisq, which is a decentralized crypto exchange that is available worldwide. Bisq is so decentralized that it can not be stopped, regardless […]

Blockchain Mergers and Acquisitions Surge 800% Since 2016

Blockchain Mergers And Acquisitions Surge Nearly 1,000% Since 2016

Blockchain company mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have surged 800% since 2016 according to data collected by JMP Securities. In 2014 there were 11 M&A deals, 23 in 2015, 16 in 2016, 47 in 2017, and 115 in 2018 so far with 145 projected by the end of the year. Despite the crypto market downturn, this […]

Russian Crypto Bill Has Deficiencies Despite Recent Edits

Russian Crypto Bill Has Deficiencies Despite Recent Edits

Russian deputies are working on framing a bill on cryptocurrency regulation that will be presented to the state parliament Duma later on. But, prior to its debate in the Duma, several changes have been made to the draft including removing the definition of cryptocurrency mining thus making taxation ambiguous for miners. There are other issues […]

Gibraltar Launches Advisory Group for Blockchain Educational Courses

Gibraltar Launches Advisory Group for Blockchain Educational Courses

Gibraltar is working to increase blockchain awareness in the crypto-friendly zone as the government has announced the setting up of a new advisory group that will focus on the development of blockchain courses. The news reported by the Gibraltar Chronicle on October 19 shows that the government is working to create blockchain resources for the […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast 21st October 2018

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

Listen to the 21 October 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1585873/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-9-21%2F5292704-44100-2-930e39b119a5e.mp3″] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, we discuss how a geomagnetic reversal would impact Bitcoin. Learn about the Binance Bump. Hear about how the first Bitcoin faucet dispensed 5 Bitcoins per day. Follow the Bitcoin News Daily Podcast on Anchor, iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio Public, Pocket Casts, Overcast, Castbox, […]

How Would Bitcoin Be Impacted by a Geomagnetic Reversal?

How Would Bitcoin Be Impacted By A Geomagnetic Reversal

The Earth’s magnetic field experiences a geomagnetic reversal periodically, which is where the north pole becomes the south pole, and the south pole becomes the north pole. This would cause compasses to point in the direction opposite to what they do today.  A geomagnetic reversal does not happen all at once, it is a process […]

The First Bitcoin Faucet Gave Out 5 Bitcoins Per Day

The First Bitcoin Faucet Gave Out 5 Bitcoins Per Day

Currently, Bitcoin faucets give out a few satoshis per click, where a satoshi is 0.00000001 bitcoin. For example, one of the most popular Bitcoin faucets, 99 Bitcoins, has closed down after dispensing 12.795 bitcoins since November 2015. This pales in comparison to the first Bitcoin faucet launched by Gavin Andresen, one of the earliest Bitcoin […]