American Libertarian Dave Rubin to Use Bitcoin for Crowdfunding

American Libertarian Dave Rubin to Use Bitcoin for Crowdfunding

Dave Rubin, an American libertarian political commentator, declared on his Twitter account that he would be using Bitcoin (BTC) instead of crowdfunding platform Patreon. The decision came as a result of alleged censorship practices by Patreon which go against the libertarian beliefs of Rubin. Ok @Bitcoin world, a little Sunday test. Patreon deletion commences on January […]

Accenture: India Needs New Skills for 4th Industrial Revolution

India Needs New Skills for 4th Industrial Revolution

An Accenture report has highlighted that India must improve its skills pool over the next few years to keep abreast of its push to promote the adoption of emerging technologies. The ‘Fueling India’s skill (r)evolution’ report warns that if the current skills gap can’t be bridged, this could result in the loss of as much […]

Malta Still on Course for “Bitcoin Island”

The Maltese government has refuted criticism by the country’s opposition Nationalist Party (PN) leader’s comments that the government has been silenced by the fall in cryptocurrency markets over the past year. PN leader Adrian Delia recently spoke out against the government suggesting that the current market had caused both silence and inaction following prime minister […] Daily Podcast 7th January 2019: Ethereum Classic 51% Attack Daily News Podcast

Listen to the 7 January 2019 Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url = “”] On this edition of the Daily Podcast, we do an in-depth market analysis, followed by a discussion of a reported 51% attack on Ethereum Classic which has supposedly resulted in over USD 1 million of double spends. Follow the Bitcoin News Daily […]

Winklevoss Twins Reaffirm Commitment to Bitcoin ETF

The Winklevoss twins have renewed their commitment to bring about the first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the US. This happened during an Ask Me Anything (AMA) event on Reddit yesterday, the first organized by them since 2015 – around the same time their Gemini crypto trading platform was launched. In the past year, many investors were […]

Overstock’s tZERO Wins Patent for Crypto Integration Platform

Overstock’s security token trading subsidiary tZERO has won the patent for a “crypto integration platform” designed to integrate the cryptocurrency market with legacy trading systems. The design draws a premise from the fact that “recent increasing adoption of cryptocurrencies (e.g., Bitcoin) worldwide creates challenges for existing trading systems”. The integration involves a complex but precise […]

Coinfloor to Launch Derivative Crypto Futures Amid Tough Market

Top UK cryptocurrency exchange Coinfloor has told Bloomberg, that it is venturing into the derivatives market despite the seemingly poor market outlook and fierce competition in the futures market, with physically-delivered Bitcoin futures the new emerging derivatives for the asset class. The CoinfloorEX spinoff of the Coinfloor cryptocurrency exchange will be offering the new physical Bitcoin […]

Monero Payment Option on Fortnite was “Accident”

Tim Sweeney, the Founder of Epic Games, has revealed in a tweet that the Monero payment gateway previously reported to have been set up on a Fortnite merchandise store, was “accidental”. Actually, Fortnite’s brief foray into crypto was accidental. We worked with a partner to open a merchandise store, and somewhere along the way Monero […]

Japan Talks Bitcoin ETF, Ignores Futures Package

As reported by the news outlet Bloomberg today, the financial regulator in Japan has abandoned its plans to allow Bitcoin futures but will consider the possibility of an exchange-traded fund (ETF) based off the new asset class. The source cited someone who was familiar with the development as saying that the Financial Service Agency (FSA) […]

Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic After Account Compromise

Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic After Account Compromise

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that it has decided to stop facilitating Ethereum Classic trading for now due to an account being compromised over the weekend. On 1/5/2019, Coinbase detected a deep chain reorganization of the Ethereum Classic blockchain that included a double spend. In order to protect customer funds, we immediately paused movements of […]