G20 Backs Proposal for Exchanges to Give Over User Data

The Group of Twenty (G20) has backed a new proposal that would see crypto exchanges give over their users’ data to individual regulators in their jurisdictions. Their declaration serves as them “reaffirming our commitment” to implement accepted global standards to virtual assets. The group said: “Technological innovations can deliver significant benefits to the financial system […]

Snowden: Bitcoin is Freedom

Human rights activist and privacy proponent Edward Snowden has praised Bitcoin’s intrinsic characteristics as a permissionless currency and, therefore, believes that it is the only “free money” that guarantees personal freedom. Snowden had compared Bitcoin favorably to other crypto such as Facebook’s Libra, when performing as an aspect of privacy protection. He said this via […]

BitcoinNews.com Bitcoin Market Analysis 2nd July 2019

Bitcoin Market Analysis 2nd July 2019

The new week, the new month and the new local low buyers have achieved today! Buyers failed to keep trades in the yellow price zone, and as early as 30 June, sellers left this zone and now are trying to break through an important price mark of $10,400. As a reminder, this is the price […]

Bitcoin Miners Enjoy Bumper Month in June

With the recent boom in crypto prices across the board — the past few days of retracement notwithstanding — miners will be celebrating big, especially since Bitcoin appreciated by over 40% in June alone. One such miner based in the United Kingdom, Argo Blockchain, had even trumped its own optimistic expectations, according to its Q2 2019 […]

Bitcoin Bulls Fight Bravely to Keep Above $10,000

Despite constant selling pressure from scalpers looking to book in fast profits from USD 11,000, Bitcoin bulls are fighting back to try and ensure they at least hold on to gains above the milestone USD 10,000 mark today. They will have been holding their breath just hours ago, though, when prices slipped just below that […]

Sri Lanka Gets Blockchain for Agricultural Insurance

Aon plc, the leading global professional services firm, in collaboration with Etherisc, Oxfam and InsurTech, unveiled a blockchain-based platform for the provision of agricultural insurance policies for smallholder paddy field farmers in Sri Lanka. With the involvement of about 200 farmers in the same, the new solution comes as a blessing to deliver micro-insurances to […]