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  • Bitcoin News - 21 May 2019, 3:20 pm

    Internal Revenue Service (IRS) commissioner Charles Rettig has explained to U.S. representatives that the tax department plans to issue clearer guidance toward cryptocurrency taxation soon. Since 2014, Americans have been asking the tax agency for better clarification in regard to official tax guidelines. Also read: Last Will Platform Allows Your Loved Ones to Inherit Your…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 3:13 pm

    Japan’s House of Representatives passed crypto-related amendments to two financial laws to the upper house. The Japanese House of Representatives has passed new crypto regulation in the upper house of the National Diet, local news agency Nikkei reports on May 21.The lower house has reportedly moved crypto-related amendments to the existing financial law to the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 2:49 pm

    An indictment names several individuals and companies, with fraudulent activities continuing over a period of several years. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has halted a confirmed cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme after it took funds worth $30 million, the regulator confirmed in a press release on May 21.The principal behind Argyle Coin, Jose Angel…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 2:41 pm

    The SEC delays its decision on the VanEck SolidX bitcoin ETF proposal yet again. Yesterday, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) postponed its decision on the VanEck/SolidX bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal, signaling that the regulator is still not ready to see crypto-based funds being traded on regulated exchanges.However, while the general…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 2:07 pm

    The Australian financial regulator has warned the public against an alleged crypto-related scam operating with no license. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued another warning on May 21 against an alleged crypto-related scam project.According to the report, the Australian financial regulator has today published a warning against an alleged scam entity dealing…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 2:02 pm

    Court documents show that the Wright has filed registrations with the U.S. Copyright Office. Craig Wright has filed United States copyright registrations for the Bitcoin (BTC) white paper authored by Satoshi Nakamoto.Court documents show that the U.S. Copyright Office has registrations with Wright as the author of the white paper, as well as most of the original…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 1:53 pm

    Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day, as bitcoin approaches the $8,000 mark again. Tuesday, May 21 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) approaches the $8,000 mark again.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin is up over…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 1:48 pm

    Terror groups are using crypto to move money between countries, a senior Russian intelligence official has claimed. The director of Russia’s federal security service, the FSB, has warned that terror groups are increasingly being financed through cryptocurrencies, Russian news site RBK reported on May 21.FSB head Alexander Bortnikov said global terrorist organizations have been mastering the use…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 1:26 pm

    The Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering is requiring Russia to include the word “bitcoin” in its crypto legislation. Russia has postponed the adoption of crypto legislation due to a requirement from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), local news agency TASS reports on May 21.According to the report, the FATF…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 12:56 pm

    Barry Silbert claims the recent rise in BTC prices could be linked to the breakdown in trade talks between the US and China. The CEO of a cryptocurrency firm has suggested that the recent rise in bitcoin’s (BTC) price could be linked to the trade war between China and the United States, Fortune reported on May 20.In an interview, Digital…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 12:51 pm

    A portion of the ether stolen from hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange has been moved. A portion of the ether (ETH) stolen from hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been moved and deposited to a different crypto exchange, according to an analysis. Crypto Anti-Money Laundering startup Coinfirm tweeted about their findings on May 20.According…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 21 May 2019, 11:59 am

    Online presence is essential for any business today and especially for projects that deal with cryptocurrencies. Abaco Hosting offers this type of solutions to small and medium enterprises, and companies from the crypto industry can take advantage of its flexible payment options. They include support for major digital coins such as bitcoin cash (BCH). Also…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 21 May 2019, 2:24 am

    There’s a party happening right now and everyone’s invited. The music’s playing, the fridge is loaded and the bathtub’s full of ice. All the ingredients for the sickest soiree are in place. There’s just one problem: the guests have yet to arrive. Welcome to the world of security tokens, where you can tokenize anything you…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 7:25 pm

    The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) protocol and infrastructure continue to see relentless development. The Electron Cash Cashshuffle implementation has enhanced bitcoin cash fungibility by providing users with the ability to shuffle coins. Now a developer has announced the launch of the Interwallet transfer tool, an Electron Cash add-on that allows for privacy-minded transfers using the light…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 2:30 pm

    A little over a year ago, our web portal launched a new market cap aggregator, Markets.Bitcoin.com, which showcases the top 500 cryptocurrency market valuations. More recently we’ve added some great data to Markets.Bitcoin.com so people can get information on not only the price of their favorite coins, but also real-time charts featuring transactions per day,…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 10:55 am

    Transaction fees are the cost that cryptocurrency users have to bear in order to keep the system going. Fees can vary significantly between networks and it is important to be able to check this before you decide which cryptocurrency to use for making your digital payments. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Upgrade and 30K Stores Accepting…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 9:30 am

    Last season in the Premier League brought a huge success for the both teams – Wolves and CoinDeal. The crypto exchange, thanks to this brave marketing step, has guaranteed himself value of £38,091,373 of gross exposure of the brand at the time of broadcasting in the media, gained popularity and new traders. Despite the recent…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 3:01 am

    Facebook’s popular messaging app with 1.5 billion users in over 180 countries has another major vulnerability. Hackers were able to covertly install spyware on iOS and Android smartphones using Whatsapp with just a phone call. “All of their security issues are conveniently suitable for surveillance, and look and work a lot like backdoors,” said Telegram’s…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 May 2019, 9:45 pm

    On May 15, the Bitcoin Cash network successfully upgraded by implementing Schnorr signatures, after which a few developers processed some basic Schnorr signatures. Then, on Saturday, May 18, software developers Chris Pacia, Mark Lundeberg, and Checksum0 performed the first multi-sig Schnorr signature on BCH and sent the funds to Freeross.org. Also Read: After Trillions Printed…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 May 2019, 7:30 pm

    Traveling is on everyone’s minds as summer approaches and crypto enthusiasts are no exception. But for anyone thinking of a holiday trip, travel arrangements can be arduous. Crypto payments can make your life easier in that regard, particularly with bitcoin cash, which is a fast and cheap way to pay for anything. The following guide…Read More