Turkish Lira Tumbles To Record Low As "Ticking Time Bomb" Looms In Banking System
A fired up and passionate Roger Ver talks about Bitcoin. Why Bitcoin Legacy (BTC) marketshare has dropped and why Bitcoin Cash really is leading the way when it comes to merchant adoption and being used as cash around the world.
Australia's financial press is expecting that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will take a hard stance on cryptocurrency investors this tax season, with the ATO recently vowing to leverage international data-matching agreements in order to trac
It's been a good week for bitcoin (BTC), which is up 8%. But you wouldn't think so to read the news. Alight on one of several mainstream media (MSM) outlets and you might have learned that bitcoin is crashing and on its way to zero. Taking cheap
The governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has made several statements about cryptocurrencies that attest to insufficient knowledge of the matter. The central bank, which recently banned financial institutions from working with crypto companies, no
Following the actions of competing communications apps like Telegram, Line and Kik, the latest hoping to enter the cryptosphere is Viber. The firm is considering support for a native token that will be launched by its parent company, Rakuten Coin.
Institutional money is coming. At least that's been the refrain from desperate cryptocurrency traders for the past six months, praying for an influx of new fiat to shore up prices and float their alt bags. But is it really the case that institution
"If a digital currency isn't actually used for any transactions, is it, you know, actually a currency?" tweeted Nobel laureate economist with the ears of American progressive politicians, Paul Krugman. He was prompted by a colleague's recent
"Bitcoin, or a similar form of cryptocurrency, will eventually replace governments' fiat money as the preferred medium of exchange" was the resolution for a rollicking debate between Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees (affirmative) and Euro Pacific C
Over the past few weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has been discussing the subject of merchants accepting zero confirmation BCH transactions. Lots of BCH merchants have been accepting zero confirms lately as well, making the discussion topical
In 2017, Dr. Peter Rizun noted that Segregated Witness (Segwit) changes the very definition of a Bitcoin as per the whitepaper: "We define an electronic coin as a chain of digital signatures." In this article, I would like to expand on that topic
Just recently the notorious libertarian and Austrian economist, Ron Paul, released a paper that discusses the world's issues with central economic planning. In the report, Paul goes into vast detail on how precious metals and cryptocurrencies can c
Despite being a minority among crypto investors, just like anywhere else, women in India actually spend on cryptocurrency twice more than men do. A newly released survey also found that the majority of Indian crypto users live in big cities like Delh
The Sacramento Kings are now mining Ethereum, the team announced on Wednesday. They are the first sports team entering the crypto space, and in doing so are introducing crypto to sports fans and offering a local group that supports black communities
Hayden Otto has taken his enthusiasm for bitcoin as a form of currency and peer-to-peer electronic cash to new levels. He's gone from a curious admirer to full on defender, in fact, producing two compelling videos. They're both slick, a little to
By day, Paul Angus is an engineer. But by night, he's Cryptonomatron: a producer of hot takes on the latest initial coin offerings who has more than 8,000 subscribers on YouTube. The 43-year-old Scot's online alter-ego is mostly a labor of love,
In a novel investigative strategy, rather than just following the money, investigators went undercover as someone converting Bitcoin into cash, exploiting a financial bottleneck faced by dark web criminals.
Facebook is lifting its ban on cryptocurrency ads which went into effect in January. After months of evaluation, the company decided to allow some crypto ads on its platform. Advertisers must submit a request form with details of their businesses and
Cryptocurrency bears are still clawing away at digital asset prices on Sunday, June 24 as most of the digital currency market values are down between 3-12 percent over the last 24-hours. The top cryptocurrency market held by bitcoin core (BTC) has to
In this week's daily Bitcoin in Brief editions we reported about McAfee's decision to stop shilling ICOs, crypto businesses' involvement in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and much more. We also explored, in this week's most commented-on article, a s
Bitcoin cash (BCH) is being called out, essentially asked if its blockchain and algorithmic infrastructure can hang while bombarded with millions of transactions thrown its way. It's an effort by enthusiasts to demonstrate BCH resilience in the fac
The synchronized economic slowdown has hit again, this time striking America's latest trade war opponent, Canada, which moments ago reported some very ugly inflation and retail sales data.
On June 18 the non-profit organization the Freedom of the Press Foundation announced people can now donate five different cryptocurrencies to the organization that supports free speech, whistleblowers and the freedom of the press. The foundation deta
There's been a lot of controversy over the past few weeks stemming from the anonymous Twitter handle and co-owner of Bitcoin.org, 'Cobra Bitcoin.' The well-known BTC community member has been at the forefront of contentious subjects for many ye
The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has leased a chapter from its forthcoming annual report that delivers a critical appraisal of bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
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Richard "Rick" Hilton, chairman of Hilton & Hyland and father of American socialite and reality TV star Paris Hilton, is selling the $38 million Palazzetto mansion through a cryptocurrency auction. The 16th century mansion is located in Rome and
The BIS blasts cryptos over scaling issues, energy, and trust. The BIS is correct. Cryptos are fatally flawed as money.
With demand for cryptocurrency mining hardware having sharply declined following the onslaught of 2018's bear market, reports are indicating the companies operating in the supply chain behind mining hardware are increasingly seeking alternative rev
Update: Less than two hours after BCRA's old chief quit and the new chief prompted a 4% ramp in the peso "due to his credibility", the currency has collapsed back to its record lows once again...