Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC Chip

Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC Chip

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Last week, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the proposed consensus changes published by the Bitcoin ABC development team, and the opposition towards certain elements of that proposal from a few BCH community members. Now the blockchain firm and mining organization Coingeek, led by the billionaire tycoon Calvin Ayre, has revealed some different proposed changes to the BCH…

Wendy McElroy: Free-Market Law Enforcement for Crypto

Wendy McElroy: Free-Market Law Enforcement for Crypto

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The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 6 Government is a law factory. It passes laws in the same manner that another type of factory extrudes metal molding…But, whereas a factory which extrudes metal molding is providing a product which is useful to the citizens generally,…

The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC’s Proposed Upgrade Changes

The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC’s Proposed Upgrade Changes

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On August 8, the Bitcoin ABC development team published an announcement regarding the November hard fork changes with plans to finish the latest codebase by August 15. The proposal falls in line with the ABC developer’s upgrade timeline and contains about five different changes that will soon be ready for testing. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Acceptance…

Swiss Banks Are Onboarding Crypto Clients and Assets

Swiss Banks Are Onboarding Crypto Clients and Assets

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Another Swiss private bank has announced in a statement that it’s open to on-board cryptocurrencies. Maerki Baumann private bank in Zurich is open to accepting assets that were generated with cryptocurrencies, “under the condition that strict regulatory and legal requirements are fully complied with,” Managing Director Stephan Zwahlen told news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Many Swiss Bankers and Financial…

Okex Socializes Loss From Over $400 Million Bet Among BTC Futures Traders

Okex Socializes Loss From Over $400 Million Bet Among BTC Futures Traders

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Anyone getting involved with leveraged trading must assume upon themselves the risks associated with the potentially highly rewarding practice. A recent event should remind traders that, sometimes, even when the trade goes your way, you can still take a hit. Okex socialized one trader’s massive loss on BTC futures with a clawback. Also Read: The…

The Bitcoin Cash Network Processed 687,000 Transactions on August 1st

The Bitcoin Cash Network Processed 687,000 Transactions on August 1st

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Over the last day, BCH proponents have been celebrating the ‘Bitcoin Cash Independence Day’ which marks the anniversary of the August 1 blockchain split that took place a year ago. During festivities, the BCH community sent a ton of transactions over the course of the day and on August 1, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash network…

75% of Millennials are More Likely to Date Someone Who is Into Bitcoin

75% of Millennials are More Likely to Date Someone Who is Into Bitcoin

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A recently conducted study has reportedly found that 75% of millennials would be more likely to date someone who possesses knowledge about cryptocurrencies. The survey comes amid apparently increasing fascination with millenials’ views regarding cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Kim Kardashian Receives Her First Bitcoin Surveys Probe Millennials’ Views on Crypto An increasing number of companies have published…

Telegram Launches Passport Service for ICO Verification

Telegram Launches Passport Service for ICO Verification

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Messaging service Telegram launched a new crypto-oriented feature on Thursday. Telegram Passport is a “unified authorization method for services that require personal identification”. KYC for ICOs in other words, which the Russian chat platform names as one of its intended use cases for Passport. Documents will be secured by end-to-end encryption, and Telegram has promised…

U.S. Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Can’t Keep Pace with Crypto, Libertarian Candidate Accepts Bitcoin Donations

U.S. Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Can’t Keep Pace with Crypto, Libertarian Candidate Accepts Bitcoin Donations

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In recent regulatory news, the CFTC chairman has warned that the regulator is falling behind its international counterparts with regards to virtual currency and blockchain regulations; a U.S. Congressional bill is advocating the incorporation of cryptocurrencies into the regulatory mandate of FinCEN; and a candidate of the Wisconsin Libertarian Party is accepting donations in the…

Bitcoin Cash-Focused Centbee Launches Open Alpha Wallet

Bitcoin Cash-Focused Centbee Launches Open Alpha Wallet

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There’s a new bitcoin cash (BCH)-focused wallet called Centbee that recently launched its alpha testing version on the Google Play store. The Johannesburg-based Centbee’s wallet is a bit different than most light clients as it offers a simplistic user interface, with plans to provide an in-wallet buy and sell feature, and merchant payments service that…