Whale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since February

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In the last two weeks, cryptocurrency prices have seen significant volatility and during this time onlookers have noticed large bitcoin whale movements once again. Data stemming from blockchain analysis indicates that over the last 48 hours, unknown whale wallets moved over 20,000 BTC ($101 million), showing another large migration not seen since last February. Additionally,…

BCH-Led Crypto Rally, New Wallet and Token in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

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Bitcoin cash leads the crypto market rally this week, jumping over 50% within 24 hours, a new BCH wallet uses the Cash Accounts protocol, and the first Bitcoin Cash based token has been listed on an exchange. All that and more in this week’s video news update with Roger Ver shared on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel.…

Decentralized Networks Aren’t as Censorship-Resistant as You Think

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Censorship resistance is a much-touted attribute of decentralized networks. They allow anyone to permanently store anything onchain without seeking permission. While this is technically true, the reality, for many supposedly decentralized blockchains, is anything but. As the fate of controversial dapps has shown, even decentralized app stores aren’t immune from censorship and deplatforming. Also read:…

Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin

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A major Australian real estate group is holding a luxury home auction that can be paid for with two cryptocurrencies. There will be a live auctioneer who will call out bids in BTC. The property owner says he wants to keep as many coins as possible. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities…

Survey: ‘Blockchain’ Was Most Overrated Buzzword of 2018

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A survey has determined that advertisers believe the word “blockchain” to have been the most overrated of 2018. This is hardly a surprise as many companies from fields completely unrelated to cryptocurrency claimed to use or test blockchain technology last year with little to show for it. Also Read: In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare…

A Millennial and Crypto Love Story: How This Generation Is Ghosting Banks

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America’s youth has long been in a bad relationship with banks. Their predatory, self-serving practices have left a bad taste in the mouths of many young consumers, who have historically acclimated and resigned themselves to the system as they aged. Millennials have been accused of killing almost every industry, from golf to napkins, but now…

Washington State Introduces Bill Encouraging Development of Blockchain and DLT

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The Washington State Senate introduced a bill that would—through amending existing legislation—encourage the development of distributed ledger and blockchain technology. The bill appears to codify blockchain-enabled digital signatures and licenses and provide the legal recognition necessary to enforce these standards. On Jan. 25th, the Washington State Senate introduced SB 5638, an act “relating to the…

Nevada Saw an Influx of Blockchain Recorded Marriages in 2018

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According to public records obtained from Washoe County, home to one of the marriage epicenters of the world in Reno, Nevada, the region saw over 950 blockchain recorded marriages in 2018. Moreover, about 250 miles away in Elko, Nevada, county officials are recording birth certificates using blockchain technology. Also read: Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000…

Telecom Giant China Mobile Is Developing a Blockchain Water Purifier

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A water purifier launched by China Mobile is connected to the internet of things and will reward usage with crypto tokens.

Analysis: Understanding the SEC’s Stance on Crypto

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Last year the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission took enforcement action against initial coin offerings and other crypto companies perpetrating fraud. Many believe 2019 will be the year when regulators clamp down on rogue cryptocurrency operators. Here we decode the overlapping and occasionally contradictory stance taken by U.S. regulators, and consider what the market can expect.…