Bitcoin

How to Shuffle BCH and Keep Your Transactions Private With Cashshuffle

August 6th, 2019

As blockchain surveillance becomes more prevalent, cryptocurrency advocates have created ways to make digital currency transactions more private. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has an application called Cashshuffle, which allows users to shuffle their BCH with other fractions of BCH to obfuscate the transaction trail. To complete a shuffle, there are a few steps you must take…

Currency War Erupts as US and China Bring Out the Big Guns

August 6th, 2019

What started out as a trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies is now a full-blown currency war as the U.S. and China bring their big guns to the battlefield. The impact on the global financial markets was immediate and severe, driving up safe-haven assets as ordinary people fear to lose the value of…

SEC Commissioner: US Could Draw Crypto Policy From These Countries

August 5th, 2019

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could learn from other countries when finalizing its own crypto regulation, Commissioner Hester Peirce explains. While highlighting peculiar and notable features of the U.S. system, the commissioner emphasizes cross-border considerations, detailing applicable crypto frameworks of several countries. Importance of Cross-Border Considerations SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce explained last week…

The Modern Era of Free Range Slaves: How Bitcoin Breaks the Mold

August 2nd, 2019

In a string of recent Tweets, 2020 Libertarian presidential candidate and fugitive from the law John McAfee has been talking about slavery. Urging people to “wake up” and assuring them that neither compliance with the status quo, nor stacks of riches, can set them free. Indeed, when the current state of the world is examined…

Banks Stopped Walmart Bank – Now the Retail Giant Hits Back With Crypto

August 2nd, 2019

On August 1, it was discovered that the giant retail corporation Walmart has patented plans for a stable coin that’s backed by U.S. dollars. If released into the wild, the USD-based cryptocurrency would be issued to select Walmart retailers and partners while the patent’s description explains the coin could be used outside of Walmart’s retail…

US Regulator Plans to Outsource Running Cryptocurrency Nodes

August 2nd, 2019

A recently published document reveals that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has plans to hire contractors to run specific cryptocurrency full nodes for the government agency. According to the SEC documentation, the regulator wants third-party contractors to run nodes for Bitcoin Core (BTC), Ripple (XRP) and Ethereum (ETH) in order to monitor compliance…

UK Judge Strikes Out Craig Wright’s Libel Lawsuit Against Roger Ver

August 1st, 2019

According to documents from the U.K.’s High Court of Justice published on July 31, a judge has denied Craig Wright’s libel lawsuit against Roger Ver. Wright filed the charge against Ver when the early bitcoin investor told the public he believed Wright was a “liar and a fraud.” However, the court found “no evidence at…

China Publishes New Rankings of 37 Crypto Projects

July 31st, 2019

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has published its latest crypto rankings. Thirty-seven projects have been evaluated and ranked overall as well as in three separate categories. Some favorites have changed and two projects have been added to the previous list of projects ranked. The 13th Update of Crypto Rankings The Center for Information…

Exploring the SLP Token Universe Built on the Bitcoin Cash Chain

July 29th, 2019

Since last August, the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) has become a prevalent application within the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem. So far there’s been thousands of SLP tokens created, a number of which have been very popular and used regularly. Tokens have been issued by governments like Liberland, there’s a new SLP stablecoin backed by USD, a…

Crypto Is Part of Free Speech, and Free Speech Is Everything

July 28th, 2019

On July 23, U.S. Attorney General William Barr gave a speech demanding big players in the tech industry work with government agencies in providing backdoor entry points for encrypted devices and software. Per his reasoning, certain devices and messaging services pose a safety threat by providing a secure, third-party-inaccessible area where crime can rapidly proliferate….