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Philippines Announces New Cryptocurrency Regulations

February 6th, 2019

The Philippines has announced new regulations to govern crypto assets. According to the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza), a government regulator, the new regulations cover areas around the acquisition of cryptocurrencies, including utility and security tokens. The aim is to effectively regulate the crypto industry while safeguarding investor interests and promoting innovation, Ceza explained. New…

Leaked Documents Suggest Mt. Gox Trustee’s Bitcoin Sales Impacted Market Prices

February 5th, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the infamous Goxdox blog returned to inform the public of more detailed Mt. Gox information that “no one wants you to know about.” According to Goxdox, the Mt. Gox trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi’s bank book shows that he previously sold large sums of BTC and BCH using the exchange Bitpoint. The cryptocurrencies…

Data Shows Ethereum is the ‘Cryptocurrency of Choice for Scams’

February 5th, 2019

Since the very early days, back when people learned how to create new cryptocurrencies or quickly build infrastructure models like digital asset trading platforms, many scams started to spawn frequently. According to the blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis, over the last two years fraud in the Ethereum ecosystem has run rampant and it’s been the “cryptocurrency…

Blockchain.com Launches New Bitcoin Cash Block Explorer

February 5th, 2019

Wallet provider Blockchain.com has started offering a new tool for users to peer into the inner workings of their cryptocurrency. The company has launched a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) block explorer that allows people to search for transaction hashes, blocks, and addresses on the BCH blockchain. New BCH Blockchain Explorer Blockchain.com, the popular cryptocurrency wallet provider,…

Report Claims Quadrigacx Never Held More Than 1,000 BTC

February 5th, 2019

The drama surrounding Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Quadrigacx continues to intensify, with a recent report by Zernoncense claiming that the exchange has no identifiable cold storage reserves and that it has never held more than 1,000 BTC in customer funds. Report Refutes Claims of Quadrigacx Owner’s Widow The report finds numerous assertions made in the affidavit…

The Daily: Turbo Tax Adds Crypto Section, Venezuela’s Localbitcoins Record

February 5th, 2019

In this edition of The Daily, tax filing software Turbo Tax has integrated a feature that allows crypto investors to report their capital gains online. Also, Venezuelans have set a new record in P2P trade on Localbitcoins and Brazilians can now pay for movie tickets with digital coins. Traders Can Upload Capital Gains Data Into…

6 Popular Darknet Marketplaces That Accept Cryptocurrency

February 5th, 2019

The P2P exchange of cryptocurrencies for goods and services began life on the darknet, whose underground markets are still thriving today. After connecting to the darknet using the Tor browser, cryptocurrency users can access a range of markets that accept BTC, BCH and other digital assets. Buy Anything You Need in a World Free of…

PR: Coinseed Announces Its SEC Filed Crowdfunding Campaign

February 5th, 2019

Coinseed is a platform for spare-change investment and cash back rewards in crypto. Since they launched in Dec 2017, they have acquired nearly 20k users through organic growth and built several new features. As they are now preparing to scale up the business, Coinseed launched its SEC filed crowdfunding campaign and you can join here….

The Crucible of Privacy: Why Decentralized Exchange Is the Only Way

February 5th, 2019

Decentralization is a core principle of blockchain-based technology. It’s the most important and unique property of the many cryptocurrencies that have launched since the birth of Bitcoin. Decentralization facilitates a move away from centralized control and differentiates crypto from government-backed fiat currencies. It is the crucible of security and privacy. So why, if this concept…

Report: Indian Government Concerned Cryptocurrencies Could Undermine the Rupee

February 5th, 2019

The Indian government panel tasked with drafting crypto regulation is reportedly worried that cryptocurrencies could destabilize the rupee if they are accepted as payments. Its concern came to light despite evidence that cryptocurrencies do not currently pose a threat to financial stability. Impact on the Rupee The Indian government committee tasked with developing the regulatory…