Bitcoinist

January, 2018

  • 21 January

    Ellcrys is a Breath of Fresh Air for Open Source Collaborators

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    Patrick Smith · January 21, 2018 · 6:00 pm Ellcrys is an up and coming blockchain network that aims to revolutionize the way developers work together. In addition to trying to revitalize collaborative efforts, the company has an ICO that promises to make the mining and distribution of its native ...

  • 21 January

    Judgment Day! Conspiracy Group Claims Bitcoin Created by Rogue AI

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    Jeff Francis · January 21, 2018 · 12:00 pm A new Bitcoin conspiracy theory has emerged online, claiming that the cryptocurrency was created by a rogue artificial intelligence. Prowl the dark corners of the internet and you’ll stumble across some pretty wild ramblings. The net has allowed people who once ...

  • 21 January

    Tax Loophole Found for UK Crypto Profits

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    James Levenson · January 21, 2018 · 9:00 am Each country has its own systems for tax evaluation and collection, and some countries are stricter than others. One of the major issues governments have with cryptocurrencies is the difficulty in taxing profits made on trading. The United Kingdom’s HMRC (Her ...

  • 21 January

    Oil Giant Shell Buys into Blockchain

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    James Levenson · January 21, 2018 · 6:00 am Blockchain technology is no longer limited to innovative startups with grand intentions of changing the world. Massive multinationals are also looking to use the technology to improve their operations and boost productivity. The latest in the lineup to get on board ...

  • 21 January

    South Korean Exchanges Are Barring Foreign Residents from Trading

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    Ashour Iesho · January 21, 2018 · 3:00 am Several South Korean exchanges have announced that they will ban foreign residents from trading cryptocurrencies.  Tighter Cryptocurrency Regulations The South Korean government was the cause of major turmoil in the global cryptocurrency market as rumors spread that they were planning to ...

  • 21 January

    Lightning Network Is Happening! First Physical Item Purchased on LN

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    Julio Gil-Pulgar · January 21, 2018 · 12:00 am The cryptocurrency community is celebrating what may have been the first ever transaction on the Bitcoin Lightning Network’s (LN) mainnet. Additionally, the good news is that the Bitcoin payment operation was, “instantaneous and fee-free.” LN Transactions Prove to be Cheap and ...

  • 21 January

    Zach Piester: Singapore Has Become a Hub for ICOs

    Bitcoinist.net · January 20, 2018 · 9:00 pm Zach Piester, a co-founder of Intrepid Ventures, works in Central Asia and refers this part of the world to a center of the universe for him and his colleagues. During the interview with the media office of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines, ...

  • 20 January

    Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Asked to Provide a Clearer Cryptocurrency Tax Framework

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    Nikita Blows · January 20, 2018 · 5:00 pm At least two US institutions have requested that the IRS propose a definitive structure for taxing cryptocurrencies in the country. As authorities see the lucrative appeal of virtual currencies, they also see that they can benefit from this wealth in some way, ...

  • 20 January

    Retail Conglomerate Launches Online Mall Accepting Only MegaX and Bitcoin Cash

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    Bitcoinist.net · January 20, 2018 · 4:00 pm [Singapore – 11 Jan 2018] Singapore-based MegaX introduces first-of-its-kind global millennial online mall having raised USD2.5M from a token sale concluded on 16 November 2017. MegaX, a partnership between iFashion Group and MC Payment, has launched an online mall (Megaxstore.com) targeted at ...

  • 20 January

    Kaspersky Labs Co-Founder Says Bitcoin Created by American Intelligence Agencies

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    Jeff Francis · January 20, 2018 · 1:00 pm In a recent speech, Natalya Kaspersky, the co-founder of Kaspersky Labs, made the claim that Bitcoin was a project by American intelligence agencies. Cruise around the internet long enough, and you’ll come across a wide range of conspiracy theories. Most of ...