Day: February 11, 2019

In the Daily: Regulatory Developments in Italy, Mauritius, Malta

In the Daily: Regulatory Developments in Italy, Mauritius, Malta In this edition of The Daily we cover recent regulatory developments regarding the use of cryptocurrencies and their associated industries from all over the world. Lawmakers in Italy have approved a definitions mandate, Mauritius has created a crypto custody license, and […]

Heavy Borrowers and Near-Failed States Likely to Drive Hyperbitcoinization

Heavy Borrowers and Near-Failed States Likely to Drive Hyperbitcoinization A CIA World Factbook entry listing nations’ current account balances shows that big economies and near-failed states share something in common – massive debt. This liability making them strong cases for hyperbitcoinization, which could be exacerbated by an anticipated global economic […]

These Video Sharing Sites Pay Content Creators in Bitcoin Cash

These Video Sharing Sites Pay Content Creators in Bitcoin Cash On Feb. 4, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters caught a sneak peek at two new video platforms dedicated to the BCH ecosystem. Porn.cash and Cinema.cash give content creators the ability to publish videos and get paid in cryptocurrency. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum

BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche. Now BCH proponents have begun to notice the protocol has been applied to the Bchd full node implementation and the proof of […]

Venezuela Starts Regulating Crypto Remittances

Venezuela Starts Regulating Crypto Remittances The Venezuelan government has begun regulating cryptocurrency remittances. The regulator has set a monthly limit and will be collecting commissions of up to 15 percent of the transaction amount. Additionally, new details of its comprehensive registry of crypto service providers have been announced. Also read: Indian […]

Facebook Acquires Blockchain Startup Chainspace

Facebook Acquires Blockchain Startup Chainspace According to financial news outlet Cheddar, Facebook has acquired a blockchain startup called Chainspace. Another move for the tech giant into the cryptocurrency space perhaps? Chainspace Founded by University College London researchers, the Chainspace blockchain describes itself as “a planetary scale smart contracts platform” and […]