Day: March 1, 2019

Mark Karpeles Still Faces Class Allegations in the U.S. After Japan Verdict

Mark Karpeles Still Faces Class Allegations in the U.S. After Japan Verdict Mark Karpeles, the chief executive of the now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been denied a motion to stay in a class action lawsuit in the U.S. The Northern District of Illinois lawsuit originally filed by Anthony […]

P2P Markets Report: Iranian Localbitcoins Volume Gains 190% in a Week

P2P Markets Report: Iranian Localbitcoins Volume Gains 190% in a Week The peer-to-peer (P2P) markets have seen a dramatic increase in Iranian and Indonesian trade activity, with both markets posting triple-digit volume gains in recent weeks. Localbitcoins volume has also surged in select Latin American markets this past week, with […]

Business Owner’s Seething Critique of the Lightning Network Goes Viral

Business Owner’s Seething Critique of the Lightning Network Goes Viral A business owner who runs a media company in Australia and pays employees remotely in the Philippines has given his honest opinion on what it’s like to use the Lightning Network (LN). Jason Smith’s experience of attempting to use LN […]

Indian Crypto Community Rallies to Influence Government’s Decision on Cryptocurrency Regulation

Indian Crypto Community Rallies to Influence Government’s Decision on Cryptocurrency Regulation In March 2019, cryptocurrency enthusiasts and experts across India will make their voices heard at a nationwide roadshow. They intend to draw up a joint report which will be handed to the Indian government in lieu of the upcoming […]

New Freelancing Platform Supports 12 Different Cryptocurrencies

New Freelancing Platform Supports 12 Different Cryptocurrencies There’s a new freelancing platform called Freelance for Coins that provides users with the ability to publish offers and bids for cryptocurrencies. In order to help facilitate deals between users, the service not only allows people to publish their bids and offers, but […]

P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Announces New Prediction Market

P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Announces New Prediction Market On Feb. 27, KYC-free cryptocurrency exchange Hodl Hodl announced a new service called Predictions, which will soon be added to the peer-to-peer trading platform. Hodl Hodl believes prediction markets are useful financial instruments within the crypto ecosystem that offer an incentive for […]