Category: Bitcoin News

Crypto Tidbits: Elon Musk Talks Bitcoin, Ripple IPO Coming, Facebook’s Blockchain Loses Another Member

Crypto Tidbits: Elon Musk Talks Bitcoin, Ripple IPO Coming, Facebook’s Blockchain Loses Another Member Another week, another round of Crypto Tidbits. The past week hasn’t been too good for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and their ilk, with the leading digital assets losing around 7% apiece since our last update. As of the time […]

How to Obscure Bitcoin Cash Transaction Data by Leveraging Cashfusion

How to Obscure Bitcoin Cash Transaction Data by Leveraging Cashfusion Bitcoin Cash developers recently released the alpha software for Cashfusion, a privacy-preserving feature added to the Electron Cash wallet. During the last week, crypto proponents and developers have been testing the protocol regularly in order to find issues and provide […]

Alexander Vinnik Accused of Laundering Billions Through BTC-e Extradited to France

Alexander Vinnik Accused of Laundering Billions Through BTC-e Extradited to France Alexander Vinnik, the Russian-born IT specialist who spent over two years in detention in Greece, where he was arrested on a U.S. warrant, is now in Paris. The alleged BTC-e operator, suspected of laundering at least $ 4 billion […]

Iran Issues More Than 1,000 Cryptocurrency Mining Licenses

Iran Issues More Than 1,000 Cryptocurrency Mining Licenses The Iranian government has reportedly issued more than 1,000 licenses for cryptocurrency mining since it began regulating the industry. A number of large mining farms have set up in the country, but high electricity tariffs have kept many small investors away. Also […]

Trump ‘Loves’ Negative Rates and ‘Could Get Used to’ Them, Criticizes Fed at World Economic Forum, China Trade Deal

Trump ‘Loves’ Negative Rates and ‘Could Get Used to’ Them, Criticizes Fed at World Economic Forum, China Trade Deal U.S. President Donald Trump spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Tuesday saying the U.S. and other nations are “forced to compete … with nations that are getting negative […]

ECB Keeps Subzero Interest Rates and Open-Ended QE Worth €20B a Month But Launches Policy Review

ECB Keeps Subzero Interest Rates and Open-Ended QE Worth €20B a Month But Launches Policy Review The European Central Bank (ECB) has launched an extensive review that will examine a wide range of its policies by the end of this year. Under its new president, Christine Lagarde, the bank will […]

BCH Script Meeting Aims to Enhance the Programming Language in Bitcoin Cash

BCH Script Meeting Aims to Enhance the Programming Language in Bitcoin Cash Bitcoin Cash developers actively participate in video meetings in order to discuss the ongoing development of the BCH ecosystem. BCH software engineers met for the first time in 2020 last Thursday to examine the May upgrade and specification […]

Bitcoin Games Celebrates Lunar New Year 2020 With Introduction of Free Spins

Bitcoin Games Celebrates Lunar New Year 2020 With Introduction of Free Spins Bitcoin Games is a provably fair online casino where you can play popular games using BTC and BCH. The platform is introducing a new feature and for its Lunar New Year 2020 promotion all players can get Red […]

Paypal Pullout Prompts Pornhub to Add Tether as Payment Option for Its Adult Models

Paypal Pullout Prompts Pornhub to Add Tether as Payment Option for Its Adult Models The porn industry is seen by many as a perfect fit for widespread cryptocurrency usage as it suffers from financial censorship far more than most businesses. When Paypal stopped servicing Pornhub models, the company hinted it […]