Category: Blochain News

BCH-Led Crypto Rally, New Wallet and Token in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

BCH-Led Crypto Rally, New Wallet and Token in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com Bitcoin cash leads the crypto market rally this week, jumping over 50% within 24 hours, a new BCH wallet uses the Cash Accounts protocol, and the first Bitcoin Cash based token has been listed on an exchange. […]

Cryptocurrency Adoption Grows Beyond ‘Bitcoin City’ in Slovenia and Croatia

Cryptocurrency Adoption Grows Beyond ‘Bitcoin City’ in Slovenia and Croatia The number of stores that accept cryptocurrencies is rising in Slovenia and Croatia. Starting with merchants in one of the largest shopping and entertainment complexes in Europe, Elipay has now integrated with 300 stores in Slovenia and begun expanding into […]

Decentralized Networks Aren’t as Censorship-Resistant as You Think

Decentralized Networks Aren’t as Censorship-Resistant as You Think Censorship resistance is a much-touted attribute of decentralized networks. They allow anyone to permanently store anything onchain without seeking permission. While this is technically true, the reality, for many supposedly decentralized blockchains, is anything but. As the fate of controversial dapps has […]

‘This Is Not an ICO, Just Barter’ – How Issuers Attempt to Evade Regulatory Scrutiny

‘This Is Not an ICO, Just Barter’ – How Issuers Attempt to Evade Regulatory Scrutiny Some issuers of initial coin offerings have started to change the terminology they use to refer to their token sale in a bid to evade the attention of regulators – the hawkish U.S. Securities and […]

“Bitcoin and Friends” Animated Series Airs Spicy First Episode

“Bitcoin and Friends” Animated Series Airs Spicy First Episode There’s a new animated series called “Bitcoin and Friends” that’s been making its rounds across the web after the first episode was released by Uncle Chris Productions. The humorous and sometimes raunchy cartoon is an eight-part series that aims to make […]

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees Over the last two years, the Lightning Network has been touted as the scaling solution for the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. However, the solution has been heavily criticized for its lack of security, and on March 28, Bitcoin […]

Menu.cash Allows Diners to Create Table-Specific Orders and Pay With BCH

Menu.cash Allows Diners to Create Table-Specific Orders and Pay With BCH Menu.cash is a new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) application that allows food establishment owners to set up online menus that are tied to table-specific QR codes. The QR redirects to the venue’s menu and patrons can simply choose the items […]

Finland’s Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins Operations

Finland’s Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins Operations On Monday, the Helsinki-based peer-to-peer crypto exchange Localbitcoins announced it is adding several different identification processes in order to improve AML and KYC requirements. The move to bolster the new customer verification procedure follows Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) mandating supervision over […]

Mineable Cryptocurrencies Are Far More Valuable Than Non-Mineable Coins

Mineable Cryptocurrencies Are Far More Valuable Than Non-Mineable Coins There are 2,121 digital currencies tracked on market websites with a net valuation of around $ 140 billion. Statistics for the end of Q1 2019 show mineable digital assets to be the most valuable cryptocurrencies on the market today, with the […]