United States

WikiLeaks Store Secures New Payment Processor After Losing Coinbase Support (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/23/2018 - 4:01pm
WikiLeaks has had to find alternative solutions for its online shop. On April 20, 2018, the whistle-blowing document depository...
International Darknet Drug Trafficker Sentenced to Prison (deepd.tw) 04/23/2018 - 1:45am
According to United States Attorney Bob Troyer, U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson sentenced 22-year-old Leonardo Cristea to...
Nominee to New York Federal Reserve Claims That Crypto Isn’t Currency (news.bitcoin.com) 04/22/2018 - 10:00pm
The current president and chief executive officer of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, and the man expected to soon be the New...
German Police Busted Another Child Abuse Forum Admin (deepd.tw) 04/22/2018 - 5:38pm
According to the Public Prosecutor in Hannover, a lengthy investigation into a darknet child abuse forum has ended successfully. The...

Altcoins

WikiLeaks Store Loses Coinbase Support, Still Processing Sales (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/23/2018 - 4:01pm
WikiLeaks has had to find alternative solutions for its online shop. On April 20, 2018, the whistle-blowing document depository...
Fed Reserve Bank agrees with the Core dev team, concludes "The distinguishing characteristic of cryptocurrencies is the decentralized nature of transaction handling" (reddit.com) 04/23/2018 - 2:59pm
In this research , the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis comes to the same conclusion the Core dev team has been preaching for years:...
Iran Said to Bar Banks from Bitcoin Market (coindesk.com) 04/23/2018 - 9:30am
The Central Bank of Iran is the latest national bank to sound the alarm on the cryptocurrencies, fearing of its misuse in money...
Bitcoin is a profound Economic Rennaisance, falsely wrapped in a Tech Bubble, itself falsely wrapped in a Get-Rich-Quick Scheme. (reddit.com) 04/22/2018 - 7:36pm
https://twitter.com/MustStopMurad/status/985335773556768768?s=19 Bitcoin is a profound Economic Rennaisance, falsely wrapped in a Tech...

Mining

Russian Government Concerned Crypto Bill Inadequate in Many Ways (news.bitcoin.com) 04/23/2018 - 2:00pm
The Russian government has officially provided a response to the bill that seeks to outline the legal framework for cryptocurrencies...
Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Prices Up Over 60% This Week (news.bitcoin.com) 04/22/2018 - 5:00pm
The price of Bitcoin (BCH) has spiked considerably over the past two weeks as the decentralized cryptocurrency’s market has just...

Blockchain

Amber Baldet: Blockchain Alone Isn't A Privacy Cure-All (coindesk.com) 04/23/2018 - 1:35pm
Amber Baldet argued that the blockchain is not a solution for privacy protection in a Monday speech.
California Bill Would Legally Recognize Blockchain Stocks (coindesk.com) 04/23/2018 - 12:30pm
California Senate Bill 838 would allow businesses to store, issue and transfer shares information on a blockchain.
Promoted: ShoCard’s Use Cases Bring Blockchain Solutions Where They’re Most Needed (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/23/2018 - 11:26am
Some blockchain applications are solutions looking for problems, but there are other issues that are just begging for help from...
Saudi Telecom and ConsenSys Boost Blockchain Infrastructure in Middle East (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/23/2018 - 10:59am
Saudi Arabia is rebuilding its country’s industry and government infrastructure in line with its Vision 2030 commitment to become a...

Farms

Finland Has Identified Thousands of Bitcoin Traders Who Owe Taxes (news.bitcoin.com) 04/23/2018 - 12:00pm
The Finnish government has revealed the number of taxpayers who owe taxes from bitcoin-related income. The country’s Tax...

Now Accepting Bitcoin

If you use ProtonMail, let them know if you want Lightning Network support via their UserVoice page (reddit.com) 04/23/2018 - 10:41am
ProtonMail is a great privacy-focused email provider. Their UI doesn't suck (it's quite nice actually) and is available on all major...
Bitcoin Payments Are on the Rise in the Baltics (news.bitcoin.com) 04/22/2018 - 6:00pm
Cryptocurrencies are gaining popularity in the Baltic states where no comprehensive regulations have been introduced yet. Businesses...

Fear Mongering

Central Bank of Iran Bans Banks from Crypto (news.bitcoin.com) 04/23/2018 - 10:00am
Iran’s central bank has issued a statement banning the country’s banks and financial institutions from dealing with cryptocurrencies...

Danger

Connecticut Man Charged in Carfentanil Distribution Case (deepd.tw) 04/23/2018 - 9:45am
Nearly one week after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Connecticut police raided one of the northeast’s largest...

Wallet

Can we get a sticky in this sub that is constantly updated for stores accepting Lightning payments? (reddit.com) 04/23/2018 - 2:52am
I think this is a really good idea. Stores will be encouraged to begin accepting it early on to be as high up on this list as possible...

Important People

Monex CEO: Closer Crypto Exchange Oversight 'Common Sense' (coindesk.com) 04/23/2018 - 1:00am
Oki Matsumoto's comment raises eyebrows, given that his firm just plumped for a crypto exchange of its own.

Russia

Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased (news.bitcoin.com) 04/22/2018 - 10:00am
A global study of cryptocurrency purchases made by users of Visa, Mastercard, and Unionpay cards shows that 89% of respondents are...

Important Companies

Bitpay Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Checkout Point-of-Sale App (news.bitcoin.com) 04/22/2018 - 12:00pm
Bitcoin cash is continuing to gather more support among users and service providers, with the latest example coming from Bitpay. The...
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