Bitcoin Exchanges

There Are At Least Twice as Many Bitcoin Traders in Brazil as Stock Investors (news.bitcoin.com) 01/22/2018 - 4:30pm
Bitcoin critics try to attack the cryptocurrency from all angles, but one thing no one can deny is that BTC has now completely...

United States

Your Taxes Paid for a Lot of Blockchain Surveillance Last Year (news.bitcoin.com) 01/22/2018 - 6:00pm
Governments worldwide have been ramping up regulations for cryptocurrencies and hiring research and blockchain surveillance teams. One...
US Senators Blast Venezuela's Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Plan (coindesk.com) 01/22/2018 - 5:55pm
U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R.-Fl) and Robert Menendez (D.-NJ) have denounced Venezuela's planned cryptocurrency in a new letter.
Consumer Protection Association Slams Bank for Blocking Transfers to Bitcoin Exchanges (news.bitcoin.com) 01/21/2018 - 7:30pm
From Israel to Australia, commercial banks in various parts of the world have tried preventing people from entering the cryptocurrency...

Altcoins

Study Suggests 25 Percent of Bitcoin Users Are Associated With Illegal Activity (bitcoinmagazine.com) 01/22/2018 - 5:36pm
In a newly published paper on the use of bitcoin for illegal activity, researchers from the University of Sydney, the University of...
UK Bitcoiners Might Have Tax Loophole (news.bitcoin.com) 01/22/2018 - 12:55pm
With success comes attention, and with notice comes the taxman. Bitcoin’s crazy great jump in price over 2017 has taken the world’s...
IMF Calls for International Cooperation on Cryptocurrencies (coindesk.com) 01/22/2018 - 5:00am
The IMF has voiced concerns over the risks involved with cryptocurrencies and has called for global talks and cooperation.
Korean Crypto Exchanges to Share Data with Banks in New Account System This Month (news.bitcoin.com) 01/22/2018 - 2:00am
The South Korean government has announced that six major banks will be ready to provide services to cryptocurrency exchanges this...

Wallet

Samourai Wallet Introduces Bitcoin via SMS Text Message for Censorship Resistance (copied from bitcoindotcom, not worth visiting) (reddit.com) 01/22/2018 - 6:49am
Samourai Wallet Introduces Bitcoin via SMS Text Message for Censorship Resistance Bitcoin privacy wallet pioneers Samourai Wallet have...
Samourai Wallet Introduces Bitcoin via SMS Text Message for Censorship Resistance (news.bitcoin.com) 01/22/2018 - 5:55am
Bitcoin privacy wallet pioneers Samourai Wallet have announced a new proprietary app called Pony Direct, a transaction payment method...

Blockchain

SEC 'Looking Closely' at Public Company Blockchain Pivots, Says Chairman (coindesk.com) 01/22/2018 - 4:40pm
The SEC is investigating companies that have made recent waves in markets with their public pivots toward blockchain.
PR: Payment Gateway Graft Blockchain Launches Mainnet Ahead of Schedule (news.bitcoin.com) 01/22/2018 - 1:30pm
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material...
Commodity Merchant Louis Dreyfus Trials Blockchain for Soybean Trade (coindesk.com) 01/22/2018 - 1:00pm
Louis Dreyfus, a major commodities trading company, has announced that it has piloted a blockchain-based transaction system developed...
Canadian Research Body Pilots Ethereum in Transparency Push (coindesk.com) 01/22/2018 - 11:00am
The National Research Council of Canada is trialing the ethereum blockchain for recording government contracts.
What a Facebook Blockchain Token Might Look Like (coindesk.com) 01/22/2018 - 8:00am
If Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg really wants to experiment with decentralized systems, a publicly issued crypto-token would be hell of...

China

China Moves to Crack Down on Digital Currency Pyramid Schemes (coindesk.com) 01/22/2018 - 12:00pm
China's public security ministry says it will take aim at pyramid schemes in the country, including those that purportedly involve...
Huobi Is Launching a Token, But It's 'Not an ICO' (coindesk.com) 01/22/2018 - 9:00am
China-based crypto exchange Huobi has announced that it will issue its own token based on the ethereum ERC-20 standard.

Satoshi Nakamoto

Order Food Delivery and Pay with Lightning Network in Los Angeles (reddit.com) 01/21/2018 - 9:44pm
I made a post that got some upvotes in the "We need to buy two pizzas using lightning on the mainnet to make lightning network...

Russia

PSA: LN is not a set of channels between each pair of buyer and seller, it is a routed network (reddit.com) 01/22/2018 - 1:21am
It seem to be a common confusion about Lightning Network that it works something along the lines of "I open a channel to a coffee shop...

Now Accepting Bitcoin

More than Half of Russians Know About Bitcoin Now (news.bitcoin.com) 01/21/2018 - 10:33pm
More than half of Russians have some knowledge about bitcoin, according to a new survey. Awareness is higher among young people and in...
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