[Serious] Can BTC and BCH coexist from a SHA-256 perspective? : btc

Not posting this to r/Bitcoin because I wanted to have a technical discussion and not get slammed with a bunch of bots. Also not interested in what happens to coins once they’re mined. Lightning network, colored coins, memo.cash – all potentially interesting debate fodder once they get into the hands of the users, but that’s […]

Stablecoins Gaining Popularity in India to Minimize Central Bank’s Impact

News A growing number of cryptocurrency exchanges in India are adding stablecoins such as trueusd (TUSD) and tether (USDT) to their platforms. They are part of the solutions exchanges have come up with in order to minimize the impact of the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance […]

Bitcoin dominance reaches 50% for the first time in 2018 : btc

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Bitmain Pre-IPO Investor Deck Exposes Massive Bitcoin to Bitcoin Cash Swap

As the world’s largest cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain Technologies is filing for an initial public offering (IPO) hoping to raise $18 billion on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange at a market capitalization of $40 to $50 billion, observers are already sending potential red flags to the investors. According to documents obtained earlier this week by […]

David Marcus Steps Down From Coinbase Board to Avoid Conflict of Interest

Facebook blockchain head David Marcus is quitting the board of directors at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase with his departure most likely being a signal that the social networking giant’s secretive blockchain efforts are progressing. In a statement published by CoinDesk David Marcus said: “Because of the new group I’m setting up at Facebook around blockchain, I’ve […]

Bitcoin in Brief: Crypto Payments via SMS, Coin Tips for Tweets and Posts

The Daily Financial software developer Intuit has been awarded a patent for processing BTC payments via SMS and we’ve covered the details in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Also in The Daily, Brave browser plans to enable BAT tips for tweets and Reddit posts, cryptocurrency is projected to constitute 5 percent of the portfolios […]

What does global on-chain adoption look like? : btc

I was bored at work today, so I figured I do some math to get an idea about what global on-chain adoption might look like. I’d never really bothered to look at the numbers, and modeling it is certainly a complex problem because there are a number of variables at play. I started with a […]

New Bill Proposes 5% Tax on Crypto Incomes in Ukraine

Economy & Regulation A draft law prepared by deputies and representatives of the industry aims to introduce light taxation of crypto incomes in Ukraine. Businesses and individuals will be required to pay 5% on their profits from trading and mining cryptocurrencies when exchanged to fiat. Add to that the mandatory ‘military charge’ of 1.5% all […]

Electron Cash Wallet Now Available for Basic Feature Phones

News This past February news.Bitcoin.com reported on the firm Coingeek announcing funding the Electron Cash programming team. Since then, the bitcoin cash (BCH) centric wallet Electron Cash has seen a bunch of development with Coinshuffle integration, and a new iOS version of the wallet. Now another version of the Electron Cash wallet has launched which […]