Month: March 2018

The Best in Crypto – 3/31/18

South Korea: Insurance Company Denies Hacked Crypto Exchange’s Damages Claim The twice-hacked Youbit has been denied their claim of $2.8 million for last December’s alleged hack of 17 percent of their assets (Cointelegrah). Cisco Developing Confidential Communications Via Blockchain in Patent Filing  One of the worldwide leaders in IT is working on a Blockchain-based confidential …

The Best in Crypto – 3/30/18

Ripple Gives Away ‘The Largest Donation of Cryptocurrency’ To Support Public Schools  Fulfilling over 35,000 funding requests from teachers, Ripple donated $29 million of its own cryptocurrency XRP to support US public schools (Cointelegraph). China to Develop Centralized Crypto, Protects Yuan Against Non-State Digital Currency  The People’s Bank of China’s continued effort to protect the …

The Best in Crypto – 3/28/18

Australia’s Tax Office Seeks Public Feedback on Taxing Cryptocurrency The Australian Taxation Office posted a bulletin requesting input on cryptocurrency taxation obligation from the public (Cointelegraph). Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Won’t Support Venezuela’s Petro, Following US Gov’t Ban The Hong Kong-based exchange platform released a statement saying it “never had plans of backing PTR or similar …

The Best in Crypto – 3/26/18

China Filed the Most Blockchain Patents in 2017 Of the 406 patents, China file 225, US filed 19 and Australia filed 19 (Cointelegraph). Cryptocurrency and Equity Markets: Weekly Performance Overview Market performance this past week – Litecoin came out strong (Cointelegraph). Waiting Game? Why Coinbase Won’t Add New Cryptos Anytime Soon Ultimately, it comes down …

The Best in Crypto – 3/24/18

Feeling OK With Crypto Wars – Issue No. 18 Here, Goldfinger finds a couple of reasons to be optimistic about Cryptocurrencies (CEO.CA). Tennessee Passes Bill Recognizing Blockchain, Smart Contracts For Electronic Transactions Governor of Tennessee signed a bill authorizing the use of Blockchain and Smart Contracts for electronic transactions (Cointelegraph). Blockchain System Aims to Identify …

The Best in Crypto – 3/23/18

Crypto Finds a Friendly EU Island in the Sun  Binance is making its way to Malta after crackdown in Japan, and the Mediterranean island welcomes it (Bloomberg). Brother of Pablo Escobar Releases ‘DietBitcoin’ As Alternative To ‘CIA’s BTC Scam’ Claiming Bitcoin was created by the American Government, Roberto Escobar released DietBitcoin, and book, as an …

The Best in Crypto – 3/22/18

South Korea Financial Regulator Says Fintech Will ‘Solve the Youth Job Problem’ South Korea’s Financial Services Commission announced they will use blockchain to support future fintech innovation by supporting future technologies instead of regulating it (Cointelegraph). Twitter CEO Says Bitcoin Will Become World’s ‘Single Currency’ Within a Decade The CEO of Twitter and payment service …

The Best in Crypto – 3/21/18

US National Security Agency Develops System To Identify Bitcoin Users, Say Leaked Docs In classified documents revealed by Edward Snowden, the NSA is able to locate receivers and senders of Bitcoin (Cointelegraph). Volumes on Most Major Crypto Exchanges Are Fake or Inflated: Study Cryptocurrency trader Silvain Ribes conducted a study on cryptocurrency exchanges and inflation …