Uncategorized

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 – 3/24/18

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 – 3/21/18

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 …

The Best in Crypto – 3/19/18

ICOs Iced: A 12-Month Freeze on U.S. Token Trading Is Just the Beginning Elaboration on last week’s announcement that the SEC is investigating ICO-associated companies and startups (Coindesk). Twitter Will Ban Cryptocurrency Ads in Two Weeks, Says Report Joining Facebook and Google, Twitter is reportedly banning ads associated with crypto exchanges, wallets and ICOs (Coindesk). …

The Best in Crypto – 3/13/18

Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin ‘Has Potential’ to Drop Below February Low of $5,922 Goldman Sachs’ technical analysis team made a Bitcoin prediction (Cointelegraph). Anonymous Blogger ‘Bitfinex’ed’ lawyers up for legal battle with Bitfinex The blogger who “exposes possible fraud by largest Bitcoin exchange, Bitfinex/Tether’” reportedly hired a DC lawyer as a part of the ongoing legal …

The Best in Crypto – 3/8/18

‘All Funds Are Safe’: Binance Denies Crypto Hack Rumors Binance CEO said all users have their funds in their accounts, and the hackers actually lost funds as a result (Coindesk). Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Digital Trading Assets U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission providing warning and resources on cryptocurrency trading (USEC). Despite Crackdown …

The Best in Crypto – 3/6/18

PayPal Files Patent for Cryptocurrency System The company’s patent filing was for an “expedited virtual cryptocurrency transaction system” to potentially speed up Bitcoin transactions (Marketwatch). The Storied Chicago Stock Exchange Could Be a Takeover for a Crypto Company The Chicago Stock Exchange hit a wall when the SEC denied its request to merge with the …

The Best in Crypto – 3/5/18

Quebec: ‘We’re Not Interested’ in Bitcoin Mining Without Added Value  Bitcoin mining companies looking to set up in Quebec are facing criticism from the government electric board owner, claiming the “added value” to the economy is unfavorable (Cointelegraph). Belgian Tax Authority To Search For Taxpayers Using Foreign Crypto Exchanges The Belgian Special Tax Inspectorate  will …