Julio Gil-Pulgar · February 25, 2018 · 1:30 am<!– Excerpt Amazing schemes and technological innovations are being tried and implemented to continuously enhance Bitcoin’s scalability, fungibility, financial confidentiality, and privacy. The Confidential Transactions (CT) tool is one of these schemes proposed to improve security and privacy. Now, to enhance CT capabilities, researchers are introducing a …

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Over the past few months, well known hardware wallet manufacturers have been swamped with sales during and after the holiday season. Hardware wallet deliveries have been backed up and some people have had to wait weeks to get direct shipping from source manufacturers. Much of the demand has stemmed from the typical holiday season, but …

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The “world computer” is ensnared again in a heated debate. Sparked by a controversial code proposal called EIP 867, ethereum’s development forums have become something of a battleground, crowded with bitter commentary, snide pull-requests and coordinated attempts to erase the idea from the platform’s repository. For those unfamiliar, the conflict surrounds an effort to make it easier for …

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“Anyone in the crowd that does not think the BitLicense needs to be reformed?” Not a word from the audience. Then, a few seconds later, laughter at the awkward silence. But the question itself, posed by New York state senator Jesse Hamilton at a roundtable Friday, hinted that the controversial 2015 regulation may soon be revisited. A …

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Key Points Bitcoin cash price started a fresh decline this past week and moved below $1,250 against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance at $1,310 on the 4-hours chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair may continue to decline and it could even break …

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Just recently Japanese investigators revealed they had obtained 669 reports concerning “suspected money laundering” tied to cryptocurrency transactions and domestic digital currency trading platforms. The linked data was derived from investigations spurred by the recent transaction reporting statutes licensed exchanges are required to follow. Japanese Police Are Reviewing 669 Alleged Money Laundering Cases Tied to …

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The Tezos debacle has gone on for quite some time now. It seems investors may finally have a solution within reach. With the Tezos Foundation Board being reshuffled a bit, the tokens should finally be released to investors in the near future. A SOLUTION FOR TEZOS INVESTORS? The past few weeks and months have been …

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Bitcoin medal.(Photo: Karen Bleier, AFP/Getty Images) Question: Can you give me a layman’s explanation of what exactly “blockchain” is? Answer: With the hype surrounding cryptocurrencies continuing to grow, more people are hearing about the underlying technology known as blockchain. At the core of blockchain technology is a publicly shared “immutable digital ledger” — meaning that it’s essentially …

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The cryptocurrency situation in South Korea is constantly evolving. For the longest time, people have awaited official regulatory guidelines. They are slowly coming to fruition, which would label virtual currencies as “liquid assets”. It’s an interesting development that will bring some positive momentum to cryptocurrencies. BITCOIN COULD BECOME A LIQUID ASSET IN SOUTH KOREA No one will deny South Korea has …

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Adam James · February 24, 2018 · 10:30 pm<!– Excerpt Bitcoin continues to gain acceptance as a viable form of payment as Ireland’s largest homebuilder now accepts the dominant cryptocurrency for new properties. Luck O’ the Bitcoin According to Raidió Teilifís Éireann — a semi-state company and the national public service broadcaster of the Republic of …

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