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New Tasking Platform Lazyfox.io Rewards Users With Bitcoin Cash

New Tasking Platform Lazyfox.io Rewards Users With Bitcoin Cash

New Tasking Platform Lazyfox.io Rewards Users With Bitcoin CashThe crypto community has been discussing a new tasking platform fueled by bitcoin cash (BCH) called Lazyfox.io. The platform, developed by Tobias B, a programmer headquartered in Berlin, gives users incentives to answer questions, participate in surveys, and obtain BCH by completing bounties. Also read: Ledger Reveals Physical Exploits Against Trezor Hardware Wallets Lazyfox Rewards […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Improvement and BCH Rallies

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Improvement and BCH Rallies

Cryptocurrency markets have seen fresh gains over the last 48 hours and digital asset trade volume has spiked considerably. On Saturday, March 16, the entire cryptoconomy has a valuation of roughly $139 billion and global trade volumes are hovering around $33.7 billion. Also read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright After […]

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In the Daily: $4K Bitcoin, Grin Fund Grows, Cryptopia Wallets Return

In the Daily: $4K Bitcoin, Grin Fund Grows, Cryptopia Wallets Return

In the Daily: $4K Bitcoin, Grin Fund Grows, Cryptopia Wallets ReturnIn the first weekend despatch of The Daily, we share some of the exuberance that’s greeted BTC passing the symbolic $4K threshold. We also check up on how the Grin developer fund is going and the progress that Cryptopia exchange is making in returning to full strength in the wake of its hack. Also read: […]

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Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions

Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions

Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory SuggestionsA community roadshow has been uniting crypto enthusiasts in several cities in India to share their ideas on the country’s crypto regulation. “The best ones will be included in the report to be submitted to the decision makers amongst the government,” the organizer of the events explained. Also read: Indian Government Confirms Cryptocurrency Regulation in […]

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How to Create Your Own Decentralized Prediction Market

How to Create Your Own Decentralized Prediction Market

How to Create Your Own Decentralized Prediction MarketThe decentralized web is hard to use, complain its critics. And to be fair, they’ve had a point up until recently. With improved UX and new layer two solutions built on top of Web3 protocols, however, interacting with these technologies is getting easier. This is particularly evident in the case of prediction markets, where new […]

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Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in the Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig WrightOn March 15, well-known Bitcoin developer Jeff Garzik revealed he was subpoenaed by the U.S. District Court of Southern Florida in the infamous Kleiman vs Wright bitcoin lawsuit. The Kleiman family is suing the self-proclaimed Satoshi for roughly 300,000 BTC and Garzik has been served by the court and asked to submit assorted documents and […]

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Bchpls.io Platform and a Telegram Tip Bot Now Support SLP Tokens

Bchpls.io Platform and a Telegram Tip Bot Now Support SLP Tokens

Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fans have been creating and sharing a bunch of customized Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens. There’s now a Telegram tip bot, a Twitter tip bot, Badger wallet logo integration, and SLP token support on the payment platform Bchpls.io. Also Read: Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Fascinating Findings […]

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Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide Blackout

Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide Blackout

Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide BlackoutVenezuelans are having a difficult time as the country’s power grid shut off on March 7, leaving the majority of Venezuelan states with no electricity for well over a week. According to reports on March 14, electricity has been restored throughout most states within the country. However, during the week-long blackout, bitcoin trades on the […]

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Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for Now

Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for Now

CBOE Discontinues Bitcoin Futures - for NowThe Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) has announced that it is dropping any new bitcoin futures contracts this month. The decision may have been necessitated by low trading volumes. Cboe indicated that its CFE futures platform was currently pondering its position on cryptocurrency derivatives trading. Also read: Canadian Capital Market Regulators Mull New Cryptocurrency Rules […]

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In the Daily: Cosmos Expands, Crypto Crime Network, Bittrex Cancels Raid Sale

In the Daily: Cosmos Expands, Crypto Crime Network, Bittrex Cancels Raid Sale

In the Daily: Cosmos Expands, Crypto Crime Network, Bittrex Cancels Raid SaleIn Friday’s edition of the daily, we begin by examining the rise of Cosmos, which in terms of sheer hype and expectation is this month’s Grin. We also check out anonymous crime reporting system Intelli Network and consider Bittrex International’s decision to cancel its first token sale hours before it was scheduled to start. Also […]

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Canadian Capital Market Regulators Mull New Cryptocurrency Rules

Canadian Capital Market Regulators Mull New Cryptocurrency Rules

Canadian Capital Markets Regulators Mull New Cryptocurrency RulesCapital market regulators in Canada are planning to establish new rules to curb the risks associated with cryptocurrency trading platforms. This follows the sudden death of Gerald Cotten, founder and chief executive officer of crypto exchange Quadrigacx, which led to about $145 million in frozen or missing cryptocurrencies. Also read: Bitcoin Exchange Gatecoin Shuts Down […]

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Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Found Not Guilty of Embezzlement

Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Found Not Guilty of Embezzlement

Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Found Not Guilty of EmbezzlementMark Karpeles, CEO of the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been sentenced by the Tokyo District Court. The court convicted him of record tampering but found him not guilty of embezzlement. He received a suspended jail sentence of two and a half years. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed for Bitcoin ETF […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Cryptocurrency: Separating Hype from Reality

Artificial Intelligence and Cryptocurrency: Separating Hype from Reality

Artificial Intelligence and Cryptocurrency: Separating Hype from RealityPick an industry – any industry – and you can virtually guarantee that AI will have been hailed as its next big thing. The cryptocurrency sector is no different, with many of 2017’s ICOs shoehorning the concept into their whitepapers somewhere in a bid to appear “cutting edge” and in touch with the zeitgeist. But […]

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Pwc Report Finds STOs ‘Are Not Fundamentally Different From ICOs’

Pwc Report Finds STOs ‘Are Not Fundamentally Different From ICOs’

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) has published a report in collaboration with Crypto Valley seeking to provide “a strategic perspective” on the initial coin offering (ICO) and security token offering (STO) sectors. The report finds that security tokens “are not fundamentally different from ICOs,” estimating that their combined total raised almost $20 billion during 2018. Also Read: […]

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How to Identify and Mitigate a Bitcoin Dust Attack

How to Identify and Mitigate a Bitcoin Dust Attack

How to Recognize a Bitcoin 'Dust Attack' and Deal With Invasive FundsBitcoin transactions are not anonymous but users can still add a layer of privacy by using different addresses and other techniques to confuse blockchain surveillance. However, a de-anonymization method known as a dust attack is on the rise. If the microtransactions that characterize a dust attack go unnoticed, they can potentially be used to identify […]

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Chinese Government Officials Targeted With Ransomware, North Korea Suspected

Chinese Government Officials Targeted With Ransomware, North Korea Suspected

Chinese Government Officials Targeted With Ransomware, North Korea SuspectedA statement issued by the People’s Government of Yiling District, Yichang has revealed that Chinese officials have been the target of a ransomware email attack in recent days. Also Read: Late Quadrigacx CEO Used Personal Funds to Fulfill Withdrawals Chinese Government Officials Face Ransomware Attack A statement issued by a Chinese provincial government website has […]

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Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Some Fascinating Findings

Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Some Fascinating Findings

Cryptocurrency supporters have been discussing an early version of the original Bitcoin source code that surfaced this week. An old forum post and mailing list letter written by Satoshi suggests there was a private version of the code distributed to a few people before the launch of the network on Jan. 3, 2009. Also Read: […]

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Bitcoin Exchange Gatecoin Shuts Down Citing Financial Difficulty

Bitcoin Exchange Gatecoin Shuts Down Citing Financial Difficulty

Bitcoin Exchange Gatecoin Shuts Down Citing Financial DifficultyHong Kong-based bitcoin exchange Gatecoin has said it is shutting down citing financial difficulty. The exchange suffered a $2 million hack in 2016 and hasn’t been able to recover the funds. However, Gatecoin blames a registered French payment service provider for paralyzing its operations. The payments company allegedly duped the exchange out of an unspecified […]

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Tel Aviv Court Gives Moshe Hogeg 30 Days to Settle $4M Lawsuit

Tel Aviv Court Gives Moshe Hogeg 30 Days to Settle $4M Lawsuit

Moshe Hogeg, the co-founder and chairman of venture capital investment fund Singulariteam, and the alleged head of Stox Technologies, has been given 30 days to settle with a Chinese investor. The disgruntled investor has brought a 17 million Israeli new shekels (approximately $4.23 million) lawsuit against Hogeg for allegedly misappropriating several million dollars worth of […]

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Quoine Found Liable for Wrongfully Reversing BTC Trades in Singaporean First

Quoine Found Liable for Wrongfully Reversing BTC Trades in Singaporean First

Quoine Found Liable for Wrongfully Reversing Trades in First Singaporean Trial Involving BitcoinIn the first Singaporean legal dispute involving BTC, Singapore-registered cryptocurrency exchange Quoine has been found to have wrongfully reversed seven trades placed by market maker B2C2 during April 2017. The ruling has been made following four months of proceedings. Also Read: Thailand Approves Country’s First ICO Portal Quoine Held Liable for Reversing Trades Selling 309 […]

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US Sanctions Moscow’s Evrofinance Bank Over Involvement With Petro

US Sanctions Moscow’s Evrofinance Bank Over Involvement With Petro

US Sanctions Moscow-Based Bank Evrofinance Over Involvement With PetroThe U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has imposed sanctions on Moscow-based Evrofinance Mosnarbank. The Russian bank was allegedly involved in Venezuela’s attempts to bypass financial sanctions using the petro. Also Read: In the Daily: Exchange to List STOs, Crypto Tax Tool for Accountants, Coinbase Updates US Sanctions Evrofinance The […]

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Suite of Crypto Services to Leverage Nasdaq Framework

Suite of Crypto Services to Leverage Nasdaq Framework

Suite of Crypto Services Including Mining, Trading, Custody to Leverage Nasdaq FrameworkNasdaq and Bcause have announced that a suite of new cryptocurrency services will be offered via the Nasdaq Financial Framework. These services include crypto mining and custody solutions, as well as spot and derivatives trading. They are expected to attract a broad range of users including “a new breed of investors wanting to participate in […]

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Late Quadrigacx CEO Used Personal Funds to Fulfill Withdrawals

Late Quadrigacx CEO Used Personal Funds to Fulfill Withdrawals

Jennifer Robertson, the widow of late Quadrigacx chief executive officer Gerry Cotten, has revealed that customer withdrawals were processed using personal funds in a statement published yesterday. The document also indicates that law firm Stewart McKelvey has withdrawn from representing Quadrigacx during the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act process due to “potential” conflicts of interest. Also […]

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In the Daily: Exchange to List STOs, Crypto Tax Tool for Accountants, Coinbase Updates

In the Daily: Exchange to List STOs, Crypto Tax Tool for Accountants, Coinbase Updates

In the Daily: Exchange to List STOs, Crypto Tax Tool for Accountants, Coinbase UpdatesIn this edition of The Daily we cover a regulated exchange that is starting to list security tokens, a new tool for accountants serving cryptocurrency users, and Coinbase linking its platform and wallet app in addition to adding XLM trading on Coinbase Pro. Also Read: Survey: 70% of Cryptocurrency Owners Rarely Use It for Payments […]

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Markets Update: BTC Longs Hit New Low for 2019, ETH Longs Test ATH

Markets Update: BTC Longs Hit New Low for 2019, ETH Longs Test ATH

Markets Update: BTC Longs Post New Low for 2019, ETH Longs Test ATHIn recent market action, BTC shorts have increased by 20% during the last two weeks, while longs have continued to slide for the fourth straight week to consistently post lower lows for 2019 so far. In other markets, ETH shorts have dropped by nearly 50% while longs have pushed into new all-time highs, and LTC […]

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Thailand Approves Country’s First ICO Portal

Thailand Approves Country’s First ICO Portal

Thailand Approves Country's First ICO PortalThailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reportedly approved the country’s first portal for initial coin offerings (ICOs). The main purposes of these portals are to screen tokens, perform due diligence, ensure project consistency with its whitepaper, and verify the know-your-customer process. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed for Bitcoin ETF Approval First […]

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Crypto Users Are Still Scared to Pay With Bitcoin in 2019 — FIO Protocol Aims to Fix That

Crypto Users Are Still Scared to Pay With Bitcoin in 2019 — FIO Protocol Aims to Fix That

Crypto Users Are Still Scared to Pay With Bitcoin in 2019 — FIO Protocol Hopes to Fix ThatOver the last few months, a number of cryptocurrency wallet and exchange providers have joined the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO). The foundation aims to improve digital currency operability because it believes the user experience (UX) for cryptocurrencies is poor and the majority of wallets cannot handle payment requests between wallets. On March 12, a […]

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