Monthly Archives: June 2018

27% of England’s Male Millennials Say Bitcoin Better Investment Than Property

News Millennial Living in 2018: Insights for the UK ‘Build-to-Rent’ Sector, a study in conjunction with FTI Consulting, commemorates real estate group Get Living’s 5th anniversary. Focusing on millennials, it found significant portions turning away from traditional stores of value, such as property and home ownership, in favor of crypto assets.   Also read: Bitlicense Should be Smashed, Candidate for New York Governor Urges Millennials Turning from Traditional Investments and Toward Crypto “For Millennials the soaring performance of Bitcoin – followed by an almost equally profound correction […]

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Bitcoin Cash Sees More Infrastructure, Applications, and Protocol Innovation

News Over the past few weeks, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has seen a lot of new infrastructure support, applications, and protocol innovation. While everyone has been watching the bearish markets across the digital currency economy, in general, there’s a lot of action happening within the BCH ecosystem that supersedes its current price speculation. Also read: Crypto Business Is Now Legal in Belarus The BCH Train Continues to Truck Along BCH proponents have been able to continue the focus towards spreading adoption and lately there’s been a lot […]

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The Daily: Swiss Crypto Vault, Huobi Opens in London, Malta Approves Crypto Bills

The Daily In Saturday’s Bitcoin in Brief, we cover some of the new expansion plans of leading cryptocurrency trading platforms. Singapore-based Huobi has confirmed its intentions to open an office in London, and US exchange Coinbase is about to do the same in Portland, Oregon. Also, a new crypto vault in Switzerland offers safe storage for cryptocurrencies, while the parliament in Valletta has approved three bills designed to increase the attractiveness of Malta for businesses in the crypto space.    Also read: Exchanges Expanding, Brave Adds Tor, […]

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Trading Activity Drops Across Crypto Markets

Markets and Prices Market action during June has seen a significant slump in trade volume, with the majority of the ten most traded cryptocurrencies experiencing a drop in volume of between roughly 17% and 57% when compared with May. Also Read: ICO Round-Up: Social Media Influencers Bypass Ad Ban, Centra Tokens Deemed Securities Month-Over-Month 30-Day Trade Volume Declines Across Crypto Markets BTC has maintained its significant lead as the most traded cryptocurrency, with BTC pairings producing roughly $125.6 billion USD worth of trade over the course of the […]

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Wendy McElroy: Crypto and the Structure of Class Warfare

News The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising ExpectationsSection 4: State Versus SocietyChapter 9, Part 2Crypto, and the Structure of Class Warfare The wall separating state and society is crumbling. Or, rather, the state is taking a jackhammer to it in an aggressive attempt to control every aspect of productive and cooperative life…The people you deal with on a daily basis are ceasing to be good neighbors, honest merchants, and disinterested strangers. They are becoming state informants who monitor your expression, your money, your behavior and attitude […]

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Social Media Influencers Bypass Ad Ban, Centra Tokens Deemed Securities

Crowdfunding Three stories dominate this week’s initial coin offering (ICO) round up: It appears many ICO projects are reaching out to social media influencers in an effort to thwart advertising bans across leading platforms. A study published by the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) suggested that the country develop a licenced-based regulatory apparatus that permits cryptocurrency activities including ICOs. A U.S. judge has found that CTR, tokens distributed through Centra Tech’s ICO that sought the promotional services of boxer Floyd Mayweather, demonstrate numerous attributes of a security […]

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Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

News On June 28, 2018, the US Supreme Court revealed it would not re-evaluate Ross Ulbricht’s court case and double life sentence tied to his charges of operating the Silk Road marketplace. Ulbricht’s legal team and family were hoping the recent Carpenter Vs. US Supreme Court case would spur court officials to reconsider Ulbricht’s conviction. However, Supreme Court officials didn’t see eye to eye with this reasoning and denied Ulbricht’s cert petition. Also read: Troll Slayer: Derek Magill Defends Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash Against Defamation SCOTUS Denies Ross Ulbricht’s […]

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Report: 2018 Token Sales Almost Double Last Year’s Results

Crowdfunding Initial Coin Offerings in the first half of 2018 have attracted nearly double the amount of funds raised last year, a new report reveals. Researchers point out, however, that the majority of ICOs have largely failed, with only a third of the projects closed successfully. According to the study, the US remains the major destination for coin offerings while Switzerland has established itself as a European ‘standard bearer’ in regulation.   Also read: Why 70% of ICO Tokens Are Not Exchange Listed and Probably Never Will […]

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Bitcoin in Brief: Exchanges Expanding, Brave Adds Tor, Tether ”Double Spent”

The Daily If you thought that only proof of work coins were susceptible to double spending attacks, you haven’t met tether. The world’s ninth largest crypto by market cap and second largest by volume is meant to be a haven in a sea of uncertainty, but even it’s not immune to jiggery-pokery, as we’ll learn in today’s Bitcoin in Brief. Also read: Japanese Economist Explains Why Another Bitcoin Price Surge Is Unlikely How to Have Your Dollar Peg and Spend It If you were told that another cryptocurrency […]

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PR: trade.io Announces Official Launch of Its Highly Anticipated, Customizable Crypto Exchange at Simultaneous London Events

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Friday 29th June 2018, Lugano, Switzerland – trade.io’s CEO Jim Preissler today announced during his keynote speech at the trade.io sponsored, Bloomberg event in London, England, that the Exchange, the flagship product of trade.io, will be launched on July 17th, 2018. The […]

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