Mt. Gox Restitution Process Frozen Due to One Man’s $16B Claim

On Jan. 31, Mt. Gox victims were enraged to hear that the founder of Coinlab, Peter Vessenes, is still causing problems for the former exchange’s rehabilitation process. According to information published by public attorney Daniel Kelman, Coinlab filed a claim for ¥1.7 trillion yen (US$16 billion) which is over and above every claimant’s filing. Also […]

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New Hampshire House Subcommittee Approves Bitcoin for Taxes Bill

New Hampshire House Subcommittee Approves Bitcoin-for-Taxes BillDuring the first week of the new year, two U.S. representatives from New Hampshire, Dennis Acton and Michael Yakubovich, proposed a bill that would allow the state’s residents to pay taxes with cryptocurrencies. Now after some deliberation, New Hampshire’s House Subcommittee unanimously approved the state’s bitcoin for taxes bill. Also read: US State of Ohio Accepts […]

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Markets Update: Traders Patiently Wait for Crypto’s Longest Bear Run to End

Markets Update: Traders Patiently Wait for Crypto's Longest Bear Run to EndCryptocurrency prices have been seemingly stable lately as there hasn’t been much volatility in the last two weeks in either direction. The overall market capitalization of the entire crypto economy has lost about $4 billion since our last markets update and global trade volumes are much slimmer than weeks prior. Also read: Properties Are Still Being […]

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Point-of-Sale Platform Anypay Adds Full Bitcoin Cash Support

Point-of-Sale Platform Anypay Adds Full Bitcoin Cash SupportBitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents were pleased to hear this week that the point-of-sale payment processing application Anypay has fully integrated BCH. With the Anypay platform, anyone can accept BCH at their store using a tablet, mobile device or desktop in a noncustodial fashion. Also read: Properties Are Still Being Sold for Cryptocurrency Despite the Bear Market […]

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Stacks Network Plans to Leverage BTC’s Proof of Work and Burn Bitcoins

Stacks Network Plans to Leverage BTC's Proof-of-Work and Burn BitcoinsBlockchain startup Blockstack has revealed the company is in the midst of developing a new distributed ledger protocol called Stacks, a chain that leverages the hash power from the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. Not only is the Stacks network secured by over 45 exahash of distributed hashrate, but its consensus algorithm also burns BTC by […]

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Properties Are Still Being Sold for Cryptocurrency Despite the Bear Market

Despite Bear Market Prices Owners Are Still Selling Properties for CryptocurrenciesBitcoin and many other digital assets have lost more than 80 percent of their fiat value since 2017. Despite this, the trend for people selling homes for cryptocurrency continues to thrive amidst one of the longest bear markets in crypto history. Also read: Canadian Exchange Insolvent After CEO Dies With Keys to $145M of Cryptocurrency The […]

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Anarchapulco Returns Promoting Freedom and Cryptocurrencies

Anarchapulco Returns to Mexico Promoting Freedom and CryptocurrenciesOn Feb. 14-17, 2019 the fifth annual Anarchapulco conference, dubbed “Life Unchained,” will be hosted in Acapulco Mexico. During previous Anarchapulco events, the pro-freedom and liberty event dedicated a whole day to blockchain innovation and cryptocurrency solutions, but this year all four days will have a devoted focus on digital currencies. Also read: Startup Launches Loaded […]

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Startup Launches Loaded Bitcoin Cash Notes to Spread BCH Adoption

Startup Launches Loaded Bitcoin Cash Notes to Help Spread BCH AdoptionBitcoin Cash proponents can purchase collectible and loaded BCH notes from a company called Global Notes based in Melbourne, Australia. The creator of Bitcoincashnotes.com is a firm believer in Satoshi Nakamoto’s vision for a peer-to-peer electronic cash system and thinks the low fees tethered to the BCH chain are “vital for the economic feasibility” of […]

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Panda Exchange Deploys Hybrid Point of Sale and Crypto ATM in Bogota

Panda Exchange Deploys a Hybrid Point-of-Sale and Crypto ATM Device in BogotaThe Colombian-based Panda Group has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency point of sale (PoS) terminal called Xeler that also acts as a portable digital currency automated teller machine (ATM). The hybrid solution installed in Bogotá, at the La Tortata sweet shop, allows customers to not only buy baked goods with cryptocurrencies but can also […]

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Florida Appeals Court Defines Bitcoin as Money as Espinoza Ruling Reversed

Espinoza Ruling Reversed, Florida Appeals Court Defines Bitcoin as MoneyIn 2016, Judge Teresa Mary Pooler of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida made headlines for a ruling she made during the Michell Espinoza trial. Judge Pooler ruled Espinoza could not be charged with illegal money transmission offenses because bitcoin was not considered legal tender. However, a motion filed with the Florida appeals court has […]

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