Daily Archives: April 11, 2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested in London, Sites Bitcoin Donations Spike

n nn nn Julian Assange, co-founder of Wikileaks and early Bitcoin supporter, was arrested at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and faces extradition to the U.S. on conspiracy charges.Having spent the last seven years seeking asylum in the embassy, Assange has at last lost the support of the Ecuadorian government. He was arrested on April 11, 2019, for failing to ...

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US Reps Urge IRS to Clarify Reporting of Crypto Taxes Ahead of April 15 Deadline

21 U.S. lawmakers sent a joint request to the IRS to provide clear guidance on the taxation of virtual currency Cointelegraph.com News

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Bitcoin Miner Recounts Struggle to Obtain Cheap Iranian Power

Over the last six months, reports of Chinese miners crossing the border to obtain cheap electricity from regions like Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Iran have abounded. According to a recent interview, Chinese miners have found extremely affordable electric prices ($ 0.006 per kilowatt-hour) in the oil-rich nation of Iran. However, managing to get thousands of machines over the Iranian border ...

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Bakkt Hires PayPal and Google Veteran as Chief Product Officer

Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has a new chief product officer. Announced via Medium earlier today, the exchange has added Mike Blandina to its team. Bakkt Hires New CPO In previous years, Blandina has worked at PayPal where he served as head of payments and credit engineering. He has also been director of engineering for Google Wallet. In most recent years, ...

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EU Blockchain Observatory Releases Report on Tokenization, AI and IoT

n A report entitled Tokenization of physical assets and the impact of IoT and AI has been released by the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forumn CryptScout #BitFeed RSS – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News 24/7

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US Startup Raises $14.1 Mln for Blockchain-Based Payments Network for Retailers

American startup Flexa raised $ 14.1 million to develop a blockchain-based payments network for retailers Cointelegraph.com News

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Former Obama White House counsel Gregory Craig charged with false statements, concealing information

Prosecutors charged Gregory Craig with lying about his work on behalf of Ukraine. It was part of a lobbying effort by ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Top-Subscribed YouTuber PewDiePie Partners With Blockchain Livestreaming Platform

n Top-subscribed YouTuber personality PewDiePie will begin livestreaming on blockchain platform DLive starting April 14 after facing a petition to be banned on YouTuben CryptScout #BitFeed RSS – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News 24/7

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