Daily Archives: February 6, 2019

Report Facebook Acquires Blockchain Startup in Apparent First

n Facebook has reportedly acquired blockchain startup Chainspace in an acquihire, or an acquisition of a company made primarily for the skills or expertise of its staffn CryptScout #BitFeed RSS – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News 24/7

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Bitcoin Could Experience a Resurgence of Interest on Wall Street: JPMorgan Strategist

JPMorgan strategist Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou said that increased stability will return Wall Street investors to Bitcoin Cointelegraph.com News

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Zcash Bug Demonstrates the Difficulty of Auditing Complex Cryptocurrencies

A recent counterfeiting bug in Zcash demonstrates that the added functionality of so-called second generation blockchains comes at a price. The vulnerability, which existed for years before being patched in October, could have been exploited to generate additional coins. As every major cryptocurrency since Bitcoin has demonstrated, added complexity corresponds with lower security. Also read: Australian Banks Fraudulently Collected Fees From ...

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Buy Ethereum on Opera: Browser Wallet Accepts ETH Purchases

Web browser Opera announced earlier today that Android users can now buy Ethereum (ETH) directly from its browser wallet. For reference, ETH is currently selling for $ 104.75 USD per coin according to CoinMarketCap. Buying Ethereum on Opera To make Ethereum transactions possible in this manner, Opera has partnered with regulated crypto brokerage Safello to provide the cash-to-crypto exchange. Further, ...

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Bernie Sanders faces progressive backlash over State of the Union response

Bernie Sanders's decision to deliver his own response to President Trump's State of the Union address didn't sit well with some Democrats.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Op Ed Should You File a Foreign Bank Account Report for Bitcoin Holdings

n nn nn I had the opportunity to participate on a legal panel with David Silver at the Unconfiscatable Bitcoin Not Blockchain Conference put on by Tone Vays in Las Vegas. It was quite an honor to be part of it the conference was hands down the best Bitcoin event Ive attended since Jason King hosted Coins in the Kingdom ...

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Circle’s Head of Partnerships Joins Blockchain Startup Celo

Chuck Kimble, who helped to launch the USD-pegged stablecoin USDC at crypto finance company Circle, has joined as head of strategic partnerships at blockchain firm Celo Cointelegraph.com News

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BCH-Powered Paybutton Launches in Pre-Release

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the well known Bitcoin Cash (BCH) advocate Soupernerd announced the pre-release and testing phase of a new BCH-powered payment button. At the moment the Paybutton.cash application will feature a simple payment button but there are plans to integrate other features down the line. Also read: Markets Update: Traders Patiently Wait for Crypto’s Longest Bear Run to End ...

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