Tuesday, January 21, 2020

South Korea Considers 20% Crypto Tax

The South Korean government is said to be considering imposing a 20 percent tax on all cryptocurrency transactions.South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported Monday...

CoinDesk at WEF 2020: Crypto Themes to Watch as Davos Gets Underway

CoinDesk will be on the ground in Davos from Jan. 20–24 chronicling all things crypto at the annual gathering of the world’s economic and...

Blockstream Co-Founder Joins Bitcoin-Only Startup River Financial

Industry veteran Jonathan Wilkins, a co-founder of bitcoin tech startup Blockstream, is joining up-and-coming bitcoin brokerage River Financial as Chief Security Officer (CSO). River...

Palestinian Militant Group Has Received 3,370 Bitcoins in Donations Since 2015: Report

A Palestinian militant group took millions of dollars-worth of bitcoin donations to finance its operations, according to a new report.Obtained by the Jerusalem Post...

Australian Regulator Gives Green Light to App-Based Retail Bitcoin Fund

Australia's finance watchdog has given the go-ahead to a bitcoin fund aimed at retail investors.The first such fund in the country, the bitcoin offering...

After Sudden 8% Drop, Bitcoin Bulls Must Defend Price Support at $8,460

ViewBitcoin's dramatic overnight fall from $9,200 is telling a tale of buyer exhaustion. A break below Sunday's low of $8,461 would invalidate the recent...

Bitfinex Investor’s Crypto Lending Startup Posts $2.3M in 2019 Revenue

China-based RenrenBit, a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency lending and wallet startup, has disclosed it took $600,000 in net income from revenue of $2.3 million in 2019.The...

How Was It Possible for Bitmain to Oust Its Largest Shareholder Overnight?

Co-founder Ketuan “Micree” Zhan was stripped of his director role at not only Beijing Bitmain Technology, but the cryptocurrency miner maker's parent entity, BitMain...

Decentralization Philosophy Part 1 – From Buddha to the Conquistadors

Earlier this week, the Let's Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss decentralization in blockchain projects, the historical context of decentralized organizations, the robustness it...

Plaintiffs Combine Their Market-Manipulation Lawsuits Against Bitfinex and Tether

Plaintiffs in three separate putative class action lawsuits against Bitfinex and Tether have moved to consolidate their cases, according to a Thursday court filing.Court...