Coinbase Commerce-The ‘PayPal for Crypto’

156 0 In a blogpost on Feb 14th, Coinbase, the largest U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, announced Coinbase Commerce, a new service that enables merchants to accept multiple cryptocurrencies directly into a user-controlled wallet, not unlike PayPal. “Coinbase Commerce can be directly integrated into a merchant’s checkout flow or added as a payment option on an e-commerce […]

Game Maker Atari enters crypto market with announcement of its new token

7,628 0 The Atari Group announced on Feb 8th  two major development projects in the field of blockchains and crypto-currencies, confirming a shareholding in a crypto-platform and the creation of a dedicated Token (“Atari Token”), as well as the upcoming launch of casino platforms offering crypto-currency game options. Atari acquired a 15% stake in the […]

Spain weighs in on Tax Incentives for Blockchain firms

165 0 Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy’s People’s Party is preparing legislation including possible tax breaks to attract companies using blockchain technology. Teodoro Garcia Egea, the lawmaker preparing the bill told Bloomberg news reporters that the new technology is a driver for business in industries such as finance, health and education and thus attracting those involved […]

Before Bitcoin: A History of Digital Money

22,054 0   Cypher /ˈsʌɪfə/: noun a secret or disguised way of writing; a code Punk /pʌŋk/: noun a worthless person rebel Bitcoin, the first decentralised cryptocurrency seems to have been born out of a eureka moment in the mind of an anonymous genius, identified only as Satoshi Nakamoto. The truth, however, politely begs to […]

Delhi Police holds session on cryptocurrency, officers find it a complex subject to understand

226 0 Delhi Police held a session for its officers on digital currency on Tuesday in the wake of rising cheating cases related to cryptocurrency in the national capital. A two-hour class at the Police Headquarters was attended by all senior officers including special commissioners, joint commissioners, and DCPs. NGO named Global BlockChain Foundation conducted […]

Hackers stole $50 Million in Cryptocurrency using ‘Poison’ Google Ads

243 0 A Ukrainian hacker group dubbed Coinhoarder has stolen more than $50 million in cryptocurrency from users of Blockchain.info, one of the most popular providers of digital currency wallets, according to a report published Wednesday by Cisco’s Talos cybersecurity team. The report explains how thieves preyed upon their victims using a “very simple” yet […]

ECB President states, “It’s not our job to regulate Bitcoin”

216 0 Calls are growing for authorities, including central banks, to step in and regulate the market for digital tokens, which has seen wild price swings and a series of heists as well as a rapid proliferation in the number of coins on offer. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said in a video response […]

Litecoin jumps 30% on Feb 14th ; founder creator warns people to invest responsibly

210 0 Litecoin gained up to 30% yesterday, owing to positive news on different fronts. Litecoin’s new payment solution, Litepay, which will allow businesses to accept Litecoin payments and official Litecoin debit cards, is being touted as a major part of the reason for LTC’s gain. Microsoft also announced plans to use the Litecoin platform […]

South Korea considers introduction of an Approval System for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

181 0 An official from the South Korean ministry participating in a virtual currency task force said on Feb. 11, “We are positively considering the adoption of an exchange approval system as the additional regulation on cryptocurrencies.” The government official said that the system would most likely be based on New York’s selective permission model. The […]