May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

A Bitcoin Beginner’s Guide to Surviving the BIP 148 UASF

This is a re-write of A Bitcoin Beginner’s Guide to Surviving a Coin-Split, specifically addressing issues associated with the upcoming BIP 148 UASF. There is a chance Bitcoin will experience a chain-split on August 1st. A segment of all Bitcoin users is committed to activate a user activated soft fork (UASF) as described in Bitcoin…

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May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

OKCoin and Huobi Move to End China's Bitcoin Withdrawal Freeze

Signs are emerging that long-lasting withdrawal freeze in China’s digital currency exchange ecosystem is finally thawing. Source Source: CoinDesk OKCoin and Huobi Move to End China's Bitcoin Withdrawal Freeze

May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

Judges Shoot Down Silk Road Operator's Appeal Bid

Ross Ulbricht, who was sentenced to life in prison in 2015 for operating the now-defunct dark market Silk Road, has lost his appeal. Source Source: CoinDesk Judges Shoot Down Silk Road Operator's Appeal Bid

May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

$35 Million in 30 Seconds: Token Sale for Internet Browser Brave Sells Out

The makers of web browser Brave have raised new funding through the use of a blockchain-based token it hopes will incentivize user growth. Source Source: CoinDesk Million in 30 Seconds: Token Sale for Internet Browser Brave Sells Out

May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

$236: Ethereum's Ether Token Hits New All-Time Price High

The price of ether, the digital asset that powers the ethereum blockchain, hit an all-time high today as new exchanges pledged support. Source Source: CoinDesk 6: Ethereum's Ether Token Hits New All-Time Price High

May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

Senators Call for Digital Currency Oversight in Anti-Money Laundering Bill

A pair of US senators have filed a new anti-money laundering bill aimed at beefing up oversight of digital currency activities. Source Source: CoinDesk Senators Call for Digital Currency Oversight in Anti-Money Laundering Bill

May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

Spanish Banks Back 'Red Lyra' Blockchain Consortium

A group of Spanish banks, law firms and corporations have formed a new blockchain consortium. Source Source: CoinDesk Spanish Banks Back 'Red Lyra' Blockchain Consortium

May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

Why a Facebook Investor is Calling for Regulated ICO Investment Products

Asset manager ARK Invest would like to diversify its portfolio into ICOs, but, for now, a barrier of regulatory hurdles stands in the way. Source Source: CoinDesk Why a Facebook Investor is Calling for Regulated ICO Investment Products

May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

Russia's Central Bank is Writing a New Bitcoin Law

Russia’s central bank is preparing new legislation focused on bitcoin and other digital currencies, reports say. Source Source: CoinDesk Russia's Central Bank is Writing a New Bitcoin Law

May 31, 2017 by CoinGragate

Tokenized Dollars: Singapore's Central Bank Details New Blockchain Trial

Singapore’s central bank has published new details of distributed ledger trial that saw it issue digital tokens tied to its national currency. Source Source: CoinDesk Tokenized Dollars: Singapore's Central Bank Details New Blockchain Trial

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