Bitcoin ETF Decision Gets an Overwhelming Amount of Public Opinion

Bitcoin ETF Decision Gets an Overwhelming Amount of Public OpinionA great deal of cryptocurrency proponents are hoping for a positive outcome when the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) decides on whether or not they will approve the latest bitcoin-based ETF application file by Cboe. The US regulator had asked for public opinion concerning the ETF again, and this time around the number of responses […]

The post Bitcoin ETF Decision Gets an Overwhelming Amount of Public Opinion appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Vietnam’s Central Bank Thinks Cryptocurrency Miners Should Be Banned

Vietnam's Central Bank Thinks Cryptocurrency Miners Should be BannedAccording to regional reports, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has agreed with a proposal to ban imported cryptocurrency mining machines in order to keep the digital currency economy tethered tightly to the government’s regulatory frameworks. The proposal was introduced by the country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) after the SBV announced that cryptocurrency […]

The post Vietnam’s Central Bank Thinks Cryptocurrency Miners Should Be Banned appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Samsung Stores in the Baltic States Now Accept Cryptocurrencies

Samsung Stores in the Baltic States Now Accept CryptocurrenciesOn Friday, Samsung stores in the Baltic States have announced they will be accepting seven different cryptocurrencies for merchandise. Through a partnership with the payment processing firm Coppay, customers shopping at the Samsung stores in Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, and Kaunas will be able to pay with BTC, ETH, DASH, NEM, STEEM, XRP, and LTC. Also […]

The post Samsung Stores in the Baltic States Now Accept Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

BCH Roundup: Markets Spike While the Community Debates Token Protocols

BCH Roundup: Markets Spike While the Community Debates Token ProtocolsThere’s been a lot happening this week within the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ecosystem, and much of the community’s discussion revolves around tokenization concepts on the BCH chain. Meanwhile, the network has been running smoothly, and BCH markets seem to be reversing their trend after cryptocurrencies values were experiencing bearish sentiment for the past six months. […]

The post BCH Roundup: Markets Spike While the Community Debates Token Protocols appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Study Shows Many ICO Protocols Fail to Match White Paper Promises

Study Shows Many ICO Protocols Fail to Match White Paper PromisesOn July 19, a group of interdisciplinary researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, with guidance from the esteemed Penn Law professor David Hoffman, published an in-depth study of initial coin offerings (ICOs) that promise innovative concepts like autonomous governance and operate by the belief that ‘code is law’. However, most of the ICOs the group […]

The post Study Shows Many ICO Protocols Fail to Match White Paper Promises appeared first on Bitcoin News.

No Matter How You Slice It — Token Assets Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash

No Matter How You Slice It — Token Assets Are Coming to Bitcoin CashTwo more types of BCH tokenization projects have been announced on July 18, giving the BCH community a wider variety of different ideas that can bring forth the concept of representative tokens into reality on the Bitcoin Cash network. Also read: Powerful Cryptocurrency Firms on the Road Towards Becoming Banks Bitcoin Cash Community Greeted by […]

The post No Matter How You Slice It — Token Assets Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Powerful Cryptocurrency Firms on the Road Towards Becoming Banks

Powerful Cryptocurrency Firms on the Road Towards Becoming BanksWhen bitcoin came out, supporters believed that the decentralized cryptocurrency would decimate the banking industry. Years later, as digital currencies became more mainstream, these networks were suddenly commanding billion dollar valuations. Meanwhile, cryptocurrency exchanges, brokerage services, and over-the-counter market makers have started to look into purchasing shares of banks and even becoming the banks themselves. […]

The post Powerful Cryptocurrency Firms on the Road Towards Becoming Banks appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Valuations Gain Billions in One Day

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Valuations Gain Billions in One DayTwo days ago, cryptocurrency bulls were attempting to break strong resistance and managed to push digital asset values to much higher price regions. The price of bitcoin core (BTC) was averaging $6,740 per BTC during the early morning trading sessions on July 17, then the digital currency spiked to $7,300 a few hours later. Then […]

The post Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Valuations Gain Billions in One Day appeared first on Bitcoin News.

RSK Labs Launches Decentralized App Infrastructure Service

This week the RSK Labs development team launched a new service that provides programmers with a variety of tools to build decentralized applications. According to RSK, the ‘Dapp’ platform will provide developers with a great deal of infrastructure services all in one place. Also read: RSK Mines Its Genesis Block – Bitcoin Now Has an Ethereum-Like […]

The post RSK Labs Launches Decentralized App Infrastructure Service appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Omni Layer Fork Called ‘Wormhole’ Debuts for Bitcoin Cash

Omni Layer Fork Called 'Wormhole' Debuts for Bitcoin CashAccording to a report on the social media platform Yours.org, software developers associated with the mining giant Bitmain plan on launching a smart contract protocol for the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. The project called ‘Wormhole’ will utilize the increased data-carrier-size and OP_Return transactions alongside a protocol based on the Omni Layer project. Also read: Group or […]

The post Omni Layer Fork Called ‘Wormhole’ Debuts for Bitcoin Cash appeared first on Bitcoin News.