Chatter Report: Vitalik Doesn’t Believe in Proof of Work, Chris Pacia Discusses Big Blocks

Vitalik Doesn’t Believe in Proof of Work, Pacia Clarifies Stance on Large BlocksIn this latest roundup of crypto chatter from social media, Vitalik Buterin sparks debate by declaring that he doesn’t believe in proof of work. Also, developer Rhett Creighton is accused of foul play in the Bitcoin Private pre-mine scandal. Finally, Chris Pacia clarifies his stance on large block limitations. Also read: A Look at Some […]

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PR: Write off Crypto Losses With CoinTracking.info

Write off Crypto Losses With CoinTracking.InfoLast Thanksgiving, Bitcoin was in the middle of a bull run that would result in a record high of $19,511 just before Christmas. Now, Bitcoin is worth just $3,752.

If you bought Bitcoin and other cryptos when their prices were high, there’s a silver lining around the gray state of crypto markets now: any losses you take this year could place you in a lower tax bracket. What’s more, claiming those losses is easier than you might assume.

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The 2018 Bitcoin Mining Ecosystem Saw Record Hashrates and New Devices

The 2018 Bitcoin Mining Ecosystem Saw Record Hashrates and New Devices2018 was a crazy year in regard to the price of cryptocurrencies losing more than 80 percent of their values since they touched all-time highs. Interestingly enough, even though the prices of major digital assets plummeted, the hashrate for SHA-256 coins skyrocketed during the months of August through October. Although the hashrate has declined significantly […]

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Japan Reveals Expectations for Crypto Industry Self-Regulation

Japan Reveals Expectations for Cryptocurrency Industry Self-RegulationIn an exclusive interview with news.Bitcoin.com, Japan’s top financial regulator revealed its expectations for the self-regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan. The agency has approved a self-regulatory organization, which it is working closely with to ensure compliance. All 16 regulated crypto exchanges in Japan are members of this self-regulatory organization. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves […]

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Report: India Evaluating Cryptocurrency Legalization Under Strong Regulation

Report: India Evaluating Cryptocurrency Legalization Under Strong RegulationThe committee charged with providing recommendations for the regulatory framework surrounding cryptocurrencies in India is reportedly evaluating the legalization of the asset class under strong regulation. According to a recent report, “There is a general consensus that cryptocurrency cannot be dismissed as completely illegal.” Also read: Report: Indian Government Panel Submits Crypto Recommendations Legalizing With Strong […]

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Wine Retailer to Buy Majority Stake in Japanese Bitcoin Exchange for $30M

Wine Retailer to Buy Majority Stake in Japanese Bitcoin Exchange for $30MMadison Holdings Group Ltd. has agreed to buy 67.2 percent of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitocean for 1.68 billion yen ($15.12 million). Inclusive of fees, the wines and alcoholic beverages company will pay a total $30.12 million. According to local media reports, the deal is to be completed through a subsidiary, Madison Labs. Also read: Cryptocurrency Exchanges […]

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