Mass Exodus from Coinbase Spawns 12 Hour Bitcoin Withdrawal Delays
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Mass Exodus from Coinbase Spawns 12 Hour Bitcoin Withdrawal Delays

Coinbase users are moving their funds to wallets and exchanges where they will be credited for Bitcoin Cash (BCC ) tokens, causing delays in Bitcoin withdrawals from the exchange...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jul 30, 2017 | 14:45
Bait and Switch? Controversial Bitcoin.com Wallet Defaults to Bitcoin Cash
News

ViaBTC Begins Trading Bitcoin Cash (BCC) for Chinese Yuan (CNY) in...

Mining pool and Bitcoin exchange ViaBTC has begun trading the “Bitcoin Cash” (BCC) token for CNY in anticipation of a Bitcoin ABC hard fork on August 1. Like a bad divorce, some...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jul 22, 2017 | 16:00
The Allure of Bitcoin Futures Trading
Bitcoin

GDAX to Suspend Bitcoin Transactions if UASF Activates

In a blog post on July 13, GDAX announced it will temporarily suspend Bitcoin transactions if a soft fork is activated on August 1. Tension is ratcheting up as the August 1 deadline...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jul 16, 2017 | 02:00
Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are the Next Big Thing
Bitcoin

CFTC Approves Registration of Bitcoin Exchange LedgerX as a Swap...

On July 6, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced it had granted Bitcoin exchange LedgerX status as a swap execution facility (SEF). It’s almost hard to...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jul 08, 2017 | 16:30
Colombia
Bitcoin

Colombia Clarifies Stance: Bitcoin is Not Illegal

The country of Colombia recently clarified its stance on Bitcoin, following previous reports from 2016 that it had been declared illegal there.  Bitcoin Was Never Banned in Colombia...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jun 30, 2017 | 05:00
GDAX To Credit Traders for Ethereum Flash Crash Losses
Ethereum

GDAX To Credit Traders for Ethereum Flash Crash Losses

GDAX has promised to credit traders for any losses they experienced during the exchange’s Ethereum “flash crash” on June 21, when prices temporarily dropped to as...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jun 25, 2017 | 05:00
AIG standard chartered
Blockchain

AIG Sells First Blockchain-Based Insurance Policy to Standard...

American International Group (AIG) has sold UK-based Standard Chartered Bank the world’s first blockchain-based multinational insurance policy in hopes that it will cut costs...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jun 19, 2017 | 06:00
Ethereum Surpasses Bitcoin Google Searches for the First Time in History
Ethereum

Ethereum Surpasses Bitcoin Google Searches for the First Time in...

On June 10, Google searches for Ethereum briefly overtook those of Bitcoin, another sign that a market shift may now be taking place. For months, traders have been witnessing the slow...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jun 14, 2017 | 11:30
Kraken Reduces Fees Amidst Community Backlash
Bitcoin

Kraken Reduces Fees Amidst Community Backlash

The Kraken Exchange has lowered their withdrawal fees in response to a community backlash towards increases earlier this week. On June 8, Kraken announced it would be increasing its...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jun 11, 2017 | 11:00
New Hampshire
Bitcoin

Regulation Exemption for Bitcoin Becomes Law in New Hampshire

New Hampshire bill HB436 will exempt “persons using virtual currency from registering as money transmitters”, the first legislation of its kind in the United States. New...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jun 08, 2017 | 05:00
Cryptocurrency-Powered Game Platform ZENIgames Announces Official Launch
Altcoin News

Cryptocurrency-Powered Game Platform ZENIgames Announces Official...

The new online gaming platform ZENIgames offers gamers a chance to play games and win “Zennies” in the process. Love online gaming and cryptocurrencies? Then this new...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jun 04, 2017 | 10:00
Ethereum
Altcoin News

Ethereum To Overtake Bitcoin by 2018, Says Crypto Hedge Fund CEO

Olaf Carlson-Wee, CEO of hedge fund Polychain Capital, says Bitcoin may lose its edge over Ethereum as soon as the end of next year. With the highest market share and price, Bitcoin...

Matthew Neuteboom | Jun 02, 2017 | 07:00

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