Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank’s Cryptocurrency Ban

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Zimbabwe-based exchange Golix filing a lawsuit over the recent Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) ‘cryptocurrency ban’ that was issued in a financial guidance circular earlier this month. Now, according to numerous regional reports, the… Continue Reading

Bitcoin Gold Hacked for $18 Million

It appears Bitcoin Gold (BTG) has been double spend attacked over and over again, totalling something in the neighborhood of $18 million at current prices. BTG forums seem to have been tracking the hack, going as far back as last… Continue Reading

Ireland Clarifies Taxation of Crypto Transactions

The Irish revenue service has published a manual with guidelines aimed at eliminating the uncertainty surrounding the taxation of crypto transactions. Investors and traders of digital coins, businesses working with cryptocurrency and tax advisors, of course, can now find answers… Continue Reading

US Justice Department Investigates Price Manipulation in Bitcoin Market

Have you ever felt that someone is controlling the crypto markets, increasing prices to lure you in and crash it all as soon as you buy? Well, US authorities have apparently heard your whining because they are now reportedly suspicious… Continue Reading

Singapore Central Bank Issues Warning To 8 Crypto Exchanges; Halts ICO

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s central bank and financial regulator, has warned eight cryptocurrency exchanges in Singapore not to allow trading in digital tokens that are securities or futures contracts without the regulator’s permission, it said on… Continue Reading

Revolut Expands Its Crypto Offerings, Adds XRP and BCH

Fintech payment platform Revolut has today announced that it has added XRP and BCH to its list of offerings, further cementing itself as a digital banking alternative. Launched in 2015, the London-based platform is aiming to revolutionise the foreign exchange… Continue Reading

Bitcoin Use Case: Limiting Government Growth

The Institute for Justice (IJ) bills itself as the national law firm for liberty. IJ works to slow the growth of government in the US in all its forms: economic freedom, education, private property, freedom of speech, not to mention… Continue Reading

Cryptocurrency Exchange Verification Is Getting Weird

Back in the day, before cryptocurrency was worth anything, an email address and a password was all you needed to login to an exchange. Then came 2FA, using email verification or Google Authenticator. Then came the third generation of secure… Continue Reading