Friday, August 23, 2019

Chainalysis Launches Real-Time Crypto Alerts to Help Mitigate Crime

Like it or not, crypto is used for crime. While mainstream media likely exaggerates their reports on Bitcoin-enabled crime, especially when they say everyone in…

“Low-Quality” Exchanges Dominate Crypto Trading Scene

In traditional markets, money funnels upwards. Leading exchanges, like the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq, process a heavy majority of the funds while…

Bitcoin Pulpit: Trump Admin Continues to Highlight Crypto Crime

Top Trump administration members — including President Trump himself — have recently been taking increasingly open stances against cryptocurrencies. A related thread has unfurled this…

US Government Vague On Bitcoin Role In Fentanyl Drug ‘Epidemic’

The US government has singled out cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin as a funding mechanism for the ongoing trend for smuggling the drug fentanyl. FinCEN Advisory Mentions…

BitPay Under Fire For Rejecting $100K Bitcoin Amazon Rainforest Donation

A blocked Bitcoin donation to help the fight against the Amazon Rainforest fires has become the latest publicity headache for BitPay. BitPay Fails To Resolve…

Bitcoin Panic Unwarranted But Ethereum Still ‘Ugly’ Below $200

The week has ended with reclamation of five figure prices by bitcoin. Some of the altcoins have been marginally dragged up with it, but many…

EOS is De Facto Centralized, Says Wikipedia Co-founder

Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger does not want to develop his decentralized applications atop EOS blockchain. The veteran technologist, who chose EOS to run his decentralized…

How Key 2020 U.S. Presidential Candidates Are Showing Support For Bitcoin

Among the numerous issues that will define the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the topic of Bitcoin and blockchain technology is inching its way to the…

Research Shows Low-Quality Exchanges Dominate Crypto Trading Volume

Crypto exchanges with the lowest rating still dominate the industry, according to crypto analysis and pricing data provider, CryptoCompare. D-E Rated Crypto Exchanges Account for…

China May Release Libra Competitor Before Facebook Launches It, Report

Facebook’s Libra may be facing multiple threats from regulators, but the same critics are now racing to beat the social media giant at its own…
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