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Bitpay Has ‘No Current Plans’ to Support Liquid or the Lightning Network

According to Bitpay’s Chief Marketing Officer, Bill Zielke, onchain bitcoin payments still rule the roost as far as payments are concerned. Zielke detailed that at least in the near future, Bitpay won’t be supporting the Lightning Network or Blockstream’s Liquid project. Liquid or the Lightning Network Not on the Roadmap The top cryptocurrency payment processor […]

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South Korea to Start Taxing Bitcoin Profits in 2021

South Korea will start taxing profits from bitcoin (BTC ) and other cryptocurrencies next year, according to local media reports. The taxation will also apply to bitcoin mining operations and income from initial coin offerings, should it be approved by Parliament. South Korea’s Ministry of Economy and Finance proposed the amendments to the existing tax […]

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Reddcoin (RDD) Nears PoSV v2 Activation, Clearing Way for Explosive Developments

Albuquerque, NM – May 29, 2020 – Feisty underdog and first generation cryptocurrency Reddcoin (RDD) launched the PoSV v2 consensus algorithm activation process on Christmas Eve 2019 enhancing all facets of support of the native lightning-quick blockchain to a self-funding independent model. That work has culminated in recent days and will be activating shortly, marking […]

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Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Buys Over 1.5 Times Total BTC Mined Since Halving

Grayscale Investments has purchased more than 1.5 times the number of bitcoins mined since the third Bitcoin halving for its bitcoin trust. This indicates that there is a strong institutional demand for the cryptocurrency, which is expected to grow significantly post the coronavirus crisis. GBTC Buys 1.5 Times the Amount of Bitcoin Mined After Halving […]

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JPMorgan to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit for Overcharging Crypto Fees

JPMorgan Chase has reportedly agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a crypto class-action lawsuit. Originally filed in 2018, the suit alleges that the bank overcharged customers for buying cryptocurrencies using Chase credit cards, classifying the purchases as cash advances. JPMorgan Settles a Crypto Class Action Lawsuit JPMorgan Chase allegedly overcharged its customers who bought […]

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The Many Facts Pointing to Adam Back Being Satoshi

During the last year, news.Bitcoin.com created a series that shows the many facts that point to certain individuals who might just be Satoshi Nakamoto and it’s been a popular run so far. Our series has covered nearly everyone, but there are still a few individuals that haven’t been covered. On May 11, 2020, the popular […]

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Grayscale: Central Bank Digital Currencies Will ‘Neither Replace nor Harm Scarce, Uncompromising Bitcoin’

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) pose no threat to Bitcoin’s value proposition, instead, they will spur its growth toward mass adoption. In a new report, Grayscale Investments said CBDCs will never replace BTC because unlike the top cryptocurrency, they can be inflationary and are open to manipulation by central banks CBDCs are merely digital versions […]

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Cryptocurrencies Spread 4X Faster in Undeveloped Countries: Blockchain Analysis Report

During the month of April, the blockchain project Onfo initiated an experiment to see how fast crypto assets can gain popularity in four different countries. The team’s findings discovered that cryptocurrencies spread four times faster in developing nations as opposed to developed countries. Crypto Asset Network Effect Grows Stronger in Undeveloped Countries Last month, the […]

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Leading Australian Regulated Micro-Investing App Adds Bitcoin Option for Investors

Popular demand for cryptocurrency has prompted Australia’s leading micro-investing platform Raiz (formerly Acorns) to add a bitcoin investment option. Individual investors can round up their spare change and regularly invest in a bitcoin investment portfolio. Leading Australian Micro-Investing App Now Offers Bitcoin Exposure Australia’s leading micro-investing platform Raiz announced on Tuesday that it has launched […]

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Bitcoin Suisse: Users Can Now Trade Gold Against Bitcoin and Ethereum

Swiss crypto financial firm Bitcoin Suisse has added gold, silver, and platinum to its platform, allowing users to trade the precious metals against both bitcoin (BTC ) and ether (ETH ), as well as five other major fiat currencies. The precious metal trades are available for 24/7 trading with immediate cash settlement, the company announced […]