Brave Browser Taps Blockchain Identity Startup Civic for Secure KYC

Cryptocurrency-funded web browser Brave has announced that it will collaborate with Civic, the blockchain identity platform, on a project that will bring the latter’s identity verification services to publishers on the Brave platform. Under this framework, Brave-verified publishers will be able to confirm their identity using Civic’s technology, and thus gain secure access to their

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Programmable Money: Bitcoin Cash Community Debates Oracle Driven Upgrade

Programmable Money: Bitcoin Cash Community Debates Oracle Driven UpgradeLately, there’s been a lot of conversation directed at adding a canonical transaction ordering (CTOR) process to the Bitcoin Cash protocol. Then there’s the topic of whether or not the BCH developers should add the opcode OP_Checkdatasig (CDS) into the codebase. Some believe CDS will be beneficial to Bitcoin scripting applications and allow for all […]

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$10,000 Target: Novogratz Sees Bitcoin Jumping 30% in 2018

Billionaire investor Michael Novogratz, a legendary ex-hedge fund manager, formerly of the investment firm Fortress Investment Group, has said that the Bitcoin price will likely see a 30 percent increase by the end of 2018. Once Bitcoin surpasses major resistance levels at $6,800, $8,800, and $10,000, Novogratz stated that institutions will enter the market via

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Wendy McElroy: Crypto-Idealism Is the Future That Crypto-Statists Need to Defame

Crypto-Idealism Is the Future That Crypto-Statists Need to DefameThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 10, Part 5 Crypto-Idealism is the Future that Crypto-Statists Need to Defame by Wendy McElroy [A]ll those who used their knowledge in a bid to enact social change saw cryptography as a tool to enhance individual privacy and to shift power […]

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Crypto Market Stabilizes After $25 Billion Surge, Can Bitcoin Price Breach $6,800?

Over the past 48 hours, the crypto market has increased by more than $25 billion, from $198 billion to $223 billion. Ripple and Ethereum have maintained momentum at a price range. Since September 20, the crypto market has initiated a strong corrective rally resulted by extremely oversold conditions. But, as many investors expected, the massive

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UNICEF France Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations for Humanitarian Activities

Whatever one thinks of ‘babies are dying from lack of bitcoin’ comments attributed to a certain cryptocurrency evangelist, you are now no longer limited to fiat currencies if you want to assist needy children. This follows an announcement by UNICEF France that it is now taking donations in cryptocurrencies. Driven by the need to expand

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Crypto Exchanges Don’t Need Licenses in Colorado For Fiat, Positive Development

The State of Colorado recently released a special guidance that will eliminate the need for money transmitting licenses in crypto exchanges in cases when no fiat currencies are being involved. No Fiat Used — No License Needed Only days ago, on September 20th, a new interpretive guidance regarding the Colorado Money Transmitters Act’s applicability was

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How to Write an STO White Paper: A Step-by-Step Guide (Part I)

The cryptocommunity’s collectively rising interest in STOs is leading to an increasing demand for STO white paper writers. Due to the similarities with securities offerings, STO white papers must follow certain guidelines to stay on the right side of the law. While there are multiple ways of checking all the boxes, the following guidelines are

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The Daily: Binance Expands, Putin Advisor Visits Huobi, Brazilian Brokerage Goes Crypto

The Daily: Binance Expands, Putin Advisor Visits Huobi, Brazilian Brokerage Goes CryptoCryptocurrency exchange Binance is making good on its promises to expand globally – focusing on emerging markets and fiat-to-crypto trading services. Also in The Daily, Huobi founder and CEO Leon Li meets a Putin adviser in Beijing, a leading Brazilian brokerage firm shares plans to launch a crypto exchange, and digital assets management firm Altonomy caters […]

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India’s Blockchain Ecosystem Suffers as Antagonistic Government Policy Brings Exodus

The fallout from India’s regulatory position on cryptocurrencies is leading to an exit of talent, businesses and investment from the country’s blockchain space on a scale paralleled only by a prior wave of tech industry flight during the internet boom of the late 90s and early noughties. According to a recent News 18 report, a substantial

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