Beginning today, November 26, 2018, Ohio will be the first US state to accept Bitcoin payments for more than 20 kinds of state business taxes. Payments made in Bitcoin will be made through third-party payment service BitPay. The Ohio Treasurer's website lists the 23 kinds of business taxes that can … Read more about Ohio Now Accepting Bitcoin for Tax Payments
Google has announced a reversal of their cryptocurrency advertising ban, which was initially implemented in March of 2018. The initial advertising ban, according to a Google blog post, included: “Cryptocurrencies and related content (including but not limited to initial coin offerings, … Read more about Google Reverses Cryptocurrency Ad Ban
Forbes just published an article at 7:16 am this morning about Bitcoin hitting $10,000 by end of "Blockchain week" in New York. This sentiment has been echoed by many news outlets over the past few days. One has to wonder, when it comes to big media, is it actually one big echo chamber? Perhaps the … Read more about Crypto Markets are Imploding
A German securities trading bank has announced the first regulated cryptocurrency exchange for institutional investors, or whales, as larger investors are known in crypto markets. VPE Wertpapeierhandlesbank AG (VPE) has partnered with solarisBank to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. SolarisBank is a … Read more about German Bank Opens Crypto Exchange for Investors
The massive uptick in the public’s awareness of blockchain and cryptocurrency was recently driven home for me in an extremely personal way. I usually find myself dreading the mere mention of those words in social situations (with pretty much anyone) simply due to the fact that I know I will … Read more about How Secure is Monero?
After a rather tumultuous start to the week, the cryptocurrency markets seem to have stabilized, and Litecoin is trading around $150 USD as of this writing. Litecoin is quickly becoming the silver standard of cryptocurrency for a number of reasons, including its lightning fast transaction speed and … Read more about Litecoin’s Bright Future
This week, testimony regarding cryptocurrency and its regulation was offered before the US Senate Banking Committee. The chairman of the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has provided insight into how the agency will handle cryptocurrencies. In what is has been the most enlightened, … Read more about CFTC Plans to Take “Do No Harm” Approach to Crypto Regulation
According to an article published yeseterday, Tether could be potentially committing fraud in a way that we didn't expect: "Speculation around Tether has been rife for months but is now reaching a crescendo. At the heart of the matter is whether the company has the $2 billion or so in reserves … Read more about Tether Could Be Perpetrating a Huge Fraud, Just Not the One We Think