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Moscow Exchange’s Central Depository Develops Prototype of a Native Digital Asset Wallet

The relationship between Russia and cryptocurrency has always been rather uneasy. The country has maintained an complicated relationship with cryptocurrency, ranging from almost embracing it to making it borderline illegal and all the way back to embracing it. The National  Settlement Depository  -which represents the largest exchange group in the country- is working on a blockchain […]

Bitcoin Cash or Bcash: What’s in a Name?

As Bitcoin Cash, or Bcash, is slowly but surely turning into a functioning cryptocurrency, one topic remains contentious in particular: its name.Many proponents of the coin, judging by popular sentiment on social media like Reddit and Twitter, prefer the initial name: Bitcoin Cash. But an increasing number of users, including many who are more skeptical […]

The Birth of BCH: The First Crazy Days of “Bitcoin Cash”

August 1 saw the birth of a brand-new cryptocurrency: “Bitcoin Cash,” sometimes referred to as “Bcash” and using the currency tickers “BCH” or “BCC.” Bitcoin Cash shares a history with Bitcoin, but yesterday it forked off to form its own blockchain and currency.Here’s the story so far.The ForkBitcoin Cash, initially defined by the Bitcoin ABC […]

These Bitcoin Exchanges and Wallets Are Supporting Bitcoin Cash

“Bitcoin Cash” (BCH), a proposal initially proposed by bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer Bitmain, activated on August 1, 2017. Hours after the activation of Bitcoin Cash, ViaBTC mined the first Bitcoin Cash block.Also on August 1, Bitcoin Magazine’s Aaron Van Wirdum released an extensive guide for bitcoin holders on claiming and selling Bitcoin Cash that has […]

The End of the ICO Wild West? Blockchain Advocates Weigh In On SEC Report

This week’s the U.S. regulatory agency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), announced in a report the organization conducted research on the current state of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and last year’s DAO debacle. From the letters perspective, the days of all these token sales and the “Wild West” ICO period is likely coming to […]

Counterparty Has Reached Its Millionth Transaction

On Thursday, the smart contract protocol Counterparty reached its millionth transaction. Bitcoin Magazine received an update on the status of the project from Shawn Leary, the newly elected Counterparty community director.Counterparty was launched in January 2014 with the creation of its native currency, XCP. Unlike typical ICOs (initial coin offerings) today that transfer funds to […]

Private Swiss Bank Falcon Group Offers Bitcoin Asset Management

On July 12 the Switzerland-based private bank Falcon Group announced the bank will offer bitcoin asset management for their customers. Through a partnership with Bitcoin Suisse AG, the bank’s clients will be able to purchase and store the decentralized currency using their account funds. Also read: Japanese Bitcoin Exchange Bitpoint Expands into Mainland China, Hong Kong and […]

Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain.Info Raises $40 Million From Well-Known Investors

The popular online bitcoin wallet, Blockchain.info, has announced the completion of a successful series B funding round by raising $40 million. The company started its services back in 2011 and aims to continue making digital currencies easier to use for everyday people. Also Read: State of Montana Funds Bitcoin Mine to Bolster Local Jobs Blockchain Raises […]