Signal Is Finally Bringing Its Secure Messaging to the Masses

The encryption app is putting a $50 million infusion from WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton to good use, building out features to help it go...

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Tax Rules Hit Brazilian Crypto Exchanges, Forcing Trading Platforms Acesso Bitcoin and Latoex Out of Business
Feb15

Tax Rules Hit Brazilian Crypto Exchanges, Forcing Trading Platforms Acesso Bitcoin and Latoex Out of Business

Tax regulations implemented even before dedicated legislation has been adopted have hit Brazilian cryptocurrency exchanges. Digital asset brokers failing to comply with the new reporting requirements face fines and the stricter rules are hurting smaller platforms, which are shutting down due to dwindling trading volumes. Also read: Tax Agents ‘Confiscate’ Bitcoin From Criminal but Keep the Coins in His Wallet Exchanges...

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Craig Wright’s $100B Theft Claim – BTC and BCH Used His Database Without Permission
Feb15

Craig Wright’s $100B Theft Claim – BTC and BCH Used His Database Without Permission

The infamous Craig Wright, the Australian native who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, has published a blog post that explains he owns “the full rights to the Bitcoin registry” and developers do not have the right to change the protocol’s underlying database. Wright’s recent blog post makes it seem like “legal redress” is coming to a few specific blockchain projects in 2020. Moreover, a photograph from...

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IOTA Network Still Down: How the Next Bitcoin Killer Screeched to a Halt
Feb15

IOTA Network Still Down: How the Next Bitcoin Killer Screeched to a Halt

On February 13, the IOTA network came to a screeching halt and the IOTA Foundation reports that $1.6 million worth of the native currency was stolen. The following day, the IOTA network status page still shows the mainnet is “not operational” and the development team has found an “exploit related to the Trinity Wallet.” Also Read: IOTA, EOS, XLM, ADA – 4 ‘Bitcoin Contenders’ With Zero Use...

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BCH Latam: Creating a Viral Feedback Loop for Mass Adoption With Bitcoin Cash
Feb15

BCH Latam: Creating a Viral Feedback Loop for Mass Adoption With Bitcoin Cash

This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with George Donnelly from the BCH Latam initiative about his plan to help the people of Latin America “achieve greater individual liberty and prosperity.” Donnelly explained the BCH Latam initiative aims to generate greater financial inclusion through mass adoption systems and the organization’s gamified adoption app will help with this goal. Also Read: 3 Cents per kWh – Central...

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