Live Streaming Platform Dlive Joins Bittorrent Ecosystem

Live streaming platform Dlive will soon be joining the Bittorrent ecosystem and begin migrating to the Tron blockchain. The Twitch alternative will no longer support the Lino blockchain after the transition to Tron is complete. Also Read: Youtube Star Pewdiepie Joins Live Streaming Platform That Accepts Cryptocurrency Dlive Enters Justin Sun’s Orbit Bittorrent has announced that Dlive, a blockchain-based content sharing platform, will be joining its ecosystem and begin a migration to the Tron blockchain. Last year Justin Sun, the founder of “decentralized web” crypto Tron, has taken over Bittorrent…

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A Tor-Integrated Cashfusion Build for Bitcoin Cash Is Coming

On Monday, Electron Cash developer Jonald Fyookball updated the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community in regards to the Cashfusion protocol. Fyookball revealed that Tor integration is currently in the works. The Tor-integrated Cashfusion build is “the big piece” the development team needs to get from alpha to beta stage, Fyookball detailed. Also read: Privacy-Enhancing BCH Tool Cashfusion Begins Working Behind the Scenes Tor + Cashfusion Bitcoin Cash proponents are excited to hear that developers are relentlessly working on the Cashfusion protocol. A number of BCH users already utilize the Cashshuffle protocol,…

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Regulatory Roundup: China Blockchain ETF, France New Crypto Rules, Tokens Like Money in Russia

In this roundup, we cover Russia’s supreme court recognizing tokens as assets like money and property, France’s new crypto regulatory framework, and several industry developments in China, including a blockchain ETF filing. We also cover Japan’s world conference for decentralized financial governance, Uzbekistan’s crypto ban, and four countries’ central bank digital currency updates. Also read: Regulatory Roundup – New US Crypto Bill, France’s 1st Approved ICO, Muslim Crypto China’s Blockchain ETF and Crypto Warnings The China Securities Regulatory Commission revealed on Dec. 24 that it had received an application for…

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Bitcoin’s Next Decade Will Be Shaped by Derivatives

The last five years have been a test phase for bitcoin derivatives, which began tentatively when Bitmex eased into life in 2014. Now, as the cryptoconomy prepares to enter a new decade, derivatives products will play a pivotal role in price discovery. 2020 will be a big year for bitcoin and for the futures markets where billions of dollars will be won and lost, and the next bull market will begin. Also read: South Korea Imposes $69M Tax Obligation on Crypto Exchange Bithumb A Year of Bitcoin Derivatives Is Dawning…

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Number of Israeli Blockchain Companies Grew by 32% in 2019

Despite the harsh market conditions this year, high profile closures of a few ventures and a lot of employee downsizing, the number of companies operating in the blockchain and cryptocurrency fields in Israel actually grew by 32% in 2019. Also Read: Bankrupt DX Exchange Didn’t Pay Israeli Suppliers and Employees Israeli Blockchain Industry Survives Crypto Winter As of December 2019, 150 active blockchain and crypto companies are operating in Israel, an increase of 32% compared with only 113 companies at the end of 2018. This is according to a survey…

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Debate Ensues After 68% of BCH Hashrate Mined by Stealth Miners

2019 was known for the growing trend of stealth miners mining on the BTC and BCH network. On Dec. 30, data shows that 68% of the Bitcoin Cash network’s hashrate is being mined by mystery miners. As the year comes to an end, the large number of unknown BCH hashrate has attracted scrutiny. Also Read: Ethereum Proponent Virgil Griffith Deemed a Flight Risk, Judge Denies Bail 68% of the BCH Hashrate Was Recently Processed by Unknown Miners On Monday, a post on the Reddit forum r/btc explained that “untrusted hash…

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South Korea Imposes $69M Tax Obligation on Crypto Exchange Bithumb

The National Tax Service of South Korea (NTS) has decided to withhold income tax from Bithumb’s foreign customers. The total tax to be imposed on their transactions amounts to more than 80 billion won (over $69 million), the leading Korean cryptocurrency exchange announced. Also read: Poles Hit With Backdated Tax on Crypto Trades Bithumb to Challenge the Move Which Lacks Legal Grounds In what has been described by Korean media as the first such attempt by the government in Seoul, the NTS is preparing to withhold the tax even before…

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Ethereum Proponent Virgil Griffith Deemed a Flight Risk, Judge Denies Bail

U.S. law enforcement filed in November criminal charges against Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith because he traveled to North Korea and taught “his audience how to use blockchain technology.” Griffith was arrested on Thanksgiving Day and has been forced to remain in prison the whole time. On Dec. 26, SDNY Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses refused Griffith’s bail plea citing that he might be a flight risk. Also Read: Harsh Laws Make Bitcoin Holders Consider Renunciation or Dual Citizenship US Prosecutors: ‘Griffith Could Acquire Property Overseas With His Digital Wallet’ A few…

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Wazirx CEO on 2020 Outlook, RBI Ban, Crypto Regulation for India

The Indian crypto community has had an eventful year, with a bill on the horizon, the RBI ban’s supreme court hearing, and the community’s efforts toward positive crypto regulation. News.Bitcoin.com interviewed Nischal Shetty, CEO of local crypto exchange Wazirx, about what the Indian crypto industry could expect in the year 2020 and a wide range of other crypto topics. Also read: Regulatory Roundup – New US Crypto Bill, France’s 1st Approved ICO, Muslim Crypto News.Bitcoin.com (BC): How did you first get involved in crypto? What attracted you to the industry?…

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RUON.AI Announces Patents and Successful Upload Of SovereignSky Space Blockchain

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. LONDON, Dec, 2019 – Within just a decade, mankind will be well on the way to ending extreme world poverty. A new, encrypted Wi-Fi network will connect people on Earth. And a near indestructible blockchain financial system and global currency will exist off-world, invulnerable to the effects of war, conflict, solar flares, meteor…

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