South Korea to Lower Capital Requirements for Bitcoin Remittance Businesses

The South Korean government is working on lowering the equity capital requirement for fintech companies offering foreign exchange (FX) transfer services, including those using bitcoin for remittances. With the aim “to...

Bitfinex Now Processing One Time USD Withdrawals

Online cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex announced May 12 they are resuming fiat withdrawals for “specific customer profiles in certain jurisdictions.” Read more: Research Paper Suggests Bitcoin Volatility Will Match Fiat in Two Years They are...

Bitcoin.com’s Public Slack Channel Now Open for Bitcoin Discussions

Bitcoin.com is growing, and we want to invite the community to our newly created public Slack channel to help us continue to promote cryptocurrency innovation. Also Read: Bitcoin Network Hashrate Surpasses Four Exahash...

Former FBI Director: ‘Virtual Currencies Obscure Investigations’

On May 2 the former FBI Director James Comey told a Senate Judiciary Committee that the federal law enforcement agency’s efforts are “going dark” due to the rise of virtual currencies...

Segwit Status Report – Here Are 10+ Lightning Network-Style Apps in Use Right Now

Bitcoin.com recently reported on Segregated Witness (Segwit) locking in on Litecoin. On Wednesday, the proposed Bitcoin protocol upgrade finally activated on Litecoin. It was followed hours later by the very first...

NSA’s Leaked Malware is Being Weaponized by Criminals

What’s worse than a government agency (CIA) committed to violating privacy rights through weaponized malware? A bumbling one that hands your computer over to more common criminals who want banking information,...

Research Paper Suggests Bitcoin Volatility Will Match Fiat in Two Years

A recent research paper published this month analyzes whether or not bitcoin can be a viable alternative to fiat currencies. The report, authored by Vavrinec Cermak from Skidmore College, offers an empirical...

Blockbounties: New Creative Way to Solve the Scaling Dilemma?

A fascinating new website has recently surfaced that provides a creative way to address the blocksize dilemma. The website is blockbounties.info, and it acknowledges that bounties or prizes can be given to...

Charlie Shrem Takes Director Position with Decentral

Major blockchain company Decentralize announced on May 8 they recruited well-known bitcoin extraordinaire and entrepreneur Charlie Shrem as their Director of Business & Community Development. Also read: Well Known Investors Are Betting Big on Bitcoin Charlie ShremShrem will...

Best Explanation I’ve ever heard for BitCoin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iF73cybTBs