Cryptocurrencies

Bail Bloc Founder Says How Monero Mining Can Help ICE Detainees

One cryptocurrency project is using Monero (XMR) to give undocumented immigrants a better shot at a fair treatment in the United States judicial system. The Bail Bloc project collects cryptocurrency to help people get out of pretrial incarceration for cases with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Unlike conventional charities, Bail Bloc doesn’t …

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Spanish Tax Watchdog Puts 66,000 Crypto Traders on Notice

The Spanish tax authority has begun sending out warning notices to 66,000 cryptocurrency holders to remind them of their tax obligations. According to Europa Press, the Agencia Estatal de Administración Tributaria (AEAT) began the campaign on April 1, and will keep firing off letters until June 30 in the midst of the national COVID-19 crisis. The …

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New Tron Partnership Lets Gamers Earn Crypto for Streaming

Refereum, a blockchain-based platform that rewards users for video game engagement and streaming, has partnered with Tron.  The collaboration allows Refereum to pay out its video game streaming users in Tron’s TRX coin, and BitTorrent’s BTT token, said an April 2 statement provided to Cointelegraph.   Partnerships, more partnerships, and purchases Tron bought software company, BitTorrent …

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Tiger King’s Archnemesis Big Cat Rescue Accepts Bitcoin

</header> <strong>The number one show on Netflix in the U.S. right now is a television series called “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” and American audiences are eating it up like candy. While the docuseries costar Joseph Maldonado, aka “Joe Exotic,” spends 22 years behind bars, costar Carole Baskin is still the owner of the …

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Spain’s Tax Authority Sending Notices to 66,000 Cryptocurrency Owners

</header> <strong>The Spanish tax authority has reportedly started sending notices to about 66,000 cryptocurrency owners in the country. This number represents a massive increase from the 14,700 tax letters the agency sent to crypto owners last year. The letters will continue to be sent until the end of June despite the coronavirus crisis Spain is …

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Binance Announces CoinMarketCap Acquisition, CZ Gives the Scoop

While global markets are experiencing tough times amid the coronavirus pandemic, the crypto industry is getting stronger as its core players have tapped one of the biggest crypto mergers in history. Binance, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, has reached an agreement to acquire CoinMarketCap (CMC), one of the most-referenced crypto data websites, in an undisclosed …

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Coronavirus Fuels P2P Connectivity: Crypto-Driven Meshnet Gives Rural Towns Internet

</header> <strong>While the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the economy across the U.S., a number of the 1,737 residents from Clatskanie, Oregon can’t obtain an internet service provider (ISP). The situation has motivated the town to adopt a decentralized meshnet ISP called Althea and the network’s users are paid in cryptocurrency for relaying.</strong> Also read: Film …

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Film Reels and Steel: Github Plans to Archive Bitcoin Code for 1,000 Years

</header> <strong>The Microsoft subsidiary, Github recently revealed the “Archive Program,” an initiative that aims to preserve open source technologies for 1,000 years. The newly launched effort plans to store snapshots of open source technology 250 meters underground on the Norwegian island of Svalbard. The source code management and collaboration platform also plans to store the …

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Institution-Focused Crypto Trading Platform Reports 737% Revenue Increase in 2019

Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed BC Group, the operator of institution-focused digital assets trading platform OSL, reported a 737% increase in revenue in 2019. On March 31, BC Group revealed that its OSL digital assets platform had been its largest 2019 earner, accounting for 44% of the Group’s revenues — up from just 6% in 2018. …

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Tokyo District Court Extends Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Plan Deadline

The trustee of now-defunct Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox has extended the deadline for the submission of rehabilitation plans.  According to an official announcement published on the company’s website on March 30, Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi filed a motion with the Tokyo District Court to extend the submission deadline of a rehabilitation plan. …

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