A. C. Milan, an Italian football club, is in financial trouble and its owner, Chinese tycoon Yonghong Li, was planning to tackle the Rossoneri crisis with crypto coins. However, his attempt was unsuccessful due to Li's own delicate financial situation. The Chinese businessman, in order to acquire the Italian club,...
In Africa, Bitcoin's popularity continues to soar. The crypto-currency market offers Africans the means to take control of their financial destiny. The buying and selling of Bitcoin in Africa continues to grow at a remarkable rate. The majority of digital currency activity may take place in Asia, but this is...
Raleigh, NC, USA — Moon Banking, where users rank banks on crypto-friendliness, released the world's first production API funded by the Lightning Network on Friday.   The Moon Banking API utilizes the LND implementation of the Lightning Network to accept payments for API quota. The API allows users to put data about the...
Institutional investors are at the forefront of trading in crypto currencies, according to a report published yesterday. These investors, who in some cases represent hedge funds, have displaced individuals with greater purchasing power as the biggest bitcoin buyers, after making private transactions, some of them as large as ...
If you’re keeping a finger on the pulse of Bitcoin development, you’ve probably already heard about Schnorr signatures. The technology looks to replace bitcoin's existing signature scheme with one that mashes signature data together. The concept is so attractive partly because it clears up space in the blockchain, which should...
The fact that computer or mobile games enable in-app purchases with virtual money is nothing special. Individual games also offer players rewards in crypto currencies. Players of the new Japanese game "Itadaki Dungeon" can earn some Milli-Bitcoins with a bit of luck. Itadaki Dungeon is a free 2D action game...
Earning crazy money with bitcoin is fun. But paying taxes on those bucks is a little less fun for majority of investors. According to reports from Credit Karma tax platform, revealed by CNBC, fewer than 100 people out of 250,000 who claimed to have holdings in crypto reported capital gains...
BitMEX, the world's largest crypto trading platform, compares the use of the two competing Bitcoin models SegWit and Bitcoin Cash in a report. The analysts note that the SegWit option, which has been chosen by the majority, is still in the lead. However, Bitcoin Cash's trading volume is also...
For over a year, one argument has persisted in discussions about Bitcoin: transaction fees are horrendous. Who wants to use Bitcoin as a means of payment if the fee is higher than the price of the goods purchased? But is this still true? The network raises transaction costs In early 2017,...
While bitcoin is the best known and most valuable crypto currency, its blockchain faces numerous challenges - mostly privacy and scalability related. To overcome these challenges and expand the crypto currencies as a whole, tech pioneers have created many new alternative currencies aka altcoins, each with its own blockchain....