The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) just voted to create a virtual currency subcommittee while at the same time calling for the industry to adopt self regulatory standards.
Score one for the good guys. The Free Software Foundation has received a donation in Bitcoin that totals $1 Million USD from the Pineapple Fund. Continue reading “Free Software Foundation Receives $1 Million In BTC From Pineapple Fund”
Robinhood has announced that they will allow zero fee Bitcoin and Ethereum (more coins to be added later) trading with the Robinhood app. Robinhood is a very popular stock trading app that allows zero fee stock trading and instant funding of your Robinhood account for up to $1,000.
While it is always nice to see a company like Robinhood offer easy access to Cryptocurrencies, this move comes with some red flags. Continue reading “Robinhood Cryptocurrency Support Raises Concerns”
Myriad, a 5 algorithm POW coin, is inching closer to adding the Equihash algorithm and possibly replacing the Skein algorithm in the process. The move is being made in hopes of pulling power from ASICs back to GPUs. The change would be done by consensus and is being labeled as MIP1 (Myriad Improvement Proposal). Continue reading “Myriad Submits Pull Request To Replace Skein with Equihash”
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government will hold an auction of about 3,813 bitcoins that were seized in federal criminal, civil and administrative cases, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Thursday. Continue reading “U.S. Marshals To Auction 3,813 Bitcoins On January 22”
Myriad is a nice gem I stumbled upon recently and have been researching. Tonight I pulled the trigger and purchased some XMY to hold. I don’t day trade and all coins I hold with longer term goals. Continue reading “A Detailed Look At Myriad”
The latest update from Sarang Noether is out and its full of interesting information on Bulletproofs, Multisig and discusses whether or not zk-SNARKs would benefit Monero. Read the entire post below or at the Monero forums. Continue reading “Sarang Noether Provides Decemeber Update On Monero”
Poloniex has just announced that all Legacy account holders will need to become verified at some point next year to be eligible to trade. Not really unexpected, considering it is a U.S. based company. Read the full statement below. Continue reading “Poloniex To Require All Account Holders To Verify Next Year”