Hydro-Quebec Unable to Meet Energy Demand From Cryptocurrency Miners

Mining Hydro-Quebec, the largest state-owned utility in Canada, appears unable to meet the electricity demand from cryptocurrency miners seeking to establish operations in the energy-rich province. The announcement comes just weeks after the company sought to entice virtual currency miners as a means to bolster the province’s economic outlook, claiming that it […]

Tax Loophole Closing For South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Taxes The South Korean government is working on taxing cryptocurrency transactions. While the media reports that up to 24.2 percent taxes will be collected this year from crypto exchanges, the regulators say that the tax rates have not been decided. Also read: South Korean Officials Caught Trading On Insider Knowledge of Crypto Regulations What […]

Tezos Swiss Foundation Concept is “Old, Inflexible and Stupid”

Featured The drama from Tezos just keeps coming. A top attorney in the cryptocurrency space, once involved with setting up the Tezos Foundation, has issued sharp cautionary notes for those who wish to dabble within the burgeoning initial coin offering (ICO) market.  Also read: Samourai Wallet Introduces Bitcoin via SMS Text Message for […]

As Blockchains Grow Bigger, Full Node Counts Increase

Technology Back in 2016, the number of full nodes within the Bitcoin core network was dropping. At the time, Bitcoin enthusiasts thought the amount of nodes would continue to decline and the metric was used heavily in the scaling debate. However, in contrast to many people’s predictions, the count of full node […]

UK Bitcoiners Might Have Tax Loophole

Featured With success comes attention, and with notice comes the taxman. Bitcoin’s crazy great jump in price over 2017 has taken the world’s most popular cryptocurrency from a curiosity into a begrudgingly valued asset by governments. Capital gains is the tool of most revenue collectors when it comes to crypto, including the […]

Trend Analysis Reveals the Most Loved and Hated Cryptocurrencies

Markets and Prices For investors trying to predict market movements, the more data that can be analyzed the better. Trend analysis and fundamental analysis are a starting point, but there are other clues scattered across the web which lie outwith conventional search parameters. One of these, social analysis, involves discerning the general […]

Your Taxes Paid for a Lot of Blockchain Surveillance Last Year

Regulation Governments worldwide have been ramping up regulations for cryptocurrencies and hiring research and blockchain surveillance teams. One firm that tracks transactions on the Bitcoin Core blockchain is called Chainalysis, and this year the company has gathered over a half a million USD on record from various government and law enforcement entities. […]

There Are At Least Twice as Many Bitcoin Traders in Brazil as Stock Investors

Economics Bitcoin critics try to attack the cryptocurrency from all angles, but one thing no one can deny is that BTC has now completely captured the attention of the masses. According to figures in local reports, there are already more than twice as many people invested in bitcoin as those who trade […]

IOTA Attacked for Subpar Wallet Security Following $4m Hack

Security The IOTA project is again the target of public anger and criticism. This time the issue is a feature of the technology that apparently allowed scammers to steal around $4 million from many unsuspecting users. Also Read: U.S. Rating Agency to Issue Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Grades Wednesday Poisonous Seeds IOTA, the […]

PR: Payment Gateway Graft Blockchain Launches Mainnet Ahead of Schedule

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Graft, the first global, open-sourced payment gateway blockchain network designed […]