Cryptocurrency adoption will be impossible if normal people don’t have access to Bitcoin wallets and other crypto storage devices. Unlike FIAT, cryptocurrency can’t just be stored loose in a pocket or in your shoe. A new project however, by the name of Lolli is inspiring the general public to open a Bitcoin wallet, in order to start saving money, via their crypto cashback system, one that awards users for making online purchases, be repaying them in Bitcoin.
Adult entertainment website PornHub have announced that one of their side projects ‘Tube8’ is set to see a full migration onto the blockchain, in a move that has been designed to start paying people in cryptocurrency for viewing porn on their website.
This comes through a partnership with Vice Industry Token (VIT) and in essence, will allow for the incentivisation of consuming and interacting with pornography. Users will earn crypto for the time spend on the Tube8 website.
Fintech businesses struggling to stay inbounds of government rules may soon receive a dose of much-needed guidance via the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Through its newly-created Office of Innovation, agency leadership intends to develop a regulatory framework designed to open the spigot in terms of the development of new products and services for those companies involved in cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies and microlending, and also loans by individuals. Paul Watkins, the architect of Arizona’s fintech regulatory sandbox that launches in August, was named to spearhead the federal effort.
Daniel Larmier, the founder and technical architect of EOS, has confirmed that he wants to scrap the platform’s current constitution and build a new one. Speaking on the EOSIO Gov Telegram Channel, Larimer claimed he has doubts about the company’s current on-chain governance model and called the existing constitution “unwise.”
“I have learned a lot about human nature by watching the disputes, the witch hunts, the ‘bring everything before the ECAF [EOS Core Arbitration Forum]’ mindset,” he explained.
Just a few short weeks after the long-awaited EOS launch, its Chief Technical Officer (CTO) Dan Larimer now wants to change its fundamental constitution and replace it with a new one.
Dan Larimer, founder and CTO at EOS, is proposing the removal of the current constitution of the project and replacing it with a new one according to a conversation held on the EOSGov Telegram channel.
“Am I correct in understanding you’re proposing removal of the entire current constitution, and replacing it with one that only refers to arbs being able to rule on code VS intent and code vulnerabilities / hacks like DAO?” one member of the group asked Larimer, who replied “Yes.”
BitPico, a group of “Bitcoin developers, miners and whales” which previously stress-tested the Lightning Network, has begun attacking altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH).
‘The Bcash attack has been started’
In a series of tweets beginning June 22, the group, whose members’ identities remains unclear, declared that having tested Lightning’s mainnet implementation for rigidity via a coordinated attack, it would do the same to test the BCH network – this time using a 51% attack.
“The [Bitcoin Cash] attack has been started; it will continue to run as we work to amplify it over the coming months,” the first announcement reads.
With EOS MainNet being successfully launched recently, Infinito Wallet announced that they have activated EOS full nodes as of 15th of June, and thus claims to be the first universal wallet which supports EOS mainnet.
Now you can check your account balance, send, and receive EOS coins with this wallet, given that you have registered your EOS ERC20 tokens before the mainnet launch date!
Another great news is that, by 4th of July, Infinito Wallet will release a new version update to support EOS Account Name Registration! The universal wallet is available to download on Apple’s App Store and Google Play.
Japanese internet giant GMO has updated its plans to manufacture and sell its 7nm bitcoin mining chips as well as for its own mining operations. Interested customers will soon be able to reserve some of these chips.
GMO Readies 7nm Mining Chips
Japanese conglomerate GMO Internet Group published its first quarter results for the fiscal year 2018 last week. During the earnings results presentation, the company outlined its plans for the sale of its long-awaited 7nm bitcoin mining chips.
Bitcoin price rebounded May 2 after a sudden drop below $ 9000 Monday triggered support above $ 8800 which continues to hold.
May 2018: A 2nd Month Of Gains?
The surprise uptick exactly one month previously began what subsequently became Bitcoin’s best month of 2018, the largest cryptocurrency gaining over 30% through the month.
Now, as traders and investors continue to eye potential for further, even bigger, increases, attention is turning to overcoming major price resistance around $ 10,000.
Japan’s SBI Holdings has reportedly unveiled new plans for its cryptocurrency exchange. The company has set a target launch date and is preparing to list major cryptocurrencies. The group’s CEO expects the new exchange to “be number one in the blink of an eye.”
Revised Launch Date
SBI Holdings has updated its plans to fully launch a cryptocurrency exchange. The company had planned for SBI Virtual Currencies to launch “in the autumn of 2017 and at the latest the beginning of 2018,” Minkabu publication recalled.
You may be quite surprised to learn that starting your very own online casino could take as little as 5 minutes and, getting the ball rolling is a lot easier than you may think. Online casinos are enormously popular with all demographics and internet users. In fact, online casino gambling is the leading form of Internet-based gaming, according to many experts.
300cubits, a blockchain-powered ecosystem to secure shipment booking is set to launch their ICO on 12thApril, 2018. This month long campaign will offer 18,000,000 TEU tokens—the proprietary medium of transaction on the 300cubits platform. TEU tokens have been rated 4.6 out of 5 from ICObench.
27th March, 2018
Quifas, an upcoming crypto exchange with an extraordinary focus on customer service, is all set to start a token sale campaign on March 9. Unlike the existing large exchanges struggling to deal with the heavy influx of new users, Quifas is in the process of building an innovative ecosystem with a user friendly interface that guarantees high security and allows for millions of transactions per second.
24th Feb, 2018
Quifas, an upcoming crypto exchange with an extraordinary focus on customer service, is all set to start a token sale campaign on March 9. Unlike the existing large exchanges struggling to deal with the heavy influx of new users, Quifas is in the process of building an innovative ecosystem with a user-friendly interface that guarantees high security and allows for millions of transactions per second.
With Bitcoin reaching record heights this week, more and more established financial institutions are taking an interest in its undeniable, and lucrative, appeal. However, mainstream banks are still hesitant.
This week saw crypto enthusiasts enjoying the rollercoaster ride that is Bitcoin with the currency exceeding heights of $ 11,000, and dipping to lows of just under $ 9,500.
Surging into the five-figure zone resulted in global headlines, and Bitcoin became the topic of conversation for both cynics and optimists alike. However, perhaps we should be lending our ears to what the mainstream financial institutions are saying.
Bitcoin futures from CME Group and CBOE will “begin by year end,” US regulators have said as they give trading the official green light Friday.
CTFC: Products Have Met Requirements
As Reuters and others report, weeks after CME announced it intended to launch Bitcoin futures trading in a landmark move for the cryptocurrency, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC) has finally confirmed its legitimacy.
Additionally, Cantor Exchange will offer regulated Bitcoin binary options.
“Bitcoin, a virtual currency, is a commodity unlike any the Commission has dealt with in the past,” CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo said in a press release.
Waking up to some pleasant surprises is always a good thing when you’re a Crypto enthusiast. Sometimes though, you just never know quite what to make of certain things. Take StartCoin for example, a coin that was launched and hit MCXNow instantly.
Allow me to start off this article by saying that I do believe StartCoin i the new Crypto backed by Max Keiser. He announced that a new coin with his “support” would be launched soon, and I have a gut feeling this is the one he was talking about.