Many Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventors and Satoshi Clues Were Debunked in 2018

It’s been almost a decade since the inception of Bitcoin, a technology created by the infamous and anonymous Satoshi Nakamoto. Over the years, many people have been hunting for Bitcoin’s inventor and Satoshi sightings have increased a great deal since 2016. During the course of 2018 there were numerous so-called Satoshi sightings and a couple of […]

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The Daily: Bakkt Won’t Offer Leverage, Congresswoman Holds Crypto

The Daily: Bakkt Won't Offer Leverage, Congresswoman Holds CryptoIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover stories about Intercontinental Exchange’s crypto trading platform Bakkt, which won’t be offering leverage or margin trading, and a US politician who has revealed she’s bought a couple of cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Researcher: Stop Worrying About Bitcoin’s Environmental Impact Bakkt Won’t Offer Leverage Bakkt, the recently-announced subsidiary of […]

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“I Am the Real Satoshi” Claims Hawaiian Man After Filing Bitcoin Cash Trademark

"I Am the Real Satoshi" Claims Hawaiian Man After Filing Bitcoin Cash TrademarkThis week the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community had found that two trademark filings for the phrase ‘Bitcoin Cash’ were registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) over the past year. One trademark filing was registered with the USPTO on May 18, 2018, but the individual who registered it is an accused con-artist […]

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New Study Looks at the Cost to Mine BTC Across the Globe

New Study Looks at the Cost to Mine BTC Across the GlobeJust recently the firm Crescent Electric Supply Company conducted a study that showed the cost of mining one single bitcoin in each state in the U.S. Since then the company’s subsidiary business Elite Fixtures took the research further by charting the cost to mine a single bitcoin in each country across the world. Also read: […]

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Hawaii’s New Money Transmitters Act Will Require Virtual Currency Licenses

Hawaii's New Money Transmitters Act Will Require Virtual Currency LicensesThe state of Hawaii is planning to regulate the use of bitcoin and digital currencies that would require licensure to transmit cryptocurrency-based funds. Two bills introduced by a group of partisan Hawaiian lawmakers are focused on digital currencies as a monetary instrument under the state’s Money Transmitters Act. Also read: Coinbase Exits as Hawaii Requires Bitcoin […]

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Massachusetts Joins List of US States Hostile to Bitcoin

Massachusetts Joins List of US States Hostile to BitcoinLifelong Massachusetts politician, William Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth, turned sudden investment and currency expert this week, is issuing a seven-point warning about the perils of bitcoin. The uncharitable statement lands New England’s most populated region in the hostile category, joining a half dozen other states in anti-bitcoin mania. Also read: Rise of the Bitcoin […]

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