Indian Central Bank Makes a Case Before Supreme Court Against Allowing Crypto Use

Regulation India’s central bank told the country’s supreme court on Friday that “allowing dealings in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin would encourage illegal transactions.” Other crypto petitions being heard include one asking the government to “take emergency steps to restrain the sale and purchase of illegal cryptocurrencies.” Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space RBI’s

Lition is The World’s First Operational Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading Platform

“Bringing power to the people,” is the motto of Berlin-based Lition, and the green energy blockchain trading platform is poised to do that globally. The project brings transparency and sustainability into the currently closed-off energy system and directly links clean energy producers to consumers on Lition’s blockchain application. The company is already licensed as an

Altcoins Are Dying – Bitcoin News

Altcoins Anyone unacquainted with the cryptocurrency market might assume, casually reading the price of bitcoin in their morning paper, that the past seven days have been good for investors. BTC is up 18% in a week and is now hovering around the $7,400 mark. By any reckoning, that’s good going. But bitcoin’s recent show of

Coinbase Forms Political Action Committee, Seeks Greater Cryptocurrency Lobbying Presence in Washington

Coinbase, the popular US-baed cryptocurrency exchange platform, has formed a political action committee (PAC) ahead of the United States midterm elections in November 2018.  Coinbase Forms PAC Politico correspondent Colin Wilhelm tweeted the news yesterday that the largest US-based cryptocurrency exchange platform had formed a PAC. The report was later confirmed via a Federal Election

Bitcoin (Almost) Everywhere: 5 Crypto Debit Cards Worth Checking Out

Reviews Mass, mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies might take a route few original cadres of developers and enthusiasts imagined — major payment processing, plastic debit cards. They’re incredibly handy for those wishing to use crypto while merchant adoption works itself out. Here are five such cards to consider: Wirex, Bitpay, Cryptopay, Xapo, and Shift.   Also

Wendy McElroy: Other Than the Black Market, a Last Stand for Economic Freedom

News The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising ExpectationsSection 4: State Versus SocietyChapter 9, Part 5Crypto: Other Than The Black Market, A Last Stand For Economic Freedom? Money…is the economic area most encrusted and entangled with centuries of government meddling. Many people, many economists, usually devoted to the free market stop short at money. Money,

Bitcoin Cash Developers Debate an Idea Called Pre-Consensus

Technology & Security This past Thursday, the lead developer of Bitcoin ABC, Amaury Séchet, published a paper on the social media platform about a protocol technique called ‘pre-consensus.’ According to Séchet, and other BCH developers like Bitcoin Unlimited’s Peter Rizun, pre-consensus could improve block propagation time, benefit zero-confirmation reliability and help delegate decisions tethered

Big Opportunity for Insurance Industry to Get into Bitcoin, Says Allianz

More and more insurance giants are considering covering cryptocurrency holders and businesses for theft of funds, as Allianz says the industry presents a “big opportunity.” ‘More Relevant, Important And Prevalent’ Speaking to Bloomberg July 19, spokesman Christian Weishuber forecast rising acceptance and mainstream interest in cryptocurrency meant the insurance sector could make significant inroads in