Saturday, August 19, 2017

Just how anonymous are bitcoin transactions?

Bitcoin transactions are not as anonymous as you think. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Tether, the digital money that claims it isn’t money

Tether has issued $319 mln worth of tokens that it claims aren’t actually redeemable for money, and new allegations of market manipulation have been raised. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Bitcoin bond debuted by Japan’s Fisco

Japan’s Fisco Ltd. is experimenting with selling bonds denominated in bitcoins, figuring that the digital currency will eventually become a legally Read more: www.bloomberg.com

Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift acquires bitcoin wallet

Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift has acquired the bitcoin hardware wallet startup KeepKey. Read more: www.coindesk.com

AMD releases software package for cryptocurrency mining

Graphics card (GPU) maker AMD is rolling out a new software driver geared specifically toward cryptocurrency mining. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Just how big is Bitcoin’s price explosion?

Bitcoin price gains are impressive. But when compared to traditional asset investment, how big is big? And are there downsides? Read more: www.coindesk.com

Investors are transferring funds to cryptocurrencies

Investors have started to include Bitcoin in their portfolios as a safe haven asset, due to its immutability to economic uncertainty. Read more: cointelegraph.com

BTC-e to offer free trading for exchange debt token

Bitcoin exchange BTC-e has revealed new details about a cryptographic token it plans to issue as part of a bid to refund users. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Ukraine National Bank consider regulating digital currency

Ukraine’s central bank has hinted that it will advance plans to regulate the use of cryptocurrencies in the country. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Giga Watt nabs $22.3m in its ICO

Cryptocurrency mining service provider Giga Watt has reportedly nabbed $22.3m in its ICO. Read more: fintech.global