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Ledgerx Approved to Offer Regulated Bitcoin Derivatives to Retail Investors

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved Ledgerx to offer physically-settled bitcoin spot and derivatives trading, previously available only to institutional investors, to retail investors of any size. Ledgerx explained that its new platform will share the same order book as the current institutional offering so plenty of liquidity is expected from day one. Also read: Indian Cryptocurrency...

Iranian Energy Grid Blames 7% Consumption Increase on Bitcoin Miners

Mostafa Rajabi Mashhad, the spokesperson for Tavanir, an Iranian state-operated grid entity, has explained that electrical consumption has spiked by 7% in comparison to the previous year. Rajabi blames illegal cryptocurrency mining operations for the country’s increased electrical consumption and has warned that illicit mining facilities will be cut off from the grid. Also Read: Check out Bitcoin.com’s Rebrand...

The Guns N’ Bitcoin Scorpion Case Holds Your Shooter and Your Satoshis

Digital assets have become very valuable over the last few years, spawning a string of devices that protect cryptocurrencies from malware and mishandling. Now there’s a company called Guns N’ Bitcoin that offers a durable case called the Scorpion that holds not only a hardware wallet, but also three types of full to compact pistols and magazines for the...

Check out Bitcoin.com’s Rebrand Giveaway and Win a Keepkey Hardware Wallet

Last week Bitcoin.com rebranded and to celebrate the new look, we’ve decided to give away a bunch of prizes to our followers. This week we’re giving out a Keepkey hardware wallet, collectors coins, Bitcoin.com Store vouchers and t-shirts with our new logo. Also Read: Trading Cryptocurrencies Like a Boss Takes Time and Research Grab Some Swag Courtesy of Bitcoin.com...

Chainalysis Whistleblower Shares Company Secrets in Explosive AMA

A current or former Chainalysis employee has gone rogue and conducted an AMA on r/Bitcoin in which he disclosed sensitive information about the company’s blockchain forensics capabilities. The whistleblower then appears to have had a change of heart and deleted all their comments. Thankfully, the internet never forgets. The comments remain archived on Removeddit.com and they provide a fascinating...

Buy Airline Vouchers With BCH From Flightgiftcard

It’s the season of travel and if you want to surprise someone with a trip, you can now do it using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash (BCH). Flightgiftcard.com is a Dutch website that allows you to order airline vouchers and send them to your friends and family with a personal message. Also read: BCH Can Be the Global Coin...

Tony Hawk Foundation Added to Bitpay’s 100 Crypto Supporting Nonprofits

On June 24, well known nonprofit the Tony Hawk Foundation revealed it is now accepting cryptocurrencies for donations through Bitpay. The foundation founded by the pro skater Tony Hawk has funded 623 skatepark projects and now people can donate with BCH and BTC. With the latest collaboration, Bitpay now services over 100 nonprofit organizations processing $37 million in donations...

New Crypto Guidelines From FATF Have Far-Reaching Implications

The FATF (Financial Action Task Force) has revealed updated guidelines that would require cryptocurrency and digital asset exchanges—and potentially independent business owners and crypto holders—to share sensitive customer information as VASPs (Virtual Asset Service Providers), compromising user privacy and restricting crypto market access. Also read: BCH Development Fund Doubles Its Goal After a Successful Month The Incoming Deluge...

48 Crypto Exchanges Approved in the Philippines

The number of approved cryptocurrency exchanges has been growing in the Philippines. In addition to 11 operators registered by the central bank, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, there are 37 other crypto exchange operators licensed by the government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority. Also read: FATF Releases Global Standards for Crypto Assets 11 Crypto Exchanges Registered With Central Bank The...

Bitcoin Cash Shows Phenomenal Growth in the First Two Quarters of 2019

The second quarter of 2019 is coming to an end and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network and markets have had an extraordinary year so far. BCH prices touched a high of $522 per coin on Sunday and at the current price of $470 per coin on June 24 BCH is up by a whopping 213%. Moreover, the network and...