Author: Bitcoiner

Celsius Network to Manage Funds for United Nations Initiative

Decentralized lending and borrowing platform Celsius Network will manage the Sustainable Development Goals Impact Fund (SDG Impact Fund) within the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals initiative, according to a press release published September 21. The Sustainable Development Goals is an international program focused on bringing a “better and more sustainable future for all.” It addresses […]

Brexit Britain Can’t Rope-In Crypto Cowboys Alone

Bloomberg contributor Lionel Laurent believes that Brexit Britain needs to get serious about regulating the crypto industry. Yet, he’s skeptical it can be done alone. It’s clear from a September 21st Bloomberg article that regulation-cozy Lionel Laurent believes crypto regulation needs to be an international effort. EU-friendly Laurent believes that Brexit Britain simply cannot go it alone. Crypto needs […]

South Korean Gov’t Pledges Support for Blockchain Startups to Facilitate Industry Growth

The Korean Ministry of Science and Information Communications Technology (MSICT) has pledged further support to facilitate the growth of the domestic blockchain industry, Business Korea reported September 21. Second Minister of Science and ICT Min Won-ki held a meeting with blockchain startups as part of the government’s effort to establish contact with organizations in what […]

Bitmain Fights Rumors by Launching New ASIC Chip

As Bitmain’s IPO date approaches, negative news involving the company could add up. The CEO of Bitmain, Jihan Wu, countered the pessimism by launching a brand new “algorithm acceleration chip.” Bitmain’s Anonymous Detractors After the news that Bitmain’s earnings over the course of Q2 didn’t turn out according to plan, someone who claims to be an insider […]

California’s Campaign Watchdog Bans Political Donations with Bitcoin

The Fair Political Practices Commission, California’s campaign watchdog arm, has voted 3-1 to ban political donations with any cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, because of transparency issues. The vote follows similar decisions made by other states in the country such as South Carolina. Others, like Colorado and Montana, allow cryptocurrency donations with restrictions. In May 2014, the Federal Elections […]