Latest News - Mostly Bitcoinhttp://www.mostlybitcoin.comAn aggregator of news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.en-usCopyright (C) 2018 Mostly Bitcoin National Post: The return of Boaz Manor: Co-founder of failed hedge fund Portus turns up at U.S. blockchain startup under new identity‘I typically go these days under the name Shaun MacDonald, and if anybody needs to know that my given name is Boaz Manor, I disclose it’

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54156Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:42:41 -0800
Sidney Morning Herald: Hoax bitcoin bomb threats plague US, Australia, NZ and CanadaUS law enforcement officials are investigating a wave of hoax emailed bomb threats demanding bitcoin payment in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54153Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:11:55 -0800
Slate: Congressman Says a “WallCoin” Could Fund Trump’s Border WallHe is also drafting legislation to regulate cryptocurrency.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54152Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:10:33 -0800
Reuters: Police probe hoax bitcoin bomb threats across U.S., CanadaU.S. law enforcement officials on Friday were investigating a wave of hoax email...

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54154Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:59:24 -0800
Politico: FEC sees uptick in ‘threatening’ filingsWill Kyl return to Covington? — Federal Advocates got bomb threat

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54155Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:59:03 -0800
Boing Boing: The future of science is in your hands: An interview with Michael NielsenThe future of science is in your hands: An interview with Michael Nielsen

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54151Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:26:41 -0800
American Banker: Why Ohio is gung-ho for cryptocurrency and blockchainMany banks and government officials are dubious about crypto, but Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel lets businesses pay their taxes with it and has put all the state government’s expenses on a public ledger.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54150Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:20:11 -0800
Reason: A Crackdown on Cash and Bitcoin? New at ReasonEconomists Kenneth Rogoff and Lawrence H. White face off over what the impact would be of a ban on cryptocurrency and phaseout of the $100 bill.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54149Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:01:01 -0800
Bitcoin Magazine: Op Ed: Bitcoin Is a Declaration of Our Monetary IndependenceNick Spanos is an early adopter and innovator in the blockchain space. He is best known for launching Bitcoin Center NYC, the world’s first live cryptocurrency exchange, in 2013, right next to the New…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54146Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:43:26 -0800
MarketWatch: Cryptos: Bitcoin is pretty much dead, says teenage crypto phenomErik Finman, who became a teenage bitcoin millionaire during the digital currency’s run to $20,000, has warned bitcoin maximalists — believers in the world’s best-known cryptocurrency — that the long…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54147Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:38:28 -0800
CoinJournal: Blockchain Encyclopedia Everipedia Unveils Improvements, Expansion PlanDecentralized encyclopedia startup Everipedia is working on improving user experience and expanding its blockchain ecosystem, with a new user interface, more languages to be added to the platform, and…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54145Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:03:47 -0800
Techcrunch: Nvidia’s limited China connectionsAnother round of followups on Nvidia, and then some short news analysis. TechCrunch is experimenting with new content forms. This is a rough draft of something new – provide your feedback directly to…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54144Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:56:13 -0800
The Independent: Facebook's cryptocurrency plans boosted by blockchain hiring spreeWith more than 2 billion users, the social network could create the world's first truly mainstream cryptocurrency

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54142Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:23:51 -0800
Financial Times: It turns out “bond tokens” and “share tokens” might just be classed as securities

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54148Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:22:26 -0800
Payments Source: China’s plan to sideline bitcoinThe People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank, plans to introduce a digital currency of its own. But unlike the decentralized blockchain-based offerings, this one could give Beijing more…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54141Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:10:26 -0800