Latest News - Mostly Bitcoinhttp://www.mostlybitcoin.comAn aggregator of news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.en-usCopyright (C) 2018 Mostly Bitcoin 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
Reason: A Crackdown on Cash and Bitcoin? Curbing Crime vs. Empowering the Surveillance StateEconomists 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/54137Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:30:05 -0800
Payments Source: Game developers get an AI/blockchain payment platformThe video game industry serves a decidedly digital, tech-savvy audience with a propensity toward digital payments, but has been plagued by inconsistencies in payments to developers and a lack of a…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54136Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:21:13 -0800
CoinDesk: Ethereum Chat Startup Status Lays Off 25% of StaffCiting the crypto bear market, Status.IM has laid off 25 staffers and asked remaining employees to take a pay cut.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54140Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:20:53 -0800
The Next Web: How blockchain technology can — and can’t — prevent sexual assaultFor the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54138Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:20:31 -0800
Payments Source: TransferGo draws funds from the crowd and VC to boost blockchain plansTransferGo will use the funding to fuel international expansion and increase market share particularly across Turkey, India, Ukraine and Russia,

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54135Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:10:45 -0800
VentureBeat: The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform launches $2 million creator fund for artistsPixowl, the maker of The Sandbox voxel-based game world, has created a $2 million Creator Fund to reward artists for creating blockchain-based items.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54139Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:07 -0800
Quartz: Amazon could learn from the Chinese tech giantsChinese technology companies, once derided as copycats of western innovations, are now creating their own unique products that American tech stalwarts may want (or be forced) to follow. Take Amazon…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54134Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:59:40 -0800
MarketWatch: Cryptos: Bitcoin peaked a year ago: Here’s a look at 12 months of miseryDecember 17 will mark one year since the price of bitcoin—the best-known cryptocurrency—traded to an all-time high just shy of $20,000. Here’s a look back at the carnage — and the market calls — that…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54132Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:46:12 -0800
Financial Times: The bitcoin price is wrong

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54131Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:12:07 -0800
CoinDesk: EU Parliament Calls for Action on Blockchain Adoption in TradeThe European Parliament has called for measures that would prepare the region to use blockchain to benefit trade.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54130Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:00:59 -0800
Politico: Senate Democrats set lineup for cyber committeesShamoon attack attribution gets more backing — Farm bill has a cybersecurity provision

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54133Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:00:14 -0800
The Next Web: ‘Unregulated ICOs are dead’ — welcome to the era of the STOOne of Alan Sugar’s earliest apprentices and author of Tokenomics: The crypto shift of blockchains, ICOs and tokens, Thomas Power took to the seats of the Hard Fork Decentralized Exchange this…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54129Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:42:21 -0800
MarketWatch: Cryptos: Bitcoin slumps to $3,200 and is set for back-to-back losing weeksBitcoin slides toward a nearly 15-month low, putting the world’s largest digital currency on track for consecutive losing weeks.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54127Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:19:36 -0800
U.S. News: Police Probe Wave of Hoax Bitcoin Bomb Threats in U.S., Canada

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54126Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:15:47 -0800