Visa, Worldpay Take Blame For Duplicate Charges On Coinbase, Reverse Transactions

Visa, Worldpay Take Blame For Duplicate Charges On Coinbase, Reverse Transactions Visa and payment processing company Worldpay issued a joint statement on the Coinbase blog today, Feb. 17, taking responsibility for charging Coinbase customers multiple times for the same transaction. Before admitting fault in the statement published by Coinbase today, Visa had at first shifted the blame back to Coinbase,…

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Coin Swaps Taxable Under Current IRS Rules

Coin Swaps Taxable Under Current IRS Rules   Submitted by– Mario Costanz, CEO Happy Tax and CryptoTaxPrep.com Until recently, many cryptocurrency investors have largely ignored the IRS.  In 2015, the tax agency received only around 800 returns reporting cryptocurrency activity, despite the fact that Bitcoin ended the year with a market capitalization of over $3.2…

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A Dazzling History of Bitcoin’s Ups and Downs

A Dazzling History of Bitcoin’s Ups and Downs One of the most popular memes on the cryptocurrency subreddit r/bitcoin, arguably the largest concentration of Bitcoin enthusiasts on the internet, depicts a cartoon coin riding a roller coaster with its hands waving wildly in the air. On days when Bitcoin is skyrocketing in price, the meme shows…

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Crypto Regulation? Not Anytime Soon, Says White House Official

Crypto Regulation? Not Anytime Soon, Says White House Official A White House official said Friday that legislation around cryptocurrencies is unlikely to materialize anytime soon. Speaking with CNBC at the Munich Security Conference, White House cybersecurity coordinator and special assistant to the president Rob Royce offered the dour assessment amidst a recent flurry of discussion on cryptocurrency…

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Users Sue Coincheck Over Frozen Cryptocurrency Withdrawals

Users Sue Coincheck Over Frozen Cryptocurrency Withdrawals The recent Coincheck exchange hack cannot go unpunished. Someone has to take the blame for this particular incident, and the bosses of the exchange formally apologized during a recent press conference. However, it seems several Coincheck users have filed a lawsuit against the exchange firm for freezing withdrawals…

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Divorce Dispute: Couple Fights Over $830K Of Bitcoin

Divorce Dispute: Couple Fights Over $830K Of Bitcoin Thankfully, the noxious love-a-thon that is Valentine’s Day is now out of the way for another twelve months. The Hallmark holiday once again drummed up suitable trade for restaurants, jewellers, and purveyors of assorted heart-shaped tat across the planet. No doubt after being indoctrinated into making the…

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World Champion named ambassador for Blockchain app Lympo

World Champion named ambassador for Blockchain app Lympo Vilnius, 15 February, 2018: World Champion discus thrower and Rio Olympian Andrius Gudžius has joined Blockchain fitness company Lympo1 as an ambassador and member of the Lympo for Sports Foundation. Gudžius is the current World Champion discus thrower. He also competed in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games…

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