BTCC Launches DAX Cryptocurrency-Only Exchange Worldwide

BTCC Launches DAX Cryptocurrency-Only Exchange Worldwide DAX Launched Worldwide The longest-running bitcoin exchange in the world, BTCC, announced on Monday the launch of a pure cryptocurrency-to-cryptocurrency exchange called BTCC DAX. Customers of the new exchange will be able to trade their bitcoins for other cryptocurrencies and vice-versa on the platform, starting with the bitcoin to…

The Risks of Segregated Witness: Possible Problems Under US Contract Law

The Risks of Segregated Witness: Possible Problems Under US Contract Law Jimmy Nguyen is chief intellectual property, communications and legal officer for nChain, a research and development firm focused on blockchain technology that is developing an alternative bitcoin software client. In this opinion piece, Nguyen offers a critical take on the proposed SegWit scaling solution for bitcoin, arguing that the technical…

Blockchain Payments Startup Veem Integrates with Intuit QuickBooks

Blockchain Payments Startup Veem Integrates with Intuit QuickBooks Intuit QuickBooks customers can now send international payments via blockchain payment provider Veem as an alternative to traditional wire transfers. Announced yesterday at Money2020 Europe, the integration is aimed at helping accounting professionals streamline operations, while reducing fees. Veem claims users of the service will now be able to obtain…

The Contradictions of the Alt-Right Embracing Bitcoin for Crowdfunding

The Contradictions of the Alt-Right Embracing Bitcoin for Crowdfunding Crowdfunding Has Increasingly Become a Staple Business Model for Many ‘White Nationalists’ Since its inception, bitcoin has been lauded by the libertarian-leaning constituent of the right wing community. The realization of decentralization, trustless financial autonomy, and peer-to-peer transactions without third party verifications have obvious appeals to…

ASIC on Blockchain: Australia’s Securities Watchdog Unlikely to Regulate ICOs

ASIC on Blockchain: Australia’s Securities Watchdog Unlikely to Regulate ICOs Australia’s top securities regulator believes central bank-issued cryptocurrencies could one day throttle illicit bitcoin use, and that initial coin offerings (ICOs) will remain largely outside the scope of global regulators. In interview with CoinDesk, Greg Medcraft, chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), spoke openly about the…