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Popular Smartphone Apps Are Adding Crypto Capabilities – Bitcoin News

News of Japan messaging giant Line’s September 17 launch of an app-connected crypto exchange is captivating lots of attention in the crypto and tech industries this week. Other initially non-crypto apps are also entering the market, adding native tokens, tipping Read More

VERDAD is the Most Dangerous Crypto Bill to Face Congress Yet – Bitcoin News

The U.S. Congress is considering more than 20 bills on cryptocurrency. One deserves special attention: S.1025, the Venezuela Emergency Relief, Democracy Assistance and Development Act (VERDAD). “Verdad” is Spanish for “truth.” If VERDAD passes, it will be the first time Read More

North Korea Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency to Bypass Economic Sanctions – Bitcoin News

A North Korean official claims that a Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) cryptocurrency is on the horizon. According to a delegate for the Committee for Cultural Relations, Alejandro Cao de Benós, the country plans to forge a token backed Read More

Changes Afoot for Philippine Crypto-Friendly Economic Zone – Bitcoin News

The special economic zone in the Philippines known for its crypto friendliness is undergoing some changes. Government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza) is investigating a case involving one of its licensed crypto exchanges after a tip from the Chinese government. Read More

Tiny Block Advocates Speak Up After Veriblock ‘Abuses’ Bitcoin’s Block Size – Bitcoin News

The BTC community recently celebrated the fact that Segregated Witness (Segwit) transactions accounted for 50% of transactions and bech32 transactions doubled as well. However, the celebration quickly came to an end when a few Bitcoin Core developers found out where Read More

Taxation Isn’t Just Theft – It’s Bad for Crypto Adoption – Bitcoin News

Crypto awareness is reaching levels almost unimaginable just years ago, with telecommunications giants, big banks, mainstream media, and even professional sports teams now discussing and flouting digital assets. AT&T now allows customers to pay their phone bills in bitcoin, Japanese Read More

Snowden: US Seizing My Book Revenue is ‘Good for Bitcoin’ – Bitcoin News

Former U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) subcontractor Edward Snowden is being sued by the Department of Justice (DoJ) for his latest memoir. The agency won’t stop Metropolitan Books from publishing Snowden’s new book but the government will take the revenue Read More

18,000 Traders and Growing –’s Crypto Exchange Shines Brightly – Bitcoin News

Since launched, our premier trading platform has seen a significant influx of users from Asia and Europe. So far, the grand opening of’s exchange has led to more than 18,000 registered traders. Moreover,’s Chief Operating Officer, Danish Read More

Indian Parliament Member Helping Crypto Community Influence Regulation – Bitcoin News

The Indian crypto community has made progress towards influencing the government’s crypto policies. Some industry leaders have met with an influential lawmaker who has agreed to help bring about positive crypto regulation in the country. Also read: India’s Popular ‘Who Read More

FATF-Driven Delistings Capture the Criminalization of Privacy – Bitcoin News

The delisting of privacy coins like monero, zcash, and dash is becoming something of a trend in Asia, and could soon expand elsewhere. In the wake of the intra-governmental Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issuing new global standards, Korean exchanges Read More

BCH Microblog ‘Member’ Shows the Future of Reddit-Like Forums – Bitcoin News

Since the Bitcoin Cash upgrade in May 2018, software developers have unleashed a slew of microblogging protocols that utilize OP_return transactions. One application called Member is a BCH-based browser that makes use of these types of transactions and the extra Read More

PR: Liven Announces Strategic Partnership with – Bitcoin News

Liven, the lifestyle rewards app that lets users spend and earn cryptocurrency rewards in over 1,000 restaurants across Australia, is introducing Bitcoin Cash into the LivenPay ecosystem. Meanwhile, Liven’s native token, LVN, gets listed on after a successful completion Read More

How Crypto Became a Gambler’s Paradise – Bitcoin News

Comparing cryptocurrency trading to gambling is like comparing crypto tribalism to religion: the analogy is correct, but it’s also tired. What bears emphasizing, then, isn’t that crypto trading and crypto gambling are often indistinguishable, but the extent to which the Read More

PR: Announces Partnership With Telecommunications Manufacturer HTC – Bitcoin News

World’s leading telecom manufacturer strikes a partnership to support wallets and Bitcoin Cash on flagship products to be sold worldwide Taipei, Taiwan — September 16 2019 –, one of the world’s oldest and most established cryptocurrency innovators with over Read More