Tag: CoinTelegraph

CME’s Futures Options Sprinted Out of the Gate but a Marathon Lies Ahead

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In the two years since it launched cash-settled Bitcoin futures, CME has firmly established itself as a leader in the regulated crypto derivatives space despite not always being the first to market. In December 2017, it launched regulated Bitcoin futures a week after Read More

Britain’s Tax Agency Offering Contract for Tech to Combat Crypto Tax Evasion

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Britain’s tax agency is inviting contractors to provide a tech tool to help Britain’s tax agency combat crypto cybercriminals.  What the agency wants The technology, which Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) posted on Jan. 17 in an open contract Read More

Adam Back on Satoshi Emails, Privacy Concerns and Bitcoin’s Early Days

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Eleven years after Bitcoin’s release, Cointelegraph caught up with Adam Back to discuss the early years of Bitcoin, his emails with Satoshi Nakamoto, privacy and much more.  The Blockstream CEO, who spoke to Cointelegraph at the Latin American crypto event Read More

Indian IT Minister Requests Blockchain Solutions to Improve Government Schools

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The Indian Telecoms and IT Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, has tasked the National Informatics Centre (NIC) with developing a blockchain-based solution for improving the quality of government schools. According to a Jan. 20 report by the Press Trust of India, Read More

South Korea Considers Imposing a 20% Income Tax on Cryptocurrencies

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South Korea’s Ministry of Economy and Finance is considering imposing a 20% tax on income from cryptocurrency transactions. According to a report published by local English-language news outlet The Korea Times on Jan. 20, the ministry had reportedly ordered its Read More

BTC Could Hit $10K, ‘Stay Away from North Korea,’ Akon City: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 13–19

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Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one Read More

‘Weak Hands Are Out’ — Trader Who Called $20K Bitcoin Top Calls Bottom

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Bitcoin (BTC) investors who are waiting for a price dip to even $6,000 have “missed” their opportunity already, veteran trader Peter Brandt says. In a market discussion with Cointelegraph on Jan. 17, the 40-year market stalwart said that contrary to Read More

It’s Never Been Harder to Mine Bitcoin as Hash Rate Hits New Highs

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The mean hash rate of the Bitcoin (BTC) network has hit new all-time highs to mark the cryptocurrency’s latest technical achievement, fresh data suggests. Compiled by monitoring resource Glassnode, a new analysis of Bitcoin’s historical hash rate shows that on Read More

Oklahoma Senator Working on Bill for State-Backed Blockchain Institution

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Oklahoma senator Nathan Dahm wrote a new bill for his state which looks to build a state-backed innovative financial institution around blockchain technology, establishing a new classification of institutions. Dated Jan. 15, 2020, the bill noted that the state-chartered financial Read More