Bitcoin and Blockchain Boosting Law Intended to Create Jobs

[ad_1] Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain are reinvigorating the law intended to create jobs: The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. Blockchain To Get the JOBS Act Right The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, colloquially known as the JOBS Act, is a law intended to create jobs in the United States. The concept behind it is to encourage funding of small businesses by easing various securities regulations. President Barack Obama

Canada Revenue Agency Audits QuadrigaCX’s Corporate Tax Returns

[ad_1] The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the country’s tax authority, is auditing the corporate tax returns filed by QuadrigaCX, the now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange. CRA’s request for documents and information is significantAccording to an article by the Globe and Mail on Sept. 16, QuadrigaCX is now being audited by the CRA which has requested the tax returns from Oct. 1, 2015, to Sept. 30, 2018.The Canadian exchange has been generating headlines

Here’s How Europeans Can Deal With Negative Interest Rates

[ad_1] Low and negative interest rates have been a burden for account holders across Europe for some time. And it’s only getting worse, as the European Central Bank just announced a new rate cut to a record low of -0.5%. Private and corporate customers in many countries on the continent don’t have a lot of options to preserve the value of their holdings, at least not in the fiat money

Harbor Tokenizes $100 Million in Real Estate Funds on Ethereum Blockchain

[ad_1] The startup Harbor announced a partnership with Seattle-based real estate investment firm iCap Equity to tokenize $100 million in real estate funds.On Sept. 16, Harbor announced in a blog post that iCap Equity is using Harbor’s blockchain-enabled platform to improve its liquidity in four of its real estate funds which manages over $100 million in assets.Harbor created the tokens on the Ethereum blockchain, which represent portions of the funds.

BIS Economist Proposes DLT-Based Financial Market Monitoring

[ad_1] An economist of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has proposed new ways of supervising financial risks through distributed ledger technology (DLT).In a recently released working paper, economist Raphael Auer made the case for so-called embedded supervision, which would automatically monitor tokenized markets. This would purportedly eliminate the need for the collection, verification and delivery of companies’ related data.New forms of transparency and data credibilityPer the report, DLT and

New Linux Malware Mines Crypto While Remaining Undetectable

[ad_1] Two threat analysts recently stumbled upon new Linux malware that keeps its cryptocurrency mining operations hidden.On Sept. 16, Augusto Remillano II and Jakub Urbanec revealed in a post on Trend Micro, a security intelligence blog, that they found new Linux malware. According to the analysts, this malware is particularly notable because of the way it loads malicious kernel modules to hide its cryptocurrency mining operations.Malware provides hackers full access

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

[ad_1] 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 space added to the data carrier size. While still in its infancy, the Member platform has matured into a censorship-resistant Reddit but with geolocated posts, reputational ratings, and native

HTC Smartphone Adds Built-in Wallet for Bitcoin Cash

[ad_1] Bitcoin.com announced a partnership with Taiwanese telecommunications manufacturer HTC to support Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on its flagship smartphones.In a press release on Sept. 16, Bitcoin.com announced that it and HTC would begin a long-term partnership wherein the HTC Exodus 1 will provide built-in wallet support for Bitcoin Cash.Bitcoin.com states that the phone supports BCH without having to download a BCH wallet from an app store. Current users will need

How Much BTC Do You Need to Be a Bitcoin Whale?

[ad_1] So you wanna be a Bitcoin whale? The amount of BTC you need to influence the markets in the future could be drastically smaller than today. A Bitcoin Whale Moves $1Bn (94,504 BTC) 10 days ago, a Bitcoin whale (yes, the mother of all Bitcoin whales) moved $1 billion of BTC in just one transaction. Understandably, that amount of bitcoin on the move from the largest non-exchange address triggered

Bug on Kraken Let Users Buy Bitcoin $2K Cheaper and Sell $2K Higher

[ad_1] Some Kraken clients were buying Bitcoin (BTC) for $2,000 cheaper than the market price and selling it for nearly $12,000 on Sept. 13.On Friday, United States-based crypto exchange Kraken experienced a bug that allowed some users to buy or sell Bitcoin at a notably different price from Bitcoin’s actual market price due to a reported system bug. On Sept. 14, Kraken posted a Twitter thread explaining that the bug resulted