Ohio Crypto Program Hits a Snag, Attorney General Finds It Illegal

The Attorney General of the U.S. state of Ohio has assessed the state’s crypto program and concluded that it is a legal violation of state law. The state’s former treasurer skirted the law to launch a website that allowed 23 types of tax payments in cryptocurrency ahead of other states. Also read: US State of Ohio Accepts Bitcoin for 23 Types of Taxes Ohio’s Crypto Program Violates State Law The U.S. state of Ohio made headlines last year when it began accepting cryptocurrencies for 23 types of tax payments. The…

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Indian Government Programs Add New Crypto Courses

The Indian government has added new educational courses teaching cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to the public and law enforcement officers. Amid regulatory uncertainty and banking restrictions, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology remain important topics of study in India. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case to November, New Date Confirmed New Course on Crypto and Blockchain A new course entitled “Introduction to Blockchain Technology and Applications” has been added to Swayam, a learning platform initiated by the Indian government’s Ministry of Human Resource Development. This eight–week, AICTE-approved course for undergraduates…

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BitOrb Exchange Raises $6.4 Million

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The BitOrb Exchange has successfully secured its funding round, raising a total of USD 6.4m. The round was led by the W-Rex Algo Trading Platform a product of the Wota Group. Additionally, the Wota Group will act as a strategic partner and help the BitOrb Exchange grow its network of traders, user acquisition…

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Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million Wallets Created

The Bitcoin.com Wallet has now achieved a major milestone with over 5 million wallets created since the app launched just a little over two years ago. An upcoming version of the digital wallet app will add SLP token support and additional features. Also Read: Video: Bitcoin Cash Lets You Buy Equity Over the Counter at a Bar Bitcoin.com Wallet Continues to Grow Bitcoin.com today marks more than five million wallets created with the company’s official wallet app. The Bitcoin.com Wallet was launched back in August 2017 and quickly gained a…

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‘Zimdollars’ Issued for First Time in Ten Years Amidst Continued Hyperinflation

The new Zimbabwe dollar has hit the streets, with banks beginning to issue the paper currency Tuesday. The ‘Zimdollar,’ existing earlier this year as coins, e-balances, the RTGS dollar, and bond notes, was returned to in June as a replacement for the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system implemented in February. While the development represents the currency’s return after 10 years of absence, hyperinflation continues to wrack the country, and many residents are unhappy with the ‘drip feed’ issuance system of much needed cash. Also Read: ‘Zimdollar’ Reboot: Bitcoin Fills…

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How Crypto Assets Are Capturing the Attention Economy

Human attention is a finite resource: we awake each day with it replenished, only for it to seep away through work, leisure, and time frittered idly browsing the web while circumventing ads. Recognizing the scarcity of maintaining human interest, attention economists have devised incentivized systems powered by crypto assets. These reward engagement and turn idle clicks into profitable browsing. Also read: 2 New Blog Sites That Allow Users to Earn Cryptocurrencies Blocktv and Brave Are Spearheading the Attention Economy Scarcity doesn’t just apply to crypto assets that come with a…

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Developer Demos Smart Card That Produces Bitcoin Cash Signatures

Software engineer Tobias Ruck has revealed a project he’s been working on that allows a smart card to produce valid BCH signatures. Ruck tweeted about his experiment to the crypto community and Bitcoin Cash proponents showed their excitement about the future of offline payments. Also read: Walk Like Nakamoto: 7 Anonymous Personalities in the Crypto Space Harnessing Offline Bitcoin Cash Payments For quite some time the developer Tobias Ruck has been experimenting and developing concepts that help bolster the BCH ecosystem. News.Bitcoin.com reported on Ruck last year when the programmer…

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Dubai to Host City’s First Bitcoin Cash Meetup on Saturday

As Dubai is renowned as an international business and financial hub it should be no surprise it has a dedicated community of cryptocurrency supporters. On Saturday the residents of the city are coming together to learn about bitcoin cash and party. If you are in the area that day, make sure not to miss this meetup. Also Read: Universal Protocol Alliance to List Mega-Utility Token on Bitcoin.com Exchange First Bitcoin Cash Meetup in Dubai Bitcoin Cash Dubai, a local group for electronic cash supporters from the most populous city in…

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2 New Blog Sites That Allow Users to Earn Cryptocurrencies

During the last few years, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have explored blogging and content publishing websites that are powered by digital currencies. Recently, two new publishing websites that utilize cryptocurrencies have been gathering traction. The crypto powered blogging platform Publish 0x pays users to read content and blog using 11 different digital assets. The website Read.cash is a Bitcoin Cash-centric platform that lets people write articles with videos and images in order to earn BCH. Also read: Walk Like Nakamoto: 7 Anonymous Personalities in the Crypto Space Read.cash: A Bitcoin Cash-Powered Blogging…

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South Korean Exchange CEO Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

A South Korean district court has sentenced executives of a local crypto exchange to prison. The CEO of the exchange got a 16-year jail sentence while other executives and their accomplices got between six and 11 years. They duped thousands of investors, promising them up to 200% return within weeks. Also read: Korean Presidential Committee Pushes to Legalize Crypto Hefty Sentences for Crypto Exchange Executives The Seoul Central District Court has reportedly handed hefty prison sentences to executives of local cryptocurrency exchange Coinup. Judge So Byeong-seok sentenced 53-year-old CEO Kang…

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