Huobi Chain Project Plots Course Toward a Decentralized Financial Platform

Huobi is announcing the launch of the Huobi Chain Project (HCP) and the Huobi Chain Superhero Championship Program (HCSCP). With the HCP and HCSCP initiatives, Huobi wants to build a next-generation, decentralized financial platform. Huobi, headquartered in Singapore, is a global digital currency trading platform and exchange with offices in Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and […]

Bitcoin Inheritance Planning – What You Need to Know (and do…)

The post Bitcoin Inheritance Planning – What You Need to Know (and do…) appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Español Русский It’s said that in this world, only two things are certain: death and taxes. While the invention of Bitcoin may cast a little doubt on the certainty of taxes, death remains sadly inevitable. However, one […]

Cryptocurrency Exchange Giant Coinbase is Officially Launching in Japan

With a presence in 32 countries already, US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is expanding into Japan, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency markets. In an announcement on Monday, San Francisco-based Coinbase confirmed the launch of an office in Japan and its plan to work “hand-in-hand” with the Financial Services Agency (FSA), the country’s financial regulator, to […]

SEC Appoints New Crypto Chief

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) already has a cryptocurrency task force, and now it’s designated a crypto advisor. The Wall Street regulator has named Valerie A. Szczepanik to spearhead the application of securities laws to “digital asset technology and innovation” across cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). Her appointment seems apropos, considering that Szczepanik was […]

Bitcoin Interest Drops 90 Percent from December, Google Trends

Online searches for Bitcoin on Google Trends have taken a hit following a drop in market prices since the beginning of the year. Bitcoin Searches Take a Nosedive Figures from Google Trends don’t paint a pretty picture. Mid-December searches for Bitcoin were recorded at 100 out of a scale of 100. However, fast-forward six months […]

Steve Wozniak Wants Bitcoin to Become the World’s Single Currency

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some very positive things to say about bitcoin. In a recent interview with CNBC, the computer mogul admitted that he hopes bitcoin will become a single global currency and that he shares the sentiment of Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey, who expressed his belief last March that bitcoin will […]

Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam Teams up with Sequoia Partner for New Crypto Fund

The exodus of partners and investors from venture capital firms into cryptocurrency investing has taken a new turn, as Sequoia Capital partner Matt Huang has become the latest finance industry heavyweight to make his exit. Wall Street Journal sources indicate that he is set to start a new cryptocurrency investment fund alongside Coinbase co-founder Fred […]