Bitcoin 

‘Bitcoin Is Digital Gold’ Narrative Still Unproven, Warns Expert Trader

For many, trading cryptocurrency can be a challenge, but the process is made easier if one relies on a combination of technical analysis tools and oscillators to provide insight on which path digital assets like Bitcoin (BTC) might take.  Typically, one sees traders employ the relative strength index (RSI), moving average divergence convergence (MACD), Stochastic RSI (Stoch) and a mixture of exponential moving averages (EMAs), Bollinger Bands, volume measurements and so on. This is good and well, and utilizing these tools often provides great results for traders.  The difficulty of…

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Bitcoin 

‘Buy Bitcoin’ Says Expert as Argentina Imposes $10K Limit for Citizens

Argentina has reimposed capital controls, limiting citizens’ and businesses’ freedom to buy foreign currency. As Bloomberg reported on Sep. 1, the increasingly troubled South American nation took the step as the Argentine peso (ARS) suffers overwhelming losses against major fiat currencies such as the U.S. dollar. Argentina puts $10K limit on dollar access Argentina has shown an affinity for Bitcoin (BTC) in recent times, with trade volumes accelerating as uncertainty around the economy grew. Last month, a premium appeared on the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges. Now, access to hard currency is…

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Bitcoin 

Japan to Solarize Its Burgeoning Digital Economy, Expert Take

Society is now witnessing the implementation of digital currencies, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology worldwide. These new digital technologies necessitate very high consumption of electric energy, which is currently produced with coal and fossil fuels that have adverse environmental effects. A global shift toward green energy will require the removal of the technological/infrastructural, financial and regulatory/tax-policy barriers. In this series, we evaluate the tax, digital technology and solar policies (including a space solar power satellite) of the top carbon dioxide-emitting countries. In 2009, Japan — the Land of the…

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Blockchain 

US Department of Commerce Offering 6-Figure Salary to Crypto Expert

The United States Department of Commerce is looking to hire a computer scientist specializing in blockchain and identity management. According to a job listing from Aug. 9, the federal agency is seeking someone with at least one year of specialized experience in developing blockchain infrastructure and conducting research into blockchain technologies, crypto ledgers and crypto contracts.  Focus on identity management and crypto tokens The Department of Commerce’s listing hints at the future hire’s duties and responsibilities in general terms, revealing only that they will be tasked with research and development…

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Blockchain 

Proposed Crypto Tax Cut in Singapore to Help Crypto Business: PwC Expert

Singapore’s plans to exempt certain digital currencies from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) would benefit cryptocurrency-related businesses, according to a partner in PwC Hong Kong’s corporate tax practice. As reported by Hong Kong’s English language newspaper South China Morning Post on July 29, Gwenda Ho argued that the Singapore government’s proposal to drop the seven per cent GST for cryptocurrencies when using them to pay for goods and services would have a positive impact on crypto exchanges, asset managers and blockchain entrepreneurs. Per Ho, the adoption of the proposed…

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Bitcoin 

Are You an Expert of Bitcoin History? Take Our Quiz an… | Quiz

Ten years have passed since the enigmatic Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper. A lot has happened since October 31, 2008, and not many can say that they know every little detail of Bitcoin’s history. In honor of the White Paper’s ten year anniversary, Cointelegraph offers you, our readers, the opportunity to test your knowledge of the history of Bitcoin and win a prize! (function(d, s, id){ var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) {return;} js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));…

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Ethereum 

Proactive Steps and Expert Advice

Has the cryptocurrency exchange which you typically trade on already been hacked? If not yet, this is highly possible. Centralized exchanges, which Vitalik Buterin wished would “burn in hell,” can manipulate users’ funds and face regular attacks, while decentralized ones seem to have not yet found a balanced compromise between security and usability. At the same time, the experience of traditional banks in ensuring cybersecurity is still not in demand within the crypto industry, which leads to users’ millions of dollars theft or data breach, like in an incident happened…

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Blockchain 

Official Chinese Currency Renminbi to Become Cryptocurrency, Expert Says

Donald Tapscott, executive chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute,  stated that the official Chinese currency, the renminbi (RMB), will become a cryptocurrency, in an interview with Bloomberg on April 17. In the interview, Tapscott revealed that he had recently been at a meeting with the vice-chairman of the Communist Party in China, who recalled that President Xi Jinping thinks that blockchain is one of the most important technologies for the future of the country. Speaking about the government’s ban on cryptocurrency exchanges, Tapscott outlined that China is considering to ban…

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Blockchain 

Moscow Blockchain Cluster Needs Intellectual Property Mechanism, Says Expert

The Moscow-based blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property, says the founder of blockchain platform Universa.io, Aleksandr Borodich. Borodich’s statements were reported by Russian news agency TASS on Feb. 15. The plans to launch a blockchain-based city innovation cluster by summer 2019 were initially announced by the Moscow municipal government earlier in February. The upcoming platform for the city’s IT innovation cluster will purportedly bring together various tech and business entities and enable participants to find potential partners, as well as learn about their products and equipment.…

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Blockchain 

Expert Claims QuadrigaCX Funds Not Stuck, But Missing Altogether

The $145 million in digital assets that are reportedly stuck in encrypted cold wallet storage of QuadrigaCX crypto exchange could actually be missing, according to analysts cited by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Feb. 6. In December 2018, the founder of major Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX, Gerald Cotten, passed suddenly. Cotten was reportedly the sole executive with access to the exchange’s cold wallets. As such, customers have been unable to withdraw funds owed to them, and the exchange has sought creditor protection in Canadian court. A filing from Ernst…

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