Rakuten Acquires Crypto Exchange to Fast-Track Into the Japanese Market

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News Japanese mega e-commerce and internet company Rakuten Inc. is entering the crypto space. Instead of submitting a new application to the country’s financial regulator, Rakuten is acquiring an existing crypto exchange to fast-track into the Japanese crypto market. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Rakuten to […]

Viabtc CEO Proposes BCH Organization to Establish Standards

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News On August 31 the CEO of the firm Viabtc, Haipo Yang, published a blog post proposing the establishment of a standardization organization like the World Wide Web’s W3C consortium. Haipo Yang wants to start a similar group called the Bitcoin Cash Standard Organization (BCSO) in order to create standards […]

160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals

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Regulation Japan’s top financial regulator has revealed exclusively to news.Bitcoin.com the number of crypto exchanges seeking to enter the Japanese market. The agency also confirms the number of existing exchanges that have exited the industry, leaving only three applications currently being reviewed. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]

A Complete A-Z of Stablecoins

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Altcoins Stablecoins have proliferated this year, so much so that it’s been hard to keep track of them all. In a bid to remedy that, news.Bitcoin.com has compiled a list of all stablecoins that are currently tradable – plus several others that are on their way. This is the ultimate […]

August 2018 Volume Rankings Report: ETC and Dash Top Ten

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Markets and Prices During August, the monthly volume posted by the majority of leading cryptocurrency markets continued to decline. Despite such, the ETC and Dash markets again defied the trend to post an increase in trade volume, with XRP also bucking the downward trend this month. Also Read: 160 Crypto Exchanges […]

A Look at Two More Bitcoin Cash Token Projects in the Works

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Technology & Security Since the Bitcoin Cash upgrade last May there’s been a sudden emergence of token creation protocols introduced to the BCH protocol. Lots of projects and ideas have been released over the past few months priming up the flames of competitive development. Now there are two more BCH-based […]

Two Norwegian Miners Scrutinized for Low Taxable Incomes

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Taxes Two Norwegian cryptocurrency miners have garnered national media attention after declaring taxable incomes of less than $20,000 USD despite having admitted to owning at least 34 bitcoins during December of last year. Also Read: GPU Manufacturing Giant Nvidia Leaves Crypto Mining Reported Incomes of Two Norwegian Crypto Miners Subject of […]