Google, like Facebook did, is banning crypto ads in June. Meanwhile, the head of the IMF called for a global crackdown on money laundering and the financing of terrorism while noting the importance of cryptocurrency and its technology.
CryptoCurrency News from around the World and beyond. This section focuses on what is happening with cryptocurrency now. So that is things like countries embracing or rejecting cryptos, price milestones for Bitcoin and Alts, new ICOs, upcoming forks, etc.
Good news, if you used only Coinbase to buy and sell crypto, your tax filing just got a lot easier. Coinbase has launched new tax tools including a tax calculator.
Rumors were going around that a MtGox trustee (AKA “the Tokyo Whale”) has been selling off massive amounts of BTC pushing the market down. Rumor also has it that this whale won’t have authorization to sell again until September 2018.
John Oliver did an episode on Cryptocurrency. We explain John Oliver explaining Bitcoin, FOMO, blockchain, and more… and we show you how to watch the episode.
East Wenatchee Washington has become a hub for crypto miners due to the cheap energy produced by the hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River.
Monero (XMR) is forking to create MoneroV (XMV). The snapshot block is 1564965. Anyone in Monero in a wallet where they control their private keys before the snapshot will own MoneroV.
This week was full of FUD. Binance phishing, SEC statement, Japan cracking down on exchanges, MtGox selling, oh my. Bitcoin’s price dropped accordingly. This FUD overwhelmed the rather excellent news like the Coinbase index fund.
The SEC issued a statement on cryptocurrency exchanges. This, combined with other news gave the market the jitters. Let’s look at what the SEC officially has to say.
Rumors of a Binance hack caused a flash crash in Bitcoin and other cryptos, but this is likely temporary given the facts about what occurred. We explain.
Coinbase has announced a Coinbase Index Fund. This fund is weighted toward Bitcoin and Ethereum, but will track the performance of all coins on Coinbase now and in the future.