Coinbase Develops Bitpay Competitor Supporting BTC, BCH, ETH and LTC

Coinbase Develops Bitpay Competitor Supporting BTC, BCH, ETH and LTC

Coinbase Commerce San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has developed a new service that aims to simplify for merchants the adoption of multiple cryptocurrencies as payments for goods and services. Coinbase Commerce facilitates the acceptance of cryptocurrencies by monitoring, validating and confirming client transactions on each blockchain. And the company says that payments made from its […]

Gibraltar’s Government Is Moving to Regulate ICOs

Gibraltar’s Government Is Moving to Regulate ICOs

Officials in Gibraltar are reportedly weighing rules for initial coin offerings (ICOs), a move that follows a bid to develop a licensure framework for companies working with the tech. The discussions will include input from members of the British overseas territory’s legislature as well as the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). Like many other countries […]

CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee Public Meeting Rescheduled to February 14, 2018

CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee Public Meeting Rescheduled to February 14, 2018

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) has rescheduled its public meeting to February 14, 2018 at CFTC’s Washington, DC headquarters. CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz is the sponsor of the TAC and Daniel Gorfine, Director of LabCFTC, is the Designated Federal Officer (DFO). At this meeting, the TAC will discuss: […]

What Lightning Network Means For The Future Of Bitcoin

What Lightning Network Means For The Future Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s Scalability Problems Many people believe that bitcoin is the future of our financial system. But there is a big issue standing in the way of this goal, and that is scalability. Currently, bitcoin’s network can only process a maximum of 10 transactions per second. In reality, the network only handles around 4-5 transactions per […]

Philippines SEC Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrencies, ICOs

Philippines SEC Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrencies, ICOs

The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it is crafting rules to regulate cryptocurrency transactions to protect investors and reduce the risk of fraud. The regulation, which will cover issuance and registration of cryptocurrencies, is expected to be finalized this year, said Emilio Aquino, SEC commissioner in charge of enforcement and investor protection, […]