Facebook finished up its second round of Congressional hearings yesterday, marking the end of the beginning for what some U.S. Congressional members consider the social media platform’s ill-advised venture into the monetary realm. The House of Representatives Financial Services Committee hearing, following in the footsteps of the Senate Banking Committee’s own earlier this week, went on for a grueling six-and-a-half hours. Libra project head, … [Read more...] about Libra in Congress: A Chance to Define What Bitcoin Is and What Libra Isn’t
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Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, the Iranian minister for information and communications technology, called the nation a “heaven for miners,” according to AP News. He said that Iranians have turned to crypto mining as a countermeasure against looming hyperinflation and economic collapse following economic sanctions from Washington, D.C. However, he also noted that, while Bitcoin mining isn’t illegal in the country, the government wants to … [Read more...] about Official Calls Iran a ‘Heaven for Miners’
Big Brother, in its governmental and corporate forms, has been watching us for many years. One of its most aggressive ongoing forms started with the USA PATRIOT Act of October 2001, which laid the foundation for an unprecedented mass surveillance apparatus which extends beyond American borders. Meanwhile, companies like Google and Facebook have built multi-billion dollar business models out of the sale and collection of user data. Under this … [Read more...] about Can Graphite Replace Google Drive and Google Docs?
BRD, one of the most secure cryptocurrency mobile wallets, trusted by over 2 million users in 170 countries, now enables Canadian customers to purchase bitcoin, ether and bitcoin cash for some of the lowest fees in the industry. Through its partnership with the fast-growing Canadian crypto trading platform Coinberry, BRD’s Canadian customers will be able to buy via credit card, wire or, most notably, e-Transfer, for near-instant funding and fast … [Read more...] about BRD Partners With Coinberry for Expedited Crypto Purchasing, Industry Low Fees
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) platform and protocol development have seen a lot of delivered code and projects over the last two years. The upgrades will help Bitcoin Cash scale to the masses, and many of the added features are protocol developments that are unique to BCH. Also read: Indian Government Breaks Silence on Crypto Regulation BCH Infrastructure and Blockchain Development In less than two weeks, BCH fans around the world will be celebrating the … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Cash Milestones: Delivered Code, Upgrades and Platform Development