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Bitcoin Conference Stops Accepting Bitcoin For Tickets… | News

The North American Bitcoin Conference has stopped accepting cryptocurrency payments for ticket purchases due to “network congestion.” A notice on the official website of the annual event, which will be held Jan. 18 and 19 in Miami, also cited “manual processing” of cryptocurrency payments as part of why the event’s organizers decided to accept fiat payments only for last-minute bookings. ...

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Quality Reviews Make ICO Investment a Breeze | News

How important are online reviews? In today’s digital economy, search engine results could make or break businesses. Did you know that 10 percent of how Google and other search engines decide to rank search results depending on online reviews? As much as 90 percent of customers only take any action after reading a positive review according to Together Digital. Reviews ...

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‘Nothing Finalized’: South Korea Gov’t Ministries Dive… | News

Conflicting reports today, Jan. 11, have led to confusion after a South Korean minister announced plans of a bill intended to ban cryptocurrency trading in the country. According to Reuters, South Korean officials are working on documentation that will make it illegal to trade virtual currencies on local exchanges. The country’s Justice Minister Park Sang-ki said the decision comes in ...

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Encryption Becoming ‘Public Safety Issue’ – FBI | News

Encryption technology has reached a stage where even government agencies like the FBI don’t have the technology to unlock hidden data. In fact, it’s mathematically impossible to break many advanced forms of encryption, regardless of technology or available budget. While the world’s most well-known investigation authority is tasked with providing the US government with crucial intelligence information, it is struggling ...

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Russian Ministry of Labor: Gov’t Workers Exempt From D… | News

The Russian Ministry of Labor’s updated income, expenses and property declaration guidelines for government employees for reporting on 2017 includes a point about cryptocurrency, local media outlet Izvestia reports. The updated regulations state that government employees do not have to declare “virtual currencies” they obtained. The note about cryptocurrency was added to an already existing point that stated government employees ...

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Goldman Sachs Admits Bitcoin is Real Money, Cites Use… | News

White shoe investment bank Goldman Sachs has admitted that Bitcoin and other digital currencies could succeed as real money in developing economies. Goldman strategists wrote in a recent report: “In recent decades the U.S. dollar has served its purpose relatively well. [But] in those countries and corners of the financial system where the traditional services of money are inadequately supplied, ...

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Price Analysis, Jan.10: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cas… | News

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. On Jan 9, the photography giant Kodak announced a launch of its cryptocurrency KodakCoin scheduled by the end of the month. This news ...

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Using Blockchain Technology to Enhance Location-Based… | News

In the golden era of advertising, finding an audience was as easy as publishing an ad in a widely circulated newspaper, running a radio or TV spot, or putting up billboards in relevant areas. With the advent of the Internet and the proliferation of new media types, however, casting such a broad net is the least efficient way of attracting ...

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New Voice for Crypto: Japanese Pop Group ‘Virtual Curr… | News

A new wave of cryptocurrency popularity in Japan has spawned many things – the latest being a pop group known as the ‘Virtual Currency Girls.’ Due to its relaxed attitude towards cryptocurrencies, Japan’s government has created a thriving atmosphere for cryptocurrencies in the country. Eastern neighbors Korea and China have enforced heavy regulations that have tried to stifle a movement ...

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Top-20 Best Inspirational Reading for Cryptocommunity | News

Cointelegraph would like to offer you a non-exhaustive, but attentively collected list of reading – recommendations from those thought-leaders, whom we admire, and some editorial favorites. Brock Pierce, David Orban, Wang Binsheng and others contributed to this top-20 list, which includes works related to the crypto and Blockchain issues, but also those that could be useful as an inspirational tool ...

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