China’s Regulatory Crackdown Forces More Bitcoin Exchange Closures

Regulation The regulatory crackdown in China against cryptocurrency trading platforms is happening once again. It all started yesterday as the exchange BTCC announced it was closing on September 30. Now the exchange Viabtc is also shutting down operations in mainland China on the same day, and more exchanges are expected to follow. … Read moreChina’s Regulatory Crackdown Forces More Bitcoin Exchange Closures

Market Analysis Report (15 Sep 2017)

Bitcoin Price Slips Below $3,000 on Chinese Exchanges Regulatory uncertainty shook the crypto markets yesterday, as traders grappled with increasingly-credible rumors that the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) will suspend trading at Chinese Bitcoin exchanges. Weighed down by this tumultuous climate, the bitcoin price has fallen below $3,000 at Chinese markets. In the past 12 hours alone, … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (15 Sep 2017)

Bitcoin Exchange BTCC to Halt Trading as Regulatory Storm Brews in China

Regulation This past week there’s been many rumors that Chinese cryptocurrency trading platforms would be shutting down shortly due to regulatory concerns. Now the China-based exchange BTCC has announced it will be shutting down operations on September 30. Also read: China to Play a ‘Leading Role’ in Bitcoin’s Future   BTCC Exchange to … Read moreBitcoin Exchange BTCC to Halt Trading as Regulatory Storm Brews in China

Market Analysis Report (14 Sep 2017)

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges May Face Stricter Regulation and Licensure According to recent reports from the country’s National Internet Finance Association (NIFA), bitcoin is not ‘illegal,’ but exchanges may face tighter regulatory supervision and might have to cease operations temporarily until they are licensed. Bitmain’s Jihan Wu explained to his Twitter followers that China has not … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (14 Sep 2017)

PR: Smartlands Platform Opens the Agricultural Sector for Crypto-Investors

This is a paid press release which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse or support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The creators of the Smartlands platform for the tokenization of agricultural … Read morePR: Smartlands Platform Opens the Agricultural Sector for Crypto-Investors

Market Analysis Report (13 Sep 2017)

Bitcoin OTC Service Suspends Trading Citing China Pressure BitKan, an over-the-counter (OTC) trading service for cryptocurrencies in China, announced today that it will suspend operations amid growing scrutiny from domestic regulators. In the news post, BitKan said it would suspend its trading service beginning at 12:00 on the 14th of September, a notable development, given … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (13 Sep 2017)

Openbazaar 2.0 Beta Launches with Tor, Offline Stores, Shapeshift and Segwit

Technology Openbazaar 2.0, a major upgrade from the previous version, has been released. The fully-functional public beta expands the peer-to-peer app with several new features including Tor integration, improved search, a bitcoin wallet, new vendor tools, and stores that stay online. Also read: Russia’s Finance Ministry Drafts Law to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Openbazaar 2.0 Beta Launches … Read moreOpenbazaar 2.0 Beta Launches with Tor, Offline Stores, Shapeshift and Segwit