Israeli Lawmakers Plan to Exempt Bitcoin From Capital Gains Tax in Draft New Law

Israeli lawmakers have proposed in a draft new law to treat bitcoin as a currency instead of an asset for tax purposes, local media reported.According to a report from...

Crypto ETP volumes fell in September as investors sought safer options

According to a recent report by CryptoCompare, a digital asset data resource, aggregate trading volumes exchange traded products (ETP) have plummeted drastically in the month of September. Aggregate ETP Volume ($millions)...

Cambridge University’s Third Crypto Study Records 101 Million Cryptocurrency Users Worldwide

The University of Cambridge and the school’s Centre for Alternative Finance has published the third “Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study.” The 71-page in-depth study examines the current growth of the...

Blockchain Bites: Crypto Tax Switcheroo, Stablecoin Confusion, the Post-Capitalist Plunge

Fintech giant Plaid has quietly added support for two DeFi applications, the IRS wants to know about your crypto holdings and data shows the total value of stablecoins has surpassed...

Inside the blockchain developer’s mind: The governance crisis

This is Part 3 of a three-part series in which Andrew Levine outlines the issues facing legacy blockchains and posits solutions to these problems. Read Part 1 on the upgradeability...

Digital Commodity Exchange Act of 2020: US Lawmakers Propose Single National Crypto Framework

Lawmakers in the U.S. have introduced the Digital Commodity Exchange Act of 2020 to create a single, national regulatory framework for cryptocurrency trading platforms, including those that trade bitcoin,...

MicroBT Sets Up First Offshore Bitcoin Miner Factory to Expand US Market Share

Chinese bitcoin miner manufacturer MicroBT is looking to grab a bigger slice of the U.S. market by setting up its first overseas production center.The company said on Friday that it...

Russia’s telecom regulator blacklists Binance website

Authorities in Russia appear to be going after Binance — the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange — as its domain is now in the list of prohibited websites in the country....

Indian Police Probe Crypto Exchange and Founders Allegedly Running a Scam

Delhi police are reportedly investigating a cryptocurrency exchange and its executives allegedly duping Indian investors after receiving multiple complaints. The complainants further say the company has moved office overseas...

Bitcoin Is Undervalued, Fair Value Price Should Be $15,000, Says Analyst

Bloomberg cryptocurrency analyst Mike McGlone says bitcoin is greatly undervalued, suggesting that its fair value price should currently be somewhere around $15,000.The price of bitcoin (BTC) has see-sawed between...