Gov’t Shutdown Freezes SEC Activity, But Bitcoin ETF Date Unaffected

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has frozen all pending administrative proceedings due to the government shutdown. According to a legal expert, however, the Commission is not allowed, by law, to delay the decision on VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF past

Buy Bitcoin at the Grocery Store via Coinstar

Bitcoin might not be the red hot commodity it was a year ago, but it’s taking its biggest step yet toward the mainstream world. Coinstar, whose machines are found in supermarkets across the country and help people get rid of

Bitcoin Mining Getting More Decentralized As Bitmain Loses Dominance

Bitcoin mining has become so decentralized that six transaction confirmations now provide “complete protection” against double spending. Data: Mining Monopolies Dwindling That was the conclusion drawn among social media commentators analyzing the latest statistics about the Bitcoin mining industry, which

Thousands of US Grocery Stores to Sell Bitcoin At Coinstar Kiosks

A U.S. Bitcoin ATM company has teamed up with international coin counter Coinstar to offer Bitcoin purchasing facilities in “thousands” of new locations. More Bitcoin For Cash Washington-based Coinme, which has operated Bitcoin ATMs since 2014, confirmed the deal via

Stock Exchange of Thailand Unveils Plan to Enter the Crypto Space

Exchanges The Stock Exchange of Thailand is reportedly planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. The securities companies that are members of the exchange will also apply for cryptocurrency broker-dealer licenses with the country’s regulator. Thailand currently has three licensed crypto

Move Over Bitcoin, Criminals Using V-Bucks in Fortnite to Launder Money

Enough already of the tired old rhetoric that Bitcoin is the first choice of criminals for money laundering. Criminals will use any means available, including Fortnite’s V-Bucks, according to a new investigation by The Independent. Free Game, Expensive Outfits The

Mining Closures Reveal Recurring Bitcoin Bear Market Trend

Mining Another bitcoin miner this week shut down its operations, though the news didn’t come as much of a shock. The latest closure, of U.S.-based Giga Watt which went bankrupt last year, follows a trend among large mining operations that