The Daily: Trump Chooses Bitcoin Advocate as Chief of Staff, Congressman Proposes Wall Coins

December 16th, 2018

In today’s edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of stories from the U.S. political scene. President Donald Trump has chosen a known Bitcoin advocate as the Acting White House Chief of Staff. And a congressman proposes to fund the building of a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border with a “Wall Coins” crowdsale offering….

Password Manager App Dashlane Mocks Cryptocurrency Owners

December 13th, 2018

Having strong passwords is important for everyone in today’s world as it is full of hackers and other cybercriminals. And as cryptocurrency is a value stored in code, it is no surprise that its owners are among the most paranoid about their data security. However, strong keys aren’t worth much if you can’t remember them. …

Report: Lightning Network Still Way off Being Ready for Commercial Use

December 13th, 2018

The Lightning Network (LN) is a second-layer protocol that was long promised as a solution to BTC’s scalability problem. However, the off-chain system is still very far from being able to support actual commence according to a new review by business management technology company Scipio ERP. Also Read: The Daily: Enforces KYC, Okex Updates…

The Daily: Enforces KYC, Okex Updates BCH Ticker

December 12th, 2018

In today’s edition of The Daily we cover another cryptocurrency venue that now requires verification from traders, the latest exchange to update the BCH ticker since the recent hard fork, a new solution for reporting crypto taxes for cannabis merchants, and a new way in which founders are demonstrating commitment to their crypto businesses. Also…

Crypto-Focused VCs Invest $30 Million in Digital Banking App

December 11th, 2018

Good Money, a digital banking startup, has announced it’s raised $30 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Galaxy Digital with investments from Breyer Capital, Blockchange Capital, Boost VC, Ken Howery, Blockchange Ventures, Cross Culture Ventures, Troy Carter, Mitch Kapor, Peter Diamandis, Blake Mycoskie, Justin Rosenstein, and others. Also Read: Law Professor:…