There’s no surprise as to why Malta is called the ‘Blockchain Island,” thanks to its progressive stance on cryptocurrency regulations and 2018 relocations by several major exchanges. Now, one of the world’s smallest and most densely populated countries is giving…
As of February, 2019, only two Ohio businesses have reportedly paid their taxes using Bitcoin. While Ohio was the first state to accept Bitcoin tax payments from individuals & businesses, it's taking time to catch some traction. Still, expect big things from Ohio this 2019!
In mid-February, 2019, Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) noted the received endorsement of an amendment to the Securities and Exchange Act - which is set to pave the way for the issuance and trading of scripless & tokenized securities.
Samsung recently confirmed that the release of their Galaxy S10 will include private key compatibility for blockchain enthusiasts & users! Rumors have circulated for the past year about whether the device will include storage for private crypto keys.
Partnering with SafeChain, the County Auditors' Association of Ohio is looking to explore blockchain technology for use in land title transfers & other real estate transactions. This isn't Ohio's first rodeo, as they are the 1st state to accept Bitcoin tax payments!
Following up the passage of SF0125, a crypto bill defining virtual currencies & assets as governed under the Uniform Commercial Code, Wyoming has passed two more bills; one providing for depositing institutions & the other for the issurance of token certificates.
The Utah Government is in the midst of conducting a legislative study to determine the benefits of blockchain technology, along with potential use cases. You can read more about the text of the directed study, proponents of the bill, and more in this post!
In another a huge move for bringing Bitcoin & micro-payments into everyday use, Tippin has rolled out a Google Chrome Extension enabling users to tip one another in Bitcoin - all by way of an easy-to-use Twitter button. Read more about tippin & its use here!
In another triumphant move establishing Australia's presence at the forefront of blockchain technology use for our democratic processes, the South Australian Government is utilizing Horizon State's platform to facilitate an upcoming election for a fishing council!
Nearly 3 months after the Bitcoin Cash fork, which saw the project split into BCHABC & BSV, Coinbase users are now able to finally withdraw their BSV. However, Coinbase does not support trading for BSV at the moment. Read more about the recent press release here!