Miami-Dade Officials Hope to Launch a Crypto Task Force, Residents Could Pay Taxes in Bitcoin Soon – Taxes Bitcoin News

Back in mid-February, Bitcoin.com News reported on Miami’s Mayor Francis Suarez supporting the idea of the city holding bitcoin in the treasury and allowing tax payments in bitcoin as well. On April 15, 2021, reports show that the city may introduce the tax payments concept soon, as the District 8 county commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins has pushed for the invocation of a Miami-Dade digital currency task force. A Resolution for a Cryptocurrency Task Force Has Been Submitted to an Infrastructure Read more …

Protocol upgrades and Google Cloud integration lift EOS price 245% in 2021

On April 16 EOS price soared to a new high at $8.49 and the current market structure for the altcoin suggests there is room for further upside. EOS initially made headlines during the ICO craze of 2018 when its parent company Block.one raised a record $4 billion in funding to create the EOSIO software and in the past three months, the altcoin has nearly tripled in value.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that since trading at a low Read more …

Wallstreetbets Reinstates Ban on Cryptocurrency Discussions, Citing Bloomberg Coverage – News Bitcoin News

The moderators of the famous Reddit forum Wallstreetbets, known for putting Gamestop (GME) stock prices on the map as a worldwide trending topic, lifted a ban on all discussions related to bitcoin, ethereum, and dogecoin. However, the decision has been reversed after a recently published Bloomberg article. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Were Allowed to Discuss for Just One Day On April 14, 2021, Wallstreetbets moderators issued a statement, commenting about why they’ve been banning crypto-related discussions within their threads, citing that Read more …

BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, DOGE, ADA, DOT, LTC, UNI, LINK

Dogecoin’s (DOGE) massive rally to $0.45 propelled it to a market capitalization of over $54 billion to make it the fifth most valuable cryptocurrency by market cap. This lofty market cap comes as a surprise to many since the project has no active developers and is only a meme coin, thus the current rally brings back memories of the excesses seen during the ICO boom in 2017. Rallies like the one seen in Dogecoin indicate that several traders have entered the Read more …

How The XRP Community Reply To The SEC’s “Shady” Move

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit against Ripple Labs, and executives Brad Garlinghouse and Chris Larsen seem to have taken a weird turn. According to the former federal prosecutor and defense lawyer James Filan, the Commission could have allegedly bypass certain rules to its benefit. #XRPCommunity #XRP #SEC v. #Ripple @sentosumosaba BREAKING: DISCOVERY DISPUTE REGARDING #SEC CONTACTING FOREIGN REGULATORS AND SEEKING DISCOVERY OUTSIDE RULES OF FEDERAL PROCEDURE AND HAGUE CONVENTION. LETTER MOTION ATTACHED.https://t.co/53ytaZCjTi — James K. Filan (@FilanLaw) April Read more …

How SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT And Eltoo Could Improve The Lightning Network

Watch This Episode On YouTube Listen To This Episode: In this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost discussed SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT, a proposed new sighash flag that would enable a cleaner version of the Lightning Network and other Layer 2 protocols. Sighash flags are included in Bitcoin transactions to indicate which part of the transaction is signed by the required private keys, exactly. This can be (almost) the entire transaction, or specific parts of it. Read more …

SafeEarth Donates $100,000 to TheOceanCleanUp Kicking Off Blockchain Eco Project – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. Blockchain eco project SafeEarth has donated over $100,000 to TheOceanCleanUp charity with more donations planned for other global charities. 16th April, 2021, London, UK — SafeEarth, a blockchain eco project, has donated over $100,000 to community selected charity TheOceanCleanUp. The donated funds will help towards the removal of plastic waste from the planet. This generous donation represents the first act of SafeEarth’s continuing initiative to help charities across the globe. The money was raised from SAFEEARTH Read more …

Trace Network Partners With Polygon And Infosys Consulting For Blockchain Revolution

Beyond Bitcoin, the hottest assets in the crypto markets are those that feature a robust ecosystem that supports several other essential sectors in the industry, such as DeFi or NFTs. The innovative Ethereum Layer 2 scaling solution Polygon – formerly Matic –  is among the most popular and recently partnered with Trace Networks and Infosys Consulting to bring several revolutionary new features to the platform. Here’s what Trace Networks is all about and why the partnership with Polygon will boost Read more …

Blockap Moves To Texas – Bitcoin Magazine: Bitcoin News, Articles, Charts, and Guides

Bitcoin mining firm Blockap has moved its headquarters from Las Vegas to Austin, Texas, an emerging hub for nascent technologies. Per an announcement on Blockcap’s website, the firm chose Austin as its new headquarters for its workforce, favorable regulations, “as well as pronouncements by Governor Abbott and his team regarding protecting blockchain technology,” founder and executive chairman Darin Feinstein said. Abbott shared the announcement via Twitter, tagging the @Bitcoin Twitter handle. He has recently been embracing innovation in digital asset Read more …

Is Bitcoin Currently Bearish Or Bullish?

Bitcoin price is down from fresh all-time highs set this week ahead of the Coinbase Global Nasdaq public rollout, but there are still no signs of the bull run ending. A powerfully bullish pattern, however, has began to shapeshift and is in the midst of transforming into a bearish pattern instead. The fight between bears and bulls clearly isn’t finished; here’s a closer look at the two patterns that could make or break the uptrend depending on which one confirms. Read more …

How This Cardano Platform Benefit From Chainlink Oracles

CardStarter will integrate Chainlink’s Verifiable Random Function (VRF). Thus, CardStarter will have access to Chainlink’s solutions. Its VRF will “guaranteed” that actions within this platform are fully randomized without any bias and protected against manipulation. CardStarter is an important part of Cardano’s ecosystem, via its decentralized platform project on this blockchain has a launchpad with a swapping feature integrated. With CardStarter, “early-stage Cardano innovators” can connect with the community. The platform has selective listings with a quality assurance program, an Read more …

What the forks? Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum Classic see triple-digit rallies

It’s undeniable that Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) are currently the two most dominant cryptocurrencies and as a result they receive the most of the attention from the mainstream media, institutional investors, and retail investors, but this doesn’t mean that the sector leaders are not occasionally challenged by competitor networks. Two forked projects that once sought to challenge Bitcoin and Ethereum for their seats at the top are Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC). In the past week, both Read more …