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Report Claims Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain Is Prepping for New Leadership

The cryptocurrency mining manufacturer Bitmain may have a new chief executive officer in the near future according to regional reports. Bitmain’s director of product engineering, Haichao Wang, will apparently take the lead role within the corporation but no official timetable has been announced. Also Read: Nick Szabo: Central Banks May Turn

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Israeli Exchange to Launch Crypto Payments API Service for Local Businesses

There is a new option on the way for Israeli companies that wish to accept orders from cryptocurrency users while they keep managing their books in fiat. A local bitcoin exchange, Bits of Gold, is launching an API service for regulated crypto payments. Also Read: Billions Living Under Authoritarian Regimes

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Influential Politicians Are Advocating Crypto Around the Globe

Mineable and tradable from anywhere, cryptocurrency is borderless. Its adoption nevertheless hinges in part upon the stance taken by nation states. Politicians have the power to integrate, legitimize and push crypto to the next stage of mainstream adoption. A number of influential politicians around the globe have expressed varying levels of

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The Daily: UFC 232 to Have Official Crypto Partner, 5% of Israelis Use Bitcoin

In today’s edition of The Daily we feature the latest sports sponsorship by the cryptocurrency community. We also cover stories about new statistics on bitcoin usage in Israel, mining malware growth during 2018, and another bank blockchain patent. Also Read: Investment Robo-Adviser Wealthfront Adds Support for Coinbase UFC 232 to Have Official

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Bitmain Shuts Down Research and Development Center in Israel

The ongoing bear market has caused another cryptocurrency company to downsize its operations. Bitmain, the Beijing-headquartered bitcoin mining technology giant, has now begun shutting down its research and development center in Ra’anana, Israel. Also Read: Former Israeli Prime Minister Calls Cryptocurrencies a ‘Ponzi Scheme’ Bitmaintech Israel Closes Down According to reports from

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Israel Tax Authority Launches Offensive on Undisclosed Crypto Earnings

Local reports have asserted that the Israel Tax Authority has launched a renewed crackdown on unreported cryptocurrency earnings. The Israeli tax regulator has opened hundreds of tax accounts and sent letters of notice to Israeli citizens suspected of failing to disclose earnings derived from cryptocurrency-relate activities. Also Read: $1 Million BTC

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Calls Cryptocurrencies a ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Ehud Barak served as the prime minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001. These days he makes a lot of money as an investor and co-founder of startup companies in such fields as cyber espionage and cannabis. However, he seems to think that investing in cryptocurrency is less legitimate. Also

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The Daily: US Defense Department Probes Blockchain, Singapore Approves 1X

In today’s edition of The Daily, we cover cryptocurrency-related news from different parts of the world. In the U.S., documents have revealed that an arm of the Pentagon plans to investigate the technology behind Bitcoin, while a teenager in Israel has been convicted of making bomb threats in exchange

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Israeli Firm Launches Three Cryptocurrency Investment Funds

An Israeli investment firm has launched two cryptocurrency funds, with a third on the way. The company’s CEO explained the funds’ three investment strategies to news.Bitcoin.com. These funds are Cayman Islands-registered, available to institutional and accredited investors. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Three Funds, Investment Strategies Cryptocurrency investment firm

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