Feb 13, 2020 at 13:49
Bitcoin Supporting US Presidential Candidate Drops out of Race Nine Months from Polling Day
Andrew Yang, the Bitcoin supporter running for US president, dropped out of the presidential race with just nine months left until polling day. Yang who came into the limelight in 2017 after declaring his intentions to run for president is popular for supporting crypto especially bitcoin. Andrew cited small followers as the main reason for dropping out of the competitive upcoming elections.
Feb 12, 2020 at 11:03
US Government Sells Stolen Bitcoins
The American government turned against its own word and offered to auction to the public stolen bitcoins it retrieved and held in custody. Although the US is among the fast developing countries in the world and a leader of technology, the US has been slow in legalizing bitcoin usage in the economy. For this reason many innovators fell on the wrong side of the law and got their assets frozen by the government.
The US Judge Discharges Bitcoin Cash Price Manipulation Case
The United States court has managed to discharge a case that was condemning bitcoin cash (BCH) protagonists such as the Bitmain cryptocurrency exchange, its founder Jihan Wu, Kraken, its founder Roger Ver of forging as well as influencing the token's value in November 2018, when previous BCH hard fork that occurred and gave birth of bitcoin SV (BSV).
The United States to Check IBM Blockchain for Agricultural Food Exports
IBM is seriously designing a blockchain proof-of-concept (PoC) for an agency of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) called the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), which will enable it to assess how distributed ledger technology (DLT) can fully enhance important regulation services especially export certification systems.
Bitcoin Remains Stagnant at $8,000 as US-Iran Tensions Decline
In the past few days, Bitcoin formed a weird correlation to normal hide-out assets such as Gold, when its trading price skyrocketed as political turmoil between the United States and the Middle East region started increasing earlier this year, and the price began plunging as tensions slighted relaxed. Due to the fear of losing their holdings, it is expected that most people living in both regions, decided to seek safe haven in cryptocurrencies especially BTC, and because of that its price had to surge.
Russia-US War Gets Hotter with Mt. Gox Bitcoin Hacker to be Extradited to France
For over two years now, there has been an ongoing fight between the courts of different countries over the case involving founder of BTC-e Alexander Vinnik from Russia, suspected to have illegally stolen huge sums of Bitcoin (in billions) by Mark Karpeles, the French founder of the collapsed Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox. Now, the case looks to be reaching its end.