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VirgoCX to Hold a Crypto Holiday Fundraiser in Support of SickKids Foundation

VirgoCX, a Toronto-based fiat-to-crypto cryptocurrency trading platform, is supporting SickKids Foundation by exchanging cryptocurrency into cash donations. To further enhance this corporate initiative and fulfill its mission, VirgoCX is hosting an online crypto fundraiser to support SickKids Foundation. The fundraiser includes a virtual benefit concert on December 17, 2020, from 7 pm to 10 pm … Continued

Trudeau’s Half-brother Is An Anti-vaxxer, Bitcoin Entrepreneur & Affectionate Critic of the Prime Minister

Kyle Kemper believes a “global corporatocracy” has taken advantage of the COVID crisis to diminish democracy and tighten control over people’s lives. He is not alone in holding such views. But he is alone in wanting to overturn a power structure in which his brother sits at the apex. Kemper is Justin Trudeau’s half-brother, born … Continued

The Most Common Types Of Cryptocurrency Scams in 2020

Millions of crypto investors have been scammed out of massive sums since the inception of cryptocurrencies. According to Reuters, in 2018, losses from cryptocurrency-related crimes amounted to $1.7 billion. At Coinberry, we have strived to provide our members with the safest and most secure cryptocurrency trading experience. In this article, we will cover cryptocurrency scams you … Continued

What Are “Crypto/Digital Assets” and How Can They Be Taxed?

By: Amanda Rosenstock and Aaron Grinhaus Thinking about buying or selling digital, or “cryptographic” assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies? Does your business already deal with digital assets? Regardless of whether you’re an investor or a business owner, you should be aware of your potential tax liability when managing your Digital Asset portfolio. … Continued

The North American Bitcoin Conference Returns

Bitcoin. Blockchain. Enterprise Pioneering crypto conference announces high-power, enterprise-savvy lineup On January 16 and 17,2020, the global Bitcoin and blockchain community will meet in Miami for the seventh year running to create the future of the industry. The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) has hosted 20,000 attendees since 2013 and the ongoing show of support … Continued

Privacy-Focused + Privacy Centric Blockchains

By David Freuden | Monsterplay   While encryption is the best protection in regards to privacy, protecting your personal data must begin with an action taken by you. Only through the lens of data ownership can we begin to answer the question of: “Who/What will protect my privacy?” It won’t be legislation, as governments themselves are often those who are … Continued

Why is Bitcoin Rising? Cryptocurrency Adoption in Canada

  Key Findings: Over the past year, more people In Canada have searched for “Bitcoin” on Google than “Banks” or “Kim Kardashian” 76% of Canadian participants were familiar with the concept of Cryptocurrency. From that, 76 % – 97% are already aware of what Bitcoin is. The awareness of Bitcoin is moving towards the mainstream, … Continued

3iQ Expects to Launch Bitcoin ETF After “favorable” Ruling From Canada’s Top Securities Regulator

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has ruled to allow crypto fund manager 3iQ to issue a prospectus for its prospective exchange-traded Bitcoin fund, signalling that Canada’s top securities regulator may be about to approve the launch of the nation’s first Bitcoin ETF. Toronto-based 3iQ said in a press release Wednesday that its planned closed-end BTC fund, “The … Continued

Bank of Canada Exploring Digital Currency That Would Replace Cash

An internal Bank of Canada presentation says benefits of digital currency include the sharing of personal information with police or tax authorities The Bank of Canada is considering launching a digital currency that would help it combat the “direct threat” of cryptocurrencies and collect more information on how people spend their money, The Logic has learned. Take … Continued

Mining Bitcoin: How to Mine Bitcoin

Introduction to Bitcoin Mining Mid-19th century California gold miners were called “forty-niners” after the year 1849, but this rush actually spanned from 1848-1853; it took five years for a quarter-million people to flood the state in search of “free wealth”. Satoshi Nakamoto first published the white paper on cryptocurrency back in 2008, and Bitcoin was … Continued

iCashRewards Leaving Ethereum To Explore the Use of DigitalBits Blockchain

Huobi-powered Exchange to Migrate Token on the DigitalBits Network Vancouver, BC and Singapore – September 25, 2019 – iBank Digital Asset L.P. (“iBank Digital”, “iBank Exchange”) and iCashRewards (“iCash”) announced today that it is exploring the use of the DigitalBits blockchain to tokenize iCashRewards loyalty points. Brands are increasingly taking an interest in blockchain technology … Continued

Sanctions Law Implications For Virtual and Digital Currencies in North America

With the increased use of sanctions as a foreign policy tool by western states, individuals and entities transacting with virtual and digital currency,1 but especially virtual and digital currency service providers, should be aware of their sanctions obligations. Sanctioned individuals, entities and countries have warmed to the idea that such currencies may be used to bypass … Continued

Welcome to the New Era of Blockchain and Digital Assets

Futurist Conference, Canada’s flagship blockchain event, returned to the Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto this August.  For the second year in a row, the team at Untraceable gathered some of the industry’s greatest minds to share their vision of a decentralized world.  From startups and their respective protocols to Bitcoin maximalism, Futurist once again created … Continued

Experience HERC Technology Live at Blockchain Futurist Conference by Tracking the Produce, Artwork, Insurance and Collectables Onsite

One of the emerging strengths of the blockchain platform is how it enables agricultural companies to track the produce supply chain from farm to table. This is key in an era when frequent reports about tainted food and E. coli outbreaks have heightened concerns over food sourcing. Blockbuster marketing and strategy firm Untraceable recognizes this … Continued

Coinberry To Provide Bitcoin Payment Solution To A Second Municipality In Canada

Leading the way for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption in Canada, as the country’s most innovative and trustworthy digital currency platform RICHMOND HILL, Canada — Today Coinberry, Canada’s most innovative and trustworthy digital currency platform, has begun negotiations with the City of Richmond Hill to provide a robust cryptocurrency payment processing solution. This takes place after … Continued

Untraceable Brings Back The Futurist Conference 2019 To Toronto

Toronto, ON – Blockchain evangelist, Tracy Leparulo of Untraceable, brings back the largest and most talked about Blockchain Futurist Conference in Canada for its second year on August 12 to 14, 2019, Toronto, Canada.  It will be held at Rebel Entertainment Complex at 11 Polson Street, Toronto, Ontario. Last year’s conference was attended by over 2,300 attendees from around … Continued

Romania Blockchain Summit, One of Europe’s Biggest Blockchain Events In Bucharest Is Approaching

Romania Blockchain Summit promises to be one of the most important conferences dedicated to innovative technologies in the South-Eastern European region, bringing together the public sector, political decision-makers, developers, researchers, global entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators. The event is organized under the high patronage of the Romanian Ministry of Communications and Information Society, together with the … Continued

The Biggest Problems Being Addressed By Blockchain Oracles

Simply put, an oracle is a bridge that connects information obtained in the real, physical world with a blockchain. Blockchains have a host of advantages including transparency, security, and immutability. However, without a way to reliably bring data on-chain, blockchains can only leverage these benefits with the information that occurs within its network, not information … Continued

Decred in 18 minutes

Max Bronstein has written the most elegant and approachable overview of Decred. He exemplifies the virtuous nature of the contractor system. This post was inspired by a similar piece written by Derek Hsue. In his post, Derek provides a thorough analysis of Grin’s governance system — highlighting its power structures, decision making processes, supporting infrastructure, and the tradeoffs accounted for … Continued

The First Cryptocurrency-to-Tax Payment Partnership Can Be The Start To Widespread Government Adoption

Government operations aren’t a sexy thing. Most people don’t pay attention to what governments are doing because the day-to-day operations of a bureaucracy aren’t nearly as interesting as the overwhelming amount of news, fake news, social posts, exciting developments and the 24/7 barrage of modern media. As a result, much of the progress being made … Continued

Building A Stronger Cryptocurrency Portfolio

With the cryptocurrency market still in its infancy, there are many windows of opportunity for the right investors. Crypto investors, both individual and institutional, want to succeed in this volatile marketplace by maximizing their profits with the lowest possible risk. However, with a plethora of assets to choose from, it’s not as simple as trusting … Continued

Stellar Lumens (XLM) : A Simple Guide on How to Buy and Sell XLM

What is Stellar? Stellar is a blockchain based platform released in 2014. The Stellar network facilitates global cross-asset transfers and boasts very fast transactions. The native currency on the Stellar network is called Lumens (XLM). Lumens are a part of the new wave of cryptocurrency deviated from the Ripple code. Although, Lumens have become its … Continued