The fork of Bitcoin Cash sparked a wave of airdrops and bitcoin-related fork projects in 2017. A new project, World Bitcoin (WBTC), is to fork at block 503,888 on or around January 12. Unlike other hard forks introducing new features to overcome Bitcoin’s limitations, WBTC will focus on building a ”global application infrastructure”, according to its website.
The market cap of cryptocurrencies, the world’s fastest growing asset class, has surpassed $677 billion. And bitcoin itself has surged past the payment processing company Paypal and the fast food company McDonald’s. Still, it looks tiny compared to other global markets.
The Russian Ministry of Finance has drafted a bill to legalize the trading of cryptocurrencies on approved exchanges. #NEWS
The post Next Up, Paying Uncle Sam Taxes in Bitcoin appeared first on CCN The ink is barely dry on President Trump’s tax legislation, and a new bill has surfaced in Arizona that kicks things up another notch. The bill proposes using bitcoin to pay state income taxes, and it was submitted by Senators Warren Petersen and David Farnsworth as well as Reps.
Bitcoiners in the past few days have witnessed mainstream media spreading rumors about South Korea’s ban on cryptocurrency. This, as always, caused some panic selling. But hey, don’t be upset. Colonel Sanders is here to spread some fried chicken joy amid the crypto bloodbath.
As the self-service banking sector enters a new year, it’s worth noting that, despite the emergence of new payment methods and their increasing use worldwide, the role of cash and the relevance of the ATM remain strong.