Tyler Winklevoss Pitches Paying Elon Musk in BTC to See Your Email

By CCN: Have you ever wanted to send Elon Musk an email, only to abandon the idea because he would probably never see it? Tyler Winklevoss has an idea that could increase the chances not only that the email will arrive in the Tesla CEO’s inbox but also that he’ll read it. Winklevoss envisions a crypto-fueled market-based email system, one that charges a “digital postal fee” to keep moonshot ideas in and spam out. He tweeted: “Sending an email to Elon Musk and effectively renting his time to read it would…

Institutions are Paying Attention to Bitcoin, Sentiment is Changing

Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano is back at it again with his relentless attempts to convince institutions, high net-worth individuals, and the public at large to delve into cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin (BTC). As many on Crypto Twitter would say, Pomp it! Wealthy Families Listen In On Bitcoin Presentation  Thursday did see the cryptocurrency market hit by news that a “black swan” event is on the horizon, which some fear could crash BTC by thousands of dollars, but push to financialize this sector hasn’t slowed. Related Reading: Bitcoin (BTC) May Have Bottomed, But…

Ontario Town Approves Pilot Program for Paying Property Taxes With Bitcoin

The Ontario town of Innisfil, Canada, is now running a pilot program which will enable residents to pay property taxes with cryptocurrencies. The Innisfil Council voted to approve the program on March 27. Per the CBC, Innisfil, in partnership with cryptocurrency payment processing project Coinberry Pay, will allow its residents to pay property taxes in Bitcoin (BTC), wherein the latter will convert cryptocurrency to Canadian dollars and transfer payments to the town. The initiative may reportedly extend support to other cryptocurrencies including Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and…

Mt. Gox Is Taking a Step Towards Paying Out Creditors

The long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is finally moving toward settling creditors’ accounts in cryptocurrency or cash. The exchange’s rehabilitation trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, announced Tuesday that he had either approved or disapproved creditors’ claims and had also notified the Tokyo District Court about the step taken. In the next few days, the trustee said he will declare the results of his decisions on the claims and creditors will be notified by various means. For instance, those who filed claims through the Mt. Gox online filing system will be able to check…

Proposed Bill Requires Identification of Buyers Paying in Digital Currencies

A bill requiring users to identify themselves while using digital currencies has been filed on March 8, according to the official Texas legislature portal. The bill’s text contains the definitions of digital currencies, digital wallets, distributed ledgers and verified identity digital currencies (VIDC). The latter is defined as “a digital currency that allows the true identities of the sender and the receiver to be known before a person has access to another person’s digital wallet.” Per the proposed bill, before accepting a payment in digital currency, a person must verify…

Tron’s Adoption Drive Not Paying Dividends? TRX Meltdown

Tron prices bearish, on a downtrend, retesting main support BitTorrent partner with TronCard via Grid as they drive towards adoption Transaction volumes shrink 50 percent from averages of 16 million to 8 million It’s all about adoption, and as Tron Foundation strike partners, BitTorrent is partnering with TronCard. Users will carefully spend their TRX spurring demand especially if the application is seamless. It is the necessary building blocks needed for TRX to rally from 2.3 cents to 6 cents. Tron Price Analysis Fundamentals For cryptocurrencies and digital assets to make…

Blog: Show you mean business by paying the Data Protection Fee

Paul Arnold, ICO Deputy Chief Executive explains to small businesses why they need to pay the data protection fee.  Businesses that process personal data have to pay a fee to the data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office. It’s the law to pay the fee, which funds the ICO’s work, but it also makes good business sense. Because whether or not you’ve paid the fee could have an impact on your reputation. When you’ve paid, your business is published on our register of data controllers. Members of the public and other…

BitTorrent Paying Dividends, TRX Suppressed

Tron prices steady but under heavy sell pressure BitTorrent surge 1,000 percent days after ICO Transaction volumes low but likely to increase Even with sellers threatening to reverse gains, TRX is stable above a critical support level as it trades within a bullish breakout pattern. With BTT rising demand and astronomical volumes, TRX will be the main benefactor. Tron Price Analysis Fundamentals BTT is finally retracing allowing more investors as well as believers to “catch” the token at a discount. While the ride may just be starting, it is the…

Crypto-Funded Brave Browser is about to Start Paying Users to View Ads

Source: Shutterstock Brave Browser is an ICO-funded Chrome fork that markets on its respect for privacy. By default, Brave blocks advertising on the web. Sites that are visited a lot automatically have an account created for them in Basic Attention Tokens, and once their balance reaches a certain threshold, they can cash these tokens out. Today, Brave announced that they are going to introduce their own advertising platform which pays themselves and users. The tokens are worth about 12 cents each at the time of writing. What’s Old Is New…

VOIP Pioneer’s New Startup Is Already Paying Interest on Crypto ‘Millions’

Celsius, a cryptocurrency lending startup, says it’s paying thousands of users interest for depositing bitcoin and ether with its wallet app. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Celsius claims to have garnered more than 10,000 users since the soft launch of its mobile app on June 29, with an average deposit of 0.5 bitcoin or 5.5 ether earning up to 6.7 percent on an annualized basis. The interest comes from income Celsius makes lending fiat and crypto, much of the latter to hedge funds that want to short, or bet against, the…