BTHMB to merge with Blockchain Industries; First Crypto Exchange entering the Public Markets

Yesterday (22 January 2019) Blockchain industries (BCII) had announced that they had signed a binding letter of intent with Singapore-based holding company, BTHMB. The latter is being renamed to Blockchain Exchange Alliance (or BXA). This merger will make the Crypto Exchange enter the public markets faster than an IPO. A source told CNBC that Blockchain Exchange... Continue Reading →

Chileans to Now Pay Taxes on their Crypto Gains

According to DiarioBitcoin.com, Chile's Internal Revenue Service(Servicio de Impuestos Internos, SII) have included crypto-assets as a form of revenue for taxpayers in Chile. The users must declare their profits with crypto in a form on their Annual Income Tax Returns, under "other own income and/or third-party income from companies that declare their effective income and do not... Continue Reading →

Blockchain Identification: Good, Bad or Terrible?

"What do you think about initiatives seeking to secure people's identities and personal information using the blockchain? These will allow users to only reveal individual pieces of information to different providers. Will that solve anything, though? Won't banks still require that people provide all of the same information in order to open a checking account?"... Continue Reading →

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