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Bitcoin Recap 01/12/18 - US Treasury Secretary worried bitcoin could become new Swiss bank account, Bitcoin users waiting on Blockchain and Coinbase to double network capacity, and more!


Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

January 12 · Issue #149 · View online
Kyle Torpey has been a full-time Bitcoin writer and researcher since early 2014. Currently, he contributes regularly to Forbes and CoinJournal. His work has also appeared in Business Insider, VICE Motherboard, Nasdaq, and many other media outlets. Additionally, Kyle goes over the day's top Bitcoin stories in a daily YouTube show and podcast, which can be found at

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Kyle Torpey's content from today...
Kyle Torpey on Twitter: "This data point seems to indicate @coinbase is responsible for 50-60% of on-chain #Bitcoin transactions. In the past @OneMorePeter has said…"
Kyle Torpey on Twitter: "I just checked and literally 0 people have ever asked @Forever21 to accept #Bitcoin via Twitter (not counting today when this tweet was sent…"
Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
Mnuchin Warns Against Bitcoin Becoming the Next ‘Swiss Bank Account’ - Bloomberg
US Finance Regulators Form Crypto Working Group, Says Mnuchin - CoinDesk
Uproar over crackdown on cryptocurrencies divides South Korea | Reuters
South Korea's Crypto Crackdown: Exchanges Won't Go Down Without A Fight
Papa-Wassa Chiefy Nduom on Twitter: "Our group will hire one Bitcoin Core developer (must have BTC core github commits) full room and board in Ghana, so long as they agree to te…"
Jonas Schnelli Wants You to Run a Bitcoin Full Node - CoinDesk
Chinese bitcoin miners eye sites in energy-rich Canada | Reuters
Vancouver-based Bitcoin firm raises $38m
My Joke Cryptocurrency Hit $2 Billion and Something Is Very Wrong - Motherboard
Bitcoin investors struggle to cash out new fortunes
Kraken Status - Now Down 40 Hours - System Upgrade
If this post gets 10,000 upvotes, I will release the garlicoin official launch date today. : garlicoin
World's Top-Ranked Crypto Exchange Adds 240,000 Users in One Hour - Bloomberg
More bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Bitcoin Fund's 91-for-1 Share Split Is Another Dot-Com Flashback - Bloomberg
Green-Power Bitcoin Miner Weighs IPO and Pleads for Regulation - Bloomberg
Putting "bitcoin" or "blockchain" in a company name is sometimes enough for a pop on the stock market — Quartz
China's blockchain fever gets hotter even as regulator queries price surge | Reuters
Bitcoin Crackdown Has China Stocks Playing Down Crypto Links - Bloomberg
More bitcoin adoption stories...
KFC Canada Is Accepting Bitcoin for Fried Chicken - CoinDesk
Student apartment dwellers mining Bitcoin with free electricity in Finland |
More bitcoin technical stories from today...
Don't trust, verify. – Adam Back – Applied Cryptographer, Inventor Hashcash, Comp Sci PhD Distributed Systems
More bitcoin company stories from today...
Bitcoin + Lightning Wallet - Android Apps on Google Play
Petition · Coinbase: Coinbase: Prioritize SegWit implementation on the Coinbase Bitcoin Wallet & GDAX Exchange. ·
Bitfinex - Bitfinex Reopens Registrations
Former Customers Sue Crypto Exchange Vircurex Over Frozen Funds - CoinDesk
Luno Status - Bank deposits and withdrawals in Malaysia
A turning point in Bitwala's history - Bitwala Blog
More bitcoin scam and dark web stories...
Convicted felon accused of firing gun inside downtown Milwaukee condo during Bitcoin argument |
Teenager who tried to buy car bomb from dark web in attempt to kill his mum and dad is jailed - Birmingham Mail
Ladson man pleads guilty to distributing fentanyl resulting in death | News |
More altcoin and ICO stories from today...
Wall Street skeptical of Kodak’s stock rally after crypto reveal | New York Post
Blockchain in Your Pocket? The Phone Behind Sirin's $157 Million ICO - CoinDesk
More bitcoin regulation stories from today...
Who Wants to Be Bitcoin’s Watchdog? - Bloomberg
MPs call for Bitcoin probe over fraud fears | London Evening Standard
Ukraine Forms Cryptocurrency Oversight Working Group - CoinDesk
‘If you invest, the risk is on you’: Putin urges caution on cryptocurrencies — RT Business News
Tennessee Might Also Recognize Blockchain Data Through Proposed Law - CoinDesk
China's Internet Finance Association Warns on 'Initial Miner Offerings' - CoinDesk
Unconfirmed bitcoin stories from today...
Brazil investment funds forbidden from buying cryptocurrencies. : Bitcoin
Portuguese Bank Santander Totta Blocks Bitcoin-Related Transactions
Sold off $100k of BTC for a house.. Thanks to America and KYC I considered a terrorist/drug dealer/etc and cannot move my money. : Bitcoin
FYI, at least three major online advertisers have banned any Bitcoin content from their systems..... : Bitcoin
Other stories from today...
Singapore sounds cautious note on cryptocurrencies
Coinmarketcap just remove reference of bitcoin twitter : Bitcoin
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