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Eight Reasons to Use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019

Op-Ed: 8 Reasons to use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019This article on cryptocurrency payments was written by Thomas Highwater, who is an avid fan of all things crypto-related. Mr. Highwater teaches high-school level robotics and programming. *** While there is a growing number of fiat based-payment processors with a variety of practical tools and methods of payment, adding cryptocurrency payments into the mix provides […]

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December 9, 2018 0

Honoring Satoshi’s Vision: Toward a Better Crypto User Experience

Honoring Satoshi's Vision: Toward a Better Crypto User ExperienceThis post about better crypto UX was written by venture capitalist David Gold. He is the CEO of Dapix, Inc, which launched the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) and FIO Protocol. *** Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin whitepaper laid out an intoxicating vision for a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” — free of involvement and interference from third-party […]

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November 29, 2018 0

Beyond Government: Embracing Self-Governance and Rejecting Mainstream Erotica

Beyond Government: Embracing Self-Governance and Rejecting Mainstream EroticaThere are many new entrants in the crypto ecosystem yearning for regulations and praising government. More folks with these notions emerge regularly. They believe regulatory oversight is necessary to provide crypto with a sense of “respectability.” Also read: Latest Release of Badger Wallet Supports SLP and Wormhole Tokens For these individuals, political involvement in crypto is […]

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November 9, 2018 0

Nordic Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Nordic Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin PaymentsA Finland-based law firm, Nordic Law, made an announcement Thursday they would begin accepting bitcoin payments for legal services rendered. Specializing in business and law, the firm recognized their clients’ needs for leveraging alternative forms of payment.  Also read: Remittance Startup Bitspark Drops Bitcoin Over Network Fees The company blog explains: “We have received several inquiries […]

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October 13, 2017 0

Swedish Officials Settle First Debt in Bitcoin

Swedish officials with the Swedish Enforcement Authority has settled a debt with bitcoin. This is the first time the enforcement agency in the country accepted bitcoin as payment rendered for debt owed to the State.  Also read: Panama City Strip Mall Merchants Embrace Bitcoin Customers New Asset For Use by the Swedish Enforcement Authority An officer working […]

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October 12, 2017 0

North Korea Accused of Hacking South Korean Exchanges

North Korea, a nation that has previously been accused of mining bitcoin in order to flout sanctions, is suspected to have hacked a number of bitcoin exchanges in South Korea. The country allegedly stole “100 million won ($88,100) in bitcoin from 2013 to 2015 as part of its efforts to increase the country’s hard currency,” […]

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September 29, 2017 0

Bahrain May Adopt Bitcoin and Issue Bonds in Digital Currency

The Middle East island country of Bahrain is becoming interested in bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Their government hopes to be on the cutting edge of fintech innovations. Khalid Al Rumaihi, the chief executive of the Economic Development Board of Bahrain, mentioned the country has been eyeing the blockchain sector for some time. He hopes Bahrain can “issue […]

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September 28, 2017 0

Free Society Foundation Plans to Establish Libertarian Country

The Free Society Foundation is in the process of realizing a libertarian and crypto-anarchist dream. Currently, the organization is taking steps to purchase a piece of land from governments hoping it will be the first truly sovereign country to exist.  Also read: Money Psychology: How Cryptocurrency Makes Us More Compassionate (Part 1) Free Society Foundation The project was […]

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September 21, 2017 0

Calvin Ayre Asks Crypto Community For Hurricane Aid – Will Match Donations

Calvin AyreLongtime Antiqua and Barbuda resident, Calvin Ayre, wants people to send immediate relief aid to the islands. Hurricane Irma recently plowed over the island system and caused tons of damage. Ayre has been involved in the bitcoin and gaming ecosystem for many years. He implores everyone in the community to bring much-needed disaster funding to the […]

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September 12, 2017 0

Why Bitcoin is Not a Bubble

bubbleThe internet is replete with people referring to bitcoin as a “bubble.” They are spreading fear, uncertainty, and doubt galore. They believe bitcoin’s high price spells impending doom, but their criticisms move beyond mere skepticism. It seems like they just hate cryptocurrency. Yet many of these pundits do not fully grasp bitcoin…or even economics. Also […]

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September 12, 2017 0