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The Texas Bitcoin Conference is Coming Back to Austin

This month on October 28-29, 2017 the Texas Bitcoin Conference is coming to the Canyon View Event Center in Austin, Texas. The two-day event aims to showcase the transformative blockchain and cryptocurrency revolution taking place worldwide. Also Read: AMF Concludes ICOs Have No Legal Status Under French Law The Texas Bitcoin Conference 2017 The Texas Bitcoin […]

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October 9, 2017 0

Bitcoin ATMs On the Rise in Russia

The number of bitcoin ATMs is on the rise in Russia. Ten of them were recently installed in five districts of Novosibirsk by a local startup. Last week, a different company announced their plans to install a hundred cryptocurrency ATMs in Moscow hotels and airport terminals starting this month. Meanwhile, the regulators have said that […]

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October 8, 2017 0

Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitflyer Launches Bitcoin Visa Prepaid Card

Japan’s largest bitcoin exchange by volume, Bitflyer, has launched its own reloadable Visa prepaid card. Customers can fund them using bitcoin through Bitflyer or other bitcoin wallets. The exchange is also giving away gifts to 1,000 customers during the launch period. Also read: Bitcoin Debit Cards Halt Service to Non-European Residents Due to Visa’s New […]

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October 7, 2017 0

The Satoshi Revolution – How and Why Government Outlawed Private Money

Private Money In the USThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Chapter 1: Listening to the Past (part 2). by Wendy McElroy How did ratification of the United States Constitution in 1788 affect private money? People assume the United States Constitution grants Congress a monopoly ‘right’ to issue money. The assumption comes from Article 1, Section 8, Clause […]

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October 7, 2017 0

Large Japanese Energy Supplier Adds Bitcoin Payments With a Discount

Remixpoint, a Japanese company engaged in a number of energy-related businesses, has recently launched a new electricity service with bitcoin payments integrated to serve customers all over Japan. The company is now offering customers who pay with bitcoin a discount on their electricity bills. Bitcoin payments are processed by the company’s cryptocurrency exchange subsidiary, Bitpoint. […]

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October 4, 2017 0

The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 1: A Revolution of Rising Expectations

Introduction To "The Satoshi Revolution" – New Book by Wendy McElroy Exclusively on Bitcoin.comThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations, Chapter 1 (part 1). by Wendy McElroy Section One: The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter One: Listening to the Past “The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that’s required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, […]

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September 30, 2017 0

A Closer Look at the Suspicious Activity Involved With the Bitcoin Gold Fork

A Closer Look at the Suspicious Activity Involved With the Bitcoin Gold ForkJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on a planned hard fork on the Bitcoin network slated for October 25 called Bitcoin Gold (BTG). There’s a lot of controversy surrounding this fork as the BTG team is very unorganized and the project is also tied to those perpetuating the NO2x movement. Also read: Another Fork? Bitcoin Gold Project Plans […]

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September 30, 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

U.S. Company to Establish 35+ MW Mining Farm in Sweden

U.S. Company to Establish 35+ MW Mining Center in SwedenMiami-based mining and high-performance computing company, The Future of Mining, is building a major data center in Sweden. The center will be located in the tech hub of Boden-Älvsbyn, following the establishment of a deal between The Future of Mining and the municipality of Älvsbyn. Also Read: Sweden Sees Record Trading Volume as MP Sundin Joins […]

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September 29, 2017 0

Another Fork? Bitcoin Gold Project Plans to Fork Bitcoin Next Month

After the hard fork on August 1 that produced Bitcoin Cash, many bitcoiners have been waiting for the possibility of a fork taking place this November with the Segwit2x plan. However, a lot of bitcoin proponents don’t know about another fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) that’s scheduled to take place on October 25th. Also read: Japan’s […]

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September 28, 2017 0