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Luxury Dubai High Rise Apartments Will Be Sold for Bitcoin

This week two business luminaries, Baroness Michelle Mone and Douglas Barrowman, have announced the sale of 2.4 million square feet of Dubai residential property will be sold for bitcoin. The residential 40-storey tower apartments will be the first properties located in Dubai’s Science Park priced and sold for a cryptocurrency settlement. Also Read: Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange […]

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September 5, 2017 0

Stargroup Network Upgrades – Bringing Bitcoin to 2,900+ Australian ATMs

The second largest independent ATM deployer in Australia Stargroup has signed a joint venture agreement with blockchain payment solutions company Digitalx to convert their existing ATMs into Bitcoin ATMs (BTMs). The agreement is for Stargroup’s entire global network, starting with Australia, where it has deployed over 500 ATMs and manages 2,400 more via its subsidiary […]

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September 5, 2017 0

South Korea Takes Steps To Regulate Digital Currencies

South Korea’s top financial regulators have jointly announced their plans to deal with digital currencies such as bitcoin and ether. Specific measures were outlined such as requiring banks to perform due diligence on bitcoin exchanges and strengthening user verification procedures. Also read: South Korea Legalizes Bitcoin International Transfers, Challenging Traditional Banks Attempt to Regulate Digital […]

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September 4, 2017 0

Google Says Russia’s Interest in Bitcoin up 220%, Mining 560%, Ethereum 760%

Google has analyzed cryptocurrency-related search queries of Russian residents for the first half of this year. Searches for bitcoin, ethereum, cryptocurrency, as well as cryptocurrency mining, have all increased substantially. Google has also pinpointed the regions in Russia with the most search growth. Also read: Moscow Stock Exchange Prepares to Trade Cryptocurrency Google’s Analysis Google has performed an […]

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September 3, 2017 0

F2 Pool May Pull Hashrate Support Away From Segwit2x

Lately, there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the Segwit2x proposal’s upcoming November hard fork. According to reports, the mining organization F2 Pool doesn’t support the 2MB fork, and the pool has also stated it hasn’t been running the BTC1 code. Also read: An Inside Look at Kim Dotcom’s Upcoming Bitcache and K.im Platform F2 Pool […]

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September 1, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Network Turns One Month Old and Continues to Move Forward

The bitcoin fork on August 1, which produced the cryptocurrency and network Bitcoin Cash (BCH), turns one month old today Friday. The digital currency’s market value is lower than last week and the network’s hashrate has dropped considerably, as it is currently more profitable to mine the legacy chain. Also Read: Now Bitcore Nodes Can Switch […]

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September 1, 2017 0

Bitcoin Is Becoming a Popular Investment for Middle-Class Americans

According to a recent report from NBC, middle-class Americans are growing quite fond of bitcoin and cryptocurrency investment. Bitcoin’s value is continuing to climb and everyday Americans are getting in on the action. Also Read: Investment Funds That Offer Cryptocurrency Exposure See Big Gains ‘In Five to Ten Years, You Could Be Sitting on Something Nice’ […]

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August 31, 2017 0

Now Bitcore Nodes Can Switch to Any Bitcoin Implementation — Even Forks

The company Bitpay has been busy lately dealing with the recent blockchain split, the possible upcoming fork, and dealing with the drama over using Segwit2x software. Now the firm has released a preview of its Bitcore version 5.0 protocol which enables any user to run a bitcoin application using any implementation of the Bitcoin protocol. […]

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August 30, 2017 0

Cryptobuyer to Install Costa Rica’s First Bitcoin ATM

Cryptobuyer has announced plans to install a bitcoin ATM in Costa Rica. The company claims its terminal will be the first bitcoin ATM operating in Costa Rica. Also Read: Cryptobuyer Installs First Bitcoin ATMs in Latin American Commercial Bank Cryptobuyer Will Open a One-Way Bitcoin ATM at a yet to Be Determined Location in Costa Rica […]

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August 29, 2017 0

Telegram Founder Believes Bitcoin Will Undermine US Hegemony

A Russian Sputnik news article reported Telegram and Vkontakte founder hopes bitcoin will undermine US hegemony. Further, he believes the cryptocurrencies have the power to reshape the global finance system and escape US monetary control.  Also read: Saxo Bank Offers Bitcoin Exchange Traded Notes Telegram Founder Praises Bitcoin for Changing the Financial Paradigm According to the […]

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August 29, 2017 0