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Russian Regulators Think They Found a Way to Identify, Tax, and License Crypto Miners

Russia’s regulators have revealed how they plan to find and tax cryptocurrency miners as well as license them. This follows their meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. At the meeting, they agreed to regulate cryptocurrency mining, alongside cryptocurrencies themselves including bitcoin. Last week, the finance ministry proposed creating a registry of crypto miners. Also read: Research […]

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October 15, 2017 0

Research Shows Half a Billion People Are Mining Cryptocurrencies Without Knowing It

Research Shows Over Half a Billion People Are Mining Cryptocurrencies Without Knowing ItThe company behind the ad blocking program Adguard has analyzed the most popular 100,000 websites for cryptocurrency mining scripts. They found that over 500 million people have been mining cryptocurrencies and “they have no idea it is happening.” Each website running the script earns an estimated $43,000 within the three-week period studied. Also read: Putin Confirms […]

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October 14, 2017 0

JP Morgan Boss Can’t Stop Talking About Bitcoin — Calls Investors “Stupid”

JP Morgan Boss Can't Stop Talking About Bitcoin Calls Investors "Stupid"The Wall Street tycoon and JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon is once again talking about bitcoin investors in a derogatory fashion. On October 12, Dimon told CNBC that he was done talking about bitcoin and that it was basically irrelevant to him. However, Dimon won’t shut up about bitcoin as the bank executive called bitcoin […]

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October 14, 2017 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

The Bitcoin Gold Project Responds to Negative Criticism

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the alleged hard fork project, Bitcoin Gold, that’s supposedly scheduled to take place on October 25. We also investigated the project further, while asking the lead developer some questions concerning this proposed fork. Now with only fifteen days left until the team tries to fork the bitcoin protocol, individuals continue to […]

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October 12, 2017 0

Putin Tells Central Bank Not to Create Unnecessary Barriers to Cryptocurrencies

The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss cryptocurrencies. It was attended by top regulators including the central bank governor, her deputy, and the finance minister. While Putin acknowledged the risks associated with cryptocurrencies, he stressed the importance to not “build up unnecessary barriers” for new technologies. Also […]

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October 11, 2017 0

Minimalist Family Sells Everything for Bitcoin Hoping It Pays Off

Some people are very passionate about bitcoin, and then some people are really big believers in the cryptocurrency revolution. One such person is 39-year-old, Didi Taihuttu, a Netherlands native that’s been selling everything he owns including his home and valuable belongings for bitcoin. Also read: Markets Update: The Bitcoin Price Rocket Blasts Off Again This Family […]

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October 10, 2017 0

Porn Star Tempts Russian Prime Minister to Legalize Cryptocurrencies in a Video Message

Russian porn actress Ekaterina Makarova has recorded a video message to urge her country’s regulators, including the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, to legalize cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether. In return, she offered to make their fantasies come true. Also read: Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitflyer Launches Bitcoin Visa Prepaid Card Makarova’s Proposal Russian porn star […]

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October 10, 2017 0

Vanuatu Becomes First Nation to Accept Bitcoin in Exchange for Citizenship

The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has become host to the world’s first government to accept bitcoin in exchange for citizenship. Vanuatu’s citizenship program costs $200,000 USD, meaning that at current prices the residency program costs less than 41.5 bitcoins. Also Read: Nation of Vanuatu Embraces Bitcoin Payments for Farmland Vanuatu Has Become the First […]

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