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Bitcoin Cash Supporters Prepare for the Network’s Next Six Months

Bitcoin Cash Supporters Prepare for the Network's Next Six MonthsIt’s been six months since the inception of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, and the decentralized currency’s infrastructure continues to grow. Over the past week, there’s been many new announcements surrounding the BCH chain and its ecosystem. See also: Bitcoin ABC Developers Announce Medium-Term Bitcoin Cash Roadmap Six Months In, the Bitcoin Cash Network Celebrates a […]

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January 28, 2018 0

Exchange Problems Mount at Kraken and Coinbase but Bitfinex Reopens Registrations

Exchange Problems Mount at Kraken and Coinbase but Bitfinex Reopens Registrations for 10k+ DepositsExchanges are regarded by many in the cryptocurrency world as a necessary evil. They provide liquidity and an on-ramp from fiat currency, but many other aspects of their service leaves a lot to desired. From onerous KYC requests to sudden withdrawal of service, nary a week goes by without major exchanges leaving customers seething. This […]

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January 12, 2018 0

Cut Off? Here Are 7 Different Bitcoin Debit Card Services and Fees

Cut Off? Here Are 7 Different Bitcoin Debit Card Services and FeesJust recently we reported on European bitcoin users having issues with their loadable bitcoin debit cards. Even though some of these businesses are having a few issues, there are many cryptocurrency debit cards available all around the world. Also read: Visa Veto Leaves Several European Cryptocurrency Cards Locked Out Since 2015 Bitcoin-Based Debit Cards Have Grown […]

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January 8, 2018 0

Visa Veto Leaves Several European Cryptocurrency Cards Locked Out

Visa Veto Leaves Several European Cryptocurrency Cards Locked OutEuropean cryptocurrency card holders are awakening to discover that their plastic is now worthless. A Visa-led crackdown has seen several crypto card issuers forced to call an end to their services across Europe. Visa subsidiary Wavecrest is being blamed for the withdrawal of service, which affects scores of crypto card issuers including Bitwala, Tenx, Bitpay, […]

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January 5, 2018 0

Bitcoin Gamers Dropped from Steam Due to Fees and Volatility

Bitcoin Gamers Dropped from Steam due to Fees and VolatilityCiting price volatility and transaction fees, Steam, the popular online gaming platform, is out of the bitcoin business effective 6 December. The world’s most popular cryptographic currency is ripping all economic textbooks apart, reaching price highs unimaginable just weeks, if not hours, ago. That, and a congested mempool with transacting costs to compound, means a […]

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December 8, 2017 0

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

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

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

Germany’s Largest Food Delivery with 11,000+ Restaurants Now Accepts BTC

Germany's Largest Food Delivery Service with 11,000+ Restaurants Now Accepts BitcoinGermany’s largest food delivery web portal, Lieferando.de, which boasts over 11,000 partner restaurants, recently announced that it has started accepting bitcoin for payments. The company is owned by one of the largest online food ordering websites in the world, Takeaway.com. Also read: Poland’s Largest Food Delivery with 5000+ Restaurants Starts Accepting Bitcoin Lieferando.de Leads the

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July 6, 2017 0