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Four Cryptocurrency Hotspots That Saw Tremendous Growth in 2018

In the last few years, the cryptocurrency environment has changed drastically and there is a bunch of new cryptocurrency hotspots popping up across the globe. Gone are the days when certain territories such as Zug, Prague, and other blockchain hub cities dominated the headlines. Now a variety of different regions like Malta, South Korea, Hong […]

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January 5, 2019 0

Overstock Becomes the First Major US Company to Pay Business Tax in Bitcoin

Overstock Chooses to Pay Part of the Company's Business Tax in BitcoinThe cryptocurrency-friendly company Overstock.com announced on Thursday that company will be paying part of its business taxes to the state of Ohio using bitcoin. Overstock will use the state’s Ohiocrypto.com website to pay for the corporation’s commercial activities tax this year. Also read: 10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History Overstock Pays […]

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January 4, 2019 0

Australian Crypto Company Rapped for Paying Bounty Hunters for Glowing Reviews

Australian Crypto Company Rapped for Paying Bounty Hunters for Glowing ReviewsSecurities commissioners and trade experts have refused Australian blockchain startup Power Ledger a clean bill of ethical health after it emerged that the company paid rogue “bounty hunters” to shore up interest in its cryptocurrency. The project’s “powr” crypto has fallen 90 percent in value over the past year amidst bearish market conditions. Also read: Russian […]

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December 31, 2018 0

What Is a Blockchain Transaction Anyway?

As a responsible crypto investor, you should understand what is a blockchain transaction and how it benefits users and companies.

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December 24, 2018 0

Top Supply Chain Blockchain Projects for 2019: Corporate to Scrappy Startups

The general public may still associate the term “blockchain” with Bitcoin, but members of the crypto space know that the technology has far more applications. One field blockchain is on…

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December 10, 2018 0

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

Previously Inactive Whales Are Moving Large Amounts of BTC

Earlier this week, armchair sleuths began pointing out that large amounts of cryptocurrency from long-dormant addresses have been on the move. For instance, one wallet that’s been inactive since its inception in 2013 recently moved 66,452 BTC — worth around $245 million — to an unknown address. Hours later, a few more addresses from the […]

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December 6, 2018 0

Eight Historic Bitcoin Transactions

There’s nothing particularly special about a bitcoin transaction. Every day, 300,000 of them occur on the BTC and BCH networks without fanfare. But occasionally, a perfunctory transaction will attain historical significance. These bitcoin transfers can be viewed in any blockchain explorer, where they have been immortalized by the public ledger and mythologized by the public. […]

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November 27, 2018 0

Iran Completes Development of Rial-Supported National Cryptocurrency

Iran Completes Development of Rial-Supported National CryptocurrencyIran has finalized the development of its national cryptocurrency, which is backed by the local fiat unit, the rial. Once the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) approves its use, the yet-to-be-named digital currency will then be issued to banking institutions for testing in payments, internal and interbank settlements according to local media reports. Also Read: Bahamas […]

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November 11, 2018 0

Minecraft-Like Platform Craft.cash Brings a 3D World to Bitcoin Cash

Minecraft-Like Platform Craft.cash Brings a 3D World to Bitcoin CashOn Nov. 8, a new application was introduced to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community called Craft.cash, a BCH-powered onchain platform that’s similar to the popular block building game Minecraft. According to the development team called Blockparty, the Craft.cash game allows anyone to encode colorful voxel data into the three-dimensional world using op-return outputs stemming from […]

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November 8, 2018 0