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Malta to Give “Peace of Mind” to Crypto Companies

Malta to Give “Peace of Mind” to Crypto CompaniesThe government of Malta has come up with an idea that businesses dealing with cryptocurrencies may find interesting. A new policy document seeks to set up a special agency which will “certify” blockchain platforms and “verify” crypto transactions. It is supposed to “bring peace of mind” to companies using these technologies to cut out central […]

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February 18, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Miners Process Big Blocks Past 24h – Volume Approaches Litecoin

Bitcoin Cash Miners Process Big Blocks Past 24h - Volume Approaches LitecoinAbout 24-hours ago bitcoin cash (BCH) miners were processing a ton of large blocks between 2-8MB in size. Fees have remained considerably low, and the bitcoin cash daily transaction volume is nearing the same amount of transactions as the litecoin network. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin Cash Miners […]

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January 14, 2018 0

JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon Regrets his ”Bitcoin is a Fraud” Statement

Jamie Dimon Regrets his ”Bitcoin Is a Fraud” StatementJamie Dimon, chair of JP Morgan Chase, was once again asked about his thoughts on bitcoin. In a wide-ranging interview on FOX Business, Mr. Dimon was given a few of his notable quotes back to him, and asked to assess his present feelings. It appears he’s softened a little on the the world’s most popular […]

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January 9, 2018 0

We’ve Come A Long Way – Bitcoin Block Zero Was Born Nine Years Ago Today

Bitcoin Block Zero Born Nine Years Ago: The Wild Ride to Over 500,000 Blocks LaterOn this day nine years ago, quietly, bitcoin and its blockchain network were birthed with block zero, the Genesis Block. Without government permission or wealthy backers, it has generated a quarter trillion in value. In combination with the resultant industry it spawned, comprising thousands of alternatives, cryptocurrency is a seven hundred billion dollar market. Nearly […]

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January 3, 2018 0

Bitcoin-Related Job Postings Have Spiked on Linkedin and Upwork

Bitcoin-Related Job Postings Have Spiked on LinkedIn and UpworkThe number of jobs relating to bitcoin and cryptocurrency on Linkedin and Upwork has grown significantly in recent years. Both platforms report an increase in the listing of skills relating to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology by several hundred percent. Also Read: Meme Chart Mania: Is This the Tip of the Iceberg or Have We Already Hit […]

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December 3, 2017 0

MIT to Issue Diplomas Using Bitcoin Blockchain

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced a pilot program that will issue diplomas to 111 graduates utilizing the bitcoin blockchain. The program is the product of a partnership between the MIT Registrar’s Office and Learning Machine – a Massachusetts-based company specializing in software development. Also Read: MIT Study Shows Exclusivity Encourages Greater Bitcoin Adoption […]

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October 22, 2017 0

Seven Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Announce Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Plans

Seven of Japan’s leading bitcoin exchanges have announced their policies regarding the planned Bitcoin Gold hard fork of the Bitcoin network. The country’s largest exchange, Bitflyer, plans to distribute and trade the new cryptocurrency. Some exchanges will only distribute the coins, while others are taking a wait-and-see approach. Also read: Two South Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Announce Hard […]

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October 22, 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

President of European Central Bank: “Not Within Our Power to Prohibit or Regulate Bitcoin”

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, has stated that bitcoin does not fall under the regulatory powers of the ECB. The statement was made in response to a question from the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament. Also Read: European Central Bank Criticizes Estonian National Cryptocurrency Plans “It […]

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September 27, 2017 0

Russian Government Seeks Cryptocurrency Researchers, Will Pay 2.5 Million Rubles

Russian Government Seeks Cryptocurrency Researchers, Will Pay 2.5 Million RublesThe Russian State Duma is holding a tender for a detailed study on the subject of cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and initial coin offerings (ICOs). The government will pay the winner 2.5 million rubles out of the federal budget. The deadline for submissions is October 10. Also read: Bank of Russia Opposes Cryptocurrency Legalization, Worried About ‘Loss […]

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September 24, 2017 0