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1 Cent per Kilowatt-Hour: China’s Sichuan Province Encourages Hydro-Powered Bitcoin Mining

1 Cent per Kilowatt-Hour: China's Sichuan Province Encourages Hydro-Powered Bitcoin MiningThe local government of Ya’an city, in China’s Sichuan province, has announced the region is encouraging bitcoin mining in Sichuan if operations leverage the local hydropower plants. The document released by Ya’an city officials is in stark contrast to how Sichuan lawmakers felt about mining in 2018. Back then the government and China’s central bank […]

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April 28, 2020 0

Chinese Court Declares Ethereum Legal Property With Economic Value

Chinese Court Declares Ethereum Legal Property With Economic ValueA district court in China has reportedly ruled that Ethereum’s cryptocurrency is legal property with economic value. This ruling follows a couple of other verdicts on the legality of cryptocurrency, including bitcoin, by various Chinese courts. While cryptocurrency is not legal tender in China, people can hold and transfer them like property. Court Ruling: ETH […]

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April 28, 2020 0

How to Find Your Nearest Bitcoin ATM

How to Find the Nearest Bitcoin ATM to Your Location and Learn About Its FeaturesCryptocurrency markets have experienced a few intensive weeks since the start of the year that took prices to 2020 highs in mid-February. The overall bullish sentiment is attracting more interest towards the crypto space. There are many ways to get started with Bitcoin but one the most accessible options is to find an ATM supporting […]

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February 21, 2020 0

Bitcoin ATMs Grow in Number Reaching Almost 7,000 in Operation Around the World

Bitcoin ATMs Grow in Number Reaching Almost 7,000 in Operation Around the WorldATMs supporting digital coins have increased parallel to the predominant trend on cryptocurrency markets since the beginning of 2020. With over 400 new devices added in January, the global total is now closing on the 7,000 mark. The sector has seen exponential growth in the past three years. Also read: Bitcoin.com Partners With Mecon Cash, […]

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February 16, 2020 0

How to Buy Bitcoin in the Philippines

How to Buy Bitcoin in the PhilippinesThe Philippines has many places you can buy bitcoin from. Not only has the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas licensed some cryptocurrency exchanges, but there are also peer-to-peer marketplaces, bitcoin ATMs, and other services to help you. This guide will show you where and how to buy bitcoin in the Philippines using these avenues. Also read: […]

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February 7, 2020 0

Darknet Users Discuss the Connection Between DDoS Attacks and Exit Scams

During the last few weeks, a number of darknet markets (DNMs) like Empire and forums like Dread have been attacked relentlessly with heavy DDoS attacks. Meanwhile, reports disclose that Apollon is allegedly pulling an exit scam in the same fashion as Nightmare Market did last year. Darknetstats.com details that Apollon remains online and is accepting […]

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February 1, 2020 0

What Is the Ideal Block Size and Fee Cost?

Many of the debates around block size in Bitcoin operate under the false premise that the question can even be properly answered by a central authority. But markets are better at deciding these questions and block sizes and fee costs should be worked out by miners and users, not development committees. Also read: How is […]

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January 24, 2020 0

Millennial and Male: 3 Crypto Card Issuers Profile Their Average User

Millennial and Male, 3 Crypto Card Issuers Profile Their Average UserPlatforms offering debit cards that can be topped up with cryptocurrency have enjoyed growing popularity in the crypto community. They provide a payment solution for those who earn and own digital coins, enabling in-store and online crypto payments. Their expanding user base provides a snapshot of the kind of people who spend crypto on a […]

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January 24, 2020 0

EU Countries Commence Crypto Regulations as Mandated by New Directive

EU Countries Start Regulating Cryptocurrency as Mandated by New DirectiveThe European Union’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive mandates that member states start regulating crypto assets by Jan. 10. Crypto exchanges and custodial wallet providers are now covered by the same regulatory requirements as banks and other financial institutions. Also read: Regs Roundup: SEC Actions, Crypto Tax-Free in Korea, New Chinese Laws EU’s Regulatory Deadline: Jan. […]

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January 11, 2020 0

Bitcoin ATM in Miami Airport Raises Questions About Traveling With Crypto

Bitcoin ATM in Miami Airport Raises Questions About Traveling With CryptoMiami based bitcoin ATM maker Bitstop has recently installed Miami International Airport’s first crypto ATM, according to a press release issued October 15. The installation adds to the 106 machines the company has already placed across the U.S. Further, it raises important questions about the benefits and legality of traveling with crypto in lieu of […]

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October 17, 2019 0