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Venezuela to Use the Petro to Buy Auto Parts from Russia

Venezuela Will Use the Petro to Buy Auto Parts from RussiaVenezuelan government intends to purchase Russian auto parts with its state-issued cryptocurrency. Ministers from both countries have discussed the use of the petro in bilateral transactions during a high-level meeting in Caracas. Possible Russian crypto investments are also on the agenda. Also read: Venezuelans to Buy Homes and Property with State Cryptocurrency Caracas to Build […]

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April 4, 2018 0

Not Dead: There’s Good Reason to Be Long on Bitcoin

Not Dead: There’s Good Reason to be Long on BitcoinWith western Christianity set to celebrate the basis of its theology this weekend, bitcoiners the world over might be showing up to churches in droves, hoping one resurrection might lead to another. The ecosystem’s main prophet, Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors, has outlined four reasons why enthusiasts ought to be bullish on the future: […]

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March 30, 2018 0

Russian Hotels to Surprise World Cup Fans with Bitcoin Payments

Russian Hotels to Surprise World Cup Fans with Bitcoin PaymentsFootball Fans will be able to pay with bitcoin for their accommodation when they visit Russia for this year’s World Cup. Hotels in Kaliningrad, expecting guests from eight countries, are partnering with a local payment provider to offer the service. Booking a room for the day when England plays Belgium will cost approx. $300 in […]

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March 29, 2018 0

Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Halts Major American City’s Government and Police

Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Halts Major American City’s Government and PoliceMany government services in Atlanta, Georgia, a major metropolitan US city, were brought to a halt this week. Ransomware appeared on municipal computers, urging a payment of $51,000 in equivalent bitcoin, otherwise vital city functions would be shut down. The hackers made good on their threat, and services all over the city were impacted, including […]

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March 25, 2018 0

Snowden Releases NSA Documents Showing Bitcoin Was “#1 Priority”

Snowden Releases NSA Documents Showing Bitcoin Was "#1 Priority"Xkeyscore. MAC addresses. OAKSTAR. MONKEYROCKET. Edward Snowden is at it again. This time the world’s most notorious whistleblower has handed over National Security Agency (NSA) documentation to online investigative news outlet The Intercept revealing an invasive covert program to track bitcoin users using spy tools he uncovered during his infamous first go-round. The implications include the […]

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March 21, 2018 0

Quarter Million Dollars Already Raised in Bitcoin Cash 48 Hour Challenge

Quarter Million Dollars Already Raised in Bitcoin Cash 48 Hour ChallengeBitcoin Cash (BCH) is on a roll lately, scoring new mainstream adoption platforms in countries like the United States. But it’s still a relatively small player within the ecosystem, relative to Bitcoin Core (BTC) for example. For these reasons and more, BCH enthusiasts are participating in a 48 hour matching donation challenge, hoping to assist […]

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March 3, 2018 0

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak’s Bitcoin Stolen

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak’s Bitcoin StolenLast year, Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak (Woz) revealed he’d purchased bitcoin, likening it to being better than gold. And then, months later, Woz announced he’d sold it all. In the process of selling off his gains, it turns out he was defrauded out of a substantial sum. Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck […]

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February 27, 2018 0

People Who Don’t Understand Cryptocurrency Should Probably Stop Writing About It

People Who Don’t Understand Cryptocurrency Should Probably Stop Writing About ItIt’s only February, but the award for most inaccurate cryptocurrency article of the year is already in the bag. The Financial Post, which bills itself as “Canada’s most trusted source of financial news” has published an editorial that reads like something straight from The Onion. This isn’t satire though – it’s a serious piece authored […]

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February 26, 2018 0

New Bitcoin Embassy Opens in the United States

New Bitcoin Embassy Opens in the United StatesA mooted Bitcoin Embassy is the first of its kind, since an early attempt in New York City, for a bitcoin gathering place. It was American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Editorial Director Jeffrey Tucker who had a revelation of sorts to establish a Bitcoin Embassy in the United States. The idea is to bring […]

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February 25, 2018 0

Venezuela Orders Government Services to Accept Any Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Orders Government Services to Accept Any CryptocurrencyVenezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s consular services, as well as several other services and gas stations, to accept any cryptocurrency including the nation’s own petro. In addition, he has announced the launch of another cryptocurrency, this time backed with gold. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Maduro’s Orders […]

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February 22, 2018 0