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    Billionaire Peter Thiel is Long on Bitcoin

    The histories of Paypal, Facebook, Yelp etc will not be complete without the mention of the man Peter Thiel. Those are a few tech companies that they Billionaire invested in at their very early stages. He is a widely sought after investment advisor and he was the keynote guest at The Economic Club  of New […]

    Malta’s PM Welcomes Chinese Exchange Binance to EU State

    Malta’s Prime Minister has welcomed a Chinese cryptocurrency exchange to his country. Joseph Muscat personally signed the tweet welcoming Binance‘s operation to the island EU state. Muscat, who is also the Leader of the Labour Party in Malta, states it is part of their effort to be “the global trailblazers in the regulation of blockchain-based […]

    Monthly Web Traffic for Major Bitcoin Exchanges Falls by Half

    The disappointing price performances of the cryptocurrency markets in January and February have apparently driven many bitcoin traders to avoid checking on their exchange accounts. Estimations of the total number of visits to the trading venues based on web traffic show a sharp decline month over month.      Exchange Traffic Takes a Nosedive The […]

    Satoshi’s Vision 2018 Conference Report: Bolstering the Future of Adoption

    This weekend many bitcoin cash supporters gathered in Japan for the Bitcoin Unlimited event, Satoshi’s Vision Conference. The three-day conference was filled with synergy as the event was the largest bitcoin-centric conference to-date in Tokyo. Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System Over the last three days, an event was held in Tokyo Japan aiming to […]

    Quebec Pushes Hydropower Utility to Halt New Bitcoin Mines

    The Canadian province of Quebec has temporarily put a halt to the development of new cryptocurrency mining operations. The region – known for its cheap hydropower – has been an attractive destination for cryptocurrency miners looking to expand their businesses. Yet on Friday, Canadian newspaper Les Affaires reported that operators tied to utility firm Hydro-Quebec are turning down […]

    Reddit Removes Bitcoin Payment Option, Censors Darknet Forum

    Despite all the Telegram groups, Discord channels and many other alternatives, Reddit remains a leading forum for the wider bitcoin community – especially for new users to learn about the concept for the first time. As such, the website holds power over the conversation and what happens on Reddit can have much wider repercussions. No […]

    ICE Agency Charges Payza and Two Canadian Citizens With Bitcoin Money Laundering

    This week the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security agency (ICE) has revealed that it is charging two Canadian brothers and the company Payza with illegal money transmission and money laundering charges tethered to cryptocurrency transactions. Money Transmitters are Required to Register With U.S. Federal and State Agencies According to a press statement released […]

    Snowden on Bitcoin: Blasts Public Ledger and Core Developers

    The world’s most famous whistleblower, Edward Snowden, gave a dynamic, wide-ranging interview to Peter Van Valkenburgh during Blockstack Berlin 2018. Mr. Snowden discussed ongoing issues of privacy and cryptocurrency, his preferences, and revealed how bitcoin helped him in his most historic hour. He also took the opportunity to chide growing crypto tribalism, calling out maximalists, […]

    Chinese Stock Exchanges Crack Down on Companies Falsely Claiming “Blockchain”

    It appears that China’s stock exchanges are seeking to prevent companies from issuing misleading information in order to drive hype around blockchain technology – potentially influencing their share price. Blockchain Mania Sweeps China’s Stock Exchanges China’s Shenzhen Exchange has announced its intention to crack down on businesses misleading investors by seeking to associate themselves with […]

    7 Promising Altcoins You Should Consider in 2018

    Before you consider getting into the cryptocurrency market, you should familiarize yourself with the method of evaluating an asset’s intrinsic value. Fundamental analysis is a necessary precursor to investing for any intelligent and responsible individual. Before buying an alt-coin with a comparatively small market cap but significant perceived and potential value, you must do your […]