Monthly Archives: July 2018

Paul Krugman is Wrong Again

News Paul Krugman, the famed economist who’s made a career out of being wrong about things, is wrong again. That in itself is no more surprising than the fact that his latest op-ed takes aim at his favorite bête noire – bitcoin. The surprising part is that Krugman has resorted to the same hackneyed arguments he always uses to attack cryptocurrency. It’s an odd decision from such a learned scholar when there are far more lethal lines of attack for a crypto sceptic to take. Also read: Japanese […]

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Bitcoin Cash Fans Celebrate Independence Day One Year Later

News Today is the one-year anniversary of the ‘Bitcoin Independence Day’ that took place on August 1 2017. Since that day the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network and community have had a very productive year as the decentralized cryptocurrency has celebrated a ton of milestones including successful network upgrades, massive merchant adoption, and a wide variety of applications built using the BCH chain. Also Read: Interest in Philippines Economic Zone Crypto License Spikes – 17 Firms Paid in Full August 1 2017, Bitcoin Independence Day A year ago today […]

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Survey: Crypto Exchanges Want Regulation but See Strict Policies as a Threat

Economy & Regulation The majority of crypto exchanges want to see the industry regulated, although many consider excessive regulation to be the biggest threat, according to a new study. A third of the platforms in the poll also fear a market crash that could suddenly devalue digital assets. A fifth of the exchanges dislike anonymity.     Also read: Huobi Informs Users on Decision to Launch P2P Trading in India Crypto Exchanges Want Regulation A new study reveals that a sizable majority of crypto exchanges, 88%, would like to […]

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75% of Millennials are More Likely to Date Someone Into Bitcoin

Featured A recently conducted study has reportedly found that 75% of millennials would be more likely to date someone who possesses knowledge about cryptocurrencies. The survey comes amid apparently increasing fascination with millenials’ views regarding cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Kim Kardashian Receives Her First Bitcoin Surveys Probe Millennials’ Views on Crypto An increasing number of companies have published surveys probing the views held by millennials regarding virtual currencies. A recent study claims to have found that “Over 75% of millennials [are] more likely to date someone knowledgeable about cryptocurrencies.” Despite […]

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Kim Kardashian Receives Her First Physical Bitcoin

News Social media personality and global superstar Kim Kardashian West was given her first bitcoin – in physical form. The entertainment mogul promptly featured her new asset for all the world to see, much to the excitement and amusement of the cryptocurrency community. Also read: Bitcoin ETF Rejection Sparks Firm’s Public Protest Kim Kardashian West Given First Physical Bitcoin “If Only” was a Texas Hold’em poker tournament hosted by gazillionaire philanthropists Irving and Shelli Azoff for the cancer-related charity City of Hope. This year, the first annual […]

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PR: Keynote Brings the World Blockchain Forum to London

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The world’s largest blockchain conference explores the promise of blockchain technology, trends and investments. Keynote is excited to announce the program agenda for their next endeavour, the world’s largest two-day blockchain coming to London this September. The conference will feature a star-studded […]

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Thomson Reuters Eikon to Display Data on 50 Cryptocurrencies From Cryptocompare

Finance Institutional financial traders are about to receive access to new data feeds on fifty cryptocurrencies supplied by Cryptocompare. These will be added to Eikon, Thomson Reuters’ flagship financial information platform which was launched back in 2010. Also Read: Banks Don’t Really Want to Use ‘Blockchain’ for FX Settlement After All Increasing Demand for Crypto Coverage Toronto-headquartered multinational mass media and information firm, Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE: TRI), has entered into a strategic partnership with Cryptocompare, the cryptocurrency market data aggregator. Under the agreement, the aggregator will […]

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The Daily: Bitcoin Sceptics, Bitmain Gets Richer, Twitter Bots Subside

The Daily In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief it seems that Twitter is starting to get a grip on the impersonator bots that have dogged the platform all year. We’ve also got news of a crypto meetup that’s only for sceptics, and it turns out that Bitmain is even richer than anyone thought. Also read: Bitcoin ETF Rejection Sparks Firm’s Public Protest Bitmain Adds a Couple Billion to Its Valuation As we reported earlier this month, Chinese mining behemoth Bitmain has been valued at $12 billion ahead […]

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Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Planning Several Trading Restrictions: Report

Exchanges The association of 16 government-approved bitcoin exchanges is reportedly working on imposing a number of trading restrictions. Jiji Press reported that there is a plan to impose trading limits for all users and additional restrictions for minors and the elderly. This follows recent reports of the association introducing margin trading limits as part of its self-regulatory rules. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Possible Trading Caps According to Jiji Press news agency, the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (Jvcea) is planning to set […]

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Bitprim Launches Keoken — A Token and Smart Contract Platform for BCH

News Over the past few months, many Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents have been discussing ideas such as representative tokens and smart contracts powered by the BCH network. Further, a few well-known organizations like Bitmain, Cryptonize.it and other BCH developers have introduced their own tokenization ideas. Now the firm Bitprim has announced the launch of a new token creation and smart contract platform called ‘Keoken’, an open protocol for extending blockchain functionality. Also Read: Market Caps for Privacy-Centric Currencies Have Dropped Significantly Bitprim Team Launches a Token Asset Creation and […]

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