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Bitcoin Back at $8K to Whole Foods Accepting BTC – Week’s...

Bitcoin had another wild week with BTC price making a strong recovery back to $8K. Let’s take a look at the past week’s top stories. Bitcoin Price Back At $8K So The...

Emilio Janus | May 19, 2019 | 06:30
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Altcoins

Bitfinex Announces LEO Token Distribution After $1 Billion Private...

Crypto-exchange Bitfinex continues to move on from last month’s Tether cover-up accusations, announcing the distribution of its new utility token. Parent iFinex, who raised $1...

Emilio Janus | May 18, 2019 | 11:00
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Bitcoin Investment

3 Reasons The Current Bitcoin Price Rally is Fundamentally Different

Barry Silbert, Digital Currency Group founder and CEO, has been talking to Bloomberg about the latest Bitcoin resurgence. In particular, he discussed the factors making this time...

Emilio Janus | May 18, 2019 | 07:00
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin ETF Approval Rumors Fly as ETF Conference Welcomes...

A major speech from pro-Bitcoin SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, coincides with the deadline for the ruling on the VanEck Bitcoin-ETF. This has led to speculation that the scheduling...

Emilio Janus | May 17, 2019 | 14:00
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News

Bitcoin-Bashing Banking ‘Cartels’ Fined €1 Billion For...

The European Commission has fined five banks, including the anti-Bitcoin JP Morgan, a total of over €1 billion for currency rigging. Traders clubbed together into...

Emilio Janus | May 17, 2019 | 12:00
Amazon May Soon Accept Bitcoin (And Sell the Data to Law Enforcement)
Companies

Amazon Files Proof-Of-Work Patent Using Cryptography

Amazon this week filed a US patent for a Proof-of-Work system which uses cryptography to generate Merkle trees. The Bitcoin and Ethereum networks use such ‘hash trees’ to...

Emilio Janus | May 16, 2019 | 13:00
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Altcoin Price

Last 48 Hours See Biggest Altcoin Rally In 9 Months But Bitcoin Still...

Altcoins have been staging a significant rally against Bitcoin in the past couple of days. However, Bitcoin’s own gains in May mean they may have trouble maintaining the...

Emilio Janus | May 16, 2019 | 05:00
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Bitcoin

TV ‘Shark’ Dismisses Bitcoin As ‘Worthless’...

‘Shark Tank’ investor, Kevin O’Leary, has been dialling up the FUD, calling Bitcoin ‘garbage’ on CNBC’s Squawk Box. He felt the need to interject...

Emilio Janus | May 15, 2019 | 11:00
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Altcoins

Northern Irish Capital, Belfast Introduces Bitcoin-Like Local...

The city council of Belfast, Northern Ireland, has announced it is introducing a Bitcoin-like cryptocurrency for local goods and services. The technology is currently being trialled...

Emilio Janus | May 15, 2019 | 08:00
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Op-Ed

Why We Should Never Hope For A Central Bank Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, explains why the idea of a ‘Central Bank’ of Bitcoin would create more problems than it would solve.   Bitcoin Exchanges Similar To...

Emilio Janus | May 15, 2019 | 03:00
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Bitcoin

The Time Has Finally Arrived – So Who Is Bitcoin Creator...

Nearly three weeks ago, a mysterious website and Twitter feed appeared, promising a ‘live reveal’ of Bitcoin-creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s identity. As the countdown...

Emilio Janus | May 14, 2019 | 14:00
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Bitcoin Investment

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Could See Green Light in Just 10 Days

Bakkt could soon proceed with its Bitcoin futures product if the CFTC does not raise any objections within 10 days. We’ll Be Bakkt…Soonish Bakkt could be cleared to proceed...

Emilio Janus | May 14, 2019 | 07:00

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