Amazon May Soon Accept Bitcoin (And Sell the Data to Law Enforcement)
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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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Bitfinex Secures $1 Billion From Private Investors

Bitfinex, the embattled cryptocurrency exchange, says it raised about one billion in USDT from private investors even amid accusations that the company and Tether covered up losses to...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 13, 2019 | 06:00
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‘Facebook Coin’ Will Be More Like Bitcoin Than Starbucks...

Speculations about the purpose of Facebook’s planned digital coin are getting wilder. Ignoring key features like independence and decentralization, one analyst predicts that...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | May 11, 2019 | 19:00
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Bitmain Losing 88% Market Share is Turning Out Great For Bitcoin...

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has less positive news as bitcoin price reclaims $6000 and the hash rate continues its steady climb. Its internal mining operations show a reduction of...

Emilio Janus | May 09, 2019 | 06:00
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India Cryptocurrency Ban Unlikely, Says CEO Of Exiled Zebpay

The CEO of Zebpay, which left India due to banking restrictions, says the rumored cryptocurrency blanket-ban is unlikely to happen. Ajeet Khurana was talking as the company announced...

Emilio Janus | May 08, 2019 | 14:00
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Indian Crypto Companies Are Now Helping Thailand’s Banks...

Indian tech multinational, Wipro, has developed a blockchain-based solution for banks in Thailand to settle dues. This comes as Indian government and banking authorities look to...

Emilio Janus | May 07, 2019 | 14:00
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Fidelity Set to Roll Out Bitcoin Trading ‘Over the Coming...

In addition to launching a custody service, Fidelity Investments appears set to debut Bitcoin (BTC) trading for institutional clients. The news comes amid reports of Ameritrade and...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 06, 2019 | 17:00
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Fidelity Research Finds Increasing Institutional Interest in...

A research survey commissioned by Fidelity Investments and conducted by Greenwich Associates has shown that close to 50 percent of institutional investors believe that cryptocurrency...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 03, 2019 | 08:00
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Facebook Business Model ‘Needs to Change’ to Reach...

At Facebook’s annual F8 conference one of Mark Zuckerberg’s themes was “the future is private.” This news also comes on the back of Facebook’s earlier...

Matthew North | May 02, 2019 | 16:00
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HK Investment Firm Pivots to Cannabis After 2018 Bitcoin Bear Market

A Hong Kong-based blockchain investment firm is planning to take up a position in the cannabis market as a way of diversifying its Bitcoin investment portfolio. Diversifying with...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 02, 2019 | 12:00
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Bitcoin Generation CEO Lashes Out at the SEC for ‘Reckless’...

On April 29 Bitcoinist reported that the SEC had temporarily suspended trading securities at Bitcoin Generation (BTGN). President and CEO Deniz Hadjiev reached out to share his...

Christina Comben | May 02, 2019 | 05:00
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Bitcoin is Beating Apple Stock (APPL) Price in 2019

Tech mogul and one of the largest corporations in the world, Apple Inc., has so far had a great start to 2019. The company’s shares are up 27 percent since January 1st but are...

Georgi Georgiev | May 01, 2019 | 17:00

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