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Bitcoin Lightning Network Reaches Milestone $5M Capacity

Bitcoin off-chain scaling solution the Lightning Network (LN) has reached a record $5 million in capacity as Bitcoin price rises fuel enthusiasm across the board. Lightning Network...

Esther Kim | Apr 02, 2019 | 11:00
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TRON CEO: Bitcoin Holds Greater Promise for Younger Generation of...

Justin Sun believes that Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies have the potential to create opportunities for the younger generation of investors. TRON’s CEO also implied that...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 14, 2019 | 09:00
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Coinstar KYC Hurdles Are Hurting Bitcoin User Experience

Coinstar’s initiative to support buying bitcoin at 20,000 locations in the US is facing mixed reviews days after it launched as users complain about high costs and poor...

Esther Kim | Jan 21, 2019 | 12:00
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Bitcoin Businesses

Australian Bitcoin ATM Startup Says Its Raking in $360,000 Per Week

A Bitcoin ATM company from Australia has reported a weekly turnover of $500,000 AUD (roughly $360,000 USD) despite the cryptocurrency bear market.  $360,000 Weekly Turnaround Auscoin...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 20, 2019 | 13:00
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France Starts Selling Bitcoin At 6 Tobacco Shops – 6,500 By...

An initiative to sell Bitcoin (BTC) in France’s 24,000 tobacco kiosks has tentatively launched despite votes of no confidence from the central bank and other sources. 6 Tobacconists...

Esther Kim | Jan 09, 2019 | 08:00
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McKinsey & Company: Blockchain Technology Isn’t Living Up...

McKinsey & Company, the leading consulting firm, says blockchain technology is failing to transition past its pioneering stage. The company notes, however, that payments may not...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 06, 2019 | 18:00
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Lightning Network Explodes To New Heights With $2M Capacity

A sudden influx of nodes on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) has seen capacity increase to new all-time highs as the scaling solution is now handling over $2 million in BTC...

Esther Kim | Nov 22, 2018 | 10:00
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The ‘Wal-Mart’ of Venezuela Has Started Accepting Bitcoin

As Venezuela is in the grip of hyperinflation, a large local Wal-Mart-like department store has started to accept bitcoin for goods. Cryptocurrencies: A Viable Alternative More and...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 16, 2018 | 08:00
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Moscow Has 120,000 Residents Using Bitcoin, Yandex Survey Finds

Moscow has an estimated 1 percent or 120,000 people actively using cryptocurrency, according to a new survey from Yandex.  Moscow Has 120,000 Bitcoin Users? The survey was a joint...

Esther Kim | Nov 14, 2018 | 14:00
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Swiss AI-Powered Stablecoin Becomes Halal to Attract Muslim Investors

Sharia-compliance finance is becoming a field of choice for several fintech companies as regulators and market participants in the Middle East seem keen on attracting new business...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 12, 2018 | 22:00
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Bitcoin Ownership Hits 9% In UK, YouGov Survey Reveals

Over 90 percent of UK residents have now heard of Bitcoin and up to 9 percent of some demographics own it, an upbeat new survey revealed November 7. 21 Percent See Bitcoin Being As...

Wilma Woo | Nov 08, 2018 | 18:00
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Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Money Velocity Hits 2010 Lows, As BTC Price Flatlines

Bitcoin’s monetary velocity is at its lowest point in eight years, and investors should be “realistic” about the chances of the 2018 bear market ending in the medium term. Echoes...

Wilma Woo | Oct 29, 2018 | 06:00

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