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Bitcoin Trading Plummets in Venezuela Blackout as Government...

Bitcoin use in Venezuela took a hit this week after a persisting electricity blackout appeared to limit the ability of users to transact.  Bitcoin Trades Drop 40 Percent That was the...

Esther Kim | 4 months ago
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Bitcoin

Venezuela Traded Over $60M in Bitcoin Already in 2019

LocalBitcoins users in Venezuela spent nearly 160 billion VES buying 16,642 BTC in the first two months of 2019. At today’s price, those bitcoin are worth almost $63 million...

Emilio Janus | 5 months ago
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Venezuela Gets $1M Bitcoin Aid Project As Trading Records Continue

A new project by cryptocurrency wallet platform AirTM and artist cryptograffiti is aiming to raise $1 million in aid for Venezuelans via an interactive Bitcoin installation. Airdrop...

Esther Kim | 5 months ago
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News

Bitcoin Is More than a Speculative Asset to People in Venezuela

Most Bitcoin HODLers may be wondering when lambo and when moon, but in parts of Latin America, and particularly Venezuela, Bitcoin is saving people’s lives. Bitcoin Is Saving...

Christina Comben | 5 months ago
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Russia: Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency in ‘Final Stage of...

Russia’s State Duma is reportedly planning to review and adopt a cryptocurrency law to facilitate the creation of an oil-backed cryptocurrency. Russia to Adopt Cryptocurrency Law...

Georgi Georgiev | 5 months ago
Venezuela
News

Venezuela Breaks Bitcoin Trading Record Again As New Regulations...

Venezuela set a new record for the amount it traded for Bitcoin (BTC) last week, showing cryptocurrency’s continued appeal in the face of ongoing political turmoil. 17.1 Billion...

Esther Kim | 6 months ago
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Venezuela Finds Out the Hard Way That Only Bitcoin is Unconfiscatable

The ongoing political turmoil in Venezuela continues to intrigue Bitcoin figures, following the Bank of England blocking access to the country’s gold reserves in favor of...

Esther Kim | 6 months ago
News

Venezuela Bitcoin Trading Sets Giant All-Time High

Venezuela traded more bolivars for bitcoins than ever before last week. Volumes on P2P trading platform Localbitcoins reaching 15.7 billion VES ($10 million) amid increasing political...

Esther Kim | 6 months ago
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Bitcoin Politics

Venezuela’s New Interim President is Anti-Petro and Pro-Bitcoin

The U.S. now recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the leader of Venezuela. He took a public oath to swear himself in as the interim president of Venezuela on January 23, 2019...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 6 months ago
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Venezuela Develops Tiny Mesh Nodes For Off-Grid Transactions

Mesh networks mesh [sorry] very well with the libertarian ethos of Bitcoin, freeing users from the tyranny of state-regulated ISPs. Necessity being the mother of invention, Bitcoin...

Emilio Janus | 6 months ago
News

Venezuela: First Bitcoin ATM Opens ‘In 2 Weeks’ Amid...

Venezuela, the country seeing new Bitcoin trade volume records on an almost weekly basis, is to get its first ever Bitcoin ATM. Cryptobuyer: ATM Already In Caracas In an interview with...

Esther Kim | 6 months ago
Time Magazine
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TIME Magazine: Bitcoin Development Should Be World Priority

TIME Magazine has produced a surprisingly complimentary appraisal of Bitcoin, saying the cryptocurrency “matters for freedom” and is a “way out” of authoritarianism. TIME...

Esther Kim | 7 months ago

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