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Venezuela Breaks Bitcoin Trading Record Again As New Regulations Become Law

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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year ago
News

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

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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin

Venezuela Sees Biggest Increase in Bitcoin Volume to Date

Venezuela has experienced its biggest jump in bitcoin volume over the past week with 1,974 BTC traded on LocalBitcoins. Venezuela Sees Biggest Jump in Bitcoin Volume to Date As the...

Christina Comben | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Businesses

Argentina Gets 7 New Bitcoin ATMs For Christmas

Argentina ends the year on a Bitcoin high, as Athena Bitcoin Argentina rolls out seven Bitcoin ATMs (BATMs) with more to come. This now makes it the country with the fourth highest...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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Russia Says Venezuela’s Petro Acceptance ‘Not Happening’

Russia has not discounted the idea of using state-issued cryptocurrency Petro in commercial operations with Venezuela. Russia: No Petro Payments ‘Yet’ Those were the words...

Esther Kim | 1 year ago
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Coinbase Slammed For Venezuela ZCash Airdrop Being an ‘Advertising Strategy’

US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has received intense criticism for giving Venezuelan families a grand total of $1 per day – in altcoin ZCash, which it added to its books days...

Esther Kim | 1 year ago
Op-Ed

Opinion: Stock Up On Canned Food (And Bitcoin)…World Wide Winter is Coming!

Whilst we are battening down hatches, and wrapping ourselves up for protection against the present crypto-winter, remember one thing. All is far from perfect in fiat-land around the...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago