Rapid Growth of Lightning Network Payment Channels Paints a Bright Future for Bitcoin

Rapid Growth of Lightning Network Payment Channels Paints a Bright Future for Bitcoin

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/26/rapid-growth-of-lightning-network-payment-channels-paints-a-bright-future-for-bitcoin/
on 2018-05-26 22:00:03
The Bitcoin ecosystem is set to undergo some major changes. One of the bigger upcoming developments is the Lightning Network. Over the past few months, thousands of new payment channels have been established, signalling a major step in the right direction toward mass adoption of this new technology. The Lightning Network Payment Channels Scaling Bitcoin…
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331 High-Income Traders Declared Crypto Profits in Japan

331 High-Income Traders Declared Crypto Profits in Japan

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on 2018-05-26 21:10:23
The Japanese tax authority has for the first time revealed the number of high-income taxpayers who declared cryptocurrency profits in the year 2017. Out of the total number of taxpayers with miscellaneous income of 100 million yen or more, excluding public pension, 60% of them reported income from crypto transactions. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance […]
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Venezuelans Turn to Cryptocurrency Mining to Generate Passive Income

Venezuelans Turn to Cryptocurrency Mining to Generate Passive Income

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/26/venezuelans-turn-to-cryptocurrency-mining-to-generate-passive-income/
on 2018-05-26 21:05:37
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is home to one of the worst hyperinflation crisis in the world. Because of this, citizens are increasingly turning to mining cryptocurrencies to make up for their lack of funds. Cryptocurrency Mining Boom One major reason that crypto mining is booming is because of the country’s energy situation. Electricity, although…
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FC-Bayern-und Real-Madrid-Star James Rodriguez gibt eigene Kryptowährung heraus

FC-Bayern-und Real-Madrid-Star James Rodriguez gibt eigene Kryptowährung heraus

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https://www.btc-echo.de/fc-bayern-und-real-madrid-star-james-rodriguez-gibt-eigene-kryptowaehrung-heraus/
on 2018-05-26 20:00:26

Der kolumbianische Fußballer James Rodrigues, ehemals Real Madrid, aktuell FC Bayern München, wird eine eigene Kryptowährung herausgeben. Diese soll dazu verwendet werden, die Marke James zu promoten und eine stärkere Bindung zu den Fans aufzubauen. Er ist jedoch nicht der erste Promi, der über den Kryptoweg seine Popularität noch weiter steigern möchte. Wenn am heutigen […]
 
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Bchpls.io Enables Free Bitcoin Cash Point-of-Sale Platform

Bchpls.io Enables Free Bitcoin Cash Point-of-Sale Platform

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on 2018-05-26 19:10:02
There’s a new Point-of-Sale (PoS) service the Bitcoin Cash community has been talking about called, Bchpls.io, an app that enables any brick n’ mortar merchant to accept BCH with just two devices by providing a customer screen, and a cashier view. Bchpls is currently in open beta which means the public can test the software […]
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Wendy McElroy: The Centralization of Crypto and the Banality of Evil

Wendy McElroy: The Centralization of Crypto and the Banality of Evil

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on 2018-05-26 17:33:06
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 3: Decentralization Chapter 8, Part 3 The Centralization of Crypto and the Banality of Evil First we must realize that all actions are performed by individuals… If we scrutinize the meaning of the various actions performed by individuals we must necessarily learn everything about the actions […]
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BTCM 2018 in Essen ? Aufbruchstimmung in der Kryptowelt

BTCM 2018 in Essen ? Aufbruchstimmung in der Kryptowelt

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https://www.btc-echo.de/btcm-2018-in-essen-aufbruchstimmung-in-der-kryptowelt/
on 2018-05-26 17:24:21

Das Blockchain Tech Crypto Meetup (BTCM) geht 2018 in die zweite Runde. Im Blockchain Hotel in Essen treffen sich Unternehmer, Miner, Trader und alle sonstigen Arten von Krypto-Enthusiasten, um über Blockchain, Kryptowährungen und die dezentrale Zukunft zu reden.  Es ist keine typische Blockchain-Veranstaltung im Unperfekthaus in Essen. Während man sich bei derlei Events selten vor […]
 
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Markets Update: Bear Market Adds Cryptocurrency Trading Uncertainty

Markets Update: Bear Market Adds Cryptocurrency Trading Uncertainty

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on 2018-05-26 16:55:18
Cryptocurrency markets have had a rough week over the last seven days as many digital assets lost quite a bit of value most had gained two weeks prior. Currently, markets are seemingly consolidating and have remained somewhat stable over the last 24-hours. At the moment Bitcoin Core (BTC) values have been hovering around $7,470-7,560 during […]
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Spending Bitcoin in Europe Is Getting Easier Thanks to Wirex and Paytomat

Spending Bitcoin in Europe Is Getting Easier Thanks to Wirex and Paytomat

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https://news.bitcoin.com/spending-bitcoin-in-europe-is-getting-easier-thanks-to-wirex-and-paytomat/
on 2018-05-26 15:41:34
European cryptocurrency holders have reason to be cheerful. Slowly but surely it’s becoming easier to spend BTC, BCH, and a range of other cryptos throughout the continent, with payment services like Wirex and Paytomat leading the charge. It’s now possible to spend bitcoin in hundreds of restaurants and stores throughout Eastern Europe, as well as […]
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SegWit-Adaption erreicht neues Hoch

SegWit-Adaption erreicht neues Hoch

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https://www.btc-echo.de/segwit-adaption-erreicht-neues-hoch/
on 2018-05-26 15:12:54

Seit etwa neun Monaten ist Segregated Witness auf der Bitcoin-Blockchain nun aktiv. In dieser Zeit lief die Adaption des Updates nur langsam an, da die Nodes erst schrittweise dazu übergingen, SegWit anzuwenden. Inzwischen laufen allerdings bereits 40 Prozent aller Bitcoin-Transaktionen auf SegWit – Tendenz steigend. Am 24. August 2017 wurde das Bitcoin-Upgrade Segregated Witness erfolgreich […]
 
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Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Crypto Hiring and Blockchain Welfare, From Down Under

Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Crypto Hiring and Blockchain Welfare, From Down Under

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on 2018-05-26 13:35:07
Instant crypto-denominated salaries and blockchain-based social security payments feature in Saturday’s Bitcoin in Brief. Reports about these promising developments in the labor market and the public sector come from Australia. Also, the Slovak tax authority intends to use blockchain technology for more efficient tax collection.   Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Luxury Jets, Cheap […]
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Analyst Says Bitcoin May Drop to $5,500 Before New Upside In Q3/Q4 2018

Analyst Says Bitcoin May Drop to $5,500 Before New Upside In Q3/Q4 2018

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on 2018-05-26 13:39:23
The price of Bitcoin has faced unexpected downward pressure in May as Consensus 2018 did not produce enough enthusiasm for a bullish move. Analyst Willy Woo said the virtual currency may only find its upside in Q3/Q4 2018. Until then, bulls may find bid opportunities at prices as low as $5,500. Bitcoin to Complete Downside…
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Von Bitcoin und Blasen ? Teil 1: Was sind Investment-Blasen?

Von Bitcoin und Blasen ? Teil 1: Was sind Investment-Blasen?

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https://www.btc-echo.de/von-bitcoin-und-blasen-teil-1-was-sind-investment-blasen/
on 2018-05-26 11:00:31

Von Bitcoin und Blasen – in unserem Dreiteiler erkunden wir, was Spekulationsblasen ausmacht, ob wir uns momentan in einer Blase befinden und wie die Zukunft aussehen könnte. Heute: Was sind Investment-Blasen? „Geld allein macht nicht glücklich. Es gehören auch noch Aktien, Gold und Grundstücke dazu.“ Danny Kaye Der Vergleich mit der Seifenblase kommt nicht von […]
 
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DOJ Crypto Investigation Tanks Prices, Fundstrat Welcomes Adult Supervision

DOJ Crypto Investigation Tanks Prices, Fundstrat Welcomes Adult Supervision

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on 2018-05-26 07:21:19
Investigations are all about the crypto ecosystem, but a recent report regarding a US Department of Justice price manipulation crackdown was widely said to be the cause of market caps falling, and by a lot. Fundstrat, the ecosystem’s favorite financial professional crypto bull, is on record as welcoming government regulation, what it calls “adult supervision.” […]
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SA Central Bank Comes Up With Another Nickname for Cryptos ? ?Cyber Tokens?

SA Central Bank Comes Up With Another Nickname for Cryptos ? ?Cyber Tokens?

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https://news.bitcoin.com/sa-central-bank-comes-up-with-another-nickname-for-cryptos-cyber-tokens/
on 2018-05-26 10:40:00
Cryptocurrencies don’t meet the requirements of money, according to the South African Reserve Bank which has decided to call them by a different name. It’s one that does not imply either currency or cryptography. “We prefer to use the word ‘cyber-token’,” said a high-ranking official of the central bank in Pretoria, adding another entry into […]
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Sberbank plant ersten offiziellen ICO in Russland

Sberbank plant ersten offiziellen ICO in Russland

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https://www.btc-echo.de/sberbank-plant-ersten-offiziellen-ico-in-russland/
on 2018-05-26 07:30:02

Die russische Sberbank hat am 24. Mai bekannt gegeben, noch in diesem Jahr ein ICO-Projekt auf die Beine zu stellen. Dabei soll auch die russische Zentralbank Pate stehen und den regulatorischen Rahmen für den herauszubringenden Coin setzen. Die russische Regierung wird also bei der Ausgestaltung des ICOs ein Wörtchen mitzureden haben. Der Launch von Initial […]
 
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Author Niall Ferguson: I Wish I Had a Bitcoin for Every ?Phony? ICO White Paper Received

Author Niall Ferguson: I Wish I Had a Bitcoin for Every ?Phony? ICO White Paper Received

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/26/author-niall-ferguson-i-wish-i-had-a-bitcoin-for-every-phony-ico-white-paper-received/
on 2018-05-26 04:00:22
Niall Ferguson, author of ‘The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World’, has spoken out against initial coin offerings (ICO) because of the associated potential for fraud and scams.  Rooting out Bad Actors in ICO Market Ferguson’s comments were said at a seminar recently held by the Bank of England, where he shared…
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Mark Carney: BoE Remains Open to Possibility of Central Bank Crypto

Mark Carney: BoE Remains Open to Possibility of Central Bank Crypto

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/26/mark-carney-boe-backed-crypto-is-not-being-considered-now-but-remains-open-to-possibility/
on 2018-05-26 03:00:29
Speaking on the future of central banking, Mark Carney says the primary role of banks is maintain trust in money. As for cryptocurrencies, a Bank of England-backed coin is, for now, not being seriously considered because the current volatility inherent in the coins prevent them from being a secure medium of exchange. At the panel…
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Alleged BTC-e Mastermind Confesses to Russian Money Laundering Charges

Alleged BTC-e Mastermind Confesses to Russian Money Laundering Charges

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on 2018-05-26 02:40:04
According to regional publications in Russia, the alleged BTC-e mastermind and prisoner in Greece, Alexander Vinnik, has allegedly confessed to charges of fraud and money laundering on May 24, 2018. Reports reveal a signed document details that Vinnik admits to committing financial fraud between 2011-2017 through the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange. Also read: This Week in […]
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Be Wary of Tron and EOS, Every Hyped Mainnet Launch is Followed by a Price Dump: EOS, Tron, IOTA, Litecoin and Stellar Lumens Price Analysis (May 26, 2018)

Be Wary of Tron and EOS, Every Hyped Mainnet Launch is Followed by a Price Dump: EOS, Tron, IOTA, Litecoin and Stellar Lumens Price Analysis (May 26, 2018)

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on 2018-05-26 02:02:21
Statistics show that alt coin prices are within range and oscillating within May 24 high low. That’s including Tron which had an important fundamental event yesterday. The TVM is but a non issue and whether this is a calculation and a soak of sells/buy, the chart will show. In the mean time though, most coins…
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Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Price Technical Analysis (May 26, 2018)

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Price Technical Analysis (May 26, 2018)

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on 2018-05-26 02:04:29
Fundamentals and development of Bitcoin Cash is not a problem. The issue we all have is the failure of price,-value-to reflect the effort of the community. Not only do we have a robust network that can scale and settle transactions faster, there is wide adoption of the coin from different payment providers and merchants. As…
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2 Million Revolut Customers Get More Cryptocurrency Access

2 Million Revolut Customers Get More Cryptocurrency Access

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on 2018-05-26 00:42:20
In the heady days of 2017, Revolut Ltd promised it would continue to add cryptocurrency choices for its customer base. The future promise was made after its rollout of onboarding bitcoin core (BTC), litecoin (LTC), and ether (ETH) to eager users. Just this week, the England-based company made good by further adding bitcoin cash (BCH) […]
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The Universal KYC Solution Comes to Investment Platform for Professionals

The Universal KYC Solution Comes to Investment Platform for Professionals

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/blockpass-universal-kyc-solution-investment/
on 2018-05-26 00:00:30
Blockpass, which offers users a service to pass a one-time “Know-Your-Customer” procedure for usage in a variety of blockchain services, has announced that it will be integrating its solution into BnkToTheFuture, a global platform for professional investors. Blockpass has a fully functional application released for iOS and Android and has announced several major partnerships in…
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World?s Largest Diamond Retailer Joins Blockchain Tracking Solution Pilot

World?s Largest Diamond Retailer Joins Blockchain Tracking Solution Pilot

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/worlds-largest-diamond-retailer-joins-blockchain-tracking-solution-pilot/
on 2018-05-26 00:00:36
Signet Jewelers, the world’s largest diamond retailer, announced yesterday that it will be the first to join the blockchain Tracr pilot program run by diamond miners De Beers. Proof of Conflict-Free Diamonds Signet will join other industry leaders in trialling the Tracr platform in its pilot phase and will expand the pilot to include traceability…
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Russia to Pilot ICO Technology as Investors Want Digital Tokens

Russia to Pilot ICO Technology as Investors Want Digital Tokens

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/russia-to-pilot-ico-technology-as-investors-want-digital-tokens/
on 2018-05-25 23:00:25
Russia is about to test an initial coin offering (ICO) technology at its central bank’s regulatory platform, which was launched in April 2018 to pilot unregulated technologies. The project aims to conduct the first transaction involving tokenized assets and assess the specifics of these transactions, mitigate associated risks, and get feedback from the Bank of…
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