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Missed the Altcoin Craze? Don?t Worry, the Satoshi Is Still Very Cheap

Missed the Altcoin Craze? Don?t Worry, the Satoshi Is Still Very Cheap

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https://news.bitcoin.com/missed-the-altcoin-craze-dont-worry-the-satoshi-is-still-very-cheap/
on 2018-02-03 00:30:39

When Satoshi Nakamoto designed bitcoin, his smartest trick wasn’t to cap the total supply at 21 million coins – it was to make each coin divisible to eight decimal places. At the time, as now, the smallest unit of bitcoin was worth so little as to be inexpressible in fiat terms. But bitcoin’s creator had […]
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Banco Santander to Debut International Payment System on Ripple

Banco Santander to Debut International Payment System on Ripple

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/02/banco-santander-to-debut-international-payment-system-on-ripple/
on 2018-02-03 00:30:25

Banco Santander has set a Q1 2018 launch date for the introduction of same-day, mobile, international payments for customers, which will operate using blockchain technology on Ripple’s distributed ledger. For banks, the benefit of using Ripple is that it can enable the transfer of data and value in a more accurate and much faster way … Continue reading Banco Santander to Debut International Payment System on Ripple
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Cryptocurrency Is Harder to Launder Than Fiat Currency

Cryptocurrency Is Harder to Launder Than Fiat Currency

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https://news.bitcoin.com/cryptocurrency-harder-launder-fiat-currency/
on 2018-02-02 22:30:50

Bitcoin is a tool for terrorists and money launderers. At least that’s what your elected officials believe. When western leaders are pressed for their thoughts on cryptocurrency, that’s invariably the first sound bite to leave their lips, followed, occasionally, by a begrudging acknowledgement that “the underlying blockchain technology has potential”. But as the case of […]
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Harvest Portfolios to Launch Canada?s First Blockchain ETF

Harvest Portfolios to Launch Canada?s First Blockchain ETF

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/02/harvest-portfolios-to-launch-canadas-first-blockchain-etf/
on 2018-02-02 22:30:06

Two more providers file plans with regulators to join the blockchain sector, while Harvest Portfolios gets the go-ahead to launch Canada’s first blockchain ETF. Last month, Harvest Portfolios filed with regulators to introduce an ETF that tracks blockchain technologies. Yesterday, February 1st, the firm received approval by the Ontario Securities Commission to launch the country’s … Continue reading Harvest Portfolios to Launch Canada’s First Blockchain ETF
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?Game Chaingers?: UNICEF Accepts Donations via Cryptocurrency Mining

?Game Chaingers?: UNICEF Accepts Donations via Cryptocurrency Mining

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/02/unicefs-game-chaingers-lets-computer-users-mine-cryptocurrencies-for-direct-donation/
on 2018-02-02 20:30:29

UNICEF has launched Game Chaingers in an effort to bring together gamers and crypto-enthusiasts from across the globe to have them unite their computing power for a good cause. In an effort to raise funds for victims in war-torn Syria, UNICEF is putting solidarity in the blockchain, asking gamers and crypto-enthusiasts to lend their powerful graphics processors … Continue reading “Game Chaingers”: UNICEF Accepts Donations via Cryptocurrency Mining
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12 Reasons Bitcoin Cash is the Real Bitcoin

12 Reasons Bitcoin Cash is the Real Bitcoin

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https://news.bitcoin.com/12-reasons-bitcoin-cash-real-bitcoin/
on 2018-02-02 20:00:31

The following opinion piece was written by Jonald Fyookball. So you’ve heard of Bitcoin Cash — one of the top cryptocurrencies along with BTC and Ethereum. But why does it exist? Is it a cheap copy of Bitcoin? A pump-and-dump scheme? An attempt to hijack the brand and attack Bitcoin? In my estimation, the opposite […]
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PR: Lunyr ? Blockchain-Based Knowledge Sharing Platform Launches Open Beta

PR: Lunyr ? Blockchain-Based Knowledge Sharing Platform Launches Open Beta

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-lunyr-blockchain-based-knowledge-sharing-platform-launches-open-beta/
on 2018-02-02 19:30:16

California, USA – Blockchain-based knowledge sharing platform Lunyr launches Open Beta which will initially offer more than $200,000 in rewards for writing, editing, and peer reviewing information. Now running live on the Ethereum blockchain mainnet, the Lunyr Open Beta represents a revolutionary breakthrough in the future of knowledge sharing. As the knowledge base grows, so will the value of the Lunyr API, which will allow developers to use the knowledge base as a backbone for creating next-generation decentralized applications in Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and more.
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Investorentag Kryptowährungen 2018 Teil 3

Investorentag Kryptowährungen 2018 Teil 3

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https://www.btc-echo.de/investorentag-kryptowaehrungen-2018-teil-2-2/
on 2018-02-02 18:30:53

Heute findet in Berlin der Investorentag Kryptowährungen von BTC-ECHO statt. Wir halten euch während der Veranstaltung auf dem Laufenden und berichten live nach den einzelnen Sessions. Die dritte Session startete mit einem Panel zum Themenblock Mining. Die übergeordnete Fragestellung war dabei, wie effizient Mining noch ist – sowohl ökonomisch als auch ökologisch. Die Runde war…BTC-ECHO

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David Cohen Joins MeshBox, The Company That?s Building A Parallel Internet

David Cohen Joins MeshBox, The Company That?s Building A Parallel Internet

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/02/david-cohen-joins-meshbox-company-thats-building-parrallel-internet/
on 2018-02-02 18:03:37

Blockchain is touted as being the next revolution in the technology world and, over the last twelve months, we’ve seen a number of companies take the first steps towards executing on these expectations. MeshBox is one of those companies. Many reading might already be familiar with a company that’s closely affiliated with MeshBox – SmartMesh. … Continue reading David Cohen Joins MeshBox, The Company That’s Building A Parallel Internet
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Bitcoin Price Watch; Near Term Reprieve?

Bitcoin Price Watch; Near Term Reprieve?

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/02/168358/
on 2018-02-02 18:11:27

We are closing in on the end of the European session in the bitcoin price and things have been pretty interesting today. We started out the session this morning by noting that action was relatively weak (in the sense that price was falling, and falling fast) and that this was primarily driven by a concurrent … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Near Term Reprieve?
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Philippine SEC to Develop Cryptocurrency Regulations

Philippine SEC to Develop Cryptocurrency Regulations

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https://news.bitcoin.com/106900-2/
on 2018-02-02 17:55:47

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has indicated that it is currently developing a regulatory framework designed to govern cryptocurrency transactions. The regulator emphasized the need for legislation pertaining to initial coin offerings (ICOs) in particular. Also Read: Venezuela Releases Petro Whitepaper Ahead of ”$5 Billion ICO” Philippine SEC to Partner With Overseas Counterparts The […]
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Bittrex: Neues Regelwerk für Coin-Listings

Bittrex: Neues Regelwerk für Coin-Listings

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https://www.btc-echo.de/bittrex-neues-regelwerk-fuer-coin-listings/
on 2018-02-02 17:00:10

Die Krypto-Börse Bittrex hat Richtlinien veröffentlicht, in denen sie darlegt, unter welchen Voraussetzungen sie zukünftig Token auf ihrer Plattform listet. In den neuen Regeln stellt Bittrex Faktoren vor, die beachtet werden müssen, wenn es darum geht, ob neue digitale Währungen in der Krypto-Börse aufgenommen werden. Das Regelwerk soll demnach die Transparenz erhöhen und Einblicke in…BTC-ECHO

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Goldman Sachs äußert sich erneut zu Bitcoin & Blockchain

Goldman Sachs äußert sich erneut zu Bitcoin & Blockchain

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https://www.btc-echo.de/goldman-sachs-kryptowaehrungen-werden-auf-lange-sicht-ihren-wert-nicht-behalten/
on 2018-02-02 16:00:31

Die Goldman-Sachs-Sparte für private Vermögensverwaltung hat kürzlich einen Jahresausblick für ihre Kunden veröffentlicht, in dem wenig Positives zum Thema Kryptowährungen und Bitcoin zu finden ist. Ob in allen Abteilungen der US-Bank so gedacht wird, bleibt aber unklar. Die Anlagestrategen schreiben in ihrem Ausblick: „Es besteht kein Zweifel, dass der Anstieg des Bitcoin-Kurses ihn in den…BTC-ECHO

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Popular Chinese Firm Cheetah Mobile Launches Crypto-Wallet

Popular Chinese Firm Cheetah Mobile Launches Crypto-Wallet

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https://news.bitcoin.com/popular-chinese-firm-cheetah-mobile-launches-crypto-wallet/
on 2018-02-02 15:55:09

The Chinese tech giant Cheetah Mobile has announced this week it just launched a new multi-cryptocurrency wallet that stores bitcoin core (BTC) and ethereum (ETH). The firm’s ‘Safewallet’ features a three-tiered security defense system with an intuitive interface. Also Read: Markets Update: Bears Claw Cryptocurrency Prices Down to New Lows Cheetah Mobile Introduces BTC/ETH Compatible Wallet […]
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Bitcoi Price Watch; Here?s Where We?re Looking This Morning

Bitcoi Price Watch; Here?s Where We?re Looking This Morning

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/02/bitcoi-price-watch-heres-looking-morning/
on 2018-02-02 15:37:53

It is Friday morning out of Europe and it is time to take a look at how action overnight played out in the bitcoin price and, in turn, how we can try and use this action to formulate a strategy going forward. As many reading will probably already be aware, this hasn’t been a particularly … Continue reading Bitcoi Price Watch; Here’s Where We’re Looking This Morning
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Leaked Document Appears to Show NSA Infiltrated Cryptos, Tor, VPN

Leaked Document Appears to Show NSA Infiltrated Cryptos, Tor, VPN

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https://news.bitcoin.com/leaked-document-appears-to-show-nsa-infiltrated-cryptos-tor-vpn/
on 2018-02-02 14:55:43

A photograph posted on imageboard 4chan appears to show a leaked 21 August 2017 memorandum from the US Army Cyber Protection Brigade. The document alludes to the US Army teaming with the National Security Administration (NSA) in ongoing successful investigations against “Tor, I2P, and VPN,” with a request for additional funding for further projects against […]
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The Cryptocurrency Markets Are Having an Interesting Week

The Cryptocurrency Markets Are Having an Interesting Week

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https://news.bitcoin.com/cryptocurrency-markets-interesting-week/
on 2018-02-02 14:29:22

The crypto markets have been having an interesting week to put it mildly. Seas of red and deep cuts have had the vultures circling, the the weak hands folding, and the naysayers expending their lifetime’s allocation of “I told you so’s”. While the last two weeks have been painful for anyone who bought bitcoin in […]
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Investorentag Kryptowährungen 2018 Teil 2

Investorentag Kryptowährungen 2018 Teil 2

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https://www.btc-echo.de/investorentag-kryptowaehrungen-2018-teil-2/
on 2018-02-02 14:00:51

Heute findet in Berlin der Investorentag Kryptowährungen von BTC-ECHO statt. Wir halten euch im Verlauf der Veranstaltung auf dem Laufenden und berichten Live nach den einzelnen Sessions. Sven Laepple von Astratum legte zu Beginn der zweiten Session Anlagestrategien zum Investieren in Kryptowährungen dar. Dabei verfolgt er den Ansatz, die Erfahrungen von klassischen Anlageinvestments auf den…BTC-ECHO

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Bank of Russia Allows Crypto Mining But Proposes Miners Sell Their Coins Overseas

Bank of Russia Allows Crypto Mining But Proposes Miners Sell Their Coins Overseas

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https://news.bitcoin.com/bank-of-russia-allows-crypto-mining-proposes-miners-sell-their-coins-overseas/
on 2018-02-02 13:55:48

The Bank of Russia said it will allow cryptocurrency mining in the country, given tax, control, and reporting considerations. However, the central bank also proposes for crypto miners to sell their coins overseas, which will still oblige them to pay taxes. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bank of Russia Allows […]
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Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin are Lifelines to People in Latin America

Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin are Lifelines to People in Latin America

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/02/cryptocurrencies-like-bitcoin-lifelines-people-latin-america/
on 2018-02-02 12:00:27

Many people often wonder what the point of cryptocurrencies is. In the Western world, the demand for financial freedom is not overly apparent. Consumers are content with entrusting their money to third parties without giving it a second thought. In countries suffering from an economic crisis, there is a dire need for Bitcoin and consorts. … Continue reading Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin are Lifelines to People in Latin America
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Japan Unfazed By Recent Exchange Hack Realizing Cryptocurrencies Not to Blame

Japan Unfazed By Recent Exchange Hack Realizing Cryptocurrencies Not to Blame

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https://news.bitcoin.com/japan-unfazed-exchange-hack-realizing-cryptocurrencies-not-blame/
on 2018-02-02 11:55:38

Japanese investors are undeterred by the recent Coincheck hack and the general public is now more interested in cryptocurrencies due to the constant hype in the media. Bitflyer, Japan’s largest crypto exchange by volume, is seeing a rapid increase in the number of registered users. “Ironically, many people got interested in cryptocurrencies after this incident,” […]
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PR: Neurogress Enabling the Future Now at the Speed of Thought

PR: Neurogress Enabling the Future Now at the Speed of Thought

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-neurogress-enabling-the-future-now-at-the-speed-of-thought/
on 2018-02-02 11:30:40

Revolutions come and go, but rarely are they as significant as to change the very way we manipulate the world around us.
Neurogress is in (neuro)control and at the brink of one of the greatest evolutions since humankind began to change the world around them manually using tools.
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Investorentag Kryptowährungen 2018

Investorentag Kryptowährungen 2018

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https://www.btc-echo.de/investorentag-kryptowaehrungen-2018/
on 2018-02-02 11:30:41

Heute findet in Berlin der Investorentag Kryptowährungen von BTC-ECHO statt. Wir halten euch im Verlauf der Veranstaltung auf dem Laufenden und berichten Live nach den einzelnen Sessions. Nach den Grußworten der beiden Moderatoren Tina Barroso von der Solarpraxis AG und unserem BTC-ECHO-Chefradakteur Sven Wagenknecht, die begleitend durch den Tag führen, sprach BTC-ECHO-Gründer und CEO Mark…BTC-ECHO

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UPS erwägt Bitcoin als Zahlungsmethode für Schließfächer

UPS erwägt Bitcoin als Zahlungsmethode für Schließfächer

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http://coinwelt.de/2018/02/ups-erwaegt-bitcoin-als-zahlungsmethode-fuer-schliessfaecher/
on 2018-02-02 11:22:37

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Der Paketdienst UPS könnte zukünftig Schließfächer anbieten, die Bitcoin als Zahlungsmethode akzeptieren. Dies geht aus einem Patentantrag des Unternehmens hervor. Wie aus einem Antrag des amerikanischen Patentamts hervorgeht, untersucht UPS ein neues System, in dem Schließfächer mit digitalen Zahlungsformen angeboten werden sollen. Neben den herkömmlichen Zahlungsmöglichkeiten listet das Unternehmen auch Bitcoin als Option auf. Mithilfe der Schließfächer …
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This Hedge Fund Manager Would Never Consider Betting Against Bitcoin

This Hedge Fund Manager Would Never Consider Betting Against Bitcoin

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/02/brian-kelly-thinks-8000-is-the-correct-bitcoin-market-value/
on 2018-02-02 11:00:24

Opinions on the Bitcoin price are not hard to come by these days. The results are also very interesting and contradictory. Some people, like John McAfee, expect a Bitcoin price of $500,000 or more. BK Capital Management founder Brian Kelly feels very different. In his opinion, it’s still overvalued by at least 15%. An interesting … Continue reading This Hedge Fund Manager Would Never Consider Betting Against Bitcoin
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