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Bitcoin Usage Falls to Its Lowest in Months

Bitcoin Usage Falls to Its Lowest in MonthsThere’s never a bad time to be sending and receiving bitcoin, but right now is especially good. Fees are at the lowest in 18 months, with the average transaction value now under a dollar. This contrasts starkly with the latter quarter of last year, when rising fees peaked at $34. There’s a primary reason why […]

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Markets Update: Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto Markets

Markets Update: Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto MarketsCryptocurrency markets have been accumulating gains again after the significant dips in value during the first two months of 2018. BTC/USD prices are holding steady above the $11,450 price range after bouncing off the $5,900 bottom not too long ago. Digital asset enthusiasts speculate the market is starting to show strong bullish sentiment once again. […]

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Coinbase Develops Bitpay Competitor Supporting BTC, BCH, ETH and LTC

Coinbase Develops Bitpay Competitor Supporting BTC, BCH, ETH and LTCWhile its trading clients might have preferred Coinbase to focus on improving its core service, the exchange is busy now expanding into another market. Coinbase Commerce has launched to help online stores handle payments in four leading cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors About Dangers of Tether Coinbase Commerce San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange […]

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Seven UK Companies Form Cryptocurrency Trade Body

Seven Companies Form UK Cryptocurrency Trade BodySeven major crypto companies operating in the UK have announced the formation an independent cryptocurrency trade body. The group, Crypto UK, has stated that its principal aim is to “improve industry standards and engage policymakers.” Also Read: Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors About Dangers of Tether Leading Cryptocurrency Companies form Crypto UK Trade Body Seven leading […]

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Seven UK Companies Form Cryptocurrency Trade Body

Seven Companies Form UK Cryptocurrency Trade BodySeven major crypto companies operating in the UK have announced the formation an independent cryptocurrency trade body. The group, Crypto UK, has stated that its principal aim is to “improve industry standards and engage policymakers.” Also Read: Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors About Dangers of Tether Leading Cryptocurrency Companies form Crypto UK Trade Body Seven leading […]

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The IRS Takes Its Tax Evasion Hunt to the Blockchain

The IRS Takes Its Tax Evasion Hunt to the BlockchainAs the adage goes, there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. For any U.S. bitcoiners considering wriggling out of the latter, that task just got a little harder. The country’s Internal Revenue Service has revealed that it’s bolstering its armory to make it easier to track down crypto tax evaders. It’s now assembled […]

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NY Regulator Demands Vigilance Against Market Manipulation from Bitlicense Firms

NY Regulator Demands Vigilance Against Market Manipulation from Bitlicense FirmsAccusations, rumors and fears of manipulation in the cryptocurrency market have been around for a long while now. The most recent one involves Tether supposedly artificially propping up the price of bitcoin by printing USDT. Now one regulator demands that companies in its jurisdiction will take action against such possible risks. Also Read: Weiss Ratings […]

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Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet Compelling

Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet CompellingOgling the fortunes of the filthy rich is a popular pastime with the poorer segments of society. It’s been that way for centuries, with 1849 marking the debut of Who’s Who, a 250-page guide “of living noteworthy and influential individuals, from all walks of life, worldwide.” In more recent years, Forbes has picked up the […]

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Coinbase Is Adding Segwit Support

Coinbase Is Adding Segwit SupportAfter months of prevarication, Coinbase has announced that it will add Segwit support to its bitcoin wallets. The much anticipated and long overdue move will go some way towards reducing transaction fees for users of Coinbase and GDAX, assuming it follows suit. Coinbase has come in for repeated criticism over the inefficient way it handles […]

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Bank of America Becomes the Latest Credit Card-Issuer to Ban Bitcoin

Bank of America Becomes the Latest Credit Card-Issuer to Ban BitcoinU.S. banks really aren’t big on bitcoin. That’s the inference to be drawn from a widespread crypto crackdown led by major financial institutions. Bank of America, the country’s second largest bank, is the latest player to give bitcoin the thumbs down, joining JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup in seeking to distance itself from cryptocurrency purchases […]

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