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The City of Berkeley, California Considers Doing Cryptocurrency ICO

The City of Berkeley, California Considers Doing Cryptocurrency ICOThe famed hub of American 1960s radicalism and counterculture, Berkeley, California is at it again. Dormant for a few years, the US presidency of Donald Trump has awoken defiant spirits, as the city challenges administration policy over everything from immigration to taxation. One tool of resistance under consideration is an initial coin offering in creation […]

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Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory Listening

Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory ListeningVeteran podcaster Matt Aaron lends his curation and vocal talent to a smooth few minutes each week in summation of the Bitcoin world’s most important news, This Week in Bitcoin (TWiB). Every Friday, listeners get breakdowns and commentary in bite-size format, leaving them informed and with plenty of time to go about their day. Also […]

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Notorious Domain XBT.com Goes up for Sale at 200 BTC

Notorious Domain XBT.com Goes up for Sale at 200 BTCXBT.com, one of the web’s most desirable domain names, is up for sale. Its current owners, XBT Holding SA, are seeking 200 BTC – or about $2.9 million – for the site. The domain is coveted partially because XBT is the abbreviation that many institutional trading platforms use for bitcoin, and also on account of […]

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Peter Thiel, Bitcoin Astronaut, Moves Markets with Crypto Moonshot

Peter Thiel, Bitcoin Astronaut, Moves Markets with Crypto MoonshotInvestor Peter Thiel has reportedly made an all-in, rather giant, bet on bitcoin. Mainstream financial press is reporting his venture capital fund purchased and held the digital asset through last year’s thousand percent-plus gains, making the decentralized currency one of his firm’s most valuable investments. Also read: Jimmy Song Uses Andreas Antonopoulos Model, Open Sources […]

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Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run for US Senate

Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run for US SenateIn the run-up to the 2018 November federal elections in the United States, at least three politicians are accepting bitcoin in donation, including an incumbent House member. One hopeful, Austin Petersen, is openly discussing the world’s most popular cryptocurrency’s benefits in his bid to win a US Senate seat. Also read: Tezos Foundation Board Member […]

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SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight – Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”

SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight - Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”After what many considered a dithering reluctance, the bureau charged with maintaining order in the world’s biggest speculative markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is ramping up efforts to consider regulatory policy toward cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and cryptocurrency funds. This comes directly after two key executive appointments this year along with ever-more attention drawn […]

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Trump and the Federal Reserve Are ‘Keeping an Eye on Bitcoin’

Trump and the Federal Reserve Are 'Keeping an Eye on Bitcoin'The U.S. government is very aware of cryptocurrencies and the rise of bitcoin. This week American authorities from multiple agencies such as the IRS, the Federal Reserve, and President Trump’s press secretary all explained they are monitoring cryptocurrencies and bitcoin’s recent popularity. Also read: It’s Official – CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures December 18 U.S. […]

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Trump’s Federal Reserve Nominee: Cryptos “Don’t Really Matter Today”

Trump's Federal Reserve Nominee Under Oath: Cryptos "Don't Really Matter Today," "Not Big Enough"President Donald Trump’s nominee for Chair of the Federal Reserve, current Board Governor Jerome “Jay” Hayden Powell, participated in the constitutionally mandated US Senate confirmation process by way of a hearing on 28 November 2017. Bitcoin and “cryptocurrencies are something we monitor very carefully,” Mr. Powell answered in direct questioning about current and future Fed policy […]

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SEC Chairman: Initial Coin Offerings Will Have to Register as Securities

SEC Chairman: Initial Coin Offerings Will Have to Register as SecuritiesIn a recent speech to an exclusive group of attorneys in New York, Walter Joseph “Jay” Clayton III, Securities and Exchange (SEC) Chairman, in prepared remarks and brief statements, equated Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) with securities, which will mean massive regulation of a red-hot market.  Also read: After SEC Snub, Vaneck Re-Enters Crypto Markets with […]

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Trump’s Treasury Secretary: “We are Looking Very Carefully and Will Continue to Look at” Bitcoin

Trump's Treasury Secretary: "We are Looking at Very Carefully and Will Continue to Look at" BitcoinTrump administration Treasury Secretary, Steven Terner Mnuchin, in a recent interview, largely about US tax code and proposed cuts, gave his first public comments regarding bitcoin.   Also read: Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions: ”Bitcoin is a big problem” Treasury is Looking at Bitcoin Very Carefully Moth to flame? Bear to honey? More money, more problems? Pick […]

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