Month: January 2018
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Stripe’s Favourable Comments Take OMG on the Rise
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Stripe’s Favourable Comments Take OMG on the Rise
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Stripe’s Favourable Comments Take OMG Token on the Rise

OmiseGo’s OMG token is an ethereum based, open source public blockchain that has been going downward with the market flow. Now, as Stripe made plans to stop accepting bitcoin in April and spoke positively on OmiseGo, OMG has reversed the losses and recovered some of its previous levels. Stripe’s positive comments resulted in OMG’s price

OmiseGo’s OMG token is an ethereum based, open source public blockchain that has been going downward with the market flow. Now, as Stripe made plans to stop accepting bitcoin in April and spoke positively on OmiseGo, OMG has reversed the losses and recovered some of its previous levels. Stripe’s positive comments resulted in OMG’s price

VeChain Collaborates With China To Provide Blockchain Based Solutions
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VeChain Collaborates With China To Provide Blockchain Based Solutions
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VeChain Collaborates With China To Provide Blockchain Based Solutions

VeChain has entered into China’s Tobacco industry by announcing its collaboration with China’s National Research Consulting Center (NRCC). Being accounted for 30% of world’s total cigarette consumption, China is a lucrative market that can be transformed with VeChain’s blockchain based product management platform.   VeChain China Partnership VeChian is the world’s leading blockchain project whose

VeChain has entered into China’s Tobacco industry by announcing its collaboration with China’s National Research Consulting Center (NRCC). Being accounted for 30% of world’s total cigarette consumption, China is a lucrative market that can be transformed with VeChain’s blockchain based product management platform.   VeChain China Partnership VeChian is the world’s leading blockchain project whose

BitConnect Presents Yet Another Scam to Investors: BitConnectX ICO
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BitConnect Presents Yet Another Scam to Investors: BitConnectX ICO
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BitConnect Presents Yet Another Scam to Investors BitConnectX ICO

Last week, BitConnect turned out to be a major scam and shut down its exchange platform. However, this is not the end of BitConnect Coin (BCC). Later this year, with the launch of BitConnectX ICO, the BCC currency can be used to buy into this ICO. However, the reveal of BitConnect as a Ponzi scheme

Last week, BitConnect turned out to be a major scam and shut down its exchange platform. However, this is not the end of BitConnect Coin (BCC). Later this year, with the launch of BitConnectX ICO, the BCC currency can be used to buy into this ICO. However, the reveal of BitConnect as a Ponzi scheme

Microsoft Accepting Bitcoin Again After A Brief Halt Over Instability
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Microsoft Accepting Bitcoin Again After A Brief Halt Over Instability
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Microsoft Accepting Bitcoin Again After A Brief Halt Over Instability

Microsoft has resumed receiving the bitcoins as a payment again after a brief halt. The halt has been over the instability in terms of high price volatility and transaction fees in the Bitcoin market. A popular online gaming company, Steam had also stopped accepting bitcoin payment in December last year. Microsoft is again receiving the

Microsoft has resumed receiving the bitcoins as a payment again after a brief halt. The halt has been over the instability in terms of high price volatility and transaction fees in the Bitcoin market. A popular online gaming company, Steam had also stopped accepting bitcoin payment in December last year. Microsoft is again receiving the

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ICOs Dominating the Blockchain Financing Market

Initial Coin Offering(ICO) has become a popular means to raise funds for startups. Last year, it has raised about $5 billion dollars in comparison to the traditional financing of 1 billion by blockchain companies. Rapid growth of ICOs in 2017 In 2017, we saw a rapid growth in the capital raised through ICOs. Startup companies

Initial Coin Offering(ICO) has become a popular means to raise funds for startups. Last year, it has raised about $5 billion dollars in comparison to the traditional financing of 1 billion by blockchain companies. Rapid growth of ICOs in 2017 In 2017, we saw a rapid growth in the capital raised through ICOs. Startup companies

Canada’s Hydro-Quebec Can’t Fulfil Cryptocurrency Miners’ Energy Demand
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Canada’s Hydro-Quebec Can’t Fulfil Cryptocurrency Miners’ Energy Demand
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Canada’s Hydro-Quebec Can’t Fulfil Cryptocurrency Miners’ Energy Demand

Canada’s largest state-owned utility Hydro-Quebec is not able to meet the electricity demand of its cryptocurrency miners that were looking to establish their operations in this energy-rich province. Digital Currency miners were rushing here to benefit from the company’s claim of 5,000-megawatt power to spare, low energy prices and political stability. Miners’ overwhelming demand for

Canada’s largest state-owned utility Hydro-Quebec is not able to meet the electricity demand of its cryptocurrency miners that were looking to establish their operations in this energy-rich province. Digital Currency miners were rushing here to benefit from the company’s claim of 5,000-megawatt power to spare, low energy prices and political stability. Miners’ overwhelming demand for

Wall Street Veteran Predicts Bitcoin May Lose 90% of its Value
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Wall Street Veteran Predicts Bitcoin May Lose 90% of its Value
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Wall Street Veteran Predicts Bitcoin May Lose 90% of its Value

Peter Boockvar, a Wall Street veteran has predicted that there would be an epic crash in the cryptocurrency market before the year ends. He said bitcoin could lose about 90% of its value and come down to as low as $1000. Boockvar: Crypto is a giant bubble In an interview with CNBC’s Future Now, the

Peter Boockvar, a Wall Street veteran has predicted that there would be an epic crash in the cryptocurrency market before the year ends. He said bitcoin could lose about 90% of its value and come down to as low as $1000. Boockvar: Crypto is a giant bubble In an interview with CNBC’s Future Now, the

bitFlyer Is Launching Its European Bitcoin Exchange
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bitFlyer Is Launching Its European Bitcoin Exchange
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bitFlyer Is Launching Its European Bitcoin Exchange

European Union granted the company, a license of Payment Institution, making it the first Bitcoin exchange to be regulated in the US, Japan, and Europe. The Tokyo-based, bitFlyer is one of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange and the first cryptocurrency trading platform that announced its launch in Europe. World’s largest bitcoin exchange gets the green

European Union granted the company, a license of Payment Institution, making it the first Bitcoin exchange to be regulated in the US, Japan, and Europe. The Tokyo-based, bitFlyer is one of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange and the first cryptocurrency trading platform that announced its launch in Europe. World’s largest bitcoin exchange gets the green

Amidst Partnerships and Breyer Announcements VeChain(VEN) Soars
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Amidst Partnerships and Breyer Announcements VeChain(VEN) Soars
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Amidst Partnerships and Breyer Announcements VeChain(VEN) Soars

With so much happening in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain right now, you can’t keep a tab on everything. One powerful project in the cryptocurrency market is VeChain. VeChain emerged just out of nowhere and suddenly became the 25th largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Any blockchain project today is of immense interest to everyone

With so much happening in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain right now, you can’t keep a tab on everything. One powerful project in the cryptocurrency market is VeChain. VeChain emerged just out of nowhere and suddenly became the 25th largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Any blockchain project today is of immense interest to everyone

Samourai Wallet Launches Bitcoin Through SMS to Combat Censorship
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Samourai Wallet Launches Bitcoin Through SMS to Combat Censorship
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Samourai Wallet Launches Bitcoin Through SMS to Combat Censorship

The innovator of the Bitcoin privacy wallet, Samourai Wallet have announced a brand new proprietary app Pony Direct. It is a transaction payment method that also acts as a relay which is used to send bitcoins through SMS i.e short message service. SMS that is popularly used for texting can be used now creatively to

The innovator of the Bitcoin privacy wallet, Samourai Wallet have announced a brand new proprietary app Pony Direct. It is a transaction payment method that also acts as a relay which is used to send bitcoins through SMS i.e short message service. SMS that is popularly used for texting can be used now creatively to

South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Share Data With Banks
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South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Share Data With Banks
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South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Share Data With Banks

In an attempt to impose taxes on the transactions regarding virtual currency, the South Korean government has announced that from this month, six major banks will provide services to cryptocurrency exchanges. This new system requires the exchanges to share user data with banks. Cryptocurrency exchanges have to share the data with banks On Sunday, the

In an attempt to impose taxes on the transactions regarding virtual currency, the South Korean government has announced that from this month, six major banks will provide services to cryptocurrency exchanges. This new system requires the exchanges to share user data with banks. Cryptocurrency exchanges have to share the data with banks On Sunday, the

Nigeria Beats the Bitcoin Scams With Traditional Ways
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Nigeria Beats the Bitcoin Scams With Traditional Ways
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Nigeria Bitcoin Scams: Traditional approach to beat rising scams

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency scams have been the primary concern for most of the governments around the world. By following the old-school precautions, Nigerian traders control the bitcoin scams where traders create informal groups and conduct a complete background check.    Start of Nigeria bitcoin scams Cryptocurrency first began in Nigeria with a scam. Mavrodi Mondial

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency scams have been the primary concern for most of the governments around the world. By following the old-school precautions, Nigerian traders control the bitcoin scams where traders create informal groups and conduct a complete background check.    Start of Nigeria bitcoin scams Cryptocurrency first began in Nigeria with a scam. Mavrodi Mondial

France To Put Regulations On the Cryptocurrency Market
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France To Put Regulations On the Cryptocurrency Market
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France To Put Regulations On the Cryptocurrency Market

The latest country that is now looking to combat the reports of cryptocurrency tax evasion and money laundering in the cryptocurrency market in France. Bruno Le Maire, the finance minister of the country expressed his interest in a regulatory framework and new guidelines for the digital currency ecosystem. France wants to regulate the bitcoin and

The latest country that is now looking to combat the reports of cryptocurrency tax evasion and money laundering in the cryptocurrency market in France. Bruno Le Maire, the finance minister of the country expressed his interest in a regulatory framework and new guidelines for the digital currency ecosystem. France wants to regulate the bitcoin and

Will US federal govt. shut down effect Bitcoin Prices
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Will US federal govt. shut down effect Bitcoin Prices
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The US Federal Government Shuts Down

The parley between Democrats and Republicans over the legislation to protect approximately 700,000 younger immigrants from getting deported resulted in the shutdown of the federal government. If this closure extends it could lead to a huge loss in the US economy. Failed Senate talks result in federal government shutdown On Friday, at midnight, the federal

The parley between Democrats and Republicans over the legislation to protect approximately 700,000 younger immigrants from getting deported resulted in the shutdown of the federal government. If this closure extends it could lead to a huge loss in the US economy. Failed Senate talks result in federal government shutdown On Friday, at midnight, the federal

Japan-South Korea Remittance Experiment using Ripple Starts Its 2nd Round
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Japan-South Korea Remittance Experiment using Ripple Starts Its 2nd Round
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Japan-South Korea Remittance Experiment using Ripple Starts Its 2nd Round

South Korea’s Woori Bank has started the second round of Japan-Korea overseas remittance experiment built on Ripple. It is expected to complete on January 30 but will take at least 5-6 months more to become a policy. 2nd Round of Overseas Remittance Experiment It has been reported in December that the Japanese financial institutions will

South Korea’s Woori Bank has started the second round of Japan-Korea overseas remittance experiment built on Ripple. It is expected to complete on January 30 but will take at least 5-6 months more to become a policy. 2nd Round of Overseas Remittance Experiment It has been reported in December that the Japanese financial institutions will

Cryptocurrency Investors to Receive Tax Notice
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Cryptocurrency Investors to Receive Tax Notice
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Indian Government Issues Tax Notice to Cryptocurrency Traders

Income tax department has declared that in response to a nationwide survey depicting more than $3.5 billion worth of transactions being conducted over a period of 17 months, they have sent tax notices to thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency. Why is the motive behind “Tax Notice” Tax officials have confirmed that they have gathered

Income tax department has declared that in response to a nationwide survey depicting more than $3.5 billion worth of transactions being conducted over a period of 17 months, they have sent tax notices to thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency. Why is the motive behind “Tax Notice” Tax officials have confirmed that they have gathered

Spain Makes The First Real Estate Sale With Bitcoins
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Spain Makes The First Real Estate Sale With Bitcoins
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Spain Makes The First Real Estate Sale With Bitcoins

In an another effort to make cryptocurrencies mainstream, Spain has also made the first real estate bitcoin sale in the country. The move has been a way to boost the sales and revitalize the real estate market. You can use bitcoin to pay for your home Mister Piso is the Spain based real estate company

In an another effort to make cryptocurrencies mainstream, Spain has also made the first real estate bitcoin sale in the country. The move has been a way to boost the sales and revitalize the real estate market. You can use bitcoin to pay for your home Mister Piso is the Spain based real estate company

Petition Against Cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea Reaches 200k+ Signatures
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Petition Against Cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea Reaches 200k+ Signatures
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Petition Against Cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea Reaches 200k+ Signatures

South Korea’s potential ban on cryptocurrency trading prompted thousands of its citizens to sign a petition demanding the government to stop regulating cryptocurrencies. The petition has reached more than 200,000 signatures and now as per the law, the government has to take an action. Petition for a happy dream We already reported how the citizens

South Korea’s potential ban on cryptocurrency trading prompted thousands of its citizens to sign a petition demanding the government to stop regulating cryptocurrencies. The petition has reached more than 200,000 signatures and now as per the law, the government has to take an action. Petition for a happy dream We already reported how the citizens

Cryptocurrency Activities to Become Legalized and Tax-Free in Belarus from March Onwards
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Cryptocurrency Activities to Become Legalized and Tax-Free in Belarus from March Onwards
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Belarus to make cryptocurrencies legal and Tax free

The decree signed by Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko in December that legalizes cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) will come into force in March this year. As per the decree, cryptocurrency activities will be unrestricted and exempted from tax for five years i.e 2023. Cryptocurrencies to be Legalized from March 28 As we

The decree signed by Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko in December that legalizes cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) will come into force in March this year. As per the decree, cryptocurrency activities will be unrestricted and exempted from tax for five years i.e 2023. Cryptocurrencies to be Legalized from March 28 As we

Sweden Set To Release Its Own Cryptocurrency, e-Krona
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Sweden Set To Release Its Own Cryptocurrency, e-Krona
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Sweden Set To Release Its Own National Cryptocurrency e-Krona

Amid the rising cryptocurrency regulations, Sweden’s central bank, the Riksbank is looking at launching a digital currency that could make Sweden the first economy to have its own cryptocurrency. This national cryptocurrency e-Krona can be seen in the market in about two years. Sweden to launch its own cryptocurrency e-krona In Nov 2016, the Riksbank

Amid the rising cryptocurrency regulations, Sweden’s central bank, the Riksbank is looking at launching a digital currency that could make Sweden the first economy to have its own cryptocurrency. This national cryptocurrency e-Krona can be seen in the market in about two years. Sweden to launch its own cryptocurrency e-krona In Nov 2016, the Riksbank