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Is Bitcoin Mining Actually an Environmental Hazard?
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Is Bitcoin Mining Actually an Environmental Hazard?
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Is Bitcoin Mining Actually an Environmental Hazard?

CoinGape team dig a little deep and tried to understand the severity of the environmental threats due to bitcoin mining. With the rise in bitcoin’s popularity, the concerns regarding bitcoin destroying the environment and contributing to the global warming, are increasing as well. But is it really so or is it just a FUD? Is

CoinGape team dig a little deep and tried to understand the severity of the environmental threats due to bitcoin mining. With the rise in bitcoin’s popularity, the concerns regarding bitcoin destroying the environment and contributing to the global warming, are increasing as well. But is it really so or is it just a FUD? Is

Iceland To Consider Taxing Cryptocurrency Minin
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Iceland To Consider Taxing Cryptocurrency Minin
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Iceland To Consider Taxing Cryptocurrency Mining

Iceland has attracted a number of large cryptocurrency mining companies to set up their base. It has been expected that this year the Island would be using more energy in bitcoin mining than powering its homes. This growth has led to the lawmakers to suggest regulating and taxing the crypto mining. Energy consumption in bitcoin

Iceland has attracted a number of large cryptocurrency mining companies to set up their base. It has been expected that this year the Island would be using more energy in bitcoin mining than powering its homes. This growth has led to the lawmakers to suggest regulating and taxing the crypto mining. Energy consumption in bitcoin

Russian Scientists Using Supercomputer To Mine Cryptocurrency
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Russian Scientists Using Supercomputer To Mine Cryptocurrency
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Russian Scientists Using Supercomputer To Mine Cryptocurrency

The Russian security of the Russian Federal Nuclear Centre has arrested several scientists that were allegedly trying to mine the cryptocurrencies on site. Russian Scientists Mining Crypto in Nuclear Lab Reported by the Russian Authorities, several engineers have been arrested who worked at a top-secret nuclear weapon facility, the All Russian Research Institute of Experimental

The Russian security of the Russian Federal Nuclear Centre has arrested several scientists that were allegedly trying to mine the cryptocurrencies on site. Russian Scientists Mining Crypto in Nuclear Lab Reported by the Russian Authorities, several engineers have been arrested who worked at a top-secret nuclear weapon facility, the All Russian Research Institute of Experimental

Binance Back Online After An Extended Software Upgrade
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Binance Back Online After An Extended Software Upgrade
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Binance Back Online After An Extended Software Upgrade

For the past two days, Binance had shut down the trading and withdrawals. This extended software upgrade led to panic among crypto investors and rumours of Binance being hacked. The recent Coindesk heist has been the reason behind investors’ jumping onto the conclusions. After almost 2 days of shutdown, Binance is back Binance, one of

For the past two days, Binance had shut down the trading and withdrawals. This extended software upgrade led to panic among crypto investors and rumours of Binance being hacked. The recent Coindesk heist has been the reason behind investors’ jumping onto the conclusions. After almost 2 days of shutdown, Binance is back Binance, one of

Taxman Crushes the “Giancarlos Party” for Indian Bitcoin Investors
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Taxman Crushes the “Giancarlos Party” for Indian Bitcoin Investors
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Taxman Crushes the “Giancarlos Party” for Indian Bitcoin Investors

The Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) in India issued a notice to up to 100,000 investors to pay their gain taxes on crypto investment or face strict action. This move was made after CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlos favoured bitcoin in the Congressional hearing yesterday and Jaitley’s remark on cryptocurrencies a few days back. Tax notice

The Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) in India issued a notice to up to 100,000 investors to pay their gain taxes on crypto investment or face strict action. This move was made after CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlos favoured bitcoin in the Congressional hearing yesterday and Jaitley’s remark on cryptocurrencies a few days back. Tax notice

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Bitcoin falls below $6,250, But There’s Still Hope

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency suffers a huge blow and bitcoin price drop down to $6,240. Amidst Asia’s tougher regulations on cryptocurrencies, it fell to its three-month lowest. It has been believed that this sell-off is the after effect of equity market meltdown. However, the crypto market has good news as well in the form of

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency suffers a huge blow and bitcoin price drop down to $6,240. Amidst Asia’s tougher regulations on cryptocurrencies, it fell to its three-month lowest. It has been believed that this sell-off is the after effect of equity market meltdown. However, the crypto market has good news as well in the form of

China’s Baidu and Weibo Not Allowing Any Crypto Ads
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China’s Baidu and Weibo Not Allowing Any Crypto Ads
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China’s Baidu and Weibo Not Allowing Any Crypto Ads

China’s Baidu, the largest search engine and Weibo, a social media channel are not allowing any ads with terms “bitcoin”, “cryptocurrency” and “ICO” After banning the cryptocurrency trading and bitcoin mining in the country, China took a move similar to Facebook China’s Largest Search engine and social media channel banning crypto ads As a part

China’s Baidu, the largest search engine and Weibo, a social media channel are not allowing any ads with terms “bitcoin”, “cryptocurrency” and “ICO” After banning the cryptocurrency trading and bitcoin mining in the country, China took a move similar to Facebook China’s Largest Search engine and social media channel banning crypto ads As a part

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After Bitcoin, Wall Street Whines Over Dow Jones Bubble

Asset class is experiencing  “bubble burst” sentiments similar as bitcoin cryptocurrency Concern over inflationary pressures and rising bond yields have hit the stock market this week The Dow tumbles down to 666 points, registering a 15% decline since June 2016 The market scenario has led Wall Street experts to use “bubble” in reference to different

Asset class is experiencing  “bubble burst” sentiments similar as bitcoin cryptocurrency Concern over inflationary pressures and rising bond yields have hit the stock market this week The Dow tumbles down to 666 points, registering a 15% decline since June 2016 The market scenario has led Wall Street experts to use “bubble” in reference to different

Jaitley Puts an End To Cryptocurrency Celebrations in India
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Jaitley Puts an End To Cryptocurrency Celebrations in India
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Jaitley Puts an End To Cryptocurrency Celebrations in India

With the presentation of 2018’s Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley put an end to the cryptocurrency issue by discouraging its usage. However, Jaitley favoured Blockchain technology and mentioned the government will adopt it. Reports have suggested that ROC has stopped registering such companies and several banks have frozen these accounts. Jaitley crushed any hopes of

With the presentation of 2018’s Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley put an end to the cryptocurrency issue by discouraging its usage. However, Jaitley favoured Blockchain technology and mentioned the government will adopt it. Reports have suggested that ROC has stopped registering such companies and several banks have frozen these accounts. Jaitley crushed any hopes of

Japan Messaging App Line To Launch Its Cryptocurrency Exchange
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Japan Messaging App Line To Launch Its Cryptocurrency Exchange
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Japan Messaging App Line To Launch Its Cryptocurrency Exchange

Tokyo-based free chat app, Line is all set to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. To fend its competitors like Facebook, Line is leveraging its huge customer base to create more business opportunities by introducing a number of crypto-related features within its app. Japan’s largest chat app to offer crypto trading service Japan’s leading internet company and

Tokyo-based free chat app, Line is all set to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. To fend its competitors like Facebook, Line is leveraging its huge customer base to create more business opportunities by introducing a number of crypto-related features within its app. Japan’s largest chat app to offer crypto trading service Japan’s leading internet company and

Rise in Cryptocurrency Mining Affecting the PC Gaming Industry
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Rise in Cryptocurrency Mining Affecting the PC Gaming Industry
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Rise in Cryptocurrency Mining Affecting the PC Gaming Industry

The raging prices of cryptocurrencies have led to an increase in demand for GPU mining equipments thus leading to shortage of supply for PC gaming users. The subsequent rise in prices of GPU equipment is directly affecting 1.22 billion PC gamers around the globe. Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies driving graphic cards’ prices up Recently, there

The raging prices of cryptocurrencies have led to an increase in demand for GPU mining equipments thus leading to shortage of supply for PC gaming users. The subsequent rise in prices of GPU equipment is directly affecting 1.22 billion PC gamers around the globe. Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies driving graphic cards’ prices up Recently, there

Cryptocurrency prices fall amid Bloomberg’s update about Tether
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Cryptocurrency prices fall amid Bloomberg’s update about Tether
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Cryptocurrency prices fall amid Bloomberg’s update about Tether

The media giant Bloomberg’s news update on Tether being subpoenaed by US authorities led to panic and sharp fall in bitcoin prices as well as that of other currency. The news which is actually two months old was published by Bloomberg earlier during the day. The news on Tether is actually two month’s old Subpoenas

The media giant Bloomberg’s news update on Tether being subpoenaed by US authorities led to panic and sharp fall in bitcoin prices as well as that of other currency. The news which is actually two months old was published by Bloomberg earlier during the day. The news on Tether is actually two month’s old Subpoenas

Unnamed Investment Fund Acquires Bitcoin Giant BTCC
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Unnamed Investment Fund Acquires Bitcoin Giant BTCC
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BTCC Announces Acquisition by Hong-Kong Based Blockchain Investment Fund

BTCC is acquired by a Hong Kong-based unnamed blockchain investment fund. This step is in response to the decimation of BTCC’s business due to regulations on cryptocurrency trading and ICO’s by Chinese Authorities. BTCC acquisition by an “unnamed company”  The regulatory crackdown on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency trading on exchanges in China led

BTCC is acquired by a Hong Kong-based unnamed blockchain investment fund. This step is in response to the decimation of BTCC’s business due to regulations on cryptocurrency trading and ICO’s by Chinese Authorities. BTCC acquisition by an “unnamed company”  The regulatory crackdown on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency trading on exchanges in China led

Japan based Yamada Denki Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments
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Japan based Yamada Denki Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments
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Japan based Yamada Denki Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

The Japanese electronics retail giant, Yamada Denki has launched the bitcoin payments. The move has been made in response to another Japanese electronics retailer Bic Camera’s bitcoin option, last year. Japanese electronics retail giant launches bitcoin option Yamada Denki is one of the major Japanese consumer electronics retailers that has come into partnership with cryptocurrency

The Japanese electronics retail giant, Yamada Denki has launched the bitcoin payments. The move has been made in response to another Japanese electronics retailer Bic Camera’s bitcoin option, last year. Japanese electronics retail giant launches bitcoin option Yamada Denki is one of the major Japanese consumer electronics retailers that has come into partnership with cryptocurrency

Union Budget 2018: Will Tax and GST be levied on bitcoin in India?
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Union Budget 2018: Will Tax and GST be levied on bitcoin in India?
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Union Budget 2018: Will Tax and GST be levied on bitcoin in India?

Despite government’s repetitive warnings regarding trading and dealing in Bitcoin, the interest of Indians in cryptocurrencies is on a rise. With Union budget 2018 to be announced on Feb 1 everyone is expecting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to provide clarity over bitcoin regulations in India Tax and GST on bitcoin Since the prices of bitcoin

Despite government’s repetitive warnings regarding trading and dealing in Bitcoin, the interest of Indians in cryptocurrencies is on a rise. With Union budget 2018 to be announced on Feb 1 everyone is expecting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to provide clarity over bitcoin regulations in India Tax and GST on bitcoin Since the prices of bitcoin

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First CME Bitcoin Futures Contract Expires On 26 January, 2018

On January 26, 2018, the initial CME Bitcoin Futures contract Expires that raises a huge question, if the cryptocurrency market is going to fall down even more. This has been followed by the expiry of CBOE contract on Jan 17, 2018, that resulted in its downward slide by 36 percent. CME Bitcoin futures contract will

On January 26, 2018, the initial CME Bitcoin Futures contract Expires that raises a huge question, if the cryptocurrency market is going to fall down even more. This has been followed by the expiry of CBOE contract on Jan 17, 2018, that resulted in its downward slide by 36 percent. CME Bitcoin futures contract will

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

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

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