Monthly Archives: January 2018

South Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Has Economic Value

Featured A South Korean court has ruled that bitcoin has an economic value for the first time. This overturned an earlier court ruling which did not recognize the digital currency. The case involves the confiscation of 191 bitcoins. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin’s Status Re-Examined The Suwon District […]

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BitPay Bitcoin Wallet Review: Copay

Warning: There is an apparent problem with Copay that has led to multiple reports of missing funds. The wallet should be considered insecure until this issue is resolved. See the end of this article for more details.   Atlanta-based BitPay was founded as a cryptocurrency payment service in 2011. At a time when many businesses […]

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Japan’s Line Chat App to Start Cryptocurrency Exchange

Jeff Francis · January 31, 2018 · 2:15 am Japan’s popular chat app, Line, has announced that they have filed to launch a cryptocurrency exchange within the app. While some countries are clamping down on cryptocurrency and exchanges, Japan has opened their doors. This had led to a marked rise in crypto-related businesses seeking to […]

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Why Bitfinex, Tether are raising nagging questions in the cryptocurrency market

Tether, a cryptocurrency that claims to be backed by hard cash, is in the spotlight after reports that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission last month subpoenaed documents from the digital-asset platform. Tether and its sister company Bitfinex have been raising eyebrows within the digital-currency community, as critics question the accuracy behind assertions that every tether […]

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Here’s What The South Korean Regulations Mean For The Cryptocurrency Market

Samuel Rae · January 30, 2018 · 6:00 pm After much “will they or won’t they”, the South Korean government has finally implemented cryptocurrency trading regulations. What will that mean for the crypto market? Let’s find out. The big news in the cryptocurrency space today is that the long-awaited South Korean regulations have come into […]

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AMD earnings cap a stunning 2017, but there is still plenty to do

Advanced Micro Devices Inc., the perennial underdog to Intel Corp., just completed its first profitable year since 2011 as the chip maker’s turnaround showed actual results, but 2018 will be even more important. AMD’s stronger-than-expected fourth quarter included a huge 60% jump in revenue in its compute and graphics business, due to its new Ryzen […]

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Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump’s State of the Union speech

Stocks markets in Asia mostly continued to weaken early Wednesday as investors awaited U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its worst day since May on Tuesday and several Asian equity benchmarks saw their biggest losses in weeks. Some regional markets were down about 0.5% Wednesday though […]

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ETicket4 Launch its Pre ICO and Offers Qualitatively new Dimensions in the Ticket Industry – The Merkle

Today, January 30, the international p2p-platform Eticket4, with which you can buy tickets in the secondary market for any event, announces the launch of Pre ICO. During crowd sale, which will last till February 21st, utilities-tokens ET4 will be on sale. ET4 tokens will allow their owners to get a number of advantages when buying […]

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