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PR: Bitcoin’s Roger Ver and Mate Tokay Join Naga Fintech Board of Advisors

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The NAGA Group AG welcome Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver and […]

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Slushpool Overtakes AntPool to Become the Largest Bitcoin Mining Pool

Some interesting changes are happening in the world of Bitcoin mining pools. With the hashrate dropping in favor of BCH, rankings of pools are shaken up as well. Slushpool is now the biggest Bitcoin mining operation open to the public. They generate over 20% of all blocks, which puts them ahead of AntPool, An interesting […]

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Operation to Bypass China’s Capital Controls Using Bitcoin Ends up in South Korean Court

News A South Korean police officer has been indicted for his role in an operation to bypass China’s capital controls. Using bitcoin to transfer the funds, the case involves the movement of 12 billion won, approximately $11 million, by foreign exchange services in both China and South Korea. Also read: South Korea Prepares to Tax Bitcoin […]

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

Featured In 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 […]

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China Monitors Booming OTC Bitcoin Market After Shutting Down Exchanges

Finance After shutting down the country’s bitcoin exchanges, the Chinese government is monitoring the booming cryptocurrency over-the-counter (OTC) market. A recent government report shows that 680 million yuan, approximately $103 million, were traded in the last two weeks of October on the top three international OTC trading platforms. Also read: China May Try to Block All […]

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LiveEdu – Powering Global Online Education with Blockchain Smart Contracts

LiveEdu.tv is launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). LiveEdu is building the next-generation online learning Lynda.com fully decentralized on the blockchain. They want to disrupt the $46 billion online education market with smart contracts. Unlike many ICOs they have neither product development risk nor team risk as they already have a working product and an […]

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Chinese Analyst Describes Bitcoin as Potential “Nuclear Bomb’ In “New Currency War” Between China and USA

News Xiao Lei, a Chinese financial analyst, has published an article that seeks to argue that the spheres of bitcoin and cryptocurrency are increasingly becoming a battleground in “a new currency” war between China and the United States. Despite some bitcoin users describing Lei’s views as conspiratorial, the article has garnered significant attention after becoming […]

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Bitcoin Price Behemoth Sends Altcoin Markets in Gloomy State

For those holding Bitcoin it is party time, the King of crypto smashed another record today as it approached $7,000. Yesterday’s news that the world’s largest derivatives exchange group, CME Group, will be introducing a Bitcoin-based futures contract sent the currency skyward as Wall Street woke up. The hype and hysteria have done wonders for […]

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Bitcoin may be staging the biggest challenge yet to gold and silver

Is bitcoin knocking some of the shine off gold? Bitcoin’s break above $7,300 on Thursday comes as gold futures have made curious moves, mostly trading sideways, despite weakness in the currency that underpins it—the U.S. dollar—and a downturn in bond yields. That raises a key question: Is the world’s No. 1 digital currency luring away […]

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