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Van Eck: Bitcoin Investors Also Investing in Gold

Shortly after withdrawing the VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF application from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Van Eck Associates CEO Jan Van Eck has claimed that bitcoin investors are seemingly moving into gold.  Gold has always been a hedge against other markets in times of financial uncertainty. During the Bitcoin (BTC) bull run on 2017, however, […]

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Bitcoin Price Struggles As Crypto Market Cap Nears $100 Billion Support

Bitcoin price fell 3 percent to lose support at $3500 January 28, abruptly ending a week in which volatility hit its lowest levels in over two months. Bitcoin Price Struggling Amid Low Volatility Data from Coinmarketcap showed the knock-on effect of Bitcoin (BTC) aiming downwards Monday, with altcoins in the top twenty cryptocurrencies by market […]

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Defying Crypto Winter, Swiss Crypto Valley Grows to 750 Companies

Economics A new survey shows that the cluster of companies working with cryptocurrencies and related technologies in the Swiss Crypto Valley has expanded, despite the onset of what has been dubbed as “crypto winter.” The valley now covers a larger territory in the Alpine confederation and has spilled over into neighboring Liechtenstein.   Also read: […]

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8 Food Delivery Sites That Accept Cryptocurrency

Featured Purchasing goods and services online with cryptocurrency is becoming increasingly popular. A growing number of takeaway platforms around the world are ready to accept your digital cash in exchange for a tasty meal, be it a pizza, burger or vegan dish. Also read: 8 Crypto Debit Cards You Can Use Around the World Right […]

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BRD Continues to Rise, Gains $15 Million in Series B Funding

BRD, a popular mobile cryptocurrency wallet available on both Android and iOS devices, has reportedly raised $15 million in Series B funding.  The majority of the funding comes from a subsidiary company of Japan’s SBI Holdings called SBI Crypto Investment. The funding will primarily be used to further the development of the already-solid product, expand […]

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LocalBitcoins Hacked By an ‘Unauthorized Source,’ Forum Suspended

The popular peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin trading platform LocalBitcoins has been accessed by “an unauthorized source,” the platform confirmed, which was caused by a third-party feature vulnerability.  LocalBitcoins Forum Disabled According to a thread which appeared on Reddit earlier today, popular P2P bitcoin trading platform LocalBitcoins has been subjected to a phishing attack. LocalBitcoins has posted the following […]

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Second Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb Seeks IPO Backdoor

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is looking to go public in the United States — a first for a major cryptocurrency exchange.  Bithumb Seeks Backdoor IPO Bithumb, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange my volume, is reportedly planning on forgoing an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and garnering admission as a publically-listed company in the United […]

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These Tools Will Help You Calculate Your Crypto Taxes

Taxes Filing taxes can be tricky and in jurisdictions like the United States is notoriously complicated. But when cryptocurrencies are added to the equation things start to get even harder. Many aspects of the reporting of crypto income and profits are not yet clearly defined. However, a number of tax filing and calculation tools are […]

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Bitcoin Venezuela Develops Tiny Mesh Nodes For Off-Grid Transactions

Mesh networks mesh [sorry] very well with the libertarian ethos of Bitcoin, freeing users from the tyranny of state-regulated ISPs. Necessity being the mother of invention, Bitcoin Venezuela are developing a mesh node little larger than an SD card. A Hot Mesh Mesh networks are a hot topic right now. They are able to provide […]

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