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Kraken Exchange Decides to Close down Japanese Operations

Nick Chong · April 17, 2018 · 4:00 am Kraken, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced their plans of ceasing all of their trading operations in Japan in the near future.  Release the Kraken . . . From Japan! The Kraken exchange, one of the larger cryptocurrency exchanges in existence, has just announced that they […]

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Stablecoins: Scam or Cryptocurrency Volatility Safehaven?

Nick Chong · April 4, 2018 · 5:00 am Stablecoins, cryptocurrencies pegged to external values outside of the cryptocurrency market, have been all the talk lately, especially in the recent market pullback. Tether, the biggest stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, has recently come under fire due to a lack of transparency. Let’s face it, […]

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Zhao Dong Recounts How He Lost 9,000 BTC

Markets and Prices Famed Chinese OTC bitcoin trader, Zhao Dong, recently shared the story of how he first entered the bitcoin markets, the losses he incurred, and his views on speculation in the cryptocurrency markets. Also Read: Snowden on Bitcoin: Blasts Public Ledger and Core Developers Zhao Dong’s Rocky Start in the Cryptocurrency Markets Zhao Dong, […]

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This Tiny Altcoin Proves There’s Light at the End of the Crypto Tunnel!

Bitcoinist.net · March 18, 2018 · 3:00 am The bullish cryptocurrency year of 2017 has attracted a vast range of worldwide projects and attention. Now that this industry has a $300+ Billion market capitalization, there’s one question growing larger with economists and tech watchers: What is the real economic value of these Blockchain startups and […]

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Google Bans Cryptocurrency Ads, But Bitcoin Not Affected

Allen Scott · March 14, 2018 · 4:15 am Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Google has announced it will ban cryptocurrency and initial coin offering (ICO) promotional material from its ad platform. Google Cracks Down on Sketchy ICOs & Crypto Ads Alphabet Inc.’s Google explained the new policy will go into effect in June […]

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Is GPU-Based Cryptocurrency Mining at Risk of Extinction?

Nick Chong · March 14, 2018 · 4:00 pm The arrival of newly created ASICs and a large decrease in mining profitability has had an impact on the GPU mining market. Nvidia expects the demand for graphics cards to decrease over the course of this year as a result. What could this mean for the […]

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How to pay off your debt, according to behavioral economists, and a simple and effective Venmo scam

Happy Monday, MarketWatchers! Make sure your week is off to a great start by reading these personal finance stories. I paid my boyfriend’s rent and bills to improve his credit score — then he bought a house without telling me This New Jersey woman wonders whether her partner is using her for a mortgage. Microsoft […]

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Japanese Miners See Solar Energy as ‘Only Way’ to Stay Profitable

Shaurya Malwa · March 10, 2018 · 3:00 pm Kumamoto-Energy, a local power producer in Japan, has announced that they will use solar energy for mining cryptocurrencies. Japan Looks to Greener Energy Cryptocurrency mining farms are trying to reduce costs and consume as less energy as possible, but sometimes the task is very difficult. Japanese […]

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Can Baroness Michelle Mone’s EQUI Token Transform Venture Capital?

Allen Scott · March 9, 2018 · 3:00 pm After raising over $7 million USD in just a few days of its pre-sale, EQUI is carrying a lot of momentum to transform venture capital (VC) investing. Bitcoinist spoke with Baroness Michelle Mone and Doug Barrowman about the project and why they believe it will be a […]

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