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Russians Think Bitcoin Makes a Great Present

Featured Cryptocurrency is gaining popularity in Russia as a good idea for a gift. According to a new survey, more and more Russians believe cryptos, like bitcoin, would make their girlfriends and wives happy on special occasions. The 8th of March is celebrated as Women’s Day in Russia and in many other countries.   Also […]

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Experts Claim Ripple Could be the Next Bitcoin

James Levenson · March 8, 2018 · 3:00 am Analysts, traders, and investors are constantly looking for the next big thing. While Bitcoin is far from fading, other cryptocurrencies may emerge to replace it as the standard for digital financial transfers. One company that has made a lot of partnerships and gained a lot of […]

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ivyKoin Seeks to Bridge the Gap Between Legacy Financial Institutions and Cryptocurrency

Gregory Rocco · February 22, 2018 · 8:00 pm Legacy financial institutions have generally taken a hands-off approach when it comes to cryptocurrencies due to their lack of transparency and promotion of anonymity. ivyKoin is looking to break down those barriers through its unique transfer of KYC (know your customer) and KYT (know your transaction) […]

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Bitcoin Recovers to Test $10,000 Area

Markets and Prices The BTC markets have ramped up to test the $10,000 USD area on leading exchanges following a break above resistance at $9,000. Bitcoin has recovered by more than 60% since testing the $6,000 area on February 6th. Also Read: Coinbase Develops Bitpay Competitor Supporting BTC, BCH, ETH and LTC Bitcoin Tests $10,000 Bitcoin […]

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Ripple Signs Major Deal with Saudia Arabia’s Central Bank

Adam James · February 15, 2018 · 10:30 am Ripple, the third largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has been on a tear lately, and it has now signed a significant deal with Saudi Arabia’s central bank. Ripple Rapidly Gaining Traction Ripple continues to make inroads into the traditional financial sector. It has recently announced a […]

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Malaysia Central Bank to ”Let Public Decide” Crypto’s Fate

Economy & Regulation Malaysia’s central bank, Bank Negara, is set to release a “concept paper,” calling for the public to decide the fate of cryptocurrencies in the country, according to a recent report. Bank Negara governor Muhammad Ibrahim is said to have assured the bank will neither ban nor recognize cryptocurrency, and that the paper […]

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British Couple Lawyer Up as $840k Cryptocurrency Divorce Heats Up

Finance Divorce is never fun and rarely simple, but when one party – generally the male – owns cryptocurrency, there’s an added layer of complexity. With cryptocurrency still relatively new as an asset class, there have been very few cases to date in which the unhappy couple have squabbled over altcoins. A British law firm […]

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It’s High Time Financial Institutions Consider Crypto as a Tool for Efficient Money Transfers

Pini Raviv · February 14, 2018 · 11:30 pm Blockchain technology is causing massive disruptions across a wide range of industries, markets, and economies. Bitcoin, the most popular blockchain application has shown the world first-hand how the decentralized nature of blockchain could cause a paradigm shift in the global economic landscape. Beyond Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies […]

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Bank of Thailand Bans Banks From Cryptocurrency Activities

Regulation The Thai central bank has prohibited financial institutions in the country from five key cryptocurrency activities, including banning customers from buying cryptocurrencies with credit cards. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Banks Banned From 5 Crypto Activities The Bank of Thailand (BOT) issued a circular on Monday asking “financial […]

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