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France Cracks Down on Bitcoin Derivatives

Featured Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the independent regulatory body governing France’s stock market, issued two statements today, one on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and another on the prospect of bitcoin derivatives. Both point to more oversight to come for crypto in France, including everything from formal authorizations to a ban on advertisements.   Also […]

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BitStarz Adds Ethereum (ETH) and Dogecoin (DOGE) Support!

Bitcoinist.net · February 18, 2018 · 2:31 pm Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 – With an undeniable eye for expansion, BitStarz Casino is showing that it’s a true trailblazer, as it now accepts both Ethereum (ETH) and Dogecoin (DOGE) for deposits and wagers. Raising the bar for altcoin acceptance and payment options, BitStarz has become one […]

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Gambling tycoon builds $100m bitcoin-funded Antiguan resort | Technology

‘His excellency’ Calvin Ayre says project will be entirely funded from digital currency profits Canadian-born Calvin Ayre has been appointed Antigua’s special economic envoy Calvin Ayre, a gambling and bitcoin multi-millionaire who was once on the run from the US authorities, is building a $100m five-star resort on Antigua funded by profits from digital currencies. […]

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The New Normal: Cryptocurrency Goes Mainstream This Tax Season

Bitcoinist.net · February 18, 2018 · 7:30 am Until quite recently, most cryptocurrency investors either did not know or did not care to pay taxes on the capital gains they accumulated buying and selling digital coins. The cryptocurrency community is now facing a hard truth: they have to pay taxes just like all the rest […]

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Grab Your Joystick! Atari to Create Its Own Cryptocurrency

Jeff Francis · February 17, 2018 · 7:30 am Atari, the iconic video game company, has seen their stock price rise after announcing they would be creating their own cryptocurrency: the Atari Token. For gamers of a certain age, nothing can transport them back to their childhood faster than by just hearing “Atari.” The name […]

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Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand | News

If you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand. If you’re interested in how our current cultural anxieties – climate catastrophe, decline of transatlantic political orders, resurgent nuclear terror – manifest themselves in apocalyptic visions, you’re interested in the place occupied by this distant archipelago of apparent peace and stability […]

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SyncFab to Create Manufacturing Jobs Through Blockchain

Bitcoinist.net · February 15, 2018 · 12:30 pm This Silicon Valley company is running a successful token presale and is backed by a real business. One tech company wants to create real jobs for real people with the help of blockchain. Even though SyncFab is based in Silicon Valley, the company founders believe they can […]

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Report Claims LTC is Second Most Adopted Currency on Dark Marketplaces

News A recent study has revealed Litecoin to be the second most adopted means of payment among dark marketplaces. The study also indicated a significant increase in adoption of Monero among English-speaking platforms. Also Read: South Korean Prosecutor Fights to Confiscate Bitcoins from Criminal Proceeds Dark Marketplaces Increase Altcoin Adoption The study, conducted by Recorded Future, […]

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How much debt makes you undateable and the cost of figure skating like a pro

It’s Tuesday, MarketWatchers, and we have some great personal finance content for you. Check out today’s top stories! Here’s exactly how much credit-card and student debt makes you undateable There appears to be a tipping point where debt and singledom go hand-in-hand. Online dating is bringing Americans of all religions, race and classes together Couples […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Who Do You Believe?

News The bitcoin space is a constant battle of truth versus untruth, rumor versus fact and optimism versus pessimism. With market manipulators up to their usual tricks and salty altcoiners crying FUD, it can be hard to tell what’s real and what’s fake. This week truly had it all: keks, lies, and videotape beamed live […]

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