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Bitcoin Too Risky? US Lottery Ticket Sales Exceed Entire BTC Market Cap

Every year, US citizens spend north of $70 billion on state lottery tickets. That’s almost $8 billion more than the entire market cap of Bitcoin. And more than half of the entire crypto market as a whole. US Citizens Spend Billions on Lottery Tickets Comparison is a great way of putting things in context. Lose […]

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$1000 in Bitcoin Hides in ‘Revolutionary’ Street Mural in Paris

Want to win a bitcoin? Or more precisely, 0.26 of a bitcoin ($1,000)? Get on over to Paris where you can commence a live treasure hunt in the streets searching for the Paris puzzle painted by street artist Pascal Boyart. Paris Bitcoin Mural Celebrates Genesis Block Anniversary Boyart posted on his Twitter that he had […]

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Lamassu, The Oldest Bitcoin ATM Company, Moves to ‘Crypto Valley’ Switzerland

There were rising doubts last year about Switzerland’s rightful place as a leader in the crypto space. The tiny alpine country famous for its expensive watches welcomed blockchain companies at first. Then Swiss banks began to stop working with them one by one, and Switzerland looked to be the land of promise no longer. It’s […]

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Crypto Music Festivals Are Setting a Precedent for Future Gatherings

Last month, Bitcoinist reported on Our Music Festival (OMF), a cryptocurrency music festival held in Berkeley at the end of October. OMF’s crypto environment sets a precedent for future festivals like South by Southwest, which will host a series of crypto-related events and talks next year. The University of California at Berkeley served as the site […]

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Cryptocurrency Roundup App Gets $100,000 Shark Tank Investment

Finance Services that allow individuals to invest small amounts of money on a recurring basis have become popular in recent years, especially for young people. An automatic cryptocurrency buying app that rounds up everyday purchases has just secured a $100,000 investment on Shark Tank. Also Read: Cointext Launches SMS Bitcoin Cash Wallet in 4 New […]

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The Daily: Circle Launches New Research Portal and Trading Apps

The Daily Some editions of The Daily are so overflowing with news there simply isn’t time for a cleverly worded introduction. So without further ado, here’s what’s coming up in this installment: Circle has launched a string of new initiatives, including a research portal and the Poloniex mobile app, Roger Ver’s comments about a BCH-powered […]

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PR: World Blockchain Forum Brings Global Blockchain Elite to Dubai

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. Dubai, UAE Following the historic response to sister event The […]

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Passing the Buck – Visa Blames Coinbase for ‘Erroneous’ Error that Overcharged Customers, Drained Accounts

Adam James · February 16, 2018 · 11:30 am As was previously reported, Coinbase – one of the most popular digital currency exchanges – experienced one of the more egregious errors in recent cryptocurrency history by duplicating users’ past debit/credit card and bank purchases, effectively siphoning money from accounts without authorization. The costly error reportedly […]

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Biocoin: Russian Green Initiative Builds a Better Tomorrow

Cynthia Turcotte · February 15, 2018 · 8:30 pm Bitcoinist seized a unique chance to talk to Boris Akimov, CEO of BioCoin and an ICO committee chairman of the Russian Association of Cryptocurrency And Blockchain (RACAB), an advisory body for Presidential Administration. Boris helped us take a glimpse at the state of events in Russian crypto-community […]

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Jay-Z Expands Portfolio to Include Crypto

Featured Nas and Snoop Dogg have backed trading application Robinhood, and now legendary rap star Jay-Z has added his imprimatur through a subsidiary, Arrive. Robinhood is already valued at over a billion dollars, closing in on 1.5 billion as of this writing, having recently announced Robinhood Crypto.   Also read: Internet Pioneer Who Influenced Assange & […]

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