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The Bitcoin Store Helps ‘Shibes For Socks’ Program

The Bitcoin Store (store.bitcoin.com) is pleased to announce a charitable partnership with the Dogecoin community called the “Shibes For Socks” project. By working with the Los Angeles-based Love My Neighbor Foundation, the organizations have collaborated to deliver socks to the homeless within the region. Also read: O...

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Zero-Fee Bitcoin Trading Officially Ends in China; Begins in the UK

Following inspections from People’s Bank of China, the Big Three Chinese exchanges have halted margin and zero-fee cryptocurrency trading. The End of the Beginning? Bitcoin’s surge in price at the beginning of 2017 caught the attention of the Chinese government, which has been fighting tooth and nails against ca...

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Big Changes Coming Within the Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Realm

There’s a lot of changes happening with Chinese bitcoin exchanges lately in light of the recent central bank inspections. Last week the top three exchanges within the region drastically changed margin lending services. Now more revelations have come to light as these companies plan on charging their customers tra...

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QE and Capital Controls Create Worldwide Demand for Bitcoin

Bitcoin had an incredible run in 2016, finally breaking $1,000 USD on New Year’s Day 2017. Many people are curious to find out why significant amounts of money found its way into the bitcoin economy over the past year. Two of the biggest reasons that are spurring bitcoin demand worldwide are bitcoin’s censorship ...

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Blockchain Wallets Are Coming (Maybe Soon) to a Car Near You

Pete Rizzo A blockchain wallet for every car? It's no secret cars have become more connected, but a new concept from a trio of big-name institutions is taking today's futuristic ideas further with a new blockchain prototype that envisions how transportation could be driven by automated payments. That's the v...

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Blockchain for Journalism: How a Big Funding Idea is Starting Small

Corin Faife Journalism funding is in crisis. As the industry shifts to digital and its meagre click-based ad revenues, something in the model needs to change if quality news sources are to survive. Alternatives are emerging, however. New attention, for example, is being paid to alternatives to traditional ad...

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Samourai Wallet Launches New Privacy Feature Ricochet

The developers of the privacy-centric bitcoin wallet, Samourai, have announced a new feature that claims to “improve fungibility and frustrate blockchain spies.” Also read: Cypherpunks Continue to Write Code as Governments Threaten Encryption Samourai Unveils a Premium Bitcoin Transaction Hop Service Launched in the sp...

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Bitcoin is Being Increasingly Regulated Across the Globe

Countries are reiterating tax specifications as Bitcoin becomes increasingly regulated around the globe amid rising price and popularity.  Bitcoin Taken Seriously, Increasingly Regulated Starting the year in the $1,000 USD range, Bitcoin has had an eventful month and January isn’t even over yet! So far, we’ve seen man...

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Making ‘EthereRum’ Distilled by a Bitcoin Miner

Bitcoin mining could have an unexpected application in the booming spirits industry. Shortcuts to aging rum and whiskey are sought after, and experiments have included dumping oak chips into whiskey barrels, and artificially heating and cooling barrels to imitate the passing of seasons. Also Read: Bitcoin Mining Power ...

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Bitcoin Investment Trust Could IPO by October

Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT) wants to be listed on NYSE Arca, according to a registration statement filed Friday with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This is the second proposed Bitcoin investment trust listing on the exchange. The first, Solidx Bitcoin Trust, has yet to be approved by the SEC. Usin...

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