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News A surge in the popularity of bitcoin among students has prompted an Australian high school to host an information night designed to educate its students about cryptocurrencies. St. Laurence’s College in Brisbane recently informed the parents of students that it wishes to hold an “educational presentation” in light of an increasing

Mining China has dominated the bitcoin mining industry for a couple of years, but fears of a government clampdown are signaling now might be the best time to enter the market elsewhere in the world. And someone just made a big bet that Russia, with its cold weather and plentiful fossil fuel

Finance Just recently the consumer group Lendedu released a report on bitcoin investors who use credit to purchase digital currencies. According to the survey, out of 672 active bitcoin investors polled, 18.15 percent of the participants used a credit card to fund bitcoin purchases. Also read: French Entrepreneur’s Case to Overturn the Bitlicense

Market Updates The price of bitcoin has dropped considerably since it touched its all-time high of $19,600 per BTC on December 17. Since then markets have been quite bearish across the board, leading to lows in the $11K zone on December 22. Bitcoin markets have rebounded since then, and the price per

Economics In contrast to many people around the world, who adopt bitcoin to make a quick profit, citizens of Venezuela use the currency as a matter of sheer survival. Venezuelans resort to the cryptocurrency to stay afloat, fighting the rising tides of hyperinflation. Even in the face of fierce government crackdowns, which are

Featured Every week we tell ourselves “This one’s got to be quieter” and yet every week we’re proven wrong. Welcome to the latest and craziest edition of This Week in Bitcoin. We’ve no idea where this madness is gonna end; all we know is that there’s no time to assess the situation

Featured Prominent Wall Street analysts from Fundstrat, Standpoint Research, and Galaxy Investment Partners are pointing to a coming bullish run on bitcoin, pushing the world’s most popular cryptocurrency beyond even the once-thought lavish 10,000 USD price point, and soon.  Also read: Philippines to Legalize Bitcoin as a Security Wall Street’s Tom Lee Releases New

News A South Korean police officer has been indicted for his role in an operation to bypass China’s capital controls. Using bitcoin to transfer the funds, the case involves the movement of 12 billion won, approximately $11 million, by foreign exchange services in both China and South Korea. Also read: South Korea Prepares

Technology With roughly fifteen days left bitcoin-based businesses all around the world have been preparing their users for the possible hardfork expected to take place on or around November 16. Now the world’s largest bitcoin merchant service provider, Bitpay, has revealed its contingency plans for the upcoming Segwit2x hard fork. Also read: Trump

Mining It has been reported that an increasing number of Chinese bitcoin miners are liquidating their hardware via second-hand trading platforms. Many of the miners are selling their equipment due to fears that China’s cryptocurrency crackdown may be intensified to target miners. Also Read: Chinese Media Calls For “Zero Tolerance” on Crimes Involving

Hardware Bitcoin millionaires are now a thing, and so are thousandaires. It’s been a good, good year for users of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. With sums exceeding expectations by a lot, problems arise. Keeping it all on a smartphone no longer seems reasonable. Exchanges prove insolvent. And so storage has become

Technology In a statement addressing the upcoming the bitcoin (BTC) fork that is scheduled for mid-November, Calvin Ayre has stated it’s belief that Bitcoin Cash [Bitcoin (BCC)] is “the only bitcoin.” Also Read: Fork Debate Drops to New Low, Outspoken Developer Lopp’s Home Surrounded by Police “When We Say Bitcoin, We Mean Bitcoin

Markets and Prices Bitfinex has announced its plan to terminate all services for U.S. individual customers by November 9th 2017. Their announcement comprised a follow-up to a statement issued in August, which indicated the company was suspending all new requests for account verification from U.S. individuals. Also Read: The Controversy Surrounding Tether’s USD

News Huobi the cryptocurrency exchange based in China announced its Segwit2x contingency plans for the firm’s trading platform Huobi Pro. The exchange details that it plans to support all the tokens that derive from the planned Segwit2x hard fork. Also read: JP Morgan Boss Can’t Stop Talking About Bitcoin — Calls Investors “Stupid”

Regulation One of Russia’s leading public associations of entrepreneurs has sent a proposal to their government asking them to approve only domestic cryptocurrencies in their upcoming cryptocurrency legislation. Also read: Putin Orders the Issue of Russia’s National Cryptocurrency – the Cryptoruble Proposal to Government State Duma Building. The Association of Entrepreneurs for the

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Emerging Markets Last year, the Republic of India overnight banned 85 percent of its fiat cash in circulation. As a way to address “black money” presumably used in nefarious dealings, government policy makers demanded certain Indian Rupee (INR) denominations be returned. It’s citizens now have an incentive to begin looking for alternatives

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Regulation The Ontario Securities Commission recently declared that it is “keen to support” cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). In addition to its service to help businesses comply with securities laws, it has established a dedicated team to respond quickly to cryptocurrency offerings. Also read: Canadian Securities Commission Grants Bitcoin Fund Manager

Finance Bitcoin’s price is on a tear in 2017, and it’s hard not to notice the decentralized currency’s spectacular run this year. As the value climbed to new heights this October, surpassing $5800 per BTC across global exchanges, many well-known investors have stated this month that they believe bitcoin’s future will be

Regulation Legacy banking in Europe colludes to deny access to financial technology (fintech) companies, bitcoin-related and others, in an effort to retard growth, the European Commission alleges.  Also read: England Can Now Use Left-Over Change to Automatically Buy Bitcoin Europe’s Envious Problem Seemingly overnight, fintech companies, and those related, swooped and drained billions

Featured Lioncomputer is an Iranian computing hardware company that has been operating since 2013. Yasser Ahmadi of Lioncomputer told news.Bitcoin.com that Lioncomputer has sought to actively engage with the Iranian bitcoin mining community, stating that the company “has supported miners through mining forums and provid[ed] them with the latest mining hardware.” Mr.

Economics Japan has emerged as the largest market for bitcoin trading by volume. This represents a shift from the market dominance controlled by China as a result of the Chinese government blanket banning exchange platforms. Japan, along with South Korea to some extent, now represent major hubs of crypto-finance across the globe. 

Finance Another international brokerage firm just entered into the bitcoin ecosystem. Roboforex out of Cyprus added bitcoin CFD trading on their platform. This means clients will have indirect exposure to bitcoin, and speculate on the shorts and gains of bitcoin. The firm has also added ethereum to their available trading pairs. The company

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Regulation Bitcoin is growing popular throughout a few regions within the giant continent of Africa. One of these areas seeing bitcoin growth is the United Republic of Tanzania. Due to the rise in interest towards bitcoin from Tanzanian citizens the Bank of Tanzania governor, Benno Ndulu, expressed some concerns about the decentralized

Finance Bitcoin bull and independent research boutique, Fundstrat, reveals its new five indexes to monitor cryptocurrencies. Aimed at institutional investors, FS Crypto FX indexes are the most recent and prominent speculation instruments and a first for Wall Street insiders. Bitcoin 55K USD in 5 Years After bitcoin reached gold parity in Spring, highly

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Coinbase Reveals its 2x Fork Plans

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News Another large bitcoin exchange in the industry, Coinbase, has announced an update concerning the upcoming Segwit2x hard fork. The San Francisco-based trading platform and wallet provider follows the recent Bitfinex announcement detailing plans for a possible bitcoin split. Also read: An Inside Look at Genesis Block — Hong Kong’s New Cryptocurrency Working-Space

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. Mining is one of the most popular ways of making

Regulation The Russian Central Bank is contemplating creating a national cryptocurrency, after seeing multiple benefits it could bring to the country. This follows First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov’s earlier support of introducing the “cryptoruble.” Meanwhile, the bank is skeptical about other cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. Also read: Russia Proposes Adding Cryptocurrency to the

Technology This week, the Segwit2x development team merged a controversial implementation into the project’s Github repository that masks BTC1 nodes from 0.15 version Core nodes. Additionally, the project added opt-in replay protection for Segwit2x transactions. Also read: Switzerland’s FINMA Eyes Crypto Valley Core Supporters Are Upset About BTC1’s Recent Github Commits The scaling

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Featured Ross Ulbricht attorney, Paul Grant, refers to stipulation of federal government seizure as a “sad day for justice” and a “boon for the federal government’s on-going war against privacy and civil rights.” Also read: Dear Ross Ulbricht 48 Million USD Released to Federal Law Enforcement From Colorado, Paul Grant, criminal and civil

Foto: © Philipp Zinniker Regulation Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA, is invited by the Crypto Valley Association to regulate the country’s booming cryptocurrency industry. Zug, Switzerland Crypto Valley Of twenty-six Swiss cantons, or member states making up Switzerland’s confederation, Zug earned worldwide notoriety for its embracing of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.

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