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How the Upcoming Bitcoin Halving Compares to Previous Cycles

For those standing very close to the crypto charts, it might be easy to get discouraged by the gloomy nature of recent markets. However, new comparisons of the current halving … Read More

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459 Days Until BTC Hits Its Longest Streak Without a New All-Time High

Since bitcoin hit its all-time high (ATH) in December 2017, crypto enthusiasts have wondered if BTC will touch or surpass it again. After the ATH in November 2013 at $1,156 per BTC, it … Read More

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Why Eurasian debt economic uncertainty make a bull case for bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) bulls will no doubt keenly watch talk of the need for “a new, neutral global reserve asset” at the heart of the traditional financial sphere.  Financial Times business … Read More

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Don’t Blame China: Why BTC Still Can’t Compete With Fiat

In the wake of recent price movements, doubts are beginning to crop up more and more around BTC maximalist circles. As focus shifts from Satoshi’s founding vision of the coin as cash … Read More

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How Bitcoin Applies to The Sovereign Individual Thesis

Just before the internet became a massive display of human ingenuity and networking, a few individuals anticipated the emergence of tools that would help progress the end of politics and … Read More

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Nothing is above bitcoin… says Blockstream CEO Adam Back

In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, Blockstream CEO Adam Back stated that for him, nothing is above Bitcoin, not even stablecoins or other coins issued by central banks. Adam Back … Read More

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Bitcoin Emits Less Carbon Than Previously Claimed, New Study Finds

Bitcoin has been regularly attacked for its energy-intensive mining process, powered by serious amounts of electricity. It’s been claimed that it leaves a carbon foot print comparable to that of … Read More

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Former US Congressman Ron Paul receives his first Bitcoin

Former Texas Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul received his reportedly first Bitcoin (BTC) from Bitcoin Foundation board member and Bitcoin wallet startup Ballet Crypto founder, Bobby Lee, on … Read More

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French Ministry of Education Publishes Bitcoin Resource Guide for Educators

As digital currencies transform the world, concepts like Bitcoin continue to percolate into academic courses and higher education worldwide. The French Ministry of National Education’s recently published economics and social … Read More

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China’s State-Controlled Media Explains Bitcoin to Millions: Knock-On Effect

Bitcoin Joins Blockchain in Going Mainstream in China While President Xi’s focus was evidently on the benefits of blockchain technology, the ripple effects of his statements have affected China’s view … Read More

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Number of Americans Owning Crypto Doubled in 2019: Finder

The number of Americans who own cryptocurrencies has almost doubled in 2019, from 7.95% in 2018 to 14.4%, according to a new survey by Finder. 36.5 million Americans own crypto … Read More

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How Centralized Payment Systems Learned to Accept Decentralized Cryptocurrency

From Enemies to Frenemies In the early days of Bitcoin, traditional fiat payment systems were an unwitting friend of cryptocurrency. Paypal was the on-ramp for the first bitcoin exchange, bitcoinmarket.com, though … Read More

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Chinese Students Want Crypto Jobs, 8% Own Cryptocurrencies

A poll conducted among university students in China indicates that many of them see a bright future for cryptocurrencies in their country. A quarter of the respondents said they would … Read More

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With 18 Million Bitcoins Mined, How Hard Is That 21 Million Limit?

In a matter of hours, the 18 millionth bitcoin will have been mined and the world’s first cryptocurrency will draw one step closer to its hard-coded cap of 21 million … Read More

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Emirati Royal Family Endorses Crypto Price Index Project, Joins Board

Crypto Price Index (CPI) is an emerging Decentralised Finance (DeFi) project which aims to allow users to participate in the crypto markets in a stable and less volatile manner. CPI achieves … Read More

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Growth of BTC Millionaires Now Matches Bitcoin’s Early Years: New Data

The number of Bitcoin (BTC) addresses containing more than 1,000 BTC ($8.3 million) is growing at the same pace in 2019 as before 2014, new data shows. Woo “super bullish” … Read More

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Chinese Mining Giant Canaan to Go Public in US in November

Chinese crypto mining giant Canaan Creative plans to list as a publicly traded company in the United States in November 2019, according to an unconfirmed report. Canaan to issue 1.26 … Read More

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United Nations Agency Unicef Launches Cryptocurrency Fund

A First for UN Organizations United Nations children’s agency Unicef announced the launch of its cryptocurrency fund Wednesday. The organization explained that “Unicef will now be able to receive, hold … Read More

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Bitcoin Trading in Hong Kong Spikes, Reaches Highest Levels Recorded

Following a dramatic escalation of unrest between the city of Hong Kong and mainland China, the volume of bitcoin traded in Hong Kong has reached an unprecedented height. Unrest in … Read More

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Do China Investment Restrictions Set The Stage For A Bitcoin Boom?

According to sources close to CNBC, the White House considered blocking US firms from investing in China. Shares of major Chinese companies dived on Friday, as the rumors gained traction. However, … Read More

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SegWit, Explained

What is SegWit? SegWit — or Segregated Witness — is the name given to a Bitcoin (BTC) protocol upgrade, which was implemented on Aug. 23, 2017. As in any decentralized blockchain, … Read More

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