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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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Coincheck Owner Monex to Pay Out Dividends in Bitcoin to Shareholders

Japan’s financial giant Monex Group, owner of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, will be granting Bitcoin (BTC) as a mid-term shareholder benefit in 2019. In addition to the existing shareholder benefits, the new dividends … Read More

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New York Stock Exchange owner launches futures contracts that pay out in bitcoin

Intercontinental Exchange, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, launched its bitcoin futures contracts late Sunday, in a move aimed at enticing investors who have hesitated about trading the cryptocurrency. The … Read More

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What Are Bitcoin Wallets?

Storing bitcoin in a safe location has its challenges. This is because bitcoins aren’t physically “stored” anywhere. As a purely digital entity, it is not as if they are held … Read More

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Bitcoin ETF Dreams are Fantasies for Now; But Does It Matter for BTC?

Throughout 2019 many investors and analysts alike have been looking towards the approval of a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange traded fund (ETF) as a potential catalyst that could spark significantly further … Read More

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‘Get Ready for Bitcoin $20K,’ Says BitMEX CEO as Fed Panic-Prints $53B

Bitcoin (BTC) could soon shoot to $20,000 as a result of emergency measures from the United States Federal Reserve, also known as The Fed, one of the industry’s biggest firms … Read More

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