Author: Thomas_Prendergast

Crypto-Derivatives Could Become Illegal in the UK Next Year

Crypto-Derivatives Could Become Illegal in the UK Next Year                               Various governments around the world aren’t too sure how to tackle Bitcoin. Numerous aspects of this particular industry need to be treated very differently from one another. Crypto-derivatives are getting some unfavorable attention in the United Kingdom. So much even that these vehicles may be […]

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Zimbabwe Bans Mobile Money and Foreign Pricing

Zimbabwe Bans Mobile Money and Foreign Pricing                                   Numerous countries find themselves in major financial peril these days. Zimbabwe is one of the many African countries in dire need of a change. Recent regulations imposed by the central bank continue to limit financial options for both companies and individuals alike. These new guidelines do not […]

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Quantum Computing Needs More QuBits to Take Down Bitcoin Says Encryption Expert

Quantum Computing Needs More QuBits to Take Down Bitcoin, Says Encryption Expert                                Google’s latest quantum computing developments theoretically put Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies at risk, given the growing prospect of being able to use the technology to crack blockchains that rely heavily on cryptography. While the crypto community reacted to last week’s leaked report claiming […]

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World’s Largest Furniture Retailer Uses Programmable Cash on Ethereum to Settle Invoice

World’s Largest Furniture Retailer Uses Programmable Cash on Ethereum to Settle Invoice                                  Retail giant IKEA has settled an invoice with a local retailer using an Ethereum-based token. Supply chain payments platform Tradeshift transferred a digital version of the Icelandic króna that was created on Ethereum by fintech company Monerium. Ethereum, an open source, public […]

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Venezuelan Central Bank Considers Adding Bitcoin to Balance Sheets

Venezuelan Central Bank Considers Adding Bitcoin to Balance Sheets                             Despite operating its own largely unsuccessful, state-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, the central bank of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is also considering adding bitcoin to its balance sheets, giving state institutions the ability to settle payments in cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency mining has been especially popular in […]

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Bitcoin Magazine Week in Review

Bitcoin Magazine Week in Review                                  Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular news stories affecting Bitcoin this week. With New Exchange Features, Wallets Aren’t Just for Storing Bitcoin Anymore  The functionality of cryptocurrency wallets has been rather limited to straightforward asset storage, with a few branching out to […]

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Is the Bitcoin Price Leaving the Bears Behind?

Is the Bitcoin Price Leaving the Bears Behind?                                  At last, the bitcoin price has started to leave its bearish channel influence behind. Recently it has consolidated above the $10,000 USD level as a new market reference, while a long term formation takes place. That’s the latest view in our weekly technical analysis — read […]

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