Monthly Archives: April 2018

Bitcoin Payments Are on the Rise in the Baltics

Cryptocurrencies are gaining popularity in the Baltic states where no comprehensive regulations have been introduced yet. Businesses from multiple sectors, including real estate, online trade, the hospitality industry, and even healthcare, are taking advantage of crypto payments. Some companies from the region are already offering their services globally.    Also read: Blind Denial of Cryptocurrencies Leads Nowhere, Bank of Lithuania Says Apartments Sold for Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies are becoming more widely accepted in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, where buying a cup of coffee with bitcoin is nothing special […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Taxes, Forks, Pranks and Porn

Bitcoin in Brief is your roundup of everything that matters from the all over the vast cryptosphere that you might have missed. This week’s daily editions included stories about taxes, forks, pranks, porn and so much more. This weekly edition will bring you up to speed with everything covered; just make sure you keep up. Also Read: Robinhood App Expands Cryptocurrency Trading to Another US State A Panther’s Moonshot Bet On Monday we reported why Pantera Capital bets on a moonshot bitcoin price point, how the world’s […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Prices Up Over 60% This Week

The price of Bitcoin (BCH) has spiked considerably over the past two weeks as the decentralized cryptocurrency’s market has just captured a $20Bn capitalization. The market value of BCH is currently hovering around $1,250 per coin and the digital asset commands close to $1Bn in trades over the past 24-hours. Also read: ‘Coindaddy’ Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life Bitcoin Cash Markets Surge Bitcoin (BCH) is on a rampage, surpassing most of the 1,500 cryptocurrency performances this week recorded on Coinmarketcap. Today the market value of one BCH […]

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Bitcoin Versus Government Money: One is Clearly Superior

Half of nearly all transactions involve money, a medium of exchange (MOE). For almost everyone, one of those halves has always been derived, considered, instituted by governments. Also known as fiat, government money, notes, they appear to us as inevitable, right as rain, plainly self evident. However, for the first time in a long time, those notions are being challenged by cryptocurrency. At least one of the world’s most popular versions has a real chance to take the advance of cash (peer-to-peer, permissionless, final, censorship resistant MOE) […]

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Crypto Ads Ban Is Temporary, According To LinkedIn’s Co-Founder

LinkedIn’s co-founder Eric Ly on his new project, reputation system in everyday communications, social media, and crypto ads bans. Cointelegraph had a chance to talk to Eric Ly, Chinese-American investor and businessman and co-founder of LinkedIn, where for years he also served as founding CTO. In the beginning of his career Eric held technical positions at prominent companies such as Steve Job’s NeXT, IBM or General Magic, before co-founding LinkedIn with his Stanford classmate and other colleagues in 2002. There, among other things, Eric was responsible for […]

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‘Coindaddy’ Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life

Just last month news.Bitcoin.com chatted with the hip-hop artist ‘Lil’ Windex’ the Canadian rapper who made headlines last month for his rhymes about bitcoin cash. Now there is another rapper, from San Francisco, called ‘Coindaddy,’ an artist who has been coined a “Weird Al Yankovic” of cryptocurrency rap. Also read: An In-Depth Interview With Rob Hustle The ‘Crypto Castle,’ Fur Coats, Lambos, and Bitcoin Arya Bahmanyar is a 28-year-old former commercial real estate broker turned hip-hop artist after allegedly becoming a millionaire from his cryptocurrency investments. According to […]

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PR: Essentia to Become First Blockchain Based Solution from Finnish Government Through Collaboration with MTK

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. It hasn’t been long since we offered the Dutch government a blockchain based solution for the border control issue, as we believe that introducing real world use cases is the way towards mainstream adoption of blockchain technology. In March 2018, Essentia attended […]

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Bitcoin Brushes $9,000 As Crypto Markets Continue Making Steady Gains

Crypto markets experience more growth as BTC hovers near $9,000, having broken the psychological price point already once today Bitcoin (BTC) is on the cusp of $9,000, and Ethereum (ETH) is over $630, as the crypto markets continue to climb upwards today, April 22, according to data from Coin360. BTC is currently trading at around $8,977, having broken $9,000 earlier today, up almost 2 percent over a 24 hour period to press time. According to CoinMarketCap, BTC dominance is around 38.4 percent, down from a monthly high […]

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Bitpay Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Checkout Point-of-Sale App

Bitcoin cash is continuing to gather more support among users and service providers, with the latest example coming from Bitpay. The service now allows merchants to accept BCH payments via its Pos app, and settlement is expected soon too so that retailers can keep their proceeds in the cryptocurrency.   Also Read: Robinhood App Expands Cryptocurrency Trading to Another US State Bitpay BCH Checkout Bitpay, the digital asset service provider based in Atlanta, Georgia, has recently updated its Checkout point-of-sale (Pos) mobile app to add support for […]

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India: Delhi High Court Seeks Response From Central Bank On Recent Crypto Ban, Report Says

The High Court of Delhi has reportedly sent a notice to the Reserve Bank of India in response to a company’s petition that the bank’s crypto ban is unconstitutional The High Court of Delhi has reportedly issued a notice to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Ministry of Finance, and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council alleging that RBI’s decision to end dealings with crypto businesses violates the constitution, local news outlet Times of India reports today, April 22. The High Court’s notice is reportedly […]

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