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Poll: Bitcoin More Popular With Czechs than the Euro

Czechs are more inclined to store value in cryptos than in euros, according to a new poll gauging attitudes toward currencies other than the koruna. When asked about their intentions to acquire foreign cash, twice as many respondents said they were interested in buying bitcoin than purchasing US dollars. Also read: Bafin Clarifies Stance on ICOs as More Germans Ask About Tokens Cryptos Considered Hard Currencies Like many other nations, which do not have the luxury of emitting a “hard” national currency, Czechs may consider investing some […]

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Amelie Arras Prepares to Defend Bitcoin’s Title at Money 20/20 Asia Race

It has been announced that the Marketing Director of Adastra Marketing, Amelie Arras, will look to defend bitcoin’s crown in the upcoming Money20/20 Asia Payments Race. Mrs. Arras is hoping to repeat her performance from last year, where she defeated four other participants to claim victory for bitcoin in the Money20/20 USA Payments Race. Also Read: Arras Lives on Bitcoin for a Week and Proves Bitcoin Is Gaining Acceptance Bitcoin to Defend Title at Upcoming Payment Race Amelie Arras will look to defend bitcoin’s crown in the upcoming […]

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Equity Markets vs. Cryptocurrency Markets: Weekly Performance Review, Feb. 17-23

Weekly analysis of the equity and cryptocurrency markets over the week. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Chinese stocks led the way last week for global developed equity markets with the Shanghai Composite Index rising 89.86 or 2.81% to close at 3,289.02. Keep in mind though […]

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Georgia Lawmakers Propose Tax Amendment That Allows Bitcoin Payments

Residents from the state of Georgia may soon be able to pay their taxes in bitcoin as two senators have introduced a bill that allows digital currency payments for tax obligations and licensure fees. Also Read: Nasdaq-Listed “Blockchain” Companies Hit With New Legal Troubles The State of Georgia May Allow Residents to Pay Taxes in Bitcoin   Two senators from the state of Georgia, Joshua McKoon and Michael Williams, have proposed a change to the Department of Revenue’s statutes for tax collection and licenses. The bill was submitted […]

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Uzbekistan to Legalize Bitcoin and Support Developers

Uzbekistan has taken the road to bitcoin legalization. In accordance with a presidential decree, a law regulating “electronic money” should be prepared by the end of the summer. The Central Asian country is also planning to open a center for distributed ledger technologies. Mining expenses in Uzbekistan are among the lowest in the world, as the country is a leading producer of electricity.  Also read: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan on the Crypto Radar Uzbekistan to Adopt Bitcoin Bill A new decree signed by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev states […]

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Hacker Returns 20,000 ETH to Coindash

Coindash has announced that 20,000 ETH have been sent to the company’s wallet from the address associated with the hacker that stole approximately 37,000 ETH during the company’s ICO last year. The transaction constitutes the second instance in which the hacker has returned funds to Coindash. Also Read:Japanese Police Reveal 669 Money Laundering Cases Tied to Local Exchanges  Coindash Receives 20,000 ETH From Wallet Associated With Hacking Culprit On February 23rd, Coindash announced via its blog that 20,000 ETH had been transferred to the company’s wallet at […]

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Coinbase Compelled by IRS to Provide 13,000 Customers’ Information

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been forced by court order to hand over thousands and thousands of its customers’ names and assorted personal information to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the agency’s effort to collect tax.    Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck Coinbase Sends Out IRS Notice “Received notice from Coinbase today,” Tweeted Andreas Antonopoulos, “that my account is one of the 13,000 that they will have to turn over to the IRS under the court order. Not surprised, I knew I […]

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“Free Money Guy” Matthew Lesko Says Crypto Are Gamble, Scam

Matthew Lesko, the author of the books on how to get “free money” in the form of federal grants, said in an interview with CNET that cryptocurrencies are a scam. Matthew Lesko, the US author who made himself a name in the 90s writing books on how to get “free money” from the United States government, claimed that cryptocurrencies are a scam and Bitcoin is a “gamble,” talking to CNET in an interview on Feb. 20. Lesko, who runs his own website, YouTube channel and various podcasts, all […]

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Thai Bank Terminates Account of Local Cryptocurrency Exchange

A major bank in Thailand has reportedly terminated the bank account of a local cryptocurrency exchange, following an announcement by the central bank prohibiting financial institutions from five cryptocurrency-related activities. Meanwhile, the Thai government is actively working on providing a legal framework for cryptocurrencies. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Bank Halting Crypto Transactions One of Thailand’s largest banks, Bangkok Bank, has “become the first domestic financial institution to halt transactions involving trading of cryptocurrencies,” the Bangkok Post reported. The bank suspended transactions […]

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