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Bitcoin Glyphs Added to Apple’s Shortcuts Application

Apple recently introduced a new lineup of iPhones and its new operating system iOS 12. Moreover, four days ago the company also updated its Siri extension called the ‘Shortcuts’ application with two new Bitcoin glyphs available. Also read: Critical Bug Found in Bitcoin Core Invokes the Multiple Client Argument Two New Bitcoin Glyphs Slowly but surely Bitcoin is finding its way into the mainstream in various ways. Apple users will now find that the Shortcuts application contains two unique glyphs showcasing the Bitcoin symbol. Shortcuts is a separate app […]

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Exchanges Round-Up: Circle Invest Adds Four Alts, Stockholm IT Announces Crypto Fund

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Circle Invest has added Eos, 0x, Stellar, and Qtum to its platform, Stockholm IT, a Frankfurt-listed company that has seen its share value drop over 99% since launch, has announced plans for a cryptocurrency fund, and Btse has launched its over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform. Also Read: Taiwanese Candidate Accepts Crypto Donations, California Bans Them Circle Invest Adds Four Altcoins to Platform Circle has announced that four alternative cryptocurrencies have been newly added to the company’s Circle Invest platform. The altcoins are […]

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SEC Orders Proceedings to Rule on ETF, Seeks Further Feedback

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published an “order instituting proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove” the proposed Vaneck Solidx bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The SEC is asking for further public feedback on issues pertaining to concerns regarding the bitcoin market’s perceived vulnerability to manipulation. Also Read: Turkey Finance Minister Embraces ICO Hype for Already Troubled Economy  SEC Institutes Proceedings to Rule on Vaneck ETF The U.S. SEC recently published an “order instituting proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove a proposed […]

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Programmable Money: Bitcoin Cash Community Debates Oracle Driven Upgrade

Lately, there’s been a lot of conversation directed at adding a canonical transaction ordering (CTOR) process to the Bitcoin Cash protocol. Then there’s the topic of whether or not the BCH developers should add the opcode OP_Checkdatasig (CDS) into the codebase. Some believe CDS will be beneficial to Bitcoin scripting applications and allow for all types of smart contracts and decision-based transactions. However, others think adding CDS is unnecessary, and may compromise network security. Also read: Crypto-Community Debates Bitcoin Core Bug and a ‘Forced Upgrade’ OP_Checkdatasig: The Possibility […]

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: The Resilience of Bitcoin

Altcoins may come and go; hacks may challenge exchanges; mainstream financial advisors might not get it — but even in the face of a protocol bug, Bitcoin perseveres and develops. Here are this week’s top stories from Bitcoin Magazine. Stay on top of the best stories in the bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Subscribe to our newsletter here. A Bug Fix and a New ASIC Miner The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Details of One of Bitcoin’s Nastiest Bugs Yet For well over a year, versions […]

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U.S. Congressman Drafts Blockchain Development Bills

The newly elected co-chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, U.S. Representative Tom Emmer, has introduced a trio of blockchain-focused bills in support of the development and use of blockchain technology and digital assets. According to an official announcement, the bills focus on fostering government support for the blockchain space, clarifying money transmitter regulations and devising a tax scheme for hard forked assets. A statement from Emmer reads in part: “The United States should prioritize accelerating the development of blockchain technology and create an environment that enables the American […]

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Wendy McElroy: Crypto-Idealism Is the Future That Crypto-Statists Need to Defame

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 10, Part 5 Crypto-Idealism is the Future that Crypto-Statists Need to Defame by Wendy McElroy [A]ll those who used their knowledge in a bid to enact social change saw cryptography as a tool to enhance individual privacy and to shift power from big, central institutions to the human beings who live in their orbit. -Paul Vigna, The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order Idealism within […]

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The Daily: Binance Expands, Putin Advisor Visits Huobi, Brazilian Brokerage Goes Crypto

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is making good on its promises to expand globally – focusing on emerging markets and fiat-to-crypto trading services. Also in The Daily, Huobi founder and CEO Leon Li meets a Putin adviser in Beijing, a leading Brazilian brokerage firm shares plans to launch a crypto exchange, and digital assets management firm Altonomy caters to institutional investors with an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk and a cryptocurrency index fund.   Also read: Poloniex Drops 8 Coins, New Exchange Licensed in Estonia Binance Expands Across Continents Binance, currently […]

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Financial Blockades Are Bad for Humanity But Great for Bitcoin

Vloggers. Sex workers. Conservatives. Iranians. People from every strata of society, with nothing in common, save for a shared grievance. All have found themselves locked out without warning by their payment provider. Account frozen. Funds seized. Lifeline severed. And for what exactly? For the amorphous crime of failing to comply with the terms of service. In reality, however, the only criminals are the financial providers who perpetrated these deeds against their customers. Also read: Decentralizing the Web: Handshake, Akash and the Quest for Censorship-Resistance Once Upon a […]

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PR: Crypto Exchange Bleutrade Confirms Its Presence In Malta

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. The company, founded in Brazil, emerged in 2014 in the digital currency market as an innovative Exchange, working with a platform focused to simplify trades among cryptocurrencies. It is also the first Exchange in Latin America and has announced the opening of […]

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