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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Slash Withdrawal Fees

In the past week, three of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges have cut bitcoin withdrawal fees by up to half. While the average price of sending bitcoin has been falling for weeks, these savings had yet to be passed on to exchange customers. Now Binance, Bitfinex, and Kraken have all reduced their fees amidst a backdrop of increased Segwit adoption and transaction batching. Also read: BTC Transaction Volume Reaches Two-Year Low Bitcoin Withdrawals: Now with 50% Off Bitcoin is pretty cheap to send right now – cheaper than […]

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How and Where To Buy Cryptocurrency? Overview

An overview of different ways to buy cryptocurrency these days. Despite the recent news about banks closing their doors on credit card purchases of crypto; one after the other, there are still available options you can use to buy crypto. Let’s see what they are. The easiest way is to buy cryptocurrency with a debit card on a centralized exchange. It really is as easy as buying clothes on Amazon. Coinbase, for example, is a popular interface to buy crypto with fiat (fiat = paper currency like […]

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US Marshals Service To Sell Nearly $25 Mln Worth Of Seized Bitcoin At Auction

US Marshals to auction off $25 mln dollars worth of Bitcoin seized following criminal and civil convictions. The US Marshals Service has announced that it will be auctioning off approximately 2,170 Bitcoins seized in the course of various federal criminal, civil, and administrative cases, a press release stated March 5. The auction will take place on March 19, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT. Bidders who wish to participate must fulfill the registration requirements by noon EDT March 14, complete with a $200,000 deposit. The […]

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Russian Supreme Court to Decide the Fate of Bitcoin Sites

The Supreme Court of Russia has taken upon itself the responsibility to decide a case that may become a precedent for the crypto sector. The highest judicial authority in the country has accepted an appeal against the blocking of a popular Russian analytical portal – Bitcoininfo.ru. Its decision will affect dozens of crypto websites with restricted access, including foreign platforms like Localbitcoins.com. Also read: Court Strikes Down Ban on 40 Bitcoin Sites in Russia Setting a Precedent Lawyers from the Roskomsvoboda project and the Center for Digital […]

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Korea’s Mandatory Crypto Real-Name System Neglected – 19% Conversion Rate

South Korea’s real-name system for cryptocurrency trading has been enforced for over a month, but most accounts have not been converted to the new system. Banks are still not converting accounts for most crypto exchanges and the government will not force them or investors to use the new system. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten After 1 Month – 19% Conversion Rate One month after the implementation of the government-mandated real-name system, the conversion rate of virtual accounts from the old system to […]

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Ripple Soars Then Plunges off Coinbase Rumors – Again

In times of economic uncertainty, bitcoin flourishes. In times of high fees, litecoin prospers. And in times of Coinbase rumors, ripple shines. Today was one such day. In a repeat of December, January, and every other month, XRP has been linked with Coinbase, the altcoin rose rapidly in value on March 5…only to sink once the U.S. exchange debunked those rumors. Also read: BTC Transaction Volume Reaches Two-Year Low Ripple Does a Ripple In the movie Groundhog Day, weatherman Phil Connors, played by Bill Murray, is forced to […]

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Liberty Con 2018 Brings Freedom and Bitcoin to Washington DC

On March 2-4 the international pro-liberty nonprofit, Students For Liberty, hosted a three-day conference called Liberty Con, an event that aims to “to educate, develop, and empower the next generation of leaders of liberty.” In addition to the many ideas that promote freedom attendees got a taste of cryptocurrency from the Bitcoin.com booth alongside a 45-minute debate about the legitimacy of bitcoin between Bitcoin.com’s communications ambassador and the well-known precious metals advocate and economist Peter Schiff. Also read: Markets Update: Crypto Markets Continue to Spike Higher Libertycon Attendees […]

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PR: Paytomat Will Run a Token Sale to Bring Cryptocurrencies to Your Next Door Cafe and Grocery Store

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. Paytomat Will Run a Token Sale to Bring Cryptocurrencies to Your Next Door Cafe and Grocery Store Having successfully integrated with over a hundred of point-of-sales in Ukraine, Paytomat will be holding a token sale to scale its blockchain-based solution to the […]

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Paypal Files Patent for Expedited Cryptocurrency Transaction System

A recent patent filing reveals that Paypal might be considering expanding its exposure to the cryptocurrency ecosystem with a new system for speedy transactions. We shouldn’t however expect a Paypal Lightning Network or anything close to that any time soon. There is currently a global race to file patents for everything crypto or “blockchain” related and the company might just be strengthening its portfolio for future patent battles. Also Read: Bitfarms to Raise Up to CAD$50m to Scale Cryptocurrency Mining Operation Expedited Cryptocurrency Transaction System Online payments […]

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Kaliningrad Offers Tax Breaks to Attract Bitcoiners

Crypto regulations have not been adopted in Russia yet, but a string of words and deeds suggests that Moscow may take full advantage of the “phenomenon” in order to uphold national interests. Ideas and proposals to attract businesses and human capital in areas of strategic importance across the vast country have been circulated by officials on local and federal levels. President Putin himself says lagging behind is not acceptable, as it carries “risks of losing sovereignty”. Also read: Russian Authorities Criticized over Proposed Crypto Regulation Preferential Treatment […]

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