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Is Bitcoin Shifting the Economic Balance of Power?

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In just a few years of existence, Bitcoin has become the 6th most powerful currency on the globe. The popular digital currency now has more value than many developed nations and industry giants, while eclipsing some of the wealthiest people in the wor…

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Crypterium Roars Past 3rd Milestone

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The Crypterium ICO can cross one more item off its “to do” list. The ICO has reached and surpassed its third milestone of $15.5 million in funds collected. To date, the project has gathered $21 million through the token sale. This continues a string of impressive results achieved by the ICO since its launch on October 31, 2017, including the project collecting its soft cap within the first five hours and token sales reaching $7.5<br />Read More<br />The post Crypterium Roars Past 3rd Milestone appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Localbitcoins Sets Biggest Gain Ever As Venezuelans Exit Fiat

04.12.2017 jack 0

Bitcoin’s price spike and increasing adoption have fuelled a Localbitcoins trading surge that has dwarfed any in the cryptocurrency’s history. $90 Million In A Week Data from Coin Dance tracking trading on popular p2p trading platform Localbitcoins shows that for the week ending Saturday, December 2, almost $90 million passed through worldwide. The huge uptick puts last week clear ahead of Localbitcoins’ previous busiest week, which occurred mid-September and saw it handle $71 million. As<br />Read More<br />The post Localbitcoins Sets Biggest Gain Ever As Venezuelans Exit Fiat appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Artists are Entering the World of Cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies may not be only for traders and speculators after all. A recent wave of artists has started embracing digital currencies like Bitcoin. Cryptocurrencies – Not Just for Traders Anymore Every day we see new projects coming out that plan to utilize cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology for a specific industry. Most of these projects that use blockchain technology focus on trading, investing, and finance related platforms and services. But a tiny minority of the cryptocurrency market<br />Read More<br />The post Artists are Entering the World of Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Trump Administration Considering Regulating Bitcoin

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As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to rise in both value and popularity, national governments are starting to scrutinize them more. Case in point is that the Trump administration may be considering regulating Bitcoin. The last year has bee…

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Fork Me Onceā€¦ Super Bitcoin and Bitcoin Platinum Among 5 New Hard Forks

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Bitcoin holders will meet at least three new hard forks in December as the success of Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold spawns a host of trailblazers. Bitcoin’s (Minimum) 3-Fork December Two more forks are slated to occur but do not yet have a block at which they will split from the Bitcoin core chain, while another, Bitcoin Diamond, has already done so and has futures trading around $50. A summary of the forthcoming network snapshots, which<br />Read More<br />The post Fork Me Once… Super Bitcoin and Bitcoin Platinum Among 5 New Hard Forks appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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People Turn to Bitcoin During Times of Crisis

21.11.2017 jack 0

The ongoing turmoil in Zimbabwe reinforces the fact that people around the world are increasingly turning to Bitcoin in times of crisis. In times of crisis, individuals look to a number of things to help support them through the troubled times. Some o…