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Poland’s Cryptocurrency Tax Law Crashes as Investors Resist Draconian Regulation

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Finance, News, Regulation

Poland’s Cryptocurrency Tax Law Crashes as Investors Resist Draconian Regulation

While most stake “hodlers” in the cryptocurrency ecosystem agree that there is a need for amenable regulation of the cryptosphere, Polish digital currency investors have refused to abide by the PPC law, due to its draconian nature. Now the Polish authorities have agreed to temporarily suspend the “Civil Law Transactions Tax,” which aims to tax all crypto-related transactions regardless of…

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New GDPR Laws May Augment Cryptocurrency Theft; $1.2 Billion Stolen in 2018 Alone

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crime, Finance, News, Regulation

New GDPR Laws May Augment Cryptocurrency Theft; $1.2 Billion Stolen in 2018 Alone

While fraud seems present in every financial domain, the cryptocurrency sector attracts a lot of criminals in particular due to a lack of strict security practices and negligible regulation. The funds stolen are no child’s play either, as recent research suggests a staggering value. Cryptocurrency Crimes Surging According to estimates provided by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), cyber-criminals have infiltrated…

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ALEHUB: Introducing the Next Generation Freelancing Platform

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ALEHUB: Introducing the Next Generation Freelancing Platform

The distributed ledger technology is now the word of the day. Companies are showing an increased interest in the technology while multiple projects are being developed across several industries. The Freelancing and Outsourcing industry is one of the sectors waiting to leverage its potential by using the blockchain technology. Right now a few projects are looking to use the distributed…

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Interview with Stephen Xu of QTUM and Co-Founder of DREP

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Interviews, News, Tech

Interview with Stephen Xu of QTUM and Co-Founder of DREP

After his recent departure from QTUM, Stephen Xu shared his thoughts with BTCManager on the challenges facing the blockchain space, the China ban and the future of cryptocurrency. A graduate of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Stephen Xu is a veteran in the blockchain space, and also worked for Tencent as a game developer specialising in “in-game currency…

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German Stock Exchange Ponders Offering Bitcoin Trading to Clients

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German Stock Exchange Ponders Offering Bitcoin Trading to Clients

Even with the reign of the bear market, it seems more and more financial institutions are seriously looking to join the bitcoin train. On May 24, 2018, Frankfurt-based Deutsche Borse AG has hinted it’s weighing the possibility of offering clients bitcoin and other crypto-related products. Fighting the Bitcoin Bug According to Bloomberg, the highly-reputed stock exchange has noted a more…

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Small Lenders Reap Big from Wall Street’s Decision to Shun Cryptocurrencies

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Small Lenders Reap Big from Wall Street’s Decision to Shun Cryptocurrencies

A considerable number of small banks are riding the cryptocurrency wave and getting more business from the industry. Specifically, business comes from trading exchanges that need to support fiat deposits and withdrawals for customers. New Opportunities Previously, the bank Silvergate focused on serving local businesses within San Diego, California. However, the bank attributed the growth that saw the value of…

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Major Natural Gas Company in the Czech Republic Adopts Bitcoin Payments

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Major Natural Gas Company in the Czech Republic Adopts Bitcoin Payments

The Czech Republic’s largest natural gas company Prazska Plynarenska announced that it would soon begin accepting payments in bitcoin. Clients will have the choice to pay their monthly dues in cryptocurrency as well as fiat currency. From local media reports, it seems as if the company is attempting to modernize its infrastructure to better align with the present. The company…

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Interview with Thaer Khawaja, Lead Developer of the Masari Project

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, Interviews, News

Interview with Thaer Khawaja, Lead Developer of the Masari Project

In this exclusive interview, BTCManager speaks to Thaer Khawaja, a Canadian software developer who has been quietly working on a code fork of Monero, known as Masari. The cryptocurrency first emerged into the limelight when the project submitted a pull request to the Monero main branch for a difficulty adjustment algorithm that would have helped Monero’s recent fork to have…

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Research States Cryptocurrency Prices Driven Solely by Investor Sentiment

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, Ethereum, Finance, News

Research States Cryptocurrency Prices Driven Solely by Investor Sentiment

Everyone who knows anything about cryptocurrencies knows one thing for sure; its value is highly volatile. This infamous reason is one of the biggest qualms toward why masses are hesitant of investing. Mood Swings Lead to Value Swings What many try to understand but fail is the reason behind the massive volatility. However, studies conducted at Warwick Business School (WBS)…

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SatoshiPay Partners with The Register Enabling the Purchase of Books with Stellar Lumens

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SatoshiPay Partners with The Register Enabling the Purchase of Books with Stellar Lumens

As lucrative as the cryptocurrency trading market may seem, the actual driver of a cryptocurrency-powered world lies in complete digital adoption, and several outlets to spend/redeem a user’s digital assets. In this regard, several firms are ramping up their acceptance of cryptocurrencies, with the latest being one of the U.K.’s top-websites. Your Lumens Can Take You Around The U.K. U.K.-based…

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