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The Worst Enemy of a Bitcoin Investor is Themselves

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

The Worst Enemy of a Bitcoin Investor is Themselves

Cryptocurrencies have recently dominated the news, whether it is Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero or Ethereum. With astronomical value increases, our attention has been captured and our thoughts amplified of whether we are missing out on the seemingly limitless profits from the surge in prices experienced in crypto markets. Such hot topics circulate all over our social media and not to mention…

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ECB Concerned about the Spread of Cryptocurrency, Wants Global Response

Category: Bitcoin, News, Regulation

ECB Concerned about the Spread of Cryptocurrency, Wants Global Response

Executive board member of European Central Bank (ECB), Yves Mersch, recently recognized digital currencies have the potential to spread internationally and does not feel this is something regulators should continue ignoring. Mersch outlined that economies should prepare for a global response to cryptocurrency platforms as he expects the use of cryptocurrencies to continue with its current hype. In an interview…

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Bitcoin exchange Coinbase promises SegWit rollout

Category: Bitcoin, Business, News

Bitcoin exchange Coinbase promises SegWit rollout

In what could be a turning point for Coinbase the exchange has promised to implement the bitcoin scaling solution SegWit (Segregated Witness) to reduce fees and congestion “in the next few weeks,” after an extended period of the community calling for this move. The announcement was made on Coinbase’s Twitter account on February 5 stating: “Our engineering team has begun…

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Mark Fisher: Bitcoin is Mirroring Silver’s Price Behavior in Late 1970’s/1980’s

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

Mark Fisher: Bitcoin is Mirroring Silver’s Price Behavior in Late 1970’s/1980’s

Mark Fisher, a renowned trader and CEO of MBF clearing Corp., made the comparison of bitcoin being much like the commodity silver during the 1970’s and 1980’s to CBNC on December 5. “Bitcoin was what silver was back in the late ’70s and ’80s, for sure.” Additionally, he said, “The reason people are so attracted to bitcoin is because people…

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Bitcoin for International Trade: Ukrainian Shipping Company is the Latest Adopter

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Bitcoin for International Trade: Ukrainian Shipping Company is the Latest Adopter

A Ukrainian shipping company based in Odessa, a port city, called Varamar Ltd. plans on exploring the advantages and disadvantages of accepting bitcoin transactions to enable frictionless global trade and investment, especially with those countries that have sanctions placed on them. Firstly, adopting bitcoin as a method of payment will help streamline the process of paperwork and reduce the costs…

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Furthering the Efficiency and Security of Trade Flows with the Blockchain

Category: Blockchain, Business, News

Furthering the Efficiency and Security of Trade Flows with the Blockchain

Since the entry of shipping containers in the 1950’s to transports goods passing different borders, international trade has not adopted any technological advances aiding the process shipments go through. Typically, there has been little change in the way goods are transferred from one location to the other. For example, the modes of transport used in this process such as sea…

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Can Cryptocurrencies Drive out Money?

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

Can Cryptocurrencies Drive out Money?

According to Reuters, Victor Constancio, the Vice President of the European Central Bank, said on November 9 cryptocurrencies will not serve to be an alternative substitute for money, and central banks are unlikely to create digital currencies independently without placing limitations. Central banks worldwide have been forced to monitor the price of bitcoin which has soared, with some predicting a…

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Becoming Acquainted with Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Lingo

Category: Cryptocyclopedia

Becoming Acquainted with Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Lingo

Why do People use Slang? Individuals and groups of people frequently use slang and acronyms to communicate ideas, concepts or descrtions quicker than with formal language. When it is the industry’s use of particular terminology we would refer to this as jargon, whereas when used socially we refer to this as slang. The cryptocurrency industry has emerged with new jargon…

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Where to Eat?: Munchee’s Blockchain-based Platform Gives the Answer

Category: ICO News

Where to Eat?: Munchee’s Blockchain-based Platform Gives the Answer

Munchee is the brand new visual food review mobile app, integrating blockchain technology to incentivize both the users and businesses through their use of the Ethereum-based MUN token. The MUN token will be available to the public on October 31 in a pre-sale. Munchee’s platform allows you to share your dining experience using photos or videos. Much like Instagram, you…

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Australia Leads the Way with International Blockchain Standards

Category: Blockchain, Business, News, Tech

Australia Leads the Way with International Blockchain Standards

A report outlining the ‘Roadmap for Blockchain Standards,’ has been published by Standards Australia in March, to support the development blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) and to clarify international standards. Australia’s non-governmental body is in charge of managing the Secretariat of an international technical committee for the development of blockchain standards, ISO/TC 307, by the International Organisation for Standardization…

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