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About author: Shaurya Malwa

Post mining his first bitcoins in 2012, there was no looking back for Shaurya Malwa. After graduating in business from the University of Wolverhampton, Shaurya ventured straight into the world of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. Using a hard-hitting approach to article writing and crypto-trading, he finds his true self in the world of decentralized ideologies. When not writing articles for BTCManager, he spends time building algorithms and contracts for his upcoming cryptocurrency hedge fund, based in Hong Kong.

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

Category: Altcoins, Business, News

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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Revolut Adds Bitcoin Cash, Ripple to its Payments App

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Revolut Adds Bitcoin Cash, Ripple to its Payments App

Revolut, the French digital payments app which introduced services for bitcoin, litecoin, and ether in 2017, announced the addition of ripple (XRP) and bitcoin cash (BCH) on May 24, 2018. The company states that ever since adding support for cryptocurrencies, a significant increase in their valuation, customer base, and profit has been observed. BCH, XRP Find New Market The firm’s…

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Russia Approves First Draft on Cryptocurrency Legislature

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

Russia Approves First Draft on Cryptocurrency Legislature

Shunning blockchain and smart-contracts for years, financial institutions are finally waking up to the potential that decentralized technologies hold, with a flurry of government and corporate companies making moves in the sector. Cryptocurrencies are “Property of Value” According to an official report by Russia’s lower house of parliament, the first draft of the new laws defining cryptocurrencies was approved by…

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OpenNode Brings Lightning Network to Everyday Bitcoin Transactions

Category: Bitcoin, Business, News, Tech

OpenNode Brings Lightning Network to Everyday Bitcoin Transactions

The only thing missing in the digital currency space was a payment processor that was powered by the acclaimed Lightning Network. To this effect, the introduction of OpenNode satisfies that need and being the first of it’s kind, and it indeed looks like a promising innovation. OpenNode’s Features A platform suitable for businesses of all sizes, the tools and features…

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DoJ Probe to Examine Bitcoin Exchanges For Alleged Price Manipulation

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DoJ Probe to Examine Bitcoin Exchanges For Alleged Price Manipulation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has been keeping an eye on the alluring volatility of the price of bitcoin, with reports emerging of a launch of criminal probe for price manipulation on exchanges. Bloomberg reported May 24, 2018, the DoJ is not amused by bitcoin’s price swings, and is on the lookout for traders who dramatically influence the cryptocurrency…

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Upcoming Sidechain Project Tari to Build a Decentralized Assets Protocol on Monero

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Upcoming Sidechain Project Tari to Build a Decentralized Assets Protocol on Monero

Building on the work he’s done with Monero (XMR) in the past, core team developer Riccardo “Fluffy Pony” Spagni is primed to launch a decentralized assets framework on the privacy-centric protocol, along with Naveen Jain and Dan Teree. The move is compared to Bitcoin’s colored coins project of 2012, and in more recent times, the Ethereum protocol.   Platform to…

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India May Levy 18 Percent Tax on Cryptocurrency Activities; Making it Practically Legal

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India May Levy 18 Percent Tax on Cryptocurrency Activities; Making it Practically Legal

Even though the legal acceptance of cryptocurrencies in India is not crystal clear yet, people with direct knowledge of the issue has stated that India is well on its way to levy Goods and Services Tax (GST) on any activity related to digital assets. The Statement According to a report, the Indian government may impose an 18 percent GST on…

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U.S. Congress Candidate Discourages Bitcoin FUD and Aims to Educate Public

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U.S. Congress Candidate Discourages Bitcoin FUD and Aims to Educate Public

Cryptocurrencies have always been in the gray end of the regulation spectrum when discussed in American politics. Legal bodies often view them as a criminal tool to purchase guns, drugs, and other illegal articles. Regulatory authorities such as SEC are not sure whether to classify them as securities, while some states in the U.S. have proposed ideas to make the…

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Tax Havens Are Becoming a Hotbed for ICO Projects

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Tax Havens Are Becoming a Hotbed for ICO Projects

If one considers the cryptocurrency sector, no other topic than Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) has got governments and countries more divided. While major jurisdictions have completely shut out the controversial fundraising method, tax havens have seemingly fully embraced the concept, and are reaping the rewards. The Isle of Man’s Newfound Appeal To understand why, take the example of Zac Cheah,…

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