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Kleiner Perkins’ Investor Shares Her Blockchain Predictions for 2020

Monica Desai Weiss, an investor at the venture capital company, Kleiner Perkins, recently had an interview in which she shared her predictions regarding fintech and blockchain in 2020. The year 2020 is almost here, and with it, an entirely new decade is about to kick off. Many expect it to be the age of technological Read more…

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Bitcoin and Gift Cards Are Powering a Million Dollar Remittance Market in Africa

It was my junior year of college when I had my formal introduction to Bitcoin. On that bright but brisk autumn day in 2015, my buddies and I ventured into the lone drug store in the parish-pump, truckstop town that accompanied my woodland-tucked university.  Being one of the only convenience stores in town, most students Read more…

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Korean Government to Tax Crypto Capital Gains from 2020

The Korean government is preparing legal tools to tax capital gains from the sale of crypto assets. Specialized legislation to target digital asset deals is expected to arrive from the tax season for 2020. Korean Authorities Hope to Tax Crypto Capital Gains Until recently, Korea was one of the most active markets for crypto speculation. Read more…

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Bitcoin Mining in North America: A New Gold Rush in the New World

The phones are ringing off the hooks at the New York offices of BitOoda, a financial services and brokerage firm that advises bitcoin mining companies and investors in the bitcoin space on investment strategies and risk management. Ryan Porter, head of business development at BitOoda, told Bitcoin Magazine that there’s lots of interest, including from Read more…

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Huobi, OKEx Avoid Being ‘Iced Out’ by Chinese Government

China favors some crypto exchanges before others, with Huobi rising as one of the favorites. Recent analysis of the Chinese crackdown against the crypto sector showed that not all companies were necessarily created equal. Minor, Shady Markets Face the Worst Crackdown Both Huobi and OKEx will see more favorable acceptance, commented Matthew Graham, CEO of Read more…

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Just In: British Virgin Islands Launch Own Digital Currency

The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is about to announce the details of its own digital currency. The project is developed in partnership with blockchain-oriented startup LIFElabs.io. BVI’s Digital Currency to Replace USD More governments are turning to proprietary digital currencies over the last year than ever before. China and the Marshall Islands Read more…

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Bitcoin-Based IRA Investments to Break $1 Billion Soon

The pension crisis is deepening across the world. As a result, Bitcoin-based retirement products are now taking center stage. Most notably, the Bitcoin IRA, which is already processing over $350 million and is projected to reach investments for over $1 billion shortly. Investor Sentiment Is Bullish on Bitcoin The pension crisis is spreading all over Read more…

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Top 5 Common Misconceptions About Bitcoin

75% of US adults have heard about Bitcoin. But their information doesn’t always come from reliable sources. Whether they believe it’s magic internet money or a vehicle for drug lords and pedophiles, here are the 5 biggest Bitcoin misconceptions around. The Most Common Bitcoin Misconceptions 1. Bitcoin Is Anonymous It’s not surprising that one of Read more…

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Bitcoin-Friendly Governments Will Be Biggest Winners, Tim Draper Says

Billionaire Tim Draper has praised Bitcoin for breaking the world’s borders and acting as a global currency system. He told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) were disrupting the most important industries and the government itself. Blockchain & AI Bigger than Internet Draper, a venture capital investor who Read more…

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French Military Police Finds Use Case for Tezos Blockchain

Since September 2019, the French Gendarmerie’s cybercrime division has been validating and recording judicial expenses on the Tezos blockchain. This is potentially one of the first examples of a government entity using a smart contract for operational purposes. French Gendarmerie Get Into Tezos The French Army and Gendarmerie’s Information and Public Relations Centre (SIRPA) announced the program, Read more…