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The ‘War on Bitcoin’ Is Almost Here – And It Will Get Ugly

For better or worse, bitcoin is now on the global political stage.  It was discussed in Congress. Donald Trump slammed bitcoin on Twitter. The Treasury Secretary called cryptocurrencies a national security threat, and the chairman of the Federal Reserve urged caution. Meanwhile, India just proposed an all-out ban on bitcoin while China scrambles to create Read more…

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The Tiniest Fraction of a Bitcoin is Now Worth More Than 3 Fiat Currencies

Bitcoin has long been more ‘expensive’ per one BTC particularly compared to other fiat currencies. Now, its smallest unit known as a satoshi (or 0.00000001 BTC) is now worth more than some national currencies.   In an interesting Reddit thread, one Bitcoin enthusiast noted that, at the current rates, one Satoshi is worth more than one Read more…

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Iran Launches Gold-Backed Stablecoin Amidst US Sanctions

Iran is determined to find a way to prosper amid the unilateral sanctions imposed by the U.S. government, and the political team of Hasan Rohaní, president of the Persian country, is relying on the use of blockchain technologies as a way to counter U.S. influence in the world of international finance. Hasan Rohani. President of Read more…

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Iran: Science and Tech Department Official Says Blockchain Can Improve National Economy

An official at the Iranian government’s vice presidency for science and technology has said blockchain can help improve the country’s national economy. His statements were reported by English-language daily newspaper The Tehran Times on Dec. 16. Alireza Daliri, deputy for management development and resources at the vice presidency for science and technology, is quoted as Read more…