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10 Years Since The First Bitcoin Transaction: 5050 BTC For $5

It’s safe to say that Bitcoin has come a long way since it was first introduced to the public. Interestingly enough, exactly 10 years ago on this same day, the first market transaction took place. Let’s have a look at how it went and where we are today. Bitcoin 10 Years Ago Exactly 10 years Read more…

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French Government-owned Bpifrance Joins Lightning Network Developer ACINQ’s $8 Million Investment Round

Veronique Jacq, managing director of the Digital Investment Unit at Bpifrance, says that the institution is “convinced that bitcoin is becoming more and more obvious.” Jacq, who heads the partially state-owned French investment bank, stated that bitcoin is gradually becoming an important part of the global economy. In order to keep up with the latest Read more…

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Blockchain Technology Market Profits to Reach $16B By 2024

By 2024, various branches of the market for blockchain solutions will generate revenues of up to $16 billion, shows the latest preview research by Global Market Insights. Fintech Will Lead Market Growth Financial organizations will be the driver of growth for the blockchain sector, predicts the research. Blockchain use cases are multiple within that space, Read more…

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One Year On, ‘Sexy’ STOs Count For Just 0.28% Of Cryptocurrency Investment

 Some new cryptocurrency fundraising tools which should have “replaced” initial coin offerings (ICOs) have already failed and may never recover. STOs Have ‘Dropped Off The Map’ That was the conclusion of fresh research which studied cash injections in the cryptocurrency and Blockchain sphere for the month of August. Published by ICO research firm Inwara, the Read more…

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Was Thailand’s Top Crypto Exchange Bamboozled by Bureaucracy?

The surprise announcement earlier this week that the top bitcoin exchange in Thailand was closing down sent shock waves through the Asian crypto community. BX was one of the most popular exchanges in the region and speculation is growing as to why the company made the snap decision to suddenly axe a clearly profitable venture. Read more…

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Today Marks the 2nd Anniversary of China’s Bitcoin Ban, What Has Changed?

Two years ago, on September 4, 2017, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) shut down local cryptocurrency exchanges over concerns that unregulated assets like bitcoin allow residents to bypass strict capital controls.   Not-So-Happy Anniversary Despite the formal ban, Chinese traders have continued to explore methods to trade bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies, often by using Read more…

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Indian Firms Big on Blockchain But Gov’t Still Myopic on Crypto

It appears that the Indian government is mirroring China’s movements with regards to blockchain and cryptocurrency. A huge project by Indian mobile network operator, Reliance Jio, plans to roll out the country’s largest blockchain platform, yet lawmakers remain myopic about cryptocurrency. World’s Biggest Blockchain Platform In a series of announcement at the Reliance annual general Read more…

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Ethereum (ETH) is Sound Money, A Triple-Point Asset

Together with Bitcoin, Ethereum is one of the most critical blockchains ever developed.  Ethereum shifted the world’s attention from cryptocurrencies to their underlying technology, the blockchain. Nonetheless, the blockchain has nevertheless faced many challenges, but enthusiasts believe Ethereum (ETH) qualifies as sound money. Throughout history, there have been different models of sound money. The latest Read more…

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Binance Launches Margin For Bitcoin, Ethereum, & More

Binance Embraces Margin Announced just minutes ago, Binance, one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges, has launched margin trading. Per a blog post detailing the new product, this new product is part of Binance’s “effort to help push the industry forward and freedom of money”. Per a quote from the exchange’s beloved CEO, Changpeng “CZ” Read more…