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US Central Bank Explains How Bitcoin is Like ‘Regular Currency’
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US Central Bank Explains How Bitcoin is Like ‘Regular Currency’

Christine Smith, a content strategist with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, suggests bitcoin is less “exotic” and more boring than people may think. Bitcoin’s two use cases are as a store of value and a currency, the latter of which Smith uses to argue a...
UNICEF Wants to Use Your CPU to Mine Monero to Raise Funds for Children
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UNICEF Wants to Use Your CPU to Mine Monero to Raise Funds for Children

UNICEF Australia, an organization that is dedicated to humanitarian aid for disadvantaged children, is shining the spotlight on a good cause while simultaneously seizing an opportunity for an added revenue stream through cryptocurrency mining. The agency ha...
Circle Invest Adds Zcash Trading in Bid to Compete with Coinbase
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Circle Invest Adds Zcash Trading in Bid to Compete with Coinbase

Goldman Sachs-backed fintech startup, Circle has announced that it will be adding Zcash to its Circle Invest platform. The platform, released following beta testing in March, aims to compete with Coinbase, providing users with instant, commission-free crypt...
Bitcoin Price Dips Below $9,000 But Tron and Verge Continue to Record Gains
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Bitcoin Price Dips Below $9,000 But Tron and Verge Continue to Record Gains

The bitcoin price has dipped below the $9,000 mark, recording a 4 percent drop in value overnight. Despite bitcoin’s struggle, several tokens including Tron (TRX) and Verge (XVG) have recorded major gains over the past 24 hours with XVG demonstrating a 10 perc...
Iran Government Bans Telegram, Accuses App of Causing Widespread Unrest
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Iran Government Bans Telegram, Accuses App of Causing Widespread Unrest

Iran’s judiciary banned the Telegram Monday, accusing the popular messenger app of allowing armed opposition groups to fuel unrest, according to Mizan Online, the judiciary’s news agency, AFP-Servicesreported. Government officials publicly called for Telegr...
Japanese Banking Giant SBI Plans Summer Launch for Crypto Exchange
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Japanese Banking Giant SBI Plans Summer Launch for Crypto Exchange

Japanese financial services giant SBI Group is reportedly planning a summer launch of ‘SBI Virtual Currencies’, its cryptocurrency exchange, this year. According to Business Insider Japan, SBI Holdings president Yoshitaka Kitao has confirmed the long-awaite...
Poloniex Will Not Support MoneroV and Will Disable Monero Transactions on Monday
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Poloniex Will Not Support MoneroV and Will Disable Monero Transactions on Monday

With all of the hard forks going on in the world of cryptocurrency, it is difficult for exchanges to keep tabs on things. It now seems most of the exchanges will not support the upcoming MoneroVhard fork. For some people, this is anything but a surprise, where...
UK Financial Guru Sues Facebook over Fraud Crypto Ads
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UK Financial Guru Sues Facebook over Fraud Crypto Ads

UK television personality, Martin Lewis is suing Facebook for defamation, stating the social media giant has failed to stop fake adverts that use his face and name. Some of these fake ads have been pushing cryptocurrency scams. The man who founded the UK’s ...
Beleagured Romanian Bitcoin Exchange BTCxChange is Shutting Down
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Beleagured Romanian Bitcoin Exchange BTCxChange is Shutting Down

Romanian bitcoin exchange BTCxChange, which has suffered problems since its launch in 2014, has once again announced its closing, having recently informed customers that it will close on May 1, 2018. A notice dated April 22 from the BTCxChange team on the e...
Danish Ice Hockey Stadium Rebrands to ‘Bitcoin Arena’ as Awareness Grows
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Danish Ice Hockey Stadium Rebrands to ‘Bitcoin Arena’ as Awareness Grows

Earlier this year, the Rungsted Seier Capital ice rink in Denmark was rebranded to Bitcoin Arena by co-owner Lars Seier Christensen and billionaire sponsor Niklas Nikolajsen. The two individuals that oversee the operations of the stadium said that they were...