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London Stock Exchange Exec: Fiat Cash Impeding Blockchain Trials

Fiat currencies are hampering blockchain innovation – at least according to David Harris, head of commercial innovation at the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). In a keynote address at the [...]

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Meet Earn.com: 21 Rebrands Social Network In Shift Away from Bitcoin

21 Inc, once a maker of bitcoin mining hardware, is rebranding to emphasize its new focus on using cryptocurrency to power a social network. Effective today, the startup has changed its name to [...]

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Citizens of Zimbabwe Use Bitcoin to Access InternationalMarkets

Emerging Markets According to Yeuki Kusangaya of Zimbabwe-based bitcoin exchange Golix, an increasing number of Zimbabweans are adopting bitcoin as a means to access a variety of international [...]

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Michigan Localbitcoins User Charged with Unlicensed MoneyTransmitting

Security A regular user of Localbitcoins (a facilitator of exchanging fiat currencies for bitcoin) was formally charged in United States District Court. The Michigan man is accused of violating [...]

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Politician Ron Paul: US Government Should ‘Stay Out’ of Bitcoin

Former U.S. lawmaker and presidential candidate Ron Paul doesn’t think cryptocurrencies should be considered money, but he’s “amazed” by their growth. In an interview with [...]

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Airbitz Major Wallet Overhaul Leads to New Brand, NewCompany: Edge

Wallets Airbitz, a popular bitcoin wallet, announced under an embargoed press release undone as of this writing, it is rebranding itself ‘Edge’. “Airbitz is now Edge,” the release begins before [...]

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Where to Trade Bitcoin? Brokerage Apps Move In Amid Market Boom

Established brokers and startups want in on the crypto boom – but, Trading 212 is a bit of both. Founded by Bulgarians Ivan Ashminov and Boris Nedialkov, Trading 212 is the trade name for Avus [...]

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Arras Lives on Bitcoin for a Week and Proves Bitcoin IsGaining Acceptance

Featured Amelie Arras used bitcoin exclusively, no intermediaries, in a payments race to promote an industry conference. Competing against four others who also had their own strict payment [...]

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Michigan Man Charged for Unlawful Bitcoin Exchange

A Michigan man has been charged with running an unlicensed money transmitting business after selling nearly $150,000 in bitcoin online. According to an indictment released by Detroit TV news [...]

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GMO ICO? Bitcoin-Friendly IT Firm Announces Token Sale

Japanese IT firm GMO is adding another twist to its ongoing cryptocurrency initiative: a plan for an initial coin offering (ICO). The token sale was disclosed in an announcement on Tuesday. [...]