Monthly Archives: May 2018

Bill Gates Bearish on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Investments

The billionaire philanthropist: Bill Gates – co founder of Microsoft, on CNBC’s Squawk Box added some strong words against bitcoin and any crypto-investment-related activity. “As an asset class, you’re not producing anything and so you shouldn’t expect it to go up. It’s kind of a pure ‘greater fool theory’ type of investment,” Gates This is an economic theory which explains that the price [in this case of cryptocurrencies] is not as a result of its actual value but the summed up beliefs or even expectations taking part in […]

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Cblocks Moves to Canada Citing Regulatory Hurdles

Miami-based Cblocks has announced that it will relocate to Canada, citing a lack of regulatory clarity regarding cryptocurrency in the United States as the principal catalyst for the move. Also Read: South Korean Top Regulator Considers Easing Cryptocurrency Regulations Cblocks to Relocate to Canada Cblocks, a Miami-based company that generated $32,000 in a month through selling beginner traders mystery boxes of assorted cryptocurrencies, has announced its intention to move to Canada. Cblocks has cited regulatory hurdles as the principal reason for the relocation, claiming that lawyers from two […]

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EOS Noteworthy Features for Those Choosing to Step In: EOS/USD Surviving the Bears

The past weeks were very welcomed by all crypto-enthusiasts as a bull-run did take-off and digital currency assets recover much value against US Dollar in a very short amount of time. However, as the leading coins [like Bitcoin BTC going for the $10k] attempted to overcome major levels but failed to do so, and as an outcome almost all crypto-assets are suffering now the particular impact. One of the top-ten coins by market capitalization – EOS, has managed to survive and enter the green-gaining zone for the […]

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Today in Bitcoin (2018-05-07) – Interest Rates, Bitcoin $10,000, BillG and the Legion of FUD

Donate Bitcoin: 3NqhJSAikoFiYmZm3ACGzdw9Lr86ZiLT7K Join our new Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wcn Listen to WCN Audio Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/world-crypto-network/id825708806?mt=2 Check out the brand new http://WorldCryptoNetwork.com/ Follow WCN on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WorldCryptoNet —- ‎9365.48 USD / BTC – Average United States Dollar Bitcoin Price https://bitcoinaverage.com/en/bitcoin-price/btc-to-usd http://www.btcsatoshi.com/ A huge interest rate hike has arrested a run on the Argentine peso – Argentina https://www.economist.com/news/finance-economics/21741631-huge-interest-rate-hike-has-arrested-run-argentine-peso-economic-growth?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/calmatahighcostargentina Bitcoin Goes Physical: Swiss Start-Up Launches Pilot Sale Of BTC ‘Banknotes’ https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-goes-physical-swiss-start-up-launches-pilot-sale-of-btc-banknotes Bitcoin is rallying — and can no longer be dismissed: Brian Kelly https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/04/bitcoin-is-rallying–and-can-no-longer-be-dismissed-brian-kelly.html Bitcoin rally faces key test as digital […]

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ICO Round-Up: Analysts Discuss Industry After Advertising Ban, Colorado Takes Action Against Offerings

Mike Finch, the co-founder of ICO Alert, has discussed the present state of the initial coin offering (ICO) industry. Mr. Finch shared his assessment that although the social media advertising ban has had a significant adverse effect upon the performance of promotional campaigns for ICOs, the number of new ICOs brought to market has significantly risen when compared with last year. In other ICO news, regulators in Colorado are investigating two companies that it believes have unlawfully promoted ICOs to Colorado citizens. Also Read: 46% of Last Year’s […]

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Coincheck Resumes Monero Withdrawals and Sales

Japanese exchange Coincheck has announced partial resumption of operations with Monero. Its clients will be able to withdraw and sell XMR, but purchases are still unavailable. All previous requests for transactions have been canceled and users will have to initiate new transfers. They will be required to confirm the destination address, and state the purpose of each transaction.  Also read: Coincheck Recorded Profit Despite the Hack While Victims Hit with Taxes Identity Verification Introduced Hacked Japanese exchange Coincheck has announced it is partially resuming operations with the […]

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Breaking Bitcoin Conference Heading for Lisbon This Summer as “Building on Bitcoin”

The Breaking Bitcoin conference, first organized last summer in Paris, is returning for its second edition under the name “Building on Bitcoin,” this time in Lisbon. While the event in the French capital was centered around security, the one in the Portuguese capital will focus on second-layer technologies and other creative uses of the Bitcoin protocol. “The Bitcoin blockchain is pretty limited in terms of features and flexibility; many newcomers think you can’t build anything with it,” Chainsmiths managing director and conference co-organizer Kevin Loaec told Bitcoin […]

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After Pornhub, Verge (XVG) Woes Paypal and Venmo

After unveiling the Pornhub and Brazzer partnership, Verge (XVG) is trying hard to make more relevant partnership, one of them is Paypal and Venmo. The cryptocoin has unveiled it partnered with TrafficJunky, and prior, was keen on adding Spotify to the list. While there is no official statement indicating Verge is making behind the scenes move to capture Paypal and Venmo, a news reported that claimed it has in-house informants, indicated that “Verge is aggressively pursuing PayPal via their Venmo platform”. The news source indicated that Venmo […]

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Singapore-based eSports Platform Bountie is Launching their ICO in May 2018

Bountie’s Initial Coin Offering (ICO) pre-sale is launching on 7th May 2018 Amalgamating eSports with blockchain technology to revolutionize the industry’s top-heavy monetization model with their own cryptocurrency, Bountie Tokens Connecting gamers on Bountie platform, enabling them to get paid to play their favorite games Bountie, a Singaporean gaming platform that connects gamers in Asia, will be launching their Initial Coin Offering (ICO) pre-sale on 7th May 2018. Helmed by a team of passionate gamers, Bountie seeks to disrupt the current top-heavy reward scheme in the gaming […]

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PR: Acorn Collective – How the Blockchain Is Being Blended with Crowdfunding, and Making Staggering Results

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Prior to the revolution of the World Wide Web, entrepreneurs with big dreams would have to jump through hoops to secure funding from venture capitalists or bank loans, and local community projects would have to source cash donations or government backing to […]

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