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Bitcoin Price Stabilizes at $1,022, Scalability Debate Continues
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

Bitcoin Price Stabilizes at $1,022, Scalability Debate Continues Bitcoin price reached $1,030 in most global Bitcoin exchanges such as Bitstamp and Bitfinex earlier today, recovering from the March 24 drop which occurred due to speculations on the likelihood of Bitcoin Unlimited being executed as a hard fork solution. Last week, a severe bug was exploited…

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BitOasis Expands Credit Card Bitcoin Buying to 5 New Countries
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

BitOasis Expands Credit Card Bitcoin Buying to 5 New Countries BitOasis has announced it will expand a credit card buying option to additional countries in the Middle East. In a move that follows its unveiling of an ‘instant buy’ option for UAE customers this February, BitOasis is now making the offering available to five additional countries:…

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Why Mizuho Believes Bitcoin Still Has a Future in Banking
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

Why Mizuho Believes Bitcoin Still Has a Future in Banking Japanese banking giant Mizuho Financial Group is nearing completion of a pilot project that utilizes the bitcoin blockchain for securities transfer. First announced last year as a proof-of-concept (PoC) built with bitcoin’s open asset protocol, the project is now approaching a possible launch, CoinDesk has learned. While details…

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Investor Interest in Bitcoin Grows Despite Hardfork Debate and Falling Price
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

Investor Interest in Bitcoin Grows Despite Hardfork Debate and Falling Price Despite a recent drop in the price of bitcoin and the debate circulating the potential hardfork, interest in the currency is continuing to grow. On March 10, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision to reject the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) saw the…

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US Pharma Looks at Blockchain Tech to Track Prescription Drugs
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

US Pharma Looks at Blockchain Tech to Track Prescription Drugs U.S. Pharmaceutical companies and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could soon track prescription drugs over an interoperable blockchain as a means to detect and put an end to counterfeit medicines in the market The solution comes from San Francisco-based blockchain startup Chronicled and its…

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Can Renewable Solar Power Decentralize Bitcoin Mining Operations?
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

Over the past few years, some bitcoin enthusiasts have found ways to use renewable energy sources such as solar power to mitigate electrical costs associated with mining the decentralized cryptocurrency. Also Read: Five Geeked Out Fantasies You Can Fulfill Today With Bitcoin It’s a well-known fact that bitcoin mining consumes energy. Many people don’t realize the

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Iphone Users Can Now Buy Bitcoins Directly Inside Breadwallet
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

The bitcoin wallet Breadwallet has just launched the ability for users to buy bitcoins from inside their iOS app. This feature will be rolled out over the next two weeks, starting today. Bitcoin.com talked to founder and lead developer Aaron Voisine to find out more about this new on-ramp to Bitcoin. Also read: Popular Bitcoin App Breadwallet to

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You Might Be Exchanging Bitcoin With Trading Bots and Not Even Know It
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

Cryptocurrency trading isn’t easy, but there are many people who have honed the art of trading bitcoins and altcoins on a daily basis. Interestingly enough, most people don’t realize that many cryptocurrency traders use trading bots to execute trades faster and more efficiently, and sometimes even in their sleep. Also read: An Introduction to Bitcoin Trading

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Where Do You Stand on the Yin & Yang of Different Bitcoin Ideologies?
Posted on Sunday March 26, 2017

Just recently the cryptocurrency community experienced a very hyped up psychological situation concerning the bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The bottom line was whether or not the status quo would accept the decentralized currency into their lair. Also read: Deloitte Accepts Bitcoin at its Restaurant Due to ‘A Lot of Requests’ The ETF Hype Excited Many but

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Bitfury Mines a Block Signaling UASF Mandatory Segwit Deployment
Posted on Saturday March 25, 2017

Recently Bitcoin proponents who support Segregated Witness (Segwit) have been fervently discussing BIP 148, a User-Activated Soft Fork (UASF). On March 24 the mining operation Bitfury mined a block with a BIP 148 (=UASF-Segwit) tag, signaling the organization’s support for the proposal. Also Read: Five Geeked Out Fantasies You Can Fulfill Today With Bitcoin User-Activated Soft

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