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Archive | February, 2017

What Happened at Satoshi Roundtable III?

Satoshi Roundtable III took place last week in Cancun, Mexico. As is usual for the invite-only, private gathering, attendees have taken to blogs and social media to share their experiences of the event, which is organized annually by Atlantic Financial Chief Investment Officer, Bruce Fenton. Chatham House Rules: “A Weird Trade off”? Individuals regularly comment on the […]

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Bitcoin in Numbers – a Collection of Interesting and Recent Charts

Bitcoin charts show many facets of the cryptocurrency’s environment. So far Bitcoin has created a myriad of different markets, value correlations, mining data, and many more constellations of economic measurement. This week Bitcoin gathered a bunch of different charts from our forum showcasing a visual view of everyone’s favorite cryptocurrency. Over the years, many individuals […]

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How Bitcoin Companies can Legally Operate in Switzerland

Switzerland is often thought of as a Bitcoin-friendly country. The Canton of Zug, for example, is sometimes called the crypto capital of the world and many Bitcoin service startups are located there, including Xapo, Shapeshift, Ethereum, Monetas, and Bitcoin Suisse. Companies wanting to do business in Switzerland need an approval by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory […]

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UAE Did Not Ban Bitcoin

The Central Bank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued the ‘Regulatory Framework for Stored Values and Electronic Payment Systems’ on January 1 which appeared to ban all virtual currencies. However, the Bank’s Governor recently corrected this misconception, confirming that virtual currencies, including bitcoin, are not banned. Bitcoin is not Banned The UAE Central Bank […]

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How Sustainable Will Bitcoin Be After the Apocalypse?

Over the past few years, worldwide fears of an apocalypse-type scenario have increased quite a bit. The trend is likely to be associated with global economic turbulence, failed central planning, and the rise of tyrannical governance. With people believing doomsday may come to pass, many are hoarding various commodities like precious metals, and now even […]

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Bitcoin Resilient After Chinese Exchanges Start Charging Transaction Fees

As the biggest Chinese exchanges announce the implementation of transaction fees, Bitcoin, once again, shows off its inherent capacity to quickly adjust to the ever-changing environment, and to not only recover from adversity but to also get stronger. The latest shock resulting from the imposition of transaction fees by Chinese exchanges caused bitcoin trading volumes […]

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