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Considering Bitcoin An Asset Could Set Back Adoption in Israel

The Israeli Tax Authority (ITA) recently published a draft clarifying its stance on digital currencies including bitcoin for the first time. Bitcoin.com examines the legality of the draft and its effects on the Israeli Bitcoin community. The Draft is Not Yet Law The draft published by the ITA earlier this month states that digital currencies […]

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Why South Korean Bitcoin Adoption Could Outpace Most Other Countries This Year

The currency with the fifth-highest Bitcoin trading volume today is the South Korean Won, already surpassing some larger financial centers such as the UK, Russia, and Indonesia. The country’s Bitcoin adoption is accelerating, and several factors indicate that it could outpace most other countries soon. Korea, with a population of over 50 million, has a […]

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Coincheck’s Growth Reveals Surging Japanese Bitcoin Trade

Coincheck, one of the top four bitcoin exchanges in Japan by volume, has recently experienced a growth explosion in terms of new users, trading volumes, as well as the number of merchants using its payment service. Bitcoin.com caught up with Kagayaki Kawabata, Coincheck’s Business Development Lead to discuss the achievements. User Base Exploded “Our exchange’s […]

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Japan set to drop sales tax on buying virtual currency

Japan set to drop sales tax on buying virtual currency

Japan looks to end sales-tax collection on purchases of virtual currencies in the spring, a move likely to propel the growth of bitcoin and others as alternatives to traditional money. The change would reduce costs for buyers and relieve operators of virtual-currency exchanges of the administrative burden related to the tax. Discussions between the Finance Ministry and Financial […]

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How to Build Your Own Bitcoin Exchange ?

Bitcoin uitwisseling spelen een cruciale rol bij het bevorderen van de cryptogeld door het gebruik ervan te vergemakkelijken. De meeste Bitcoin gebruikers voeren hun transacties via een uitwisseling. Echter, Bitcoin is nog niet mainstream. Tot nu toe slechts een smalle deel van de bevolking, voornamelijk innovators, technologie enthousiastelingen, en visionairs, hebben aangenomen Bitcoin. Uitbreiding van […]

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Bitcoin Growing Fast In Unbanked Indonesia

Indonesia, trailing just behind the United States as the fourth most populous country in the world, has a large and growing bitcoin community. The vast population is 80 percent unbanked, and their Rupiah is one of the most-traded currencies for bitcoin worldwide already. Bitcoin.com interviewed Suasti Atmastuti Astaman, the Business Development Manager of Indonesian bitcoin […]

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