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Do You Think They’ll Use the US Dollar on Mars?

The space age is shifting into a higher gear with extraordinary momentum. The US Congress recently directed NASA to prepare a plan for deep space exploration, which should include sending humans to Mars. Concurrently, private companies continue to create and expand the commercial space market.   In this regard, the fact that Bitcoin is borderless […]

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Chinese Congresswoman: ‘PBOC Should be Responsible for Bitcoin AML’

More information on the developments in China have been coming out recently, concerning the new regulations of Chinese bitcoin exchanges. On March 9th, Wu Xiaolin, the former deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and congresswoman for the National People’s Congress, told a local reporter the central bank should be responsible for these types […]

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Popular Bitcoin Exchanges Reveal Controversial Hard Fork Contingency Plan

Over the past few days, the Bitcoin network scaling debate has been a viral topic as the community has begun deliberating the viability of a hard fork and a possible blockchain split. A Large Group of Bitcoin Exchanges Reveal Hard Fork Contingency Framework On March 17 roughly twenty well-known exchanges released a statement concerning the […]

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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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Norwegian Prosecutors Seek 120 Bitcoins in Court Restitutions

On March 10 Norwegian prosecutors have charged three men with online narcotics sales that stemmed from the Silk Road marketplace. Court officials are now seeking a substantial restitution of 120 bitcoins alongside millions of Norwegian kroner. Norwegian Prosecutors Demand Bitcoin Payment From Accused Cannabis Dealers In the summer of 2015 three men were arrested in […]

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One Bitcoin Worth More Than One Ounce of Gold for First Time

One bitcoin has now, at least briefly, been worth more than one ounce of gold, hitting $1239.9 at the bitcoin exchange Bitstamp, while an ounce of gold was priced at $1238.67. The last time a single bitcoin might have been worth more than an ounce of gold happened in November 2013, more than three years ago. Having […]

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