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Bitpay Confident in Bitcoin, But Raises Its Minimum Transaction Size

The Bitcoin network is currently experiencing a period of rapid growth, which has caused scaling issues for the technology and social fissures in the online creation community. Bitpay, the juggernaut global bitcoin payment service provider, threw its support behind Bitcoin on Tuesday in a post by CEO Stephen Pair. The Atlanta-based company then raised its […]

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Bither CEO: Bitclub is Performing Segwit-related Attack Against Network

Wen Hao, CEO of Bither wallet, a Chinese mobile bitcoin wallet, said early Friday morning that the Bitclub pool (which has 4% of the total hashrate) launched a transaction malleability attack on the Bitcoin network during the night.  The attacks were evident in blocks mined by the pool in question; more specifically in block 456545 […]

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Russian Bank Executive Says Bitcoin is the Only Successful Blockchain

Over the past couple of months, Russian politicians and banks have been changing their tune when it comes to blockchain technology and cryptocurrency solutions. On February 21 Nikita Smirnov vice president of the state-owned bank Vnesheconombank had some positive things to say about the digital currency bitcoin. In fact, Smirnov believes the Bitcoin network is […]

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10 Bitcoin ATMs Reported Stolen Since 2015

At least ten ‘Bitcoin ATMs’, also known as Bitcoin transaction machines, have been reported stolen in the last two years. Most recently, in a first for Canada, a Lamassu Bitcoin transaction machine was stolen last Sunday night from its Montreal location. Altogether, the ten machines approximate $40,000 worth of hardware.  Bitcoin ATM Theft In Montreal […]

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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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