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Cheapair.com Bitcoin Sales Soar 74% Over the Last 6 Months

Online travel website Cheapair.com announced on Thursday that its bitcoin sales have jumped 74 percent year-on-year over the last six months. 74% More Sales Paid with Bitcoin Headquartered in Calabasas, CA, Cheapair.com offers affordable airline tickets by scouring the web for the lowest prices using its proprietary algorithm. The travel website also offers hotel and […]

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Online Wallet Coinbase Will Not Pay For On-Chain Fees, Forwards Cost to Customers

Over the course of the past six months, bitcoin miner fees have spiked significantly causing on-chain transactions over the network to be more expensive. Last week Bitcoin.com reported on Bitpay raising the cost of the company’s invoice rates to cover miner fees. Now Coinbase has announced their service will discontinue paying network fees and the […]

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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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Bitfinex Will Not Obtain License to Do Business in Washington State

Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange Bitfinex has stopped servicing Washington State customers, reportedly due to the state requiring a money transmitter license. Exiting Washington State, Will Not Obtain License Bitfinex has recently modified its terms of service which now includes the following clause: Washington state residents are prohibited from depositing to, withdrawing from, or trading on […]

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Exclusive (and Controversial) Satoshi Roundtable Commences

After a welcome dinner last night, the secretive event ‘Satoshi Roundtable’ kicked off this morning, sources tell the Bitcoin.com News team. The meeting represents a controversial two-day private affair featuring Bitcoin community members invited by ‘Blockchain Economic Advisor’ Bruce Fenton, who has shrouded the event in mystery.  “All bags with Satoshi Roundtable paperwork were rerouted and […]

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Dutch Public Prosecutor to Tackle Bitcoin-based Money Laundering

The Dutch public prosecution office is looking at three pending cases involving the digital currency bitcoin and money laundering in 2017. In a report from Financieele Dagblad, a Dutch daily newspaper, the public prosecution department is aiming to tackle money laundering by cracking down on the issue that the country is facing. The first case […]

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