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Reserve Bank of Australia Publishes a Brief History of Cryptocurrency

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To commemorate ten years of cryptocurrency, the Reserve Bank of Australia has published a paper titled Cryptocurrency: Ten Years On. Authors of the paper are Cameron Dark, June Ma, and Clare Noon of the Australian Reserve Bank’s Payment’s Policy Department.

Why Nexo’s Co-Founder Says Bitcoin Doubters Are “Having a Really Hard Time”

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With Bitcoin continuing its upward trend, it can be hard for crypto advocates to understand why there are still doubters.

Cryptocurrency and Tax Time: How Should I Prepare My Tax Return?

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If you’ve been trading cryptocurrency recently, it’s time to start thinking about how it will affect your tax return. This is even more important now that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has declared that they will specifically target crypto traders.

Did You Know You Can Use the Bitcoin Symbol in Microsoft Excel?

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You’re keeping the books and running the numbers. If you have money in dollars, euros, pounds, Excel has your back. But, what if you have Bitcoin? If you were creative, you may have used the symbol for the Thai currency, which looks a bit like the Bitcoin symbol but with only one strikethrough. If you have the most recent version of Microsoft Excel, you now have another option.

Can Cryptocurrency Be a Hedge Against Economic Uncertainty?

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Every investment has its risk. However, high-risk investments are also often high reward. That doesn’t mean that you should stay away from them, it means that you shouldn’t put all of your eggs in one basket.

Protecting Cryptocurrency Wallets from Digital Thieves

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Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency are known for their security. However, wherever there is value there will be people trying to steal it. Cryptocurrency is no different.

Bitcoin Is No Longer the New Kid on the Block, NLP Research Indicates

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Although blockchain is a new technology, Bitcoin is no longer perceived as a novelty. Most stakeholders have an optimistic opinion about it and use the future tense in discussion on the topic. These are some of the key findings of a recent Indexica’s research. The company used natural language programming (NLP) to analyse thousands of text documents on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Max Keiser Remains Confident That Bitcoin Will Reach US$100,000

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Finance expert, talk show host, and Bitcoin enthusiast, Max Keiser, returned to KITCO News last week. In an interview on the market news channel he restated his belief that the king of cryptocurrencies will reach US$100,000. He also gave an explanation for the recent rising trend that has prices back above US$7000.

Microsoft Is Using Blockchain to Promote Online Security

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Microsoft announced last week that they are using the Bitcoin blockchain in a new project to increase online security.

Who Can Benefit from the Spread of Crypto ATMs?

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Bitcoin is great for online purchases from a number of suppliers. It’s also fairly easy and convenient to exchange it online for other currencies. However, as few brick-and-mortar retailers accept it, it’s not of much use around town. If only there were crypto ATMs.