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Rio Carnival Includes Bitcoin in Social Commentary on Money

The unique Brazilian Carnival held every year in Rio is going to feature Bitcoin this year. That is exciting in itself. However, the context...
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Constantinople Fork of Ethereum Network Postponed

The long-awaited Constantinople fork of the Ethereum network has been delayed due to potential security issues identified by ChainSecurity. An innovation of the Constantinople...
Jemma Green, President Nicolas Maduro and John McAfee in front of 2018 banner

The Good, the Bad and the Not-So-Ugly: Looking Back at the Year in Bitcoin

2018 has been one hell of a year - so let’s look back on the top 10 moments of the Bitcoin universe. 1. Bitcoin Turns...
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Cashing In: Saudi Arabia and UAE Propose Joint Digital Currency

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia have joined forces to create a cryptocurrency for cross-border transactions, according to Dubai-based GulfNews. Emirates Investment Authority...
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Supermarket Giant Auchan Promotes Food Safety Using Blockchain Technology

Food safety is one of the greatest concerns at global level. From farm to store shelf, each entity that handles and processes food must...
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Crypto Anti-Terrorism and Solving Money Laundering: What You Need to Know About the 2018...

The G20 Summit has just wrapped up for the year and discussions of new cryptocurrency regulations have emerged. Held in sunny Argentina over the...
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Paying Taxes with Bitcoin: Bitpay Partners with Ohio Treasurer

Ohio businesses will be able to pay taxes in bitcoin using OhioCrypto.com starting this week, according to the Wall Street Journal. Ohio State Treasurer Josh...
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Bitcoin’s French Saviours? Tabacs to Sell Cryptocurrency in 2019

The New Year will ring in good fortune for Bitcoin, as French tobacconist shops start selling the cryptocurrency from January 1st onwards. Europeans will initially...
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Bakkt Stabbed: Investment Fund Delays Launch

Crypto investment fund Bakkt, created by operators of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), announced today it will launch on January 24, 2019 -...
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Is Halal Currency the Next Big Thing? Here’s Why 1.6 Billion Muslims Care

Crypto firm X8Currency recently received Shari’a certification from Islamic scholars ahead of expansion into the Middle East. The Swiss-based company calls itself “the ultimate safe...