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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.

What Is KYC Compliance and How Can It Keep Your Cryptocurrency Safe?

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Cryptocurrency is largely known for two things (besides price volatility) and that’s privacy and decentralisation. Decentralisation largely means deregulation and these are huge selling points for crypto. In a world when most of us find ourselves constantly leaving a paper trail, it’s no wonder we crave some anonymity.

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.

Australians Love Cryptocurrencies, Our Banks Not As Much

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Australia is a great place to visit if you want to pay with cryptocurrencies. More and more businesses put a Bitcoin accepted here sign on their shop windows. And Aussies are increasingly familiar with the crypto world and blockchain technology. However, despite the regulation in the industry, Australian banks do not share this enthusiasm.

Assange Supporters Donate Thousands in Cryptocurrency

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Supporters of Julian Assange have donated thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency since his arrest last week, according to news agencies.

Satoshi’s Treasure – a New Game Hiding US$1M in Bitcoin

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What do you say about a chance to find US$1 million in Bitcoin? Was that a yes? If so, then you should start playing Satoshi’s Treasure, a game co-created by Eric Meltzer, co-founder of Primitive Ventures. The game consists of a series of logical clues that help players locate the keys for the Bitcoin trove.