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Rio Carnival Includes Bitcoin in Social Commentary on Money

Rio Carnival and Bitcoin

The unique Brazilian Carnival held every year in Rio is going to feature Bitcoin this year. That is exciting in itself. However, the context in which it is placed is more illuminating. Event participants have woven Bitcoin into a nuanced commentary on the history and future of money in Brazilian culture.

Josh Riddett Shares Insider Knowledge on the World of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Mining

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Josh Riddett is one of the rising names in the cryptocurrency world. His company, Easy Crypto Hunter, is one of the biggest cryptocurrency hardware suppliers in the UK. Riddett doesn’t just know machines, he also knows the ins and outs of cryptocurrency markets. Not long ago, he talked to Bitcoin UK about the past, present, and future of crypto.

Zealots and Villains: Clothing for the Crypto Revolution

Zealots and Villains: Clothing for the Crypto Revolution

Some of us that are really dedicated to cryptocurrencies are willing to wear that on our sleeves. If you ever wanted to do that literally, you should know about a fairly unique company that sells clothes inspired by crypto.

Twitter CEO Believes Bitcoin May Become the Native Currency of the Internet

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The internet will soon have a native currency. And chances are that it will be Bitcoin. These are the opinions of Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey. Speaking as a guest on Joe Rogan’s podcast, Dorsey talked about his vested interest in Bitcoin. Apart from his role at Twitter, he is also the co-founder of mobile payments company Square. This company developed the Cash App, a platform which also allows users to buy Bitcoin.

Cryptocurrency Goes to Hollywood: “Cryptos” TV Show Starring Kevin Connolly

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Bitcoin, Ether, and Litecoin will soon be the stars of a new TV series “Cryptos”. This is the latest project of “Entourage” star Kevin Connolly. A newcomer to the cryptocurrency world, Connolly will be working both in front of and behind the camera.

Crypto Browser Tenta Secures Funding from Joseph Lubin’s ConsenSys Ventures

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Online privacy is an increasing concern for internet users worldwide. Between excessive advertising and data security issues, there is a growing demand for secure browsing. The most popular developers of browsers have started implementing various tools, such as ad-blocking and anti-tracking software. However, the Tenta crypto browser wants to create a new paradigm for safe and private browsing.

Educational Institutions Offer Opportunities to Learn About Blockchain Technology & Crypto

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Blockchain technology, the basis of all cryptocurrency transactions, has already shown huge potential. This technology allows for secure and private transactions as well as storage and transmission of information. However, the technology is also somewhat difficult to understand. So, it has created questions for experts in technology as well as other fields like law. As a result, a growing number of universities have started to offer blockchain classes and seminars.

Key Trends and Developments for Blockchain and Crypto in 2019

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Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have long exceeded the novelty status. At the moment, large international corporations look at blockchain as the solution for modern market challenges. At the same time, financial institutions are increasingly open to including cryptocurrencies in their portfolios.

Traders Should Not Be Worried by Bitcoin Price Drop, Financial Specialist Advises

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Some Bitcoin investors have been dismayed by the decision of Cboe BZX Exchange to withdraw the ETF application. This application fuelled great hopes for crypto supporters, after SEC rejected several similar Bitcoin ETF proposals during 2018.

However, according to financial specialist and Forbes contributor Naseem Aslam, this event should not discourage a bullish attitude towards Bitcoin. He also believes that the current downward trend of Bitcoin price should not be a cause of alarm.

A New Record for Bitcoin: BitPay Reports $1 Billion Worth of Transactions for 2018

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Bitcoin transactions were on the rise in 2018. A recent report released by BitPay blockchain payment processor showed that the company processed transactions of $1 billion in 2018. The press release also states that BitPay managed to set a record for payment error rates. From 8% in December 2017, the errors for total dollar volume dropped to under 1% in 2018.