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Bitcoin's 'many problems' puzzle regulators

CNNMoney - 24 Feb 2018
Bitcoin's extreme volatility has flustered lawmakers and regulators. "There are many problems" with the way bitcoin markets operate, testified Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on ...
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How The US Government Handles Its Massive Stash Of Bitcoins

Investopedia (blog) - 25 Feb 2018
The tussle between the federal government and bitcoin has generated numerous headlines over the years. That fight is surprising, especially when you consider the U.S. government is one of the largest holders of bitcoins. The bitcoins are typically sold ...
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Culprits Apprehended In Alleged Icelandic Bitcoin Miner Theft

Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News) - 25 Feb 2018
Icelandic information technology service Advania has confirmed with their security footage that the police have apprehended the right two men for the three burglaries at data centers in Iceland last December and January, local news outlet Visir ...
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Northern Ireland Property Developer To Accept Bitcoin As Payment Option

Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News) - 25 Feb 2018
Hagan Homes, one of Northern Ireland's biggest residential property developers, will now be accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as a payment method, the Belfast Telegraph reported Feb. 22. Jamesy Hagan, the managing director of Hagan Homes, said there is both an ...
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Here's How Much Bitcoin Elon Musk Owns

Yahoo Finance - 25 Feb 2018
Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn't exactly active in cryptocurrency. Musk revealed this week on Twitter how much Bitcoin he owns—and it's not much. Musk shed light on his bitcoin ownership in response to a question from a Twitter follower asking why there were ...
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Bitcoin Debate: Warren Buffett Bear Vs. Winklevoss Twins Bull

Forbes - 23 Feb 2018
There are two distinct views on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. One view is that they will flame out and most, if not all, will become worthless . The other side is that at least some are destined to become much more valuable and become engrained in not ...
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Will Lightning Help or Hurt Bitcoin Privacy?

CoinDesk - 24 Feb 2018
For bitcoin users, many of whom were drawn to cryptocurrency for its promise of financial sovereignty, bitcoin is still synonymous with privacy. But the gap between the vision and the reality, in which user transactions today must be published to a ...
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Bitcoin drops below $10000 again, hitting lowest in a week

CNBC - 22 Feb 2018
There were fears of an outright ban in that major market for bitcoin but new measures announced were less strict than investors had anticipated. The price of bitcoin has roughly halved since its climb to almost $20,000 in December. The cryptocurrency ...
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New Bitcoin Embassy Opens in the United States

Bitcoin News (press release) - 25 Feb 2018
A mooted Bitcoin Embassy is the first of its kind, since an early attempt in New York City, for a bitcoin gathering place. It was American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Editorial Director Jeffrey Tucker who had a revelation of sorts to ...
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Original Pizza Day Purchaser Does It Again With Bitcoin Lightning Network

Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News) - 25 Feb 2018
Laszlo Hanyecz, the man that completed the world's first documented Bitcoin (BTC) transaction for a physical item in 2010 -- 10,000 BTC for two pizzas -- has now bought two more pizzas using the Bitcoin Lightning Network. Hanyecz posted on the ...
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Is Anyone Actually Spending Bitcoin?

Fortune - 22 Feb 2018
The creator of Bitcoin intended the cryptocurrency to be used just like cash—to buy and sell goods and services. And for a while, it was. (The first purchase was two Papa John's pizzas—for 10,000 Bitcoin.) Today, though, Bitcoin is quickly turning ...
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Why Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Is in Trouble

OracleTimes - 25 Feb 2018
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is in trouble. It's perhaps the most controversial cryptocurrency ever. Just stating the name online can spark heated debate and flame wars. But now BCH is in a technical crisis. BCH was thought of long before August 2017's hard fork ...
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NEO vs. Bitcoin – Key Similarities & Differences

Bitcoinist - 25 Feb 2018
NEO and bitcoin are joined in the top ten coins by ethereum, ripple, bitcoin cash, cardano, litecoin, stellar, eos, and iota. All of the coins in the top ten have developed strong support from cryptocurrency users. Exponential growth – NEO and bitcoin ...
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Uzbekistan to Legalize Bitcoin and Support Developers

Bitcoin News (press release) - 25 Feb 2018
The central bank in Astana indicated it had no intentions to ban digital coins, as news.bitcoin.com reported. Uzbekistan has another important advantage that could potentially increase the country's prominence in the crypto world. It placed third in a ...

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