LocalBitcoins Opens For Business In Finland After Registering As A Virtual Currency Provider

LocalBitcoins gains Finnish Financial Service Authority (FIN-FSA) license as a certified virtual currency provider that allows the peer-to-peer exchange to run its business in the country legally. To acquire the license, LocalBitcoins had to make changes to its identification and verification procedures in order to set KYC/AML compliance to standard with the Finnish regulations. The […]

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Bitcoin ATM Kiosks On The Rise Globally, Surpassing 6,000 With 65% In the United States

The global number of BTC ATMs just hit a new milestone. According to CoinATMRadar, an online resource, the number of Bitcoin ATMs available around the world today are more than 6,000. The resource goes on to state that of this, around sixty-five percent can be found in the United States. U.S. Leading Other Countries in […]

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Traders Turn Bullish on Altcoins as Bitcoin Selloff Continues

Bitcoin’s price action has given traders very little to be excited about. The chop between $10,000 to $8,000 is giving traders reason to anticipate an altcoin season. One margin trader has even gone on the record and said that alt season has already begun. The number one cryptocurrency has been in a slow bleed ever […]

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Bitcoin Is As Performant Today As It Was in 2009,’ Analyst Willy Woo On Investing in BTC

The first bull run recorded by Bitcoin saw the leading cryptocurrency jumping a whopping 318,864% with BTC at $31.90 in 2011. Then in the second bull run in 2013, BTC surged to a new high at around $1,175, registering the gains of 58.474%. The third bull run took us to the all-time high $20,000 but […]

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Hong Kong Protests Emphasize the Safe-Haven Value of Bitcoin to the World

Protestors set fire to a university in Hong Kong and threw petrol bombs at police. Many Hong Kongers are selling their homes and fleeing the country to get away from the demonstrations. The possibility of capital control stresses the need for a decentralized currency that also acts as a safe store of value. The Hong […]

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Bitcoin Critic Peter Schiff: Crash of Weed Stocks Will Lead to Bitcoin Price Drop

It is no secret that Peter Schiff isn’t quite a fan of Bitcoin, consistently voicing his happiness whenever the cryptocurrency drops. He takes every opportunity to highlight Bitcoin’s shortcoming, hoping that cryptocurrency enthusiasts end up following along and abandoning the asset. Now, he is working to compare with pot stocks to take down cryptocurrency. Many […]

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Next Bitcoin Surge Could Come in Response to Iranian Protests and Internet Shutdown

The government in Iran recently decided to raise the price of gas by 50% as they ration gas, and it hasn’t sat well with the locals. The changes seem to be connected to the limitations by US sanctions on Petro Dollars, which meant that the country had to reduce their subsidies. The new was given […]

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Stack Sats Now: Bitcoin Block Rewards Will Be Just 1 Satoshi By 2140

With Bitcoin halving 2020 approaching, many are looking towards the future trying to predict what mining might be like in 100 years from now. What we do know is that miners will receive just 1 satoshi per block reward for the last bitcoin mined, but how much could that be worth by then? Every Satoshi […]

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