Bitcoin miners in Chelan County, Washington, will have to pay more for electricity due to the approval of a new electric rate for customers with energy intends loads. Public Utility District (PUD) commissioners in Chelan County, Washington have approved a new electricity tariff for customers with an appetite for high energy. The new “high-density load […]
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Bitwala, a crypto-to-SEPA service that allows fiat currency transfers towards settlements from users who pay in cryptocurrency, now offers the least expensive way to use altcoins for international transfers, providing an economical option for the unbanked who wish to send money across borders, the company announced on its website. Users can make SWIFT or SEPA […]
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Ubitquity, the blockchain-powered real estate has undertaken the first real estate property ownership transfer using the cryptocurrency technology. According to the company they conducted the transaction through the Colu Coloured Coins protocol. In 2015, the company tasked themselves with creating a platform as a proof of concept using the blockchain, and by the beginning of […]
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A staff working paper written for the Bank of England postulates that central bank issued digital currency (CBDC) of 30% of GDP could permanently raise GDP by as much as 3% from lower real interest rates, taxes and monetary transaction costs, according to a recently published paper. The CBDC would be issued against government bonds. […]
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Bitcoin price is caught in a market-wide down-draft and has fallen through the boards of a once promising channel of advance. It looks like we’re heading back to the consolidation support floor and, then, back to the trade planning drawing board. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis […]
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Ethereum has achieved what some said was impossible. A controversial hardfork has just successfully completed. At block 1,920,000 a split occurred which lasted barely seconds: Ethereum’s price jumped yesterday when the fork became fairly certain. It continued to rally today with price enjoying an astonishing increase once the fork was successfully completed: After a month […]
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IBM is set to open the first Centre for Blockchain Innovation in Singapore in a bid to attract more technical talent from the country. Working with the Economic Development Board and Monetary Authority, the Centre aims to bring various technology pilots within the trade and finance industries over the next three years. IBM will also […]
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Panamanian crypto-teller machine TigoCTM has added Dash to its roster of cryptocurrencies for sale and purchase over its network in Latin America. With a new partnership, Dash will see its partner TigoCTM, a crypto teller machine company, add the cryptocurrency to its network of ATMs that already provides bitcoin and other digital currencies to adopters […]
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Bitcoin advocate and entrepreneur Charlie Shrem, the founder of bitcoin exchange BitInstant who was arrested in arrested and convicted in 2014 and held in a high-security federal prison camp since March 2015 has now been released from imprisonment. Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem, the former vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation and founder and CEO of bitcoin […]
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Lily Allen, English singer and songwriter, recently tweeted to more than 5.8 million Twitter followers about Bitcoin. She is one of the biggest celebrities in the world to mention the crypto-currency. Bitcoin now more stable than the pound. Lolz — lily (@lilyallen) July 11, 2016 In January 2014, Allen admitted her regret at denying “hundreds […]
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