Germany & Austria Fund a Bitcoin Financial Crime Research Project

A bilateral research initiative sees Germany and Austria funding the project which is focused on organized financial crime specifically committed with virtual currencies. The project, titled ‘BITCRIME’ will see funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT). The project will see […]

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The Silver Lining to the Craig Wright Saga – A Re-United Bitcoin Community

While the dust now settles regarding the recent claim by Craig Wright that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, on reflection, I think there is a simple and rational explanation to the seemingly confusing and dazzling recent magic show. Although you cannot prove a negative, you can provide evidence to show that something is highly unlikely and […]

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Why Satoshi’s Identity Matters & Why It’s Irrelevant for Bitcoin

There is one credible argument about why it is important to know Satoshi Nakamoto’s identity. His public wallets will account for about 5.5 % of the total number of bitcoins which will be in circulation after the 21 millionth – the last- bitcoin has been mined in approximately the year 2140. That theoretically could undermine […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish The Only Option?

Bitcoin price continues higher after Craig Wright has excused himself from the ecosystem. Bullish sentiment is riding high toward the advance pivot at $470. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $29 discount using the code CCN29. Bitcoin Price […]

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Award-Winning I/O Digital Creates Foundation For Blockchain Work And Charities

I/O Digital, the creator of I/O Coin and its proof-of-stake blockchain network, has won the European FinTech awards and is launching a foundation called the I/O Digital Foundation to support blockchain projects as well as charity donations. I/O Digital won the public award at the European FinTech Awards in the blockchain category. I/O Digital now […]

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Bitcoin Wallet Samourai Goes Open-Source

Samourai Wallet developers don’t believe you should trust their wallet platform.  “Users should look at our reputation thus far and make a judgement as to if we are honest and trustworthy, but at the end of the day code doesn’t lie, we have produced the code, anyone can go take a look, can comment, can suggest, […]

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Investment Advisor Explains Why He’s Bullish on Bitcoin

Charlie Morris, the investment director of the Fleet Street Letter, is buying bitcoin. He sees it as a cheap stock with an opportunity to grow in value because of the halving. Morris gave his reasons for being bullish on bitcoin in a column in the Fleet Street Letter, a MoneyWeek Research Publication in London, U.K. […]

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New York Reportedly Readies Bitcoin Licenses for Coinbase and Ripple Labs

Coinbase and Ripple Labs Inc. are close to receiving bitcoin licenses to offer their virtual currency services in New York State, according to Reuters. Both companies have provided applications to the state’s Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS), according to a notice on the department’s website.   The notices usually post following completion of the paperwork, […]

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Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange Gemini Will Now Include Ethereum

The Gemini exchange, founded and operated by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss has gained the approval from the State of New York via the Department of Financial Services to offer trading of Ether, the crypto-asset and token of the Ethereum network. In an announcement today, the New York State Department of Financial Services has given its […]

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How Coinbase Built a Secure Cloud Infrastructure to Store Bitcoin

When bitcoin exchange Coinbase launched two and a half years ago, Heroku, a simple hosting platform, provided the right solution, said Brian Armstrong, Coinbase co-founder, writing in Medium. Heroku provided a more battle-tested solution than anything the founders could create on their own. But the founders realized that they had to build the next version of […]

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