Advertisement Critics of the Bitcoin community’s decision to pursue a development path that prioritizes the coin’s utility as a store of value often allege that a payments-first focus is necessary to create a “base level of demand” for a cryptocurrency. However, writing on Twitter, BitGo co-founder Ben Davenport makes the case that the payments use
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A long-held bitcoin secret is about to be revealed. No, it’s not the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, it’s a private key the cryptocurrency’s creator entrusted to several bitcoin developers that activates the protocol’s so-called “alert system,” once used to flash a text warning to those running the software in case something happened that could impact
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Japan Cryptocurrency Tax: Taro Aso, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance for Japan, has concerns over cryptocurrency taxes in his country but believes it to be doubtful that the public would accept any changes made to the cryptocurrency taxation law. Japan Cryptocurrency Tax Currently, cryptocurrencies are taxed as “miscellaneous income”. Items taxed under
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Advertisement Cryptocurrency startup Tether issued $250 million in new tokens on Monday, sparking speculation that a bitcoin price rally could be inbound. Blockchain data indicates that Tether, the creator of cryptocurrency “stablecoin” USDT (colloquially called tether), issued 250 million new tokens this morning, June 25. USDT, which is pegged to USD at a 1-to-1 ratio,
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Advertisement On June 23, CNBC Fast Trader hosted a show dedicated to presenting the “Bitcoin Funeral,” a witty introduction to BKCM founder and cryptocurrency investor Brian Kelly’s discussion on the recent bitcoin correction and its future price trend. Three Reasons why Bitcoin Isn’t Dead On CNBC Fast Trader, Kelly outlined three major reasons bitcoin will
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Advertisement On June 23, the cryptocurrency market demonstrated another minor short-term correction, as $13 billion were wiped out of major digital assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and EOS. EOS recorded the largest loss against the US dollar amongst major cryptocurrencies, dropping by more than 11 percent overnight. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple recorded
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Meme-Based Cryptocurrencies: At the end of last year, the crypto market price soared, igniting the mainstream interest in the space that we see today. Despite the popularity, coins like Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Ripple (XRP) continue to take precedence. But there are hundreds of cryptocurrencies available, with some being meme-based cryptocurrencies. In an age where
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