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Solidx’s Attempt to Disqualify SEC’s Bitcoin ETF Decision Fails

Solidx's Attempt to Disqualify SEC's Bitcoin ETF Decision Fails

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced its decision to disapprove the proposed rule change filed by NYSE Arca to list and trade shares of Solidx Bitcoin Trust. This move came after Solidx Management LLC, the sponsor of Solidx Bitcoin Trust, submitted a comment letter to the Commission, attempting to differentiate the NYSE Arca's situation from that...

Bitcoin Helps People Circumvent Economic Sanctions in Iran

This past February, Valiollah Seif, governor of the central bank of Iran, told press on national television that Iran would eliminate the use of the U.S. dollar within the country. As the middle eastern country’s economic situation shifts, the region is steadily becoming fertile ground for bitcoin adoption. Also read: You Might Be Exchanging Bitcoin With Trading Bots and Not Even Know...

Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Price Back in the 4-Digit Territory

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Last week the price of bitcoin was trending downwards as bears controlled the market, pulling the price down to a low of US$920 per BTC on March 25. Currently, bitcoin’s value is once again ascending upwards over the past 24-hours reaching a high of $1068. Also read:  Bitcoin in Numbers — a Visual Look at Bitcoin Growth and Demand So...

Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Implement Stricter KYC Requirements

As part of Japan's amended 'Payment Services Act' which will enter into force on April 1, the 'Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds' has also been revised. This act requires Japanese bitcoin exchanges to implement a stricter Know Your Customer (KYC) process. Also read: How Japan’s New Regulations Affect Bitcoin Exchanges Japanese Exchanges Affected The amended Payment Services Act has long...

Bitcoin in Numbers — a Visual Look at Bitcoin Growth and Demand So Far in 2017

The bitcoin economy is growing fast, and the environment is continuously evolving right before our eyes. 2017 is showing that more people are interested in bitcoin as demand for the decentralized cryptocurrency increases globally.   Also read: QE and Capital Controls Create Worldwide Demand for Bitcoin A lot has changed over the course of the past eight years within the bitcoin ecosystem,...

Can Renewable Solar Power Decentralize Bitcoin Mining Operations?

Over the past few years, some bitcoin enthusiasts have found ways to use renewable energy sources such as solar power to mitigate electrical costs associated with mining the decentralized cryptocurrency. Also Read: Five Geeked Out Fantasies You Can Fulfill Today With Bitcoin It's a well-known fact that bitcoin mining consumes energy. Many people don't realize the global cost to run the Bitcoin...

Iphone Users Can Now Buy Bitcoins Directly Inside Breadwallet

The bitcoin wallet Breadwallet has just launched the ability for users to buy bitcoins from inside their iOS app. This feature will be rolled out over the next two weeks, starting today. Bitcoin.com talked to founder and lead developer Aaron Voisine to find out more about this new on-ramp to Bitcoin. Also read: Popular Bitcoin App Breadwallet to Launch Built-In Exchange Controlled Rollout According to...

You Might Be Exchanging Bitcoin With Trading Bots and Not Even Know It

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Cryptocurrency trading isn't easy, but there are many people who have honed the art of trading bitcoins and altcoins on a daily basis. Interestingly enough, most people don't realize that many cryptocurrency traders use trading bots to execute trades faster and more efficiently, and sometimes even in their sleep. Also read: An Introduction to Bitcoin Trading and Technical Charts Cryptocurrency Algorithmic Trading...

Where Do You Stand on the Yin & Yang of Different Bitcoin Ideologies?

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Just recently the cryptocurrency community experienced a very hyped up psychological situation concerning the bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The bottom line was whether or not the status quo would accept the decentralized currency into their lair. Also read: Deloitte Accepts Bitcoin at its Restaurant Due to ‘A Lot of Requests’ The ETF Hype Excited Many but Not Everyone    Over the past few...

Bitfury Mines a Block Signaling UASF Mandatory Segwit Deployment

Bitfury Mines a Block Signaling UASF Mandatory Segwit Deployment

Recently Bitcoin proponents who support Segregated Witness (Segwit) have been fervently discussing BIP 148, a User-Activated Soft Fork (UASF). On March 24 the mining operation Bitfury mined a block with a BIP 148 (=UASF-Segwit) tag, signaling the organization's support for the proposal. Also Read: Five Geeked Out Fantasies You Can Fulfill Today With Bitcoin User-Activated Soft Fork Discussed Amongst Segwit Supporters As the...