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Kevin Helms

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A student of Austrian Economics, Kevin found Bitcoin in 2011 and has been a hodler and evangelist ever since. His interests lie in bitcoin security, open-source systems, network effects and the intersection between economics and cryptography.

Bitcoin Offers Diversification For Retirement Portfolios

Bitcoin is becoming a recognized asset class with a low correlation to other asset classes. This makes it a good option for diversifying investment portfolios...

Abra to Finally Launch Global Bitcoin Network Next Month

Abra is planning to finally launch global support for its remittance and currency exchange app in February, as announced on Tuesday at the North...

The US Reigns Supreme in the Bitcoin ATM Industry

Coinatmradar, a website mapping and tracking trends for Bitcoin ATMs (BTMs) around the world, recently released their 2016 data as well as projected trends for...

ECB Actively Considering Cash-Like Central Bank Digital Currency

In a speech on Monday, Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), discussed how the bank could design,...

How to Maximize Bitcoin’s Value in a Digital US Inheritance

When bitcoins are passed to an heir in a US inheritance, they are subject to a different tax rule than usual. The cost basis...

Deploy Servers Anonymously with Bitcoin from the Command Line

Developers often build and test their applications in temporary server environments called cloud or virtual servers, from infrastructure providers such as Amazon, Digital Ocean,...

Europe Committed to Tightening Digital Currency Rules by End of 2017

The European Parliament has recently released a report entitled 'The Juncker Commission's ten priorities: State of play at the start of 2017.' It includes...

10,000+ EU ATMs to Cash Out Bitcoin

Wallet provider Holytransaction has a trade website and app that let you choose networks for either buying or selling bitcoin. The company has provided...

Coincheck’s Growth Reveals Surging Japanese Bitcoin Trade

Coincheck, one of the top four bitcoin exchanges in Japan by volume, has recently experienced a growth explosion in terms of new users, trading...

Needham: Probability of Approval for a Bitcoin ETF ‘Very Low’

Needham & Company, an independent investment bank and asset management firm, released today a mini investors' report on the prospect of a Bitcoin ETF...