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PR: Bitcoin.com Announces Mining Partnership With Bit Mining

Bitcoin.com Announces Mining Partnership With Bit MiningBitcoin.com and Bit Mining are excited to announce a business partnership focusing on BCH and BTC mining.A New BeginningThis joint endeavor is between Bitcoin.com, a company dedicated to spreading BCH and BTC adoption, and Bit Mining, a blockchain ecosystem builder with large mining farms spread across the globe. As an official Bitcoin.com partner, Bit Mining will redirect its own hashpower to Bitcoin.com’s mining pool to help spread the adoption of cyptocurrencies.

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Indian Startup Launches Crypto Trading Strategy Marketplace

Indian Startup Launches Crypto Trading Strategy MarketplaceAn Indian startup has launched a marketplace for algorithmic trading strategies. Investors can choose a strategy based on factors such as past performance, cryptocurrencies invested, and time frames. The platform also offers a drag-and-drop tool for traders to build their own strategies without writing code. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the company’s CEO to find out more […]

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Bitmain Launches Low-Cost Special Edition Antminer S9

Bitmain Launches Low-Cost Special Edition Antminer S9On Monday, June 17, the Chinese mining rig manufacturer Bitmain Technologies announced the launch of a low-cost miner called the Antminer S9 version SE. The new 16 terahash per second (16TH/s) S9 SE is $350 per unit and the launch celebrates the company’s most popular product, the original S9. Also read: Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was […]

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Free Law Project’s Courtlistener Repository Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations

Free Law Project's Courtlistener Repository Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash DonationsOn Monday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters learned that the popular website that focuses on U.S. court documents and the litigation system, Courtlistener.com, is accepting BCH for donations. Courtlistener captures hundreds of thousands of visitors every month by making high quality legal data widely available. Also Read: Crypto Cards in Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com An […]

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Policymakers Meet to Finalize Global Crypto Guidance – A Look at Standards G20 Supports

Policymakers Meet to Finalize Global Crypto Standards With Strong Support From G20The Financial Action Task Force has kicked off its meeting to discuss global cryptocurrency regulations which the G20 countries have committed to follow. Meanwhile, the crypto industry has raised concerns regarding some recommendations, and a meeting has been set up to coincide with the G20 summit to influence policymakers. Also read: G20 Starts Crypto Discussions […]

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PR: Monarch Launches IEO on LAToken Exchange

Monarch Launches IEO on LAToken ExchangeMonarch is changing the world of Crypto. With a Universal Decentralized Crypto Wallet, The MonarchPay payment solution allowing businesses and individuals the ability to receive BTC & ETH payments and get paid in Fiat, along with the Monarch Marketplace & Motor, Monarch is on track to become the One Platform to Rule Them All.

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Hayden Otto Discusses the Rise of North Queensland’s Bitcoin Cash Movement

Hayden Otto Discusses the Rise of North Queensland’s Bitcoin Cash ViralityBitcoin cash merchant acceptance has grown significantly over the last year according to the BCH merchant directory Marco Coino. One specific region, North Queensland, Australia has an extremely dense population of bitcoin cash accepting retailers. This week, News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Coinspice Executive Editor Hayden Otto about the influx of adoption in North Queensland and how […]

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Bitcoin Trades for a Premium in Hong Kong During Protests

Bitcoin Trades for a Premium in Hong Kong During ProtestsRight now, thousands of citizens from Hong Kong are protesting certain leaders and opposing a proposed extradition law. Alongside the protests, the country’s political issues are reportedly pushing wealthy Hong Kong residents to move their capital offshore. Since last week, the price of bitcoin core (BTC) has gained a premium in Hong Kong as the […]

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Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for Regulation

Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for RegulationFollowing widespread reports of the upcoming Indian cryptocurrency bill, the crypto community has started a petition for the government to quickly implement a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. In addition, a television network operated by the Upper House of the Indian Parliament has aired a program discussing the bill, and three Right to Information requests have […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Surge After Last Week’s Pullback

Digital currency markets have regained some of the losses they endured last week, with the entire cryptoconomy now valued at $275 billion this Saturday. Most cryptocurrencies are up in value between 2-8% today but global trade volumes have tapered off with only $63 billion swapped in the last 24 hours. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin […]

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New SLP Token Allows You to Transact in BTC But With BCH Fees

New SLP Token Allows People to Transact With BTC, but With Bitcoin Cash FeesThere’s a new Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) based token called BTC2 that’s backed 1:1 with BTC. People can obtain the BTC2 token using cryptocurrency swapping application Sideshift.ai. With BTC2, you can essentially transact BTC, but with the same network fee (less than a penny) as bitcoin cash transactions. Also read: Meet the Developer Who Added […]

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Indian Government-Backed Program Offers Crypto and Blockchain Course

Indian Government-Backed Program Offers Crypto and Blockchain CourseAn Indian government-initiated program is offering a course for undergraduates to learn about cryptocurrency, blockchains, and their use cases. This 12-week interactive course is free to enroll and learn from. Among the topics covered are Bitcoin basics and consensus. Meanwhile, India’s regulatory framework for cryptocurrency is reportedly ready. Also read: Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, […]

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John McAfee’s New Trading Platform Aims to Give Traders a Magical Experience

On June 11, following his latest tirade on social media, John McAfee announced the launch of his new cryptocurrency trading platform called McAfee Magic. The project allows for manual and automated crypto trading across a variety of digital asset exchanges all displayed in one user interface. According to the website, the service is the second […]

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CME’s Bitcoin Futures Hit New Records

CME's Bitcoin Futures Open Interest and Daily Volumes See Significant GrowthEver since the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) announced it was ending its bitcoin futures products back in March, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) has seen a huge influx of bitcoin derivatives volumes. During the second week of May, CME’s bitcoin futures touched a milestone when it surpassed 33,000 contracts ($1.3 billion notional value) […]

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Leaked Details of India’s Supposed New Cryptocurrency Bill Analyzed

Leaked Details of India’s Supposed New Cryptocurrency Bill AnalyzedExcerpts from what could be India’s new cryptocurrency bill have been leaked. While local media have made outrageous claims about the details of the bill, industry experts have pointed out numerous flaws and inaccuracies. Meanwhile, the country’s finance secretary has confirmed that the crypto regulation is ready to be submitted to the finance minister for […]

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Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading

Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-to-Yen Markets and Margin TradingBack in April 2018, it was revealed that Yahoo Japan was planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange licensed by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA). Now, a year later, Yahoo Japan’s trading platform Taotao is open offering BTC and ETH trading while also providing users with margin trading available in litecoin (LTC), ripple (XRP) and bitcoin […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Sink Lower Finding New Support Levels

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Sink Lower Finding New Support LevelsOn June 9, digital currency markets have been meandering along in a consolidated manner after the slight downturn this afternoon. At the moment, the entire cryptocurrency market is around $243 billion, but global trade volume has dropped from $80 billion on June 5 to $56 billion this weekend. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace […]

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G20 Starts Crypto Discussions – A Look at Global Standards

G20 Starts Crypto Discussions - A Look at Global StandardsFinance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 countries have gathered this weekend for a two-day meeting ahead of the G20 summit, and cryptocurrency is among the topics of discussion. Global standard-setting bodies have submitted their policies and provided tools to help the member countries with the regulation of crypto assets in their own […]

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74% of the World’s Bitcoin Mining Operations Driven by Renewable Energy Says Report

74% of the Worlds Bitcoin Mining Operations Driven by Renewable Energy, Says ReportThere’s a lot of debate over whether bitcoin mining is bad for the environment. Many bureaucrats and mainstream media pundits claim that mining is wasteful and bitcoin’s energy consumption cannot be ignored. However, these claims have been refuted in the past and on June 6, Coinshares published a report that details mining is not environmentally […]

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Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value’

Report Insists 'Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value'There’s been furious debate over the last few years on whether or not Satoshi created Bitcoin to be a peer-to-peer cash system or a purpose-built store of value. Lately, a few BTC proponents claim that Satoshi deliberately built Bitcoin to be a store of value (SoV). Despite the SoV narrative, the cofounder of OB1, Samuel […]

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Blockstream Developers Alleged to Earn $850K Per Year

Blockstream Developers Alleged to Earn $850K Per YearThere are perks to working for Blockstream, aside from having to answer to Samson Mow. Developers for the Bitcoin Core software company are alleged to earn up to $850K per year thanks to a “stock option” that sees them paid 20% of their salary in BTC. That BTC is pegged at the price bitcoin was […]

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India’s Central Bank Denies Knowledge of Bill to Ban Cryptocurrencies

India's Central Bank Denies Knowledge of Bill to Ban CryptocurrenciesIndia’s crypto regulation is reportedly ready and there has been much speculation about what it contains. An Indian lawyer has gotten some answers from the Reserve Bank of India about a bill allegedly seeking to ban cryptocurrencies. Surprisingly, the central bank claims that it does not have any knowledge of this bill and did not […]

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PR: Monarch Wallet Updates Bring SLP Support

Monarch Wallet Updates Bring SLP SupportMonarch Blockchain Corporation has updated the Monarch Wallet for Android & iOS with a new user interface, full transaction history support for all tokens, SLP token support, SLP Faucet where users can receive free SLP tokens and their Universal KYC Has Also Been Launched!

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Malaysia Begins Approving Crypto Exchange Registrations

Malaysia Begins Approving Cryptocurrency Exchange RegistrationsMalaysia’s securities commission has begun registering cryptocurrency exchanges after it started regulating the crypto space earlier this year. The first three crypto trading platform operators have been conditionally approved and given nine months to comply with registration requirements. Meanwhile, 19 crypto exchanges have been told to cease operations. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto […]

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