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  1. The co-founders of Stripe, brothers Patrick and John Collison, recently discussed the company’s decision to no longer support bitcoin payments, and expressed a willingness to reverse this decision in future. Also Read: Bitcoin Ownership: Your Private Keys to Financial Sovereignty Declining Use of BTC as Means of Payment In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Stripe co-founders John and Patrick Collison shared their view of bitcoin and the cryptocurrency markets, and discussed Stripe’s decision to no longer facilitate BTC payments made earlier this year. When asked whether the company’s decis
  2. Cryptocurrency conferences provide a chance to absorb seminars, panel discussions, and keynote speeches from leading industry figures, and to conduct business face-to-face. At least that’s their official purpose. Unofficially, they’re an experiential extravaganza that puts some of the world’s most famous music festivals to shame. Also read: Japan’s GMO Upgrades Margin Services, Launches Wallet and In-Game BTC Rewards Crypto Conferences in 2018: Less Studying, More Partying There were moments at the Futurama Blockchain Innovators Summit, held in Dubai on May 3-6, when you could have sworn you
  3. This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with the adult film star Brenna Sparks about how she’s been relentlessly promoting cryptocurrencies to her co-workers and peers throughout the sex industry. Sparks is a big believer in Bitcoin technology and thinks that someday in the future it will revolutionize the entire adult industry. Furthermore, Sparks is planning to film a few tutorials on how to use cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but with a catch — Brenna plans on filming the educational videos naked. We decided to chat with Brenna about cryptocurrencies so our readers can get an in-depth view of how d
  4. Laszlo Hanyecz, a developer who worked on bitcoin as early as 2010, has discussed his interaction with the pseudonymous creator of bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. Mr. Hanyecz describes his dealings with Satoshi as having been “kind of weird.” Also Read: Moon Missions and Custom Wallets: Bitcoin Community Celebrates Pizza Day Early BTC Developer Discusses Email Exchanges with Satoshi Mr. Hanyecz, a programmer known in the bitcoin world for paying a man from Bitcointalk.org 10,000 BTC to order him two pizzas from Papa John’s in 2010, discussed his personal interactions with Satoshi Nakamoto in a re
  5. When I first got into bitcoin, I tried to imagine what could go wrong and could never really think of anything. I never thought that it would turn into a cult. In retrospect, it should have been obvious. Bitcoin is an imaginary good. Thus, it is vulnerable to mind-control. Also read: Bitcoin Developers Must Do What Investors Want, Long-Term or Short The Makings of the Cult Mentality The essence of a cult is a group of incompetent, dysfunctional people who are trying to trick you into treating them like they’re important. People in the cult have completely fallen for the trick and believe th
  6. The third largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Huobi, appears poised to enter the Brazilian market – with local reports indicating that the company has established an office in São Paulo, in addition to seeking to hire local talent. The interest in Brazil’s market comes at a time of peak interest in cryptocurrency among Brazilian citizens, according to reports. Also Read: India Rejects Venezuelan Crypto Despite 30% Discount Huobi Expected to Enter Brazilian Cryptocurrency Markets Local media is speculating that Huobi, the third largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, is readyi
  7. With the number of altcoins listed on Coinmarketcap reaching 1,640 as of this writing, the question begs – how will all of these altcoin markets perform in the long term? When looking back four years at a historic snapshot of the leading markets from June 1st, 2014, one can see that only two of the top ten altcoins have retained their position in the top ten cryptocurrencies by market capitalization today. Additionally, only two markets have gained value over both fiat and BTC pairings, whilst four markets have lost value against both USD and BTC. Also Read: New Binance Listings Are Losing Th
  8. Airbnb is one of the most popular online property rental businesses in the world, but unfortunately they don’t accept cryptocurrencies. Now there’s a new startup called Cryptocribs that provides a peer-to-peer short-term rental system that utilizes digital assets like bitcoin cash and ethereum for payments. Also Read: Bitcoin Ownership: Your Private Keys to Financial Sovereignty Cryptocribs: A Cryptocurrency-based Airbnb There’s a new web portal called Cryptocribs that allows travelers to pay in bitcoin core (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) or Ethereum (ETH) for short-term apartment and loft rental
  9. This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Blockchain Games N.V. (Curaçao, operates Trueflip.io) has been granted a permit by the Government of Curaçao to work under License No. 8048/JAZ. 28th May 2018 – Curaçao True Flip, a blockchain fair games developer and operator, has verified its compliance with the strict standards of the int
  10. As one of the most liquid and globally accessible exchanges, Binance wields a lot of power. Listings are a big deal to cryptocurrency teams, representing a validation of their coin, and they’re also a big deal to investors, who can profit off the price boost that invariably ensues. Lately though, those pumps have been diminishing due to trader fatigue exacerbated by an increase in frequency of new listings. Also read: Bitcoin Ownership: Your Private Keys to Financial Sovereignty The Unbouncing of Binance While any new coin added to Binance can expect an immediate jump in price, the extent of
  11. The Bitcoin Cash Fund has launched a new web portal that’s focused on educating the masses about the many benefits of Bitcoin Cash. The new website Bitcoincashers.org plans to bring “everything Bitcoin Cash under one roof” showcasing the cryptocurrency as a fast and reliable payment method. Also read: Brisbane International is Now the World’s First Crypto-Friendly Airport Bitcoincashers.org Aims to Help Consumers and Businesses Learn to Use Bitcoin Cash Anytime The Bitcoin Cash Fund (BCF) wants to accelerate the adoption of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and its new website Bitcoincashers.org plans to
  12. Japanese giant GMO Internet has made several announcements over the last two days. The first is the addition of four cryptocurrencies to its crypto exchange margin services. The second is the launch of the GMO crypto wallet for both iOS and Android platforms. The third is the launch of Cryptochips, which enables the distribution of crypto rewards within participating game apps. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Upgrading Margin Services GMO Coin, the cryptocurrency exchange subsidiary of GMO Internet, has added four cryptocurrencies to its margin trading service
  13. A class action lawsuit is being prepared by a group of lawyers in Japan over forked coins that cryptocurrency exchanges are not granting to their customers. Citing that these coins belong to the customers, the group seeks to change the business practices of crypto exchanges and obtain the forked coins for the plaintiffs. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Class Action Lawsuit Over Forked Coins A group of lawyers is preparing a class action lawsuit against the majority of crypto exchanges in Japan for withholding customers’ forked cryptocurrencies. They have forme
  14. With banks in Europe, America and Asia doing “everything to crush cryptocurrencies,” Binance CEO CZ says Africa can become a leader in their implementation. The major crypto exchange is thinking about opening an office in Uganda and we have covered the story in today’s Bitcoin in Brief. Also, online trade with cryptos spikes in Bahrain, while in Georgia, luxury real estate is being sold for bitcoin. All this has been happening in an otherwise bearish May. Binance to Open Office in Uganda Binance is considering the possibility of opening a new office in Uganda, company CEO Changpeng Zhao re
  15. This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. One year after their successfully run $4M ICO, Authorship is proud to announce their platform is ready to be launched as per their scheduled roadmap on June 1st. Authorship aims to simplify the book publishing process by giving all the authorities to the author. When an author publishes a bo
  16. The government of India has formally rejected Venezuela’s state-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, despite an attempt to entice India with a 30% discount. Dependent on the Latin American country’s oil, a steady, uninterrupted supply is key to growing one of the world’s most populous nations. Venezuela is in the midst of dramatically bad economic fortune compounded by US sanctions, forcing its government to devise ever-more creative ways to stay afloat. Also read: Philippines’ Crypto Wallet Reaches 5 Million Users, Adds More Coins India to Venezuela, ‘Gracias, No Gracias’ Indian foreign minis
  17. There are a lot of people people who own cryptocurrencies, and then there are those who think they own these digital assets, but in actuality don’t possess the private keys because they are held with a third party. Learning how to securely archive records that hold private keys like a JSON file or exporting, importing, and sweeping can provide people with the basic steps towards really owning bitcoin. Also read: Localbitcoincash.org Revamps Website and Adds New P2P Features Private Key Ownership Provides Financial Sovereignty Every day someone new is learning about the fantastic benefits of
  18. With over one million units sold, the Nano S is the world’s most popular hardware wallet. A combination of first mover advantage – until recently Ledger had only really had Trezor to compete with – coupled with excellent security and usability have made the Nano S ubiquitous. This week, news.Bitcoin.com took delivery of a brand new Nano S and put it to the test. Also read: A Hands-On Review of the Keepkey Hardware Wallet The Ledger Nano S Reviewed and Rated When it comes to judging hardware wallets, there’s no such thing as “best”: everyone has their preferences, and provided the wallet they
  19. One of India’s major cryptocurrency exchanges, Unocoin, has announced the launch of its new trading platform, “featuring the whole set of tools for hardcore traders in the industry.” Fifteen cryptocurrencies can now be traded using its platforms. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Unocoin Launches Unodax Leading Indian cryptocurrency exchange Unocoin announced on Wednesday the official launch of its new trading platform called Unodax (Unocoin Digital Asset Exchange). The company wrote: Going forward, Unocoin moves the live order-book trading platform to their e
  20. Devere Group, an international financial consultancy boasting well over 80,000 clients in more than 100 countries, has announced that Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and EOS have now been added its recently released cryptocurrency exchange app Devere Crypto. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Asus Creates 20-GPU Mining Motherboard Crypto Portfolio Diversification This latest addition to the app means that users of the service, which also supports fiat USD, Euro and GBP, can now buy, sell, store, and exchange the two cryptocurrencies alongside the current roster of Bitcoin Core (BTC), Ethereum (ETH)
  21. If there’s a sacred line the crypto community insists shouldn’t be crossed, it’s Thou Shalt Never Cooperate with Government Prohibitions. Apple Inc., the world’s most valuable company, appears to have ventured into such territory, according to Telegram’s founder Pavel Durov. He claims the maker of iPhone, iPad, and other iconic hardware, is purposefully restricting Telegram’s program updates on Apple’s latest operating system rollout in an effort to appease Russian authorities. Also read: Philippines’ Crypto Wallet Reaches 5 Million Users, Adds More Coins Apple Inc. Sides with Russia Again
  22. Bittrex has finally introduced fiat currency support. The US exchange, which was established in 2013, subsisted with tether as its USD surrogate until recently, before adding another stablecoin, TrueUSD, a couple of months ago. Around the same time, its CEO Bill Shihara revealed that the platform would be adding USD pairs and today they went live for corporate clients. Also read: Weiss Ratings Publishes Complete List of 93 Cryptocurrency Ratings More Fiat, Less Tether Bittrex, along with exchanges such as Binance and Upbit, has been gradually weaning itself away from tether, which for a long
  23. This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Following the announcement that Circle, a fintech startup backed by Goldman Sachs, plans to launch a stablecoin pegged to the U.S. dollar, the blockchain-based ecosystem MoneyToken has confirmed the listing of the stablecoin, Circle USDC, on its lending platform and decentralized exchange. “
  24. Last January news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Brisbane Airport in Australia preparing to accept cryptocurrencies. Now today all the merchants and airport terminals accept various digital assets such as bitcoin core, dash, ethereum, and steem making it one of the friendliest cryptocurrency airports in the world. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Merchants at Brisbane International Airport Now Accept Various Cryptocurrencies Individuals traveling to Brisbane or the South East Queensland area in Australia can now spend various cryptocurrencies at the Brisbane Int
  25. US independent rating agency, Weiss Ratings, has published its complete list of 93 cryptocurrency ratings. The company has upgraded its BTC rating to B-. The list shows 14 coins with B ratings including ETH, IOTA, NEO, XRP, STEEM, TRX, and XLM. Fifty-four of the rated cryptocurrencies carry C ratings. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Complete List of 93 Crypto Ratings On Tuesday, May 29, Weiss Ratings made public its complete list of 93 cryptocurrencies rated by the company. The American independent rating agency, founded in 1971, has been rating approximately
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