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Here’s Why Bitcoin’s Price is Surging

Bitcoin Price Makes Record High   Bitcoin to USD has officially broke $17,000 (according to Cex.io); a previously unfathomable amount of money. There are three major reasons for this massive run-up in the price of Bitcoin: consumer sentiment and general market conditions. Bitcoin News Coverage Exploding Bitcoin has now been around for quite a while, but recently …

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Australian Removes Cryptocurrency Tax, Causing Market Boom

Bitcoin enthusiasts are rejoicing regulations that move to set Australia at the top-tier of cryptocurrency encouraging countries. The laws going into effect prevent double taxation on the transfer of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Upon announcement of the new regulations going into effect, SeekingAlpha reported that “Bitcoin surged even further on the news, up another 15% …

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Goldman Sachs Invests in Blockchain Startup Axoni, Divests R3

Goldman Sachs Divests R3, then Invests in Axoni Fortune reports that Mega Bank, Goldman Sachs has divested from R3, the important Blockchain startup created in 2014. Goldman Sachs did this by choosing not to renew their $100,000 yearly membership and failing to meet fundraising goals. R3 is currently looking to sell 90% of its equity to …

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Santander Brazil Concerned About Bitcoin

Is Santander Cautious of Bitcoin? Bitcoin has been questioned by a majority of the public since it’s inception in 2009. Initially it was viewed as a joke, a fughazi, made-up. But as adoption skyrocketed across the world during the economic panic from 2008, people started to change their minds. Prices skyrocketed and plummeted. Yet 7 years after …

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Will Ethereum over-shadow Bitcoin?

Ethereum is more than a Cryptocurrency Ethereum is a decentralized network, much like Bitcoin. It utilizes blockchain technology to do this. Ether is the main cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network. Ethereum was announced by Vitalik Buterin in 2013, with the network going active around July 2015. Ether was for sale prior to the launch, in order to “fund …

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What is Bitcoin mining? Why are Bitcoin miners important?

Bitcoin Mining “Discovers” New Bitcoin Traditional economies are focused around the transactions that occur with fiat money. In the USA, our fiat currency is created by the Federal Reserve and printed by the US Treasury. The underlying mechanics can get complicated, but essentially, the government controls the production of money, paper money (fiat currency). Bitcoin is …

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Get Started with BItcoin

Getting Started with Bitcoin Storing, sending and receiving Bitcoin has never been easier! Get a Bitcoin Wallet A Bitcoin wallet is typically an app, website, or software that allows access to send Bitcoin. To help you choose a wallet, we have reviewed many wallets, discussing what makes each one unique, along with its target audience. …

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