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The Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Explained (Coming October 25)

The post The Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Explained (Coming October 25) appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Bitcoin Gold (BTG/Bgold) is an upcoming hard fork of the Bitcoin blockchain that’s scheduled to occur on October 25. Bgold has nothing to do...

Australian Bitcoin Adoption Increases Following Regulatory Amendments

In recent months, the Australian government has sought to amend its bitcoin regulations – which were previously notoriously unfavorable to businesses and individuals seeking to use and adopt cryptocurrency. The Australian cryptocurrency industries have since shown signs of significant growth,...

PR: 300 ETH Giveaway from the Digi Blockchain Platform Token Sale

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Gigablock Testnet Researchers Mine the World’s First 1GB Block

This week Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) chief scientist Peter Rizun revealed the first 1GB block was mined on a Gigablock testnet on October 13. The event marks a milestone for the big block project backed by the University of British Colombia,...

Putin Orders the Issue of Russia’s National Cryptocurrency – the Cryptoruble

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has reportedly ordered the issue of the national cryptocurrency, the “cryptoruble.” The Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media has revealed some details of this new currency. Also read: Putin Confirms Russia Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies Putin’s Executive...

As India’s Government Wars Against Cash, Bitcoin is Sought in Exchange

Last year, the Republic of India overnight banned 85 percent of its fiat cash in circulation. As a way to address “black money” presumably used in nefarious dealings, government policy makers demanded certain Indian Rupee (INR) denominations be returned. Its...

South Korea Prepares to Tax Bitcoin Use

South Korea is preparing to tax bitcoin use after the cryptocurrency’s trading volume skyrocketed past that of Kosdaq. Han Seung-hee, the commissioner of the country’s National Tax Service, told lawmakers this weekend that the issue of how to best tax cryptocurrencies...

PR: Universa Blockchain Project Ceo Alexander Borodich and Yellowrockets Are Launching the World’s First Decentralized Blockchain Accelerator

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Bitcoin Market Capitalization Approaches $100 Billion USD

The total market capitalization of bitcoin is approaching $100 billion USD, currently sitting at approximately $94 billion USD. The current market capitalization is comparable to that of numerous top 100 global companies. Also Read: Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Price Peaks Past $5800...

Bitcoin Anarchist Amir Taaki Leaves England Boyish, Returns From Syria Hardened

Famed bitcoin gadfly and early adopter, cryptoanarchist Amir Taaki, ghosted for long enough to generate theories galore. Resurfacing, it turns out he was in a tucked-away part of northern Syria. He speaks with news.Bitcoin.com about his transformation as a result.  Also...

Julian Assange Thanks U.S. Government for 50,000% Gains on Wikileaks’ Bitcoin Holdings

The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has posted a tweet thanking United States government officials and the financial institutions that refused services to Wikileaks for driving them to invest in bitcoin during 2010. Assange’s tweet indicates that Wikileaks’ bitcoin holdings...

Why IMF Wants to Enter Crypto Market With its Own Coin

“I think that we are about to see massive disruptions,” Lagarde at the IMF Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, has had many positive things to say about the potential of digital currencies and their disruptive...

Crypto Mining Makes Millions for Gold Mining Maverick

Frank Giustra, a well regarded Canadian mining magnate who created one of the world’s most successful mining companies is now moving his operation digitally to mine Cryptocurrency. Frank Giustra, a well regarded Canadian mining magnate who created one of the...

IBM Blockchain Payments To Use Stellar In Major Partnership Deal

IBM and payments network KlickEx have announced Stellar as the backbone of its new “cross-border payments solution.” IBM and payments network KlickEx have announced Stellar as the backbone of its new “cross-border payments solution.” In what it describes as the...

Bitcoin SegWit2x Hard Fork Benefits Not Visible: Bruce Fenton

Bruce Fenton delivers what seems to be a vote of no confidence in the SegWit2x hard fork. Bitcoin Foundation executive director Bruce Fenton has become the latest high-profile Bitcoin personality to criticize SegWit2x. In comments on Twitter Sunday, Fenton triggered...

Ethereum Hard Fork Byzantium Launches Without A Hitch, Ether Price Up

Ethereum completes its fifth hard fork, Byzantium, with a fraction of the fuss of Bitcoin. Ethereum’s (ETH) troubled but uncontentious Byzantium is officially here as the cryptocurrency’s fifth hard fork. As creator Vitalik Buterin celebrated with other developers Sunday, Byzantium...

At Government-Backed Chinese Conference, Bitcoin is Called “Disaster”

Conference attended and organized by People’s Bank of China suggests that Bitcoin’s adoption as an actual currency would be disastrous, claims Bitcoin has no inherent value. On October 12, in Beijing, the First Workshop on Standards for Digital Fiat Currency...

Self-Replenishing Blockchain is Finding Implementation Everywhere

Blockchain is everywhere, in nearly every industry, offering solutions to problems that have long vexed businesses. In its early days, discussions around the Blockchain industry bordered mainly around Bitcoin and financial technology (fintech). The debate on Bitcoin as a currency...

Bitcoin Booms in Evolving Markets

Bitcoin adoption follows a familiar pattern: excitement, exchanges, restrictions. But while the first world regulates, the developing world is adopting Bitcoin at a frenetic pace. As far as adoption goes, Bitcoin follows a familiar pattern. Populous, first world countries in...

BREAKING: Russia Issuing ‘CryptoRuble’

Russian Bitcoin ban makes sense with the announcement of the CryptoRuble. Russian President Vladimir Putin has officially stated that Russia will issue its own ‘CryptoRuble’ at a closed door meeting in Moscow, according to local news sources. The news broke...