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Bitstamp

Bitstamp Currently Receives Over 100,000 new User Registrations per day

Bitstamp Currently Receives Over 100,000 new User Registrations per day Cryptocurrency exchanges have seen major user growth in 2017. In some cases, this also means their services are subject to degraded performance. Bitstamp seems to be doing quite well in both aspects, though. Not only is their platform pretty solid, they also welcome around 100,000…
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December 16, 2017 0
Facebook

Facebook Messenger VP Joins Coinbase’s Board of Directors

Facebook Messenger VP Joins Coinbase’s Board of Directors Digital currency exchange startup Coinbase has announced the appointment of a Facebook executive to its board of directors. In joining the board, David Marcus, vice president of messaging products at Facebook, will bring years of experience in building large-scale mobile products, according to a Coinbase statementposted yesterday. Previously president…
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December 13, 2017 0
Litecoin prices

Over $300? Pullback Likely for Surging Litecoin prices

Over $300? Pullback Likely for Surging Litecoin prices There’s no stopping the litecoin (LTC) freight train. Fuelled by trading on Coinbase’s GDAX exchange, one of the most trafficked onramps for new buyers, the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency by value is trading at an all-time high near $300, up from under $5 at the start of 2017. With the…
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December 12, 2017 0

After Dramatic Price Swings, Coinbase Issues Plea to Investors

After Dramatic Price Swings, Coinbase Issues Plea to Investors In the wake of recent commotion and frenzy, Coinbase has issued a blog post plea. As nutty a year as bitcoin is having, one could make an argument the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange is having an even crazier one: crashes, IRS threats, tens of thousands of new user requests a day,…
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December 10, 2017 0
Bittrex

Bittrex Customers Locked Out: Are Crypto Exchanges Ready for Bitcoin?

Bittrex Customers Locked Out: Are Crypto Exchanges Ready for Bitcoin? Bittrex users took to social media to voice their concerns: something is wrong at the third largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world. Customers openly complain they’re having issues with withdrawals, and this has been going on for weeks. Certainly every popular platform has had its share…
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December 7, 2017 0
Bitcoin Trader

Detroit Bitcoin Trader Gets Jail Time for Unlicensed Money Business

Detroit Bitcoin Trader Gets Jail Time for Unlicensed Money Business A Detroit bitcoin trader was sentenced Monday to 366 days in jail for operating an unlicensed money services business. The individual, Sal Mansy, was arrested in June 2015 for funneling bitcoin transactions through a corporation he owned called TV TOYZ. Mansy conducted $2.4 million-worth of…
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December 5, 2017 0
UK

UK Treasury Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrency Exchanges

UK Treasury Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrency Exchanges It comes as no surprise that governments don’t like Bitcoin and banks and financial institutions like it even less. They cannot control it, track it, profit from it, or tax it. To justify their fears and loathing politicians and bankers will use phrases like ‘fraudulent’, ‘criminal’, and ‘bubble’ to deter…
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December 4, 2017 0
Buy Bitcoin

How to Buy Bitcoin When You’re Underage

How to Buy Bitcoin When You’re Underage There’s no such thing as a legal age to buy bitcoin. If you’re old enough to appreciate it, you should be old enough to buy it. In practice though, most exchanges mandate a minimum age of 18, in keeping with KYC requirements. It doesn’t matter how clearly you’ve…
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November 29, 2017 0
Coinbase

Coinbase Looks to Hire Five More Engineers to Work on any Digital Currency Protocol

Coinbase Looks to Hire Five More Engineers to Work on any Digital Currency Protocol Coinbase is one of those cryptocurrency companies looking to expand its presence. There have been rumors regarding the possible addition of other cryptocurrencies. So far, no one knows which currencies those will be exactly or when this will happen. It does…
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November 27, 2017 0
Institutional Investors

62% of Institutional Investors are Buying or Considering Buying Bitcoin

62% of Institutional Investors are Buying or Considering Buying Bitcoin Over the past few weeks, a string of surveys has provided an insight into the public’s perception of bitcoin. Japanese; Americans; millennials – all have been grilled regarding the world’s leading digital currency. One group that have yet to speak their piece en masse is institutional traders –…
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November 20, 2017 0