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Coinbase Leaves CheapAir Hanging

Coinbase is about to cease delivering services that are essential for CheapAir to continue accepting payments in Bitcoin. As a result, the company is asking its Bitcoin customers help to find an alternative. Moreover, once CheapAir finds a replacement for Coinbase, it intends to also accept other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin Cash, Dash, and Litecoin. CheapAir Customers to Help Improve Digital Currencies Processing Today, CheapAir is facing a significant challenge to its ability to continue

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Japan Needs to Have Stricter Exchange Regulations According to Monex

Hot on the heels of their Coincheck acquisition, Monex has stated that Japanese exchanges need to have tougher regulations in place. Japan has long been known for being a crypto-friendly country. In fact, they saw phenomenal numbers last year when $97 billion was traded in just one month. In addition, reports for the 20th of April show that Yen-based Bitcoin trades made up more than 50% of global trades over a 24-hour period. As regulation

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3 Cryptocurrencies Likely to Beat Bitcoin for the Week of April 23

The market has finally turned bullish and there seem to be many diamonds in the rough left for finding. There are many major conferences coming up which is a very positive sign heading into summer. This week has a few specific cryptocurrencies which can yield significant returns in the near future. These cryptocurrencies include ZCL, ARY, and HIRE. State of the Market  The price of BTC is still down over 50 percent since the highs

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Surf Smart Contracts on the Waves Blockchain

You probably already know that the Waves blockchain is the fastest and arguably the most user-friendly currently in existence, but did you know that the platform’s next wave of technology — powerful, feature-rich smart contracts — is already on the horizon? What are Smart Contracts? A smart contract is a computer protocol intended to digitally facilitate, verify, or enforce the negotiation or performance of a contract while allowing for the completion of credible, trackable and

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Owning Your Own 0% House Edge Casino Is as Easy as 1-2-3

Whoever said that it’s hard to own and run an online casino has never heard of ZeroEdge before, the all-new way to gamble online. ZeroEdge is taking everything that you know about online gambling and turning it on its head and the best part is that you can be part of the online gambling revolution, right now! However, before we get into how easy it really is to own your own online casino through ZeroEdge,

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Love Turns Ugly as Woman Arrested for Bitcoin Murder-For-Hire Plot

A woman in Illinois is facing up to 20 years in prison for a Bitcoin murder-for-hire plot she put in place against the wife of the man she had an affair with. Love can make people do horrible things, especially when that love is directed at someone who is currently married to someone else. Tina Jones, a 31-year-old woman in Illinois, has been arrested by police and is being charged in a murder-for-hire plot in

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How Various Countries Benefit & Suffer from Regulation Arbitrage Today

Initially dismissed as a fleeting, fringe trend by banks and regulating bodies, cryptocurrency was left largely untouched for a long time. For years, the crypto market was like the wild west. But as the cryptocurrency market and the hype around it continue to boom, financial players and governments are beginning to wake up, all scrambling to figure out just how they’ll conquer this new frontier while creating some serious arbitrage opportunities. [Editor’s note: This is

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Entersoft – a New Weapon in the Fight Against ICO Scams?

Brisbane-based platform Entersoft is providing comprehensive security solutions for the ICO industry, saving these companies from the threat of hacks and scams. Even though 2017 was the year of the crypto, the ICO industry enjoyed a major ripple effect. Startups were springing up and raising millions in just a few hours, or even minutes. Everybody wanted to be a part of the digital revolution, and rightly so. However, along with this interest in ICOs, came the

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The Easy Guide to Building Your Own Online Casino in Just 5 Minutes

Online casino gambling is the biggest industry on the web right now and if you’ve ever wanted to build your very own online casino, now is the best time to do so! 2018 is the year for the entrepreneur and the internet adventurer, with all sorts of possibilities now available. This includes online casinos which, up until now, have always been the domain of big business. Almost everyone knows that getting into the online casino

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How Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Tech are Changing the Art World

Crypto “revolution” has been most evident in the fintech sector but it slowly making inroads in other areas and even artists are beginning to appreciate the benefits that cryptocurrency can bring. A series of articles by Tim Schneider from ArtnetNews pretty much sums up the current state of play in the art world and the digital economy, and I urge anyone who is interested in the topic to review those in greater detail. The author

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Coal-Powered Computers: Australia to Reopen Coal Power Plant to Mine Bitcoin

Australia’s Hunter Energy has signed a contract with the IOT Group, a cryptocurrency mining firm, in an effort to reopen a coal power plant in the Hunter Valley Region of Australia. The move would sell electricity at wholesale costs to blockchain companies in an effort to encourage blockchain innovation in the country. An Unlikely Location It seems that despite a plethora of new and advancing technologies entering the market, the methods to power these technologies have

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Crypto Hedge Funds on the Precipice, Future Outlook Uncertain

Last year saw a giant influx of crypto hedge funds while in 2018 several have closed or failed to launch. Earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that nine cryptocurrency hedge funds have closed this year, with only two of the top twenty-five funds reporting gains in Q1 of this year. The reality is that there’s an over saturation of crypto hedge funds with over 167 opened in 2017. While nine of them are closing and many other

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