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Bitcoin Contributes 95% Of BitPay's Business, CEO Confirms

Bitcoin payment processor BitPay conducts almost all its business using Bitcoin (BTC), its CEO has revealed in a marked U-turn on previous claims.
Feb 20, 2019 at 11:02Esther Kim
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Vitalik Buterin Holds Doge, Zec, Bitcoin Cash and Even Bitcoin, 80% ETH

Vitalik Buterin, Chief Scientist at the Ethereum Foundation, has revealed that less than 10% of the value of his eth holdings is in “BCH, BTC, DOGE, ZEC.” Presumably in that particular order.
Feb 20, 2019 at 10:27Trustnodes
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Is There a Turnaround in Sight for Cryptos As Bullish Sentiment Snowballs?

Bullish bets on Bitcoin hit an 11-month high on February 18, while major cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and EOS have notched record highs in recent days.
Feb 19, 2019 at 18:44Maud Gu
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Bitcoin Trading Volume In The USA & Indonesia On LocalBitcoins Reaches All Time Highs

In February, the US traders on LocalBitcoins, a peer-to-peer platform registered significant growth as it traded $31.5 million worth of Bitcoin. In comparison to the previous traded value where it didn’t break above $12.4 billion, the platform saw a significant surge.
Feb 19, 2019 at 16:31 AnTy
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SEC and CFTC to Consider a Joint Approach Towards Crypto

Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are long due with the Securities and Exchange Commission for approval.
Feb 19, 2019 at 09:07Arnab Shome
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Bitcoin Developer Jimmy Song Lists 3 Reasons Why Bitcoin SV Is a “Scam”

Bitcoin SV [BSV] has been met with a host of varied opinions from the global cryptocurrency since it emerged three months ago, from being lauded as the true vision of Satoshi, to being called a “dumpster fire,” BSV has seen it all.
Feb 18, 2019 at 14:56Aakash Athawasya
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Spain's Central Bank: Bitcoin Inefficient As Large-Scale Payment System

Spain’s Central Bank, Banco de España (BDE), has published a report stating that Bitcoin is inefficient as a payment system. It may, however, have slightly missed the boat, as it does ignore second layer protocols such as Lightning Network.
Feb 18, 2019 at 11:20Emilio Janus
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NYSE Arca Filing Kicks Off Countdown for New Bitcoin ETF

The clock just started on the latest effort to launch a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).
Feb 18, 2019 at 10:00Nikhilesh De
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Bitcoin May Still Be the Rockstar in This Asset Class but, It Appears to Be Aging Fast, Says Bank of Canada

Bank of Canada, the North American country’s central bank released a report on Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies. The report takes a deep dive into the cryptocurrency space, its evolution and its current role in terms of affecting the central bank’s role in the economy.
Feb 15, 2019 at 15:08Priya
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Stablecoins Dominate Currency Pairings for Leading Crypto Assets

Amidst the ongoing cryptocurrency bear market, stablecoins have continued to gain prominence, with USDT currently comprising the dominant pairing for three of the four largest cryptocurrencies by market cap.
Feb 15, 2019 at 14:22Samuel Haig
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CFTC Official Argues Against SEC’s Grounds for Disapproving Bitcoin ETFs

Brian Quintenz, a Commissioner at the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has argued against the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) grounds for not approving a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange traded fund (ETF).
Feb 15, 2019 at 11:29Marie Huillet
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Bitcoin [BTC] Supply Expansion Underway, Claims Chinese News Outlet

Just when the intense debate surrounding the increase in the total Bitcoin supply was fading, Jiang Zhuoer, the founder of the cryptocurrency mining pool BTC.TOP reportedly dropped the bomb on his Weibo handle that the development team of the Bitcoin Core camp has been targeting an increase to the previously set supply of 21 million BTCs.
Feb 12, 2019 at 17:19Chayanika Deka
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Tom Lee: Expect Higher Cryptocurrency Prices in 2019 Based on Positive Fundamentals

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee believes 2019 holds a significant positive turnaround for the cryptocurrency market as a whole despite the prolonged bear market conditions that characterized 2018.
Feb 12, 2019 at 16:42Osatao Avan-Nomayo
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Bitcoin.com Wallet Has Surpassed the 3.5 Million Downloads Mark, Confirms Roger Ver

The Bitcoin.com wallet has surpassed the 3.5 million downloads mark, confirmed CEO and Bitcoin Cash proponent Roger Ver in a recent episode uploaded on the Bitcoin.com YouTube channel.
Feb 12, 2019 at 15:58 Aakash Athawasya
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Finance Expert Ric Edelman: ‘Eventually We Will See a Bitcoin ETF’

А Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) will eventually come to market according to Ric Edelman, founder of advisory firm Edelman Financial Engines in an interview with CNBC on Feb. 11.
Feb 12, 2019 at 14:09Ana Alexandre
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Ethereum and BTC Together Stand 45th on the Global Map of Energy Consumption Levels, Says Research

It is no myth that cryptocurrency transactions for mining processes require a massive volume of energy.
Feb 12, 2019 at 13:24Chayanika Deka
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Bitcoin Transaction Fees Fall to 2014 Levels

Bitcoin (BTC) transaction fees are at new lows, according to a new report published by crypto and blockchain research firm Diar on Feb. 11.
Feb 12, 2019 at 10:16Ana Alexandre
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BTC Futures Volume Plummets Heading Into 2019

Research carried out by Tradeblock has found the combined trade volume across the futures contracts offered by Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plummet relative to spot market volume during the second half of 2018.
Feb 11, 2019 at 17:41Samuel Haig
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Ripple’s XRP Price Remains Standstill As Other Cryptos Gain, Ethereum Could Reclaim Its Second Position

Although most cryptocurrencies have experienced a major price crash in the last several months, a good number of them have started rising in value.
Feb 11, 2019 at 14:28James W
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BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum

Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche.
Feb 11, 2019 at 13:35Jamie Redman
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