‘This is the Next Dotcom’ – 95% of Cryptocurrencies ‘Useless,’ Says Bitwise Market Analyst

Matt Hougan of Bitwise Asset Management believes the sooner the cryptocurrency purge happens, the better it will be for the fledgling industry. Hougan says he expects the coming reckoning to wipe away the many worthless coins currently in existence, much like during the dot-com era. 95 Percent of Cryptos Are ‘Useless’ Appearing on the Masters […]

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Bitcoin Exchanges Don’t Need Money Transmitter Licenses in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities (DoBS) says cryptocurrency exchanges in the state do not require Money Transmission Business Licenses. MTA Not Applicable to Bitcoin in Pennsylvania In a memo titled “Money Transmitter Act Guidance for Virtual Currency Businesses,” the Pennsylvania DoBS clarified that the Money Transmitter Act (MTA) did not apply to cryptocurrency exchanges. […]

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‘Unlikely in Next 30 Years’ – Russian Official Dispels Bitcoin Investment Rumor

Elina Sidorenko, head of the Legislative Risk Assessment Group in Russia, says there is no merit to rumors that the country will invest as much as $10 billion in bitcoin. Russia: Cryptocurrency Framework Not Yet in Place Speaking to Forklog, Sidorenko said the country doesn’t yet have the regulatory structure to invest state funds in cryptocurrencies. […]

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India Likely To Lift Cryptocurrency Ban in 2019

India’s long-running saga regarding the legality of cryptocurrency is likely to see a lifting of the current ban in 2019. Indian Flip Flops Reports suggest the Gov’t formed committee debating the matter are in favor of legalization, although with strong regulations. India was a notable early adopter of Bitcoin, prompting the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to issue its first cryptocurrency warning way back in December 2013. But […]

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Cryptocurrencies Get ‘Santa Rally’ To the Envy of the Stock Market

As the final week before Christmas comes to a close, the cryptocurrency market closes out a well needed ‘Santa Rally’ to the envy of the traditional markets, we take a closer look at what happened with the top cryptos and if an end is in sight to the twelve-month bear market. Christmas Santa Rally for […]

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President Trump Appoints Bitcoin Proponent as White House Chief of Staff

President Donald J. Trump has announced that he will be naming Mick Mulvaney as the new acting White House Chief of Staff. Mulvaney is a well-known Bitcoin proponent and has previously expressed his support of blockchain technology.  Mulvaney: New Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, who’s currently the director of the US Office of Management […]

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‘What is Bitcoin’ Tops Google Questions Category for 2018

Interest in Bitcoin around the world isn’t waning, according to the latest data from Google Trends, as many people are interested in finding out ‘What is Bitcoin’ with BTC price down over 80% from its all-time high. What is Bitcoin – Most Searched Term in US and UK Despite a 15 month Bitcoin price low, interest […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Bounces But Bears Still in Control

Bitcoin price just pulled off a nice 10% bounce with the next level of resistance at $3,700. Let’s take a look at what can happen next? Bitcoin Price: Market Overview Bitcoin price 00 dropped to a new yearly low at $3,210 and the overall market cap now rests at $110.6 Billion. Clearly, bears are still running the […]

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Binance to Launch Binancechain For ‘Millions of Coins,’ CEO Confirms

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by means of traded volumes will be launching its own public blockchain in “a couple of months or so,” according to its CEO, Changpeng Zhao.  ‘There Will be Millions of Coins and Thousands of Blockchains’ Speaking at the stage of Forbes Asia Forum: Decrypting Blockchain, the CEO of the Binance […]

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Wyoming Passes Blockchain Bank Bill Despite Industry Opposition

Despite serious opposition from the banking industry, the state of Wyoming has passed a blockchain bank bill almost unanimously. The move further cements the state’s welcoming approach to blockchain integration. 13-1 Majority to Pass the Bill The state of Wyoming has a reputation for being welcoming towards blockchain technology. This reputation was strengthened by a legislative […]

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