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Tony Robbins : Governments Can't Control Bitcoin – newsBTC

Money is the driving force of life in today’s world. Those who do not agree and say money can’t buy everything, it is time for them to revisit the age-old psychological theory established by Abraham Maslow. The Maslow’s pyramid, also known as Maslow’s hierarchy shows the fundamental needs of humans and how it will contribute[…]

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Dwolla is Back, But Focused on Blockchain, Not Bitcoin – CoinDesk

After a series of mishaps working with bitcoin startups – including the infamous, now-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, Dwolla is once again hoping to work as the connector between the emerging technology and traditional financial worlds. The alternative payment network has been quiet about its foray in the blockchain space, but Ben Milne, Dwolla’s founder[…]

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Living On Bitcoin Becomes Easier Over Time – The Merkle (blog)

For some people, financial freedom means everything to them. In this day and age of remote workers, a rising number of entrepreneurs, and popular payment solutions such as Bitcoin, achieving that financial freedom has become a lot easier. But at the same time, not everybody is ready to take the plunge and go all in[…]

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Bitcoin in the Words of Intesa Sanpaolo's Ferdinando Ametrano – newsBTC

The history of monetary system is built on gold. This valuable element has been playing a very important role in the economy since the beginning of time. The first documented usage of gold coins as currency dates back to 600 BC. Gold continued to be the basis of monetary systems until the Bretton Woods System paved way[…]

Digital currencies aren't just for geeks anymore – Moneyweb.co.za

Cash had a pretty good run for 4,000 years or so. These days, though, notes and coins increasingly seem declasse: They’re dirty and dangerous, unwieldy and expensive, antiquated and so very analog. Sensing this dissatisfaction, entrepreneurs have introduced hundreds of digital currencies in the past few years, of which bitcoin is only the most famous.[…]

Bank of America Drawing up 20 More Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Patents – CryptoCoinsNews

In addition to 15 previously filed blockchain-related patents, Bank of America is now reportedly drafting up another 20 patents that will be submitted to the US Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO) later this month. While numerous reports from regulators, settling houses and even governments talk up the potential of Bitcoin’s underlying technology – the blockchain,[…]

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EU Governance Takes An Official Stance on Digital Currencies – DCEBrief (press release)

Executive Brief At a time when terrorism financing is a hot button topic and fiat currencies are floundering in debt and recession, how to handle the world of digital currency is on the table, worldwide. Some nations have chosen to be fertile ground for the innovations available in this sector, while others play defense against[…]

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Wyoming Lawmakers Propose Equality For Cryptocurrency Transmitters – CryptoCoinsNews

CryptoCoinsNews Wyoming Lawmakers Propose Equality For Cryptocurrency TransmittersCryptoCoinsNewsLawmakers in the State of Wyoming have proposed a bill to require that cryptocurrency be treated the same as fiat currency under the state's money transmitter's act, according to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle. The purpose of the bill is to encourage … This article has been brought to you[…]

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Symbiont Prefers Bitcoin Blockchain over Other Alternatives – newsBTC

Bitcoin started off as an alternative to regular fiat currency. But over time, the underlying Blockchain technology has gained more prominence. While Bitcoin as a digital currency offers a viable alternative to fiat currency, Blockchain technology is on its way to change the whole FinTech industry. Symbiont is one such company that is leveraging upon[…]