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KeepKey Bitcoin Wallet video review – Digital Trends

Digital Trends KeepKey Bitcoin Wallet video reviewDigital TrendsBitcoin is a digital currency that give users complete freedom to do whatever they want with their money. Unlike with credit cards, vendors or buyers cannot claim Bitcoins back after a transaction has been made, and the transactions are kept completely … This article has been brought to[…]

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Former Bitcoin Insurance Advisor Accused of Securities Fraud – CoinDesk

More than a year ago, an effort began to offer insurance products to companies in the bitcoin space – an intriguing idea at the time given the infancy of the industry and the inability of startups to secure this protection for user funds. The initiative marked some key early successes – security startup BitGo and wallet service[…]

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Bitcoin to the rescue in Venezuela? – Devex

Bitcoin is a digital currency system that is increasingly becoming the payment method of choice for a group of Venezuelan entrepreneurs. Photo by: BTC Keychain / CC BY Venezuela may not have much milk or toilet paper these days, but it does boast some of the latest cutting edge financial technologies. Bitcoin, the virtual currency system[…]

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Bitcoin Splitsville: Hard Forks and Heart Breaks in Technology – CryptoCoinsNews

The old adage “Be careful what you wish for” is apt. With Bitcoin, we have finally arrived. Blockchain technology is now front and center. Big finance, and by way of, big money is now involved. Pandora’s Box is wide open and the new path forward wears a suit and carries a nice leather briefcase. Although this may[…]

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Joi Ito: Why I'm Worried About Bitcoin and the Blockchain – CoinDesk

Joichi Ito is the Director of the MIT Media Lab and Chairman of the Board of PureTech Health. He is on the board of the Sony Corporation, The New York Times Company and others, and has created Internet companies including PSINet Japan, Digital Garage and Infoseek Japan.  In this opinion piece, Ito looks at the current state[…]

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How Bitcoin Startups Can Survive the End of the Unicorn Era – CoinDesk

John Biggs is a New York-based writer and editor. After spending years as a programmer, Biggs decided to become a full-time journalist. His work has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, Gizmodo and Men’s Health. Biggs is currently an editor for TechCrunch and the CEO of bitcoin stealth startup Freemit. In this[…]

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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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Bitcoin Regulation: SEC Calls Mining Contracts 'Securities' – CoinJournal (blog)

With the SEC charging Homero Joshua Garza with security fraud, a little noticed precedent regarding bitcoin regulation may be on the verge of being set: The SEC is classifying mining contracts as securities. As mentioned in my recent interview with the President of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, Perianne Boring, different regulatory bodies have been[…]

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Africa's big banks are betting on fintech startups and bitcoin to beat disruption – Quartz

African banks have been late to the fintech party, but after leaving huge swaths of the population to get their financial services from telcos (most famously Safaricom’s M-Pesa in Kenya), banks here are increasingly seeing the continent as a testing ground for new financial technologies like bitcoin and the blockchain. “You have a headwind from[…]

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IBM wants to move blockchain tech beyond Bitcoin and money transfer – Ars Technica

IBM On Tuesday, IBM announced that it’s been working to make blockchain technology—which was refined and popularized by Bitcoin—easier for businesses to use for financial and non-financial purposes. Specifically, the company is launching what it’s calling “blockchain-as-a-service,” or a set of tools for “creating, deploying, running, and monitoring blockchain applications on the IBM Cloud.” The[…]