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Segwit Finally Implemented By Coinbase and Bitfinex

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In 2017 there were heated debates in the Bitcoin community… Namely, it was about how to upgrade the protocol and if something called SegWit should be implemented. What is Segwit? Segwit stands for segregated witness. Essentially, it is a protocol that allows the block size limit, in this case, Bitcoin’s 1mb block sizes, to be…

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Cryptocurrency Company Tax Benefits From The Spanish Government?

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We at GCA love to showcase countries and areas that are accommodating cryptocurrency companies. Today, we have another. This time it’s a legislation document drafted by the People’s Party of Spain. Legislation Drafted For Cryptocurrency Company Tax Benefits in Spain Cryptocurrency is slowly growing steady. With a market capitalization falling between $400 billion and $800 billion,…

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Charlie Munger Denounces Bitcoin | U.S. Crypto Holders Not Paying Taxes

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Bitcoin is starting another run. Or at least it seems to be, touching almost $10,000 from its low of $6000 (giving those who bought in at the low another chance for nearly 100% gain). Although, with a rise in the market, we have Warren Buffet’s long-time business partner at Berkshire Hathaway, Charlie Munger, denouncing Bitcoin.…

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Coinbase Commerce Adds Paypal Like Button For Merchant Payments

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Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency brokerages, is making strides in their ability to offer cryptocurrency services globally and with ease. Recently, they started a beta-testing Coinbase Commerce. A new feature for merchants to integrate and accept cryptocurrency. Coinbase Commerce Brings Cryptocurrency To Merchants Right now the options for merchants are slim to none. While Bitpay…

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Trading and Withdrawals Temporarily Suspended on Binance | No Hack

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With cryptocurrency spreading throughout the world like a virus, people are trying to get in on the action. Coinbase is one of the most popular exchanges, but it only holds BTC, ETH, LTC, and BCH. Meaning, Coinbase is an introductory exchange to only a few of the 1000’s of cryptocurrencies that currently exist. Now investors…

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The Positive Tone of The U.S. Senate Crypto Debate – What’s Next?

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Bitcoin has been up and down, and then down again in the recent time frame. With FUD pairing with regular market movements, we saw Bitcoin retrace all the way back to the high’s previous to December. Although, nothing to fear here as this is a regular market, that has ups and downs, and subsequently experiences radical movements in…

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Vitalik Funds Anti-Aging Research Foundation | QTUM Launches Satellite

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The market is currently experiencing a settling level around $9,000 for Bitcoin, yet a lot is going on behind the scenes. Vitalik Buterin Donates $2.4 Million To Anti-Aging Research Foundation First off, we have 23-year-old Vitalik Buterin making a massive donation to the SENS Research Foundation. Vitalik, for those who don’t know, is the creator…

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Square Cash App and Robinhood Implement BTC Options

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With technology moving at a rapid pace, and fintech being one of the leading drivers of technology, it was only a matter of time until applications with massive user bases started implementing cryptocurrency. Recently, we’ve seen two different major applications add Bitcoin options to their platforms. Square Cash App And Robinhood Add BTC Robinhood is a…

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Facebook Starts Ban On Cryptocurrency and ICOs

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Earlier this January we saw Mark Zuckerberg talk about his pursuit of moving towards decentralization. The exact excerpt from his Facebook post was(1): “There are important counter-trends to this – like encryption and cryptocurrency – that take power from centralized systems and put it back into people’s hands. But they come with the risk of…

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BTCC Exchange Acquired By Hong Kong Investment Fund

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With money and people pouring into the blockchain, one thing is for sure… Big players are being attracted more and more. And today, we see the BTCC exchange, the oldest cryptocurrency exchange in China, being acquired by a Hong Kong investment fund. Why The BTCC Exchange Acquisition Is A Big Deal Exchanges can make a…

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