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Author: Nick Marinoff

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U.S. Government Will Keep an Eye Out for Digital Currency Crime No Comments

With only two weeks left in 2016, bitcoin seems in a rush to “catch up.” For the longest time, analysts have predicted that bitcoin would reach $800 by the end of the year, and for the last few days, it seems like that prediction could become a reality. Currently trading at around $787, bitcoin is just $13 away from reaching such a stellar point. But not everyone is celebrating. The U.S. go...


Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates for the Second Time in a Decade No Comments

Is the U.S economy getting better? This appears to be the general sentiment as the Federal Reserve announced today that it would be raising interest rates by 0.25 percent (one-quarter) for the first time this year and only the second time in the last decade. Since 2008, the U.S. (much like the rest of the world) has been on pins and needles from an economic standpoint. While some argue that ...


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Bitcoin ATMs in the U.S. See Continued Growth No Comments

ATMs are arguably one of the most convenient inventions around. No matter where you are or what you’re doing, you can walk into a store or bank somewhere and withdraw cash without the long transaction process invoked by a teller. It’s a simple system, yet somehow manages to make all the difference in one’s day. Bitcoin ATMs have become all the rage in recent years, allowing crypto-hounds ...


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Is Bitcoin Better Than Stocks? No Comments

Bitcoin has become quite important over the years. It is arguably the most popular digital currency in the world, and is globally accepted by both corporations and even governments as a payment method or form of data-storing technology (blockchain). But could the day come when bitcoin is considered more important than stocks? It’s already beaten gold according to the Winklevoss Twins and othe...


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How A New Hedge Fund is Paving the Way for Bitcoin No Comments

If you’ve ever built a hedge fund, chances are you’re a financial magnate… And you’re probably really smart. 29-year-old South African entrepreneur Richard Craib certainly appears to be both as the creator of San Francisco’s latest hedge fund operation Numerai. Hedge funds have been looking for new ways to enter the world of bitcoin. A former Coinbase employee who has left the guise o...


Bitcoin: The Perfect Gift This Holiday Season No Comments

The holidays are just around the corner. For those of you who haven’t yet finished your holiday shopping, you’ll be happy to know that hope is not lost. There are still things you can get for your friends and loved ones, and they often come in the form of digital currency. While bitcoin has been around for approximately eight years, people are still discovering new uses for it. The technolo...


Greenpeace Receives Big Digital Currency Donation Through M.A. Blockchain No Comments

Greenpeace has secured massive donations in digital currency by way of M.A. Blockchain. The organization’s USA branch made headlines in September of 2014 when it announced it would begin accepting bitcoin payments as part of its donation protocol. This caused many to start wondering whether or not bitcoin and related digital currencies would become the future of charities in America and abroa...


Will Bitcoin Reach $2,000 During Trump’s Presidency? No Comments

Whether you agree with Donald Trump’s politics or not, you have to admit he’s done wonders for bitcoin. Following the election results, trading skyrocketed on platforms ranging from ZebPay to Digital Currency Group. Saurabh Agrawal, co-founder of ZebPay explained, “There has been a spike in volumes of bitcoin trading by about 20 percent, and even we are seeing a surge in trading in recent...


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Will Bitcoin Soon Be Legal in Vietnam? No Comments

Vietnam has had a particularly rocky relationship with bitcoin. Just a few months ago, the country was shattered by an alleged Ponzi scheme surrounding bitcoin activity. Promises were made that ultimately weren’t kept, and several people lost money that could have otherwise gone to much smarter and loftier purposes. There have been several warnings about bitcoin in Vietnam since it first a...


Medicinal Genomics Seeks to Put Cannabis on the Blockchain No Comments

Is it possible to put cannabis on the blockchain? With one company, that’s exactly what’s taking place. Motherboard reports that Medicinal Genomics is creating a registered list of all cannabis genomes to be stored on the bitcoin blockchain. The purpose is to take any confusion out of marijuana purchases; MG wants to make sure every customer receives the strain they’ve set out to purchase...


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