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Burger King in Russia Will Enable Bitcoin Payments This Year No Comments

Getting more retailers to accept Bitcoin payments is never a bad idea. Convincing them to do so is a different matter, though. This is especially true in Russia, although things are slowly evolving in the right direction. Burger King will enable Bitcoin payments throughout Russia later this year. It is a major development for cryptocurrency enthusiasts in the country. It comes as a big surprise...

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NVIDIA Joins AMD in Manufacturing Dedicated Graphics Cards for Cryptocurrency Mining No Comments

It is evident there is a growing demand for graphics cards by cryptocurrency miners right now. AMD has already confirmed they will launch a  dedicated GPU line. Now it appears NVIDIA will follow their example, which is quite interesting. The demand for GPUs has been skyrocketing due to cryptocurrency mining. Moreover, NVIDIA cards are better at mining Ethereum compared to AMD, as they generate mo...

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Federal Reserve’s Yellen: “We Will not see Another Crisis in our Lifetime” No Comments

Anyone can see the global economy is not in a good place right now. However, some financial experts tend to claim otherwise. Even the Federal Reserve's Yellen feels things will only get better from here on out. In a recent statement, she claims how there will not be another crisis in our lifetime. That seems to be an overly optimistic point of view, to say the least. The evidence is pointing towar...

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Sapphire Unveils Five New Graphics Cards For Cryptocurrency Miners No Comments

One of the newest trends to emerge as of late is how graphics cards are in high demand. This is mainly due to more people getting involved in mining altcoins. More specifically, users use AMD and NVIDIA GPUs to mine Ether, Dash, ZCash, and Monero, among other currencies. Sapphire is now trying to tackle this market with their brand new line of graphics cards. It is an interesting development, to s...

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SegWit2x and SegWit Support Officially Surpass Emergent Consensus No Comments

The world of Bitcoin scaling solution has seen another intriguing development. Over the past few months, multiple solutions have competed to be the winner. It now appears this debate is finally coming to a much-needed end. SegWit2x is at 84.9% support, and SegWit surpassed 42%. It is evident Emergent Consensus is no longer relevant at this stage. Extension blocks never even managed to gain any sig...

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Barclays Positive about Bitcoin, Holds Talks with Regulators No Comments

The banking industry's interest in cryptocurrencies stretches beyond just blockchain technology. Barclay, the UK-based banking giant, has made it evident in its recent interactions with the country's regulatory body - Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). According to reports on various news outlets, the discussion between Barclays, regulators and other fintech firms has got something to do with b...

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Cryptocurrency Market: Is There a Price Drop around the Corner? No Comments

The cryptocurrency price rally may soon hit a temporary hurdle, leading to a slight fall, before picking up the pace again. The forecast was made by Fred Wilson, a cryptocurrency investor, and partner at Union Square Ventures. Wilson's prediction closely follows a general price drop pattern exhibited by most of the cryptocurrencies in the past 24 hours. Wilson's statement in his recent blog pos...

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Vitalik Buterin Would not Diversify his Portfolio by Buying Bitcoin, Chooses Stocks and Fiat Instead No Comments

Diversification is an important aspect of daily life these days. This is especially true when dealing with traditional finance, but also as a cryptocurrency holder. Vitalik Buterin feels investing in Bitcoin would be one of the worst ideas. Even if Ethereum collapses, he would not invest in BTC whatsoever. That is a rather remarkable decision, albeit one that is to be expected as well. Vitalik ...

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Bitcoin’s Rise to Power in South Korea May be Hampered By Future Regulations No Comments

Cryptocurrency users may have noticed the increased interest from South Korea as of late. A lot of Korean exchanges are generating high trading volumes. This applies to Bitcoin and popular altcoins alike. However, it appears future regulations may spoil the party quite a bit. It is unclear what type of regulation we can expect moving forward, though. However, South Korea will not let this Bitcoin ...


A NYC Private School Accepts Bitcoin Payments towards Kids’ Tuition Fees No Comments

Bitcoin as a payment option has become quite popular in the recent days. It doesn't matter whether Amazon starts accepting Bitcoin from its customers, but a handful of private schools in New York City definitely will. The Montessori Schools, a private school chain in New York has added Bitcoin as an additional payment option, making “crypto-parents” happy. According to a report on one of th...