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Yves Lamoureux Predicts Bitcoin will Hit $25,000 No Comments

Bitcoin is known for its volatile nature, which allows people to come up with their own predictions based on their observations, analysis or even guesswork at times. There are many occasions where Bitcoin has been declared dead (121 times according to Bitcoin Obituaries), but each time cryptocurrency has proven them all wrong. Yves Lamoureux, the president of a market research firm Lamoureux &a...


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Regulations Push Cryptocurrency Traders to LocalBitcoins No Comments

The increasing interest in Bitcoin has got the community looking for ways to overcome the roadblocks set by government agencies. As regulatory issues affect conventional methods of buy and selling cryptocurrencies over established platforms, the community members seem to have migrated to peer-to-peer platforms like LocalBitcoins. The market charts published by Coin Dance platform shows increasi...


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Bitcoin Is Becoming A Favorite Long-term Investment Option No Comments

Many people tout bitcoin as a way to hedge against future financial instability. In most cases, that is considered to be solid advice. Interestingly enough a bullion-related website has a poll discussing various alternative investment options. It is evident bitcoin is the clear leader in this regard, which is not entirely surprising. For quite some time now, investors have been looking for alte...


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Alibaba’s Ant Financial Continues to Acquire Stakes across the World No Comments

The Chinese Bitcoin exchanges are currently working on complying with various regulations put forth by the country's central bank. But that hasn't stopped the country's firms from expanding their foothold in the blockchain driven fintech industry. Ant Financial Services Group, a financial services company affiliated to the renowned Alibaba Group has announced its investment into Mynt, a fintech co...


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PayPal Offers S$180,000 Fintech Scholarship to Six Students No Comments

PayPal has announced a new fintech scholarship program in partnership with the Singapore Management University. The program is designed to encourage students to involve themselves in the fintech and cybersecurity domains. The mainstream financial, banking and payments industries are trying hard to adapt to the drastic changes brought about by the cryptocurrency technology. Bitcoin, the revoluti...


Sweden Presents Itself as an Attractive Post-Brexit Fintech Destination No Comments

With Brexit around the corner, Sweden could present itself as one of the alternative destinations for the European financial industry. The upcoming Brexit has turned into a speculator's game. Britain's exit from the European Union is expected to have a divisive effect on the country's thriving finance and financial technology sector. All the efforts put in by the City of London to foster a heal...


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Is China’s Credit Bubble on the Brink of Bursting? No Comments

A lot of people are concerned about China's economy right now. With foreign reserves falling to dangerous levels, no one knows for sure how bad the situation truly is. Massive borrowing outside China is bringing net reserves down even further. It seems unlikely the PBoC can sustain the yuan exchange rate much longer. The Chinese credit bubble is on the brink of busting, which can have catastrophic...


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Sberbank’s Head Predicts Large Scale Implementation of Blockchain in 2.5 Years No Comments

The Bitcoin industry in Russia is still uncertain about how the country's regulatory authorities may react at any time to cryptocurrency usage. But the Russian government agencies seem to have understood the potential of Bitcoin's underlying blockchain technology and are even working on it. The country's banking and financial sector has come together to create working groups and consortiums to ...


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US Taxpayer Information Costs as Less as $20 on Deepweb Marketplace No Comments

The dark net is a big bag of tricks, dirty or otherwise. Nowadays people can buy almost anything on the deep web, provided they are willing to pay the right price in Bitcoin. The “right price” is sometimes not too much. For example, the US taxpayers' information is available for as less as $20 a pop. In the recent days, reports of people committing tax refund fraud have started to emerge. T...


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Even More US Enterprises Are Stockpiling Bitcoin To Combat Cyber Attacks No Comments

It would appear even more US companies are stockpiling bitcoin to fight off cyber attacks. This type of behavior is not entirely new, but it appears to become even more prevalent as of late. Rather than upgrading cybersecurity measures, US companies would rather pay criminals in bitcoin. A very troublesome development that will only invite more criminal activity moving forward. It is not advisa...


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