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  • UTAH successfully passes Bitcoin Bill

    The State of Utah has passed the Bitcoin bill, H.C.R. 6 Substitute Concurrent Resolution on Payment Options for State Services, which will allow the residents to pay their taxes in Bitcoin. The bill was introduced by state representative Mark K. Roberts in January and was backed by Senator...

    Guest Author | March 4, 2015 | 11:48 am
  • Analysis

    BTC Price Tech Analysis for 4/3/2015 – Transmutation Consolidation

    Bitcoin price continues to consolidate near $280 in the absence of any positive trigger. Even though the price structure for the past week has been that of higher-top, higher-bottom, there are several parameters pointing towards a correction. Image: https://www.tradingview.com/x/Y0qFdPRr/ A thorough technical analysis on the 4-hour price chart...

    Guest Author | March 4, 2015 | 9:47 am
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    Is Bitcoin Bad for Greece?

    Would switching from the euro to bitcoin be a bad move for Greece? Techcrunch recently posed this question, and while the writer makes some valid arguments, it’s quite possible that the entire situation is not being looked at. For one thing, the publication makes it plain and clear...

    Guest Author | March 3, 2015 | 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin: A Game Changer or A Speculative Bubble?

    According to Brian Kelly, CNBC contributor and author of the book “The Bitcoin Big Bang” “Bitcoin is the most important innovation in the history of money.” This is a huge statement considering that, for many, the bitcoin is nothing more than a speculative fraud. The power of the bitcoin...

    Guest Author | March 3, 2015 | 8:23 pm
  • Europol Report Connects Dots between Crime and Cryptocurrency

    Digital currencies such as Bitcoin are enabling individual criminals, who come together on an ad-hoc basis, to boost the “crime-as-a-service” business model. The newly-released Europol report titled, ‘Exploring Tomorrow’s Organised Crime’, states: “Virtual currencies increasingly enable individuals to act as freelance criminal entrepreneurs operating on a crime-as-a-service business...

    Guest Author | March 3, 2015 | 8:18 pm
  • If Bitcoins can be safe, why can’t the exchanges be safer?

    The meteoric rise in the popularity of Bitcoin can be attributed to it being the safest and the most reliable payment method. With the cryptocurrency getting the acceptance of coveted brands like Microsoft and Dell, in addition to the numerous small and medium-sized businesses, consumers have also shed...

    Guest Author | March 3, 2015 | 4:11 pm
  • Analysis

    Will Bitcoin be worth more than $500 in 2015?

    The Bitcoin ecosystem continues to expand with even more customers and businesses accepting the digital currency as a cheap, reliable, extremely fast, and no frills payment system. The cryptocurrency has recently also caught the attention of several central banks who view it as a potential tool to reform...

    Guest Author | March 3, 2015 | 10:31 am
  • Bank of England Examines Bitcoin for financial stability

    The Bank of England, in its latest “One Bank” research, has pointed towards digital currency as a “potential channel” to address the financial and economic instabilities that cripple the global financial system today. The central bank noted that, “Digital currencies, potentially combined with mobile technology, may reshape the...

    Guest Author | March 3, 2015 | 6:12 am
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    The Wall Street Journal Asks, "Does Bitcoin Have a Future?"

    The Wall Street Journal is no stranger to bitcoin.  It has reported on the digital currency before, but now the publication is asking, “Do cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have a future?” What’s particularly interesting about the article is that it presents both sides.  It presents evidence to suggest...

    Guest Author | March 2, 2015 | 11:00 pm
  • Is it Possible to Purchase Bitcoin Through PayPal?

    Can you purchase bitcoin through PayPal?  The short answer is “yes.”  The long answer is “yes you can, but there are several barricades that often come with such a feat.”  One can purchase bitcoin through a PayPal account, but there are very few platforms that allow this, as...

    Guest Author | March 1, 2015 | 1:00 am

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