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PR: Education Ecosystem Announces Token Exchange Listings and Chance to Win Three Tesla Model S Cars – Bitcoin News

PR: Education Ecosystem Announces Token Exchange Listings and Chance to Win Three Tesla Model S Cars – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Education Ecosystem Announces Token Exchange Listings and Chance to Win Three Tesla Model S Cars - Bitcoin News This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Education Ecosystem (LiveEdu) has announced that their Education token will be issued to crowdsale contributors and also listed on exchanges this week. CEO, Dr. Michael J. Garbade had this to say, “As ICO contributors know, due to legal restrictions we could not start work with centralized exchange listings until
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Lawyers Discuss Challenges Posed by Cryptocurrencies During Divorce

Lawyers Discuss Challenges Posed by Cryptocurrencies During Divorce

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Lawyers Discuss Challenges Posed by Cryptocurrencies During Divorce Economy & Regulation Several lawyers have discussed some of the challenges that arise from cryptocurrency ownership during divorce. The anonymous nature of cryptocurrencies creates the possibility for spouses to accumulate wealth that is concealed from their partner. However, this often can lead to parties searching for “pots of gold” that don’t exist. Also Read: Israeli Supreme Court Forbids Bank From Denying Service to Bitcoin Exchange Cryptocurrency Holdings Complicate Divorce Proceedings Several lawyers specializing in divorce have shared some of the issues that are now arising during the judicial separation process as a consequence of cryptocurrencies.
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Jack Dorsey: Square Will Go Further With Bitcoin Than Buy/Sell Option

Jack Dorsey: Square Will Go Further With Bitcoin Than Buy/Sell Option

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Jack Dorsey: Square Will Go Further With Bitcoin Than Buy/Sell Option Jack Dorsey, CEO of San Francisco-based payment service Square, revealed the company’s plans to focus on developing increased options for Bitcoin (BTC) use in a conference call Tuesday, Feb. 27 with Market Watch. Dorsey, who is also the CEO of Twitter, specifically discussed the company’s Cash App, which now allows all users to buy and sell Bitcoin, telling Market Watch: “Bitcoin, for us, is not stopping at buying and selling. We do believe that this is a transformational technology for our industry, and we want to learn as quickly as possible.” According to Square’s 2017 Q4 report, also published Feb. 27, the company’s total net revenue and adjusted revenue
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Report: Crypto Miners Bought 3 Million GPUs Last Year – Bitcoin News

Report: Crypto Miners Bought 3 Million GPUs Last Year – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Report: Crypto Miners Bought 3 Million GPUs Last Year - Bitcoin News Mining More than 3 million graphics cards have been sold to cryptocurrency miners in 2017, with sales reaching $776 million, a new report revealed. According to a major manufacturer, prices of GPUs will continue to increase in 2018, despite expectations of decreasing demand in the mining sector.   Also read: AMD Increases GPU Production to Match Crypto Mining Demand Rising Mining Costs to Slow Down Demand Over three million Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) have been sold to cryptocurrency miners last year, Jon Peddie Research announced in its latest report. The total sales of video cards have reached $776 million, according to the market research firm, whic
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No Blockchain Is an Island

No Blockchain Is an Island

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Please share if you find this article interesting. No Blockchain Is an Island Primavera De Filippi is a permanent researcher at the CERSA/CNRS/Université Paris II, a faculty associate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, the "alchemist" for DAOstack and a co-author of "Blockchain and the Law." Much discussion is currently taking place concerning the nature and specificities of blockchain governance, but when we say "blockchain governance" we're really talking about multiple things. While people often use the term to describe the mechanism by which the underlying protocol of a blockchain-based network can be modified or updated - in terms of both on-chain and off-chain governance - we focus here on a much broader question: What are the various
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Coinbase: Bitcoin Buys And Sells ‘Intermittently Available’

Coinbase: Bitcoin Buys And Sells ‘Intermittently Available’

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Coinbase: Bitcoin Buys And Sells ‘Intermittently Available’ Crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase reported today at 1:53 a.m. PST, about five hours ago to press time, that Bitcoin (BTC) buys and sells are “intermittently available”. The notice on Coinbase’s status site states: “A recurring issue with one of our processes is causing Bitcoin buys and sells to become temporarily unavailable. Our team is investigating and working to restore full service as soon as possible. Coinbase customers may experience intermittent outages of BTC buys and sells over the duration as we resolve this issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.” The official tweet announcing the service interruption this morning on Coinbase’s s
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Malaysian Central Bank: ID Now Needed For Any Crypto Exchange Transaction

Malaysian Central Bank: ID Now Needed For Any Crypto Exchange Transaction

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Malaysian Central Bank: ID Now Needed For Any Crypto Exchange Transaction Cryptocurrency exchanges in Malaysia must now fully identify traders after new central bank anti-money laundering legislation came into effect Tuesday, Feb. 27. A copy of the legislation and official press release from the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) states that any exchanges offering crypto-to-fiat, fiat-to-crypto and even crypto-to-crypto trading must “identify the customer and verify that customer’s identity.” As Cointelegraph reported in November 2017, forecasting the regulations, BNM Governor Tan Sri Muhammad bin Ibrahim placed emphasis on the need to control potential criminal usage of digital currencies. “The advent of digital currencies as some have
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Digital Currency Group Welcomes Bitcoin-Friendly Bank to the ‘DCG Family’ – Bitcoin News

Digital Currency Group Welcomes Bitcoin-Friendly Bank to the ‘DCG Family’ – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Digital Currency Group Welcomes Bitcoin-Friendly Bank to the 'DCG Family' - Bitcoin News Finance This week the ‘bitcoin-friendly’ financial institution Silvergate Bank sold 9.5 million shares that raised a sum of $114Mn USD during the common stock sale. Some of the capital injection was provided by the venture capital firm Digital Currency Group who welcomed Silvergate Bank into the company’s growing list of partners and subsidiaries. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten ‘Bitcoin-Friendly’ Bank Raises $114 Million in Private Placement Silvergate Bank is a financial institution that has bolstered bitcoin-based companies for quite some time. Silvergate was known for providing banking services
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Bill Gates Says Crypto Has Caused Deaths in a Fairly Direct Way – Bitcoin News

Bill Gates Says Crypto Has Caused Deaths in a Fairly Direct Way – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bill Gates Says Crypto Has Caused Deaths in a Fairly Direct Way - Bitcoin News Featured One of the world’s most affluent persons, Bill Gates, appears to have bought in to the rhetoric of popular media and government law enforcement accounts. Recently, Mr. Gates and his wife submitted to a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything (AMA), and Mr. Gates’ gave some unusual views on cryptocurrency.   Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck Bill Gates Was Once Pro Crypto The popular social media billboard platform, Reddit, is famous for its innovative feature, Ask-Me-Anything (AMA). It’s a freewheeling, open (mostly) question and response thread placing constituents or fans in near direct contact with the connected, famous, powerful. Micros
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J.P Morgan Sees Crypto As ‘Competition’ And ‘Risk’ To Its Business In SEC Annual Report

J.P Morgan Sees Crypto As ‘Competition’ And ‘Risk’ To Its Business In SEC Annual Report

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Please share if you find this article interesting. J.P Morgan Sees Crypto As ‘Competition’ And ‘Risk’ To Its Business In SEC Annual Report J.P. Morgan Chase has added a segment on cryptocurrencies to the “Risk Factor” section of their 2017 annual report to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), filed yesterday, Feb. 27. The annual report mentions cryptocurrencies under the “Competition” subsection when describing how new competitors have emerged that threaten J.P. Morgan’s operations: “Both financial institutions and their non-banking competitors face the risk that payment processing and other services could be disrupted by technologies, such as cryptocurrencies, that require no intermediation.” The report notes that these new technologies, evidently including Blockch