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What is Bitcoen?

There are quite a few projects out there that have tried to capitalize on the Bitcoin hype train. Given the current Bitcoin price trend, that is not surprising. Bitcoen is a very different type of digital currency that is borderline discriminatory. Advertised as a way to bring Jewish communities together, it is a Russian-designed international Jewish currency. Let’s […]

Coinbase Reverses – Plans to Allow Bitcoin Cash Withdrawals in January 2018

Bitcoin exchange Coinbase has reversed its decision to support bitcoin cash. The company now plans to allow customers to withdraw their new cryptocurrency by January 1, 2018. Also read: Coinbase Customers Could Instigate Class Action Lawsuit Over Bitcoin Cash Coinbase on Thursday announced a change of plans regarding its support for bitcoin cash (BCC, BCH), the […]

Fork Watch: JP Powerhouse Coincheck Now Unlikely to Suspend Bitcoin Payments

Currently, over 5,000 Japanese stores and restaurants use Coincheck Payment service to accept bitcoin payments. The bitcoin exchange previously announced that it would suspend this service on August 1. However, on Thursday, the company said it will no longer suspend this service, so merchants can keep accepting bitcoin payments, with a few restrictions. Also read: Thousands […]

Survey: 28% of Russians Have Heard of Bitcoin

As the Russian government works on the regulatory framework for digital currencies, a nationwide survey is published showing that only 28% of Russians have heard of bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, and only 1% has any investment in them. Also read: Russia’s Central Bank Drafting Proposal to Classify Bitcoins as Digital Goods Cryptocurrency Survey by NAFI The […]