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Bitcoin No Longer Looks Like ‘Digital Gold’ by One Measure

Bitcoin No Longer Looks Like ‘Digital Gold’ by One Measure

If "digital gold" means "a safe-haven asset where investors park their money during financial market turmoil," then bitcoin doesn't fit the bill as well as it used to.

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Bitcoin Moves Staggering $8.9 Billion USD in Single Record-Setting Hour
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Bitcoin Moves Staggering $8.9 Billion USD in Single Record-Setting Hour

In a single hour, the Bitcoin network processed $8.9 billion in transactions. While most of it was change in addresses, it showed a glimpse of how BTC could perform as an established medium of exchange in the long-term.

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Bitcoin Subreddit Passes 1,200,000 Subscriber Milestone

Bitcoin Subreddit Passes 1,200,000 Subscriber Milestone

r/Bitcoin on Reddit remains one of the most popular forums for Bitcoin fans. Recently, the subreddit reached a milestone of 1,200,000 subscribers.

2 DECEMBER 2019

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‘Nothing Is Above Bitcoin, No CBDC, No Stablecoins,' Says Blockstream CEO Adam Back

‘Nothing Is Above Bitcoin, No CBDC, No Stablecoins,' Says Blockstream CEO Adam Back

In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, Blockstream CEO Adam Back stated that for him, nothing is above Bitcoin, not even stablecoins or other coins issued by central banks.

26 NOVEMBER 2019

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What is it with the price of Bitcoin and avocados?

What is it with the price of Bitcoin and avocados?

Bitcoin has been having another avocado moment. Bizarrely, the popular cryptocurrency’s summer spike and recent downward trend have closely resembled the fortunes of Mexican avocados. A spooky coincidence? Not everyone is so sure. And the price of the fruit has plummeted this month.

26 NOVEMBER 2019

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Sacramento Kings CTO: Fans Quit Spending Bitcoin When the Price Hiked

Sacramento Kings CTO: Fans Quit Spending Bitcoin When the Price Hiked

The Sacramento Kings — who spearheaded Bitcoin (BTC) payments for fan merchandise back in 2014 — have revealed some of the quirks in their history of cryptocurrency engagement.

21 NOVEMBER 2019

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Online Gaming Platform Lets Gamers Collect BTC In First-Person Shooter Game

Online Gaming Platform Lets Gamers Collect BTC In First-Person Shooter Game

Donnerlab, an online gaming platform that builds lightning games and applications, lets gamers hunt for Bitcoin (BTC) and pick-up “Satoshi cubes.”

20 NOVEMBER 2019

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Bitcoin Can Be Stopped by Governments Simply, Crypto Expert Says, Here’s Why

Bitcoin Can Be Stopped by Governments Simply, Crypto Expert Says, Here’s Why

Bitcoin was designed as a decentralized alternative to the current financial system offered by banks and governments. The recent examples of this system on the march are the Tron CEO Justin Sun and a venture capitalist Roelof Botha getting their accounts frozen by the Bank of America.

19 NOVEMBER 2019

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Bitwise’s rejected Bitcoin ETF proposal to be reviewed: SEC

Bitwise’s rejected Bitcoin ETF proposal to be reviewed: SEC

Towards the beginning of last month, the United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] rejected a Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund [ETF] proposal put forward by Bitwise Asset Management.

19 NOVEMBER 2019

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Bitcoin (BTC) Relatively Muted; Support Estimated Near $8.2K

Bitcoin (BTC) Relatively Muted; Support Estimated Near $8.2K

After struggling to clear the $8,600 and $8,660 resistance levels, bitcoin declined once again against the US Dollar. BTC broke the $8,500 support area and spiked below $8,400. However, the $8,375 region acted as a strong support.

18 NOVEMBER 2019

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Bitcoin Network Spammed By One-Satoshi Transactions

Bitcoin Network Spammed By One-Satoshi Transactions

The Bitcoin (BTC) mempool is getting filled with small transactions, with very low value, clogging up the network. The backlog quickly piled up, lifting the mempool to around 90,000 pending transactions.

15 NOVEMBER 2019

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Bitcoin ban in the U.S might cripple ecosystem’s growth: Jim O’Shaughnessy

Bitcoin ban in the U.S might cripple ecosystem’s growth: Jim O’Shaughnessy

Jim O’Shaughnessy, the American investor best known as a Wall Street legend, recently featured on the latest edition of the What Bitcoin Did podcast to share his journey into Bitcoin, while also revealing some of the trigger points that can help with global adoption.

13 NOVEMBER 2019

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BitGo Says It’s Now Processing 20% of Bitcoin Transactions

BitGo Says It’s Now Processing 20% of Bitcoin Transactions

BitGo is processing more than 20 percent of bitcoin transactions, the company said at CoinDesk’s Invest: NYC conference.

13 NOVEMBER 2019

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How Bitcoin’s Lightning Can Be Used for Private Messaging

How Bitcoin’s Lightning Can Be Used for Private Messaging

Bitcoin’s lightning network might have a use case beyond faster and more scalable payments. Last week Lightning Labs developer Joost Jager revealed an experimental, new proof of concept: Whatsat, a version of lightning that can be used to send private messages.

11 NOVEMBER 2019

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From Online Gambling to Pot, Crypto Commerce Takes Off This Year

From Online Gambling to Pot, Crypto Commerce Takes Off This Year

After being given up for dead, cryptocurrency-based commerce -- albeit still tiny -- has started growing again.

6 NOVEMBER 2019

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Satoshi 'Nakamolto' Emerges With Great Hair and Questionable Claims

Satoshi 'Nakamolto' Emerges With Great Hair and Questionable Claims

A viral video taken at a Las Vegas event has put self-claimed “Bitcoin co-founder” Jörg Molt in the spotlight this past week. A Twitter user in the space known for hair trigger accusations calls Molt a scammer in the video, and Molt proceeds to knock off the guy’s baseball cap.

4 NOVEMBER 2019

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Bitcoin Outshines Gold for First Time Since June

Bitcoin Outshines Gold for First Time Since June

Bitcoin logged double-digit gains in October, outperforming gold for the first time since June.

4 NOVEMBER 2019

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Lone Bitcoin Whale Likely Fueled 2017 Price Surge, Study Says

Lone Bitcoin Whale Likely Fueled 2017 Price Surge, Study Says

A Texas academic created a stir last year by alleging that Bitcoin’s astronomical surge in 2017 was probably triggered by manipulation. He’s now doubling down with a striking new claim: a single market whale was likely behind the misconduct, seemingly with the power to move prices at will.

4 NOVEMBER 2019

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Bitmain loses upper hand with Bitcoin’s hashrate as majority control diminishes

Bitmain loses upper hand with Bitcoin’s hashrate as majority control diminishes

Bitmain, the Beijing-headquartered mining giant, is one of the most controversial entities in the cryptocurrency space yet again, on the back of its new Initial Public Offering filing in the United States and Jihan Wu taking back control of the company by announcing that he has “come back to save this ship (from sinking).”

3 NOVEMBER 2019

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Argentina’s Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Purchases With Credit Cards

Argentina’s Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Purchases With Credit Cards

After recently imposing limits on U.S. dollar purchases, the Central Bank of Argentina (BCA) announced Oct. 31, that citizens are prohibited from using credit cards to buy Bitcoin (BTC) or other cryptocurrencies. The news was initially reported by Cointelegraph Brazil on Nov. 1.

1 NOVEMBER 2019

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