BTC.com Lowers Bitcoin Transaction Costs Through Dynamic Fees and SegWit

BTC.com Lowers Bitcoin Transaction Costs Through Dynamic Fees and SegWit

BTC.com, the first bitcoin wallet platform in the cryptocurrency market to integrate Bitcoin Cash and SegWit simultaneously, has recently implemented a dynamic fee system to automatically calculate the lowest fee users can attach to have their transact…

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South Korean Police Did Not Raid Cryptocurrency Exchanges, FUD Triggers Market

South Korean Police Did Not Raid Cryptocurrency Exchanges, FUD Triggers Market

This week, several Western mainstream media outlets have falsely reported that South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges were “raided” by local police and authorities. More inaccurate reports regarding the current state of the South Korean cryptocurrency e…

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Crypto Craze: Towards A Bursting Bubble?

Crypto Craze: Towards A Bursting Bubble?

Cryptocurrencies had an incredible year in 2017: Bitcoin jumped more than 1,300%, Ethereum rallied 8,600%, and the overall cryptocurrency market rose to nearly US$650 billion by the end of the year, an astronomical 3,720% increase compared with January…

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South Korean Cryptocurrency Mania: Exchanges are Adding More Employees Than Banks

South Korean Cryptocurrency Mania: Exchanges are Adding More Employees Than Banks

South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges including Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit are adding more employees than banks and financial institutions, local mainstream news networks have reported. YTN, one of South Korea’s largest mainstream media outlets, reve…

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NYSE and Cboe File For Bitcoin ETFs

NYSE and Cboe File For Bitcoin ETFs

This month, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) and The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the world’s largest options and stock exchange, filed six bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) applications to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). …

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Several South Korean Banks May Close Down The Accounts of Bitcoin Traders

Several South Korean Banks May Close Down The Accounts of Bitcoin Traders

Woori Bank, the third largest commercial bank in South Korea behind Shinhan and Kookmin, is planning on closing down the existing accounts of cryptocurrency exchanges. Last week, mainstream media outlet Hankyoreh reported that Woori Bank is planning to…

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South Korean Government Will Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges, Refutes Ban Rumors

South Korean Government Will Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges, Refutes Ban Rumors

The South Korean government has officially refuted various reports on the possibility of a cryptocurrency trading ban within the country. On Wednesday, December 13th, the South Korean government, central bank, and financial authorities had held an emer…

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Prominent Investor: Why Jamie Dimon Insisted on Calling Bitcoin a Fraud

Prominent Investor: Why Jamie Dimon Insisted on Calling Bitcoin a Fraud

Over the last year, Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan, the largest bank in the global finance sector with a market valuation of over $367 billion, has publicly expressed his opposition to bitcoin, falsely describing the cryptocurrency as a fraud and a money…

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Australia becomes World’s First to Move Stock Exchange to A Blockchain

Australia becomes World’s First to Move Stock Exchange to A Blockchain

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has confirmed that it is to become the world’s first global market to use blockchain technology to clear and settle trades. The distributed ledger will replace the outdated Clearing House Electronic Subregister …

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What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

During a developer panel at the recent Baltic Honeybadger Bitcoin Conference in Latvia, the panelists were asked about the prospects of future changes to the Bitcoin protocol in the context of the perceived contention between the mining and development…

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