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‘Satoshi Way’ Course to Prepare Crypto Developers in Ukraine

January 21st, 2019

Ukraine’s crypto business sector has decided to address the deficit of developers in the field. Several companies, the industry’s association, and an educational organization have teamed up to organize a professional course that will teach students how to create solutions utilizing crypto technologies. Win-Win Situation for All Stakeholders Six companies, including a number of prominent…

PR: trade.io Turns up the Heat With Massive Airdrop – Attractive Trading Competition

January 21st, 2019

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. CALLING ALL TRADERS! Think you’re good at trading… Well, it’s time to put your skills to the test….

Review: The Ledger Nano X Adds Bluetooth and a Fussy Mobile App

January 21st, 2019

There’s a lot to love about Ledger’s hardware wallets. There’s also a lot to loathe. From a design, manufacture, and presentation perspective, they’re a dream. From a software perspective, they’re capricious, prone to connecting and disconnecting on a whim. The new Ledger Nano X continues that tradition. Nano X: Has Potential, Needs Work I’ve got…

Regulations Have Ruined the Physical Bitcoin Industry

January 20th, 2019

As bitcoiners celebrate the 10th anniversary of Satoshi’s invention, veteran enthusiasts will be aware that a lot has changed since the early days. One business that was once incredibly popular is the art of manufacturing loaded physical bitcoins. Government regulations have forced operations to cease, causing the physical bitcoin minting business to virtually grind to…

Cryptocurrency GIFs: Animations That Capture the Mood of the Markets

January 20th, 2019

The cryptocurrency ecosystem is filled with unique individuals with a penchant for sharing dank memes. Besides an arsenal of killer graphics that depict the current mood of the markets, they’re also equipped with a wide variety of animated GIFs to virally share across social media and messaging platforms like Telegram. Over the Last Two Years,…

Indonesian Unicorn Go-Jek Acquires Majority Stake in Filipino Crypto Wallet

January 20th, 2019

Indonesian unicorn Go-Jek has announced a partnership between the company’s payments platform, Go-Pay, and Filipino cryptocurrency wallet Coins.ph. Local media has reported that the deal will see Coins.ph continue to run as usual, despite Go-Jek now owning a majority stake in the company. Go-Jek Announces Partnership With Coins.ph Go-Pay, the payments platform of Indonesia’s largest…

Blame Banks for Damaging the Environment – Not Bitcoin

January 20th, 2019

Another mainstream media outlet has published a piece warning of the dangers Bitcoin poses to the environment. We’ve heard these overly simplistic arguments countless times before. But even if one was to accept that Bitcoin’s energy consumption is substantial, the figure still pales in significance to traditional financial institutions, whose carbon footprint is colossal. ‘Bitcoin…

US Crypto Investors Incurred $5.7 Billion in Unrealized Losses Last Year

January 20th, 2019

The results of a survey published by Credit Karma estimate that crypto investors in the U.S. realized losses of approximately $1.7 billion during the previous tax season. Additionally, the report finds that U.S. investors incurred a further $5.7 billion in unrealized losses. US Cryptocurrency Investors Realized $1.7B in Losses During 2018 According to a survey…

The Daily: Coinspot Launches OTC Desk, Bitdeer Expands in Eastern Europe

January 20th, 2019

Crypto exchange Coinspot has launched an over-the-counter trading desk in Australia and you’ll find more about the platform in this edition of The Daily. Elsewhere, computing power-sharing platform Bitdeer.com is focusing on Eastern Europe through a partnership with the largest digital asset trader in the region, Exmo. And in the U.S., expired Mccoins will get…

Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes

January 20th, 2019

Two executives of a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange have reportedly been sentenced to jail for inflating trading volumes on their exchange. The pair allegedly used a bot to fake large orders in both cryptocurrencies and Korean won. Prison Sentences Two executives of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Komid were sentenced to jail on Thursday “for their…