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Gemini Speeds Up Deposits to Bypass Bitcoin Network Congestion

Digital currency exchange Gemini is doing away with transaction confirmations for approved customers. Announced yesterday, the move will see the New York-based exchange, founded by investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, begin crediting users for their bitcoin deposits before those transactions have been confirmed on the network. Typically, most services will …

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Why Bitcoin Unlimited’s “Emergent Consensus” Is a Gamble

Bitcoin Unlimited , one of the Bitcoin Core software forks introduced in late 2015, garnered much attention in recent months. The project gained hash power support from several new Bitcoin mining pools, including ViaBTC , GBMiners and BTC.TOP , while node adoption appears to be on the rise as well. …

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Bitcoin Surges Across Latin America with Start of Trump Era

Interest in Bitcoin is surging in Latin America in a new era marked by strained relations with the US President  Donald Trump. The new US presidential administration has seen international controversy and strained relations with some countries during its first days. Latin American countries are seeking technologies that can relieve …

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Bitcoin Has Pressed Through Resistance

Despite having closed at the lower arc a couple days ago, Bitcoin nevertheless reversed and pushed through several layers of resistance.  It is now looking at the 3rd arc on the 4-hour chart. The market is fractal.  For reasons I can only guess at, Gann setups ‘work’ on several/many …

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Bitcoin price, February 1, 2017

Attendants pose with a bitcoin sign during the opening of Hong Kong’s first bitcoin retail store. Reuters/Bobby Yip Bitcoin is busting out of its range that had been in place for the middle part of January. The cryptocurrency spent the past two weeks trapped at the $880 to $920 resistance …

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In Africa, M-Pesa Success is Example in Bitcoin Adoption: BitcoinNow Founder

Nigeria and Africa generally are showing a huge sign of optimism for Bitcoin trading in the coming years, says the founder of BitcoinNow, a Bitcoin selling platform that is available in five African countries. Davidson Atere-Roberts notes that Bitcoin provides a deregulated, borderless and a decentralized system of alternative finance …

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India Assaults Cash Again, 100% Fine For Cash Use Will Boost Bitcoin Price

The Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget to the parliament, India’s most important financial event expected with hopes and worries. The budget was supposed to help an ailing economy hit hard by the demonetization of 86 percent of the currency in circulation on Nov. 8, 2016. The …

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