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Kim Kardashian West Promotes Bitcoin (BTC) at Charity Event

Kim Kardashian promotes Bitcoin: Reality television star Kim Kardashian-West announced to her 114 million Instagram (IG) followers that she staked a physical Bitcoin (BTC) in a charity poker event in LA last night. West’s sisters, Kendall Jenner and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, hosted a table at yesterday’s ‘If Only’ Texas Hold’Em Charity Poker […]

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Unhackable? McAfee Hardware Wallet Uses Parts From ‘Cheap’ Smartphones

John McAfee and cryptocurrency hardware manufacturer Bitfi are facing heavy criticism after photos of the pair’s new wallet appeared online. ‘No Sign Of A Secure Element’ The Bitfi hardware wallet, which creators claim is “unhackable,” in fact runs off a standard motherboard common in “cheap” smartphones, social media users claim. The same hardware is seemingly […]

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‘We’ve Moved Onto Bitcoin!’ Kim Kardashian Receives 1 BTC From Matthew Rosak

Socialite Kim Kardashian has become the latest famous Kim to own Bitcoin – while attending an international poker tournament. First Bitcoin, Then ‘KardashianCoin’? Kardashian, who follows in the footsteps of entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and perhaps even Kim Jong-un in embracing cryptocurrency, can now count 1 BTC among her assets. The funds came courtesy of Matthew […]

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Nasdaq Increases Exchange Customers and Looks to Police Crypto

Nasdaq Inc’s SMARTS trade surveillance technology is now employed by five cryptocurrency exchanges, according to reports. Last week it held a closed-door meeting to help improve the profile of cryptocurrencies in global markets. According to Bloomberg reporting, Nasdaq Inc recently organized a meeting between its experts and cryptocurrency exchanges. Confirmed in attendance were representatives from […]

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Bitcoin is the Most Stable Cryptocurrency, Says Billionaire Investor

Billionaire investor, Bill Miller believes Bitcoin is the cream of the crop as far as cryptocurrencies are concerned. The founder and chief investment officer (CIO) of Miller Value Partners also thinks that the top-ranked cryptocurrency is similar to gold.  Bitcoin is an ‘Interesting Technological Experiment’ In a recent Bloomberg interview, the self-proclaimed ‘Bitcoin observer’ revealed […]

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‘First Bitcoin Investment Fund’ Pantera Capital Celebrates 5 Years, 10,000% Return

Billed as the first bitcoin investment fund, Pantera Capital’s fund is five years old this month. The investment firm is reporting significant returns and predictions come true. Dan Morehead, Pantera Capital CEO, predicted Bitcoin’s success in 2013: I was discussing bitcoin with an investor yesterday and he replied somewhat dismissively ‘It’s just like buying gold.’ No, […]

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Bitcoin Can Buy Citizenship in Antigua and Barbuda

Individuals may now purchase citizenship in Antigua and Barbuda with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  Buying Citizenship in Bitcoin The independent Commonwealth country comprising its two namesake islands has officially amended its Citizenship by Investment Programme Act. It now accepts payment in bitcoin 00 and other cryptocurrencies. As reported by Antigua News Room, the resolution was […]

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Research: UK Crypto Investors’ Lack of Knowledge is ‘Very Concerning’

Recent research from IW Capital found that 38 percent of the British population do not “understand” cryptocurrency. Furthermore, a mere 5 percent of those cryptocurrency investors polled have actually turned a profit — a fact the investment house’s CEO finds “very concerning.” A Fundamental Lack of Information or Knowledge British investors do not understand cryptocurrency, […]

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Economic Change in Pakistan Could Increase Cryptocurrency Usage

As former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan prepares to take charge of Pakistan’s economy, some believe Pakistan is on the brink of an economic crisis. This crisis may increase the use of cryptocurrency in Pakistan. Increase in Bitcoin Trading According to Forbes reporting, citing figures from cryptocurrency trading platform LocalBitcoins, Bitcoin trading volumes in Pakistan are beginning […]