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Maxim and Pavel Yakimov Discuss Tkeycoin’s Promising Technicals [Interview]

Bitcoinist recently caught up with Maxim and Pavel Yakimov, the founders of Tkeycoin — a promising cryptocurrency boasting some impressive technicals — to find out what exactly makes their project stand out from the crowd.  Interview with Maxim and Pavel Yakimov Tkeycoin’s claim to fame is that its blockchain can handle 50,000 transactions per second. Tell […]

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Bitcoin Falls to Bottom of Established Trading Range as Sell Volume Ramps Up

Overnight, Bitcoin fell to the bottom of its long-established trading range, finding stability in the mid $ 6,300s. Bitcoin’s drop is not unexpected, and is far less severe than many analysts had foreshadowed, following a period of incredibly flat trading. Analysts have previously explained that the longer an asset, especially a cryptocurrency, trades flat, the […]

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UK Fintech Industry Slams Govt’s ‘Blunt Instrument Approach’ To Cryptocurrency

The UK could compromise its fintech sector with “very blunt instrument” regulation currently under consideration, a new report from several industry entities warns. ‘Ashamedly Geared Around Bitcoin’ As local news outlet the Telegraph reports October 29, the report criticizes plans to award more power to regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and says treating all […]

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TravelbyBit to Integrate Binance’s BNB Coin Across all Merchants

Tourism cryptocurrency-payments startup TravelbyBit is ready to announce BNB integration across all its merchants, including shopping at Australia’s cryptocurrency-ready Brisbane airport. Binance announced a $ 2.5 million investment into TravelbyBit on October 6th, 2018. TravelbyBit has quickly followed revealing plans to fully integrate Binance’s BNB cryptocurrency across its platform and its partner retailers. TravelbyBit partnered […]

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LocalBitcoins Volumes Are Dominated by Russia and Venezuela, New Data Finds

LocalBitcoins is a good yardstick for measuring bitcoin usage on a country by country basis. A new analysis dives deeper than ever before into the data, considering metrics that have previously been overlooked. Locally Sourced Produce Though the majority of bitcoin activity occurs via online exchanges, country-specific data is hard to come by. LocalBitcoins does separate trade […]