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Bitcoin Node Count Stabilizes – Back Up Over 10K in Past 3 Months

The Bitcoin network continues to rebound from recent activity slumps, its total node count reaching 65,000 with reachable nodes totalling over 10,000. Technical ‘BUIDLout’ Continues Data from Earn.com (formerly 21.co) and Bitcoin developer Luke-jr’s own monitoring resource confirm the growth, which has lately centered on Germany, now contributing almost 19 percent of nodes. Specifically, there […]

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US W-2 Employees Can Now Get Paid in Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency payroll and HR company Bitwage has announced a rollout of new payment tools for businesses executives claim “closes the loop” in Bitcoin salaries for W-2 employees in the US. Paxful Completes Successful Trial Through a partnership with Texas-based HR firm Simply Efficient HR, Bitwage now offers client businesses a way to offer salaries in […]

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Better Than Bitcoin? MIT, Stanford Profs Make Bold Claim about New Cryptocurrency

Researchers at Standford and MIT have developed a new cryptocurrency that they tout as superior to bitcoin, crypto’s gold standard. | Source: Shutterstock Researchers from seven colleges across the United States are working together on a supposedly groundbreaking cryptocurrency project which they say will offer scalability beyond anything that bitcoin can offer. Will a Cryptocurrency […]

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Bitcoin Startup BitGo May Spark Wall Street Participation In Crypto

Since Bitcoin (BTC) began to falter in early-2018, optimistic investors, many of which are “HODLing,” have resorted to grasping for straws. Case in point,  the words, “Wall Street” and “institutional investors,” are incessantly mentioned, as crypto diehards have sought to find a light at the end of the proverbial tunnel. Yet, institutions have been effectively elusive, with whale sightings, if […]

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High Demand For Bitcoin? Binance Sees Massive Registrations in Europe

On January 16, the world’s largest crypto exchange by daily volume Binance launched a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Jersey, enabling British pound and euro trading pairs with Bitcoin. Within less than 24 hours following the launch, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) has said that the exchange is already overwhelmed with registrations. CZ said: “Binance.je is […]