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No, China will not re-introduce crypto trading as legal tender

Crypto in China

In an unpredicted turn of events, it seems like the Chinese government is slowly, but surely starting to promote the adoption of the blockchain alongside the implementation of a crypto-run digital economy.

Unfortunately, though, it needs to be said straight away that this doesn't mean the ban on ICOs as well as crypto exchanges will be lifted anytime soon. And if it is, then there will be extremely limited availability of tradeable cryptocurrencies on these …

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How Zuckerberg Tried to Sell Libra as a Weapon Against China

Facebook's Libra

On the 23rd of October, the United States House of Representatives Financial Services Committee heard testimony from the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg.

This time, the focus was not on Facebook selling user data to advertisers or the highest bidder, but the potential threats that the new Libra Association could potentially bring to not only the US financial industry but to the global one as well.

The main topics of discussion were the compliance of …

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A Quick History of Crypto in the Nordic Countries

Cryptocurrencies started to affect the world the moment they appeared. And while northern Europe was certainly not the first place they took off, the Nordic countries quickly got a whiff of blockchain technology.

The involvement of various Japanese and US software developers in mining quickly spread crypto knowledge around the world. And the news soon reached countries like Norway and Sweden. Those are not the only two Nordic countries, but we'll focus on their stories …

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Take Cover Aussies – The Tax Man Is Coming

Taxing cryptocurrency owners, or in fact, chasing them around the world has become a thing now. It all started when Spain made the controversial announcement that they were going to start looking for crypto owners in the country, track their trading habits and tax them accordingly.

Although it looks unfair from the surface, it is still within the law. If cryptos are considered as tradable assets than the government is entitled the gains.

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Do Cryptocurrency Ad Bans Prevent Scams?

Cryptocurrency scams have been such a plague on the market that many people have completely avoided the trading process as they are afraid of falling into a trap and losing their hard earned money for nothing.

Because of such a massive deterrent, crypto companies started branding strategies in a different way, to distinguish themselves from unreliable exchanges and service providers. Usually, these types of campaigns are only accessible by large companies due to costs involved, …

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How to Buy Ethereum in a Few Clicks?

Over the last year or so, the cryptocurrency market has gone from something that was incredibly niche to the front page news all over the world. During the latter part of 2017 and the early days of 2018, many of the most popular cryptocurrencies exploded in value, and that made millions of people interested in the sphere.

While the market has slowed considerably compared to those crazy days, there are a ton of people still …

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$136 Million Potentially Gone After Cryptocurrency Exchange CEO Suddenly Dies

Bitcoin Exchange

Millions in Investor Funds are Stuck In Cold Storage After QuadrigaCX CEO Death — Or Are They?

File this unusual case under "why you should always have a backup plan" and "there's always more than meets the eye." Gerald Cotten, a Canadian entrepreneur, CEO and co-founder of one of the country's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, QuadrigaCX, passed due to complications from Crohn's Disease while traveling in India in December. As if the death of the …

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Where Bitcoin Might Close the Gap of Mainstream Payments

We all know that Bitcoin today is far from the doubt which accompanied its infancy. While the actual value still fluctuates, the concept as a whole is well established enough that an enormous number of businesses, organizations and even governments are now taking note. That said, there are still a few further steps required before the more apprehensive public might adopt BTC on a wider scale, so which of these could we see as the …

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