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MrBitcoin August 15, 2018

Hungary is reportedly working on a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies but doesn’t consider them a legal tender yet. The country’s current legislation imposes steep taxes, making it a fairly unwelcoming territory for cryptocurrency investors. Not Legal Tender Citing a written statement of the country’s Finance Ministry, local Hungarian media Portfolio reports that Bitcoin and other […]

MrBitcoin August 12, 2018

U.S. Representative Jared Polis (D-Colorado) has been a fan of cryptocurrencies for a while. Now he’s running for governor and has been adding proposals about blockchain adoption and use to his political platform. A growing number of political candidates in the United States are making issues concerning technology a key part of campaigns. U.S. Representative […]

MrBitcoin August 9, 2018

Dan Morehead, CEO of Pantera Capital, calls for calm in light of the delayed SEC decision on Bitcoin ETF. In a continuing saga between investors and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dan Morehead calls for long-term thinking. This assurance comes amidst a tumultuous affair involving legislators, regulators, and investors alike. 10,000 Years? According to CNBC, […]

MrBitcoin August 6, 2018

Germany’s second largest stock exchange Boerse Stuttgart is expanding its suite of cryptocurrency investment tools for investors. ‘All Under One Roof’ Boerse Stuttgart, Germany’s second largest stock exchange, laid down its plans to build an end-to-end infrastructure facilitating cryptocurrency trading. Back in April, the company announced that it will be launching a cryptocurrency trading application […]

MrBitcoin August 3, 2018

The central bank of the Netherlands has issued new comments on cryptocurrency this week, continuing a popular narrative from the banking sector that it is “not money.” ‘Spending, Saving And Calculating’ In a video statement translated by local news outlet Dutch News, De Nederlandsche Bank divisional director Petra Hielkema said that cryptocurrency did not adequately […]

MrBitcoin August 1, 2018

SBI Holdings is making yet another significant foray into the cryptocurrency market. One of its units has set the ball rolling towards the emergence of a cryptocurrency derivatives trading market. If successful, this move will be a welcome development for virtual currency enthusiasts who yearn for greater liquidity and diverse trading options. SBI Paving the […]

MrBitcoin July 28, 2018

As interest in cryptocurrencies continues to grow, so too does interest in cryptocurrency mining. Unfortunately, there can be a significant learning curve involved. Comino aims to change that with their line of completely pre-assembled devices that work with plug-and-play simplicity. Bitcoinist recently sat down with Comino co-founder and CEO Evgeny Vlasov to learn more about these […]

MrBitcoin July 26, 2018

Some Costa Rican workers have recently starting taking a portion of their salaries in cryptocurrencies — a fact lawyer Rolando Perlaza believes “is a trend that could take hold in the country.” Costa Rican Cryptocurrency Incentives Cryptocurrency is rapidly gaining a foothold in Costa Rica, as some workers are choosing to accept a portion of their […]

MrBitcoin July 23, 2018

Gary Gensler was chairman of the U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) between 2009 and 2014, right after the global financial crisis. Today, Gensler is part of MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative, lecturing students on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Gensler was instrumental in dealing with some of the cleanup from the global financial crisis of 2008. […]

MrBitcoin July 20, 2018

Charlie Lee says “it really doesn’t make sense” to compare the “inflated” market cap of Stellar, which passed Litecoin this week.  ‘Printed’ Stellar Beats ‘Decentralized Mineable’ Litecoin Bitcoin 00 roared back above the $7,000 mark this week — but as BTC goes, so do some other cryptocurrencies. Riding BTC’s coattails is Stellar 00, which experienced an […]