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El Salvador is building a volcano-powered "Bitcoin City" with no taxes

From Bloomberg: El Salvador intends to issue the world's first sovereign Bitcoin bonds and build Bitcoin City, which will be free of income, property and capital gains taxes, President Nayib Bukele announced in the beach town of Mizata to a crowd of cheering Bitcoin enthusiasts.  — Read the rest
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Crypto for cryptographers! Infosec types revolt against use of ancient abbreviation by Bitcoin and NFT devotees

Complaints abound that yoof use it to mean 'digital currency' Infosec must "reclaim" the word crypto from people who trade in Bitcoins and other digital currencies, according to industry veteran Bruce Schneier – and it seems some Reg readers agree.…
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Is Lending Your Bitcoins a Security?

Matt Levine, writing at Bloomberg: Oh, sure, yes, absolutely. The rule in the U.S. is that an "investment contract," meaning "the investment of money in a common enterprise with a reasonable expectation of profits to be derived from the efforts of others," is a security, and generally can't be sold to the public without registering it with the Securities and Exchange Commission, delivering a prospectus with audited financial statements, etc. A Bitcoin lending program -- in which (1) a bunch of p...
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To the moon? Five microeconomic lessons from Bitcoin

Bitcoin can be complex and confusing, and not much academic work has been done on it. While the tech is still new, Bitcoin can be understood in traditional economic terms. Ironically, the report suggests that the currency is a poor store of valueCryptocurrency has existed for twelve years, and despite continued reports of its impending demise, it has seen increasingly widespread use. El Salvador is preparing to accept Bitcoin as a legal tender (and plans to mine it using power from the countr...
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The Top Cryptocurrencies to Know in 2021

Cryptocurrencies are on everyone’s attention these days. It’s a topic that’s exploding like hot popcorn across the business media landscape, and appropriately so, given its wildly fluctuating price highs and lows. If you’re thinking of investing in Bitcoins, think again. There are lots of alternative cryptocurrencies on the market with the potential to develop and earn you money. Are you unsure where to begin? All of your queries will be answered in this article. If required, you can refer to th...
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Bitcoin Is Actually Traceable, Pipeline Investigation Shows

The F.B.I.’s recovery of Bitcoins paid in the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack showed cryptocurrencies are not as hard to track as it...
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The Morning After: Apple's WWDC 2021

Today’s headlines: Apple announces iOS 15 at WWDC, with a focus on notifications and privacy, DOJ recovers 63.7 Bitcoins paid out in...
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Uncle Sam recovers 63.7 of 75 Bitcoins Colonial Pipeline paid to ransomware crew

All thanks to FBI that somehow had wallet's private key The US Department of Justice on Monday said it has recovered 63.7 Bitcoins, right now worth $2.1m and falling, of the 75 or so BTC the Colonial Pipeline operators paid the ransomware miscreants who infected the fuel provider's computers.…
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Triumph’s TE-1 Electric Superbike: Everything We Know So Far

The last week of March 2021 saw Triumph Hinckley announce ‘phase 2’ of their hush hush, cloak and dagger, top secret electric bike project. And unlike some other manufacturers who will remain nameless, it doesn’t seem to be all blue sky, smoke and mirrors. So should you get all excited and start selling your hard-mined Bitcoins now? Well, yes and no. Here’s what we know so far. You Can’t Ride It. At Least Not Yet As you can probably tell by the preponderance of ‘artist renditions’ here, there’...
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How to Buy Bitcoin in 2021

Alright. I finally broke down and bought into Bitcoin earlier in the year. My journey into cryptocurrencies was far from smooth. I’m now speculating the cryptocurrency through direct ownership using Coinbase Pro and through the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), and I can confidently say that I now know how to speculate in the space reasonably well. My Initial Problem with Coinbase At first, I wanted to buy bitcoins directly through Coinbase but then I ran into an issue with their ID verificatio...
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Coinbase is about to go public, and it's warning potential investors of its biggest risk factors - from the volatile nature of cryptocurrency to the potential for cyber attacks

Coinbase founder and CEO Brian Armstrong at Consensus 2019 at the Hilton Midtown on May 15, 2019 in New York City. Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Coinbase will go public on Wednesday, which it filed paperwork for back in February. The "Risk Factors" section of that filing highlighted various challenges facing Coinbase. They include everything from the volatility of cryptocurrency to potential cyber attacks. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. One of the most popular crypto...
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Most Profitable Ways to Earn Money from Bitcoins

When it comes to the most popular thing which can make you whose amounts of money, it is always associated with bitcoins. There are several traditional methods through which you can make money, but they are not as beneficial as bitcoins are. A lot of people are making money from bitcoins, and they have already become billionaires. If you also want to join this club, you need to make sure that you know about the various methods of using bitcoins to make money out of it. There are plenty of ess...
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Coinbase just filed for a direct listing and it revealed a list of risk factors that investors should be aware of - from the volatile nature of cryptocurrency to the potential for cyber attacks

Coinbase founder and CEO Brian Armstrong at Consensus 2019 at the Hilton Midtown on May 15, 2019 in New York City. Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Coinbase filed to go public on Friday morning with a direct listing. The "Risk Factors" section of the document highlights various challenges facing Coinbase. They include everything from the volatility of cryptocurrency to potential cyber attacks. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. One of the most popular cryptocurrency trading...
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How to heat your chickens (and your home) with Bitcoin

For the first time ever, the Bitcoin market value has just topped $1 trillion. That's great news for crypto investors! Unfortunately, it also means the currency's energy consumption demands are skyrocketing with it. According to recent reports, the complicated computational algorithms that enable cryptomining are now using more energy than the entire country of Argentina, up from 2019 when it was "just" the equivalent of Sweden. — Read the rest
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The dark side of hyped bitcoin: This is why the crypto market threatens to become the next paradise for offshore accounts

With cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, the old familiar problem of tax havens and offshore accounts arises: How much good is regulation that isn't implemented globally? Experts interviewed by Business Insider are convinced that money laundering is a problem with cryptocurrencies, but it is becoming increasingly difficult for criminals in Germany. Even if it is technically impossible to identify the owner of a wallet, the basic idea of bitcoin provides for certain transparency of transactions. Visi...
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Why Bitcoin is The Best Cryptocurrency

Do you have any idea about cryptocurrency? How about Bitcoin? Have you heard about it before? Well, if not yet, this is your chance to be aware of it. Here, we are going to discuss why Bitcoin leads the cryptocurrency market today and justify why it is considered the best among other competitors. So, let’s start digging up about how great Bitcoin is as a cryptocurrency, for more information you can visit here Advantages of Using Bitcoin Bitcoin has a great reputation...
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Beginner’s Guide for Making Profit by Selling Bitcoins in 2021

Continuous changes in prices allow investors to make a profit by trading in Bitcoins, either in an analytical and formularized short-term pattern or as a long-term stake. There’s always been… Read more » The post Beginner’s Guide for Making Profit by Selling Bitcoins in 2021 appeared first on
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A Guide To BitCoin

A Bitcoin is a type of digital cryptocurrency that is used for online transactions or dealings. Bitcoins are actually virtual in nature and have no physical existence. Introduction Bitcoin cryptocurrency… Read more » The post A Guide To BitCoin appeared first on
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Would You Be Able To Lose Cash With Bitcoin?

There’s no physical cash appended to a cryptographic money, so there are no coins or notes, just an advanced record of the exchange. Thus, in case you’re hoping to purchase… Read more » The post Would You Be Able To Lose Cash With Bitcoin? appeared first on
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Global Stocks Fall vs. Bitcoin Rise

Global stocks are continuously falling, but the price and value of Bitcoin are constantly increasing, due to pressure from some fading investors. US agreement comes next month, which is also… Read more » The post Global Stocks Fall vs. Bitcoin Rise appeared first on
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Bitcoin The Next Reserve Asset

Being a safe currency, Bitcoin starts to take the place of other assets such as gold, silver, or foreign currencies. The big and well-known companies are now investing in bitcoin,… Read more » The post Bitcoin The Next Reserve Asset appeared first on
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6 Ways How Bitcoin is Reshaping the Global Economy

One of the key inventions of the digital age is the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, and continues to be the world’s leading digital currency. Still a relatively new… Read more » The post 6 Ways How Bitcoin is Reshaping the Global Economy appeared first on
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Bitcoin Expanding Its Value In 2020

After developing the main digital currency Bitcoin in the family of cryptocurrencies, it never stops growing in all ways human economic life, there was not much knowledge and awareness about… Read more » The post Bitcoin Expanding Its Value In 2020 appeared first on
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Bitcoin or Goldcoin: what is a Better Choice?

Since the beginning of time, man has been looking for a safe haven asset that helps him secure his present and future and also gives him some benefit over time.… Read more » The post Bitcoin or Goldcoin: what is a Better Choice? appeared first on
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Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Twitter hacker who owns 300 Bitcoins has bail set for $725K’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Marx used to say: Shleppppppp it! Bitcoin price We closed the day, August 03 2020, at a price of $11,246. That’s a minor 1.83 percent increase in 24 hours, or $202. It was the highest closing price in one day. We’re still 44 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December...
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A 17-Year-Old's Journey: Minecraft, SIM-Swapping Bitcoin Heists, Breaching Twitter

The New York Times tells the story of the 17-year-old "mastermind" arrested Friday for the takeover of dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts. They report that Graham Ivan Clark "had a difficult family life" and "poured his energy into video games and cryptocurrency" after his parents divorced when he was 7, and he grew up in Tampa, Florida with his mother, "a Russian immigrant who holds certifications to work as a facialist and as a real estate broker." By the age of 10, he was playing the vi...
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Career and Life Achievements of Fortress Investment Group Principal, Peter Briger

Fortress Investment Group’s Board of Directors Co-Chairman and Principal, Peter Briger is a living legend in the alternative asset management sector. Today, he heads one of the best global management firms for alternative assets. His achievements and accomplishments in business through the years have earned him position 317 in the Forbes Top 400 Billionaires list. These are many spots up from No. 962 four years earlier. As a business leader, Peter is loved by his employees and colleagues. To the...
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Bitcoin – Latest Trending Way To Earn Money

Bitcoin as a cryptocurrency has long been the subject of debate. Whatever your reason, in this article we will talk about various ways to make money on Bitcoins. We will analyze the various ways to make money on cryptocurrency, but first of all, we must understand why Bitcoin is so popular. Then, when we look at the history (or at least its super short version) of the appearance and increase in the dominance of this cryptocurrency, we also study all the possible ways to make money on cryptocurr...
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How To Choose The Right Bitcoin Trading Platform: 5 Things You Need To Check

Selecting the right Bitcoin Trading Platform or Cryptocurrency Exchange can be a challenging task. If you select the right one, you can ensure some handsome returns on your investments. If you choose the wrong one, you stand the risk of losing your money and peace of mind. If you have decided on investing in the lucrative field of Bitcoins, you might want to know how to pick out the right platform. You might also want to enquire about why some platforms are considered better than others are. In...
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Bitcoin And Taxes: What You Need To Know

Since cryptocurrencies are relatively new and are on the fringes of the financial world, it has led to a lot of confusion about how to treat them. Now that they have become a mainstream currency that is accepted for goods and services, it is more clear that they have to be taxed. It has been classified as an asset rather than a currency by the IRS so that affects how it should be taxed. There is some gray area still that has made some people confused about what to do about their Bitcoin when it ...
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