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Jim Rogers Discusses Bitcoin as Money and Why Governments Will Stop Crypto

Spacex Bitcoin Scam Features BTC Giveaway, Elon Musk, and NASA Launch

Spacex Bitcoin Scam Features BTC Giveaway, Elon Musk, and NASA Launch

A Spacex bitcoin scam has frequently appeared on Youtube, claiming to give away BTC. Its promo video features the recent Spacex launch with two NASA astronauts and an interview with Spacex and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The scammers claim that … read more.

Bitcoin-Friendly Top US Banking Regulator Aims to Solve Banks' Problems With Decentralization

Bitcoin-Friendly Top US Banking Regulator Aims to Solve Banks’ Problems With Decentralization

The new top banking regulator for the Trump administration sees “huge and great promise” in cryptocurrency. Focusing on decentralized networks, bitcoin, and rewriting existing regulations, he shares his views on cryptocurrency and the creation of the digital dollar. Top US … read more.

Wilshire Phoenix Files Publicly-Traded Bitcoin Trust to Challenge Grayscale’s $3.4 Billion Dominance

Wilshire Phoenix has filed to launch a publicly-traded trust called Bitcoin Commodity Trust (BCT) – putting the firm in direct competition with Grayscale Investments’ $3.4 billion bitcoin trust (GBTC). According to the June 12 filing with the U.S. Securities and … read more.

5 Chinese Banks Say Legal Crypto Traders' Accounts Will Not Be Frozen as Police Widen Crackdown

5 Chinese Banks Say Legal Crypto Traders’ Accounts Will Not Be Frozen as Police Widen Crackdown

Following reports that Chinese authorities are freezing bank accounts of cryptocurrency traders, five banks have reportedly clarified their policies. They confirmed that accounts with legal crypto transactions will not be frozen. However, some people claim that their accounts have been … read more.

Bitcoin 101: How to Send and Receive Bitcoin Cash Via the Bitcoin.com Wallet

Crypto 101: How to Send and Receive Bitcoin Cash Via the Bitcoin.com Wallet

During the last few months in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak and faltering global economy, many individuals have shown an interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. However, oftentimes people can find the process a bit daunting because they are … read more.

Satoshi Nakamoto Candidate Paul Le Roux to Start Bitcoin Mining Business After Prison Time

Satoshi Nakamoto Candidate Paul Le Roux to Start Bitcoin Mining Business After Prison Time

A possible Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Criminal mastermind Paul Le Roux told the judge that upon his release he plans to “start a business selling and hosting bitcoin miners,” … read more.

Bitcoin Whale Population Spikes to 1,882 - Highest Level in Three Years

Bitcoin Whale Population Spikes to 1,882 – Highest Level in Three Years

The number of so-called whales with 1,000 bitcoin or more in their wallets has climbed to 1,882 from around 1,650 in January. It is the highest the numbers have reached in nearly three years. Whales may be defined as the … read more.

Limitless Bailouts: US Federal Reserve Announces Billion-Dollar Corporate Bond Purchase Program

Limitless Bailouts: US Federal Reserve Announces Billion-Dollar Corporate Bond Purchase Program

During the last three months, the U.S. Federal Reserve has created a system of monetary avarice, as the central bank can literally do whatever it wants with zero oversight. The American public recently witnessed the Fed’s announcement on Monday, which … read more.

Will India Ban Crypto? 5 Exchange Executives Shed Light on the Truth

Will India Ban Crypto? 5 Exchange Executives Shed Light on the Truth

There has been some confusion over whether India will ban cryptocurrency, including bitcoin, following recent reports of a note being circulated by the government. News.Bitcoin.com interviewed executives of five cryptocurrency exchange platforms in India to find out the truth about … read more.

CFTC Chairman: US Must Lead the World in Crypto With Less Restrictive Rules

CFTC Chairman: US Must Lead the World in Crypto With Less Restrictive Rules

The chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has called on other regulators to establish a framework for sound crypto regulation. He believes that the U.S. must lead in the crypto field and “applying overly prescriptive rules could stunt … read more.

Fed Chair Warns of 'Unsustainable' Budget as US National Debt Crosses $26 Trillion

Fed Chair Powell Warns of ‘Unsustainable’ Budget as US National Debt Crosses $26 Trillion

In his testimony before the Senate banking committee, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned Congress that the U.S. federal budget has been on an unsustainable path for years. He added that the U.S. economy is facing a deep downturn with … read more.

IRS Tells Couple With $7 Million in Bitcoin to Liquidate Crypto Assets and Pay off Tax Debt

IRS Tells Couple With $7 Million in Bitcoin to Liquidate Crypto Assets and Pay off Tax Debt

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has won a case in which it demanded that a Maryland couple liquidate their bitcoin to pay-off a $1.1 million tax debt. Alexander and Laura Strashny proposed to the IRS to pay their 2017 tax … read more.

Bitcoin Mining Heats Up: High Difficulty Adjustment, Pool Consolidation, Less Concentration in China

Bitcoin Mining Heats Up: High Difficulty Adjustment, Pool Consolidation, Less Concentration in China

It’s been approximately 37 days since the notorious Bitcoin reward halving that took place on Monday, May 11, 2020. On June 16, the Bitcoin network saw a large upwards difficulty adjustment making it much harder to mine bitcoins and slowing … read more.

Wisdomtree Files ETF With 5% Bitcoin Exposure Amid SEC Resistance

Wisdomtree Files ETF With 5% Bitcoin Exposure Amid SEC Resistance

Wisdomtree has filed for a commodity fund with 5% exposure to bitcoin, in a fresh attempt to bring an exchange-traded fund (ETF) backed by the benchmark cryptocurrency to the market. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange … read more.

Trump Told Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to 'Go After Bitcoin' - Former National Security Advisor John Bolton Says

Trump Told Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to ‘Go After Bitcoin’ – Former National Security Advisor John Bolton Says

Former national security advisor John Bolton has reportedly revealed in his upcoming book an instruction about bitcoin that President Donald Trump gave to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Bolton to stop the … read more.

Singapore-Based Carpooling Platform Ryde Plans to Support Bitcoin Payments

The popular and first Singapore-based carpooling platform, Ryde has revealed that customers will soon be able to pay with bitcoin. The feature will be available after the bitcoin support is incorporated into the company’s payment app on June 22. Ryde … read more.

Economist Predicts Dollar Crash Imminent

Dollar Crash Imminent, Former Morgan Stanley Chief Economist Stephen Roach Predicts

Stephen Roach, former chief economist at Morgan Stanley, has predicted that a dollar crash is coming, forecasting a 35% drop in the dollar’s value against other major currencies. He expects the U.S. national savings rate to sink deeper into negative … read more.

Analysts Say Bitcoin Breakout Imminent: Silver-like Suppression, $5 Trillion in Cash Could Flow Into BTC

Analysts Say Bitcoin Breakout Imminent: Silver-like Suppression, $5 Trillion in Cash Could Flow Into BTC

A number of venture capitalists and macro investors believe bitcoin’s price will break out soon following suit with gold’s recent climactic rise. Dan Tapeiro, cofounder of Gold Bullion International, thinks that $4.6 trillion in cash sitting on the sidelines right … read more.

Crypto Card Issuer Wirecard Missing $2.1 Billion Cash, Company Shares Plunge 62%

Crypto Card Issuer Wirecard Missing $2.1 Billion Cash, Company Shares Plunge 62%

About 1.9 billion euros ($2.13 billion) worth of cash is missing from one of Wirecard’s trust accounts and the crypto debit card provider cannot as yet account for the money, the company reported on Thursday. In a statement, the major … read more.

Bitcoin Games Launches Midsummer Promotion as Sweden Looks Toward Launching its Own Digital Currency

Bitcoin Games Launches Midsummer Promotion as Sweden Looks Toward Launching its Own Digital Currency

The premier cryptocurrency gaming portal, Bitcoin Games has announced the launch of a Midsummer promotion that promises Free Spins and loads of entertainment. For well over, five years now Bitcoin Games has been the go-to destination for all your gaming … read more.

How Bitcoin of America’s Robust Compliance Program Made Possible the Restitution of Half a Million Dollars to Fraud Victims

How Bitcoin of America’s Compliance Program Made Possible the Restitution of Half a Million Dollars to Fraud Victims

Robust and effective compliance programs for virtual asset exchanges such as Bitcoin of America, which owns and operates a crypto exchange platform as well as a nationwide network of bitcoin ATM locations, isn’t simply a matter of operating a system … read more.

Bitcoin Whale Transfers $2.2 Billion Worth of BTC for Just $7

Bitcoin Whale Transfers $2.2 Billion Worth of BTC for Just $7

Whale alert reports that a so-called whale has transferred the equivalent of $2.24 billion in bitcoin for less than $7. In a series of tweets on Friday, the crypto tracking tool said the bitcoin (BTC) whale sent a total of … read more.