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Buying and Selling Property With Bitcoin Is More Complex Than It May Seem

[ad_1] Buying and selling property using cryptocurrency is less straightforward than was first assumed. The handful of mortgage lenders and realtors who were initially keen are now reluctant to accept crypto deposits due to money laundering fears. Until there is greater clarity concerning crypto regulation, due diligence procedures and taxation, potential participants are opting to wait on the sidelines. Also read: 27% of England’s Male Millennials Say Bitcoin Better Investment Than
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[ad_1] As we’ve been discussing lately, the crypto industry is growing at a rapid clip. Last week, we put out a poll on Twitter to see how crypto people see their role in the ecosystem.  Perhaps not surprisingly, the number one response by far was HODL. Of the many comments on the thread, it seems that a number of people couldn’t quite limit themselves to a single response with the most common comment
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European Central Bank Policy Maker Calls Crypto ‘a Fairy-Tale Story’

[ad_1] A member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has warned that “the [cryptocurrency] bubble has already started to collapse,” Bloomberg reported Jan. 7.Speaking at a conference in Riga, Latvia, Ardo Hansson — also the governor of Estonia’s central bank — stated that digital currencies will end up as a “complete load of nonsense.” The official warned that “the bubble has already started to collapse and
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Bitcoin ‘Tremendously Successful as a Store of Value,’ Says David Chaum [Interview]

[ad_1] Legendary cryptographer and digital money pioneer David Chaum explains to Bitcoinist why his newest project, Elixxir, is focusing on scalable privacy-focused digital cash and why Bitcoin is unlikely to provide similar privacy despite being “tremendously successful as a store of value.” Bitcoinist: As a pioneer in anonymous communications and digital money, do you think privacy improved or worsened over the past decade since the invention of Bitcoin? David Chaum: Privacy
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Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 BTC Donation

[ad_1] During the first week of 2019, Holberton School in New Haven, whose two-year higher education program aims to “drive the digital transformation revolution,” received a large cryptocurrency donation. On Monday it was announced that the cofounder of software suite the Scroll Network, Nathan Pitruzzello, donated $10,000 worth of digital currency to the Connecticut school that’s known for recording academic certificates on the BTC chain. Also read: Thousands of Banned Binance Customers
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Winklevoss Twins Confirm Commitment to Bitcoin ETF During Reddit AMA

[ad_1] Cameron Winklevoss stated that “Bitcoin [BTC] is most likely the winner in the long term” during an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Reddit today, Jan. 7.Answering a question about whether or not Bitcoin will keep its number one position among cryptocurrencies, Cameron expressed his optimistic view of the coin, saying that “Bitcoin is certainly the OG crypto! It's hard to defeat network effects — so in terms of 'hard
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‘Too Many Cars, Not Enough BTC’ – Morgan Creek Founder Selling Lambo for Bitcoin

[ad_1] Founder of the digital asset management fund Morgan Creek Capital Management Jason A. Williams has put up his Lamborghini for sale for Bitcoin. Something ‘Never Done’ Before As the price of Bitcoin (BTC) 00 continues to slide around 80 percent below its all-time high value of January 2018, the founder of Morgan Creek Capital Management Jason A. Williams has decided to do put up his Lamborghini for sale and buy
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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Stellar, Bitcoin SV, TRON, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 7

[ad_1] The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.Will 2019 be a year of recovery for cryptocurrencies? One of the important events to watch out for is the launch of International Exchange’s
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Overstock’s tZERO Receives Patent for ‘Crypto Integration Platform’

[ad_1] E-commerce giant Overstock.com’s cryptocurrency subsidiary tZERO has filed a patent for a “crypto integration platform” for trading digital assets. The patent was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Jan. 1.The patent filing describes a system that would be able to receive orders to trade “digital transactional items” — such as securities, tokens, digital shares, cash equivalents and digital assets — from broker-dealers and then translate
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FBI and Homeland Security Agents Raid Tech Campus Over Unauthorized Crypto Trading

[ad_1] U.S. federal law enforcement authorities are among the most active criminal agencies globally against cryptocurrency infractions. A new example of this is that FBI and Homeland Security agents have reportedly raided a technology campus over unauthorized cryptocurrency trading. Also Read: Epic Founder Addresses Fortnite Crypto Rumors, Robinhood Recruiting in London Unauthorized Crypto Trading According to several media reports from Grand Rapids, Michigan, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation