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Bitcoiners’ Seastead in Deep Trouble With Thai Government

[ad_1] A seastead launched by an early bitcoin adopter off the coast of Thailand has run into trouble with local government. The Thai Navy boarded the structure Saturday, claiming it violates criminal law, which is punishable by death or life imprisonment. The owner claims that his floating home is located outside of Thailand’s maritime boundaries. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Seastead Allegedly Violates Criminal
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It’s ‘Irresponsible’ For Investors Not To Have Any Bitcoin Exposure – Says Xapo CEO

[ad_1] Xapo CEO, Wences Casares, believes that it would be “irresponsible” for any investor not to have at least a one percent position in bitcoin as it could have a bigger impact on the world than the internet.  Minimal Bitcoin Exposure, Maximum Gains In an essay published by Kana and Katana back in March 2019, the Xapo chief laid down an argument for Bitcoin to take up one percent of
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Bitcoin Cash Futures Volumes: A Prelude to the Recent BCH Price Appreciation

[ad_1] Over the last few weeks, there’s been a lot of attention focused on bitcoin cash (BCH) doubling in value and the $10 million worth of BCH-based futures being swapped on the Crypto Facilities platform every month. Last month, Crypto Facilities saw close to $50 million in BCH contracts. Since then, the popular Huobi exchange has also added BCH future contracts and traders can now take both long and short
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Indian IT Giant—Mahindra, Set to Adopt Samsung’s SDS Nexledger Blockchain

[ad_1] According to a recent report, Mahindra, an IT giant based in India has now formed a partnership with SDS which is the systems integration division of Samsung. The main purpose of this partnership is to be involved in the global blockchain market. The Samsung SDS Nexledger Platform SDS is set to increase the rate at which it utilises its Nexledger blockchain platform in the United States, Europe, and India.
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Bitcoin Cash Milestones and Liberland’s Merit in the Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com

[ad_1] Cashshuffle mixes transactions worth millions of dollars, merchant locations listed on Acceptbitcoin.cash surpass 1,000, and Liberland’s Merit token, which is built on bitcoin cash, captures $1 million market cap. The video news update shared on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel covers these and other interesting topics this week. Also read: Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing Sites and Fake Profiles 2,000 Cashshuffle Transactions Since its launch in March this year,
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People Only Want to Buy Bitcoin *After* Price Rises, Google Data Shows

[ad_1] The interest in buying bitcoin appears to lag the cryptocurrency’s price rise. A closer look at trending searches through the past month reveals that the phrase “buy Bitcoin” tends to increase in interest only after the price of Bitcoin has actually increased.  ‘Buy Bitcoin’ Term Follows BTC Price Data from Google Trends reveals that volumes of the search term “buy bitcoin” in the past month have increased only after
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Bitcoin Hovers Near $5,100 as Top Cryptos See Mixed Movements

[ad_1] Sunday, April 14 — the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting mixed movements on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) hovers near the $5,100 mark.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin has seen nearly no change on the day, trading at around $5,098 by press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is also nearly a percent lower than the price at which Bitcoin started
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Cryptocurrency Price Trends Could Signal End of Bear Market, Says Binance Research

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) prices and altcoin prices could have already hit their lowest point, new analysis from cryptocurrency exchange Binance concluded on April 11.In the latest edition of its research bulletins, the exchange’s dedicated analytics arm, Binance Research, investigated various current phenomena and trends within cryptocurrency markets.Among them was correlation between Bitcoin and altcoin prices, data from 2014-2019 confirming that the 90 days to mid-March represented the longest period of
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Bitcoin Will Top $10,000 in 2019, Says Fundstrat’s Tom Lee

[ad_1] Given the performance of Bitcoin (BTC) since the start of 2019, especially the major gains realized in April, several analysts say BTC is set for a bullish year. Bitcoin Winter is Over According to Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors, the prolonged bear market of 2018 is now a thing of the past. Lee posits that there is already a significant flip in market sentiment leading to increasing investor