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Top 4 Privacy Features That Will Boost Bitcoin Fungibility

[ad_1] Bitcoin privacy is expected to improve with a few key proposals that are currently being worked on by Core developers. Let’s take a look at the most interesting ones.  Privacy Means Better Bitcoin Fungibility For the vast majority of Bitcoiners, major forks aside, Bitcoin seems fairly solid and unchanging. But it is actually in a constant cycle of evolution, through an ongoing series of proposals for improvement. One key
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Vast Majority of DApps for Finance Built on Ethereum Blockchain

[ad_1] Ethereum devs constitute the vast majority of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) application (DApp) creators, according to a report by Binance Research on June 6.Number of DApps per blockchain, courtesy of Binance ResearchAccording to the report, DeFi can be thought of as the following:“An ecosystem comprised of applications built on decentralized networks, permissionless blockchains, and peer-to-peer protocols for the facilitation of lending/borrowing or trading with financial instruments.”This ecosystem purports to offer
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Bitcoin Trading Volume on Coinbase Hits Year High

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) trading volume on major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently hit a high of 263,000 on May 12, a volume which has not been seen since February 4, 2018. Bitcoin most recently approached this number in November, with a peak of 259,000 on the 18th.Bitcoin 2-year volume chart. Source: BitcoinityThe Bitcoin price was similar between the two peaks at or above 263,000 volume, near $7,710 and $7,950 for May
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Canada: Vancouver Mayor Suggests Ban on Bitcoin ATMs

[ad_1] The city of Vancouver, Canada, is considering banning bitcoin (BTC) automated teller machines (ATMs) due to money laundering issues, the Next Web reported on June 5.The mayor of Vancouver, Kennedy Stewart, has reportedly suggested a complete ban on bitcoin ATMs in connection with the increasing number of money laundering cases. A police report cited by the Next Web claim that criminals could purchase a bitcoin ATM for their own
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Crypto Exchange With 2 Million Users Launches Apps for Apple and Android Devices

[ad_1] A crypto exchange that claims it has amassed more than 2 million registered users in the space of four months has released new apps for Android and Apple smartphones.As well as supporting transactions in a multitude of cryptocurrencies, Bitsdaq says its app offers real-time updates on movements in the markets — and enables users to make withdrawals and deposits quickly. The software is currently available in English, simplified Chinese and
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Satoshi Posers — Why So Many Takers for the Bitcoin Crown?

[ad_1] The real identity of Bitcoin’s founder, Satoshi Nakamoto, has been a mystery since the inception of the preeminent cryptocurrency over a decade ago.Over the last 10 years, various people have claimed to be the mysterious Satoshi, but their assertions have always been met with skepticism and have lacked any substantial evidence to prove the point.This has seemingly come to a head over the last couple of months, as a
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Bitcoin Analyst Says BTC Could Reach $25,000 by End of 2019

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) price analyst Oliver Isaacs thinks it will hit $25,000 around the end of 2019, according to a report by The Independent on June 5.Isaacs discussed the reasons he still has high hopes for a rally in the near future, saying:"There are multiple drivers behind the recent resurgence. There are geopolitical, technological and regulatory drivers. The net effect of the trade war between the U.S. and China has
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US-China Trade War Could Catapult Bitcoin Price to $25K, Says Analyst

[ad_1] Despite Bitcoin’s recent pullback, popular analyst and blockchain investor holds that its price could get to as much as $25,000 by year-end. Main catalysts include the ‘trade war’ between the United States and China.  BTC/USD to $25,000 By Year End This year has so far turned out to be stellar for Bitcoin 00. Despite the latest pullback, which saw its price sink below $8,000, the cryptocurrency is still marking
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Republic of San Marino Issues Regulatory Policies on Tokens, Token Offerings

[ad_1] The captains regent of the Republic of San Marino, Nicola Selva and Michele Muratori, have issued a governmental decree on blockchain tech for businesses, according to a recent document.The new decree outlines procedures for registering a blockchain-based organization with the “Istituto per l’Innovazione della Repubblica di San Marino,” or San Marino Innovation Institute.  According to the decree, blockchain-based organizations in the Republic of San Marino, the EU, or any
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Electron Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash to Mobile Phones

[ad_1] The developers behind the Bitcoin-Cash-based Electron Cash light client have added a slew of new features to the latest 4.0.6 version. Now Electron Cash users can send bitcoin cash to mobile phones via the Cointext service. In addition to this new functionality, the Cashshuffle implementation within the wallet now permits up to 99.9999 BCH per shuffle, instead of the default 50 BCH the platform previously allowed. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s