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Blockfolio and TokenTax Join Forces to Make Taxes Easier

[ad_1] The deadline for filing 2019 taxes in the United States is quickly approaching. Even for those declaring traditional income, the process can be lengthy to say the least. One of the biggest challenges for crypto holders in the US and beyond is how to declare their crypto assets and not run afoul of the IRS.Tax Season for Cryptocurrency Holders Made Simpler Blockfolio and Token Tax are trying to make this
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Blockchain Use Gains Momentum in Oil Industry for Being Safer, Cheaper and Cleaner

[ad_1] Oil is central to the growth of the global economy and maintenance of political stability. But for an industry that plays such an important role in both shaping and maintaining the world around us, its business model is quickly becoming outdated. As the industry struggles to adapt to the demands of a rapidly changing and politically charged world, some of the largest oil companies are looking to modernize through
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Digital Remittances Reach Record High of $96 Billion, Fees Charged by Traditional Providers Open Door for Cryptocurrencies

[ad_1] In a globalized world where labor follows capital, the remittance industry has been growing constantly in both volume and users. Traditional providers like banks and money transfer companies have been charging high fees for their services which creates opportunities for alternative digital platforms and decentralized cryptocurrencies. Also read: Russians Can Use Qiwi, Sberbank, Yandex Money and Now Binance P2P Exchange to Buy Bitcoin With Rubles Digital Remittance Volume Projected
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Bitcoin Price Loves Valentine’s Day as Historic Data Favors Bulls

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) has reached a record-high price for the year, and as the run-up to $10,000 occurred, Weiss Crypto Rating updated the asset to an A-. Recent news has also hinted at the possibility of the crypto market making a new bull run, which some analysts believe could lead Bitcoin’s price to reach a new all-time high, as reported by Cointelegraph. Meanwhile, altcoins have continued their multi-week surge, even outperforming
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Look Out, Cryptoverse, Blockchain Education Is Just Getting Started

[ad_1] As blockchain weaves its way deeper into the world economy, more American universities are teaching the technology, offering more courses and expanding delivery methods.  Kevin Werback, a professor and blockchain club mentor at the University of Pennsylvania, told Cointelegraph, “Even if they aren’t pursuing a career in the area, most students aren’t confident they can figure it out on their own. Blockchain is just so darn weird.”Weird it is, but
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Watch Spencer Bogart and Jacob Canfield Debate if Bitcoin Will Top $20,000 in 2020

[ad_1] In this week's crypto market update, Spencer Bogart from Blockchain Capital and Jacob Canfield from Signal Profits debate whether Bitcoin will top it's all time high this year and if the halving is already priced in.Will all this talk of the halving finally convince host Giovanni Pigni to buy his first Bitcoin?Bogart explains the thinking behind Blockchain Capital's predictions that major exchanges will be forced to deslist privacy coins,
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How Many People Actually Have At Least 1 Bitcoin?

[ad_1] Bitcoin has consolidated above $10,000 this week. This is a pretty decent amount for one coin, so you might wonder how many people hold at least 1 BTC. Only About 2% of Addresses Hold 1 Bitcoin or More We’ll begin by checking the distribution of Bitcoin by addresses as presented by BitInfoCharts. As you can see, there are 633,008 addresses that have at least 1 BTC (1.68 million coins
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Can Blockchain Survive Mass Adoption? Future Perils Disclosed

[ad_1] Prediction can be a bit of a gamble. And when cryptocurrency and blockchain are involved, it wouldn’t be surprising to see people shying away from scrying experiments of any sort. Blockchain gets a bad rep because of its relation to Bitcoin (BTC), the cryptocurrency that many love to hate due to its apparently volatile value. But according to George Gilder, co-founder of the Discovery Institute in Seattle: “Blockchain is the future...it
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Chinese Group Looking to Buy One of Latin America’s Largest Bitcoin Mines

[ad_1] Rocelo Lopes, CEO of Stratum, CoinPY, and one of the leading names in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency market in Latin America, is negotiating the sale of Brazilian-owned, Paraguay-registered mining farm CoinPY, once a leading crypto company in Latin America.According to exclusive information obtained by Cointelegraph, the negotiation is already advanced and the entire mining plant in Paraguay will be sold to a Chinese group that already operates similar farms
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Crypto Gamers Spent $1 Million on Virtual Land This Week

[ad_1] Crypto has long been considered a natural fit for gaming and virtual property exchanges. This use case for blockchain assets is accelerating, as almost USD $1 million in cryptocurrency has been traded in virtual worlds over the past seven days alone.  CRYPTO AND GAMING ARE A NATURAL FIT Blockchain technology has long been known to have many use cases within the video game sector, and gamers tend to be