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Fearing Revolt, Roger Ver’s Bitcoin.com Backs Down From Proposed BCH Mining Tax

[ad_1] According to a statement earlier today, Jan. 28, Roger Ver’s Bitcoin.com is backing down from the 12.5% mining tax on Bitcoin Cash they proposed along with other major BCH mining pools owing to the community’s overwhelming negative response to the proposal. Bitcoin.com’s positionLast week, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) personalities proposed a 12.5% tax on mining rewards that would ostensibly go to funding network development. Now Bitcoin.com has rejected the proposed mining
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South African Exchange – VALR Adds CRO, DAI, EOS, Grin, Tezos, and 4 Others

[ad_1] South African exchange giant VALR has announced support for nine cryptocurrency trading pairs as the platform continues its expansion. Further, the company has decreased trading fees for crypto-to-crypto trades. Valr has added Crypto Coin (CRO), DAI, EOS, Grin, Chainlink (LINK), Quant (QNT), VeChain (VET), Tap (XTP) and Tezos (XTZ). VALR has become very popular, although it was established in 2019. Popular global exchange, Bittrex backs the platform, which gives it credibility in regards
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Does Bitcoin Realize Henry Ford’s Dream Of Energy Currency?

[ad_1] Almost 100 years ago, industrialist and automobile magnate, Henry Ford, proposed an ‘energy currency’ to replace gold. Does Bitcoin finally fulfil some of the promise of this ‘energy currency’? Yes, according to a recent Medium post by Capriole Investments. Currency Backed By Energy Ford’s argument for energy currency was that, unlike gold, it could not be controlled. Instead, every country could issue currency based on the natural wealth of
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Stellar Lumens (XLM) Price Prediction and Analysis in February 2020

[ad_1] We will be looking into several market opinions and Stellar Lumens historical prices in order to project an XLM price prediction for February 2020. Stellar Overview The Stellar blockchain was launched in 2015, and it was created to support fast transactions and free exchanges between fiat and digital assets. As it was initially a fork from Ripple, it was also built with a focus on fast and low-cost cross-border
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Crypto Lending Crowned the Industry’s Most Profitable Sector

[ad_1] Lending crypto-assets has been one of the most explosive sub-sectors of the cryptocurrency industry. Since the market downturn in December of 2017, we have seen huge growth among lending platforms which lend fiat to borrowers who use crypto-assets as collateral. DeFi has taken the Ethereum world by storm Crypto-asset lending has been a sub-sector of the overall crypto markets which has been quietly growing in the shadows for the
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Investec Is Premier Sponsor For Blockchain Africa Conference 2020

[ad_1] Bitcoin Events is elated to announce that Investec Private Banking is the Premier Sponsor to the Blockchain Africa Conference 2020! Investec provides specialist banking, wealth and investment, and asset management services. It started as a small finance company in South Africa in 1974, and today it is an international organisation trusted to manage clients’ assets worth more than £150 billion. “As sponsors of Blockchain Africa Conference 2020, we believe
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Three High Profile Crypto Networks Face Reward Halvings This Spring

[ad_1] This spring, three of the largest crypto networks, BTC, BCH, and BSV, will undergo their halvings around the same time for the first time in history. During the last halving in 2016, only one network existed, but now three protocols share the same consensus algorithm. Google Trends shows that searches for the term “bitcoin halving” have skyrocketed in recent days and it’s still unclear whether the halvings are priced
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LocalBitcoins Quietly Suspends Accounts in Multiple Regions Without Notice

[ad_1] Popular Bitcoin (BTC) exchange platform LocalBitcoins is allegedly suspending user accounts with little fanfare, citing an “enhanced due diligence process.”Finland-based LocalBitcoins, one of major global peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto exchanges, has reportedly suspended user accounts in some countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia without warning, with some users being unable to withdraw their Bitcoin, Forbes reports Jan. 25.LocalBitcoins gives no public statement on the matter while the first
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Cardano Breaks 6-Month Slump, Signaling Potential Altcoin Revival

[ad_1] Today Cardano (ADA) broke above its 6-month range and now follows the movements of large-cap altcoins like Bitcoin Cash ABC (BCH), Dash (DASH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC). Does this mean that altcoins are entirely out of the woods? Crypto market daily performance. Source: Coin360ADA/BTC breaks above its 6-month trading rangeOver the past 6 months, Cardano has traded in a sideways accumulation range between 0.000004-0.0000044 satoshis, while the resistance was found
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IBM Secures Patent for ‘Self-Aware Token’ to Record Events of Offline Transactions

[ad_1] Tech giant IBM has been awarded a patent for the development of a “self-aware token” designed to record events of an offline transaction.A patent document filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office describes a system, which relates to financial data processing in an electronic currency platform, as well as to processing e-commerce tokens, which have involved offline transactions. To track and record events of offline transactions, the