Category Archives: Crypto

What Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Means: 6 Predictions

Caitlin Long in Forbes – What does Facebook’s new cryptocurrency mean? According to news reports, Facebook will shortly launch Libra, a global cryptocurrency available to users of its suite of platforms (including Messenger and WhatsApp). Presumably any merchant with an account on … Continue reading

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Price of bitcoin falls below cost to mine

By Ed Zwirn of the New York Post To add to the misery to bitcoin enthusiasts, the act of finding or “mining” the cryptocurrency has become unprofitable as the price continues to crater. This raises further questions about the viability … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crypto, Cyber security

The Value of Uncensorable Technology in an Age of Censorship – Bitcoin News

By Sterlin Lujan in Governments and corporations have deployed censorship to limit speech and deprive people of vital communication channels. The ruling elite are trying to shush activists and freethinkers, but they are losing control and lashing out in … Continue reading

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The IRS Has Struggled With How to Treat Virtual Currencies for Tax Purposes

The IRS Has No Problems Reminding Taxpayers to Pay, but Fails to Provide Guidance on How to File By Jamie Redman in News A committee of US politicians and bureaucrats sent an open letter to the Internal Revenue Service … Continue reading

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Lloyd’s of London Makes Quiet Entrance Into Crypto Insurance Market

By Ian Allison of CoinDesk Lloyd’s of London, the centuries-old insurance marketplace, is quietly providing cover against the theft of cryptocurrencies. Continue reading…

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