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You got it wrong: There is no currency battle “Crypto vs. Fiat”

Every so often I come across articles such as “7 Reasons Why Bitcoins Are Better Than Fiat Currencies” and thread headlines in discussion forums such as “This is why we hate fiat currency and why cryptocurrency should prosper”. What authors

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 52)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Central Bank of the Philippines Plans to Regulate Bitcoin According to Chuchi Fonacier, Deputy Governor, the bank plans to impose new regulations

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MAS Cautions Against Investments in Cryptocurrencies

The Monetary Authority of Singapore advises the public to act with extreme caution and understand the significant risks they take on if they choose to invest in cryptocurrencies. MAS is concerned that members of the public may be attracted to

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Coinbase Conclusion of traffic and scaling; December 6th-7th Post Mortem

Over the past week, Coinbase has continued to invest significant resources into scaling our backend systems to provide a reliable customer experience during periods of high traffic. Despite these efforts to scale, the continued rise of legitimate user traffic leads

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8 New Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Books to Learn Bitcoin and more

Cryptocurrencies have surged in value and popularity this year. This month, the combined market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies reached all-time high levels of more than US$445 billion this month. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, has recently soared above US$16,000. The cryptocurrency

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The State of ICOs Around The World

We all know what China thinks of ICOs and Cryptocurrency – the country pretty much banned it all, outright. To catch up, read What the heck is happening with China, ICOs and Cryptocurrencies? While some say it’s reasonable and necessary,  it

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The Crypto Wild West: Scam Coins, ICOs And The Crypto Bubble

Cryptocurrencies have surged in popularity as an increasing number of investors are turning to the new asset class, attracted by the high potential returns. In particular, initial coin offerings (ICOs) have proven to be a successful method for blockchain and

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First Global Crypto Finance Conference To Take Place In The Swiss Alps Right Before WEF

The Crypto Finance Conference, the world’s first and largest investor conference on cryptocurrencies and blockchain investments, will take place right before the World Economic Forum and just 70 kilometers away. The three-day conference will offer expert education, investment opportunities, networking

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Infographic of the Crypto Universe

⊃Cryptocurrencies are everywhere nowadays, but they are not all created equal. There have been so many failed coins that scrolling down the list on DeadCoins.com takes a while longer than you’d expect (seriously, take a look. It’s fascinating.) Most of them

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Twitter reacts to Bitcoin reaching $5000

So, you may have heard Bitcoin passed the $5000 mark this weekend: $BTC officially over $5000 on @coindesk #Bitcoin5000 #Crypto pic.twitter.com/BeMwfikWCC — Ross 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@12ossT) September 2, 2017 And it got the Twittersphere very excited:   We’re about to hit

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