Northern Ireland Property Developer To Accept Bitcoin As Payment Option

Northern Ireland Property Developer To Accept Bitcoin As Payment Option Hagan Homes, one of Northern Ireland’s biggest residential property developers, will now be accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as a payment method, the Belfast Telegraphreported Feb. 22. Jamesy Hagan, the managing director of Hagan Homes, said there is both an increasing international interest in working, living, and investing in Northern…

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Crypto Markets Continue To Fall, But Not By Much

Crypto Markets Continue To Fall, But Not By Much Sunday, Feb. 25: the crypto markets are down almost all across the board, but not by very much. Of the top ten coins listed on CoinMarketCap, no coin is down more than 5 percent in the 24-hour period by press time. Only altcoins Litecoin (LTC) and IOTA out of those top ten…

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High Stakes: Ethereum’s Fight Over Lost Funds Explained

High Stakes: Ethereum’s Fight Over Lost Funds Explained The “world computer” is ensnared again in a heated debate. Sparked by a controversial code proposal called EIP 867, ethereum’s development forums have become something of a battleground, crowded with bitter commentary, snide pull-requests and coordinated attempts to erase the idea from the platform’s repository. For those unfamiliar, the conflict…

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What to Expect When You Order a Hardware Wallet

What to Expect When You Order a Hardware Wallet Over the past few months, well known hardware wallet manufacturers have been swamped with sales during and after the holiday season. Hardware wallet deliveries have been backed up and some people have had to wait weeks to get direct shipping from source manufacturers. Much of the…

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New York Lawmakers Are Open to Revisiting the BitLicense

New York Lawmakers Are Open to Revisiting the BitLicense “Anyone in the crowd that does not think the BitLicense needs to be reformed?” Not a word from the audience. Then, a few seconds later, laughter at the awkward silence. But the question itself, posed by New York state senator Jesse Hamilton at a roundtable Friday, hinted that…

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Japanese Police Reveal 669 Money Laundering Cases Tied to Local Exchanges

Japanese Police Reveal 669 Money Laundering Cases Tied to Local Exchanges Just recently Japanese investigators revealed they had obtained 669 reports concerning “suspected money laundering” tied to cryptocurrency transactions and domestic digital currency trading platforms. The linked data was derived from investigations spurred by the recent transaction reporting statutes licensed exchanges are required to follow.…

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Tezos Investors May Finally Receive Their Tokens Soon

Tezos Investors May Finally Receive Their Tokens Soon The Tezos debacle has gone on for quite some time now. It seems investors may finally have a solution within reach. With the Tezos Foundation Board being reshuffled a bit, the tokens should finally be released to investors in the near future. A SOLUTION FOR TEZOS INVESTORS?…

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South Korean Regulators Inch Closer to Legalizing Bitcoin

South Korean Regulators Inch Closer to Legalizing Bitcoin The cryptocurrency situation in South Korea is constantly evolving. For the longest time, people have awaited official regulatory guidelines. They are slowly coming to fruition, which would label virtual currencies as “liquid assets”. It’s an interesting development that will bring some positive momentum to cryptocurrencies. BITCOIN COULD BECOME A LIQUID ASSET…

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Will Lightning Help or Hurt Bitcoin Privacy?

Will Lightning Help or Hurt Bitcoin Privacy? Faster, cheaper bitcoin transactions? Check. But at what cost? For bitcoin users, many of whom were drawn to cryptocurrency for its promise of financial sovereignty, bitcoin is still synonymous with privacy. But the gap between the vision and the reality, in which user transactions today must be published…

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