Chinese Altcoins Can’t Stop Failing
Mar07

Chinese Altcoins Can’t Stop Failing

Every country produces its share of underperforming altcoins. They’re called shitcoins for a reason. But China has a track record for creating altcoins that are shittier than most. The country has spawned a slew of talented developers, and has made a huge contribution to cryptocurrency adoption and innovation as a whole. But when it comes to altcoins, China’s wither and die at a phenomenal rate. The question is, why? Also...

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Taiwanese Airline to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for Flight Tickets
Mar07

Taiwanese Airline to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for Flight Tickets

Asia is probably the most cryptocurrency receptive part of the world where, in addition to a strong bitcoin trading mania, you can already find many regular companies accepting crypto payments to attract new clients. Asian consumers now have yet another way to spend their bitcoin: buying flight tickets for travel around the region. Also Read: High-Frequency Trading Firm Virtu Threatens Legal Action Against Virtcoin Flight Bitcoin Air...

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More Belarusians Search “Crypto”, Question “Legalization”
Mar07

More Belarusians Search “Crypto”, Question “Legalization”

Interest towards cryptocurrencies in Belarus has increased significantly in the past year. Topics related to bitcoin, mining, and blockchain have been popularized by media. Belarusians are searching for more crypto information online, but there are some key questions search engines are unable to answer: Will ordinary citizens benefit from the upcoming legalization? Are they going to be able to receive salaries and pay bills in...

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Québec Premier: We’re Not Really Interested in Bitcoin Mining
Mar07

Québec Premier: We’re Not Really Interested in Bitcoin Mining

Québec, Canada has recently been thought to be a bitcoin mining boom town, as more data centers set up there to take advantage of relatively cold climes and low cost electricity. Not everyone is happy about it, especially the local government who fail to see why decentralized, invisible, magic internet money is worth anything at all. Also read: Highly Organized Crime Blamed for $2mil Bitcoin Mining Burglaries Québec...

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Judge Issues Mixed Order in RIAA’s Piracy Case Against ISP Grande
Mar07

Judge Issues Mixed Order in RIAA’s Piracy Case Against ISP Grande

Regular Internet providers are being put under increasing pressure for not doing enough to curb copyright infringement. Last year several major record labels, represented by the RIAA, filed a lawsuit in a Texas District Court, accusing ISP Grande Communications of turning a blind eye on its pirating subscribers. According to the RIAA, the Internet provider knew that some of its subscribers were frequently distributing copyrighted...

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