Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Endgame May Be in Sight

Recent developments in the special counsel investigation indicate that things are about to heat...

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China Revises Crypto Ranking — BTC Upgraded
Nov28

China Revises Crypto Ranking — BTC Upgraded

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has updated its crypto project ranking for this month, moving BTC up several places while still favoring EOS and Ethereum. The center explains its evaluation model and outlines future projects. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations China’s Crypto Ranking Update China’s Center for Information and...

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Fine Jewelry Dealer Birks Group Now Accepts Bitcoin
Nov28

Fine Jewelry Dealer Birks Group Now Accepts Bitcoin

On Tuesday, Canadian company Birks Group, a fine jewelry operation since 1879, announced its plan to accept bitcoin for products and services at eight select locations. Birks Group and its retail stores will accept cryptocurrencies through a partnership with Bitpay. The collaboration marks the first major implementation of Bitpay’s point-of-sale solution for brick-and-mortar locations within the Canadian region. Also...

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Nigeria’s Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related Accounts
Nov28

Nigeria’s Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related Accounts

A large commercial bank in Nigeria has threatened to shut down an undisclosed number of cryptocurrency-related accounts without explanation. Lagos-based Union Bank claims that any decision to do so would be in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) past warnings about cryptocurrency trading. Also read: Malaysian MP “Concerned About Threat” From Cryptocurrencies to Government Money Panicky Customers Empty...

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BCH-Powered Bitcoin Files Project Adds IPFS Support
Nov28

BCH-Powered Bitcoin Files Project Adds IPFS Support

Last October, the developers of the Bitcoin Cash-powered Bitcoin Files project launched the first iteration of its censorship-resistant file sharing software. At the time, the platform allowed users to upload files of 5kb or less to the blockchain. Now, the latest Bitcoin Files release supports the decentralized Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS), allows users to upload much larger file sizes, and gives the ability to preview files...

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