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Website that preserves internet history receives millionaire donation in bitcoins

Internet Archive, a website founded in 1996 to preserve the history of the global computer network, announced yesterday that it has received a $ 1 million gift in bitcoins. The money, according to the website, came from an anonymous philanthropic fund called the Pineapple Fund. In order to serve as ...

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Fall of bitcoin obliges brokerage firms to suspend buying and selling of crypto-coins

The sharp fall in the value of bitcoin and other crypto-coins on Friday, 22, forced several brokerage firms to suspend the purchase and sale of virtual securities for an indefinite period. Coinbase, the world’s largest bitcoin broker, was one of them. In Brazil, the fall in the value of the ...

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Venezuela wants to register bitcoin miners

One of the problems that governments are facing with bitcoin and other crypto-coins is the lack of regulation. However, the Venezuelan government intends to change this scenario by requiring that miners of virtual currencies be registered. According to Übergizmo, President Nicolás Maduro has named Carlos Vargas as the first “superintendent ...

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Bitcoin debuts on the Chicago Stock Exchange and reaches $ 18,000

Bitcoin began trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange on Sunday night. As the Chicago Tribune reports, CBOE futures do not involve real-life crypto-coins, but rather securities accompanying price changes based on the values ​​presented by the mining platform and digital currency exchange Gemini. ‘Futures’ are a type of contract ...

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Brothers who call themselves Facebook creators make fortunes with bitcoin

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are famous twins in the technology market for their complex relationship with the creation of Facebook. The two accuse Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s founder and CEO, of having robbed them of the idea of ​​social networking while they were still students at Harvard University. Even though ...

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Bitcoin mining consumes more energy than 159 countries together

Bitcoin mining worldwide consumes a total of 29.05 TWh (Terawatt-hour) of electricity annually – which equals 29 billion kWh (Kilowatt-hour), according to a survey conducted by the Digiconomist. In addition, data from Power Compare reveals that figure is equivalent to 0.13% of overall global electricity consumption, which does not seem ...

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Vietnam bans use of bitcoin and other encrypted coins

The central bank in Vietnam has banned the use of encrypted coins in financial transactions. Starting January 1, 2018, bitcoin and other virtual currencies will be considered as “illegal means of payment”, according to ZDNet. According to the government, those who continue to accept encryption payments will be subject to ...

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Bitcoin high puts creator of the currency among the richest in the world

The creator of bitcoin is the 247th richest person on the planet. No one knows exactly who is Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious inventor of the criptomoeda, but considering bitcoin’s current quotation, he is among the richest in the world. This Friday, 20, bitcoin’s value surpassed the mark of $ 6,000, ...

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Bitcoin surpasses again and is worth more than US$ 5,000

Bitcoin showed another sign of strength in the market on Thursday, 12, when the currency came to be worth more than $ 5,144. Coindesk data show that bitcoin opened the day for $ 4,830, but hit $ 5,144 at its highest point. By then, the highest amount recorded for the ...

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Bank studies using bitcoin as investment currency in investments

Just over a month after the head of one of the world’s largest investment banks ranked bitcoin as a fraud, another industry giant began moving in the opposite direction to possibly invest in that market. On Monday, 2, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Goldman Sachs Group is studying ...

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