IdentiCAT ID System Revealed by Catalonian Government

IdentiCAT is a brand new, entirely decentralized identification system which was recently unveiled by the Catalonian government. The project was announced just last weekend and the Catalonian government revealed that the system will in no way have access to citizens’ private data. The announcement was revealed by the President Quim Torra and Jordi Puignero, the Minister of Digital Policies and Administration. The bidding for system development will start very soon at $600 000. If there are no unexpected setbacks, completion is expected by 2020. The IdentiCAT system will not have…

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Crypto Investment Fund Launched by Nickel Asset Management

$50 million were recently raised by Nickel Asset Management. The UK-based hedge fund manager raised the funds to support its new crypto investment fund. The newly-launched crypto investment fund is geared towards experienced crypto investors who are looking to make a profit in the volatile crypto markets. After the funds were raised, the newly-dubbed “Nickel Arbitrage Fund” became one of the very few investments funds which focuses on cryptocurrencies and has the approval of UK regulators. The fund gets its name due to its focus on arbitrage trading. This type…

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PR: Sportsbet.io and Watford FC Drive Bitcoin Awareness

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Thursday, September 12th – The Bitcoin logo (₿) will appear on the shirt sleeve of Premier League football club Watford this season, as part of an educational drive led by the innovative sports betting brand Sportsbet.io. The logo is part of a wider campaign to improve awareness around Bitcoin and educate the public…

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Developer Reveals Token Reward Platform Fueled by Bitcoin Cash

There’s a new crypto platform called Honeypoints that just released for beta testing on Apple’s Testflight. The digital currency application created by two former Bitcoin.com employees aims to fuel merchant adoption with loyalty rewards. The Honeypoints app is meant to stimulate retail acceptance by rewarding customers with unique crypto tokens when they make a purchase or show loyalty. Also Read: SLP Developers Publish Specs for a Unique Type of Non-Fungible Tokens Honeypoints: An SLP Token Reward Platform Built on the Bitcoin Cash Network Last week at the Try Swift conference…

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Institutional Cryptocurrency Interest Is Booming, Regulations Need to Catch Up

With institutional interest in crypto assets growing, crypto-specific projects and traditional finance companies alike have been ramping up their institutional offerings to cater to the needs of this specific client base. Though a lot of effort has been put into building secure infrastructure and solutions for financial institutions to enter the cryptocurrency field, unclear regulations remain a significant barrier to institutional adoption. Rising Interest in Institutional Cryptocurrency Investment The past year has been undeniably marked by the entrance of professional traders and institutions into cryptocurrency, driven by the potential for…

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New Research Offers Insight Into Iranian Bitcoiners

Iran has been a mixed environment for Bitcoin lately, with citizens interested in participating in the community, a government hit heavily with economic sanctions and nationally subsidized power that makes it an attractive hub for mining operations.  Research announced by analytics firm Gate Trade on September 11, 2019, offered some more insight into the popularity and economic viability of cryptocurrency activity for bitcoiners in the country. “Out of 1,650 Iranian bitcoiners surveyed in Persian Telegram groups, 25 percent earned $500 to $3,000 a month from working with cryptocurrency, according to…

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Crypto’s Forgotten Altcoins Re-Emerge: A Look at What’s Happening

During the crypto bull market of 2017, everybody was happy. It wasn’t just the BTC maximalists, BCH enthusiasts, or proponents of ETH. Privacy coins like monero were doing great, and even charity-supporting “comic relief” coins like doge were riding high. Since that enchanted time, however, the diverse class of tokens known as altcoins has somehow faded into obscurity. Just recently though, the tectonic plates of alt-crypto deadlock appear to be rumbling, and change might be just on the horizon for the spare change of the crypto world. Also Read: David…

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PR: Bitmain Announces Highly Anticipated World Digital Mining Summit

Cryptocurrency mining leaders to speak include: Jihan Wu (Bitmain Co-Founder), John Ge (Matrixport CEO), Marco Streng (Genesis Mining CEO), and more. HONG KONG, JULY, 30 2019 – The World Digital Mining Summit (WDMS) hosted by Bitmain – the world’s top 10 and China’s second largest fabless chipmaker – is set to return on 8-10 October in Frankfurt with a focus towards industry investment and innovation for the mining sector. The second edition of the WDMS will expand its mining agenda to include various financial solutions into digital mining, mining optimization…

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The Basics of Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a currency or to put it simply a method of transaction that utilizes the technology of blockchains and cryptography. By using blockchain and cryptography technologies, cryptocurrencies and their transaction are very secure. These cryptocurrencies have the advantage of being like gold and like a fiat currency. Like gold, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are finite by their very nature. Meaning that there are only so many that exist; this gives both gold and Bitcoin scarcity. As many collectors know, scarcity provides that something with value. That value will grow…

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Greta Thunberg Joins Satoshi in Questioning Bank Bailouts

Saving planet Earth is a noble goal with many different dimensions. Climate change needs to be addressed vigorously as our world warms up faster than ever. Economic development needs a higher degree of financial freedom to provide everyone access to opportunities and wealth. A teenager from Scandinavia, dubbed a “next generation leader,” has once again challenged governments and politicians. “If we can save the banks, we can save the world,” Sweden’s Greta Thunberg told those who always find money to postpone the problems but often claim real solutions are too…

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