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The New Normal: Cryptocurrency Goes Mainstream This Tax Season

Until quite recently, most cryptocurrency investors either did not know or did not care to pay taxes on the capital gains they accumulated buying and selling digital coins. The cryptocurrency community is now facing a hard truth: they...

Wyoming Welcomes Bitcoin Industry with Blockchain-Friendly Bills

While governments worldwide drag their feet and argue over cryptocurrency legislation, various states in the US are vying to become the blockchain capitol of the country. Arizona aims to allow state taxpayers the ability to pay their fair...

The Other Way to Get Rich with Bitcoin

Looking for a job? Better yet, looking for a job that could actually make you rich in the future? Well, Bitcoin just became the fastest growing skill for freelancers in the world.   Bitcoin Skills? Did everybody else arrive...

New App Links Coinbase With Lightning Network as Frustration Continues

A new Blockchain app seeking to introduce Lightning Network compatibility for Coinbase users has debuted its alpha demo. Could Coinbase Users Get Lightning? Lightning Ramp acts as a middleman service, allowing users of major exchanges to benefit from...

Alliance Shift? ShapeShift Apologizes After ‘Bitcoin Core’ Blunder

Instant cryptocurrency conversion platform ShapeShift was forced to apologize Tuesday after it referred to Bitcoin as “Bitcoin Core.” Voorhees: ‘It Was A Mistake’ The mislabelling, which repeated across ShapeShift’s social media suite, came as it announced a partnership...

South Korea ‘Positively Considering’ Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses

South Korea is now considering a licensing scheme for cryptocurrency exchanges in a major U-turn on its previous suggestion to ban them. Govt. To Debate ‘Exchange Approval System’ As local news media outlet Business Korea reports Monday, lawmakers...

Hodl Hodl Launches P2P Bitcoin Exchange Without KYC (But Not For US Citizens)

Well-known cryptocurrency traders have reacted with excitement to news decentralized cryptocurrency exchange Hodl Hodl has launched its public BETA. Hodl Hodl Sets Price Of Avoiding KYC At 0.6% The p2p platform, which offers traders decentralized exchange functionality for...

Australia’s Major Banks Confirm They Won’t Ban Buying Bitcoin

Some of Australia’s biggest banks confirmed they won’t prevent customers from buying and selling Bitcoin with credit cards, unlike some of their counterparts in the UK and US.  ‘No Restrictions’ Following a different approach than Lloyds Banking Group,...