Do Grocery Stores Need Bitcoin ATMs?

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In a new PYMNTS interview, Neil Bergquist, CEO of bitcoin ATM provider Coinme , spoke about how his company is part of the launch of bitcoin payments via Coinstar kiosks, those change-handling machines often located near ATMs, customer service desks or front entrances at grocery stores.

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Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Peaks At $3.7K; Indonesia Sets Crypto Trading Regs

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Bitcoin jumped to a one-month high as it hit $3,727 this weekend — it’s highest level since Jan. To break above the upper edge of the triangle, bitcoin must make it past $3,760, which is expected to happen sometime this week.

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Briefly Breaches $3,700; NH Eyes Crypto Tax Payments

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Despite the fact that it’s rejected a number of bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposals, a commissioner at the U.S. While a number of bitcoin ETF proposals have requested SEC approval, none have been approved. And bitcoin finally moved past $3,500 — if only for a short time.

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time-Low

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Bitcoin marked the beginning of December with another drop in value – this time by 8 percent, according to a report by CNBC. Following a 37 percent drop in November, which took about $70 billion off bitcoin’s market value, the cryptocurrency found a new bottom at $3,790.96.

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Price Passes $4K Post-JPM Coin; Bitmain Loses $500M In Q3 2018

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Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Can’t Break $3.5K; $312M In Mt Gox Tokens Likely Sold

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While the bitcoin price was holding steady on Tuesday (February 5), the crypto was still stuck below $3,500. In afternoon trading, a single bitcoin was worth $3,453.77, a 0.2 Bitcoin has spent the past 48 hours trading inside $3,410 – $3,460, according to Market Watch. “We

Twitter CEO Supports Bitcoin, Faster Payments

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Jack Dorsey, billionaire tech founder and current CEO of Twitter, said he only owns bitcoin and that he supports the Lightning Network , a bitcoin network update that could make bitcoin payments speedier and less expensive, according to reports. 5): “I only have bitcoin.”

Bitcoin Daily: Ripple Goes To College To Research Blockchain; Bitcoin Value Drops To Lowest Level In 7.5 Weeks

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Bitcoin continues to struggle, reaching its lowest level in 7.5 ” There is a possibility that bitcoin’s decline could reach the low of $3,100 that it saw in December. weeks on Wednesday (Feb. 6) to end the session at $3,328.

New App Lets Users Tip On Twitter With Bitcoin

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Twitter users can now send small bitcoin transactions as a tip if they like a tweet, according to reports. The app lets people send bitcoin payments over the Lightning Network, which is an instantaneous and inexpensive way for people to send and receive bitcoin.

The 2018 Bitcoin Crash, Bit By Bit

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At this writing, bitcoin’s price hovers around $3,807. Long ago and far away, bitcoin enthusiasm was measured in dollars, and what a difference a year makes. Consider the fact that UBS said this past summer that bitcoin could replace fiat when it reached a value of $213,000.

The Bitcoin Bust And Its Ripple Effects

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It has not been a great week for the price of bitcoin, or really any cryptocurrency for that matter. The price of bitcoin has fallen and stayed below $6,000 for the last four days and no one’s predicting a rally anytime soon. Why Bitcoin Busted. How low can bitcoin go?

Bitcoin Price Continues To Fall — How Low Can It Go?

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The bitcoin bust continued Monday (Nov. Over the past week, the price of bitcoin has declined some 20 percent — and at least 60 percent since January. How low can bitcoin go?

Bitcoin Drops Below $6,000

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The market capitalization of bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency, declined to under $100 billion for the first time since October of 2017 amid a steep sell-off in digital tokens Wednesday (November 14). In Asia bitcoin was priced at $5,564.70

Bitcoin Daily: Binance Accepts Credit Cards For Crypto; Bitcoin Set For Six Straight Months Of Declines

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Through the offering, and in conjunction with payment processing firm Simplex , the company is enabling customers to buy the Ethereum, bitcoin and Litecoin digital currencies. In other news, bitcoin is set for its sixth straight month of declines, Bloomberg reported.

Bitcoin Daily: Coinbase Plans Bitcoin Support For Wallet, Isle Of Man To Develop Blockchain Office

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6) that its wallet will roll out bitcoin support to users on Android and iOS, Coindesk reported. In addition, users can reportedly buy shares in indexes as well as exchange-traded funds with bitcoin.

Bitcoin Daily: French Tobacco Shops Have Bitcoin For Sale; China Mobile Creates Blockchain Water Purifier

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Some tobacco shops in France are beginning to sell bitcoin, in addition to items like cigarettes, lottery tickets and cigars, Reuters reported. Zakhar said, according to Reuters, “Some people find it complicated to get bitcoins online.

Bitwage Launches Multi-Bank Accounts For Freelance Bitcoin Payments

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Bitwage, a FinTech that enables professionals to be paid in bitcoin and other currency from their employers, is rolling out a new service for freelancers to more seamlessly be paid, regardless of which freelance platform they use.

Bitcoin Daily: Italy Develops Blockchain Strategy; Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Denied Lawsuit Dismissal

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In other news, Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed inventor of bitcoin, has had his move to dismiss a lawsuit against him denied by a U.S. million bitcoins (currently worth around $3.9 Bitcoin bitcoin daily Blockchain Italy Lawsuit News What's Hot

Bitcoin Tracker: Bitcoin Black Friday

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In this week’s Bitcoin Tracker, bitcoin soars, then settles down and plans for its yearly sale abound. Switzerland gives bitcoin a hand by way of rail ticket machine sales, an Australian startup banks on the aptly named Dash and Zcash fervor fades. But as markets saw their prices fall, bitcoin’s numbers went up. early Wednesday morning — near bitcoin’s year high. Bitcoin Black Friday’s popularity has grown significantly since its start.

Sizzle/Fizzle: Snap Earnings Sizzle, Bitcoin Fizzles

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Bitcoin: The marquee name in cryptos now tumbles to another low, flirting with $3,300. JPMorgan Chase has estimated that it costs roughly $4,060 to mint a single bitcoin — which means that the “currency of the future” is worth less than the proverbial bits and bytes it’s printed on.

DOJ Investigates Bitcoin For Market Manipulation

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Justice Department is investigating whether bitcoin’s record-breaking performance last year was caused by market manipulation. Late last year, the value of a single bitcoin hit $9,143, climbing nearly six points in just 24 hours for a market cap north of $152 billion. The U.S.

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin In Longest Price Slump; IBM Trials Orange-Tracking Blockchain

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In other news, bitcoin is now in its longest decline in its decade-long history. According to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index, it has been on the decline for 411 consecutive days. Bitcoin bitcoin Blockchain crypto cryptocurrency e-BL exchange Go-Ahead IBM News What's Hot

Bitcoin Daily: Elon Musk’s Name Used In Bitcoin Scam; Bitcoin Takes More Energy To Mine Than Gold

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Elon Musk’s name has reportedly been used in bitcoin scam , with the hack of multiple verified Twitter accounts, the BBC reported. Bitcoin, Ethereum and bitcoin cash are said to be the future payment options.

Bitcoin Daily: Luxembourg Passes Blockchain Bill; Overstock tZERO Volume Sluggish

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Bitcoin Surpasses $4K For The First Time In Two Weeks

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Bitcoin, the leading digital currency, is having a bit of a resurgence this week. According to a report in CNBC , citing CoinDesk, the price of bitcoin gained close to 7 percent in trading on Thursday (Dec. CNBC noted that the last time bitcoin traded above $4,000 was Dec.

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Kiosks At The Supermarket, tZERO To Launch Next Week

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Meanwhile, a study by data firm Chainalysis has found that bitcoin as a form of payment doubled in 2018 on darknet market sites. Bitcoin transaction volumes on darknet markets, where people can buy illegal goods, saw an increase over the entire year to reach an average of $2 million daily.

Bitcoin Daily: Google’s Top 2018 Query Asks ‘What Is Bitcoin?’; Bitwala Debuts German Crypto Accounts

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Through the offering, customers can control deposits in both euros and bitcoin (BTC), in the same place, through the “safety and convenience” that a bank account provides. The firm found that just under 600 addresses contain over $100 million in bitcoin value.

Bitcoin Daily: BitGrail CEO Owes $170M; $1B In Digital Currency Hacks Stolen

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He also deposited 230 bitcoins ($1.8 million) onto another cryptocurrency exchange and tried to withdraw the money through a bitcoin ATM. In other news, bitcoin prices fell again on Monday (Jan.

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Bitcoin Tracker: Bitcoin Flies High

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Only two days in, and December has already been good to bitcoin. This week saw bitcoin’s price jump over its previous 2016 high to reach a high of $778.14 These things can change by the minute, as all cryptocurrency users well know, but the end of November and the first few days of December appear to have been good to bitcoin holders. This time last year, bitcoin’s price was closer to $360, coming up from a slump in the mid-$200s for much of 2015.

Bitcoin Daily: DOJ Probes Tether Cryptocurrency; Bitcoin Price Slides To Under $4.3K

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Department of Justice (DOJ) is reportedly looking to see if the atmospheric rise of bitcoin in 2017 was caused, in part, by alleged market manipulation through a particular cryptocurrency known as Tether, Bloomberg reported. Bitcoin continued its downward slide on Tuesday (Nov. The U.S.

Bitcoin Daily: ‘Bitcoin Is Dead’; Congressman Says Crypto Can Pay For Trump’s Wall

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Teenage bitcoin millionaire Erik Finman is now saying that the cryptocurrency is “dead.”. Bitcoin is dead, it’s too fragmented, there’s tons of infighting, I just don’t think it will last,” Finman told MarketWatch. “It

Bitcoin Tumbles 8 Percent Over 24-Hour Period

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In a new round of declines for bitcoin, the popular cryptocurrency tumbled 8 percent over a 24-hour period leading up to Friday (December 7) morning. And, beyond bitcoin, other major digital currencies also fell over the same day-long timeframe.

Bitcoin Daily: Binance Rolls Out Decentralized Exchange; Wyoming Legislators Pass Multiple Crypto Bills

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Bitcoin Binance bitcoin bitcoin daily Blockchain chamber of digital commerce News Solidus Labs What's HotDigital currency exchange Binance , which has approximately $1 billion in trading volumes each day, rolled out a decentralized trading service (dex), according to reports.

Bitcoin Daily: QuadrigaCX’s Crypto Moves To EY; Samsung Unveils Smartphone With Built-In Crypto Key

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Through the crypto transfer, 51 bitcoins, 33 Bitcoin Cash tokens, 822 Litecoin tokens, 2,000 Bitcoin Gold tokens and 951 Ether were sent to the professional services firm.

Bitcoin: 10 Years Of Smoke And Mirrors

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31, 2018, will mark the 10th anniversary of the day that a link to a paper , authored by Satoshi Nakamoto , describing the digital currency called bitcoin was first publicly circulated. 3, 2019 will mark the 10th anniversary of the first bitcoin block that was mined by Satoshi, giving birth to the notion that a digitized, anonymized currency sent over a permission-less, distributed ledger could democratize how money would move between people and parties around the world.

Target Confirms Twitter Scam Involving Bitcoin

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According to a report in The Next Web , scammers tweeted out links to scam giveaways that encourage users to send small amounts of cryptocurrency to have a chance at winning more than $31 million worth of bitcoin. Elon Musk , the founder of Tesla, was used in a different bitcoin Twitter scam.

Bitcoin Fails To Take Off As Payment Method

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Bitcoin’s use as a form of commercial payments has declined during the year, at the same time that the digital token appears to be stabilizing. It also comes as stability in bitcoin prices this year has fueled hope that it would take off as a payment method.

Bitcoin Daily: Ripple Names New General Counsel Member, Cryptopia Hackers Reportedly Net $180K

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A spokesperson for the group made an Instagram post and said that details were to come on how to make bitcoin contributions. It cited bitcoin’s fall from nearly $19,000 in December 2017 to under $3,500 today. The price of bitcoin was $3,450.76

Bitcoin Daily: Overstock’s tZERO Starts Trading, Coinbase Partners With TurboTax

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Business for bitcoin ATM companies seems to be booming, with Coin ATM Radar estimating that there are now 4,213 cryptocurrency ATM machines around the globe, most only offering bitcoin. And JP Morgan is warning investors that they might want to stay away from bitcoin. “We

Ohio To Let Businesses Pay Taxes With Bitcoin

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Ohio is leading the charge in terms of accepting bitcoin as a payment method, as it is the first state to accept bitcoin to cover tax bills. I do see [bitcoin] as a legitimate form of currency,” Mandel said, noting that he hopes other states will follow Ohio’s lead.

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Bitcoin Daily: Yale Mulls $400M Investment In Crypto; Fortnite Targeted With Bitcoin Wallet Malware

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Malwarebytes Labs reported that a supposed cheat for the popular video game Fortnite actually turned out to be malware designed to steal bitcoin wallet login details.

Most Bitcoin Owners Hold Less Than $100 Worth

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An analysis of bitcoin addresses shows that the majority of bitcoin (BTC) owners own only one-tenth of the digital currency, according to a report. million bitcoin addresses have at least some amount of bitcoin.