Antpool Begins Burning BCH Network Fees Increasing Digital Scarcity (news.bitcoin.com)

On Friday, April 20th the mining operation Antpool explained that the public may have recently noticed a fraction of bitcoin cash being sent to an unspendable address every time Antpool mines a block. Antpool says that it is burning the funds sent to the “black hole address” voluntarily for the good of the BCH economy.
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“Private Digital Money” Better than State-Issued, Swiss Central Banker Says (news.bitcoin.com)

Private digital currencies are better than any state-issued version, admitted a high-ranking representative of the Swiss National Bank. Cryptocurrencies are also less risky, according to Andrea Maechler, member of the central bank’s governing board. Her comments indicate that Switzerland has no intentions to emit a state-sponsored crypto.  
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Bill “On Digital Assets” Filed in the Duma, Disagreements Resolved (news.bitcoin.com)

The draft-law “On digital financial assets” aimed at regulating crypto-related matters in Russia has been officially filed in the State Duma on Tuesday. Disagreements between the Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance have been resolved, according to Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev. The CBR will have the final say in regards to the circulation of cryptos in the Russian Federation.  
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Bitcoin trader charged with money laundering in unusual case testing digital currency

A prolific bitcoin trader has been charged with money laundering in an unusual San Diego federal case. Morgan Rockcoons, 30, was arrested Feb. 9 at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas where he'd been staying, according to court records. He is accused of selling bitcoin to an undercover agent who posed …
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Digital Currency Group Welcomes Bitcoin-Friendly Bank to the ‘DCG Family’ (news.bitcoin.com)

This week the ‘bitcoin-friendly’ financial institution Silvergate Bank sold 9.5 million shares that raised a sum of $ 114Mn USD during the common stock sale. Some of the capital injection was provided by the venture capital firm Digital Currency Group who welcomed Silvergate Bank into the company’s growing list of partners and subsidiaries.
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“There are no controls over how many Bitcoins are issued, and digital counterfeiting rings have been busy replicating the currency at “Bitcoin farms”, and a few have been apprehended.” This “Journalist should be fired on Monday Morning”

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"There are no controls over how many Bitcoins are issued, and digital counterfeiting rings have been busy replicating the currency at “Bitcoin farms”, and a few have been apprehended." This "Journalist should be fired on Monday Morning" (reddit.com)

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'Now Accepting Bitcoin': A Retailer's Guide To Digital Currencies

Digital currencies, such as bitcoin, have dominated headlines recently in almost every sector thanks to the blockchain's disruptive implications, particularly for industries that can benefit from decentralized processes and improved security. The Forbes 50 Fintech 2018 list released last week highlights a …
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