Microsoft Drops Bitcoin Payment Methods Thanks to Crypto Volatility

Following Valve's footsteps, it was reported on Monday that Microsoft has stopped accepting bitcoin payments. While the tech company has not released an official statement regarding this potential change, a Bleeping Computer article claimed that it has halted Bitcoin payments because to the volatility …
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Five predictions for digital currencies in 2018 — including stomach-churning drops, bitcoin-related …

Analysts also expect regulators will approve a bitcoin exchange-traded fund in the second half of this year, or in early 2019. "With the regulated futures markets going live in 2017, the stage is set for ETFs to gain approval in 2018," Nolan Bauerle, director of research at CoinDesk, said in an email. "In fact …
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Bitcoin Drops as South Korea Says Exchange Closures Are Possible

Bitcoin resumed its tumble on Thursday after South Korea said it was eyeing options including a potential shutdown of at least some cryptocurrency … Bitcoin fell as much as 7.2 percent to as low as $ 14,102 in Asia trading, erasing modest gains after the South Korean release, composite Bloomberg …
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Bitcoin Price Drops Below $14000 as Cryptocurrency Competition Heats Up

Cryptocurrency bitcoin tumbled below $ 14,000 briefly on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, down roughly 30% from its record top near $ 20,000 set at the start of the week. It was last down 7% at $ 14,499 but fell as much as 14.7% earlier in the Asian day. The cryptocurrency, which was at about $ 1,000 at …
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