Bitcoin price rise expected, with less than 4 million tokens left to be mined

The fewer Bitcoin there are left to be mined, the harder the mining process becomes. In fact, it's believed that the final Bitcoin will be mined in 2140 − more than a century from now. To put that into context, it's taken just over nine years to mine the first 17 million Bitcoin. This scarcity is widely expected to …
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Thai Government Cannot Stop Crypto Use – Regulatory Framework Expected in a Month (news.bitcoin.com)

Thailand’s financial agencies have agreed that regulators cannot stop the use of cryptocurrencies within the country. The relevant ministries will meet and discuss the regulatory framework for digital currencies and initial coin offerings, which is expected to be finalized within a month.
Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin

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New Year, New Forks: World Bitcoin and Bitcoin Candy Expected Soon

The fork of Bitcoin Cash sparked a wave of airdrops and bitcoin-related fork projects in 2017. A new project, World Bitcoin (WBTC), is to fork at block 503,888 on or around January 12. Unlike other hard forks introducing new features to overcome Bitcoin's limitations, WBTC will focus on building a ”global …
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New Year, New Forks: World Bitcoin and Bitcoin Candy Expected Soon (news.bitcoin.com)

The fork of Bitcoin Cash sparked a wave of airdrops and bitcoin-related fork projects in 2017. A new project, World Bitcoin (WBTC), is to fork at block 503,888 on or around January 12. Unlike other hard forks introducing new features to overcome Bitcoin’s limitations, WBTC will focus on building a ”global application infrastructure”, according to its website. 
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South Korea Expected to End Anonymous Crypto Trading by January 20 (news.bitcoin.com)

The South Korean government has been working on a system to enforce real-name identity verification on cryptocurrency traders. This system is expected to be implemented around January 20, thus ending the current practice which allows for anonymous crypto trading.
Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict

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