Promoted: ShoCard’s Use Cases Bring Blockchain Solutions Where They’re Most Needed (bitcoinmagazine.com)

Some blockchain applications are solutions looking for problems, but there are other issues that are just begging for help from decentralized technology. Managing and authenticating identity is one of the latter.Traditional authentication processes in many industries use easily guessable identity questions, forgeable documents and unwieldy manual checks. As such, they are ripe for disruption. Armin Ebrahimi, CEO and founder of the blockchain-based ID management company…

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Most Britons Won’t Support a Crypto Issued by the Bank of England Says Poll (news.bitcoin.com)

Almost two thirds of British people would not support a cryptocurrency issued by their central bank, according to a survey. Pollsters also found that the majority of Britons have already heard of bitcoin, however, a third of the respondents admitted they would be more likely to invest in cryptocurrencies if they were regulated.
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Chinese Merchants in Moscow Convert Most of Their Cash to Crypto (news.bitcoin.com)

Chinese traders in Moscow’s huge wholesale bazaars have become the most active buyers and sellers of cryptocurrency in the Russian capital. The retail turnover there is estimated at almost $ 10 billion a month. Authorities say that most of it is converted to cryptocurrencies and sent back to China where it‘s exchanged to yuan.   
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3 basic facts that show Bitcoin is the most secure and trustable financial system that the world has ever known. (reddit.com)

No other financial system in the world can boast any single one of these facts, much less all 3 of them. Every single transaction is 100% guaranteed to be completed exactly as it is specified. Every transaction. Exactly as specified. Zero exceptions. No other person, government, or entity can access your funds. Access is available only to an individual who has the exact and unhackable cryptographic key. The system is available 24/7/365 via thousands of global, decentralized, independent,…

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'Peak prices may have passed': Bitcoin mania like an 'infectious disease', most investors now …

Unlike bitcoin's previous price collapses in 2011 and 2013, the high level of awareness this time makes it unlikely it will ever return to its peak. “We believe the speculative froth phase of cryptocurrency investment — and perhaps peak prices — may have passed,” Mr Abate said, adding that there may still …
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Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Nano Ledger Most Popular Holiday Purchase in This US State (news.bitcoin.com)

Americans are known around the world for their love of over-the-top holiday shopping. But recently at least some have actually made a smart and sensible purchase around Black Friday and Cyber Monday. In fact, people in Nevada acquired so many Ledger Nano wallets, to better protect their cryptocurrency holdings, it became the most bought item in the state during the holidays.
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