You Can Now Send and Receive Bitcoin on Whats App

Whats App users can now send and receive Bitcoin (BTC) and Litecoin (LTC) via the popular messaging platform thanks to the Lite.Im bot. The announcement is the latest attempt to simplify the cryptocurrency transaction process, bringing virtual currencies closer to the everyday person. Sending Bitcoin on WhatsApp In a tweet published by Zulu Republic on […]

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From Bitcoin Price ‘Lil Pump’ to Bitfinex Tethers: Last Week’s Top Stories

This Sunday will see over 40,000 people attempt to run a 26.2 mile course through the streets of London. It will also see Bitcoinist pack a marathon week of news into the much more easily attempted list of past week’s top bitcoin stories.  Bitcoin Price Pulled In Opposing Directions The past 7 days saw a price […]

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How Legit Are Bitcoin Lotteries, Really?

Some websites have begun offering Bitcoin lotteries. If you’re thinking about trying your luck with them, here are some things to know first. The Legality Varies Based on Where You Live Bitcoin is still largely unregulated. However, many countries started setting rules to regulate Bitcoin gambling, including lotteries. It’s smart to see what the laws […]

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Australians Can Now Buy Kebabs with Bitcoin, But Will They Want to?

Origin Kebabs, an Ozzie favorite fast food chain, is now accepting bitcoin payments and even support lightning payments. But will people really want to use their digital gold to buy kebabs? The Dutch Proved That Bitcoin Is for HODLing Despite forming its first golden cross since its 2015 bottom, Bitcoin may not be out of […]

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Ukraine’s Capital Kiev May Soon Accept Bitcoin for Public Transport

Authorities at the Kiev City State Administration (KCSA) are reportedly re-examining the merits of adopting Bitcoin (BTC) payments in the city’s public transport system. The move is part of efforts to upgrade Kiev’s public transport infrastructure to meet up with the standards seen in other major cities across the globe. Accepting Bitcoin on Kiev’s Public […]

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First Canadian Municipality Starts Accepting Bitcoin For Property Taxes

The town of Innisfil, Ontario will be the first municipality in Canada to accept bitcoin in payment for property taxes. The pilot scheme will be in partnership with Toronto-based Coinberry, who simultaneously announced a new easy-to-use cryptocurrency payment solution. ‘Tax Payments in BTC’ Trend Reaches Canada Accepting bitcoin for payment of taxes is becoming a thing south […]

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Zebpay Becomes First Exchange to Add Lightning Payments for All Users

App-enabled cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, Zebpay, has announced that it is enabling Lightning Network payments for all its users. The best part of the news? Zebpay claim that it will even pay the fees for Lightning transactions made through its wallet. The Inexorable Advance Of Lightning Network Despite its ‘still very much experimental’ nature, Lightning […]

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How to Get Bitcoin Without Giving Up Your Privacy – Earn It

How to get bitcoin without having to give up your personal information? The best way is probably good old fashioned work – earning it. Ways And Means We tend to like our Bitcoin decentralized, anonymous, and peer-to-peer. After all, wasn’t that sort of… the whole point? So why do most people acquire it through centralized, […]

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Venezuela: Maduro Administration Targets Bitcoin Remittance

The Venezuela government is reportedly making a move towards collecting fees on Bitcoin remittance payments in the country. This step comes as the cash-strapped Maduro administration continues to seek ways to finance itself in the wake of mounting economic restrictions. Government Eyes Share of Booming Bitcoin Market Earlier in March 2019, the Maduro regime launched […]

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