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This Japanese Tech Giant Is About To Start Paying Its Employees In Bitcoin

by Samuel Raeon December 12, 2017
GMO Internet Group is one of the largest technology companies in Japan. At its most recent price on the Tokyo stock exchange, the company commanded a market capitalization of more than $2 billion and its operations spa a whole range of different technology subsectors, including internet infrastructure services, including domain registration, web hosting and online […]
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Here’s What’s Happening With Litecoin Right Now

by Samuel Raeon December 11, 2017
Litecoin has been one of the top performing coins over the last twenty-four hours, running towards the $200 level with breakneck speed. Whether it will reach it near term remains to be seen (we’ve seen markets cool off somewhat over the last couple of days in many other crypto type assets) but one thing seems […]

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Bitcoin Price Breaks Fresh Ground, Corrects: What’s Next?

by Samuel Raeon December 8, 2017
During the session on Thursday, the¬†bitcoin price broke through a whole range of fresh key levels. First, we saw $14,000 break. Then $15,000, then $16,000 all the way up to $19,000 before things eventually turned around and we saw a pretty steep correction. Exactly what was driving the action is unclear however there is a […]
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One Of Russia’s Leading Presidential Candidates Wants To Legalize Bitcoin

by Samuel Raeon December 7, 2017
In 2018, Russia will hold a democratic election and the winning party will have its leader take up the Presidency. Right now of course, Vladimir Putin is in the position and it’s a position he has held for coming on 15 years (spread across two terms). Expectations are that he should have no real problems […]

South Korea Is Next In Line For Hardline Bitcoin Regulation

by Samuel Raeon December 5, 2017
It seems as though every day that passes brings with it some fresh news related to bitcoin and cryptocurrency regulation globally. In line with this, and as per the latest development in the space, news just hit press that yet another Asian nation was outlining its proposals for a regulatory framework in the sector and […]
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CBOE Beats CME To The Line With Bitcoin Futures

by Samuel Raeon December 4, 2017
Over the last few months, we have seen more and more examples of traditional financial institutions trying to pick up an exposure to the dramatic rise in adoption and price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that took place during 2017. One of the institutions that’s been very vocal and active in its efforts to climb […]