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The Founder of India-Based Bitcoin Mining Pool GBMiners is Running a...

Update: This post has been updated with a response from Amit BhardwajGBMiners has made headlines in various media outlets lately due to the bitcoin mining...

Financial Times Piece Inadvertently Makes the Case for Buying Bitcoin

Financial Times Capital Markets Editor Dan McCrum has written another piece about how bitcoin is a pyramid scheme and will eventually fall to zero....

Controversial IRS Request To Coinbase Highlights Need For Updated Tax Guidelines

Last week, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed paperwork in federal court requesting the disclosure of all Coinbase US customers' records over a...

‘Co-Founder’ Of BitShares Involved In Banx Scam

Michael Taggart is the face of SteemCash and claims to be a co-founder of BitShares. From 2014 through an undetermined amount of time, Michael...

What President Trump Means For Bitcoin

It was clear something was wrong with the Clinton campaign as soon as the polls closed in Florida. Pundits and pollsters alike pointed to...

AirBitz Launches Crypto-Equity, Made Legal By JOBS Act

San Diego based bitcoin wallet provider AirBitz is opening a crowd equity funding round using WeFunder and BitPay. The JOBS Act's lessening restrictions on...

50+ Attorneys Join New Digital Currency and Blockchain Tech Defense Coalition

Over 50 attorneys and academics have joined a new defense coalition focusing on digital currency and distributed ledger legal.The alliance, called the Digital Currency...

Congressional Blockchain Caucus Formed

Coin Center's efforts in Washington D.C. seem to be paying off. A bipartisan caucus dedicated to the "advancement of sound public policy" relating to...

House of Representatives Proclaims Support Of Blockchain, Non-Fiat Currencies

The United States House of Representatives has passed House Resolution 835. The resolution, among other things, expresses support for blockchain technologies and non-fiat currencies.The House...

Clearvoter Founder, Rosa Shores Discusses Blockchain Technology For Politics (Interview)

This week, CoinJournal had the opportunity to interview Rosa Shores, Founder and CEO of a new project Clearvoter. As election season in the United...

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