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South Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Has Economic Value

This post was originally published on source A South Korean court has ruled that bitcoin has an economic value for the first time. This overturned an earlier court ruling which did not recognize the digital currency. The case involves the confiscation of 191 bitcoins. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens …

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Crypto Exchange Bittrex Outlines Token Listing Criteria

Seattle-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has today made public its criteria for listing and delisting tokens. Bittrex chief executive Bill Shihara had already provided some details of the exchange’s decision-making process during a panel at CES 2018, saying the company looks at whether a token is innovative, the team that developed …

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BitPay Bitcoin Wallet Review: Copay

Warning: There is an apparent problem with Copay that has led to multiple reports of missing funds. The wallet should be considered insecure until this issue is resolved. See the end of this article for more details.   Atlanta-based BitPay was founded as a cryptocurrency payment service in 2011. At …

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Facebook to Ban Cryptocurrency Related Ads, For Now

Facebook is banning all advertisements for cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and initial coin offerings (ICOs), as part of an “intentionally broad” policy against deceptive marketers. Social media giant Facebook has unveiled a new policy that bans advertisements involving cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), a popular funding tool used …

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Samsung is starting to produce Bitcoin mining chips

South Korean electric giant Samsung has reportedly started producing Asic chips for bitcoin mining. This gives the Chinese Asic smiths competition from South Korea. Several South Korean magazines report that Samsung has already begun production of Asic chips and is targeting their sale by the end of January. The technology …

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