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Traders Should Not Be Worried by Bitcoin Price Drop, Financial Specialist Advises

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Some Bitcoin investors have been dismayed by the decision of Cboe BZX Exchange to withdraw the ETF application. This application fuelled great hopes for crypto supporters, after SEC rejected several similar Bitcoin ETF proposals during 2018.

However, according to financial specialist and Forbes contributor Naseem Aslam, this event should not discourage a bullish attitude towards Bitcoin. He also believes that the current downward trend of Bitcoin price should not be a cause of alarm.

Vienna Is Home to the Largest Blockchain Competence Centre

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Vienna is known for its beautiful architecture and the waltz music composed by the Strauss family. While still proud of its tradition, the capital of Austria also wants to be known as a hotspot for new technologies. For this reason, the largest blockchain competence and research centre in the world, The COMET Center (K1) Austrian Blockchain Center (ABC), has been launched in Vienna.

A New Record for Bitcoin: BitPay Reports $1 Billion Worth of Transactions for 2018

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Bitcoin transactions were on the rise in 2018. A recent report released by BitPay blockchain payment processor showed that the company processed transactions of $1 billion in 2018. The press release also states that BitPay managed to set a record for payment error rates. From 8% in December 2017, the errors for total dollar volume dropped to under 1% in 2018.

Top 5 UK Blockchain and Crypto Events in H1 of 2019

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The world of blockchain and cryptocurrency continues to evolve and challenge professionals in various fields to understand it and find further use cases. From time to time, these professionals meet to discuss their findings and the new developments. They share these ideas not just between each other, but also with crypto enthusiasts and the general public.

Constantinople Fork of Ethereum Network Postponed

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The long-awaited Constantinople fork of the Ethereum network has been delayed due to potential security issues identified by ChainSecurity. An innovation of the Constantinople update was the introduction of cheaper gas cost for certain SSTORE operations. The Swiss blockchain security company warned that this would enable reentrancy attacks.

UK Sea Rescue Charity Cruises Ahead with Bitcoin Donations

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Have you ever wanted to donate to a social cause? But doubt your money would end up with those in need stopped you. It’s an understandable concern. Last year, charity fraud across the United Kingdom (UK) reached £2.3 billion, according to the Annual Fraud Indicator 2017.

Cryptocurrencies, secure and transparent, have the power to revolutionise the charity industry. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), the 6th biggest charity in the UK, allows you to make a donation using bitcoin.

The Good, the Bad and the Not-So-Ugly: Looking Back at the Year in Bitcoin

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2018 has been one hell of a year – so let’s look back on the top 10 moments of the Bitcoin universe.

From £1k to £840k in First Year: Manchester Crypto Entrepreneur Josh Riddett

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Cryptocurrency miner Josh Riddett turned £1,000 into £840,000 in his first year in business, and is on the path to becoming a millionaire.

Iranian Students Rely on Bitcoin to Pay their Tuition Fees in the UK

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The economic embargo set by the United States against Iran left many students unable to pay their university fees abroad. Many Iranian students at the UK universities face suspension because they cannot receive money from home via bank transfers. Determined to complete their studies, they found an alternative source of funding: Bitcoin.

Myth Busted: UK Crypto Exchanges Unlikely to Launder Money

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Cryptocurrency exchanges in the United Kingdom are unlikely to be financing terrorist activities or laundering money, according to a report by Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

“[Virtual currency exchange] is an emerging risk, and there is not yet evidence to suggest broadscale money laundering or terrorist financing,” the FATF explained.