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New Bitcoin.com Podcast With Crypto-Economist Jon Matonis

This week’s Bitcoin.com podcast with our host ‘Bitcoin Brian’ features the e-money researcher and crypto-economist, Jon Matonis. The well-known economist is also the vice president of corporate strategy at the blockchain firm Nchain and served as the executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation until December 2014. Also read: Circle Financial Plans to Launch a New Investment App

“Only After Regulation Will Banks Work With You” – Japanese Exchange Operator Kayamori on Singapore Expansion

Can a legal, licensed crypto exchange be unregulated at the same time? While that might sound counter-intuitive, cryptocurrency exchanges that expand to overseas markets are finding themselves in this strange situation. They have legal, licensed status in their native home country, but are in legal purgatory in the new markets they expand into. Mike Kayamori,

India’s Bitcoin Fever Sees Trade Volumes and Exchange Sign-ups Spike

Bitcoin is trending in India as the decentralized currency reached new price highs this week. According to multiple reports, the country’s top exchanges Zebpay, Coinsecure, Unocoin, and Bitxoxo are seeing unprecedented user sign-ups and massive trade volumes. Also read: Bitcoin in India: ‘The Best Form of Money the Human Race Has Ever Experienced’ Cryptocurrency Exchanges Experience

PR: Truckcoin, the Fastest Payment Processing Cryptocurrency ICO Is Finally Here

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The current cryptocurrency market has seen a myriad of ICO

How to Protect Your Bitcoin and Your Privacy When Passing Through Customs

Border patrol don’t like bitcoin. In fact they dislike anything they don’t understand or have been programmed to distrust. Encryption, cryptocurrency, graphics cards, all of the tech we take for granted is anathema to suspicious customs agents. Whether you’re traveling into the U.S. or any other surveillance state, here’s what you should do to avoid raising

‘No Regulation Needed’ – Moscow Stock Exchange Plans to Trade Bitcoin Futures

The largest stock exchange in Russia, Moscow Exchange, has been building an infrastructure for the trading of cryptocurrencies. However, recently the central bank has reportedly “banned” the exchange from launching bitcoin futures until the country’s cryptocurrency regulatory framework has been implemented. News.Bitcoin.com reached out to Moscow Exchange to verify this report and to find out

Indonesian Media Urge Bitcoiners to Cash In Ahead of Crypto Ban

“Bank Indonesia will enact a regulation that confirms the ban on using virtual currency,” announced Pikiran Rakyat. The Republic of Indonesia’s central bank appears to be pushing forward on their often-threatened cryptocurrency ban, which is reported to include “parties that facilitate digital currency transactions.” In turn, at least one media outlet is encouraging holders to

Buying Bitcoin On a Margin: Winning Big or Losing Your Shirt

On November 29 there were quite a few bitcoin market spikes, and so-called flash crashes on exchanges, according to traders on social media and forums. One particular group of traders that really felt the storm when markets got turbulent were margin traders on exchanges like Bitfinex. In fact, if one were to visit the Reddit forum