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74 Beauty Clinics in Japan Now Accept Payments in BTC

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News This week the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange and payment processor, Bitflyer, announced its partnership with SBC Medical Group the parent company of the popular Shonan Beauty Clinic. The union between both firms means that 74 clinics nationwide will allow patients to settle their bills in cryptocurrency. Also read: Markets Update: BTC Price Jumps Over $1000 in Read More

Survey: 1 In 5 UK Adults Consider Investing In Cryptocurrencies

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Image: Streets of London at night, goodfreephotos.com One in five UK adults who have never owned cryptocurrencies would consider buying some over the next three years, according to a new research by communications agency Citigate Dewe Rogerson. The research, which surveyed more than 1,000 people in the UK, also found that despite the growing acceptance Read More

Cryptocurrency Is the Main Income for 12% of Russian Crypto Users

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Featured Cryptocurrency is the main source of income for 12% of Russian speaking crypto users, according to a new survey. More than 90% of the respondents say they want to use digital coins as a means of payment, and a quarter of those interviewed are already doing that. 40% of the participants view cryptos like Read More

Corporations Bypassing Korean ICO Regulations With Overseas Subsidiaries

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Featured Major corporations in South Korea are increasingly establishing cryptocurrency subsidiaries and launching initial coin offerings outside of the country due to prohibitive regulations. They are seeking opportunities in countries like Japan, Switzerland, Singapore, and Gibraltar. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Regulations Driving Away Businesses An increasing number of corporations Read More

Poles Protest Unfair Taxation of Crypto Incomes and Profits

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Taxes A decision by the Polish government to tax crypto transactions, even those that do not return profit, has provoked discontent among traders in the country. The local crypto community has decided to protest against the official stance of the Finance Ministry with an online petition which is gathering support. Taxes on crypto-related income in Read More

Regulating Cryptocurrencies: Striking the Right Balance

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With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rallying following the conclusion of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires recently, where no consensus among global leaders was reached with regards to crypto regulations, the debate looks set to ramp up over the next few months. Ahead of the guidelines now expected to be issued in July, the UK Read More

Bitcoin Cash Tip Bots Are Making Rounds Across Social Media

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Technology At the moment, there are a few bitcoin cash (BCH) based tipping bots allowing the transfer of micropayments between Reddit users, Twitter feeds, and Telegram conversations. Over the past few months, the BCH community has been utilizing two micro-tipping bots that can transfer BCH on all three of these platforms. Also Read: ADS Securities Read More

South Korean Crypto Executives Detained Over Alleged Embezzlement

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Image credit: Heart of Seoul at Night in South Korea. Photo by Public Domain. Four executives from two of South Korea’s cryptocurrency exchanges have reportedly been detained over alleged embezzlement of customer assets amounting to billions of won. Kim Ik-hwan, the CEO of Coinnest, and South Korea’s fifth biggest digital currency exchange is one individual Read More

ASIC Resistance Increasingly Hot Topic in Crypto as Monero Forks

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Hardware Monero, a leading privacy-centric cryptocurrency, has undergone a hard fork in recent days – producing a new Monero chain in addition to the now renamed ‘Monero Classic’. The fork was initiated to protect Monero against mining centralization, as Bitmain had developed ASIC units purpose-built for mining XMR tokens. Also Read: “Private Digital Money” Better than Read More

The Bitcoin Scaling Debate Gets Heated at Deconomy

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At the Deconomy Conference in Seoul, South Korea, Blockstream’s Samson Mow, and Bitcoin.com’s Roger Ver engaged in a heated debate. Ostensibly it was about bitcoin scaling but quickly morphed into an argument on the merits of Bitcoin Cash and the Lightning Network. In all, the debate was an ample showcase of the scaling philosophies of Read More