How to Pay Employees or Get Paid With Bitcoin

Paying or getting paid with digital coins is the norm in the cryptocurrency sector. Participants in many other industries, however, may also be tempted to take advantage of the benefits offered by decentralized currencies. In the case of bitcoin cash (BCH), that means fast, secure and low-cost transactions. Some platforms facilitate crypto payments between companies and their employees, while peer-to-peer settlements remain a viable option as well. Also read: BCH Can Be the Global Coin for Daily Spending, Says Italian Crypto Executive Crypto Payroll Services Offered Businesses exploring the possibility…

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PR: Telcoin Partners With Vimo – Leading Vietnamese Mobile Wallet

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Telcoin partners with leading Vietnamese mobile wallet VIMO for international remittance. Partnership aims to introduce fastest, most affordable option for US$1B Canada-Vietnam remittance corridor. 26th June 2019 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Singapore and Hanoi, Vietnam — Telcoin Pte. Ltd., a fintech startup leveraging blockchain technology to facilitate high-speed, low-cost international remittances, today announced…

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Why Bitcoiners Are Turning to Unschooling for Decentralized Education

Unschooling is an alternative education movement quickly gaining popularity and currency worldwide. Like Bitcoin, it is an individualist approach to an area of human action long thought to be established beyond question―education. Both cryptoeconomics and unschooling seek to provide autonomy to individuals, providing a return to logical, natural systems that value human life. Also read: How to Keep Bitcoin Cash Transactions Private What Is Unschooling? Unschooling is a buzzword popping up in random conversations, hashtagged heavily on social media, and a source of bewilderment for those who may know what…

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Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Surges 300%, Eclipses Oil & Tech ETFs

While Bitcoin price itself has begun the inevitable correction, dropping almost 17% since its recent high, investment funds for the asset are still hot potatoes. Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) is a prime example as institutional interest has surged more than the asset itself. Despite Bitcoin Price Correction, GBTC Investors “Hungry” Bitcoin appears to be still in correction mode. It did climb back up to reach $12,400 for a few hours yesterday but has since dropped back to support at around $11,500. The lowest point in the recent pullback was $10,300,…

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Satoshi Comparisons Surface After Grin Founder Exits in Similar Circumstances

Pseudonymous Grin founder Ignotus Peverell has stepped away from the project, reassuring the privacy coin’s community that it is in “safe hands.” The move has sparked inevitable Satoshi Nakamoto comparisons. Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator used almost identical language eight years ago, writing in an email that “I’ve moved on to other things,” before adding “It’s in good hands with Gavin and everyone.” Also read: Bitcoin’s Big Price Drop Is the Latest in a Long History of Flash Crashes Ignotus Peverell Pulls a Satoshi Nakamoto Digital currency obsessives love a good mystery,…

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Bitcoin Lightning Network Hits $11M Capacity; Updates

Bitcoin’s scaling solution, the Lightning Network, is currently sitting at a capacity of around $11M. More interestingly, though, there are major updates underway already. Eltoo Coming to Lightning Network A user going by the name of u/almkglor has taken to Reddit to discuss some of the upcoming updates on Bitcoin’s scaling solution, the Lightning Network. The first at hand is the channel update protocol touted “Eltoo.” According to the user, Eltoo will be solving the network’s “toxic waste” problem. Under the current protocol, the old state is considered dangerous (hence,…

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Bitcoin Price Volatility Is Nothing To Be Scared Of

Bitcoin price has suffered its first major pullback in 41 days. But while this seems like a daunting thought, there are some who actually believe that this is a good thing.  Reasons Volatility Can Be Good For Bitcoin A Twitter thread from Bitcoiner and Stanford Law student, Conner Brown, makes the case for volatility. Volatility is good. 1)It shakes out weak hands and makes sure Bitcoins go to the strongest of hodlers. 2) It’s free Bitcoin advertising. Volatility makes headlines. 3) It’s a direct function of Bitcoin’s unparalleled absolute scarcity.…

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Bitcoin’s Big Price Drop Is the Latest in a Long History of Flash Crashes

On Wednesday, June 26, the price of BTC came close to reaching $14K. One hour later, it had dropped by close to 18%. Such events are known as a flash crash, a moment in time where a rapid-sell off happens and often times a few exchanges become inoperable. Over the last few years, especially when the market is extremely bullish, flash crashes have been prevalent. Also Read: Iranians Defy Warning and Share Pictures of Bitcoin Mining in Mosque The June 2019 BTC Flash Crash The price of bitcoin core (BTC)…

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Iran: Bitcoin Miners Move into Mosques to Dodge Electricity Bills

Clever bitcoin miners in Iran are setting up shop in local mosques to swerve costly electricity bills, but the Government are hot on their heels. Photo Purports To Show Mosque Miners As social media users and the local press report this week, around one hundred miners are now participating in the Bitcoin network from local mosques. In Iran, mosques get free electricity from the government, making them an ideal location for the energy-intensive mining process.  A photograph uploaded to Twitter and subsequently translated into English by Oxford University researcher Mahsa…

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New Satoshi Nakamoto Theory Points to Estonia

No one knows the true identity of Bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, yet most of us picture a Japanese computer scientist. This new theory however, points towards Estonia as Satoshi’s possible place of residence. The Latest Satoshi Theory We all know how advanced the tiny eastern European nation of Estonia is when it comes to technology. But the fact that Estonia started experimenting with blockchain technology the same year it was invented in 2008 is hardly proof that Satoshi Nakamoto was living there at the time. However, according to a thought-provoking…

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