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Pavan Sukhdev Says Bitcoin Is an “Asset” and “Not a Currency”

We have constantly been hearing arguments in the past that bitcoin is “digital gold.” Both bitcoin and the precious metal the entire world has grown to love are consistently being compared, though according to one expert – Pavan Sukhdev – there is still too much speculation involved. Pavan Sukhdev – Bitcoin Is Not a Currency Sukhdev is the president of environmental advocacy group WWF International. In a recent interview, he commented that both bitcoin and gold remain...

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Many Crypto Experts Believe Ethereum Will Overpower BTC

Over the past week, talk surrounding bitcoin has been invigorated considering the world’s number one digital currency by market cap has shot up to just under $40,000 for the first time in well over a month. As good as the news is, it is easy to allow bitcoin to overshadow Ethereum and many other heavy hitters within the crypto space, but one panel of experts refuses to turn away from competing altcoins. Ethereum Is Climbing Up the Financial Ladder Ethereum is the second...

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Botswana Is Becoming a Major Bitcoin Haven

Botswana – a country in Africa – is becoming a regular bitcoin hotspot. Over the past several months, residents of the nation have regularly turned to the world’s number one digital asset for their daily financial needs, and many businesses are making it easier for them to do so by saying “yes” to crypto payments, though there are still several barriers to overcome. Botswana Is Becoming a Regular BTC Hub Botswana is located within the southern central region of the...

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Musk Has Lost a Lot of BTC, but He Probably Only Has Himself to Blame

In a public filing last Tuesday, electric car company Tesla and its CEO – South African entrepreneur Elon Musk – revealed that they have lost more than $1 billion in bitcoin. Musk and Tesla’s BTC Stash Has Gone Down the Tubes The company’s balance sheet grew by approximately $1.5 billion in BTC last February, and within two months, bitcoin had reached a new all-time high, jumping from the low $50,000 range to about $64,000 per unit. However, things took an ugly turn from...

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Amazon: We Have No Intention of Accepting BTC Payments

Just yesterday, Live Bitcoin News reported that Amazon – arguably the biggest retailer in the world – was going to begin accepting cryptocurrencies by the end of the year as forms of payment. However, now it looks like this idea was a simple rumor, and Amazon has come out to suggest that it has no plans whatsoever in accepting bitcoin or other forms of digital assets as payments for goods or services. Amazon Says “No” to BTC Payments… For Now At this stage, bitcoin...

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IMF to All Countries: Don’t Make BTC Your National Currency!

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is advising all countries to avoid making bitcoin or any other form of crypto their national currencies. The IMF Advises Making BTC Anything Other Than a Speculative Asset In a blog post, the IMF advises against making any sort of digital asset the currency of a national people. While the post does not mention any specific region, many countries – such as China – have turned towards making digital versions of their national...

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Survey: Singapore Is a True Leader When It Comes to Crypto

Just yesterday, Live Bitcoin News published a piece discussing how few Americans are investing in cryptocurrency. While many residents of the region have no doubt heard of bitcoin and its digital counterparts, it appears many of them have not actually taken the leap into buying them. However, in Singapore, it seems that these results are the exact opposite, as the country has full-on embraced BTC and its virtual brothers and sisters. Singapore Really Loves Its Crypto...

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Survey: There Are Still So Few Americans Investing in Bitcoin

Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency are becoming extremely well known. Nobody can deny this, and the names of these assets are going down in the financial history books like no other assets have in recent years considering how far they have come just in the last year alone. However, while it seems everyone in America knows what these currencies are, not that many people are willing to purchase them yet. Bitcoin Is Still Undervalued, According to Survey According to...

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Amazon Hints at Bitcoin Acceptance; Currency Shoots Up

Bitcoin has spiked like there’s no tomorrow. After several weeks of dealing with bearish activity, the world’s number one digital currency by market cap has surged all the way to the mid-$38,000 range. The jump appears to have something to do with Amazon, the biggest retailer in the world, and its potential decision to begin its own cryptocurrency and accept bitcoin as a payment method before the year is out. Amazon Suggests It Will Accept BTC Amazon is arguably the...

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Signaling Fresh Rally Above $40K

Bitcoin price started a fresh increase above the $35,000 resistance against the US Dollar. The price is now trading well above the $35,000 zone and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $37,000 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase). The pair might correct lower, but the bulls are likely to remain active near $37,000. Bitcoin price is slowly gaining bullish momentum above $38,000...

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