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Why is Bitcoin Rising? Cryptocurrency Adoption in Canada

  Key Findings: Over the past year, more people In Canada have searched for “Bitcoin” on Google than “Banks” or “Kim Kardashian” 76% of Canadian participants were familiar with the concept of Cryptocurrency. From that, 76 % – 97% are already aware of what Bitcoin is. The awareness of Bitcoin is moving towards the mainstream, … Continued

3iQ Expects to Launch Bitcoin ETF After “favorable” Ruling From Canada’s Top Securities Regulator

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has ruled to allow crypto fund manager 3iQ to issue a prospectus for its prospective exchange-traded Bitcoin fund, signalling that Canada’s top securities regulator may be about to approve the launch of the nation’s first Bitcoin ETF. Toronto-based 3iQ said in a press release Wednesday that its planned closed-end BTC fund, “The … Continued

Bank of Canada Exploring Digital Currency That Would Replace Cash

An internal Bank of Canada presentation says benefits of digital currency include the sharing of personal information with police or tax authorities The Bank of Canada is considering launching a digital currency that would help it combat the “direct threat” of cryptocurrencies and collect more information on how people spend their money, The Logic has learned. Take … Continued

Mining Bitcoin: How to Mine Bitcoin

Introduction to Bitcoin Mining Mid-19th century California gold miners were called “forty-niners” after the year 1849, but this rush actually spanned from 1848-1853; it took five years for a quarter-million people to flood the state in search of “free wealth”. Satoshi Nakamoto first published the white paper on cryptocurrency back in 2008, and Bitcoin was … Continued

The Biggest Problems Being Addressed By Blockchain Oracles

Simply put, an oracle is a bridge that connects information obtained in the real, physical world with a blockchain. Blockchains have a host of advantages including transparency, security, and immutability. However, without a way to reliably bring data on-chain, blockchains can only leverage these benefits with the information that occurs within its network, not information … Continued

Bitcoin SV Stays On Top – Total Return of 232% In Past Month

Overview Bitcoin SV Released bi-weekly, this report aims to identify broad trends in the cryptocurrency market. In order to reflect the latest developments in this fast-paced and volatile market, the reports plan to focus on metrics derived from a 30-day rolling window of data, this time from May 11, 2019 to June 9, 2019. Our universe … Continued

Original Bitcoin Media Group Presents: Bitcoin 2019 Conference

Bitcoin 2019 Aims To Unite Community Around The Original Cryptocurrency   For the first time in more than five years, a community gathering focused specifically on Bitcoin will convene in North America at Bitcoin 2019, a two-day conference to be held at SVN West in San Francisco from June 25–26. By assembling legacy voices alongside … Continued

Terrorists Prefer Cash Over Bitcoin, Even Privacy Coins: Report

An exhaustive report by the RAND Corporation concludes that cryptocurrency is less than ideal for terrorist organizations. Cash is still king for terrorists, for a variety of reasons, including the liquidity barriers that regulation and legalization of cryptocurrencies are presenting. Cash Is Still King For Terrorism The 99-page report focuses on three areas of terrorist financing: receipt, management, and … Continued