Daily Roundup – October 23, 2017

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Over on the Coinbase support portal, the longtime bitcoin exchange has clarified their stance on the upcoming hard fork related to the SegWit2x proposal. The exchange has stated their intention to list the current version of Bitcoin with the ‘BTC’ ticker. According to CNBC, a surge in demand for bitcoin in Zimbabwe has highlighted an interesting quirk of trading involving the digital asset, in addition to the economic woes currently facing the country. According to CoinDesk, Russian ...read more

Fool’s Gold – on the upcoming Bitcoin Gold (BTG) fork

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Pyrite’s metallic sheen and pale brass-yellow hue gives it a superficial resemblance to gold, leading to the well-known nickname of “fool’s gold.” Forks happen. I think it’s a good thing. I don’t support Bitcoin Cash (and don’t even get me started on Segwit2x), but I believe that anyone has the right to adapt open-source software to tailor it to their vision of what it should be. With Bitcoin, this ensures that the system remains fair. In theory, i ...read more

The war on the petrodollar through Bitcoin

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Established in the early 1970s, the petrodollar has secured the United States’ influence over the oil trade for over 40 years, but recently, it is clear that this monopoly is slowly beginning to fall apart – in some part due to the influence of Bitcoin and other emerging cryptocurrencies. Background Due to the plummeting value of the dollar, the debt from the Vietnam War, and excessive domestic spending, President Nixon abruptly pulled out of the Bretton Woods Accord, which pegged t ...read more

E-Chat Pre-ICO. First Decentralized Messenger with Capabilities of a Multi-currency Crypto-Wallet Is Looking for Partners

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Kindly note that this is a sponsored press release. Crypto Insider does not necessarily endorse nor take responsibility in any way, shape or form for the statements below. Due diligence is advised. The e-Chat team announced the release of a revolutionary product on the ICO, which will undoubtedly interest both large investors and ordinary users. What makes it so special? When registering your account, you get an access to the multi-currency wallet with a starting bonus in the form of inter ...read more