How to Bitcoin #5 – Ways to Make Money with Bitcoin

NEW ZEALAND – Guest Writer –The fifth in the series of “How to Bitcoin” articles introducing you to Bitcoin and what you can do with the cryptocurrency.  Here is an overview of how to make money with BTC.   Buying and Selling A way to make money is to buy BTC/alt-coins at a low value and to sell at a higher value on an Exchange. Selling BTC as mentioned above can be done in any currency. Most large Exchanges allow users to trade back to US dollars. Another method would…

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How to Bitcoin #4 – Storing Bitcoin

NEW ZEALAND – Guest Writer –The third in the series of “How to Bitcoin” articles introducing you to Bitcoin and what you can do with the cryptocurrency.  Here is an overview of how to store your Bitcoin.   You can store Bitcoin or altcoins in the following ways:   Paper Wallet Offline Online Encrypted Hardware Device   Each method offers both pros and cons.   A paper-wallet is just that, a special code (address + keys) that is then printed out on a piece of paper. You can load BTC…

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Forbes Journalist Predicts Bitcoin Crash below $ 1000!

In a recent article Chuck Jones, a Forbes contributor, cited his reasons why Bitcoin could fall to below $ 1000.     Here are the reasons listed in the article:   Regulation could have the biggest impact South Korea Japan China U.S. regulation There is no “value” to it Volatility can create nervousness A shakeout is coming ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) Hacking theft of CCs FOMO or Fear of missing out Bitcoin mining scams Becomes too associated with criminals and rogue states Third parties changing their minds Bitcoin & Blockchain…

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Forget Korea… Bitcoin Rocks in Japan – Literally

Korea has been in the news lately for regulation or banning Bitcoin but meanwhile in Japan… Each of the eight girls represents one of the larger digital monetary formats. Yes, you’re supposed to cheer for bitcoin… or swoon over Ethereum (what, no Litecoin?). The group played its first concert on January 12th, and naturally, you had to pay in cryptocurrency to be one of the few members of the general public to get in.     Full Story – Click Here     The group’s first single, “The Moon and…

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How to Bitcoin #1 – Introduction

NEW ZEALAND – Guest Writer – A series of articles will be published to introduce you to Bitcoin and what you can do with the cryptocurrency.  Some hints and tips are provided, including some links to websites in order to guide you in your endeavour to understand Bitcoin, the “Internet of Money”.     Firstly, what is Bitcoin?  Bitcoin (BTC) is a virtual currency, digital not physical, and independent of banks. It is a peer-to-peer network supported by its users via computing power with no central authority. It was designed…

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Why Bitcoin is not for you

Bitcoin or cryptocurrency is certainly not for everyone and might not be for you if:     You believe in the system and trust banks: Some people cannot help themselves and have to believe that we can trust in the system or do not want the responsibility being in control of their own money. That way, if something goes wrong, you can blame someone else…   Fact is the system is broken and governments worldwide are running huge deficits.  The problems of the 2008 financial crisis have still not been resolved. …

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Hillstone Capital Now Accepting Bitcoin

Seattle Area real estate investing firm among first to begin accepting cryptocurrency.  BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/  Have you ever wondered how a cryptocurrency that only exists in your computer can be turned into something tangible like real estate? Enter Hillstone Capital. Hillstone has gone bitcrazy in true Pizza Day fashion. The Bellevue, WA private firm is now giving investors the option of using Bitcoin for all investing opportunities.     Blake Robbins, founder of Hillstone Capital, has always worked to make Hillstone stand out among the most innovative investing firms. “When a client…

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Ledger user loses £25 000 of Crypto

Quoted from Reddit: – I have not used my Ledger in a week, today I decide to check the value of my XRP, Litecoin and Dash only to discover that all of them showed up as zero and had been transferred somewhere else yesterday all around the same time at 7:30pm.     I am not sure how this is possible as I have not access my Ledger in a week. I do not know what do to as the total value is over £25000, has by currency been stolen…

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Will Facebook go Crypto or will they miss the Mark?

When Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook to lay out some of the goals he hopes the popular social media company will accomplish over the course of this year he did not really think that the media [fake news] would interpret that as Facebook integrating Bitcoin.   Read the false story here in the Independent: Click Here   What Mark actually did was bring up the topic of decentralization and using such technologies as a “force that puts more power in people’s hands.”   “Many people now believe technology only centralizes…

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Mogo to Make Buying Bitcoin Simple and More Accessible for Canadians

MogoCrypto to launch in Q1 2018  – VANCOUVER, Jan. 3, 2018 /CNW/ – Mogo Finance Technology Inc. (TSX: MOGO; OTCQX: MOGOF) (“Mogo” or the “Company”), one of Canada’s leading financial technology companies, today announced that it plans to bring a new level of convenience and transparency to bitcoin ownership for all Canadians. With the planned launch of MogoCrypto in the first quarter of 2018, MogoMembers will be able to easily buy and sell bitcoin through their MogoAccount.     “For the average Canadian, buying bitcoin today can be complicated, intimidating and costly, but it shouldn’t be that difficult,” said David…

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