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Russian GPU Prices Spike, Miners Turn to International Markets for Graphics Cards

An increasing number of Russian nationals living abroad are generating an income through reselling graphics cards to Russian cryptocurrency miners, following a dramatic GPU price hike in response to surging Russian demand for mining hardware. For Many Living in Nations With Low-Wage Labor Markets, Cryptocurrency Mining Can Offer Far Greater Profits Than the Average Local Wage The meteoric rise in the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies during 2017 has attracted the attention of citizens across the globe. For many living in nations with low-wage labor markets, cryptocurrency mining can offer far greater profits than the average local wage....

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Bitpay to Launch Bitcoin Wallet App for Windows Phone Market

  Bitcoin payment processor Bitpay Inc. has announced that it will be making its bitcoin wallet app available to Windows Phone users, despite Windows representing less than 1% of smartphone market. Bitpay Has Catered to the Windows Phone Market Since 2015 in the Form of Copay Wallet Leading bitcoin payment processor Bitpay has announced the development of their bitcoin wallet app for Windows Phone users. With Windows accounting for less than 1% of the total smartphone market share, the array of mobile cryptocurrency applications available to Windows smartphone users has been very limited, as many developers have opted to...

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Canadian Luxury Home Listed for Sale on Beijing Craigslist for 1,075 Bitcoins

An eight-bedroom luxury home in Canada has been listed for sale on the Beijing Craigslist website with an asking price of 1,075 bitcoins. With an Asking Price of Nearly $3 Million USD and Such a Narrow Marketing Strategy, the Listing Immediately Aroused Curiosity Approximately one month ago an ad for a luxury Canadian home was listed on the Beijing Craigslist website. The up-market home features eight bedrooms, six bathrooms, and is located right by the Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club in Coquitlam. The listing features an asking price of 1,075 bitcoins – approximately $2.9 million USD. With an...

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Private Schools for Kids Are Now Accepting Bitcoin for Tuition

Over the last few years, there have been many colleges and well-known universities all across the world that have started accepting bitcoin. Alongside paying for a higher education with bitcoins, now people can utilize the decentralized currency at private daycares and schools that offer the Montessori educational approach for children. Also read: Most Popular Contactless Smart Cards in Japan Adding Bitcoin Hardware Wallets Montessori Schools in New York City Accepting Bitcoin for Children’s Tuition This month Marco Ciocca, co-founder of the Montessori Schools in New York City announced the school would be accepting bitcoin for parents to pay their children’s tuition....

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Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain.Info Raises $40 Million From Well-Known Investors

The popular online bitcoin wallet, Blockchain.info, has announced the completion of a successful series B funding round by raising $40 million. The company started its services back in 2011 and aims to continue making digital currencies easier to use for everyday people. Blockchain Raises $40 Million in Funding for Global Expansion and Digital Asset R&D The online wallet Blockchain.info is one of the oldest bitcoin-based businesses within the industry. The company’s blockchain explorer and data analytics gets millions of visitors, and the platform has issued close to 15 million wallets. Now Blockchain has announced it has raised $40 million in...

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