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New Fortnite Battle Royale Game Lets You Earn BTC When you Play

dApp’s may have been the OG’s when it comes to blockchain gaming (commonly misconceived as bitcoin gaming in some circles) but it seems that there’s a new sheriff in town… Developed by Satoshis Games Studio, Lightnite is the first-ever Bitcoin battle royale game. You may be hearing a few comparisons to Epic Games’ Fortnite but the similarities don’t stop there. Fortnite who? Even though it didn’t build up as much hype as the cleverly executed Fortnite Chapter 2 launch, Lightnite is a game that features all the exciting characteristics of a battle royale adventure with an added bitcoin twist.  Details...

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Bitcoin Payments Now Supported On Opera Web Browser 

The popular Opera web browser is a popular one for the CryptoDaily team and it’s about to get even better.  The web browser has just recently added bitcoin e-commerce and TRON integration to its Android app according to a press release posted this week. With this enhanced crypto functionality, Opera Android users will be able to make bitcoin payment directly from its built-in digital wallet and interact with decentralised apps (dApps) on the TRON blockchain. It could increase crypto visibility though amongst the browser’s supposed 300 million users. Charles Hamel, Head of Crypto at Opera, told CoinDesk: “Most people have...

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Sally Ho's Technical Analysis 22 October 2019

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC/USD) traded mostly sideways early in today’s Asian session as the pair moved to the 8195.11 level after spiking to the 8349.84 area during yesterday’s North American session.  Some minor Stops were elected above the 8338.78 level during yesterday’s rapid climb, representing the 76.4% retracement of the 9948.12 – 3128.89 range.  The pair twice tested the 8280.46 area during yesterday’s Asian session and yesterday’s North American session, a level that represents the 61.8% retracement of the move from 7850.71 – 8975.71 range.  Chartists are noting that the 50-bar MA (hourly) crossed above the 100-bar MA (hourly) and 200-bar...

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Iran Gives Green Light To Bitcoin Mining

Mining farms for cryptocurrency have been seeing an increase in Iran thanks to the low electricity costs. In research published by Elite Fixtures, mining Bitcoin will only cost you $3,217 in the nation using specialised mining hardware like Avalon 6 or AntMiner S9. With the increasing number of mining farms around the country caused a seven percent increase in energy consumption last month that affected the nations power grid making it unstable and causing problems for consumers according to the Iranian Energy Ministry spokesperson, Mostafa Rajabi. As a result of this, the government decided to move forward towards recognising crypto...

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Bitcoin Taxes, Enthusiasts And The IRS: When Will It End?!

No government controls cryptocurrency. That’s something that we all know, but despite this fact, the government still collects their share of the taxes and the Internal Revenue Service has just told taxpayers that it’s about to increase its scrutiny of their crypto gains. This is news that comes as Bitcoin has experienced a very volatile few weeks as it has fallen to $9.5k after rising to $13k earlier in the month.  So yes, now the IRS has started to send letters to more than 10,000 taxpayers asking them to assert that they have paid all the taxes on their cryptocurrency...

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