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Reddit Have Stopped Accepting Bitcoin As A Payment Option

The passionate Redditors among us may have noticed that Bitcoin is no longer accepted as a payment option for paying for a gold membership with the website, instead the site has reverted back to only accepting payments via card and PayPal. A similar thing happened with computer gaming platform Steam late last year. It’s strange that even though cryptocurrencies, namely Bitcoin, seem to be creeping further and further into the mainstream world, big tech names like Steam and Reddit are actively preventing them on their services. The most likely reason for this move is that it’s often difficult to get...

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Bitcoin Price Crash Is Nothing To Worry About Says Leading Data Scientist

Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin, probably one of the most searched for words on Google in 2018. Today, the value of the coin is down once again, down by almost 6% to a value of $7561, concerning when you consider that in December it hit $19,000. Since I wrote the first sentence, I thought it would be interesting to see how the word Bitcoin is trending on Google. I was wrong, it’s actually far less searched for now than it has been for nearly a year - https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?q=bitcoin Oh well, you see my point though. In the midst of the drama surrounding...

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Reddit Says Goodbye To Bitcoin

It appears that the use of cryptocurrency is becoming more mainstream, and more widely accepted. Something that the market has been trying to do for years. But, as we hear about more businesses who are starting to accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment methods, we also hear how one is shutting its doors on Bitcoin. For five years, since 2013, popular site Reddit, has given you the option of paying for their Reddit Gold membership with the most popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, along with more traditional payment options of credit card and PayPal. However, a moderator of the site, has...

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Do These Cryptocurrencies Have More Potential Than Bitcoin?

When you think of cryptocurrencies, you think of Bitcoin. It was the first one to burst onto the scene and it is the largest by market capital. But, these virtual currencies are threatening to one day surpass it completely. Ethereum Although many people believe that Bitcoin and Ethereum are similar, there is one major difference Ethereum can handle currency and non currency blockchain applications, where Bitcoin can only handle currency applications. They have a great following, and at the end of 2017, there were approximately 200 organisations in the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, with a number of industries and sectors. As...

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Top Myths Surrounding Bitcoin

It's often said there are two types of people in the world, those who love cryptocurrencies, and those who don't fully understand them. Thanks in part to the widespread and overly simplified news coverage of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, there are plenty of myths circulating that need to be dispelled. Here are the top five myths that Bitcoin cannot seem to shake... 1. It has no value People often worry that Bitcoin is just a fad. Some fear that it could just go away, taking its equivalent value in fiat currency with it. Cryptocurrencies are no different to other currencies in...

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