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You Can Buy French State Secrets With Bitcoin, Apparently

Ever wanted to find out more about secret and special operations in France? Ever wondered what secrets exist at a government level? Well, according to reports out today, an unidentified agent from the General Directorate for Internal Security (GDIS) has been selling French state secrets on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin. We’re not sure this goes the right way for Bitcoin adoption, but I guess it does give the currency another use value right? The agent has since been arrested for their efforts in the extraction of official documents from within the French government. As it stands, the...

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Coca Cola Vending Machine Operating On Lightning Network For Bitcoin Payments

We all dream of the day we can buy a coke (or other cola flavoured soft drink) through the power of the lightning network. Wouldn’t it be great if we could swap a few satoshi’s for a nice cold glass of coke? Well, now, thanks to the creative mind of Ricardo Reis, a hardware hacker from Spain, you can do just that. Reis has created a hand built Coca Cola vending machine that operates on the lightning network to provide users a glass of the good stuff in exchange for Bitcoin. By scanning the built in QR code, the machine...

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Bitcoin (BTC)’s Breakout And Rise To New ATH Is Inevitable

Bitcoin (BTC)’s breakout from this point forward is inevitable. The price has been consolidating in a bullish pennant since last month. No investor or analyst who draws bullish pennants like these on a chart presents a bearish case. In that case, they have to rely on a triangle that extends a little further. However, that triangle has an equal chance of breaking to the upside. The bullish pennants visible on the above chart only break to the upside, in normal market conditions. History is a wonderful teacher in technical analysis. This is why the more data we have, the more...

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Is Bitcoin Really On The Brink Of A Mass Breakout?

Nigel Green, the CEO and Founder of deVere Group has spoken out about Bitcoins capacity to embark on a global level breakout, one that will see Bitcoin hit a new all time high and continue to climb, exceeding international expectations and making a lot of people very rich in the process. Green believes this is down to FOMO, a fear of missing out, driving people towards Bitcoin investment when it’s price starts to climb. As a result of this FOMO, more people will start to panic buy, initiating a huge flow of money into Bitcoin, in turn pushing prices to...

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Are ICO’s The Right Way To Solve Bitcoins Problems?

The Initial Coin Offering is a controversial platform. In their essence, ICOs are positive and exciting, though as many will know, they open us up to a whole host of potential problems and risk. In the growing cryptosphere, we want to minimise risk in order to secure our investments, therefore ICOs are considered by many, as a total no go, although even with this in mind, ICOs still run, they still happen and they still bring in heaps of investment for new and budding crypto projects. Is ICO ‘culture’ a good way to solve Bitcoin’s problems though? Many are starting...

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