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Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

January 2 · Issue #141 · View online
Kyle Torpey has been a full-time Bitcoin writer and researcher since early 2014. Currently, he contributes regularly to Forbes and CoinJournal. His work has also appeared in Business Insider, VICE Motherboard, Nasdaq, and many other media outlets. Additionally, Kyle goes over the day's top Bitcoin stories in a daily YouTube show and podcast, which can be found at

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Kyle Torpey's content from today...
Note: These pieces were published during the Dailiy Bitcoin’s Recap’s recent hiatus.
Why Bitcoin's Price Has Continued To Rise In The Face Of High Transaction Fees
Will Bitcoin's Lightning Network Kill Off Altcoins Focused on Cheap Transactions?
Comparing Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies by 'Market Cap' Can Be Very Misleading
BitPesa CEO: Bitcoin's Issues Are Tiny Compared To The Problems With Banking In Africa
Bitcoin's Growth Can Be Tracked Like a Social Network
Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Makes Monster Bet on Bitcoin - WSJ
Meet The Crypto Billionaires Getting Rich From Ripple's XRP
Keep an Eye Out for These Bitcoin Tech Trends in 2018
scalability - What are Channel Factories and how do they work? - Bitcoin Stack Exchange
Putin Investigating 'Cryptorouble' as Way to Avoid Western Sanctions - CoinDesk on Twitter: "New receiving addresses for your LocalBitcoins wallet are now Segwit compatible. Segwit addresses start with the number 3. #Bitcoin #Segwit…"
Invest 1% of Ghana’s reserves in bitcoin – Ndoum to BOG | Business News 2018-01-02
North Korean Hackers Hijack Computers to Mine Cryptocurrencies - Bloomberg
The Criminal Underworld Is Dropping Bitcoin for Another Currency - Bloomberg
South Korea Sets Date for Anonymous Crypto Trading Ban: Report - CoinDesk
RSK on Twitter: "Be part of the #SmartContract revolution. Stay tuned for tomorrow's announcement! #BambooRelease #SmarterBitcoin"
Bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Huge price swings have always been the norm [Video]
ECB's Yves Mersch Calls Bitcoin a 'Major Threat' to Financial Stability - CoinDesk
Bitcoin Starts 2018 With a Tumble – Bloomberg
Speculators raised net short bitcoin positions in Dec 26 week: CFTC | Reuters
95 Crypto Theses for 2018 – TwoBitIdiot – Medium
Hooters Whispers ‘Blockchain’ and Its Parent Company’s Stock Soars 50 Percent
Bitcoin adoption and dark web economy stories...
Bitcoin’s boom is a boon for extremist groups | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Bitcoin Is Coming to Your Bodega - Pacific Standard
South London men jailed for using cloned credit cards bought on the dark web with Bitcoin - Croydon Advertiser
Bitcoin technical stories from today...
No other technical Bitcoin stories from today.
Bitcoin company stories from today...
Samourai Wallet - Bitpay QR codes are no longer valid. Important...
Altcoin and ICO stories from today...
Joke Cryptocurrencies Like ‘Jesus Coin’ Are Making Serious Money
Riccardo Spagni on Twitter: "So much for Verge $XVG and their IP address privacy, someone's publishing originating IP addresses for Verge transactions (not just general…"
Over $900: Ether Starts 2018 at All-Time Price High - CoinDesk
The 11 biggest ICO fundraises of 2017 - Business Insider
Ethereum Foundation Announces Millions in New Subsidies for Scaling Research - CoinDesk
Bitcoin regulation stories from today...
Bitcoin not considered legal tender in India, says Arun Jaitley
Malaysian Minister: No Bitcoin Trading Ban Planned - CoinDesk
Egypt's Religious Leader: Crypto Trading Forbidden Under Islamic Law - CoinDesk
Other stories from today...
Bank of England plots its own bitcoin-style digital currency
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