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Bitcoin Recap 01/15/18 - South Korean exchanges officially not shutting down, St. Louis Fed: Bitcoin more robust than some fiat currencies, and more!


Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

January 15 · Issue #150 · 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...
St. Louis Fed: In Some Ways, Bitcoin Is More Robust Than Many Fiat Currencies
PayPal's Wences Casares: 'I Can Imagine A World In Which Bitcoin Becomes A Global Standard Of Value'
Credit Suisse Argues Irrational Exuberance Around ICOs Indicates Bitcoin Bubble
Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
It's Official: South Korea Is Not Shutting Down Bitcoin Exchanges - Bitsonline
Cryptocurrency traders face fines for anonymous virtual accounts in South Korea
Any rule on Bitcoin must be global, Germany's central bank says | Reuters
France cryptocurrency laws to ban Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple? | Metro News
Brazil regulator bans funds from buying cryptocurrencies | Reuters
China to block cryptocurrency platforms that allow centralized trading: Bloomberg | Reuters
Banks Are Enforcing Holds or Bans on Cryptocurrency Purchases
Nearly 2 million S. Koreans estimated to have used cryptocurrency apps
Metropolitan Bank Halts International Crypto-Related Wire Transfers | Fortune
How Payment Protocol Is Eliminating Bitcoin Payment Errors
Hackers Hijack DNS Server of BlackWallet to Steal $400,000
Kraken Returns with Free Trading – Kraken Blog
More bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not - The New York Times
BlackRock CEO Fink shows no signs of entering bitcoin ETF race | Reuters
Certified 2011 Casascius Physical Bitcoin Sells for $28,700 - Bitsonline
More bitcoin adoption stories...
Kenya among the few countries in the world with highest per capita holding of Bitcoin - Citi - Kenyan Wallstreet
What the Data Tells Us About Bitcoin in 2017 - CoinDesk
City should consider accepting cryptocurrency for property tax payments: councillor |
More bitcoin technical stories from today...
⚡ Lightning just got used to pay for a Steam game. Instant confirmation. Zero fees. Real bitcoins. : Bitcoin
We now have 675 nodes running testnet lightning with 2200 open channels. 👍 : Bitcoin
Don't Use a Blockchain Unless You Really Need One - CoinDesk
Bitcoin Core - Development 2017 Activity Report - YouTube
Only 20% Bitcoins Left To Be Mined. Will It Send The Cryptocurrency Soaring?
More bitcoin company stories from today...
Cryptocurrency exchange swamped by 'madness' of cybercash craze - British Columbia - CBC News
Mississippi Doctors Sued Mt. Gox for Bitcoin Loss Now Worth $133 Million - CoinDesk
Announcing Collaborative Partnership with Halong Mining – MyRig
GDAX on Twitter: "We will open the BCH-BTC Order Book on Wednesday January 17 at 9:00 am PST. For more information see:"
More bitcoin scam and dark web stories...
Bitcoin scam: Indian investors are being duped by conmen using cryptocurrency’s growing popularity
Anxious teenagers ‘buy Xanax on the dark web’
How Regular Post Is Being Exploited By Drug Dealers And The Dark Web
Hospital computer system held for ransom, bitcoin demanded - CBS News
The Ethereum Scam Database helps you avoid cryptocurrency scammers
Fireman busted for selling fentanyl he bought off dark web | New York Post
More altcoin and ICO stories from today...
Daniel Ƀ on Twitter: "This is the BCash lead dev (one of the few active devs it has) literally lying about a Bitcoin dev committing code to them. The code…"
8 MB Bcash blocks have a lot fewer transactions than 1.06MB Segwit blocks : Bitcoin
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has left VC firm Fenbushi Capital | TechCrunch
3 Reasons To Not Get Excited About Seagate's Investment In Ripple/XRP
The 'McAfee Trade' Hits a Nigerian Snag With Finacoin - Bitsonline
More bitcoin regulation stories from today...
Indonesia central bank warns over cryptocurrencies | Reuters
Russian Ministry of Finance to Legalize Cryptocurrency... | News | Cointelegraph
Member of South Korea National Assembly: Calling Bitcoin a Bubble is Ridiculous. Gov't Should Focus on Fostering Crypto Market If It Doesn't Want to be Left Behind. Wow. : Bitcoin
Unconfirmed bitcoin stories from today...
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Other stories from today...
Venezuela Urges 10 Latin American Nations To Adopt Its Cryptocurrency Petro | Investopedia
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