Friday, January 19, 2018
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St. Louis Fed sees future in crypto as asset class

St. Louis Federal Reserve publishes a paper on crypto and Blockchain, touting the importance of Bitcoin as a future asset class. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Bitcoin’s price just dropped over $1,300 in 1.5 hours

The price of a bitcoin just plummeted by over $1,300, as losses are seen across the wider cryptocurrency market. Read more: www.coindesk.com

UK bitcoin investors denied mortgages to buy homes

Bitcoin investors in the UK have reportedly been facing issues with acquiring mortgages with their profits, as Banks refuse or are unsure how to deal, Read more: bitcoinist.com

Is bitcoin dying as a payment option?

While it may be a hugely investable asset, Bitcoin is venturing further away from being a functional currency Read more: cointelegraph.com

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain enters Switzerland

Chinese bitcoin mining heavyweight Bitmain is foraying into Europe with a new subsidiary established in Switzerland. Read more: www.ccn.com

Jibrel Network said to bag $30m in its ICO

Jibrel Network has reportedly raised $30m in its ICO, following the sale of 200 million JNT tokens. Read more: fintech.global

Microsoft restores bitcoin payments

Tech giant Microsoft has resumed accepting Bitcoin as a payment option for media on their Windows and Xbox stores. Read more: bitcoinist.com

ViaBTC announces shutdown of crypto mining contract market

Chinese bitcoin mining pool ViaBTC has announced that it will close its marketplace for mining contracts this week. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Israel Central Bank refuses to recognize bitcoin as a currency

Israel’s central bank has said it will not recognize cryptocurrencies like bitcoin as a currency nor a foreign currency as it does “not fit the legal, Read more: www.ccn.com

Harvard professors predict bitcoin collapse

Harvard econ professors see a future collapse for Bitcoin due to government regulation. Read more: cointelegraph.com