Category: Bitcoin Wallets

Retail Accumulation? Number of Bitcoin Addresses With One or More Coins Sees Solid Rise

A key on-chain metric has witnessed growth over the past 12 months, possibly indicating steady accumulation of bitcoins by retail traders.  As of Jan. 14, there were 784,000 addresses holding one or more bitcoins, up nearly 11 percent from...

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Bitcoin App Bottle Pay Shuts Down Over Impending EU Money-Laundering Laws

“The amount and type of extra personal information we would be required to collect from our users would alter the current user experience so radically, and so negatively, that we are not willing to force this onto our community,”...

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Protestors Set Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Perpetrator’s Home on Fire

Protestors set fire to paramedic-turned-bitcoin entrepreneur Sphelele “Sgumza” Mbatha’s home, following the collapse of his Ponzi-like “investment scheme,” according to Ladysmith Gazette. Mbatha’s company, Bitcoin Wallet, promised investors 100-percent returns by investing South African rand in cryptocurrencies. Before shutting...

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