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Expect ‘Large increase’ in Cryptocurrency Taxes Filed for 2018, Says Bittax CEO

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Bitcoinist spoke with Gidi Bar Zakay, CEO and founder of Bittax at the recently held Israel Bitcoin Summit in Tel-Aviv about cryptocurrency tax obligations for users and how the regulatory landscape is taking shape around the globe.  Bitcoinist: Why did you decide to launch Bittax? Are Bitcoin taxes too cumbersome to calculate for the average person?  Gidi Bar Zakay: I’ll admit that, like everyone else, I was also prejudiced against bitcoin. But when I was approached

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Atomic Swaps Are Coming to BTCPay This Year, Says Nicolas Dorier [Interview]

Bitcoinist caught up with Nicolas Dorier, a developer of open-source and self-hosted Bitcoin payment processor alternative, BTCPay, who spoke about upcoming features such as atomic swaps, and making BitPay obsolete for businesses that don’t care about handling bitcoin.  ‘Nothing is Unsolvable in the Long Run’ Bitcoinist: In August 2017, you posted one of the most epic tweets aimed at BitPay calling out their lies and vowing to make the company obsolete. Can you reflect on

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Bits of Gold CEO: B2B Demand Increased Despite Falling BTC Price [Interview]

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Bitcoinist caught up with Youval Rouach, co-founder and CEO of Bitcoin of Gold, an Israeli Bitcoin cryptocurrency trading platform. Rouach explains the regulatory situation in Israel for cryptocurrencies and his company’s plans moving forward.  Bitcoinist: When did Bits of Gold launch? Why did you decide to start this business? Youval Rouach: Bits of Gold was founded by my brother Jonathan (Co-Founder and CEO of QED-it) and I at 2013, and on January 13th we are celebrating

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Bitcoin ‘Tremendously Successful as a Store of Value,’ Says David Chaum [Interview]

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Legendary cryptographer and digital money pioneer David Chaum explains to Bitcoinist why his newest project, Elixxir, is focusing on scalable privacy-focused digital cash and why Bitcoin is unlikely to provide similar privacy despite being “tremendously successful as a store of value.” Bitcoinist: As a pioneer in anonymous communications and digital money, do you think privacy improved or worsened over the past decade since the invention of Bitcoin? David Chaum: Privacy has dramatically decreased over the last

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Roger Ver Interview: ‘Of Course’ I Hold More BCH Than BTC

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Bitcoinist spoke with Bitcoin Cash advocate and owner of Bitcoin.com, Roger Ver, about the BCH ‘hash war,’ his controversial website branding of Bitcoin (BTC) as ‘Bitcoin Core,’ and why he believes Bitcoin developers are “economically illiterate.” Bitcoinist: Bitcoin Cash just went thru a ‘hash war’ with Craig Wright/Ayre splitting off to a new chain called Bitcoin Cash SV. Can you share your reflections on the recent hard fork? Roger Ver: Craig and I don’t have

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Max Keiser Interview: Buy Bitcoin, ‘Leave Alts to Dickheads Like Jamie Dimon’

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Max Keiser once again shared his thoughts with Bitcoinist on the latest happenings in France, how Russia may use Bitcoin for its strategic reserves, and why Bitcoin is king while altcoins should be “left to dickheads like Jamie Dimon.”  Bitcoinist: What’ have you been up to lately? Anything interesting in the works from Max Keiser? Max Keiser: What’s new? Our new series on RT, “GONZO Max and Stacy,” debuting on December 23. We’re back on

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Swych Gifting Platform Moving to the Blockchain

Successful gifting platform Swych is now incorporating blockchain and cryptocurrency into its business model. Bitsonline Got to sit down with founder and CEO Deepak Jain to discuss the company’s decision to adopt blockchain.  Also read: Wirex CEO Pavel Matveev Talks Bitcoin Cash, Plans for 2019 Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders & experts Bringing …

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Humans.net is Changing How People Broker Work Relationships [Interview]

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Bitcoinist recently caught up with Vlad Dobrynin, CEO and Founder of Humans.net, to discuss his project and the future of the blockchain space. Here’s what he had to say. Q: For our readers who have never heard of Human.net, please tell us a bit about the project. Humans.net is an advanced, data-driven platform developed for the purpose of connecting people and organizations. The essence of the platform is matching task-givers with executors without the involvement

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Why a Cryptocurrency Exchange Rating System is Overdue – Cointelligence [Interview]

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Bitcoinist spoke with On Yavin, CEO of Cointelligence, an educational and data platform for the cryptocurrency space that will soon launch the first-ever cryptocurrency exchange rating system in early 2019.  A cryptocurrency exchange rating system is perhaps overdue for the crypto space given the history of hacks, scams and regulatory challenges that present barriers to mass adoption. “We didn’t see someone else doing ratings for exchanges,” says Yavin. “We think it’s very important for the

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Max Keiser Interview: Bitcoin Will ‘Gobble Up All Fiat’ and Rise Over $100K

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Bitcoinist once again caught up with the one and only Max Keiser, Wall Street veteran and host of the Keiser Report. He explains why he isn’t fazed about the Bitcoin price drop, why he pays no attention to ICOs, and why Bitcoin will be around longer than humans.  ‘Bitcoin is the monetary black hole’ Bitcoinist: Since we last spoke in April, Bitcoin has taken quite a tumble in USD price and has had a pretty

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