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WooCommerce is very popular WordPress plugin to sell products with WordPress. Is the best and most downloaded e-commerce WordPress plugin. We like WooCommerce for its superior integration tools and beautiful potential layouts and is available with a large number of extensions. Are you looking for the best WooCommerce plugins for WordPress, here we go :[…]

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SpicePay has started off the new year in a new space, in the heart of the booming London FinTech scene! Called the “European King of FinTech” by Forbes, London is widely regarded as Europe’s FinTech hub. This makes it a natural fit for SpicePay. How did we end up here, you might ask? We decided[…]

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Bitcoin Betting, Tycoon Style

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel made headlines this week when it was announced that his venture capital firm, Founders Fund, purchased somewhere between USD$15 and $20 million in Bitcoin. The disclosure carries some weight, given that Thiel, along with his co-founders, had the foresight to start a digital payments service two decades ago. A man of[…]

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Bitcoin has had a wild ride this year, to say the least. So it’s no surprise to hear talk of a cryptocurrency bubble. That’s to be expected when society is on the precipice of a major change to the established order. There are vested interests and mechanisms of control at stake. The recent crackdown on[…]

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Several major Bulgarian banks this week decided to terminate the accounts of cryptocurrency exchanges. This blocked transfers to and from international Bitcoin exchanges, forcing them to limit services or suspend them entirely. The sudden, unexpected strike creates a big problem for companies that exchange cryptocurrency for fiat currency. Ironically, the root of this problem is[…]

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The issue of how to process more transactions, quickly and cheaply, continues to be a hot topic in the cryptocurrency world. Earlier this year SegWit laid the foundation. The Lightning Network offers a potential solution. While blockchain technology is revolutionary, it still has drawbacks. Under the current system, transactions are processed according to the amount[…]

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Domain Name Wire reported that Amazon registered three new domain names related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies – “amazonethereum.com”, “amazoncryptocurrency.com” and “amazoncryptocurrencies.com” – on October 31. This is in addition to “amazonbitcoin.com,” which it registered back in 2013. Nobody knows why, and Amazon isn’t talking. It’s possible that Amazon’s only intention is to prevent someone else[…]

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Every time it seems the Bitcoin price couldn’t possibly climb any higher, it exceeds expectations. Earlier this year Bitcoin made headlines, with analysts predicting that it could go up to $3000. It did, much sooner than most people imagined. A few months later, $5000 and up became the norm. This week, a week-long surge culminated[…]

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The bitcoin fork back on August 1 was the culmination of a dispute over how to scale bitcoin – a long skirmish some have called a “Bitcoin Civil War.” The lack of consensus led to a fork, which is when a cryptocurrency splits into two separate cryptocurrencies. This summer’s fork led to the creation of[…]

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The Bitcoin price hitting $5000 was once a prediction that only the most bullish would make. In September, it happened, making history. Remember: Just over four months ago, in June, history was made when it hit $3000. Here we are in October and $5000 is already, well, history. This morning the Bitcoin price climbed to[…]