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8 Useful Browser Extensions for Cryptocurrency Users

Extensions, also known as plugins, provide a one-click way to customize your web browser. From filtering out offensive words to blocking unwanted ads, there’s a browser extension for that. Cryptocurrency users have a particular need for plugins to enhance their privacy, perform crypto payments in-browser, and check market prices. Whether you use Chrome, Brave, Firefox, Safari, or Opera, some of the following extensions may come in handy. Also read: Craig ‘Satoshi’ Wright Claims to Have Filed 666 Blockchain Patents Privacy and Precautions While plugins can add utility and convenience, remember that you are installing third-party code into your browser. Plugin...

Craig ‘Satoshi’ Wright Claims to Have Filed 666 Blockchain Patents

The race to file blockchain patents has accelerated lately with one specific firm, Nchain Holdings, attempting to capture hundreds of distributed ledger-related patents. According to reports, self-proclaimed Satoshi – Craig Wright – and his Nchain business claim to have filed 666 patent applications to date, capturing a gigantic portfolio of intellectual property. Also Read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright So-Called Satoshi’s Quest to Patent the Blockchain The notorious Craig Wright, a man who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, is continuing his effort to obtain hundreds of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related patents. Wright is the chief scientist...

A Privacy-Focused Bitcoin Cash P2P Exchange Is Coming to Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin.com has always been on a quest to promote Bitcoin adoption. Our educational resources, forums, newsdesk, and other services reflect that mission on a daily basis. Now our web portal is introducing a feature called Local Bitcoin Cash, a service that facilitates the peer-to-peer trading of local currency for bitcoin cash (BCH). The new service will be launching soon and users will be able to directly exchange BCH securely and without know-your-customer (KYC) requirements. Also read: This Short Animation Might Make You Think Twice About Taxes Local Bitcoin Cash Over the last few years, cryptocurrencies have grown increasingly popular and...

In the Daily: Coins at Kiosks, Micropayment Solutions, Token Launchpad, GPU Inventory  

In this edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of announcements by leading crypto exchanges. Binance starts selling cryptocurrency for cash at newsagent stores in Australia, while Huobi is launching its new token listing platform. In other news, Aeternity and Satoshipay join forces to offer faster crypto micropayments and Nvidia expects to clear mining chip inventory in this quarter. Also read: Crypto Data Feed, BSV Sale, Bitmain Office Closed Binance to Sell Cryptocurrencies at Newsagents in Australia Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has announced the launch of Binance Lite Australia, a platform that will allow local...

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

An Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions Lending Cryptocurrencies Coindcx announced Thursday that its crypto lending program called Dcxlend has come out of the beta testing phase and is now fully launched. Five cryptocurrencies are supported: BTC, USDT, ETH, XRP, and BNB. The exchange’s website currently displays monthly...

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Moronic Monday Thread for the week of March 18, 2019

Feel free to ask your stupid or not so stupid personal finance questions. Everyone should please be nice and not down vote questions for being too stupid. And remember to up vote good answers. And if your question is complex, it’s probably better to submit a new post for it. submitted by /u/AutoModerator [link] [comments]

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PSA: 2019 Federal Budget Changes Affecting First-time Home Buyers

The release of this year’s federal budget brought about two major changes for first-time home buyers: A new program, called the “First-Time Home Buyer Incentive”, to be launched in September. CMHC will provide up to 10% funding for new homes and 5% for existing homes, for buyers with an insured mortgage and annual household incomes of up to $120,000. The limit on HBP withdrawals from RRSPs will be raised to $35,000 from $25,000. Article: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-19/trudeau-targets-home-buying-millennials-with-down-payment-funds Thought this could foster some discussion. submitted by /u/mrs-superman [link] [comments]

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I am terminally ill. I am about to marry someone that will most likely live longer than I will. Should I join finances with this person?

Ages: both parties are between late 20s and early 30s. Currenty, there is nothing joint. No joint bank accounts, credit cards, loans, leases, living arrangements, mortgages. Neither party is incredibly wealthy. Let’s just say both make enough to make ends meet and put a small chunk towards savings. The goal is to make things as simple as possible for my spouse and make sure she gets as much as possible of what I was able to save up before my passing. I don’t have any legal debts. I do owe debts to family members what they considered gifts to me,...