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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency round-up: 4 April 2018

Posted: 4 April 2018 7:07 pm
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What's happening in crypto?

The flying blockchain, March scoreboard, Litecoin analytics, Korea's bitcoin blues and new Australian regulations.

1. Your own in-flight blockchain

Airlines love it, and customers are going to.

Blockchain airline rewards points are something everyone can get behind.

2. Not titled March Madness for copyright reasons

The March scoreboard is in, and everyone's a loser.

Well, almost everyone. Only one coin ended the month in the green, while three in particular are looking like total losers.

3. The wildly fluctuating prices represent stability

Litecoin has received a spate of good news this last week and its prices are responding accordingly.

Its sudden price jumps, coming after its sudden price drops, really show how stable Litecoin prices are in that crazy new economy kind of way.

4. Breaking news: bitcoin is responsible for all of South Korea's problems

South Korean medical professionals, along with every old Lee, Kim and Park on the street, is noticing a spate of problems caused by cryptocurrencies.

People are being diagnosed with the bitcoin blues around Korea. It might be because blaming bitcoin is much easier than solving an insurmountable housing crisis and economic unsustainability, widespread alcoholism and a national penchant for stigmatising mental illness. You be the judge.

5. Cautious notes of optimism signify continuing headline vagary

Australia will now be enforcing a new set of cryptocurrency exchange regulations. But what does it actually mean?

Find out from worldwide industry experts.

Disclosure: At the time of writing the author holds ETH, IOTA, ICX, VEN, XLM, BTC, NANO

Disclaimer: This information should not be interpreted as an endorsement of cryptocurrency or any specific provider, service or offering. It is not a recommendation to trade. Cryptocurrencies are speculative, complex and involve significant risks – they are highly volatile and sensitive to secondary activity. Performance is unpredictable and past performance is no guarantee of future performance. Consider your own circumstances, and obtain your own advice, before relying on this information. You should also verify the nature of any product or service (including its legal status and relevant regulatory requirements) and consult the relevant Regulators' websites before making any decision. Finder, or the author, may have holdings in the cryptocurrencies discussed.

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