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Aussie Digital aims to build and complete an E-commerce Ecosystem that will include a functional E-commere platform, B2B Portal, Cryptocurrency Trading Platform and multiple other services including those powered by blockchain technology. With the competitve edge of blockchain technology and their minimal fees, they expect those using the Aussie Digital platform to revolutionize the way online stores operate, This new way of trading online wil allow small retailers to compete against the big E-commerce stores.

By using AUDcoins, entrepreneurs and small business owners will open their online store on their Tradezy platform at lower rates. As compared to other platforms, initially they are providing at least 3 times cheaper services to their users. Apart from it, sellers will also able to utilize AUDcoins to buy different services available at the Aussie Digital platform.

How to join?

~ Register for the Aussie Digital Airdrop, by creating an account.
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~ Submit your details to the Airdrop form.
~ After completing all of the tasks, you will receive 8,500 AUD tokens worth ~$ 85.
~ Extra task: Create a (promotional) video about Aussie Digital and receive additional 5000 AUD tokens worth ~$ 50.
~ Extra task: Write a blog about Aussie Digital, minimum 500 words and earn 10,000 AUD tokens worth ~$100.
~ Share your referral link, which you can found on your dashboard, to earn more AUD tokens.

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In a rare comment from Elon Musk on cryptocurrency, the Tesla and SpaceX founder said that Bitcoin “is quite brilliant.”

He continued:
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“Paper money is going away and crypto is a far better way to transfer value than pieces of paper, that’s for sure, but it has its pros and cons.”
Musk also gave Ethereum props on the ARK Investment podcast Tuesday (listen here):
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“There seems like there is some merit to Ethereum as well.”

ELON MUSK: BITCOIN IS BRILLIANT, BUT TESLA’S NOT GOING FULL-CRYPTO
It’s a strong endorsement of cryptocurrency and Bitcoin coming from Silicon Valley wunderkind Elon Musk, the billionaire engineer/entrepreneur who made a major play in digital payments when he merged his online banking services startup X.com with Peter Thiel’s outfit a few blocks away to form PayPal.

But despite his high praise for Bitcoin and his belief in the inevitability of cryptocurrency becoming the dominant financial infrastructure for the world, Musk says he won’t be getting Tesla Motors involved in the space:
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“But I’m not sure that it would be a good use of Tesla’s resources to get involved in crypto.”
Of course, Bitcoin and cryptocurrency aren’t anything that should be taking up any of Musk’s time. He’s got his hands full working an average of 42 hours a week at Tesla and 40 hours a week at SpaceX. He would know – he organizes his day  into 5-minute slots.

CRYPTO A BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR ENTRENCHED TECH FIRMS
Tesla is a car company, and SpaceX is an aerospace tech company. They are both very special companies, the only companies in the world that do exactly what they do on the scale they do it. The opportunity to reap years of massive monopoly profits once they reach scale is their most lucrative opportunity and they should remain focused on that.

And Tesla isn’t close to profitable yet, and SpaceX isn’t really profitable either. They have some years of daily battles ahead of them to reach that pinnacle in their own domain.

By contrast, old guard tech titans like Microsoft and Google, who’ve had many years to sit back and reap those kinds of profits, have more than enough extra skin to put in the game, and they are quite smartly diving into the cryptocurrency industry, at least indirectly.

Microsoft’s cloud services will be supporting the New York Stock Exchange’s upcoming Bakkt cryptocurrency exchange, and Google has been, along with Goldman Sachs, one of the  biggest corporate investors in cryptocurrency industry firms.

The day Musk made his comments about crypto, Bitcoin, and Ethereum, Google became the first tech giant to add the Bitcoin symbol to the keyboard for its iOS apps.

TESLA MAY NOT BE GETTING INTO BITCOIN, BUT CRYPTO WILL BE GETTING INTO CARS


Although it may be many years before Tesla has a good enough grip on its current business to make a serious foray into cryptocurrency, it seems likely to me because of Tesla’s specialty in electric batteries and ultracapacitors.

This will create many opportunities for Tesla to get involved in Proof of Work cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, because of the very close relationship between the PoW coins and electricity, along the lines of this Reddit user’s comment on the Bitcoin subreddit 2 years ago:
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“This is the future of bitcoin. Ability to convert unused electricity to money, and if needed that money can then be used to buy back electricity.”
Efficient.

WHY TESLA WILL EVENTUALLY DIVE INTO BITCOIN

One can easily imagine Tesla and other similar high tech energy companies decentralizing the electricity grid. Instead of a centralized power grid with every end user drawing electricity from a central source of mass-produced energy, imagine a decentralized, peer to peer network of electricity production.

Each building that generates and stores its own power from solar (say from Tesla Solar Roof Tiles or  Tesla Power Walls) is a full node on this power grid of the near future.

And Bitcoin or another PoW cryptocurrency mediates a sharing economy of electricity among nodes on this network in the fashion described above. It reminds me of how some hydroelectric dams store excess electricity by using it to pump water back uphill, and let the water fall when they want to convert the potential energy back to electricity.

Human civilization is about to produce an epoch-setting tidal wave of affordable, clean, renewable energy. And Elon Musk is leading the charge. Bitcoin can help us get every last bit of value out of all that electricity, with no watt left behind.

So will Elon Musk go full crypto? It’s only a matter of time.

Source: https://www.ccn.com/prediction-tesla-will-eventually-dive-head-first-into-bitcoin



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There are thousands of coins and tokens that existed and were created until now. Project for making coins and tokens with modern quality and technology. but, the interesting thing I see is how bitcoin can dominate the market and remains the choice of investors and users.

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I don't know whether this is a real or fake price increase, whales play or people are affected by ETF news that until now has not provided an official statement about the results and future of crypto. is it a good time to buy crypto right now?

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Trump Wall Talks Reach ‘Tentative’ Agreement – Still Not Enough to Avoid Another US Govt Shutdown?

Just when we thought Congressional leaders were incapable of compromise in order to avoid another government shut down, they surprise us. They announced late Monday that an agreement over border funding had been reached.

Calling it “an agreement in principle”, the tentative agreement provides for about  $1.3 billion for physical barriers along the border. Not only does the agreement not call the security system a wall, as President Trump has deemed it, but the amount is far shy of the $5.7 billion officials stress is needed.

Trump talked about the agreement during his El Paso, Texas rally Monday evening.

https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1095185093633761280

NBC News posted this tweet about the agreement.

https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/1095179310913138688

WORKERS STILL MUST WAIT
In an impromptu press conference was held Monday night. During it, Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said he hoped the agreement would be to the satisfaction of the president. Shelby said a final text could be released by Wednesday.

More than 800,000 U.S. government workers and government contractors have worried about being furloughed again as lawmakers wrangle over funding a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

You’d think that the elected officials had learned something from the domino effects of the last partial shutdown, which only ended about three weeks ago. That shutdown lasted 35 days, which was the longest in U.S. history.

It seems many have not learned much.  Bipartisan talks broke down over the weekend when Democrats suggested they’d give about $1.6 billion for the wall if reductions were made at immigration detention centers along the border. That was a new demand and it sent Republicans packing.

11TH HOUR, OUT-OF-THE BLUE DEMANDS
The bipartisan talks broke down over the weekend when Congressional Democrats conceded to allowing for some of the $5.7 billion Trump wants for the wall, but the concession came with a catch. A catch that was out-of-the-blue.

Democrats want a reduction in the number of beds at immigration detention centers. These centers are manned by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which many Democrats want to be abolished.

Trump weighed in on this via Twitter.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1094948909657542656

This weekend, stunned Republicans walked away from that ICE idea. Senator Lindsay Graham called the reduction idea “nuts.”

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“The idea that reducing bed spaces available for violent offenders so they can be held and deported as a trade off for the wall [provides incentives for] illegal immigration. [Democrats] truly have lost their way. President Trump is not going to reduce the number of bed spaces available to hold violent offenders who come across our border. He can’t do that, he won’t do that.”

The bed cap is no longer an issue.  NBC News reported late Monday that there was:

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No cap on the number of beds for enforcing immigration laws in the country’s interior.



Democrats have been steadfast in calling for immigration protections. This includes Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA recipients. In January, President Trump provided offered three-year extended protections for these people.

Trump proposed including immigrants with Temporary Protected Status. Democrats didn’t budge.

Mick Mulvaney, acting White House Chief of Staff, said this weekend:

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“We’ll take as much money as you can give us and we’ll often find the money someplace else, legally, in order to secure that Southern barrier. But this is going to get built, with or without Congress.”

Source: https://www.ccn.com/trump-wall-talks-reach-tentative-agreement-still-not-enough-to-avoid-another-us-govt-shutdown

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According to The Times of India, money transfers cost citizens and non-residents over $2.3 billion in fees last year for clearing payments into India, the world’s biggest market for inward remittance.

Nischal Shetty, the CEO of local Bitcoin exchange WazirX, said that the dominant cryptocurrency could bring down remittance costs to near zero.

https://twitter.com/NischalShetty/status/1094451582819684352

In 2018, the global average fee for processing remittance payments was 7 percent. The percentage-based fee amounted to a hefty sum of money for expat employees sending money to their families back in India.

PERCENTAGE-BASED FEES ARE THE PROBLEM, IS BITCOIN A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE?
Often, in major remittance markets such as India, China, and the Philippines, it is difficult to process payments through banks and large-scale financial institutions.

Even if the sender of the payment has a bank account, if the receiver of the payment–typically a family member of the sender in a different country–does not have a bank account, the sender has to rely on local remittance outlets and networks to process the payment.

In the Philippines, for instance, millions of workers rely on remittance outlets and microfinancing companies like Lhuiller and Palawan to send and receive payments.

There are tens of thousands of physical locations of remittance outlets in the Philippines at which receivers can cash in and receive payments with low fees.

Whether it is India, China or the Philippines, when the payments are cross-border transactions and are no longer domestic, percentage-based fees are often charged to the receiver.

Due to a relatively high number of individuals in India and the Philippines working abroad as expat workers, the amount of money coming into the local remittance markets exceeds domestic remittances.

The problem is that in most cases, expat workers send money back to India to financially support their families and every portion of the income is crucial for the livelihood of millions of households.

The large transaction fees decrease the amount of money that is obtained by the receiver in India. The Times of India reported that as a consequence, the poorer population of the country are most heavily affected by the fees.

The report read:

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In India’s case, most remittances come from the Middle East, where millions of migrants work as labor. But, transaction fees eat into their earnings.

The main transfer methods are through banks, money transfer operators or post offices. But with any method, a sizeable chunk of the money transferred is deducted by the transferring body.

For domestic remittances, local remittance outlets or money transfer operators can be substantially cheaper and faster. For small payments at least, there are fixed small fees that could easily compete against the transaction fee of Bitcoin payments or of any other major cryptocurrency.

However, for large payments or international transactions, the Bitcoin blockchain network could easily process cross-border transactions at a fraction of the costs involved with traditional remittance methods.

The advantage of Bitcoin over existing financial systems is that the fees of transactions on the Bitcoin network are not percentage-based.

In November 2018, CCN reported that Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, processed $600 million for less than $7.

https://twitter.com/khannib/status/1063068406981767170

In contrast, based on the average 7 percent transaction fee in remittance payments, it would cost $7 to process $100 through conventional remittance service providers.

CAN BITCOIN REALISTICALLY BE IMPLEMENTED?
Bitcoin will likely not be implemented by remittance providers. But, there are companies Rebit and Coins.ph in Southeast Asia that utilize cryptocurrencies to clear remittance payments.

If Bitcoin can be used to transfer money from one region to another and a domestic remittance service provider is used to bring the money to the receiver at the final phase, it could save a significant chunk of the income received by expat workers.

Source: https://www.ccn.com/indians-lost-2-3-billion-in-fees-in-2018-bitcoin-cost-zero

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Within a decade since its launch in 2009, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s fintech company Square has transformed into a $29 billion digital payments giant and the go-to platform for users to send and receive money and buy Bitcoin.

On February 3, Dorsey revealed that Square Cash (also known as Cash App), one of the most widely utilized mobile payment applications in the U.S. market, became the 2nd most popular free mobile application on the Apple App Store.

HOW DID SQUARE GROW SO QUICKLY?



Like any fast-growing startup, it targeted a niche market in merchants without access to point-of-sale (PoS) terminals and credit card payments.

Previously, it was reportedly illegal for non-registered merchants to accept credit card payments and it was difficult for small businesses to obtain access to financial services.

After its successful start as a merchant-focused payment processor, the company expanded to peer-to-peer mobile payments, releasing Square Cash.

Although some analysts claim that the Bitcoin integration of Square Cash has been overplayed by the media, it has played a vital role in attracting new generation and millennial users.

In November 2017, when Square Cash initially enabled users to buy Bitcoin on the mobile app, the company was valued at $16 billion.

Fast forward 13 months, even after the correction of the U.S. market in late 2018, the firm is valued at $29 billion, $13 billion higher than in 2017.



Square Cash’s core business model relies on its mobile payment application that allows users to send and receive payments instantly with low costs.

But, the integration of Bitcoin by the company strengthened the image of the platform as a forward-looking and innovative mobile application.

Earlier this week, on the Joe Rogan Podcast, Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey said that while he does not know whether Bitcoin will definitively become the currency of the internet, he believes it could be Bitcoin given its performance to date.

Dorsey said:

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“I believe the Internet will have a native currency and I don’t know if it’s Bitcoin. I think it will be [Bitcoin] given all the tests it has been through and the principles behind it, how it was created. It was something that was born on the Internet, was developed on the Internet, was tested on the Internet, [and] it is of the Internet.”

In previous interviews, Jack Dorsey stated that Bitcoin has the potential to become the world’s single currency in ten years, projecting optimism towards its long-term growth.

CAN BITCOIN-FRIENDLY SQUARE SUSTAIN ITS GROWTH RATE?

https://twitter.com/jack/status/1091534556706918402

Wall Street analysts foresee Square performing strongly throughout the years to come with the company’s focus on innovation.

Its most recent product, the Square Card, a Mastercard for merchants, has been  described as “genius” as it allows merchants to withdraw or use funds as soon as they arrive through the app.

In consideration of the reception of the new product, Citigroup analyst Peter Christiansen told Barron’s that new products would continue to help the company move forward and experience rapid growth.

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“[New products]such as Debit Card for Business and Installments, as well as continued cash app/card growth and overall ecosystem expansion help to mitigate the anticipated deceleration in mid-2019,” Christiansen said.

On January 3, the digital payments giant hired Amrita Ahuja as the company’s new chief financial officer, a former CFO of Blizzard Entertainment, to assist the company in building and scaling.

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“Amrita brings the ability to consider and balance opportunities across our entire business, and she will help strengthen our discipline as we invest, build, and scale,” Dorsey said at the time.

As the company strengthens its dominance in the merchant and mobile payments sector, analysts expect the firm to continue seeing growth in multiple areas of the business, including its Bitcoin venture and the newly released debit card.

Source: https://www.ccn.com/jack-dorsey-bitcoin-cash-app-2nd-popular-apple-app

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how to make an investment that is safe using crypto? does trusting people who get big profits can be trusted without logic? I know that investment in crypto is risky and dangerous if people don't understand it.

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Project ratings and updates are needed to make investors believe and are interested in investing. other than that, the many developments that the team made will make the project more interesting.

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Forum ANN / 📌📌TAUwork 🏆CONTEST🏆📌📌
« about: 3 months ago »
Hello friends, we have new section callet contest under TAUwork board.  Everyone feel free to visit and enjoy your day.

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Link:  https://taucointalk.org/index.php?board=124.0

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"Don't wait to see the results tomorrow"

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To encourage everyone in sharing their talent to TAU community, we’re now launching a bounty program for TAUwork offer.

Starting Today, users who publish a service offer on TAUcointalk forum will be rewarded with at least 1K TAUcoin, up to a maximum of 20K TAUcoin. The amount of TAU bounty depends on:
1. The details of your offer. As a service provider, it is recommended to include as many details about you and your service as possible.
2. Creativity of your services. Start using your imagination and hard work to earn TAU!
3. Popularity of your TAUwork offer thread. We determine the popularity based on number of Views, and number of users commented under your thread.

TAUwork Offer Bounty will continue for 10 days, until 3rd Feb.

more info:
https://taucointalk.org/index.php?PHPSESSID=7adb0c3d863a8688daacca0ec6ffa9b7&board=110.0

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Altcoins Discussion / 2019 is not bullrun, why?
« about: 3 months ago »
Various speculations and statements from several people who influence the increase and decrease in crypto prices, they said that in 2019 a bull run phenomenon will not occur in 2017. why? does the cryptocurrency in the year begin to be abandoned by investors or decrease in interest?

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