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All global currencies will become cryptocurrencies, CEO of Goldman-backed start-up says

Every currency in the world — from the U.S. dollar to the Chinese yuan — will have its own cryptocurrency version, the CEO of fintech firm Circle …

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Medium Just Took Down A Post It Says Doxed ICE Employees

Medium and GitHub say posting the LinkedIn data of a targeted group of employees constitutes doxing. The artist who made the database disagrees.<p>Medium, the blogging platform, and GitHub, a code repository, just suspended posts containing the LinkedIn information of Immigration and Customs …

Internet

Bitcoin Heist: Bithumb Loses $32 Million In Digital Hacking, Cryptocurrency Falls

The exchange said it had stored "all clients' assets in safe cold wallets," which operate on platforms not directly connected to the internet.<p>South …

Cryptocurrency

It's time to dump all of your money into Akon's cryptocurrency "Akoin"

The wild world of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Steven Seagal’s Bitcoiin often seems silly, stupid, and scammy, but we think we’ve finally found …

Cryptocurrency

Major cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb halts trading after more than $31 million hack

SEOUL – One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges suspended operations Wednesday after announcing that hackers stole more than $31 million worth of virtual currency, pushing down the value of some top names, including bitcoin.<p>The attack on the South Korea-based exchange, Bithumb, was smaller in …

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Why Everyone Missed the Most Mind-Blowing Feature of Cryptocurrency

There’s one incredible feature of cryptocurrencies that almost everyone seems to have missed, including Satoshi himself.<p>But it’s there, hidden away, …

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“I Am the Real Satoshi” Claims Hawaiian Man After Filing Bitcoin Cash Trademark“I Am the Real Satoshi” Claims Hawaiian Man After Filing Bitcoin Cash Trademark

<b>This week the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community had found that two trademark filings for the phrase ‘Bitcoin Cash’ were registered with the United States</b> …

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Everything you know about Bitcoin is thanks to this Czech grandpa

The Wikipedia page’s most prolific editor doesn't even own cryptocurrency.<p>Ladislav Mecir is a 57-year-old computer programmer who lives in the small …

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The World's Largest Brewer Is Using Ethereum to Track Ad Data

Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev is aiming to shake up digital advertising supply chains with the help of blockchain technology.<p>The world's largest …

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Akon Announces the Launch of His Own Cryptocurrency Akoin

You can now add Akon to the growing list of artists who have jumped on the cryptocurrency train.<p>According to <i>Page Six</i>, the Senegal-raised singer …

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Is this scathing report the death knell for bitcoin?

As if bitcoin fans didn’t have enough to worry about these days, a widely respected international bank has just published a scathing analysis of the cryptocurrency questioning whether it ever will be more than a fad — and a costly fad for its adherents.<p>The report by the Swiss-based Bank for …

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Digging deeper into cryptoassets: data and visualization resources

Cryptoasset valuation is a fairly new and iterating practice. Investors often have strong and varying opinions on how to value projects in the …

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Crypto's Wild West Traders Get Some Pointers From Financial Pros

If cryptocurrency markets want to move from the fringes of finance into the mainstream, they’ll need to make some changes.<p>That’s according to a new …

Cryptocurrency

BitTorrent Has 'No Plans to Change' After $120 Million Tron Acquisition

Peer-to-peer file sharing service BitTorrent seemingly pushed back against claims that it would begin using cryptocurrencies after being acquired by …

Cryptography

Cryptocurrency racket: key accused surrenders

A key accused in the multi-crore cryptocurrency racket, busted by the Thane police earlier this year, surrendered before the Thane Crime Branch on …

Cryptocurrency

Japanese Cryptocurrency Firms Draft Policies of Self-Regulation

Companies associated with the Japanese cryptocurrency industry are trying to increase consumer protection and transparency with a set of …

Cryptocurrency

Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal

One day in the spring of 2010, Kathleen McCaffrey, a sophomore at New York University, received an invitation from a stranger named Arthur Breitman. …

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Is Bitcoin’s New All-Time-High Hashrate a Green Light for Bulls

Bitcoin tweeted out to it’s 58 thousand plus followers that their hashrate has it another all-time high, experiencing a 15% increase in the last two …

Cryptocurrency

The Freedom of Press Foundation Is Now Accepting Cryptocurrency

The Freedom of Press Foundation, a non-profit organization that funds and supports free speech, is opening its doors to cryptocurrencies.<p>The …

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Cryptocurrency Price: Bitcoin and Others Soar As Regulators Warm to Coin

The jump comes as regulators give their approval to measures.<p>The cyrptocurrency market is bouncing back. Prices across the board rose on Tuesday, …

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Cryptocurrency startup TRON has acquired BitTorrent for $140M

Peer-to-peer trailblazer BitTorrent has purportedly sold its business to blockchain startup TRON for a fee of $140 million, TechCrunch reports.<p>The publication notes details are still being worked out and shareholders are yet to sign off on the deal definitively, but it is unlikely negotiations …

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Cryptos Gain Despite BIS Says Bitcoin Suffers From “A Range Of Shortcomings"

Investing.com – Cryptocurrencies prices gained on Tuesday, despite a report by The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said Bitcoin suffered …

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Is it Time to Regulate Bitcoin?

In the financial space, anything unregulated and unregistered would cause doubts and uneasiness. In the case of cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, …

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Internet Cafes Hacked to Mine $800k in Siacoin Cryptocurrency

A group of hackers has allegedly colluded with computer maintenance firms in China to hack into computers owned by internet cafes to mine …

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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Broke Key Resistance

Key Highlights• ETH price made a nice upside move and broke the $495 resistance against the US Dollar.<br>• There was a break above a major bearish trend …

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Million-Dollar Box Conjures Up a Fortune for Bitcoin Visionary

A former New York hedge-fund titan deployed his giant, million-dollar BlockBoxes to Canadian tar-sands country. A Chinese fintech pioneer runs his …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Price Gets Huge News as Square Receives Crypto State License

Jack Dorsey's firm now owns a coveted "BitLicense."<p>Bitcoin received a big boost on Monday as New York State’s department of financial services …

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Cryptocurrency Theft: $1.1 Billion Stolen in Last 6 Months

Exchanges Remain Prime Target; Easily Available Hacking Tools Aid Attackers Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) • June 12, 2018<p>Evidence continues to …

Cybersecurity

Is this scathing report the death knell for bitcoin?

As if bitcoin fans didn’t have enough to worry about these days, a widely respected international bank has just published a scathing analysis of the cryptocurrency questioning whether it ever will be more than a fad — and a costly fad for its adherents.<p>The report by the Swiss-based Bank for …

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