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HydroMiner Approaches ICO Conclusion with Record-Setting Success

HydroMiner is the new benchmark for Austrian ICOs Green energy crypto mining startup HydroMiner continues to witness a high subscription to its ongoing H2O token sale, already breaking several records along the way with still more than two days remaining on its ICO. At the time of writing on 12 November, the HydroMiner ICO has […]

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Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market

Mining Russia has been suffering from a shortage of graphics cards that can be used to mine cryptocurrencies, causing their prices to almost double. However, it was not ordinary households that purchased most of these cards. State-owned Sberbank has come forward, admitted to buying them, and apologized for causing the shortage. Also read: Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival […]

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North Korean Hackers Ramp Up Malware Attacks Against Bitcoin Exchange Staff

News Malware targeted against cryptocurrency users is becoming increasingly prevalent, a new report shows. Attacks are also getting more sophisticated, with enterprising hackers less focused on cryptocurrency holders and more intent on directing their firepower at bitcoin exchanges. The blame for such intrusions is being directed firmly at North Korea, where many of the attacks […]

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SEC Chairman: Initial Coin Offerings Will Have to Register as Securities

Featured In a recent speech to an exclusive group of attorneys in New York, Walter Joseph “Jay” Clayton III, Securities and Exchange (SEC) Chairman, in prepared remarks and brief statements, equated Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) with securities, which will mean massive regulation of a red-hot market.  Also read: After SEC Snub, Vaneck Re-Enters Crypto Markets […]

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OTN to Unify Blockchains and Provide Wallet for all Cryptocurrencies – The Merkle

With a trading volume of billions of dollars weekly and an exponentially-growing number of digital currencies, it is clear that the cryptocurrency market is actively developing and set for the stars. The Open Trading Network (OTN) is confident about the imminent mass-adoption of digital currency, and therefore wants to build its future infrastructure. Disclosure: This […]

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The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 2: Was Satoshi a Libertarian and Anarchist? (Part 4)

Featured The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations.Section 1: The Trusted Third Party ProblemChapter 2: Monetary Theoryby Wendy McElroy Was Satoshi a Libertarian and Anarchist? (Chapter 2, Part 4) I’ve been working on a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party….We very, very much need such a system, but […]

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Treasury Sec. Mnuchin Says ‘We’re Looking Closely’ at Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies

William Peaster · November 11, 2017 · 11:00 am In a potentially bearish signal for U.S. crypto users, the United States’ lead financial administrator said he’s concerned with the “illicit” possibilities of cryptocurrencies. Mnuchin’s Comments Mean a Regulatory Crackdown Could Be in the Cards U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin had critical comments for the crypto […]

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Lawyer Argues Tezos Suit “Should Be Heard in Switzerland”

Altcoins Drew Hinkes, a miami-based partner at legal firm Berger and Singermann has discussed the legal dispute over the approximately $232 million USD raised by the Tezos ICO. Last month, news.Bitcoin.com reported that the founders of Tezos had entered into a legal battle with the chairman of a Swiss foundation comprising an independent third party tasked […]

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Investor Sureties on Hand with DeHedge

Blockchain technology company DeHedge, established by the group of successful investors, aims to become the first on the global market to provide securities and insurance services for cryptocurrency projects worldwide. The risks involved in investing into an attractive ICO are many. An almost complete lack of government control, bylaws, regulations or rules makes it difficult […]

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