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Trezor to Implement Bitcoin Cash Addresses

Software Change After seeming to be outright hostile to incorporating Cashaddr, a way to distinguish easily between bitcoin core and bitcoin cash addresses, popular hardware cold storage wallet company Trezor confirmed its integration is on the way. Also read: Crypto History Part 1: 400 Million Billion Billion, Beer, and a Murderous Plot Cold Storage Wallet Maker […]

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OmiseGO and Vitalik Buterin Donate $1 Million in OMG to Impoverished Refugees

Adam James · April 1, 2018 · 4:00 pm OmiseGO and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin are donating $1 million worth of OMG tokens directly to refugees living in extreme poverty. The donation will be made to GiveDirectly, a nonprofit organization operating in East Africa which will deliver the funds. Helping the Unbanked OmiseGO and Vitalik […]

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FBI Warns of Crypto Scammers Posing as Exchange Support Staff

Regulation The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has published a document seeking to warn citizens of the increasing prevalence of scams executed through fraudulently posing as technical support staff for a company. The FBI’s notes that virtual currencies are becoming “increasingly targeted by tech support criminals.” Also Read: Mailchimp Latest Company to Ban Cryptocurrency Advertising Cryptocurrency […]

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New ESMA Measures Impose 2:1 Restriction on Leverage for Crypto CFDs

Regulation The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced that it will impose restrictions on the leverage offered for contracts-for-difference (CFDs) and binary options offered to European retail investors. Under the new measures, the leverage offered on cryptocurrency CFDs will be limited to no more than 2:1. Also Read: PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in […]

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5 Altcoins with Major Events the week of April 1, 2018 (Gains Likely to Beat Bitcoin Returns!)

JakeTheCryptoKing · March 31, 2018 · 5:00 pm This past week has seen Bitcoin and many altcoins fluctuate dramatically. These significant fluctuations can be profited off of by trading or increasing one’s position in the underlying crypto. The upcoming week has major events for five cryptocurrencies: PRL, UKG, EOS, PKB, and BRD. The Market Conditions […]

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Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit Re-Emerges Amid Insurance Controversy

News Cryptocurrency exchange Youbit has reportedly re-emerged after a series of hacks and a bankruptcy filing, amid an insurance claim controversy and civil lawsuits. The exchange continues to operate after it was sold and renamed, local media reported. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Insurance Claim Denied DB Insurance, one […]

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Bitcoin ATM Installed in Georgia Amid Growing Interest in Crypto

Featured A new automated teller machine now offers Georgians a fast and easy way to buy and sell bitcoin and litecoin. Support for bitcoin cash has been promised, and other cryptos will also be added in the future. The ATM has been set up at a burger restaurant in the heart of the Georgian capital […]

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Massachusetts Censures Five ICO Crypto Startups in a Single Day

Crowdfunding Crowdfunding in the United States is a most dangerous game. Massachusetts brought no fewer than five acts of censure on the same day this week. Censure is a formal legal settlement entered into, in this case, with crypto companies accused of financial law violations, and usually involve a Consent Order (to prevent further prosecution, […]

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80,000 New Merchants in Europe Gain Option to Accept Crypto

Featured Vilnius-based Coingate, cryptocurrency payment gateway for European merchants, is teaming with Paris-based Prestashop, an open source ecommerce solution. The combination means more choices for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and might encourage an increase in adoption. Also read: Bitcoiners Demand More Crypto CFDs and Spread-Betting in the UK Coingate + Prestashop = 80,000 More Merchants Dmitrijus Borisenka, Coingate […]

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