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Philippines Senator Wants Harsher Penalties for Cryptocurrency Crimes

Regulation On Monday April 16, the Philippines opposition senator Leila M. de Lima asked her fellow bureaucrats to push the passage of the cryptocurrency bills she helped frame. The proposed bills aim to introduce a harsher penalty towards criminals who use cryptocurrencies during illegal activities. Also read: ‘Cryptomatoes’ Using Excess Mining Heat to Grow Produce Philippines […]

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The 5 Top ICO Projects to Keep an Eye in February-March 2018

Bitcoinist.net · February 22, 2018 · 11:30 pm 2018 had started with a large increase in cryptocurrency world. That success has later been a bit smudged with the slight overall market fall in mid-January, but the currencies are growing again, despite the high volatility. Multiple projects are being developed to capitalize on growing coins and […]

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CFTC Offers $100,000 Bounty to Crypto Pump-and-Dump Whistleblowers

Featured The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has created a bounty to encourage whistleblowers coming forward in exposing “pump-and-dump” schemes. “Customers should not purchase virtual currencies, digital coins,” the CFTC warned, “or tokens based on social media tips or sudden price spikes. Thoroughly research virtual currencies, digital coins, tokens, and the companies or entities […]

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Two Russian Regions to Develop Large Scale Crypto Mining

Mining The governors of two Russian regions have indicated their readiness to accommodate large crypto mining facilities. Two of the westernmost subjects of the Federation – Kaliningrad and Leningrad – are willing to welcome miners and want to get involved in “bitcoin production”. Local authorities have expressed intentions to take mining out of garages and […]

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Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand | News

If you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand. If you’re interested in how our current cultural anxieties – climate catastrophe, decline of transatlantic political orders, resurgent nuclear terror – manifest themselves in apocalyptic visions, you’re interested in the place occupied by this distant archipelago of apparent peace and stability […]

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Five Siberian Power Plants Attracting Crypto Miners With Surplus Electricity

Mining Cryptocurrency miners will soon be able to benefit from surplus electricity and the cold climate at five power plants located in Siberia. Russian energy company En+, which owns those power plants, is already in talks with investors to build crypto mining farms near them. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 […]

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1950s prosperity or 1970s crash? Two ways a US interest rate rise could go | Business

An interest rates expert ponders outcomes for the US economy as the central bank looks set to end the era of cheap money ‘From the early 50s, there was a gradual upward trend in interest rates that did not interfere with economic growth.’ Photograph: Alamy Remember Quantum Leap? The sci-fi show where time traveling scientist […]

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Australia’s Major Banks Confirm They Won’t Ban Buying Bitcoin

Allen Scott · February 6, 2018 · 1:00 am Some of Australia’s biggest banks confirmed they won’t prevent customers from buying and selling Bitcoin with credit cards, unlike some of their counterparts in the UK and US.  ‘No Restrictions’ Following a different approach than Lloyds Banking Group, JP Morgan, Bank of America, and Citigroup, Australia’s […]

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Russia Developing System to Identify Crypto Miners but Considers Giving Them Tax Break

Mining A Russian ministry is preparing a bill for the regulation of cryptocurrency mining which reportedly includes a “special system” to detect crypto miners. In addition, there may be a 2-year tax break for miners as well as energy quotas and special tariffs. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies System […]

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