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Ebang IPO Challenged by Criminal Probe, Plattsburgh Passes New Mining Guidelines

Regulation In recent regulatory news, a criminal investigation may prevent Ebang from conducting an initial public offering, Plattsburgh has passed new regulations governing commercial mining operations, and Ron Paul has endorsed precious metals and cryptocurrencies as a viable alternative to fiat currency. Also Read: Another Token Project Launches on the Bitcoin Cash Network Criminal Accusations Pose Hurdle […]

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Turkish Police Detain 11 Suspects in Bitcoin Theft Case

News The cybercrime unit of the Turkish police has detained 11 people suspected of hacking into emails, user accounts and cryptocurrency wallets. The operation was launched after law enforcement received a number of complaints from victims who lost digital cash.   Also read: Church Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay Higher Electricity Rates               Hackers Steal $80,000 Worth […]

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Coinbase Raises $300 Million, Reaching $8 Billion Valuation

News The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange and brokerage service Coinbase announced on Tuesday that it had raised $300 million in series E equity funding. This latest round confirms Coinbase’s status as the largest cryptocurrency organization of its kind, bringing its market valuation up to $8 billion. Also read: Bitstamp Confirms Acquisition by South Korean Company Coinbase […]

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Here’s what you get when you stick a bunch of investing wonks on an island

The event: Stocktoberfest West. The host: StockTwits. The location: I can see Mexico from my balcony! The topic: Markets and lots of other stuff. Maybe it was all that Coronado sun, or perhaps it was the open bar talking, but a cynical gathering of journalists and Wall Street grumblers this was not. In fact, the […]

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Online Bank Swissquote Begins Offering Clients Access to ICOs

Crowdfunding Swissquote, a provider of online financial and trading services in Switzerland, has announced that its clients can now participate in initial coin offerings through its platform. The Swiss bank takes care of both the execution and the custody of tokens. In addition, the bank offers the trading of five major cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms […]

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Cryptocurrency Roundup App Gets $100,000 Shark Tank Investment

Finance Services that allow individuals to invest small amounts of money on a recurring basis have become popular in recent years, especially for young people. An automatic cryptocurrency buying app that rounds up everyday purchases has just secured a $100,000 investment on Shark Tank. Also Read: Cointext Launches SMS Bitcoin Cash Wallet in 4 New […]

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Bitcoin and Tasty Meat: A Crypto-Pioneer in Rural Kenya

‘Bitcoin and Tasty Meat’ must to many in the crypto community sound like their own personal imagining of heaven. Well they can now realise that dream, thanks to a self-confessed ‘crypto-currency pioneer’ in rural Kenya. Betty’s Place Two years ago Beatrice Wambugu started trading in bitcoin. In a year she had made enough to buy a small […]

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Wasteful? Iceland Farmers Says Bitcoin Mining is ‘Too Good to Be True’

A relatively small cryptocurrency mining operation in Iceland has come up with a simple, yet effective solution cryptocurrency mining’s electricity issues. It uses excessive geothermal energy from farmers’ machines to power up the mining equipment in a win-win situation. Farmers to the Rescue A relatively small cryptocurrency mining operation run by Icelandic math teacher Krista Hennesdottir […]

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US Federal Court Fines Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer Over $2.5 Million

Regulation A U.S. federal court has fined a New York firm and its chief executive officer over $2.5 million in the first anti-fraud action involving bitcoin filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The Ponzi scheme involved a fake pooled investment strategy and a “fake computer ‘hack’ that supposedly caused the loss of nearly all customer […]

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Ethereum Foundation Grants $120K to Philly Data-Transparency Startup TrueBlocks

TrueBlocks received the award to continue working towards a “fully-decentralized way to access data from any Ethereum address or smart contract.” The money will support the project over the next six months. Transparent Future Company founder, Thomas Jay Rush, envisions a world where transparency is king. To the point where anybody could check an organization’s […]

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