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Squeezed! Florida Department of Citrus Employee Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrencies

Jeff Francis · March 17, 2018 · 4:00 am A manager with the Florida Department of Citrus was arrested on charges of grand theft for using state resources for mining cryptocurrencies. A common joke is that government employees can waste a great deal of taxpayer money and never get in trouble. Such is not the […]

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Bitcoiners’ Mom Lyn Ulbricht Never Imagined She’d Be in This Situation

Interview Ross Ulbricht was swept up in Silk Road prosecutions, and got the worst of it: double life, no parole. His facts will be finally before the US Supreme Court by the end of this month, as the body determines whether to ultimately hear the case. As part of its growing podcast network, Bitcoin.com has […]

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Crypto Utility Tokens Are a New Asset Class According to the State of Wyoming

Nikita Blows · March 15, 2018 · 3:30 am As opinions differ on the actual definition of cryptocurrencies, the US state of Wyoming has gone ahead and passed a bill referring to crypto utility tokens as a new asset class. Developing regulations seems to be at the top of the US government’s crypto to-do list, […]

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Soon There Will Be More Bitcoin Investors Than Stock Traders in Indonesia

Emerging Markets Despite repeated warnings from the central bank of Indonesia about the supposed risks of cryptocurrency trading, everyday people keep turning to bitcoin in this highly populated Asian country. In fact, soon there will be more traders on just one crypto platform than there are on the local stock exchanges established over a 100 […]

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What are ERC-20 Tokens? A Beginner’s Explanation

Last updated on March 13th, 2018 at 12:40 am Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become extremely popular ways to raise funds while avoiding the regulatory restrictions of fiat financing. In 2017, ICOs raised around $6.5 billion. And as of March 2018, they’d already raised $2 billion this year. The majority of ICOs are based on […]

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Blogger ‘Bitfinex’ed’ Hires Legal Counsel to Fight Bitfinex Lawsuit

News According to reports the infamous Twitter handle and blogger, ‘Bitfinex’ed,’ has hired the well-known attorney Stephen Palley to fight against the legal threats posed against the blogger. The legal counsel for Bitfinex, Stuart Hoegner suggested this past December that the blogger may face a lawsuit as Bitfinex said it wasn’t too pleased with the […]

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5 Things the SEC Wants You to Know About ICOs

Adam James · March 13, 2018 · 3:30 pm Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are everywhere in the unregulated cryptocurrency space and have already proven themselves to be an incredibly effective means of crowdfunding projects with digital currency. Sometimes, however, ICOs are little more than fraudulent scams aiming to liberate investors from their hard-earned Ethereum (ETH). […]

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How to pay off your debt, according to behavioral economists, and a simple and effective Venmo scam

Happy Monday, MarketWatchers! Make sure your week is off to a great start by reading these personal finance stories. I paid my boyfriend’s rent and bills to improve his credit score — then he bought a house without telling me This New Jersey woman wonders whether her partner is using her for a mortgage. Microsoft […]

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Dutch Finance Minister Advises Government on Cryptocurrency

In a six-page letter to the Dutch senate and house, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra has outlined his concerns over the rapid and dramatic growth in cryptocurrencies. Hoekstra emphasized that there has been little time to understand and react to the changing landscape and that the current supervision and regulatory framework is ill equipped to deal […]

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