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Coincheck Drops Anonymous Monero, Dash, Zcash

News Coincheck, the Japanese exchange that lost ~$550 million worth of NEM to hackers, will stop dealing with Monero, Dash and Zcash. The trading platform has recognized the risk posed by these cryptocurrencies which provide high levels of anonymity. Half of the NEM coins stolen in the hack may have been converted already on the […]

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Japan Toughens Oversight, Penalizes Cryptocurrency Exchanges

In its most sweeping crackdown yet, a Japanese regulator has penalized seven cryptocurrency exchanges, requiring two to halt operations for one month. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) announced today, March 8, 2018, that it came down on the exchanges due to their failure to provide proper internal-control systems. All of the exchanges were ordered to […]

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Coincheck Produces Recovery Plan While Investors Flock to Withdraw Funds

News Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has submitted a report to the country’s financial authority outlining measures it will take following the hack that lost 58 billion yen worth of the cryptocurrency NEM from its platform. However, customers rush to withdraw 40.1 billion yen of their funds so far as the exchange resumes yen withdrawal service. […]

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Bankera ICO Raises Over 100 Million Euros From Record-Breaking Number of Contributors

Bitcoinist.net · February 11, 2018 · 11:00 am Vilnius, Lithuania, February 2018 – Bankera (https://bankera.com/) aims to become the bank for the blockchain era and is already making splashes in the ICO world. To date, their ICO has collected over 100 million euros from over 80,000 contributors making Bankera’s ICO the biggest in regard to […]

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Why these early retirees won’t touch bitcoin or other cryptos — and neither should you

As early retirees, the question we’ve started getting more than any other, from people who are pros at investing to folks who want to start from scratch is, “Should I buy bitcoin? You guys own bitcoin, right?” Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been getting a lot more news lately as valuations have skyrocketed and plummeted, […]

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Tether Severs Ties With Its Auditor, Leaving Its Accounts Shrouded in Mystery

Markets and Prices Barely a week passes when Tether isn’t in the news. For a so-called stable coin, Tether and its acolyte Bitfinex are at the center of a lot of instability within the cryptoverse. After it emerged over the weekend that Tether had kissed goodbye to its auditor, critics of the opaque company began […]

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Following Massive Cryptocurrency Hack, Coincheck Pledges to Improve Operations, Refund Losses

Following one of the largest hacks in the history of cryptocurrency, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced that it will comply with an order from Japan’s Financial Services Agency to improve its business operations. On Friday, January 26, 2018, Coincheck was hacked, resulting in the loss over over $530 million USD worth of NEM (XEM) […]

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Game Changing Payment Method for Adult Entertainment Industry, Eroiy to Start – The Merkle

Pre-ICO Campaign on January 30 Eroiy, a blockchain-based incognito payment method for the adult entertainment industry, is all set to start its pre-ICO campaign on January 30. This revolutionary business ecosystem will address a wide range of customer requirements in the industry, including data protection, anonymity, protection from financial fraud, low transaction costs and payment […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Japan Gets Goxxed and Iota Gets Into a Tangle

News For the first time in forever, this week in bitcoin was strangely subdued. No major price movements, no regulatory crackdowns and no Tether collapse. Iota got into a bit of a pickle and then blamed everyone else, as Iota is apt to do, but that’s all. Everything was uneventfully ticking over, right up until […]

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