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China Now Ranks 34 Crypto Projects

Finance China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest crypto project ranking. The center evaluated one more crypto project this month, bringing the total number of ranked projects to 34. Bitcoin has been downgraded while the top two positions remain unchanged. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive […]

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Important Points to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Cryptocurrency Wallet

The choice of which cryptocurrency wallet to use is arguably one of the most important decisions for anyone interested in cryptocurrency. Like almost any other storage system, the choice of a wallet usually involves some form of trade-off between security and ease-of-use. Security Considerations Top on the list of priorities when choosing a cryptocurrency wallet […]

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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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