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CFTC: Beware cryptocurrency pump-and-dump schemes

Virtual currency regulation was back in the news Thursday, with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission warning investors to steer clear of trading digital currencies and tokens in markets that often contain unlawful behavior. The other news of the day was the continued recovery in the price of bitcoin BTCUSD, +9.14% that rose by more than […]

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Biocoin: Russian Green Initiative Builds a Better Tomorrow

Cynthia Turcotte · February 15, 2018 · 8:30 pm Bitcoinist seized a unique chance to talk to Boris Akimov, CEO of BioCoin and an ICO committee chairman of the Russian Association of Cryptocurrency And Blockchain (RACAB), an advisory body for Presidential Administration. Boris helped us take a glimpse at the state of events in Russian crypto-community […]

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It’s High Time Financial Institutions Consider Crypto as a Tool for Efficient Money Transfers

Pini Raviv · February 14, 2018 · 11:30 pm Blockchain technology is causing massive disruptions across a wide range of industries, markets, and economies. Bitcoin, the most popular blockchain application has shown the world first-hand how the decentralized nature of blockchain could cause a paradigm shift in the global economic landscape. Beyond Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies […]

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Swap BTC and BCH with the Bitcoin.com Wallet’s New Shapeshift API

Promoted Bitcoin.com, the premier source for all things Bitcoin, is pleased to announce that our development team has integrated the Shapeshift.io tool within the Bitcoin.com Wallet so users can shift between bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC) all within the platform’s interface. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Games Arrives — Play Your Favorites Faster With BCH […]

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In a turbulent week for markets, do investment apps put you at risk?

The stock market’s volatility this week is old hat for seasoned investors — but for novices using low-cost micro-investment apps it prompted concern. And some say that these apps could unintentionally promote investing behaviors that could put those users at risk, especially in recent weeks when the Dow Jones Industrial Index DJIA, +0.37%  fell 10%. […]

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World Central Banker to Central Banks: Bitcoin Is a Bubble, Ponzi, and Disaster

Featured General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Agustín Carstens, gave a talk at Goethe University in its House of Finance, Tuesday, 6 February in Frankfurt. Titled Money in the Digital Age: What Role for Central Banks?, the talk saw Mr. Carstens acknowledge “We have seen a bit of a shift, to issues […]

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Many Token Crowdsales No Longer That Open to the Crowds

Crowdfunding The ICO was hailed as the new IPO, offering a more egalitarian way of raising funds. The fact that crowdsales bring in millions of extra dollars and create an active community from day one doesn’t hurt either. In 2017, the initial coin offering was the fundraising model that had venture capitalists looking on enviously. […]

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Crowdfire Founders Plan to Launch Indian Bitcoin Exchange

News Cryptocurrencies have grown popular in India, and digital asset markets in the region have seen exponential growth despite uncertainty from the Indian government. Now, this week the founders of the popular application Crowdfire have announced the team is launching an Indian-based bitcoin exchange this March. Also read: Russian Cryptocurrency Bill Is Ready – Regulators Share […]

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