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Month: November 2017

This Week?s All-Time High Brings Massive Bitcoin Exchange Outages

This Week?s All-Time High Brings Massive Bitcoin Exchange Outages

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https://news.bitcoin.com/this-weeks-all-time-high-brings-massive-bitcoin-exchange-outages/
on 2017-11-30 23:55:25

November 29 was an exciting day if you were watching bitcoin prices swing back and forth with quite a bit of turbulence. The price of bitcoin touched an all-time high of $11,395 across global exchanges. Then, about an hour or so later, the price went down hard to a low of $9250 on some trading […]
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China?s Financial Channel Reports Huobi Violates Spirit of PBOC?s Document

China?s Financial Channel Reports Huobi Violates Spirit of PBOC?s Document

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https://news.bitcoin.com/chinas-financial-channel-reports-huobi-violates-spirit-of-pbocs-document/
on 2017-11-30 22:30:15

China’s Financial Channel (CCTV-2) aired a special bitcoin documentary this week to analyze reasons behind the recent price rally. The program invited Li Cangyu, financial columnist and Wan Zhe, chief economist at China National Gold Group Corp. as commentators who believe that Huobi has undoubtedly violated regulations on cryptocurrency services.  Also Read: South Korea Outlines Proposed Legislation […]
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?Big Four? Firm PwC?s Hong Kong Office Accepts Bitcoin

?Big Four? Firm PwC?s Hong Kong Office Accepts Bitcoin

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https://news.bitcoin.com/big-four-firm-pwcs-hong-kong-office-accepts-bitcoin/
on 2017-11-30 20:55:17

Another ‘Big Four’ firm joins the bitcoin revolution as the auditing corporation Pricewaterhousecooper’s (PwC) Hong Kong office accepted a payment in bitcoin according to the Wall Street Journal. The accountancy corporation follows the lead of the Deloitte and Ernst & Young (EY) offices that have already started accepting bitcoin for financial services. Also read: Bitwala: […]
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GE Power To Adopt Blockchain For Financial Operations

GE Power To Adopt Blockchain For Financial Operations

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/11/30/sophiatx-ge-power-collaboration/
on 2017-11-30 20:07:51

SophiaTX, the first open-source platform to integrate blockchain with enterprise applications such as SAP, has announced a forthcoming collaboration with the power division of General Electric (GE) to design and develop a blockchain solution for GE’s financial efficiency and operations. A joint Letter of Intent (LOI) announced today by Jaroslav Kacina, CEO of Equidato Technologies, … Continue reading GE Power To Adopt Blockchain For Financial Operations
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PR: Spectiv VR Featured on Fox Business? Innovations Aired to over 100mm Viewers: Pre-Ico Dec. 8th

PR: Spectiv VR Featured on Fox Business? Innovations Aired to over 100mm Viewers: Pre-Ico Dec. 8th

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-spectiv-vr-featured-on-fox-business-innovations-aired-to-over-100mm-viewers-pre-ico-dec-8th/
on 2017-11-30 19:30:57

Showcasing Advances in Virtual Reality
DMG Productions uncovers the latest technological breakthroughs in virtual reality.
Jupiter, FL — In an upcoming episode of Innovations w/Ed Begley Jr., the award-winning producers will explore the revolutionary world of virtual reality. This is slated to air first quarter 2018 on FOX Business. Check your local listings for more information.
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VLB can make your car repair more reliable using the blockchain

VLB can make your car repair more reliable using the blockchain

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/11/30/vlb-car-repair-blockchain/
on 2017-11-30 19:00:55

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) lists a number of scams and frauds that are rife in the automotive repair industry. These frauds transcend dangerous and life-threatening issues such as Airbag fraud, windshield glass fraud to bandit tow trucks that transport your vehicle to dodgy repair shops. There is no shortage of problems in the … Continue reading VLB can make your car repair more reliable using the blockchain
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Court Ruling Grants the IRS Personal Data of 14,000 Coinbase Users

Court Ruling Grants the IRS Personal Data of 14,000 Coinbase Users

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https://news.bitcoin.com/court-ruling-grants-the-irs-personal-data-of-14000-coinbase-users/
on 2017-11-30 18:50:33

America’s Internal Revenue Service has gone fishing. Its target? Every single Coinbase user who ever placed a $20,000 trade. The huge dragnet exercise, spanning 2013-2015 and incorporating over 14,000 users, was awarded by a court yesterday, November 29. This is despite the best efforts of America’s largest bitcoin broker, which has fought back against what […]
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Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What We?re Looking At Tonight

Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What We?re Looking At Tonight

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http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/11/30/bitcoin-price-watch-heres-looking-tonight-5/
on 2017-11-30 18:45:36

So we are closing in on the end of the European session and it is time to take a second look at the bitcoin price in an attempt to figure out how we can put together a strategy going forward to help us draw a profit from any volatility. We have had a pretty up-and-down … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What We’re Looking At Tonight
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Envion is Bringing Mining to the Source in Mobile Containers

Envion is Bringing Mining to the Source in Mobile Containers

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http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/11/30/envion-bringing-mining-source-mobile-containers/
on 2017-11-30 17:54:28

Energy costs vary so much across the globe that mining can either be super profitable, or a total waste of time. On top of that, the primary energy that is being used, especially when it comes to cheap energy, is dirty. Moreso, there are issues when it comes to harvesting that electricity, and additional tariffs … Continue reading Envion is Bringing Mining to the Source in Mobile Containers
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Drive-by Crypto Miners Want Your Computer

Drive-by Crypto Miners Want Your Computer

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http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/11/30/drive-by-miners-want-your-computer/
on 2017-11-30 16:30:36

The rise in popularity and prices of cryptocurrencies will bring an inevitable rise in cyber-crime and those trying to steal it. This last week has seen the crypto top three; Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum, all reach record price highs of $11,400, $100 and $500 respectively. Big bucks bring bad guys and they are finding ever … Continue reading Drive-by Crypto Miners Want Your Computer
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Steuerhinterziehung: Coinbase muss Daten von 14.355 US-Bürgern offenlegen

Steuerhinterziehung: Coinbase muss Daten von 14.355 US-Bürgern offenlegen

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/steuerhinterziehung-coinbase-muss-daten-von-14-355-us-buergern-offenlegen/
on 2017-11-30 15:00:26

Rückschlag für den US-amerikanischen Handelsplatz Coinbase. Die Betreiber der Handelsplattform werden nun per Gerichtsurteil dazu gezwungen, der Bundessteuerbehörde IRS die Identität von über 14.000 Anlegern mitzuteilen. Betroffen sind alle Nutzer, sofern ihr Handelsvolumen von Anfang 2013 bis Ende 2015 auf einen Schlag 20.000 US-Dollar überschritten hat. Die Finanzbehörde geht in vielen Fällen von Steuerhinterziehung aus. […]BTC-ECHO

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Bitcoin Cash: ABC und Unlimited verkünden Roadmap für 2018

Bitcoin Cash: ABC und Unlimited verkünden Roadmap für 2018

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https://bitcoinblog.de/2017/11/30/bitcoin-cash-abc-und-unlimited-verkuenden-roadmap-fuer-2018/
on 2017-11-30 14:35:27

Die Entwickler-Teams von Bitcoin Cash trafen sich in London. Die beiden wichtigsten davon, ABC und Unlimited, haben nun jeweils ihre Roadmaps für die mittelfristige Zukunft vorgestellt. In ihnen findet man spannende, aber eventuell auch gewagte Ideen.

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Trump?s Federal Reserve Nominee: Cryptos ?Don?t Really Matter Today?

Trump?s Federal Reserve Nominee: Cryptos ?Don?t Really Matter Today?

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/trumps-federal-reserve-nominee-cryptos-dont-really-matter-today/
on 2017-11-30 13:30:20

President Donald Trump’s nominee for Chair of the Federal Reserve, current Board Governor Jerome “Jay” Hayden Powell, participated in the constitutionally mandated US Senate confirmation process by way of a hearing on 28 November 2017. Bitcoin and “cryptocurrencies are something we monitor very carefully,” Mr. Powell answered in direct questioning about current and future Fed policy […]
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Bitcoin Mempool Clogs up With Unconfirmed Transactions Again

Bitcoin Mempool Clogs up With Unconfirmed Transactions Again

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http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/11/30/bitcoin-mempool-clogs-unconfirmed-transactions/
on 2017-11-30 13:00:56

Bitcoin network issues have been apparent for quite some time now. Especially when it comes to the mempool, things get out of hand quite regularly. It seems the backlog is filling up once again. With over 70,000 unconfirmed transactions hitting the network, things aren’t looking all that great. This is mainly due to the number … Continue reading Bitcoin Mempool Clogs up With Unconfirmed Transactions Again
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Ex-Weltbankchef Joseph Stiglitz: Der Bitcoin sollte verboten werden!

Ex-Weltbankchef Joseph Stiglitz: Der Bitcoin sollte verboten werden!

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https://www.btc-echo.de/ex-weltbankchef-joseph-stiglitz-der-bitcoin-sollte-verboten-werden/
on 2017-11-30 12:30:40

Anlässlich des geradezu explosionsartigen Bitcoin-Kurses wurde am gestrigen Mittwoch der Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften und ehemalige Weltbankchef, Joseph Stiglitz, von der Nachrichtenagentur Bloomberg befragt. Er vertritt die Ansicht, diese Währung sollte besser verboten werden. Der US-amerikanische Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Joseph Stiglitz ist tätig als Professor an der Columbia University. Stiglitz leitete von 1997 bis 2000 die Weltbank und […]BTC-ECHO

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Bitcoin Price Watch; Trading The Downside Run

Bitcoin Price Watch; Trading The Downside Run

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http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/11/30/bitcoin-price-watch-trading-downside-run/
on 2017-11-30 12:20:50

We knew a correction was just around the corner in the bitcoin price having seen the exuberance of the last few days and action hasn’t disappointed us in that regard. Price dropped from in and around the $11,000 area to as low as $9,000 apiece in a matter of hours and current levels sit just … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Trading The Downside Run
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EZB-Vizepräsident: Risiken für Investoren beim Kauf von Bitcoin

EZB-Vizepräsident: Risiken für Investoren beim Kauf von Bitcoin

found at
http://coinwelt.de/2017/11/ezb-vizepraesident-risiken-fuer-investoren-beim-kauf-von-bitcoin/
on 2017-11-30 12:29:51

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Der Vizepräsident der Europäischen Zentralbank (kurz EZB) warnte Investoren gestern vor den Risiken beim Kauf von Bitcoin. Nach Angaben von CNBC sagte Vitor Constancio, dass die Entwicklungen des Bitcoin-Preises ein typisches Beispiel für eine spekulative Vermögensanlage seien. Er fügte hinzu: „Investoren nehmen ein großes Risiko, wenn sie bei solch hohen Preisen kaufen.“ Der Preis von …
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Central Bank Round-Up: Brazil & New Zealand Issue Statements, Cryptos are Assets or Securities in Canada

Central Bank Round-Up: Brazil & New Zealand Issue Statements, Cryptos are Assets or Securities in Canada

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https://news.bitcoin.com/central-banks-round-up-brazil-new-zealand-issue-statements-cryptos-are-assets-or-securities-in-canada/
on 2017-11-30 11:58:31

During November, several central banks addressed bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. New Zealand’s central bank has issued a statement seeking to educate citizens of the fundamentals underpinning cryptocurrencies, as well as the implications of such on monetary policy.  The senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada has stated that cryptocurrencies comprise assets or securities, rather than […]
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Fast die Hälfte des Drogenhandels auf Darknet-Schwarzmärkten entfällt auf die EU ? aber ist im Gesamtbild noch immer unbedeutend

Fast die Hälfte des Drogenhandels auf Darknet-Schwarzmärkten entfällt auf die EU ? aber ist im Gesamtbild noch immer unbedeutend

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https://bitcoinblog.de/2017/11/30/fast-die-haelfte-des-drogenhandels-auf-darknet-schwarzmaerkten-entfaellt-auf-die-eu-aber-ist-im-gesamtbild-noch-immer-unbedeutend/
on 2017-11-30 11:57:58

Das Europäische Zentrum für Drogen und Drogenmissbrauch (EMCDDA) hat gemeinsam mit Europol einen ausführlichen Bericht über den Drogenhandel auf Darknet-Märkten im Deepweb geschrieben. Der Bericht zeigt, dass die EU das Zentrum des Online-Drogenhandels ist – aber dass dessen Anteil am gesamten Drogenhandel eher irrelevant ist. Dennoch wittert die Behörde die Chance, das Phänomen im Keim zu ersticken, bevor es groß wird.

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Joseph Stiglitz: Bitcoin sollte verboten werden

Joseph Stiglitz: Bitcoin sollte verboten werden

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http://coinwelt.de/2017/11/joseph-stiglitz-bitcoin-sollte-verboten-werden/
on 2017-11-30 11:55:54

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Joseph Stiglitz, der ehemalige Chefökonom der Weltbank, äußerte scharfe Kritik an der Kryptowährung Bitcoin. Seiner Meinung nach sollte die Währung verboten werden. „Bitcoin ist nur erfolgreich, weil sie eine Möglichkeit zur Umgehung bietet, eine fehlende Kontrolle“ sagte Stiglitz, der aktuell als Professor an der Columbia University arbeitet, in einem Interview mit Bloomberg Television. Er fügte …
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PR: Bcshop.Io Implements Bancor Protocol to Provide Bcs Tokens with Decentralized Liquidity

PR: Bcshop.Io Implements Bancor Protocol to Provide Bcs Tokens with Decentralized Liquidity

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-bcshop-io-implements-bancor-protocol-to-provide-bcs-tokens-with-decentralized-liquidity/
on 2017-11-30 11:30:19

BCShop.io is happy to announce that it will integrate the Bancor Protocol into its project to enable all users to convert BCS tokens directly on-chain. This means that no centralized exchanges need be involved, liquidity is available at any given time and very low fees are applied if at all.
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Nasdaq joins the Bitcoin party

Nasdaq joins the Bitcoin party

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http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/11/30/nasdaq-joins-bitcoin-party/
on 2017-11-30 11:17:23

Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange behind New York Stock Exchange, will be allowing Bitcoin futures trading by the middle of 2018. With a stock market worth $6.8 trillion Nasdaq is a behemoth among exchanges and reports that it will be opening up to crypto trading can only be good news for Bitcoin and its … Continue reading Nasdaq joins the Bitcoin party
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BaFin äußert sich zu ICO-Regulierung

BaFin äußert sich zu ICO-Regulierung

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https://www.btc-echo.de/bafin-aeussert-sich-zu-ico-regulierung/
on 2017-11-30 11:05:46

Die europäische Finanzaufsicht European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) erklärte kürzlich in einem Statement Befürchtungen, an ICOs beteiligte Unternehmen könnten sich nicht an EU-Rechtsvorschriften halten. Konkret genannt wurden die EU-Prospektrichtlinie, die Finanzmarktrichtlinie MiFID, die Richtlinie für Verwalter alternativer Investmentfonds (AIFMD) sowie die vierte Geldwäscherichtlinie. „Inhaltlich gelten die Ausführungen der ESMA grundsätzlich auch für den deutschen […]BTC-ECHO

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Südkorea: Kryptowährungen sind schlecht für die Jugend

Südkorea: Kryptowährungen sind schlecht für die Jugend

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http://coinwelt.de/2017/11/suedkorea-kryptowaehrungen-sind-schlecht-fuer-die-jugend/
on 2017-11-30 11:02:45

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Während Südkoreas Regierung an einem Rechtsrahmen für Kryptowährungsbörsen arbeitet, warnt der Premierminister vor dem negativen Einfluss auf die Jugend des Landes. „Es gibt Fälle, in denen junge Koreaner, Studenten eingeschlossen, sprunghaft handeln, um schnell Geld zu machen und in denen virtuelle Währungen für illegale Aktivitäten wie dem Drogenhandel oder vielschichtigen Marketing für Betrug genutzt werden“, …
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Bitfinex Margin Traders get Liquidated for no Reason

Bitfinex Margin Traders get Liquidated for no Reason

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http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/11/30/bitfinex-margin-traders-get-liquidated-no-reason/
on 2017-11-30 11:00:04

Cryptocurrency users on the Bitfinex exchange woke up to a nasty surprise. More specifically, a lot of margin traders have lost a good amount of money. Plenty of orders were liquidated at the bottom prices, although no one knows why. Some claim this is an error on behalf of the exchange, but that hasn’t been … Continue reading Bitfinex Margin Traders get Liquidated for no Reason
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