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Month: January 2018

Hawaii?s New Money Transmitters Act Will Require Virtual Currency Licenses

Hawaii?s New Money Transmitters Act Will Require Virtual Currency Licenses

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/hawaiis-new-money-transmitters-act-will-require-virtual-currency-licenses/
on 2018-01-31 22:55:35

The state of Hawaii is planning to regulate the use of bitcoin and digital currencies that would require licensure to transmit cryptocurrency-based funds. Two bills introduced by a group of partisan Hawaiian lawmakers are focused on digital currencies as a monetary instrument under the state’s Money Transmitters Act. Also read: Coinbase Exits as Hawaii Requires Bitcoin […]
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Malicious YouTube Ads Secretly Used By Cryptojackers To Mine Cryptocurrencies

Malicious YouTube Ads Secretly Used By Cryptojackers To Mine Cryptocurrencies

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/malicious-youtube-ads-secretly-used-by-cryptojackers-to-mine-cryptocurrencies/
on 2018-01-31 22:00:54

Cryptojackers have been hijacking YouTube ads to harness viewers computer processing power in order to mine digital currencies, in this case, Monero. The issue was reported by technology publication and science Ars Technica after people took to social media to report that antivirus programs had detected cryptocurrency malware on YouTube.  Attackers abused Google’s DoubleClick, which … Continue reading Malicious YouTube Ads Secretly Used By Cryptojackers To Mine Cryptocurrencies
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South Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Has Economic Value

South Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Has Economic Value

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https://news.bitcoin.com/south-korean-court-rules-bitcoin-has-economic-value/
on 2018-01-31 21:17:57

A South Korean court has ruled that bitcoin has an economic value for the first time. This overturned an earlier court ruling which did not recognize the digital currency. The case involves the confiscation of 191 bitcoins. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin’s Status Re-Examined The Suwon District Court […]
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Italiens Finanzminister warnt vor Zusammenbruch des Krypto-Marktes

Italiens Finanzminister warnt vor Zusammenbruch des Krypto-Marktes

found at
http://coinwelt.de/2018/01/italiens-finanzminister-warnt-vor-zusammenbruch-des-krypto-marktes/
on 2018-01-31 19:56:56

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Italiens Finanzminister schlug am Mittwoch harte Töne an. Er erklärte, dass der Zusammenbruch des Krypto-Marktes erhebliche Schäden anrichten könnte. Finanzminister Pier Carlo Padoan machte diese Aussagen während einer Veranstaltung der Polytechnic University of Milan. Das Event wurde von der italienischen Energiegesellschaft Enel organisiert. Padoan ist nicht der einzige Minister, der in der jüngsten Vergangenheit seine …
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PR: BCShop.io Aids Ethereum Business Adoption

PR: BCShop.io Aids Ethereum Business Adoption

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-bcshop-io-aids-ethereum-business-adoption/
on 2018-01-31 19:30:01

Blockchain revolution is happening. Sure, we are in first days yet, in “stone age” of cryptocurrency. Nevertheless, practical business solutions are already emerging. One of the most known and functional is Ethereum blockchain.
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Bitcoin Price Watch; Consolidation, Breakout, Recovery

Bitcoin Price Watch; Consolidation, Breakout, Recovery

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/bitcoin-price-watch-10/
on 2018-01-31 18:31:15

It’s Wednesday evening and we are closing in on the end of yet another rough session in the bitcoin price. We were hoping for some degree of reprieve during the session today, with price dipping to fresh weekly lows overnight last night and setting up as if we were in line for some consolidation. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Consolidation, Breakout, Recovery
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NordFX?s 1:1000 leverage offering is a revolution in the world of cryptocurrency trading

NordFX?s 1:1000 leverage offering is a revolution in the world of cryptocurrency trading

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/168001/
on 2018-01-31 18:42:56

  NordFX’s 1:1000 leverage offering is a revolution in the world of cryptocurrency trading   Since December 2017, the clients of brokerage firm NordFX have been enjoying the unprecedented opportunity of trading the most popular cryptocurrencies – bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum – with a leverage ratio of 1:1000. This is tens and even hundreds of … Continue reading NordFX’s 1:1000 leverage offering is a revolution in the world of cryptocurrency trading
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Bungling Bitcoin Thieves Foiled by Quick-Witted Trader

Bungling Bitcoin Thieves Foiled by Quick-Witted Trader

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https://news.bitcoin.com/bungling-bitcoin-thieves-foiled-by-quick-witted-trader/
on 2018-01-31 01:30:49

Last week mainstream media reported on Britain’s first armed bitcoin robbery. Thieves were said to have broken into the home of high profile trader Danny Aston, tied up his girlfriend, and forced him to transfer his vast cryptocurrency holdings. It turns out that the audacious thieves didn’t get away with so much as a satoshi […]
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Chinese Investors Continue to Obtain Bitcoin Using Thriving OTC Platforms

Chinese Investors Continue to Obtain Bitcoin Using Thriving OTC Platforms

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https://news.bitcoin.com/chinese-investors-continue-to-obtain-bitcoin-using-thriving-otc-platforms/
on 2018-01-31 03:30:46

A year ago today China’s central banks temporarily scared the cryptocurrency community when they stopped bitcoin exchanges from operating. Since then the top mainland-based digital asset exchanges moved abroad to more friendlier regions, but Chinese citizens are still acquiring bitcoin whether the People’s Bank of China likes it or not. Also Read:Companies Deny Having Bitcoin […]
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State of Texas Orders ?Decentralized Bank? ICO Project to Cease Operations

State of Texas Orders ?Decentralized Bank? ICO Project to Cease Operations

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https://news.bitcoin.com/state-of-texas-orders-decentralized-bank-ico-project-to-cease-operations/
on 2018-01-31 04:55:49

This week the Texas Department of Banking Commissioner, Charles G. Cooper, issued a cease and desist order to an alleged ‘decentralized cryptocurrency-bank’ called Arise Bank. The commissioner explains the startup unlawfully claims to be a banking institution and its operations must stop engaging with residents from the state of Texas. Also read: US Financial Regulator Requests […]
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Sberbank to Bypass Russian Regulations and Trade Cryptocurrencies Overseas

Sberbank to Bypass Russian Regulations and Trade Cryptocurrencies Overseas

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/sberbank-bypass-russian-regulations-trade-cryptocurencies-overseas/
on 2018-01-31 08:00:26

The largest bank in Russia, the state-owned Sberbank, has reportedly announced its plans to bypass the Russian cryptocurrency regulations and offer crypto trading to customers overseas. The bank is looking at trading pairs of the most liquid and well-known cryptocurrencies. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bypassing Russian Regulations At a […]
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PR: All Crypto ? Friendly Venues Are Finally Listed in One App ? CryptoFind

PR: All Crypto ? Friendly Venues Are Finally Listed in One App ? CryptoFind

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-all-crypto-friendly-venues-are-finally-listed-in-one-app-cryptofind/
on 2018-01-31 11:30:04

CryptoFind App by GRAFT Blockchain discovers nearby venues that accept cryptocurrencies as payment. Basically, it’s a self-spreading network, linking crypto-savvy buyers and merchants.
For the very first time, all businesses that accept crypto will be listed and curated on one global map. While CryptoFind is made by GRAFT Blockchain, it’s not exclusive to GRAFT-enabled locations. It maps venues that accept any cryptocurrency via different methods (Mobile PoS, Wallet to Wallet, Partner Credit Card Terminals).
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Venezuela Announces Whitepaper and Pre-Sale of Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Petro

Venezuela Announces Whitepaper and Pre-Sale of Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Petro

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/venezuela-whitepaper-pre-sale-cryptocurrency-petro/
on 2018-01-31 09:58:29

Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro has announced the pre-sale of his country’s national oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro. In addition, he has presented and signed the official petro’s whitepaper and unveiled the Petro Container for mining the new currency. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Pre-Sale of Petro During the meeting of […]
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South Korea Finds Nearly $600 Million in Crypto Crime

South Korea Finds Nearly $600 Million in Crypto Crime

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https://news.bitcoin.com/south-korea-finds-nearly-600-million-in-crypto-crime/
on 2018-01-31 14:01:39

Reports from the 대한민국 Republic of South Korea (ROK) indicate its Customs Service announced on Wednesday, 31 January 2018, it has discovered “cryptocurrency crimes” which amount to nearly 600 million USD. Also read: Nassim Nicholas Taleb vs David Birch on The Bitcoin Standard South Korea Customs Service Finds Almost $600 Million in Cryptocurrency Crime ROK Customs […]
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Number of People Looking for Crypto-Careers Increased 10-Fold in 2017

Number of People Looking for Crypto-Careers Increased 10-Fold in 2017

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https://news.bitcoin.com/number-of-people-looking-for-crypto-careers-increased-10-fold-in-2017/
on 2018-01-31 15:55:39

New data from the UK shows that interest in crypto careers more than doubled in December 2017 when the all time high Bitcoin price record dominated headlines​. The average salary for roles requiring “Blockchain” expertise ranges from £30,117 per year for a Research Analyst to £67,209 per year for a Software Architect. Also Read: Vegetables […]
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SEC stoppt angeblichen Scam-ICO

SEC stoppt angeblichen Scam-ICO

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https://www.btc-echo.de/sec-stoppt-angeblichen-scam-ico/
on 2018-01-31 18:00:20

Die US-amerikanische Securities and Exchanges Commission SEC hat ein Initial Coin Offerig angehalten, das angeblich einen Betrug darstellt. Es handelt sich dabei um ein ICO der AriseBank aus dem US-Bundesstaat Texas. Investoren, die wohlmöglich Opfer des Betrugs geworden sind, sollen sich bei der SEC melden. Die US-amerikanische Finanzmarktaufsichtsbehörde SEC stoppte den ICO der selbsternannten „ersten…BTC-ECHO

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Viberate & Imogen Heap Strive to Give Equal Opportunity to Every Artist

Viberate & Imogen Heap Strive to Give Equal Opportunity to Every Artist

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/viberate-imogen-heap-strive-give-equal-opportunity-every-artist/
on 2018-01-31 16:59:05

Viberate has proudly announced their collaboration with Imogen Heap – an exceptional and inspiring award-winning artist, known to be an early adopter of the blockchain. With the synergy of two important players in the music industry, the future for the artists, event managers, booking agents, and venues looks bright. Heap and Viberate.com will work creatively … Continue reading Viberate & Imogen Heap Strive to Give Equal Opportunity to Every Artist
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The Massive Plunges of Cryptocurrency Are Not to Be Feared

The Massive Plunges of Cryptocurrency Are Not to Be Feared

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/massive-plunges-cryptocurrency-not-feared/
on 2018-01-31 16:22:38

When January 2017 rolled around precisely one year ago, Bitcoin was valued at 900 dollars per unit on the forex market. Although this was already a good price, firm believers in the future of cryptocurrency predicted even better days were to come. And they were right. As the end of the year was nearing, BTC … Continue reading The Massive Plunges of Cryptocurrency Are Not to Be Feared
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National Media Campaign in Hong Kong Warns Against Cryptocurrency Investments

National Media Campaign in Hong Kong Warns Against Cryptocurrency Investments

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/national-media-campaign-hong-kong-warns-cryptocurrency-investments/
on 2018-01-31 16:00:54

Financial authorities are not the biggest proponents of cryptocurrencies. Nor do they like initial coin offerings all that much either. Warnings have been issued in many different formats over the past years regarding these investments. In Hong Kong, the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau will take things one step further. A dedicated TV ad … Continue reading National Media Campaign in Hong Kong Warns Against Cryptocurrency Investments
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Masternodes ? Geld durch Netzwerk-Absicherung

Masternodes ? Geld durch Netzwerk-Absicherung

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/masternodes-geld-dank-netzwerk-absicherung/
on 2018-01-31 16:00:02

Masternodes werden immer mehr als eine neue Möglichkeit des passiven Einkommens betrachtet. Doch wieso können Masternode-Hoster überhaupt Geld verdienen und welche Masternode-Systeme gibt es auf dem Markt? Der Markt der Kryptowährungen bietet verschiedene Möglichkeiten, Geld zu erwirtschaften und ist für viele der primäre Grund, sich mit blockchain-basierten Systemen zu befassen. In der Suche nach passivem…BTC-ECHO

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A Bitcoin Crash? ?Much Ado About Nothing

A Bitcoin Crash? ?Much Ado About Nothing

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/bitcoin-crash-much-ado-nothing/
on 2018-01-31 13:18:11

The line has been drawn in the sand. As Bitcoin continues to show its volatility, as should be expected from any new investment option, many people are in the process of assigning themselves to one of two positions. The pro-Bitcoin faction consists primarily of Bitcoin and other crypto-currency investors. It’s reasonable to assume another larger … Continue reading A Bitcoin Crash? –Much Ado About Nothing
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Bitcoin as Part of Your IRA?

Bitcoin as Part of Your IRA?

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/bitcoin-part-ira/
on 2018-01-31 13:43:26

As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies gain credibility as legitimate investments, the investment world is working to make changes. One interesting change has been the acceptance of Bitcoin as a legitimate investment as part of an IRA account in the US. First, most 401K and IRA accounts have provisions that only allow for traditional investments such … Continue reading Bitcoin as Part of Your IRA?
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Coincheck Hack Highlights the Need for Proper Decentralized Exchanges

Coincheck Hack Highlights the Need for Proper Decentralized Exchanges

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/coincheck-hack-highlights-need-proper-decentralized-exchanges/
on 2018-01-31 15:00:00

Many different lessons can be learned from the Coincheck debacle. The heist on this Bitcoin exchange raises a lot of questions and provides few answers. Additionally, it seems criminals will continue to exploit any sort of weakness on centralized platforms. As such, there is a growing need for decentralized trading solutions. These decentralized exchanges will … Continue reading Coincheck Hack Highlights the Need for Proper Decentralized Exchanges
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1741 Fund Management und Bitbond starten KMU-Lending AIF für professionelle Anleger

1741 Fund Management und Bitbond starten KMU-Lending AIF für professionelle Anleger

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/1741-fund-management-und-bitbond-starten-kmu-lending-aif-fuer-professionelle-anleger/
on 2018-01-31 14:00:03

1741 Fund Management und der globaler KMU-Marktplatz-Darlehensgeber Bitbond haben heute die Einführung eines neuen Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) bekannt gegeben. Der Fonds ermöglicht professionellen Anlegern den Zugang zu einem diversifizierten Portfolio von Kleinkreditgeschäften, die über die KMU-Kreditplattform von Bitbond vergeben werden. Direktinvestitionen in KMU-Darlehen und andere Formen der B2B-Fremdfinanzierung werden immer beliebter. Da solche Vermögenswerte…BTC-ECHO

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Hackers in Coincheck Heist Believed to be Moving Stolen Loot

Hackers in Coincheck Heist Believed to be Moving Stolen Loot

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/01/31/hackers-in-coincheck-heist-believed-to-be-moving-stolen-loot/
on 2018-01-31 13:00:07

The latest news on last weeks estimated $530 million hack of the Japanese exchange Coincheck – one of the largest thefts of cryptocurrency so far – is that the hackers are now trying to move the stolen XEM into smaller exchanges as reported by the foundation that developed and is tracking the coin. The NEM … Continue reading Hackers in Coincheck Heist Believed to be Moving Stolen Loot
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