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Russia?s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto

Russia?s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/russias-largest-bank-caught-employees-mining-for-crypto/
on 2018-02-10 00:34:21

Russia’s largest bank, the state-controlled Sberbank, has reiterated that it is not mining cryptocurrencies. However, the bank says that it has often caught its employees crypto mining using the bank’s equipment. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Sberbank Claims It’s Not Mining Crypto The state-controlled Sberbank is the largest bank […]
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MyEtherWallet Co-founder Forks Site ? Creates MyCrypto.com

MyEtherWallet Co-founder Forks Site ? Creates MyCrypto.com

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/myetherwallet-mew-co-founder-forks-creating-mycrypto-com/
on 2018-02-10 00:00:47

These days, forks don’t seem to be just limited to cryptocurrencies; the popular MyEtherWallet tool has forked today, with a rebranded service named MyCrypto.com being launched by one of MEW’s co-founders. Popular Ethereum wallet MyEtherWallet (MEW) has “forked,” releasing an unexpected alternative product, one of MEW’s original developers announced in a blog post today, February 9th. MEW has … Continue reading MyEtherWallet Co-founder Forks Site – Creates MyCrypto.com
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Betrium, The First Partly-Decentralized Global Betting Exchange Platform Witnesses High Demand as Crowdsale Enters Final Stage

Betrium, The First Partly-Decentralized Global Betting Exchange Platform Witnesses High Demand as Crowdsale Enters Final Stage

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/betrium-witnesses-high-demand-crowdsale-enters-final-stage/
on 2018-02-09 23:48:54

The pre-sale ICO campaign of Betrium, the world’s first decentralized betting exchange platform, is live now, with 9,198,555 Betrium tokens (BTRM) already sold out. The pre-ICO started on January 30, 2018, will end on February 18, 2018. Hence, if you want to participate in the pre-ICO, it’s the high time to go for it. About … Continue reading Betrium, The First Partly-Decentralized Global Betting Exchange Platform Witnesses High Demand as Crowdsale Enters Final Stage
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Elite Universities in U.S. Offering More and More Cryptocurrency Courses

Elite Universities in U.S. Offering More and More Cryptocurrency Courses

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/elite-universities-in-u-s-offering-more-and-more-cryptocurrency-courses/
on 2018-02-09 23:00:47

Several elite universities in the U.S. have added — or are rushing to add — cryptocurrency courses that teach about Bitcoin and associated record-keeping technologies. This semester, graduate-level courses are available at Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Duke, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Maryland, among other schools. This helps highlight public interest in … Continue reading Elite Universities in U.S. Offering More and More Cryptocurrency Courses
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U.S. Marshals Auction Completes the Sale of 3,800 BTC

U.S. Marshals Auction Completes the Sale of 3,800 BTC

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/u-s-marshals-auction-completes-the-sale-of-3800-btc/
on 2018-02-09 22:55:15

The U.S. Marshals revealed this week it completed the auction that saw the sale of 3,813 bitcoins ($31Mn USD) on January 22. The bitcoins were seized from various civil forfeitures and criminal cases involving U.S. law enforcement agencies like Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Also read: Weiss Ratings Defends its Decision to […]
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Meet Brian Forde: Californian Congressional Candidate and Crypto Enthusiast

Meet Brian Forde: Californian Congressional Candidate and Crypto Enthusiast

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/meet-brian-forde-californian-congressional-candidate-and-crypto-enthusiast/
on 2018-02-09 22:00:21

Over the past year, Bitcoin’s meteoric rise has captivated the financial world, but the political world has had trouble catching on. Washington, for the most part, remains ignorant of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Fortunately, that may soon change, with Brian Forde running for Congress in California. A roster of prominent crypto investors has come together to support … Continue reading Meet Brian Forde: Californian Congressional Candidate and Crypto Enthusiast
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Bitcoin Has Triggered the Energy Arms Race

Bitcoin Has Triggered the Energy Arms Race

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/bitcoin-triggered-energy-arms-race/
on 2018-02-09 21:50:26

4NEW, Powerledger, Wepower, Jibrell Networks, Earth Token, KWHCoin are some of the players within the energy sector to have entered crypto over the past six months. One could argue that Bitcoin may have triggered the Energy arms race as each company attempts to redefine how energy should be accessed by the community in the most … Continue reading Bitcoin Has Triggered the Energy Arms Race
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Coincheck Announces JPY Withdrawals Will Resume Next Week

Coincheck Announces JPY Withdrawals Will Resume Next Week

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/coincheck-announces-jpy-withdrawals-will-resume-next-week/
on 2018-02-09 21:35:28

This Friday the Japanese exchange Coincheck has announced the resumption of yen (JPY) withdrawals will begin next week. The news follows the trading platform halting operations on the 26th of January. That day Coincheck was hacked and lost a total of 523,000,000 XEM, but the exchange promised to pay back the 260,000 customer accounts that […]
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Hong Kong Cracks Down on Securities Tokens ? 7 Crypto Exchanges Targeted

Hong Kong Cracks Down on Securities Tokens ? 7 Crypto Exchanges Targeted

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/hong-kong-cracks-down-securities-tokens-cryptocurrency-exchanges/
on 2018-02-09 21:00:52

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission has sent letters to seven cryptocurrency exchanges regarding their listings of securities tokens without a license. Most of the exchanges took immediate rectification measures, including removing problematic cryptocurrencies from their platforms. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Hong Kong Takes Action The Hong […]
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Arizona Closer to Accepting Bitcoin and Regulating ICOs

Arizona Closer to Accepting Bitcoin and Regulating ICOs

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/arizona-closer-to-accepting-bitcoin-and-regulating-icos/
on 2018-02-09 20:35:11

Arizona may become the first U.S. state to legalize bitcoin as a payment option for tax purposes. Bills to that end have been advancing in the State Legislature, with one of them already passed by the Senate Finance Committee. First reading of a draft law regulating ICOs has been scheduled, too. The Grand Canyon State […]
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Russian Engineers Arrested for Mining Bitcoin at Federal Nuclear Center

Russian Engineers Arrested for Mining Bitcoin at Federal Nuclear Center

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/russian-engineers-arrested-for-mining-bitcoin-at-federal-nuclear-center/
on 2018-02-09 20:15:55

A team of Russian nuclear engineers have been arrested for allegedly using a powerful government supercomputer at the Federal Nuclear Center to mine Bitcoin. In a statement, the center’s press service said: “There has been an unsanctioned attempt to use computer facilities for private purposes including so-called mining.” The supercomputer was not supposed to be … Continue reading Russian Engineers Arrested for Mining Bitcoin at Federal Nuclear Center
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PR: Broker Platform Serenity ? Why Do We Need Another Mediator Between the Market and the Trader?

PR: Broker Platform Serenity ? Why Do We Need Another Mediator Between the Market and the Trader?

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-broker-platform-serenity-why-do-we-need-another-mediator-between-the-market-and-the-trader/
on 2018-02-09 19:30:09

One of the most notable projects in the Internet trading sector with a daily turnover of USD 5 trillion – Serenity – kicks off its main ICO round.
Speaking about this notable event based on a revolutionary idea, big team, the event which is supported by many brokerage companies and financial industry experts, we should first understand how the forex market works.
A market with a daily turnover of trillions of dollars.
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Curated Just For You: People Can Earn Free Tokens by Joining the Platform

Curated Just For You: People Can Earn Free Tokens by Joining the Platform

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/coinstarter-free-tokens/
on 2018-02-09 19:35:44

Crowdfunding for ICOs is going to help crypto startups make their way through but, firstly, building a sustainable platform is required by its creators. CoinStarter’s marketing is the solution? CoinStarterBox is world’s first and largest coin membership club and a marketing company for ICOs both inside and outside of our platform which was built-up on … Continue reading Curated Just For You: People Can Earn Free Tokens by Joining the Platform
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Deutschland und Frankreich: G20-Initiative zur Krypto-Regulierung

Deutschland und Frankreich: G20-Initiative zur Krypto-Regulierung

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/deutschland-und-frankreich-g20-initiative-zur-krypto-regulierung/
on 2018-02-09 19:00:58

Deutschland und Frankreich haben in einem gemeinsamen Brief an die argentinische G20-Präsidentschaft gefordert, das Thema Regulierung von Kryptowährungen auf die Agenda des kommenden Gipfels zu setzen. Dort sollen internationale Lösungsansätze einwickelt werden, wie man in der Zukunft mit dem Krypto-Handel umgehen möchte. Bereits im Januar berichteten wir von einem Treffen des derzeit geschäftsführenden Bundesfinanzministers Peter…BTC-ECHO

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Ein KMU spielt Nationalbank und lanciert den Digitalen Schweizer Franken

Ein KMU spielt Nationalbank und lanciert den Digitalen Schweizer Franken

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/ein-kmu-spielt-nationalbank-und-lanciert-den-digitalen-schweizer-franken/
on 2018-02-09 17:00:24

Das Schweizer KMU Scenic Swisscoast GmbH lanciert den Digitalen Schweizer Franken als neue Kryptowährung. Im Gegensatz zu anderen Kryptowährungen wie bspw. Bitcoin kann der Digitale Schweizer Franken jederzeit zum Nennwert der offiziellen schweizerischen Währung (CHF) eingesetzt werden. Das Projekt erinnert damit stark an den Token Tether, der als äquivalente Abbildung zum US-Dollar konzipiert ist.  Anfang Februar…BTC-ECHO

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Was zu Ledger ? Teil 2: IOTAs Tangle und Hashgraph

Was zu Ledger ? Teil 2: IOTAs Tangle und Hashgraph

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/was-zur-ledger-teil-2-iotas-tangle-und-hashgraph/
on 2018-02-09 16:09:28

Nachdem wir gestern den Unterschied zwischen der Distributed Ledger Technologie erklärt haben, geht es heute um zwei Alternativen zur Blockchain: IOTAs Tangle und Hashgraph. Von ordentlichem Datengewirr und blühenden Bäumen. So beliebt die Blockchain-Technologie auch sein mag, kommen immer wieder bestimmte Kritikpunkte auf, die das Konzept in Frage stellen. Gerade die Bitcoin-Blockchain mit ihrem Proof…BTC-ECHO

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The IRS Takes Its Tax Evasion Hunt to the Blockchain

The IRS Takes Its Tax Evasion Hunt to the Blockchain

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/irs-takes-tax-evasion-hunt-blockchain/
on 2018-02-09 15:49:39

As the adage goes, there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. For any U.S. bitcoiners considering wriggling out of the latter, that task just got a little harder. The country’s Internal Revenue Service has revealed that it’s bolstering its armory to make it easier to track down crypto tax evaders. It’s now assembled […]
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EIP 867- Ein Standardweg in Fällen wie dem Parity-Bug?

EIP 867- Ein Standardweg in Fällen wie dem Parity-Bug?

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/eip-867-ein-standardweg-in-faellen-wie-dem-parity-bug/
on 2018-02-09 15:00:25

Der Parity-Bug kostete viele Nutzer von Ethereum ihre Funds. Verständlich also, dass in einem EIP überlegt wird, wie die Opfer wieder an ihr Vermögen kommen. Nun wurde ein Standardvorgehen in entsprechenden Fällen vorgeschlagen. Der Vorschlag wird jedoch nicht nur wegen der Folgen für die Immutabilität der Blockchain kritisiert. Immutabilität, die Unveränderlichkeit der Blockchain, ist eine…BTC-ECHO

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Decentralized Marketplace With Multilevel Cashback

Decentralized Marketplace With Multilevel Cashback

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/decentralized-marketplace-multilevel-cashback/
on 2018-02-09 14:06:02

IAC is an automated platform that combines the best features of payment systems, cashback services, and affiliate programs. In other words, this is a system of marketplace with a multilevel recommendation system that allows you not only to make purchases at favorable prices but also to earn money on the referrals’ cashbacks. For the first … Continue reading Decentralized Marketplace With Multilevel Cashback
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Binance nimmt nach Upgrade Dienst wieder auf

Binance nimmt nach Upgrade Dienst wieder auf

found at
http://coinwelt.de/2018/02/binance-nimmt-nach-upgrade-dienst-wieder-auf/
on 2018-02-09 13:43:03

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Binance, eine Krypto-Börse aus Hong Kong, gab bekannt, ab heute 10:00 UTC wieder alle Dienste wie die Ein- und Auszahlung von Kryptowährungen aufzunehmen. In einer Stellungnahme auf der Webseite des Unternehmens heißt es, dass es die Gebühren bis zum 24. Februar um 70 % senken will. Damit will die Börse ihre „Dankbarkeit“ für alle Kunden, …
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Watch my Block: Verge

Watch my Block: Verge

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/watch-my-block-verge/
on 2018-02-09 13:00:37

Verge (XVG) steht heute im Mittelpunkt bei Watch my Block. Der vermeintliche Privacy Coin ist umstritten in der Krypto-Community. Doch bevor wir uns dem FUD und Drama zuwenden, gucken wir uns erst einmal die Technologie unter Verge’s Haube an. Besonderheiten Laut den Entwicklern ist Verge eine der innovativsten privatsphäre-orientierten Kryptowährungen. Mit dem Wraith-Protokoll, welches Anfang…BTC-ECHO

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Neurogress: A Decentralized Platform for Neuro-Controlled Systems

Neurogress: A Decentralized Platform for Neuro-Controlled Systems

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/neurogress-decentralized-neuro-controlled-systems/
on 2018-02-09 12:24:31

For years, scientists have been working on neuro-controlling technology. Various studies and tests have been conducted to ascertain the long-term viability, merits and demerits of using these technologies. Among various concepts, the notable ones include prosthetic limbs that could be attached to bone, muscles and nerves of the patients, instead of conventional procedures where sockets … Continue reading Neurogress: A Decentralized Platform for Neuro-Controlled Systems
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Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What?s On This Morning

Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What?s On This Morning

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/bitcoin-price-watch-heres-whats-morning-59/
on 2018-02-09 12:25:30

It is Friday morning and it’s time to put together the penultimate of our twice a day bitcoin price watch pieces for this week. Action overnight was relatively stable, with the majority of the evening bringing with it a range between the $8000 level and the $8300 level, meaning that these two levels are going … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On This Morning
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PR: Bitcoin?s Parallel Ecosystem ? Claim Your Bitcoin Parallel (BCP) and Bitcoin Parallel Clearing (BCPC) on February 12th 2018

PR: Bitcoin?s Parallel Ecosystem ? Claim Your Bitcoin Parallel (BCP) and Bitcoin Parallel Clearing (BCPC) on February 12th 2018

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-bitcoins-parallel-ecosystem-claim-your-bitcoin-parallel-bcp-and-bitcoin-parallel-clearing-bcpc-on-february-12th-2018/
on 2018-02-09 11:30:19

Looking back the development of Bitcoin in the past 9 years, there have been problems such as privacy protection, slow transaction speed and high transfer fees due to increased users and network effects. The scalability debate in recent years has greatly slowed the development of the Bitcoin community.
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Cryptocurrency Mining Boosts Nvidia Earnings During Q4 2017

Cryptocurrency Mining Boosts Nvidia Earnings During Q4 2017

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/09/cryptocurrency-mining-boosts-nvidia-earnings-q4-2017/
on 2018-02-09 11:00:18

The public interest in cryptocurrency mining has never been higher. Graphics cards are flying off the shelves. Everyone with access to relatively cheap electricity wants to capitalize on this cryptocurrency craze. As such, companies such as Nvidia see a nice increase in quarterly earnings. In fact, the concept of cryptocurrency mining boosted the company’s revenue … Continue reading Cryptocurrency Mining Boosts Nvidia Earnings During Q4 2017
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