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Republican Candidate Austin Petersen Accepts the Largest Campaign Contribution Paid in BTC

Republican Candidate Austin Petersen Accepts the Largest Campaign Contribution Paid in BTC

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https://news.bitcoin.com/republican-senate-austin-petersen-accepts-the-largest-campaign-contribution-paid-in-btc/
on 2018-02-11 23:05:03

This week the Republican Senate candidate Austin Petersen announced he accepted the largest federal election campaign contribution settled in digital currency. Petersen, a former Libertarian, has received a total of 24 cryptocurrency donations this year, and the largest was for 0.284 BTC ($4,500 USD). Also Read: U.S. Lawmaker Wants Ethics Committee to Form Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines […]
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CFTC Commissioner: Crypto Industry Should Regulate Itself

CFTC Commissioner: Crypto Industry Should Regulate Itself

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/11/cftc-commissioner-crypto-industry-should-regulate-itself/
on 2018-02-11 22:55:02

At the Yahoo Finance All-Markets Summit on February 7th, a U.S. CFTC regulator encouraged the digital currency industry to start formally regulating itself. Brian Quintenz, a commissioner with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), said that the crypto industry should form what’s known as a self-regulatory organization, or SRO, similar to those that exist in … Continue reading CFTC Commissioner: Crypto Industry Should Regulate Itself
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Colorado Representative Jared Polis Asks Congress to Draft Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines

Colorado Representative Jared Polis Asks Congress to Draft Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/11/colorado-representative-jared-polis-asks-congress-to-draft-bitcoin-disclosure-guidelines/
on 2018-02-11 22:30:37

This week, Colorado House Representative Jared Polis sent a letter to the U.S. House Committee on Ethics (HCE) asking the organization to put forth statutes that require government employees to declare their Bitcoin and other digital currency holdings: “A Member or covered employee should report any virtual currency holding as they would report any other … Continue reading Colorado Representative Jared Polis Asks Congress to Draft Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines
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New Crypto Exchanges Launch in South Korea Despite Lack of Fiat Deposits

New Crypto Exchanges Launch in South Korea Despite Lack of Fiat Deposits

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https://news.bitcoin.com/new-crypto-exchanges-launch-in-south-korea-despite-lack-of-fiat-deposits/
on 2018-02-11 21:28:23

A number of new cryptocurrency exchanges are launching in South Korea despite being unable to provide full service due to regulatory challenges. Since the Korean government enforced the real-name system on cryptocurrency accounts, banks have only been providing fiat deposit services to the country’s four largest crypto exchanges. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for […]
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Roles of Regulators Decided in India, Rules on Bitcoin Coming Soon

Roles of Regulators Decided in India, Rules on Bitcoin Coming Soon

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https://news.bitcoin.com/roles-of-regulators-decided-in-india-rules-on-bitcoin-coming-soon/
on 2018-02-11 20:00:05

India will soon have its own rules on bitcoin. The responsibilities of various regulators have been determined, a high-ranking official revealed. Relevant institutions are currently finalizing a comprehensive government policy on cryptocurrencies. Representatives of the Indian crypto community, meanwhile, have quashed fears of an imminent ban. Also read: No Strong Case to Ban Crypto Trading, […]
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PR: Marketing Cloud Lydian Announces New Investment from Prolific Blockchain Investor, Chris Rouland and Announcement of New Advisers

PR: Marketing Cloud Lydian Announces New Investment from Prolific Blockchain Investor, Chris Rouland and Announcement of New Advisers

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-marketing-cloud-lydian-announces-new-investment-from-prolific-blockchain-investor-chris-rouland-and-announcement-of-new-advisers/
on 2018-02-11 19:30:32

Lydian announced it has obtained a new investment and add two new advisors to its advisory board. Chris Rouland, a serial entrepreneur the founder of Endgame, Bastille Networks and most recently Phosphorus, a prolific blockchain investor, veteran in information security, and holder of a dozen patents related to Cyber Security, has joined Lydian as an investor and advisor. Ageesen Sri, a popular figure in the cryptocurrency community having over six years of experience in the cryptocurrency/blockchain ecosystem has also become a part of the Lydian team.
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Few Days Left to Get Whitelisted for BnkToTheFuture BFT Token Sale

Few Days Left to Get Whitelisted for BnkToTheFuture BFT Token Sale

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/11/few-days-left-get-whitelisted-bnktothefuture-token-sale/
on 2018-02-11 19:32:29

BnkToTheFuture, the world’s largest online investment platform for investing in FinTech, Bitcoin and Blockchain companies has been facilitating investments in Bitcoin and Blockchain companies with securities law in mind since before ICO’s were born. The platform has so far witnessed investments worth over US$270mln from over 50,000 global professional investors who are very much interested … Continue reading Few Days Left to Get Whitelisted for BnkToTheFuture BFT Token Sale
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Ted-Jan Bloemen: Olympic Speed Skater Lands Cryptocurrency Sponsorship

Ted-Jan Bloemen: Olympic Speed Skater Lands Cryptocurrency Sponsorship

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/11/ted-jan-bloemen-olympic-skater-cryptocurrency-sponsorship/
on 2018-02-11 19:19:14

Getting paid in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies makes sense for a lot of people; freelancers tend to benefit from this new form of money. In the sports industry, it seems there is far less interest in cryptocurrency right now. Canadian speed skater Ted-Jan Bloemen is a clear exception in this regard. His new sponsorship with … Continue reading Ted-Jan Bloemen: Olympic Speed Skater Lands Cryptocurrency Sponsorship
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Bitcoin Private Fork Aiming to Make Bitcoin Anonymous

Bitcoin Private Fork Aiming to Make Bitcoin Anonymous

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https://news.bitcoin.com/bitcoin-private-fork-aiming-to-make-bitcoin-anonymous/
on 2018-02-11 18:30:34

Bitcoin’s latest fork is just weeks away and this one’s a little different from the rest. Rather than simply tinkering with Segwit or adjusting block sizes, Bitcoin private (BTCP) is adding zk-Snarks. The privacy enhancing feature is best known for its use in the Z family of coins including zcash, zclassic, and zencash. That’s not […]
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Ethereum Classic ? mit Sidechains zu neuer Identität

Ethereum Classic ? mit Sidechains zu neuer Identität

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https://www.btc-echo.de/ethereum-classic-mit-sidechains-zu-neuer-identitaet/
on 2018-02-11 18:00:46

Ethereum Classic wird erwachsen: Mit Sidechains, einer verbesserten Interoperabilität mit anderen Blockchains und einem Light Client für IoT-Anwendungen möchte die von Ethereum abgespaltene Kryptowährung nun endgültig eine eigene Identität gewinnen. Ein kurzer Blick auf die Roadmap von Ethereum Classic. Vor der Hard-Fork-Mania Bitcoins konnte schon Ethereum eine solche vorweisen: Im Zuge des DAO-Exploits wurde leidenschaftlich…BTC-ECHO

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Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License

Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License

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https://news.bitcoin.com/japan-cracks-foreign-ico-agency-operating-without-license/
on 2018-02-11 16:35:45

The Japanese financial regulator will be issuing its first warning since the legalization of cryptocurrencies as a method of payment in Japan. An overseas initial coin offering agency has reportedly been attracting Japanese investors without a license, repeatedly ignoring the agency’s advice to cease operating in the country. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for […]
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Russische Wissenschaftler wegen Mining im Atomlabor festgenommen

Russische Wissenschaftler wegen Mining im Atomlabor festgenommen

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http://coinwelt.de/2018/02/russische-wissenschaftler-wegen-mining-im-atomlabor-festgenommen/
on 2018-02-11 15:19:46

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Verschiedenen Medienberichten zufolge sind eine Anzahl Wissenschaftler eines russischen Forschungslabors für Atomwaffen festgenommen worden, da sie Kryptowährungen durch Mining in dem Forschungszentrum herstellten. Nach Angaben von Interfax und BBC sollen die Wissenschaftler, deren Namen nicht genannt wurden, inzwischen an den Inlandsgeheimdienst der Russischen Föderation übermittelt worden sein. „Es gab einen unbestätigten Vorfall, in dem die …
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Was zu Ledger ? Teil 2: IOTAs Tangle und Hashgraph

Was zu Ledger ? Teil 2: IOTAs Tangle und Hashgraph

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https://www.btc-echo.de/was-zur-ledger-teil-2-iotas-tangle-und-hashgraph/
on 2018-02-11 12:00:28

Nachdem wir gestern den Unterschied zwischen der Distributed-Ledger-Technologie und der Blockchain 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…BTC-ECHO

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PR: Revain Token Gets Listed on OKEx

PR: Revain Token Gets Listed on OKEx

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-revain-token-gets-listed-on-okex/
on 2018-02-11 11:30:39

Moscow, Russian Federation
Revain is delighted to announce that it’s token just got listed on one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges OKEx. We were working closely with the OKEx team in the past few weeks to finally make it happen. For Revain, OKEx will represent the largest exchange by any metric including trading volume and audience size. As everywhere else, you can find Revain’s symbol on OKEx exchange as R. Trading has already started.
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Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Who Influenced Assange & Snowden Dead at 70

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Who Influenced Assange & Snowden Dead at 70

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https://news.bitcoin.com/internet-pioneer-john-perry-barlow-who-influenced-assange-snowden-dead-at-70/
on 2018-02-11 11:03:48

John Perry Barlow is dead. Your unacknowledged soulmate, he was what everyone would call an internet pioneer, understanding early cyberspace’s potential. During his varied and colorful life, he collected many friends, among them Grateful Dead singer and guitarist Bob Weir, John F. Kennedy Jr., Timothy Leary, and Vice President Al Gore. His A Declaration of […]
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Allure of Excessive Return Does Not Have to Mean You Lose 100% of Your Investment

Allure of Excessive Return Does Not Have to Mean You Lose 100% of Your Investment

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/11/escroco-digital-world-insurance/
on 2018-02-11 11:00:05

The exponential growth in crypto markets, especially over the course of 2017, means that even the mainstream media is now covering various events and biggest market announcements. Some of the highlights include the crackdown of crypto trading by various governments, widespread criticism of Bitcoin by financial community (although that has since changed somewhat), the introduction … Continue reading Allure of Excessive Return Does Not Have to Mean You Lose 100% of Your Investment
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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis ? Can BTC/USD Break This?

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis ? Can BTC/USD Break This?

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/11/bitcoin-price-weekly-analysis-can-btc-usd-break/
on 2018-02-11 08:30:24

Key Points Bitcoin price rose this past week and moved above the $8,000 level against the US Dollar. There is a crucial bearish trend line forming with current resistance at $8,200 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair has to move above the trend line resistance and $8,900 … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Can BTC/USD Break This?
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DavorCoin: Betrug mit System

DavorCoin: Betrug mit System

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https://www.btc-echo.de/davorcoin-betrug-mit-system/
on 2018-02-11 08:00:37

Erst im Dezember letzten Jahres wurde der DavorCoin (DAV) den Kunden in Europa und Übersee angeboten. Er ist seit dem 07. Februar spurlos „verschwunden“. Was bleibt, sind lediglich die Werbetexte verschiedener Fachanwälte für Kapitalmarktrecht, denen man einen Auftrag zur zivilrechtlichen Verfolgung der Betreiber erteilen soll. Die Macher des DavorCoin (auch geschrieben Davor Coin) bezeichneten sich…BTC-ECHO

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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis ? ETH/USD to Correct Lower?

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis ? ETH/USD to Correct Lower?

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/11/ethereum-price-weekly-analysis-eth-usd-correct-lower/
on 2018-02-11 07:00:31

Key Highlights ETH price climbed higher this past week above the $880 level before facing sellers against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance at $860 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX). The pair is currently correcting higher and it may correct further towards the … Continue reading Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – ETH/USD to Correct Lower?
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Credit Card Companies Spooked by Crypto Scams

Credit Card Companies Spooked by Crypto Scams

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/11/credit-card-companies-spooked-by-crypto-scams/
on 2018-02-11 05:17:09

As crypto becomes more popular the number of cyber criminals looking for some easy pickings will increase. Online scams are nothing new but the nature of cryptocurrencies means that those without the technical expertise will be additionally vulnerable. Banks and credit card issuers have acknowledged this which may be the reason behind their buying blockade. … Continue reading Credit Card Companies Spooked by Crypto Scams
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Bitcoin Cash Price Weekly Analysis ? BCH/USD Facing Crucial Resistance

Bitcoin Cash Price Weekly Analysis ? BCH/USD Facing Crucial Resistance

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/11/bitcoin-cash-price-weekly-analysis-bch-usd-facing-crucial-resistance/
on 2018-02-11 05:28:22

Key Points Bitcoin cash price made a nice upside move this past week and traded above $1,100 against the US Dollar. At the moment, the BCH/USD pair is attempting to settle below a major bullish trend line with support at $1,200 on the 4-hours chart (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair may correct lower in … Continue reading Bitcoin Cash Price Weekly Analysis – BCH/USD Facing Crucial Resistance
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BCH Wallet ?Handcash? Enables Bitcoin Cash NFC Transactions

BCH Wallet ?Handcash? Enables Bitcoin Cash NFC Transactions

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https://news.bitcoin.com/bch-wallet-handcash-enables-bitcoin-cash-nfc-transactions/
on 2018-02-11 04:31:02

On Saturday, February 10 a new bitcoin cash (BCH) wallet was announced called, Handcash, an SPV client that enables Near Field Communication transactions. The wallet’s initial release is still in beta form but is available to download for experimentation on all compatible Android devices. Also read: Trading Tip `the Wall´ – Disappearing Premiums Signal Bearish Mid-Term […]
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Bitcoin is ?Under-Owned? Among Institutional Investors says Dan Morehead

Bitcoin is ?Under-Owned? Among Institutional Investors says Dan Morehead

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https://news.bitcoin.com/bitcoin-is-under-owned-among-institutional-investors-says-dan-morehead/
on 2018-02-11 02:11:02

The CEO and founder of Pantera Capital, Dan Morehead, recently told media that bitcoin is “under-owned” by institutional investors despite high demand for cryptocurrency exposure. Mr. Morehead also predicted bitcoin to produce bullish price movements in coming weeks. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Start Forming a Well Defined Uptrend Pantera Bullish on Bitcoin In a recent […]
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