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US Federal Authorities Arrest Man for Selling 9.99 Bitcoin

US Federal Authorities Arrest Man for Selling 9.99 Bitcoin

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https://news.bitcoin.com/us-federal-authorities-arrest-man-selling-9-99-bitcoin/
on 2018-02-20 23:59:16

If you are thinking about selling bitcoin for cash inside the Unites States to people you don’t know, caution is advised. A reminder to stay alert for undercover government agents who might try to entrap you has been served by a recent California case. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead at His Home in South […]
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Tesla: Elon Musk?s Cloud Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrency

Tesla: Elon Musk?s Cloud Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrency

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/redlock-using-hacked-clouds-to-mine-cryptocurrency-more-valuable-than-data-stored-within/
on 2018-02-20 23:15:24

According to security research firm RedLock’s Cloud Security Intelligence (CSI) team, electric car manufacturer Tesla’s cloud account was hacked and used to mine cryptocurrency. The report, released Monday, comes as crypto-related cybercrime is on the rise and users and exchanges are struggling to keep up with hackers and the constantly evolving methods they employ to steal money and information. … Continue reading Tesla: Elon Musk’s Cloud Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrency
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South Korean Regulator Supports ?Normal? Cryptocurrency Transactions

South Korean Regulator Supports ?Normal? Cryptocurrency Transactions

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https://news.bitcoin.com/south-korean-regulator-supports-normal-cryptocurrency-transactions/
on 2018-02-20 23:04:19

The director of the South Korean Financial Supervisory Service has announced that the government will support “normal” transactions of cryptocurrencies. Acknowledging that most crypto exchanges are having problems obtaining virtual accounts, he promises to encourage banks to work with them. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Supporting ‘Normal’ Crypto Transactions The director of […]
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UCOT Establishes the Partnership With the Creator of Monero?s RingCT Signature Scheme, Dr. Joseph Liu.

UCOT Establishes the Partnership With the Creator of Monero?s RingCT Signature Scheme, Dr. Joseph Liu.

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/ucot-establishes-partnership-creator-moneros-ringct-signature-scheme-dr-joseph-liu/
on 2018-02-20 22:16:24

Recently, Renping Liu (CTO of UCOT) and key members of his technical team came to visit Monash Universities cryptocurrency laboratory. This lab, located within the Faculty of Information and Technology, which is being operated by professor Dr. Joseph Liu is currently helping the ecosystem by developing practical Blockchain-based solutions with rigorous security that can, in … Continue reading UCOT Establishes the Partnership With the Creator of Monero’s RingCT Signature Scheme, Dr. Joseph Liu.
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Bangladesh Authorities on ?Hunt? for Bitcoin Traders

Bangladesh Authorities on ?Hunt? for Bitcoin Traders

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https://news.bitcoin.com/bangladesh-authorities-hunt-bitcoin-traders/
on 2018-02-20 22:25:19

Bangladesh – one of the few countries presently attempting to enforce a ban on cryptocurrency trading and use – has announced that several major state institutions will begin ramping up efforts to crack down on bitcoin adoption among Bangladeshi citizens. Also Read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Bangladesh Central Bank Warns Financial […]
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SegWit Finally Embraced by Coinbase and Bitfinex, Bright Future Ahead

SegWit Finally Embraced by Coinbase and Bitfinex, Bright Future Ahead

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/segwit-both-coinbase-and-bitfinex-exchanges-finally-implement-protocol/
on 2018-02-20 21:30:28

Today, Coinbase — cryptocurrency exchange, brokerage, wallet, and operator of GDAX — and Hong Kong-based exchange Bitfinex have announced the implementation of P2SH Segregated Witness (SegWit). As per the companies’ tweets, users will experience improved transaction processing times and lower fees across the Bitcoin network. Our engineering team has finished testing of SegWit for Bitcoin … Continue reading SegWit Finally Embraced by Coinbase and Bitfinex, Bright Future Ahead
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NAGA Starts Pre-Registration for NAGA Debit Card

NAGA Starts Pre-Registration for NAGA Debit Card

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/naga-debit-card-pre-registration/
on 2018-02-20 21:18:11

NAGA has officially started the pre-registration for its fully-functioning, crypto-friendly NAGA Debit Card. There are 10,000 pre-registration slots available for the chip-based MasterCard. Further information on how to secure your personal pre-registration slot can be found on the NAGA Coin website. Usability The NAGA Debit Card will fill a huge hole in the current crypto … Continue reading NAGA Starts Pre-Registration for NAGA Debit Card
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Schweiz veröffentlicht Richtlinien zur ICO-Regulierung

Schweiz veröffentlicht Richtlinien zur ICO-Regulierung

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/38277-2/
on 2018-02-20 21:18:52

Die schweizerische Eidgenössische Finanzmarktaufsicht FINMA hat Richtlinien zur ICO-Regelung (Initial Coin Offering) veröffentlicht. Andernorts treibt das Wort „Regulierung“ Investoren und Krypto-Unternehmern die Schweißperlen auf die Stirn, da damit oft auch Einschränkungen oder gar Verbote einhergehen können – nicht so in der Schweiz. Die Richtlinien sollen den boomenden Markt regulieren. Dabei liegt der Fokus auf der…BTC-ECHO

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Antminer S5 Disrupts T-Mobile Broadband Network

Antminer S5 Disrupts T-Mobile Broadband Network

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https://news.bitcoin.com/antminer-s5-disrupts-t-mobile-broadband-network/
on 2018-02-20 21:00:37

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has demanded that a New York City resident turn off his bitcoin mining hardware after it was discovered that his Antminer S5 was interfering with a broadband network operated by T-Mobile. According to the FCC, the mining rig was “generating spurious emissions” and “causing harmful interference” on “frequencies assigned […]
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ShineChain Brings the First Blockchain-Based Mutual Insurance Platform

ShineChain Brings the First Blockchain-Based Mutual Insurance Platform

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/shinechain-brings-first-blockchain-based-mutual-insurance-platform/
on 2018-02-20 20:27:56

ShineChain, A Global Mutual Insurance Community Based on Blockchain Technology, redefines the insurance marketplace. Led by its CEO Jin Hui, ShineChain is backed by a dedicated team of experts having an extensive industry experience and are all set to bring their vision to reality. Jin Hui, the CEO of ShineChain, explains that industry experts realize … Continue reading ShineChain Brings the First Blockchain-Based Mutual Insurance Platform
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The Rising Need for Technology Revolution in Stock Photography Industry

The Rising Need for Technology Revolution in Stock Photography Industry

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/technology-revolution-stock-photography-industry/
on 2018-02-20 20:21:07

Stock photography emerged in the beginning of the last century, and stock agencies have been mediating image sales at a hefty premium ever since. This industry was created by the middlemen, and just like decades ago, most of the money ends up in their hands. Whether reselling exclusive shots for magazines in the 1930s or … Continue reading The Rising Need for Technology Revolution in Stock Photography Industry
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US Lawmakers Eye National Crypto Regulation

US Lawmakers Eye National Crypto Regulation

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/us-lawmakers-eye-national-crypto-regulations/
on 2018-02-20 19:55:29

Gun control? Russia? Health care? Members of the US House of Representatives and Senate in both parties tend to differ, and often vehemently. Similar to issues of national security and war, however, it appears cryptocurrency regulation is decidedly less divisive. Both traditionally pro-market Republicans and open-minded Democrats are producing bipartisan rhetoric in support of federal […]
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PR: Smart Contract Platform Fabric Token Raises More Than $1 Million in Less Than a Day After ICO Open

PR: Smart Contract Platform Fabric Token Raises More Than $1 Million in Less Than a Day After ICO Open

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-smart-contract-platform-fabric-token-raises-more-than-1-million-in-less-than-a-day-after-ico-open/
on 2018-02-20 19:30:47

Fabric Token (FT), a New Token Developed on Ethereum, Aims to Provide a Way for Anyone to Create and Deploy Their Very Own Smart Contracts or Decentralized Applications (DAPPs).
The FABRIC TOKEN ECOSYSTEM, a platform, which will allow users to generate smart contracts and DApps, without resorting to technical experts, has raised more than 1.1k ETH (currently equal to more than $1 million USD) in less than a day after ICO open.
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Long Blockchain Struggling: Nasdaq Issues Delisting Notice

Long Blockchain Struggling: Nasdaq Issues Delisting Notice

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/long-blockchain-struggling-nasdaq-issues-delisting-notice/
on 2018-02-20 19:06:15

Long Blockchain, the company formerly known as Long Island Iced Tea, has announced a new CEO and plans to spin off its original iced tea business. But there’s a problem: According to company’s balance sheets, it has no income or assets related to blockchain or cryptocurrency. Long Blockchain has been attempting to rebrand itself — … Continue reading Long Blockchain Struggling: Nasdaq Issues Delisting Notice
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Bafin entscheidet bei ICOs und Kryptowährungen von Fall zu Fall

Bafin entscheidet bei ICOs und Kryptowährungen von Fall zu Fall

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/bafin-rechtliche-einordnung-von-icos-und-kryptowaehrungen/
on 2018-02-20 18:30:14

Die Bafin hat sich heute zur rechtlichen Einordnung von ICOs, Token und Kryptowährungen geäußert. Künftig wird die Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht im Einzelfall entscheiden, ob sie Token als Finanzinstrument, Wertpapier oder Vermögensanlage bewerten. Als Reaktion auf hohe Nachfragen hat die Finanzbehörde heute ein Hinweisschreiben herausgegeben und darin erklärt, dass sie von Fall zu Fall entscheiden müssen, wie…BTC-ECHO

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The Otcrit Platform aims to make a better market

The Otcrit Platform aims to make a better market

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/otcrit-platform-aims-make-better-market/
on 2018-02-20 18:12:39

The crypto-market has been booming for the last year and numerous exchanges have been created following the new trend. Almost all of them, however, have one main purpose – to make as much profit as possible. Tokens are getting listed just because their creators can afford the costly procedures and fees, and users are left … Continue reading The Otcrit Platform aims to make a better market
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Israeli Bitcoin Company Sues Banks for Not Letting it Open Accounts

Israeli Bitcoin Company Sues Banks for Not Letting it Open Accounts

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https://news.bitcoin.com/israeli-bitcoin-company-sues-banks-for-not-letting-it-open-accounts/
on 2018-02-20 17:58:34

An Israeli company that was created in January has gotten its business rejected by all banks in the country, and is now suing them. Without a bank account, an Israeli exchange would not be able to legally receive fiat transfers from clients, effectively preventing it from starting operations. Also Read: Israel Tax Authority: Bitcoin is […]
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Markets Update: Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto Markets

Markets Update: Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto Markets

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https://news.bitcoin.com/markets-update-bullish-sentiment-returns-to-crypto-markets/
on 2018-02-20 17:25:31

Cryptocurrency markets have been accumulating gains again after the significant dips in value during the first two months of 2018. BTC/USD prices are holding steady above the $11,450 price range after bouncing off the $5,900 bottom not too long ago. Digital asset enthusiasts speculate the market is starting to show strong bullish sentiment once again. […]
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?Zen Master? Steven Seagal Eyes Up a Replacement for Bitcoin

?Zen Master? Steven Seagal Eyes Up a Replacement for Bitcoin

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/zen-master-steven-seagal-eyes-replacement-bitcoin/
on 2018-02-20 16:30:16

Steven Seagal is eyeing up a cryptocurrency to replace bitcoin. Bitcoiin – count those I’s – may look and sound similar to bitcoin, but is very different. It runs on the Ethereum network, confusingly, and boasts “zen master” Steven Seagal as its brand ambassador. To add to the confusion, Bitcoiin with two I’s sports a […]
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Forget the ?Internet of Things? ? the ?Internet of Value? is On Its Way

Forget the ?Internet of Things? ? the ?Internet of Value? is On Its Way

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/forget-iot-iov-on-its-way/
on 2018-02-20 15:49:51

Recently, we’ve seen a rapid increase in the widespread use of blockchain technology. Only a few months ago, very few people had even heard of the blockchain or cryptocurrencies. Now it feels like everyone is talking about them. Even some of the most technology-averse people we know have made investments in Bitcoin after witnessing how … Continue reading Forget the ‘Internet of Things’ – the ‘Internet of Value’ is On Its Way
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Polens Behörden finanzierten offenbar AntiKampagne

Polens Behörden finanzierten offenbar AntiKampagne

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https://www.btc-echo.de/polens-behoerden-finanzierten-offenbar-anti-bitcoin-kampagne/
on 2018-02-20 15:50:33

Ende letzten Jahres kaufte die Zentralbank Polens in Zusammenarbeit mit der polnischen Finanzaufsichtsbehörde mehrere YouTube-Kampagnen für 22.000 Euro. Für die maximale Aufmerksamkeit wurde das kontroverse Video von Marcin Dubiel bei Facebook, Google und YouTube beworben. Dubiel behauptete im Videobeitrag, er habe bei seinem Investment in Kryptowährungen all sein Geld verloren. Der Film wurde nicht als…BTC-ECHO

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Ethereum: Geth 1.8 verbessert Performance des Clients erheblich

Ethereum: Geth 1.8 verbessert Performance des Clients erheblich

found at
https://bitcoinblog.de/2018/02/20/ethereum-geth-1-8-verbessert-performance-des-clients-erheblich/
on 2018-02-20 15:18:32

Der “Iceberg” Release 1.8 von Ethereums wichtigstem Client, Geth, wartet mit einer großen Menge an Upgrades auf. Am bemerkenswertesten dürfte die Stabilisierung des Light-Modus sowie die Verbesserung der Performance sein.

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Crypto Index Fund Bitwise Delivers 45% Return in First Two Months

Crypto Index Fund Bitwise Delivers 45% Return in First Two Months

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/crypto-index-fund-bitwise-delivers-45-return-first-two-months/
on 2018-02-20 15:25:03

These days more players on Wall Street are adopting bitcoin as a new vehicle that can potentially deliver amazing growth opportunities, and traditional investors are reaping the benefits. An index fund operated by Bitwise, for example, has delivered a 45% return in its first two months. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead at His Home […]
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An Interview with Kirill Suslov ? The CEO at Finom and TabTrader Founder

An Interview with Kirill Suslov ? The CEO at Finom and TabTrader Founder

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/20/interview-kirill-suslov-ceo-finom-tabtrader-founder/
on 2018-02-20 15:25:39

The NewsBTC team recently reached out to Kirill Suslov, the CEO of Finom to know more about the FIN token sale. We asked him a series of questions and this is what he had to say. NewsBTC: The market was excited about the latest news – you became the industry’s first company to take a … Continue reading An Interview with Kirill Suslov – The CEO at Finom and TabTrader Founder
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Bitcoin (BTC) ? Kursanalyse KW08 ? Aufwärtstrend aus dem Bärenmarkt

Bitcoin (BTC) ? Kursanalyse KW08 ? Aufwärtstrend aus dem Bärenmarkt

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/bitcoin-btc-kursanalyse-kw08-aufwaertstrend-aus-dem-baerenmarkt/
on 2018-02-20 13:30:22

Der Aufwärtstrend der letzten Woche konnte ungehindert fortgesetzt werden und trieb den Kurs aktuell auf 9.230,94 Euro. Bis auf einen Retest des 78,6-%-Fibonacci-Retracement-Levels kam es zu keinem dramatischen Absinken unter den bestehenden Aufwärtstrend. Mit Steigen über den EMA840 ist der Kurs auch wieder aus dem Bärenmarkt herausgekommen. (Wer jetzt schon nur Bahnhof versteht, sei hierhin verwiesen). Zusammenfassung Der…BTC-ECHO

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