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Malaysia: Nine Arrested Over Bitcoin Miner Theft

Malaysia: Nine Arrested Over Bitcoin Miner Theft

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/malaysia-nine-arrested-bitcoin-miner-theft/
on 2018-02-27 23:50:06

A criminal gang have been arrested in connection with the theft of cryptocurrency mining equipment in Malaysia. The group of nine are thought to have stolen at least 58 machines. Criminals Tried to Sell Equipment via Social Media The theft occurred in the town of Seri Kembangan, formerly Serdang New Village. Arrests were made at around … Continue reading Malaysia: Nine Arrested Over Bitcoin Miner Theft
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AirPod: privatizing comfort for transit travelers

AirPod: privatizing comfort for transit travelers

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/airpod-privatizing-comfort-transit-travelers/
on 2018-02-27 22:18:33

Currently, there is a growing number of passenger traffic in airports across the globe while governments and other stakeholders move to enhance airport infrastructure in an effort to improve overall customer experience. As a result, the travel and napping industry has mostly been driven by the need to grow the throughput of passengers in transit … Continue reading AirPod: privatizing comfort for transit travelers
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Sikurphone: A Mobile Phone Secure Enough to Store Cryptocurrency?

Sikurphone: A Mobile Phone Secure Enough to Store Cryptocurrency?

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/sikurphone-mobile-phone-secure-enough-store-cryptocurrency/
on 2018-02-27 21:00:08

It’s common knowledge in the cryptocurrency community that storing Bitcoin on a mobile device is a bad idea. Sophisticated hackers have come up with increasingly elaborate methods to compromise the security of mobile phones and once inside, it’s no challenge for them to export private keys and drain wallets. The brains behind SikurPhone believe they’ve … Continue reading Sikurphone: A Mobile Phone Secure Enough to Store Cryptocurrency?
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Swedish-Born Theodor Forselius Hopes To Replace Wikipedia With Crypto Alternative

Swedish-Born Theodor Forselius Hopes To Replace Wikipedia With Crypto Alternative

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/swedish-born-theodor-forselius-hopes-his-crypto-twisted-everipedia-will-replace-wikipedia/
on 2018-02-27 19:54:38

22-year old Swede Theodor Forselius co-founded Everipedia, an organization that intends to take on Wikipedia as the internet’s premier encyclopedia. Earlier this month, Everipedia landed a $30 million deal with former Goldman Sachs partner Michael Novogratz’ new crypto-bank Galaxy Digital. Everipedia aims to overtake Wikipedia as the world’s leading digital encyclopedia. The company was co-founded by Theodor … Continue reading Swedish-Born Theodor Forselius Hopes To Replace Wikipedia With Crypto Alternative
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EU-Kommission: Neue Ankündigungen, alte Bestrebungen

EU-Kommission: Neue Ankündigungen, alte Bestrebungen

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/eu-kommission-will-kryptowaehrungen-regulieren/
on 2018-02-27 19:30:47

Am gestrigen Montag trafen sich in Brüssel führende Mitglieder der EU-Kommission mit Vertretern des Finanzstabilitätsrats, der Zentralbanken, aus Wirtschaft und Industrie, wie der Guardian berichtet. Der lettische Politiker Valdis Dombrovskis, der in der EU für Finanzstabilität zuständig ist, gab bekannt, man habe sich zusammengesetzt, um die Regulierung von Kryptowährungen und der Ausgabe von ICOs für…BTC-ECHO

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PR: Viola.AI Announces Worldwide Community-Choice Campaign for the Name, Look and Persona for the World?s Smartest Love Advisor

PR: Viola.AI Announces Worldwide Community-Choice Campaign for the Name, Look and Persona for the World?s Smartest Love Advisor

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-viola-ai-announces-worldwide-community-choice-campaign-for-the-name-look-and-persona-for-the-worlds-smartest-love-advisor/
on 2018-02-27 19:30:26

The world’s first Blockchain & AI driven Marketplace for love, Viola.AI is the solution to the current dating and relationships challenges worldwide. She will be the first dating and relationship A.I. that evolves with the users to help them in the stages of dating, couple-hood to marriage. Viola.AI will serve users from helping people find love, helping romance blossom, and helping sustain the relationship right till their twilight years.
The team of Viola.AI, who is also behind the dating giant Lunch Actually Group with over 14 years of success record and regional presence in Asia, has sold out their pre-sale 5 days early back in January 2018 and recently clinched The Investors Awards win at the prestigious d10e ICO Pitching Competition in Cayman Islands.
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Las Vegas Strippers Accept Bitcoin via QR Tattoos

Las Vegas Strippers Accept Bitcoin via QR Tattoos

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/las-vegas-strippers-accept-bitcoin-via-qr-tattoos/
on 2018-02-27 19:05:03

There has been a lot of talk recently about the missing representation of women in the male-dominated cryptocurrency ecosystem. While Las Vegas strippers are not the representation some hoped for, they are an example of how bitcoin can help working women control their financial affairs and avoid potential problems with prudish banks. Also Read: Bitpay […]
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Digidip-Gründerin Spielberger über Kryptos: ?Es gibt gefühlt zwei Extreme?

Digidip-Gründerin Spielberger über Kryptos: ?Es gibt gefühlt zwei Extreme?

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/digidip-gruenderin-spielberger-ueber-kryptos-es-gibt-gefuehlt-zwei-extreme/
on 2018-02-27 18:10:59

Digidip ist ein Affiliate-Netzwerk, das Geld durch Klicks verdient. Wir haben Gründerin Sabrina Spielberger zu Blockchain, Bitcoin & Co. befragt. Hi Sabrina. Ihr habt mit digidip in den letzten Jahren etwas aufgebaut, das sich sehen lassen kann. Mit 95 Netzwerken, 40.000 Händlern und drei Millionen täglichen Nutzern seid ihr seit 2013 zu einem profitablen Unternehmen…BTC-ECHO

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Justice Dept Looks to Develop ?Cryptocurrency Strategy?

Justice Dept Looks to Develop ?Cryptocurrency Strategy?

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/justice-dept-looks-to-develop-cryptocurrency-strategy/
on 2018-02-27 17:30:10

Over the past few months, the U.S. government and its special agencies have been ramping up their efforts to try to regulate bitcoin and digital currencies. This week the Justice Department’s Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spoke about cryptocurrencies at the Financial Services Roundtable this Monday in Washington, DC. Also read: Sixth Grader Writes a 57-Page […]
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Smart-TV zum Schürfen von Monero geeignet

Smart-TV zum Schürfen von Monero geeignet

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/smart-tv-zum-schuerfen-von-monero-geeignet/
on 2018-02-27 16:25:24

Ab heute führen Sicherheitsforscher der Firma Avast auf dem Mobile World Congress 2018 vor, wie ein moderner Fernseher zwecks Monero-Kryptomining übernommen werden kann. Die Zuschauer können live beobachten, wie das Gerät mit Schadsoftware infiziert wird. Dafür sind grundsätzlich alle Geräte des Internet of Things (IoT) geeignet, so auch Ampelanlagen, Kameras, WLAN-Router, Lautsprecher, intelligente Kühlschränke, andere…BTC-ECHO

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Another Thai Bank Shuts Down Accounts of Local Crypto Exchange

Another Thai Bank Shuts Down Accounts of Local Crypto Exchange

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/thai-bank-shuts-down-accounts-crypto-exchange/
on 2018-02-27 15:55:59

Another major Thai bank is reportedly terminating transactions involving cryptocurrencies through the bank accounts of a local crypto exchange. This decision follows a similar move by another major Thai bank, Bangkok Bank, to terminate the same exchange’s bank accounts. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Second Bank Closes Account of Crypto […]
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China will Blockchain-Technologie fördern ? und verbietet ICOs weiterhin

China will Blockchain-Technologie fördern ? und verbietet ICOs weiterhin

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/china-will-blockchain-technologie-foerdern-und-verbietet-icos-weiterhin/
on 2018-02-27 14:30:27

China hat sich in der Krypto-Welt bislang nicht gerade als Unterstützer der Technologie hervorgetan. Nun werden plötzlich Stimmen laut, die die Förderung der Blockchain-Technologie fordern – allerdings nur für bestimmte Use-Cases. Nachdem China ICOs und Krypto-Börsen des Landes verwiesen hat, scheint eine leichte Brise des Umdenkens aufzukommen. People’s Daily, eine offizielle Zeitung der Kommunistischen Partei…BTC-ECHO

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Bitwala Launching Full-Fledged Crypto-Friendly Banking Service with Debit Card

Bitwala Launching Full-Fledged Crypto-Friendly Banking Service with Debit Card

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/bitwala-launching-full-fledged-crypto-friendly-banking-service-debit-card/
on 2018-02-27 14:30:19

Bitwala has announced that it is launching a new banking service with real debit cards. Its application with the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority of Germany (Bafin) is pending. Once approved, customers’ funds will be guaranteed up to €100,000. The move follows the suspension of the company’s prepaid Visa cards. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas […]
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Chinese Entrepreneur Warns Against Mining and ICO Bans

Chinese Entrepreneur Warns Against Mining and ICO Bans

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/chinese-entrepreneur-warns-against-mining-and-ico-crackdowns/
on 2018-02-27 13:53:47

Angel investor and Founder of Chinese app Meitu, Cai Wensheng, has published criticisms of the central government’s expanding regulatory crackdown on cryptocurrencies via Wechat. Mr. Wensheng warns that heavy-handed regulatory policies may squander the opportunity for China to maintain a significant presence in the burgeoning global cryptocurrency sector, in addition to arguing that many of […]
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Pseudo-Satoshi Craig Wright wird auf 10 Milliarden Dollar verklagt

Pseudo-Satoshi Craig Wright wird auf 10 Milliarden Dollar verklagt

found at
https://bitcoinblog.de/2018/02/27/pseudo-satoshi-craig-wright-wird-auf-10-milliarden-dollar-verklagt/
on 2018-02-27 13:28:44

Craig Wright behauptet, gemeinsam mit dem verstorbenen Dave Kleiman Bitcoin erfunden zu haben. Da sich Craig aber anscheinend die gesamten 1,1 Millionen Bitcoin sowie das geistige Eigentum des Teams Satoshi unter den Nagel gerissen hat, verklagt ihn nun der Erbe von Dave, sein Bruder Ira, auf die unglaubliche Summe von 10 Milliarden Dollar.

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Bitcoin (BTC) ? Kursanalyse KW09 ? Trotz Konsolidierung nicht zurück in den Abwärtskanal

Bitcoin (BTC) ? Kursanalyse KW09 ? Trotz Konsolidierung nicht zurück in den Abwärtskanal

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/bitcoin-btc-kursanalyse-kw09-trotz-konsolidierung-nicht-zurueck-in-den-abwaertskanal/
on 2018-02-27 12:30:55

Der Bitcoin-Kurs ist nach dem erfolgreichen Durchbruch des Abwärtskanals zuerst auf die ehemalige Resistance zurückgefallen und hat diesen neuen Support getestet. Dabei wurde auch der ursprüngliche Aufwärtstrend durchbrochen. Im Laufe der letzten Stunden konnte sich der Kurs jedoch wieder erholen und strebt wieder höhere Kurse an.  (Zum tieferen Verständnis der Begriffe einer Kursanalyse sei auf diesen…BTC-ECHO

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Lackluster LitePay Launch Leads to Litecoin Lag

Lackluster LitePay Launch Leads to Litecoin Lag

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/lackluster-litepay-launch-causes-litecoin-lag/
on 2018-02-27 12:00:33

News on new partnerships, technology, or services for a specific cryptocurrency usually does wonders for its price action. Yesterday was the launch of Litecoin payments provider LitePay and as expected LTC prices were bullish throughout the day. Today has been the complete opposite as the long awaited service failed to impress, or offer what was … Continue reading Lackluster LitePay Launch Leads to Litecoin Lag
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PR: CryptoWorld LLC Announces Wall Street and the Internet of Money Conference.

PR: CryptoWorld LLC Announces Wall Street and the Internet of Money Conference.

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-cryptoworld-llc-announces-wall-street-and-the-internet-of-money-conference/
on 2018-02-27 11:30:53

Over 30 of the world’s leading blockchain, cryptocurrency and investment experts to speak on a variety of important topics, including regulation, crypto based products, capital raising and valuation at the Intercontinental Hotel in Times Square on March 22nd 2018.
New York NY. February 27, 2018 – CryptoWorld LLC, a crypto asset consultancy firm, announced today that the firm will be hosting a unique one-day conference to address the challenges and opportunities blockchain technology presents to the investment community. The most important issues surrounding cryptocurrencies and tokens will be explored with dynamic and thought provoking sessions covering topics such as how to raise capital using cryptocurrency, lessons learned from ICO’s, how to evaluate crypto assets, regulation and investor protection, transparency, trading and execution as well as the existential risks facing the market today.
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PlayHall Token Pre-Sale has started on February 26, 2018

PlayHall Token Pre-Sale has started on February 26, 2018

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/playhall-token-pre-sale-has-started-on-february-26-2018/
on 2018-02-27 11:42:45

  PlayHall has collected over 550 ETH within the first hour after its Token Pre-Sale start on February 26, 2018   On February 26, 2018 PlayHall, a decentralized platform for mobile games, has launched the Token Pre-Sale. During the first hour after the start, the project has received over 550 ETH from backers. “This is … Continue reading PlayHall Token Pre-Sale has started on February 26, 2018
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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak?s Bitcoin Stolen

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak?s Bitcoin Stolen

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/apple-co-founder-steve-wozniaks-bitcoin-stolen/
on 2018-02-27 11:00:20

Last year, Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak (Woz) revealed he’d purchased bitcoin, likening it to being better than gold. And then, months later, Woz announced he’d sold it all. In the process of selling off his gains, it turns out he was defrauded out of a substantial sum. Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck […]
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Cryptocurrency Users Getting Scammed by Verified Twitter Accounts

Cryptocurrency Users Getting Scammed by Verified Twitter Accounts

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/cryptocurrency-users-getting-scammed-verified-twitter-accounts/
on 2018-02-27 11:00:22

Social media is a great source of information for millions of people. Not everything one reads on the internet is true, though. Over the past few months, we have seen an influx of “fake” verified Twitter accounts related to cryptocurrency. This trend is quickly growing into a major problem. Verified Twitter Account Means Nothing It … Continue reading Cryptocurrency Users Getting Scammed by Verified Twitter Accounts
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What?s Next for the World?s Hottest Commodity

What?s Next for the World?s Hottest Commodity

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/whats-next-worlds-hottest-commodity/
on 2018-02-27 11:00:27

As crypto markets evolve, governments are planning to regulate the space, a move that could lead to more stability and higher acceptance for cryptocurrencies. In 2017, Bitcoin went up. And up, and up… Then, it came crashing down. And now it’s shooting back up again. Today, investors are questioning whether cryptocurrencies have a future. These … Continue reading What’s Next for the World’s Hottest Commodity
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The NEO Guide: Key Information you need to know about the cryptocurrency

The NEO Guide: Key Information you need to know about the cryptocurrency

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/neo-guide-key-information-need-know-cryptocurrency/
on 2018-02-27 10:32:57

If you are unfamiliar with NEO, it is one of the largest and most significant coins in the cryptocurrency industry. This guide can help you learn many of the key things that are good to know about NEO. Market Cap – As of February 12th, 2018, the market cap of NEO is $7,283,445,000. This market … Continue reading The NEO Guide: Key Information you need to know about the cryptocurrency
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Chinese JD.com Taps Blockchain Startups for Testing Platform

Chinese JD.com Taps Blockchain Startups for Testing Platform

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/27/chinese-jd-com-taps-blockchain-startups-new-accelerator/
on 2018-02-27 10:15:56

Blockchain technology is of great interest to many companies. Hundreds of startups are focusing on this business model as we speak. JD.com, a major Chinese e-commerce company, unveiled a new accelerator program designed specifically for blockchain and AI startups. Known as AI Catapult, six companies are already on board for the first class. An Interesting … Continue reading Chinese JD.com Taps Blockchain Startups for Testing Platform
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2017: Mehr als die Hälfte aller ICOs sind gescheitert

2017: Mehr als die Hälfte aller ICOs sind gescheitert

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/2017-mehr-als-die-haelfte-aller-icos-gescheitert/
on 2018-02-27 10:00:00

Von 902 im Vorjahr gestarteten Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) sind laut der Statistik-Webseite TokenData bis jetzt insgesamt 531 gescheitert. Die Kapitalaufnahme per Crowdfunding mittels eigenem Coin war 2017 zwar für viele Start-ups erfolgreich. Doch wie man sieht, befinden sich bei dieser Anlageform auch einige Risiken für die Investoren mit im Portfolio. Im Zuge des regelrechten Hypes…BTC-ECHO

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