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Norway and England Contemplate Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies

Norway and England Contemplate Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/norway-and-england-contemplate-central-bank-issued-cryptocurrencies/
on 2018-05-24 00:40:05
The central banks of Norway and England have published reports exploring different models for central bank-issued cryptocurrencies. By contrast, Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard, recently expressed her opposition to central bank cryptocurrencies – claiming that such would result in broad “macroeconomic consequences.” Also Read: Chilean President Considering Regulation of Cryptocurrencies Decline of Cash Prompts Norwegian Central […]
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Regulatory Uncertainty Pushes Bitcoin Below $8,000, Tom Lee Predicts a $25,000 Return

Regulatory Uncertainty Pushes Bitcoin Below $8,000, Tom Lee Predicts a $25,000 Return

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/regulatory-uncertainty-pushes-bitcoin-below-8000-tom-lee-predicts-a-25000-return/
on 2018-05-24 00:03:50
Bitcoin’s two-week sell off continued today, seeing the coin fall to below $8,000 — $7,500 at the time of writing — and hitting levels not seen since mid-April. Regulatory Moves Impact Bitcoin’s Price And it’s not just Bitcoin, many other top cryptocurrencies were also in the red today despite bullish calls that coin prices would soar following…
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Bloomberg Reporters: ?We?re Not Running Any Crypto Scams?

Bloomberg Reporters: ?We?re Not Running Any Crypto Scams?

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/bloomberg-reporters-were-not-running-any-crypto-scams/
on 2018-05-23 23:00:48
According to an article published earlier today, two of Bloomberg’s top crypto reporters are the latest to be targeted by scammers. Olga Kharif and Lily Katz have reportedly had their Twitter accounts spoofed and fraudsters have used their identities to illicit payments in crypto from naive followers. Latest of Many High Profile Twitter Scams Involving Cryptocurrency…
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Circle Adds New Feature Allowing Newbies to ?Buy the Market?

Circle Adds New Feature Allowing Newbies to ?Buy the Market?

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/circle-adds-new-feature-allowing-newbies-to-buy-the-market/
on 2018-05-23 22:40:59
Circle is going after fresh entrants to the cryptocurrency trading market with a new tool that allows them to invest in multiple coins as once. This feature is different than an index fund in a few crucial ways, perhaps most importantly being available to everyday investors not just the rich and trading professionals. Also Read: Economics […]
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India Considers 18% Tax on Cryptocurrency Trading as Blockchain Startups Leave

India Considers 18% Tax on Cryptocurrency Trading as Blockchain Startups Leave

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/india-considers-18-tax-on-cryptocurrency-trading-as-blockchain-startups-leave/
on 2018-05-23 22:00:07
India may apply the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to cryptocurrency trading as they could be classed as intangible goods. Reports claim this 18% tax is being examined by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs. India Refuses to Embrace Bitcoin The implications of this would mean that crypto traders would be taxed for…
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Blockchain Mobile Operator to Set a New Standard, Tokenize Telecom Industry

Blockchain Mobile Operator to Set a New Standard, Tokenize Telecom Industry

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/miracle-tele-blockchain-mobile-standards-tokenize-industry/
on 2018-05-23 21:47:53
Founders of Miracle Tele—a Prague based mobile virtual network operator powered by Ethereum blockchain—believe that the conventional telecom service providers have long outlived themselves. Andrew Burchik, the company’s founder, explains that currently fewer and fewer people look at their mobile phones simply as a means of communication, and claims that the new era of telecom…
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South Africa: Three Suspects in Custody over Bitcoin Ransom Kidnapping

South Africa: Three Suspects in Custody over Bitcoin Ransom Kidnapping

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/south-africa-three-suspects-in-custody-over-bitcoin-ransom-kidnapping/
on 2018-05-23 21:00:42
Three suspects have been taken into custody by local law enforcement in South Africa following the kidnapping of a 12-year-old boy named Katlego Marite. It’s believed to be the first example of such a crime in South Africa involving a ransom demand being requested in Bitcoin. Kidnappers Demand 15 Bitcoin be Paid for Victim’s Safe…
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Blockchain Skills? Hired! $120,000+ Plus Bonus!

Blockchain Skills? Hired! $120,000+ Plus Bonus!

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/blockchain-skills-hired-120000-plus-bonus/
on 2018-05-23 20:48:43
Blockchain this and blockchain that might be so much hype, but no one can deny hundreds of millions of dollars, some say billions, sloshing around the ecosystem in search of advancing technology undergirding cryptocurrencies. There’s a battle in even the broader employment market as Facebook, Amazon, IBM and others search for blockchain development talent, pushing […]
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?Ethical Company? Ripple Donates $4 Million to Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund

?Ethical Company? Ripple Donates $4 Million to Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/ethical-company-ripple-donates-4-million-to-ellen-degeneres-wildlife-fund/
on 2018-05-23 20:00:11
On behalf of Ripple, co-founder of Sound Ventures, Ashton Kutcher, made a $4 million donation in XRP to Ellen DeGeneres’ wildlife fund live on her show. This large charitable donation comes after Ripple’s reputation was hit by another lawsuit. Digital Donation Replaces ‘Big Giant Check’ On the show, Ashton Kutcher said: “Usually people come out…
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A Hands-On Review of the Keepkey Hardware Wallet

A Hands-On Review of the Keepkey Hardware Wallet

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/a-hands-on-review-of-the-keepkey-hardware-wallet/
on 2018-05-23 19:43:56
Hardware wallets, like the cryptocurrency stored within them, can provoke strong emotions in their owners. Hodlers like what they like, and that’s the end of the matter. If the first hardware wallet you bought was a Ledger, you’re probably Ledger for life. Likewise if you’re in Team Trezor. Keepkey, which completes the holy trifecta of […]
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Tari ? ein dezentralisiertes Asset-Protokoll auf Monero

Tari ? ein dezentralisiertes Asset-Protokoll auf Monero

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/tari-ein-dezentralisiertes-asset-protokoll-auf-monero/
on 2018-05-23 19:30:19

Auf Reddit verkündete einer der Monero Stewards, Ricardo Spagni aka. Fluffypony, ein neues Projekt: Tari. Was verbirgt sich hinter dem Namen und was soll ein dezentralisiertes Asset-Protokoll überhaupt sein? Tari ist der Name für ein dezentralisiertes Asset-Protokoll auf der Monero-Blockchain. Am besten lässt sich das Vorhaben mit Blick auf den größeren Bruder Bitcoin, erklären. Auf […]
 
Source: BTC-ECHO
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PR: Former Huobi CTO Zhang Jian Launches FCoin, Gaining Investments from Top Venture Capital Firms

PR: Former Huobi CTO Zhang Jian Launches FCoin, Gaining Investments from Top Venture Capital Firms

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-former-huobi-cto-zhang-jian-launches-fcoin-gaining-investments-from-top-venture-capital-firms/
on 2018-05-23 19:30:19
FCoin, a digital assets trading platform, has gained investments from top-notch investment institutions including Danhua Capital, Node Capital, Singer Capital, Timestamp Capital, 8 Decimal Capital, Zipper Fund and other investors.
FCoin was founded by Zhang Jian, former Huobi CTO and author of the book “Blockchain: Defining The Future Finance and Economic Landscape”.
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Markets Update: Stormy Weather Continues to Plague Cryptocurrency Traders

Markets Update: Stormy Weather Continues to Plague Cryptocurrency Traders

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/markets-update-stormy-weather-continues-to-plague-cryptocurrency-traders/
on 2018-05-23 18:03:34
Over the past few days, cryptocurrency markets have been losing steam as many digital assets have lost a good amount of value. Most coins are down anywhere between 3-15 percent over the past 24-hours. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) values have dipped 10 percent over the last day and prices hover around $1,055 today. Bitcoin Core (BTC) […]
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Markets Update: Stormy Weather Continues to Plague Cryptocurrency Traders

Markets Update: Stormy Weather Continues to Plague Cryptocurrency Traders

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/markets-update-stormy-weather-continues-to-plague-cryptocurrency-traders/
on 2018-05-23 17:54:34
Over the past few days, cryptocurrency markets have been losing steam as many digital assets have lost a good amount of value. Most coins are down anywhere between 3-15 percent over the past 24-hours. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) values have dipped 10 percent over the last day and prices hover around $1,055 today. Bitcoin Core (BTC) […]
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MIT testet Smart Contracts auf Bitcoins Lightning Network

MIT testet Smart Contracts auf Bitcoins Lightning Network

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/mit-testet-smart-contracts-auf-bitcoins-lightning-network/
on 2018-05-23 17:48:54

Das Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hat im Rahmen eines Forschungsprogramms einen Test-Use-Case für das Lightning Network von Bitcoin ausgearbeitet. Dabei könnten auch Smart Contracts zum Einsatz kommen, deren Implementierung im Bitcoin-Netzwerk ursprünglich nicht vorgesehen ist. Bringt die Kombination aus Lightning Network und Smart Contracts völlig neue Möglichkeiten der Skalierbarkeit ins Bitcoin-Ökosystem? Seit Januar arbeitet […]
 
Source: BTC-ECHO
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Overstock.com?s t0 to Launch Regulated Security Token Exchange

Overstock.com?s t0 to Launch Regulated Security Token Exchange

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/overstock-coms-t0-regulated-security-token-exchange/
on 2018-05-23 16:37:18
Overstock.com’s Tzero is planning to launch a regulated exchange for security tokens in collaboration with Box Digital Markets. The companies will seek the approval of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the new exchange. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Security Token Exchange Overstock.com’s fintech subsidiary t0.com Inc (Tzero) and Box […]
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Stablecoins: Eine Übersicht über Token, die den Wogen der Märkte trotzen

Stablecoins: Eine Übersicht über Token, die den Wogen der Märkte trotzen

found at
https://bitcoinblog.de/2018/05/23/stablecoins-eine-uebersicht-ueber-token-die-den-wogen-der-maerkte-trotzen/
on 2018-05-23 17:10:56
Wenn die Kryptopreise mal fallen und mal steigen, ist es praktisch, Werte in stabilen Token zu parken. Die seit einiger Zeit auf den Märkten angebotenen Stablecoins bieten Tradern eine immer größere Auswahl hierfür. Wir stellen einige davon vor.
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Verge (XVG) fällt Hacker zum Opfer ? schon wieder

Verge (XVG) fällt Hacker zum Opfer ? schon wieder

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/verge-xvg-faellt-hacker-zum-opfer-schon-wieder/
on 2018-05-23 16:05:21

Die vermeintlich anonyme Kryptowährung Verge (XVG) litt in den letzten Tagen unter einem Hacker-Angriff. Der Angreifer manipulierte die Blockzeiten seiner Blöcke so, dass die Mining-Schwierigkeit heruntergesetzt wurde. Auf diese Art und Weise erbeutete der Hacker über 35 Millionen XVG, also gut 1,3 Millionen Euro. Wie der Hacker das Netzwerk austrickste In Verge kommen gleich fünf […]
 
Source: BTC-ECHO
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Look No More: 3 ICOs to Watch in Q2 2018

Look No More: 3 ICOs to Watch in Q2 2018

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/look-no-3-icos-watch-q2-2018/
on 2018-05-23 15:45:47
The explosion in ICO projects has made choosing which ones to participate in a very complicated task, and the competition between them extremely fierce. Back in 2015, the Lisk founders raised 14,000 bitcoin with a team of just 2 people! Doing that today seems impossible: teams are paying thousands just to get famous industry advisors,…
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Last-Minute-UNCHAIN: Kräftiger Rabatt für Spätbucher

Last-Minute-UNCHAIN: Kräftiger Rabatt für Spätbucher

found at
https://bitcoinblog.de/2018/05/23/last-minute-unchain-kraeftiger-rabatt-fuer-spaetbucher/
on 2018-05-23 14:30:51
In eineinhalb Wochen beginnt in Hamburg die UNCHAIN-Konferenz. Neben einigen Ergänzungen im Programm warten die Veranstalter nun mit einem Spätbucher-Rabatt von 50 Prozent auf. Vom 31. Mai bis zum 1. Juni wird in der Hamburger Speicherstadt mit der UNCHAIN die größte Kryptowährungs-Konferenz stattfinden, die es in Deutschland jemals gegeben hat. Fast dreißig Top-Speaker werden vortragen; das Themenspektrum erstreckt sich auf alles, was die Szene bewegt: Von Bitcoin über Altcoins zu ICOs, dem Lightning-Netzwerk und anderen Blockchain-Anwendungen. Da noch einige Tickets übrig sind, haben sich die Veranstalter entschlossen, ein begrenztes Kontingent an Karten für Spätbucher mit einem Rabatt von 50 Prozent herzugeben. Wer Interesse hat, kann beim Ticket-Kauf den Rabattcode UC18BTCBLG eingeben. Neu hinzugekommene Speaker sind David Schwartz von Ripple, Ben Steward von Blackbox, Jed Gran, der mit Identitätsnachweisen arbeitet, und Seba
stian Valdecantos von EOS. Laut einem Veranstalter ist die Konferenz nicht nur inhaltlich, sondern auch im Publikum sehr international ausgerichtet, da zwei Drittel der Tickets ins Ausland verkauft worden sind. Das Bitcoinblog.de ist Medienpartner von UNCHAIN. Daher lest ihr hier immer wieder etwas über die Konferenz. Aber ich selbst bin auch recht begeistert darüber, was die Veranstalter auf die Beine gestellt haben, und freue mich schon sehr darauf, Ende Mai […]
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Circle Lets Users Invest in Cryptocurrencies With Just a Dollar

Circle Lets Users Invest in Cryptocurrencies With Just a Dollar

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/circle-lets-users-invest-cryptocurrencies-just-dollar/
on 2018-05-23 14:30:53
Circle is making a lot of inroads in the cryptocurrency industry. The company wants to make it easier for consumers to get involved in Bitcoin and similar currencies. After securing $110 million in funding, the firm is launching a new feature. Known as Buy The Market, it is another part of Circle Invest venture. This…
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South Korean Crypto Exchange Korbit Drops XMR, ZEC, DASH, REP, and STEEM

South Korean Crypto Exchange Korbit Drops XMR, ZEC, DASH, REP, and STEEM

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/south-korean-crypto-exchange-korbit-xmr-zec-dash-rep-steem/
on 2018-05-23 14:29:31
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Korbit has announced that it will no longer support the trading of five cryptocurrencies: dash, monero, zcash, augur, and steem. This announcement came just days after hacked Japanese exchange Coincheck confirmed the delisting of privacy coins. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Farewell to Five Cryptocurrencies Korbit, one of […]
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Walmart: Artikel-Weiterverkauf auf der Blockchain

Walmart: Artikel-Weiterverkauf auf der Blockchain

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/walmart-artikel-weiterverkauf-auf-der-blockchain/
on 2018-05-23 13:55:25

Der US-amerikanische Einzelhandelskonzern Walmart hat ein Blockchain-Patent angemeldet. Walmart plant eine blockchain-basierte Handelsplattform, um bereits bestellte Produkte wieder zu verkaufen. Das Unternehmen beschäftigt sich bereits seit Längerem mit Blockchain-Lösungen, um die internen Arbeitsabläufe zu optimieren. Riesige Chipspackungen, gigantische Milchflaschen, Mord- und Totschlag beim Black Friday – Walmart ist sicher eine der führenden Instanzen, was US-amerikanische […]
 
Source: BTC-ECHO
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Bank of America Secures Another Permissioned Blockchain Patent

Bank of America Secures Another Permissioned Blockchain Patent

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/bank-america-secures-another-permissioned-blockchain-patent/
on 2018-05-23 13:30:02
Financial institutions are paying close attention to the blockchain. Various patent filings have been made public over the past few weeks and months. Bank of America was recently awarded a patent related to letting users access a certain blockchain network. A remarkable development which brings the financial sector closer to incorporating distributed ledgers in an…
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Verge Loses $1.7 Million as Hackers Double Down on Vulnerabilities

Verge Loses $1.7 Million as Hackers Double Down on Vulnerabilities

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/23/verge-loses-1-7-million-hackers-double-vulnerabilities/
on 2018-05-23 12:30:20
Verge, a cryptocurrency that boasts security, anonymity, and privacy as it’s strong points has been hit by another so-called 51% hack. Same Hack Different Day Only a day after announcing a new partnership with the medical supplement company DIOXYME to allow customers to pay with its XVG cryptocurrency, Verge has lost an estimated 35 million coins…
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