France Cracks Down on Bitcoin Derivatives

France Cracks Down on Bitcoin Derivatives

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on 2018-02-23 05:00:46

Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the independent regulatory body governing France’s stock market, issued two statements today, one on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and another on the prospect of bitcoin derivatives. Both point to more oversight to come for crypto in France, including everything from formal authorizations to a ban on advertisements.   Also read: How […]
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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis ? BCH/USD Breaks $1,200

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis ? BCH/USD Breaks $1,200

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/bitcoin-cash-price-technical-analysis-bch-usd-breaks-1200/
on 2018-02-23 05:08:51

Key Points Bitcoin cash price did not correct higher and declined below the $1,200 support against the US Dollar. There are two bearish trend lines forming with resistance at $1,250 and $1,280 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair may decline more in the near term and it could even … Continue reading Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Breaks $1,200
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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/23/2018 ? Short-Term Reversal Signal

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/23/2018 ? Short-Term Reversal Signal

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on 2018-02-23 04:44:55

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price recently formed a head and shoulders pattern on its 1-hour chart. Price has broken below the neckline to show that a downtrend is underway. The chart pattern spans more than $1,000 in height so the resulting selloff could be of the same size. Bitcoin price broke below a short-term … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/23/2018 – Short-Term Reversal Signal
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Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells Putin

Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells Putin

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on 2018-02-23 03:30:23

The Russian Ministry of Finance is not against a national cryptocurrency, provided the state does not participate in it. The creation of a centralized coin, like the cryptoruble, seems impossible, as cryptocurrencies are based on decentralized ledgers, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told President Putin, according to Russian media.   Also read: Russian Authorities Criticized over […]
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Interview: Betting Association Founder Gives His Take on the Worldwide Betting Phenomenon and It?s Problems.

Interview: Betting Association Founder Gives His Take on the Worldwide Betting Phenomenon and It?s Problems.

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/interview-betting-association-founder-worldwide-betting-phenomenon-problems/
on 2018-02-23 04:28:03

Betting, in general, had and still has issues in different areas of the spectrum – from irrationally high fees that gambling organizations put on their bettors, to an abnormal inequality between winning and losing players. Today, we had an opportunity to speak with Lithuanian Betting Association founder and chairman Deividas Snapkauskas. We asked him to … Continue reading Interview: Betting Association Founder Gives His Take on the Worldwide Betting Phenomenon and It’s Problems.
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California Bill Aims to Recognize Blockchain Records

California Bill Aims to Recognize Blockchain Records

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on 2018-02-23 01:55:14

The state of California has introduced a new bill that aims to recognize blockchain transactions, digital signatures, and smart contracts as a legal form of record. Assemblyman Ian Calderon introduced Assembly Bill 2658 on February 20 in order to re-define laws that apply to electronic records that take place within the state.   Also read: Indians […]
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British Man Charged With Using Bitcoin to Launder 11.5 Million Euros

British Man Charged With Using Bitcoin to Launder 11.5 Million Euros

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on 2018-02-23 01:30:05

A British man has been arrested on money laundering charges in Holland. He is alleged to have been running a “money cleaning” service for clients trading on the dark web between the years 2014 and 2016. The Dutch Public Prosecutor demanded on Wednesday that he serves at least five years in prison. Funds Likely Came … Continue reading British Man Charged With Using Bitcoin to Launder 11.5 Million Euros
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Four Arrested Following Taiwanese Crypto Robbery

Four Arrested Following Taiwanese Crypto Robbery

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on 2018-02-23 00:57:53

Taiwanese police have arrested four men after a bitcoin robbery worth five million Taiwanese dollars (approximately $170,000 USD). The case has been described as the first of its kind in Taiwan by authorities. Also Read: Bungling Bitcoin Thieves Foiled by Quick-Witted Trader  Taiwanese Trader Loses 18 Bitcoins in Robbery A bitcoin trader with the surname of […]
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Russian Foodie Boris Akimov ?Tokenizes? Himself: Offers Expertise and Advice

Russian Foodie Boris Akimov ?Tokenizes? Himself: Offers Expertise and Advice

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/russian-foodie-boris-akimov-tokenizes-offering-business-expertise-advice-return/
on 2018-02-23 00:00:40

Russian celebrity, organic food fan, cryptocurrency enthusiast, and co-creator of BioCoin, Boris Akimov, has decided to “tokenize” himself. Akimov, founder of Russian online organic food exchange LavkaLavka, will launch his own cryptocurrency, Akimov coin, on the Waves Platform, a blockchain system developed in Moscow. As of today, Waves has not issued any further details about … Continue reading Russian Foodie Boris Akimov “Tokenizes” Himself: Offers Expertise and Advice
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Russia to ?Tame and Test? Crypto Technologies in Crimea

Russia to ?Tame and Test? Crypto Technologies in Crimea

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https://news.bitcoin.com/russia-tame-test-crypto-technologies-crimea/
on 2018-02-22 23:59:31

A proposal to “tame” crypto technologies in Crimea has been made in Russia’s parliament this week. A local representative of the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain told deputies the republic’s jurisdiction can be used to “test the new phenomenon”. RACIB has been working on a roadmap to implement the “Crypto-Crimea” plan and set up […]
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Sharing Is Caring in the World of Crypto Pool Mining

Sharing Is Caring in the World of Crypto Pool Mining

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on 2018-02-22 23:06:28

The Bitcoin was not born in 2017 but it certainly hit the mainstream that year, irrespective whether the news that propelled the cryptocurrency to the front pages of newspapers was for the good reasons or not. The returns that the early adopters of the digital currency were able to achieve last year were truly astronomical, … Continue reading Sharing Is Caring in the World of Crypto Pool Mining
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Venezuela Orders Government Services to Accept Any Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Orders Government Services to Accept Any Cryptocurrency

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on 2018-02-22 22:55:21

Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s consular services, as well as several other services and gas stations, to accept any cryptocurrency including the nation’s own petro. In addition, he has announced the launch of another cryptocurrency, this time backed with gold. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Maduro’s Orders […]
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Say Goodbye to the Freeloaders ? Make Your Data Pay

Say Goodbye to the Freeloaders ? Make Your Data Pay

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on 2018-02-22 22:43:15

Last year Facebook reeled in revenue of $40.65 billion and its net income grew by a massive 56%. How does it make so much money from the social network? Well, it does it by monetizing the data that its users voluntarily provide, as well as the data users don’t even know they are providing. With … Continue reading Say Goodbye to the Freeloaders – Make Your Data Pay
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Tezos Foundation Changes Leadership, Tokens Set to Launch in Coming Weeks

Tezos Foundation Changes Leadership, Tokens Set to Launch in Coming Weeks

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/tezos-foundation-changes-leadership-tokens-set-to-launch-in-coming-weeks/
on 2018-02-22 22:07:51

The Tezos ICO raised $232 million last July for the blockchain startup. Seven months later, after progress was delayed due to infighting between the founders, the project’s tokens are finally set to launch “in the next few weeks.” The Tezos foundation raised funds to develop a new cryptocurrency last July through an initial coin offering (ICO) … Continue reading Tezos Foundation Changes Leadership, Tokens Set to Launch in Coming Weeks
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Australia?s Consumer Watchdog Received 1289 Crypto Complaints in 2017

Australia?s Consumer Watchdog Received 1289 Crypto Complaints in 2017

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on 2018-02-22 21:35:24

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has revealed that it received more than 1,200 complaints relating to cryptocurrencies via its ‘Scamwatch’ portal during 2017. In light of the number of complaints, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued a warning to potential investors outlining the risks associated with cryptocurrency investment. Also Read: Tesla […]
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Spokesperson Confirms Bitfinex Is Client of ING

Spokesperson Confirms Bitfinex Is Client of ING

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on 2018-02-22 20:55:21

Major Dutch financial services company, ING, has confirmed that Bitfinex holds an account with the company in the Netherlands. The bank issued a statement regarding its relationship with Bitfinex after Dutch-language website Follow the Money published a report revealing that ING is providing financial services to Bitfinex last week. Also Read: Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors […]
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Montana: Power Block Coin, LLC to Build $251 Million Data Center to Mine Cryptocurrency

Montana: Power Block Coin, LLC to Build $251 Million Data Center to Mine Cryptocurrency

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/montana-power-block-coin-llc-to-build-251-million-data-center-to-mine-cryptocurrency/
on 2018-02-22 20:45:51

Power Block Coin, LLC’s proposal to invest $251 million to build a cryptocurrency mining farm in Montana Connections, a special tax district west of the city of Butte, has been given the green light. This Wednesday, Butte-Silver Bow Council of Commissioners voted unanimously (9-0) to allow Utah-based Power Block Coin, LLC — a subsidiary of Blue … Continue reading Montana: Power Block Coin, LLC to Build $251 Million Data Center to Mine Cryptocurrency
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Crypt2Pos ? Cryptocurrency Payments for All Needs

Crypt2Pos ? Cryptocurrency Payments for All Needs

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/crypt2pos-cryptocurrency-payments-needs/
on 2018-02-22 20:29:42

Cryptocurrency payment is becoming more and more popular because of its convenience and simplicity. However, there are mainly two reasons why it is not widely used: unclear legal status and the fact that the majority of people do not have an opportunity to make use of such payments. But this situation is about to gradually … Continue reading Crypt2Pos – Cryptocurrency Payments for All Needs
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Markets Update: BTC Prices Dip Below $10K

Markets Update: BTC Prices Dip Below $10K

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on 2018-02-22 19:54:56

BTC prices and a vast majority of other cryptocurrencies have taken a significant dive over the past 24-hours as the entire crypto-economy shaved $75Bn from its recent highs this week. BTC/USD markets dropped to a low of $9,730. Also Read: China Censors Cryptocurrency Ads on Search Engines and Social Media Crypto-Markets See Losses Between 3-20 Percent […]
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FBI Arrests Exchange Operator for Lying About 6000 Bitcoin Hack

FBI Arrests Exchange Operator for Lying About 6000 Bitcoin Hack

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on 2018-02-22 18:55:49

Jon E. Montroll, a 37 year old from Texas, is now facing up to 30 years in jail for perjury and obstruction of justice. The operator of Weexchange and Bitfunder is accused of repeatedly lying to the SEC under testimony in an effort cover up massive client losses after being hacked.  Also Read: US Federal […]
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Taiwan: Suspects in $100k Bitcoin Robbery Arrested

Taiwan: Suspects in $100k Bitcoin Robbery Arrested

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/taiwan-suspects-100k-bitcoin-robbery-arrested/
on 2018-02-22 19:43:45

Four men have been arrested in Taiwan in connection with a Bitcoin robbery. During the incident, the suspects were able to make off with Bitcoin worth over 5 million Taiwanese dollars – the equivalent of around US$170,000. Authorities have deemed it the first case of Bitcoin robbery in the nation. Suspects Posed as Potential Buyers … Continue reading Taiwan: Suspects in $100k Bitcoin Robbery Arrested
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Der Preis der Dezentralität ? Blockchain und Skalierbarkeit

Der Preis der Dezentralität ? Blockchain und Skalierbarkeit

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https://www.btc-echo.de/der-preis-der-dezentralitaet-blockchain-und-skalierbarkeit/
on 2018-02-22 18:00:01

Eine der herausragenden Eigenschaften von Bitcoin und anderen Kryptowährungen ist es, ein dezentrales elektronisches Geldsystem zu sein. Eine Bezahlmöglichkeit also, die ohne Mittelsmänner, Banken und sonstige Institutionen auskommt. Doch hat die Dezentralität seinen Preis: in der Skalierbarkeit.  Viele Bereiche unserer alltäglichen Welt drücken wir in Zahlen aus. Die optimale Temperatur für T-Shirt-Wetter, der akzeptable Preis…BTC-ECHO

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Robinhood Starts Rolling Out Cryptocurrency Trading Today

Robinhood Starts Rolling Out Cryptocurrency Trading Today

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on 2018-02-22 17:55:30

Robinhood has finally launched today its highly anticipated crypto trading for bitcoin and ethereum, allowing its now 4 million investors to trade cryptocurrencies alongside stocks, ETFs, and options on the same platform. The feature is being gradually rolled out to people residing in five American states. Also Read: Bug at Japanese Government-Approved Zaif Exchange Let Users […]
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Cryptosphere Veteran Sunny King Creates New Blockchain Database Platform

Cryptosphere Veteran Sunny King Creates New Blockchain Database Platform

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/cryptosphere-veteran-sunny-king-creates-new-blockchain-database-platform/
on 2018-02-22 17:53:45

Sunny King, a well-known anonime figure in the crypto industry, has returned to lead a new project called VEE as their chief architect and bring a database platform for blockchain applications. The VEE team is currently on a promotional spree having visited Korea, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and will go over Europe in February. The … Continue reading Cryptosphere Veteran Sunny King Creates New Blockchain Database Platform
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20+ South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Voluntarily Undergo Evaluations

20+ South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Voluntarily Undergo Evaluations

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https://news.bitcoin.com/south-korean-cryptocurrency-exchanges-evaluations/
on 2018-02-22 17:25:58

Over twenty cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea have agreed to undergo evaluations, including the country’s top four exchanges: Upbit, Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit. This is part of their self-regulatory efforts, in conjunction with the Korean Blockchain Association. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten 21 Exchanges Participating So Far The Korean Blockchain […]
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