World?s Largest Diamond Retailer Joins Blockchain Tracking Solution Pilot

World?s Largest Diamond Retailer Joins Blockchain Tracking Solution Pilot

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on 2018-05-26 00:00:36
Signet Jewelers, the world’s largest diamond retailer, announced yesterday that it will be the first to join the blockchain Tracr pilot program run by diamond miners De Beers. Proof of Conflict-Free Diamonds Signet will join other industry leaders in trialling the Tracr platform in its pilot phase and will expand the pilot to include traceability…
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Russia to Pilot ICO Technology as Investors Want Digital Tokens

Russia to Pilot ICO Technology as Investors Want Digital Tokens

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/russia-to-pilot-ico-technology-as-investors-want-digital-tokens/
on 2018-05-25 23:00:25
Russia is about to test an initial coin offering (ICO) technology at its central bank’s regulatory platform, which was launched in April 2018 to pilot unregulated technologies. The project aims to conduct the first transaction involving tokenized assets and assess the specifics of these transactions, mitigate associated risks, and get feedback from the Bank of…
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NAGA Coin (NGC) Gets Listed on Bittrex

NAGA Coin (NGC) Gets Listed on Bittrex

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on 2018-05-25 22:53:50
Earlier this week, NAGA Coin gained a high-profile listing on the popular US-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex. ‘Another Day, Another Exchange’ NAGA Coin (NGC) achieved new listings on the popular cryptocurrency exchanges Bittrex and UpBit. Following NGC’s listing on the US-based exchange, Bittrex, the token’s price spiked from roughly $0.60 to as high as $1.05 —…
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Chinese Exchange Launching Southeast Asian Crypto Trading Hub

Chinese Exchange Launching Southeast Asian Crypto Trading Hub

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on 2018-05-25 22:40:08
Chinese exchange Zb.com has set up a branch in Thailand with a plan to turn it into the regional crypto trading hub in Southeast Asia. The move came as the Thai government finalizes the country’s regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Creating Regional Hub […]
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South African Police Investigate $80 Million Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

South African Police Investigate $80 Million Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/south-african-police-investigate-80-million-bitcoin-ponzi-scheme/
on 2018-05-25 22:00:28
The South African Police said today it has launched an investigation into an alleged fraud that has claimed more than one billion Rand ($80 million) in bitcoin from 30,000 investors. Funds manager of BTC Global, Steven Twain, disappeared on February 18 leaving admin staff and clients at a loss for funds. Ponzi Scheme Head Vanishes…
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Tencent to Use the Blockchain to Derail China?s Counterfeit Invoice Industry

Tencent to Use the Blockchain to Derail China?s Counterfeit Invoice Industry

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/tencent-to-use-the-blockchain-to-derail-chinas-counterfeit-invoice-industry/
on 2018-05-25 21:00:21
Sellers of counterfeit, illegally-made receipts help businesses take advantage of tax loopholes in China, but that’s set to change with the application of blockchain technology in the handling of digital invoices. Disrupting China’s Counterfeit Invoice Market Faked official invoices are big business in China. One person who creates these legal proof of payments — “fapiao”…
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Proof of Work Coins on High Alert Following Spate of 51% Attacks

Proof of Work Coins on High Alert Following Spate of 51% Attacks

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on 2018-05-25 20:40:12
First it happened to verge. $1.8m of cryptocurrency swiped in a matter of hours. Then to bitcoin gold, plundered in an $18m double spend attack. Then to verge again, this time to the tune of $1.7 million. Along the way, monacoin is also believed to have been hit. Someone is methodically working their way through […]
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The UK?s Financial Conduct Authority Is Investigating 24 Crypto Firms

The UK?s Financial Conduct Authority Is Investigating 24 Crypto Firms

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/the-uks-financial-conduct-authority-is-investigating-24-crypto-firms/
on 2018-05-25 20:00:35
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is launching investigations into 24 different cryptocurrency companies. The U.K.’s financial watchdog did not name which specific businesses they were inspecting. Crypto Firms Come Under Scrutiny in the UK According to reports in U.K. news publication CityWire, the U.K.’s financial watchdog, the FCA, is looking at 24 crypo firms. The…
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Regulierung in der Wochenrückschau KW#21 ? Die Welt schaut auf Krypto

Regulierung in der Wochenrückschau KW#21 ? Die Welt schaut auf Krypto

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https://www.btc-echo.de/regulierung-in-der-wochenrueckschau-kw21-die-welt-schaut-auf-krypto/
on 2018-05-25 20:00:58

In der zurückliegenden Woche ist rund um den Globus mal wieder viel in Sachen Regulierung geschehen. In der Reihe „Regulierung in der Wochenrückschau“ blicken wir zum Wochenausklang zurück und fassen zusammen, was wann wo und von wem gesagt, gedacht oder beschlossen wurde. Vereinigtes Königreich: Wechselstube LMAX beginnt mit Krypto-Trading LMAX, die britische Plattform für Devisenhandel, […]
 
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Singapore Warns Eight Unauthorized Token Exchanges

Singapore Warns Eight Unauthorized Token Exchanges

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https://news.bitcoin.com/singapore-warns-eight-unauthorized-token-exchanges/
on 2018-05-25 18:40:09
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has warned eight digital token exchanges operating in the country over unauthorized securities trading. The regulator also stopped an initial coin offering, prompting its issuer to return all funds received from Singapore-based investors. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Eight Token Exchanges Warned Singapore’s central bank and financial […]
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Es geht voran: Commerzbank führt erstmals FX-Transaktion via Blockchain durch

Es geht voran: Commerzbank führt erstmals FX-Transaktion via Blockchain durch

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https://www.btc-echo.de/es-geht-voran-commerzbank-fuehrt-erstmals-fx-transaktion-via-blockchain-durch/
on 2018-05-25 17:24:06

Am 23 Mai 2018 realisierte die deutsche Großbank Commerzbank zum ersten Mal eine FX-Transaktion über die Blockchain. Die Gegenpartei des Geschäfts war das Industrieunternehmen und DAX-Konzern Thyssenkrupp. Die Abbildung des Geschäfts via Blockchain bringt einige Vorteile mit sich. Was genau ist passiert? Es handelte sich bei dieser Transaktion um ein Devisentermingeschäft mit einer Laufzeit von […]
 
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Caspian Partners With Bitmex to Offer All-In-One Portfolio Services

Caspian Partners With Bitmex to Offer All-In-One Portfolio Services

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https://news.bitcoin.com/caspian-partners-with-bitmex-to-offer-all-in-one-portfolio-services/
on 2018-05-25 16:51:28
On May 23 the cryptocurrency portfolio and risk management platform Caspian Tech announced a partnership with the Seychelles based trading platform the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (Bitmex). The move aims to bring Caspian closer to being an all-in-one platform with access to multiple exchanges. Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Luxury Jets, Cheap Air Tickets Now Offered […]
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Simbabwe: Kryptobörse Golix geht gegen Kryptoverbot der RBZ vor

Simbabwe: Kryptobörse Golix geht gegen Kryptoverbot der RBZ vor

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https://www.btc-echo.de/simbabwe-kryptoboerse-golix-geht-gegen-kryptoverbot-vor/
on 2018-05-25 15:43:41

Nachdem die Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Kryptowährungen für illegal erklärt hat, schlägt Golix, die größte Kryptobörse Simbabwes, nun zurück. Sie hat das Oberste Gericht damit beauftragt, die Rechtmäßigkeit dieser Entscheidung zu prüfen. Nichtsdestotrotz wurde der Kryptohandel bereits unterbunden. Wie BTC-ECHO im März dieses Jahres berichtete, hat die Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) allen registrierten […]
 
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Kryptomining: Der große Star unter den Malware-Arten

Kryptomining: Der große Star unter den Malware-Arten

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https://www.btc-echo.de/cryptomining-der-grosse-star-unter-den-malware-arten/
on 2018-05-25 14:24:08

Gemäß des jüngsten Reports von Malware Labs ist Kryptomining neben Adware und Spyware die am häufigsten eingesetzte Malware. In Zukunft ist mit noch größerer Beliebtheitheit zu rechnen.  Digitalisierung, Innovation und Disruption sind nicht nur in der normalen Industrie drei prägende Trends. Die Welt des Verbrechens schläft nicht und überdenkt auch ihre Version von Geschäftspraktiken. In […]
 
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The World Needs Fewer Blockchain Ideas and More Decentralization

The World Needs Fewer Blockchain Ideas and More Decentralization

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/world-needs-fewer-blockchain-ideas-decentralization/
on 2018-05-25 14:00:04
Blockchain has become somewhat of a buzzword in the financial sector. Many people have high expectations for this revolutionary technology. However, some critics claim the financial sector needs decentralization, rather than more proprietary solutions. There are some reasons as to why this latter approach may be preferable. Is Blockchain Over-hyped? According to a recent piece…
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Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Luxury Jets, Cheap Air Tickets Now Offered for Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Luxury Jets, Cheap Air Tickets Now Offered for Bitcoin Cash

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on 2018-05-25 13:46:50
Bitcoin in Brief today features a couple of announcements adding to the growing number of bitcoin cash adoptions. A luxury cryptocurrency concierge now accepts BCH for the items it offers to the crypto rich – a logical step, according to its founder. An online travel agency is introducing three new coins to its payment options, […]
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Analysts Call Crypto Crackdown a Good Thing for the Industry

Analysts Call Crypto Crackdown a Good Thing for the Industry

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/analysts-call-crypto-crackdown-good-thing-industry/
on 2018-05-25 13:00:23
CNBC Africa Host Ran Neu-Ner has taken a position gaining a lot of acceptance recently that bringing clear regulation into the cryptocurrency marketplace at this time is a positive move for both entrepreneurs and investors. Regulation Will Open the Flood Gates Neu-Ner who hosts the CNBC Africa Crypto Trader appeared on the networks popular investment show Fast…
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Wenn die Hausbank zum Wallet-Anbieter wird

Wenn die Hausbank zum Wallet-Anbieter wird

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https://www.btc-echo.de/wenn-die-hausbank-zum-wallet-anbieter-wird/
on 2018-05-25 12:45:24

Wer die Nachrichten der letzten Wochen aufmerksam verfolgt hat, dem ist eines aufgefallen: Immer mehr Banken und regulierte Finanzdienstleister wagen den Schritt in Richtung Krypto-Ökonomie. Auch aus Kundenperspektive ist dies durchaus nachvollziehbar, denn ein großer Teil der Bevölkerung und vor allem institutionelle Investoren wollen entgegen dem Blockchain-Narrativ nicht „ihre eigene Bank sein“ und die volle […]
 
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Bitcoin Gold Network Still Suffering Over a Week After Attack

Bitcoin Gold Network Still Suffering Over a Week After Attack

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/bitcoin-gold-network-still-suffering-week-attack/
on 2018-05-25 12:00:03
Bitcoin Gold has been an interesting social experiment. This hard fork of Bitcoin had some high ambitions at first. Several months down the line, it seems things look a lot worse for wear. With one individual controlling most of the network, the ecosystem is facing a serious threat. Solving this matter has proven to be…
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Japanese Fintech Startup Money Forward to Launch Crypto Exchange

Japanese Fintech Startup Money Forward to Launch Crypto Exchange

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on 2018-05-25 11:00:00
One of Japan’s most innovative personal financial management startups Money Forward Inc. announced it will set up its own cryptocurrency exchange by the end of 2018. New Exchange Will Begin with a Media Platform Money Foward CEO and founder Yosuke Tsuji made the statement on the company’s website that a newly created subsidiary called Money Forward…
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Datenschutz-Grundverordnung: Was bedeutet das für Bitcoin, Ethereum & Co.?

Datenschutz-Grundverordnung: Was bedeutet das für Bitcoin, Ethereum & Co.?

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on 2018-05-25 11:00:05

Es ist so weit: Die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) tritt in Kraft. Höchst problematisch und vielen unklar sind die Probleme, die das neue Datenschutzrecht bei öffentlichen Blockchains verursacht. Das Recht auf Vergessenwerden prallt auf das Nicht-Vergessen-Können. Das Prinzip der zentralen Verantwortlichkeit stolpert über die Dezentralität. Wie lässt sich das mit der Blockchain und Kryptowährungen in Einklang bringen? […]
 
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Czech Utility Company Introduces Crypto Payments

Czech Utility Company Introduces Crypto Payments

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on 2018-05-25 10:40:06
One of the largest energy suppliers in the Czech Republic has recently announced plans to start accepting cryptocurrency from its customers. The bitcoin payment option should be available as early as next month, its management said. The company is about to join a growing number of Czech businesses processing crypto payments by introducing them to […]
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Bitcoin Price Watch: Can BTC/USD Break This?

Bitcoin Price Watch: Can BTC/USD Break This?

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on 2018-05-25 10:28:44
Key Points Bitcoin price found support near $7,260 and bounced back above $7,400 against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair is currently attempting a close above a crucial bearish trend line with resistance at $7,650 on the hourly chart (data feed from Kraken). A successful close above the trend line and $7,700 may perhaps open…
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Cardano Price Analysis: ADA/USD Could Stage Comeback

Cardano Price Analysis: ADA/USD Could Stage Comeback

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on 2018-05-25 10:00:30
Key Highlights ADA price formed a decent support at $0.1880 and recovered higher against the US Dollar (tethered). There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance at $0.2050 on the hourly chart of the ADA/USD pair (data feed via Bittrex). The pair may continue to move higher as long as it…
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Faceter Is a Blockchain Platform for Video Surveillance and Video Stream Analysis

Faceter Is a Blockchain Platform for Video Surveillance and Video Stream Analysis

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/05/25/faceter-blockchain-platform-for-video-surveillance-and-video-stream-analysis/
on 2018-05-25 10:11:01
Faceter, a blockchain platform for video surveillance and video stream analysis, completed its ICO in March 2018. The project managed to reach the Hard Cap of $28 ml. thanks to the contributions of more than 80,000 investors. This is a great achievement for 2018 as the ICO market, on the whole, is experiencing a sort…
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