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Category: Blockchain, Business, Crime, Mining, Tech

Blockchain Firm Fights Bitcoin Fraud With Justice Department Cybercrime Chief

Blockchain technology company Bitfury is serious about stamping out bitcoin scams and now has the muscle to fight it. Bitfury has hired Michael DuBose, the former head of the Computer Crime unit at the U.S. Department of Justice, to roll out its bitcoin blockchain tracking product, Crystal. DuBose said in a statement:  “Crystal makes it much easier to identify and…

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Cryptocurrency Exchange KuCoin Puts Underperforming Altcoins in Timeout Before Delisting

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Finance, News, Regulation

Cryptocurrency Exchange KuCoin Puts Underperforming Altcoins in Timeout Before Delisting

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Charity Raises $14 Million in Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple Donations to Fight Homelessness

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Ethereum, News

Charity Raises $14 Million in Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple Donations to Fight Homelessness

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Oscar Mayer Launches Bacon Cryptocurrency, the Sizzling Bacoin

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, News

Oscar Mayer Launches Bacon Cryptocurrency, the Sizzling Bacoin

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China May Soon Dominate Blockchain Market: Aims To Overtake USA

Category: Blockchain, Business, News, Tech

China May Soon Dominate Blockchain Market: Aims To Overtake USA

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Japan Pressures Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Drop Monero, Dash, Other Altcoins

Category: Altcoins, Business, Finance, News, Regulation

Japan Pressures Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Drop Monero, Dash, Other Altcoins

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is reportedly pressuring cryptocurrency exchanges to drop Dash (DASH), Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), and other privacy-centric altcoins in a bid to cut down on money-laundering and cyberhacking. Sources told Forbes that altcoins such dash, monero, and zcash have become increasingly popular among criminals, kidnappers, and hackers because they’re virtually untraceable. The FSA is particularly leery of…

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Iran Develops Own Cryptocurrency After Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Trading

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Commentary, Finance, News, Regulation

Iran Develops Own Cryptocurrency After Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Trading

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Ethereum-Based Decentralized Crypto Platform Trades More Than $1 Million On First Day

Category: Altcoins, Ethereum, Finance, News, Tech

Ethereum-Based Decentralized Crypto Platform Trades More Than $1 Million On First Day

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DeVere Sets $2,500 Ethereum Price Target For End Of 2018

Category: Commentary, Ethereum, Finance, News

DeVere Sets $2,500 Ethereum Price Target For End Of 2018

While bitcoin’s price spikes continue to generate headlines, ether (ETH), the cryptocurrency underpinning Ethereum, is set to hit a record $2,500 by the end of 2018 according to consultancy deVere. Despite being down 53 percent from its highest ever peak of $1,594.89 on January 13, 2018, independent consulting firm deVere Group boldly projects a fresh all-time high for ether before…

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‘Bitcoin Jesus’ Roger Ver May Be Sued For Defrauding Bitcoin Investors

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, News

‘Bitcoin Jesus’ Roger Ver May Be Sued For Defrauding Bitcoin Investors

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