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Security Specialist Wizsec Gives Insight on the Billion Dollar BTC Wallet

Security Specialist Wizsec Gives Insight on the Billion Dollar BTC WalletThe bitcoin security specialists Wizsec has recently explained to the public that the wallet that held more than 111,000 BTC did not derive from the Silk Road marketplace, and it’s also not one of the Mt Gox wallets. Further Wizsec detailed today that a recent article had quoted the organization by cherry-picking quotes which in […]

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Wyoming’s Crypto Cowboys: First State Hackathon Lures 27 Teams

Wyoming’s Crypto Cowboys: First State Hackathon Lures 27 TeamsOver nearly three days on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, more than two dozen hacker teams competed for cash and prizes in the state’s first ever Wyohackathon: Breakin’ Through. Organized by the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, the event included speakers from industry luminaries, and all three of the state’s gubernatorial candidates made an appearance. […]

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Poor Internet Access Could Slow Down Cryptocurrency Growth In Africa

Poor Internet Access Could Slow Down Cryptocurrency Growth In AfricaAfrica is often lauded as the next big thing for cryptocurrency adoption and development. But could poor internet access and connectivity slow down progress? A new report by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) shows that it will cost $450 billion to connect 1.5 billion people – most of them in Africa – to the internet. […]

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Bitmain’s $50M ‘Permissionless Ventures’ First Project: BCH Dev Con

Bitmain’s $50M 'Permissionless Ventures' First Project: BCH Dev ConCryptocurrency mining hardware giant, Bitmain, is sponsoring a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hackathon in the United States — San Francisco, to be exact. For the China-based company, BCH Dev Con is the first project financed by its $50 million fund, Permissionless Ventures (PV).    Also read: Mt. Gox Victims Must Take Claims to Tokyo, Not US, Judge […]

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High Profile Cryptocurrency Firms Hope to Influence US Law

High Profile Cryptocurrency Firms Hope to Influence US LawA group of cryptocurrency luminaries and businesses have announced the formation of a US lobbying entity based in Washington known as the Blockchain Association. The creation of the political solicitation group was initiated by firms such as Circle, Coinbase, Polychain Capital, and the Digital Currency Group. Also read: With Bitcoin Cash, A Namibian Conservationist Hopes To […]

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Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something Different

Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something DifferentPeople often wonder why a cryptocurrency with a limited supply like bitcoin has been gaining traction over the years. Since the 2008 financial crisis, the world’s central banks have printed around $12-30 trillion worth of promissory notes, and more than $10 trillion in negative-yielding global bonds. However instead of the newly printed money helping global […]

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Riot Blockchain Replaces CEO Over $27 Million Pump and Dump Charges

Riot Blockchain Replaces CEO Over $27 Million Pump and Dump ChargesRiot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT), a company officially focused on cryptocurrency mining and the development of an exchange, has swiftly replaced its CEO after the SEC charged him in connection to a fraudulent $27 million pump an dump scheme. Also Read: Denmark’s Largest Bank May Have Facilitated up to $150 Billion in Money Laundering $27 […]

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The Daily: Revolut to Launch in North America, US Startup Presents Telegram Alternative

The Daily: Revolut to Launch in North America, US Startup Presents Telegram AlternativeDigital bank Revolut is planning to expand its operations in America and Russia. Also, payment card provider Fuzex signs an agreement with Dash, a US-based startup offers an alternative to Telegram, and crypto firm Smart Valor receives approval as a financial operator in Switzerland. Also read: Robinhood Aiming for IPO, Dodgers to Give Away Crypto […]

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South Korean Crypto Know-How and Capital Sought by Uzbekistan and Belarus

South Korean Crypto Know-How and Capital Sought by Uzbekistan and BelarusSouth Koreans undoubtedly have some respectable crypto experience and others have taken note. Uzbekistan, which recently legalized the trading of digital assets, has turned to South Korean experts for help in realizing a project to create the country’s first cryptocurrency exchange. Belarus, a leading crypto-friendly destination in the post-Soviet space, is trying to lure fintech […]

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43 Women Nominated for the Board of the Swiss Crypto Valley Association

Swiss Crypto Valley Association to Elect Two Women to Its BoardThe Crypto Valley Association in Switzerland has decided to elect two female board members to diversify its male-dominated leadership. The vote scheduled for September 20 has attracted an unexpected number of nominations – 43. The women will fill similar roles to those of the current members, including co-chairing working groups and interacting with authorities and […]

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