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The Daily: Kanye Teaches Opsec, Crypto Foes Join Forces

The Daily: Kanye Teaches Opsec, Crypto Foes Join ForcesThe last 24 hours has been one of those all-too-rare periods in which the cryptosphere unites against a shared enemy. We’ll detail who in The Daily, right after we’ve discussed blockchain spam, Blockfolio’s new funding round, and how we learned an opsec lesson from Kanye West. Also read: Bitcoiners Shoot Down Roubini’s US Senate Testimony Coinbase […]

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The Daily: Shapeshift Shuts Down Prism, Jamie Dimon Wants to Be President

The Daily: Shapeshift Shuts Down Prism, Jamie Dimon Thinks He Can Be Elected PresidentIn today’s edition of The Daily we cover stories about Shapeshift shutting down its decentralized portfolio platform Prism, the bitcoin-hating CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon, thinking he can be elected US President, an exchange expanding to 20 more states, and further censorship of bitcoin-related accounts on Chinese social media. Also Read: 66% of Cryptocurrency […]

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Report Claims Putin Aided Maduro in Creating Venezuela’s Crypto, Petro

Report Claims Putin Aided Maduro in Creating Venezuela’s Crypto, PetroA Time investigation into the development of Venezuela’s state-backed cryptocurrency, petro, revealed strong anecdotal and circumstantial evidence connecting Russia to its launch. At least two Russians with ties to Vladimir Putin were present at petro’s unveiling, complete with the Venezuelan president’s thanks. Analysts are claiming the South American country is Mr. Putin’s crypto guinea pig […]

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Ex-Trump Chief Strategist Bannon: Cryptocurrencies Make Central Banks Redundant

Ex-Trump Chief Strategist Bannon: Cryptocurrencies Make Central Banks RedundantBitcoin has always been considered by its staunch supporters a tool to bring about personal financial freedom from government control and censorship as well as taxation via inflation. As such, most political players shun the cryptocurrency when they are in power as it threatens their position. Once out of power they are freer to appreciate […]

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The City of Berkeley, California Considers Doing Cryptocurrency ICO

The City of Berkeley, California Considers Doing Cryptocurrency ICOThe famed hub of American 1960s radicalism and counterculture, Berkeley, California is at it again. Dormant for a few years, the US presidency of Donald Trump has awoken defiant spirits, as the city challenges administration policy over everything from immigration to taxation. One tool of resistance under consideration is an initial coin offering in creation […]

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Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory Listening

Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory ListeningVeteran podcaster Matt Aaron lends his curation and vocal talent to a smooth few minutes each week in summation of the Bitcoin world’s most important news, This Week in Bitcoin (TWiB). Every Friday, listeners get breakdowns and commentary in bite-size format, leaving them informed and with plenty of time to go about their day. Also […]

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Notorious Domain XBT.com Goes up for Sale at 200 BTC

Notorious Domain XBT.com Goes up for Sale at 200 BTCXBT.com, one of the web’s most desirable domain names, is up for sale. Its current owners, XBT Holding SA, are seeking 200 BTC – or about $2.9 million – for the site. The domain is coveted partially because XBT is the abbreviation that many institutional trading platforms use for bitcoin, and also on account of […]

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Peter Thiel, Bitcoin Astronaut, Moves Markets with Crypto Moonshot

Peter Thiel, Bitcoin Astronaut, Moves Markets with Crypto MoonshotInvestor Peter Thiel has reportedly made an all-in, rather giant, bet on bitcoin. Mainstream financial press is reporting his venture capital fund purchased and held the digital asset through last year’s thousand percent-plus gains, making the decentralized currency one of his firm’s most valuable investments. Also read: Jimmy Song Uses Andreas Antonopoulos Model, Open Sources […]

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Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run for US Senate

Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run for US SenateIn the run-up to the 2018 November federal elections in the United States, at least three politicians are accepting bitcoin in donation, including an incumbent House member. One hopeful, Austin Petersen, is openly discussing the world’s most popular cryptocurrency’s benefits in his bid to win a US Senate seat. Also read: Tezos Foundation Board Member […]

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SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight – Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”

SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight - Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”After what many considered a dithering reluctance, the bureau charged with maintaining order in the world’s biggest speculative markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is ramping up efforts to consider regulatory policy toward cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and cryptocurrency funds. This comes directly after two key executive appointments this year along with ever-more attention drawn […]

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