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Exchanges Suspend ERC20 Token Deposits After Discovery of Smart Contract Bug

Okex Suspends ERC20 Token Deposits After Discovery of Smart Contract BugEthereum’s smart contract bugs just keep on coming. Exchanges including Okex, Poloniex, Coinone, and Hitbtc today suspended deposits of ERC20 tokens following the discovery of a batch overflow bug written into the smart contracts governing numerous coins. The news comes in the same week that the ethereum community voted against restoring the lost ether that […]

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Myetherwallet Servers Are Hijacked in DNS Attack

Myetherwallet Servers Are Hijacked in DNS AttackMyetherwallet (MEW), the web’s most popular client-side ethereum wallet, has been compromised by a DNS attack. Numerous users are reporting missing funds and Mycrypto, a sister site which spun off from MEW earlier this year, has confirmed as much. The incident highlights the dangers of relying on a centralized interface, even when the funds are […]

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Ether & Ripple Doomed As Securities According to Regulation Expert

Ether & Ripple Doomed As Securities According to Regulation ExpertFormer Obama administration financial regulator Gary Gensler believes cryptocurrencies such as ether and ripple appear as unregistered securities, and in current violation of the law. His comments carry considerable weight in the broader financial community. They also come after venture capitalists and lawyers invested in ether projects met secretly with the US Securities and Exchange […]

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Ether Capital Shares Commence Trading on Canadian Stock Exchange

Ether Capital Shares Commence Trading on Canadian Stock ExchangeThe stock of cryptocurrency investment firm, Ether Capital, has commenced trading on Toronto-based NEO Exchange. The listing comes days after the company completed its previously announced “reverse takeover transaction” that saw the company rebrand from Ethereum Capital. Also Read: Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Lands New Job — CTO for Cryptocurrency Firm Ether Capital Shares Commence […]

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Big Money Meets Secretly with Regulators to Protect Ethereum

Big Money Meets Secretly with Regulators to Protect EthereumBig money venture capitalists and law firms met in secret, roughly a month ago, with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to two major media outlets. The SEC has been particularly active this year, causing those with interest in pet coins and projects to lobby the agency for special protection. Top of the […]

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Major Korean Exchange Launches in Indonesia with Six Cryptocurrencies

Major Korean Exchange Launches in Indonesia with Six CryptocurrenciesOne of South Korea’s top three cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinone, is launching an exchange in Indonesia. Initially, six cryptocurrencies will be supported but the exchange plans to add more coins. Coinone is also launching an airdrop event for 10,000 pre-registrants. Also read: South Korea Takes Steps To Regulate Digital Currencies Coinone Launching in Indonesia Coinone announced on […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Friday: That Green Candle

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: That Green CandleIt’s amazing what a fat green wick can do. In just 30 minutes on Thursday, bitcoin rose by $1,000, sparking ear-to-ear smiles and mass euphoria throughout the crypto space. In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief, we explore the ramifications of the BTC breakout plus a whole lot more. Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Crypto […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Friday: That Green Candle

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: That Green CandleIt’s amazing what a fat green wick can do. In just 30 minutes on Thursday, bitcoin rose by $1,000, sparking ear-to-ear smiles and mass euphoria throughout the crypto space. In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief, we explore the ramifications of the BTC breakout plus a whole lot more. Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Crypto […]

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Poles Protest Unfair Taxation of Crypto Incomes and Profits

Poles Protest Unfair Taxation of Crypto Incomes and ProfitsA decision by the Polish government to tax crypto transactions, even those that do not return profit, has provoked discontent among traders in the country. The local crypto community has decided to protest against the official stance of the Finance Ministry with an online petition which is gathering support. Taxes on crypto-related income in Poland […]

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Bitfinex Rejects All Present and Future Venezuelan Cryptocurrencies

Bitfinex Rejects All Present and Future Venezuelan CryptocurrenciesBitfinex has announced that it will not list or transact Venezuela’s new “oil-backed cryptocurrency” or any other tokens that the country may issue in the future, citing U.S. sanctions. Meanwhile, the Venezuelan government has reportedly set the minimum investment amount for the petro initial coin offering.  Also read: South Korea Clarifies Position After Reports of Possible […]

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