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Crypto Scams Comprise 0.6% of Fraud – Australian Consumer Watchdog

Crypto Scams Comprise 0.6% of Fraud - Australian Consumer WatchdogThe Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a report on trends within the scam economy during 2017. The report identifies cryptocurrency related fraud to comprise less than 1% of the scam activity recorded in Australia last year. Also Read: Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court Petition Cryptocurrency Scams Responsible for […]

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Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed Questions

Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed QuestionsMathematics questions pertaining to bitcoin have been included in recent high school matriculation examinations in the Netherlands. Approximately 200,000 Dutch students are estimated to have taken the OVW exam, a mandatory test for students seeking tertiary education in the Netherlands, which included five bitcoin-themed questions. Also Read: Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens […]

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Tipping Point Gala Accepts Crypto Donations, Raises $14 Million

Tipping Point Gala Accepts Crypto Donations, Raises $14 MillionA gala held by Tipping Point, a non-profit organization that seeks to invest in efforts aimed at breaking the poverty cycle in the San Francisco Bay Area, has raised more than $14 million USD. The gala comprises the time that Tipping Point has accepted cryptocurrency donations, with the event being attended by the respective chief […]

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Sole Seven-Star Hotel in Venezuela to Accept Only Petro

Sole Seven-Star Hotel in Venezuela to Accept Only PetroA luxury hotel, offering breathtaking views of Caracas and the Caribbean coast, will be accepting only payments in Petro, Venezuela’s national cryptocurrency. According to President Maduro, the renovated Humboldt hotel is going to be the first seven-star property in his crisis-stricken Bolivarian Republic. Also read: Venezuela’s President Launches Crypto Funded Youth Bank, Encourages Mining Farms […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Bulls Test $10,000, Russian Crypto-Millionaire Found Dead, Cobinhood Launches IOTA Trading

Bitcoin in Brief: Bulls Test $10,000, Russian Crypto-Millionaire Found Dead, Cobinhood Launches IOTA TradingToday has seen the price of BTC rally to test $10,000 USD amid the bullish response to the increasing institutional presence in the cryptocurrency markets. In other trading news, fee-free exchange Cobinhood has announced the introduction of trading pairs for the ninth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, IOTA. In international news, Russian cryptocurrency Youtuber Pavel […]

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Top Ten Surprising US States for Cryptocurrency

Reward Expert used Google Trends traffic data for keywords such as Litecoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin, and cryptocurrency in an effort to gauge US states interest levels for cryptocurrency during a three month period this year. The company then determined a weighted average and ranked US states by interest and usage.   Also read: Only 1% […]

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Richard Branson Speaks Out Against Fake Bitcoin Stories and Scams

Richard Branson Speaks Out Against Fake Bitcoin Stories and ScamsBritish entrepreneur Richard Branson has spoken out over the “worrying” spread of bitcoin scam stories and ads. Some of the most common are false endorsements and fake binary trading schemes, he warns. Advising everyone to remain vigilant, Branson suggests that users should report fake stories to the platforms which have published them.  Also read: Facebook […]

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Taxis Take BCH, Stores Sell BTC in the Russian City of Rostov

Taxis Take BCH, Stores Sell BTC in the Russian City of RostovResidents of Rostov, the Russian port city on the Don River, are enjoying a growing number of bitcoin-related services. Some crypto-savvy taxi drivers have started accepting Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and several BTC teller machines have been installed in supermarkets. All that happens while officials in Moscow are still mulling over the legislation needed to regulate […]

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Bitcoin Payments Are on the Rise in the Baltics

Bitcoin Payments Are on the Rise in the BalticsCryptocurrencies are gaining popularity in the Baltic states where no comprehensive regulations have been introduced yet. Businesses from multiple sectors, including real estate, online trade, the hospitality industry, and even healthcare, are taking advantage of crypto payments. Some companies from the region are already offering their services globally.    Also read: Blind Denial of Cryptocurrencies […]

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Saxo Investment Bank is Bullish on Crypto Over Next 3 Months

Saxo Investment Bank is Bullish on Crypto Over Next 3 MonthsInfluential investment bank Saxo released the 35 page, Q2 2018 Quarterly Outlook. In it, the bank’s newly hired Crypto Analyst, Jacob Pouncey, noted the perils of this year’s first financial quarter with regard to digital assets. Taking into account several factors, he believes the next three months could be a breakout time for digital assets, holding […]

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