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Google Security Expert Warns Against Bitcoin Bragging Online

Google Security Expert Warns Against Bitcoin Bragging OnlineMark Risher, Google’s director of product management, Google Identity, account security, and spam & abuse, recently urged cryptocurrency investors not to brag about their virtual currency holdings online. Also Read: Netherlands’ Largest Bank ING Group Fined $900M for Money Laundering Google Security Expert Cautions Traders Against Boasting Online In a recent interview with CNBC, Google security […]

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21,000 New Locations Across Canada, Europe, Australia to Purchase Bitcoin Cash

Netcoins, an over-the-counter (OTC) brokerage and virtual ATM software company, announced this week it was enabling bitcoin cash (BCH) for immediate access purchase. For BCH enthusiasts, that’s 21,000 locations, covering Canada, Europe, and Australia where the decentralized currency is now available. Also read: Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap, and Lightning Plug 21,000 New […]

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Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Apps From Play Store

Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Apps From Play StoreIn the Google’s latest move against virtual currencies, cryptocurrency mining apps have been banned from the Google Play Store. Despite the ban, Google has indicated that it will continue to permit mining apps that mine for cryptocurrency from outside of a device, such as cloud-based mining. Also Read: Exchanges Round-Up: CME Volume Doubles Q2, Lawyer Predicts […]

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Ethereum, Coinbase, Robinhood Led by Under 40 Year Olds Killing It

Ethereum, Coinbase, Robinhood Led by Under 40 Year Olds Killing ItFortune magazine’s annual 40 Under 40 is out, recently published in print and online, highlighting leaders under forty years of age. This year, the cryptosphere is well represented by Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin, Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong, and Robinhood’s Vlad Tenev. Wielding billions and billions in valuations, their average age is just a tender 30 years old. […]

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The Daily: Blackrock Probes Market, Coinbase to List Securities, Bitpay Gets a Bitlicense

The Daily: Blackrock Probes Market, Coinbase to List Securities, Bitpay Gets a BitlicenseIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover the news that the world’s largest asset manager Blackrock is examining the crypto market, Coinbase is approved to list security tokens, and Bitpay got a New York Bitlicense. Additionally, the BCH exchange rate is now displayed directly on Google. Also Read: UK Mosque Collects Four Times […]

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The Daily: Google Founder Is a Crypto Miner, Elon Musk Impressed by Scambots

The Daily: Google Founder Is a Crypto Miner, Elon Musk Impressed by ScambotsIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover why Google founder Sergey Brin has become a crypto miner, and why Elon Musk is impressed by crypto scambots on Twitter. Additionally covered are a new response from Fcoin regarding recent allegations and a $100 million venture capital fund for blockchain startups in Israel. Also Read: […]

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Youtube Dragged Into Bitconnect Class Action Lawsuit for Failure to Protect Victims

Youtube Dragged Into Bitconnect Class Action Lawsuit for Failure to Protect VictimsYoutube has been dragged into a class action lawsuit against Bitconnect for failure to protect its users from being exposed to the scam’s videos. This case might be used by Google and others to justify their bans on crypto ads, arguing that their algorithms can not distinguish between legitimate projects and frauds.   Also Read: No […]

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ICO Round-Up: Social Media Influencers Bypass Ad Ban, Centra Tokens Deemed Securities

Three stories dominate this week’s initial coin offering (ICO) round up: It appears many ICO projects are reaching out to social media influencers in an effort to thwart advertising bans across leading platforms. A study published by the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) suggested that the country develop a licenced-based regulatory apparatus that permits cryptocurrency […]

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Associations Challenging Crypto Ads Ban to Proceed with Lawsuit

Associations Challenging Crypto Ads Ban to Proceed with LawsuitFacebook’s recent decision to partially lift the ban on crypto ads will not stop a planned legal action against the measure. Crypto associations and businesses from several countries announced earlier this year their intentions to sue internet giants imposing such restrictions. The claimants want to proceed with filing the lawsuit, despite the policy update. Also […]

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Medium Is the Latest Platform to Start Censoring Crypto Companies

Medium Is the Latest Platform to Start Censoring Crypto CompaniesCryptocurrency, a technology based upon principles of transparency, accountability, and censorship-resistance, is facing further censorship. Blogging service Medium joins a long list of platforms to have clamped down on crypto content together with Facebook, Google, and Mailchimp. As a service that’s meant to support free speech, Medium’s crackdown is all the more mystifying. Also read: Freedom […]

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