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US Court Indicts Founders of Crypto Company for Fraudulent Scheme

US Court Indicts Founders of Crypto Company for Fraudulent SchemeA US federal court has indicted three founders of a company purported to offer cryptocurrency-related financial products and have raised $25 million in an initial coin offering. In addition to claiming to have licenses in 38 states, the company also claimed partnerships with Bancorp, Visa, and Mastercard to issue its own cards. Also read: Yahoo! Japan […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: “Social” Coins, Crypto Vending, Blockchain Mileage

Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: “Social” Coins, Crypto Vending, Blockchain MileageReports suggest that Facebook may develop its own crypto. The plan is worth a mention, especially on the backdrop of the crypto ban imposed by the social media network. In Saturday’s Bitcoin in Brief, we also cover Telegram’s advance towards implementing its payment system using the Gram token. Some blockchain stories with beers and beamers […]

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Launching an ICO Token on Ethereum in Less Than Thirty Minutes

Launching an ICO Token on Ethereum in Less Than Thirty MinutesOver the past few years since the launch of the Ethereum network and other blockchains that can create tokens, initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been all the rage as all of these token projects have raised billions of dollars in ether, bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies. A great majority of the ICOs today are ‘ERC-20 tokens’ […]

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Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for the Largest Block Size Increase Ever

Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for the Largest Block Size Increase EverIn a little more than three weeks time the Bitcoin (BCH) network will hard fork by upgrading its block size to 32MB and incorporate additional functionalities to the protocol. Currently, the entire community is steadily preparing for the consensus change as development teams release new code, while users and infrastructure providers upgrade their full node […]

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India Divided on Whether to Ban Crypto Use

India Divided on Whether to Ban Crypto UseAs India works on the bill to regulate cryptocurrencies, each government department has its own opinion on whether to ban the use of crypto, including bitcoin. The Finance Ministry, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Income Tax Department, and the Special Investigation Team have voiced their opinions on the upcoming bill. Also read: Russian Regulators […]

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Yours Developer Ryan X Charles Discusses Bitcoin-Powered Social Media

Yours Developer Ryan X Charles Discusses Bitcoin-Powered Social MediaNews.Bitcoin.com recently spoke with Ryan X Charles – the creator of the social network Yours.org – to find out what’s been happening with the platform that utilizes bitcoin (BCH) for micropayments. Charles says development is going well and the team is working on a slew of new features for its user base. Furthermore, Charles discusses […]

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Vietnam’s Prime Minister Directs Central Bank to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Framework

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Directs Central Bank to Strengthen Crypto FrameworkThe Prime Minister of Vietnam has signed a directive for the country’s central bank and the Ministry of Finance to strengthen the management of cryptocurrency-related activities. This follows an alleged fraud involving a cryptocurrency that scammed 32,000 Vietnamese out of VNĐ15 trillion. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Prime Minister’s […]

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Automated Telegram Bots Are Swamping Crypto Groups and Taking Tokens

Telegram Bots Are Swamping Crypto Groups and Taking TokensWe were warned that robots would take our jobs. Now that the future is here, the reality is more mundane, but no less terrifying: the bots are here to take our tokens. Automated bots are swamping ICO groups on Telegram and helping themselves to a share of the tokens being discussed, while other bots are […]

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Over 50 Teams Enter £5 Million Bitcoin Cash Tokenization Contest

Over 50 Teams Enter £5 Million Bitcoin Cash Tokenization ContestA great multitude of groups have entered the race to tokenize bitcoin cash (BCH). Developers are energized by a £5 million prize to bring this functionality to the cryptocurrency’s ecosystem, which means we might soon see smart contracts implemented with BCH. Also Read: Stanford, Wharton and Georgetown Expand Bitcoin Business Classes £5 Million in Bitcoin […]

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Companies Outsource Marketing to India Amid Ban on Crypto Ads

Companies Outsource Marketing to India amid Ban on Crypto AdsThe outsourcing of advertising is becoming a promising opportunity for many marketing firms in India. Restrictions on crypto ads, imposed by giants like Facebook and Google, are forcing crypto businesses to seek alternative ways to reach customers and investors. The high cost of these services globally is pushing more companies towards the Indian market.  Also […]

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