9 November 2018

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Bitcoin Bomber: Disgruntled Swede Jailed for Mailing Bomb to London Crypto Firm

A Swedish man has been found guilty of attempted murder after sending a mail bomb to a bitcoin firm based in London. According to detectives from London’s Metropolitan Police Service, 43-year old Jermu Michael Salonen sent the mail bomb following a refusal by Hackney-based Cryptopay to change his password. As initially reported by the City

BitYaris Announces Their Support to the Upcoming Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

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Initiative Q Won't Solve Bitcoin's Problem
Initiative Q won't solve Bitcoin's problem of mass adoption because it isn't a digital currency. It's just a pipe dream going the OneCoin way. Bitcoin and ...
Bitcoin mining: BTC and crypto mining 'uses DOUBLE the energy required to mine GOLD'
Bitcoin was born ten years ago while the world teetered toward financial collapse as a result of the 2007 and 2008 financial crisis. A mysterious ...
Crypto Loan Provider Cred Now Takes Ripple (XRP) as Collateral

Cryptocurrency backed lending provider Cred has added ripple (XRP) as a collateral option, enabling XRP holders to get loans for their holdings without having to sell them or incur tax consequences, an official press release reports. As a lending platform that specializes in decentralized assets, Cred’s goal is to make it possible for anyone to

Colorado Regulators Crack Down on Four More ICOs
The state's "ICO Task Force" has now issued 12 cease-and-desist orders since May of this year.
French Lawmakers Want to Give Bitcoin Investors a Tax Cut
It effectively brings the tax rate for bitcoin sales from more than 36 percent to the flat 30 percent that other capital gains sales pay. It was, however, not ...
The 'Coinbase Effect' Turns Bearish After BAT Prices Drop Post-Listing
The price of browser startup Brave's Basic Attention Token (BAT) fell by as much as 20 percent in the past 24 hours.
Canadian Bank Opens Deposit Box for Cryptocurrency Firms
VersaBank says its VersaVault offers "absolute privacy" when announcing that crypto exchanges and funds can sign up to use the platform on Thursday.
Con Edison: Scammers Trying To Steal Money Via Bitcoin Scheme
With Bitcoin – the new and popular form of electronic cash – transactions are final and account holders are allowed to keep their identities anonymous.
Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency May Be Down, But It's Still an Unstoppable Force
Bitcoin hasn't necessarily been chopped or burned or stabbed, but it has obviously gone through a lot this year. To lose roughly 70 percent of its value ...
Crypto Markets See Ongoing Mild Losses, Bitcoin Trades Below $6400
Bitcoin (BTC) is down just over 1 percent, trading around $6,340 at press time. After a period of protracted stability, the top coin has seen a short-lived ...
Ethereum: Decentralized Crypto Exchange Volumes Plunge after EtherDelta Charges

Following the SEC’s enforcement action against the founder of Ethereum exchange EtherDelta, cryptocurrency traders appear to be shying away from so-called decentralized crypto trading platforms while they wait to see whether more enforcement actions are coming down the pike. DEX Volumes Take Major Haircut Following EtherDelta Charges As first noted by crypto research group DRIVE

For Bitfinex Users, Dollar Withdrawals Are Now a Weeks-Long Struggle
Three weeks after being assured everything was running smoothly, some customers at Bitfinex are wondering why they still can't get their money out.
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Short-Term Channel Breakout, Pullback Next?
Bitcoin was previously trading higher inside an ascending channel on its 1-hour chart, but support gave way to signal that bears have the upper hand.
Bitcoin Turned 10 This Week; Here's How Far It's Come
He spoke with Adamant Research Editor-in-Chief Tuur Demeester, who explained the phases bitcoin has gone through over the last 10 years and ...
South Korean Crypto Exchange Pure Bit Exit Scams with 13,000 Ether: Report

According to Korean blockchain news provider Blockchain ROK, newcomer exchange Pure Bit has effectively exit scammed with at least 13,000 in investor Ethereum in hand. As evidence of the scam, BROK points to the fact that the exchange’s CEO has changed his name on popular Korean social media network Kakao to “I’m sorry” in the

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Malaysian Government, Universities Team to Put Degrees on a Blockchain
Malaysia's education ministry has formed a new consortium of universities to issue and verify degrees on the NEM blockchain.
VanEck’s Chief Strategist Eyes Multi-Billion Dollar Investment in Bitcoin ETF

The launch of the first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) could witness the space attracting as little as a few billion dollars, predicted Gabor Gurbacs. The director of Digital Assets Strategy at VanEck made the bullish prediction during an interview with CNBC Crypto Trader hosted by Ran Neuner, while explaining the possible outcomes from a successful...

Bankex Strikes a Deal with an Institutional Investor: How Bankex Got Here from Its Startup Beginnings

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. BANKEX’s recent registration in Malta has paved the path to the first sale of BANKEX tokens to a leading institutional investor on the financial assets market. The tokens

Square Generates $43 Million in Bitcoin Revenue in Q3, Profits Reach $500000
Of the $882 million in net revenue, Bitcoin-related transactions generated $43 million in revenue for Square in the third quarter of the year, up $6 ...
France Considers a Flat Capital Gains Tax for Bitcoin
The finance commission in France's lower house of parliament has reportedly backed plans to decrease taxes on bitcoin sales, putting it on the same ...
Bitcoin Analysis: Market Rejects Bulls as Downside Correction Extends
Bitcoin on Friday suffered a circa 1 percent loss against the US Dollar owing to an extended bearish correction. The BTC/USD pair is now trading at ...
Binance Exchange Coin (BNB) Listed on Token Mining Exchange “Nexybit”

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Carbon's Stablecoin Can Now Be Swapped Between EOS and Ethereum
The interoperable dollar-pegged crypto token CarbonUSD has just launched as the first stablecoin on the EOS platform.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price ...
However, since September, Bitcoin has traded in a tighter range than the Argentine peso, the Turkish lira, the Brazilian real, the Mexican peso, and the ...
Cloudbet Bitcoin Casino Player Bags Nearly 50 BTC In Single Spin

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Who Created Bitcoin? Early Developer Jeff Garzik Gives His Best Guess
Jeff Garzik, historically one of the major early contributors to the Bitcoin codebase and later a lead developer at BitPay, doesn't know who created the ...
Ethereum Token BAT Crashes Nearly 20% after Coinbase.com Listing

Ethereum token BAT rode the “Coinbase bounce” to a four-month high, but on Friday the cryptocurrency’s price fell back toward earth with a resounding thud. Ethereum Token BAT Leads Market Pullback The crypto market as a whole traded down heading into the weekend, with valuations collectively dropping by $6 billion over a 48-hour period. However,

VanEck Bitcoin ETF: Uptake could be between zero to a “few ten billion dollars” range
The Director seemed optimistic about the SEC realizing that a Bitcoin ETF is their opportunity to regulate the space. He stated that the current ...
Venezuela to Present Petro at OPEC as the 'Digital Currency for Oil'
Venezuela is hoping the world's oil markets will start using its controversial national cryptocurrency, the petro.
Judge Deals Setback to Winklevoss Quest to Reclaim $32 Million in 'Stolen' Bitcoin
Bitcoin pioneer Charlie Shrem saw his assets unfrozen yesterday, dealing a major setback to Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss' quest ...
Dogecoin Creator: Bakkt, Fidelity, and Bitcoin ETF Are Bad for Cryptocurrency
“When users are transacting with the Bitcoin network via an ETF or Fidelity 401k plan backed in cryptocurrency, they own the cryptocurrency purely on ...
Square's Bitcoin (BTC) Revenue Continues to Climb
Bitcoin (BTC), Cryptocurrency–Despite the crypto markets entering the final months of 2018 in an ongoing bear cycle, cryptocurrency and financial ...
Economist: It's Time for Bitcoin to 'Put up or Shut up'
This year has been filled with negatives for cryptocurrencies, or at least cryptocurrency investors. Trading at insane prices towards the tail end of 2017, ...
The unholiest of holy wars: “Satoshi” vs “Bitcoin Jesus”
What is bitcoin? Bitcoin is, in theory, a peer-to-peer digital "currency" invented just over ten years ago by someone — or some group — calling ...
Victims Sue AT&T, T-Mobile Over 'SIM Swap' Crypto Hacks
A cryptocurrency-focused law firm in the U.S. says it has filed lawsuits against AT&T and T-Mobile on behalf of victims of "SIM swapping" hacks.
15 months in prison for man convicted in city's 1st Bitcoin prosecution
By the end of November, he had pocketed more than $3.2 million in Bitcoin transfers from company accounts to cover his own trading losses, though ...
The Industrial Blockchain, Descartes’s Kernel & Electronic, Will Open up a New Era of AI

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Ethereum Sets Tentative January Goal for Next Blockchain Upgrade
Ethereum developers have tentatively agreed a mid-January deadline for the network's upcoming Constantinople hard fork.
Judge Lifts Order to Freeze Charlie Shrem's Assets in Winklevoss Case
A federal judge lifted a $30 million attachment order against Charlie Shrem Thursday, though the case will proceed to a jury trial next year.
Bitcoin Price Eyes $6.2K Amid Further Drop into Bear Territory
Bitcoin's reversal of the recent uptrend in prices is gathering pace and a drop into a bearish territory below $6,200 is now a possibility.
Coinsource on its Coveted NYC BitLicense, Bitcoin ATM Fees, and Crypto Regulations
In November 2017, the world's largest Bitcoin ATM network was granted the much-desired Virtual Currency License by the New York Department of ...
Bitcoin Falls to $6300 Region as Altcoins Continue to Decline
After failing to stabilize above $6,500, Bitcoin has now fallen into the $6,300 region, and it is becoming increasingly likely that it will test its ...
People Are Open to Bitcoin in the UK: YouGov Survey
The findings of the Bitcoin survey carried out in early November by research agency YouGov revealed an upbeat attitude on the part of UK residents ...
Hey Paul Krugman, Bitcoin Doesn't Need 'Men With Guns' to Have Value
Bitcoin is not without its vocal band of critics and naysayers. The Nouriel Roubinis and Paul Krugmans of this world would have you believe that ...
Bitmain Sues Mystery Bitcoin Thief Who Hacked Its Binance Account

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has filed a lawsuit against a mystery hacker who allegedly stole bitcoin from one of the firm’s cryptocurrency exchange accounts. According to the suit, which the China-based Bitmain filed on Nov. 7 in the US District Court for the Western District of Washington, the unknown hacker infiltrated Bitmain’s Binance account in

Bitcoin Cash Community is Working to Kick CSW Out: Billionaire Jihan Wu

Jihan Wu, the billionaire co-founder of Bitmain, a cryptocurrency conglomerate valued at $15 billion, has said that the Bitcoin Cash community is working together to kick Craig Steven Wright out of the community. “The whole BCH community are working together to kick Fake Satoshi out. The resistance against cult leader proves the inner strength and

Bitcoin [BTC] and Ethereum [ETH] holdings on Binance have increased steadily, says CZ
Changpeng Zhao, the co-founder, and CEO of Binance, spoke about the increase of Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and other cryptocurrencies holding ...

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