Since Twitter Won’t Stop Crypto Scammers, These Services Will

Since Twitter Won’t Stop Crypto Scammers, These Services WillOne of the most maddening things about lookalike Twitter scammers has been Twitter’s unwillingness to do anything about them. It’s not a complex problem to solve, and yet for months the micro-blogging service has prevaricated while the gullible public has given their ether away to flagrant scammers. A couple of third party services have now […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: McAfee Backs Off, Crypto World Cup and the Mystery of 21e8

This Week in Bitcoin: McAfee Backs off, Crypto World Cup and the Mystery of 21e8In this week’s daily Bitcoin in Brief editions we reported about McAfee’s decision to stop shilling ICOs, crypto businesses’ involvement in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and much more. We also explored, in this week’s most commented-on article, a secret mathematical code that tantalizes the imagination of many bitcoiners. Also Read: Exchanges, Payment and Wallet Firms […]

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No License Needed to Mine Cryptocurrencies in Ukraine

No License Needed to Mine Cryptocurrencies in UkraineCompanies mining cryptocurrencies are not required to obtain a license, the Ukrainian state agency responsible for licensing regimes said this week. The annual revenue generated by the Ukrainian crypto mining industry amounts to over $100 million, according to recently published data. The country remains attractive to miners while mining costs in many other corners of […]

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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC/USD Bearish Below $6,000

Key Points Bitcoin price is currently trading in a bearish zone below the $6,250 support against the US Dollar. There is a crucial bearish trend line formed with resistance near $6,400 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently trading below the $6,000 level and it could

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Bitcoin Funded Silk Road Performance Earns a Residency at Trafalgar Studios

Bitcoin Funded Silk Road Performance Earns a Residency at Trafalgar StudiosLast December news.Bitcoin.com reported on the theatrical version of people using the deep web in a play called the “Silk Road: How to Buy Drugs Online.” Since then the play got rave reviews after appearing at the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe and the Vault festival. Now due to the show’s popularity, the performance is hosting the […]

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Indian Crypto Exchanges Prepare for RBI Ban – New Trading Tools, No Fiat

Indian Crypto Exchanges Prepare for RBI Ban – New Trading Tools, No FiatAs the start of the crypto banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India approaches, cryptocurrency exchanges in the country are preparing to stop fiat deposits and withdrawals while boosting crypto-to-crypto trading. Zebpay plans to continue crypto-INR trading pairs even after the ban. Unocoin has launched a weighted basket order tool to simplify crypto investing. […]

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The Bitcoin-Culture Invasion: T-Shirts, Hats, Candles, Mugs, and More

The Bitcoin-Culture Invasion: T-Shirts, Hats, Candles, Mugs, and MoreOver the past year and a half bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have caused a serious hype that’s stretched a bit into the mainstream. These days people hear about digital currencies more often and one reason is due to all the fantastic crypto-infused products that have invaded pop culture. Cryptocurrency clothing, knitted sweaters, socks, coffee mugs, and […]

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US Secret Service Asks Congress for Help to Prevent Illicit Use of Privacy Coins

US Secret Service Asks Congress for Help to Prevent Illicit Use of Privacy CoinsThe US Secret Service is worried about the illicit use of cryptocurrencies. A high-ranking official of the agency has urged Congress to consider additional legislation to address anonymity-enhanced cryptocurrencies and services intended to obscure transactions on blockchains such as tumblers or mixers. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Undermining US Laws Deputy […]

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Wendy McElroy: Crypto as Class Warfare

Crypto as Class WarfareThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 1 Crypto as Class Warfare “Antagonism between the classes will be removed. I do not envisage a dead and artificial level among the people. There will be a variety among them as there is among the leaves of a […]

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Supremes Uphold Cell Privacy, Hope for Ross Ulbricht

Supremes Uphold Cell Privacy, Hope for Ross UlbrichtThe United States Supreme Court, in a 5-to-4 decision for the case Carpenter v. United States, ruled cops cannot access cell phone tracking information without a warrant. Around the country, privacy advocates and the mainstream media are hailing it as a “landmark” case. We’re told it has implications, “significance” for not only Fourth Amendment searches […]

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