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Mainstream news coverage of cryptocurrency is often disingenuous or factually incorrect – that’s certainly no surprise given the nascent technology is widely misunderstood. Загрузка... But if one would have thought that recent milestones – bitcoin’s 10th anniversary, the arrival of crypto projects from the likes of JP Morgan and Facebook – would have encouraged the media
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Bitcoin’s out-of-the-blue bounce over the $5,000 mark this month has prompted some predictable pontificating from price-obsessed people within and outside the cryptocurrency community. Загрузка... Investors who are long-cryptocurrencies have gleefully pronounced that the Crypto Winter, which began when bitcoin’s bubble burst at the end of 2017, is now mercifully over. The most optimistic are forecasting
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may make an initial decision on not one, but two different bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETFs) proposals by April 5. Загрузка... A bitcoin ETF proposal submitted (for a second time) by VanEck, SolidX and the Cboe BZX Exchange is expected to be formally published in the Federal Register Wednesday, kicking
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South Korea’s central bank issued a warning over central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) a week after saying it would not introduce one itself. The development was reported in local news outlet Yonhap News Agency, Feb. 7. Загрузка... CBDCs, which are also known variously as state-backed or government-backed digital currencies, involve a blockchain-based version of a
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In the German city of Klingenthal, Saxony, police have arrested a group of suspects for stealing electricity to operate a cryptocurrency mining farm, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports Feb. 6. Загрузка... Police officers reportedly tracked down a system of 49 computers operating in the premises of former electrical services company PGH Elektro. Since at least 2017,
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Gerald Cotten, the recently deceased CEO of major Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX, had filed a will 12 days before his death, Bloomberg writes Tuesday, Feb. 5. Загрузка... According to the documents obtained by Bloomberg, Cotten signed his last will and testament on Nov. 27, 2018. He mentioned his wife, Jennifer Robertson, as the only beneficiary
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Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has joined a community project demonstrating the functionality of Bitcoin’s (BTC) second-layer scaling protocol, the Lightning Network (LN), on Feb. 5. Загрузка... Dorsey, who has repeatedly pledged his faith in Bitcoin becoming the de facto currency of the internet, is now participating in an experiment dubbed LN Trust Chain,
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A lawsuit recently filed in a United States district court in New York claims that an investor was misled into investing $2 million dollars in the cryptocurrency MCash, a Feb. 1 court filing states. Загрузка... The filing alleges that the plaintiff Lijun Sun transferred $2 million to New-York based investment group Blue Ocean Capital Group,
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Users of cryptocurrency wallets Electrum and MyEtherWallet are currently facing phishing attacks, according to posts published on Reddit and Twitter on Feb. 4. Загрузка... A phishing attack is an attempt to obtain sensitive data like users’ personal or banking information by illicit means, wherein an attacker is disguised as a trusted entity and sends a
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