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Bitcoin Gold Hacked for $18 Million

It appears Bitcoin Gold (BTG) has been double spend attacked over and over again, totalling something in the neighborhood of $18 million at current prices. BTG forums seem to have been tracking the hack, going as far back as last week, monitoring the controversial coin’s hashrate, ultimately determining a 51% attack wa...

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Next generation Ethereum DApps — will the network cope?

Move over CryptoKitties, a new wave of Decentralised Apps have come to entertain on the Ethereum network. Reportedly originating from memes on the 4chan forums, the games offer more than just collectables, letting users breed snails, farm shrimps, and even manage their own narcotics empires.According to volume statisti...

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Payments Platform Uphold Completes XRP Ledger Integration

Mobile payments startup Uphold said Thursday that it had completed integrating the XRP ledger to its platform, meaning clients can now have XRP wallet addresses directly through its app. Due to the integration, Uphold clients can now deposit, withdraw and send XRP tokens to different wallets through the app, rather th...

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Bank of Spain Governor: Cryptocurrencies Pose 'More Risks Than Benefits'

The head of Spain's central bank believes in blockchain technology, but is far more uneasy about cryptocurrencies. Banco de Espana governor Luis María Linde discussed cryptocurrencies during a speech organized by auditing firm Deloitte, saying that they "present more risks than benefits." That being said, Linde believ...

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Circle Unveils New Product for Retail Cryptocurrency Investors

Cryptocurrency startup company, Circle, has unveiled a new investment product. The launch was announced via a post on the company’s blog. The Goldman Sachs-backed firm recently completed a lucrative investment round while announcing plans for a stablecoin tied to the USD. Buy the Market According to a blog post by Sen...

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What Is Facebook Going to Do with Blockchain Tech?

Facebook’s silence around blockchain was deafening. Louder still were the voices of speculation over its lack of comment. If one of the largest tech companies in the world wasn’t jumping on the blockchain train, perhaps the whole thing was smoke and mirrors after all. Then Bitcoin nose-dived, Facebook banned cryptocurr...

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Ireland Clarifies Taxation of Crypto Transactions

The Irish revenue service has published a manual with guidelines aimed at eliminating the uncertainty surrounding the taxation of crypto transactions. Investors and traders of digital coins, businesses working with cryptocurrency and tax advisors, of course, can now find answers to many but not all of their questions. ...

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Growing Rumours Speculate About Bitfinex’s Link with Puerto Rico’s Noble Bank

Additional evidence is emerging to link the mysterious cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex to the island of Puerto Rico. According to ‘people with knowledge of the matter,’ the company has been banking with the island’s Noble Bank International since last year. Bitfinex Linked to Noble Bank Again Accordi...

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Open Platform and Element Group Announce a Strategic Partnership

Partnership focuses on advancing OPEN Platform adoption on the global market through post-tokenization support. Element Group, a full-service advisory firm for the digital token capital markets, today announced their strategic partnership with OPEN Platform, the first-ever decentralized payment platform for apps and on...

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Australia’s First Retail Crypto Asset Hedge Fund Will Launch This Year

Cryptocurrencies have proven to be an interesting topic of conversation in Australia. It is a largely regulated market, even though accessing this new form of money is still pretty difficult these days. Every Capital is the country’s first retail crypto asset hedge fund, and it’s making cryptocurrency inves...

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Seven day votes 9
Bullish

8

Bearish

1

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