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If You’ve Been Scammed Out of Cryptocurrency It’s Probably Your Fault

Scammers are a dastardly, low down bunch. Preying on the gullible, extorting the vulnerable, and hoodwinking the hoodwinkable with their promise of free bitcoin if you send a little first and daily interest on your Bitconnect loan. It’s an indisputable fact that if the cryptocurrency space were cleansed of scammers, the web would be a […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Who Do You Believe?

This Week in Bitcoin: Who Do You Believe?The bitcoin space is a constant battle of truth versus untruth, rumor versus fact and optimism versus pessimism. With market manipulators up to their usual tricks and salty altcoiners crying FUD, it can be hard to tell what’s real and what’s fake. This week truly had it all: keks, lies, and videotape beamed live from […]

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Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet Compelling

Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet CompellingOgling the fortunes of the filthy rich is a popular pastime with the poorer segments of society. It’s been that way for centuries, with 1849 marking the debut of Who’s Who, a 250-page guide “of living noteworthy and influential individuals, from all walks of life, worldwide.” In more recent years, Forbes has picked up the […]

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The European Commission Loves Blockchain’s Transparency – Except for When It Doesn’t

The European Commission Loves Blockchain’s Transparency – Except for When It Doesn’tGovernment officials can’t seem to make their minds up about bitcoin. Politicians like the underlying technology, they are prone to insist, but aren’t sure about the cryptocurrency itself, which is used by criminals to launder money, they reiterate. In as many weeks, European Commission-affiliated groups have issued two seemingly contradictory statements on the matter. Either […]

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Coinbase Is Adding Segwit Support

Coinbase Is Adding Segwit SupportAfter months of prevarication, Coinbase has announced that it will add Segwit support to its bitcoin wallets. The much anticipated and long overdue move will go some way towards reducing transaction fees for users of Coinbase and GDAX, assuming it follows suit. Coinbase has come in for repeated criticism over the inefficient way it handles […]

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Facebook Bans Cryptocurrency Ads

Facebook Bans Cryptocurrency AdvertsFollowing persistent complaints about spammy and fraudulent cryptocurrency ads, Facebook has issued an outright ban. As of a new ruling issued on January 30, “ads must not promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, such as binary options, initial coin offerings, or cryptocurrency”. The move is sure […]

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Deep Web Roundup: Dream Adds Monero and Bitcoin Tumbler “Chip Mixer” Launches

Deep Web Roundup: Dream Adds Monero and Bitcoin Tumbler “Chip Mixer” LaunchesThe darknet has been quiet of late, which is the way it’s meant to be. No news means no mega busts, honeypots, or mass market shutdowns. Even when it’s out of the spotlight though, the deep web is quietly making news, whether trialling the latest privacy coins or the newest coin mixers that promise to […]

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Bitgo Snaps Up Kingdom Trust, Paving the Way for Custodial Cryptocurrency Offerings

Bitgo Snaps Up Kingdom Trust, Paving the Way for Custodial Cryptocurrency OfferingsBitcoin payment specialists Bitgo have announced the acquisition of Kingdom Trust, an investment firm with custody of over $12 billion in assets. The move will enable the South Dakota-based Kingdom Trust Company to offer custodial cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ripple, and ethereum to its investors. This will make it easier for traditional investors to enter […]

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Coincheck Halts Operations Amidst Hacking Rumors After $723 Million Withdrawn

Coincheck Halts Withdrawals Amidst Hacking Rumors After $723 Million WithdrawnOne of Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has halted all withdrawals amidst rumors of a large-scale hack. Ripple worth $123 million was withdrawn from its wallet on Friday January 26 along with a single withdrawal of 500 million NEM, with the altcoin’s foundation president Lon Wong then tweeting “It’s unfortunate that coincheck got hacked. But we […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Up, Down and Sideways

This Week in Bitcoin: Up, Down and SidewaysIt was the best of times, it was the worst of times. From the hubris and excess of the North American Bitcoin Conference to the gloominess of the crypto markets, it’s been a feel-o-coaster of a week. Fear, uncertainty and doubt were the overarching emotions amidst a turbulent seven days, but there was also space […]

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