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Crypto Behind Bars: Arrests Making Headlines Across the Globe

From soap actors to former lawmakers, Cointelegraph takes stock of some of the most illustrious arrests of the figures behind crypto’s high crimes and misdemeanours this year. Gone are the days when shady dealings in crypto were perceived as immune to the clutches of law enforcement. Illicit crypto proceeds can be shuttled between wallet addresses […]

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Ripple Leads Crypto Coalition Seeking Gov’t Oversight Encouraging Crypto, Blockchain

A crypto coalition led by Ripple plans to pay D.C. lobbyists to impact the government’s stance on cryptocurrencies. Ripple will lead a group of crypto startups to lobby lawmakers and financial regulators in D.C. to support crypto and blockchain innovation, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, September 27. According to the report, the coalition of San-Francisco-based crypto […]

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Fidelity Expressing Further Interest in the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry

Fidelity Investments is a 72-year company with more than $7 trillion in investor’s funds under management, and despite their well-established position within the traditional retail markets, they are incredibly open to nascent technologies, like cryptocurrency and blockchain. Fidelity’s openness to blossoming new technologies is setting themselves into a unique niche. In certain ways, it is […]

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The Stable Coin Frenzy Continues, Met with Criticism from Experts

One of the most popular cryptocurrency products being released in 2018 are stable coins, which widely market themselves as having all the benefits of cryptocurrencies, minus the volatility. Despite seeming like a practical product, some critics claim that they pose too many problems to ever be widely adopted. Controversy Surrounding Tether Sparks Frenzy The stable […]

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UK Conservative Party conference app leaks MPs’ personal details

MP members received prank calls, had their phone numbers and email addresses shared online.   29th September, 2018  By Catalin Cimpanu   A mobile conferencing app developed for the UK’s Conservative Party leaked the private details of people who registered to attend party conferences, including the details of party members and UK government officials.   […]

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JD.com Opens Institute for Building ‘Smart Cities’ With Blockchain and AI

A division of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has opened a center for developing “smart cities” with blockchain technology and AI. A division of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, JD Finance, has established the Smart City Research Institute at its headquarters in Nanjing, reported People’s Daily September 28. Jingdong Group (JD.com) is a Chinese e-commerce company that […]

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Report: Blockchain Technology Could Reduce Uncertainty in Foreign Trade

A report from the Austrian Research Center International Economics states that blockchain technology can make export operations more efficient. In its new policy brief, the Austrian Research Center International Economics (FIW) has examined the possible effects of digitization, including blockchain technology, on the export economy, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports today, September 28. The report was […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC a Commodity, Not Property Subject to Capital Gains Tax

Bitcoin prices are sensitive to regulatory news and this week’s judgment that Bitcoin is a commodity did spur more confusion. Needless, prices are largely unaffected and are in fact stable adding two percent in the last week. Like last week, traders are expecting higher high meaning our last Bitcoin trade plan is still valid. Latest […]

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Tron Price Analysis: CoinBase Is a For-Profit Company, TRX Listing Guarantee Volumes

Altcoins are finding support with prices edging higher in line with Sep 27 buy attempts. While traders and the larger community retain a bullish outlook thanks to last week’s surges from key support levels, positive fundamentals could prime bulls thrusting them above key resistance levels in Cardano, Litecoin, EOS and Tron. Tron stands a chance […]

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FBI solves mystery surrounding 15-year-old Fruitfly Mac malware

Fruitfly malware author used port scanning with weak or no passwords to identify potential victims.   28th September, 2018  By Catalin Cimpanu   The FBI has solved the final mystery surrounding a strain of Mac malware that was used by an Ohio man to spy on people for 14 years.   The man, 28-year-old Phillip […]