Monthly Archives: April 2018

Hong Kong Alcohol Company Buys 51% of Bitcoin Miner for $60 Million

Regardless of what the central Chinese government tries to do or say, bitcoin and cryptocurrency remain popular investments among everyday people in China. And a new way to get exposure to the ecosystem just materialized for those with access to the Hong Kong market, a publicly traded company entered the mining industry. Also Read: This Week in Bitcoin: Amazon Wants to Track You and TD Ameritrade Plants a Flag Wine and Mine Diginex Limited, a multinational crypto-asset investment company headquartered in Hong Kong has announced it sold a […]

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Why Canada has Emerged as a Leading Blockchain and Crypto Nation: Expert Take

There are four pillars: innovation, low energy costs, high internet speed and favorable regulatory regime In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please email your ideas and CV to george@cointelegraph.com. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of […]

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PR: LEEKICO helps Blockchain Network Connectivity Project NKN to Close Successful Crowdfunding

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Sydney, Australia – LEEKICO, a one-stop-service ICO platform, successfully supported NKN, a project aiming to rebuild the Internet that will be truly open, decentralized, dynamic, safe, shared and owned by the community, completed its highly anticipated token sale on April 19th, 2018. […]

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Bitcoin.org Reverts Back to ‘Fast’ and ‘Low Fee’ Descriptions on Front Page

This week after a few months of controversy, the owners of Bitcoin.org reverted its descriptions about what Bitcoin is on the website’s front page back to “fast peer-to-peer transactions” and “low processing fees” after removing the descriptions this past January. The front page descriptions were changed by the website’s co-owner, a pseudonym called ‘Cobra Bitcoin,’ who has been a very controversial character in the cryptocurrency community. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Mining Accounted for 10% of AMD’s Overall Revenue in Q1 2018 Bitcoin.org Reverts Back to 2010 BTC Descriptions […]

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Dubai: Police Use AI Tech To Locate And Arrest Gang Suspected Of $1.9 Mln Armed Bitcoin Heist

Dubai police have arrested ten gang members suspected of a Bitcoin heist, in which they allegedly assaulted two men at gunpoint, escaping with $1.9 mln in cash. Police in Dubai have arrested ten members of a gang who reportedly stole 7 mln AED ($1.9 mln) in an armed Bitcoin heist in the Al Muraqqabat area of Dubai on Wednesday, Gulf News reports Sunday, April 29. Lieutenant Colonel Adel Al Joker, Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID), told Gulf News: “The brothers searched randomly in the market to […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Amazon Wants to Track You and TD Ameritrade Plants a Flag

Over the past few days we learned about how Amazon wants to track your bitcoin transactions, why TD Ameritrade planted its flag in the blockchain, and even how close to reality are flying cars. These stories and many more were covered in this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Mining Accounted for 10% of AMD’s Overall Revenue in Q1 2018 Snatching Blockchain, Tracking Bitcoin On Monday we reported that online retail giant, Amazon, has obtained a bitcoin tracking patent. The company thinks that […]

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Crypto Markets Edge Back Into The Green After Mid-Week Correction

Crypto markets edge back into the green after their significant dip earlier this week. The top ten coins by market cap are mostly in the green today, as markets make a tentative recovery following their significant dip earlier this week, Coin360 data shows. Bitcoin (BTC) hit $9,500 at one point in early trading hours this morning. The coin is currently holding ground, hovering around the $9,250 mark, with a value gain of less than 1 percent over 24 hours to press time. Ethereum (ETH) is down slightly, after […]

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Scammers Hijack Verified Twitter Account To Steal Crypto By Posing As Telegram CEO

Twitter scammers have hijacked a verified account of a Swedish band and disguised it as Pavel Durov’s to scam people into handing over their crypto. The founder and CEO of Telegram and its TON Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Pavel Durov tweeted a warning on Saturday, Apr 28, telling his followers that the messaging app is experiencing downtime due to its server clusters overheating. Durov’s tweet drew the attention of fake crypto giveaway scammers who have claimed, posing as Telegram’s CEO, to offer crypto to users as a […]

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Charlie Lee: ‘To make Litecoin More Decentralized, Eventually I Would Step Away’

Charlie Lee claimed in a recent interview that he considers eventually ‘stepping away’ from Litecoin to make the coin truly decentralized. Charlie Lee, former director of engineering at Coinbase crypto exchange and the creator of Litecoin (LTC) has expressed his intention to make the altcoin a global decentralized cryptocurrency in an interview with TenX made Friday, April 27. He also claimed that that goal would require him to eventually “step away” from Litecoin as its leader. Having a chat with Charlie Lee (@SatoshiLite ) in a few […]

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PR: With MVP and Partnership in Hand, Fixy Network Is Primed to Launch Its Pre-ICO

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Lack of adoption in real life is a persistent reality that cryptocurrency has endured in the last 10 years of its existence. With that in mind, Fixy network aims to facilitate the use of cryptocurrencies in daily life through its versatile, yet […]

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