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Russian Crypto Developer Beaten, Robbed Of 300 BTC On Moscow Streets

Russian crypto developer Yury Mayorov was kidnapped in Moscow, beaten, robbed of 300 BTC, and forced by the robbers to take an unknown pill after with a swig of vodka. Four unknown men kidnapped Yury Mayorov, the creator of cryptocurrency PRIZM, Forklog news outlet reported yesterday, Feb. 26. According to Forklog, Mayorov was robbed of $20,000, 300 bitcoins (BTC), and three iPhones. Data on CoinMarketCap shows that PRIZM has a total market cap of around $15.5 mln, and is trading at around $1.04 by press time. According […]

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Blockchain-based Artificial Neural Networks To Save Thousands Of Lives From Medical Errors

sponsored A company is using Blockchain to train and use AI systems in medical care. When we consider quite how far medicine has developed worldwide in the past century, it could be easy to become complacent and assume that we have advanced our treatment methods and capabilities as far as possible. However, a 2016 study revealed some quite shocking statistics regarding healthcare mistakes; namely, that 250,000 US citizens were killed every year from medical errors, such as misdiagnosis or incorrect dosage administration by healthcare professionals. This technically puts […]

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Another Thai Bank Shuts Down Accounts of Local Crypto Exchange

Another major Thai bank is reportedly terminating transactions involving cryptocurrencies through the bank accounts of a local crypto exchange. This decision follows a similar move by another major Thai bank, Bangkok Bank, to terminate the same exchange’s bank accounts. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Second Bank Closes Account of Crypto Exchange A major Thai financial institution, the state-owned Krungthai Bank, has “shut down crypto trade accounts,” the Bangkok Post reported on Monday. The bank has become the second in Thailand “to terminate transactions […]

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Litepay App Is Increasing The Price Of Litecoin – Plus More Crypto News

the recent release of the app litepay is increasing the price of litecoin and likely will have a long term effect. in addition, tons of sowcey crypto news articles to talk about! Sign up with coinbase. buy or sell 100 dollars in crypto currency and get 10 dollars of bitcoin for free with this link to coinbase. https://www.coinbase.com/join/59ab37900671d100b3c25cc5 Want to donate to the channel? Donate Litecoin and send me an email saying how much you sent and I’ll try to thank you at the end of the […]

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$5.7 Trln Investment Company BlackRock: Cryptocurrency Will Be ‘Widely Used’ In Future

The world’s biggest investment firm BlackRock has said cryptocurrency will be “more widely used” in the coming years. The world’s largest investment company BlackRock has continued its bullish forecast for cryptocurrency, saying it sees “wider use” in the future in its weekly commentary report released Monday, Feb. 26. The investment management giant with $5.7 trln in assets under its control said that it would take time for cryptocurrency’s volatility to dissipate so it could enter traditional investment portfolios. “Our bottom line: We see cryptocurrencies potentially becoming more […]

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Taiwanese Central Bank Sees Future In Blockchain For Payment Systems

The new governor of Taiwan’s central bank, Yang Chin-long, said in his welcome speech that the bank will be willing to explore Blockchain technologies. Yang Chin-long, the new governor of Taiwan’s central bank, indicated in a speech yesterday, Feb. 26, that the bank would be open to exploring Blockchain technologies. At the end of January, Taiwanese capital Taipei had announced that they intended to turn into a ”smart city,” utilizing Blockchain for providing technological advances like pollution sensors and health history tracking to citizens by partnering with […]

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Israeli Supreme Court Prohibits Banks From Restricting Crypto Activity In Landmark Decision

Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled yesterday that banks cannot limit the activity of bank account associated with the crypto industry. Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a temporary court order prohibiting Leumi Bank from restricting the banking activity of crypto broker Bits of Gold, Finance Magnates reported yesterday, Feb. 26. The Supreme Court’s decision, that has been described as “precedent-setting,” means that banks in general cannot limit accounts associated with the crypto industry. In June 2017, the district judiciary court in Tel Aviv had supported Leumi Bank when […]

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Crypto VC Firm Digital Currency Group Invests $114 Mln In Pro-Crypto Silvergate Bank

Cryptocurrency venture capital firm, the Digital Currency Group, has tweeted an announcement of their investment in the crypto-friendly Silvergate Bank. The Digital Currency Group (DCG), a cryptocurrency venture capital firm, has reported they have invested in the Silvergate Capital Corporation, which contains the crypto-friendly Silvergate Bank, in a tweet yesterday, Feb. 26. We are thrilled to welcome Silvergate Bank to the DCG family of companies https://t.co/gglkakVlpa — DigitalCurrencyGroup (@DCGco) February 26, 2018 The Silvergate Capital Corporation had posted on its site yesterday, without disclosing the investors, that […]

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China’s Top Retailer Launches Startup Incubator To Lure Foreign Blockchain Projects

The largest retailer in China has launched a Blockchain startup incubator, attracting four overseas companies to Beijing. China’s largest online and brick and mortar retailer JD.com announced the first four startups for its Al Catapult Blockchain incubation program in a press release published Tuesday, Feb. 27. The Beijing-based program, which has seen candidates from as far afield as Australia and the UK, aims to use the company’s vast Chinese infrastructure to arrive at new applications of Blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI), according to the press release. JD […]

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Why Is the Cryptocurrency Market So Volatile: Expert Take

Four years of volatility in the stock market can be covered in a month by cryptocurrency pricing movements. 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 a.mcqueen@cointelegraph.com. Last year was the least volatile in […]

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