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Fidelity Digital Assets intends to support Ethereum in 2020 (theblockcrypto.com) 12/14/2019 - 5:14pm
If the client demand is there, then Fidelity Digital Assets could support Ethereum in 2020. In a recent episode of The Scoop , the venture's president Tom Jessop told The Block that the firm has "done a lot of work on Ethereum" when asked if they would soon offer custody for the digital currency. Launched at the beginning of 2019, Fidelity Digital...
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When Will Fintech Firm Venmo and PNC Bank Settle their Scuffle (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 12/14/2019 - 3:00pm
Customers of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based bank holding company and financial services corporation PNC are having a tough time. But why? It has become exceedingly difficult to connect bank accounts to popular payments app Venmo. PNC Bank and Venmo are at War With Each Other As reported by the Wall Street Journal, a few hours ago, […] Post source...
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Change Won’t Happen With Chairman Clayton Around: Kristin Smith (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 12/14/2019 - 1:14pm
A lobbyist surveys current attitudes towards blockchain in Washington D.C.
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Change Won’t Happen With Chairman Clayton Around: Kristin Smith (coindesk.com) 12/14/2019 - 12:36pm
A lobbyist surveys current attitudes towards blockchain in Washington D.C.
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Court in Centra Tech case explains how to calculate securities fraud damages when an investment was made in crypto (theblockcrypto.com) 12/14/2019 - 12:12pm
How do you calculate damages in a securities fraud case where the "money" invested was actually cryptocurrency, and said "money" has fluctuated in value in relation to the dollar? A December 13, 2019 Order from the Southern District of Florida in the Centra Tech lawsuit offers an answer. Centra Tech was one of many token sales of the short lived...
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Why Ping An’s Blockchain Subsidiary Slashed its IPO Valuation by 70% (coingape.com) 12/14/2019 - 11:02am
OneConnect, the blockchain arm of China’s largest insurance fund, Ping An, announced yet another cut off its expected valuation on the launch of its IPO as shares traded between $9 and $10 USD at opening. The company raised a total of $312 million USD in the IPO on Friday, bringing the total valuation of the company to $3.66 billion – almost half...
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Daily Trending Bitcoin News and Market Sentiment: Women Eye Bitcoin, TikTok to Develop Blockchain, AI with China (bitcoinnews.com) 12/14/2019 - 9:27am
After a new daily high for the weekend, Bitcoin now trades at USD 7,153 43% of investors surveyed by Grayscale who were interested in Bitcoin were women TikTok owner is entering into a partnership with China on developing business models for blockchain and artificial intelligence After fighting to break out, Bitcoin has now slipped a little,...
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Episode 216 - New Ethereum upgrade, India proposes banning crypto, and a vibrant week for scams. (cryptobasicpodcast.com) 12/14/2019 - 9:00am
Welcome to Flagship Friday, where we go over the most important crypto news of the week. This time around we're talking about Ethereum's new Istanbul upgrade, about India proposing banning cryptocurrency, and we're going over scams. A lot of them. You'll have to tune in and see.Rapid Fire Jack Dorsey Tweet Thread For Open Sourced Social Media...
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New York Attorney General Calls Bitfinex’s Legal Stance ‘Deeply Perverse’ in New Filing (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 12/14/2019 - 7:09am
In a sharply worded brief, the New York Attorney General's Office has criticized the exchange's tactics in its case involving the Tether stablecoin's backing.
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Hackers Failed to Execute $400K Worth Bitcoin Scam in Texas (cryptonewsz.com) 12/14/2019 - 7:00am
A Texas-based couple was subjected to an unfavorable incident of extortion from a malicious hacker who demanded a whopping amount of $400k in Bitcoin holdings after sabotaging their Amazon Ring doorbell. Tania Amador, the 28-year-old woman who became the target of the hacker, used her intelligence to save herself from the perfect-looking imperfect...
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Tania Amador Foils Crypto Scammer Through Some Very Simple Steps (livebitcoinnews.com) 12/14/2019 - 5:27am
Such feelings are likely being experienced by Tania Amador, a 28-year-old resident of Grand Prairie, Texas. Amador claims that her Ring security system was hacked by a cryptocurrency scammer who ...
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Bitcoin Volatility May Spike as Coins Consolidate in “Whale” Wallets (blockonomi.com) 12/14/2019 - 5:18am
If you’ve been involved in the cryptocurrency community for any time at all, you likely have heard the word “ whale ” mentioned time and time again. For those not in the loop, a so-called whale is a digital asset holder that controls a large portion (relatively speaking) of a cryptocurrency’s supply. While whales are largely mysterious creatures,...
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European Central Bank Wants to Beat Other Countries in Digital Currency Game (blockonomi.com) 12/14/2019 - 5:14am
Bitcoin may be falling, but central banks still want in on digital currencies. On Thursday, the newly-instated President of the European Central Bank, former Chair and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, said that one of her initial mandates will be to focus on the development of stablecoins. ECB Wants a Digital...
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Change Won’t Happen With Chairman Clayton Around: Kristin Smith (finance.yahoo.com) 12/14/2019 - 4:41am
The Blockchain Association was founded just over a year ago as crypto’s permanent advocate in Washington D.C. By bringing together disparate projects, investors, exchanges and regulatory bodies, the ...
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Pensacola mum on ransom demands by cyberattackers (newsherald.com) 12/14/2019 - 4:16am
City officials refused to pay demands for $76,000 in bitcoin. During the summer, two Florida cities — Riviera Beach and Lake City — paid hackers more than $1 million combined after being targeted.
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Pensacola mum on ransom demands by cyberattackers (nwfdailynews.com) 12/14/2019 - 3:46am
City officials refused to pay demands for $76,000 in bitcoin. During the summer, two Florida cities — Riviera Beach and Lake City — paid hackers more than $1 million combined after being targeted.
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NYOAG Plainly Says It Will Blow Up Bitfinex for Defrauding Investors (coinspeaker.com) 12/14/2019 - 3:36am
Coinspeaker NYOAG Plainly Says It Will Blow Up Bitfinex for Defrauding Investors According to the documents released by the New York Office of the Attorney General, the judgment day finally comes to the castle of Bitfinex and the tower of Tether. Both companies were cheating with financial laws. And the development of their case only shows that...
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Florida city mum on ransom demands by cyber-attackers (wctv.tv/content/news/Florida-city-mum-on-ransom-demands-by-cyberattackers-566207611.html) 12/14/2019 - 1:54am
In May, a cyberattack hobbled Baltimore’s computer network and cost the city more than $18 million to repair. City officials refused to pay demands for $76,000 in bitcoin. During the summer, two ...
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New York AG Finds It ‘Perverse’ for Bitfinex and Tether to Criticize Investigation (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 12/14/2019 - 1:27am
The New York Attorney General and Bitfinex had it out with each other in filings with the State Supreme Court
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MARKETS DAILY: Russian Drugs and The Most Illegal ICO Ever? (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 12/14/2019 - 12:57am
With bitcoin recovering after four straight days of decline we're talking about what may be the most illegal ICO ever, tokens for Mongolian taxi fares, Bitmain’s Texas hedge and one "suicidal" startups surprising success...
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Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Announces Additional 1,000-Rig Purchase (cointelegraph.com) 12/14/2019 - 12:48am
Riot Blockchain announces additional 1,000 new Antminer S17-Pro mining rig purchase, bringing recent order totals to 4,000 in December. Riot Blockchain completes upgrade to Oklahoma City mining ...
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China Global Bitcoin Hash Rate Share At New High of 66% (bitcoinnews.com) 12/13/2019 - 11:52pm
China now controls 2/3 of the total Bitcoin mining hash rate A report from CoinShares has found that China’s share of the global Bitcoin mining hash rate has increased to 66% , which is the highest level recorded since CoinShares began publishing these reports in 2017. Further, over 50% of the global Bitcoin mining hash rate is concentrated in a...
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Libra Makes Quiet Update in Possible Bid to Avoid Securities Status (thetokenist.io) 12/13/2019 - 10:56pm
On December 10th, 2019, Georgetown University Professor Chris Brummer pointed out subtle yet significant changes to Libra’s whitepaper. A major change involves the elimination of dividends, as a potential attempt to avoid the legal status of a security . While the theory has merit, Brummer has another idea. The Removal of ‘Paying Dividends’ in...
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Proof of Love Ep. 41 Anita Teresa (letstalkbitcoin.com) 12/13/2019 - 9:58pm
In the era of the #MeToo Movement, sex and relationships at work have become a taboo subject. Integrative health and sexuality educator and founder of the Sex and Medicine Summit Anita Teresa join us on this episode of #ProofofLove to answer some tough questions such as:How do we approach sexuality in the workplace?What are some ways to...
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New York AG Finds It ‘Perverse’ For Bitfinex and Tether to Criticize Investigation (cointelegraph.com) 12/13/2019 - 8:04pm
The New York Attorney General and Bitfinex had it out with each other in filings with the State Supreme Court
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Abkhzabia government intensifies on detecting illegal crypto mining farms (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 12/13/2019 - 7:35pm
Abkhazia government plans on intensifying the identification of crypto mining farms to prevent illegal activities. Abkhazia intensifies security against illegal crypto mining farms Abkhazia is a de facto sovereign state located in Northwest Georgia. Recently, the region has been facing difficulties regarding their electricity supplies and...
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Bitfinex Integrates Chainalysis AML Solution for Transactions Monitoring and Compliance (insidebitcoins.com) 12/13/2019 - 7:02pm
Cryptocurrency analytics firm Chainalysis is set to lend embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex a hand with its security, as it will be adding its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) solution to the exchange’s suite, according to its press release. The New York firm explained that this AML product had been vetted to ensure proper privacy protection,...
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Ripple’s ODL Reduces Remittance Fees by 80%, Claims SendFriend CEO (insidebitcoins.com) 12/13/2019 - 6:41pm
David Lighton, the co-founder and chief executive of payment processing platform SendFriend, has spoken out about the impact that Ripple’s XRP payment solution has had on the company. According to a December 12 blog post on the Ripple news deck, Lighton made an appearance at a fireside chat at Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (...
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Bitfinex’s LEO Drops to All-Time Low, Down 55% in Six Months (beincrypto.com) 12/13/2019 - 4:44pm
Bitfinex’s exchange token Unus Sed LEO (LEO) has just fallen to its lowest price, ever. The token, launched earlier this year, is currently trading for less than 89 cents. Bitfinex first announced LEO earlier this year. The controversial trading venue held an initial exchange offering (IEO) for the token in May. The sale raised $1 billion in USDT...
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NYAG continues pushing for its case against Bitfinex, calling its argument “forfeited and meritless” (theblockcrypto.com) 12/13/2019 - 3:46pm
The New York Office of the Attorney General (NYOAG) recently filed a brief in a New York Appellate Court on December 4, responding to an appeal by Bitfinex and describing the exchange's arguments as “backward,” “forfeited,” and “meritless.” The appeal arises out of an underlying investigation by the NYOAG of Bitfinex under New York's Martin Act...
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Man charged in cryptocurrency fraud owns Montana operation - Sacramento Bee (sacbee.com) 12/13/2019 - 3:14pm
Man charged in cryptocurrency fraud owns Montana operation Sacramento Bee
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Man charged in cryptocurrency fraud owns Montana operation - Washington Times (washingtontimes.com) 12/13/2019 - 2:25pm
Man charged in cryptocurrency fraud owns Montana operation Washington Times
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Man charged in cryptocurrency fraud owns Montana operation - Houston Chronicle (houstonchronicle.com) 12/13/2019 - 2:21pm
Man charged in cryptocurrency fraud owns Montana operation Houston Chronicle
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Ripple’s Cross-Border Provision Acclaimed by Bank of America, Will It Boost XRP Price? (coinspeaker.com) 12/13/2019 - 1:31pm
Coinspeaker Ripple’s Cross-Border Provision Acclaimed by Bank of America, Will It Boost XRP Price? In an ongoing report, Bank of America (BoA) said that Ripple’s cross-border presentation was innovative and praised it. As a fan of XRP , known under the online nickname BankXRP, pointed out on Twitter, BoA commended Ripple on the deposits of...
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Bling King’s Buying Spree and Crypto ‘SIM Swapping’ Scheme Ends in Indictment (dailyhodl.com) 12/13/2019 - 1:30pm
Anthony Francis Faulk, 23, of Pennsylvania, is facing an indictment by a federal grand jury for allegedly conspiring to carry out wire fraud and extortion after a string of hacks targeting crypto-related companies. The indictment accuses Faulk of taking part in a fraudulent scheme to obtain digital currencies and other property through extortion...
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Florida city faces million dollar ransom demands by cyber attackers (msn.com) 12/13/2019 - 1:27pm
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Florida city faces million dollar ransom demands by cyber attackers (expressandstar.com) 12/13/2019 - 1:18pm
In May, a cyber attack hobbled Baltimore’s computer network and cost the city more than $18m to repair. City officials refused to pay demands for $76,000 in bitcoin. During the summer, two Florida ...
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Daily Trending Bitcoin News and Market Sentiment: $100,000 Bitcoin, Riot Mining Adds 1,000 S17-Pro AntMiner (bitcoinnews.com) 12/13/2019 - 1:01pm
Bitcoin looks to climb beyond a daily high of USD 7,284 Ross Ulbricht claims Bitcoin will see USD 100,000 by 2020 Riot Blockchain has expanded its Bitcoin mining facility to increase its hash rate share to 248 petahashes per second Bitcoin trading has not changed much, with only USD 100 separating the daily high and low, but Bitcoin bulls will be...
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MARKETS DAILY: Russian Drugs and The Most Illegal ICO Ever? (coindesk.com) 12/13/2019 - 12:27pm
With bitcoin recovering after four straight days of decline we're talking about what may be the most illegal ICO ever, tokens for Mongolian taxi fares, Bitmain’s Texas hedge and one "suicidal" startups surprising success...
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