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Bittrex Cryptocurrency Exchange Shutting Down in 31 Countries (beincrypto.com) 10/19/2019 - 10:29pm
Bittrex announced Oct 18 that its Europe-based international trading platform is withdrawing services from 31 countries by the end of this month. The cryptocurrency exchange cited regulatory uncertainty as being the main reason behind the move. However, it appears that Bittrex, originally based out of Seattle, Washington, has little to no presence...
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Bitcoin Critic Jamie Dimon Expects Facebook’s Crypto Project to Vanish, Says JP Morgan Coin Is ‘Really Stable’ (dailyhodl.com) 10/19/2019 - 2:20pm
JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon, the chief executive officer of the largest bank in the US, thinks Libra will never happen. Despite Facebook’s steady efforts to get its controversial digital asset Libra off the ground, Dimon calls it a moot point. Speaking on a panel in Washington, D.C. hosted by the Institute of International Finance on […] The post...
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German Finance Minister Wants to Stop Libra From Launching (cryptoglobe.com) 10/19/2019 - 1:20pm
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told reporters at the IMF and World Bank meetings in Washington that Facebook's digital currency libra needs to be prevented.
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Bitcoin (BTC) Mining is Actually Green (bitcoinist.com) 10/19/2019 - 9:30am
Bitcoin (BTC) mining uses up as much electricity as Austria in a year, at 73.12 TW/h, shows data collected by Digicomist.com. This exorbitant energy use is viewed as one of the strongest arguments that mining is an activity extremely damaging to the environment. But is that entirely true? Bitcoin Mining Achieves Synergy with Hydroelectric Stations...
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G-20 Warns of Serious Risks in Libra (nippon.com) 10/18/2019 - 6:02pm
Washington, Oct. 18 (Jiji Press)--Top finance officials from the Group of 20 leading economies warned Friday against any move to launch Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, Libra, before regulatory ...
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G20 seeks to regulate 'stablecoins' (news.com) 10/18/2019 - 4:20pm
Group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to set strict regulations on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra. At a meeting in Washington on Friday, the group warned that issuing such “stablecoins” ...
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Week ahead: Brexit, ECB, Facebook’s Zuckerberg (ft.com) 10/18/2019 - 10:56am
Zuckerberg in Washington Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Financial Services Committee on October 23. The hearing was called to discuss Facebook’s cryptocurrency ...
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G-20 see 'serious' regulatory risks in cryptocurrency (mainichi.jp/english/articles/20191019/p2g/00m/0bu/002000c) 10/18/2019 - 9:54am
WASHINGTON (Kyodo) -- Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies on Friday agreed that globally used cryptocurrencies could pose "serious" policy and regulatory risks that need to be ...
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Dimon says Libra 'will never happen' (amer.ca) 10/18/2019 - 9:38am
WASHINGTON — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has added his name to the growing list of industry leaders and policymakers casting doubt on Facebook’s proposal to launch its own cryptocurrency. At a ...
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Bitcoin, Gold Dives in Tandem as China Posts Poor Economic Data (newsbtc.com) 10/18/2019 - 9:00am
Perceived safe-haven assets Bitcoin and Gold were trending downwards on Friday as investors processed the emotional aftermath of China’s weak economic data. Bitcoin extends bearish bias after breaking crucial support of $8,000 | Image credits: TradingView.com The BTC/USD instrument slipped by 1.96 percent, or $158.23, on San Francisco-based...
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Dimon says Libra 'will never happen' (paymentssource.com) 10/18/2019 - 8:28am
WASHINGTON — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has added his name to the growing list of policymakers and industry leaders casting doubt on Facebook’s proposal to launch its own cryptocurrency. At a ...
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Jamie Dimon says Facebook's libra is 'a neat idea that'll never happen' (cnbc.com) 10/18/2019 - 7:43am
JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon is not bullish on the future of Facebook's libra cryptocurrency. "It was a neat idea that'll never happen," Dimon said Friday at a conference in Washington D.C. J.P. Morgan ...
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Jamie Dimon says Facebook's libra is 'a neat idea that'll never happen' (msn.com) 10/18/2019 - 7:26am
J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is not bullish on the future of Facebook's libra cryptocurrency. "It was a neat idea that'll never happen," Dimon said Friday at a conference in Washington D.C. Dimon ...
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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency should be prevented -German finance minister (lfpress.com) 10/18/2019 - 5:15am
WASHINGTON — German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Friday redoubled his criticism of Facebook’s plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency, and said creation of a new world currency should be prevented ...
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Paris, Rome, Berlin preparing to block Facebook’s Libra in Europe: French minister (aaj.tv/english/technology/paris-rome-berlin-preparing-to-block-facebooks-libra-in-europe-french-minister/) 10/18/2019 - 4:14am
WASHINGTON: France, Italy and Germany are together preparing measures to block Facebook’s new cryptocurrency from use in Europe, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire announced Friday. “Libra is not ...
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Bermuda Premier David Burt On Stablecoins, Crypto, Blockchain ID, Libra, Big Tech, And Privacy (forbes.com) 10/17/2019 - 2:43pm
He also holds a Master of Science degree in information systems development from George Washington University. And he deeply understands blockchain, cryptocurrency, and fintech ... as well as other ...
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Global Crypto Currency War Heats Up As Libra Garners Support From European Central Bank Director (coingape.com) 10/17/2019 - 12:37pm
European Central Bank Director, Benoit Coeure, in an interview with Bloomberg, has claimed that Global financial regulators have no plans to ban Facebook’s Libra or other stablecoins. However, digital currency projects will have to meet the highest regulatory standards. Regulators Have No Plans to Ban Libra Libra has been at the altar of criticism...
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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces new hurdle from G7 nations (reuters.com) 10/17/2019 - 12:22pm
LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook’s plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency faced a new hurdle on Thursday when the Group of Seven wealthy nations said such “stablecoins” should not be allowed ...
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Worldwide Child-Porn Busts Include Washington DC Chef (patch.com) 10/17/2019 - 10:44am
Stengel admitted he paid about $377 in bitcoin and downloaded 2,686 videos from the Welcome to Video site over a six-month period in 2017. When FBI agents searched his home, Stengel, a former ...
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GOP senator tells Libra Association member to stay the course (amer.ca) 10/17/2019 - 10:37am
WASHINGTON — As lawmakers and regulators continue to scrutinize Facebook’s plans to launch its proposed Libra cryptocurrency, the project has a fan in at least one Republican senator. Sen. Mike Rounds ...
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Mark Zuckerberg defends allowing politicians to lie in ads (bostonglobe.com) 10/17/2019 - 10:24am
He will continue his public offensive Friday, when he plans to be interviewed by Dana Perino of Fox News. Next week, he will be in Washington for a hearing on the company’s cryptocurrency project, ...
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Bank of England Governor Says World Needs Rebalancing Away From US Dollar Hegemony (dailyhodl.com) 10/17/2019 - 9:00am
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says part of the bank’s mission, in addition to ensuring monetary and financial stability, is to enable innovation and empower competition. Speaking on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. at the IMF Annual Conference on big tech and the future of finance, Carney reflected on the dilemma that regulators are having...
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Facebook warn Washington that China will "win" if they stop Libra (fxstreet.com) 10/17/2019 - 7:17am
He went on to say: “The future in five years, if we don’t have a good answer, is basically China re-wiring” a large part of the world “with a digital renminbi running on their controlled blockchain,” ...
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Facebook Warns Washington That Beijing Wins If Libra Plan Fails (bloomberg.com) 10/17/2019 - 6:31am
officials have signaled that they are taking research and development efforts seriously. A former leader of the bank, who started its crypto project, said a goal was to keep China from having to adopt ...
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337 arrested in global darknet child porn probe (thehansindia.com) 10/16/2019 - 8:08pm
WASHINGTON: International law enforcement authorities announced on Wednesday that a global investigation into child pornography sold for bitcoin on the underground internet had reaped 337 arrests and ...
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One of world's largest child pornography networks busted, hundreds of suspects arrested (indiatvnews.com) 10/16/2019 - 5:34pm
The news was announced by the officials during a press briefing in Washington on Wednesday. An analysis of a server, seized by South Korean authorities, revealed that the website had more than one ...
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338 people across the globe charged in child porn investigation- U.S. authorities (uk.reuters.com) 10/16/2019 - 2:56pm
WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement officials said on Wednesday that 338 people across the globe have been charged as part of a criminal investigation of a child pornography website ...
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Facebook’s Libra faces ‘core’ legal, regulatory challenges: Brainard (brecorder.com) 10/16/2019 - 2:31pm
WASHINGTON: US Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said on Wednesday that Facebook's efforts to launch a Libra cryptocurrency must overcome a “core set of legal and regulatory challenges" before ...
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Paedocoin exposed (macrobusiness.com) 10/16/2019 - 1:07pm
Federal prosecutors with the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington, D.C., and IRS and Homeland Security Investigation officials called the “Welcome to Video” website one of a host of bitcoin-based, ...
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Dark Web Vaping Product Bought with Bitcoin Leaves Another Near Death (beincrypto.com) 10/16/2019 - 12:52pm
Another individual has been left in a critical condition after using vaping products bought on the dark web using Bitcoin. This brings the total number of those suffering ill effects from the unregulated products to almost 1,300 — which are mostly isolated to the United States. The U.S. government has been on the offensive against electronic...
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US Congressman: Facebook Should Adopt Bitcoin, Drop Libra Project (forbes.com) 10/16/2019 - 12:47pm
talks to reporters after the House GOP weekly conference at the U.S. Capitol, on July 28, 2017. The Washington Post/Getty Images U.S. Congressman Warren Davidson of Ohio’s 8 th congressional district ...
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Layer1 is Taking Responsibility for Rebalancing China’s Bitcoin Mining Dominance (insidebitcoins.com) 10/16/2019 - 12:24pm
Blockchain startup Layer1 has announced a successful Series A funding round. According to a press release published on October 15, the firm claimed that it got $50 million in funding, with a $200 million objective valuation. The funding round came from noted Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel, and while the press release only mentioned venture...
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Reg concerns about Libra ‘should be no surprise’: Fed’s Brainard (amer.ca) 10/16/2019 - 10:39am
WASHINGTON — With policymakers casting doubt on Facebook's cryptocurrency and some of the social media giant's partners pulling out of the project, a Federal Reserve governor continued the drumbeat of ...
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Facebook's Libra facing 'core' legal, regulatory challenges before launch (reuters.com) 10/16/2019 - 8:07am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said Wednesday that Facebook’s efforts to launch a Libra cryptocurrency must overcome a “core set of legal and regulatory challenges” ...
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Officials eye explosion at California fuel site after quake (wowktv.com) 10/16/2019 - 7:28am
Investigators say the website Welcome to Video, which was funded by Bitcoin purchases, offered downloadable videos of children engaging in sexual conduct. WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy was ...
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A Whistleblower Decries Facebook’s Assault on Democracy (fairobserver.com) 10/16/2019 - 6:31am
As everyone in the business world knows, corporate money talks in Washington, often tending to drown out other voices. After considering the hubris behind Facebook’s planned launch of a universal ...
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338 people across the globe charged in child porn investigation- U.S. authorities (reuters.com) 10/16/2019 - 4:32am
WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement officials said on Wednesday that 338 people across the globe have been charged as part of a criminal investigation of a child pornography website ...
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338 people across the globe charged in child porn investigation: US authorities (geo.tv/latest/251496-338-people-across-the-globe-charged-in-child-porn-investigation-us-authorities) 10/16/2019 - 4:20am
Welcome to Video is one of the first websites to monetize child pornography using bitcoin — File photo WASHINGTON: US law enforcement officials said on Wednesday that 338 people across the globe have ...
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UPDATE 1-338 people across the globe charged in child porn investigation -U.S. authorities (news.yahoo.com) 10/16/2019 - 3:56am
WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement officials said on Wednesday that 338 people across the globe have been charged as part of a criminal investigation of a child pornography website ...
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338 people across the globe charged in child porn investigation - U.S. authorities (uk.reuters.com) 10/16/2019 - 3:50am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement officials said on Wednesday that 338 people across the globe have been charged as part of a criminal investigation of a child pornography website that sold ...
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If Facebook's libra doesn't take off, China is racing to launch a global cryptocurrency that could (cnbc.com) 10/15/2019 - 4:37am
"While bashing Facebook is good politics, neglecting the traditional role of the United States in welcoming the growth of innovative technology is not," the Blockchain Association, a Washington, D.C.
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg will go before Congress soon. Congress should not grant favors (idahostatesman.com) 10/14/2019 - 7:02pm
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg returns to Washington this month to testify before Congress on his firm’s plans to issue a cryptocurrency. It’s a tough time for Mr. Zuckerburg to try anything new, ...
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Dow Jones Tumbles as China Pours Cold Water on Trade Deal Hopes (ccn.com) 10/14/2019 - 9:44am
The Dow and broader U.S. stock market opened lower on Monday after Chinese media poured cold water on the likelihood of a comprehensive trade agreement between Washington and Beijing. Dow Tumbles After the Open; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow All of Wall Street’s major indexes tumbled after the open, mirroring a downbeat pre-market session for Dow...
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Inside Mark Zuckerberg's private meetings with conservative pundits (politico.com) 10/14/2019 - 6:01am
On that same trip to Washington, Zuckerberg also met with Trump, Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner and White House social media director Dan Scavino. He is due in Washington next week to testify before ...
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Nationals’ Pitching Wizardry Puts Them 2 Wins Closer to Magical World Series (ccn.com) 10/13/2019 - 5:00pm
History often finds a way of repeating itself, and for Washington Nationals pitchers Anibal Sanchez and Max Scherzer, it did the past two days in the NLCS. Sanchez & Scherzer toss back-to-back near no-hitters (again!) In 2013, Sanchez threw six no-hit innings in Game 1 of the ALCS for the Detroit Tigers. The next night, […] The post Nationals...
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How Browser Extensions Can Compromise Your Privacy and Security (cryptonewmedia.press) 10/12/2019 - 3:46pm
Crypto New Media Press If you Google “browser extension analytics” you’ll find it’s easier to uncover exposé’s with data on malicious extensions than any useful analytics on consumer browser extension behavior. That’s because browser security and privacy is a more pressing issue than ever. A recent investigative piece by The Washington Post found...
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Nationals Face Unfamiliar Challenge After Vanquishing Playoff Demons (cryptonewmedia.press) 10/12/2019 - 10:14am
Crypto New Media Press The ending to Game 5 of the NLDS was all too familiar to the Washington Nationals: A team a few outs away from advancing onto the next round, only to have victory snatched away. Only this time, it was the Nationals on the winning end of it. Howie Kendrick’s 10th-inning grand slam knocked off the […] The post Nationals Face...
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