Archive for August 7th, 2019

Dark Market Drug Dealers Plead Guilty, Forfeit Crypto Proceeds

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Dark Market Drug Dealers Plead Guilty, Forfeit Crypto Proceeds

A couple operating out of Merced, California have pleaded guilty to selling drugs on the dark web in exchange for cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The United States Department of Justice announced the charges in a press release on Aug. 6. According to the announcement, Jabari Monson has pleaded guilty to conspiring […]

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Cryptophyl.com Launches Dedicated Exchange for SLP Tokens and BCH

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Cryptophyl.com Launches Dedicated Exchange for SLP Tokens and BCH

The team behind the former cryptocurrency exchange Voltaire recently announced the launch of a new trading platform specifically designed for Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens. Three weeks ago the new exchange called Cryptophyl.com launched its trading engine and the first SLP token supported is the community-driven Spice token. Also Read: New Liberty Dollar Founder Subpoenaed […]

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Primed For More Declines Below $0.0520 • Live Bitcoin News

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Primed For More Declines Below $0.0520 • Live Bitcoin News

ADA price started a major declined from the $0.0620 resistance against the US Dollar. The price is now trading well below the $0.0600 and $0.0580 support levels. There was a break below a crucial contracting triangle with support near $0.0581 on the 4-hours chart (data feed via Kraken). The price remains at a risk of […]

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Hacker Infiltrates Binance; Threatens Extortion • Live Bitcoin News

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Hacker Infiltrates Binance; Threatens Extortion • Live Bitcoin News

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance is under threat again, only this time, it’s not its financial holdings that are in danger… It’s private customer information. This Is the Second Time This Year for Binance As the world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange, Binance has been a repeated target of the some of the world’s biggest […]

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XRP whales continue to remain active after 100,000,000 XRP moved

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XRP whales continue to remain active after 100,000,000 XRP moved

With Bitcoin surging past the $12,000 mark, before falling down to $11,632.11 at press time, the market saw a number of transactions happening between unknown wallets. While the crypto-market continued to tussle with sideways movement, the flow of money between users and wallets surged in the market. Ripple and its token, XRP, have been significant […]

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UK Tax Authorities Follow IRS, Seek Customer Info from These Exchanges: Report

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UK Tax Authorities Follow IRS, Seek Customer Info from These Exchanges: Report

The IRS equivalent in the UK – HM Revenue and Customs have sent out letters to three prominent Exchanges. Recently, the IRS in the US as well sent out letters to over 10,000 crypto-users after potentially obtaining the list from Coinbase last year. Reportedly, HMRC has sent out letters to Coinbase, eToro, and CEX.io. The […]

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Scalability Is Key – Blockchain Platforms That Are Pushing On-Chain Scalability Forward

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Scalability Is Key – Blockchain Platforms That Are Pushing On-Chain Scalability Forward

The blockchain industry remains confident on its way towards mass adoption: at this point, even U.S. Senators agree that the technology’s dominance is “inevitable”. However, there is an Achilles heel: Bitcoin (BTC), at least in its current stage, is bad at scaling, and so are most of the coins. Top coins are lagging behind in […]

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New Liberty Dollar Founder Subpoenaed in the Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit

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New Liberty Dollar Founder Subpoenaed in the Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit

The ongoing Kleiman v. Wright case saw expert testimony on Monday from the plaintiff’s cryptography specialist, alongside the defendant Craig Wright’s witness, Nchain CTO Steve Shadders. The court participants discussed parsing through 27,000 bitcoin addresses as well the Kleimans’ forensic expert finding discrepancies within specific documents and contracts between the two business partners. Moreover, it […]

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Zap.org Announces Github Contest and New Development Templates

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Zap.org Announces Github Contest and New Development Templates

Are you a developer looking to show off your programming skills? Or one simply looking for the next best thing in decentralized technology? Then you should be sure to check out the recent monthly update released by the Zap.org team. Developed on their already released competition templates, the Zap team will display one possible use-case […]

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Chinese Gov’t Hackers Are Targeting Crypto Companies: Report

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Chinese Gov’t Hackers Are Targeting Crypto Companies: Report

Chinese state hackers are performing attacks against cryptocurrency and video game enterprises, cybersecurity company FireEye claims in a report published on Aug. 2. Chinese government facilitating hacking operations Per the report, Chinese state espionage cyber unit APT41 “targets industries in a manner generally aligned with China’s Five-Year economic development plans.” Still, FireEye researchers claim that […]

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