Tag: bitcoin

Former FDIC Chair Says ‘We Don’t Ban Assets,’ Bitcoin Just Needs To Be Regulated

Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair reiterates that there should be no Bitcoin ban, just additional regulation. Sheila Bair, former US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) chair, told CNBC’s “Fast Money” on Friday, Jan. 19 that there is no precedent to ban Bitcoin (BTC) as an asset, but there is a need for additional regulation of […]

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Exchange Wars: Bitstamp Calms Users As Blockchain Takes On Coinbase

Bitstamp CEO Nejc Kodrič has sought to distance his platform from Coinbase’s technical problems as exchanges worldwide feel the strain of mass adoption. Bitstamp Prioritizes ‘Good Communication’ In a message to users Thursday, Kodrič sought to reassure traders that despite “lengthy delays” and “satisfaction levels plummeting,” Bitstamp would work to resolve capacity issues. “…The best […]

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JoyToken Releases Developer API to Showcase Smart Contract Functionality

Bitcoin Press Release: Game developers can now see how Ethereum-based smart contracts are used to determine game outcomes on the JoyToken Platform. London, UK; January 19, 2018 — Today JoyToken released its API protocol to demonstrate how games will run on the JoyToken platform. Developers will be able to use the JoyToken protocol to build […]

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China’s Alibaba Says New P2P Platform Is Not Crypto-Related

In a statement published on the Weibo social media platform, Alibaba denies that its P2P platform is related to cryptocurrencies or mining. Following recent reports that Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba launched its own cryptocurrency mining platform, the company has issued an official statement Tuesday, Jan. 16, denying that its platform is related to either virtual […]

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Trace Mayer: Bitcoin May Hit ‘Significantly Overvalued’ $115k in 2018

Bitcoin Knowledge host and notorious advocate Trace Meyer has suggested Bitcoin could hit $115,000 in 2018 after its correction ends. Wall Street Money Mountain ‘Lining Up’ The latest in a cluster of buoyant forecasts for the Bitcoin price to surface in recent weeks, Meyer tipped fellow analyst Tone Vays for suggestions on what to expect […]

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FootballCoin Creates its own Blockchain and Rewards Initial Supporters With Triple Profits

Bitcoin Press Release: The blockchain based football manager game FootballCoin is offering a 3:1 conversion rate for each XFCCOIN to show support and acknowledge people who believed in the game from the start. 16 January 2018, Tortola, British Virgin Islands – The cryptocurrency powered football fantasy manager game, FootballCoin was conceived in 2016 with the […]

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What to Make of ‘Leaked’ Telegram ICO White Paper

Unpacking Telegram’s ‘leaked’ TON ICO white paper amid reports of scams online. The global cryptocurrency community has been abuzz with speculation in the wake of a leaked white paper linked to the popular, encryption-based messaging app Telegram. News of Telegram’s plans to launch a Blockchain platform originally broke in December, although it still […]

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China Increases Pressure on Crypto Traders

Markets are tumbling during Asian trading today as fears escalate of further clampdowns across the region. Authorities in China seem hell-bent on preventing their citizens trading in cryptocurrencies, which may have sparked a wave of panic selling across the board. According to reports, the Chinese government plans to widen its crackdown on domestic crypto trading […]

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VVTOKEN Enhances Value With Move to “Crypto Valley” in Switzerland

Bitcoin Press Release: Participants in the VVToken ICO will benefit from greater flexibility and better opportunities to realize appreciated value from owning tokens. Belize City, Belize  –  16 January 2018 –  VVToken (VV), the company that created the CyberBank™ consumer finance platform, today announced it has begun the process of relocating its corporate headquarters from […]

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BlackWallet Hack: $400K In Stellar Stolen, Hosting Provider Possibly At Fault

Stellar Lumens worth $400,000 are still missing after hackers gained control of BlackWallet’s DNS settings this weekend. A DNS hijack has led to hackers withdrawing $400,000 worth of Stellar Lumen (XLM) coins from wallets hosted by Blackwallet.co without users’ permission. As multiple sources report, on Saturday, Jan. 13, attackers took control of BlackWallet’s […]

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