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Another crypto hack has plagued the cryptocurrency space. This time, the New Zealand-based Cryptopia found itself at the center of it. The cryptocurrency exchange announced the news via the company’s Twitter this morning, stating it “suffered a security breach which resulted in significant losses.” Cryptopia Crypto Hack pic.twitter.com/0ZwqFfwwHi — Cryptopia Exchange (@Cryptopia_NZ) January 15, 2019 The
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Malaysia regulates cryptocurrencies as of today. The new rules affect both digital coins and ICOs (initial coin offerings). Though welcomed by many, the repercussions for those who don’t comply are deemed particularly harsh. What will this mean for trading? Malaysia Regulates Cryptocurrencies The country’s Minister for Finance, Lim Guan Eng, announced that the order to regulate
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The highly anticipated Ethereum-based “stock” exchange, DX, launched this week! Despite the vast enthusiasm for the project, problems were immediately discovered regarding the company’s security. The launch on January 7th was only a soft launch, but traders aren’t pleased with the lack of security the platform has initially provided. Ethereum-Based DX.Exchange Flaws And we are finally
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According to a US Government SEC registration form, cryptocurrency index fund provider Bitwise Asset Management has applied to launch a new Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) with the government body. An ETF is a platform that tracks and trades an asset in the same way as stocks are traded on an exchange. Will Bitwise manage
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On Sunday, rumors spread around the community that there had been a double-spend attack on Ethereum Classic. The team behind the project immediately responded to the rumors, to ease investors. There have been rumors of a possible chain reorganization or double spend attack. From what we can tell the ETC network is operating normally. BlockScout’s
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The world’s eighth-largest cryptocurrency, TRON (TRX), is making quite the bull-run this week. Throughout the entire crypto community, it is known that TRX, in the past, has been ‘pumped up’ on announcements of ‘potential partnerships.’ Justin Sun, TRON’s founder, is notorious for these types of marketing schemes via Twitter. Is this the cause of TRX’s
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The 8th largest coin by market cap, TRON is running away with the gains today. According to coinmarketcap.com, TRX is up over 12% on the day, selling for just under $0.03 USD. The reason for its bull run is a somewhat tongue-in-cheek new hiring. The blockchain platform has hired a former US Securities and Exchange Commission
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Ethereum (ETH) is up over 71% for the month, as its devs prepare for its upcoming hard fork. The major hard fork was supposed to take place in 2018 but was pushed back. Since then, the whole Ethereum community has been steadily working to bring this thing to life. Now, it finally has an end
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Japan’s GMO Internet Group has published a report on its in-house crypto mining operations. The IT giant confirmed that it took a steep hit in its overall GMO mining revenue. However, it steadily increased its monthly BTC mining rewards. GMO Mining Revenue The company showed “extraordinary loss” from its hardware manufacturing sector in Q4 of 2018. As
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A digital exchange opening next week allows investors to trade in major public companies using digital currency on Ethereum. DX.Exchange is a first of its kind in the cryptocurrency space. The exchange allows trades to occur even when the markets are closed. Stocks Held on the Ethereum Blockchain DX.Exchange will at first offer digital tokens
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Just as 2017 was the year of cryptocurrency, 2018 was the year of Fortnite. And now those two worlds are colliding. Recently word spread that the Fortnite merchandise store is accepting Monero (and XMR alone) as a form of payment. Monero Accepted At Fortnite Merchandise Store Fornite became immensely popular last year, enough to open up Retail
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A Nasdaq-powered crypto exchange called DX.Exchange is opening its doors to investors next week. So, it’s just another new exchange, right? No. Not at all. DX.Exchange DX.Exchange is a European-regulated crypto exchange, that will allow investors to buy tokenized stock from ten technology companies that currently trade on the Nasdaq Stock Market. That’s pretty impressive. The company is
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In the past few years, the public perception of blockchain has shifted from being an esoteric, little-understood technology to nothing short of a revolution that may define the future of the internet. We have been seeing massive venture capital being pumped into blockchain startups for a while now and blockchain based startups are now finding
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Stellar vs. TRON—the debate all started with an interview. Jeb McCaleb, a co-founder of Stellar (XLM) and founder and former CTO of Ripple, interviewed with Yahoo Finance on New Year’s Eve. During the interview, the crypto pioneer mostly answered questions about Stellar but didn’t shy at taking jabs at other projects outside of Ethereum (ETH),
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“We’ll be providing many answers about 9/11 conspiracies through our 18,000 secret documents leak.” The group has already published a “teaser” that names law firms and gives out email addresses. It also mentions the Transport Security Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration, with promises of more to come. Those targeted are expected to pay an unspecified Bitcoin ransom. If
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Ho-ho-ho, looks like Santa put crypto on the nice list. Crypto is in the green today! We’re going to take a closer look at Ethereum (ETH), EOS, and Litecoin (LTC) to see if anything is going on with these coins. Let’s dig in! Ethereum ETH At the time of writing, ETH is selling for $135.10,
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We live in a time of rapidly advancing technology. Interconnectivity has brought the world closer than it’s ever been before, however, it’s also made our personal information far more vulnerable as a result. Passwords have long been seen as the cornerstone of online security. Whenever we indulge in internet shopping, or access work emails, or
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Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is reportedly developing a cryptocurrency that will let users send money via its WhatsApp messaging app. The new cryptocurrency would launch first in India—a country with over 200 million Whatsapp users and the world’s leader in sending money home. Facebook Cryptocurrency According to Bloomberg, the company is creating a stablecoin, a digital currency
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The cryptocurrency market has hit a bit of stride these past few days. One the market hasn’t seen in quite some time. Bitcoin (BTC) is trading above $4,000, and Ethereum is sitting just above $115. Today, we’ll take a closer look at Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin SV (BSV) and their latest movements. Bitcoin Cash
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Coinbase has been extremely active with its ’12 Days of Coinbase’ marketing initiative. The cryptocurrency exchange has been releasing daily updates on its company for the last ten days. Yesterday’s announcement was the biggest yet. Coinbase Moves $5 Billion On day one, the cryptocurrency exchange announced that its users could buy e-gift cards from a wallet
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