California’s Campaign Watchdog Bans Political Donations with Bitcoin The Fair Political Practices Commission, California’s campaign watchdog arm, has voted 3-1 to ban political donations with any cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, because…

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The Fair Political Practices Commission, California’s campaign watchdog arm, has voted 3-1 to ban political donations with any cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, because of transparency issues. The vote follows similar decisions…

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Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Detections Up Almost 500 Percent in 2018: Report Leaked code targeting Microsoft Systems which hackers allegedly stole from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) sparked a fivefold increase in cryptocurrency mining malware infections,…

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Winklevoss Twins’ Company Files New Patent for Securely Storing Digital Assets Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss’ company has filed a new patent for “securely storing digital assets,” the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) revealed Tuesday,…

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Judge Advances Securities Class Action Against Tezos Token Creators The husband and wife duo behind blockchain project Tezos have faced their latest setback in an ongoing securities class action against their $232 million Initial Coin Offering…

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Crypto Trading App Robinhood Adds Support for Ethereum Classic Commission-free crypto trading app Robinhood has listed Ethereum Classic(ETC), according to an official announcement Monday, Aug. 6. Robinhood customers can also invest in Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), and Dogecoin (DOGE), as…

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McDonald’s announced their plans to release a ‘limited edition’ proprietary cryptocurrency called the ‘MacCoin’ as a way of celebrating the 50th anniversary of what has arguably become best known as…

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New Extradition Request Complicates Case of Bitcoin Fraud Suspect Alexander Vinnik A Greek court has accepted a Russian request to extradite Bitcoin (BTC) fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik, complicating subsequent international litigation, the Associated Press reported July…

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Robinhood’s Zero-Fee Crypto Trading Platform Adds Support for Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash Financial services mobile app Robinhood has added support for Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on its Robinhood Crypto Platform, according to a…

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Trading Opens on Huobi’s New US-Based ‘Strategic Partner’ HBUS Huobi crypto exchange has opened trading on its newly created U.S.-based “strategic partner” HBUS, according to a press release shared with…

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Cryptocurrencies have historically been used as a way to transfer value between shrouded individuals, with the infamous ‘Silk Road’ dark web marketplace being a key example. The U.S. Department of…

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Despite the slowdown in overall cryptocurrency prices, investment in upcoming projects, in the form of initial coin offerings (ICOs), has not slowed down one bit. In fact, the amount of…

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