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Join DineroONE Token Presale, Product that Will Create €45 Billion worth Industry   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post Join DineroONE Token Presale, Product that Will Create €45 Billion worth Industry appeared first on CCN This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. DineroONE start-up already raised €1 million in funding from private Investors for their innovative all-in-one pay-everywhere solution, even before their Token Presale. A prospective start-up from Croatia aims The post Join DineroONE Token Presale, Product that Will Create €45 Billion worth Industry appeared first on CCN


France Cracks Down on Unregulated Cryptocurrency Futures Trading   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post France Cracks Down on Unregulated Cryptocurrency Futures Trading appeared first on CCN France’s chief financial markets watchdog said Thursday that it will crack down on unregulated cryptocurrency futures and derivatives trading. In a statement, the Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF) said that it had observed a variety of online trading platforms launch cryptocurrency-based derivatives such as binary options, contracts for differences (CFDs), and Forex contracts. The agency, The post France Cracks Down on Unregulated Cryptocurrency Futures Trading appeared first on CCN


Uphold Eyes Expansion With Mobile Payments Startup Acquisition   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

Digital payments platform Uphold has acquired Cortex MCP, a mobile commerce platform.


NAGA Starts Pre-Registration for NAGA Debit Card   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post NAGA Starts Pre-Registration for NAGA Debit Card appeared first on CCN This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. 19 February 2018: NAGA has officially started the pre-registration for its fully-functioning, crypto-friendly NAGA Debit Card. There are 10,000 pre-registration slots available for the chip-based MasterCard. Further information on The post NAGA Starts Pre-Registration for NAGA Debit Card appeared first on CCN


Tezos Board Reshuffled As Johann Gevers Steps Down   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

Johann Gevers and Diego Pons, the last original members of the Tezos Foundation Board, have voluntarily stepped down from their positions.


Shuttered Exchange BitFunder Founder Charged With Fraud, Perjury   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post Shuttered Exchange BitFunder Founder Charged With Fraud, Perjury appeared first on CCN The US securities regulator has charged the now-shuttered BitFunder with attempting to hide information about a major hack. Meanwhile, the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York simultaneously charged BitFunder founder,  37-year old Jon E. Montroll of Texas who also ran digital wallet service WeExchange Australia, with two counts of perjury and obstruction The post Shuttered Exchange BitFunder Founder Charged With Fraud, Perjury appeared first on CCN


Stock Brokerage App Robinhood Launches Cryptocurrency Trading in 5 States   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post Stock Brokerage App Robinhood Launches Cryptocurrency Trading in 5 States appeared first on CCN Stock brokerage app Robinhood has begun rolling out its new cryptocurrency trading platform to users in 5 states. Beginning Thursday, users who pre-registered for Robinhood Crypto will begin receiving emails inviting them to participate in an early access program for the platform, which allows investors to trade cryptocurrencies, stocks, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) side-by-side on The post Stock Brokerage App Robinhood Launches Cryptocurrency Trading in 5 States appeared first on CCN


Investing App Robinhood Launches Crypto Trading in 5 US States   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

Stock brokerage company Robinhood has officially launched its cryptocurrency trading platform, rolling the service out to five states today.


Litecoin Cash Has Forked But It's Hardly Trading   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

A scheduled plan to launch a new cryptocurrency by forking the litecoin blockchain is finding little love from major data aggregators and exchanges.


Bitcoin Price Ebbs Toward $10,000 as Mid-Week Slump Continues   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post Bitcoin Price Ebbs Toward $10,000 as Mid-Week Slump Continues appeared first on CCN The market’s mid-week slump continued on Thursday, as just three of the index’s 100 largest cryptocurrencies managed to post single-day increases against the US dollar. Following the day’s bearish pivot, the Bitcoin price is at risk of dropping below $10,000, while other top coins continue to shed market share. Altogether, the cryptocurrency market cap took The post Bitcoin Price Ebbs Toward $10,000 as Mid-Week Slump Continues appeared first on CCN


Fabric Token Raises More Than $1 Million in Under 24 Hours After TGE Opens   (Bitcoinprbuzz - Feb 22)

Bitcoin Press Release: Fabric Token (FT), a new token developed on the ethereum blockchain, aims to provide a way for anyone to create and deploy their very own smart contracts or decentralised applications (DAPPs). February 22nd, 2018, Estonia – The Fabric Token ecosystem is a platform which will allow users to generate smart contracts and […] The post Fabric Token Raises More Than $1 Million in Under 24 Hours After TGE Opens appeared first on Bitcoin PR Buzz.


Inside Jimmy Song's New Plan to Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy reveals Platypus Labs, a project at Blockchain Capital to provide fellowships and more to support bitcoin development.


Project Platypus: Jimmy Song's New Plan to Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy reveals Platypus Labs, a project at Blockchain Capital to provide fellowships and more to support bitcoin development.


Iran Backpedals on Bitcoin, Plans its Own State Cryptocurrency   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post Iran Backpedals on Bitcoin, Plans its Own State Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN Contrary to reports of the Iranian government preparing the ‘infrastructure’ for bitcoin usage in the country, Iran’s central bank has refuted claims of recognizing bitcoin as a legal currency. In November, Iran’s minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) revealed the ministry was preparing to embrace bitcoin as a solution to bypass economic sanctions that The post Iran Backpedals on Bitcoin, Plans its Own State Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN


With Unique Hedge Feature for Investors, FLOGmall Launches ICO on KICKICO on Feb. 22   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post With Unique Hedge Feature for Investors, FLOGmall Launches ICO on KICKICO on Feb. 22 appeared first on CCN This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. MOSCOW – FLOGmall has announced that its first public offering of tokens will take place February 22 – March 8, and that it will be launched on the The post With Unique Hedge Feature for Investors, FLOGmall Launches ICO on KICKICO on Feb. 22 appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin Drops Below $10K as Crypto Markets Dip   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

The wider cryptocurrency market may be feeling the heat of a decline in bitcoin prices today.


ConnectJob: Evolving the Gig Industry While Disrupting a 900,000,000 USD Market, Announces Main Token Generation Event   (Bitcoinprbuzz - Feb 22)

Bitcoin Press Release: ConnectJob, announces their main token generation event which went live on February 12th following a successful two-months long pre-sale. ConnectJob aims to place the future of the $900 billion gig industry in the hands of jobbers and service seekers and has received overwhelming support from the community, surpassing its $7 million soft […] The post ConnectJob: Evolving the Gig Industry While Disrupting a 900,000,000 USD Market, Announces Main Token Generation Event appeared first on Bitcoin PR Buzz.


Oil Data Firm Platts Rolls Out Commercial Blockchain Platform   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

Energy markets data provider S&P Global Platts has announced the commercial deployment of a blockchain network for sharing oil inventories.


[White Hat] Hackers Join Search for $530 Million in Stolen Cryptocurrency   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post [White Hat] Hackers Join Search for $530 Million in Stolen Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN White hat hackers have been instrumental in investigations regarding last month’s breach of the Coincheck exchange. The community members have helped track down the $538m of NEM cryptocurrency that was stolen from the Tokyo-based exchange. The ethical hackers have assisted authorities and encouraged others to join in providing aid. One prominent white hat known by The post [White Hat] Hackers Join Search for $530 Million in Stolen Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN


Samsa Launches Cryptocurrency Indexes   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post Samsa Launches Cryptocurrency Indexes appeared first on CCN This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned … Continued The post Samsa Launches Cryptocurrency Indexes appeared first on CCN


Innovative Blockchain Based Gambling Platform Built by Players for Players, Gamblica to Start Token Sale on March 1   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post Innovative Blockchain Based Gambling Platform Built by Players for Players, Gamblica to Start Token Sale on March 1 appeared first on CCN This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned The post Innovative Blockchain Based Gambling Platform Built by Players for Players, Gamblica to Start Token Sale on March 1 appeared first on CCN


The First Hybrid Blockchain with Flexible Option- Blockchain as a Service   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post The First Hybrid Blockchain with Flexible Option- Blockchain as a Service appeared first on CCN This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned The post The First Hybrid Blockchain with Flexible Option- Blockchain as a Service appeared first on CCN


UK Treasury Launches Inquiry Into Cryptocurrency   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

The U.K. Treasury Committee has today announced that it will conduct an investigation into issues around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.


UK Treasury Launches Inquiry into Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

The U.K. Treasury Committee has today announced that it will conduct an investigation into issues around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.


‘Liquid Assets’: South Korea Plans Accounting Standards for Cryptocurrencies   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post ‘Liquid Assets’: South Korea Plans Accounting Standards for Cryptocurrencies appeared first on CCN The Korea Accounting Institute is reportedly planning to categorize cryptocurrencies like bitcoin as ‘liquid assets’ in a bid to classify them in financial statements. As reported by Business Korea, the Korea Accounting Institute (KAI) is in the process of creating an accounting standard for cryptocurrencies. The move underlines the rising prominence of cryptocurrencies that have The post ‘Liquid Assets’: South Korea Plans Accounting Standards for Cryptocurrencies appeared first on CCN


Cryptocurrency Miners Flock to Asia’s Malls for Cheap Crypto-Mining Rigs   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post Cryptocurrency Miners Flock to Asia’s Malls for Cheap Crypto-Mining Rigs appeared first on CCN Electronics bazaars in Asia are receiving a flood of international buyers looking for cheap cryptocurrency mining equipment. Equipment including components such as GPU’s, motherboards and fans, can be as much as 50% cheaper here than in Europe. At many locations, customers can also have their mining rigs assembled by sellers while they wait, and still … Continued The post Cryptocurrency Miners Flock to Asia’s Malls for Cheap Crypto-Mining Rigs appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin Rally Stalls But Bull Revival Isn't Yet Ruled Out   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

Bitcoin bulls need a convincing break above $11,250 to revive the recent price rally after prices dip once more.


NASSCOM Teams with Blockchain Institute for Digital Economy   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

India's tech industry is working with Canada's Blockchain Research Institute to integrate blockchain into Indian businesses and government.


India Teams with Canadian Blockchain Institute for Digital Economy Push   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

India's tech industry is working with the Blockchain Research Institute to more heavily integrate blockchain into Indian businesses and government.


UK Treasury Committee Launches ‘Inquiry’ into Cryptocurrencies   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post UK Treasury Committee Launches ‘Inquiry’ into Cryptocurrencies appeared first on CCN The United Kingdom’s Treasury Select Committee, a group of cross-party MPs, is launching an inquiry into cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and blockchain technology in an effort to understand them. The UK Treasury Committee is today opening a new inquiry into cryptocurrencies to focus on both opportunities and risks posed to consumers, businesses and the government. The The post UK Treasury Committee Launches ‘Inquiry’ into Cryptocurrencies appeared first on CCN


German Regulator Pledges 'Precise' Oversight of ICOs   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

Germany's top financial regulator has issued a letter of advice in an attempt to clarify some of the regulatory uncertainties around ICOs.


Lenovo Seeks Blockchain Patent For Document Validation   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 22)

The post Lenovo Seeks Blockchain Patent For Document Validation appeared first on CCN Lenovo has applied for a patent with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for an electronic device to ensure the integrity of a signed physical document using blockchain technology, according to a recent filing. The device identifies an integrity symbol within a physical document and converts it to a map that allows the device to The post Lenovo Seeks Blockchain Patent For Document Validation appeared first on CCN


Lightning's Watchtower: How Laolu Is Fighting Future Fraud   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

With all eyes on the Lightning Network, bitcoin developer Laolu is working on a technology which takes fraud watching off the hands of users.


Bitcoin Lightning Fraud? Laolu Is Building a 'Watchtower' to Fight It   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

With all eyes on the Lightning Network, bitcoin developer Laolu is working on a technology which takes fraud watching off the hands of users.


The Legal Risk to ICOs That No One's Talking About   (Coindesk - Feb 22)

Even if the SEC doesn't pursue an enforcement action against a token seller, buyers can sue privately under U.S. securities laws to unwind the sale.


Venezuela's Cryptocurrency Is Here, But Who's Involved Isn't Clear   (Coindesk - Feb 21)

Several companies have been so far linked to Venezuela's petro cryptocurrency initiative in the wake of this week's launch.


Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 21)

The post Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free appeared first on CCN Bitcoin skeptics such as JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon have often claimed that Bitcoin is “worth nothing.” For approximately 18 minutes at one cryptocurrency exchange in Japan, these skeptics were right. On Tuesday, Zaif — a cryptocurrency exchange operated by Osaka-based Tech Bureau Corp. — revealed in a statement that a technical error had allowed several The post Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free appeared first on CCN


US Government Arrests Bitcoin Stock Exchange Founder   (Coindesk - Feb 21)

The owner of BitFunder, a long-defunct bitcoin investment platform, has been hit with two lawsuits filed by the U.S. government.


‘Very Hard to Regulate Cryptocurrency,’ Says US Lawmaker   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 21)

The post ‘Very Hard to Regulate Cryptocurrency,’ Says US Lawmaker appeared first on CCN US lawmakers may be eager to regulate cryptocurrency, but they’re quickly finding that it’s easier said than done. In an interview with Fox Business, House Representative David Schweikert (R-AZ) said that regulators must focus their efforts on application-level oversight of the cryptocurrency markets, as the underlying technology is “very hard” to regulate. “It’s actually very The post ‘Very Hard to Regulate Cryptocurrency,’ Says US Lawmaker appeared first on CCN


What Venezuelans Are Saying About the Petro   (Coindesk - Feb 21)

The South American country's plan to launch its own cryptocurrency has sparked global headlines and a range of commentary on social media.


What Venezuelans Are Saying About Their New National Cryptocurrency   (Coindesk - Feb 21)

The South American country's plan to launch its own cryptocurrency has sparked global headlines and a range of commentary on social media.


Finland to Auction 2,000 Bitcoins Seized in Silk Road-Linked Drug Busts   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 21)

The post Finland to Auction 2,000 Bitcoins Seized in Silk Road-Linked Drug Busts appeared first on CCN Finland’s government is preparing to hold its first Bitcoin auction. The Treasury Department has recommended that the government auction off the approximately 2,000 BTC it seized in connection with drug busts nearly two years ago, according to a report from Finnish-language media outlet Helsingin Sanomat. “We recommend public auction for the [sale of the] bitcoins. The post Finland to Auction 2,000 Bitcoins Seized in Silk Road-Linked Drug Busts appeared first on CCN


Lawmakers Renew Calls for US to Lead on Crypto Innovation   (Coindesk - Feb 21)

Following a U.S. Congressional hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain, three lawmakers are renewing calls for the government to embrace innovation.


Augmented Reality Company CryptoHunt Announce Token Sale to Fund Platform Development   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 21)

The post Augmented Reality Company CryptoHunt Announce Token Sale to Fund Platform Development appeared first on CCN This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Cryptohunt has announced a TGE, as well as a demo of their AR based video game. The demo will be playable on Android and iOS platforms alike, providing The post Augmented Reality Company CryptoHunt Announce Token Sale to Fund Platform Development appeared first on CCN


Hackers Cryptojack Tesla’s Cloud to Mine Monero   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 21)

The post Hackers Cryptojack Tesla’s Cloud to Mine Monero appeared first on CCN According to RedLock, a boutique tech security consultancy, crypto-jacking is set to become one of the biggest security concerns for enterprise computing worldwide. RedLock’s latest research noted a changing security context; one that underpins a changing landscape from data theft to computational power theft. Tesla, a RedLock client, was reportedly a victim of a serious crypto-jacking The post Hackers Cryptojack Tesla’s Cloud to Mine Monero appeared first on CCN


Creditcoin Taps Blockchain To Create P2P Lending Market   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 21)

The post Creditcoin Taps Blockchain To Create P2P Lending Market appeared first on CCN This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Blockchain technology, by creating the ability to provide trust between a borrower and a lender, has unleashed the opportunity to make loans accessible to more people, especially the millions The post Creditcoin Taps Blockchain To Create P2P Lending Market appeared first on CCN


SmartMesh Teams With Raiden Network To Make Internet-Free Micropayments A Reality   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 21)

The post SmartMesh Teams With Raiden Network To Make Internet-Free Micropayments A Reality appeared first on CCN This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Mesh network is an ad hoc network that can be automatically established between radio nodes such as mobile devices. It is more private, resilient, and efficient and often comes The post SmartMesh Teams With Raiden Network To Make Internet-Free Micropayments A Reality appeared first on CCN


Crypto Nodes Are One Step Closer to Legal Protection in Arizona   (Coindesk - Feb 21)

The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill protecting blockchain node operators from local restrictions.


Live Music Marketplace Viberate’s VIB Tokens Listed on Changelly   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 21)

The post Live Music Marketplace Viberate’s VIB Tokens Listed on Changelly appeared first on CCN This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Decentralized music marketplace Viberate, whose tokens sold out under five minutes during the ICO held in September 2017, is increasing the liquidity and reach of its VIB tokens with The post Live Music Marketplace Viberate’s VIB Tokens Listed on Changelly appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin Gold Sell-Off? Someone Just Split & Moved 664,000 BTG   (Cryptocoinsnews - Feb 21)

The post Bitcoin Gold Sell-Off? Someone Just Split & Moved 664,000 BTG appeared first on CCN Bitcoin Gold investors might want to brace for impact because someone just moved approximately 664,000 BTG — coins which had lain untouched since the blockchain forked away from the main Bitcoin network last year. Sell-Off Incoming? Someone Just Split & Moved 664,000 Bitcoin Gold On Tuesday, approximately 664,000 BTG were moved for the first time, The post Bitcoin Gold Sell-Off? Someone Just Split & Moved 664,000 BTG appeared first on CCN