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Keepkey

Bitcoin Cash Added to Keepkey Wallet, Exchanges in India and Hong Kong

Bitcoin Cash Added to Keepkey Wallet, Exchanges in India and Hong Kong Bitcoin cash (BCH) adoption by cryptocurrency companies is continuing, offering new options for users. It has now been added by a hardware wallet to its software client as well as by two more exchanges in Asia for trading. Furthermore, over 4,500 merchants in…
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January 18, 2018 0
Cryptocurrency Exchanges

South Korean Regulator: In Reality Impossible to Close Cryptocurrency Exchanges

South Korean Regulator: In Reality Impossible to Close Cryptocurrency Exchanges The South Korean Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) does not have the authority to close cryptocurrency exchanges. “It is impossible in reality,” said the KFTC chairman. The agency is currently investigating 13 major exchanges operating in the country for alleged violations of the e-commerce law. No…
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January 18, 2018 0
Ledger

Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Raises $75 Million from VC Investors

Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Raises $75 Million from VC Investors Good news for everyone that has been trying to get their hands on a hardware wallet but found retailers to be completely out of stock in your area – the situation has urged investors to step in and the shortage might be addressed soon.…
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January 18, 2018 0
Crypto Mining

TSMC Expects ‘Strong’ Crypto Mining Demand to Continue

TSMC Expects ‘Strong’ Crypto Mining Demand to Continue The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported strong financial results in the fourth quarter, thanks in part to demand from cryptocurrency mining. In a Jan. 18 statement, the world’s largest independent semiconductor foundry said that it generated NT$277.57 billion (roughly $9.2 billion) in revenue during the fourth quarter,…
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January 18, 2018 0
Yours.org

Social Network Yours.org Raises $1.5m to Introduce Cryptocurrency to the Masses

Social Network Yours.org Raises .5m to Introduce Cryptocurrency to the Masses Crypto-focused social network Yours.org, which enables contributors to earn bitcoin cash for creating content, is poised to ramp up its operations after securing $1.5 million. The Series A funding, courtesy of mining specialists Bitmain and Nchain, will aid the site’s operators in their mission…
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January 18, 2018 0

Ripple and Stellar Lead the Way as Crypto Market Shakes Off Rout

Ripple and Stellar Lead the Way as Crypto Market Shakes Off Rout Cryptocurrencies have witnessed a “V” shaped recovery in the last 24 hours, with Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM) leading the way among top 10 currencies. As of writing, XRP is trading at $1.57. The world’s third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has appreciated by…
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January 18, 2018 0
Bulls

Bitcoin Is Back Above $11,500, But Bulls Not Out of the Woods Yet

Bitcoin Is Back Above ,500, But Bulls Not Out of the Woods Yet Despite a sharp price recovery to over $11,500 today, bitcoin’s bulls are not out of the woods yet, the price charts suggest. Coindesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) has climbed 25.9 percent from the eight-week low of $9,199.59 hit yesterday at 15:44 UTC. As of…
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January 18, 2018 0
Fake Interpol

Russian Tourists Lost 4 Million Baht in Bitcoin to Fake Interpol Officials

Russian Tourists Lost 4 Million Baht in Bitcoin to Fake Interpol Officials Over the years, we have seen multiple stories regarding people scamming Bitcoin holders. It is a very worrisome trend which only grows more popular, it seems. More specifically, a group of fake Interpol agents scammed Russian tourists out of their Bitcoin holdings. A…
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January 18, 2018 0
Ethereum

Ethereum Network Congestion Forces Exchanges to Halt Withdrawals

Ethereum Network Congestion Forces Exchanges to Halt Withdrawals Scaling problems that have been sporadically affecting the Ethereum network have resurfaced. While bulls and bears were battling it out in the markets, the Ethereum blockchain was fighting to restore some semblance of normal service. The congestion forced a number of exchanges to halt withdrawals, with one…
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January 17, 2018 0
Venezuela

Venezuela Considers Selling Its ”Oil-Backed” Cryptocurrency With a 60% Discount

Venezuela Considers Selling Its ”Oil-Backed” Cryptocurrency With a 60% Discount The advisors of the Venezuelan government have recommended that the country’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, be sold in private placements at a discount of up to 60 percent. 38.4 million petros, with a face value of around $2.3 billion, could go on sale starting on…
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January 17, 2018 0