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Cryptocurrency As The Long Game

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Cryptocurrency As The Long Game
When we hear about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, it’s usually through sensationalist articles that either declare it to be the economic savior of mankind or warn about the apocalyptic risks of not shifting away from fiat currency. The truth is that most people don’t fully understand the big picture aspects of cryptocurrencies—and, yes, this includes the Read More

New York Government Arrests Businessman Due to Alleged ICO Fraud

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The US Attorney’s Office Eastern District of New York has announced that New York-based businessman Maksim Zaslavskiy was arrested on Nov. 1, 2017, due to securities fraud conspiracy in connection with two initial coin offerings (ICO). Zaslavskiy was recently accused by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of defrauding investors in the two ICOs. Read More

How to Defend Yourself from Scam ICOs: a Personal Story

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on How to Defend Yourself from Scam ICOs: a Personal Story
Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, are very popular right now. This kind of Ethereum-based crowdfunding has a principal role in funding crypto-related startup. We can say that they are Ethereum-based because most often, ICOs are based on Buterin’s Blockchain, as it can be used to develop smart contracts that regulate the funds raised. For example, Read More

Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin Investment Already Worth More Than $1 Billion

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The Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler, could be the richest celebrities in terms of Bitcoin investments as of late October 2017, as their one percent total holdings of the leading digital currency are already worth more than $1 bln. The twins became infamous for their legal dispute with Mark Zuckerberg over the latter’s alleged stealing Read More

Cryptocurrency Tax Tips, Until Tax Relief Passes: Expert Blog

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Cryptocurrency Tax Tips, Until Tax Relief Passes: Expert Blog
*Expert Blog is Cointelegraph new series of articles by the crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis from industry leaders. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com. The IRS says Bitcoin and Read More

Growing the Garden: How to Use Blockchain in Agriculture

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Growing the Garden: How to Use Blockchain in Agriculture
The Blockchain phenomenon is gradually settling into people’s lives, making it imperative to understand its applications and limitations. Today, we’re going to discuss how Blockchain can make the food industry better. Our current food system offers a fertile opportunity to explore how the Blockchain technology can interact with our ecosystems — both human and ecological Read More

Cryptoshuffler Proves Bitcoin Owners Susceptible to Malware, Steals $150,000

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Cryptoshuffler Proves Bitcoin Owners Susceptible to Malware, Steals $150,000
With the price of cryptocurrencies shooting up, the incidence of sophisticated malware and trojans has increased. The latest trojan, Cryptoshuffler, has managed to steal Bitcoins worth $150,000 so far. Simple modus operandi The modus operandi of CryptoShuffler is very simple – It strikes when a user copies a Bitcoin address onto the clipboard, presumably to Read More

Future of Digital Currency May Not Involve Blockchains

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Future of Digital Currency May Not Involve Blockchains
Although it may be hard to imagine, cryptocurrencies are far older than Blockchain technology. Most of us look at Bitcoin as the first cryptocurrency, although it is only the first Blockchain-based currency. Cryptocurrencies like B-Money and BitGold existed prior to Bitcoin, however, these didn’t really go far, especially when judged against Bitcoin. The problem with Read More

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulations Are ‘Unnecessary,’ Reserve Bank of Australia

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Australian central bank Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) Payments Policy Department officials Tony Richards and David Emery have claimed that the cryptocurrencies and their underlying Blockchain technology do not pose urgent regulatory issues so far. The officials also stated that the central bank will not support any efforts to regulate the core protocols making up Read More

$7k Bitcoin Traders Gaze At Moon As Analyst Predicts $5k Correction

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on $7k Bitcoin Traders Gaze At Moon As Analyst Predicts $5k Correction
As Bitcoin hovers around the historic $7,000, talk of retraces is growing, with one analyst predicting an inevitable fall back to $5,000. Despite prices growing at an unprecedented rate this week, the fallout over SegWit2x will trigger a correction “no matter how high” Bitcoin gets, Tone Vays concluded. In amendments to his short-term Bitcoin price Read More