Tokyo court hands down surprise ruling against Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles

After years of waiting, the next chapter in the Mt. Gox cryptocurrency exchange saga has finally drawn to a close. The exchange’s founder and former CEO, Mark Karpeles, stood trial in Tokyo for his role in the demise of the exchange, ultimately being charged with embezzlement, price manipulation and other charges. The Japanese court has…

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US introduces sanctions against Russian bank over Petro financing

The U.S. Treasury Department’s list of global sanctioned entities just got a little longer. The agency has implemented blocks against a Russia-based banked, Evrofinance Mosnarbank, after the financial institution was allegedly shown to support Venezuela’s Petro cryptocurrency and was the “primary international financial institution willing to finance” the coin.  According to a Treasury Department notice…

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US appeals court approves injunction against Blockvest

Last November, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requested an injunction against Blockvest, a blockchain assets group, after determining that it was violating securities law. The courts decided that the SEC didn’t have a case and dismissed the charges. While it was seen as a small victory for cryptocurrency securities exchanges at the time,…

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Former Point72 Exec: Bitcoin is Still a Perfect Way to Bet Against Central Banks

Travis Kling has taken to the streets yet again. This time, the chief investment officer of Ikigai, a Los Angeles-based crypto hedge fund that launched in October, doubled-down on his sentiment that Bitcoin (BTC) is a perfect way to bet against the monetary policy enlisted by global governments and Wall Street mainstays. Bitcoin Hedge Against…

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Ripple (XRP) Has Positioned Itself For A Big Run Against Bitcoin (BTC)

Ripple (XRP) has positioned itself for a big rally against Bitcoin (BTC) in the weeks ahead. The 4H chart for XRP/BTC shows that in August 2018, the price found support atop a trend line that it broke below in September, 2018. Then during September, the price shot back up above this trend line and once…

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Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Technical Analysis: Support levels hold as last bastion against bear’s attacks

Bitcoin [BTC] recently saw an attack of the bear move the price downwards to the $6,400 range, testing crucial support levels. Even now, the coin continues to rest on one of these supports, with bearish pressure threatening the precarious position of Bitcoin’s price. 1-hour: The short-term outlook for Bitcoin shows that there is an uptrend…

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Taiwan To Amend Laws Against Anonymous Cryptocurrency Transactions

Taiwan is following the government in showing amendments regarding laws on cryptocurrency transaction regulations. This territory’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) holds the revision for the authority to crack down basically on anonymous cryptocurrency transactions. The highest legislative body at Taiwan, Legislative Yuan passes the amendments on Friday for the existing laws. According to Focus Taiwan…

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Cardano (ADA) Makes A Bullish Comeback As Price Finds Bottom Against Bitcoin (BTC)

Cardano (ADA) has finally touched the bottom of the pitchfork formation it has been trading in. The above chart for ADA/BTC on the daily time frame proves that sometimes it is best to let the market run its course rather than to enter a position and wish for a miracle to happen. When Cardano (ADA)…

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Stellar Lumens (XML) Showcases True Competition Against Leading Coins like EOS and XRP

After the violent sell-off that is taking place the last week, finally the last two days the community was able to see a little of green percentages by the coins. Following up the bears and them having their saying, many traders used this dipped opportunity to buy in. However, looking at the last 7 days…

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Protecting Health Data Against Genetic Research Companies

If you’re not familiar with 23andMe, it’s a personal genome service with a mission to revolutionize health, wellness, and research, while also helping people to understand and benefit from the human genome. In the past, you may have paid for a service like this and given some DNA to learn about your own ancestry, genetic makeup, and disposition for specific…

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Russia against risk of bitcoin

The use of so-called cryptocurrencies in global finance are likely to come under increased scrutiny after the Justice Department announced indictments Friday against 12 Russian military intelligence officers whose alleged conspiracy used bitcoin to set up and maintain hacking activities designed to undermine U.S. elections in 2016. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday announced the…

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John McAfee against HitBTC

Cryptocurrency exchanges can be called the lifeline of cryptocurrencies, with the increasing popularity of these coins and more enthusiasts wanting to invest and make money from trading in these non-fiat currencies. John McAfee, one of the most prominent faces in the crypto-world, recently posted multiple tweets targeting HitBTC, which stirred a lot of attention towards these exchanges….

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Top 7 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Cryptojacking

AdChoices Cryptojacking is on the rise. In fact, it’s now one of the fastest-growing types of cybercrime. And here’s the real kicker: you don’t have to be involved in cryptocurrency to become a victim. In fact, just about as idyllic as Satoshi’s white paper, cryptojacking is completely blind to status, wealth, or centralized organizations. According…

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Additional pairs against Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and USD added on Bitfinex and Ethfinex

Ethfinex added four new tokens to its exchange platform, one of them being Lympo [LYM]. BLOCKv [VEE], Dadi [DADI], and UTRUST [UTK] being the other coins were also listed on May 31st, 9.30 PM IST. The coins listed are a significant addition to the Bitfinex platform, adding a net worth of around $210 million to…

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TRON (TRX) Technical Analysis -Continues it’s ascension against BTC whilst consolidating against the USD

Tronix, the underlying fuel and digital currency of the Tron platform, has continued in its battle against BTC. The TRX token experienced some small gains yesterday despite the recent bearish action within BTC. With the imminent release of Tron’s MainNet due at the end of the month, it is important to be ready of how…

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CoinGate Join Forces with Luxury Wristwatch Maker to Fight Against Leukodystrophies

The CoinGate blockchain project is proud to be associated with the highly reputable Swiss Luxury wristwatch manufacturer, Louis Chevrolet. Together, they’re fighting a just cause against a deadly disease known as Leukodystrophies (ELA). The Louis Chevrolet team has hinted that some of the proceeds from the sales of the luxury chronograph wristwatch will be used…

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JP Morgan facing Federal Lawsuit due to ‘Sky High’ Interest rates against Cryptocurrency purchases

JP Morgan Chase is facing legal action over its extortionately ‘Sky High’ interest rates and fees when customers use credit cards to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. The multi-national company and its CEO have been vehemently opposed to cryptocurrencies in the past. With Jamie Dimon referring to them as a 21st Century ‘Tulip Mania. JP Morgan,…

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Chilean Crypto Exchanges Appeal Against Banking Embargo

A number of Chilean cryptocurrency exchanges have sought to appeal the recent decision by several Chilean banks, including state-owned Banco del Estado de Chile, to suspend the accounts of cryptocurrency exchanges. Also Read:Alleged British Bitcoin Scammer Extradited to US for Defrauding Over $36 Million Chilean Crypto Exchanges to Receive Appeals Hearing It has been reported…

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Monero and Siacoin to Work Against Bitmain’s ASIC Miners

Bitmain is the most famous and important cryptocurrency mining company on earth. It has operations in several countries and it sells different ASIC miners to the public. But there are some cryptocurrencies that are working against application-specific integrated circuit miners. Monero and Siacoin are among them. Stop ASIC Miners Bitmain has launched a new powerful…

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Visa Executive Goes Hard Against Cryptos ⋆ ZyCrypto

Vasant Prabhu, the chief financial officer of Visa Inc, may have given the most arrogant and polemics interviews of his career. In a conversation with the Financial Times, the high executive of the financial firm joined the group of traditional banking advocates who believe that Bitcoin is a bubble and therefore has no intrinsic value…

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