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Yahoo! Japan Enters Crypto Despite Bear Market, Plans May 2019 Launch of Bitcoin Exchange

Brian Evans - Mar 26, 2019

Taotao, a crypto exchange based in Japan, is planning to launch in May with the approval of Japanese authorities. According to a CNBC report in April 2018,…

Bitcoin
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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Stumbles Below $4,000; No Fret, A Swift Rebound is Coming

Brian Evans - Mar 26, 2019

In the past several hours, the bitcoin price slipped below the $4,000 mark from $4,035 to $3,934, recording a 1 percent drop against the U.S. dollar. Given…

Altcoin News
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Ripple, Not XRP: Spanish Banking Giant Santander Clarifies Crypto ‘Confusion’

Brian Evans - Mar 26, 2019

Santander Bank wrongly gave Ripple fans hope when a member of its support team tweeted the following on Friday: Hey Wes, we're doing great. We're using XRP…

Blockchain News
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Rakuten Wallet Launch Announced for March 30, 2019

Brian Evans - Mar 26, 2019

Rakuten Inc. just announced their intention to terminate “All Bitcoins Inc.” and launch their own “Rakuten Wallet” on March 30. Businesses launching crypto wallets is nothing new,…

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Toronto Bitcoin Trader Tempts Fate, Loses $75,000 as QuadrigaCX Collapses

Brian Evans - Mar 25, 2019

The QuadrigaCX failure has claimed another victim. More than 100,000 investors lost a combined $190 million in crypto as a result of the exchange’s comedy of errors…

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Amaury Sechet Makes His Exit from Bitcoin Unlimited

Brian Evans - Mar 25, 2019

Bitcoin Cash developer Amaury Sechet has left the Bitcoin Unlimited organization. He joined the company during the contentious days of 2017 because the Bitcoin Core fork was entertaining…

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Why Fake Crypto Volume Plague Could Actually Raise Odds of Bitcoin ETF Approval

Brian Evans - Mar 25, 2019

In March 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) denied the first ever bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal. Since then, many bitcoin ETF applications have been…

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Bitcoin is Nothing More Than ‘Bovine Excrement’: Berkeley Researcher

Brian Evans - Mar 25, 2019

Move over, Jamie Dimon, because there’s a new contender for the coveted title of “king bear of the bitcoin-bashing brigade”: technologist Nicholas Weaver. Technologist Nicholas Weaver Rants…

Bitcoin Scams
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‘Cashcoin’: This $14.5 Million Cryptocurrency Scam Involves a Bollywood Actor

Brian Evans - Mar 25, 2019

The Mumbai Crime Branch in India is set to question Bollywood actor Shahbaz Khan over his involvement in a cryptocurrency scam. The case hit the roof after…

Altcoin News
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Coinbase-Backed Stablecoin Claims Rivals Deceptively Pump Market Caps

Brian Evans - Mar 25, 2019

Touted as the next big thing in crypto, stablecoins promise investors volatility-proof exposure to decentralized assets, but insiders say that this emerging asset class is vulnerable to…