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Asia-Pacific
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Bank of Korea: Central Bank Cryptocurrencies Pose ‘Moral Hazard’

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

South Korea's central bank has announced that it does not plan to launch its own digital currency over fears it could destabilize the economy.

Crypto
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XRP Price: Value Holds Steady Above $0.50, for now

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

It will be pretty interesting to see how all of the cryptocurrency markets will evolve from here on out. With Bitcoin still in the red, it is…

bitlicense
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Payments Firm Square Receives BitLicense from New York

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

Digital payments startup Square has received a BitLicense through the NY Department of Financial Services.

Business News
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Freedom of the Press Foundation Now Accepts Donations in 5 Cryptos

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

The Freedom of the Press Foundation has expanded its donation methods to include five cryptocurrencies, calling the move a "natural fit."

austin petersen
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Crypto-Loving US Senate Candidate Forced to Return $130,000 Bitcoin Donation

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

US Senate candidate Austin Petersen received a $130,000 bitcoin donation but was forced to return it due to federal regulations governing campaign contributions. Petersen, a Republican who…

Crypto
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Missoula County in Montana Delays Decision on Bitcoin Mining Moratorium

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

Following two hours of intense and well-balanced debate on whether a proposed temporary ban on Bitcoin mining should be upheld or revoked, the Missoula County Commission postponed…

Bitcoin Opinion
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Regulated Cryptocurrency Custody Will Bring in Big Money: Hedge Fund Manager

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

Anyone who stays in the crypto-space long enough begins to recognize the familiar mantras. “Don’t invest more than you can afford to lose.” “We’re in the early…

Altcoin News
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Early Bitcoin Developer Jeff Garzik Launches New Altcoin ‘Metronome’

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

Jeff Garzik, one of the earliest Bitcoin developers, has formally launched an altcoin, dubbed Metronome, which backers allege will be the first cryptocurrency to offer “institutional class”…

Altcoin
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IOTA Price: Furhter Decline Pushes Value Down to $1.12

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

Another day has dawned upon the cryptocurrency markets, and it has become apparent there isn’t any real reason for excitement. Most of the top markets are in…

Bitcoin Mining
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Bitcoin Miners in China’s Remote Regions are Undeterred By Restrictions

Brian Evans - Jun 18, 2018

Though Chinese authorities have previously taken various measures aimed at curtailing the trading of cryptocurrencies, the mining of Bitcoin has continued unabated in some of China’s remote…