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@Bitcoin Twitter account again supports Bitcoin (BTC)

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The notorious Twitter account @Bitcoin, to the surprise of many members of the community, again “changed its orientation” and instead of the project supported by Roger Ver, Bitcoin Cash now again points to bitcoin.org. Earlier, the description of @Bitcoin for a long time contained a link to...

Jeff Garzik is sceptical of the latest Satoshi Nakamoto

Jeff Garzik is sceptical of the latest Satoshi Nakamoto

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Jeff Garzik, a Bitcoin pioneer, had a correspondence with a Satoshi Nakamoto, before the founder of Bitcoin disappeared years ago. Garzik doubts Satoshi has appeared again. When an internet posting Sunday claimed to come from Satoshi and promised to reveal his or her true identity on Tuesday,...

Mobius thinks the crypto rise will reinforce the gold demand

Mobius thinks the crypto rise will reinforce the gold demand

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Mark Mobius, a veteran investor, gave a blanket endorsement to purchasing gold, mentioning that accumulating bullion will collect rewards over the long term as leading central banks loosen monetary policy and the rise of cryptocurrencies serves only to reinforce the demand for genuinely hard...

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ZenGo Wallet Starts Supporting Libra Test Network

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The developers of the non-custodian crypto wallet ZenGo have implemented support for the digital currency Libra test network. At the moment users will be able to send and receive tokens of the Libra test network, however, developers warn that so far these funds have no real value. You can...

Binance stablecoin Venus

Binance announces Venus:Libra's independent regional version

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Binance, оne of the world's largest crypto exchanges, has announced a new project, which is connected with the blockchain industry. The new project Venus will produce stablecoins tied to local fiat currencies. This was reported by TechCrunch. Binance indicated that Venus's goal is to enable...

Moscow voting hack

Researcher hacked Moscow's blockchain voting in 20 minutes

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French cryptographer Pierreck Godry hacked the Internet voting system developed by the Moscow Department of Information Technology (DIT), which put some of its components in the public domain, inviting everyone to find vulnerabilities, Meduza reports. So, the developers of DIT published encrypted...

Coinbase user data

Passwords of nearly 3500 Coinbase users stored in clear text

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The leading cryptocurrency platform Coinbase reported a potential vulnerability, as a result of which the personal information of 3420 users, including passwords, was stored in clear text in the server’s internal log. According to the exchange, third parties did not receive unauthorized access to...

Owner of NYSE offered to pay out futures in BTC next month

Owner of NYSE offered to pay out futures in BTC next month

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The parent corporation of the NYSE, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. got permission which has opened the gate to its Bakkt system and lets its investors obtain derivatives that are being paid out with BTC. This is happening for the first time. On July 16 The New York State Department of Financial...

Bitcoin has the biggest weekly decline since November

Bitcoin has the biggest weekly decline since November

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This week was the most damaging in 2019 for Bitcoin. Actually, it’s not the best period for the rest of the coins too. The world’s leading cryptocurrency lost about 15% this week and now the price of BTC is around $10,145. This's the greatest 5-day slide of the coin since November 2018. Matt...

Craig Wright court

The court in Walter Scott poems refused Craig Wright

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A federal court in the Southern District of Florida rejected the petition of Craig Wright (man who claims he is the creator of first cryptocurrency) to terminate the proceedings against him regarding the appropriation of 1.1 million BTC allegedly belonging to his former business partner Dave...

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Huobi exchange's users' phone numbers being sold in darknet

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The Chinese darknet markets sell the personal data of users of the Huobi cryptocurrency exchange: at least, sellers themselves say so. Huobi also emphasizes that in reality, only an insignificant part of the information relates to the exchange, and its security systems were not hacked. So, we are...

Crypto investors receive second round tax warnings from IRS

Crypto investors receive second round tax warnings from IRS

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Internal Revenue Service is addressing a fresh cycle of letters to numerous crypto investors. These letters are informing them that their federal taxes incomes don’t equal the info collected from crypto exchanges. These warnings declare that the error must have occurred because of the exchanges...

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Mining on judicial administration's servers of Ukraine

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The deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of the IX convocation from the party "Servant of the People" Alexander Dubinsky intends to ensure the resumption of the criminal case on the fact of mining on the servers of the judicial administration of Ukraine. The politician wrote about this on his...

PlusToken arrest

Chinese police detain PlusToken pyramid stolen $3 billion

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Primitive Ventures managing partner Dovey Wan said the Chinese police managed to apprehend key suspects in the alleged PlusToken pyramid, the damage from which was tentatively estimated at $3 billion. JUST IN as per sir @loomdart ‘s request, this thread is abt the on-going sells off made by PLUS...

Bitcoin loses refuge appeal as investors flee riskier assets

Bitcoin loses refuge appeal as investors flee riskier assets

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In recent weeks Bitcoin got refuge designation, but it started losing it rapidly as the largest crypto joins the global slide in riskier assets. After rallying while U.S. investments fell earlier in the month, Bitcoin has followed stocks lower, with the digital asset plunging about 14% this week...

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Regulator accused BitMEX of publishing an incorrect BTC ad

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The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which is a self-regulatory organization, has notified HDR Global Trading Ltd (BitMEX operator) that the first cryptocurrency ad, posted on January 3 this year in The Times, is misleading and also contains exaggerations. So, the ASA emphasized that on...

BTC takes a premium in Hong Kong and Argentina amid sell-off

BTC takes a premium in Hong Kong and Argentina amid sell-off

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The riot in Hong Kong and Argentina made local investors give a premium for Bitcoin. Elections uncertainty brought to a peso plunge in Argentina and lately, BTC was selling for $12000 on a P2P platform LocalBitcoins, this is 10% greater than on the bulk of crypto exchanges all over the world....

Lenta hack $500k btc

Extortionists want $500k in BTC not to poison Lenta's goods

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The Russian trading network "Lenta" wrote a statement to the police because of a video message in which unidentified people demand to pay bitcoins in the amount of $500 thousand under the threat of food poisoning in stores. It is reported by Fontanka. The ransomware’s video message was...

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