Regulator Rules Cryptocurrency Mining Contracts Can be Securities

The financial markets authority of Quebec (AMF) is requesting that investors in a cryptocurrency mining company contact them. The announcement comes after Technologies Crypto Inc. was issued with a series of freezing orders in connection with existing securities regulations earlier this month. Technologies Crypto Inc. reportedly took over $300,000 from investors that were under the

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Jamie Dimon Says He Takes No Pleasure in Bitcoin Decline

The CEO of JP Morgan Chase has once again spoken about Bitcoin (BTC). Jamie Dimon, who once called the digital currency a “fraud” and later backtracked on his comments has now said that he takes no pleasure in seeing prices take a short-term crash as he stated they would. Speaking at the World Economic Forum

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Dark Overlord Group: Keep the Bitcoin flowing, We’ll Keep the Truth Flowing

The Dark Overlord hacker group who last week grabbed headlines when it announced it was prepared to share 9/11 secrets in exchange for Bitcoin has released a second cache of information. The self-proclaimed “financially motivated” cyber criminals have also stated that they will continue to release more “layers” of information as they receive money from

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Crypto Markets Trade Mixed Following Yesterday’s Surge, Bitcoin Stays Above $4,000

Following yesterday’s crypto market surge that sent multiple cryptocurrencies up 3% or more, most altcoins are now trading flat, with Bitcoin managing to stabilize above $4,000. Although the majority of altcoins are presently trading sideways, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and other alts have dropped over 2%. For now, one prominent analyst believes that Bitcoin is caught

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BitTorrent to Launch Own Cryptocurrency on the Tron Network

The popular peer-to-peer file sharing platform BitTorrent has announced that it will be creating its own cryptocurrency using the Tron network. Amongst other use cases, the token will be used by users to pay for higher file download speeds on the firm’s Windows-based uTorrent client. In potentially cryptocurrency-related news, the company’s former CEO, Rogelio Choy,

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Saudi Customs Pilots Shipment Tracking on the Blockchain

According to a report in RTT News, Saudi Customs is currently currently experimenting with tracking shipments on the blockchain. The project will link the Saudi customs officials’ existing shipment tracking platform, known as Fasah, to a blockchain-based one, powered by TradeLens. Aiding the pilot will be the Saudi Arabian customs IT partner, Tabadul. The Riyadh-based

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Bakkt Completes First Round of Funding – Raises $182.5 Million

The much-anticipated Bakkt platform being launched by the Intercontinental Exchange has rounded off 2018 by announcing the completion of its first round of funding. The total amount raised from the 12 partners and investors is $182.5 million. The list of those contributing capital to the project includes Boston Consulting Group, CMT Digital, Eagle Seven, Goldfinch

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Bitcoin Artist Explains “Why Bitcoin Matters” Through New BTC Sculpture

A sculptor inspired by Bitcoin has created a beautiful piece of artwork commemorating the financial and technological innovation. Each element of the sculpture highlights an important quality of the decentralised digital currency. The piece has been created by cryptocurrency artist Simon Moratz (Twitter handle @mycryptoart. The all-natural, wooden and stone creation is currently on sale

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Report: Scientists Turn Copper into Gold – Is the Value of the Metal in Question?

Gold is often touted by many as the planet’s best store of value. Those who believe this will often offer the explanation that it it is both finite and has a legitimate use case in the manufacturing of electronic products. Since humanity’s appetite for the latest electronic gizmos seems is ever increasing, demand for the

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Bitcoin Price 2019: Industry Insiders Predict BTC’s Future

If you ignore all the fundamental and infrastructure developments of 2018 and focus on price alone, 2018 looks like one of the worst for the number one digital asset. The Bitcoin price began the year at close to $14,000, having just started to crash from its recently set all-time high. Fast forward twelve months and

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