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Robinhood Adds Ethereum Classic To Its Trading App — Beating...

On Monday, Robinhood Financial announced that it would launch ethereum classic (ETC) on its trading platform — making it the sixth digital currency it has listed. This news comes one...

Stephen Webb | Aug 07, 2018 | 05:00
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Civil’s Token Sale Requires Purchasers To Pass A Test

Civil, the “decentralized platform for independent, sustainable journalism”, will begin its token sale (CVL) on August 13th — but getting in on on the action might be harder than...

Stephen Webb | Jul 30, 2018 | 17:00
Blockchain

PwC Hired to Perform External Audit of Tezos Foundation

Tezos Foundation has hired PwC Switzerland to conduct an external audit of its finances and operation — becoming the first ‘Big Four’ firm to audit a large-scale blockchain...

Stephen Webb | Jul 26, 2018 | 05:00
Bitcoin Regulation

US Government Confiscates Iranian Bitcoin Holder Assets

The United States government has confiscated 500 Bitcoin from Iranian holder assets — estimated at USD 5.77 million in purchase value.  Recently, ibena reported that the U.S...

Stephen Webb | Jul 25, 2018 | 07:00
Bitcoin May Finally Have a Friend in Washington
Bitcoin Regulation

Congressman Calls for Cryptocurrency Investigation, Another Wants to...

A Democratic congressman has called for an investigation of the cryptocurrency industry following Robert Mueller’s indictment — while another has called for a ban on...

Stephen Webb | Jul 19, 2018 | 20:00
Altcoin News

Stellar (XLM) Receives Certification from Islamic Advisory Firm

Open-source value exchange protocol Stellar has received certification for both its platform and associated cryptocurrency, Lumens (XLM), from the Shariyah Review Bureau — an Islamic...

Stephen Webb | Jul 19, 2018 | 00:00
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UK Mosque Raises 14,000 GBP in Cryptocurrency Donations Despite...

After announcing in early May that it would begin accepting cryptocurrency Sadaqah (donations), the Shacklewell Lane Mosque collected a staggering 13,983 GBP in digital currency during...

Stephen Webb | Jul 15, 2018 | 17:00
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Bitcoin Ownership Rising Throughout Canada

Canada has seen an increase in its bitcoin ownership rate from 2.9 percent in 2016 to 5.0 percent in 2017. Usage trends have also shifted, with most Canadians now holding bitcoin...

Stephen Webb | Jul 13, 2018 | 01:00
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Future Utopias in a Blockchain World

Cryptocurrency run ‘utopias’ are popping up on both land and sea. These blockchain backed projects, outfitted with sustainability technology, paint a possible look into the...

Stephen Webb | Jul 09, 2018 | 04:00
News

Square Confirms Withdrawn Application to the FDIC

On July 5, it was confirmed that Square Inc. had withdrawn its application to open a new depository bank, but said it will refile later this year with the Federal Deposit Insurance...

Stephen Webb | Jul 06, 2018 | 06:00
News

Turcoin Founders Arrested Following Ponzi Scheme Bust

On July 2nd, the two founding members of Turcoin — the self-proclaimed national cryptocurrency of Turkey — were arrested. This comes only a few weeks after local news outlets...

Stephen Webb | Jul 04, 2018 | 18:00
Altcoins

Tether Double-Spend Scare Shows That Exchanges Could Be At Risk

On Thursday, June 28, SlowMist — a private Chinese cybersecurity firm — divulged a potential double-spend in the use of Tether (USDT).  The company’s initial tweet, published in...

Stephen Webb | Jul 02, 2018 | 21:00

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