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Iran: Model Of State-Issued Digital Currency Now Ready, Says Gov’t Minister

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An Iranian government minister has confirmed that an “experimental model” of a domestic digital currency is now ready #NEWS

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PR: Roger Ver Joins Blockchain Accelerator BlockChainWarehouse

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Vive la France! Bitcoin Tax Slashed by Republic

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UNICEF Australia Offers Users Option To Mine Crypto As Donation

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Following UNICEF’s earlier crypto mining donation initiative aimed at PC gamers, UNICEF Australia launches a site allowing anyone to donate by letting their computer be used to mine crypto #NEWS

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Meet Bitcoin.com’s Cryptocurrency Market Cap Aggregator — Satoshi Pulse

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Japanese Regulators Discussed Restricting Trade Of Privacy-Focused Altcoins, Report Says

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Japanese regulators reportedly discussed prohibiting exchanges from trading in anonymity-focused coins Monero and Dash #NEWS

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Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Outage Downs Telegram, Bitcoin Shines on a Bank

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MasterCard Publishes Patent To Speed Up Blockchain Node Activation

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MasterCard has published a patent for a system that would enable new nodes to navigate the blockchain more efficiently #NEWS

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PR: How Ubex Uses Blockchain to Disrupt the Advertising Market

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Japan’s SBI Unveils New Plans to Start an Exchange for Major Cryptocurrencies

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Indian Exchange Launches 23 Crypto-to-Crypto Trading Pairs with Zero Fees

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Morgan Stanley Research: Defined Regulations Main Factor For Crypto Exchanges When Choosing Country

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Based on trade volume data, Morgan Stanley researchers claim that well-defined regulations are main factor for crypto exchanges when choosing a country to settle in #NEWS

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Cryptocurrency Market Manipulation Is Rife – But Does Anyone Care?

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New Store Sells Cryptocurrencies for Regular Old Cash in Croatia

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Cryptocurrency and Equity Markets: Weekly Wrap-Up

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Who performed better this week and why it matters for the next one 🤔 #MARKET_ANALYSIS

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Crypto Auctions: Where Do Arrested Bitcoins End Up?

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Where do governmental authorities send arrested crypto assets and where do seized Bitcoins end up. #ANALYSIS

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Hong Kong Alcohol Company Buys 51% of Bitcoin Miner for $60 Million

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PR: LEEKICO helps Blockchain Network Connectivity Project NKN to Close Successful Crowdfunding

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Bitcoin.org Reverts Back to ‘Fast’ and ‘Low Fee’ Descriptions on Front Page

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Why Canada has Emerged as a Leading Blockchain and Crypto Nation: Expert Take

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Innovation + low energy costs + high internet speed + friendly regulation. That’s Canada! #EXPERT_TAKE

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Dubai: Police Use AI Tech To Locate And Arrest Gang Suspected Of $1.9 Mln Armed Bitcoin Heist

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Dubai police have arrested ten gang members for a suspected $1.9 mln armed Bitcoin heist, using AI technology to locate all suspects within 48h #NEWS

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This Week in Bitcoin: Amazon Wants to Track You and TD Ameritrade Plants a Flag

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Markets Edge Back Into The Green After Mid-Week Correction

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Crypto markets edge back into the green, making a recovery after a significant dip earlier this week #NEWS

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Scammers Hijack Verified Twitter Account To Steal Crypto By Posing As Telegram CEO

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Twitter scammers have used a hijacked verified account of a Swedish musical band to pose as Pavel Durov and scam people into handing over their crypto #NEWS

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Charlie Lee: ‘To make Litecoin More Decentralized, Eventually I Would Step Away’

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Charlie Lee said that he took the first step away from Litecoin two years ago to help decentralize the altcoin #NEWS

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PR: With MVP and Partnership in Hand, Fixy Network Is Primed to Launch Its Pre-ICO

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Bitcoin Cash Meetups Grow Wildly Across the Globe

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US Crypto Lawyer David Silver On Why He’s To Thank For Industry’s Increased Gov’t Scrutiny

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Attorney David Silver, the apparent reigning king of crypto lawsuits, explains why he is not just an “ambulance chaser” in an exclusive with Cointelegraph #FOLLOW_UP

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Chinese Household in Trouble for Chasing a Lost Cause – Mining Bitcoin with Phones

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Chilean Minister Supports Cryptocurrencies After Court Sided With Exchanges Against Banks

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PR: Brock Pierce and 25+ Crypto Whales in the Most Expected Coinsbank Event of the Year

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Warren Buffett: Bitcoin is Gambling, a Game, Not an Investment

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Bitcoin Futures Markets See a Big Uptick in Trade Volume

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Outraged Pro-BTC Community Alleges Bitcoin.com Is Misleading Buyers Into Buying BCH

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Outraged community members launch website and Telegram group, alleging that Bitcoin.com is misleading buyers into purchasing Bitcoin Cash instead of Bitcoin #NEWS

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Memo Innovation Invigorates Bitcoin Cash Proponents

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Buying Bitcoin Is Not Investing, Claims ‘Oracle Of Omaha’ Warren Buffett

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87-year-old American investor Warren Buffett says “buying Bitcoin is not investing,” “it’s speculating” and a “game” #NEWS

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PR: 4NEW – Two Operational Power Plants Secured with Launch Plan to Initiate Onsite Crypto Mining Farm

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Italy: Law Firm Files Bankruptcy Petition Against Hacked Crypto Exchange BitGrail

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BonelliErede, the Italian law firm representing victims of the BitGrail hack, is filing a bankruptcy petition against the crypto exchange #NEWS

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Wendy McElroy: Are You Part of the Revolution or Part of the War?

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, April 28

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$40 trillion market cap? Yes, please! #PRICE_ANALYSIS

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Venezuela Shuts Down Two Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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US: SEC Official Says ICO Regulation Should Be ‘Balanced’, Congressman Suggests Ban

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An SEC regulator thinks that the approach to ICOs should be “balanced,” while one Financial Services Committee member referred to ICO issuers as “charlatans and scammers” #NEWS

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Bitcoin’s Near Term Fortunes: “Inflows of Big Money,” New Indices Emerge

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Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Fork-o-Mania and Flying Cars

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PR: Mobile Platform Coinseed ICO Streamlines Cypto Investing

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Blockstack and Shapeshift Offer a $50K Bounty for a Universal Wallet

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To HODL Or Not To HODL? Value Averaging Crypto Investments: Expert Take

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Take a look at an alternative cryptocurrency investment strategy #EXPERT_TAKE

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US State Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Mining Company

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PBoC Director Bullish On Blockchain, But Sees Potential In More Centralization

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Director of China’s central bank’s digital currency institute is optimistic about Blockchain’s benefits, but suggests less decentralization will make the technology safer #NEWS

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Erase Two-Day Losses

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“With Revolution Comes Risk”: Australia’s Securities Regulator Updates ICO And Crypto Guidelines

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Australia’s Securities and Investments Commissioner has spoken of updated regulatory guidelines for cryptocurrencies and ICOs #NEWS

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Crypto Market In Green Following Correction, Bitcoin Above $9,000, EOS Gains Significantly

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Crypto market is growing up after a mid-week correction, Bitcoin is over $9K, Ethereum is approaching $700 #NEWS

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Coincheck Recorded Profit Despite the Hack While Victims Hit with Taxes

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In Attempt To Regain Relevance, Ousted PayPal CEO Says Crypto Traders Are ‘Drinking the Kool-Aid’

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Everyone is “drinking the Kool-Aid,” says former PayPal CEO in the second of his media appearances warning that Bitcoin is a scam #NEWS

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France: Crypto Is Now ‘Moveable Property’, Tax Down From 45 To 19 Percent

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France’s Council of State declares cryptocurrencies “moveable property,” introduces 19 percent flat tax. #NEWS

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Court Orders Chilean Banks to Re-Open Crypto Exchange Accounts

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Crypto Market Hitting $40 Trln In 10 Years “Definitely Possible”, Says Pantera Capital CEO

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The CEO of Pantera Capital, a $1 bln crypto hedge fund, says it’s “definitely possible” the crypto market could hit “$40 trln" within ten years. #NEWS

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80% of the 21 Million Bitcoins Have Been Mined Into Existence

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AR Platform To Woo Shoppers To Blockchain By Paying Them To Watch Ads

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A Blockchain-based company plans to offer an engaging AR platform to the public which doesn’t use up excessive amounts of data and storage #SPONSORED

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Coincheck Crypto Exchange Posts $490 Mln Profit, On Par With Japan’s Top Stock Exchange

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According to Monex Group, Coincheck earned an estimated $490 mln in the ten months prior to January’s hack. #NEWS

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Bitcoin Markets Steady for Another Gox Dump, 16,000 Coins Moved by Trustee

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IBM Files Patent For Proof-Of-Work Protocol Tailored To IoT Networks

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IBM has filed a patent for a tailored proof-of-work protocol for IoT Blockchain systems. #NEWS

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Bitcoin in Brief Friday: World Satoshi Summit Canceled, Pump and Dump Scheme Exposed

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ETH Round-Up: Parity Unfreeze Shot Down, Casper Code Made Public, Vitalik Slams Greedy Market Sentiment

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PR: Crypto Exchange Changelly partners with Binance

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Investors from 28 Countries Own Land in Norway’s “Private City” Liberstad

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Revolut Raises $250 Million, Adds Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and XRP

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Crypto Collectible Game Launches A Platform Allowing Users To Breed Virtual Pets

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A company has mixed different features of collectible breeding games aiming to create “the cutest crypto game” yet. #SPONSORED

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Germany Gets Its First Crypto Exchange for Whales

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Comcast's Venture Capital Arm Is Bullish On Bitcoin and Blockchain

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Comcast’s venture capital arm is bullish on Bitcoin and blockchain, although they are still waiting to see blockchain’s “killer application.” #NEWS

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Germany's Largest Bank Posts Q1 Profits Lower Than Major Crypto Exchange Binance’s Q2, Q3

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Crypto exchange Binance’s last two quarterly net profits have outperformed Deutsche Bank’s just-posted first quarterly. #NEWS

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Mt. Gox Moves Around $165 Mln In BTC And BCH From Its Wallets

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Mt. Gox has recently consolidated 16k BTC and 16k BCH from its cold wallets. #NEWS

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How to Protect Yourself Against DNS Attacks When Using Cryptocurrency

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Let’s Not Destroy Bitcoin: What’s Wrong With MIT Technology Review’s Article

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“Let’s destroy Bitcoin”. MIT Technology Review published an article proposing three ways to bring down the world’s largest cryptocurrency. Here’s why it’s not as easy as it might sound. #FOLLOW_UP

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Aims And Goals Of Japan’s New Self-Regulatory Cryptocurrency Exchange Association

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Japan’s new self-regulatory body’s first task is to bring in the unregistered exchanges, and dispel anxiety around cryptocurrencies in the country. #FOLLOW_UP

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17 Mln Of Total 21 Mln Bitcoins Now Mined In Milestone For Digital Scarcity

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17 mln Bitcoin have now been mined, 4 mln BTC left to supply cap #NEWS

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Blockchain-based Ad Service Revolution: Crypto Answer to Social Media Bans

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A blockchain-revolution for the digital advertising industry? #ANALYSIS

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New Party in Ukraine to Fund Itself Only with Cryptos

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Banking App Revolut Becomes Tech ‘Unicorn’ Valued At $1.7 Bln After Latest Funding Round

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Banking app Revolut raises $250 mln in funding round – now valued at $1.7 bln, making it a “unicorn” startup #NEWS

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Controversy Looms Over Bithumb Coins

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PR: Keynote Lights up New York with Security Token Conference

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Malta’s Cabinet Approves Cryptocurrency Bill

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Binance: Hong Kong Court Ruled VC Firm Sequoia’s Allegations Against CEO CZ Invalid

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Binance releases statement denying allegations of breaking an exclusivity contract with Sequoia, reports that courts ruled Sequoia’s injunction invalid #NEWS

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Terminals For Exchanging Crypto Put To The Test By Institutional Industry Leaders

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A terminal that allows institutional investors to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrencies is being put to the test in the real world #SPONSORED

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From Pork to Diamonds: How Blockchain is Making the Logistics Industry Transparent

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Thanks to Blockchain, it’s never been that easy to trace where products come from, be it microchips, diamonds, or mangoes #ANALYSIS

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Another Crypto Exchange Ordered to Improve by Japanese Regulator

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Japanese Finance Giant SBI Invests In Regulated ICO Platform Templum

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Japan’s SBI Holdings has invested in regulated ICO platform Templum, after earlier this year buying into a Taiwanese hardware wallet #NEWS

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Gaming Co. Nexon Korea Refutes Rumors It Will Buy Crypto Exchange Bitstamp

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Rumors denied: Nexon Korea is not in the process of buying crypto exchange Bitstamp, according to a press conference by Nexon Korea’s CEO #NEWS

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Philippines Welcomes Crypto Economic Zone

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Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Big Money Wears Big Horns, Claws Are In the Closet

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PR: First Cryptocurrency with an Encrypted Reference Line Can Now Be Traded (RECO)

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Blockchain Project To Make Affiliate And Referral Marketing Accessible To All Businesses

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A new NEO Blockchain-based platform aims to help companies grow their customer base and boost recurring sales through smart marketing programs #SPONSORED

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Georgia Has Become Eurasia’s Cryptocurrency Mining Epicenter

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German VPE Bank Expands Services To Cryptocurrency Trading

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VPE will purportedly be the first bank in Germany to offer cryptocurrency trading services, albeit only to institutional and professional clients. #NEWS

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How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 1

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“Bitcoin Is A Scam,” Claims Ousted CEO Of Paypal

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“Bitcoin Is A Scam,” says ousted CEO of Paypal Bill Harris, “most” people don’t pay taxes, and “most” heavy BTC users are criminals. #NEWS

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The Notorious Bunny Ranch Brothel Now Accepts Bitcoin

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FT: Multiple Online Harassment Allegations Against IOTA Team, Foundation Board Member Says He’s Not ‘Aware’ Of Incidents

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Claims of online threats by members of the IOTA team against critics are numerous, while IOTA Foundation board member says he has never personally witnesses any intimidation. #NEWS

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Nasdaq CEO Says Company ‘Open’ To Becoming Crypto Trading Platform When Market Matures

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Nasdaq CEO says that “certainly” the stock exchange could become a crypto exchange in the future. #NEWS

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System Error at Korean Crypto Exchange Gave Users Free Coins

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Markets Update: Bears Return to Crypto Markets for Some Action

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PR: Aramcocoin Launches Crypto Commodity Coin

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$350 Million Bitstamp Acquisition Negotiations Denied by Nexon CEO

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After Two Weeks Of Gains Markets Are Down Across The Board, Bitcoin Below $9,000

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Total market cap dips below $400, as the markets experience a significant correction today. #NEWS

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Multiple Exchanges Suspend ERC20 Token Trading Due To Potential BatchOverflow Bug

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A smart contract bug has now forced Poloniex, HitBTC and a number of other exchanges to stop ERC20 transactions. #NEWS

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Facebook to Be Sued for Defamation Related to Scammy Bitcoin Ads

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Winklevoss Crypto Exchange Partners With NASDAQ To Fight Market Manipulation In Industry First

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Gemini partnership marks first implementation of NASDAQ’s SMARTS technology in the crypto market. #NEWS

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