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David Seaman: Ethereum Classic ‘Little More Than Troll Vaporware’

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Bitcoin.com spoke with independent journalist and cryptocurrency enthusiast David Seaman on the Ethereum split, the anti-climatic Bitcoin halving event and why users should stop bullying Coinbase for helping law enforcement snatch the founder of KickAssTorrents. Also read: Ethereum Hard Fork Gives Birth to a New ‘Classic’ Coin David Seaman (@d_seaman) is a huge proponent of cryptocurrencies and has even advised viewers to "go out...

Gibraltar Lands First European Bitcoin ETI

Gibraltar has welcomed Europe’s first regulated Bitcoin product in the form of Bitcoin exchange-traded instrument (ETI) BitcoinETI, which will shortly debut on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) and Germany's Deutsche Börse. Also read: SolidX Files to Become First Bitcoin ETF on NY Stock Exchange Gibraltar's EU-Regulated Bitcoin Asset BitcoinETI, which received approval for admission to both exchanges Friday, is an asset-backed ETI...

Reuters’ World-Check Database Selling for Bitcoin After Breach

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According to security researcher and white hat hacker, Chris Vickery, a copy of the World-Check database was leaked online. According to reports, the leaked information is now being sold on the dark net by hackers for a substantial amount of bitcoin. Also read: Moody’s: Blockchain Technology is ‘Creating Competitive Pressure’ World-Check Database For Sale The World-Check file cache contains millions of people’s profiles,...

Moody’s: Blockchain Technology is ‘Creating Competitive Pressure’

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A new report from Moody's Corporation details that there are currently over 120 blockchain-related projects involving Ethereum, Hyperledger, Microsoft, Bitcoin, and R3 CEV development. Also read: KYC Dilemma: US Secret Service Seizes $13k from Coinbase Customer 120+ Businesses are Working on Blockchain Platforms In Moody’s latest research offering called "Credit Strategy -- Blockchain Technology: Robust, Cost-effective Applications Key to Unlocking Blockchain's Potential Credit Benefits"...

Ethereum Hard Fork Gives Birth to a New ‘Classic’ Coin

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The Ethereum community had a hard fork this past week, and many celebrated a successful implementation. However, not everyone was enthusiastic about the fork as it only received 85% of the network's hashing power. The Ethereum blockchain split into two, and the minority has been mining and now trading via Poloniex a "new" token supply called Ethereum Classic. Also Read: Mycelium...

Tor Contributor Leaves Network, Crucial Node Stops Running

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A veteran contributor to the Tor Network has announced his intention to cut all ties with the software. In addition to his leaving, a crucial node within the network will be deactivated as well. Also read: Civic’s $1 Million Identity Fraud Protection Original Tor Contributor to Exit, Deactivate Node The announcement was made on the Tor blog by an original Tor contributor,...

Bitcoin Symbol Left Out of Unicode’s Latest Version

The effort to get Bitcoin its own Unicode symbol just had a big setback, despite previous promises that it was accepted and many expected it to be included in this year’s upgrades. Also read: W3C’s Blockchain Workshop & Industry Standards  Why is Unicode’s Inclusion Important? Unicode is the official keeper of symbols for our computers and keyboards, such as $, @, and ~....

Bearish Decline Claws Bitcoin’s Price

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Bitcoin has been on a bearish run for a few days now after a recent high of $680 USD on July 17th. The price could experience a downturn as there's a lot of selling happening though there's a lot of support in the $640 range alongside massive resistance towards $680. Also Read: Mycelium Wallet Will Soon Integrate Dash Hard Forks & Blockchains Ethereum has...

Civic’s $1 Million Identity Fraud Protection

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A new blockchain-based identity platform called Civic wants to be a second-factor authentication for people who want to be insured for digital ID theft protection. The app, which just launched, notifies its users when their social security is used by a Civic affiliate allowing people to make sure the use of this information is legitimate. Also read: Coinbase Helps FBI Shut...

KYC Dilemma: US Secret Service Seizes $13k from Coinbase Customer

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The United States Secret Service (USSS) has seized more than 25 bitcoins from a Coinbase account and seemingly converted them automatically to $13,000 USD, it has emerged. Also read: Coinbase Integrates PayPal to Broaden its Reach US Secret Service Seizes Funds In an official notification dated today, USSS announced that on June 3 it had taken control of “$13,138.12 in U.S. Currency...