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S.Korea cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb hacked, $32 mln in coins stolen

Seoul-based virtual currency exchange Bithumb has been hacked and 35 billion won ($31.51 million) worth of virtual currency held at the exchange stolen, the exchange said on Wednesday. Bithumb said

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Apple prohibits iOS, Mac apps that engage in cryptocurrency mining

Due to the growing menace of hackers leveraging your device's processing powers to mine cryptocurrency, Apple has announced a ban on such malicious apps from its App Store.

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South Africa investigates $80 million bitcoin scam

South African authorities are investigating an alleged cryptocurrency scam that defrauded investors of 1 billion rand ($80 million) with promises of huge returns that never materialised, police said o

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Microsoft bans cryptocurrency ads on Bing search engine

After Facebook and Google, Microsoft has now banned advertisements showing cryptocurrencies and related products from its Bing search engine.

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Cryptocurrency industry facing tough phase in India-Expert

An expert involved with the money trade coin industry has said people continue to face problems converting crypto currencies into fiat currency or other crypto currencies because of existing firm gove

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Facebook may launch its own cryptocurrency

After reports surfaced that Facebook is creating a new Blockchain group, fresh media reports have claimed that the social networking giant is also exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency.

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Crypto currency: Flintstone Technologies seeks HC relief

The Delhi High Court has fixed May 24 as the next date of hearing for a petition filed by Flinstone Technologies Pvt. Ltd. with regard to staying Reserve Bank of India (RBI) strictures related to cond

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Here's why WikiLeaks can't convert its cryptocurrency into money

Cryptocurrency marketplace Coinbase has shut the account of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks' Shop for allegedly violating its terms of service -- which means it cannot convert payments like bitcoin i

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RBI's decree will shatter cryptocurrency business in India, say stakeholders

The Reserve Bank of India's announcement on cryptocurrency has not only stirred the market but left both the traders and investors in a state of loss with many of them thinking of wrapping up their op

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Synup launches CoinFriendly, world's largest repository of Bitcoin-friendly business

Synup, a provider of Software as a service (SaaS) based location intelligence on Wednesday announced the launch of a new website, CoinFriendly.

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Vietnam calls for tougher measures on cryptocurrency deals amid alleged scam

Vietnam on Wednesday urged greater vigilance against cryptocurrency transactions and investments, as officials in its economic hub asked police to investigate what could prove to be the country's larg

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Cryptocurrency: ASSOCHAM calls for extreme care

New Delhi [India] | April 8, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST:Commenting on the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to explore and examine the introduction of official virtual currency in the country, apex trade association, the ASSOCHAM, cautioned that extreme c

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Japan's FSA orders 2 cryptocurrency exchanges to halt business

TOKYO | Friday, Apr 6 2018 IST: Japan's Financial Services Agency on Friday ordered two cryptocurrency exchanges to suspend business for two months as it cracks down on regulatory lapses following the massive theft of digital money

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U.S. tax liabilities for crypto currencies in 2017 seen at $25 bln, to pressure bitcoin-Fundstrat

NEW YORK | Thursday, Apr 5 2018 IST: Soaring crypto-currency prices last year are estimated to result in U.S. tax liabilities of $25 billion, adding further selling pressure to these assets in the short term, according to a research note

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Hackers ditch ransomware attacks, move to cryptojacking: Symantec

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST: When it comes to increased cryptojacking activities, India is second in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region and ninth globally as hackers create a highly-profitable, new revenue stream with crypto

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Cryptojacking skyrockets, signaling massive threat to cyber

USA | Wednesday, Apr 4 2018 IST: Cyber criminals are rapidly adding cryptojacking to their arsenal and creating a highly profitable new revenue stream, as the ransomware market becomes overpriced and overcrowded, according to America

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Nikkei falls, hit by tech stocks; Monex jumps on possible Coincheck purchase

Japanese stocks fell on Tuesday, led by tech firms and makers of electronic components after U.S. tech stocks tumbled overnight on resurgent trade war fears, while Monex jumped after saying it might b

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BuyUcoin unveils open trading engine for over 30 cryptocurrencies

BuyUcoin, a cryptocurrency exchange platform and Blockchain Wallet company announced the launch of BuyUcoin Trade Engine 2.0, enabled with the latest features to ensure cryptocurrency enthusiasts acce

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Google bans cryptocurrency mining extensions on Chrome

After Facebook and Twitter, Google has cracked down on malicious cryptocurrency mining extensions on its Chrome platform.

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SmartCoin raises USD 2 million in pre series A funding

Fintech startup SmartCoin on Wednesday announced raising funds worth USD 2 million in pre-Series A funding from a top Chinese VC fund and Accion Venture Lab.

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ClearTax, Zebpay join hands to help Indian investors with cryptocurrency taxation

India's largest tax filing platform ClearTax on Friday announced its tie-up with app-enabled bitcoin wallet Zebpay to help investors deal with cryptocurrency taxation.

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Panaesha Capital launches a pre ICO token sale for Feelium - a cryptocurrency

Panaesha Capital, a leading Singapore based fintech startup, today announced the launch of its first initial coin offering (ICO) 'Feelium' a one of its kind digital currency which can be stored, used

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Twitter to ban cryptocurrency ads from Tuesday

Twitter has confirmed that it will begin blocking cryptocurrency-related ads on the platfrom from Tuesday even as the micro-blogging site updated its policy relating to such advertisements.

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Unique crypto currency exchange operating in India

New Delhi [India] :In the past few years, digital penetration has fueled growth at both the levels- consumer and enterprise. Further to this digital wave of innovation, advent of crypto currency is one of the most talke

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XinFin ties up with KoinOK.com, gets its Utility Token XDCE listed on One of India's top exchange

New Delhi [India], Mar 16 (Businesswire-India): Singapore based Blockchain Technology XinFin recently announced its association with KoinOK. KoinOK is proudly building the most customer-focused crypto

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Kali Coin ICO releases minimum viable product of its cryptocurrency exchange platform CoinRecoil

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar.9 (ANI-NewsVoir): Entering last week (third week) of its pre-ICO round, Kali Coin ICO has unveil Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to public of its upcoming cryptocurrency

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Twitter working to fix cryptocurrency scam issue

As the issue of copying verified Twitter accounts to trick cryptocurrency users is becoming increasingly prevalent, the microblogging company has said that it is working to curb these copycat handles.

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Japan punishes seven cryptocurrency exchanges over regulatory lapses

Japan punished seven cryptocurrency exchanges, ordering two of them to suspend business, in an effort to shore up consumer protection after a $530 million theft of digital money from Tokyo-based Coinc

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ODEM Steps Up Beta Development After €2.2M Raise Beats ICO Pre-Sale Target

ODEM.IO, On-Demand Education Marketplace, is stepping up development of the beta version of its blockchain-based education platform after generating €2.2million (US$2.7million) in its ICO-presale, more than double the projected capital raise.

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S.Korea keeps investors guessing on cryptocurrency regulation

South Korea has yet to decide how to regulate crypotocurrency trading, a senior government official said, highlighting Seoul's struggles to supervise a market that critics say remains opaque and vulne

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Goldman-backed startup Circle buys Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange

Goldman Sachs-backed payments company Circle has acquired U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex, Circle said on Monday, in an effort to cement its position as one of the leading companies in the world

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Crypto 'noobs' learn to cope with wild swings in digital coins

After researching digital currencies for work last year, personal finance writer J.R. Duren hopped on his own crypto-rollercoaster. Duren bought $5 worth of litecoin in November, and eventually purcha

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Neurogress' ICO to Raise $44 mn With Pre-TGE Offer of 50% Off

Neurogress, an artificial intelligence (AI) based scientific software company, is raising about $ 44 million (Rs. 282 crore) growth capital in two stages (Pre-TGE & TGE) using blockchain technology.

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Japan's cryptocurrency exchanges to form new self-regulating body - sources

Sixteen Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges will fix plans as early as next week to create a self-regulating body in a bid to better safeguard investors after a $530 million digital money heist last month

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Koinex to list two global crypto-assets on their exchange

New Delhi [India]
In a first, Koinex, a digital assets exchange, announced that it will be listing two global crypto-assets (tokens) - OmiseGO (OMG) and Request on their exchange.

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