US Senate to Examine Energy Efficiency of Blockchain
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US Senate to Examine Energy Efficiency of Blockchain

btcethereumadmin - August 16, 2018

The U.S. Senate is set to take another look at blockchain technology next week. The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will host a hearing on "Energy…

AT&T Sued for $224 Million After Phone Hackers Rob Crypto Investor
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AT&T Sued for $224 Million After Phone Hackers Rob Crypto Investor

btcethereumadmin - August 15, 2018

Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin has sued the telecom giant AT&T, alleging that the company failed to protect his cell phone from a hacking incident that ultimately cost…

Judge Denies Effort to Move XRP Investor Lawsuit to Lower Court
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Judge Denies Effort to Move XRP Investor Lawsuit to Lower Court

btcethereumadmin - August 14, 2018

A U.S. district judge has denied an investor's effort to move a lawsuit against payments firm Ripple to a lower court. Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the Northern District…

SEC Slaps ‘Fraudulent’ ICO Founder With $30K Fine, Lifetime Ban
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SEC Slaps ‘Fraudulent’ ICO Founder With $30K Fine, Lifetime Ban

btcethereumadmin - August 14, 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday that it had secured new prohibitions against the founder of a company behind an allegedly fraudulent initial coin…

EU Lawmaker Wants to Include ICOs in New Crowdfunding Rules
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EU Lawmaker Wants to Include ICOs in New Crowdfunding Rules

btcethereumadmin - August 14, 2018

A draft proposal by the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs suggests creating new regulations for public initial coin offerings (ICOs), according to a document…

Marvel Weighs Legal Move Against Crypto Startup’s ‘Wacoinda’ Plans
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Marvel Weighs Legal Move Against Crypto Startup’s ‘Wacoinda’ Plans

btcethereumadmin - August 13, 2018

Marvel is not yet sure if it will oppose a cryptocurrency startup playing off the name of the fictional nation of Wakanda from the Black Panther film.…

Crypto Millionaire Lost 5,500 Bitcoins in Alleged Investment Scam
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Crypto Millionaire Lost 5,500 Bitcoins in Alleged Investment Scam

btcethereumadmin - August 13, 2018

A 22-year-old cryptocurrency millionaire has lost more than 5,500 bitcoins in an alleged investment scam in Thailand – one that drew public attention due to the alleged…

Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices
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Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices

btcethereumadmin - August 9, 2018

More than 170,000 devices in Brazil were targeted in a cryptojacking attack last month. According to a blog post published by security firm Trustwave, a wide-scale cyberattack was launched on…

Blockchain Research Institute Report Calls for Crypto Regulation Clarity
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Blockchain Research Institute Report Calls for Crypto Regulation Clarity

btcethereumadmin - August 9, 2018

"Regulators would be wise to avoid the chainsaw when microsurgery could do" when it comes to blockchain technology, says author Don Tapscott. Tapscott, the co-founder and executive…

20 Thai Crypto Exchanges Have Applied for New Digital Assets Licenses
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20 Thai Crypto Exchanges Have Applied for New Digital Assets Licenses

btcethereumadmin - August 9, 2018

Thailand's new licensing system for firms working with digital assets has seen a flurry of applications from companies seeking to offer token sales and exchange services just…