Cobinhood Delists Six Tokens Susceptible to Pump and Dump, Limits Tether Pairs

As some cryptocurrency exchanges are adding new altcoins, tokens and forks all the time, cashing in on massive listing fees from promoters, the need arises to trim the fat ever so often. Now Cobinhood is removing a few, offering a glimpse on how trading venues decide which tokens to cull.  Also Read: Canadian Multinational Bank […]
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Canadian Multinational Bank BMO Blocks Cryptocurrency Transactions

Like taxi drivers attacking Uber or candle makers trying to block out the sun, another bank has taken a stand against bitcoin. BMO is apparently trying to protect its clients from themselves by taking away the freedom to decide what to do with their own money, like using cryptocurrency. Also Read: Steven Seagal Karate Chops […]
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Massachusetts Censures Five ICO Crypto Startups in a Single Day

Crowdfunding in the United States is a most dangerous game. Massachusetts brought no fewer than five acts of censure on the same day this week. Censure is a formal legal settlement entered into, in this case, with crypto companies accused of financial law violations, and usually involve a Consent Order (to prevent further prosecution, individual […]
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Australian Tax Agency Seeks Public Input Concerning Cryptocurrency Taxes

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been researching how to formulate regulatory guidelines for taxing cryptocurrencies recently. This week the ATO is seeking input from Australian residents concerning how the country should tax digital assets. Also read: South Korean Exchange Paying Users to Report Illegal Crypto Schemes The Australian Taxation Office is Looking for Public Opinion Concerning […]
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Coingeek to Fund the BCH Anonymizer Mixing Platform ‘Cash Shuffle’

On March 28 the Calvin Ayre-owned blockchain and mining firm, Coingeek, announced it would be funding the privacy-centric bitcoin cash (BCH) project ‘Cash Shuffle.’ The project Cash Shuffle is a mixer tool designed to shuffle BCH to increase transaction anonymity. Also read: China’s Huawei Rumored to Partner with Cold Storage Smartphone Maker Blockchain Firm Coingeek Funds […]
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Litecoin Foundation Apologizes for Not Doing Enough Due Diligence on Litepay

Failure of a project is a natural and common thing when investing in startup ventures, especially when it comes to cutting edge technologies such as cryptocurrency applications. Doing due diligence won’t prevent failed investments made in good faith, but it can make sure to weed out projects that will raise obvious red flags if vetted […]
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Mandela’s Golden Hands Sell for $10 Million in Bitcoin

A Canadian businessman agreed to sell four gold castings of South African leader Nelson Mandela’s hands. For $10 million in bitcoin, a cryptocurrency firm launching an initial coin offering (ICO) has agreed to the purchase, promising a world tour of the art pieces in an effort to educate more people about Madiba’s legacy.   Also […]
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Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices Begin to Sink Once Again

Cryptocurrency prices have dropped considerably over the past 48 hours since our last markets update. Currently, the entire digital asset ecosystem has lost more than $32 billion since that time, and BTC/USD values have once again dipped under the $8K range.   Also Read: 80,000 New Merchants in Europe Gain Option to Accept Crypto BTC Sees […]
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Russian, Chinese, Korean Associations to Sue Internet Giants Over Banned Crypto Ads

Cryptocurrency and blockchain associations from Russia, China and South Korea plan to file a class action against internet corporations banning crypto ads. The lawsuit will challenge restrictions imposed by Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yandex. An agreement to take the matter to court in the US has been reached at a crypto conference in Moscow. Also […]
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Germany’s Tourism Board Accepts Bitcoin Payments

The German National Tourism Board has announced that it accepts cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin for its services. The organization promotes German travel destinations with offices in 32 countries around the world. GNTB also intends to implement blockchain technologies in its finances. “We want to be a global innovation driver in the tourism industry,” its chairperson […]
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