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Cambridge Analytica ‘was Planning $30m Ico’ Sources Say
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Cambridge Analytica ‘was Planning $30m Ico’ Sources Say

Disgraced UK data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica wanted to raise $30 million by issuing its own altcoin, according to reports which surfaced April 17. WE WANTED USERS TO ‘RECLAIM DATA’ USING BLOCKCHAIN Citing anonymous sources “familiar with...
Coincheck Hackers May Have Successfully Laundered all their Stolen NEM Coins
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Coincheck Hackers May Have Successfully Laundered all their Stolen NEM Coins

According to recent reports, the hackers responsible for the January 2018 NEM heist from the Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange platform may have successfully laundered all their stolen NEM coins (XEM). Laundering the Loot In March 2018, BTCManager reported...
Bunz Launches Ethereum Token BTZ, Faces Backlash For Betraying Own Ethos
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Bunz Launches Ethereum Token BTZ, Faces Backlash For Betraying Own Ethos

Canadian online bartering community Bunz announced April 9 that it is coming to the forefront of the ongoing crypto revolution by launching its own token based on Ethereum. Expectedly, the move did not go down well with many who called Bunz out for going again...
Crypto Exchange bitFlyer Upgrades User Verification Process after FSA Criticism
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Crypto Exchange bitFlyer Upgrades User Verification Process after FSA Criticism

BitFlyer, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchange platforms based in Japan has made some changes to its user verification process. BitFlyer user verification element was introduced after the platform came under scrutiny from the Japanese Financial Services ...
Cryptocurrencies Under Surveillance from AUSTRAC to Prevent Money Laundering and Terrorism
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Cryptocurrencies Under Surveillance from AUSTRAC to Prevent Money Laundering and Terrorism

Cryptocurrency exchange providers operating in Australia are now under AUSTRAC, the Australian financial intelligence agency’s watch. The enactment will help minimize the use of cryptocurrencies for illegal purposes like money-laundering and terrorism. Digi...
TenX Set to Launch Litecoin Debit Card
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TenX Set to Launch Litecoin Debit Card

After disappointing news for litecoin users following the failure of LitePay, Charlie Lee recently highlighted that litecoin-branded debit cards would soon be made available via TenX. Right from its inception, the mantra for TenX has been to create a robust...
Polish News Hints at Bitfinex, Bitcoin, and Colombian Cartel Connection
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Polish News Hints at Bitfinex, Bitcoin, and Colombian Cartel Connection

The Polish media have made a tenuous link between the arrest of two companies on suspicion of money laundering, and the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex. The news comes two months after it emerged that Polish Central Bank had funded a social media campaign ...
Nicolas Maduro Creating More Use Cases for Venezuela’s Oil-Backed Petro Crypto
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Nicolas Maduro Creating More Use Cases for Venezuela’s Oil-Backed Petro Crypto

Venezuela’s supposed national cryptocurrency, the petro, seems to be gaining momentum with each passing day, despite all odds. The nation’s number one citizen, Nicolas Maduro has now hinted that state-owned firms are free to carry out transactions using the di...
China’s Alibaba Sues Dubai-Based Alibabacoin for Trademark Infringement
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China’s Alibaba Sues Dubai-Based Alibabacoin for Trademark Infringement

A Dubai firm, Alababacoin Foundation et al, has been sued by China’s largest e-commerce company, Alababa Group Holding Ltd. Using the Alibaba trademarked name in conjunction with a cryptocurrency “Alibabacoin,” the founders of the Alibabacoin set out to raise ...
Ramencoin: Anime, Noodles, and an Ethereum-based Crypto for Charity
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Ramencoin: Anime, Noodles, and an Ethereum-based Crypto for Charity

Since crypto markets have turned bearish, a running joke in the community has been ‘going long on Ramen,’ referring to the fact crypto holders have seen their wealth decrease and are minimizing their expenditure by living off of the cheap and convenient dish. ...