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Liquid Assets’: South Korea Plans Accounting Standards for Cryptocurrencies
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Liquid Assets’: South Korea Plans Accounting Standards for Cryptocurrencies

The Korea Accounting Institute is reportedly planning to categorize cryptocurrencies like bitcoin as ‘liquid assets’ in a bid to classify them in financial statements. As reported by Business Korea, the Korea Accounting Institute (KAI) is in the process of ...
Homeland Security Arrests Bitcoin Company CEO for Alleged Money Laundering
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Homeland Security Arrests Bitcoin Company CEO for Alleged Money Laundering

There is never a boring day in the world of cryptocurrency. The CEO of Bitcoin Inc mentioned on Twitter that he had been arrested in his home by the Department of Homeland Security. According to the information shared with us, this arrest is the direct result ...
New Partnership Seeks To Create Blockchain-Based Healthcare Data Marketplace
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New Partnership Seeks To Create Blockchain-Based Healthcare Data Marketplace

A new partnership unveiled last week between Neuromation and Longenesis will seek to use blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to build a global marketplace for healthcare data. Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, CSO of Longenesis, a healthcare AI comp...
Lithuania’s Central Bank Investigates 100 Million Euro Bankera ICO
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Lithuania’s Central Bank Investigates 100 Million Euro Bankera ICO

Lithuania’s central bank has launched an investigation into a domestic initial coin offering (ICO), which it says has violated the country’s securities laws. According to a statement dated Feb. 15, the Lietuvos Bankas has opened a probe into blockchain fina...
Decentralized Video Sharing Platform Viuly Offers Users a Chance to Earn Revenue Without Restrictions
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Decentralized Video Sharing Platform Viuly Offers Users a Chance to Earn Revenue Without Restrictions

CENTRALIZED CONTENT SHARING PLATFORMS DEMONETIZING SMALL VIDEO PRODUCERS A large video sharing platform recently announced that it will drop thousands of small video producers from its revenue programs. Many of these video producers took to social media follow...
23% Of Organizations Globally Affected By Crypto-Mining Malware, Says Cybersecurity Firm
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23% Of Organizations Globally Affected By Crypto-Mining Malware, Says Cybersecurity Firm

Crypto-mining malware is draining enterprises’ CPU power with an estimated 23% of organizations globally being affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact index. Researchers of the firm discov...
Blockchain Projects Come Together to Launch Ethereum Community Fund
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Blockchain Projects Come Together to Launch Ethereum Community Fund

Projects building on the Ethereum network have announced plans to pool resources and collaborate. Cosmos, OmiseGO, Golem, Maker, Global Brain, and Raiden will together launch the Ethereum Community Fund with the goal of coordinating and strengthening developme...
Bitcoin Will Be Taxed as an Asset: Israel Tax Authority
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Bitcoin Will Be Taxed as an Asset: Israel Tax Authority

Israel’s official tax authority has confirmed that cryptocurrencies like bitcoin will be taxed as an asset with investors subject to capital gains tax. In an updated circular released on Monday, the Israel Tax Authority doubled down on its previous position...
South Korea Govt Will Support Cryptocurrency Transactions: Financial Regulator
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South Korea Govt Will Support Cryptocurrency Transactions: Financial Regulator

The head of South Korea’s financial regulator and watchdog has now confirmed the government will support cryptocurrency trading while encouraging banks to facilitate transactions with exchanges, effectively killing any fears of a rumored ban. In noteworthy ...
Ethereum Classic Price may Reach a new All-time High Later Today
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Ethereum Classic Price may Reach a new All-time High Later Today

After yesterday’s negative trading pressure, most cryptocurrency markets are showing some positive momentum as of right now. The Ethereum Classic price shows a lot of upward momentum as of right now, thanks to a solid 17.7% gain in the past 24 hours. Whether o...