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Total Crypto Market Cap Back Over $500 Bln, Bitcoin Pushes $11K

Total Crypto Market Cap Back Over $500 Bln, Bitcoin Pushes $11K

After a relatively low start to the month in the crypto market, the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies has again broken $500 bln today, Feb. 17, according to CoinMarketCap. The total market cap is currently around $502 bln at press time.

Bitcoin (BTC) has stayed well above the $10,000 mark, currently trading at about $10,830 and up almost 7 percent over a 24-hour period by press time. Ethereum (ETH) is inching closer to passing the $1000 threshold, trading at $969, up a...


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Wendy McElroy: Privacy Prevents Violence and Crime

Wendy McElroy: Privacy Prevents Violence and Crime

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations.
Section 2 : The Moral Imperative of Privacy
Chapter 6: Privacy is a Prerequisite of Human Rights
by Wendy McElroy

(Crypto) Privacy Prevents Violence and Crime (Chapter 6, Segment 1)

Unlike the communities traditionally associated with the word “anarchy”, in a crypto-anarchy the government is not temporarily destroyed but permanently forbidden and permanently unn...


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Visa, Worldpay Take Blame For Duplicate Charges On Coinbase, Reverse Transactions

Visa, Worldpay Take Blame For Duplicate Charges On Coinbase, Reverse Transactions

Visa and payment processing company Worldpay issued a joint statement on the Coinbase blog today, Feb. 17, taking responsibility for charging Coinbase customers multiple times for the same transaction.

Before admitting fault in the statement published by Coinbase today, Visa had at first shifted the blame back to Coinbase, telling the Financial Times on Feb. 16 that it had “not made any systems changes that would result in the duplicate transactions cardholders are reporting....



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Durov Brothers File Telegram And TON With SEC, Report $850 Million Already Raised

Durov Brothers File Telegram And TON With SEC, Report $850 Million Already Raised

Telegram creators Pavel and Nikolai Durov have filed a “Notice of Exempt Offering of Securities” with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Feb. 13, reporting $850 mln raised under the SEC exemption Rule 506(c) from 81 investors for “the development of the TON Blockchain, the development and maintenance of Telegram Messenger.”

The type of securities offered in the SEC filing are described as “Purchase Agreements for Cryptocurrency”, and are filed under the Rule 506(...


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Number of Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Rises to 226 Globally

Number of Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Rises to 226 Globally

The number of global cryptocurrency hedge funds has reached a record high of 226, according to research firm Autonomous Next. The hedge funds tracked by leading hedge fund database provider Eurekahedge show a return of 1,477.85 percent in 2017 on average.

Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies

226 Crypto Hedge Funds

According to Autonomous Next, the London-based fintech practice of Autonomous Research, the number of hedge funds focused...


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In 10 Years We Won't Have Blockchains

In 10 Years We Won't Have Blockchains

Will Murphy is the vice president for blockchain at of Talla.com, the company behind Botchain, a blockchain for managing autonomous intelligent agents.

I predict that in 10 years blockchain technology will improve to a level that calling it "blockchain" will no longer be a useful term.

Let's think about this a moment. Why do we call it a blockchain? The three most interesting parts of the blo...


Christine Masters  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Smart Contracts: Risky or Dishonest Code Leads to Losses

Smart Contracts: Risky or Dishonest Code Leads to Losses Unaudited smart contracts may come with surprising side effects.

Smart contracts on the Ethereum network sound like the best option to trust in sending and receiving coins or tokens. After all, there are no third parties involved. However, a closer look uncovers many smart contracts which do their work poorly, or are in fact designed to divert funds in a dishonest way.

If there's one thing everyone in crypto agrees on, it's that security audits are essentia...



Tedra DeSue  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Russians Indicted for Meddling in U.S. Elections; How Crypto Space Played a Role

Russians Indicted for Meddling in U.S. Elections; How Crypto Space Played a Role U.S. indictment of Russians who allegedly meddled in its 2016 presidential election reveals how the crypto space is said to have played a role in helping the Russians pull off their nefarious activities.

After more than a year of investigations into Russia meddling in the United States’ 2016 elections, a 37-page indictment came down Friday accusing Russia of doing myriad actions to interfere with the American elections’ process.

That included using cryptocurrency exchanges to f...


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PR: London Blockchain Startup FarmaTrust Partners with Mongolian Government to Stop Fake Medicine

PR: London Blockchain Startup FarmaTrust Partners with Mongolian Government to Stop Fake Medicine

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FarmaTrust, a UK blockchain startup and global tracking system has officially signed a partnership with the Mongolian government to pilot a one-year project aimed at preventing the cre...


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Crypto Tax Evaders Welcomed Along with Everyone Else by the Financially Devastated Puerto Rico

Crypto Tax Evaders Welcomed Along with Everyone Else by the Financially Devastated Puerto Rico Puerto Rico is seeing an influx of crypto investors who see its tax policies as an ideal place to avoid the U.S. tax man, and the territory’s Governor Ricardo Rossello is just fine with that.

Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria last year, and it is still recovering from the storm that wiped out power for almost all its residents and visitors.

That’s not stopped it from being attractive for a certain group of people who see it as a tax haven of sorts. This group includ...


Kevin Helms  /  Bitcoin.com  | 

SEC Suspends Trading of Three Companies With Ties to Cryptocurrency

SEC Suspends Trading of Three Companies With Ties to Cryptocurrency

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended trading in the stocks of three companies with ties to cryptocurrency. One of the three is also planning an initial coin offering. The SEC says it is concerned about the nature of the companies’ business operations and the value of their assets.

Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies

SEC Suspends Trading of Three Stocks

The SEC has “suspended trading in three companie...



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U.S. Courts Mining Cryptocurrencies?

U.S. Courts Mining Cryptocurrencies?

The critical highs and lows which had plunged the cryptocurrency market into chaos seems to be taking its toll on cryptocurrency investors and miners as the U.S. Court systems and about 4000 websites unwittingly became cryptocurrency miners over the weekend.

This attack was said to be a scheme to generate profits for the perpetrators by forcing unsuspecting visitors of the website to mine the cryptocurrency Monero. The perpetrators were said to have exploited the software code, Browsea...


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The CryptoKitties Competitors: 4 Ethereum Games That Are Catching Up

The CryptoKitties Competitors: 4 Ethereum Games That Are Catching Up

Some people just aren't that into digital cats.

Once the only major ethereum application (or dapp) to see a large number of users trading "crypto collectables," CryptoKitties is seeing new competition from projects seeking to issue their own tradable code on the blockchain. Zombies, countries - even crypto celebrities - are now creating whole new markets for exchangeable goods.

Indeed, earlier this week, more than $10 million in ether was documented to be circulating within eth...


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Tax-Free Ways to Transfer Bitcoin and Other Crypto: Expert Take

Tax-Free Ways to Transfer Bitcoin and Other Crypto: Expert Take

In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy.

If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please email your ideas and CV to [email protected]

Despite recent correction...


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Ellen DeGeneres Is Down with Bitcoin

Ellen DeGeneres Is Down with Bitcoin

US daytime television chat show queen, Ellen DeGeneres, featured bitcoin in a recent segment, wondering aloud about its fundamental mysteries with her enthused audience. And while it was a funny look at the cryptocurrency, she managed to expose an often missed demographic to cryptocurrency: baby goat loving moms.

Also read: Citibank India Bans Bitcoin 

Ellen DeGeneres Pokes Fun at Bitcoin

“One thing I am down with right now, that I think everybody is learning about, is bitcoin....



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Cointelegraph’s ‘Top People in Blockchain’ Rating Released

Cointelegraph’s ‘Top People in Blockchain’ Rating Released

Cointelegraph ranks the top players of cryptocurrency and Blockchain, presenting the people responsible for making our more than $400 bln industry into what it is today.

What are the criteria, you ask? Without taking any liberties, we simply calculated the number of mentions each of the participants received in the mainstream ratings, such as Forbes’ and Fortune’s.

The story of cryptocurrency and Blockchain has been one of innovators and pioneers. While there has been n...


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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, Feb. 16

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, Feb. 16

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.

The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.

After a massive sell-off earlier this year, the cryptocurrencies are trying to pull back. Among the top coins, Litecoin has garnered all the attention with favo...


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Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

The following is a joint statement from Visa and Worldpay:

Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may have seen duplicate transactions posted to their cardholder accounts.

This issue was not caused by Coinbas...


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Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

The following is a joint statement from Visa and Worldpay:

Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may have seen duplicate transactions posted to their cardholder accounts.

This issue was not caused by Coinbas...



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Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

The following is a joint statement from Visa and Worldpay:

Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may have seen duplicate transactions posted to their cardholder accounts.

This issue was not caused by Coinbas...


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Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

The following is a joint statement from Visa and Worldpay:

Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may have seen duplicate transactions posted to their cardholder accounts.

This issue was not caused by Coinbas...


Coinbase  /  The Coinbase Blog  | 

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

The following is a joint statement from Visa and Worldpay:

Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may have seen duplicate transactions posted to their cardholder accounts.

This issue was not caused by Coinbas...


Coinbase  /  The Coinbase Blog  | 

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

The following is a joint statement from Visa and Worldpay:

Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may have seen duplicate transactions posted to their cardholder accounts.

This issue was not caused by Coinbas...



Coinbase  /  The Coinbase Blog  | 

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

The following is a joint statement from Visa and Worldpay:

Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may have seen duplicate transactions posted to their cardholder accounts.

This issue was not caused by Coinbas...


Coinbase  /  The Coinbase Blog  | 

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

The following is a joint statement from Visa and Worldpay:

Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may have seen duplicate transactions posted to their cardholder accounts.

This issue was not caused by Coinbas...


Coinbase  /  The Coinbase Blog  | 

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

Joint Statement from Visa and Worldpay for Coinbase customers

The following is a joint statement from Visa and Worldpay:

Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may have seen duplicate transactions posted to their cardholder accounts.

This issue was not caused by Coinbas...


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A Dazzling History of Bitcoin’s Ups and Downs

A Dazzling History of Bitcoin’s Ups and Downs

This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.

One of the most popular memes on the cryptocurrency subreddit r/bitcoin, arguably the largest concentration of Bitcoin enthusiasts on the internet, depicts a cartoon coin riding a roller coaster with its hands waving wildly in the air. On days when Bitcoin is skyrocketing in price, the meme shows the...



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FCC: Bitcoin Miner Interfered With T-Mobile Network

FCC: Bitcoin Miner Interfered With T-Mobile Network

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warned a New York City resident this week that his bitcoin mining hardware was interfering with a broadband network operated by T-Mobile.

The FCC issued a "Notification of Harmful Interference" to Victor Rosario, dated Feb. 15, informing him that the Commission received a complaint from T-Mobile regarding interference with its network. It said that through "direction finding techniques," the FCC Enforcement Bureau determined that the An...


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Daily Market Report for February 16 2018

Daily Market Report for February 16 2018 February 16 2018 KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE $353M traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP …

Lubomir Tassev  /  Bitcoin.com  | 

Several States Spearhead Bitcoin Adoption in the U.S.

Several States Spearhead Bitcoin Adoption in the U.S.

U.S. states with positive attitudes have advanced towards bitcoin legalization – a process that a growing number of elected officials consider inevitable, if not desirable. Numerous crypto-friendly bills have been introduced, and some of them have received approval in committees and houses of state legislatures. One wouldn’t necessarily think of states like Arizona, Tennessee, and Wyoming as the backbone of a great nation’s economy. How about… pioneers of its future development?

Also...


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Gaming Company Atari Announces Investment In Crypto, Share Price Spikes

Gaming Company Atari Announces Investment In Crypto, Share Price Spikes

Atari SA, a French holding company that contains the former Atari, Inc., the publisher of video games such as Tetris and Pac Man, has seen its share price go up more than 60 percent after announcing that it would invest in cryptocurrency, Bloomberg reports Thursday, Feb. 15.

According to Atari’s press release earlier this month, Atari will be creating its own digital currency, the Atari Token, to be used in a Blockchain-based digital entertainment platform created by I...



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Crypto Regulations ‘Not Close’ US Security Coordinator Says At Conference

Crypto Regulations ‘Not Close’ US Security Coordinator Says At Conference

A major US government security figure recently stated that regulation of cryptocurrencies by Washington is not “close,” CNBC reports Feb. 16.

In comments which echo those from various US regulatory circles this year, special assistant to the president and White House cybersecurity coordinator Rob Joyce told the Munich Security Conference Friday that plans were still in the “studying” phase.

“I think we're still absolutely studying and understanding what the good ideas a...


CoinDesk  | 

Crypto Regulation? Not Anytime Soon, Says White House Official

Crypto Regulation? Not Anytime Soon, Says White House Official

A White House official said Friday that legislation around cryptocurrencies is unlikely to materialize anytime soon.

Speaking with CNBC at the Munich Security Conference, White House cybersecurity coordinator and special assistant to the president Rob Royce offered the dour assessment amidst a recent flurry of discussion on cryptocurrency regulation, which is playing out between Senate hearings, enforcement actions and public op-eds.

"I think we're still absolutely studying and...


CoinDesk  | 

Ellen DeGeneres on Bitcoin: It's 'Either Worth $20K or Nothing'

Ellen DeGeneres on Bitcoin: It's 'Either Worth $20K or Nothing'

Bitcoin had a decidedly mainstream moment this week: during a segment on the talk show hosted by comedian Ellen DeGeneres.

DeGeneres took a few pot-shots at the cryptocurrency, joking to her audience that it's like "a plot twist in a confusing movie."

"Everybody is talking about bitcoin," she went on to say. "Nobody understands it."

If you want to know what bitcoin is, I learned about it. A bit. pic.twitter.com/txICiTXYgi

-- Ellen DeGeneres...


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PR: World Blockchain Forum Brings Global Blockchain Elite to Dubai

PR: World Blockchain Forum Brings Global Blockchain Elite to Dubai

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Dubai, UAE

Following the historic response to sister event The North American Bitcoin Conference, held in Miami earlier this year, Keynote has released details of their World Bl...



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Don’t miss the Chance to Join DineroONE Token Presale, a Revolutionary Product That Will Create €45 Billion Worth Industry

Don’t miss the Chance to Join DineroONE Token Presale, a Revolutionary Product That Will Create €45 Billion Worth Industry

DineroONE start-up already raised €1 million in funding from private Investors for their innovative all-in-one pay-everywhere solution, even before their Token Presale.

A prospective company from Croatia aims to modernize the existing payment methods, facilitate cash flow monitoring for business entities and offer new payment solutions to consumers.

Businesses dealing daily with cash are well acquainted with the problem of discrepancy between numbers shown in their Invoicing sof...


Kai Sedgwick  /  Bitcoin.com  | 

Atari Joins Growing List of Old Brands Trying To Revitalize Through Cryptocurrency

Atari Joins Growing List of Old Brands Trying To Revitalize Through Cryptocurrency

For generation X-ers, old enough to remember a time when photographs were analogue and games consoles were 16-bit, brands such as Kodak and Atari evoke fuzzy nostalgia. Nothing perfect lasts forever though, and those companies which once dominated their respective spheres have not aged well. Many assumed these 80s stalwarts had already given up the ghost amidst growing financial problems. As it turns out, not only are the Kodaks and Ataris of the world still limping on, but they’re seeking an...


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BioCoin: Blockchain Based Loyalty Platform for Green Businesses Aims to Disrupt the Wild ICO Market

BioCoin: Blockchain Based Loyalty Platform for Green Businesses Aims to Disrupt the Wild ICO Market BioCoin aims to set the standard for other cryptocurrency projects in an industry which is largely unregulated.

So far, 2018 has been marked by a severe recession in the cryptocurrency market despite no visible breakdowns in the industry’s continuing overall steady development. Many believe that market’s behaviour can be explained to a great extent, not by macroeconomic factors, but by psychological ones.

2017 was the year of chaotic market growth and ICO fever. Veteran investo...


CoinDesk  | 

Prosecutors Accuse Chicago Trader of $2 Million Crypto Theft

Prosecutors Accuse Chicago Trader of $2 Million Crypto Theft

A trader at a Chicago firm has been charged with fraud after he allegedly misappropriated $2 million worth of bitcoin and litecoin and lied about it to his employers.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Northern District of Illinois, the trader, Joseph Kim, was yesterday charged with wire fraud for misappropriating at the funds last autumn. Prosecutors say that he took "at least $2 million of the firm's bitcoin and litecoin."

Kim had worked as an assistant trader for...



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German industry association Bitkom: Two thirds of Germans already know Bitcoin


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Swiss Finance Regulator to Treat Some ICO Tokens As Securities

Swiss Finance Regulator to Treat Some ICO Tokens As Securities

Switzerland's finance regulator has published new guidelines that indicate it will treat some tokens sold during initial coin offerings as securities.

In a press release published today, the Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) said there has been a sharp rise in the number of ICOs launching in Switzerland, resulting spike in inquiries about the regulations that apply to them.

With the situation currently "partly unclear," the new guidelines have been released to clar...


Hunain Naseer  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Bitcoin Features on The Ellen DeGeneres Show; “You’ll Either Be a Millionaire or Totally Broke”

Bitcoin Features on The Ellen DeGeneres Show; “You’ll Either Be a Millionaire or Totally Broke” The celebrity comic Ellen DeGeneres recently talked about Bitcoin on her show and said no one really knows how it works.

In what can be taken as a sign of Bitcoin’s rising popularity, the leading cryptocurrency featured on the Ellen DeGeneres show, as the celebrity comic tried to explain what it is.

She began talking about the digital currency as something “everybody is learning about” but “nobody knows how it works”.

“Everybody is talking about Bitcoin, nobody understa...


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$10K Again for Bitcoin, But Other Cryptos Outperform

$10K Again for Bitcoin, But Other Cryptos Outperform

The crypto markets continued to mount a recovery this week, brushing aside fears of a possible lull ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday.

At the close of the seven-day session, the total value of all cryptocurrencies is being reported at $471 billion by data source CoinMarketCap, up 22.65 percent from $384 billion seen last Friday. During this period, the market capitalization was up 39 percent from the Feb. 6 low of $276 billion.

But while headlines may be dominated by bitcoi...



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Trader at Chicago Firm Stole Millions in BTC – Faces 20 Year Sentence

Trader at Chicago Firm Stole Millions in BTC – Faces 20 Year Sentence

Late 2017 will long be remembered as the time when bitcoin went mainstream. Prices were mooning, and the general atmosphere was one of fear of missing out. That sentiment was especially true in trading circles, and more traditional outlets were experimenting with cryptocurrency divisions in order to take advantage. One such experiment went sour, as a trader attempted to play upon relative company ignorance by shorting bitcoin and covering personal margin calls, with the affair ending in milli...


Anatol Antonovici  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Coinbase Pledges Refunds amid Apologies for Erroneous Charges

Coinbase Pledges Refunds amid Apologies for Erroneous Charges US-based crypto exchange Coinbase has admitted that some of its customers incurred multiple charges for a single purchase, adding that it would reimburse the individuals affected.

Coinbase has acknowledged that its platform erroneously charged users several times for a single order. The popular US-based crypto exchange said in a blog post it would make sure the affected customers get refunds. 

For several days, a glitch in the Coinbase system forced many clients to pay far more...


Tedra DeSue  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Wyoming as the Blockchain Capital of the World? Pending Bills Could Make That Happen

Wyoming as the Blockchain Capital of the World? Pending Bills Could Make That Happen Wyoming is famously known for being the home of Yellowstone National Park, but bills just passed out a chamber of its legislature could place it on the crypto space’s map of leaders.

A package of cryptocurrency-related bills in Wyoming has overcome a key hurdle, bringing the state closer to its goal of being known as the Blockchain Capital of the World.

That’s ambitious for the U.S. Mountain State, but that’s not deterred lawmakers who’ve recognized the value of Blockchain and...


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SEC Suspends 3 Companies Claiming Crypto Connection

SEC Suspends 3 Companies Claiming Crypto Connection

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that it has temporarily suspended the trading of three companies as it looks into statements they made regarding the purchase of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related assets.

The regulator announced that the trade of securities for the companies - Cherubim Investments, Inc., PDX Partners, Inc., and Victura Construction Group, Inc. - will be suspended between 9:30 a.m. EST Friday and March 2nd.

The agency explained:

...



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Don’t Understand Bitcoin? Think Of It As A Digital Goat, Says Ellen Degeneres

Don’t Understand Bitcoin? Think Of It As A Digital Goat, Says Ellen Degeneres

American television host Ellen Degeneres took a jab explaining what Bitcoin (BTC) was to her live audience yesterday, Feb. 15, by comparing the digital currency to a goat that “doesn’t exist except for on that Internet.”

If you want to know what bitcoin is, I learned about it. A bit. pic.twitter.com/txICiTXYgi

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) February 15, 2018

After asking the audience who has heard of Bitcoin to applause, and then asking who can exp...


Christine Masters  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

NANO (XRB) Slides Below $9 on Repercussions of BitGrail Losses

NANO (XRB) Slides Below $9 on Repercussions of BitGrail Losses The niche exchange Bitgrail last promised to solve the XRB withdrawal problem on February 14. But coins might have been lost irretrievably.

The NANO (XRB) cryptocurrency started its arrival as a highly visible asset with a rapid climb - but also a technical glitch, freezing withdrawals from one of the few exchanges that listed the asset, BitGrail. Despite the fact that BitGrail promised until the last to solve the problem, in the end, a hack took away $170 million's worth of XRB.

...

Miguel Gomez  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Atari Enters Crypto Fray with Token for Gamers

Atari Enters Crypto Fray with Token for Gamers After announcing the creation of its cryptocurrency, Atari has seen its shares gain 60%.

Older individuals might nostalgically remember Atari, whose claim to fame were classic video game hits such as Pac Man and Space Invaders. In a surprise move, the company now aims to claw its way back into relevance by launching a cryptocurrency dubbed Atari Token.

After its glory days in the 1980s, Atari has lingered on as little more than a symbol of the past in the eyes of the general pu...