Tuesday, March 6, 2018

CryptoCurrency News: Venezuelan Lawmakers Declare Petro Crypto Illegal

A lawmaking body in Venezuela is moving to denounce the country's forthcoming petro cryptocurrency, spearheaded by President Nicholas Maduro.

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CryptoCurrency News: Twitter Pledges Action on Crypto Scams After Account Shadow Bans

It's unclear how Twitter identifies which accounts to penalize for propagating cryptocurrency scams.

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CryptoCurrency News: Wyoming 'Utility Token' Bill Heads to Governor for Approval

Wyoming's State Senate has cleared a bill that creates exemptions for certain types of blockchain tokens.

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CryptoCurrency News: Bitconnect Promoter Claims FBI Investigating Defunct Crypto Scheme

Bitconnect promoter Trevon James confirmed Monday that he is speaking with an FBI agent over his involvement with the defunct investment scheme.

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CryptoCurrency News: Jihan Wu to Talk Central Bank Crypto at DC Blockchain Summit

The Digital Chamber of Commerce's D.C. Blockchain Summit will also host notable speakers from the public and private sectors.

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[FOREX NEWS] USD/CAD: Room For A Deeper Correction; A Buyer On Dips Into BoC – TD

The Canadian dollar managed to recover thanks to the hope for peace in the Korean Pensinsula, but still remains behind its peers for various reasons. What’s next as the BOC comes to play? Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: TD Research discusses its USD/CAD strategy into this week’s BoC meeting on Wednesday. “We think [...]

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CryptoCurrency News: North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share Sale

North Carolina deems passive mining pool "shares" are unregistered securities.

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CryptoCurrency News: FinCEN: Money Transmitter Rules Apply to ICO Developers, Exchanges

According to a letter released today, FinCEN believes that companies launching token sales qualify as money transmitters, and must register as such.

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CryptoCurrency News: Illinois Has Been Quietly Considering Bitcoin for Tax Payments

Three U.S. states – Illinois, Arizona and Georgia – are now actively considering bills to allow tax payments made in cryptocurrency.

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CryptoCurrency News: XRP, BCH, LTC & ETH: DCG Fund Adds 4 New Crypto Trusts

Grayscale Investments, the creator of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, is launching four new trusts for ethereum, litecoin, XRP and bitcoin cash today.

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CryptoCurrency News: XRP Outlook Sours as Coinbase Quashes Listing Rumor

The rumor-driven rally in Ripple's XRP rapidly dissolved after Coinbase said it does not intend to list the cryptocurrency on its platfroms.

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CryptoCurrency News: Crypto Exchange Creating Wallet Blacklist to Fight Fentanyl Crisis

A crypto exchange startup is seeking to blacklist wallets associated with illicit drug use in an attempt to use the blockchain to save lives.

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CryptoCurrency News: Caixin: China Blocking Crypto Exchanges on Social Media

Chinese regulators are reportedly blocking social media accounts held by cryptocurrency exchanges that still offer services in the country.

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CryptoCurrency News: Wu-Tang Clan Rapper's Son to Launch Cryptocurrency

The son of Ol' Dirty Bastard, the late hip-hop artist and Wu-Tang Clan member who passed away in 2004, is launching a cryptocurrency.

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CryptoCurrency News: Korean Messaging Giant Kakao to Launch Blockchain Subsidiary

South Korean internet giant Kakao, which owns the popular messaging app Kakao Talk, is reportedly moving to integrate blockchain in its business.

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CryptoCurrency News: Bitcoin's Dip Below $11K Puts Bulls on Shaky Ground

Having failed to scale a major resistance level on Monday, bitcoin fell below the $11,000 mark soon before press time.

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CryptoCurrency News: Blockchain Needs Some Centralization, Says Chinese SEC Official

An official from China's Securities Regulatory Commission said complete decentralization is not the best way to reap blockchain's benefits.

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CryptoCurrency News: Bitcoin on Lightning Too Risky? Maybe Ice Cream Will Tempt You

An experimental San Francisco service is seeking to entice bitcoin users to explore the its in-development Lightning payments network.

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