Coinbase Captures Majority of Virtual Currency Consumer Complaints in 2017

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This week the student loan organization, Lend EDU, published a report that details virtual currency company complaints are up 5,971 percent this year according to data pulled from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau database. Determining Virtual Currency Consumer Complaints Bitcoin and virtual currencies have been extremely popular this year […]

How Blockchain Businesses Communicate Nowadays

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Blockchain-born companies understand that they must align with all values of this technology, and strive to be: democratic, open-source, honest and fair. These values must be present in all aspects of their business – communication can’t be an exception. If they ignore such angles, users may peg them as being just […]

Ukrainian Police Arrest Individuals Involved in SwisCoin Ponzi Scheme

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Ever since the SwisCoin program was announced, cryptocurrency experts have noticed something was off about the venture. It had all the telltale signs of a cryptocurrency-related pyramid scheme. Although there have been multiple allegations in this regard, no arrests were ever made. That was, until recently, as the Ukrainian national police […]

ICO Site Suspends Services Amid Reports of Regulator Scrutiny

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A platform for investing in initial coin offerings (ICO)s in China has suspended its services as government officials reportedly begin scrutinizing the funding model more closely. ICOINFO, in a notice posted to its website, cited “a shifting regulatory environment” in its decision to freeze its platform. Users can contribute funds […]

Bitcoin Price Sets New All-Time High as Crypto Market Tops $170 Billion

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Bitcoin’s price has risen above $4,700 for the second time in as many days to hit a new all-time high. Prices climbed as high as $4,747.15, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), after opening at roughly $4,630. The gains come a day after bitcoin’s price increased to $4,703, surpassing the previous market […]

Major Banks Join USC Project for Blockchain-based Cryptocurrency Banking

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Several major banks have joined a project called Utility Settlement Coin (USC) that is intended to facilitate the issuance by central banks around the world of currencies using Blockchain technology. The USC platform will also make it easier for international banks to settle various transactions with each other, through the […]

‘Game of Skill’: US Markets Tech Provider Launches Bitcoin Betting Game

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A new “game of skill” centered around bitcoin’s price changes is going live. Launched by Chicago-based Level Trading Field, Bitcoin Market Predictor now allows users to place bets on the future price movements of bitcoin, adding to a growing list of mechanisms U.S. investors can use to speculate on bitcoin’s price – whether […]

Bitcore Nodes Will Soon Officially Support all Bitcoin Blockchains

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  With multiple Bitcoin blockchains in existence, software developers have some tough choices to make. Many implementations still only support the BTC chain, which is to be expected. A few other solutions have integrated support for Bitcoin Cash as well. If another fork were to occur, this situation needs to […]

Ledger and TREZOR Handle ERC20 Support Slightly Differently

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Cryptocurrency ICOs have hit some growing pains lately, with so many new investors coming on the scene. Investors need safe and secure solutions for storing their ICO tokens for long periods of time. Moving funds to an exchange is never a smart idea, as it does not allow users to fully […]