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Bitconnect is Facing its Second Class Action Lawsuit

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Another class-action lawsuit, along with a restraining order, has been filed against UK-based Bitconnect, this one in Kentucky. Brian Paige is suing Bitconnect for an undisclosed sum for operating an alleged online investment scam — a Ponzi scheme — in the second such lawsuit filed against the lending ...

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Lydian Becomes First ICO To Accept ByteCoin as Payment Method During Its Public Crowdsale

Lydian becomes first ICO to accepts ByteCoin as payment method during its Public Crowdsale.   Bytecoin (BCN) is the first cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote technology, launched in July 2012, and is currently estimated to be valued at $1.2 billion on Coinmarketcap.com at the time of its release.   BCN has partnered with Lydian to allow users to participate in ...

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Facebook Bans Cryptocurrency, ICO Ads Because Of ‘Dece… | News

Facebook has updated its advertising policy, announcing in a blog post Tuesday, Jan. 30 that it prohibits ads that use “misleading or deceptive promotional practices,” which, according to the social media platform, includes ads of cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The announcement claims that there are “many companies” that use Facebook’s platform to advertise financial products, such as binary ...

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Bitstarz Now Accepts Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Monday, Jan 29, 2018 – In an announcement that is sure to have gamblers everywhere smiling from ear to ear, ...

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What was the Impact of the Coincheck Hack?

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) increased sharply over the weekend and hit a high of $12,000 on Sunday. The jump from Friday’s low of $10,400 was short-lived however as the market was suddenly hit by the Coincheck hack resulting in the theft of $530 million worth of NEM coins (NEM). Bitcoin price has been volatile since the start of this year but ...

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Art and Blockchain: Revolution in Art Collecting | News

The art market is on the threshold of big changes that can be brought with Blockchain technologies. Blockchain suggests the decision for the key stumbling blocks of art market such as questions of provenance, transparency, copyright, ownership, valuation and authenticity of art. The actuality is provided by growing online art sales – $3.75 bln in 2016, which was an 8.5 ...

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Regarding EnjinCoin’s “Game Channels” Announcement – The Merkle

There have already been a number of major announcements made by gaming cryptocurrencies in what is shaping up to be a pivotal year for game coins as a whole. This trend has accelerated recently, as EnjinCoin (ENJ) has made a major announcement regarding its future developments. On January 28, EnjinCoin announced its upcoming game channels technology branded as “Efinity”. Efinity represents a gamified ...

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SEC Halts ICO for Fraud ‘Decentralized Bank’ Endorsed by Boxing Legend

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed charges against another initial coin offering (ICO) last week, arguing that AriseBank not only violated securities regulations but also made false statements to investors. The charges, which the SEC filed against the Texas-based AriseBank on Jan. 25, allege that ...

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BlackRock Keeping Cryptocurrency Under “Close Review”

BlackRock, the world’s largest investment company with over $5 trillion in assets under management, has become the latest prominent figure in the financial world to take a “not now but maybe later” approach to the fast-expanding cryptocurrency industry. In an interview with Bloomberg TV on Monday, Isabelle Mateos Y Lago, Chief Multi-Asset Strategist at BlackRock, said that although the firm ...

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Bitfinex, Tether Get Subpoenas From US Regulators | News

Nathaniel Popper, a reporter from New York Times, has claimed in a tweet that the subpoenas were delivered on Dec. 6 and not last week, according to ‘source familiar with the matter.’ Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and token issuer Tether have received subpoenas from US regulators as questions continue to arise about the latter’s ‘true’ value. As Bloomberg reports Tuesday, ...

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