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Insurance Company Denies Hacked Crypto Exchange’s Damages Claim

Yapian Corp., the operator of twice-hacked crypto exchange Youbit, has been denied their insurance claim of $2.8 mln for last December’s hack of an alleged 17 percent of their assets, the Wall Street Journal reported March 29. The mid-December security breach of South Korean Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Youbit led the company to file for bankruptcy, with 75 percent of customers’ ...

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Kinguin Reinvents the Online Gaming Marketplace with ICO Launch of “Krown Tokens” – The Merkle

Tallinn, Estonia – (March 30, 2018) – Kinguin.io, one of the world’s largest online retailers in the video and PC game industry, announces the launch of its next generation online marketplace – poised to transform this industry. Kinguin has created a truly decentralized e-commerce environment with the launch of “Krown Tokens” – the first-ever digital utility token designed specifically for ...

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Not Everyone’s a Fan of the CFTC Chairman aka ‘Cryptodad’

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. As commodities regulators go, few have managed to attain the cult following that US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has assembled in recent weeks. However, the markets supervisor — nicknamed “cryptodad” by cryptocurrency enthusiasts — is finding that this newfound fame does ...

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, March 30

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. The total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency industry reached $832 bln on January ...

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BitPay Merchants Can Now Accept Bitcoin Cash Payments

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. BitPay merchants can now accept a second cryptocurrency in addition to Bitcoin — its offshoot Bitcoin Cash. The Atlanta-based company made the announcement in a Wednesday blog post, marking the first time in the company’s history that it has processed altcoin payments. BitPay — which has ...

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Seoul Mayor Aims To Launch Capital’s Own Crypto, Establish Better Environment For Blockchain Startups

Park Won-soon, the mayor of Seoul, has declared his intentions to launch South Korean capital’s own cryptocurrency and create a better environment for the development of Blockchain and digital currency projects in the city, the news outlet Hankyoreh reported March 30, referencing an interview with Coindesk Korea. Park made a public announcement on March 22, stating that he would pursue ...

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Indian State Government Plans to Store Residents’ DNA Data on a Blockchain – The Merkle

The regulation of blockchain and cryptocurrency poses many issues. This is especially true in India, considering that the country’s government has been pondering such measures for some time now. Big was people’s surprise when one state government suddenly announced it would adopt blockchain technology for DNA sequencing. An Interesting Connection between Blockchain and DNA There are many ways to use blockchain technology in the real world. ...

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Crypto Start-Up Allows Businesses To Buy Ad Space Using Ether, Pixel By Pixel

A new project is aiming to create a “billion-dollar picture” by launching a cryptocurrency-powered advertising space that is open to everyone. CryptoPicture is a 1,000 pixel by 1,000 pixel image where businesses and individuals can purchase a block to publicize themselves – personalizing it with a logo and a link to their website. Over time, the company aims to amass ...

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Argh! Another Massive Drop – The Merkle

Bitcoin’s price is currently hovering at around $6,900. This is a $500 drop from where it stood yesterday, but about $300 stronger than today’s low of $6,600. At press time, most cryptocurrencies appear to be in the red. Ethereum has grazed a new low, and is presently trading at about $376, while Ripple has lost an additional $0.10 and is ...

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