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Hawaiian Electric Utility Scam Threatens Disconnection Unless Bitcoin Bill is Paid

It’s a case of an old scam in a new wineskin. Customers of electric utility companies in the state of Hawaii are being targeted by scammers who are relying on the relative anonymity offered by cryptocurrencies. The fraudsters are calling the customers of power firms that include Hawaii Electric Light, Maui Electric and Hawaiian Electric claiming that they have overdue ...

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Counterparties Could Foot the Bill For $416 Mln BTC Futures Trade Shortfall on OKEx

Crypto exchange OKEx has issued an official statement today, August 3, in response to its forced liquidation of a colossal misfired Bitcoin (BTC) futures trade worth a notional $416 million that was initiated by an unidentified problem trader earlier this week. OKEx, currently the world’s second largest exchange by traded value, has said that its risk management alert system was ...

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Bill Clinton is Speaking at the Ripple Swell Conference

Ripple (XRP) just made a major announcement on its Twitter page yesterday that has the crypto community buzzing. It seems that former US President Bill Clinton is speaking at the Ripple Swell conference in early-October. Bill Clinton is Speaking at the Ripple Swell Conference We’re thrilled to announce @BillClinton as keynote speaker for this year’s #SwellbyRipple. For more details: https://t.co/KYQgI4YrWv pic.twitter.com/XSo46T2s3d — Ripple ...

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Former President Bill Clinton Set to Keynote Ripple Conference

The annual Swell by Ripple conference invites global leaders from the policy, payments, and technology fields to come together and discuss how blockchain can be used to benefit society at large. According to a tweet from Ripple, former U.S. President Bill Clinton is set to keynote this year’s edition. Ripple noted in a news release that President Clinton “helped usher ...

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Former US President Bill Clinton to Give Keynote Speech at Ripple’s Fall Tech Conference

Ripple’s global payments tech conference, Swell, will start off this fall with a keynote speech from 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton, according to Ripple’s July 31 blog post. Former President Clinton’s keynote and Q&A in San Francisco on Oct. 1 will be moderated by Gene Sperling, the National Economic Council Director and Advisory under both Presidents Clinton ...

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Audit Gives Binance-Listed ERC20 Tokens Clean Bill of Health from ‘batchOverflow’ Bug

Smart contract security firm Quantstamp has given Binance-listed ERC20 tokens a clean bill of health after conducting an audit to determine whether any of the exchange’s listed assets were subject to the recently-discovered batchOverflow and proxyOverflow vulnerabilities. Quantstam released its audit report in late April, confirming that no ERC20 token currently listed on Binance — the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange — ...

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Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Bill Miller is Bullish on Bitcoin

There is a wave of high-end opinions going on around the cryptocurrency ecosystem at the moment. Fund managers and institutional investors are once again becoming more vocal about what they think will happen to bitcoin, altcoins, and the blockchain ecosystem as a whole. The vibe from a lot of users and opinion leaders portrays what could be another significant era ...

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South Korea’s Financial Watchdog Urges Lawmakers to Move Forward With Crypto Bill

South Korean watchdog the Financial Services Commission (FSC) has urged lawmakers to hasten their approval of the country’s first cryptocurrency bill, Bloomberg reports July 26.    Hong Seong-ki, head of the FSC’s virtual currency response team, has reportedly warned of the security and money laundering risks courted by the country’s domestic crypto exchanges. Bloomberg cites Seong-ki as saying that: “While ...

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Romania Releases Draft Bill Regulating the Issuance of Digital Currency

The Ministry of Finance of Romania has released a draft Emergency Ordinance, which regulates the issuance of electronic money (e-money), Business Review reported July 5. The draft reportedly describes electronic money as “monetary value stored electronically, including magnetic, representing a claim on the issuer issued on receipt of funds for the purpose of performing payment transactions and which is accepted ...

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