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Twitter on the Defensive, Blames Third-Party App for Recent Scams

Twitter is pointing the finger at an unnamed third-party app as the party responsible for a string of cryptocurrency giveaway scams in recent weeks involving some major brands. Throughout the year, the popular social media platform Twitter has been in a losing battle against a massive botnet and cybercriminals who are hijacking prominent, verified accounts and using them to steal ...

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Canadian Crypto Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Blames Major Bank for Delays

Canada’s largest digital currency exchange QuadrigaCX is blaming legal action from a major bank for delays when customers cash out funds, the Globe and Mail reported Oct. 8. Vancouver-based crypto exchange QuadrigaCX was launched in 2013 and is known as the first exchange in Canada to be licensed by the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC). At ...

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Metronome Blames Bear Market After Pedestrian ICO

Bad timing and a less than spectacular user experience — that’s what cryptocurrency startup Bloq says is to blame for the pedestrian $12 million raised through the metronome (MTN) initial supply auction (ISA), referred to by nearly everyone but the company as an initial coin offering (ICO). Bloq made this assessment in a lengthy post-mortem published earlier this week, nearly ...

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Crypto Shill John McAfee Blames SEC for Shutting ICO Pump

Cybersecurity pioneer and sometime cryptocurrency shill John McAfee said that he will no longer promote initial coin offerings (ICOs) on his Twitter account. The eccentric McAfee, who promised that he will “eat my d–k” if the bitcoin price fails to reach $1 million by 2020, wrote on Twitter that he must cease his public support for ICOs due to pressure ...

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Tom Lee Blames the Cboe Futures for Crashing the Bitcoin Price

There is still plenty of speculation as to why the Bitcoin price has plummeted over the past few months. Some sources hint at Tether’s involvement, whereas Fundstrat’s Tom Lee has a completely different view. In his opinion, the expiration of Cboe’s Bitcoin futures are the main culprit. Factors Influencing the Bitcoin Price Although Bitcoin markets will always be volatile, there ...

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Taiwanese Gangsters Shoot Bitcoin Miner, Who Blames China’s Crackdown

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Taiwan’s newspaper, Liberty Times Net, has reported that two people shot a bitcoin miner when he refused to fulfill their original contract. Suspects Gao Qitang and Chen Yumin shot Wu Nan (nicknamed “milk”) at the Longhua Hall in Banqiao, New Taipei City on Apr. 14. Under their agreement, Gao ...

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Indian Crypto Exchange Reports Loss Of $3.5 Mln In BTC, Blames Exec

Indian Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Coinsecure has reported that around 438 BTC (around $3.5 mln at press time) have been taken from the company’s Bitcoin wallet allegedly due to misconduct by an employee, according to an April 12 press release. Coinsecure’s press release describes how the company’s CSO, Dr. Amitabh Saxena, claimed that the funds were lost during his extraction of ...

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John McAfee Is Bullish on Bitcoin, Blames JP Morgan’s Mike Bell for Big Dip – The Merkle

Almost everyone in the world knows by now that John McAfee is quite bullish on cryptocurrencies. More specifically, he made some interesting price predictions which will either come true or force him to eat his male parts. For the time being, McAfee advises everyone to “calm down” during the current bear market, as things will eventually bounce back. That’s solid advice, but most ...

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