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BlackRock Eyes Bitcoin Futures, Market Reacts to Increased Institutional Interest

The world’s largest exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider BlackRock announced the formation of a working group to assess potential involvement in Bitcoin (BTC), Financial News (FN) reports today, July 16. The move furthers a U-turn on BlackRock’s previously critical stance towards cryptocurrency.  Following in the footsteps of fellow giant Goldman Sachs, the cross-industry working group convened by BlackRock will among other ...

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Bank Blockchain Budgets Increased by 67% in 2017 – Crypto Currency News

The use of blockchain technology in the financial industry has seemed to be increasing recently, and proof can be found in a recent report in a recent report by the US-based market intelligence company Greenwich Associates. Greenwich interviewed over 200 participants in the study over blockchain budgets, team sizes, use case exploration, key challenges and other issues to get its results. ...

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US Crypto Lawyer David Silver On Why He’s To Thank For Industry’s Increased Gov’t Scrutiny

Silver Miller law firm seems to be involved in almost every crypto-related lawsuit out there today, representing aggrieved users who have allegedly lost money to crypto industry giants Coinbase, Cryptsy, Nano, Kraken, BitConnect, Monkey Capital, Giga Watt, and Tezos, to name a few. David C. Silver, a founding Partner of Silver Miller, spoke to Cointelegraph (CT) this week about his ...

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Trueplay.io Extends Private Investment Round Due to Increased Demand

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Increased SegWit Adoption May have Finally Solved Bitcoin’s Fee Problem

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A couple months after two of the largest cryptocurrency trading exchanges, Bitfinex and GDAX, finally adopted the bitcoin SegWit protocol, transaction fees for the currency are finally back to reasonable levels. Bitfinex, on February 20 2018, announced support for bitcoin deposit and withdrawals using P2SH Segregated ...

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Japanese Authorities Legitimize ICO Market Through Increased Regulation

In a bold move that looks to further legitimize cryptocurrencies and related technology, Japan has unveiled guidelines for the legalization of the sometimes controversial fundraising method, initial coin offerings (ICOs). A government-funded research group, the Center for Rule-making Strategies (CRS), has put forth a report that proposes “rules needed to establish ICO as a sustainable financing method.” As many of us know, an ICO ...

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Over-the-Counter Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Increased Volume Following High-Profile Attacks on Online Exchanges

Over the past six months we’ve seen numerous high-profile cyber-attacks hitting online cryptocurrency exchanges around the globe. To better protect their digital and fiat assets — in a market that’s volatile enough as it is —an increasing number of traders are looking for alternatives. Enter: the over-the-counter (OTC) cryptocurrency market, which moves hundreds of millions of dollars of coins on ...

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More Exchanges Fall to Japans Increased Regulations

Repercussions from the Coincheck hack continue as more Tokyo exchanges close due to regulatory action. However Japan still remains the hub of Asian cryptocurrency. Effect of Coincheck Hack Linger on Blowback from the late January 500 million dollar Coincheck hack continues on as the Japanese Financial Security Agency (FSA) tightens oversight on Tokyo’s booming cryptocurrency marketplace. According to the Nikkei Asian Review ...

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Symantec’s “Internet Security Threat Report” Highlights Crypto’s Increased Use in Cyber Crime

Internet security firm Symantec has published their 23rd Internet Security Threat Report. The document identifies an increase in the incidents of cyber crime that involve cryptocurrency in some way. The most prominent examples are cryptojacking and ransomware attacks. More Cyber Criminals Using Cryptocurrency The report largely focuses on the following areas: cryptojacking, ransomware, targeted attacks, mobile attacks, and attacks leveraging the ...

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GPU Manufacturers AMD and Nvidia Face Increased Competition From Bitmain

According to trading and technology firm Susquehanna Financial, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and competitor Nvidia will suffer this year as specialized cryptocurrency mining chips hit the market from Bitmain. Susquehanna’s Christopher Rolland, who recently returned from a tour of Asia talking with various individuals in the chip industry, is behind these predictions. Rolland explains that mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has developed an application-specific integrated circuit ...

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