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Crypto Week In Review: Bancor Hack, Coinbase Add Tokens, Price Drop

Despite seeing bearish price action, with the market moving down by 10%, the past week was still rife with news about cryptocurrency exchanges. This Week’s News Headlines Hedge Fund Investor Takes Step Into An Unfamiliar Space Steven Cohen, a well-known hedge fund manager, recently made an investment into Autonomous Partners, a new hedge fund that is focused on the acquisition ...

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Progress in Different Forms

Going back to the early days of Bitcoin, we look at the contributions of Nick Szabo to smart contracts and Bit Gold. Decentralizing gets another boost by Augur in the predictions marketplace with the launch of their platform. Then we see a very real world example of cryptocurrency solving a real need in Venezuela to avoid their collapsing currency and ...

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Crypto Week in Review: Institutional Investment Still a Hot Topic Amidst Low Exchange Volumes

Prospects for the cryptocurrency industry are beginning to look up, with prices marginally increasing throughout the week. But are the bulls really back? Institutional Investment Sees Interest Continue Discussion regarding institutional interest has continued, with this prior week seeing a variety of news pieces regarding the growing number of institutional entry points.  Coinbase Custody Sees Successful Launch Coinbase has just ...

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BIS Chief Bashes Cryptocurrency Again in Scathing Review of Its ‘Failure’ as Money

The head of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) continued the institution’s critical stance on cryptocurrency, saying it “cannot assume the functions of money,” BIS reports July 4. Speaking to Swiss newspaper Basler Zeitung last week, subsequently published by BIS itself, general manager Agustin Carstens cautioned “young people” against “trying to create money,” drawing comparisons to Bitcoin mining. “Those who ...

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CEX Exchange | CEX.io Exchange Review

What is CEX.IO? The cryptocurrency exchange CEX.IO began in 2013 as a cloud mining provider. As it began its journey towards becoming a crypto exchange, the USD market was the first to be added in 2014, followed shortly after by the EUR market. Now, CEX.IO is a cross-platform cryptocurrency exchange that can be accessed from the web, mobile app, WebSocket ...

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Crypto Week In Review: Institutional Investors are On-Boarding

The week did not leave much to be desired for, with the market seeing a variety of positive institutional news amidst volatile price movements. Institutional Investment Dominates The News Cycle The presence of traditional institutions has been an important topic of discussion in the cryptocurrency community. Many analysts expect that widespread institutional investment will usher in a new level of cryptocurrency ...

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Ross Ulbricht Is Denied Prison Sentence Review by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court announced on June 28, 2018, that it will not reconsider the conviction or life sentence of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged mastermind behind the darknet site Silk Road. At press time, no reason has been provided for the Court’s decision. Ulbricht was first arrested in October 2013 at the Glen Park Branch Library in San Francisco. During his ...

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Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht Denied Review of Prison Life Sentence by Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the review of the life sentence of Ross Ulbricht, also known as the “Dread Pirate Roberts” of the Silk Road darknet marketplace, according to a court order released today, June 28. Twitter account @free_ross tweeted the news today, calling the court’s decision “devastating:” “SCOTUS denied #RossUlbricht cert petition this morning after holding it pending ...

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