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Japan is Looking to Upgrade Property Record Systems Using Blockchain
Posted on Friday June 23, 2017

Japan is Looking to Upgrade Property Record Systems Using Blockchain   Japanese authorities are looking into using bitcoin’s blockchain technology to better manage their property and rela estate records. Since the Mt. Gox hacking incident, the Japanese government has carefully tried to properly regulate the bitcoin trading market in the whole country. In April 2017, the Japanese…

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Chainalysis Claims to Know the Destination of Mt. Gox’s Missing 650,000 Bitcoins
Posted on Friday June 23, 2017

Chainalysis Claims to Know the Destination of Mt. Gox’s Missing 650,000 Bitcoins   On June 8 the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance discussed the possible connection between cryptocurrencies and criminal activity. The hearing also revealed law enforcement officials know the “destination” of the missing 650,000 BTC lost during the Mt…

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Civic’s $33 Million Token Sale Overwhelmed With Investors
Posted on Friday June 23, 2017

Civic’s $33 Million Token Sale Overwhelmed With Investors   Decentralized identity startup Civic has already raised most of its $33 million ICO target after the sale was overwhelmed with investors. Soon after a slightly delayed start on Tuesday, organizers opted to ration available tokens to ensure what CEO Vinny Lingham described as a “very wide distribution.” Like…

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59% of Users Never Heard of Blockchain, HSBC Survey Shows
Posted on Friday June 23, 2017

59% of Users Never Heard of Blockchain, HSBC Survey Shows   A recent survey suggests that ordinary consumers are still largely in the dark about blockchain. According to the survey, published in May by UK-based bank HSBC, 59% of consumers polled said they’d never heard of blockchain technology. Furthermore, 80% of those who have heard of the tech said…

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Stratis and Monero Clash Over 10th Position in Market Cap
Posted on Friday June 23, 2017

Stratis and Monero Clash Over 10th Position in Market Cap   For some time now Monero has been declining gradually in terms of market capital ranking. Therefore, it was no surprise to us when it finally left the top 10 last week Friday. However, the anonymous coin has demonstrated a lot of resistance with all indications it is…

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FBI Requests New Funding To Investigate Use Of Virtual Currencies
Posted on Friday June 23, 2017

On June 21 the acting director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, gave a speech to U.S. bureaucrats requesting a new budget for the fiscal year of 2018. The request proposal totals of $8.77 billion, and some of that funding will be appropriated towards investigating the use of virtual currencies by criminals who “obscure their transactions.” Also

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PR: Compcoin Announces $45M Initial Coin Offering For Its A.I. Trading Platform
Posted on Friday June 23, 2017

Compcoin Announces $45M Initial Coin Offering For Its A.I. Trading PlatformThis is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. ORLANDO, Fla., June 13, 2017 — Compcoin, the digital coin catering

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Outperform Rivals
Posted on Friday June 23, 2017

Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Outperform RivalsThe cryptocurrency hedge fund industry has significantly expanded in recent years. The meteoric rise in the price of bitcoin has solidified the success of many of these hedge funds, with reports suggesting that cryptocurrency hedge funds are outperforming their mainstream counterparts. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Polychain Raises $10 Million Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Have Outperformed

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South Korean Mobile Commerce Leader Omnitel Adds Bitcoin Services
Posted on Friday June 23, 2017

South Korean Mobile Commerce Leader Omnitel Adds Bitcoin ServicesSouth Korean mobile commerce leader Omnitel announced that its subsidiary Omni Networks is starting a bitcoin remittance business. In addition, the company plans to accept the digital currency for its video streaming service. Also read: South Korea to Dispose of 216 Bitcoins in First Public Auction Revised Bill Paves the Way for Omnitel The revised bill

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Mycelium Employee Quits After ICO Funds Was Used for Vacation
Posted on Thursday June 22, 2017

Mycelium Employee Quits After ICO Funds Used for Spanish VacationIn a recent interview former backend developer for Mycelium, Daniel Krawisz, has detailed his reasons for leaving the company. Daniel cites deceptive sale terms and conditions and misuse of ICO funds as his primary motivation for leaving the company, including shockingly the financing of a vacation to Spain for the development team. Also Read: Australian

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