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Bitcoin's Second-Ever Developer Is Back (With a Big Vision for Crypto)

There are early adopters, then there are early early adopters. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the first coder to work alongside bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Martti ‘Sirius’ Malmi, is joining a team of developers launching a new cryptocurrency called AXE. The project, which is combining Malmi’s Identifi online reputation system with decentralized database system GUN, is […]

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SEC Commissioner’s Twitter Enjoys Increased Popularity Following Bitcoin ETF Defense

SEC commissioner Hester M. Pierce has enjoyed a massive influx of followers pursuant to her official disagreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent denial of the Winklevoss-proposed Bitcoin ETF.  Crypto Mom? SEC Commissioner Hester M. Pierce recently dissented with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s disapproval of the proposed rule change to list and trade shares […]

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Civil’s Token Sale Requires Purchasers To Pass A Test

Civil, the “decentralized platform for independent, sustainable journalism”, will begin its token sale (CVL) on August 13th — but getting in on on the action might be harder than you think. In June of 2017, reports of a decentralized news and journalism platform surfaced, promising customers an ad-free environment where they could read the news […]

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Kim Kardashian West Promotes Bitcoin (BTC) at Charity Event

Kim Kardashian promotes Bitcoin: Reality television star Kim Kardashian-West announced to her 114 million Instagram (IG) followers that she staked a physical Bitcoin (BTC) in a charity poker event in LA last night. West’s sisters, Kendall Jenner and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, hosted a table at yesterday’s ‘If Only’ Texas Hold’Em Charity Poker […]

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Unhackable? McAfee Hardware Wallet Uses Parts From ‘Cheap’ Smartphones

John McAfee and cryptocurrency hardware manufacturer Bitfi are facing heavy criticism after photos of the pair’s new wallet appeared online. ‘No Sign Of A Secure Element’ The Bitfi hardware wallet, which creators claim is “unhackable,” in fact runs off a standard motherboard common in “cheap” smartphones, social media users claim. The same hardware is seemingly […]

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‘We’ve Moved Onto Bitcoin!’ Kim Kardashian Receives 1 BTC From Matthew Rosak

Socialite Kim Kardashian has become the latest famous Kim to own Bitcoin – while attending an international poker tournament. First Bitcoin, Then ‘KardashianCoin’? Kardashian, who follows in the footsteps of entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and perhaps even Kim Jong-un in embracing cryptocurrency, can now count 1 BTC among her assets. The funds came courtesy of Matthew […]

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Nasdaq Increases Exchange Customers and Looks to Police Crypto

Nasdaq Inc’s SMARTS trade surveillance technology is now employed by five cryptocurrency exchanges, according to reports. Last week it held a closed-door meeting to help improve the profile of cryptocurrencies in global markets. According to Bloomberg reporting, Nasdaq Inc recently organized a meeting between its experts and cryptocurrency exchanges. Confirmed in attendance were representatives from […]

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Bitcoin is the Most Stable Cryptocurrency, Says Billionaire Investor

Billionaire investor, Bill Miller believes Bitcoin is the cream of the crop as far as cryptocurrencies are concerned. The founder and chief investment officer (CIO) of Miller Value Partners also thinks that the top-ranked cryptocurrency is similar to gold.  Bitcoin is an ‘Interesting Technological Experiment’ In a recent Bloomberg interview, the self-proclaimed ‘Bitcoin observer’ revealed […]