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  • bitfunder
    Bitcoin

    BitFunder Founder Charged by SEC for Stealing $61 Million Worth of BTC

    Today, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brought charges against Jon E. Montroll and his exchange BitFunder for operating an unregistered securities exchange and defrauding users. On top of that, the agency also charged the operator — Montroll — with making false and misleading statements in connection...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 21, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • iran
    Bitcoin

    Iran: Central Bank Doesn’t Recognize Crypto, Plans to Create Its Own

    Late last year, it was reported that the Iranian government was interested in utilizing Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a way of bypassing economic sanctions levied against the country. But the government has apparently changed its mind: Today, the Central Bank of Iran announced that it has never recognized...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 21, 2018 | 9:38 pm
  • high school
    Industry

    New Jersey High School Offering Lessons In Crypto and Blockchain

    Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey is teaching its students about cryptocurrencies. Mr. Tim Breza’s Business and Personal Finance Class is the focus of a CNBC documentary that is showcasing how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and associated blockchain technologies are being introduced and taught in high school...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 21, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • seizures
    Uncategorized

    Could US Law Enforcement Benefit from Storing Crypto Seizures?

    As cryptocurrency usage becomes more widespread both above and below the law, various authorities are increasingly required to perform seizures on funds used in criminal cases. Thanks to the various anonymity properties of digital coins, however, it’s proving difficult to track these forfeitures. This lack of transparency leaves...

    Rick D. | February 21, 2018 | 6:37 pm
  • NewsBTC
    Sponsored

    ZenSoft and OPEN Partner For Cryptocurrency Acceptance

    New alliance to facilitate the software company’s ability to accept cryptocurrencies. Software development company ZenSoft has entered into a strategic partnership with the OPEN Platform to facilitate the acceptance of cryptocurrencies in its enterprise software development projects. OPEN, a San Francisco and Toronto based blockchain initiative, provides a...

    Guest Author | February 21, 2018 | 2:59 pm
  • Universa and Novotrans
    Sponsored

    The Railway Transport Moves Towards Using Blockchain Technology

    On 15 February, within the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between Novotrans, one of the largest railway rolling stock operators in Russia and the CIS, and UniversaBlockchain. The representatives of Novotrans told BitJournal.mediaabot this event. “The main objective of our joint project...

    Guest Author | February 21, 2018 | 1:55 pm
  • Coinbase
    Industry

    Coinbase Addresses Recent Issues and Future Payment Support Plans

    Coinbase is a very hot company as of right now. That is not always for the right reasons either, unfortunately. The company recently provided a product update to explain what the future holds for this firm as of right now. Addressing Recent Coinbase Issues and Reports The year...

    JP Buntinx | February 21, 2018 | 1:22 pm
  • Ripple
    Altcoins

    Ripple Expands its List of Partners With Five More

    Not many other blockchain companies can boast new partners on a weekly basis. Ripple is one that can and, love it or hate it, the San Francisco based global payments provider has added to that list of over a hundred with five more this week. In addition to...

    Martin Young | February 21, 2018 | 11:38 am
  • lisk
    Altcoins

    Lisk Rebrands in Berlin but Fails to Lift Price

    A relaunch or rebrand usually does wonders for a cryptocurrency or blockchain project. The latest to revamp their look, website, and products is Berlin based Lisk which held an event yesterday. The team addressed an audience of over 500 highlighting new products, core updates, and a vision for...

    Martin Young | February 21, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Quantum
    Altcoins

    Cardano Foundation Publishes Research on Quantum Computing

    Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies can be threatened in some ways. Quantum computing is perhaps of the biggest concerns as of right now. The Cardano Foundation and think-tank Z/YN recently released their findings on this potential threat to public key cryptography. Cardano Wants to Become Quantum Computing-Resistant Quantum computing...

    JP Buntinx | February 21, 2018 | 9:30 am

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