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  • Crypto

    Chinese Police Seize $1.5 Million in World Cup Crypto Betting Booty

    More than $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrency was seized as part of an anti-gambling operation run by Chinese police during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Chinese Police Seize $1.5 Million The Chinese state-run news source Xinhua reported two days ago that local authorities first came across the so far unnamed...

    John McMahon | July 14, 2018 | 12:48 pm
  • Crypto

    Crypto.com Drops New Cryptocurrency Enabled Visa Card at TechCrunch

    Hong Kong based Monaco has rebranded to Crypto.com since it purchased the domain name for several million dollars and has announced its new cryptocurrency enabled MCO Visa card at TechCrunch. MCO Visa Enables Purchases with Crypto Kris Marszalek, CEO and co-founder of blockchain-based startup Crypto.com is at the...

    John McMahon | July 13, 2018 | 5:18 am
  • Blockchain

    On Debut Day, Augur Becomes Biggest Dapp on Ethereum

    The Forecast Foundation couldn’t have chosen a better launch date for Augur on Ethereum than the final stages of one of the most exciting world cups in memory, and their numbers reflect users enthusiasm for the new decentralized application as it claimed the top spot in its category...

    John McMahon | July 12, 2018 | 11:02 am
  • Bitcoin

    The $40 Million Dollar Bitcoin Hack That Never Was

    2018 may be remembered in the end as a stellar year for crypto hacks. With still five months to go there has been at least a billion USD stolen in digital assets according to CNBC and for anyone who’s been paying attention, that number seems light. The year...

    John McMahon | July 12, 2018 | 9:49 am
  • ripple india
    Industry

    Ripple Claims its 50% Share in India is Inroad to Global Market

    A representative of Ripple recently discussed the company’s strategy which allowed them to capture 50% of India’s crypto market. Ripple has 50% Share of Indian Market Senior Vice President of Product at Ripple, Asheesh Birla, spoke on a panel at the Wharton School of Business about how Ripple...

    John McMahon | July 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm
  • reserve bank of india
    Industry

    India’s Cryptocurrency Banking Ban May Be a Bust

    After much waiting and speculation on the July 5 deadline, India may forgo banning investment in cryptocurrency after all. Indian Ban May Be a Bust The three-month time span from the Reserve Bank of India’s initial announcement that all RBI regulated entities must cease any crypto related activities, including...

    John McMahon | July 11, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Wall Street’s Crypto King Calls Bitcoin ‘Currency of the Internet’

    Wall Street’s “Crypto King” sat down with the panel on CNBC’s Fast Money to discuss Bitcoin’s utility, calling the digital coin the “currency of the internet.” Bitcoin is the Best Crypto Investment Bart Smith, head of digital asset trading at Susquehanna International Group, dubbed the “Crypto King” of Wall...

    John McMahon | July 11, 2018 | 10:00 am

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