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China’s three largest bitcoin exchanges will all stop offering local trading

| September 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Well, that didn’t take long. Yesterday, China’s longest running bitcoin exchange, BTC China, announced it will suspend its local trading service at the end of this month, and today the country’s two other major exchanges — Huobi and OKCoin — followed suit to say they will cease at the end of October. The writing was on the wall when The Wall Street Journal… Read More


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North Korea’s hackers are reportedly targeting bitcoin exchanges

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Kik could pave the way for more mainstream tech company ICOs

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments




 ICOs have barely touched mainstream tech companies. But that all changes this week as Kik begins selling its Kin token in an ICO targeted at raising $125 million. The sale bucks ICO trends, and it could prove to be a seminal event for the tech industry at large. Read More


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Bankers’ mistrust of bitcoin is still the greatest argument for it

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Earlier on Tuesday, at different conferences around New York, JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon took aim at bitcoin, calling the cryptocurrency “a fraud” and “worse than tulip bulbs.” This skepticism by one of Wall Street’s titans, and its reflection in many offices and hallways in top financial services companies, is perhaps one of the strongest cases… Read More


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Japanese startup plans one-stop ICO platform fueled by $25M from VCs and a $60M ICO

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments




 China banned ICOs this week and it is investigating platforms that facilitate them. Over in nearby Japan, one company is hatching an ambitious plan to offer a one-stop-service to let companies across the world take advantage of blockchain technology and IPOs. And all without violating financial regulations. Tech Bureau currently helps companies with consultancy and a range of technical… Read More


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Initial Coin Offerings Are Now Illegal in China

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments



China’s financial institution regulators have now banned initial coin offerings or ICOs from the country. Existing ICO platforms are being ordered to cease all activity and trading involving ICOs. Regulators are expected to investigate them, too.

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I was hacked

| August 23, 2017 | 0 Comments




 At about 9pm on Tuesday, August 22 a hacker swapped his or her own SIM card with mine, presumably by calling T-Mobile. This, in turn, shut off network services to my phone and, moments later, allowed the hacker to change most of my Gmail passwords, my Facebook password, and text on my behalf. All of the two-factor notifications went, by default, to my phone number so I received none of them and… Read More


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ProtonMail adds Bitcoin support so you can pay for e2e encrypted email more privately

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments





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More Than Coins: Blockchain is Transforming the Way We Distribute Aid

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments



Most people have heard of bitcoin and ether, but not everyone is familiar with blockchains. This technology, which powers cryptocurrencies, is already changing the way transactions are made in the financial industry as well as in aid programs.

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