Month: August 2019

It is a truth universally acknowledged that crypto aficionados love Burning Man. Both the long-running festival in the Nevada desert and the bitcoin ethos revolve around openness to exploring new governance models with fewer rules. Take me, for instance. I still have the colorful Burning Man ticket from 2010, when, like so many future bitcoiners,
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Cryptocurrency and telecommunications company Telx Technologies announced the launch of the first crypto SIM card wallet that enables transactions via SMS. According to the company’s Medium post published on Aug. 22, the card allows its users to send cryptocurrencies via SMS with their dedicated crypto phone number. Notably, these transactions do not require a smartphone
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According to Messari research, Lionel Messi’s take-home pay would be “12,700 $BTC” annually. Cristiano Ronaldo’s would be 10,000 bitcoins. | Source: REUTERS / Albert Gea By CCN Markets: Russell Okung, who plays for the Los Angeles Chargers in the NFL, has been pushing for the league to pay those multi-million-dollar salaries in bitcoin. You could
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The United States Department of the Treasury has added multiple cryptocurrency addresses to its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, or the Kingpin Act. These addresses, and the individuals associated with them, have been deemed to be associated with foreign narcotics operators. The Treasury updated its SDN list with
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The US Treasury is blacklisting specific bitcoin addresses related to Chinese druglords. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The U.S. Treasury Department blackballed the bitcoin addresses of Chinese drug kingpins operating international drug-trafficking rings. It’s part of a move to curb the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States. The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control
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The New York Supreme Court ruled that the matter between the state’s Attorney General and Bitfinex parent company iFinex can continue. The bitcoin price rose 5 percent in response. | Source: Shutterstock; Edited by CCN By CCN Markets: The bitcoin price moved higher on new legal developments in the ongoing wranglings involving Bitfinex and Tether.
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The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk. You should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The global amount of debt with negative yields ballooned up
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The recent dusting attack against fourth-biggest altcoin Litecoin (LTC) on major cryptocurrency exchange Binance affected 294,582 addresses rather than the 50 Binance reported, according to a recent metrics report. Blockchain data and metrics firm Glassnode revealed its latest findings in a tweet on Aug. 15, saying that the LTC dusting attack affected 294,582 addresses. The
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One of Canada’s top crypto exchanges, Coinsquare, has partnered with United States cryptocurrency payments startup Flexa to bring in-store digital currency payments to Canada. In-store crypto payments in Canada The official Twitter account of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare announced on August 13 that the firm partnered with U.S.-based crypto payments startup Flexa. The partnership will
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