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Crypto Ads to Be Prohibited on Google

Crypto Ads

You won’t be seeing cryptocurrency ads on Google anymore starting this June. The Internet search giant announced on Wednesday a blanket ban on cryptocurrency ads as well as announcements related to the virtual currency like initial coin offering (ICO). The announcement of the ban on cryptocurrency ads, which was contained in an update to Google’s advertising policies section, did not …

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Want to Know the Status of Your Bitcoin Investments?

Bitcoin Investments

Are you a so-called crypto-investor but want to monitor your Bitcoins? Because the virtual currency world is a volatile one, rules with regard investing in stocks where you can get high dividends or assets with low risks of losses don’t apply there, according to a Mashable article. “There are no low-risk assets. Prices swing up and down in double-digit percentages …

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Cryptocurrency Bubble Burst Won’t Occur

Cryptocurrency Bubble

The former boss of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) believes that the cryptocurrency bubble is unlikely to burst. A Forbes report said Jim Newsome, who serves as an adviser to cryptocurrency developers, exchanges, and miners, explained on Thursday that the digital currency industry “is too immature and big money isn’t there as institutional investors sit on the sidelines because …

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Experts See the Global Currencies Replaced Soon by Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple will replace traditional world currencies like the U.S. dollar, Euro and pound by 2030, according to futurologists. Futurist and author Thomas Frey told Time: “Cryptocurrency is very much here to stay.” “Cryptocurrencies are going to displace roughly 25 percent of national currencies by 2030. They’re just much more efficient, the way they run.” Frey …

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Unknown Cryptocurrency Enthusiast Buys $400M in Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Enthusiast

An unknown follower of the cryptocurrency business has purchased $400 million in Bitcoin (BTC). The buyer is apparently following the cryptocurrency investment advice “Buy low, sell high,” according to Use The Bitcoin (UTB). The purchase comes just as the price of Bitcoin plunged last week after reaching a record high in December last year. Date of Purchase UTB quoted Bitcoin …

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Coincheck Loses $400M in Cryptocurrency in Cyberattack

Cryptocurrency

Japanese exchange Coincheck Inc. revealed on Friday last week that it lost 500 million tokens of NEM worth $400 million to hackers. NEM, according to a TechCrunch report, “is a distributed ledger platform primarily aimed at enabling payments and other financial services” and is the 10th biggest largest cryptocurrency based on total coin market cap. Japan’s Financial Services Agency is …

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Researchers Bare Bitcoin Price Manipulation

Bitcoin Ecosystem

Four researchers have revealed price manipulation in the Bitcoin (BTC) ecosystem. The revelation, along with other findings, were disclosed by researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman in a paper titled “Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem.” The paper appeared in the latest edition of the Journal of Monetary Economics. Controlled by Bad Actors The report described …

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Bitcoin Tycoon to Give $86M Worth of Bitcoins to Charity

Bitcoin Tycoon

A Bitcoin (BTC) tycoon announced that he would be giving away a little over 5,000 bitcoins worth $86.4 million to charity. (Read: What’s Bitcoin?) The anonymous cryptocurrency “whale” (another term used to describe those who own lots of bitcoins) announced on Reddit that he has set up the Pineapple Fund for his philanthropic endeavor. A website was also created for …

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