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Roger Ver thinks of pumping Bitcoin.com business by launching own crypto exchange

“Bitcoin Jesus,” also known as Roger Ver, an early promoter and investor in Bitcoin, CEO of digital-coin wallet provider and media Bitcoin.com, shed some lights on the plans of building own crypto exchange during an interview in Malta, reported Bloomberg earlier. There were a very few details uncovered by the source. Those mostly included thoughts

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France accuses intelligence agent of selling state secrets for bitcoins

An employee of the federal state security agencies of France was arrested last week on charges of selling intelligence on the darknet for bitcoins, local media reported it on Friday. Last week, on Wednesday, an unnamed agent of the Directorate General of Internal Security of France (DGSI) was convicted in a criminal case on the

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Media: bitcoin-exchange Gemini intends to enter the British market

Founders of the Bitcoin Exchange Gemini, the Winklevoss brothers are exploring the possibility of expanding their business in the UK. The company intends to apply for a license to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). As the publication notes, Gemini has already formed a working group to explore opportunities in the UK market. Recall that the

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Google Play app store deleted Bitcoin.com wallet

As Reddit users noticed, the wallet Bitcoin.com disappeared from the Google Play app store. At the moment, when clicking on the link, the user is greeted with a message that the requested page was not found. Lately in social networks you could meet numerous calls to users bitcoin to give a negative evaluation of this

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Russia to create a hedge fund to minimize risks of bitcoin investors

The international company for the prevention of cyberattacks Group-IB and the AddCapital fund presented a technological model of a hedge fund, designed to minimize cyber-attacks and provide information security for operations and storage of digital financial assets (DFA). The model is a package of solutions for qualified and institutional investors, which will allow to structure

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The largest South Korean insurer will offer services to local bitcoin-exchanges

One of the largest conglomerates of South Korea Hanwha Group will offer local crypto-exchanges insurance products that assume compensation for losses due to hacker attacks. Some trading platforms, such as Upbit, Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit, already have insurance contracts with local companies Heungkuk Fire & Marine Insurance Co. and Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance Co.,

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Coinbase is considering the possibility of running bitcoin-ETF

The largest US cryptocurrency company Coinbase is exploring the possibility of launching a bitcoin-oriented exchange-traded fund with BlackRock. In June, Coinbase launched an index fund for accredited investors from the United States, but now wants to expand the offer to retail investors. It is also possible that one bitcoin will not be limited to Coinbase

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Japanese police elaborates software to monitor bitcoin-transactions

The National Police Agency of Japan will start using new software to track cryptocurrency transactions. According to law enforcers, specialized software will help in the investigation of various cases related to illegal financial transactions using cryptocurrency. For example, the software will be able to flag transactions as suspicious, as well as determine the senders and

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Binance profit for the first quarter of 2018 was on par with the performance of Nasdaq

In the first quarter of 2018, the leading Bitcoin-Exchange Binance received $200 million in profit, which is almost comparable to that of the second largest stock exchange Nasdaq ($209 million). At the same time, the number of Binance employees is only 4% of the staff of the stock exchange. Such figures were posted at Twitter

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Media: bitcoin-exchange Bithumb to open registration of new accounts

Based in South Korea bitcoin-exchange Bithumb can resume the process of registering new accounts after signing an agreement with Nonghyup Bank, which is expected to take place on August 30, according to Yonhap news agency. Restoring cooperation with Nonghyup Bank will allow cryptocurrency traders to open personal virtual bank accounts for trading on Bithumb. The

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David Schwartz: ripple is more decentralized than bitcoin and ethe

Many members of the blockchain community have questioned the sufficient decentralization of the Ripple protocol. These doubts were hastened by technical director Ripple David Schwartz. In his opinion, the distributed XRP registry is more decentralized than Bitcoin and Ethereum. He also stresses that 80% of the mining capacity of bitcoin is concentrated in China. At

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Coinbase patents the system of secure bitcoin-payments

A Coinbase exchange has filed a patent application describing a safe method of payment for goods and services using bitcoin. It is planned to create a special payment portal, which allows people to pay bills directly from bitcoin-purse. The document is available on the official website of the US Patent and Trademark Office. In the

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