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Bitcoin

Apple Store scam sees users losing $1.6 million in Bitcoin

Apple users have lost over $1.6 million worth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to hackers after falling victims to a sophisticated phishing attack involving a fake version of the popular Trezor wallet on the firm’s ‘App Store,’ reported the Washington Post on Tuesday. Losing Bitcoin to fake apps It was the quintessential right thing in […]Read More

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Chipotle invites users to unlock $100,000 in Bitcoin

On April 1, the American chain of fast-food restaurants, Chipotle Mexican Grill will celebrate National Burrito Day by giving away $100,000 worth of Bitcoin, according to a press release published today. “National Burrito Day is a huge moment for Chipotle,” said Chris Brandt, Chipotle chief marketing officer, adding, “We’re always looking for unique ways to […]Read More

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Hong Kong’s Bitcoin trading ban could see users turn to

Hong Kong’s crypto users could shift to “unregulated” and riskier venues to trade their digital assets should the government move forward with tighter controls on the rising sector, a group of crypto exchange owners said over the weekend. The way out of regulation The statements came months after Hong Kong’s Financial Services and the Treasury […]Read More

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Voyager Reports Multiple ‘Service Disruptions’ After Encouraging Users to Trade

Crypto trading platform Voyager has gone off-line several times since Thursday due to “immense ongoing volume,” after its official Twitter account sent out multiple tweets encouraging users to buy and trade dogecoin (DOGE) on its app. “We’re still working to stabilize our scalability, and performing system upgrades,” according to a tweet from Voyager. “We just […]Read More

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Crypto Exchange 2gether Says It Can’t Fully Reimburse 9% of

Crypto exchange 2gether said it is unable to reimburse all users affected by a hack last year, even after a successful fundraising effort.  Since the hack, 2gether CEO Ramón Ferraz Estrada said the firm had been working raising €1.2 million (US$1.5 million) to improve the company’s security and risk management, and to replenish the stolen […]Read More

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Kraken Users Are Staking More Than $1B in Crypto

More than $1 billion worth of cryptocurrencies have been staked through Kraken’s staking service, the crypto exchange announced on Tuesday. A third of that amount is in ether, roughly more than 300,000 ETH, according to a spokesperson from the San Francisco-based crypto exchange. Other popular cryptocurrencies on Kraken’s staking services include tezos (XTZ) and polkadot […]Read More

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Crypto Exchange Livecoin Begs Users to Stop Trading After Losing

Cryptocurrency exchange Livecoin has suffered what it called a “carefully planned attack.” The Russian exchange said in a web post it has “lost control of all of our servers, back end and nodes” and pleaded with clients to cease making deposits, trading or interacting with the exchange. “We were not able to stop our service […]Read More

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Why the Russian Prime Minister wants to “protect” Bitcoin and

Russia has enjoyed an on-and-off relationship with cryptocurrencies, with ever-changing regulations and official perceptions fluctuating between periods of yes crypto and no crypto. But a recent speech by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin put some light on the why behind the shaky policies. Protect Bitcoin users As per a transcript, the official said that Bitcoin […]Read More

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One of Bitcoin’s earliest users might soon get a U.S.

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht, who operated the dark web site from 2011 to 2013 before his arrest, could soon get pardoned by US President Donald Trump if things work out.  Silk Road was among the first public businesses to use Bitcoin, a move that helped bolster the asset’s use case. Bitcoin adoption to a […]Read More