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Korean Customs Service Toughens Regulations on Importing Mining Chips

The Korean Customs Service has added cryptocurrency mining hardware to its list of items required to meet safety requirements in order to be imported into the country. The announcement comes following a $1.2 million USD seizure of mining hardware in...

PR: Final Opportunity to Participate in the MoneyToken Pre – Sale. Take Part Today in the Development of the Revolutionary Lending Platform

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Russia’s Supreme Court Overturns Decision to Block Bitcoin Website

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has struck down the ban imposed on the Bitcoininfo.ru portal. The outlet is one several dozens of crypto-related websites that have been taken offline by the Russian authorities in the past few years....

Taiwan Mining Chip Manufacturer Sees Record Sales Amid BTC Bounce

The world’s largest independent semiconductor manufacturer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported record sales during  March 2018. TSMC’s president has attributed the company’s performance in part to demand for the hardware required to mine cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Smashes...

No, Visa Doesn’t Handle 24,000 TPS and Neither Does Your Pet Blockchain

When it comes to measuring the speed of new blockchains, the comparison is always with Visa. Despite not being a blockchain, the 24,000 transactions per second Visa reportedly handles have attained mythical status. That figure is unquestioningly trotted out whenever...

Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Lands New Job — CTO for Cryptocurrency Firm

The infamous former CEO of the now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, Mark Karpeles, is trying to start over with a clean slate in life. Karpeles has revealed to the media that he’s started a new C-level position as the...

German Cops Look Hard at Antics of ICO Savedroid After Ghost Prank

The same German online news outlet that broke the Savedroid supposed exit scam, turned gotcha publicity stunt, is reporting prosecutors just might have a legal case against the initial coin offering (ICO) outfit. Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: ICO Scares...

PR: After the First Blockchain Transaction in US, Real Estate Marketplace Propy Announces a New Developer Program

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Kraken CEO Condemns “Hostile” Questionnaire Issued by New York AG

Jessie Powell, the CEO of U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, has publicly stated his refusal to answer a questionnaire issued by the New York Attorney General’s office. Mr. Powell has described the questionnaire – which was sent to thirteen virtual currency...

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Truths, T-Shirts, Things That Matter

In today’s Bitcoin in Brief we are focusing on some truths that have been uttered recently in regards to the latest attempt by authorities in New York to cross borders, when it comes to crypto controls and regulations. Also, crypto...

WikiLeaks Shop Reports Suspension Of Coinbase Account Due To Terms Of Service Violation

The WikiLeaks Shop has reported that their Coinbase account has been blocked due to an unnamed violation of the Terms of Service. WikiLeaks Shop, the merchandise arm of international anonymous publishing non profit WikiLeaks, reported on Twitter Friday, April 20,...

Third Co-Founder Of Centra Tech Charged With $25 Mln Securities Fraud

The US Department of Justice has reported the arrest of the third co-founder of the allegedly fraudulent Centra Tech. The third co-founder of crypto financial services startup Centra Tech Raymond Trapani has been arrested yesterday, April 20, and charged with...

Crypto Payment Start-Up Set To Offer ‘Lightning Fast’ Transactions

sponsored A company believes its ecosystem can lead to a “second cryptoeconomic boom” by forging a “necessary link” between crypto payments and eCommerce sites. A new project is building an ecosystem for cryptocurrency payments to eliminate bottlenecks which are stopping...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 21

Technical analysis on top 9 cryptocurrencies. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research...

Belgium Contributes To World Food Programme Blockchain Project

The government of Belgium has made a financial contribution to a project which uses Blockchain technology to distribute funds to refugees in Jordan. The government of Belgium is making a contribution of €2 mln to promote a Blockchain project by...

Macau Monetary Authority Issues Warning On Crypto Following Criminal Ties To ICO

The Macau Monetary Authority has issued a warning to public on crypto after was revealed that a Macau casino ICO had ties to Cambridge Analytica and a triad group. The Monetary Authority of Macau has issued a warning to the...

Taiwanese Gov’t Plans To Release Anti-Money Laundering Regulations For Crypto In November

Taiwan will roll out a new cryptocurrency control mechanism in order to prevent money laundering in the financial industry later this year. Taiwanese Minister of Justice, Chiu Tai-san, said that the country will roll out new regulations for virtual currencies...

Russian Supreme Court Orders To Review Bitcoin Website Ban

The Russian Supreme Court has ordered the St. Petersburg City Court to hear an appeal to a ban of a Bitcoin-related website, which was ordered in summer 2016. The Supreme Court of Russia has ordered the St. Petersburg City Court...

Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric

Amazon Web Services has launched a tool to allow users to build Blockchain DApps running on Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric. Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform has recently introduced its Blockchain framework for Ethereum (ETH) and Hyperledger Fabric allowing users...

Crypto ‘Doesn’t Pass Test Of What A Currency Should Be’, Says Likely NY Fed President

The expected next president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank said that crypto ‘doesn’t pass the test’ of what a currency ought to be. The expected next president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank said that cryptocurrency “doesn’t...