Mark Dow, a hedge fund manager and former International Monetary Fund economist, has publicly announced that he has closed his BTC short position. Based on his blog, it appears that Dow likely entered the trade when BTC was trading at around $14,000. Also Read: Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Now in 25 European Countries Mark Down Closes […]The post Former IMF Economist Mark Dow Closes $14K BTC Short appeared first on Bitcoin News.
12/20/2018 / 12:00:24
The Daily Stormer is a ''white nationalist” blog replete with meme culture, poor grammar, and the expected, constant barrage of sexist and racist remarks. Over the years it has continually had its domains yanked, hosting revoked, and, of course, most normal funding services like PayPal refuse to allow it to do business on their platforms.CCN
11/10/2018 / 00:03:49
Herman Gref, the former Russian minister of economics and trade and the current CEO of Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, recently articulated his expectation that cryptocurrency will have a profoundly transformative effect upon society in coming decades. Despite his longer-term outlook, Gref also expressed his belief that cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology still needs up to […]Bitcoin News.
10/23/2018 / 05:30:46
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The former chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler, recently expressed his views on the regulation of cryptocurrency markets. Gensler emphasized his belief in the need for robust consumer protections, and also argued that the majority of initial coin offerings essentially comprise initial public offerings (IPOs). Also Read: Two US States […]Bitcoin News.
10/18/2018 / 06:30:41
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West Virginia is gearing up to deploy a blockchain-based voting application for elections in November. The idea is being met with growing amounts of criticism from security experts and election specialists, but those spearheading the initiative are moving forward. Earlier this year, Bitcoinist reported on West Virginia’s ambitious plans to bring blockchain to voting. In late March, state officials announced an initiative with a Boston-based technology startup, Voatz, that would allow those who fall underRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/14/2018 / 03:00:47
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Despite scattered reports and fears about crypto’s potential use in facilitating terror activities, multiple bitcoin fundraising attempts have failed and cash remains substantially more useful to terrorists. This was the message delivered by Yaya Fanusie, director of analysis for the Foundation For Defense of Democracies Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance in a prepared testimony deliveredCCN
09/11/2018 / 00:55:58
The former chair of the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Sheila Bair, recently published an article imploring the U.S. Federal Reserve to explore central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs). In the article, Mrs. Bair argues that the development of a state-issued cryptocurrency could “reduc[e] the risk of financial crises” and “improv[e] monetary policy tools.” Also […]Bitcoin News.
06/13/2018 / 02:40:07
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On June 6 the company Parity Technologies, the firm that maintains the Ethereum Parity full node client, issued a mandatory update for individuals and businesses who use the Parity software. According to the latest security alert, the client versions, 1.10.6-stable and 1.11.1-beta, had a consensus issue with the public test network Ropsten that could possibly […]Bitcoin News.
06/07/2018 / 05:20:01
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