Singaporean crypto exchange KuCoin has announced the delisting of 10 cryptocurrency projects under its Special Treatment Rule framework designed to ensure that only projects that meet and maintain certain criteria are listed on the platform. In an announcement posted on its official website on December 21, the exchange revealed that the affected digital assets willCCN
12/25/2018 / 10:32:51
Note: the author’s opinions are his own and do not reflect the views of CCN or its other staff. In June, Galveston County (Texas) discovered that it had paid over $525,000 to someone it didn’t owe money to, a scam artist posing as a representative of a firm doing work for the county. The authorCCN
12/19/2018 / 04:55:08
Jared Rice Sr., the CEO of AriseBank, faces up to 120 years in prison for running a cryptocurrency scam that defrauded investors of millions. One aspect of the cryptocurrency ecosystem that is exciting is its decentralized, Wild West nature. There’s a lot of potential upside, but this also means that there’s also a lot of...Live Bitcoin News.
12/02/2018 / 01:00:59
In this edition of The Daily, we look at the latest regulatory development in Europe – Belarus High Technologies Park has adopted new regulations for cryptocurrency companies. We also cover Galaxy Digital’s report into its third quarter financial results and an alert issued in Texas about a new scam promising refunds to Bitconnect investors. […]Bitcoin News.
12/01/2018 / 14:00:39
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Regulators in Texas have once again issued a cease and desist order against a promoter of an allegedly fraudulent cryptocurrency investment scheme. Meanwhile, the indicted party insists that the accusations are false; citing the many beneficiaries of the virtual currency investment vehicle. Alleged Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Investment Scheme The Texas State Securities Board issued a press...Live Bitcoin News.
11/30/2018 / 16:00:18
Elon Musk fakes ask for crypto on Twitter, while William Shatner gives a shout out to Vitalik Buterin — read more in this week’s Hodler’s Digest
11/11/2018 / 16:03:00
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Texas executed regulatory action recently against two cryptocurrency mining companies. The Securities Commissioner for Texas sent EXY Crypto (also known as Execrypto) and AWS Mining PTY LTD. cease and desist letters based on fraudulent activities. EXY Crypto Texas order number ENF-18-CDO-1771 against EXY Crypto specifically names Morgan Nolan, Rafael Logan, and Melissa Spring as involved in theCCN
11/08/2018 / 06:45:25
The Texas State Securities Board has issued an emergency cease and desist order to an Australia-based cryptocurrency mining company and its affiliates. According to the order, the company represents that investments in its mining contracts are “guaranteed to 200% profit.” Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Cease and Desist Order The Texas State […]Bitcoin News.
11/08/2018 / 03:35:42
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The Texas State Securities Board has issued an emergency cease and desist order to a cloud mining company for fraud and non-compliance with securities legislation. Regulators Clamping Down Cloud cryptocurrency mining company AWS Mining PTY LTD has been slapped with a formal emergency cease and desist order by the Texas State Securities Board. According to...Live Bitcoin News.
11/08/2018 / 01:00:17
A 10,720-foot mansion next to Manhattan’s Riverside Park is on the market for $15.9 million dollars. The buyer is open to accepting cash or Bitcoin from a buyer. After a five-year renovation project, Roy Niederhoffer is now reluctantly placing his 10,720-foot mansion on the market for $15.9 million dollars, according to Fortune. Nestled close to Riverside Park in Manhattan with views of the Hudson River and New Jersey, the now six-floor residence is one NiederhofferRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/20/2018 / 10:00:01
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Salt, a cryptocurrency-backed loan service, has announced plans to launch operations in seven new jurisdictions throughout the world, while offering its services in 15 more U.S. states. It will also include litecoin (LTC) among its offerings, while providing more competitive interest rates and removing loan caps. Also read: Bitcoin Price: Wall Street Optimistic, Enthusiasts Pessimistic […]Bitcoin News.
10/08/2018 / 15:20:17
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Bitcoin miners have become energy hunters, scouting the world for cheap electricity. And when most people think about bitcoin mining operations, they imagine hydro-powered warehouses in Canada or the Sichuan Mountains, but what about the oil capital of the United States? What if it were possible to turn Texas’ otherwise wasted natural gas into bitcoin? […]Crypto Insider.
10/08/2018 / 11:50:42
Cody Wilson, founder and Director of Defense Distributed (DD) has resigned, according to a press conference held Tuesday, September 25th in Austin, Texas. Paloma Heindorff, an operations executive with the company for three years, has been named Director. Mr. Wilson tendered his formal resignation Friday, September 21st in the wake of criminal allegations and charges […]Bitcoin News.
09/26/2018 / 10:15:05
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Bitmain has announced a sponsorship deal with a Texan NBA team, the Houston Rockets, as well as promising to invest $500 million in the state’s economy. In yet another example of how the cryptocurrency industry is winning at sports, AntPool, which is run by Bitmain Technologies, will soon be stepping onto the basketball court. South...The post Bitmain to Sponsor NBA Team and Invest $500 Million into Texas Economy appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
09/24/2018 / 18:00:11
The Texas State Securities Board has issued an emergency action to halt the deceitful offerings of investments in three cryptocurrency related schemes. The agency entered a cease and desist order against Coins Miner Investment Ltd, DigitalBank Ltd, as well as Ultimate Assets, who is charged for offering Texans misleading ROIs and promising to grow anCCN
09/20/2018 / 01:08:51
The City of Austin and a variety of other entities have partnered to work on a blockchain-based identification system. The project hopes to help the homeless keep track of important documents like identification. A growing number of businesses and companies across the world have been experimenting with blockchain solutions in order to tackle a variety of social issues. As Bitcoinist recently reported, IBM has been collaborating with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) onRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/14/2018 / 10:00:23
A luxury vehicle dealership in the U.S. state of Texas has hopped on the Bitcoin bandwagon and started accepting the crypto as payment. Compared to this time five years ago, or even last year, it’s refreshing to see how many businesses are beginning to accept cryptocurrencies for goods or services. The road to mass adoption...Live Bitcoin News.
09/07/2018 / 02:00:36
The path to a cryptocurrency revolution might just run through a sleepy Austin, Texas industrial park, home to offices of Cody Wilson and his company, Defense Distributed in the United States. Parallels exist between downloadable files from a website, allowing users access to 3D printable firearms, and a permissionless, decentralized, censorship-resistant medium of exchange. If […]Bitcoin News.
08/14/2018 / 01:50:25
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BitConnect’s BCC token is set to be delisted from the last cryptocurrency exchange that still traded it, meaning it’s about to become a dead coin over a lack of liquidity. Surprisingly, the token still has a market cap of over $6.6 million. TradeSatoshi, a little-known cryptocurrency exchange with a daily trading volume of about $1.16 … ContinuedCCN
08/12/2018 / 21:33:36
SALT, one of the earliest cryptocurrency-backed lending providers in the space, announced this week it was expanding into 20 more states in the US, bringing its total market penetration to 35, including Washington DC, across America. And while that number is impressive on its own, SALT accomplished this during an extended bear market. Also read: […]Bitcoin News.
08/09/2018 / 17:25:14
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The dominant bitcoin miner and mining chip designer plans to strengthen its presence in the U.S. The company does not want to gum up the works: the mining facility is expected to be completed in the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2018.The post Bitmain to Set Up $500 Million Blockchain Data and Crypto Mining Facility in Texas appeared first on CoinSpeaker.
08/07/2018 / 19:10:00
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On August 1, researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch released a new paper in the Science Translational Medicine journal, detailing their successful attempt at transplanting lab-grown artificial lungs into living pigs. Bioengineered Organs Could Save 20 Individuals a Day According to the Unified Network for Organ Sharding, more than 20 individuals die on […]
08/07/2018 / 19:00:31
A sleepy Texas town is set to reinvigorate the local economy thanks to a multimillion-dollar project to build a cryptocurrency mining and data center in place of a recently closed coal fire power plant. Bitmain Goes West Who would have imagined that cryptocurrency mining would be the key to making a former coal mining town in America great again? That’s exactly what is happening in Rockdale, Texas, a small Central Texas town of 5,861 thatRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
08/07/2018 / 14:00:30
Bitmain Technologies Ltd. is launching a crypto mining facility and blockchain data center in the U.S. state of Texas at a former aluminum smelting facility with a recently-retired coal power station. The company is reportedly getting a tax abatement phased in over 10 years. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Crypto Mining […]Bitcoin News.
08/07/2018 / 06:15:16
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Bitmain, the world’s largest bitcoin miner and mining equipment maker has announced construction plans for a new blockchain data center and cryptocurrency mining facility in the city of Rockdale in Milam County, Texas. CCN earlier reported that the company released plans to construct a data center in Texas as part of an ongoing North AmericanThe post $500 Million Bitmain Data Center to Bring 400 Jobs to Texas Coal-Mining Town appeared first on CCN
08/07/2018 / 01:15:49
Bitmain, the world’s largest bitcoin mining firm, is preparing to open a new data center in Texas, external job postings show. The China-based cryptocurrency company, which reportedly recorded $1.1 billion in profit during the first quarter, is currently looking for a project manager and data center site manager to staff a new plant in Rockdale,CCN
07/31/2018 / 16:56:15
Cryptocurrency mining is both power and heat intensive. In the case of the latter, miners have been known to flock to countries like Iceland, as well as cities like New York. Texas based blockchain-based platform, TMGcore, is showing that this doesn’t have to be the case. According to Dallas News, the company uses custom-built mining rigs and a tested patented cooling method to ensure that their mining operations are not location-dependent. In fact, the company willRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
07/30/2018 / 02:00:51
In recent mining news, it has been alleged that the CEO of Vietnam-based Sky Mining has fled the country with $35 million USD in investor funds in his possession. Meanwhile, in the US, Tmgcore has acquired a 100-megawatt data center in Dallas, Texas, and local media have reported that Bitmain will open a mining facility […]The post Mining Round-Up: Sky Mining CEO Flees with $35 Million, Texas Attracts Miners appeared first on Bitcoin News.
07/30/2018 / 00:20:50
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A Washington-based law firm said today that the cryptocurrency Tether (USDT), which as its name suggests is pegged to the value of the U.S. dollar, holds enough U.S. dollar reserves to back all of its coins in circulation. The news couldn’t come at a better time. Just last week a University of Texas research paper...NewsBTC.
06/20/2018 / 19:00:55
One of 17 institutions chosen for Ripple’s $50 million academic pledge, the University of Texas at Austin will receive $2 million from San Francisco-based industry giant Ripple. The McCombs School of Business at UT will receive $2 million from Ripple over the next five years to fund research at the institution’s Blockchain Initiative program, aThe post Ripple Donates $2 Million to Texas University’s Blockchain Initiative appeared first on CCN
06/18/2018 / 09:49:13
Rumors regarding Bitcoin and price manipulation have been present for quite some time. It seems things are accelerating in this regard, with multiple investigations taking place as of right now. A new study indicates that Tether may have been involved in market manipulation in more ways than one. The Tether Controversy Continues Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts […]
06/15/2018 / 15:00:12
A study released by the University of Texas claims that Bitcoin price manipulation occurred last year, featuring the Tether cryptocurrency, during the virtual currency’s massive bull run. The current Bitcoin price is on the minds of every hodler at the moment. The number one cryptocurrency by market cap has failed to break out of its...Bitcoin Network, News, Charts, Guides & Analysis.
06/14/2018 / 22:30:45
A joint force, comprised of regulatory bodies from the U.S. and Canada, has announced that they will be facing cryptocurrency scams head-on and will investigate companies which do not practice the best principles. Coming Together to Form ‘Operation Cryptosweep’ The Texas State Securities Board has just announced that they have joined a joint American and Canadian force to help combat fraudulent cryptocurrency-related operations. The TSB will be one of the force’s 40 organizations, which originate fromRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
05/22/2018 / 14:00:16
The Texas State Securities Board has shut down an initial coin offering (ICO) that it claims used fake endorsements from Jennifer Aniston and other celebrities to fraudulently promote its token sale. Filed on Wednesday, the emergency cease-and-desist order alleges that — in addition to illegally peddling unregistered securities — Wind Wide Coin used photographs ofCCN
05/17/2018 / 14:37:21
Despite how people portray it, the cryptocurrency market is far from perfect. There are still a vast variety of scams that exist along with projects that do not have the best intentions in mind for consumers. Forbes reported that on Tuesday, the Texas State Securities Board issued statements which called for two cryptocurrency firms to cease their operations on Texan soil. Texas State Securities Board And BTCRUSH Square Off On Tuesday, the Texas State SecuritiesRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
05/11/2018 / 09:00:39
The Texas State Securities Board has uncovered more suspicious activity from cryptocurrency businesses targeting residents in the state. The agency has most recently issued a pair of emergency orders against two separate entities that according to the regulators were scamming investors, including a bitcoin mining operation and a bitcoin foreign exchange investment fund. Both startups … ContinuedCCN
05/09/2018 / 18:58:12
A U.S. state has issued emergency cease and desist orders to two companies and related persons purportedly engaged in cryptocurrency investment schemes. The first company posted videos of three mining farms composed of online stock images, according to the order. Both companies made numerous materially misleading claims and violated U.S. securities laws. Also read: Yahoo! Japan […]Bitcoin News.
05/09/2018 / 15:35:52
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