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Russian Ministry of Communications specifies proposed demands for ICO token issuers
11 February 2018 21:00, UTC
The Minister of Communications recently proposed certain restrictions for ICO businessmen, but he didn’t specify them. But lately the organization he heads has issued exact demands - find out which exactly
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IMF head: cryptocurrencies must be regulated one way or another
11 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Christine Lagarde shatters the dreams of cryptocurrency anarchists, but the latest research data suggests something indeed should be done with the market. Find out how much percent of the crypto sphere is illegal
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UK NCSC confirms mining virus attack on government websites, Australia also affected
11 February 2018 21:00, UTC
The websites of governments of Great Britain and Australia have been injected with a virus that mines cryptocurrency Monero with the visitors’ resources
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Bitcoin ransom viruses
11 February 2018 21:00, UTC Andrey Semyonov, Denis Goncharenko
Virus-making scammers who create new precision viruses, key and codes have started to plunder cryptocurrency. How to evade Bitcoin ransom viruses, how to search and destroy a Bitcoin virus – find out in this material by Bitnewstoday
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CFTC Chair gets appraisal from crypto fans
08 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Find out the reasons of the sudden CFTC head’s popularity below and what Mr. Chris Giancarlo answered to the famous question “What backs Bitcoin?” which is one of the most discussed basic issues of the crypto world
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Minneapolis Federal Reserve Chief: Bitcoin is for toy collectors
08 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Find out who is calmer - the leader of the United States Federal Reserve Jerome Powell or the chief of the regional Federal Reserve of Minneapolis Neel Kashkari
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Jim Yong Kim, World Bank President: the vast majority of cryptos are Ponzi schemes
08 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Jim Yong Kim (please do not confuse with Kim Jong-un), leader of the World Bank, is skeptical towards cryptocurrencies - find out below to see the degree of his skepticism and if it’s constructive
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Coincheck receives governmental notice, tells yen withdrawals to resume Tuesday
08 February 2018 21:00, UTC
The cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck based in Japan has greatly suffered from the big hack resulting in the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars. It will allow yen withdrawals next week on Tuesday. Find out which Japanese governmental agency sent this organization a notice and their exact demands
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Russian miners tried to use computers of the ex-top secret nuclear research facility
08 February 2018 21:00, UTC
The creativity of Russian miners never ceases to surprise - a house with in-built mining rig and now some uncommon research computers in the city of Sarov, previously known as top secret nuclear research hub called Arzamas-16
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Japanese airline to accept Bitcoin payments
06 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Bitcoin payments are absolutely legal in Japan, which means that one can use them to buy everything as long at the seller accepts this cryptocurrency. Peach Aviation decided to take the risks connected with volatility and reaffirms its plans
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European Central Bank: cryptocurrency regulation is not our top priority
06 February 2018 21:00, UTC
The European Central Bank (ECB) does not view Bitcoin and other digital currencies as the problem that needs immediate solution, tells chief supervisor Daniele Nouy. The private banks clearly think otherwise, as witnessed by the recent news on Lloyds and JPMorgan Chase
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North Korea might be responsible for Coincheck hack
06 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Kim Jong-un encourages hacker groups to hack and destabilize the work of South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges, but his hackers might have also been behind the Japanese-based Coincheck theft, South Korean intelligence agency members suspect
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Fear of the unknown prevent the government of Ghana to accept Bitcoin
06 February 2018 21:00, UTC Dennis WAFULA
Bitnewstoday decided to monitor major tendencies of the development of Bitcoin in Ghana and to analyze how fears prevent the government of Ghana to accept Bitcoin
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Local Chinese search engines already block queries on Bitcoin
05 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Chinese prohibitions are always swift and tough. Just yesterday we saw the message in possible cryptocurrency-related websites block in China, and now the regional search engines have already started to block related queries
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Singapore’s Deputy PM: no compelling reason to ban Bitcoin
05 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Due to the regulative actions in the neighboring China, Singapore decided to clarify its position, although by some older statements one could already deduce that this small state is not going to prosecute Bitcoin-related activities
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Android TV devices infected with a Monero miner
05 February 2018 21:00, UTC
A new type of devices is being infected by the latent mining programs, one of the most notable hacker inventions of the last year. Meanwhile, Monero falls by 26% in 24 hours, joining a large group of coins in decline
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Ethereum-based Seele ICO becomes an object of scam, $1.8 mln lost
04 February 2018 21:00, UTC
The initial coin offering once again becomes a target of fraudsters, indicating how start-uppers often lack the knowledge of how to counter malefactors posing as administrators. Read below whose practice could be used by ICO businessmen to prevent such disasters
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Kazakhstan’s FinMin employees mined at work
04 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Mining at work consumes the corporate, or, as in this case, governmental resources for the benefit of dishonest employees. The recent case in Kazakhstan confirms that the problem never disappeared even though mentioned less than other coin-related crimes
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China to block cryptocurrency-related websites
04 February 2018 21:00, UTC
The Great Firewall of China might become bigger due to the addition of major cryptocurrency websites, the media found out. Read below which countries might follow in China’s footsteps and more about the site blocking practice
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Russian Minister of Communications suggests ICO accreditation
04 February 2018 21:00, UTC
In a continuous development of Russian legislation on cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings, the local Ministry of Communications wants to have a say too. Its head offers ICOs certification on certain conditions - currently unspecified on which exactly



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