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$80 Million ICO TenX Founder Linked to Pyramid Scheme: Report

TenX president Julian Hosp has reportedly been implicated in connection with Lyoness, an Austrian discount shopping service that has been declared an illegal pyramid scheme in Norway, Austria, and Switzerland. After a summer of Chinese whispers on the internet alleging that he was involved in Lyoness before becoming the face of TenX, a video has emerged that appears to show Hosp…

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Microsoft Knocks out IBM for Enterprise Blockchain Crown: Report

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Microsoft’s Blockchain-as-a-Service (Baas) platform has taken the top spot in a ranking compiled by market foresight advisory firm ABI Research. Per the report , Microsoft managed to beat competitors in the ranking owing to the advantage it has on the actual implementation front where a wide range of platform services are offered.…

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North Korean Hackers Have Stolen $571 Million in Cryptocurrency: Report

Even though blockchain technology has all sorts of security applications, one thing is for sure: cryptocurrency exchanges are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks, and hackers have exploited these flaws for massive gains. However, no hacker crew has been quite as successful as the infamous North Korean group of hackers, dubbed “Lazarus,” which is responsible for the…

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Institutional Investors Biggest Buyers of Cryptocurrency worth over $100,000: Report

After months of speculation, institutional investors have finally stepped into the cryptocurrency market by becoming the biggest buyers through over-the-counter (OTC) transactions. According to a report by Bloomberg, these investors have bought over $100,000 cryptocurrencies via private sales. Bobby Cho, global head of trading at Cumberland, a division of crypto company DRW Holdings LLC, said that…

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Fmr. Huobi US Compliance Chief Talks NY Crypto Exchange Report

Harry Zhou, former general counsel and compliance officer for Huobi US, spoke with CCN about the latest report from New York’s attorney general on cryptocurrency exchanges. Zhou helped set up the legal framework in New York for cryptocurrency exchanges, namely the application and regulations for the BitLicense. He represented Huobi for comments on the BitLicense proposal…

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The Petro Probably Doesn’t Exist, Nor the Oil Reserves Backing It: Report

A month after Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro announced the creation of the Petro, a state-backed cryptocurrency that would supposedly bring the country out of six-figure hyperinflation, the only place the Petro seems to exist is in the media. A Reuters special report recently documented the situation in the oil-rich savanna region around the town of Atapirire,…

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CBOE Close to Launching Ethereum Futures: Report

CBOE, the Chicago exchange that pioneered the listing of bitcoin futures in the U.S., has quietly begun telling market makers that it is close to launching a new cryptocurrency product: ethereum futures. Citing an unnamed source with knowledge of the situation, Business Insider reports that CBOE wants to become the first U.S. exchange to list…

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North Korea to Host its First-Ever International Crypto Conference: Report

Sanctions-hit North Korea is planning to host its first-ever international conference focusing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology in October. According to Radio Free Asia, the event will be held in the hermit kingdom’s capital of Pyongyang and will stretch for two days beginning October 1. Per various reports, the conference is expected to attract blockchain…

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