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FINRA Fines Tezos Cofounder $20k For Morgan Stanley Disclosure Failures

FINRA Fines Tezos Cofounder $20k For Morgan Stanley Disclosure Failures

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Please share if you find this article interesting. FINRA Fines Tezos Cofounder $20k For Morgan Stanley Disclosure Failures US regulators have fined Tezos cofounder Arthur Breitman $20,000 and barred him from broker-dealer interaction until 2020, Reuters reports April 20. According to an agreement between Breitman and Wall Street’s Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) sealed April 18, a failure to disclose “outside business activities” related to Tezos while working for Morgan Stanley triggered the penalties. The setback is the latest headache for Tezos, which has seen near-constant controversy since its giant $232 mln ICO closed in July 2017. Investors have still not received any TEZ tokens, and Breitman, along with fellow co-founder and spouse Kathleen, face multiple
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Russian Media: Telegram Was Banned Due To ICO, Not ‘Keys And Terrorism’

Russian Media: Telegram Was Banned Due To ICO, Not ‘Keys And Terrorism’

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Russian Media: Telegram Was Banned Due To ICO, Not ‘Keys And Terrorism’ Telegram’s two recent Initial Coin Offering (ICO) rounds - which raised a combined $1.7 bln - are the reason behind the ban of the messaging service, as opposed to the version provided by Russian officials, which cites Pavel Durov’s refusal to provide the authorities with a way to decrypt user data, local news outlet RBK reports Friday, April 20. According to a copy of a letter acquired by RBK, allegedly from employee Roman Antipkin of the Federal Security Service (FSB) 12th center, which supervises the System for Operative Investigative Activities (SORM), the possibility of a “completely uncontrolled financial system” is what reportedly led to the block: “C
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The Bitcoin BCH Block Explorer Explodes With Blockchain Data – Bitcoin News

The Bitcoin BCH Block Explorer Explodes With Blockchain Data – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. The Bitcoin BCH Block Explorer Explodes With Blockchain Data - Bitcoin News Promoted Bitcoin.com is a web portal loaded with resources tethered to the heart of the cryptocurrency revolution. Just recently we launched our new blockchain explorer which allows anyone to verify transactions and other data tied to the Bitcoin blockchain. We want to give our readers a little more insight on this awesome tool. Also Read: Indian Exchange Takes Central Bank to Court Over Bank Ban Check Out the Bitcoin BCH Block Explorer A blockchain explorer is a neat tool that acts like a search engine for the BCH network and other public blockchains. These explorers search addresses, balances, block history, and transactions so network users can ve
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Bitcoin Cash Smashes Through $1,000 USD

Bitcoin Cash Smashes Through $1,000 USD

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Cash Smashes Through $1,000 USD Markets and Prices Bitcoin cash (BCH) is now trading at $1,000 USD, returning the price to levels not seen since late March of this year. Analysts have attributed the BCH spike to after-tax-season liquidity, strong volume, and a passionate and active community supporting the project. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Gains Advance 4% Above BTC Bitcoin Cash Smashes Through $1,000 The price of Bitcoin Cash has rallied to test levels above $1,000 for the first time since March. The move comprises a gain of more than 75% when measuring from early April’s low of approximately $610. With BCH hovering at approximately $1,050, the markets are approaching the 23.6% fibonacci retracement area when measuri
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Europe Introduces Customer Verification on Cryptocurrency Exchanges – Bitcoin News

Europe Introduces Customer Verification on Cryptocurrency Exchanges – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Europe Introduces Customer Verification on Cryptocurrency Exchanges - Bitcoin News Regulation The European Parliament has voted in favor of stricter regulations in the crypto sector. Crypto exchanges and wallet providers will be required to introduce customer due diligence procedures, including identity verification. The platforms will have to apply for registration in order to offer their services. The new measures come with the latest update of the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive.  Also read: 0 to 50% – Time to Pay Crypto Taxes in the European “Union” Under “Closer Regulation” Members of the European Parliament supported on Thursday an agreement reached with the European Council in December to bring cryptocurrencies und
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PR: Blockchain Enabled Streaming Ecosystem White Rabbit Partners with Media Production Company K5 – Bitcoin News

PR: Blockchain Enabled Streaming Ecosystem White Rabbit Partners with Media Production Company K5 – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Blockchain Enabled Streaming Ecosystem White Rabbit Partners with Media Production Company K5 - Bitcoin News This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. OSLO, Norway — White Rabbit, a blockchain company developing a streaming ecosystem that enables users to reward the films and series they stream, on whatever peer-to-peer platform they choose to stream from, has announced a strategic partnership with K5 International, a subdivision of financing and production company
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Coingeek Funds BCH Blockchain Development Training in the Philippines – Bitcoin News

Coingeek Funds BCH Blockchain Development Training in the Philippines – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Coingeek Funds BCH Blockchain Development Training in the Philippines - Bitcoin News News On Thursday, April 19 the Calvin Ayre-owned blockchain and mining firm, Coingeek, announced it is contributing over $150,000 USD to help fund a blockchain developer training program in the Philippines. Coingeek believes the projects like these will help bolster the global, low-fee peer-to-peer digital currency known as bitcoin cash by improving the blockchain development community. Also Read: Tax Time is Here and Lots of Cryptocurrency Holders Don’t Care    Coingeek Funds Another Project to Bolster Bitcoin Adoption The blockchain organization Coingeek owned by the billionaire Calvin Ayre has been funding a lot of research and developmen
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Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist – Bitcoin News

Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist - Bitcoin News Finance In theory, hedge funds employ complex investment strategies that should allow them to achieve high returns both in bearish and bullish markets. In practice many fail due to short term thinking and over-leveraged trading. These can be especially costly and not suitable for the young and volatile cryptocurrency market as any long time bitcoin HODLer can tell you.   Also Read: Indian Exchange Takes Central Bank to Court Over Bank Ban Barclay Cryptocurrency Traders Index Hedge fund data specialist Barclay Hedge released its newest index, the Cryptocurrency Traders Index, showing that players in the field dropped 29.2% in March 2018. And ye
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The Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchange Hodl Hodl Doesn’t Require KYC – Bitcoin News

The Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchange Hodl Hodl Doesn’t Require KYC – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. The Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchange Hodl Hodl Doesn't Require KYC - Bitcoin News Exchanges This week as people hear about the peer-to-peer exchange Localbitcoins requiring identification for traders who deal in “significant” trade volumes, many of them are scouring the internet in search of decentralized exchanges that don’t require Know-Your-Customer (KYC) verification. One such trading platform called ‘Hodl Hodl’ launched its beta version this past February allowing traders to swap cryptocurrencies without the need for regulatory compliance protocols. Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: ICO Scares Investors with Ghost Prank   The Peer-to-Peer Multi-Sig Escrow Exchange ‘Hodl Hodl’ Doesn’t Require KYC Verification The
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Bitbox Project Hosts Two Bitcoin Cash Hackathons – Bitcoin News

Bitbox Project Hosts Two Bitcoin Cash Hackathons – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitbox Project Hosts Two Bitcoin Cash Hackathons - Bitcoin News Technology This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with Carlos Cardona from the open source Bitbox toolkit project. Over the next thirty days, Bitbox is hosting two BCH-centric hackathons that aim to bring the bitcoin cash development community together to build innovative applications using the decentralized network. Also Read: Meet Memo: An On-Chain Social Network Built on Bitcoin Cash Emerging Platforms Need a Framework Which Encapsulates Everything the Platform Offers On April 21, and on May 15 the same day as the upcoming BCH hard fork, the open source toolkit project, Bitbox, plans to host two hackathons. Developer Carlos Cardona explains to news.Bitcoin.com that