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Post-Cable Network Cheddar Launches TV Show ‘Crypto Craze’ – Bitcoin News

Post-Cable Network Cheddar Launches TV Show ‘Crypto Craze’ – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Post-Cable Network Cheddar Launches TV Show 'Crypto Craze' - Bitcoin News News On March 15 the post-cable network Cheddar announced it will be broadcasting a thirty-minute show about cryptocurrencies called ‘Crypto Craze.’ The show will explore investment strategies for digital assets like bitcoin, litecoin, and ethereum. Also read: South Korea Planning to Formally Allow ICOs Online Stock Brokerage Firm Sponsors a TV Show Called ‘Crypto Craze’ The online trading platform that offers custom equities, options and bitcoin futures, Tradestation, has announced they are sponsoring a new television show about cryptocurrencies. The show called ‘Crypto Craze’ will air every Thursday morning between 10:30 am to 11:00 am ET from the fl
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Former Journalist Recounts Losing $7 Million Trading Crypto

Former Journalist Recounts Losing $7 Million Trading Crypto

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Former Journalist Recounts Losing $7 Million Trading Crypto Featured Former journalist, Derek Rose, recently recounted his story of losing over $7 million USD in the cryptocurrency markets. Mr. Rose had invested his life savings into cryptocurrency, using leverage trading to grow his account by 3,500% in a matter of months, before his trading account was liquidated. Also Read: Peter Thiel Is Long on Bitcoin, a “Deeply Contrarian Investment”  Former Journalist Invested Life Savings Into Crypto Mr. Rose stated his initial hesitation in telling his story in a public forum, stating his expectation that people may think he is an “idiot.” Mr. Rose concedes that such an assessment may be “kinda true”, recounting that he “ignored th
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US Congress Includes Crypto In Its Joint Economic Report For The First Time

US Congress Includes Crypto In Its Joint Economic Report For The First Time

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Please share if you find this article interesting. US Congress Includes Crypto In Its Joint Economic Report For The First Time For the first time the US Congress has dedicated an entire section to cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology in its annual Joint Economic Report, published March 13. The 2018 Joint Economic Report contains analysis and recommendations for the coming year and dedicates an entire chapter to providing insight into the impact of cryptocurrencies and Blockchain on the US economy today. The report calls 2017 “the year of cryptocurrencies”, pointing out that widespread concern over Bitcoin drove it to second place as a global news topic in Google’s Year in Search 2017. The price of a number of cryptocurrency and Blockchain assets showed a dramatic surge, lea
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Bubble, Goat, Chicken McNuggets: Bitcoin – As Seen On TV

Bubble, Goat, Chicken McNuggets: Bitcoin – As Seen On TV

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bubble, Goat, Chicken McNuggets: Bitcoin - As Seen On TV After a watershed year for Bitcoin in 2017, cryptocurrencies have been thrust into the mainstream spotlight. News outlets, TV shows, celebrities and well-known broadcasters couldn’t just sit back while virtual currencies announced themselves to the world, spearheaded by Bitcoin’s spiralling bull run that came to a head in December. As Bitcoin peaked at $20,000, it was almost impossible for any reputable media outlet not to cover the news. But the lofty high was followed by a plunging correction, which was reported on with just as much fervor. While the naysayers rejoiced, many were and are currently trying to wrap their heads around Bitcoin, Blockchain technology and crypto
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US: SEC Official Confirms “Dozens” of Cryptocurrency Probes

US: SEC Official Confirms “Dozens” of Cryptocurrency Probes

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Please share if you find this article interesting. US: SEC Official Confirms “Dozens” of Cryptocurrency Probes The US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) Enforcement Division Co-Director Stephanie Avakian confirmed that the agency is conducting “dozens” of investigations in the cryptocurrency space, Bloomberg BNA reports March 15. Avakain’s comments follow press reports in late February that the SEC has sent subpoenas to companies suspected of running afoul of securities laws via their involvement in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Avakian said, “We are very active, and I would just expect to see more and more.” Over the course of the past year, the SEC has ramped up its actions against crypto-related companies it sees as flaunting securities laws. The commission has brought
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The Ethics Of Cryptojacking: Rampant Malware Or Ad-Free Internet?

The Ethics Of Cryptojacking: Rampant Malware Or Ad-Free Internet?

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Please share if you find this article interesting. The Ethics Of Cryptojacking: Rampant Malware Or Ad-Free Internet? Cryptojacking, the practice of using a computer’s processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies without the owner’s permission or knowledge, has recently gained more traction in the crypto sphere as browser-based crypto mining has once again become possible and profitable. As Bitcoin (BTC) became more and more popular worldwide since its inception in 2009, it became harder and harder to mine for cryptocurrencies on a personal computer, given the increasingly high amount of energy needed to make a profit. More efficient mining hardware like ASIC chips slowly became the norm, ending the era when one person sitting at home with a PC could make money mining Bitcoin. Ho
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Presidential Candidate Adam Kokesh Launches Crypto-Fueled ‘Book Bomb’ – Bitcoin News

Presidential Candidate Adam Kokesh Launches Crypto-Fueled ‘Book Bomb’ – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Presidential Candidate Adam Kokesh Launches Crypto-Fueled 'Book Bomb' - Bitcoin News News The American libertarian and anti-war political activist, Adam Kokesh, is running for the 59th quadrennial U.S. presidential election in 2020. Kokesh says his platform is simple, because as soon as he is elected, he plans to sign one executive order to dissolve the entire federal government. In order to spread his message, Kokesh is raising money to deliver a copy of his 2014 book ‘Freedom!’ in every single residential mailbox in New Orleans right before the Libertarian National Convention. Also Read: Coinbase Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Tax Calculator The Book Bomb: ‘Dissolving the Federal Government in a Peaceful, Orderly Manner’
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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, March 16

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, March 16

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, March 16 The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Fundstrat's Thomas Lee believes that Bitcoin mining is an unprofitable venture at current prices. A model developed by his data science team has pegged the breakeven price at $8,038. If prices fall further, the miners will start to lose money on their operations. Shone Anstey, co-founder and president of Blockchain Intelligence Group opine...
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US State Department And Coca-Cola To Use Blockchain Technology To Fight Forced Labor

US State Department And Coca-Cola To Use Blockchain Technology To Fight Forced Labor

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Please share if you find this article interesting. US State Department And Coca-Cola To Use Blockchain Technology To Fight Forced Labor The beverage giant Coca-Cola is teaming up with the US State Department and three other companies to launch a project that uses Blockchain technology to create a secure registry of workers worldwide, Reuters reports March 16. According to the International Labor Organization, nearly 25 mln people work under forced labor conditions globally, 47 percent of whom live in the Asia-Pacific region. Beverage companies have faced pressure from regulators to address  the issue of forced labor in countries where they get their sugarcane. Last year, global supply-chain transparency organization KnowTheChain released a study which showed that most food and be
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Bitgrail Plans To Refund Hacked Users With Self-Issued Token, But Not Allowed To Sue

Bitgrail Plans To Refund Hacked Users With Self-Issued Token, But Not Allowed To Sue

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitgrail Plans To Refund Hacked Users With Self-Issued Token, But Not Allowed To Sue Italy-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitgrail announced that it promises to refund Nano (XRB) tokens stolen in a February hack amounting to $195 mln, so long as users sign an agreement to forgo any legal action, Bitgrail announced March 14. In a press release on its website, Bitgrail said that, “the use of the platform for the victims of the theft will be bound by the signature of a settlement agreement. The latter will be characterised by an expressed renouncement from the users to every type of legal action, and will have to be formalized through the compilation of a form.” Bitgrail will not take responsibility for the security breach, stating t