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Solve This Videogame’s “Mind-Blowing” Test, Get a Bitcoin

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Beat the game, win a Bitcoin. Simple, right? That’s the premise of MonteCrypto: The Bitcoin Enigma, a PC game scheduled for release next week. The mysterious game, the latest in a long tradition of public treasure hunts, offers players the opportunity to achieve a lucrative payday — if they can solve the game’s two dozen … Continued

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Bitcoin Mining Facility Interferes With T-Mobile’s LTE Network Verifying Payments

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US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) revealed in an official “notification of harmful interference” document that a bitcoin mining facility based in Brooklyn, New York interfered with T-Mobile’s LTE network by sending harmful radio emissions to the telecom’s 700 MHz band. Antminer Interferes With LTE Network The FCC noted in an document published on February 15 … Continued

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Cryptocurrency Trader Loses $603,000 in Margin Trading, Steals $2 Million

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Earlier today, it was revealed that 24-year-old trader Joseph Kim, who worked for a Chicago based firm Consolidated Trading, allegedly stole $2 million to cover losses he made in margin trading and personal investments in the cryptocurrency market. Over $600,000 Lost Due to Greed According to the criminal complaint obtained by Bloomberg, Kim illegally transferred … Continued

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Game Developer Atari Unveils Blockchain-Fueled Dual-Cryptocurrency Gaming Reboot

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The video game console for hits like eighties favorite Pac-Man is readying a pair of digital tokens, which is likely to rack up points with investors.  The Atari Group revealed a two-pronged initiative for which it has inked a couple of partnerships involving not one but two cryptocurrencies. Atari is the latest in what appears … Continued

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Emotion vs Reason, Round 1: Historical Technology Hypes

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Emotion vs Reason I’m sure most decisions you make are based on numbers rather than intuition or perception.  However, some are clearly misinformed. Not because you did not search thoroughly, or because you couldn’t find enough data. Rather, there’s something increasingly more difficult to analyse than numbers and facts: people’s feelings towards an event. –disclaimer: … Continued

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The World Needs a New Kind of Currency, Bitcoin: Investor Tim Draper

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Tim Draper, the founder of venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, says the world needs a new kind of currency. Speaking from Stanford, California, Draper, an early investor in Bitcoin and a victim of the infamous 2014 Mt. Gox hack, spoke to Bloomberg TV of his confidence in cryptocurrencies. Draper lost around 40,000 Bitcoins in … Continued

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Cryptocurrency Market Recovers to $500 Billion as Bitcoin, Ethereum Record Gains

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For the first time in February, the cryptocurrency market has recovered to $500 billion, as most major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and Ethereum recorded large gains in the past two days. Within the past 24 hours, bitcoin recorded a price increase 9 percent, rising from $10,030 to $10,850. Premiums in the South Korean cryptocurrency market have

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ABN AMRO Launches Blockchain Bank Accounts to Kill Escrow Accounts

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Dutch ‘big four’ bank ABN AMRO has launched a new service wherein bank accounts are issued to individual clients via the blockchain, as alternatives to escrow accounts. ABN AMRO is shifting gears in its blockchain endeavor. The Amsterdam-based banking giant has announced a new service wherein individual client within non-bank organizations entrusted with client funds … Continued

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Visa: We’re Not to Blame for Coinbase Overcharges

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Credit card processing giant Visa is pushing back against allegations that it is to blame for unauthorized charges reported by a growing number of Coinbase customers in recent days. Earlier this month, Coinbase users began reporting that they had been overcharged — sometimes by as much as 50 times their original purchase — for transactions … Continued

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Hydro-Quebec Mulls Higher Rates as Bitcoin Miners’ Demands Surge

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Rising demand for Montreal’s low-cost hydroelectric power among bitcoin miners could spur higher electricity rates. Hydro-Quebec revealed it may consider hiking the cost for bitcoin miners given a flood of pent-up demand in the region, which would thwart the plans of bitcoin miners who depend on low rates for the massive amounts of electricity it requires … Continued

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Coinbase Customers Suffer Erroneous Charges

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With customers experiencing erroneous credit card charges for cryptocurrency purchases, Coinbase has blamed Visa for the charges but claims it is working with Visa to ensure all affected customers are reimbursed. Coinbase said the charges were caused by Visa reversing and recharging transactions. Coinbase Makes Its Case Over the last few months, banks and card … Continued

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US Government Not Passing Bitcoin Regulations Anytime Soon: White House Official

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The US government won’t be passing Bitcoin regulations anytime soon, at least according to one White House official. Rob Joyce, special assistant to the president and White House cybersecurity coordinator, stated during an interview with CNBC that although the government is concerned about Bitcoin and other public cryptocurrencies, officials are still a long way from … Continued

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