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CryptoZombies Creator Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Blockchain Trading Card Game

The team behind CryptoZombies — a website dedicated to teaching people how to code Ethereum DApps, — is launching the world’s first collectible card game on a blockchain. To raise funds for the game’s development, the team decide to go with Kickstarter instead of an ICO. Surprising? Maybe not. James Martin Duffy, a creator of

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Gilmore Girls’ Alexis Bledel to Star in Bitcoin Thriller ‘Crypto’

Alexis Bledel, known for her performance in the hit television show Gilmore Girls, has signed on to star in a cryptocurrency money laundering thriller titled Crypto. The film will also start Beau Knapp (Seven Seconds), Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight), Luke Hemsworth (Westworld), Jeremie Harris (Legion) and Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men). Directed by John Stalberg Jr., the

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German Cocktail Bar Chain Announces Blockchain Rewards Program

German cocktail bar Sausalitos which has 4 million yearly visitors, 41 restaurants, and 900 employees establishments throughout Germany is rolling out a loyalty reward program with a blockchain-based cryptocurrency. The ERC20 compliant Sausalitos Coin will be offered through the infrastructure of Sausalitos’ new partner qiibee, a plug and play solution for loyalty rewards on the … Continued

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Breaking: EOS Blockchain Grinds to Halt as Software Bug Freezes Transactions

The EOS blockchain has ground to a halt after an apparent bug in the mainnet software caused the network to pause unexpectedly and indefinitely. According to a post from EOS New York published on behalf of the top 21 block producers and standby nodes, the mainnet unexpectedly paused at 9:56 UTC, after which block producers

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AdBlock Plus Jumps Aboard the Blockchain to Spot Fake News

The popular ad blocker launched a new product called TrustedNews which tells the user if the news they’re reading are trustworthy or fake. TrustedNews is the new Chrome extension from AdBlock Plus which spots fake news for users as they navigate the web. At the moment, it’s only available for Chrome users, but you can … Continued

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Silk Road’s Top Lieutenant Extradited to New York from Thailand

Roger Thomas Clark, the Canadian national who is alleged to have been a key personality in the growth and development of the Silk Road drug-dealing website arrived in New York Friday after being extradited from Thailand. He was arrested roughly two and a half years ago in the Asian country. The charges that Clark will … Continued

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Ukraine Bitcoin Fans Aim to Put Satoshi Nakamoto Statue Where Lenin’s Once Stood

Plans are underway in Ukraine to honor the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, by erecting a statue of him in Kiev. The preferred location for the statue is Shevchenko Boulevard, where a monument to Vladimir Lenin — the father of the Soviet Union — stood before it was brought down during the 2014 Ukrainian

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Bitcoin Transactions Help Police Track Down Dark Web Drug Dealer

A French national has pleaded guilty to selling narcotics on the dark web after police were able to trace his criminal activities through his bitcoin accounts. Police arrested 36-year-old Gal Vallerius in September at the Atlanta airport in the US while traveling to attend a beard and mustache competition, according to Bleeping Computer. Investigators said

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Half of Top 10 Cryptocurrencies May Be Securities: Crypto Hedge Fund Executive

Kyle Samani, a managing partner at cryptocurrency hedge fund Multicoin Capital, believes the majority of the top cryptocurrencies could be considered securities, given SEC Director William Hinman’s statement on Thursday. In a 17-part tweet, Samani discussed the guidelines issued by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 14. Hinman, the head of the SEC’s division

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CFTC Seeks Judge’s Approval to Sue Alleged $6 Million Fraud My Big Coin

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has claimed it has jurisdiction over a cryptocurrency called My Big Coin and has asked a federal judge to grant it authority to proceed with the lawsuit which claims the cryptocurrency has been operating a $6 million fraud. CFTC claims My Big Coin Pay, based in Nevada, misappropriated $6

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Italian Court Seizes Crypto Exchange BitGrail’s Bitcoin Wallets

An Italian court has seized bitcoin wallets belonging to shuttered cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail as part of the company’s bankruptcy proceedings. BitGrail disclosed that its assets had been seized in a statement dated June 15, explaining that it had turned over the bitcoin wallets on June 5 in response to an order from the Tribunal of

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