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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has fined blockchain author Alex Tapscott and his investment firm NextBlock Global over securities violations. The SEC says that Canada-based NextBlock had been offering securities that were not registered with the SEC “in any capacity” and that false misrepresentations were made about the firm when soliciting investors. The
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NanoGames – Taking Crypto Gambling to Another Level NanoGames is a Crypto-based social gambling site with four different game modes:  Crash BlackJack NonceDice HashDice Frequently Asked Questions What cryptocurrencies can I use to play? You may deposit and bet with Nano, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, and Banano. However, several other coins will be implemented in the future, one such example being NOS. Stay
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U.S.-based cryptocurrency investor and entrepreneur Michael Terpin has won over $75 million in a lawsuit related to a SIM-swapping fraud. Terpin filed the case against 21-year-old Nicholas Truglia earlier this year, saying the Manhattan resident had defrauded him of cryptocurrencies after gaining control of his cellphone number. California Superior Court has now ordered Truglia to
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Nothing brings bitcoiners together like a quest peppered with cryptographic clues. According to Satoshi’s Treasure co-creator Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, so far nearly 60,000 people have signed up for notifications related to the international scavenger hunt for $1 million worth of bitcoin. On Saturday, at the Magical Crypto Conference in New York, Melzter and
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The Ethereum Foundation plans to spend $30 million on ecosystem development over the next 12 months. The foundation’s executive director, Aya Miyaguchi, announced the grant funding at the ConsenSys-organized Ethereal Summit in Brooklyn on Friday. Over the past year, the foundation spent roughly $27 million on the same program, which supports critical projects across the ethereum
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By CCN: Nothing is stopping the bitcoin price from establishing fresh yearly highs above $6,000. The world’s leading cryptocurrency today settled a new intraday peak towards $6,989 on US-based exchange Coinbase, its best since September 5, 2018. The sustained uptrend helped bitcoin to post a net bottom-rebound of 122.69-percent. At the same time, it pushed
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Mic Bowman is a principal engineer at Intel and a member of CoinDesk’s advisory board.  The following article originally appeared in Consensus Magazine, distributed exclusively to attendees of CoinDesk’s Consensus 2019 event. Four autonomous vehicles arrive at an intersection. Who gets to go first? Yeah, this sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but
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Ethereum’s true believers think the world’s second-largest blockchain can still be all-encompassing. Others think a more-focused path would be best. That was the tension on display at Day 1 of the ConsenSys-organized Ethereal Summit NY, a Blockchain Week gathering held at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn on Friday. “Ethereum’s going to eat everything,” Ameen Soleimani, SpankChain
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By CCN: William Shatner announced he’s partnering with Mattereum to launch an Ethereum token that authenticates and digitally transfers ownership of physical items like collectibles and instruments. He tweeted: “Today I am announcing that I am partnering with Mattereum and other technology creators to establish an authentication system, it establishes an irrefutable, internationally recognized proof
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The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is clearly concerned about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency project and how it is treating individuals’ financial information. The banking committee wrote an open letter to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Thursday, asking him to share details about its secret cryptocurrency project, with a particular focus on consumer privacy. “Last year,
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