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Japan Toughens Oversight, Penalizes Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Cryptocurrency news In its most sweeping crackdown yet, a Japanese regulator has penalized seven cryptocurrency exchanges, requiring two to halt operations for one month. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) announced today, March 8, 2018, that it came down on the exchanges due to their failure to provide proper internal-control systems. All of the exchanges were ordered to step up efforts …

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Welcome Eric Scro, Vice President of Finance for Coinbase

Cryptocurrency news Today I am pleased to announce that Eric Scro is joining Coinbase as Vice President of Finance. Eric joins us from the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”), where he spent the last 8.5 years, most recently as the Head of Finance. We are growing our institutional business rapidly and Eric’s experience and leadership will be invaluable in scaling …

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Segwit Addressed from xpub key

Cryptocurrency news How can i get the public key of my segwit address with my extended public key. when i import the xpub into electrum it automatically creates a legacy wallet for me. i’m not with my nano and won’t be with it for a while, please how do i go about it, thanks. Go to Source Author: chicko

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Multi-Million Dollar Grants to Ethereum Projects Issued, Focus on Scalability

Cryptocurrency news The Ethereum Foundation is always looking to make a positive impact. They are actively looking into supporting applications, smart contracts, and other innovative projects. Earlier this week, the Ethereum Foundation announced their first grants to help bolster this ecosystem. The Ethereum Foundation Grants With a grant issued by the foundation, developers can keep working on their projects. There …

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Australian IT Employees At Bureau Of Meteorology Suspected Of Illicit Crypto Mining

Cryptocurrency news The Australian Federal Police are investigating two IT employees at the Bureau of Meteorology for illicit use of the bureau’s computing power to mine crypto. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) are investigating two employees at the Bureau of Meteorology for allegedly using the bureau’s computers to mine cryptocurrencies, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reports today, March 8. The …

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MyEtherWallet Review: Is This Web Wallet Secure Enough for Your Ether?

Cryptocurrency news The post MyEtherWallet Review: Is This Web Wallet Secure Enough for Your Ether? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. MyEtherWallet (MEW) is a free and open-source client-side interface for Ethereum. This means you can use it to directly interact with the Ethereum blockchain via a web browser. Launched in 2015 by Taylor Monahan and Kosala Hemachandra, it allows the …

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Kenya’s Government Task Force to Explore Blockchains for Land and Education

Cryptocurrency news Private companies, as well as national and local governments, have all caught media attention for announcing some kind of investigation or at least interest in the blockchain. Of course, one of the most notorious examples of this was Long Island Iced Tea Corporation’s pivot to Long Island Blockchain Corporation. On February 28, 2018, the Kenyan government announced it …

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Tokyo’s Bitcoin Whale Has Sold $400 Million, And That’s Just The Start

Cryptocurrency news Some people still doubt the fact that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets are manipulated by big-money players – commonly referred to as “whales” – who pump and dump large stocks of cryptocurrency. Those people have never heard of Nobuaki Kobayashi. Tokyo’s Bitcoin Whale Nobuaki Kobayashi is an attorney from Tokyo, who also just happens to be the bankruptcy trustee …

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