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Cryptopia Exchange Hacked: ‘Significant’ Losses Reported

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Cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been hacked. The team confirmed the security breach, outlining that the losses are ‘significant.’ ‘Significant Losses’ New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has suffered a security breach and is going through unscheduled maintenance. The announcement was just posted on the exchange’s official twitter page, outlining that the losses have been significant. We apologise for the delay in keeping you updated and appreciate your patience. Yesterday 14th January 2019, the Cryptopia Exchange suffered

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XRP Overtakes Ethereum Despite Looming ‘Constantinople’ Upgrade

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XRP has reclaimed the position of the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap from ETH just days before Ethereum’s ‘Constantinople’ hard-fork upgrade.  Pre-Fork Drop On January 16th, Ethereum is scheduled to undergo a network-wide system update called ‘Constantinople’. Among other things, the implementation of the upgrade will reduce the block reward from 3 ETH/block to 2 ETH/block. Days before the event, however, Ethereum’s (ETH) price experienced a notable decline. In a matter of minutes, ETH price

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Expect ‘Large increase’ in Cryptocurrency Taxes Filed for 2018, Says Bittax CEO

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Bitcoinist spoke with Gidi Bar Zakay, CEO and founder of Bittax at the recently held Israel Bitcoin Summit in Tel-Aviv about cryptocurrency tax obligations for users and how the regulatory landscape is taking shape around the globe.  Bitcoinist: Why did you decide to launch Bittax? Are Bitcoin taxes too cumbersome to calculate for the average person?  Gidi Bar Zakay: I’ll admit that, like everyone else, I was also prejudiced against bitcoin. But when I was approached

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Our Man At CES 2019 – Part One: Finding Crypto

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Where better to check out all the latest crypto-tech than the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Actually, as it turned out, finding crypto at CES wasn’t as easy as first expected. Technology Unveiled at CES 2019 The Sunday before the show hosts a media event called CES Unveiled, featuring the Best of Innovation awards. After three hours feigning interested in a whole range of tech startups latest offerings, I was beginning to lose hope.

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SEC Report: Examining Cryptocurrency a Priority in 2019

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The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) listed the cryptocurrency market as one of the six focus points of its compliance monitoring activities for 2019. Spotlight on the Cryptocurrency Market According to a report titled “2019 Examination Priorities,” OCIE says it plans to shine the spotlight on the goings-on in the cryptocurrency. An excerpt from the report relating to cryptocurrencies reads: Given the significant growth

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Analyst: Bitcoin Must Finish Weekend Above $3,700 to Avoid Further Losses

Following the cryptocurrency market’s recent plunge that sent Bitcoin and most altcoins down 10% or more, the markets have been able to find some levels of stability around their current price levels and are currently trading down slightly. One analyst now claims that Bitcoin must finish the weekend above $3,700 in order for it to...

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Here’s Why 51% Attacks Don’t Affect Price

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51% attacks are catastrophic in the cryptocurrency world–or are they? 51% attacks may be a little bit scary but here’s why they don’t affect price. The Ethereum Classic 51% Attack Ethereum Classic, one of the most popular altcoins by market cap, just succumbed to a 51% attack. A situation in which one mining entity gained control of over half the network’s hash rate caused double spending of thousands of ETC on several exchanges including Bitrue,

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Bitcoin Price Tanks $250 In Minutes But Analysts Say Bullish Trend Intact

The Bitcoin price abruptly fell $250 January 10 as a fresh wave of volatility washed away the calm which had characterized markets this week. Easy Come, Easy Go Data from Bitcointicker shows a curious retracing for Bitcoin Thursday, the largest cryptocurrency dropping from $4050 to $3800 in minutes. The move down cancels out gains from January 7, which saw BTC/USD make an identical move in the other direction – from $3830 to $4020. Bitcoin remains

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Cardano Moving To Wyoming As New Governor Praises Blockchain

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Mark Gordon, incoming 33rd Governor of Wyoming gave a shout out to the local Blockchain industry during his inauguration speech. He highlighted the approach of startups like BeefChain and SheepChain as an example of how Wyoming leads the nation while already attracting other businesses to the state such as IOHK’s Cardano.  We Can Do More… In Wyoming Governor Gordon’s speech covered the regulation thank-yous, big-ups, challenges ahead, and positivity. But of particular note was a

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Bits of Gold CEO: B2B Demand Increased Despite Falling BTC Price [Interview]

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Bitcoinist caught up with Youval Rouach, co-founder and CEO of Bitcoin of Gold, an Israeli Bitcoin cryptocurrency trading platform. Rouach explains the regulatory situation in Israel for cryptocurrencies and his company’s plans moving forward.  Bitcoinist: When did Bits of Gold launch? Why did you decide to start this business? Youval Rouach: Bits of Gold was founded by my brother Jonathan (Co-Founder and CEO of QED-it) and I at 2013, and on January 13th we are celebrating

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