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Cryptocurrency Payments Processor BitPay Adds Support for Ether

Major cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay has added support for the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Ether (ETH).Per a press release published on Sept. 16, companies that use BitPay for payment processing are now able to accept Ether for purchases without having to set up any enhancements. BitPay has

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UK Hacker Arrested for Stealing Unreleased Music and Selling It for Cryptocurrency

On Friday, London police arrested a 19-year-old hacker who allegedly targeted artists and their music recording by stealing their unreleased songs from their web archives and sold them for cryptocurrency on the dark web.The Manhattan District Attorney’s office in New York has received several complaints from management companies of recording

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Philippine Police Raid Alleged Cryptocurrency Scam, Arrest 277

Philippine police have reportedly raided the offices of an alleged cryptocurrency scam that was targeting investors in China.According to a Sept. 15 report by local news outlet Inquirer.net, agents from the Bureau of Immigration, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and the National Police’s Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group raided the

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Two California Council Members Purchase Cannabis with Cryptocurrency

In what was dubbed the first of its kind purchase, two California council members were seen buying marijuana from a local store with cryptocurrency.The council members, Berkeley City’s Ben Bartlett and Emeryville City’s Dianne Martinez, were spotted in a local cannabis shop in Ohana on September 11th, where they reportedly

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ECB: Cryptocurrency Cannot Be Created By Member States, What This Means For Crypto

The European Central Bank (ECB) has attacked plans for an Estonian state-operated cryptocurrency.  ECB President, Mario Draghi shut down any talk of the proposal by saying about crypto assets:“No member state can introduce its own currency…The currency of the euro zone is the euro.”Many observers theorize that Draghi’s response is

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North Korea to Hold Second Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference in February 2020

North Korea to hold its 2nd Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference in February 2020 as part of a week-long tour, event organizers from the Korean Friendship Association (KFA) have said.After the first Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference organized last year (and ultimately occurred in April 2019), this might be the

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Investment Titan Charles Schwab Steps Away from Cryptocurrency

Despite an exceptional performance by cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin(BTC)trade which has beaten essentially all other forms of assets to excel as a lucrative investment, some investors and analysts are still shying away from the crypto business.According to Walt Bettinger, the CEO of Charles Schwab – one of the most prestigious and

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