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Women arrested for stealing $480,000 BTC from crypto exchange Bitcipher

Indian Woman Arrested for Stealing Bitcoin (BTC) from Crypto Exchange

Indian woman living in Bengaluru on March 17 was arrested with a proof for allegedly stealing 63.5 bitcoins from Bitcipher Labs. Reports suggest that she is the woman who co-founded the crypto exchange platform Bitcipher Labs in its early days. The thefts took place in two different days: on January 11 and March 11 respectively. […]

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Indian Ministry Reveals Investigations into Bitcoin Businesses

A filing submitted in the lower house of India’s parliament – the Lok Sabha – has revealed an investigation into fraudulent practices by so-called “bitcoin companies” operating in the country. An official question was submitted by center-left parliamentarian Mohammed Faizal and was answered by Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur on […]

Coinbase launches BTC transaction batching

Coinbase Launches BTC Transaction Batching, Saving Users 50% on Fees

Major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently unveiled a new feature on its platform designed to save users money on transaction fees. According to a blog post released by the exchange on March 13, Coinbase would immediately begin offering Bitcoin (BTC) transaction batching for its customers. The move was taken by Coinbase, which “requires no action from […]

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New Email Extortion Scam Targets Google AdSense, Demands Bitcoin

A new extortion scam targeting website owners serving banner ads through the Google AdSense program has begun circulating the internet. The malicious scheme demands Bitcoin in exchange for preventing an attack, which would purportedly lead to the users’ AdSense account suspension. The email-based extortion scheme was first reported by security news and investigation block KrebsOnSecurity […]

forbes release top 50 fintech company list

Forbes Release Top Fintech 50 List; Six Out of Them Are in Blockchain

Forbes releases the 2020 Top Fintech 50 list this week, which includes six blockchain companies in top financial technology companies. Carrying a “Blockchain and Bitcoin” category tag, Forbes lists Axoni, Chainalysis, Coinbase, Everledger, MakerDap and Ripple in the top fintech 50 list 2020. The official announcement first comes into media notice on Feb. 12. On […]

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Over $117M Bitcoin in Crypto Scam PlusToken Moves to New Addresses

Over 12,000 bitcoins (currently worth over $117M) associated with the alleged crypto scam PlusToken, have just moved to two new blockchain addresses. The two addresses are 1st address, 2nd address. The revelation was made public by the VP of research at Chinese blockchain security firm PeckShield, Chiachih Wu, through a tweet. As you can see, […]

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RSK Improves Blockchain Interoperability with Bitcoin-Ethereum Bridge

Smart Contract platform that handled RSK has publicized the beginning of a Bitcoin-Ethereum Bridge. The new technology allows users to transfer Bitcoin into dApps developed on the RSK platform. Something similar could be done via the Ethereum blockchain. This invention reflects an improvement in interoperability between blockchain. Again, it’s pivotal for ensuring the improvement and […]

PBOC injects entire bitcoin market cap into its system

Central Bank of China Injects Entire Bitcoin Market Cap Into Its Economy

There is no denying that the economies of the world are slowing down. However, central banks are flooding their markets with more money to prevent a complete collapse. Due to this, China has just injected the entire bitcoin market cap into its system. Banking Bailouts The People’s Bank of China is planning to pump 1.2 […]

zermatt now allows users to pay taxes using bitcoin

Swiss Zermatt Municipality Accepts Bitcoin for Tax Payments

Bitcoin for tax payments is getting widely popular. Recently, the Swiss Municipality of Zermatt and Bitcoin Suisse partners. The joint venture aims to allow residents of Zermatt to pay their taxes with Bitcoin. This makes Zermatt the third municipality in Switzerland to accept crypto for tax payments. In addition, municipalities of Zug and Chiasso also […]

Qatar bans cryptocurrency trading

Qatar Bans Cryptocurrency Trading; May Create National Digital Currency

Cryptocurrency trading bans in Qatar. This Middle East country has a population of over 2.5 million but doesn’t want to adapt to the future of currency. According to the recent media reports, the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Regulatory Authority says that virtual asset trading remains out of sight from the QFC at this time. The […]