Daily Archives: October 26, 2018

How the federal agents caught bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc: A single fingerprint, DNA match

The break investigators were searching for arrived Wednesday at the FBI Laboratory with the first two of the 13 un-exploded devices.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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US Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Coinbase for Alleged BCH Insider Trading

n U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has been granted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over alleged insider trading during its launch of Bitcoin Cash BCH support in December 2017n CryptScout #BitFeed RSS – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News 24/7

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New Ethereum-Based Token to Be Backed by Bitcoin

An American blockchain tech firm has announced the development of Wrapped Bitcoin, a ERC-20 token that will be backed 1:1 with bitcoins Cointelegraph.com News

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Visa CEO Plays Down Cryptocurrency Threat, Indicates Possible Intervention

Visa chief executive officer Alfred Kelly has said that cryptocurrencies are not a significant threat to his company’s electronic payments hegemony. He nevertheless indicated that the legacy financial intermediary may move into handling cryptocurrency if there is an incentive to do so. Also Read: Japan Approves Self-Regulation of Cryptocurrency Exchanges Kelly: Cryptocurrency More a Commodity Than Payment Instrument Speaking to CNBC Mad ...

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Wirex Brings New Crypto Cards to the United States

Wirex – the payments pioneer that aims to bridge the gap between cryptocurrencies and everyday spending – announced that they have teamed up with payments processing technology provider i2c to launch the United States’ first multiple cryptocurrency-backed prepaid card. It means that Wirex will be extending its European Wirex Visa Card programme, that allows cardholders to use the card anywhere Visa is accepted. ...

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Sony Unveils Multiple Application Contactless Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

n Sony eradicates the USB connectivity requirement for crypto hardware wallets with a new releasen CryptScout #BitFeed RSS – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News 24/7

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US: IRS Advisory Committee Calls for Additional Guidelines on Crypto Taxation

An advisory committee to the IRS calls for new guidelines on crypto taxation, estimating that at least 50% of crypto investors may conceal their income Cointelegraph.com News

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Regulations Roundup: Shenzhen Court Recognizes Bitcoin, Coinbase Lawsuit Dismissed

In recent regulatory news, a Shenzhen court has ruled in favor of protecting an “equity transfer agreement” involving bitcoin, the judge presiding over a class action lawsuit against Coinbase has granted a motion to dismiss, and an Australian woman has been arrested for stealing 100,000 XRP following a 10-month investigation. Also Read: Regulations Roundup: SEC Considers Crypto Fund Criteria, South Korea ...

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