Daily Archives: December 12, 2018

Cohen takeways: As Trump's former lawyer heads to prison, political and legal implications grow for White House

Michael Cohen's 3-year prison sentence and the detailed description of his crimes will be difficult for the Trump White House to dismiss.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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The Worlds First ERC-20 and Bitcoin Atomic Swap Has Taken Place

n nn nn At the December 7, 2018, TenX Summit, a group of developers showcased an industry first an atomic swap between a non-native asset, TenXs PAY token, and a native asset, bitcoin.By non-native, the team is referring to an asset/coin that is not the base currency for the network. For Ethereum, for example, the native asset is ether, while ...

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Crypto Markets See Modest Gains, Bitcoin Rises Above $3,400

Crypto markets are seeing modest gains, with all the top 20 coins trading in the green today Cointelegraph.com News

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Allianz Global Investors CEO Calls for Cryptocurrencies to Be Outlawed

The head of one of Europe’s largest asset managers, Allianz Global, has called for global regulators to “outlaw” crypto assets. The outburst from CEO Andreas Utermann came during a panel discussion in London.  Also read: Netherlands to Regulate Cryptocurrencies in Bid to Curb Money Laundering Cryptocurrencies Have “Wiped out People’s Savings” Allianz Global Investors chief Andreas Utermann called for cryptocurrencies to be ...

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Prosecutors Seek 10-Year Jail Sentence for Karpeles Over Mt. Gox Embezzlement

n nn nn Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles has run into trouble in the Japanese legal system, and prosecutors are pursuing a 10-year jail sentence for alleged embezzlement during his tenure at Mt. Gox.According to a local Japanese news outlet, Karpeles is under indictment for embezzling 341 million yen $ 3 million USD of customer funds into his own ...

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister: Draft Crypto Legislation Won’t Be ‘Significantly’ Edited

Russia’s cryptocurrency draft bill will not be edited in any “significant” way, according to deputy prime minister of Russia Maxim Akimov Cointelegraph.com News

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BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions With the Avalanche Protocol

Over the last couple of weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has been talking fervently about zero-confirmation transactions and a new pre-consensus mechanism called Avalanche. On Monday, Openbazaar developer Chris Pacia published a comprehensive description of the pre-consensus protocol that could theoretically bolster secure zero-confirmation BCH transactions. Also read: Onegold Customers Can Now Purchase Digital Bullion With Bitcoin A Pre-Consensus Concept ...

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Australia National Transport Insurance Partners on Blockchain for Food Safety Trial

n Australias National Transport Insurance NTI has announced it will trial a blockchain system to enhance the safety and provenance of beef exports abroadn CryptScout #BitFeed RSS – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News 24/7

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