Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Will “Probably” Pursue SEC Registration

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken will “probably” register with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a broker-dealer and an alternative trading system (ATS), the company’s chief executive said on Tuesday. “We would probably get registered as a broker-dealer and then an ATS,’’ Kraken co-founder and CEO Jesse Powell told Bloomberg in an interview […]

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Indian Police Seize Ethereum Miners in Alleged $15 Million MLM Scheme

Indian police have raided an Ethereum mining installation with its operators allegedly running MLM schemes that raked in nearly INR 100 crores ($15 million) from investors. The Cyber Cell unit of Delhi’s police department has reportedly raided a 4,000 square-foot complex used to mine Ethereum’s token cryptocurrency ‘ether’ after its operators were arrested on accusations […]

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Roger Ver Pumps BCH, Slams Venezuela’s Oil-Backed Petro at Brazil Crypto Conference

Early bitcoin investor and prominent bitcoin cash (BCH) supporter Roger Ver recently participated in VI Bitconf, a cryptocurrency conference held in São Paulo, Brazil. According to local news outlet Portal do Bitcoin, Ver wasn’t physically there, as he participated while in Tokyo. Nevertheless, the chief executive officer of controversial website Bitcoin.com used the opportunity to […]

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‘Bitcoin-stealing Malware’: BTC Wallet Electrum Exposes Malicious Copycat

Popular bitcoin wallet service Electrum has released evidence demonstrating that copycat client “Electrum Pro” is “bitcoin-stealing malware.” First launched in 2011, Electrum has long been one of bitcoin’s most popular wallet clients, and many users trust the wallet for its proven security, ease-of-use, and its support for advanced features like multisig authentication and compatibility with hardware wallets […]

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Berkeley ICO Gets Vote of Approval from City Council

  The Berkeley ICO came one step closer to becoming a reality this week, earning a significant vote of approval from the local city council. The California city wasn’t the first US locality to push for blockchain adoption, but it’s making up for lost time with innovation. City council officials in the Northern California’s Berkeley […]

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