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Bitcoin plunges as China investigates exchanges

Bitcoin prices plummeted after China’s central bank announced it was investigating exchange platforms trading in the virtual currency. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) said it had dispatched inspection teams to several of the country’s major bitcoin trading platforms in Beijing and Shanghai. The move, announced Wednesday, has triggered …

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Andreas Antonopoulos: Ignore the Drama, Bitcoin Is Stronger Than Ever

” Mastering Bitcoin ” author Andreas Antonopouloswas recently a guest on Trace Mayer ‘s Bitcoin Knowledge Podcast , where the two longtime Bitcoin advocates discussed the current state of Bitcoin and how much the technology has grown over the past eight years. Near the end of their discussion, Antonopoulos made …

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Bitcoin Scam Site Warning – Lensen Group – The Merkle

Slightly more professional investment website designs may trick people into believing these platforms are legitimate. Unfortunately, that is far from the case, and Lensen Group Limited is a company people should stay away from. The company offers multiple investment programs, which can be paid for with Bitcoin, Payeer, Perfectmoney, and …

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Coinbase To IRS On Efforts To ID Bitcoin Customers: We Have A Suggestion – Forbes

Forbes Coinbase To IRS On Efforts To ID Bitcoin Customers: We Have A SuggestionForbesAs the legal maneuverings over the rights of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to gain access to Coinbase customer accounts continue to wind through the courts, Brian Armstrong, Co-Founder, and CEO at Coinbase, has taken to the …

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Bitcoin Price Fluctuations Calm Amid Chinese Regulatory Suspense

Markets Weekly is a weekly column analyzing price movements in the global blockchain token markets. This edition looks at the week from 7th through 13th January. Bitcoin prices experienced significant volatility for much of this week, calming down during the last few sessions. Amid these fluctuations, the digital currency’s price rose …

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Calif. college pays $28,000 ransom, in bitcoin, to cyberattackers

The cyberattack struck Los Angeles Valley College late last month, disrupting email, voice mail and computer systems at the public community college in Southern California. Then, school officials found a ransom note. The missive advised the college that its electronic files had been encrypted and that the files could only …

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Bitcoin Correction Not over Yet

In the last column, we discussed the multiple reasons to believe that the $760 area looked attractive as a buy.  I urged anyone still short there to close their short positions.  However, I cautioned that I was not yet ready to buy the chart, as it still felt like …

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