Gab Says Bitcoin is The Clear Solution as ‘Free Speech Money’

Censorship-free social media platform, Gab, took to Twitter to proclaim the gospel according to Bitcoin. Describing the grandaddy of cryptocurrency as “free speech money,” it pledged to educate its near million-strong community. The Next Evolution Of Online Payments In recent tweets, Gab calls for the next evolution of online payments, in the form of un-censorable […]

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Hacker Steals $1 Million Using Just a Phone Number

In a method known as “SIM swapping,” 21-year-old hacker Nicholas Truglia stole $1 million from a San Francisco executive and hacked the phones of a number of other Silicon Valley and blockchain executives. A felony complaint filed this month in California’s state court reveals details of the ongoing case against Nicholas Truglia. Truglia has been charged […]

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After Coinbase, PayPal Bans Social Media Platform Gab ‘Just Because’

Gab.ai, the social messaging platform born in 2016 as an answer to the “Big Social Monopoly” of extant social media giants, has lost access to its PayPal account. PayPal: Gab Should ‘Find Alternative’ Gab, which in June saw itself unexpectedly banned from US cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase, did not receive an explanation from […]

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Tether Intentionally Obliterates 500 Million USDT

Yesterday Tether quietly took 500 million USDT out of circulation, then promptly destroyed them. Tether Supply Shrinks By $500 USDT Yesterday the stablecoin saga took a new twist as Tether Limited, the company responsible for minting and distributing the USD-pegged ‘stablecoin’ Tether (USDT) 00, removed 500 million USDT from circulation and destroyed them. Blockchain data […]

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Coinbase Pro Adds 0x (ZRX) Token Ahead of Mass Rollout

US cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase confirmed it would open trading for decentralized Ethereum token trading platform 0x’s native ZRX token on Coinbase Pro. Coinbase Opens ZRX Deposits In a blog post and tweet, officials revealed ZRX would fast go live on the Coinbase Pro professional trader platform, with Coinbase.com and apps to follow […]

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House of Cards? Trade Volume of Big Exchanges Questioned

Amid market turbulence and general cryptocurrency uncertainty, some speculate fast-growing exchanges may be manipulating — or outright lying about — their trade volumes. Questions about inflated exchange volume have long plagued the cryptocurrency world. Outcry is now intensifying as once-unknown exchanges are enjoying seemingly smashing success in the midst of market slowdowns and uncertainty. Reporters from […]

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Lamassu Unveils New Line of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency ATMs

On September 24th, Lamassu announced the introduction of their new line of cryptocurrency ATMs to the public. Lamassu calls its new line of ATMs, “Sintra.” The ATMs herald a new line of ATMs as another crucial step in crypto’s march towards widespread consumer use and accessibility.  Growing Industry According to CoinATMrader.com, there are currently roughly […]

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Coinbase Establishes Business Principles For Creating A Worldwide Financial System

Bitcoin exchange giant Coinbase stated the institutional business core principles that will guide its actions to create a global financial system based on cryptocurrencies. Coinbase Brings New Capital into the Crypto Space On August 20th, Coinbase Vice President and General Manager Adam White declared that “Our mission at Coinbase is to create an open financial […]

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Facebook Interest in Blockchain Tech Gaining Momentum

David Marcus of the Facebook blockchain research team announced today that he is removing himself from Coinbase’s board of directors. This is in order to avoid any conflict of interest between his now-former company and Facebook, as the latter continues their foray into blockchain technology. according to TechCrunch on Friday, Marcus’ resignation represents a step forward […]

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