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Preservation order made on stolen bitcoin A judge sitting in the Commercial Court in London has granted an asset preservation order over more than £1 million of bitcoin stolen in a so-called spear phishing attack.

Authorities Seize Crypto Mining Equipment from Nuclear Power Plant Two raids of the South Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant uncovered GPUs, hard drives, and cooling equipment used to mine cryptocurrencies.

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New Flexa Tech Will Let You Spend Bitcoin From Other Apps Too Mobile wallets and other apps will soon be able to plug into Flexa's payment rails and offer crypto payments to retailers.

Gemini Heads Down Under With Crypto Exchange Launch in Australia The exchange's fifth international move, the development means that Australian users can buy and sell five cryptocurrencies on Gemini including bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ethereum, litecoin, and zcash. The startup, founded by investors Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, is also making available its iOS and Android application to this market.

Bticoin Fear and Greed Index Raises Alarms as Price Plunges to $10,200 Bitcoin dropped by 5.4% to test from the 10,800 levels. The drop began at the break of the new day with a huge plunge from 10,600 to 10,200 at around 3: 00 hours. Bitcoin selling pressure dragged the cryptocurrency markets along with it once again as the total market capitalization lost about $10 billion dollars.

Market Update: Prices Drop as Crypto Sentiment Enters the Fear Zone Cryptocurrency markets fell hard on August 21 following the $700 price drop bitcoin core saw during the early morning trading sessions. Most digital assets have lost 2-8% in value as the overall market valuation of all 2,000+ coins has plunged to $263 billion. Cuts Ties with Forbes Forbes CryptoMarkets The Zug-based blockchain company is ending its partnership with Forbes, the business magazine popular for its billionaires list.

Here's what bitcoin's relationship with the stock market and gold looks like over the past 90 days 1 cryptocurrency, bitcoin, has enjoyed a very loose relationship with other assets during its brief history, but that could be changing, a recent chart shows. A report from Digital Asset Data illustrates that over the past three months, bitcoin has moved in tandem with gold and has swung inversely to moves in the stock market.

Travelport, IBM Collaborate on Blockchain for Hotel Commissions "Traveler modifications at property, no shows, and complimentary room nights are just a few examples that drive commission discrepancies which in turn generate escalations, cost, and revenue loss," said Ross Vinograd, Travelport's Senior Product Director.

US Treasury Blacklists Bitcoin, Litecoin Addresses of Chinese 'Drug Kingpins' Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control has sanctioned three Chinese nationals and their cryptocurrency addresses, alleging they violated money laundering and drug smuggling laws.

The World Bank's Blockchain Bond Is Just a Fancy Way of Selling Debt Last year the World Bank and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia announced a permissioned Ethereum-based blockchain to facilitate the end-to-end issuance of bonds between financial partners. The Bretton Woods-created financial institution hopes to make debt capital markets far more efficient with a bank-to-bank blockchain network.

Bitcoin banks: Hal Finney's prediction for the "ultimate fate" of BTC The rise of multi-billion-dollar custodians, like Coinbase, have revived historical fears that institutions could erode the founding principles of Bitcoin as decentralized, sound money. Cryptographer and legendary BTC pioneer Hal Finney made an optimistic prediction about just this nearly a decade ago.

Bitcoin Prices Suffer Sharp Drop As Momentum Fades Todaro emphasized the key role played by investor sentiment, pointing toward this variable when explaining bitcoin's recent price movements. "Sentiment has drifted lower as a sustained push higher has been halted, while alt-coin sentiment has been low for several weeks now as alt prices continue to decline," he stated.

Tether to Issue Stablecoin Backed by Yuan in Belgian Bank: Insider He added in a later post:. Tether, best known for issuing the U.S. dollar-pegged USDT, did not respond to requests for comment. Zhao told CoinDesk that he believes the new stablecoin will be "launched very soon, possibly within weeks." He said the stablecoin's reserve is expected to be held in a bank in Belgium.

You Can Now Earn Bitcoin Rewards for Postmates Purchases The startup announced Wednesday that is has partnered with delivery service Postmates, making the popular app the latest partner for Lolli's rewards program. One of the most popular food services, Postmates mobile app saw 2,094,920 downloads in the last 30 days alone per Crunchbase.

South Korea's Woori Financial Teams up with Kakao's Crypto Payments Group The banking company is latest major organization in the country to join the blockchain rush.

How Bitcoin Is Freeing People in China, Venezuela, Iran, and…America But Alex Gladstein, the chief strategy officer of the Human Rights Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes and protects civil liberties in closed societies, is interested in how it empowers people in autocratic countries to escape government control.

Casa introduces incentive features to encourage regular maintenance of bitcoin nodes - The Block Bitcoin custody startup Casa wants its users to regularly check up on the status of their bitcoin nodes.

Crypto Asset NYM to Fuel Test of Tokenized Facebook Login Alternative Privacy-focused Nym Technologies plans to launch a testnet this fall. Its identity system masks identifying user data across blockchains.

RBI Vs Crypto - Counsel for RBI Strongly Defends Central Bank's Crypto Ban In yesterday's hearing, the panel had discussed how RBI's cryptocurrency ban is unjust and serves no clear purpose.

Ether's Bull Run from December Lows Appears to Have Ended Prices fell 10.18 percent last week and closed at $194, the first under-$200 weekly close since mid-May. More importantly, with the weekly close at $194, ether violated the uptrend from December lows as represented by the trendlines connecting December and February lows and December and May highs.

Bitcoin drops 8 percent in value, analysts attribute loss to 'technical trading in thin liquidity' Bitcoin fell more than 8 percent on Wednesday, plumbing to a five-day low, with traders and analysts ascribing the losses to technical trading in thin liquidity. The biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation was last down 7.6 percent at $9,936, after touching $9,926 earlier.

Bitcoin: what's causing prices to stall? Bitcoin has gone from strength to strength during the first half of the year, but the virtual coin has shown signs of its infamous volatility over the past few weeks.

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