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Attorney General in Louisiana Fired IT Staffers for Alleged Bitcoin Mining

It seems that the appeal of free electricity and computer systems, courtesy of taxpayers, may be too difficult for some public servants around the world to resist. After it was only recently reported that Russian nuclear scientists were detained for ...

First Liechtenstein bank to directly sell cryptocurrencies

The crypto boom is spreading to the mainland. For the first time, a bank offers direct investments in digital currencies - and promises protection against hackers. Bank Frick has made it possible to trade five crypto currencies with immediate ...

Court in Russia: Unblock Bitcoin Sites – 40 of them!

The City Court of Russia's second-largest city, St. Petersburg, overturned the earlier decision of a court to ban 40 Bitcoin sites in the Russian Federation, reported local news agency RIA Novosti on Tuesday, February 27. In July 2017, the ...

Square Could Launch Full-Scale Cryptocurrency Exchange?

The digital payment company Square sees Bitcoin as a "transformational technology"and analysts predict that the company could one day introduce a cryptocurrency exchange.   Bitcoin a' Transformational Technology', says Jack Dorsey, CEO of ...

ICO can also mean Initial Community Offering and One Such Will Happen in May

Confronted with significant cuts in federal funding, Berkeley, California, is looking to crypto tokens to finance services such as affordable housing.   Mayor Jesse Arreguin and Councillor Ben Bartlett have teamed up with San ...

StarbucksCoin is a possibility according to CEO

Starbucks is expected to use blockchain technology as part of a latest payments app, executive chairman Howard Shultz said Tuesday. In conversation with Maria Bartiromo during a Fox business segment, Schultz talked about the use of a "proprietary ...

Millions of Bitcoin are probably lost forever

Up to a quarter of all bitcoins ever mined seem to have been lost. According to a study, the amount of crypto currency in circulation is considerably smaller than previously thought. Once lost, bitcoin cannot be recovered. The digital ...

Ripple acquires new partners but none of them will be using XRP coin

The payment technology provider Ripple Labs can once again introduce 5 further partners who will use the Ripple technology in the future. However, none of the new partners will currently use XRP. Once again, Ripple will be able to show further ...

Women want to break dominance of the “Bitcoin Machos”

Women defend themselves against the "Bitcoin Bros", which are omnipresent in virtual currencies and the blockchain. 84 men and three women spoke at the "North American Bitcoin Conference". The explanation for this invitation policy: According to ...

Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 brings SegWit into the user interface

After months of waiting, the time has come: Bitcoin Core has released a new version of the client, which has integrated SegWit into the user interface. This could be the long-awaited breakthrough for SegWit. Especially now that Coinbase and Bitfinex ...