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Japanese Bitcoin Exchange Launches ¥50 Million Startup Fund
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Japanese bitcoin exchange BitFlyer has created a new startup fund aimed at investing in companies working on blockchain technologies. Dubbed the 'Blockchain Angel Fund', the newly created fund has an initial size of ¥50m, or roughly $421,000. BitFlyer …

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Bitcoin Banker Cryptsy Gets Cracked: $5.7 Million Grabbed and Gone
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The Washington Post, meanwhile, pointed out that more than 50 percent of bitcoin currency generation happens in China and is therefore connected to the rest of the exchange through the Great Firewall of China. Hearn said that is the “equivalent of a …

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Bitcoin's Big Challenge in 2016: Reaching 100 Million Users
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Michael Jackson is the former COO of Skype, a current venture capital investor at Mangrove Capital Partners and a board member at bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain. Here he explores the importance of creating bitcoin products and services that will …

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SEC Alleges Bitcoin Mining Companies Operated $20 Million Ponzi Scheme
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The Securities and Exchange Commission filed civil fraud charges against a Vermont man and two companies he controlled, alleging that the purported Bitcoin mining operation touted to investors was a giant Ponzi scheme that took in at least $20 million …

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Purse Raises $1 Million, Plans 'Secret Bitcoin Project'
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Bitcoin e-commerce startup Purse has raised $1m in seed funding in a round led by investor Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group. The funding is the latest for Purse, which runs a two-sided e-commerce marketplace that offers both steep discounts to …

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GhostSec: ISIS Has Bitcoin Wallet Worth $3 Million
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Following the recent attacks on Paris, GhostSec, an Anonymous off-shoot which actively hacks ISIS efforts worldwide, said that ISIS regularly uses cryptocurrencies to fund its operations. It offered evidence from September, in which the group believed …

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BitFury is Investing $100 Million in a New Bitcoin Mining Farm
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Bitcoin block chain infrastructure provider BitFury has announced the construction of a $100 million data center in Tbilisi, Georgia's capital city. Georgia has been attracting key international technology companies to position itself as an investment …

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Korean Bitcoin Exchange Coinplug Receives $5 Million In Series B Funding
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Coinplug image Coinplug, a Korea-based bitcoin exchange, wallet, card and payment processor targeting the Asian market, recently received $5 million in Series B funding, according to CrunchBase. The exchange has received $8.3 million in funding from …

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