Bitcoin News Summary – March 11, 2019

Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  Following the hashtag “DeleteCoinbase” campaign we reported on last week, the exchange announced on Monday that it will it fire all former the Hacking Team members it hired recently. These members were involved in selling malware to governments prior to starting a blockchain analytics company,…

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Bitcoin News Summary – February 18, 2019

Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  Morgan Creek Digital’s new crypto venture capital fund received investment from Virginian pension plans. The fund has raised $40 million, most of which for investment in promising crypto companies, though some portion will also be allocated to Bitcoin. A series of tweets by Wikileaks…

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Bitcoin News Summary – February 11, 2019

Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  Major US exchange, Kraken, reported that it’s raised $100 million in investment from its own “whale” clients. The exchange also disclosed the acquisition of Crypto Facilities, a UK firm focused on derivatives. This news suggests that crypto futures will be coming to Kraken. Blockstream…

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Bitcoin News Summary – January 28, 2019

Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  LocalBitcoins users, be aware of a recent phishing attack. Users of the LocalBitcoins forum were redirected to a phishing site, which harvested their login details to steal deposits. The forum is currently disabled, as were withdrawals. LocalBitcoins users are urged to check out the…

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Bitcoin News Summary – January 21, 2019

Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  Mining giant, Bitmain, is closing another office in Amsterdam and they are also halting its mining operation in Texas. While bad for Bitmain, these developments are actually improving decentralization in the Bitcoin mining space. Currently, only the BTC.com mining pool controls more than 11%…

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