After Friday’s SEC Actions, Experts Say ICO Party ‘Is Truly Over’

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Friday’s charges against Airfox and Paragon Coin may hint at how the SEC will regulate ICOs going forward.

Ron Paul Twitter Survey: 50% of People Prefer Bitcoin as a Long-Term Investment

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In a recent Twitter poll issued by retired United States politician Ron Paul, half of the respondents indicated they would choose Bitcoin as a long-term investment over treasury bonds, Federal Reserve notes, and even gold. Ron Paul is a retired Republican and Libertarian politician, three-time presidential candidate, and former congressman of Texas’s 22nd congressional district.…

Hash Wars: Day Two and the Anticipation for BCH Trading Platforms to Reopen

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It has been close to 24 hours since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain split on Nov. 15, and the community is assessing the first day of battle. At the time of writing, both chains are still operational and the ABC chain has a 32-block lead on the SV chain. Now many BCH supporters are patiently…

What We Know About Bitcoin Cash’s Two Blockchains

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The bitcoin cash blockchain officially split today into two competing networks – but the story seems to be far from over.

FanWide’s Bringing Tokens to Game Night [INTERVIEW]

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With a hop and a skip, the blockchain industry may fast be proving its barebones infrastructure is ready to withstand the supersonic strains of the next tech boom. The president and chief architect of FanWide, for one, seems to think for the “world’s largest fan club network”, blockchain is a no-brainer. CryptoSlate sat down with…

Miner Abandons Swedish County, Leaves $1.5M in Unpaid Electricity Bills

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Two mining companies with operations in Sweden have reportedly abandoned their facilities in the country’s northernmost county of Norrbotten. One of the companies, U.S. miner NGDC, appears to have suddenly fled from the area, leaving $1.55 million in unpaid electricity bills in its wake. Also Read: Seba Crypto Eyes Swiss Bank License, Independent Reserve Integrates Tax…

Fork Watch: Disputed Consensus and an Abundance of Game Theory

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In less than 24 hours the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will be facing a hard fork involving consensus changes that are currently disputed and may lead to a blockchain split. Two development teams have proposed different paths for the Nov. 15 upgrade and the clashing BCH reference implementations will be incompatible with each other after…

Bitcoin Plunges to $5400: 12 Month Low, Market Sheds $25 Billion

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Bitcoin hits a historic 12 month low of $5400. The pre-eminent cryptocurrency has cratered 11 percent just within the last four hours. The enormous drop in price appears to be driven by major Bitcoin and derivatives exchange BitMEX, representing 34 percent of 24-hour market volume. The bear market continues. Following the hysteria experienced during the…

BitMEX CEO Denies Allegations of Trading Against Customers

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Last month an independent crypto researcher who goes by the name, Hasu, posted an article exploring some of the most prevalent concerns users have with crypto exchange behemoth BitMEX, one of which is that the exchange trades against its customers to make a profit. BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes publicly came out against the allegations on Monday…