In Japan, Exchange Operators Shore up Investor Protections After Thefts

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association says it will tighten investor protection stipulations after a wave of hacks on digital currency exchanges. Citing informed sources, the Japan Times reported the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) has agreed to revise certain self-imposed rules to keep investors safe in the wake of hacks. The JVCEA is […]

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Doomsday for Ethereum? Why Some Analysts Are Shorting ETH

Popular technology publisher TechCrunch recently published a bold prediction. It comes from Jeremy Rubin, founder of the MIT Digital Currency initiative, who believes that the price of Ethereum will go to zero. Considering the spectacular success of Ethereum over the last year, this may seem ridiculous. So what is there to back this claim up? […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: It’s Getting Down to the Wire

FUD appears to be dragging Bitcoin price through the mud this week. What is really happening, consolidation or a bearish reversal? Bitcoin Price Market Overview As Bitcoin 00 pulls back from a week of inspiring gains, the mainstream media and an array of Bitcoin pundits are calling this a ‘crash’. Rumors of Mt.Gox trustee, Nobuaki […]

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3 Reasons Why ‘This Is Not the Funeral For Bitcoin,’ According to Brian Kelly

While some analysts are stereotypically predicting Bitcoin’s funeral following its continued bearish trend, trader Brian Kelly has urged followers to cool their jets and look at the bigger picture. 3 Reasons Why Bitcoin is Not Dead There are three primary reasons why Bitcoin’s current price action is not indicative of the first and foremost cryptocurrency’s […]

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‘I Don’t Want This Billion Dollars’: Ex-CEO Mark Karpeles Shuns Mt. Gox Windfall

Wilma Woo · April 4, 2018 · 9:00 am Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles publicly claimed he “doesn’t want” a windfall of 160,000 bitcoins, which should go to shareholders under Japanese law. Karpeles: Get This $1.127 Billion Away From Me! In a Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ Q&A session April 3, the defunct cryptocurrency exchange’s […]

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