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While Bitcoin Price Passes $950, OneCoin Leads Top Five Scam Coins

Despite several warnings, a lot of altcoin vendors and investors are still insisting on the genuineness of their preferred coins.

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Steemit Founder: Bitcoin Mining Model is Fountain of Youth for Mainstream Media

Cointelegraph spoke to Ned Scott, Steemit Founder, about the company’s new roadmap, the lessons from the hack, fake news, censorship and the future of media.

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Case Against Nation States and For Bitcoin: Bitnation’s James Fennell Tempelhof

James Fennell Tempelhof, war zones old hand and Chief Griffin of Bitnation, on how Nation States are completely failing and why Blockchain and Bitcoin are alternatives.

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Suddenly, Mercedes-Benz Buys Bitcoin Company

The Cointelegraph looks into why Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler has just purchased a Bitcoin company in Europe.

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Ethereum Price Trends (ETH and ETC, Week of Jan. 30)

Ether’s correction towards the upward trend is nearing its end. A fortification near $10.5 is indicative of the bulls’ strength. Will the growth continue?

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Bitcoin Price Will Reach $10,000, Might Take Another Year: Tim Draper

In an exclusive interview, Tim Draper, a multi-billion dollar investor, shares with Cointelegraph his insights on mainstream adoption of Bitcoin and the digital currency’s viability as a long-term investment.

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Real Estate Buyer Makes $1.3 Million Buying Home With Bitcoin

A real estate buyer in California profited nearly $1.3 mln after purchasing $4 mln worth of Bitcoin with an intent to purchase a house in California.

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Trump Immigration Order Helps Bitcoin Price to Break Barrier

Bitcoin stands to gain as Trump creates problems with Mexico, Muslims, China, India, Iran and others. The future is looking brighter for Bitcoin, the digital gold, and Blockchain now as the end of the U.S. dollar as a reserve currency is closer.

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Tech Giants and Blockchain Startups Unite to Make IoT Apps More Secure

Leading IT companies, Blockchain startups and financial institutions formed a consortium to focus on the development of Blockchain-based Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

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Google Cracks Down on “Fake News,” Bans 200 Publishers from Using AdSense

Google has begun a crackdown on “fake news” sites, removing hundreds of publishers from using its advertising platform AdSense.

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Bitcoin Price Finds Stability As Market Factors In China Crackdown

Markets have factored in the fee imposition by Chinese exchanges, so we are entering a period of Bitcoin price stability.

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Why 2017 is Crucial for Banks to Prove Blockchain Tech’s Worth

Research organizations outsold Blockchain technology to the general public. 2017 is an important year for banks and financial institutions which are pressured by investors to prove the worth of Blockchain technology.

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Kim Dotcom: Megaupload 2 Delay Due To ‘Failed Merger’, Bitcoin Price Affected

Kim Dotcom has revealed the reason for delaying his Megaupload 2/ Bitcache unveiling was due to a failed merger with a Canadian company SecureCom.

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China Launches Research Institute to Study Bitcoin and Test Blockchain

People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has launched a digital currency research institute on Jan. 29, one day after the celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year.


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U.S. Federal Reserve Explores The Potential of Blockchain, Lacks Vision

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen emphasized At the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco the importance of the Blockchain and hinted that the Fed is exploring the potential of the technology.


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Why Doesn’t Western Union or Moneygram Use Bitcoin?

Western Union doesn’t need Bitcoin in its current infantile state. Conversely, if and when Bitcoin reaches adulthood the world would no longer need Western Union.


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The Dos and Don'ts of Pushing Crypto: Evangelist John Bush

John Bush, owner of Brave New Books and crypto evangelist, on the dos and don’ts of the cryptocurrency adoption strategy learned during the Dash to Adoption push.


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Podcast: Andreas Antonopoulis The Broader Economy II

He’s back! The one, the only, the living legend himself- Andreas Antonopoulos, comes back to the show for his 2nd visit.


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Bitcoin Price May Get Boost As New Unicode Good For Mainstream Adoption Introduced

MacOS, the operating system of tech giant Apple’s most popular laptop production series MacBook, introduced a new Unicode for Bitcoin.


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London Scene Roundup: Most Sexy ICOs, Blockchain-upon-Thames and Irishmen

Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton’s London Roundup: Blockchain major must-see events, today’s most sexy ICOs and Irishman discovering consensus. TankCoin launched by MoD and Satoshi spotted again.


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ShapeShift’s Erik Voorhees: How to Make Bitcoin Unstealable and Remove “God Mode”

Cointelegraph spoke to Michael Perklin and Erik Voorhees of ShapeShift on the key security concerns that come with Blockchain technology.


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Western Union Shares Drop, Bitcoin Interest Surges in Mexico

Western Union shares have plunged following the Mexican president’s cancellation of a meeting with Donald Trump, underscoring the need for less nationally vulnerable payment systems like Bitcoin.


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Switzerland Grants Bitcoin License to Xapo, Legal to Operate

Xapo, a prominent Bitcoin wallet platform and solutions provider successfully obtained a conditional approval from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) this week.


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Power to the People: Blockchain Replaces Government in Europe

A Swiss startup Procivis has recently announced its proof-of-concept for a Blockchain-backed e-government platform.


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Bitcoin Blockchain May Have Your Salary’s Immutable Record

Silicon Valley-based payment gateway Bitwage has announced major changes to its freelance employment platform.


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Bank Of England: ‘Tougher Regs’ For ‘World’s Leading Fintech Center’ London

Fintech businesses in the United Kingdom should prepare for more intense regulation, the Bank of England says sharing its vision of post-Brexit London.


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BitFury Secures $30 Million Investment to Provide Blockchain Infrastructure in China

Leading Blockchain infrastructure provider and Bitcoin mining firm BitFury secured a $30 mln investment from a Hong Kong-based fintech company Credit China Fintech to launch a joint Bitcoin venture in China.


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Bitcoin Price Stability May Count for Winklevoss, SolidX, Barry Silbert ETF Approval

Could the current Bitcoin stability work for Bitcoin Exchange and Traded Funds (ETF) approval?


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Nigerian Government Offers Support To Blockchain Development Group

The Blockchain industry in Nigeria has received a boost as government agencies are collaborating with Cryptography Development Initiative of Nigeria (CDIN) in education and implementation of the technology.


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Blockchain Mini-Consortiums, New DApps: What’s Next for Financial Services in 2017

Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin and Sandeep Kumar, Managing Director of Synechron, on what’s next for blockchain in financial services in 2017.


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Indian Bank Rejects Dead Father’s Cash For Family, Demonetization Chaos Continues

Shivcharan Singh Maran left 50,000 rupees (Rs) in 500 Rs banknotes for his family before he passed away. The bundle of cash was rejected by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).


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Works Like Magic: Blockchain to Help Streamline Loyalty Programs

Blockchain has already demonstrated its ability to disrupt many industries. Does it have the potential to deal with challenges in the loyalty rewards industry?


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Trading Guru Ernie Chan Workshop Uses Bitcoin Exchange Gemini

Bitcoin Exchange Gemini will be used as a sandbox for students of renowned Algorithmic Traders Ernest Chan and Nick Kirk to develop their algorithmic trading skills.


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What Blockchain Skills Are In High Demand: Digital Headhunter

Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton asks digital headhunter Philip Butler, director of Larson Digital, what impact the skills shortage is having on Blockchain.


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As BlockShow Europe 2017 Approaches, More Conference Details are Revealed

The preparations for BlockShow Europe 2017 are well underway and the organizer’s team has recently shared some good news.


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Blockchain Ever After: Matchpool Plans Dating Site Launch With Valentine’s Event

This Valentine’s Day is set to be special for the Blockchain as distributed matchmaking platform Matchpool holds its dedicated launch event in Paris.


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Bitcoin On The Rise in India: Steady in Growth, Impossible to Shut Down

Over the past few months, local Indian bitcoin exchanges including Unocoin have shown enormous growth, primarily due to the demonetization of banknotes and financial crisis.


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Lured Away? Wells Fargo Loses Blockchain Visionary to Rival IBM

Jesse Lund, senior vice president and head of Innovation Labs at Wells Fargo is leaving the company by the end of this month for IBM.


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The Morning Risk Report: Boards Still Lack Grasp of Risk

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Greater regulatory compliance requirements in recent years have sent organizations scrambling to disclose myriad things, from minutiae of executive compensation to carbon dioxide emissions--and soon, gender pay comparisons. Yet, boards are far from understanding in depth the risks faced by businesses and generally lack the ability to link such risks to business strategy, a new study in the U.K. found. This disconnect is coming to the fore as the U.K.'s Governance Code now requires companies to publish a viability statement as part of their annual report, disclosing a company's viability over a projected period b…