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Valve thwarts criminals using CS:GO as laundering platform
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Valve thwarts criminals using CS:GO as laundering platform

The video game giant said 'stopping criminals was more important than preserving its microtransaction system'
4 Nov 2019
Facebook partners yet to financially back Libra project
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Facebook partners yet to financially back Libra project

Social network labelled "disingenuous" for downplaying its role in the direction of the group
23 Oct 2019
MasterCard and Visa abandon support of Facebook's Libra
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MasterCard and Visa abandon support of Facebook's Libra

The two payments specialists are joined by eBay and other financial firms in leaving the Libra Association
14 Oct 2019
TalkTalk hacker's crypto assets auctioned off by police
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TalkTalk hacker's crypto assets auctioned off by police

The auction of seized cryptocurrencies is a UK-first for law enforcement
1 Oct 2019
Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”
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Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”

VMware CEO blasts cryptocurrencies
28 Aug 2019
Fintech sector warns of UK leadership complacency
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Fintech sector warns of UK leadership complacency

Digital finance survey signals concerns over Brexit impact on the sector
27 Aug 2019
Facebook pushed to reveal Libra's data protection policies
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Facebook pushed to reveal Libra's data protection policies

Since its launch, Facebook's stablecoin has garnered widespread concern about user privacy
6 Aug 2019
Mounting Facebook Libra pressure spurs Bitcoin slump
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Mounting Facebook Libra pressure spurs Bitcoin slump

Facebook's digital coin is branded "a national security risk" as Bitcoin price falls by more than 10%
16 Jul 2019
On this one issue, Trump is absolutely correct
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On this one issue, Trump is absolutely correct

Sometimes the US president’s ramblings are right on the money
12 Jul 2019
BrewDog calls for crypto investors
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BrewDog calls for crypto investors

Equity For Punks scheme marks the company’s second crypto experiment
5 Jul 2019
G20 approves rules to shake up cryptocurrency industry
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G20 approves rules to shake up cryptocurrency industry

New rules aimed at fighting money laundering and terrorism have been met with criticism from industry leaders
2 Jul 2019
The turbulent politics of Iran's crypto mining debacle
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The turbulent politics of Iran's crypto mining debacle

Iranian government claims the industry is putting strain on the national power grid, but figures suggest something different
1 Jul 2019
Microsoft and Salesforce join the Hyperledger project
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Microsoft and Salesforce join the Hyperledger project

The open source research initiative is welcoming eight large organisations to its ranks
19 Jun 2019
Facebook primes for cryptocurrency launch
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Facebook primes for cryptocurrency launch

Major financial backers and high-profile hires prelude the launch of a white paper next week
14 Jun 2019
Rival cryptomining gangs warring over unsecure Linux servers
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Rival cryptomining gangs warring over unsecure Linux servers

Pacha Group’s malware goes toe-to-toe with Rocke for maximum computing power to launch mining attacks
10 May 2019
Hackers steal $41m of Bitcoin in Binance security breach
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Hackers steal $41m of Bitcoin in Binance security breach

‘Large scale’ incident also sees attackers compromise users' API keys and 2FA codes
8 May 2019
Bitfinix allegedly covers up business fraud
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Bitfinix allegedly covers up business fraud

Bitfinix controls an exchange and Tether, a highly popular stablecoin at the heart of the allegations
26 Apr 2019
Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin
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Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin

The Visa-powered card will convert digital currencies into fiat currencies at point of purchase
11 Apr 2019
Head of Mt. Gox found guilty of data manipulation
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Head of Mt. Gox found guilty of data manipulation

But the ex-CEO is cleared of embezzlement after the platform lost 850,000 bitcoins prior to going bankrupt in 2014
15 Mar 2019
Cryptocurrency exchange loses access to $145m of user funds
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Cryptocurrency exchange loses access to $145m of user funds

CEO death locks QuadrigaCX out of treasure trove of corporate cryptocurrency
4 Feb 2019
John McAfee goes on the run from the US government - again
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John McAfee goes on the run from the US government - again

Controversial billionaire declares he is “at war” with the SEC
23 Jan 2019
BitTorrent launches tokens users can trade for faster speeds
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BitTorrent launches tokens users can trade for faster speeds

Pivot to blockchain coincides with former CEO’s departure from parent company Tron six months after the $126m acquisition
4 Jan 2019
Facebook to enter crypto market with WhatsApp stablecoin
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Facebook to enter crypto market with WhatsApp stablecoin

The coin is being initially designed to take advantage of the booming remittances market in India
21 Dec 2018
DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather fined over crypto promotions
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DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather fined over crypto promotions

Celebs slapped with over $700,000 in collective fines
30 Nov 2018