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Police grapple with rise in cryptocurrency fraud

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UK police have warned of a rise in cryptocurrency fraud as they scramble to thwart criminal exploitation of the technology after more than 200 people reported losing an average of £10,000 in […]

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Premier League clubs trial cryptocurrency as experts predict bitcoins will replace sterling in transfer industry

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Premier League football bosses will soon be paying for the best players in bitcoins, it was claimed on Monday night, after seven top-flight clubs launched cryptocurrency trials. Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City, Newcastle United, […]

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Cryptocurrency skeptics warn of another dot-com bubble, but remember: That’s where Amazon and Google started

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Oaktree’s Howard Marks sounded a general alarm last week about the state of stock markets, private equity, credit markets and — for good measure — new digital currencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Essentially, he […]

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How to Find Your Next Cryptocurrency Investment

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The advent of Bitcoin and its stellar rise over the last few years has investors pouring their money into cryptocurrencies by the millions. Cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects achieved impressive returns, as well as dramatic declines. Now, […]

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Bitcoin is going wild — here’s what the cryptocurrency is all about

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Bitcoin is back in the headlines after soaring in value. One bitcoin was worth $2,800 on May 25, up from $1,200 at the end of April. In countries that accept it, you can buy groceries […]

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Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency And ICOs – All You Need To Know In 10 Minutes

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I’ve often sung the praises of blockchain technology, which I truly believe has the potential to create great efficiencies across many industries. Probably the most visible application of blockchains right now isthe virtual […]

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5 Trends In Cryptocurrency Entrepreneurs Need to Know

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The online payment realm has made serious strides in the past 10 to 20 years. Today, we can make payments easily and quickly by simply filling in some online information and clicking […]

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Bitcoin is too big to ignore, so exchanges are coming up with new ways to trade it

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Bitcoin is growing up. CME Group, the world’s largest derivatives exchange, said yesterday that it will create a futures contract for trading the cryptocurrency, another sign it is becoming a mainstream financial asset like […]

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7 reasons why you must embrace the cryptocurrency wave

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Cryptocurrency is a form of digital asset developed to authorise transactions of money online. It emerged after the creation of Bitcoin in 2009. Since cryptocurrency is a virtual currency associated with the […]

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South Korea to impose new curbs on cryptocurrency trading

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s government said on Thursday it will impose additional measures to regulate speculation in cryptocurrency trading within the country. “The government had warned several times that virtual coins […]

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The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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Brazilian food delivery drivers strike against employers, citing poor working conditions

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This article was written by Lucas Veloso and Jéssica Moreira. It is published here under a content partnership between Global Voices and Agência Mural.  As soon as he turned 18, Michel da […]

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‘Caribbean super salesman,’ Jamaican tourism mogul ‘Butch’ Stewart, dies at 79

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Just after 11 p.m. EST on January 4, news broke that Jamaican hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the self-made businessman who perfected the all-inclusive tourism model the Caribbean is famous for, had passed […]

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