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CFTC Says Bitcoin Trader Who Lost $1.1M Will Serve 15 Months in Jail

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) revealed that a former employee of Consolidated Trading will serve 15 months in jail and pay $1.1 million for Bitcoin fraud. Employer Tipped Off Authorities According to sources including US regulator the Commodity Futures Trading...

Bitcoin to $250K by 2023 Prediction is ‘Absolutely Solid,’ Says Tim Draper

Serial cryptocurrency investor and billionaire Tim Draper has said his Bitcoin price prediction of $250,000 by 2022 is “absolutely solid.” Draper: Destination Clear, Path Uncertain Speaking during the giant Web Summit tech conference in Lisbon which ended November 8, Draper,...

EtherDelta SEC Action Could Impact Entire Industry, Experts Warn

Legal figures engaging with cryptocurrency are warning over continued regulatory uncertainty impacting businesses after US regulators fined EtherDelta almost $400,000 November 8. EtherDelta Could Set Precedent EtherDelta, which operated since 2016 as a smart contract on Ethereum, fell victim to...

Web Summit Conference Sees Cryptocurrency Businesses Give Away Over $127M

November 8 marks the culmination of this year’s Web Summit conference, the largest tech event in Europe and one which saw businesses give away cryptocurrency worth at least $127 million. Airdrops, Wallets And Adoption The sold-out Web Summit, which is...

Bakkt Launch Next Month May Not End Bear Market

Intercontinental Exchange’s “regulated ecosystem” for Bakkt should launch December 12, but “lingering concerns” remain, industry figures warn this week. ‘Lingering Concerns’ Over Long-Term Plans In a series of tweets, securities lawyer and regular social media commentator Jake Chervinsky summarized the...

Bitcoin Mining ’50 Times More Useful’ – Barry Silbert Rebuts Energy Cost vs. Gold

Cryptocurrency industry figures continue to hit back at negative stories about Bitcoin mining in mainstream media, Barry Silbert claiming mining Bitcoin was “50 times more useful” than gold. What’s In A Number? In a tweet November 6, the Digital Currency...

Venezuela Traded More Bitcoin Than Ever Before In October

Venezuela set a new Bitcoin trading record last week as the country embraces cryptocurrency more than ever. Venezuela Trades 1075 BTC in 7 Days According to data from monitoring resource Coin Dance, despite continued volatility in the country’s dubious redenominated...

BitFury $80M Funding Round Attracts Galaxy Digital’s Novogratz

Bitcoin mining infrastructure company BitFury Group has closed a private funding round worth $80 million from both global and cryptocurrency-focused investors. Cash To Fund ‘Hardware And Software’ Objectives In a press release November 6, BitFury, which is also rumored to...

BTCC to Shut Down Mining Pool Following ‘Business Adjustments’

The turbulent journey of the Bitcoin mining sector continues this week as BTCCPool announces it will close “indefinitely” November 30. BTCC Pulls Out Of Mining The pool, which constitutes the mining arm of Hong Kong-based exchange BTCC (formerly BTCChina), began...