Bob Mueller’s Investigation Is Larger—and Further Along—Than You Think

We speak about the “Mueller probe” as a single entity, but it’s important to understand that there are no fewer than five separate investigations under the broad umbrella of the special counsel’s...

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The Solution to the World’s Most Toughest Bitcoin Puzzle Is as Clever as Its Creator
Feb06

The Solution to the World’s Most Toughest Bitcoin Puzzle Is as Clever as Its Creator

Last week, an enigmatic and fiendishly tricky puzzle that had baffled bitcoiners for years was finally solved. In the process, it earned the individual who cracked it a 5 BTC jackpot and brought new acclaim to the team behind the project. After being launched in 2015, at the height of the bitcoin bear market, the puzzle attracted a flurry of interest. As the months passed and no one stepped forward to claim the prize, interest in the...

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New York Wants a Piece of the Ever Growing Bitcoin Mining Pie
Feb06

New York Wants a Piece of the Ever Growing Bitcoin Mining Pie

Watch out Canada! New York wants a piece of the bitcoin mining market, securing for its residents revenues and jobs that come along with the electricity intensive process. Bitcoin mining might even help revive local economies that once relied on polluting industries.  Also Read: Senate of Nigeria Launches Probe of Bitcoin Trading in the Country Mining Up North St. Lawrence River, Massena, New York The New York Power Authority has...

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Study Finds Little Correlation Between Tether Printing and Bitcoin’s Price
Feb06

Study Finds Little Correlation Between Tether Printing and Bitcoin’s Price

Over the past few months there’s been a lot of internet chatter concerning the digital currency tether (USDT) and whether or not it’s really backed by U.S. dollars. Further, there’s been skeptics, speculators, anonymous Twitter handles, and well-researched reports that claim tether printing moved the price of BTC considerably this past year. However, just recently a Ph.D. student at the University of Groningen...

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Major British Credit Card Issuers Ban Customers From Buying Cryptocurrencies
Feb06

Major British Credit Card Issuers Ban Customers From Buying Cryptocurrencies

Britain’s largest banking group is banning its credit card customers from buying cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. Credit card issuers that are banning crypto transactions include the UK’s largest retail bank, Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland, Halifax, and MBNA. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Largest British Banking Group Banning Crypto Britain’s largest...

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