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Japanese Court Acquits Man Accused of Cryptojacking

[ad_1] A Japanese court has acquitted a man who was accused of illicitly mining cryptocurrency by using the computing power of visitors to his website, Japan Today reported on March 27.The Yokohama District Court reportedly ordered to acquit a 31-year-old website designer, who allegedly ran Coinhive on his website to mine digital currency. The program allows the user to take advantage of website visitors’ spare computing power to mine cryptocurrencies
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New Partnership Purports to Create First Approved Crypto Exchange in Vietnam

[ad_1] Vietnam’s largest distribution company Linh Thanh Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Swiss blockchain company KRONN Ventures AG to establish a cryptocurrency exchange, according to a press release published on March 22.The collaboration is designed to facilitate the production of digital currency and the creation of a cryptocurrency exchange in Vietnam, to which the companies have supposedly received an appropriate license. According to the press release,
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Cashshuffle Launches, Bringing Greater Privacy to the BCH Ecosystem

[ad_1] On March 27, the development team behind the privacy-centric protocol Cashshuffle announced the official launch of the platform using the Electron Cash wallet. Anyone can use the latest Electron Cash version 4.0 with Cashshuffle and the implementation will also be added to the Bitcoin.com wallet and Badger client soon. Also read: Examine the Token Universe Built on BCH With the New SLP Explorer Cashshuffle Launched on Electron Cash Version
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Bitmain Investors Could File a Class Action Lawsuit Against Company, Says Critic

[ad_1] A critic of cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain, BTCKING555,  said that a group investors are preparing a class action lawsuit against the company in a tweet on March 26.BTCKING555 said in the post that a number of Bitmain’s investors are going to file a class action lawsuit against the company in Hong Kong, seeking to recover their investments after the expiration of Bitmain’s initial public offering (IPO) bid. The post
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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, Tron: Price Analysis, March 27

[ad_1] The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.Various sectors are opening up to the vast potential of blockchain technology. This will result in a 44.5 percent compound annual growth rate in the
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Anti-Bitcoin Banks Paid Over $243 Billion in Fines Since the Financial Crisis

[ad_1] Banks are quick to label Bitcoin the money of criminals. But banks fines since the financial crisis have totaled over $243 billion. Bitcoin fines? Zero. Isn’t it time for society to open its eyes? Banks Don’t Want to Work with Cryptocurrency Companies I tried to make a small purchase from a well-known cryptocurrency exchange earlier this week. The action was immediately blocked and I had to call my bank
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TechCrunch Founder’s Digital Asset Firm Acquires Crypto-Focused Private Fund

[ad_1] Digital asset management firm Arrington XRP Capital has merged with cryptocurrency-focused private fund and research house ByteSize Capital, according to an official announcement published on March 27.With the merger, ByteSize Capital’s co-founders Ninor Mansor and Ninos Mansor have also joined Arrington XRP Capital as partners, along with founding partners Heather Harde and Michael Arrington.Per the terms of the acquisition, Arrington XRP Capital will take on ByteSize’s proprietary investing suite
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BitTorrent to Release P2P Social Media App BitTorrent Live in Q2 2019

[ad_1] Tron (TRX)-owned peer-to-peer (p2p) software company BitTorrent announced that it will release the public beta version of its decentralized social media app BitTorrent Live in Q2 2019 in a press release on March 27.Per the release, the company started offering early access to the BitTorrent Live streaming service today. The app, a video-based social media platform seemingly similar to Snapchat and TikTok, allows its users to create live content
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Crypto Markets Rally, While Palladium and Oil See Decline

[ad_1] Wednesday, March 27 — cryptocurrency markets have entered the green zone after yesterday’s slight decline. Bitcoin (BTC) has reclaimed its position and is hovering above the $4,000 price mark.Market visualization from Coin360The leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin is up 2.34 percent on the day, and is trading at $4,061 as of press time. Yesterday, March 26, BTC dropped under $4,000, and started the day at $3,962. On its weekly chart, Bitcoin’s
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CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Discusses Crypto Regulation and DLT Adoption

[ad_1] The Technology Advisory Committee of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) discussed crypto regulation and distributed ledger technology (DLT) adoption during a meeting on Wednesday, March 27.The committee discussed various reports on cryptocurrencies and DLT. The first was presented by Peter Van Valkenburgh, Director of Research at Coin Center, who spoke on various consensus mechanisms.Referring to this topic, CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz said in his opening statement