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The Strange Case of CCN and the Google June 2019 Core Update

Here at Cointelegraph, we were as shocked as everyone else in and around the crypto-sphere when we learned about the abrupt closure of stalwart crypto media outlet CCN. Established at around the same time as Cointelegraph and CoinDesk, CCN spent years competing for the crypto audience. However, just a couple days later, as many others, we …

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Magic for Liars blends magic school with a murder mystery

Magic school clashes with a murder mystery in Magic for Liars, the debut novel from Sarah Gailey, best known for their American Hippo short stories — but with one key twist. That’s because while the school and the murder may be magical, Ivy Gamble, the investigator hired to solve the case, is completely ordinary. Unable …

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Coinbase Custody Holds $1.3B in Assets Under Custody, Expects to Hit $2B ‘Soon’

Coinbase Custody revealed that it holds $1.3 billion in assets under custody (AUC) and the firm expects to hit $2 billion AUC soon in a Twitter thread published on June 13. In a series of tweets, what is evidently the official Coinbase Custody Twitter account reported that last week the company’s CEO, Sam McIngvale, and …

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Bitcoin Surpasses 1 Million Daily Active Addresses

Bitcoin just passed an interesting milestone today, one we haven’t seen since November 27, 2017. According to CoinMetrics.io, there are now over a million daily active addresses, a number that is defined as the number of unique “from” or “to” addresses used per day. Image via CoinMetrics Kevin Rooke noticed the move and Tweeted: When …

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Surge After Last Week’s Pullback

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Digital currency markets have regained some of the losses they endured last week, with the entire cryptoconomy now valued at $275 billion this Saturday. Most cryptocurrencies are up in value between 2-8% today but global trade volumes have tapered off with only $63 billion swapped in the last 24 hours.</strong> Also read: …

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Facebook to Unveil ‘Libra Association’ and Launch Testnet Next Week: Report

Social media giant Facebook will unveil the Libra Association, which will operate its bespoke cryptocurrency Libra, on June 18, cryptocurrency news outlet The Block reported on June 14. Per the report, Facebook and dozens of its partners will unveil the Libra Association — which will be based out of Geneva — as the entity that …

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Election hacking has never been cheaper, easier or more profitable – CNET

Being a professional hacker has never been more straightforward and lucrative than it is today.  According to cyberdefense experts at Microsoft, cybercrime will be a $6 trillion industry by 2022. Hacking tools are available on the dark web for as little as $500 dollars, and some are sold with 24-hour support. The ubiquity of low-cost …

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Amazon shut down Amazon Spark, its discovery shopping feature

Amazon has shut down its social network-like feature on its site and app called Amazon Spark, in which Prime customers could post pictures of the products they’ve bought, according to TechCrunch. The company launched the service for Prime members in 2017. It prompted customers to pick a selection of interests in the section in the …

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It’s FATF’s Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. That’s a Big Mistake

Serhii Mokhniev, CAMS, is a regulatory affairs counsel at CEX.IO, a London-based bitcoin exchange. In a few weeks, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is expected to adopt a proposal to impose the standards of wire transfers on blockchain transactions. Despite concerns raised at a private sector consultative forum in Vienna, Austria, last month, the …

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