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Bitfury Launches New Software To Fight Bitcoin Crime

Blockchain tech group Bitfury, founded in 2011 as a Bitcoin mining company, has launched a software stack called Crystal that is designed to help fight crimes involving Bitcoin, according to a press release issued Tuesday, Jan. 30. Crystal will allow users to detect and examine criminal activity that takes place on the Bitcoin Blockchain and avoid interacting with coins that are associated …

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World’s Largest Investment Company: ‘Interesting’ Bitcoin Is Under ‘Close Review’

Isabelle Mateos Y Lago, chief multi-asset strategist at BlackRock, an investment management corporation with $5.7 trln in assets under management, has said that the company is keeping cryptocurrency under “close review” as an “interesting development.” Speaking to Bloomberg TV Monday, Jan. 29, the senior executive said that although cryptocurrency did …

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What the FUD? Bitcoin Market Beset by January Woes

It has been a depressing fortnight for anybody reading various mainstream headlines touting the ‘end of Bitcoin’ and the arrival of the ‘crypto bubble’ crash. Unsurprisingly, the most recent cryptocurrency market slump has led to naysayers stepping onto their soapboxes, crying out messages of ‘I told you so’. Their rhetoric …

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