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Two Arrested for Kidnapping Boy, Demanding Bitcoin Ransom

Two people have been arrested for kidnapping a teenage boy and demanding a bitcoin ransom. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: Two people have been...

Is a 2nd Referendum Looming? Nigel Farage Thinks So

Image: Shutterstock Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage took to a stage in London late last week and delivered the news that his audience didn’t...

Is Elon Musk Losing it? Laying Off 3,000 American Workers to Build a Gigafactory...

Is Elon Musk Losing It? Image from Shutterstock. By CCN.com: Trying to make heads or tails of Tesla’s financial footing continues to be a...
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Total Value of Bitcoin Sent to Darknet Markets Increased by 70% in 2018: Report

During last year the value of Bitcoin (BTC) sent to darknet markets increased by 70 percent, according to a Chainalysis report published on...
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Chilean Citizens Will Begin Paying Cryptocurrency Taxes in 2019

Taxpayers in Chile are reportedly going to have to pay taxes on cryptocurrency earnings this year, as the country’s Internal Revenue Service (Servicio...
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Is Donald Trump Preparing to Declare a National Emergency to Gain Wall Funding?

Image: Shutterstock U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to make a ‘major announcement’ on Saturday afternoon. This comes as the partial government shutdown nears...
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Clever Play? PayPal Will Help Workers Hurt by US Government Shutdown

PayPal has announced a plan to help federal workers impacted by the US government shutdown. | Source: Shutterstock Dan Schulman, the president and CEO...
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Bitmain’s Chip Supplier Saw a ‘Big Drop’ in Crypto Mining Sales Last Year

TSMC, which supplies chips to bitcoin mining giant Bitmain, said crypto-related demand plunged in 2018. | Source: Shutterstock Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, who...