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An 18-year old Indian teen has threatened to blow up Miami International Airport (MIA) as a retaliatory move for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI’s uncooperative stance to help him track down an American fraudster who duped him of $1,000 worth of bitcoin on a popular online forum. CCN reprots that.
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An arbitration body in China has ruled that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) are legally protected as property, in a case published Oct. 25 via the arbitrator’s WeChat account.
Until recently, Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) classified bitcoin as a financial instrument, but a subsequent court ruling disclaimed this categorization and decided that the cryptocurrency does not meet this definition under the terms of the German Banking Act (KWG). CCN reports that.
Square, the digital payments giant that last year rolled out bitcoin trading through Cash App, its peer-to-peer mobile finance service, has open-sourced the system that the firm uses to manage cold storage for these cryptocurrency assets. CCN reports that.
Bitcoin mining computer manufacturer Bitmain has released a software update for its Antminer s9 devices, using controversial code to allow them to more efficiently mine bitcoin.
Nordea Bank, the largest financial group in the Nordic countries, which banned Bitcoin in January, has been caught in a major money laundering scandal for allegedly receiving dirty money from two banks in the Baltics.
Average daily volumes for bitcoin futures trading saw a significant jump in the third quarter compared to the last period, according to CME Group. Coindesk reports that.
The amount of Venezuelan bolivars being spent to purchase bitcoin has risen to record levels as the South American country experiences unprecedented hyperinflation and a worsening economic crisis.
People need to rethink before bragging about owning a lot of bitcoin in a public forum, as this might give way for scammers to target them, says a Google executive, who fights email frauds and abuses.