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Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Admits to 50,000 Victims of $32 Million Hack

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint was hacked last week when hackers stole 3.5 billion yen ($32 million) from the exchange’s hot wallet, of which 2.5 billion yen were customer funds. It has now come to light that around 50,000 of its 110,000-strong customer base were affected by the hack, just days after an operational improvement order, imposed last year, was lifted at the end of June. ¥3.5 billion hacked from Bitpoint cryptocurrency exchange https://t.co/zbdqXgFCIO — The Japan Times (@japantimes) July 12, 2019 More details have emerged about the Bitpoint hack The…

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CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com shows how our site was affected by Google’s Core Update. As data from SEO analyzer Sistrix shows, our visibility on Google dropped from 1.2 to less than 0.6. You might say we ought not to face any…

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Bitcoin Crime Crypto Cryptopia Exchanges new zealand 

Bitcoin Exchange Cryptopia Begins Liquidation After $15 Million Hack

By CCN: It may not have sounded the death knell immediately but the January hacking of New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia changed everything forever. Now the crypto exchange which lost NZD$ 23 million (approximately $15 million) in the security breach five months ago has appointed liquidators. Cryptopia Limited appoints Grant Thornton as Liquidators – https://t.co/A35rq1Jls3 — Cryptopia Exchange (@Cryptopia_NZ) May 15, 2019 In a statement, Cryptopia admitted that the hacking had a ‘severe impact on the company’s trade’. The exchange also disclosed that appointing liquidators came after efforts to cut…

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coinbase Coinbase Pro Exchanges Opinion 

Why Does Crypto Giant Coinbase Keep Shooting Itself in the Foot?

Coinbase is the most popular U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange. The company boasts more accounts than the likes of Charles Schwab. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has the ambitious goal for Coinbase to become the “Google of crypto,” suggesting that its relevance to Web 3.0 could rival that of the internet search giant’s stamp on the early version of the internet. Armstrong himself was named among Fortune’s 40 under 40 list and has influenced Americans for bitcoin. Unfortunately, rather than being celebrated, Coinbase increasingly resembles a victim of its own success. Despite having…

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baidu Circle Exchanges Goldman Sachs 

Crypto Trading Giant Circle Wants to Raise $250 Million in Funding

One of the world’s leading cryptocurrency startups, Circle, is seeking to raise $250 million according to sources directly involved with the initiative. Circle is the operator of the Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange, currently ranked 74 in the world by volume on Coinmarketcap. The firm acquired Poloniex for $400 million and also runs an institutional trading branch called Circle Trade. $246 Million Previously Raised Circle was valued at a formidable $3 billion at the time of its last funding round when it raised $110 million, largely from Bitmain, the world’s leading manufacturer…

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