IRS Considering Tax Guidance for Hard Fork “Hodlers” | BTCMANAGER

Over the past two years, there have been many airdrops, hard forks, scam coins and other events. As investors scramble to participate in these events, CPA’s and tax professionals are struggling to keep up with the rules and regulations. The tax man always needs their due, and the failure to…

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Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Part 5. “Pow Is Burning Billions of Dollars per Year, Even More Than All Scams and Thefts Combined” | BTCMANAGER

It’s hard to believe that in a remote town in rural Texas is transforming itself from the dirty coal mines of the 19th and 20th century to the clean digital mines of the 21st century. Bitmain is investing heavily into the town of Rockdale, Texas creating more than 300 jobs…

Source: Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Part 5. “Pow Is Burning Billions of Dollars per Year, Even More Than All Scams and Thefts Combined” | BTCMANAGER

SEC Rejects Three More Bitcoin ETF Applications | BTCMANAGER

After eight months of review, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected the NYSE Arca’s application for two Bitcoin ETFs and the Cboe BZX Exchange’s application for a similar financial tool on August 22, 2018, further clouding the pioneer cryptocurrency’s future listing on major stock exchanges. Three Rejections for…

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Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Mitigating 5 to 10 Second Blockchain Latency | BTCMANAGER

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From latency, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series…

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Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security | BTCMANAGER

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From security, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series…

Source: Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security | BTCMANAGER

McAfee-Backed “Unhackable” BitFi Wallet Hacked to Run P.C. Game | BTCMANAGER

Security researchers have successfully modified BitFi’s hardware wallet and provided a demonstration of the device running Doom. BitFi’s response? “Prove it.” Security researchers are arranging a demonstration this weekend proving BitFi’s wallets can be hacked. Unhackable? Not So Much BitFi launched their hardware wallet in June as a way for…

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Pumps and Dumps of Cryptocurrencies: An Old Scam Made new | BTCMANAGER

In sharp contrast to their original mission statement, there are many “pink sheet” or “penny stock” scams that go mostly unnoticed by the SEC and the exchanges. These Microcap Stock Fraud schemes run into the billions annually according to August 8, 2018, reports. Pumps and Dumps Perhaps the first classical…

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