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Video Review: Cryptotag Zeus | Bitcoin Magazine

In this video review, Bitcoin Magazine tests the Cryptotag Zeus, a 100-percent titanium, recovery seed storage device.  The Zeus allows users to make a virtually indestructible, seed-phrase backup plaque in less than five minutes. Essentially, they engrave a series of numbers that correspond to a 12- or 24-word seed phrase provided by their hardware or software wallet onto a titanium surface.  How Do You Use It?  When a user sets up a bitcoin wallet, a set of 12 or 24 words is provided, known as a recovery seed, for the…

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The Pokemon Sword & Shield Hate Train Has Spun Out of Control

The hate train has even steamrolled right over one of the biggest names in the Pokemon community: Serebii. If you’re not in the loop, Serebii.net is one of the best resources out there for Pokemon information Recently, however, the hate has taken target at Serebii’s webmaster,  Joe Merrick. We’ve covered an extensive amount of the backlash surrounding Pokemon Sword & Shield. A small and very vocal group has been screaming bloody murder. Most of their complaints come down to things like the reduced Pokedex and the alleged use of last-gen…

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What Is VeChain (VET) and Why Did it Pump 65% This Month?

While the majority of crypto traders are discussing a variety of bullish and bearish perspectives on Bitcoin (BTC), many altcoins are jumping around and making significant moves. One of them is VeChain (VET), which has surged more than 100% in a matter of weeks. Crypto market data daily view. Source: Coin360 VeChain breaks 200-Day exponential moving average for the first time since summer 2018 For the first time since listing, VeChain managed to break the 200-day exponential moving average (EMA), as can be seen in the following chart. VET BTC…

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Sonic the Hedgehog’s Fantastic Redesign Fails to Solve Movie’s Critical Flaws

Sonic the Hedgehog looks so much better after the redesign. But while the movie might not suck, that doesn’t mean it should win any awards. Jim Carrey is still a weird choice for Dr. Robotnik. And why in the world is this movie live-action? Sonic the Hedgehog’s fate looks immensely brighter following the release of a new trailer for the embattled film. This trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog shows off the major redesign to the character following fan backlash to the original. It looks like everything fans had an issue…

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Podcast: What Harnessing the Bitcoin Blockchain’s Power Could Mean for China

In this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, Dave Hollerith talks with Alex Gladstein of the Human Rights Foundation about China’s President Xi Jinping publicly expressing admiration for blockchain technology. This news drove the bitcoin price at the beginning of November 2019, but Gladstein is wary about what China’s public praise could mean for cryptocurrency in general. Gladstein recognizes that blockchain technology by itself is really just a mechanism for control and surveillance of financial data. He believes, from a human rights perspective, that the real value of blockchains comes…

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Australian Man Arrested for Unregistered Crypto Transactions

Australian law enforcement arrested an unnamed 38-year-old Australian man for performing unregistered cryptocurrency transactions.  The police department of Victoria announced on Nov. 12 that the man has been arrested at his address in the town of Cairnlea. The joint report from the Victoria Police and Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) reads:  “Detectives from the E-Crime Squad have arrested a man today as part of an investigation into unregistered cryptocurrency transactions.”  Money laundering accusations The Cairnlea resident is accused of violation of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act…

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China Guarantees Citizens On-Demand Anonymity With State Digital Currency

The digital currency will allow anonymity to users… but only to an extent. Analysts are predicting the government-backed crypto will be out early next year. Blockchain efforts by the People’s Bank of China have ramped up in recent weeks. China has brushed aside concerns that its planned government-backed crypto will be used to keep tabs on the activities of its citizens. Allegedly, users of the centralized digital currency will be guaranteed ‘controllable anonymity’ as long as they are not engaging in illegal activities. This is according to the head of…

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Police Arrest Founder of Blockchain Startup That Raised Over $80M

Dutch police have arrested the founder of blockchain game development startup Komodore64 that allegedly raised 78 million euros ($86 million) from investors, business-focused news outlet Sprout reported on Nov.  Komodore64 — which launched in June with the objective to create a game platform where transactions are tracked on blockchain — appeared to be a fraudulent scheme that deceived both investors and its own employees. The project and its native crypto coin K64, which have reportedly secured roughly $86 million in investments, have declared bankruptcy. Involvement of a “well-known investment company”…

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The Lions’ Handling of Stafford Injury Reeks of Foul Play

The NFL is investigating the Detroit Lions’ handling of Matthew Stafford’s back injury. Questions surround when the Lions knew their star quarterback would be out. The NFL could heap fines on the Lions. Something seems fishy with the Detroit Lions’ handling of the Matthew Stafford back injury. The NFL has picked up on the scent and announced an investigation into the team on Monday. The NFL could dole out fines to the Detroit Lions because of their handling of Matthew Stafford’s injury. | Source: Twitter Stafford was listed as “questionable”…

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