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Vitalik Buterin created one of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies in his early twenties — here’s how he did it and why

Vitalik Buterin is the co-founder of Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency in the world. Buterin was 21-years-old when the cryptocurrency was initially released. Buterin became interested in bitcoin in 2011 and co-founded a bitcoin magazine. Eventually, he dropped out of university to focus on crypto full-time. Buterin built Ethereum as […]
Vitalik Buterin created one of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies in his early twenties — here’s how he did it and why
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Bitcoin sheds almost $1,000 in 24 hours

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to lose value on Thursday. Bitcoin has dropped almost $US1,000 in value over the last 24 hours. Ethereum has slumped 20% to its lowest level in over a year. The move downwards started on Wednesday, and was exacerbated by a Business Insider report that Goldman […]
Bitcoin sheds almost $1,000 in 24 hours
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CRYPTO INSIDER: Bitcoin might have led Mueller to Russian hackers

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. The 12 Russian hackers indicted Friday by the special counsel Robert Mueller utilised bitcoin to facilitate their scheme, according […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: Bitcoin might have led Mueller to Russian hackers
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CRYPTO INSIDER: Winklevoss twins poach an NYSE exec

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. An executive from the iconic New York Stock Exchange is joining the Winklevoss twins’ cryptocurrency exchange, the company announced […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: Winklevoss twins poach an NYSE exec
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CRYPTO INSIDER: The IRS wants to investigate crypto tax fraud

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. The Internal Revenue Service is taking an international approach to cryptocurrency-related crime. In response to a request by the […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: The IRS wants to investigate crypto tax fraud
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CRYPTO INSIDER: VC’s still have no idea how to play cryptos

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. ‘What the hell do you do with them?’: Venture capitalists are still trying to figure out their crypto strategy. […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: VC’s still have no idea how to play cryptos
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CRYPTO INSIDER: There’s a big shakeup happening in the ICO market

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. Chris Concannon, the president of Cboe Global Markets, is one of Wall Street’s biggest crypto advocates. But the trading […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: There’s a big shakeup happening in the ICO market
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CRYPTO INSIDER: Central bankers claim bitcoin could break the internet

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. The Bank of International Settlements on Sunday said bitcoin is “a poor substitute for the solid institutional backing of […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: Central bankers claim bitcoin could break the internet
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CRYPTO INSIDER: Square officially has a ‘bitlicense’

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. Square, the payments company started by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, officially became the ninth company to receive a “bitlicense” […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: Square officially has a ‘bitlicense’
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CRYPTO INSIDER: SEC exec says Ethereum is not a security

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday announced a long-awaited decision on whether Ethereum was a security. Much to […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: SEC exec says Ethereum is not a security
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CRYPTO INSIDER: A new bitcoin ETF has experts laughing

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. Investment manager VanEck is trying its hand at launching a bitcoin-linked investment product for the third time. But one […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: A new bitcoin ETF has experts laughing
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CRYPTO INSIDER: Coinbase could add new coins soon

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. $US1.6 billion Coinbase says that its newest acquisition puts it “on track” to trade securities – and it could […]
CRYPTO INSIDER: Coinbase could add new coins soon