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Censorship, Bans, and ETH Scams: Twitter Suspends Bitmain’s Officia…

This week the Twitter handle @Bitmaintech was locked down because Twitter administrators claimed the account belongs to a 4-year-old. The Twitter handle’s owner and Bitmain’s head of marketing have complained to the social media company’s support team and Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey.


Stalled Bitcoin Recovery Raises Risk of Drop to $6K

Bitcoin (BTC) is once more facing a drop to (or below) $6,000, with both short- and long-duration charts being aligned in favor of the bears. The cryptocurrency found acceptance above the key resistance of $6,425 (April 1 low) in the second half of last week, raising the prospects of a corrective rally towards the $7,000 mark.


In the Scramble to Fix Digital Identity, uPort Is a Project to Watch

Talk to any three blockchain entrepreneurs, and at least one of them will pitch a way for internet users to own their own data.


EOS May Be Live But It's Still Got Crypto Critics Debating

After a messy weeks-long process, CoinDesk broke the news yesterday that the EOS blockchain is officially live. To some, it's already an event for the cryptocurrency history books.


The EOS Blockchain Is Now Officially Live

The EOS blockchain is now live. At press time, the blockchain has received more than the 150 million votes needed to determine the individuals or entities that will maintain the distributed network, the world's fifth largest by total value, thus ending a weeks-long process that had been among the most complex the evolving cryptocurrency market has perhaps ever seen.


Final Frontier? William Shatner Boldly Goes into Bitcoin Mining

Star Trek legend William Shatner has become the latest celebrity to beam into the crypto space. Shatner, known for playing Captain Kirk in the science fiction series, is representing Solar Alliance, an alternate energy developer which is planning to build a solar-powered bitcoin mining facility in Illinois, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday. 


Surprise KYC: Investors in Tezos' Troubled ICO Might Finally Be Fed Up

Tezos, the blockchain project that sought to fix crypto's broken governance models, is at the center of talk about how to handle decentralized politics – just not in the way its founders had hoped.


India's Central Bank Stays Mum on Crypto Ban Reasoning

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has responded to a query about why it moved to block banks from dealing with cryptocurrency businesses earlier this year – but the reply isn't very telling.


LA Bitcoin Trader Faces 30 Months in Jail for Illegal Money Business

A Los Angeles bitcoin trader faces more than two years in jail for having operated what prosecutors say is an illegal money transmitting business.