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Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

January 26 · Issue #159 · View online

Kyle Torpey has been a full-time Bitcoin writer and researcher since early 2014. Currently, he contributes regularly to Forbes and CoinJournal. His work has also appeared in Business Insider, VICE Motherboard, Nasdaq, and many other media outlets. Additionally, Kyle goes over the day's top Bitcoin stories in a daily YouTube show and podcast, which can be found at http://kyletorpey.com.

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Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
Coincheck Confirms Crypto Hack Loss Larger than Mt Gox - CoinDesk
Two Common (And Wrong) Arguments Made by Bitcoin Skeptics - Bitcoin Market Journal
Aaron van Wirdum on Twitter: "This week I learned about "Bitcoin valley" Rovereto: an Italian village (<40k inhabitants) with dozens of bitcoin-accepting shops/restaurants/etc. (several keep the BTC), a brick and mortar bitcoin exchange, and even its own dev community.
Coeure Urges G-20 to Discuss Regulating Bitcoin at March Meeting - Bloomberg
Iron Bridge becomes first Canadian energy company to cash in on cryptocurrency, but analysts drop the stock | Financial Post
Stealth Ethereum-Based Company pays ~$1 billion for land in Nevada next to Tesla, Google, Apple. : ethereum
BTCC CEO: Chinese bitcoin trade goes underground after state crackdown - Business Insider
India Tax Department Seizes Undisclosed Bitcoin Assets Worth $47 Million - Bitsonline
Coinbase Revenue Beats Schwab's Trading Revenue
Bitcoin Takes Davos Stage in Currency Panel Debate - CoinDesk
Now even YouTube serves ads with CPU-draining cryptocurrency miners | Ars Technica
Malwarebytes: Ransomware Was Bigger Than Ever in 2017
Lightning Has a Problem: People Are Already Using It - CoinDesk
More bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Alt-Coin Rally Likely Done for 2018; Buy Bitcoin, Fundstrat Says - Bloomberg
Wall Street Vets Raise $50 Million for Crypto Fund of Funds - CoinDesk
Soros Says Bitcoin Bubble Won't Have ‘Sharp Break’ Like Others - Bloomberg
Seeking fool's gold, young people jump into cryptocurrency frenzy
Bank Bans ‘Not Surprising’ Given Bitcoin Risks, Sweden Says - Bloomberg
“Blockchain” Stocks Collapse by 40% to 90% | Wolf Street
Starbucks Chairman Big on Cryptocurrency, Just Maybe Not Bitcoin - Bloomberg
Katy Perry’s bitcoin manicure may foretell the coming crypto collapse.
Why Dance Music Stars Are Crazy About Cryptocurrency, and May Make a Killing | Billboard
More bitcoin adoption stories...
Dutch own around €3 billion in cryptocurrency | NL Times
Bitcoin craze reaches Jackson County with first and only 'BTM' | MLive.com
Pilot Project Verifies Academic Credentials on the Bitcoin Blockchain
More bitcoin industry stories from today...
MGT Splits From John McAfee, Turns Focus to Digital Coin Mining - Bloomberg
Coinbase, Exchanges 'Won't Run' Lightning Network - Andreas Antonopoulos
BitPay Updates WooCommerce, WHMCS, and PrestaShop Plugins
More bitcoin technical stories from today...
Your Sloppy Bitcoin Drug Deals Will Haunt You for Years | WIRED
More bitcoin dark web, hacking, and scam stories...
Bethlehem man convicted in Florida woman's dark web opioid overdose death - The Morning Call
ICE Exploiting Blockchain to Expose Crypto Use in Drug Trafficking - CoinDesk
Dream Vendor ‘playgroundROX’ Busted in Connecticut - Deep Dot Web
More altcoin and ICO stories from today...
ETHNews Exclusive | NASA Speaks On Ethereum Blockchain Technology - ETHNews.com
Novogratz, others invest in CNET founder's new blockchain venture | Reuters
More Than 15 Million Users Infected with Monero Mining Malware - Security Boulevard
Show HN: The last person to use this button gets $200+ USD, via Smart Contracts | Hacker News
16-year-old bitcoin entrepreneur is making money | IOL Business Report
Philippines Securities Regulator Orders Halt to ICO - CoinDesk
ITE intern, a cryptocurrency ‘expert’, assembles mining rigs at retail shop
PSA: Do NOT Buy A Graphics Card Today (Thanks, Cryptocurrency) - GameSpot
Maingear's luxury Bitcoin mining PC comes with exclusive crypto currency rates | TechRadar
PBoC Official Pushes for Centralized State Digital Currency - CoinDesk
More bitcoin regulation stories from today...
Peter Van Valkenburgh on Twitter: "also... and I need to write this up more clearly... the laws are clear: a lightning message is not a payment order as defined in FinCEN's regs: 1/… https://t.co/QfMWZnWxTt"
US Treasury official urges regulation of crypto currencies
Chinese Finance Association Cautions on Overseas ICOs - CoinDesk
Unconfirmed bitcoin stories from today...
57 Ukrainian politicians declare over 21,000 BTC - Dowbit
Warning: Coinbase is now charging credit cards as Cash Advances. : Bitcoin
Other stories from today...
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