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Bitcoin Recap 01/08/18 - Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO, CoinMarketCap may have caused cryptocurrency price panic, and more!

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Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

January 8 · Issue #145 · 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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Kyle Torpey's content from today...
Kyle Torpey on Twitter: "CoinMarketCap removed Korean exchanges from coin price averages. They need to remove no-fee exchanges like Bithumb from the "Markets with Fe… https://t.co/dHXUDd0yRc"
Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO for chat cryptocurrency | TechCrunch
Bitcoin slides as website drops South Korea prices from virtual currency rates | Reuters
Password protect the JSONRPC interface · Issue #3374 · spesmilo/electrum · GitHub
Microsoft Halts Bitcoin Transactions Because It's An "Unstable Currency"
Wallet Developers Express Security Concerns Over BitPay’s Payment Protocol Policy
NYSE asks regulators for permission to list bitcoin-futures ETFs
South Korea inspects six banks over virtual currency services to clients | Reuters
Alex Bosworth on Twitter: "Another merchant trying out Lightning Network payment integration https://t.co/GIMxAS4Zct"
Alex Bosworth on Twitter: "You can now trade your testnet Lightning coins for testnet altcoins! Check out using @Bitlumio to swap your https://t.co/cOYGcwWbbP freebie… https://t.co/QHSNctGcI9"
RSK trumpets Bitcoin-based smart contracts and bug bounty programme
Nathaniel Popper on Twitter: "@bgarlinghouse I wasn’t able to reach the two names you sent me yesterday until now. Just to close the loop, here’s what I heard from them: https://t.co/2oLyp7cLYK"
USD₮ and EUR₮ now supported on Ethereum
Wells Fargo Bans Brokers From Bitcoin Investment Trust Fund | Investopedia
China wants an “orderly exit” from bitcoin mining — Quartz
PayPal CEO Says Bitcoin 'Unsuitable' - Here's What He's Really Excited About - TheStreet
US Customs and Border Protection Publishes New Rules for Searching Electronic Devices
Cryptocurrency may be getting quietly channeled to North Korea university: report | Reuters
Little Guys and Big Trading Firms Square Off in Bitcoin Futures Arena - WSJ
moodyrocket comments on All my cryptocurrency stolen
Taking Money “Off The Table” – AVC
Bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Hard disk maker Seagate surges 11% after a report it may own billions of dollars worth of Ripple’s XRP cryptocurrency | Markets Insider
Siouxland financial experts not big on Bitcoin | Local Business | siouxcityjournal.com
Crypto Stock That Surged 900% in 2017 Is Hit With SEC Halt - Bloomberg
Weathering the Altcoin Storm (And Investing for the Next) - CoinDesk
When Will Yale Buy Bitcoin? | Institutional Investor
Bitcoin futures see best week ever
Bitcoin adoption and dark web economy stories...
Students are mining cryptocurrency from their dorm rooms on college campuses — Quartz
Report: Ransomware Attacks Against Healthcare Orgs Increased 89 Percent in 2017 | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology
CoffeeMiner hijacks public Wi-Fi users' browsing sessions to mine cryptocurrency | ZDNet
CEO of porn cryptocurrency disappears with investor money | New York Post
BlackBerry Mobile site the latest target of cryptocurrency mining hackers - SiliconANGLE
Bitcoin technical stories from today...
The Bitfury Group Unveils Solution For Analyzing Related Bitcoin Addresses
What Meltdown and Spectre Flaws Mean for Crypto - CoinDesk
Bitcoin company stories from today...
I Love Bitcoin. That's Why I Sue Exchanges - CoinDesk
Statement on Wave Crest's Closing of Non-US BitPay Card Accounts
Xapo Card Closure Update - and what's next! · Xapo Blog
ViaBTC: Announcement on closing cloud mining contract Market
Altcoin and ICO stories from today...
Juan Benet on Twitter: "@bedehomender @justinsuntron @IPFSbot @MineFilecoin Wow! Absurd! TRON's "paper" is mostly copied from other projects, or is super basic p2p passed off as original. Zero references. Archived t… https://t.co/5SQhnNltoT"
The cryptocurrency bubble is strangling innovation | TechCrunch
Matt Odell on Twitter: "#Ethereum block sizes continue to increase as tx fees are skyrocketing."
poole_party on Twitter: "PSA: If you are NOT running your ETH node on a high end server and it falls behind, you will probably not be able to catch up. The node cou… https://t.co/vci9je7kv9"
The Challenges of Building Ethereum Infrastructure – Jameson Lopp – Medium
After a monster run, Ethereum is the number two cryptocurrency again
Market cap of joke cryptocurrency Dogecoin surges above $2bn
Bitcoin regulation stories from today...
Vermont Could Collect Taxes in Crypto Under Proposed Law - CoinDesk
Lawyer demands proper framework for cryptocurrency, files PIL | Kolkata News - Times of India
Bitcoin is an asset, not a currency - Israel's central bank | Reuters
Other stories from today...
🍍 Pineapple Fund: Teaching critical thinking, integrated healthcare; and let's do something world-changing, TOGETHER ❤️ : Bitcoin
Venezuela's 'Cryptocurrency' Isn't Really A Cryptocurrency At All
The Five Stages Of Not Owning Bitcoin Grief
Bad News Bears: Cryptocurrency Stories of 2017 That Brought Us Down
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