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SEC Seeks Default $10M Judgement Against Garza’s Mining Companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed for a default judgement against GAW Miners and ZenMiners, companies both owned by Homero Joshua Garza,...

50+ Attorneys Join New Digital Currency and Blockchain Tech Defense Coalition

Over 50 attorneys and academics have joined a new defense coalition focusing on digital currency and distributed ledger legal. The alliance, called the Digital Currency...

What President Trump Means For Bitcoin

It was clear something was wrong with the Clinton campaign as soon as the polls closed in Florida. Pundits and pollsters alike pointed to...

BitQuick Back Online, Purchased By Athena Bitcoin

BitQuick has resumed operations after temporarily shutting down due to a hack on March 17th. It has also announced that it has been purchased by Athena...

The Leftover Bits 7/5/15: ItBit Gets Money and NYDFS Approval, Isle...

The Leftover Bits is the web's best source for daily bitcoin news. ItBit Gets $25M and Lawsky's Stamp of Approval ItBit has announced that it has...

Mavordi ‘MMM Global’ Scam Declared Illegal By Chinese Government

Investors have been warned by the Chinese Government about MMM Global and MMM China. The Chinese government believe that those schemes -- and sites like them --...

Turkey’s Bitcoin Exchange Has Best Week of 2016 After PayPal Exit

BTCTurk, Turkey's largest bitcoin exchange, has seen a significant increase in volume after Paypal announced that it would cease operations in the country. After the...

Amir Taaki Backs Up Ross Ulbricht’s Claim of Leaving Silk Road...

One of the main arguments that Defense Attorney Joshua Dratel attempted to make on multiple occasions during the Ross Ulbricht trial was that it’s...

Bitcoin Gives the General Public a Reason to Care About Computer...

While computing devices have undoubtedly become powerful tools for bringing immensely greater amounts of efficiency into everyone’s daily lives, they also come with drawbacks...

NYDFS Release Bit License Comments

This week the New York State Department Of Financial Services (NYDFS) published the comments they received regarding the BitLicense proposal on the department's website....