The Best in Crypto – 4/13/18

Brazil’s First Crypto-Finance Master’s Degree Launches in Sãu Paolo

Brazilian university Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) is offering the country’s first Master’s degree in crypto-finance (Cointelegraph).

Texas Regulator Inspects 32 Crypto Promoters, Warns of  ‘Widespread Fraud’

The enforcement division of the Texas State Securities Board opened 32 investigations in four weeks, and discovered none of the 32 promoters of crypto investments were registered to sell securities in Texas (Cointelegraph).

Bitcoin Thief Could Be Caned for $300k Robbery in Singapore

Two Bitcoin brokers were allegedly attacked and robbed in Singapore by a prospective Bitcoin seller, and $300,000 in cash was supposedly taken during the in-person meeting. A suspect was identified, arrested and charged with robbery, and is facing five to 20 years in prison (Coindesk).

Kenya’s Central Bank Chief Warns Again on Crypto Risks

The Central Bank of Kenya has issued a circular to financial institutions on dealing with cryptocurrencies (Coindesk).

What’s Behind Bitcoin’s Recent Price Jump? It May Be Tax Day

With Bitcoin climbing over $8,050 today, the theory is that some had to liquify their assets to pay for taxes (Forbes).

The One True Bitcoin

The history, aspects and struggle of Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash (The Verge).

How Bitcoin Is Fueling America’s Opioid Crisis

Bitcoin is being used to finance Fentanyl entrance into the country, and it’s more than the dark web (CNBC).

Prominent Crypto Hedge Fund Says Worst Is Over For Bitcoin

Pantera Capital Management claims $6,500 is the probable low, and Bitcoin will likely reach $20,000 within a year (Wall Street Journal).

The Blockchain Primer That George Washington Would Understand

A breakdown of the blockchain technology with a tie to historical ways (Medium: Pauli Olavi Ojala).

 

 

 

 

 

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