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California universities to launch blockchain education initiatives

Tech 23 August 2019

California universities to launch blockchain education initiatives

The campuses of the University of California will begin offering blockchain educations for their students.

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San Diego man receives 70 months for drug dealing on dark web

Business 21 August 2019

San Diego man receives 70 months for drug dealing on dark web

In addition to his prison sentence, Sky Justin Gornik also forfeited millions in crypto.

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Kids Crypto Camp begins blockchain technology at an early age

Tech 2 August 2019

Kids Crypto Camp begins blockchain technology at an early age

The camp offers blockchain technology for young generations to learn from an early age about blockchains, cryptocurrency, mining rigs and more.

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BTC-e exchange formally charged by prosecutors in California

Business 29 July 2019

BTC-e exchange formally charged by prosecutors in California

Alexander Vinnik and his company face serious charges, and he could spend the next 55 years in prison.

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US officials indict two Nigerians in crypto scam

Business 29 April 2019

US officials indict two Nigerians in crypto scam

Two Nigerians have been indicted in a crypto scam that stole thousands of BTC, and as can often be the case, offered promises that were too good to be true.

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California proposes cannabis-related businesses to pay tax in crypto

Business 1 March 2019

California proposes cannabis-related businesses to pay tax in crypto

To help cannabis companies with their banking problems, California has proposed allowing them pay taxes with crypto.

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UC Berkeley launches blockchain accelerator for startups

Tech 14 February 2019

UC Berkeley launches blockchain accelerator for startups

The University of California, Berkeley recently announced the launch of a new blockchain-focused accelerator, the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator for blockchain startups.

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California court indicts two men for SIM swapping to steal crypto

Business 6 February 2019

California court indicts two men for SIM swapping to steal crypto

Two men used fraud and extortion, targeting crypto investors and executives with their scheme.

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Bitmain faces class-action lawsuit over mining operations

Business 26 November 2018

Bitmain faces class-action lawsuit over mining operations

On top of having to deal with questions regarding its financial situation and a decline in market share, the cryptocurrency mining equipment manufacturer is facing a fresh lawsuit in California.

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California passes bill recognizing smart contracts, blockchain tech

Tech 31 August 2018

California passes bill recognizing smart contracts, blockchain tech

The state of California will soon include blockchain technology among electronic records that could be used for legally binding contracts.

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Alleged crypto-targeting SIM swap scammer nabbed in California

Business 31 July 2018

Alleged crypto-targeting SIM swap scammer nabbed in California

Police in California arrested Joel Ortiz, who is accused of involvement in a scam where several cellphone numbers were hacked, yielding over $5 million in cryptocurrency.

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Modulus CEO Richard Gardner’s statement on Brad Sherman and #UnseatSherman2018

Press Releases 26 July 2018

Modulus CEO Richard Gardner’s statement on Brad Sherman and #UnseatSherman2018

Since Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) calls for an outright ban of buying or mining cryptocurrencies--many have called for his removal, promoting #UnseatSherman2018.

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