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McAfee to run 2020 bid from international waters after IRS ‘exile’

Business 24 January 2019

McAfee to run 2020 bid from international waters after IRS ‘exile’

Eccentric entrepreneur and famous crypto enthusiast John McAfee has fled the United States after being indicted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as he prepares his run for U.S. presidency in 2020.

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Over 150 blockchain companies to gather at the Japan Blockchain Conference in Yokohama

Events 14 January 2019

Over 150 blockchain companies to gather at the Japan Blockchain Conference in Yokohama

After a successful inaugural round in Tokyo last year, the Japan Blockchain Conference (JBC) is making its way to Yokohoma this January—and over 150 cryptocurrency and blockchain companies from around the world have signed up to participate.

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McAfee eyes US presidency on a platform of cryptocurrency

Business 19 December 2018

McAfee eyes US presidency on a platform of cryptocurrency

John McAfee, founder of McAfee Antivirus Software and cryptocurrency advocate, has announced his intention to run for President of the United States in 2020.

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McAfee-linked MGT Capital Investments faces lawsuit over pump-and-dump scheme

Business 3 October 2018

McAfee-linked MGT Capital Investments faces lawsuit over pump-and-dump scheme

Shareholders of crypto mining and investing firm MGT Capital Investments have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company over allegations of a pump-and-dump scheme that manipulated the price of MGT shares.

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Bitfi crypto wallet is no longer ‘unhackable’

Tech 5 September 2018

Bitfi crypto wallet is no longer ‘unhackable’

Bitfi has officially closed its bounty program and would remove the "unhackable" claim from the wallet's features and marketing materials.

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John McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ Bitfi wallet gets hacked—again

Business 15 August 2018

John McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ Bitfi wallet gets hacked—again

Fresh from receiving the ‘Lamest Vendor Response Award’ at the Pwnies, cryptocurrency wallet Bitfi has been hacked for a second time, fundamentally undermining John McAfee’s claim that the product is ‘unhackable.’

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Hack me if you can: McAfee issues $100,000 dare to anyone who can hack ‘unhackable’ wallet

Business 26 July 2018

Hack me if you can: McAfee issues $100,000 dare to anyone who can hack ‘unhackable’ wallet

McAfee is taking another ‘bullshit walk.’ This time, to help a start-up called Bitfi sell some wallets.

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John McAfee threatens to sue HitBTC over buy-in fees

Business 12 July 2018

John McAfee threatens to sue HitBTC over buy-in fees

John McAfee slammed cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC, calling his followers to boycott it and saying its minimum buy-in system effectively shut out potential users of Docademic.

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John McAfee will no longer promote ICOs due to SEC pressure

Business 20 June 2018

John McAfee will no longer promote ICOs due to SEC pressure

The cybersecurity entrepreneur announced he will no longer engage in promoting ICOs following what he described as “threats” from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Pink Taxi ICO settles intellectual property dispute

Business 21 May 2018

Pink Taxi ICO settles intellectual property dispute

Pink Taxi said the third party it hired to help them market its ICO had copied content from A2B Taxi, assuring the blockchain-based taxi platform that proper measures were being taken against the third party.

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John McAfee will tweet about your crypto project—for $105,000

Business 4 April 2018

John McAfee will tweet about your crypto project—for $105,000

Computer programmer and entrepreneur John McAfee is going to start charging $105,000 per tweet to promote cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs).

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John McAfee on easing fear from government regulation of cryptocurrencies

Interviews 14 February 2018

John McAfee on easing fear from government regulation of cryptocurrencies

Computer programmer and entrepreneur John McAfee explains why banks and governments are afraid of cryptocurrencies.

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