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Poll: 63 Percent of Senior Execs Lack Understanding of Blockchain Tech

In a survey of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), 63 percent of respondents believe that senior business executives have a poor understanding of blockchain technology. Cointelegraph acquired a copy of the study on Jan. 22. In December and January the market research company PollRight interviewed 71 …

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New Analysis Suggests $16 Million in Crypto Stolen in Cryptopia Hack

As much as $16 million worth of Ethereum (ETH) and ERC20 tokens were stolen in the recent hack of New Zealand exchange Cryptopia, according to an analysis from blockchain infrastructure firm Elementus, Jan. 20. Elementus’ findings and analysis were published under a week after Cryptopia first publicly announced its detection …

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Iceland: Figurehead in Bitcoin Miner Heist Jailed for More Than Four Years

An Icelandic man has received a four-and-a-half-year prison sentence for stealing Bitcoin mining equipment, local English-language news outlet Iceland Monitor reported Jan. 17. Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who in April 2018 boarded a flight to Stockholm from Reykjavik reportedly with a stolen passport, was subsequently arrested in Amsterdam and returned home. …

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Obscure Problems Crypto Users Can Face, Explained

Relax. You have options. For fear of sounding like a broken record, you can wait. In some cases, you might get lucky and see your low-fee transaction go through when there is a lull in the network. Worse comes to worst, the transaction will be forgotten — meaning you can …

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