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    Must-reads September 12, 2018: Despite the hype, crypto’s plunge is awful

    Here are the crypto stories you should be watching today

    ‘This is something we have to do to push the ecosystem forward’: Tyler Winklevoss explains why Gemini is launching a crypto coin pegged to the US dollar (Business Insider) The Winklevoss brothers say their stable coin, which is also regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services and with assets held at State Street, will help draw in institutional money and confidence into crypto. That’s cool because…   Crypto’s 80% Plunge Is Now Worse Than the Dot-Com Crash (Bloomberg) Here’s a sad stat: The “money of the future” is having an awful present. Crypto market caps are now 80 percent off their peak, a drop worse than Nasdaq’s…

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    Must-reads for August 16, 2018

    Here are the crypto stories you should be watching today

      AT&T Sued for $224 Million by Cryptocurrency Investor Who Lost a Fortune in Phone Hacks (Gizmodo) We’ve written before about how hackers have been wreaking hell and havoc on people in the crypto community (like this writer). However, they really went to town on one big crypto investor. Michael Terpin, who was in public relations during the primitive years of the Web, became a serial entrepreneur and an early investor in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. He has also advised the likes of Ethereum, Kraken, and Tether. Unfortunately for Terpin, a huge stash of his crypto—$24 million-worth, he claims—was stolen from him during two hacks over several months. Now he’s…

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    How to have $2 million in crypto stolen from you while the whole world watches on livestream

    Trading streamer Ian Balina learned not to store passwords on Evernote

    A popular YouTuber was robbed of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency on Monday as hundreds of people watched it live. Crypto trader Ian Balina was two hours into a livestream about the latest crypto coin offerings when a user told him that hackers stole $2 million from his account. “Ian, did you know that somebody transferred all your tokens from your account,” one user asked in the comments. “Hope that it’s controlled movement.” The popular streamer brushed it off and noted that lots of people were commenting and it was hard to keep up; anyone who reads the comment section of a livestream will find them a bit random…