Meet Smartwords – Distributed Backup for Cryptocurrency Keys (

On the first day of the three-day event Satoshi’s Vision Conference in Tokyo the creator of a project called Safewords presented a new solution to safeguard cryptocurrency ”passwords”. Smartwords is a 2-out-of-3 distributed backup kit for your mnemonic seed words. 
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Bitcoin bounces back above $8800 after a 'very positive' G-20 cryptocurrency meeting

Bitcoin prices headed toward $ 9,000 after finance ministers discussed cryptocurrency at a G-20 meeting in Argentina Tuesday. "The spirit of the discussion was very productive and I agree that everybody left very pleased," says Federico Sturzenegger, governor of the Central Bank of Argentina.
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US Congress Praises Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

US Congress Praises Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

The US Congress just released its massive joint report on the state of the economy, and for the first time an entire chapter is dedicated to cryptocurrency. What’s even more extraordinary are the number of bullish sentiments on the future of the emerging technology like:

  • Blockchain Looks Like the New Internet
  • Cryptocurrencies Could Outshine Government Fiat
  • Blockchain Is Secure and Efficient
  • Blockchain May Transform Many Industries



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Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Venezuela’s Petro Cryptocurrency (

U.S. president Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning American citizens from using Venezuelan cryptocurrencies. In effect, this means that the petro, recently launched by Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, is now illegal in the U.S. The controversial cryptocurrency was widely seen as a means to evade economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. The executive order is the latest move by the Trump administration to cut off Maduro’s funding, and is the first time the U.S.


Bitcoin back above $8000 as world leaders discuss cryptocurrency

A weekend selloff cryptocurrencies subsided, with Bitcoin rallying from a six-week low before a group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors discuss digital assets in Buenos Aires. Bitcoin traded at $ 8,235 as of 11:20 a.m. in Hong Kong, up 12% from its low reached over the weekend, …
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Cryptocurrency news roundup, March 18, 2018 (

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments.
New developments:
Binance is offering $ 250,000 for information that leads to hackers’ arrest
As covered by DeepDotWeb last week, cryptocurrency exchange Binance – which often sees trading volumes above $ 2 billion – had to thwart a large scale theft attempt that saw hackers manipulate the market to…