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Jacob Godshall

Jacob Godshall is a former professional poker player turned cryptocurrency enthusiast. He is a contributing writer at Unhashed, and aims towards furthering the spread of ideas and important information surrounding all things crypto. In his spare time, Jacob enjoys reading and making electronic music

Goldman Sachs and Billionaire Mike Novogratz Invest $15 Million into Crypto Custody Firm BitGo

By Jacob Godshall / October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and former Goldman partner Mike Novogratz have have executed a joint $15 million investment into cryptocurrency custodian BitGo Holdings Inc. The group’s contribution makes up over a quarter of the total $57.5 million raised in BitGo’s Series B fundraising round. The endorsement from Goldman and Novorgratz could help BitGo in attracting further…

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World’s Largest Security Firm to Offer Offline Vault Storage for Cryptocurrencies

By Jacob Godshall / October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Security Giant G4S has recently announced its plans to offer high-security offline cryptocurrency vault storage services. The company celebrated the success of the emerging crypto market in a recent press release, and is hoping to offer holders protection from the ‘Wild West’ of crypto. G4S’ Goals in the Crypto Industry G4S begins the press release…

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Elon Musk’s “Not a Flamethrower” Can Now be Purchased Through Crypto Payments

By Jacob Godshall / October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Important Update: We’ve been informed that the website claiming to sell the “Not a Flamethrower” appears to be a phishing website. The link to the website “www.theboringflamethrower.com” has been removed from this article. The website in question has not been endorsed by Elon Musk. In case any of you were looking for the right time…

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Argentina, Venezuala And Egypt Reach Record P2P Bitcoin Trading Volumes

By Jacob Godshall / October 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Peer-to-peer (P2P) trading platform LocalBitcoins hit record-breaking Bitcoin trading volumes in Argentina, Venezuela and Egypt during the month of October. Bitcoinist reports that, elsewhere, in places like Croatia and Switzerland, trading volumes have hit yearly lows. Argentina Turning to Bitcoin Amidst Economic Crisis While receiving considerably less public attention than the disaster in Venezuela, Argentina…

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Japanese Messaging Giant LINE Launches Its LINK Token on BITBOX, Announces Airdrop Events

By Jacob Godshall / October 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Japanese Messaging Giant LINE Corporation has announced the launch of its LINK (LN) token, exclusively available on the company’s native exchange, BITBOX. LINK can be traded for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether. In an effort to boost interest in the coin, LINE reports that BITBOX will be offering various airdrop events for LINK token holders. LINK…

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Huobi Global Follows OKEx In Listing 4 Dollar-Backed Stablecoins: PAX, GUSD, TUSD and USDC

By Jacob Godshall / October 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Huobi Global has just announced that it will be listing 4 new stablecoins to its exchange:  Paxos Standard (PAX), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), TrueUSD (TUSD) and USDCoin (USDC). The coins will be made available for trading on October 19. The exact some tokens were also listed on OKEx exchange yesterday, Ocotber 15th. All four coins being listed are…

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OKEx Adds 4 Stablecoins, Delists Bytecoin

By Jacob Godshall / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

OKEx, the third-biggest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trade volume, has announced the listings of four stable coins: TrueUSD (TUSD), USD Coin (USDC), Gemini Dollar (GUSD) and Paxos Standard Token (PAX). The exchange has also announced that it will be joining leading crypto exchange Binance in delisting Bytecoin due to critical technical issues with the coin…

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Fidelity Investments Launches New Digital Assets Company

By Jacob Godshall / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

One of the world’s largest financial service providers, Fidelity Investments, has announced the launch of a new company, Fidelity Digital Assets Services, LLC. The company aims to offer “enterprise-quality” custody and trade execution services for digital assets, aka cryptocurrencies, to institutional investors, including hedge funds, family offices and market intermediaries. Fidelity Investments currently holds more…

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EOS Gambling dApp EOSBet Hacked for a Second Time, $338k Stolen

By Jacob Godshall / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Self-advertised as the safest gambling app on the market, EOS-based gambling dApp EOSBet has been hacked for the second time in the last month. This time, the hackers are believed to have successfully gotten away with at least $338,000 from the platforms operational wallets, Hard Fork reports. EOSBet’s first security breach took place in mid-September…

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Canadian Court Rules in Favor of Bitcoin ATM Company in $62,000 Fraud Case

By Jacob Godshall / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

A Canadian Court has recently ruled in favor of a Bitcoin ATM company which was sued by a user who fell victim to fraud. The victim was a woman who was tricked via a phone scam to deposit $62,500 into a Bitcoin ATM and send the money to an anonymous address belonging to the fraudsters.…

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