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Israeli Startup That Allows Offline Crypto Transactions Secures $4M

Israeli cybersecurity startup GK8 has reportedly developed the world’s first offline system for transacting cryptocurrencies. T...

A Friendly Blockchain Hub, but Is Government Policy Lacking?

It has been almost a decade since Dan Senor and Saul Singer penned “Start-Up Nation,” their ode to the Israeli tech sector. The...
September 2, 2019
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French Police Shut Down 850,000 Computer Botnet Used for Cryptojacking

French police have shut down a massive botnet that has been used for Monero (XRM) cryptojacking.  Cryptojacking backed by “mass...

Israeli Bitcoiners Petition Banks to Disclose Crypto Policies

The Israel Bitcoin Association, a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies, has repor...

Israeli Financial Authority to Accelerate Blockchain, Fintech Licensure

The Capital Market, Insurance and Saving Authority, a division of Israel’s Ministry of Finance (MoF), is looking to accelerate ...

Disgruntled Bitcoin Investor Brings $22.5M Class Action Suit to Israeli Bank

An unnamed investor has filed a lawsuit against the Israeli Bank Hapoalim in the amount of approximately $22.5 million, on acco...

Israeli BTC Investors Can’t Pay Taxes as Banks Refuse Deposit

Israeli Bitcoin (BTC) investors are unable to pay their taxes as banks do not accept deposits obtained from cryptocurrencies. I...

Blockchain Delegates to Trump’s ‘Peace to Prosperity’ Event Sue Each Other

The founders of Orbs — the blockchain startup President Trump invited to his Middle East Peace Plan conference — have become mi...
August 6, 2019
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Palestinian Authority Considering Crypto to Replace Israeli Shekel

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh reiterated that his government is considering using cryptocurrency as an alternati...

Two Arrested in Israel After $1.5M Moved

One of the most prominent crypto cybercrimes in recent years took a dramatic turn on June 23, when two Israeli brothers were ar...