Leaked Documents Suggest Former Wirecard Exec Was Linked to Secret Russian Gov Operations

Wirecard’s recently-prosecuted former Chief Operations Officer, Jan Marsalek, may have had ties to Russian intelligence services. He also allegedly held secret documents about the use of a Russian chemical weapon in the U.K.

According to the Financial Times, the former Wirecard executive bragged of his intelligence services’ ties in an effort to further integrate with London traders.

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Weaponizing Blockchain — Vast Potential, but Projects Are Kept Secret

When Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that blockchain and artificial intelligence would “revolutionize war,” as Cointelegraph reported on Nov. 4, did he take things a bit too far? Jet engines have revolutionized warfare, and so have missiles and nuclear weapons — but shared digital ledgers? 

Former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen,

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The Daily: Secret Nasdaq Meeting, SALT Takeover Offer, Vitalik Wants More Cards

The Daily

In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover a secret meeting at Nasdaq, a takeover bid for crypto-as-collateral loan platform SALT, Vitalik Buterin’s thoughts on the importance of enabling small retail transactions, and why Chinese investors come to Israel to find blockchain startups.

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Secret Plots, Google Bans, and Augur Assassination Markets: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this week’s edition of The CCN Podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.

Price Watch:

  • Bitcoin increased nearly 9% this week after a non-trivial gain of 18% last week.

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EOS, Litecoin, Stellar Lumens, Tron, IOTA Technical Analysis: Is Tron’s “Secret Project” a Tron-Alibaba Partnership?

Of all the coins under our review, EOS, Litecoin and Tron are technically stable and moving within a tight trade range. EOS for example is yet to add to last week’s gains but is confined within July 20 high lows. Now, despite our bullish stand on Stellar, prices are stalling and once we see gains above 30 cents,

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