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Japan digital currency exchange hacked, losing $60 million

Sep. 20, 2018 2:41 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Hackers have stolen 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) worth of cryptocurrencies from a Japanese digital currency exchange, the operators said Thursday. Tech Bureau Corp. said a server for its Zaif exchange was hacked for two hours last week, and some digital currencies got unlawfully relayed from...

UK lawmakers: 'Wild West' cryptocurrencies need regulation

Sep. 19, 2018 7:55 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers have backed calls for greater regulation of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in order to bring an element of control to a market that more resembles the "Wild West." In a report on digital currencies published Wednesday, the Treasury Select Committee called for regulations...