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  • The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance has frozen accounts that received more than 93,000 ether from two wallets indirectly linked to the troubled Russian exchange WEX.

  • Former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has been gifted a small amount of bitcoin.

  • The Indian government is considering imposing a ban on what it calls "private cryptocurrencies" in the country.

  • The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has teamed up with distributed ledger startup Digital Asset to develop a blockchain platform for post-trade processing.

  • A cryptocurrency ticker application called CoinTicker appears to be installing two backdoors on computers made by Apple, cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes warned Monday.

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