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It seems that the iOS game that rewards players with Bitcoin Tips, SaruTobi, has been taken down from Apple’s App Store temporary. The reason given according to the game’s developer is the fact that players may be confused that the Bitcoins they can buy in-game might be real Bitcoin and not in-game currency. This “problem” has been fixed already apparently and the updated version of the game is already awaiting approval according to a status update published on MandelDuck’s official Facebook page. If you have already downloaded and installed the game on your iPhone or iPad you can continue to play it without any problems and get Bitcoin Tips when you collect enough black Coins.


Here is a quote of the post from SaruTobi’s developer:

Apple removed the app from sale on the weekend over concerns users would be confused over the use of in game Bitcoins (not real) and actual real Bitcoin.
Mainly because there is an in app purchase that lets you buy the in game coins, Apple are concerned that users may think they are buying real Bitcoin, fair enough (even though it tells them they aren’t).
I have had to fix this issue and the updated app is currently waiting for review and should be live in the app store soon.

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The alternative crypto currency exchange AllCrypt has apparently been hacked with 42 BTC stolen by the hackers. The website of the exchange is currently down, showing just a message explaining the situation a bit, though not a lot of details are available and currently the future of the exchange is uncertain. The stolen Bitcoins might not seem that much, but for a smaller alternative crypto currency exchange even such an amount is not small. It seems that the hacker used an exploit in WordPress to breach the security of the exchange and steal the Bitcoins from AllCrypt.

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The Bter crypto currency exchange that was recently hacked and over 7000 BTC were stolen has officially detailed their plans to return to full operation again and to pay back to users all of the coins that were stolen. Earlier this month the service has hinted that Bter is getting back to normal operation, but now they have resumed trading with improved security and a plan set in motion to gradually return the missing coins back to users.

Bter has revealed some interesting numbers:

Bter had been the largest altcoin trading platform in the world, with 230,000 registered accounts, including 130,000 Chinese users, daily PV closing to 4 million at its peak. As a once hottest altcoin exchange, Bter had successfully help with the exchange of 890,000 BTC and had a significant and sustainable profit model.

The stolen BTC payback plan:

1) Bter shall undertake all the loss and compensate users’ BTC loss in batches gradually.
2) The BTC holders on Bter who suffer the BTC loss shall be entitled to Bter’s half year’s trading fee in proportion to their BTC loss, besides the above the mentioned compensation.
3) The lost BTC balance in the users’ account has been transferred to the BTC_B, which will be the reference for our subsequent payback.
4) All the Bter’s future profit shall be used to pay the BTC loss for users first, until all the lost BTC is paid up.
5) Bter will open more businesses later and the profit from those businesses will also be used to pay the BTC loss for users first.
5) Bter has received 1000 BTC from its partner JUA.COM to speed the payback process.
6) In the further, Bter will seek more finance from other channels to pay up the users sooner.
7) Users on Bter will enjoy one-month’s free trading for all the trading pairs as our thanks for your trust and support
8) New BTC deposit sending to Bter shall not be affected.

If you want to take a look at Bter’s website for additional details about the situation…


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