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Organized Crime: 60% of Cryptocurrency Hacks Carried Out By 2 Groups

According to a new report by Chainalysis, 60 percent of cryptocurrency hacks (over $1 billion) were carried out by just two professional groups. Cryptocurrency Hacks Are a Centralized...

Christina Comben | Jan 29, 2019 | 12:00
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Online Privacy

GDPR Can’t Stop Behavioral Ads, But These Bitcoin-Friendly...

The GDPR has lofty goals when it comes to protecting consumer privacy. But even if you’re opting out and blocking cookies, you’re still being tracked. According to a group of...

Christina Comben | Jan 28, 2019 | 15:00
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News

Wall Street Invests $20M to Bridge Blockchain With Capital Markets

Despite the bear market, and rising camp of naysayers predicting Bitcoin’s demise, Wall Street is steadily plowing funds into crypto. The latest blockchain company to catch...

Christina Comben | Jan 24, 2019 | 19:00
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Nasdaq CEO Predicts Bitcoin Could Be ‘Global Currency of The...

Adena Friedman is President and CEO of Nasdaq. Speaking ahead of Davos World Economic Forum, which focuses on “Globalization 4.0” this year, she makes some interesting predictions...

Christina Comben | Jan 23, 2019 | 09:00
Bitcoin

BoE Senior Advisor: Cryptocurrencies ‘Are a Threat’ But...

Live from a snow-covered World Economic Forum in Davos, the IMF cuts the global economic growth outlook by 3.5%, the lowest in three years. Senior adviser to the Bank of England Huw...

Christina Comben | Jan 22, 2019 | 03:30
Bitcoin Exchange

Avoid These Exchanges If You Want to Keep Your Bitcoins

Hackers stole over $1.8 billion in 2018 from crypto exchanges. So, if you’re still trusting one with your private keys, you really ought to know better. But if you’re too busy or...

Christina Comben | Jan 21, 2019 | 18:00
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News

ShapeShift Aided 60 Law Enforcement Inquiries in 2018, Erik Voorhees...

It seems like ShapeShift has done exactly as its name suggests, changing form almost beyond recognition. Founder, CEO, and no fan of the SEC, Erik Voorhees’ exchange once existed...

Christina Comben | Jan 18, 2019 | 15:00
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Bitcoin Regulation

Gov’t Indecision on Cryptocurrencies Helps China, Says Former...

Reporting in The Hill, Washington’s top political news source, former Republican George Nethercutt says it’s time for policymakers to allow cryptocurrencies and innovation to...

Christina Comben | Jan 17, 2019 | 12:00
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Bitcoin Regulation

South Africa to Start Tracking All Cryptocurrency Transactions in...

Owning bitcoin in South Africa just got a little harder, or at least it will do by the end of quarter one this year. According to a consultation paper published yesterday by the South...

Christina Comben | Jan 16, 2019 | 15:00
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Too Risky? US Lottery Ticket Sales Exceed Entire BTC Market...

Every year, US citizens spend north of $70 billion on state lottery tickets. That’s almost $8 billion more than the entire market cap of Bitcoin. And more than half of the entire...

Christina Comben | Jan 16, 2019 | 03:00
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Conferences

Crypto Conference Industry Remains in Bull Market, New Data Shows

More often than not, the first thing to be cut out of the budget is marketing. When the going gets tough and the coffers start emptying, the first head on the chopping block is usually...

Christina Comben | Jan 11, 2019 | 18:00

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