Is crypto investing the future of banking? Not in the short term, says fintech executive Nikolay Storonsky, the CEO of London-based startup Revolut, which recently began offering cryptocurrency trading. Storonsky said he had seen ''no interest” so far from mainstream institutional investors — despite the fact that Wall Street powerhouses Goldman Sachs and Fidelity are building financial frameworksCCN
11/11/2018 / 14:30:43
CoinSpeakerA Low Interest from Institutional Investors Impedes Wall Street Crypto MarchRevolut founder Nikolay Storonsky presents some facts as to how BTC trading volumes have dropped sharply and why the recovery won't arrive anytime soon. A Low Interest from Institutional Investors Impedes Wall Street Crypto March
11/11/2018 / 10:51:49
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Fusion Whisky and the Adelphi Distillery have announced the launch of The Winter Queen – their latest product to use blockchain technology to track its provenance. The Winter Queen Marries 17th Century Royalty with 21st Century Tech It is not only finance that blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt. Other industries are rapidly making...NewsBTC.
11/10/2018 / 20:00:51
Legal figures engaging with cryptocurrency are warning over continued regulatory uncertainty impacting businesses after US regulators fined EtherDelta almost $400,000 November 8. EtherDelta Could Set Precedent EtherDelta, which operated since 2016 as a smart contract on Ethereum, fell victim to securities obligations under the US’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), leaving owner Zachary Coburn liable for penalties totaling $388,000. This, securities lawyer Jake Chervinsky and Blockchain chief legal officer Marco Santori among others note, comesRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/09/2018 / 11:00:08
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The CEO of Revolut has claimed that large institutional clients, which are often cited as the drivers of the next crypto bull run, have shown very little interest in investing in assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Revolut CEO: Institutional Investors Show “No Interest” in Crypto While speaking at the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal this week,...NewsBTC.
11/08/2018 / 18:30:29
Jake Chervinsky, a government enforcement defense and securities litigation attorney at Kobre & Kim LLP, has stated that while there are some positives in the entrance of Bakkt into the crypto market, its impact on the emerging asset class is yet to be determined. Throughout the past several weeks, Bakkt has been considered as aCCN
11/08/2018 / 01:20:22
A blockchain startup is going to be an official sponsor for a professional golf tournament in the United Kingdom. LIFElabs, a philanthropy-based crypto company, has entered into a sponsorship deal with the Sky Sports British Masters tournament, which is scheduled to begin next week. The partnership would mark LIFElabs as the first digital currency firmCCN
10/07/2018 / 18:36:58
Users of the ASQ Protocol will have the chance to get $100,000 of ASQ tokens launched into the skies as part of a new airdrop campaign for the crypto community. The post ASQ Protocol, Skyrora Launched $100,000 Into the Troposphere appeared first on CoinSpeaker.
09/17/2018 / 21:52:14
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News came yesterday that the Bitcoin exchange ShapeShift are introducing a new membership initiative — implying that users will have to provide more personal data in order to use the platform’s services. ShapeShift Announces Membership Program According to the company’s Tweet, which also contained a link to a more expansive definition of the new terms:...The post Lawyer: ShapeShift’s Membership Move Follows ''Threats” From Regulators appeared first on NewsBTC.
09/06/2018 / 07:45:46
At press time, the father of cryptocurrency has risen by roughly $300 in just one hour and is now trading for $7,200. Overall, the currency has expanded by just shy of seven percent over the past week. Last Saturday, bitcoin was trading for just over $6,600, though its price is now $600 higher. That means […]
09/01/2018 / 20:36:12
Kaspersky Lab has discovered that the infamous North Korean cybercrime ring Lazarus has been targeting cryptocurrency exchanges, fintech companies and banks under a malware campaign called AppleJeus. The cyber thieves have attempted to steal cryptocurrency using Trojanized cryptocurrency software, according to Computer Weekly. Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team reported Lazarus infiltrated an AsianCCN
08/25/2018 / 09:45:52
Revolut Metal is the latest offering from the United Kingdom-based digital bank, Revolut. It claims to return cryptocurrency cash back on purchases, higher withdrawal limits, and even a personal concierge service. Offered initially to its 10,000 strong premium clients, Revolut intends to open the card to everyone in order to meet demand. Also read: GPU […]Bitcoin News.
08/24/2018 / 11:10:02
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Lazarus, the North Korean hacking operation, has been evolving with new attack vectors and trojan crypto software, according to new research from Kaspersky Labs. The report states that Lazarus has successfully compromised a series of banks, global cryptocurrency exchanges and fintech companies over the last few months – many with previously-used malware tool Fallchill. The […]CryptoNewsReview.
08/24/2018 / 10:57:04
In the second quarter of 2018, cybercriminals walked away with more than $2.3 million from cryptocurrency-related scams, according to the latest report from Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. Published yesterday, the report – titled Spam and Phishing in Q2 – details how the company’s anti-phishing technology prevented close to 60,000 attempts by users to connect...The post Kaspersky Lab: How Crypto Scammers Stole More Than $2.3 Million in Q2 2018 appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
08/15/2018 / 17:00:07
A new report argues that $2.3m was made from specific cryptocurrency phishing scams in the second quarter of the year… A week after the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published advisories over cryptocurrency scams and the millions they cost (see here), a new report has been released by internet security company Kaspersky Lab, which paints […]The post Cryptocurrency phishing scams costing over $2m, Ethereum the most targeted appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
08/15/2018 / 04:49:49
With the opening night of ChainXchange blockchain convention, Las Vegas blockchain week is officially under way. Tonight’s main stage was headlined by World Food Programme CFO Houman Haddad, Wall Street Journal Deputy Editor Sam Walker, and Editor-in-Chief of Wired Magazine, Nicholas Thompson. The theme of the night, and the convention as a whole, is the […]
08/14/2018 / 05:54:38
A Bitcoin treasure hunt has been organized by two brothers, fans of the online video game No Man’s Sky, who hid approximately $30 worth of Bitcoin on two of the planets within the game’s ecosystem. Let the Bitcoin Treasure Hunt Begin It goes without saying that there are plenty of different ways for Bitcoin to find mainstream adoption and video games are surely amongst them. Two brothers, players of the online game No Man’sRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
08/09/2018 / 13:00:03
Several players have hidden Bitcoin within the No Man’s Sky video game for other players to find and claim. There quite a few ways for cryptocurrency to find mainstream acceptance. Bitcoin and other virtual currencies could be adopted as a payment option by regular businesses, and a growing number of artists are tagging their art...Live Bitcoin News.
08/08/2018 / 05:00:04
Looking to find some free bitcoin? A pair of planets on the No Man’s Sky action survival game are hiding 0.004 BTC, according to Hackernoon. Players can claim the bitcoin by finding the corresponding communications stations in the game. Jon Creasy, a crypto enthusiast and investment adviser, says more hidden bitcoin will soon be forthcoming. MoreCCN
08/07/2018 / 00:17:34
Cryptocurrency fraud is all too common in this mainly unregulated industry. Le Minh Tam, CEO of Sky Mining, is believed to be responsible for stealing $36m from investors before fleeing to the United States. A new petition on Change.org now demands his extradition from the US to face proper sentencing. Le Minh Tam is Persona...The post Irate Investors Demand Extradition of Sky Mining CEO Le Minh Tam Over $36m Cryptocurrency Mining Fraud appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
08/06/2018 / 15:00:36
Nearly a thousand people have signed a petition for the extradition of Leh Minh Tam, the CEO of Sky Mining, a cryptocurrency mining firm based in Ho Chi Minh City. The signatories are calling for Tam’s deportation from the United States following allegations that he fled after defrauding investors of $36 million. Investors Intensify Efforts to Solve Their Problems According to a VnExpress news report, the appeal was posted on Change.org earlier this week. Over 920 signaturesRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
08/05/2018 / 14:00:11
The chief executive of crypto mining startup Sky Mining has reportedly disappeared with $35 million of investment money. It appears as though Le Minh Tam, CEO of the firm who has not been heard from since July 26th, has cleared out along with the company’s mining facility and office. According to one group of investors, […]The post Crypto start-up CEO allegedly disappears with $35 million in funding appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
07/31/2018 / 05:39:15
The CEO of Sky Mining, a crypto mining company in Vietnam, has disappeared with investor funds totaling about $35 million, according to a local news outlet. About 20 investors of Sky Mining reported the matter to the local police in the Phú Nhuận District after learning that ''approximately 600 mining machines had been removed” byThe post Crypto Mining Firm CEO Exit Scams with $35 Million in Investor Funds appeared first on CCN
07/30/2018 / 21:35:46
In recent mining news, it has been alleged that the CEO of Vietnam-based Sky Mining has fled the country with $35 million USD in investor funds in his possession. Meanwhile, in the US, Tmgcore has acquired a 100-megawatt data center in Dallas, Texas, and local media have reported that Bitmain will open a mining facility […]The post Mining Round-Up: Sky Mining CEO Flees with $35 Million, Texas Attracts Miners appeared first on Bitcoin News.
07/30/2018 / 00:20:50
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According to a Wells Fargo Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index poll, just 2 percent of Americans surveyed own bitcoin. The poll is based on US adults who have at least $10,000 or more invested in things like mutual funds, stocks, and bonds. The Gallup survey also reveals that 26 percent of the US residents […]Bitcoin News.
07/28/2018 / 02:15:20
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The US Securities and Exchange Commission will likely delay its decision on the CBOE Bitcoin ETF proposal into March 2019, according to legal expert Jake Chervinsky. SEC doesn’t have to decide within 45 days Legal expert Jake Chervinsky took to Twitter on July 24 to clear up some of the confusion on when the SEC will decide on CBOE’s VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF proposal. He wrote: The SEC can, and probably will, delay its decision onRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
07/26/2018 / 11:00:38
Representatives of Russia-based payment services provider Qiwi have created the first crypto investment bank in the Russian market. The project, to be known as HASH, will provide assessment, search and market entry projects, attributes typical of investment banking firms designed to appeal to large investors, according to Kommeresant. HASH will not operate as a Qiwi Group subsidiary.CCN
07/02/2018 / 06:47:25
Two of the leading international cyber security firms, one from Russia and one from the USA, have both published their finds at the end of June showing an increase in the malware threats market share of cryptojacking at the expense of ransomware. Also Read: Police Forces Seize Over €4.5M in Crypto From Darknet LSD Market […]Bitcoin News.
07/01/2018 / 21:20:46
Travel booking platform Expedia has stopped accepting bitcoin (BTC). A company representative confirmed the policy change, while stating that various payment options are being continuously evaluated without elaborating on the details. Expedia has been supporting bitcoin payments since 2014. Also read: Russian Railways Eyes Crypto for Tickets, Blockchain for Cargo Expedia Confirms Suspension of BTC […]Bitcoin News.
06/30/2018 / 20:40:54
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According to a report published by Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity company, there has been a significant shift from ransomware-related attacks to crypto-mining malware. The report claims that this type of attack — known as cryptojacking — has become a more profitable prospect for hackers and is the reason for the decline in ransomware attacks. … ContinuedCCN
06/30/2018 / 01:00:11
Since the infamous Bitlicense was put into effect, the ecosystem has fought for its removal. It turns out to be much harder in practice than in theory to oust a law once it’s put into effect. The good news is groups like Startup Cities are on the case. They’ve snagged a candidate for governor to […]Bitcoin News.
06/28/2018 / 21:55:11
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Of all cryptocurrency projects, Skycoin is perhaps the one that the community is most opinionated on and confused by. Especially recently, Skycoin has grabbed the attention of cryptocurrency enthusiasts worldwide. Unfortunately for holders, each passing headline seems to send the ambitious project down further. After achieving a temporary high of US$35 in response to its […]
06/21/2018 / 19:00:39
Allegations of criminal activity continue at Skycoin as executives freeze funds to contain fallout from a theft by the coin’s own marketing team. 18 BTC, Skycoins Stolen In ‘Burglarization’ Skycoin, which describes itself as “the most advanced blockchain platform in the world,” saw massive sell-offs this month after it emerged insider trading had taken place around the time Binance announced it would list the coin in May. In a blog post June 18, Skycoin confirmedRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
06/19/2018 / 14:00:58
A lot of rumors are flying around regarding the Skycoin cryptocurrency. Some team members claim they were subject to a robbery. Those claims are met with a fair bit of skepticism. As such, the Skycoin team decided to cut all ties with its Chinese marketing team. It still raises a lot of questions regarding the...NewsBTC.
06/19/2018 / 10:30:20
This report presents analysis of cryptocurrency market movements during 2018 with special attention paid to the trends seen over June 11-17, 2018.The post Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Analysis [June 11-17, 2018] appeared first on CoinSpeaker.
06/19/2018 / 06:46:21
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There was reportedly a huge SkycoinRead More →The post Skycoin now Linked to Violent Robbery Incident, CEO Synth ''Burglarized” appeared first on Crypto Core Media.
06/18/2018 / 21:49:50
Last year, it seemed like everyone was preoccupied with the popularity of cryptocurrencies. Most people could neither believe that they were so valuable and they were overwhelmed by the sheer breadth of the industry. For nearly twelve months, crypto retained the world’s attention, and they gave it quite a show. As the calendar changed and the new year arrived, crypto markets took a dip and people’s attention quickly shifted to blockchain technology that powers digitalRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
06/09/2018 / 03:00:40
Skycoin, like many other crypto platforms,Read More →The post Skycoin ''Provides Hope” for Net Neutrality and Eliminates 51% Attacks? appeared first on Crypto Core Media.
06/04/2018 / 16:48:26
Tulip mania was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for bulbs of the recently introduced and fashionable tulip reached extraordinarily high levels before dramatically collapsing in February 1637. Some skeptics consider Bitcoin to be the tulip bubble of the 21st century, but it’s really not so simple. Bitcoin: Bubble or New Global Currency? Let’s...NewsBTC.
06/03/2018 / 08:30:56
Stop trying to reinvent the monetary wheel with Bitcoin, argues Robert Skidelsky, a member of the British House of Lords and professor emeritus of political economy at Warwick University. [Note: This is an op-ed] Old Man Yells at Bitcoin In an article published last week, Skidelsky draws similarities between gold and Bitcoin, concluding that it’s incorrect to perceive flaws in money itself as the cause of “sick” economies. In other words, boom and bust cyclesRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
06/01/2018 / 01:00:00
The report covers data on the crypto market movements during 2018. Special focus has been given to the analysis of changes taking place over May 7-13, 2018.The post Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Analysis [May 7-13, 2018] appeared first on CoinSpeaker.
05/15/2018 / 07:59:30
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Bitcoin cash promoter Roger Ver believes BCH will one day overtake BTC to become the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency. But before that happens, he believes ethereum will take bitcoin’s crypto-crown. Ver, once known as “Bitcoin Jesus,” told The Independent that so-called technologically superior cryptocurrencies like ethereum and bitcoin cash will surpass bitcoin in value in … ContinuedCCN
05/11/2018 / 19:05:05
Viber may be treated like Telegram if security services are not able to obtain its encryption keys, Russia’s telecom minister said. The app offers end-to-end encryption, and is the most popular messenger in several Eastern European countries. Recently, its CEO, Michael Shmilov, said the company would not be able to hand over the keys. Also […]Bitcoin News.
05/04/2018 / 02:32:08
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Tempers flared during a cryptocurrency panel hosted at the Milken Institute 21st Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, California with discussions degenerating to profanity as Nouriel Roubini, also known as ‘Dr. Doom,’ described bitcoin’s purported decentralization as “bullshit.” In addition to the comedy of Mr. Roubini, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman offered […]Bitcoin News.
05/04/2018 / 00:35:23
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