A Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is “not going to happen” in the event of a protracted US government shutdown. ‘In Reality It Would Never Happen’ That was the position of securities lawyer and frequent cryptocurrency commentator Jake Chervinsky this week in the face of mounting rumors the long-awaited instrument could soon go public. After president Donald Trump hinted the ongoing impasse over funds to build his Mexico border wall could last months or even years,Read MoreBitcoinist.com.
01/07/2019 / 09:00:51
Cryptocurrencies grew immensely popular in 2017, but throughout the following year, digital asset markets fell sharply in value. However, over-the-counter (OTC) market makers thrived in 2018, with a slew of business models in the industry catering to OTC clients. Also Read: Bitbacker.io Aims to Offer a Cryptocurrency-Powered Patreon Alternative Billions Swapped Using Over-the-Counter Cryptocurrency Services […]Bitcoin News.
12/30/2018 / 15:00:18
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Did you know that crypto mining malware has increased 4,000% in 2018? As crypto usage and popularity has rapidly grown since the end of 2017, so has the efforts of cybercriminals to exploit the growth for their own ill-gotten gains. The stats come from a recent McAfee report that has detailed the sharp rise ofCCN
12/26/2018 / 12:45:40
The demise of 2017’s cryptocurrency bull market, the rapid collapse of ICOs, and the fizzling out of corporate blockchain hype have made 2018 a challenging year for many startups operating in the crypto sector. A new report from the U.K. helps quantify the global slowdown. Also Read: Spot Develops New Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Portfolio App […]Bitcoin News.
12/24/2018 / 11:30:40
Did you know there have been 13 million cryptojacking incidents in 2018? Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab has released data that cryptojacking cases have gone through the roof rising 400% this year alone. Crypto-crime has been one of the most publicized issues in the financial world this year as the popularity of digital currencies hasCCN
12/17/2018 / 09:16:16
It has been a phenomenal year for VoIP pioneer and Celsius Network mastermind Alex Mashinsky: he’s successfully launched a blockchain project which has a clear plan, is compliant, and has a well-defined use case, he’s participated some of the most important debates in the industry, and he has grown his business and influence even in […]Crypto Insider.
12/16/2018 / 15:30:09
Earlier today, two of the world’s hottest fintech startups, the US-based Robinhood and the UK-headquartered Revolut, separately announced new product offerings that could greatly benefit the crypto industry over the long-term and put pressure on bitcoin-hostile banks to begin modernizing their service lines. Bitcoin-Friendly Fintech Startups Want to Replace Banks Revolut, which recently achieved aCCN
12/13/2018 / 23:01:34
On Thursday, Dec. 13, digital payments platform Revolut announced that the company has been approved for a banking license in Europe by the region’s central bank. According to Revolut, the license will help it provide better access to digital currencies and also offer traditional banking services. Also read: Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions […]Bitcoin News.
12/13/2018 / 20:35:32
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Revolut, a digital banking alternative that features an in-app bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange, has received a European banking license as it seeks to expand its offerings and position itself as the “Amazon of banking.” Revolut to Offer Bank Accounts in Europe The London-based unicorn, which remains one of the hottest fintech startups in the UnitedCCN
12/13/2018 / 13:32:18
According to data obtained from the source – the New York Department of Financial Services itself – the financial regulator has only responded to 9 of 36 BitLicense applications submitted since 2015. Five have been denied, four have been approved, the rest are still going through the process. Fortune writer Robert Hackett became interested inCCN
12/11/2018 / 16:46:09
Following last week’s delay of the SEC to decide on whether to approve or not the proposed, commodity-backed bitcoin ETF proposal of VanEck and SolidX, legal expert Jake Chervinsky now says that there is a 10 percent chance of its approval. ‘I Think the ETF is in Trouble’ Jake Chervinsky, a legal expert who correctly predicted that the SEC will delay its final decision on the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF proposal into February 2019, now believes there’sRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
12/11/2018 / 12:00:44
CoinSpeakerCoinSwitch: Best Market Rates in a Single PlaceWith a view to make the crypto space more user-friendly, CoinSwitch helps to convert 400+ currencies across 45,000 pairings within one service.CoinSwitch: Best Market Rates in a Single Place
12/11/2018 / 08:06:05
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Recently, Postar, the world’s first public chain eco-transaction platform，has attracted the attention at home and abroad. However, emerging in the bear market, Postar faces many challenges and doubts. Today, we will be using a simple language to expound this platform at multi-levels.RegularAt present, projects are difficult to keep from intermingling the good and the bad due to the different attitudes of the national regulatory bills on crypto assets. Investors are hard to be safeguard. Therefore, the legality of the project has always been one of the concerns of investors.Bitcoin News.
12/10/2018 / 10:30:07
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Researchers at Kaspersky Labs have released a report stating that 2018 has been the year of the crypto-miners. Previous years were noted for ransomware or browser hijackers but this year has seen the biggest rise in mining malware designed to commandeer unsuspecting computers for their processing power. Most malware infects a computer when it is...NewsBTC.
11/29/2018 / 11:00:15
Cryptocurrency users are subject to many different types of external threats. The perceived anonymity associated with Bitcoin and altcoins tends to attract criminal activity. A new Kaspersky Lab report confirms new threats will arise in 2019. It is now up to cryptocurrency users to take sufficient security precautions. The 2018 Kaspersky Lab Threats Came True...Live Bitcoin News.
11/27/2018 / 02:30:17
CoinSpeakerBitcoin Price Bounces Back Above $4000, Crypto Market Adds $10 BillionAfter a heavy bashing over the last weekend, Bitcoin and the crypto market showing marginal recovery.Bitcoin Price Bounces Back Above $4000, Crypto Market Adds $10 Billion
11/26/2018 / 08:47:27
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According to Kobre & Kim government enforcement defense and securities litigation attorney Jake Chervinsky, the second phase of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s enforcement on crypto is a painful and slow grind for the sector. Earlier this week, the US SEC cracked down on Paragon and AirFox, two initial coin offering (ICO) projectsCCN
11/18/2018 / 01:30:12
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
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