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  • Malware campaigns becoming ‘commoditised says Venafi 17 Feb 2020 03:17 iTWire Malware campaigns equipped with the capability to exploit powerful, hidden backdoors are becoming commoditised, according to one security firm which says that research reveals that several high-profile hacker campaigns are integrating the misuse of SSH …
  • IOTA Cryptocurrency Shut Down Its Entire Network After a Wallet Breach 17 Feb 2020 03:15 News The nonprofit organization behind the IOTA cryptocurrency shut down its entire network this week after someone exploited a vulnerability their wallet app to steal funds. ZDNet reports: The attack happened this week, Wednesday, on February 12, 2020, …
  • Don’t Let Your Bitcoin Get Cold 17 Feb 2020 00:13 Scoop Monday, 17 February 2020, 11:45 am Press Release: Crossgate We tend to store items in cold storage that we want to preserve for the long term, such as food or medicines. Similarly, investors want to protect their cryptocurrencies. One of the best methods …
  • What Exactly Is Facebook’s ‘Libra’ Cryptocurrency? What Are Its Challenges? 16 Feb 2020 18:46 Investing.com /latest/2020/02/what-exactly-is-facebooks-libra-cryptocurrency-what-are-its-challenges/ The new decade is set to launch with one of the most ambitious cryptocurrencies yet, with the social media giant Facebook’s ‘Libra’ expected to …
  • Latin America's Bitcoin Miners Being Hunted by China Group - BitBoy Crypto 16 Feb 2020 11:44 Shanghai News According to recent reports published by Cointelegraph, Rocelo Lopes, CEO of Stratum, CoinPY, is negotiating to sell Brazilian-owned, Paraguay-registered mining farm CoinPY, which is a leading crypto company in Latin America to China investors. Rocelo …
  • Duva’s XI: Another Cahill on national scout’s radar, Ange back in Australia, Man City’s Brexit 16 Feb 2020 10:21 Sunday Times Imagine Cahill plastered on the back of an Australian national team jersey once again. Well it could become a reality, with his son on the radar of national youth teams. And national scouts are taking notice. Several other young Aussie stars are shining …
  • Huobi Argentina Adds Fiat Gateway For Bitcoin and Tether (USDT) 16 Feb 2020 03:14 Buenos Aires News One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Huobi, is adding a new service for its Argentinian branch. Dubbed Huobi Argentina, it now allows customers to directly exchange Argentine Peso (ARS) for Bitcoin and Tether (USDT) and vice versa. Huobi …
  • IOTA cryptocurrency shuts down entire network after wallet hack 16 Feb 2020 02:21 PC Magazine Image: Tinkersynth, ZDNet, IOTA Foundation IOTA Foundation, the nonprofit organization behind the IOTA cryptocurrency, has shut down its entire network this week after hackers exploited a vulnerability in the official IOTA wallet app to steal user funds. …
  • Fake Calgary investment firm deletes website after clients speak out 16 Feb 2020 00:43 CBC An investment company that claimed to be based in Calgary has deleted its website after investors spoke out, saying they've lost hundreds of thousands of dollars. On Feb. 5, CBC News reported a group of South African investors had sent money in bitcoin …
  • Barron's Picks And Pans: Berkshire Hathaway, Bitcoin, Roku And More 15 Feb 2020 22:52 Benzinga This weekend's Barron's cover story explores what comes next for the empire that Warren Buffet built. Other featured articles present the annual ranking of top fund families, examine regulatory issues at tech giants and review the performance of …
  • XRP Falls 11% In Bearish Trade 15 Feb 2020 20:27 Investing.com Investing.com - XRP was trading at $0.30119 by 12:59 (17:59 GMT) on the Investing.com Index on Saturday, down 11.23% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage loss since September 24, 2019. The move downwards pushed XRP's market cap down to $13 …
  • The ‘Robo Revenge’ App Makes It Easy to Sue Robocallers 15 Feb 2020 14:12 News Just when you thought the catastrophic Equifax breach was entirely in the rearview, the Department of Justice this week charged four Chinese military hackers with the theft. That's 147.9 million people's Social Security numbers and other personal …
  • Forget The National Lottery and Bitcoin! I think this could be a better way to get rich 15 Feb 2020 14:02 Stock Investing Advice I don’t play the National Lottery, although I can understand why others do. Who doesn’t dream of getting a life-changing fortune overnight? One that allows you to stop worrying about money, pack in your job, and follow your dreams. It probably won’t be you …
  • Crypto boss 'sees' bitcoin mining shift from China to Americas - News 15 Feb 2020 11:57 Shanghai News The world's biggest cryptocurrency asset manager said on Tuesday that it was seeing efforts to shift bitcoin production to North America from China, which dominates digital coin mining. "What I have seen recently, probably over the past three to …
  • Loose barges float down Ohio 15 Feb 2020 10:01 Morning Journal News A barge runs loose down the Ohio River in Pomeroy, Ohio, Thursday, Feb.13, 2020. The Mason-Pomeroy Bridge was closed into Friday morning while an inspection team investigated whether one of the loose barges struck it. (Jj Kitchen via AP)MASON, W.Va — A …
  • Bitcoin has broken through $10,000. Here’s what I’d do now 15 Feb 2020 08:40 Stock Investing Advice Bitcoin broke through the $10,000 barrier this week, and it’s set hearts a-flutter across the cryptocurrency world. As I write, it’s at $10,288 per coin, up 60% since December’s low of $6,540. Bitcoin has, I can only admit, wiped the floor with the FTSE …
  • Why virus fears are sending cryptocurrency soaring 15 Feb 2020 07:58 The Times of India
  • Warning signs cropping up in crypto sphere amid 2020 resurgence 15 Feb 2020 07:35 Economic Times By Vildana Hajric Ether has more than doubled this year, but technical indicators are starting to flash worrying signals for the second-biggest cryptocurrency. Based on the GTI Global Strength Indicator, which measures upward and downward movements of …
  • ‘Continuity’ carries reputational risks 15 Feb 2020 07:29 Times The determinants of a country’s reputation are various, and loss of that reputation is rarely attributable to a single factor. Malta’s financial services sector suffered a big knock in recent months from the eruption of political tensions connected with …
  • Episode 972: The CryptoQueen 15 Feb 2020 04:46 NPR From beauty pageants to mafia ties; from cryptocurrency zealots to FBI raids; from Dolce & Gabbana clad Dutch millionaires to "the biggest scam in the world" — this story has it all. Last year, BBC producer Georgia Catt and writer Jamie …
  • Preview: Accounting Special Report 15 Feb 2020 03:46 San Fernando Valley Business Journal Where can Valley-region accounting firms look for new clients? In expanding sectors of the economy, of course, especially where bookkeeping rules are still in flux. This Special Report looks at three such emerging practice areas for Valley accountants: …
  • Letter bomb explodes, catches fire in Amsterdam office, fourth for Netherlands in two days 15 Feb 2020 03:39 Amsterdam News Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. A fourth letter bomb found within a two-day period in separate locations across the Netherlands exploded Thursday in Amsterdam in the latest wave of threats made from …
  • Exclusive- Chinese Group Looking to Buy One of Latin America's Largest Bitcoin Mines 15 Feb 2020 03:26 Beijing News Rocelo Lopes, CEO of Stratum, CoinPY, and one of the leading names in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency market in Latin America, is negotiating the sale of Brazilian-owned, Paraguay-registered mining farm CoinPY, once a leading crypto company in Latin America …
  • University of Wyoming Receives $500,000 Cryptocurrency Donation 15 Feb 2020 00:01 KGAB Today, Wyoming received a donation from IOHK, a leading international technology company, in the sum of $500,000 in Ada Cryptocurrency. Along with this gift, the college was also excited to announce a partnership with IOHK, which will have a laboratory at …
  • US government goes all in to expose new malware used by North Korean hackers 14 Feb 2020 21:50 Arc Technica Jung Yeon-Je/Getty Images 10 with 9 posters participating The US Pentagon, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security on Friday exposed a North Korean hacking operation and provided technical details for seven pieces of malware used in the …
  • 3 Reasons NVDA Stock Will Beat the Coronavirus 14 Feb 2020 21:40 InvestorPlace Despite fears mounting from the coronavirus from China, some viable companies have dismissed the bearishness. One of those is semiconductor and technology firm Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA). After tumbling in the tail end of 2018, NVDA stock mounted a credible …
  • Duke Engineering is teaching blockchain to master’s students 14 Feb 2020 20:29 WRAL DURHAM -It’s been 11 years since Bitcoin and blockchain launched, but the concept of anonymous, unalterable financial transactions can still feel a little bit illicit to those with little to no experience. “I remember watching the news about Bitcoin and …
  • Is bitcoin here to stay? 14 Feb 2020 19:43 Khaleej Times Upward movement of Bitcoin prices are showing strong correlation with market uncertainties. Growing uncertainty in global asset classes has led speculators to invest in cryptocurrencies and betting on safe havens. The onset of China's Coronavirus, …
  • Huobi Argentina Now Supports Fiat Trading To Bitcoin And Tether - TheCoinRepublic 14 Feb 2020 19:06 Buenos Aires News Huobi Argentine’s new addition to the exchange makes the world’s most popular cryptocurrency and the world’s largest stablecoin much more accessible to its customers. Huobi Cloud powers the digital asset exchange, and this provides a strong infrastructure …
  • US Cyber Command, DHS, and FBI expose new North Korean malware 14 Feb 2020 17:41 PC Magazine Image via Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) US Cyber Command, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigations have exposed today a new North Korean hacking operation. Authorities have published security advisories detailing …
  • HashCash Partners with Global Food Manufacturer to Fight Food... 14 Feb 2020 17:36 SF Gate HashCash Partners with Global Food Manufacturer to Fight Food Fraud USA based Software Company HashCash Consultants collaborates with a global food manufacturer to help them prevent food counterfeiting via Blockchain-based supply chain network PALO ALTO, …
  • Agencies within the US Justice and Treasury Department are Seeking Millions of Dollars in Funding to Oversee the Cryptocurrency Industry 14 Feb 2020 15:45 Crowdfundinsider February 14, 2020 @ 7:35 am By Omar Faridi Federal agencies and departments established within the US Justice Department and the Treasury Department are reportedly requesting that millions of dollars be allocated to support their oversight and enforcement …
  • Digital Asset Exchange Liquid.com to Launch FF1 Token, a Cryptocurrency that Helps Create a Diversified and Risk-Managed Investment Portfolio 14 Feb 2020 15:45 Crowdfundinsider Liquid.com, a globally accessible digital asset exchange, confirmed on February 11, 2020, that Two Prime’s inaugural FF Token, the FF1, will be officially introduced and be available for trading “exclusively” on the exchange, beginning February 25, 2020. …
  • Dr. Huang Lin Explains Why He’s Developing the ZK-ConSNARK Privacy Protocol for Conducting Secure Cryptocurrency Transactions 14 Feb 2020 15:45 Crowdfundinsider February 14, 2020 @ 9:51 am By Omar Faridi The developers of the Suterusu protocol are presently working on a scalable, privacy-preserving second layer solution for secure digital asset management. Any crypto-asset, including Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), …
  • Italian Soccer Club A.S. Roma Launches Fan Token On Socios.com 14 Feb 2020 15:18 RTTNews Italian professional soccer club A.S. Roma or I Giallorossi announced the availability of the '$ASR Fan Token' for sale on Socios.com, priced around 2 euros per token. The tokens could be used by the fans to vote and decide from a shortlist of five …
  • Central Banks Are Eying Digital Currency in 2020, This Is What They're Paying Attention To 14 Feb 2020 14:54 Benzinga Starting with The Bank of China’s announcement that it would be exploring the potential of a state-sponsored digital currency and continuing into the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that produced guidance for central banks navigate the digital …
  • LokiBot Impersonates Popular Game Launcher and Drops Compiled C# Code File 14 Feb 2020 14:52 Trend Micro (By Augusto Remillano II, Mohammed Malubay, and Arvin Roi Macaraeg, Threat Analysts) LokiBot, which has the ability to harvest sensitive data such as passwords as well as cryptocurrency information, proves that the actors behind it is invested in evolving …
  • 2019 Crypto Tax Guidance May Not Be Binding Per GAO 14 Feb 2020 14:02 Forbes law bitcoin on a white background 3D illustration, 3D rendering Getty The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. On February 12, 2020, GAO published “Virtual Currencies: Additional Information …
  • Bitcoin's institutional boost: Where now following launch of UK's first long only crypto fund? 14 Feb 2020 12:44 Investment Week One of the criticisms levelled at Bitcoin is that it is a speculation tool for gullible consumers and not something that professional investment and wealth experts would consider seriously. However, January brought with it big news in the form of an …
  • Of a battle that changed Indian history, a new kid on currency block, ensuring good products are pitched correctly (IANS Books This Weekend) 14 Feb 2020 09:30 Can India News New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Read about the Battle of Plassey on June 23, 1757 between the forces of the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Daulah, and East India Company troops led by Robert Clive, an ambitious soldier of fortune, that saw Britain on the way to …
  • IRS backtracks on whether video game currencies are taxable 14 Feb 2020 09:08 The Verge On Wednesday, the IRS quietly changed a provision on its website that said transactions of virtual currency like Fortnite’s V-bucks were taxable and may have to be reported on tax returns, as reported by CNN. The provision had been on the IRS’ website …
  • Would-be Perth Glory owners held talks with Sydney NPL outfit 14 Feb 2020 08:39 The Sydney Morning Herald LFE's head of Asia Pacific, former Sydney FC and Central Coast Mariners director Peter Turnbull, said Hills United were his "local club" and that he initiated the conversation. "The predominant purpose of that engagement was junior …
  • Wells Fargo Strategic Capital Joins Cryptocurrency Platform Elliptic’s Financing Round, Bringing Total Series B Investment to $28 Million 14 Feb 2020 08:38 Crowdfundinsider February 13, 2020 @ 10:22 pm By Samantha Hurst Elliptic, a  provider of cryptoasset risk management solutions, announced on Thursday Wells Fargo Strategic Capital (WFSC) has joined its Series B funding round, bringing the total amount raised to over $28 …
  • Social Media Firms that Support Cryptocurrencies Must Look Out for Illicit Financial Activities, Says FinCEN Deputy Director 14 Feb 2020 08:37 Crowdfundinsider February 13, 2020 @ 11:58 pm By Omar Faridi Jamal El-Hindi, deputy director at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the US Treasury Department that analyzes information about financial transactions in order to prevent illicit …
  • Digital Asset Lending Firm BlockFi Secures $30 Million in Funding from Arrington XRP Capital, Winklevoss Capital, Morgan Creek Digital 14 Feb 2020 08:37 Crowdfundinsider February 14, 2020 @ 12:53 am By Omar Faridi Digital asset lending firm BlockFi has acquired $30 million in funding from several major investors including Arrington XRP Capital, Morgan Creek Digital Assets, and Winklevoss Capital. BlockFi’s Series B …
  • Are CRE Players Finally Adapting Proptech Solutions? New Survey Seems to Indicate So 14 Feb 2020 08:09 Nreionline The commercial real estate industry has been slower than most other sectors to embrace technology, but over the last couple years the impact of proptech has gained momentum and has now reached a tipping point that makes disruption to traditional processes …
  • Feds accuse Ohio man of laundering $300M in cryptocurrency 14 Feb 2020 06:53 SF Gate Published 10:12 pm PST, Thursday, February 13, 2020 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been indicted federally for a business that authorities said laundered more than $300 million in cryptocurrency used by customers to make illegal purchases from the …
  • Soccer: Asia sees sharp decline in match-fixing, says AFC 14 Feb 2020 06:05 Channel News Asia NEW DELHI: Asia has seen a sharp decline in match-fixing over the last six years, the Asian Football Confederation and its integrity partner told Reuters, though illicit gambling has grown thanks partly to the use of cryptocurrencies as a payment method. …
  • Wells Fargo Invests $5M In Cryptocurrency Startup That Connects Banks With Exchanges 14 Feb 2020 04:53 Benzinga The venture arm of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has invested $5 million in a cryptocurrency startup Elliptic. What Happened This is the latest in the Series B round of funding for Elliptic, which saw $23 million pouring in earlier in funding led …
  • Cryptocurrency lending firm BlockFi raises $30M to expand product offerings 14 Feb 2020 02:11 SiliconANGLE Cryptocurrency lending firm BlockFi Lending LLC said today it has raised $30 million in new funding to hire more people and expand its current range of product offerings. The Series B round was led by Valar Ventures and included Morgan Creek Digital, PJC, …
  • Ohio man arrested for running Bitcoin mixing service that laundered $300 million 14 Feb 2020 01:56 PC Magazine Image: ZDNet US authorities have arrested and charged an Ohio man for running a "Bitcoin mixer" service on the dark web that helped criminals disguise the origin of Bitcoin transactions. Larry Harmon, 36, of Akron, Ohio, stands accused in a three …
  • Predicting the Cost of Cryptocurrency Hacks in 2020 14 Feb 2020 00:53 Circle ID The last few years have proven to be a crucial moment for cryptocurrency security. The more cryptocurrency has risen in popularity, the more high profile security breaches have occurred, and the more key institutions have been targeted. The young …
  • Leading Blockchain Analytics Firm AnChain.AI Raises $4.3... 14 Feb 2020 00:46 SF Gate AnChain.AI raises $4.3 Million from Amino Capital, Susquehanna International Group, Brightway Future Capital, and more. SAN JOSE, Calif. (PRWEB) February 13, 2020 AnChain.AI, an emerging leader in blockchain security and analytics, has successfully raised …
  • Fornite players may have to pay TAX on virtual currency after IRS guidelines on 'V-bucks' leaked 14 Feb 2020 00:24 Charleston Daily Mail Concerns are rising that millions of Fortnite players may have to pay taxes on the 'V-bucks' they use in the popular online game after the disclosure requirement was mentioned on the IRS' website. Shortly after social media users noticed the …
  • Security issues found in Voatz app West Virginia used during 2018 midterm election 14 Feb 2020 00:24 Charleston Daily Mail MIT researchers find voting app used in West Virginia's 2018 midterm election is 'riddled with security risks' allowing hackers to easily alter, stop or expose how an individual voted Voatz app was used in West Virginia during the 2018 midterm …
  • US Department Of Justice: Ohio Resident Charged With Operating Darknet-Based Bitcoin “Mixer,” Which Laundered Over $300 Million - “Helix” Laundered Bitcoin From Numerous Darknet Markets 13 Feb 2020 22:53 Mondovisione An Ohio man was arrested for his operation of Helix, a Darknet-based cryptocurrency laundering service.  In the three-count indictment unsealed Feb. 11 in the District of Columbia, Larry Harmon, 36, of Akron, Ohio, was charged with money laundering …
  • DDoS Attacks Nearly Double Between Q4 2018 and Q4 2019 13 Feb 2020 22:03 Dark Reading Peer-to-peer botnets, TCP reflection attacks, and increased activity on Sundays are three DDoS attack trends from last quarter. The number of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks nearly doubled between the fourth quarter of 2018 and fourth quarter …
  • 1st Price Feed for Handshake Cryptoasset Goes Live on Nomics.com 13 Feb 2020 20:58 Odessa American BOSTON - February 12, 2020 - ( Newswire.com ) Nomics, a provider of cryptocurrency market cap and pricing data, has completed an integration with Namebase.io, an exchange and registrar for Handshake domains. The successful integration lets Nomics list live …
  • Romance scammers finagled $4M from Calgarians since 2016: police 13 Feb 2020 20:19 CFCN DT 5 CALGARY -- Calgarians looking for love are encouraged to take precautions to ensure the motives of any potential suitors are on the up-and-up. According to the Calgary Police Service, victims of romance scammers have reported losses totaling more than $4 …
  • Report: Circle Internet Financial May Sell SeedInvest, its Crowdfunding Division 13 Feb 2020 17:59 Crowdfundinsider Circle Internet Financial is reportedly looking for a buyer for SeedInvest, its crowdfunding division, as the Boston-headquartered crypto firm aims to focus more on its stablecoin business, according to the Block. This is notably Circle’s latest downsizing …
  • Bitcoin IRA Announces 25% Lower Rates & Reduces Account Minimums For 2020 13 Feb 2020 17:59 Crowdfundinsider February 13, 2020 @ 9:07 am By Samantha Hurst Bitcoin IRA, a company that allows individuals to invest in cryptocurrency in an IRS-approved retirement account, announced on Thursday it has lowered its rates for 2020 based on improvements to its 24/7 …
  • Blockchain Backers Remain Poised for Big Breakout 13 Feb 2020 17:40 Arkansas Business We were unable to send the article. Blockchain technology came to prominence as the digital platform for the cryptocurrency bitcoin, but true believers think its uses will eventually be universal. While the ins and outs of blockchain, and bitcoin for that …
  • Why Is Square Stock up Over 25% This Year? 13 Feb 2020 17:00 The Motley Fool Square (NYSE:SQ) is off to a meteoric rise in 2020 leading up to their earnings call at the end of this month. If you follow Square you have seen these rises before, only to be followed by equivalent declines as the company is yet to post positive earnings …
  • Dutch letter-bomb blackmail campaign targets companies 13 Feb 2020 16:44 BBC Image copyright Dutch police Image caption Dutch police have warned companies to look out for padded envelopes with two stamps Police are investigating a spate of letter-bomb attacks on companies across the Netherlands. Four letter bombs have been found in …
  • Police hunt Bitcoin extortionist after another letter bomb explodes in Amsterdam 13 Feb 2020 16:37 The Next Web Dutch police are responding to a spate of letter bombs sent to offices across the country as part of a Bitcoin extortion plot. On Thursday, a letter bomb caused a small explosion at an ING Bank office in Amsterdam, Reuters reports. Just hours earlier, …
  • With Gold and Fixed-income Pushing New Highs, Is Crypto The Volatility Play Of 2020? 13 Feb 2020 15:31 Benzinga While the final days of January proved to be a wild time for asset markets, perhaps the most fascinating consequence of this swell in volatility is playing out in cryptocurrency price charts. As equities, fixed income and even gold have all run up against …
  • Coronavirus Fears Back On Big Earnings Day As Alibaba, PepsiCo, Nvidia All Report 13 Feb 2020 15:30 Benzinga Anyone who went to bed last night thinking the market’s coronavirus fears had faded got a rude awakening this morning. Stocks fell sharply overseas and U.S. futures plunged after China reported thousands more cases and a larger death toll. The bad news …
  • UK drug barons ditch banks for money service businesses 13 Feb 2020 15:27 The Observer Drug barons have moved from laundering cash through banks to using smaller money service businesses, Scotland Yard’s head of specialist crime has said. DCS Michael Gallagher told the Guardian the network of 34,000 money service businesses (MSBs) was …
  • FC Barcelona Soccer Club To Join Socios.com's Blockchain Platform 13 Feb 2020 15:10 RTTNews Spanish professional football club FC Barcelona inked a new global partnership deal with blockchain platform Socios.com to be the "Official Fan Token" partner of the club. As part of the deal, Socios.com will launch the Official Barça Fan Token ( …
  • Is bitcoin's 2020 rally another flash in the pan? 13 Feb 2020 14:13 Reuters.com LONDON (Reuters) - Crypto analysts are split on whether bitcoin’s rise this year is driven by unique factors or is just its latest bout of volatility. But many agree on one factor: an upcoming cut to the supply of bitcoin. FILE PHOTO: Representations of …
  • Facebook dating app controversy disrupts Zuckerberg’s upcoming trip to woo Europeans 13 Feb 2020 13:47 VentureBeat The timing of Facebook’s controversy over its dating app probably couldn’t be much worse as CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares for a European trip that was aimed at rebuilding trust in the company. Zuckerberg is scheduled to participate in the annual Munich …
  • Hackers are looking for nudes in exchange for recovering your files   13 Feb 2020 13:09 Charleston Daily Mail New terrifying ransomware is using sextortion tactics to target women and force victims to email explicit pictures of themselves to an address named after an ex-porn star in order to regain access to their files.  Called Ransomwared and using the …
  • How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you shouldn’t 13 Feb 2020 12:20 Computerworld Microsoft has been struggling to get people to use its Edge browser for years. Even though the company made Edge the default browser in Windows 10, users left in droves, most of them flocking to Google Chrome — and with good reason. Edge was underpowered, …
  • Bitcoin Price Grows Above $10,300 - ihodl.com 13 Feb 2020 10:18 Google Bitcoin has started the day posting gains. At press time, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap is trading at $10,326.06 (+5.81%), according to CoinMarketCap. Chart of the USD/BTC trading pair from EXANTE For its part, Ethereum has jumped to $250.82 …
  • US To Impose 'Significant New Requirements' On Cryptocurrencies, Warns Mnuchin 13 Feb 2020 10:06 Benzinga The United States Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday told the Congress that the department is bringing in "significant new requirements" for cryptocurrencies. What Happened "[We] are spending a lot of time on [ …
  • Crypto developer Hogg named in US lawsuits 13 Feb 2020 09:51 The Royal Gazette Scott Neil, Assistant Business Editor Published Feb 12, 2020 at 8:00 am (Updated Feb 13, 2020 at 12:13 am) Legal action: two lawsuits have been filed at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles naming Troy James Hogg as a defendant (Photograph by Google …
  • Northern Data and SBI Crypto Announce Strategic Cooperation 13 Feb 2020 07:44 Calgary Herald – Northern Data and SBI Crypto to strategically cooperate in areas of applied blockchain technologies – A wholly owned subsidiary of Japan’s SBI Group, SBI Crypto to be hosted at Northern Data’s new data center facility in Texas – Other areas of …
  • BitPay Announces Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Payments With Poynt’s Terminal Point-of-Sales Devices 13 Feb 2020 04:23 Crowdfundinsider February 12, 2020 @ 3:42 pm By Samantha Hurst Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with open commerce platform Point to integrate its bitcoin and cryptocurrency payments with Poynt’s Smart Terminal point-of-sale …
  • Perth Glory reach agreement with blockchain trading firm over club's sale 13 Feb 2020 02:43 Guardian Unlimited's Blogs Perth Glory owner Tony Sage has reached an agreement with a UK-based blockchain trading firm to sell a majority stake in the A-League club. London Football Exchange (LFE) announced late on Wednesday it had entered into an agreement to acquire a majority …
  • BRD Expands Into Enterprise, Launches Blockset to Accelerate... 13 Feb 2020 02:07 SF Gate Off a record year of growth with its consumer product, BRD announces its plans to transform enterprise blockchain with latest service SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) February 12, 2020 BRD, the most secure mobile cryptocurrency wallet, announced today a new …
  • Meet the man behind the cryptocurrency group trying to buy in to Australian soccer 13 Feb 2020 01:36 The Sydney Morning Herald The LFE is aiming to create a City Football Group-style portfolio of clubs around the world - and while Perth is the first club with which it has reached an agreement, it appears the group has tried, and failed, to buy teams in Europe. In June, the LFE was …
  • Sebastien Suh and Aibek Adamanov talk cutting out the middleman, cryptocurrency and disrupting the market 13 Feb 2020 01:29 Great Reporter Creating a new global paradigm in blockchain-based everyday economy, HUPAYX not only competes with the existing centralised payment systems, but also solves problems related to real-life Digital Currency utilisation. This next generation payment platform …
  • The First Milestone In The History of Economics 12 Feb 2020 23:59 NPR The Greek poet Hesiod, who lived in the 8th century B.C. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Hulton Archive/Getty Images The Greek poet Hesiod, who lived in the 8th century B.C. Hulton Archive/Getty Images Steven Medema, …
  • Treasury to Roll Out Cryptocurrency Rules 12 Feb 2020 23:45 International Herald Tribune WASHINGTON — The Trump administration plans to introduce regulations for cryptocurrencies that are intended to crack down on their use in facilitating money laundering and other illicit activities, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday. Mr. …
  • Bitcoin surged by $500 on Fed Chief statements 12 Feb 2020 22:57 Tradingcharts.com Feb 12, 2020 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - FxPro) At around 15:00 UTC on Feb. 11, the price of BTC rose back above $10,000 from around $9,850 to $10,351 within an hour after succumbing to a small sell-off beneath the $10,000 level on Feb 10, CoinDesk …
  • Tezos Soars On These 3 Strengths 12 Feb 2020 22:18 Benzinga By Juan M. Villaverde Tezos (XTZ, Rated “B-”) is on fire.  It has surged by more than 190% in the past five weeks.  And now, it's breaking out to new bull-market highs well ahead of the other altcoins — even ahead of Bitcoin (BTC, Rated “A-”), the …
  • How to Become a Successful Gaming Entrepreneur 12 Feb 2020 21:38 Entrepreneur The doors are open for more people to monetize enthusiasm surrounding this $150 billion industry. February 12, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Tech is obscuring the lines between the dream world and real world …
  • Tails 4.3 Anonymous OS Adds Trezor Cryptocurrency Wallet 12 Feb 2020 21:02 Linux Today Feb 12, 2020, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s]) (Other stories by Marius Nestor) New features in the Tails 4.3 release include a command-line utility that lets users manage their Trezor cryptocurrencies. The trezor package provides the hardware wallet for Trezor …
  • B2C2 Teams Up With SFOX to Offer New Cryptocurrency Liquidity Source 12 Feb 2020 20:33 Crowdfundinsider February 12, 2020 @ 12:44 pm By Samantha Hurst B2C2, a UK-based cryptocurrency liquidity platform, announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with SFOX, a cryptocurrency prime dealer for large-scale investors, to provide asset managers, hedge funds, family …
  • Fed’s Powell open to more than one Libor alternative 12 Feb 2020 19:02 Americanbanker WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told senators Wednesday that his agency is open to exploring a separate alternative reference rate that would be credit sensitive as the industry prepares for the transition away from the London interbank …
  • CryptoCompare Releases Update To Exchange Benchmark For Q4 2019 12 Feb 2020 17:38 Mondovisione CryptoCompare announced today an update to its cryptocurrency Exchange Benchmark revealing a shift in the top five exchanges with itBit, the US and Japanese regulated exchange, taking the number 1 spot for the first time, followed by Gemini (2), Coinbase ( …
  • EU rebukes eight countries over delays in money-laundering reforms 12 Feb 2020 17:33 Iran Daily The 27 EU states were required to enact by January tighter rules to counter dirty-money risks in a wide range of sectors, including cryptocurrency exchanges, prepaid cards and shell companies, Reuters reported. The rules were proposed in 2016 by the EU …
  • Dutch Police Hunt for Mail Bomber Who Demanded Bitcoin Payoff 12 Feb 2020 17:05 International Herald Tribune When a mailroom worker at an Amsterdam office building noticed an unusual hissing sound coming from one of the packages being sorted Wednesday morning, he tossed it away. Moments after the parcel left his hands, it exploded. Less than an hour later, in …
  • Bitcoin recently topped $10,000 but don’t expect a run to record highs 12 Feb 2020 15:52 MarketWatch Bitcoin is back around $10,000. But don’t be fooled into thinking that means the cryptocurrency is destined to revisit previous highs twice this level. I’m not saying this means a collapse. For better or worse, bitcoin BTCUSD, +1.09% is here to stay. But …
  • Bitcoin's price jumps to $10,300 - what's the REAL driving force of the rally? 12 Feb 2020 15:44 M2 Bitcoin's price has soared to $10,300 on comments made on Tuesday by the U.S. Federal Reserve Chair - but there are other major factors at play driving the price, which has jumped more than 40% since the beginning of 2020. This is the warning from …
  • Netherlands: Explosions in Amsterdam and Kerkrade 12 Feb 2020 14:38 DW.DE An explosion at an office building in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam on Wednesday morning resulted in no injuries, according to police. The incident occurred at at an ABN Amro bank mail-sorting office and police said they believed it was from a device that …
  • Marijuana Stocks Have A Bearish Short-Term Outlook, But Marijuana Crypto Could Ride A Bull 12 Feb 2020 14:18 Benzinga The Cannabis industry operates in a grey area of sorts – about 13 U.S. states have legalized cannabis for recreational use, medical marijuana is legalized in 33 U.S states but being in possession of marijuana is still a Federal crime. The criminalization …
  • FBI: Romance scammers swindle vulnerable Florida residents out of millions 12 Feb 2020 13:40 Gainesville Sun There were 26 reported cases of confidence and romance scams in Sarasota County in 2019 and it cost the victims more than $1 million. The FBI says the crime is grossly under-reported. A devastating internet crime is on the rise in Florida, and it already …
  • Cyprus, Portugal among states rebuked by EU over delays in money-laundering reforms 12 Feb 2020 12:53 Reuters BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission has sent legal warnings to Cyprus, Portugal, the Netherlands and five other EU states over their delays in applying new anti-money laundering rules adopted at European Union level two years ago. The 27 EU states …
  • Cryptocurrency boom as price of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other major coins surges 12 Feb 2020 12:18 Metro Cafe All the major cryptocurrencies have sky-rocketed in value as market confidence buoys upward (Image: Getty)The world’s top cryptocurrencies have shot up in price and prompted hopes that a boom is on the way. Back in 2017, the financial world was stunned …