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National Bank of Abu Dhabi to use RIPPLE to carry out transactions...
CRYPTOCURRENCY Ripple struck a new blow for Blockchain technologies today after The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) announced it is to use the platform for payments.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-05 19:45 UTC
How banks and other financial firms are cracking down on Bitcoin buying...
Lloyds Banking Group is preventing its 9 million credit card customers from buying Bitcoin on their cards as of today, but it is not the only major financial institution to limit customers' transactions in cryptocurrencies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-05 15:58 UTC
Report: China Cutting Access to Overseas Crypto Trading Websites...
Chinese regulators are stepping up a crackdown that began last year on websites for cryptocurrency trading and investing, according to local reports.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-05 15:58 UTC
Scammers Steal Over $1 Million Worth of Ethereum From Bee Token ICO Participants...
Hundreds of users fell victims to email scams over the past week, sending over $1 million worth of Ethereum to a scammer who sent fake emails posing as the Bee Token ICO (Initial Coin Offering). [...]
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:37 UTC
Bitcoin’s Lightning network, a deep dive...
The Lightning network could enable much cheaper and faster bitcoin payments.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:34 UTC
Litecoin vs. bitcoin...
In the battle of the cryptocurrencies, one of the most important faces off its Litecoin vs. bitcoin. It's the very first cryptocurrency versus one of its alt-coin pretenders, but which one is best almost a decade on from launch? The post Litecoin vs.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:33 UTC
CryptoWatch: Coinbase warns that banks now process credit-card crypto purchases as 'cash advances'...
The No. 1 cryptocurrency exchange on Thursday told its customers that payments for digital assets on its platform are being processed as "cash advances," resulting in additional fees.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-02 02:36 UTC
Alt-Right ICO? Social Network Gab to Sell $10 Million in Tokens...
A controversial right-wing social network seeks funding via an ICO to develop its platform for those disaffected by today's social media monopoly.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 20:13 UTC
2018 might be the year of the 'Great Crypto Rotation,' says Wall Street investor Tom Lee...
Other cryptocurrencies will gain value this year, marking the start of the "Great Crypto Rotation," says Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:44 UTC
Facebook Is Banning Advertisements for Bitcoin, ICOs - CoinDesk...
Social media giant Facebook has unveiled a new policy that bans advertisements involving bitcoin and initial coin offerings, among others.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:43 UTC
Bitcoin bleeds over news of US government subpoena...
US regulators today subpoenaed one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges as questions mount over a digital token called Tether. A popular substitute for US dollars on various crypto exchanges, Tether provided an easy way for investors to rid
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:40 UTC
Report: CFTC Sends Subpoenas to Bitfinex, Tether...
The CFTC has subpoenaed Bitfinex and Tether, according to a new report from Bloomberg.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:31 UTC
IOTA Cryptocurrency Users Lose $4 Million in Clever Phishing Attack...
A clever hacker made off with nearly $4 million worth of IOTA cryptocurrency after patiently setting up an elaborate phishing site for almost half a year. [...]
By viper1 on 2018-01-29 18:53 UTC
Over $400 Million Stolen From Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange...
Earlier today we reported that cryptocurrencies tumbled overnight after one of the most popular, if unregistered, Japanese exchanges, Coincheck, halted withdrawals amid general confusion as to what prompted the halt. Furthermore, Coincheck said it had sto
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-26 16:31 UTC
Former Ripple Exec Invests $57.5 Million in Digital Money Platform Uphold...
Digital money platform Uphold has received a $57.5 million investment from former Federal Reserve analyst and Ripple chief risk officer Greg Kidd.
By viper1 on 2018-01-25 16:46 UTC
South Korea Announces Deadline for Halt of Anonymous Crypto Trading...
South Korea's financial watchdog has set a date for the introduction of a new rule barring anonymous virtual cryptocurrency trading accounts.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-23 22:30 UTC
Payment Processor Stripe to End Support for Bitcoin Transactions...
Payments processor Stripe announced it would end support for bitcoin in April, citing rising transaction costs and times as two reasons for the move.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-23 22:27 UTC
First shipping ICO -
300cubits, a Hong Kong-based blockchain start-up, announced that it will begin giving out its cryptocurrency called TEU to a selected group of container shipping lines and freight forwarders as from 1 February 2018.
By PortToday on 2018-01-22 22:33 UTC
Bitcoin to crash AGAIN? EU set to create new regulations that could make price plummet...
BITCOIN price could be set for another dramatic fall after Luxembourg's Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna suggested the European Union could soon unleash new cryptocurrency regulations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-18 06:18 UTC
New botnet infects cryptocurrency mining computers, replaces wallet address...
Attacker has generated about $2,000 in digital coin so far in a scam that remains active.
By viper1 on 2018-01-17 22:24 UTC
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