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Hackers steal USD 49 million in cryptocurrency

Upbit estimates it to take at least two weeks for the deposit and withdrawal to resume.

28 Nov 2019 7:45 AM

These technologies will change the way we live in the next decade

What will come in the next 10 years will supersede a lot of what came in fifty years earlier.

13 Nov 2019 8:51 AM

HTC Exodus 1S is the first cryptophone

The highlight of the Exodus 1S is that it is able to run a full bitcoin node, a first for a smartphone.

22 Oct 2019 8:21 AM

UK watchdog warns of danger from unregulated crypto

The FCA said its guidance will inform Britain’s finance ministry as it looks at whether new laws are needed for cryptocurrencies.

01 Aug 2019 1:29 PM

Blockchain launches cryptocurrency exchange with trades at high speed

Launched in 2011 as a cryptocurrency wallet and headquartered in London, Blockchain has raised USD 70 million from investors.

31 Jul 2019 9:09 AM

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Switzerland awaits details on Facebook’s crypto plan

Facebook in mid-June announced plans to launch Libra next year as it expands to e-commerce and digital payments.

24 Jul 2019 1:35 PM

Hackers steal USD 32 million in cryptocurrency from Bitpoint

Bitpoint has halted all services including trading, deposit, and withdrawal of all crypto assets after it noticed the irregular withdrawal.

13 Jul 2019 7:35 AM

‘Cryptocurrency is not money, value based on thin air’: Donald Trump

He added that cryptocurrency, whose electronic nature makes it nearly untraceable, could facilitate illegal activity.

12 Jul 2019 2:46 PM

Facebook’s cryptocurrency project ‘Libra’ halted

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that Facebook’s plan to build a digital currency called Libra “cannot go forward”.

11 Jul 2019 2:17 PM

Cryptocurrency is next Cuban revolution says fugitive US tech guru

John McAfee believes Cuba would never extradite him to the United States.

06 Jul 2019 11:54 AM

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Facebook’s crypto needs deep thought and detail before launch

The coin would mark the social media giant’s entry into one of the least-regulated areas of finance.

03 Jul 2019 12:21 PM

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet

Facebook also formed a Geneva-based association to govern the new coin and hold the reserves, alongside several major partners.

29 Jun 2019 2:10 PM

Hacker steals USD 4.2 million crypto coins from Bitrue

The hackers stole 9.3 million XRP and 2.5 million ADA coins in total.

28 Jun 2019 7:51 AM

US feds to closely observe Facebook’s crypto Libra

Facebook said last week it wanted to expand into payments and launch its own coin, Libra, by next year.

26 Jun 2019 4:04 PM

Just one-in-ten per cent understand how cryptocurrencies work

The rate in which cryptocurrencies are being adopted by global consumers is slowing down.

23 Jun 2019 3:25 PM

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Mozilla releases patch to fix another zero-day in Firefox

The security loophole was being exploited to attack cryptocurrency organisations including Coinbase.

23 Jun 2019 10:41 AM

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies

Countries will be compelled to register and supervise cryptocurrency-related firms such as exchanges and custodians.

22 Jun 2019 11:26 AM

Central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency

Facebook drew worldwide interest this week when it announced plans to introduce a cryptocurrency called Libra.

22 Jun 2019 10:26 AM

Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project after US lawmaker calls

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire called for more regulation of tech companies.

19 Jun 2019 1:24 PM

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns

The whole system is scheduled to launch in the first half of 2020.

19 Jun 2019 12:09 PM

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