OpenDNS Security Labs has discovered 100 fake bitcoin and blockchain domains that mimic legitimate bitcoin wallets in an attempt to steal credentials. The domains share a provider with three different names that has used the IP space to sell pornography, false merchandise and phishing sites. The sites, most of which were registered on May 26, continue […]
After a tumultuous Thursday that saw bitcoin price drop below $550, the cryptocurrency is making gains in trading again, scaling beyond $675. Bitcoin price has experienced volatility lately with observers pointing to a multitude of factors including increased buying interest from China supporting the price swell and the temporary outages suffered by digital currency exchange […]
Bitcoin price plunged over $100 today, dropping to a low of $546.84 on the Bitstamp Price Index (BPI). Following weeks of a surging rally that scaled to two-year highs, bitcoin price fell $100 today in a week that saw prominent bitcoin exchange Bitfinex suffer outages. The result for the EU referendum will also be revealed […]
Britain will vote on the European Union Referendum on Thursday when millions of people will decide whether or not to stay in the EU. If Britain decides to leave, though, it could cost the UK economy as much as $5 billion over the next five years, according to a report conducted by consultancy William Garrity […]
Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency, opened today the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Forum on Supporting Responsible Innovation in the Federal Banking System at OCC’s headquarters in Washington DC which brought together “thought leaders from banks, financial technology companies, academia, community and consumer groups.” Curry’s agency is tasked with overhauling […]
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The bitcoin price chart fell through another level of support earlier today, but is clawing its way back to $600. How will we know if the next upward wave is advance or merely a correction? The 1-day candle chart indicators give us clues. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the […]
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Circle, the bitcoin blockchain-centric peer-to-peer payments firm, has raised $60 million in a new funding run from investors in China and has revealed the formation of ‘Circle China,’ based out of Beijing. Blockchain-based payments company Circle has announced a new series round of funding which sees $60 million raised from what the company calls a […]
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Tax evaders stunned by the Panama Papers leak are likely to see bitcoin as a tax haven, according to a California law professor reported. Bitcoin wallets have no physical presence, and they do not require expensive assistance to create and maintain. Bitcoin is especially attractive to workers in the gig economy who exchange skills for money. […]
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Coinetize, a micropayment service that pays in bitcoin, allows any website to accept payments for content. A key goal of the project, which is currently in private beta, is to free website content providers from having to compromise content quality with unattractive advertising that is often needed to monetize the content. Website visitors can purchase […]
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Jaan Tallinn, the co-founder of Skype, is working on finding ways to use blockchain technology to solve problems that require global cooperation, such as overfishing, crime, corruption and deforestation, according to The Telegraph. Jaan Tallinn was speaking at the International Business Festival, a global marketplace for making connections, in Liverpool, U.K. The festival runs through […]