Ledger Wallet Customer Data Leak Invokes Threats, Phishing Scams, User Allegedly Loses Life Savings

The cryptocurrency hardware wallet firm Ledger was hacked last June and over a million emails were exposed, according to reports from the...

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DeFi boom drives 1200% increase in DApp volume in 2020: Report

DApp transaction volume has topped $270 billion so far in 2020, with 95% of this figure belonging to Ethereum’s DeFi ecosystem, according...

New staking and governance features back Ocean Protocol’s 40% rally

Data collection, aggregation and analysis have become some of the largest profit generators for companies like Facebook and Google who have designed...

Chinese Tea Retailer Joins the Crypto Mining Industry After Hiring Two Roles to Lead Its ‘Bitcoin Business Plan’

A Chinese tea retailer is looking to make its inception into the bitcoin mining business. Publicly-listed Urban Tea announced the expansion of...

UK Judge Rejects US Extradition Requests for Julian Assange, Wikileaks Holds $800K in Crypto

On Monday, a British judge rejected the U.S. request to extradite the Australian editor, publisher, and activist Julian Assange. Following the U.K....

Advantage China if new regulatory proposals are pushed? Yes, says Circle’s CEO

Popular crypto-platform Circle is in the news after it announced the launch of a major platform upgrade. At the core of Circle’s latest platform...

Mobile Firm Employee Charged for Aiding Crypto SIM Swap Attacks Targeting 19

A 36-year-old Florida-based telco employee was charged Monday over a SIM swapping scam that stole one victim’s cryptocurrency. Stephen...

Verge, XVG price get a helping hand as Visa and MasterCard cut off Pornhub

Verge (XVG), the cryptocurrency now infamous for its links to the porn industry, is on the up again — thanks to a...

Ripple teams up with Novatti Group to expand in Southeast Asia

The partnership seeks to enable real-time remittance between Australia and Southeast Asia.This collaboration will let Novatti’s customers make cross-border transactions via RippleNet.Per...

IMF Cautions Central Banks May Have to Rethink What Constitutes Reserves

The IMF warns that central banks may have to rethink what constitutes their reserve currency holdings. In a recent study, the global...

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Almost $400 Million Short Positions Liquidated as Bitcoin Price Blasts Through $20,000

In a sad turn of events for Bitcoin bears, the price skyrocketed above $20K, leaving almost $400 million...

Bitcoin headed for Christmas volatility as 100K BTC options expire

In a Monday tweet, crypto data provider Skew reported that 102,200 Bitcoin (BTC) options will expire on Friday. Options contracts allow...

The Dollar lost value against Bitcoin

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ETH/USD Retraces 50% Of Recent All-Time High Pullback: Sally Ho’s Technical Analysis 13 December 2020 ETH

Ethereum (ETH/USD) gave back some gains early in today’s North American session as the pair came off to the 581.08 area after trading as high as...

ETH/USD En Route To Fresh Multi-Year High? Sally Ho’s Technical Analysis 5 December 2020 ETH

Ethereum (ETH/USD) extended its recent strong price activity as traders continue to eye the psychologically-important 650 level following the pair’s...

With Custody Play, Goldman Sachs Joins The Digital Currency Sector

A request for information (RFI) has been released by U.S. banking giant Goldman Sachs to investigate virtual currency custody, as per a source within the bank.  The Goldman source, when...

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Bitcoin price risks losing ‘critical technical level’ as stocks under pressure

Bitcoin faces pullback risk as U.S. stocks begin to drop following a six-week rally. U.S....

Bitcoin Rallies Above USD 19K Again, XRP Dumps

It took less than a week for the most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC), to return above the USD 19,000...

MicroStrategy CEO Says Flow of Money From Conventional Assets Into Bitcoin Not a Bubble

Bitcoin activist and the CEO of Nasdaq-listed MicroStrategy, Michael Saylor believes that the flow of money from real-world conventional assets into Bitcoin (BTC) is...

Will Bitcoin kill credit cards?

After DeFi, “institutional investors” has probably been the buzzword for the crypto-market, especially following the likes of MicroStrategy and Square jumping in....

In “Defensive Move,” UK Investment Manager Moves From Gold To Bitcoin

Ruffer Investment Company Limited, an investment management firm based in the UK, has recently added Bitcoin (BTC) to its portfolio. This move highlights institutional...

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Mobile Firm Employee Charged for Aiding Crypto SIM Swap Attacks Targeting 19

A 36-year-old Florida-based telco employee was charged Monday over a SIM swapping scam that stole one victim’s cryptocurrency. Stephen Defiore,...

Using blockchain for personal monetisation

Fundraising has been around for as long as people have been launching new ventures and the ability to raise funds is one of...

Singapore Mall Sells Bitcoin Mining Hardware Station

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bank or single...

EUR/USD regains traction near 1.2130 ahead of ZEW

EUR/USD looks to reverse two sessions with losses.German ZEW survey, EMU’s flash Q3 GDP next of relevance.Focus of attention shifts to the ECB...

Companies Hoarding Trillions in Cash While Others Invest in BTC And Are ‘Rewarded by the Public Markets’

The US Dollar index has been on a decline ever since March, currently down at multi-year lows. Despite this, US companies have accumulated...

Bitcoin Miner, Argo Blockchain, Bought 172.5 BTC ($6M) In January, SEC Filing Shows

As part of the wealth storage policy, Argo Blockchain retains a sum of 501 Bitcoins in its treasury. In the...

The Reported Number of Stolen BTC Drops by 92% as ‘Bitcoin Security Appears to Be Improving’

The number of stolen bitcoins that were publicly reported in 2020 dropped to 4,472 coins or 0.02% of the digital asset’s circulating supply....

Blackrock Wants To Hire A Blockchain Vp To Drive Crypto Demand

BlackRock, the largest asset manager in the world, wants to hire a blockchain vice president whose major role will be to increase the demand...

A Luxury American Hotel Chain Will Now Accept Bitcoins and Dogecoins as Payment

Riding on the recent cryptocurrency hype, a luxury American hotel chain is now allowing patrons to make payments using digital currency, including Bitcoin and Dogecoin.