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Sun May 27 07:50, 2018 GMT
UK Internet users are no stranger to website blocking. Many of the world's largest pirate sites, including The Pirate Bay, are inaccessible due to court orders. But does this mean that piracy has been eradicated as well? A look at the most visited websites in the UK suggests that there is still a long way to go. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
How Effective is The UK Pirate Bay Blockade?
Sun May 27 04:33, 2018 GMT
NEWS.com.au Man accidentally threw away $79 million worth of Bitcoin NEWS.com.au There is a finite number of 21 million bitcoins. Part of cryptocurrency's appeal is that it's anonymous, untraceable and can only be retrieved by the person with the private key. Randomly generated by the Bitcoin algorithm, these can be more than 50 ...
Man accidentally threw away $79 million worth of Bitcoin - NEWS.com.au
Sun May 27 03:00, 2018 GMT
Bitcoinist Bitcoin Price Analysis: Rumour Has It… Bitcoinist 'Rumour has it Bitcoin won't see 10k anymore' would serve as a suitable alteration to the chorus of Adele's mega-hit, 'Rumour Has It.' It's obvious that for the time being, bears are in full control of bitcoin price but this time it's a little bit ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Rumour Has It… - Bitcoinist
Sat May 26 23:02, 2018 GMT
Vitalik Buterin Responds to Ethereum Blockchain Size Concerns CryptoSlate The Ethereum blockchain has recently become the center of heated discussion due to its rapidly growing size, with many industry observers noting that increasing bloat may cause issues such as difficulties in archiving or synchronizing. Ethereum co ... and more »
Vitalik Buterin Responds to Ethereum Blockchain Size Concerns - CryptoSlate
Sun May 27 01:42, 2018 GMT
Forbes Five Tips For Blockchain Investing In Media, Entertainment And Advertising Forbes Out of that hour-plus discussion came a number of tips and perspectives that may help others pondering investment in blockchain tech and cryptocurrencies, especially in media, entertainment and advertising. .... "We're finding in Asia a tremendous ...
Five Tips For Blockchain Investing In Media, Entertainment And Advertising - Forbes
Sat May 26 16:03, 2018 GMT
The Real Deal What this blockchain experiment in Bushwick means for RE investors The Real Deal According to the New York Times, Meridio's experiment involves introducing a cryptocurrency token for the eight current investors who own the Bushwick property at 304 Troutman Street; thanks to the underlying blockchain platform, an encrypted digital ...
What this blockchain experiment in Bushwick means for RE investors - The Real Deal
Sun May 27 01:02, 2018 GMT
New York Post I accidentally threw away $60M worth of Bitcoin New York Post There is a finite number of 21 million bitcoins. Part of cryptocurrency's appeal is that it's anonymous, untraceable and can only be retrieved by the person with the private key. Randomly generated by the Bitcoin algorithm, these can be more than 50 ...
I accidentally threw away $60M worth of Bitcoin - New York Post
Sat May 26 21:09, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Spikes Up to $7500 The Merkle The theory was suggested in a series of tweets by a cryptocurrency community known as the Crypto Fam. Analysts in the group suggest that the bears' hold on bitcoin may be coming to an end relatively soon, as institutional bitcoin holders' stashes are ...
Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Spikes Up to $7500 - The Merkle
Sat May 26 22:30, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin still a buy despite recent losses says blockchain venture capitalist. Here's why. CNBC Bitcoin still a buy despite recent losses says blockchain venture capitalist. ... On Thursday, with increased regulatory scrutiny in the cryptocurrency space, the coin fell yet again — this time below $8,000, where bitcoin had hovered for several ... and more »
Bitcoin still a buy despite recent losses says blockchain venture capitalist. Here's why. - CNBC
Sat May 26 22:02, 2018 GMT
The Merkle Pornhub Launches a Free VPN Service to Bypass Internet Censorship The Merkle Internet censorship has become a major problem over the past few years. Despite more and more people getting connected to the internet , it is still nearly impossible to access most information without encountering some form of restriction. As such ... and more »
Pornhub Launches a Free VPN Service to Bypass Internet Censorship - The Merkle
Sat May 26 15:11, 2018 GMT
Yahoo Finance Bitcoin Sees Red Again. Is a Weekend Rally around the Corner? Yahoo Finance A move through to a morning high $7,654.1 fell short of the day's first major resistance level at $7,783.93 and 23.6% FIB Retracement Level of $7,906.4 before reversing. Bitcoin fell to an intraday low $7,318.2 in the late morning to call on support at ...
Bitcoin Sees Red Again. Is a Weekend Rally around the Corner? - Yahoo Finance
Sat May 26 15:55, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Russian Central Bank's Deputy Governor: Blockchain Tech Still Needs to 'Mature' Cointelegraph First Deputy Governor of the Russian Central Bank Olga Skorobogatova has said that blockchain technology is not yet “mature” enough for industrial-scale use, local media outlet Prime reports today, May 26. During a discussion at the St. ... According ... and more »
Russian Central Bank's Deputy Governor: Blockchain Tech Still Needs to 'Mature' - Cointelegraph
Sat May 26 14:56, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) Markets Update: Bear Market Adds Cryptocurrency Trading Uncertainty Bitcoin News (press release) Cryptocurrency markets have had a rough week over the last seven days as many digital assets lost quite a bit of value that most coins had gained two weeks prior. Currently, markets are seemingly consolidating and have remained somewhat stable over the ... and more »
Markets Update: Bear Market Adds Cryptocurrency Trading Uncertainty - Bitcoin News (press release)
Sat May 26 14:16, 2018 GMT
CCN After Last Year's Mempool Drama, Batched Bitcoin Transactions Finally on the Rise CCN When bitcoin transaction fees hit record costs in mid-to late-2017, a race for solutions was in force. The most workable one came in the form of batching bitcoin transactions, and batching's popularity has increased in the background of a general bear ...
After Last Year's Mempool Drama, Batched Bitcoin Transactions Finally on the Rise - CCN
Sat May 26 10:36, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Blockchain Must Adapt to Build Trust in the Internet of Things Coindesk Purists from the cryptocurrency world will argue that a "permissioned blockchain " is an oxymoron; however, some form of identity verification is required for participants who join the network so they can trust the information the Thing contributes to ... and more »
Blockchain Must Adapt to Build Trust in the Internet of Things - Coindesk
Sat May 26 11:43, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Analyst Says Bitcoin May Drop to $5500 Before New Upside In Q3/Q4 2018 newsBTC The cryptocurrency market has been under pressure in 2018 following an extensive race to the top, with Bitcoin breaching the $20,000 level. Traders were expecting the Blockchain Week in New York to trigger a new bullish momentum, but the market lost ... Bitcoin Price : To Reach $7500 or Not? The Merkle Cryptocurrency Market on a Continuous Decline, No Major Movements on the Upside CCN Most Cryptocurrencies Are Rallying Today -- So Why Are Bitcoin and Ethereum Down? Motley Fool all 62 news articles »
Analyst Says Bitcoin May Drop to $5500 Before New Upside In Q3/Q4 2018 - newsBTC
Sat May 26 13:00, 2018 GMT
Seattle Times Bitcoin backlash as 'miners' suck up electricity, stress power grids in Central Washington Seattle Times Bargain electric rates are attracting digital currency entrepreneurs, but three public utilities districts are reassessing how they deal with the surging demand, and whether they should even try to keep up. Residential customers, meanwhile, worry that ...
Bitcoin backlash as 'miners' suck up electricity, stress power grids in Central Washington - Seattle Times
Fri May 25 23:01, 2018 GMT
Forbes What You Can Expect If You Are Willing To Accept Cryptocurrency For Selling Your House Forbes The common response, and the one I voiced to my wife, is that it is generally all about being a part of the emerging cryptocurrency and blockchain movement. After some ... You could always convert your bitcoin to fiat to pay these fees or just use U.S ... Just One Top Crypto Bucked This Week's Market Downturn Coindesk Most Cryptocurrencies Are Rallying Today -- So Why Are Bitcoin and Ethereum Down? Motley Fool all 61 news articles »
What You Can Expect If You Are Willing To Accept Cryptocurrency For Selling Your House - Forbes
Fri May 25 23:44, 2018 GMT
Snopes.com FBI Warns Internet Users to Protect Routers from 'VPNFilter' Cyber -Attack Snopes.com The Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a statement on 25 May 2018 that foreign cyber actors had used a malware program known as VPNFilter to infect “hundreds of thousands” of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide. The FBI is advising people to reboot their routers after foreign cyber criminals hacked into them Business Insider FBI to America: Reboot Your Routers, Right Now Popular Mechanics all 42 news articles »
FBI Warns Internet Users to Protect Routers from 'VPNFilter' Cyber-Attack - Snopes.com
Sat May 26 01:55, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Shenzhen Gov't Partners With Tencent to Fight Tax Fraud With Blockchain Cointelegraph The Shenzhen Municipal Office of the State Administration of Taxation has partnered with technology firm Tencent, according to an official announcement May 25. The partnership aims to establish an “Intelligent Tax” Innovation Laboratory focused on tax ... and more »
Shenzhen Gov't Partners With Tencent to Fight Tax Fraud With Blockchain - Cointelegraph
Fri May 25 23:49, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 25 Cointelegraph Larger players always have an unfair advantage over the retail traders as they have the money and the resources to manipulate prices. Many crypto investors have been complaining against the manipulation in the markets, which hurts small investors. and more »
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 25 - Cointelegraph
Fri May 25 19:37, 2018 GMT
Business Insider The FBI is advising people to reboot their routers after foreign cyber criminals hacked into them Business Insider In a public service announcement, the FBI it has discovered that the foreign cyber criminals used a VPNFilter malware that can collect peoples' information, exploit their devices and also block network traffic. The announcement did not provide any ... FBI to America: Reboot Your Routers, Right Now Popular Mechanics all 39 news articles »
The FBI is advising people to reboot their routers after foreign cyber criminals hacked into them - Business Insider
Fri May 25 21:15, 2018 GMT
Boston.com Ed Markey wants Europe's sweeping new internet privacy rules in the United States Boston.com After months of anticipation, the European Union began enforcing their sweeping new internet privacy rules Friday. Sen. Ed Markey says American companies should take note. The EU's General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, seeks to give ... and more »
Ed Markey wants Europe's sweeping new internet privacy rules in the United States - Boston.com
Fri May 25 21:03, 2018 GMT
Reuters Apple sees steep increase in US national security requests Reuters Such apps help users browse the internet more privately and were used to evade Chinese internet censorship rules. Chinese regulators also forced Apple to remove Microsoft Corp's Skype internet phone and messaging app from the App Store in China. and more »
Apple sees steep increase in US national security requests - Reuters
Thu May 24 15:05, 2018 GMT
USA TODAY Researchers warn 500000 consumer routers infected with malware USA TODAY “These hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities and putting every American's privacy and network security at risk," said FBI Special Agent in Charge Bob Johnson in a statement. Consumers can help protect themselves from malware on their routers by ... Russian Hackers Now Have The Power To Kill 500000 Routers -- But The FBI Is Fighting Back Forbes Cisco warns 500000 routers have been hacked in suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine CNBC Cisco reveals VPNFilter malware infects 500k routers, Ukraine fears they'll be bricked by Saturday CSO Australia Ars Technica  - Reuters Canada  - CGTN (press release) all 254 news articles »
Researchers warn 500000 consumer routers infected with malware - USA TODAY
Fri May 25 15:46, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Price Charts Reveal Trend And Support Levels Forbes The bitcoin price peaked in December, 2017 after an amazing, almost straight-up run for months. It finally broke the uptrend early this year, dropped significantly and has traded mostly sideways-to-down since then with lows placed in February and April.
Bitcoin Price Charts Reveal Trend And Support Levels - Forbes
Fri May 25 17:33, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Ethereum Classic 51% Attack Would Cost Just $55 Mln, Result in $1 Bln Profit: Research Cointelegraph A Brazilian researcher has calculated that it could take just $55 mln to hack a major cryptocurrency network for $1bln profit in new findings, TNW reports Friday, May 22. Husam Abboud of FECAP University in São Paulo used the ... The methods employ a ...
Ethereum Classic 51% Attack Would Cost Just $55 Mln, Result in $1 Bln Profit: Research - Cointelegraph
Fri May 25 16:32, 2018 GMT
Fortune Bitcoin's Fate? This Cryptoasset Manager Sees Two Possible Outcomes Fortune Michael Sonnenshein, managing director of Grayscale Investments, one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency asset managers and a sponsor of eight digital currency trusts for investors, thinks so. Sonnenshein dropped by Fortune's offices to share his ...
Bitcoin's Fate? This Cryptoasset Manager Sees Two Possible Outcomes - Fortune
Fri May 25 15:24, 2018 GMT
New European data protection rules went into effect on Friday.
GDPR leads some US news sites to block access in Europe
Fri May 25 14:02, 2018 GMT
Quartz TV just can't seem to get bitcoin right Quartz Think you know cryptocurrency ? You're probably wrong. Many people assume crypto will seamlessly replace financial institutions, eradicating big banks' seemingly constant misconduct. Others believe crypto will be a surefire money-making solution, only ... and more »
TV just can't seem to get bitcoin right - Quartz
Fri May 25 13:38, 2018 GMT
Forbes How To Hedge Your Bitcoin Bet Forbes When it comes to Bitcoin , in most cases, you're betting that the cryptocurrency will go up indefinitely. That's the nature of a bubble when speculators dominate. But what if you had a chance to protect yourself ... Although the blockchain technology ... and more »
How To Hedge Your Bitcoin Bet - Forbes
Fri May 25 14:26, 2018 GMT
CNBC Wyoming's plan to diversify its economy from fossil fuels ... to blockchain CNBC Proponents say blockchain — the ledger where transactions of digital currencies, like bitcoin , are recorded — could be the kick in the pants Wyoming needs to attract tech businesses and diversify its economy beyond fossil fuels. As for how many of ...
Wyoming's plan to diversify its economy from fossil fuels ... to blockchain - CNBC
Fri May 25 13:30, 2018 GMT
New York Times A Blockchain Building in Bushwick New York Times From the outside, 304 Troutman Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn, looks fairly ordinary. In most ways, it is. But this nondescript three-story, five-unit rental building is part of an experiment in using the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin to transform ...
A Blockchain Building in Bushwick - New York Times
Fri May 25 12:40, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin extends slump, on track for third consecutive weekly loss MarketWatch Bitcoin , the worlds biggest cryptocurrency , is trading below $8,000 Friday, as the regulatory uncertainty is keeping buyers on the sidelines. A single bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.92% last traded at $7,446.53, down 1.4% since 5 p.m. Thursday, Eastern U.S. levels ... and more »
Bitcoin extends slump, on track for third consecutive weekly loss - MarketWatch
Fri May 25 12:24, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Faces Close Below Long-Term Support In First Since 2015 Coindesk More worryingly for the bulls, since the cryptocurrency has not traded below the 50-week MA since October 2015, acceptance below that level would only add credence to the argument that the long-term bull run has ended. As of writing, bitcoin is ... and more »
Bitcoin Faces Close Below Long-Term Support In First Since 2015 - Coindesk
Fri May 25 10:05, 2018 GMT
Reuters South Africa investigates $80 million bitcoin scam Reuters ... potentially thousands more yet to discover they've lost money,” police investigator Yolisa Matakata said. The investigation follows a case this week where kidnappers demanded a ransom in bitcoin of nearly $120,000 to release a South African teenage ... South Africa investigates $80m bitcoin ponzi scam Moneyweb.co.za all 6 news articles »
South Africa investigates $80 million bitcoin scam - Reuters
Fri May 25 11:00, 2018 GMT
WIRED 187 Things the Blockchain Is Supposed to Fix WIRED But in this moment, few business trends can compete with the magic of blockchain technology. Blockchains, which use advanced cryptography to store information across networks of computers, could eliminate the need for trusted third parties, like banks, ...
187 Things the Blockchain Is Supposed to Fix - WIRED
Fri May 25 04:48, 2018 GMT
CHOICE Mark Zuckerberg testifies in Brussels as European Union and Facebook intensify internet censorship World Socialist Web Site Tuesday's appearance by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg before European Parliament deputies revealed the close collaboration between European governments and intelligence agencies, and the American internet giant in censoring and monitoring the internet ... facebook google and data privacy CHOICE all 129 news articles »
Mark Zuckerberg testifies in Brussels as European Union and Facebook intensify internet censorship - World Socialist Web Site
Thu May 24 12:33, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Mining Is More Popular -- And More Destructive -- Than Ever Forbes I had been considering the cybersecurity impacts of cryptocurrency mining for several weeks when I saw the recent episode of HBO's Silicon Valley, where it served as a laugh-out-loud recurring gag. Throughout the episode, the character Gilfoyle — a ...
Bitcoin Mining Is More Popular -- And More Destructive -- Than Ever - Forbes
Fri May 25 07:08, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin : Hash Rate Telling A Bullish Story Forbes As the cryptocurrency bear market presses on many investors worry that Bitcoin was just another passing fad. ... Looking at the chart on Blockchain .info, we see a very steady increase in hash rate during the months leading up to and after the market ...
Bitcoin: Hash Rate Telling A Bullish Story - Forbes
Fri May 25 04:04, 2018 GMT
Coindesk EY's Maritime Blockchain Insurance Tech Is Now Live Coindesk A group of companies piloting a blockchain -based insurance platform for the global shipping industry announced on Friday that the technology is now live in commercial use. Dubbed Insurwave, the blockchain platform was developed by professional services ... and more »
EY's Maritime Blockchain Insurance Tech Is Now Live - Coindesk
Fri May 25 01:41, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Shanghai Startup to Use Blockchain to Verify Wine Origin, Fight Counterfeits Cointelegraph VeChain, a Shanghai-based blockchain startup, is testing a blockchain application to verify of the wine supply chain and fight counterfeits, South China Morning Post reported May 24. The Chinese wine industry is worth $2.8 bln, but according to the ... Chinese Startup to Use Blockchain to Track Wine Imports newsBTC all 3 news articles »
Shanghai Startup to Use Blockchain to Verify Wine Origin, Fight Counterfeits - Cointelegraph
Thu May 24 22:02, 2018 GMT
NPR Who Will Fix Internet Privacy Problems? U.S. News & World Report New internet privacy rules to take effect in the European Union on Friday – considered the world's most comprehensive protections yet – come at a time of deep skepticism globally about online protections, according to data that also shows a strong ... 3 Things You Should Know About Europe's Sweeping New Data Privacy Law NPR What Is GDPR and Why Should You Care? WIRED GDPR: Tech firms struggle with EU's new privacy rules BBC News ETCIO.com all 834 news articles »
Who Will Fix Internet Privacy Problems? - U.S. News & World Report
Fri May 25 00:40, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Record $152 Million Lawsuit Ensnares Blockchain Project Augur Coindesk Three years ago, Augur, a prediction market system that runs on the ethereum blockchain , held one of the first initial coin offerings (ICOs), long before the funding mechanism gained mainstream momentum. ... Supported by only a handful of team members ...
Record $152 Million Lawsuit Ensnares Blockchain Project Augur - Coindesk
Thu May 24 22:54, 2018 GMT
CNBC Crypto insider believes regulation is bullish for bitcoin CNBC Crypto insider believes regulation is bullish for bitcoin . 3 Hours Ago. CNBC's Seema Mody on the crypto crackdown. And Ran Neu Ner, ONchain Capital, discusses what regulation means for cryptocurrencies. Watch CNBC Live TV ...
Crypto insider believes regulation is bullish for bitcoin - CNBC
Thu May 24 15:16, 2018 GMT
Ask the Expert: CH Insurance- Cyber Security for Small Businesses The Central New York Business Journal High-profile cyber attacks on companies such as Target and Sears have raised awareness of the growing threat of cyber crime. Recent surveys conducted by the Small Business Administration, Symantec, Kaspersky Lab and the National Cybersecurity ... and more »
Ask the Expert: CH Insurance-Cyber Security for Small Businesses - The Central New York Business Journal
Thu May 24 11:51, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) Bitcoin IRA Investopedia (blog) Though most such IRA accounts tend to carry the name “ Bitcoin ” owing to the brand value linked with the most popular cryptocurrency , they also allow investments in other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum , Ripple, Litecoin , Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Classic.
Bitcoin IRA - Investopedia (blog)
Thu May 24 16:32, 2018 GMT
Entrepreneur Cryptocurrency and the Allure of a Cashless Cannabis Industry Entrepreneur It's most associated with Bitcoin . One of the main topics at the conference was how can blockchain be used in the cannabis industry. The idea of cryptocurrency in the marijuana industry gained momentum late last year when researchers at IBM advised the ... and more »
Cryptocurrency and the Allure of a Cashless Cannabis Industry - Entrepreneur
Thu May 24 15:27, 2018 GMT
Forbes Revolut Adds Bitcoin Cash And Ripple As Users Make 100000 Bitcoin , Litecoin, Ethereum Trades A Day Forbes London-based fintech startup Revolut — which is today adding Bitcoin Cash and Ripple XRP to its cryptocurrency trading app — has revealed its users make around 100,000 Bitcoin , Litecoin and Ethereum exchanges everyday. The fledgling company, which is ... Revolut adds Ripple and Bitcoin Cash support TechCrunch Revolut App Adds XRP, Bitcoin Cash to Crypto Options Coindesk Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 23 Cointelegraph Telegraph.co.uk  - Motley Fool Australia  - Revolut Blog all 60 news articles »
Revolut Adds Bitcoin Cash And Ripple As Users Make 100000 Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum Trades A Day - Forbes
Thu May 24 20:38, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin tracking for slight weekly losses despite news of regulatory crackdowns CNBC Lee had predicted bitcoin would get a boost last week from Consensus and other cryptocurrency conferences during New York City's " Blockchain Week." But the regulatory overhang persisted. On the Friday heading into the week of conferences, bitcoin fell ... Bitcoin value gyrates amid report of Department of Justice manipulation investigation USA TODAY US Department of Justice is investigating Bitcoin price manipulation The Verge The DoJ is reportedly probing the murky world of bitcoin trading Ars Technica Fortune  - Bloomberg  - CNET  - Medium all 106 news articles »
Bitcoin tracking for slight weekly losses despite news of regulatory crackdowns - CNBC
Thu May 24 13:00, 2018 GMT
CNBC DOJ to investigate bitcoin price manipulation: Report CNBC The Justice Department has reportedly opened a criminal probe into the possibility that traders are manipulating the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, reports "Squawk Box's" Andrew Ross Sorkin. Watch CNBC Live TV ...
DOJ to investigate bitcoin price manipulation: Report - CNBC
Thu May 24 18:12, 2018 GMT
Tampabay.com Is Florida's elections system safe from a cyber -attack? Tampabay.com "You can't hack paper." At a cyber -resiliency workshop, all counties were told to join EI-ISAC, a national information sharing and analysis center about election security (most have). "Florida will be watched closely," said Jamie Ward, an Internet ...
Is Florida's elections system safe from a cyber-attack? - Tampabay.com
Thu May 24 20:39, 2018 GMT
"Put the Bitcoin in the bag and nobody gets hurt."
$1.2 billion in cryptocurrency has been stolen since 2017, says report - CNET
Thu May 24 16:00, 2018 GMT
Here are the biggest hacks and scams in cryptocurrency history MarketWatch The biggest hack remains the infamous Mt. Gox hack of 2014 where 850,000 bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.15% worth $450 million at the time, was stolen, leading the exchange filing for bankruptcy and begin liquidation proceedings. Read: Former Mt. Gox CEO does ...
Here are the biggest hacks and scams in cryptocurrency history - MarketWatch
Thu May 24 15:04, 2018 GMT
Reuters About $1.2 billion in cryptocurrency stolen since 2017: cybercrime group Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters) - Criminals have stolen about $1.2 billion in cryptocurrencies since the beginning of 2017, as bitcoin's popularity and the emergence of more than 1,500 digital tokens have put the spotlight on the unregulated sector, according to ...
About $1.2 billion in cryptocurrency stolen since 2017: cybercrime group - Reuters
Thu May 24 15:41, 2018 GMT
Quartz Every cryptocurrency's nightmare scenario is happening to Bitcoin Gold Quartz In recent days the nightmare scenario for any cryptocurrency is playing out for Bitcoin Gold, as an attacker has taken control of its blockchain and proceeded to defraud cryptocurrency exchanges. All the Bitcoin Gold in circulation is valued at $786 ... and more »
Every cryptocurrency's nightmare scenario is happening to Bitcoin Gold - Quartz
Thu May 24 15:37, 2018 GMT
USA TODAY Bitcoin value gyrates amid report of Department of Justice manipulation investigation USA TODAY In general, federal investigators and regulators have been scrutinizing trading in Bitcoin and other digital currencies based on a history of erratic price swings in cryptocurrency values and fears that markets that host the trading may not have ... US Department of Justice is investigating Bitcoin price manipulation The Verge US Justice Department reportedly opens criminal investigation into bitcoin price manipulation CNBC Bitcoin Price Sinks Amid a New Federal Probe Into Cryptocurrency Price Manipulation Fortune CNET  - Financial Times  - Bloomberg  - Bloomberg all 87 news articles »
Bitcoin value gyrates amid report of Department of Justice manipulation investigation - USA TODAY
Thu May 24 15:04, 2018 GMT
CNBC DOJ opens criminal probe into bitcoin price manipulations CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice opened a criminal probe into the possibility that traders are manipulating the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to a report from Bloomberg. The investigation surrounds the practice of spoofing ...
DOJ opens criminal probe into bitcoin price manipulations - CNBC
Thu May 24 16:00, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Crypto vs. RBI: India's Banking Bitcoin Battle Shows No Sign of Letting Up Cointelegraph While there was huge growth and interest from individuals and companies in cryptocurrency and blockchain , the RBI was mostly unswayed, and in the government remained similarly unimpressed. In the hopes of deterring buyers, India's Ministry of Finance ... and more »
Crypto vs. RBI: India's Banking Bitcoin Battle Shows No Sign of Letting Up - Cointelegraph
Thu May 24 15:37, 2018 GMT
NPR 3 Things You Should Know About Europe's Sweeping New Data Privacy Law NPR The U.S. takes credit for creating the Internet , and the European Union seems determined to govern it. On Friday, a sweeping new directive goes into effect called the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Taken together, its 99 articles ... Europe's New Data Protections Will Affect You Too. Here's How. WIRED GDPR: Tech firms struggle with EU's new privacy rules BBC News Microsoft to extend GDPR privacy rights to customers worldwide ETCIO.com all 646 news articles »
3 Things You Should Know About Europe's Sweeping New Data Privacy Law - NPR
Thu May 24 15:11, 2018 GMT
Top Ethereum Token Protocols Which May Replace ERC20 Cointelegraph Image source: Smith&Crown. Right after implementation of ERC20, the number of ICO startups in the cryptocurrency market increased substantially with almost 86,000 tokens issued as of May 2018. Not surprisingly, projects no longer needed to ... Though ... and more »
Top Ethereum Token Protocols Which May Replace ERC20 - Cointelegraph
Thu May 24 10:00, 2018 GMT
BBC News Europe's New Data Protections Will Affect You Too. Here's How. WIRED It will change how companies handle consumer privacy , and will give people new rights to access and control their own data on the internet . That is, if you live in Europe. ... "Some companies may realize it's better to just extend GDPR protections to ... GDPR: Tech firms struggle with EU's new privacy rules BBC News Microsoft to extend GDPR privacy rights to customers worldwide ETCIO.com all 558 news articles »
Europe's New Data Protections Will Affect You Too. Here's How. - WIRED
Thu May 24 13:01, 2018 GMT
Forbes Will Big Banks Make Or Break Bitcoin ? Forbes Disclosure: I don't own any Bitcoin .] Some cryptocurrency experts think that big banks cannot stop Bitcoin even if they develop their own blockchain . Joe Onyero, C.E.O. & Founder of Bebuzee, is one of them. “Big banks cannot break Bitcoin , even if they ...
Will Big Banks Make Or Break Bitcoin? - Forbes
Thu May 24 13:13, 2018 GMT
The Verge US Department of Justice is investigating Bitcoin price manipulation The Verge Bitcoin has always been contentious, especially as prices of the decentralized currency rise and fall at rapid-fire rates. The United States Department of Justice is taking a closer look at that by opening a criminal probe into price manipulation of ... US Justice Department reportedly opens criminal investigation into bitcoin price manipulation CNBC Bitcoin Price Sinks Amid a New Federal Probe Into Cryptocurrency Price Manipulation Fortune Bitcoin slips again on reports of US DoJ investigation Financial Times Bloomberg  - Gizmodo  - Business Insider all 57 news articles »
US Department of Justice is investigating Bitcoin price manipulation - The Verge
Thu May 24 13:06, 2018 GMT
EU residents are being blocked from several services and in some cases having their accounts wiped.
Tech firms battle with GDPR privacy rules
Thu May 24 12:55, 2018 GMT
Spoofing is reportedly at the center of the Justice Department probe.
US investigating bitcoin price manipulation as cryptocurrency runs wild
Thu May 24 09:58, 2018 GMT
CNBC US Justice Department reportedly opens criminal investigation into bitcoin price manipulation CNBC The price of bitcoin fell on the news to $7,339, and was down more than 6 percent, according to bitcoin exchange Coinbase. Volatility in the cryptocurrency market has led to scrutiny from authorities around the world, who are scrambling to figure out ... US Launches Criminal Probe into Bitcoin Price Manipulation Bloomberg Bitcoin slips again on reports of US DoJ investigation Financial Times Is bitcoin being manipulated by traders? The US government has opened a criminal probe Quartz Business Insider  - Gizmodo  - CCN all 45 news articles »
US Justice Department reportedly opens criminal investigation into bitcoin price manipulation - CNBC
Thu May 24 09:32, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Faces Drop to $7K as Bull Defense Crumbles Coindesk The cryptocurrency closed (as per UTC) at $7,494 yesterday - its lowest daily close since April 12 - and looked oversold as per the relative strength index (RSI) in the hourly and 4-hour chart. A resulting corrective rally ran info offers above $7,700 ...
Bitcoin Faces Drop to $7K as Bull Defense Crumbles - Coindesk
Thu May 24 12:23, 2018 GMT
Malware that could 'kill' home routers has been thwarted by the FBI's action against the malicious site.
FBI seeks to thwart cyber-attack on Ukraine
Thu May 24 09:04, 2018 GMT
DOJ launches investigation into bitcoin price manipulation: report MarketWatch The U.S. Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into whether traders are manipulating the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, said a Bloomberg report on Thursday citing unnamed sources. Investigators are focused on illegal ...
DOJ launches investigation into bitcoin price manipulation: report - MarketWatch
Thu May 24 08:40, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg US Launches Criminal Probe into Bitcoin Price Manipulation Bloomberg Such concerns have prompted China to ban cryptocurrency exchanges and nations including Japan and the Philippines to regulate them, contributing to a slump that has sent Bitcoin below $8,000 this year. Still, digital coins continue to be a global ... and more »
US Launches Criminal Probe into Bitcoin Price Manipulation - Bloomberg
Thu May 24 09:40, 2018 GMT
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin on Thursday denied an allegation from Ukraine that Russia was planning a cyber attack on Ukrainian state bodies and private companies ahead of the Champions League soccer final in Kiev on Saturday.
Kremlin denies allegations it planning cyber attack on Ukraine
Thu May 24 08:03, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Manufacturing and Blockchain : Prime Time Is Yet to Come Coindesk Blockchain technology, with its decentralized, consensus-based approach to proving the veracity of each users claims and statements, offers a promising solution - with the added bonus that it might also foster a more equitable world. Manufacturers ...
Manufacturing and Blockchain: Prime Time Is Yet to Come - Coindesk
Thu May 24 09:03, 2018 GMT
Sweeping Internet Privacy Protection Regulations To Take Effect NPR Sweeping Internet Privacy Protection Regulations To Take Effect ... One of the biggest changes in data privacy ever takes effect in Europe Friday. The rules, known as the General Data Protection Regulation, will have implications for U.S. consumers of ...
Sweeping Internet Privacy Protection Regulations To Take Effect - NPR
Thu May 24 07:16, 2018 GMT
Spiked ' Internet safety' just means internet censorship Spiked If anything, outsourcing censorship to social-media firms gives them more power over us, not less – certainly over what we can and can't see in our timelines. What constitutes material that is abusive or offensive is highly subjective. Under Hancock's ...
'Internet safety' just means internet censorship - Spiked
Thu May 24 07:10, 2018 GMT
International human rights lawyers Doughty Street Chambers have lodged a complaint to the United Nations on behalf of Egyptian campaigner Amal Fathy, her husband and their son after the family was seized by police. The post Doughty Street Chambers lodges UN complaint in case of detained Egyptian activist Amal Fathy appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Doughty Street Chambers lodges UN complaint in case of detained Egyptian activist Amal Fathy
Thu May 24 05:01, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Revolut adds Ripple and Bitcoin Cash support TechCrunch While cryptocurrency isn't really Revolut's focus point, it's a good way to get started with cryptocurrencies. If you have a Revolut account, you can now buy and hold Bitcoin , Litecoin, Ethereum , Ripple and Bitcoin Cash. Behind the scene, the startup ... Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 23 Cointelegraph Banking app Revolut extends cryptocurrency push with Ripple and Bitcoin Cash investments Telegraph.co.uk Revolut Users Make 100000 Bitcoin , Litecoin And Ethereum Exchanges Every Day Forbes all 10 news articles »
Revolut adds Ripple and Bitcoin Cash support - TechCrunch
Wed May 23 23:19, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Tom Lee Holds to $25000 Bitcoin Price Prediction, Cites Three Supporting Factors Cointelegraph ... research placing the BTC price at $36,000 in 2019 based on historical averages. The analysis of the relation between BTC mining costs and price led analysts to predict the cryptocurrency's range to be between $20,000 and $64,000 by the end of 2019. As bitcoin plunges, mega-bull Tom Lee stands by his $25000 target CNBC all 7 news articles »
Tom Lee Holds to $25000 Bitcoin Price Prediction, Cites Three Supporting Factors - Cointelegraph
Wed May 23 21:51, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Cash Drops To Lowest In More Than A Month Forbes Iqbal Gandham, UK Managing Director at eToro, voiced his concerns about Bitcoin Cash, emphasizing the digital currency's continued struggle to effectively be the "default" version of Bitcoin . "Though it recently upgraded its blockchain protocol, it ... and more »
Bitcoin Cash Drops To Lowest In More Than A Month - Forbes
Wed May 23 16:18, 2018 GMT
Android Central Keep your internet activity private and secure for life for only $85 Android Central We all value our privacy , and when have so much of our lives online, that privacy and security is paramount. It's far too often that people are the victims of identity theft, doxing, and worse, so having a quality VPN to protect the anonymity of your ...
Keep your internet activity private and secure for life for only $85 - Android Central
Wed May 23 15:28, 2018 GMT
Reuters Russian Hackers Now Have The Power To Kill 500000 Routers Forbes The attacks go back to at least 2016 but, as in the DHS and the U.K.'s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warning in April, it appears the attackers are planning something significant further along the line. (The NCSC told ... the Tor Network ... Cyber researchers, Ukraine warn of possible Russian attack Reuters Cisco warns 500000 routers have been hacked in suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine CNBC Hackers infect over 500000 routers with potential to cut off internet CNET Ars Technica  - The Globe and Mail all 50 news articles »
Russian Hackers Now Have The Power To Kill 500000 Routers - Forbes
Wed May 23 20:05, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Deutsche Boerse: We Are 'Deep At Work' Examining Bitcoin Before 'Moving Forward' Cointelegraph German shares and securities marketplace organizer Deutsche Boerse (DB) said it is “deep at work” examining cryptocurrency integration options, Bloomberg reports May 23. Speaking at an industry event, the company's head of clients, products and core ... 'We're Deep at Work' on Bitcoin : German Stock Exchange Deutsche Boerse CCN all 3 news articles »
Deutsche Boerse: We Are 'Deep At Work' Examining Bitcoin Before 'Moving Forward' - Cointelegraph
Wed May 23 21:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bye Bye, GDAX! Coinbase Buys Ethereum Startup As Part Of 'Pro' Rebrand Forbes Heavily funded cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has purchased Ethereum startup Paradex for undisclosed terms, in a deal announced today. After raising more than $225 million from Graylock Partners and others, the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange ... Coinbase acquires cryptocurrency trading platform Paradex Reuters all 12 news articles »
Bye Bye, GDAX! Coinbase Buys Ethereum Startup As Part Of 'Pro' Rebrand - Forbes
Wed May 23 20:04, 2018 GMT
Don't want your kids exposed to a steady stream of F-bombs or worse? Here's how to apply filters in the major music services.
Block explicit lyrics in music subscription services - CNET
Wed May 23 18:04, 2018 GMT
CNBC As bitcoin plunges, mega-bull Tom Lee stands by his $25000 target CNBC Fundstrat's Tom Lee is standing his ground on bitcoin soaring to $25,000. On Wednesday, the cryptocurrency plunged below $8,000 and traded at around $7,500, essentially giving up most of the gains bitcoin had managed to make from mid-April to early ... and more »
As bitcoin plunges, mega-bull Tom Lee stands by his $25000 target - CNBC
Wed May 23 18:18, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin bull stands by his call on the cryptocurrency CNBC Fundstrat's Tom Lee defends his bullish stance on bitcoin even in spite of the cryptocurrency's fall. Watch CNBC Live TV. You May Like. ‹ › Latest Video. ‹ 01:22. Goldman's winning bet on volatility. 01:22 | 26 Mins Ago. Goldman's winning bet on ...
Bitcoin bull stands by his call on the cryptocurrency - CNBC
Wed May 23 18:33, 2018 GMT
A judge rules that blocking access to the president's tweets violates free speech.
Trump barred from blocking Twitter users by judge
Wed May 23 17:44, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin drops 9%, now back below $8000 CNBC Analysts at Fundstrat predicted bitcoin would rally as much as 69 percent as a result of " Blockchain Week," yet the cryptocurrency has fallen about 13 percent since those conferences kicked off. Some pundits pointed to regulatory news as the key driver ... and more »
Bitcoin drops 9%, now back below $8000 - CNBC
Wed May 23 17:28, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph AI-Based Youtube Bitcoin Explainer Trained By Real BTC Guides Gets It All Wrong Cointelegraph Created by Botnik Studios, which describes itself on Twitter as a “human-machine creative force,” the Youtube video is a voice over of the texts generated by an AI that used “predictive keyboard trained on dozens of Bitcoin explainers.” In order to ... and more »
AI-Based Youtube Bitcoin Explainer Trained By Real BTC Guides Gets It All Wrong - Cointelegraph
Wed May 23 12:15, 2018 GMT
Forbes What Gold's History Teaches Us About Bitcoin As A Store Of Value Forbes The most compelling use case for Bitcoin today is as a store of value. But too often, people dismiss the idea because of Bitcoin's volatility. How can it be a store of value when its price moves 20% in a month? It's a refrain we've heard recently from ...
What Gold's History Teaches Us About Bitcoin As A Store Of Value - Forbes
Wed May 23 17:05, 2018 GMT
TORONTO/KIEV (Reuters) - Hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries, some of the world's biggest cyber security firms warned on Wednesday, in a campaign that Ukraine said was preparation for a future Russian cyber attack.
Cyber researchers, Ukraine warn of possible Russian attack
Wed May 23 16:08, 2018 GMT
Future cyber-attacks could come from robots trained on video games, the Ministry of Defence warns.
UK military fears robots learning war from video games
Wed May 23 14:29, 2018 GMT
Quartz The Venn diagram between libertarians and crypto bros is so close it's basically a circle Quartz The cryptocurrency community believes in a monetary system free from centralized oversight, with decisions driven by the masses rather than regulators. ... According to a recent study, more than 44% of bitcoin holders call themselves libertarian ...
The Venn diagram between libertarians and crypto bros is so close it's basically a circle - Quartz
Wed May 23 12:43, 2018 GMT
MyBroadband Bitcoin Falls Below $8000 for First Time Since Mid-April Bloomberg The declines on Wednesday also coincided with a selloff in financial markets, with stocks and commodities falling on fading optimism over the U.S.'s talks with North Korea and China. Ethereum was also down 5 percent on Wednesday, while Bitcoin Cash ... Bitcoin slumps below $8000 — and the worst is yet to come says one analyst MarketWatch all 2 news articles »
Bitcoin Falls Below $8000 for First Time Since Mid-April - Bloomberg
Wed May 23 11:21, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Former Obama Aide Targeted by Anti- Bitcoin Political Ad for Accepting Crypto Donations Cointelegraph “While [Min's] ad disparages a technology he clearly doesn't understand, the United Nations uses it to address human trafficking,” Forde told Bloomberg, referring to a UN initiative for a blockchain -based digital identity system designed to combat ... and more »
Former Obama Aide Targeted by Anti-Bitcoin Political Ad for Accepting Crypto Donations - Cointelegraph
Wed May 23 14:12, 2018 GMT
The devices targeted by the VPNFilter malware include those from Linksys, MikroTik, Netgear and TP-Link, according to Cisco’s Talos Intelligence Group.
Hackers infected over 500,000 routers with potential to cut off internet - CNET
Wed May 23 13:20, 2018 GMT
CNBC Cisco warns 500000 routers have been hacked in suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine CNBC Cisco on Wednesday warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with highly sophisticated malicious software, possibly in preparation for another massive cyber attack on Ukraine. ... a module ... and more »
Cisco warns 500000 routers have been hacked in suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine - CNBC
Wed May 23 14:51, 2018 GMT
TORONTO/KIEV (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc warned on Wednesday that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with sophisticated malicious software - activity Ukraine said was preparation for a future Russian cyber attack.
Cyber firms, Ukraine warn of planned Russian attack
Wed May 23 13:51, 2018 GMT
(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc on Wednesday warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with highly sophisticated malicious software, possibly in preparation for another massive cyber attack on Ukraine.
Cyber firms warn on suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine
Wed May 23 12:35, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin slumps below $8000 — and the worst is yet to come says one analyst MarketWatch Cryptocurrency prices are under pressure for the third day running with all major coins showing significant losses early Wednesday. Bitcoin , the world's biggest digital currency, fell through $8,000 late Tuesday, taking the total value of all ... and more »
Bitcoin slumps below $8000 — and the worst is yet to come says one analyst - MarketWatch
Wed May 23 12:00, 2018 GMT
CNET Blockchain helps us take green power into our own hands CNET This is part of "Fight The Power," a series about the people, organizations and countries transforming the way we think about energy for the better. One way to get a job with the company you think will help save the planet is to say you'll work for free.
Blockchain helps us take green power into our own hands - CNET
Wed May 23 12:15, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Experimental Voting Effort Aims to Break Ethereum Governance Gridlock CoinDesk Overall, though, in spite of whether a quadratic voting system gets instituted into ethereum , Weyl hopes that going forward, the blockchain will provide a "critical testing ground" in order to scrutinize the effectivity of quadratic voting, potentially ...
Experimental Voting Effort Aims to Break Ethereum Governance Gridlock - CoinDesk
Wed May 23 11:00, 2018 GMT
The Independent London mosque becomes first to accept cryptocurrency after bitcoin declared halal The Independent The Shacklewell Lane Mosque in Hackney announced that it is hoping to raise at least £10,000 in cryptocurrency donations over Ramadan, through both bitcoin and ethereum . Muslims are asked to give away 2.5 per cent of their wealth during the 30-day ... and more »
London mosque becomes first to accept cryptocurrency after bitcoin declared halal - The Independent
Wed May 23 11:00, 2018 GMT
MarketWatch Why a collapse in bitcoin won't kill blockchain MarketWatch Some people think cryptocurrencies are a bubble waiting to pop just like the dot-com bubble in the early 2000s. Using that same analogy for cryptocurrency , what about blockchain , the technology behind Bitcoin and Ether? Here's what you need to know.
Why a collapse in bitcoin won't kill blockchain - MarketWatch
Wed May 23 11:45, 2018 GMT
Canan Coşkun, periodista en el diario Cumhuriyet, se enfrenta a dos juicios por su trabajo periodístico. Nos habla de su actitud frente a los peligros de la vida como reportera en Turquía The post No tenemos tiempo para el miedo appeared first on Index on Censorship .
No tenemos tiempo para el miedo
Wed May 23 09:01, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Price Faces Bear Indicator Not Seen Since 2014 Coindesk Back then, following an identical crossover in June 2014, the cryptocurrency subsequently dropped by 70 percent (from $580 to $166) in the seven months leading up to January 2015. This time around, the bearish crossover will likely occur at the turn of ...
Bitcoin Price Faces Bear Indicator Not Seen Since 2014 - Coindesk
Wed May 23 09:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes Staring Into The Eye Of A Blockchain Forbes If eyes really are windows to the soul, IBM's latest product could lead to blockchain enlightenment. Called a crypto anchor verifier, the technology, which is part artificial intelligence software, part an insanely sophisticated, internally developed ... and more »
Staring Into The Eye Of A Blockchain - Forbes
Wed May 23 07:25, 2018 GMT
Forbes With Blockchain Insurers Opt For Coopetition Forbes At the Blockchain for Insurance summit in London, a gathering of major insurance players, technologists and thought leaders promoting digital transformation using blockchain , a clear pattern is emerging. While the $5.5 trillion global insurance ...
With Blockchain Insurers Opt For Coopetition - Forbes
Wed May 23 04:02, 2018 GMT
Fortune Ticketfly Cofounder and Monero Ringmaster Start New Blockchain Project Fortune The digital admission slips will be tracked and logged on a new, to-be-developed blockchain , also called Tari, complete with its own native, as-yet-unreleased cryptocurrency , dubbed “Tari tokens.” The team also aspires to create a marketplace beyond ... and more »
Ticketfly Cofounder and Monero Ringmaster Start New Blockchain Project - Fortune
Wed May 23 04:05, 2018 GMT
Coindesk MIT Is Testing A Smart Contract-Powered Bitcoin Lightning Network Coindesk "When folks think smart contracts, they think ethereum . Their scripting language is ... One of the most important advantages of this scheme is scalability, because most of the data doesn't need to be stored on the bitcoin blockchain . The other is ...
MIT Is Testing A Smart Contract-Powered Bitcoin Lightning Network - Coindesk
Wed May 23 06:00, 2018 GMT
Accusations of “inciting hatred against the state” and “using social media to spread fake news” are being used to silence government critics. The post Human rights activist Amal Fathy’s arrest comes amid wider crackdown in Egypt appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Human rights activist Amal Fathy’s arrest comes amid wider crackdown in Egypt
Wed May 23 02:42, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Argentinian Bank Now Using Bitcoin for Cross-Border Transactions Cointelegraph Argentinian Banco Masventas (BMV), has announced a partnership Bitex to enable clients to use Bitcoin for international payments as an alternative to SWIFT, according to a Facebook post May 21. Bitex is a blockchain -based financial services provider ... Argentinian Bank to Use Bitcoin for Cross-Border Transactions newsBTC all 4 news articles »
Argentinian Bank Now Using Bitcoin for Cross-Border Transactions - Cointelegraph
Tue May 22 23:03, 2018 GMT
The Independent Cryptocurrency prices influenced by emotion and mood more than economic factors, says study The Independent The price of bitcoin , ethereum and other cryptocurrency is determined by the mood of investors rather than any economic indicators, according to a new study. Daniele Bianchi, an assistant professor of finance at Warwick Business School, found that the ... and more »
Cryptocurrency prices influenced by emotion and mood more than economic factors, says study - The Independent
Wed May 23 02:41, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Price Falls to 35-Day Low Below $8K Coindesk After steadily climbing up to nearly $10,000 on May 6, the price of the world's largest cryptocurrency by trading volume has been on a gradual decline since then towards a current low at $7,876, reflecting a 20 percent drop over the past two weeks ...
Bitcoin Price Falls to 35-Day Low Below $8K - Coindesk
Wed May 23 00:30, 2018 GMT
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Bitcoin explained by AI will melt your brain - CNET
Tue May 22 22:18, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Struggles After Blockchain Week, Possible New Regulatory Pressure Cointelegraph Ethereum (ETH) is is also down, trading at $653.79 down 6 percent over a 24 hour period at press time. Last week, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak compared Ethereum to Apple, saying it, “interests [him] because it can do things and because it's a platform.”.
Bitcoin Price Struggles After Blockchain Week, Possible New Regulatory Pressure - Cointelegraph
Tue May 22 16:53, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Drink-a-day startup Hooch raises $5M as it plans blockchain initiative TechCrunch Drink-a-day startup Hooch raises $5M as it plans blockchain initiative ... Bob Hurst (previously vice chairman of Goldman Sachs), Bonin Bough (former chief media and ecommerce officer at Mondelez) and Teymour Farman-Farmaian (previously CMO and CRO at ...
Drink-a-day startup Hooch raises $5M as it plans blockchain initiative - TechCrunch
Tue May 22 16:55, 2018 GMT
Forbes The Founder Of Bitcoin Pizza Day Is Celebrating Today In The Perfect Way Forbes Eight years ago today Laszlo Hanyecz made history when he conducted what is widely believed to be the first ever purchase using bitcoin . Largely an experiment to see what value, if any, bitcoin had, Hanyecz, a programmer who now works at a backpack ... Bitcoin Pizza Day 2018: Community Celebrates a Takeout Order Now Worth $82 mln Cointelegraph He Paid How Much?! CoinDesk Releases ' Bitcoin Pizza Day' Price Tracker Coindesk 8 years ago, a programmer paid 10000 bitcoins for 2 Papa John's pizzas — now it's the most celebrated day in crypto Business Insider The Independent  - Quartz  - Bloomberg  - Bitcoin Forum all 36 news articles »
The Founder Of Bitcoin Pizza Day Is Celebrating Today In The Perfect Way - Forbes
Tue May 22 19:12, 2018 GMT
TNW California Congressional candidate goes after fellow Democrat with anti- Bitcoin attack ad TNW Forde may very well be the first — or at least one of the earliest — American politicians to come out of the crypto-closet and openly accept donations in the form of cryptocurrency . Which makes Min one of the fist politicians to run anti- Bitcoin ads ... Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global Politics Bitcoin News (press release) all 4 news articles »
California Congressional candidate goes after fellow Democrat with anti-Bitcoin attack ad - TNW
Tue May 22 18:09, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Cash Tumbles As It Faces Multiple Headwinds Forbes The hard fork of the original Bitcoin has been falling in value during a time where the broader digital currency market is experiencing less severe price fluctuations. [Ed note: Investing in ... Jeff Koyen, CEO of 360 Blockchain USA, offered a similar ... Crypto investor Brian Kelly makes the case for bitcoin cash CNBC How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 4 of 4 Bitcoin News (press release) Crypto Bull Explains Why Bitcoin Cash is a Must Own newsBTC Cointelegraph  - The Independent all 65 news articles »
Bitcoin Cash Tumbles As It Faces Multiple Headwinds - Forbes
Tue May 22 18:52, 2018 GMT
The Guardian South Africa kidnappers make ransom demand in bitcoin The Guardian The latest case appears to be the first ransom demand in made for a cryptocurrency in the country. In December 2017, an employee at a cryptocurrency exchange in Ukraine was released by kidnappers after a ransom of more than $1m worth of bitcoins was ... and more »
South Africa kidnappers make ransom demand in bitcoin - The Guardian
Tue May 22 16:15, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Po.et launches lab for developers to build apps on publishing blockchain TechCrunch “Think of what Ethereum did for the spawn of new applications on the blockchain . We want to do the same for media applications on the blockchain by allowing them to leverage the protocol to build and push the media industry in the right direction ...
Po.et launches lab for developers to build apps on publishing blockchain - TechCrunch
Tue May 22 18:27, 2018 GMT
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Tue May 22 16:45, 2018 GMT
Fears of regulation keep bitcoin under pressure MarketWatch “Historically cryptocurrency has been an early adopter product. We are hoping this will bridge this gap,” said Rachael Mayer, senior product manager at ... Ether ETHUSD, -3.37% which runs on the Ethereum network, is down 2.5% to $680.03, Bitcoin Cash ...
Fears of regulation keep bitcoin under pressure - MarketWatch
Tue May 22 14:40, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Bitcoin Pizza Day 2018: Community Celebrates a Takeout Order Now Worth $82 mln Cointelegraph Traditionally accompanied by various social media events, giveaways from cryptocurrency businesses and a considerable amount of pizza-eating, Bitcoin Pizza Day remembers May 22, 2010 – the first time a Bitcoin user purchased pizza with the ... He Paid How Much?! CoinDesk Releases ' Bitcoin Pizza Day' Price Tracker Coindesk Bitcoin Pizza Day is May 22 - Business Insider Business Insider Bitcoin Pizza Day: How a pizza worth $40m shows the ... The Independent Bloomberg  - CCN  - AMBCrypto  - Bitcoin Forum all 30 news articles »
Bitcoin Pizza Day 2018: Community Celebrates a Takeout Order Now Worth $82 mln - Cointelegraph
Tue May 22 16:15, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Circle Targets Cryptocurrency Rookies With Coin Investing App Bloomberg Circle announced last week that it had closed a funding round led by Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain Technologies Ltd. for $110 million, raising its valuation to about $3 billion from a reported $480 million in 2016. The company, which has seven million ... Circle Invest lets you buy the cryptocurrency market TechCrunch all 4 news articles »
Circle Targets Cryptocurrency Rookies With Coin Investing App - Bloomberg
Tue May 22 15:40, 2018 GMT
Telegraph.co.uk Bitcoin can be halal, mosque declares as it becomes the first in the UK to accept cryptocurrency donations Telegraph.co.uk Bitcoin is acceptable in the eyes of Allah, a mosque has declared, as it becomes the first in the UK to accept cryptocurrency donations. Religious advisers at the Masjid Ramadan in Dalston, east London, have said the currency is halal if it is ... and more »
Bitcoin can be halal, mosque declares as it becomes the first in the UK to accept cryptocurrency donations - Telegraph.co.uk
Tue May 22 12:00, 2018 GMT
The Denver Post Why Colorado joined in national “Operation Cryptosweep” to suss out fraudulent cryptocurrency offerings The Denver Post When Colorado regulators went after two out-of-state companies promoting their cryptocurrency offerings to residents earlier this month, it was part of the national “Operation Cryptosweep” that resulted in 70 investigations and 35 enforcement actions ... State regulators launch 'Operation Crypto-Sweep' to police cryptocurrency investment schemes CNBC Operation Cryptosweep: Cryptocurrency Scammers Beware Bitcoinist all 39 news articles »
Why Colorado joined in national “Operation Cryptosweep” to suss out fraudulent cryptocurrency offerings - The Denver Post
Tue May 22 14:12, 2018 GMT
Fears of regulation keeps bitcoin under pressure MarketWatch Altcoins, or digital coins other than bitcoin , are all in the red to begin Tuesday. Ether ETHUSD, -2.65% which runs on the Ethereum network, is down 1.5% to $686.87, Bitcoin Cash BCHUSD, -5.30% has lost 5.7% to $1,167.70, Litecoin LTCUSD, -1.77% is off ...
Fears of regulation keeps bitcoin under pressure - MarketWatch
Tue May 22 12:45, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Is For Agile Companies Forbes Time and again you will hear that Bitcoin is magic money that has no use or purpose and has no intrinsic value. You will be told that you can't buy a cup of coffee with it and that it has no 'use case' as money. Even some 'believers' say it is not ...
Bitcoin Is For Agile Companies - Forbes
Tue May 22 14:03, 2018 GMT
Wall Street Journal Bitcoin Needs Bankers Too: A Handful of Community Banks Say Yes to Crypto Wall Street Journal Silicon Valley Bank, of Santa Clara, Calif., which is known for embracing disruptive technologies, has done business with crypto exchanges but has more recently decided to focus on companies working with blockchain , the technology that enables crypto ...
Bitcoin Needs Bankers Too: A Handful of Community Banks Say Yes to Crypto - Wall Street Journal
Tue May 22 12:07, 2018 GMT
Coindesk He Paid How Much? CoinDesk Releases ' Bitcoin Pizza Day' Price Tracker Coindesk Eight years ago today, the first reported exchange of bitcoin for a consumer product - a pair of Papa John's pizzas - took place. At a total cost of 10,000 bitcoins, it was a milestone for the adoption of cryptocurrency and one that has since been ... Bitcoin Pizza Day: How a pizza worth $40m shows the cryptocurrency's stunning price rise The Independent all 13 news articles »
He Paid How Much? CoinDesk Releases 'Bitcoin Pizza Day' Price Tracker - Coindesk
Tue May 22 10:06, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Failed Bull Breakout Leaves Bitcoin Eyeing Drop to $8K Coindesk Bitcoin's failed bull move on Sunday has left the doors open for the bears to make a comeback. The inverse head-and-shoulders breakout on May 20 signaled a short-term bullish reversal that could have seen bitcoin rise to $9,000 (target as per the ...
Failed Bull Breakout Leaves Bitcoin Eyeing Drop to $8K - Coindesk
Tue May 22 10:45, 2018 GMT
TNW Bitcoin has seen 44 forks since Bitcoin Cash and they are all useless TNW It isn't just the initial coin offerings (ICOs) that are running rampant, it seems cryptocurrency forks are in close competition. Bitcoin alone has seen 44 forks of its blockchain since August last year, according to BitMEX Research. Bitcoin Cash, or ...
Bitcoin has seen 44 forks since Bitcoin Cash and they are all useless - TNW
Tue May 22 10:00, 2018 GMT
WIRED Following a Tuna from Fiji to Brooklyn—on the Blockchain WIRED The massive yellowfin tuna had been tracked across the globe via the Ethereum blockchain . Each stop on the fish's journey, from the landing dock to the processing facility to the truck that drove it to Brooklyn, had been catalogued. The demonstration ...
Following a Tuna from Fiji to Brooklyn—on the Blockchain - WIRED
Tue May 22 11:01, 2018 GMT
Entrepreneur Blockchain Is Not Only About Bitcoin Entrepreneur Blockchain is the technology that supports the use of bitcoin , a cryptocurrency that is making central banks and governments nervous, and it is true that the latter are not sure whether to ban bitcoin , or embrace it, or hope it will vanish as another ...
Blockchain Is Not Only About Bitcoin - Entrepreneur
Tue May 22 10:04, 2018 GMT
Money Magazine Buying a Home with Bitcoin is 'Great Common Sense,' According to Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran Money Magazine Bitcoin's involvement in real estate is uncommon, but not unheard of. Properties have reportedly been sold for cryptocurrency from Texas to Manhattan, and there are currently 140 units for sale or rent on Zillow that mention Bitcoin in their listings ...
Buying a Home with Bitcoin is 'Great Common Sense,' According to Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran - Money Magazine
Tue May 22 08:29, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin Could Be a Problem for US Security Clearances Bloomberg At the same time, young investors have decamped from the halls of prominent financial institutions for the evolving world of cryptocurrency investing, and entire states have pegged their futures to its popularity. The instrument is going mainstream as ...
Bitcoin Could Be a Problem for US Security Clearances - Bloomberg
Tue May 22 10:03, 2018 GMT
CNBC Coinbase: A bitcoin start-up spreading its bets to dominate cryptocurrency economy CNBC The New York Stock Exchange is reportedly planning its own cryptocurrency exchange to meet the needs of institutional investors to trade bitcoin , a move NYSE rival Nasdaq also said it's contemplating. ... Out of 1,500 cryptocurrencies in existence, the ... and more »
Coinbase: A bitcoin start-up spreading its bets to dominate cryptocurrency economy - CNBC
Tue May 22 09:21, 2018 GMT
“My scream for justice has faded away in a bottomless pit” The post European Court of Human Rights is failing Turkey’s endangered freedom of expression appeared first on Index on Censorship .
European Court of Human Rights is failing Turkey’s endangered freedom of expression
Tue May 22 05:08, 2018 GMT
Forbes How Blockchain Can Help Increase The Security Of Smart Grids Forbes And, according to Benjamin Gu, founder and chairman of Daex, blockchain technology may just hold the answer to improved security standards of interconnectivity, data exchanges and permission control. Daex is a cryptocurrency clearing solution based on ...
How Blockchain Can Help Increase The Security Of Smart Grids - Forbes
Tue May 22 09:08, 2018 GMT
In response to alleged failures by Ukraine in the fight against online piracy, last year the MPAA, RIAA and other groups asked the U.S. Government to impose sanctions while the European Commission warned that Ukraine risks damaging relations with the EU. But according to the head of Ukraine's cyber-police unit, complaints received by him are few in number and are actually going down. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
Despite US Criticism, Ukraine Cybercrime Chief Receives Few Piracy Complaints
Mon May 21 17:29, 2018 GMT
Government Technology States Stumble on Internet Privacy - Government Technology Government Technology States jumped in to try to regulate Internet privacy. But they are finding it tough sledding in the face of opposition from Internet service providers and other ... and more »
States Stumble on Internet Privacy - Government Technology - Government Technology
Mon May 21 21:02, 2018 GMT
TheStreet.com Bitcoin Today: Prices Attempt to Recover From One-Month Lows TheStreet.com After weekend action weighed bitcoin prices down to as far as a one-month low $7,970, the top cryptocurrency by market value looked to regain traction Monday, May 21. Prices traded in a narrow band, near about $8,400. Most of the largest ... Bitcoin Mining Electricity Study Reveals How Little We Know Finance Magnates Bitcoin is an energy hog: New numbers suggest how big a problem it is CBC.ca Bitcoin Is Going To Use As Much Electricity As Austria By The Year's End Futurism Digital Trends  - The Verge  - NBCNews.com all 101 news articles »
Bitcoin Today: Prices Attempt to Recover From One-Month Lows - TheStreet.com
Tue May 22 00:36, 2018 GMT
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Bitcoins are worth less than half of what they were in December. Mining them is 60 percent less profitable than it was in 2017. Even retailers of hobbyist mining rigs say they are seeing fewer customers.
As bitcoin world wobbles, mining rig company plans $2 billion IPO
Mon May 21 12:30, 2018 GMT
Forbes How Blockchain Can Transform Currency Forbes Blockchain technology can completely transform the way we handle currency in the new economy by solving many of the age-old problems societies have been dealing with. Let's take a ... There's no way to “copy” a bitcoin and paste it into one's own account. Crypto Tribalism Is Holding Back Blockchain - CoinDesk Coindesk Hodler's Digest, May 14-20: Crypto Ban FUD And Blockchain Adoption Galore Cointelegraph all 19 news articles »
How Blockchain Can Transform Currency - Forbes
Tue May 22 00:22, 2018 GMT
CCN There's a 'decent probability' bitcoin goes to zero, says Vanguard economist MarketWatch Like many cryptocurrency naysayers, Davis was more positive on blockchain , the distributed ledger technology that underpins bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but said the two do not go hand-in-hand like some argue. “Although cryptocurrencies are ... 'Decent Probability' Bitcoin Price Goes to Zero: Vanguard Economist CCN all 6 news articles »
There's a 'decent probability' bitcoin goes to zero, says Vanguard economist - MarketWatch
Mon May 21 23:27, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin cash is a must-own, says crypto investor Brian Kelly CNBC Cryptocurrency investor Brian Kelly said Monday bitcoin cash is the must-own digital currency of the moment. ... The crypto market watchers were expecting the most notable digital coin of all, bitcoin , to rally during Blockchain Week New York. Instead ...
Bitcoin cash is a must-own, says crypto investor Brian Kelly - CNBC
Mon May 21 15:15, 2018 GMT
Singularity Hub Will Bitcoin Use as Much Electricity as All of Austria by the End of the Year? Singularity Hub There are various proposals for more energy-efficient alternatives to the pointless computation used to verify transactions. Most notable is an approach currently being considered by the second-biggest cryptocurrency , Ethereum , that bases decisions on ... Bitcoin Today: Prices Attempt to Recover From One-Month Lows TheStreet.com Bitcoin is an energy hog: New numbers suggest how big a problem it is CBC.ca Bitcoin Has an Energy Issue, and It's Getting Really Serious Interesting Engineering Futurism  - The Verge  - NBCNews.com  - Digiconomist all 101 news articles »
Will Bitcoin Use as Much Electricity as All of Austria by the End of the Year? - Singularity Hub
Mon May 21 16:08, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Won't Encourage Cryptocurrency For Real Estate, But Cryptoeconomics Will Forbes While Bitcoin is stepping into society's massive adoption as a decentralized cryptocurrency , the next-generation blockchain technology brings a lot more to the real estate world than just a payment alternative. For example, Propy is based on the ... and more »
Bitcoin Won't Encourage Cryptocurrency For Real Estate, But Cryptoeconomics Will - Forbes
Mon May 21 20:00, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg 'Pew Pew' Goes the Blockchain Bloomberg We talk a lot around here about the blockchain for banking, and one obvious thing about the blockchain for banking is that it goes pew-pew. You can bring senior executives into a room and tell them that you're upgrading the infrastructure that you use ...
'Pew Pew' Goes the Blockchain - Bloomberg
Mon May 21 18:53, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) All About REX, the New Actively Managed Blockchain ETF Investopedia (blog) REX holds shares of 32 companies focused in the cryptocurrency and blockchain spaces, according to a report by CNBC. The ETF is run by Rex Shares and managed by Brian Kelly, the head of BKCM. BKCM maintains a digital assets strategy for clients.
All About REX, the New Actively Managed Blockchain ETF - Investopedia (blog)
Mon May 21 19:31, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin could be just another failed currency experiment, Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller warns CNBC "None of this is new, and, as with past monetary innovations, a seemingly compelling story may not be enough." The height of the public's fascination was also undoubtedly tied to bitcoin's meteoric rise in price. The world's first cryptocurrency rose ...
Bitcoin could be just another failed currency experiment, Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller warns - CNBC
Mon May 21 18:32, 2018 GMT
Entrepreneur 4 Great Industries for Blockchain Advancement and Forward-Thinking Entrepreneurs Entrepreneur Technology is a force that is constantly disrupting and reshaping industries with no sign of slowing down. Blockchain is one of the more powerful new technological developments in recent memory, offering industries the ability to make transparent ...
4 Great Industries for Blockchain Advancement and Forward-Thinking Entrepreneurs - Entrepreneur
Mon May 21 15:34, 2018 GMT
CNBC State regulators launch 'Operation Crypto-Sweep' to police cryptocurrency investment schemes CNBC Regulators in the U.S. and Canada are launching a widespread crackdown on some cryptocurrency investment schemes, members of the North American Securities Administrators Association said Monday. More than 40 state and provincial watchdogs are ... Regulators crack down on suspicious cryptocurrency investment schemes Los Angeles Times Buyers beware: It could be the next Bitcoin -- or a scam Detroit Free Press all 20 news articles »
State regulators launch 'Operation Crypto-Sweep' to police cryptocurrency investment schemes - CNBC
Mon May 21 16:58, 2018 GMT
The Independent Google courts ethereum founder for possible cryptocurrency project The Independent Neither Google nor Mr Buterin responded immediately to a request for comment, however the tech company has previously revealed that it is interested in blockchain – the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum . “Like many new ... Breaking: Vitalik Buterin Considering Google? Asks Followers if He Should Leave Ethereum for Tech Giant Cryptovest all 11 news articles »
Google courts ethereum founder for possible cryptocurrency project - The Independent
Mon May 21 15:30, 2018 GMT
Bankrate.com How to responsibly invest in Bitcoin Bankrate.com Connecting your bank account through an ACH transfer is a versatile option, allowing you to use a checking or savings account to buy Bitcoin or cash out when you want to sell. You'll also be able to purchase ... Cryptocurrency purchases are at a high ... and more »
How to responsibly invest in Bitcoin - Bankrate.com
Mon May 21 10:32, 2018 GMT
Washington Post State regulators unveil nationwide crackdown on suspicious cryptocurrency investment schemes Washington Post Securities regulators across the United States and Canada announced dozens of investigations Monday into potentially deceitful cryptocurrency investment products, the largest coordinated crackdown to date by state and provincial officials on bitcoin scams.
State regulators unveil nationwide crackdown on suspicious cryptocurrency investment schemes - Washington Post
Mon May 21 14:35, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Bitcoin Took a Hit Last Week But These Cryptos Fared Worse CoinDesk Bitcoin hogged the limelight in the cryptocurrency markets last week as it fell to one-month lows below $8,000. Yet, while the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization suffered a 3.6 percent week-on-week drop in prices, it still ...
Bitcoin Took a Hit Last Week But These Cryptos Fared Worse - CoinDesk
Mon May 21 12:47, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph China's IT Ministry: 2017 Saw Peak Investment in Domestic Blockchain Industry Cointelegraph A major Blockchain Industry White Paper published by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reveals that the domestic blockchain industry saw “exponential” growth in 2017, according to a ministry press release today, May 21. The 157 ... 2017 Saw 'Exponential' Blockchain Startup Growth, Says China's IT Ministry CoinDesk all 11 news articles »
China's IT Ministry: 2017 Saw Peak Investment in Domestic Blockchain Industry - Cointelegraph
Mon May 21 14:05, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin headed for $20000 in six months, says CEO of cryptocurrency platform MarketWatch The CEO of Atlas Quantum, one of Brazil's largest crypto trading platforms, Rodrigo Marques, said in an email to MarketWatch that the move under $8,000 was an interim low for bitcoin , adding that he expects bitcoin to reach $20,000 in six months ...
Bitcoin headed for $20000 in six months, says CEO of cryptocurrency platform - MarketWatch
Mon May 21 13:57, 2018 GMT
The Independent Bitcoin price bounces back as cryptocurrency returns above $8500 The Independent The price of bitcoin has risen by $500 over the last three days to reverse a slide in value that saw the cryptocurrency briefly fall below $8,000 last week. Bitcoin has experienced a downward price trend since 5 May, when it looked set to break above ... Crypto Tribalism Is Holding Back Blockchain Coindesk $25000 in 2018: Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Sticks to Strong Forecast Despite Failed Prediction CCN Tom Lee Owns his Bad Consensus Bitcoin Prediction newsBTC Cointelegraph  - Moneyweb.co.za  - Bitcoinist  - Bloomberg all 45 news articles »
Bitcoin price bounces back as cryptocurrency returns above $8500 - The Independent
Mon May 21 12:12, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Blockchain's Killer App? Making Trade Wars Obsolete Coindesk ... involved in China's 'Belt and Road Initiative'. The Belt and Road Blockchain Consortium, as our group came to be known, recognized that as supply chains evolve into highly automated, data-driven ecosystems, they will need the transparency ...
Blockchain's Killer App? Making Trade Wars Obsolete - Coindesk
Mon May 21 06:02, 2018 GMT
Forbes Blockchain Startup VChain Is Flying High After Its Royal Seal Of Approval Forbes To pass the time she taught herself about blockchain but, rather than focusing on the super-sexy realm of Bitcoin and finance, she instead explored the rather less sexy non-financial applications of blockchain . After meeting Aleksandr Gorelik, her co ... and more »
Blockchain Startup VChain Is Flying High After Its Royal Seal Of Approval - Forbes
Mon May 21 11:58, 2018 GMT
Digital Trends How much energy does Bitcoin mining require? Experts are unsure Digital Trends One recently released study conducted by Alex de Vries says that Bitcoin mining consumes 24 THw of energy or as much as Ireland. To make matters worse, the study estimates that Bitcoin's energy use is doubling every six months. By the end of 2018, ... Bitcoin is an energy hog: New numbers suggest how big a problem it is CBC.ca Bitcoin Has an Energy Issue, and It's Getting Really Serious Interesting Engineering Bitcoin Is Going To Use As Much Electricity As Austria By The Year's End Futurism The Verge  - Cointelegraph  - Ars Technica  - Digiconomist all 96 news articles »
How much energy does Bitcoin mining require? Experts are unsure - Digital Trends
Mon May 21 09:52, 2018 GMT
The Independent The battle over bitcoin : Scandal and infighting as ' bitcoin cash' threatens to overthrow the most famous cryptocurrency The Independent On 1 August 2017, the blockchain of bitcoin – an online ledger that documents every transaction – was split in two, spawning a brand new rival to the original cryptocurrency called bitcoin cash. The process, known as a hard fork, meant both versions of ... Roger Ver has found a new use for cryptocurrency : crowd-bribing TNW Dr. Craig Wright: Bitcoin Cash will turn all other blockchains into sidechains CoinGeek all 12 news articles »
The battle over bitcoin: Scandal and infighting as 'bitcoin cash' threatens to overthrow the most famous cryptocurrency - The Independent
Mon May 21 10:57, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Back Above $8500: Does Bitcoin's Rally Have Legs? Coindesk The cryptocurrency closed below key technical levels on Thursday, signaling a bearish breakdown, but the sell-off unexpectedly ran out of steam at $7,925 a day later. Subsequently, bitcoin gained more than $500 over the weekend, rising back above ... and more »
Back Above $8500: Does Bitcoin's Rally Have Legs? - Coindesk
Mon May 21 07:00, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Crypto Tribalism Is Holding Back Blockchain Coindesk Further, within the purist crypto sub-community itself, there are internecine battles among proponents of different visions of bitcoin while fierce competition rages between so-called "altcoins," whether ethereum , XRP, EOS or hundreds more. ... But ...
Crypto Tribalism Is Holding Back Blockchain - Coindesk
Mon May 21 10:06, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Former OKEx Chief Joins Rival Cryptocurrency Exchange Huobi CoinDesk "I am a big believer in blockchain technology and view exchanges as the heart of the industry," Lee said in the announcement. The new appointment comes just a week after Lee announced his resignation from OKEx on WeChat - a departure that came after ...
Former OKEx Chief Joins Rival Cryptocurrency Exchange Huobi - CoinDesk
Mon May 21 09:12, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Tradeshift fires-up blockchain to address late payment problem TechCrunch While the cryptocurrency world continues to swirl around in a daze of troughs and highs, startups are continuing to make use of the fundamental underlying strengths of blockchain technology. A new entrant in this race is ... While this doesn't involve ... and more »
Tradeshift fires-up blockchain to address late payment problem - TechCrunch
Mon May 21 03:35, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Support Holding, Bullish Pattern Forming newsBTC For now, though, market watchers are paying extra close attention to the energy costs related to mining bitcoin . This casts doubts on the sustainability of this particular cryptocurrency , but the improved sentiment in the industry to start the week ... and more »
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Support Holding, Bullish Pattern Forming - newsBTC
Mon May 21 08:00, 2018 GMT
CBC.ca Bitcoin is an energy hog: New numbers suggest how big a problem it is CBC.ca But as the digital currency's popularity — and value — has skyrocketed, the increased complexity of the blockchain requires more energy and computing power to solve equations, and now there's specialized computing farms mining for bitcoin . Bitcoin Has an Energy Issue, and It's Getting Really Serious Interesting Engineering Bitcoin Is Going To Use As Much Electricity As Austria By The Year's End Futurism The best times people used company resources to mine cryptocurrency The Verge Digital Trends  - Cointelegraph  - Ars Technica  - Digiconomist all 92 news articles »
Bitcoin is an energy hog: New numbers suggest how big a problem it is - CBC.ca
Mon May 21 09:52, 2018 GMT
The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog) States Stumble on Internet Privacy The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog) Lynn Boyden, an information architect in web services at the University of Southern California, displays a dating website on her computer screen. A California initiative aims to enact state laws prohibiting internet service providers from sharing ...
States Stumble on Internet Privacy - The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)
Mon May 21 09:42, 2018 GMT
Censorship has cross-fertilised and gone viral infecting both democracies and their authoritarian counterparts.   The post Censorship gone viral: The cross-fertilisation of repression appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Censorship gone viral: The cross-fertilisation of repression
Mon May 21 08:10, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk 2017 Saw 'Exponential' Blockchain Startup Growth, Says China's IT Ministry CoinDesk Nearly 40 percent of all Chinese blockchain startups emerged in 2017 alone, according to a new white paper published by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Revealed by the ministry's Information Center on Monday, the blockchain  ... and more »
2017 Saw 'Exponential' Blockchain Startup Growth, Says China's IT Ministry - CoinDesk
Mon May 21 06:42, 2018 GMT
CoinGeek Unblock the Stream: Bitcoin Cash clears the way for global financial inclusion at CoinGeek Conference CoinGeek The software development kit is free to use for those building projects on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain . He adds that they are building a high-level, native scripting language for BCH which would eliminate the need for other scripting languages while ... and more »
Unblock the Stream: Bitcoin Cash clears the way for global financial inclusion at CoinGeek Conference - CoinGeek
Mon May 21 06:00, 2018 GMT
Surveillance Sans Frontiers, Thanks to the Internet Security Boulevard This isn't about hacking or security —it's about expectations of privacy . If you are in the United States, you expect to be subject to U.S. law, and if a Russian judge wants to read your email, you expect them to go through the proper channels—in the ...
Surveillance Sans Frontiers, Thanks to the Internet - Security Boulevard
Mon May 21 05:00, 2018 GMT
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Ethereum Price Analysis: Can ETH/USD Continue Higher? - newsBTC
Mon May 21 04:04, 2018 GMT
Brave New Coin Bitcoin Price Analysis - Consolidation continues Brave New Coin During his keynote speech at Consensus, eToro CEO Yoni Assia announced a new American crypto platform which will be trading Bitcoin , Ethereum , Litecoin, XRP, Dash, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Ethereum Classic, NEO, and EOS. Cryptocurrency trading on ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis - Consolidation continues - Brave New Coin
Sun May 20 19:26, 2018 GMT
Interesting Engineering Bitcoin Has an Energy Issue, and It's Getting Really Serious Interesting Engineering However, Bitcoin stands as the undisputed king when it comes to the most popular cryptocurrency . ... Mining was once a very popular method of earning Bitcoin , and all you had to do was verify ongoing payment in Bitcoin within the blockchain network. Bitcoin Is Going To Use As Much Electricity As Austria By The Year's End Futurism The best times people used company resources to mine cryptocurrency The Verge Is it worth worrying about bitcoin's growing electricity use? Quartz Digital Trends  - Cointelegraph  - Ars Technica  - Digiconomist all 89 news articles »
Bitcoin Has an Energy Issue, and It's Getting Really Serious - Interesting Engineering
Mon May 21 03:04, 2018 GMT
Coindesk 3 Ways Blockchain Is Already Delivering on the Hype Coindesk Endless processions of the prominent were trotted out to denounce the heresy. Hundreds of obituaries and dozens of "bans" later, of course, bitcoin is now worth many billions of dollars. It hasn't just survived but has thrived, and has given rise to ...
3 Ways Blockchain Is Already Delivering on the Hype - Coindesk
Mon May 21 01:54, 2018 GMT
Forbes Breaking the Bank or the Myth of Blockchain Brotopia - or Both? Forbes Through a series of events from May 11 - 17, " Blockchain Week New York City," anchored by headline event Consensus, included a first-ever Blockchain Job Fair. Attendance was estimated at over 8,000 for the 7-day event. By having mainstream ...
Breaking the Bank or the Myth of Blockchain Brotopia - or Both? - Forbes
Mon May 21 02:08, 2018 GMT
Motley Fool Australia Technical Analysis May 20: Bitcoin , Ethereum , Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple CryptoSlate This week, cryptocurrency markets saw a severe drop as Bitcoin fell under the significant support level of $8,000. Although the markets appear to be recovering, traders are encouraged to remain extremely cautious. Using technical analysis, we will look ... Crypto update: Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, and Litecoin surge higher Motley Fool Australia all 2 news articles »
Technical Analysis May 20: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple - CryptoSlate
Mon May 21 00:54, 2018 GMT
www.businessgreen.com Bitcoin now uses as much energy as Ireland www.businessgreen.com De Vries acknowledges the difficulty in estimating the true energy consumption of the Bitcoin blockchain owing to uncertainty about the relative contributions of CPU work, cooling, and other uses of electricity, as well as secrecy around Bitcoin mining ... Bitcoin Has an Energy Issue, and It's Getting Really Serious Interesting Engineering Bitcoin Is Going To Use As Much Electricity As Austria By The Year's End Futurism The best times people used company resources to mine cryptocurrency The Verge Digital Trends  - Cointelegraph  - Ars Technica  - EurekAlert all 85 news articles »
Bitcoin now uses as much energy as Ireland - www.businessgreen.com
Thu May 17 17:02, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Fails To Accomplish Predicted Rally Following NYC Crypto Conference Cointelegraph Bitcoin's (BTC) price has gone down around 10 percent this week since crypto conference Consensus ended yesterday, May 16, despite predictions that the event would cause the crypto markets to skyrocket. ... Source: Cointelegraph Ethereum Price Index. Top Altcoin Markets of 2015 Gain 10000% in 3 Years Bitcoin News (press release) all 72 news articles »
Bitcoin Price Fails To Accomplish Predicted Rally Following NYC Crypto Conference - Cointelegraph
Sun May 20 12:00, 2018 GMT
Bitcoinist Why Cryptocurrency and Talent Development Go Hand in Hand Bitcoinist A recent survey of Bitcoin investors found that over 50% are between 18 and 34 years old. The same young people ... and reliability. Cryptocurrency e-learning transactions could even automatically register newly earned credentials on a blockchain resume.
Why Cryptocurrency and Talent Development Go Hand in Hand - Bitcoinist
Sun May 20 21:00, 2018 GMT
CCN Mobile Simpsons Game Adds Bitcoin Mining, Annoying Blockchain Evangelist in Latest Update CCN In the new quest, called Crypto Cool, added to the game this week, the player is first tasked with getting Martin to mention blockchain numerous times, without ever explain what it is. At one point during the dialogue, he says “I mined some bitcoin ...
Mobile Simpsons Game Adds Bitcoin Mining, Annoying Blockchain Evangelist in Latest Update - CCN
Fri May 18 13:32, 2018 GMT
Forbes WankCoin Is The Porn Cryptocurrency Token You Knew Was Inevitable Forbes In this use case, blockchain is a technology that enables token based transactions layered with security and smart contracts that remove our identifying personal and financial information from the transaction. But I'm not here to lecture you about the ...
WankCoin Is The Porn Cryptocurrency Token You Knew Was Inevitable - Forbes
Sun May 20 20:17, 2018 GMT
Alibaba Founder Bullish about Blockchain But Doesn't Care About Bitcoin CryptoSlate While Ma may be disappointed that blockchain technology is being used primarily in the pursuit of profits, Alibaba is not averse to leveraging the benefits it offers. In January this year, Alibaba was rumored to have invested in a new cryptocurrency ... and more »
Alibaba Founder Bullish about Blockchain But Doesn't Care About Bitcoin - CryptoSlate
Sun May 20 19:31, 2018 GMT
CCN Bitmain Backs Circle's Stable Cryptocurrency With a $110 Million Funding Round CCN Bitmain, a multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency mining equipment manufacturer based in China, has led a $110 million Series E funding round for Circle, a blockchain -focused financial company, in support of Circle's short-term plan of launching a stable ...
Bitmain Backs Circle's Stable Cryptocurrency With a $110 Million Funding Round - CCN
Sun May 20 13:51, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Fundstrat's Lee Admits Poor Prediction of Bitcoin Rally, Still Expects $25k Price by Year End Cointelegraph Having accurately predicted the growth of crypto markets after the US tax day in April, Tom Lee made another Bitcoin prediction on May 7, saying that the cryptocurrency will rally during and after the Consensus conference takes place in New York May 14-16. Cryptocurrency Market Dropped $52 Billion in Blockchain Week, Factors and Trends newsBTC There is no 'Consensus' Concerning the Direction of Bitcoin Price Bitcoinist Fundstrat's Bitcoin Price Rally Prediction Fell Flat: Tom Lee Explains Why CCN all 24 news articles »
Fundstrat's Lee Admits Poor Prediction of Bitcoin Rally, Still Expects $25k Price by Year End - Cointelegraph
Sun May 20 16:52, 2018 GMT
CCN How Bitfinex's Tax Requirement May Have Contributed to the Bitcoin Price Correction CCN On May 17, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency and bitcoin exchange Bitfinex officially asked its users to submit tax IDs and social security numbers that could be utilized by government agencies in the countries its users are based into tax ... and more »
How Bitfinex's Tax Requirement May Have Contributed to the Bitcoin Price Correction - CCN
Sun May 20 11:01, 2018 GMT
Forbes What Is Cryptocurrency ? A Simple Guide To Understanding Cryptocurrency And Crypto News Forbes Cryptocurrency just wasn't an area I jumped into early on because I had such a lack of knowledge about it. However, as an entrepreneur, ... It seems as if there's a new form of digital currency almost every day, from bitcoin to Ethereum , Dogecoin to ...
What Is Cryptocurrency? A Simple Guide To Understanding Cryptocurrency And Crypto News - Forbes
Sun May 20 04:17, 2018 GMT
Living With Technology / Blockchain Westport News Most people have heard of Bitcoin (a form of “crypto currency”), which uses blockchain technology. How this works is that I buy Bitcoin using real money. Through the use of blockchain technology, I can use my Bitcoin to buy and sell things without ... and more »
Living With Technology / Blockchain - Westport News
Sun May 20 14:31, 2018 GMT
Business Insider 9 star lawyers helping blockchain companies navigate the tricky waters of cryptocurrency regulation Business Insider Considering bitcoin's origins as a decentralized technology designed to disrupt the world banking system, it's no surprise that the cryptocurrency community has a rather tepid relationship with financial regulators like the Securities and Exchange ... and more »
9 star lawyers helping blockchain companies navigate the tricky waters of cryptocurrency regulation - Business Insider
Sun May 20 13:51, 2018 GMT
CCN Opinion: The Bubble is Not Bitcoin CCN One of the things that drive my passion towards cryptocurrency is what's about to come: when people with an actual need for the technology start participating, hordes at a time. Sure, our gains are important. But there's something way .... If everyone ... and more »
Opinion: The Bubble is Not Bitcoin - CCN
Sun May 20 11:26, 2018 GMT
Price Watch: Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Begin to Stabilize CryptoSlate After a rough-and-tumble week, most major cryptocurrencies are inching closer towards green territory. At press time, entities like Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple, and Litecoin all experienced small, yet noticeable hikes in their prices, while others, such ... and more »
Price Watch: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Begin to Stabilize - CryptoSlate
Sun May 20 05:58, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) China Ranks Cryptos: Bitcoin (BTC) Dismal 13 of 28 Bitcoin News (press release) People's Republic of China (PRC) 中华人民共和国 was one of the first governments to ban bitcoin , cryptocurrency . Now, the PRC is the first country to come out with official government crypto rankings. Its China Center for Information Industry ...
China Ranks Cryptos: Bitcoin (BTC) Dismal 13 of 28 - Bitcoin News (press release)
Sun May 20 09:14, 2018 GMT
CCN 0x, Zilliqa, Aelf, and Ontology Record 10% Gains as Tokens Outperform Bitcoin CCN ... blockchain network developed by a team of Chinese developers, increased by more than 17 percent against bitcoin . Today, on May 20, the price of Aelf increased by another 10 percent, becoming the second best-performing cryptocurrency in the market ... and more »
0x, Zilliqa, Aelf, and Ontology Record 10% Gains as Tokens Outperform Bitcoin - CCN
Sat May 19 22:13, 2018 GMT
Bitcoinist Tom Lee Explains Why Consensus Failed to Spark the Bitcoin Rally Bitcoinist Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global is standing by his $25K end-of-year Bitcoin price despite the failure of Consensus to cause the much-anticipated crypto price rally. In an interview with CNBC, the analyst offered explanations for why the conference didn't ... Fundstrat's Bitcoin Price Rally Prediction Fell Flat: Tom Lee Explains Why CCN all 18 news articles »
Tom Lee Explains Why Consensus Failed to Spark the Bitcoin Rally - Bitcoinist
Sun May 20 02:17, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) Cryptocurrency is Property in Russia, Justice Minister Confirms Bitcoin News (press release) A bankruptcy case involving a modest amount of bitcoin has sparked discussions in Russian legal circles. Some say a crypto is nothing more than “a set of characters.” Others, including the justice minister, are categorical – cryptocurrency can't be ...
Cryptocurrency is Property in Russia, Justice Minister Confirms - Bitcoin News (press release)
Sun May 20 00:00, 2018 GMT
CCN There's no 'Consensus' Concerning the Direction of Bitcoin Price Bitcoinist Thomas Lee's predicted post Consensus Bitcoin pop never happened. In fact, the market reversed and is now trading at a monthly low! As usual, investors are wondering where the market will go from here. Fundstrat's Bitcoin Price Rally Prediction Fell Flat: Tom Lee Explains Why CCN all 18 news articles »
There's no 'Consensus' Concerning the Direction of Bitcoin Price - Bitcoinist
Sat May 19 21:00, 2018 GMT
Bitcoinist Gaming Industry Evolves With First HTML5 Blockchain Platform Bitcoinist Egretia has teamed up with Egret Technologies, the leading HTML5 company in the world which has a complete development workflow, to combine its products with blockchain technology. It should add several new features to the HTML5 technology, ... and more »
Gaming Industry Evolves With First HTML5 Blockchain Platform - Bitcoinist
Sat May 19 16:55, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph US: Colorado Proposes Accepting Cryptocurrency for Political Campaigns Cointelegraph Political candidates in Colorado could soon accept Bitcoin or other digital currencies for their campaigns, according to reports by the Denver Post on May 17. Secretary of State Wayne Williams made the proposal for allowing donations of ... Colorado Proposal Aims to Allow Cryptocurrency Donations for Campaigns Bitcoin News (press release) all 4 news articles »
US: Colorado Proposes Accepting Cryptocurrency for Political Campaigns - Cointelegraph
Sat May 19 17:05, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Cash Fork Leaves Users Behind, But Does It Matter? Coindesk The controversial hard fork of bitcoin hard forked again several days ago in an effort to add new functionality to the cryptocurrency protocol and further differentiate it from its predecessor. But in the process - executing at block 530350 - a portion ...
Bitcoin Cash Fork Leaves Users Behind, But Does It Matter? - Coindesk
Sat May 19 17:18, 2018 GMT
Fortune PayPal Alum: How Blockchain Will Change Investing and Why Real Estate Will Be First Fortune On a broader level, Sacks is creating a version of the original blockchain —the anonymous bitcoin network created by Satoshi Nakamoto—that is suitable for regulated securities markets. “[Anonymity] is a feature of digital cash, but it's a bug when it ...
PayPal Alum: How Blockchain Will Change Investing and Why Real Estate Will Be First - Fortune
Sat May 19 12:25, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Fixing the News: Blockchain -Powered Solutions for Media in Crisis Cointelegraph In the US and around the world, quality journalism is going through difficult times. Against the backdrop of steadily declining trust in the mainstream press, systemic issues like the ever-intensifying political polarization of the media, proliferation ...
Fixing the News: Blockchain-Powered Solutions for Media in Crisis - Cointelegraph
Sat May 19 13:14, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin Magazine Bitcoin Magazine's Week in Review: Blockchain's Big Gathering Bitcoin Magazine This week's news was dominated by stories out of Blockchain Week and the Consensus 2018 conference held in New York City. There was free beer ... Stay on top of the best stories in the bitcoin , blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Subscribe to our ...
Bitcoin Magazine's Week in Review: Blockchain's Big Gathering - Bitcoin Magazine
Sat May 19 06:00, 2018 GMT
Wired.co.uk What the hell is Facebook doing on the blockchain ? Wired.co.uk ... there is something jarring about Facebook embracing this technology. First designed as the digital scaffolding for cryptocurrency bitcoin , a blockchain is a permanent, public, online ledger that processes transactions relying on a swarm of users ... Op Ed: Facebook Is Moving Into Blockchain : How Might This Play Out? Bitcoin Magazine all 189 news articles »
What the hell is Facebook doing on the blockchain? - Wired.co.uk
Sat May 19 00:45, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Ethereum Foundation Advisor: SEC Lacks Fundamental ... Cointelegraph William Mougayar, advisor to the Ethereum Foundation, claims that the SEC is “trying to fit a square peg into a round hole” regarding crypto regulation. and more »
Ethereum Foundation Advisor: SEC Lacks Fundamental ... - Cointelegraph
Thu May 17 21:11, 2018 GMT
Forbes Massive Consensus Conference Succumbs To Blockchain 'Echo Chamber' Forbes 8,500 blockchain and cryptocurrency fans packed the New York Hilton Midtown to its gills this week in what organizers were calling the largest blockchain conference ever. Yet, while excitement around these technologies are indubitably at an all-time ... and more »
Massive Consensus Conference Succumbs To Blockchain 'Echo Chamber' - Forbes
Sat May 19 02:26, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Steve Wozniak Compares Ethereum to Apple at Vienna Conference Cointelegraph Wozniak said he still owns one Bitcoin (BTC) and two Ethereum (ETH) to “experiment with paying for different things.” On Thursday, in his opening speech at the conference, Wozniak called blockchain “the next major IT revolution that is about to happen. Ethereum Could Be the Next Apple: Steve Wozniak CCN Apple founder Steve Wozniak hails bitcoin and blockchain as 'next ... The Independent Steve Wozniak: Bitcoin and Blockchain is the 'Next Major IT Revolution' newsBTC Forbes all 20 news articles »
Steve Wozniak Compares Ethereum to Apple at Vienna Conference - Cointelegraph
Fri May 18 19:21, 2018 GMT
CNBC Banks will trade cryptocurrency sooner than people think, says fmr. JPMorgan blockchain executive CNBC Goldman Sachs is reportedly moving ahead with plans to set up the first bitcoin trading operation at a Wall Street bank. But custody is still a huge challenge, Baldet said. Right now, financial institutions have few ways of safeguarding a firm's ... and more »
Banks will trade cryptocurrency sooner than people think, says fmr. JPMorgan blockchain executive - CNBC
Fri May 18 18:08, 2018 GMT
Fortune Why Coinbase's Cryptocurrency Business Could Jump 50% Fortune Coinbase, the largest U.S. Bitcoin exchange, launched new professional-grade trading products for institutional investors this week, citing rising demand for cryptocurrency from smart money heavyweights. ... to be agnostic about the Bitcoin price and ... and more »
Why Coinbase's Cryptocurrency Business Could Jump 50% - Fortune
Fri May 18 19:37, 2018 GMT
Center for Human Rights in Iran Iran Tightens Internet Censorship by Requiring Government Agencies to Use State-Approved Search Engines Center for Human Rights in Iran After banning the widely used Telegram messaging app, the Iranian government is once again deepening its censorship and suppression of internet use in the country by forcing government agencies to use domestic, state-approved online search engines ...
Iran Tightens Internet Censorship by Requiring Government Agencies to Use State-Approved Search Engines - Center for Human Rights in Iran
Fri May 18 17:25, 2018 GMT
New York Times When Thousands Filled a Hilton Ballroom to Ponder the Future of Bitcoin New York Times Seth Kaye has hot pink hair and Pokémon stuffed animals on his shoulder. He's a Bitcoin miner, a designer — and is trying to start a solar farm in Washington where he lives. He was in New York this week for Consensus 2018, a blockchain -themed ...
When Thousands Filled a Hilton Ballroom to Ponder the Future of Bitcoin - New York Times
Fri May 18 16:49, 2018 GMT
Forbes #Consensus2018 Fails To Pump Up Bitcoin Forbes Bitcoin dropped. Ripple dropped. Ethereum dropped. Litecoin dropped. The inability for the enthusiasm of the conference participants (and their twitter accounts) failed to translate into any price gains. I continue to believe that price of crypto is ...
#Consensus2018 Fails To Pump Up Bitcoin - Forbes
Fri May 18 17:01, 2018 GMT
Business Insider I went to the exclusive after-party where cryptocurrency investors blew off steam with drugs and naked dancers Business Insider Around 3 a.m., a nerdcore rapper who goes by the name YTCracker takes the stage to perform two cryptocurrency -themed rap songs, " Bitcoin Baron" and "Crypto Illuminati." He flew into New York expressly to perform at this event. He raps: Told you to snap ... and more »
I went to the exclusive after-party where cryptocurrency investors blew off steam with drugs and naked dancers - Business Insider
Fri May 18 14:23, 2018 GMT
CNBC Barely any bitcoin left in Ark ETFs CNBC But these ETFs' big bet on bitcoin is no longer the case. In mid January of this year, ARK began trimming exposure to bitcoin in both funds, and today bitcoin represents only 0.5 percent and 0.6 percent in ARKK and ARKW, respectively. The ... and more »
Barely any bitcoin left in Ark ETFs - CNBC
Fri May 18 14:03, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Struggles To Stay Above $8000 Forbes Bitcoin prices have been encountering some turbulence lately, repeatedly falling below $8,000 in the last 24 hours and reaching their lowest level since mid-April. The price of Bitcon fell to as little as $7,931.43 this morning on the CoinDesk Bitcoin ... Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD at Risk of Further Declines newsBTC Bitcoin Price Fails To Accomplish Predicted Rally Following NYC Crypto Conference Cointelegraph Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Drops Below $8000 as Bears Twist the Knife CCN all 41 news articles »
Bitcoin Struggles To Stay Above $8000 - Forbes
Fri May 18 14:21, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin slumps to one-month low, trades under $8000 MarketWatch With bitcoin now down by more than 15% from its early May high, when it traded near the $10,000 psychological level, one analyst thinks the market suffered from over-exuberance. “Throughout the year, each time market participants have expected growth, ...
Bitcoin slumps to one-month low, trades under $8000 - MarketWatch
Fri May 18 13:15, 2018 GMT
CNBC Grammy-winning Fugees founder bringing blockchain to your smartphone CNBC Grammy-award winning rapper and founding member of the Fugees Pras Michel is launching a blockchain -enabled smartphone that lets users earn dividends on every purchase. The phone is part of Michel's digital platform Blacture, ... The rapper wouldn't ...
Grammy-winning Fugees founder bringing blockchain to your smartphone - CNBC
Fri May 18 16:38, 2018 GMT
NJBIZ Lawmakers push tighter internet privacy rules NJBIZ State legislators have unveiled a pair of bills that would tighten privacy regulations for internet service providers and websites. Assembly Bill 1527 would require ISPs to obtain the written disclosure from subscribers to release their personally ...
Lawmakers push tighter internet privacy rules - NJBIZ
Fri May 18 15:55, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin rally this week fails to materialize as New York conference brings more hype than substance CNBC Despite calls that bitcoin would rally throughout New York City's " Blockchain Week," the cryptocurrency's price has dropped about 10 percent since the festivities kicked off. Bitcoin fell below $8,000 as the conferences wrapped up Friday, hitting a low ...
Bitcoin rally this week fails to materialize as New York conference brings more hype than substance - CNBC
Fri May 18 15:38, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Crypto Bull Tom Lee Owns Up After Bitcoin Prediction Goes Awry Bloomberg Thomas Lee, head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, predicted on May 7 that Bitcoin would rally during Consensus, the cryptocurrency conference this week that drew thousands of enthusiasts (and some Lamborghinis) to a packed hotel in Midtown ... Cryptocurrency Wealth Dropped $52 Billion During Blockchain Week. Not Even a Snoop Dogg Performance Could ... Fortune 4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Will Become More Valuable Bitcoinist Cryptocurrency Market Loses $42 Billion in 3 Days as Tokens Struggle CCN all 145 news articles »
Crypto Bull Tom Lee Owns Up After Bitcoin Prediction Goes Awry - Bloomberg
Fri May 18 14:04, 2018 GMT
wpgtalkradio.com Congress Won't Act? NJ Looks to Regulate Internet Privacy wpgtalkradio.com Jim Halpert, a lobbyist representing the ISP's trade association, the State Privacy and Security Coalition, said at a February hearing that internet service would basically have to be reinvented for New Jersey if the bill becomes law. “Individual state ...
Congress Won't Act? NJ Looks to Regulate Internet Privacy - wpgtalkradio.com
Fri May 18 13:20, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Hits One-Month Low As $10K Sell-Off Resumes Coindesk Bitcoin's (BTC) drop to one-month lows below $8,000 has strengthened the bear grip on the markets, the technical charts indicate. The cryptocurrency fell to $7,925 on Bitfinex earlier today - the lowest level since April 18 and has retraced 50 percent ...
Bitcoin Hits One-Month Low As $10K Sell-Off Resumes - Coindesk
Fri May 18 08:09, 2018 GMT
Coindesk The Use Cases and Applications for Involving Women in Blockchain Coindesk That's how New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney rallied the crowd on May 13 at the "Women on the Block" event in Brooklyn, New York, where more than 300 people came together to talk about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The event comes ... and more »
The Use Cases and Applications for Involving Women in Blockchain - Coindesk
Fri May 18 10:28, 2018 GMT
Fortune Cryptocurrency Wealth Dropped $52 Billion During Blockchain Week. Not Even a Snoop Dogg Performance Could ... Fortune So much for the Blockchain Week bounce. With thousands of cryptocurrency diehards swarming into Manhattan for this week's Consensus 2018 conference, the prediction from Bitcoin bulls like Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors was that the hype-filled ... 4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Will Become More Valuable Bitcoinist all 35 news articles »
Cryptocurrency Wealth Dropped $52 Billion During Blockchain Week. Not Even a Snoop Dogg Performance Could ... - Fortune
Fri May 18 11:27, 2018 GMT
HANOI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A struggle over internet laws in Vietnam is pitting a government keen on maintaining tight control against U.S. technology companies trying to fight off onerous new rules - with the country's online dissidents among the biggest losers.
Vietnam set to tighten clamps on Facebook and Google, threatening dissidents
Fri May 18 07:26, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Why JP Morgan's Blockchain Patent Application Is Not That Surprising Cointelegraph JP Morgan is also one of over 300 members that make up the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA). The bank has a strong record of ... Blockchain has moved on from just being the technology that underpins Bitcoin and has potential use cases other than just ... JPMorgan has asked a 29-year-old highflier to draw up a cryptocurrency strategy Business Insider Don't Tell Jamie! JPMorgan May Help Its Clients Invest in Cryptocurrency CCN all 13 news articles »
Why JP Morgan's Blockchain Patent Application Is Not That Surprising - Cointelegraph
Fri May 18 03:45, 2018 GMT
Hawaii Public Radio-HPR2 HVCA Panel: Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Hawaii Public Radio-HPR2 Cryptocurrency is the obvious solution, be it bitcoin or bitcoin cash or some other cryptocurrency . It's almost not important. All that matters is that cryptocurrency is the solution that gets us there.” Cryptocurrency exchanges can convert electronic ...
HVCA Panel: Cryptocurrency and Blockchain - Hawaii Public Radio-HPR2
Fri May 18 09:19, 2018 GMT
Turkey’s academia witch hunt hits Kurdish studies the most The post No future without the past appeared first on Index on Censorship .
No future without the past
Thu May 17 12:30, 2018 GMT
NPR Not Just Ballots: Tennessee Hack Shows Election Websites Are Vulnerable, Too NPR "Any web server by definition, is connected to the internet , so it's directly vulnerable to attacks from the internet ," said Doug Jones, an elections cyber security expert at the University of Iowa. It's unclear who conducted the attack in Tennessee ...
Not Just Ballots: Tennessee Hack Shows Election Websites Are Vulnerable, Too - NPR
Thu May 17 19:14, 2018 GMT
People are buying bitcoin — because their horoscope said so MarketWatch The stars are aligning for big gains in bitcoin , astrologers claim, and some investors are actually following that out-of-this-world advice. When Chicago-based investor Marcus Thomas first heard about cryptocurrency in 2017, he was skeptical. “I couldn ... and more »
People are buying bitcoin — because their horoscope said so - MarketWatch
Fri May 18 06:35, 2018 GMT
The FINANCIAL Internet Security and Trust The FINANCIAL The FINANCIAL -- A CIGI-Ipsos global survey reports that majority (52%) says they're more concerned about online privacy than they were a year ago. Around six in ten feel that social media (63%) and search engines (57%) have too much power. More than ...
Internet Security and Trust - The FINANCIAL
Fri May 18 03:49, 2018 GMT
New York Post Inside the extravagant money and parties that define cryptocurrency craze New York Post Kirby Chicas quit his job as a General Electric account manager in Toronto a few months ago to chase a dream he's had for years — to help start a revolution in bitcoin -like cryptocurrencies. Just three weeks into his new job at a startup called ...
Inside the extravagant money and parties that define cryptocurrency craze - New York Post
Fri May 18 02:23, 2018 GMT
CNBC Cryptocurrency investor names his favorite — and least favorite — digital currencies CNBC Cryptocurrency investor names his favorite — and least favorite — digital currencies ... One of them might be bitcoin cash. The coin, priced around $1,200 Thursday evening, was down by about $100 from Tuesday. But that's still almost double its April ...
Cryptocurrency investor names his favorite — and least favorite — digital currencies - CNBC
Fri May 18 02:51, 2018 GMT
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio Congress won't act? NJ looks to regulate internet privacy New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio These NJ congressmen voted to allow internet companies to sell your private info. Jim Halpert, a lobbyist representing the ISP's trade association, the State Privacy and Security Coalition, said at a February hearing that internet service would ... and more »
Congress won't act? NJ looks to regulate internet privacy - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Thu May 17 21:05, 2018 GMT
The Denver Post Colorado wants to allow political donations in bitcoin and other cryptocurrency The Denver Post Colorado is considering allowing political candidates to accept cryptocurrency for campaign contributions. The donations — whether in bitcoin or another digital currency – would be subject to the same state limits as a cash donation, and the value ...
Colorado wants to allow political donations in bitcoin and other cryptocurrency - The Denver Post
Thu May 17 20:44, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Counting Bitcoin's Hidden Costs Bloomberg I mean that literally: A new study by Dutch blockchain expert Alex de Vries estimates Bitcoin alone uses nearly as much electricity as Ireland, with computers around the world ceaselessly trying to mine the stuff. Bitcoin is on track to use 1.8 percent ...
Counting Bitcoin's Hidden Costs - Bloomberg
Thu May 17 16:33, 2018 GMT
Forbes What Determines The Price Of Bitcoin ? Forbes Bitcoin has lost over half its value in less than 6 months. Shortly before Christmas, it was trading at over $19,000; today, it is just $8,299. Unsurprisingly, Bitcoin investors have been predicting meteoritic rises will recommence any day now. But ...
What Determines The Price Of Bitcoin? - Forbes
Thu May 17 19:00, 2018 GMT
Entrepreneur 6 Ways Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Are Changing Entrepreneurship Entrepreneur It's become impossible to ignore cryptocurrency and blockchain -- it's everywhere, and there is no sign of slowing down. As a result, blockchain -based exchanges of information and tokens are releasing a wave of new possibilities for entrepreneurs. The ...
6 Ways Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Are Changing Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneur
Thu May 17 15:39, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin may fall below $8000 as crypto confab fails to stoke buying, analyst says MarketWatch Bitcoin on Thursday traded virtually unchanged, with investors contending with an unexpected lull following the conclusion of the popular multiday Consensus conference. Consensus, in the recent past, has tended to provide a lift to the price of the No. and more »
Bitcoin may fall below $8000 as crypto confab fails to stoke buying, analyst says - MarketWatch
Thu May 17 19:11, 2018 GMT
Fairplay Canada sees its own site blocking proposal as the best option to counter infringing websites. In a reply response to the CRTC, the coalition argues that the 'alternative' judicial option is uncertain, costly, and will take a lot of time. The response further criticizes misleading and false comments from the public, while adding more support for its blocking plans. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
‘Blocking Pirate Sites Through Court is Uncertain, Slow and Expensive’
Thu May 17 19:10, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ethereum is the top public blockchain in the cryptocurrency space, while that of bitcoin, the original virtual currency, is ranked 13th, according to the Chinese government's first monthly Global Public Chain Assessment Index released on Thursday.
Ethereum is top public blockchain, bitcoin No. 13 in China's new index
Thu May 17 17:36, 2018 GMT
The Verge The best times people used company resources to mine cryptocurrency The Verge After all the talk about Bitcoin using up energy, the first scientific paper calculating how much electricity the cryptocurrency needs is here, and it supports the pessimists. Energy use could double by the end of this year, and if it continues at this ... Bitcoin Mining To Use 0.5% Of World's Energy By End Of 2018, Peer-Reviewed Research Shows Cointelegraph New study quantifies bitcoin's ludicrous energy consumption Ars Technica Great Scott! Bitcoin to consume half a per cent of the world's electricity by end of year The Register Grist  - CCN all 16 news articles »
The best times people used company resources to mine cryptocurrency - The Verge
Thu May 17 15:48, 2018 GMT
Forbes Free-Range Beef Bound By The Blockchain Forbes In many ways, Wyoming Senator Ogden Driskill is an unlikely candidate to be leading the blockchain revolution in his home state. His family have been ranchers since the early 1800s, and “delivered cattle to both sides of the Civil War,” as he put it in ...
Free-Range Beef Bound By The Blockchain - Forbes
Thu May 17 17:09, 2018 GMT
TNW Golem CEO: Ethereum is by far the most promising blockchain platform TNW Golem CEO Julian Zawistowski recently joined us for TNW Answers session where he was more than happy to share his views on the company's choice of blockchain platform. “ Ethereum is by far the most promising platform and we cannot see another one that's ...
Golem CEO: Ethereum is by far the most promising blockchain platform - TNW
Thu May 17 13:21, 2018 GMT
Motley Fool It's Time We Got Real About Blockchain Technology Motley Fool While there were a number of catalysts behind this rally, including a weakening U.S. dollar and retail investors controlling a majority of the trading action in cryptocurrencies, it's the emergence of blockchain technology that's been hands-down the ... and more »
It's Time We Got Real About Blockchain Technology - Motley Fool
Thu May 17 16:34, 2018 GMT
Slate Magazine What Is a Blockchain Phone and Why Would Anyone Want One? Slate Magazine The Exodus site claims that each blockchain phone will serve as a node, and that “we want to double and triple the number of nodes of Ethereum and Bitcoin .” Jules White, an assistant professor of engineering at Vanderbilt University, said that the ... and more »
What Is a Blockchain Phone and Why Would Anyone Want One? - Slate Magazine
Thu May 17 16:06, 2018 GMT
Wall Street Journal Buyer Beware: Hundreds of Bitcoin Wannabes Show Hallmarks of Fraud Wall Street Journal In investor documents for a public offering in March, which claimed to have raised $8.3 million, Mr. Boker boasted of his cryptocurrency startup's “powerhouse” team. In his biography, he noted a “respectable history of happy clients” in consulting ... and more »
Buyer Beware: Hundreds of Bitcoin Wannabes Show Hallmarks of Fraud - Wall Street Journal
Thu May 17 16:11, 2018 GMT
The Scope Weekly (blog) Internet security provider DigiCert Illustrates Top Tech Scams The Scope Weekly (blog) Business and individual alike are increasingly concerned with the security of online personal data. The impact is not only felt financially but also on an emotional and mental level, with scammers attacking career sites such as LinkedIn, financial ...
Internet security provider DigiCert Illustrates Top Tech Scams - The Scope Weekly (blog)
Thu May 17 15:11, 2018 GMT
Not the blockchain one. This is another phone.
The specs of the flagship HTC U12+ have just been laid bare - CNET
Thu May 17 13:58, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Bitcoin Mining To Use 0.5% Of World's Energy By End Of 2018, Peer-Reviewed Research Shows Cointelegraph Conversely, the technology behind Bitcoin , blockchain , is being used to alleviate environmental impact in some cases. This week, IBM announced a partnership with Veridium Labs with the aim of tokenizing carbon credits to allow companies to better track ... New study quantifies bitcoin's ludicrous energy consumption Ars Technica Bitcoin Mining Could Use 0.5% of World's Electricity Energy in 2018 CCN all 10 news articles »
Bitcoin Mining To Use 0.5% Of World's Energy By End Of 2018, Peer-Reviewed Research Shows - Cointelegraph
Thu May 17 07:00, 2018 GMT
Wired.co.uk Thursday briefing: Bitcoin could consume as much energy as Austria by 2019 Wired.co.uk New research into the energy consumption of bitcoin indicates that, by the end of the year, the cryptocurrency could account for 0.5 per cent of the world's energy demand: 7.67 gigawatts, roughly the same as that consumed by Austria (Motherboard ...
Thursday briefing: Bitcoin could consume as much energy as Austria by 2019 - Wired.co.uk
Thu May 17 14:30, 2018 GMT
E-Commerce Giant Alibaba's Jack Ma Says Blockchain Is Not a Bubble, Bitcoin Is Cointelegraph Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, spoke out at the 2nd World Intelligence Conference in Tianjin, saying that blockchain technology is not a bubble, but Bitcoin is, Wednesday, May 16. Ma said he has been researching blockchain ...
E-Commerce Giant Alibaba's Jack Ma Says Blockchain Is Not a Bubble, Bitcoin Is - Cointelegraph
Thu May 17 14:35, 2018 GMT
At a blockchain conference in New York, Twitter's CEO reiterated his bullishness for digital money.
Dorsey says the internet will one day have its own currency
Thu May 17 09:29, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Can Hit Previous Highs After 'Structure' Improves: CoinShares CEO Cointelegraph UK cryptocurrency investment products and research provider CoinShares believes Bitcoin will hit previous highs after people “build” on the ecosystem, its CEO said May 16. Speaking to CNBC on the network's Fast Money ... In summary comments online ... and more »
Bitcoin Price Can Hit Previous Highs After 'Structure' Improves: CoinShares CEO - Cointelegraph
Thu May 17 13:26, 2018 GMT
Ars Technica New study quantifies bitcoin's ludicrous energy consumption Ars Technica The bitcoin network is run by miners, computers that maintain the shared transaction ledger called the blockchain . A new study estimates that this process consumes at least 2.6GW of power—almost as much energy as the nation of Ireland. This figure ... and more »
New study quantifies bitcoin's ludicrous energy consumption - Ars Technica
Thu May 17 09:16, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Sberbank Buys Commercial Bonds Issued Over Blockchain Platform CoinDesk Russian bank Sberbank CIB and telecoms firm MTS have conducted what they say is the country's first commercial bond transaction made using blockchain . MTS announced Tuesday that it had placed commercial bonds of 750 million rubles ($12.11 million), ... and more »
Sberbank Buys Commercial Bonds Issued Over Blockchain Platform - CoinDesk
Thu May 17 09:05, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Banco Santander Successfully Completes 'First Practical' Blockchain Investor Voting Pilot Cointelegraph One of the largest banks in Europe, Spain-headquartered Santander has become the first company to use blockchain technology for investor voting, it announced May 17. The second blockchain -related first for Santander in just over a month, the bank ... and more »
Banco Santander Successfully Completes 'First Practical' Blockchain Investor Voting Pilot - Cointelegraph
Thu May 17 10:30, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Maybe Blockchain Isn't as Cool as It Thinks It Is Bloomberg Bloomberg's database of regulatory filings shows no mention of either blockchain or Bitcoin in these companies' disclosures since 2008. The closest was Netflix CFO David Wells, who said on an earnings call last year that a "borderless currency" within ... and more »
Maybe Blockchain Isn't as Cool as It Thinks It Is - Bloomberg
Thu May 17 11:14, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Chinese IT Ministry Cryptocurrency Ratings Released: Ethereum 1st, Bitcoin 13th of 28 Cointelegraph China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has released its official cryptocurrency ratings. The “domestic experts” awarded Ethereum 1st and Bitcoin 13th out of 28 places May 17. As online cryptocurrency news account cnLedger reports ... Chinese Government Praises Ethereum and Ranks it as the Top Blockchain newsBTC China Ranks Ethereum as the World's Best Blockchain Network, Bitcoin at #13 CCN all 33 news articles »
Chinese IT Ministry Cryptocurrency Ratings Released: Ethereum 1st, Bitcoin 13th of 28 - Cointelegraph
Thu May 17 08:58, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Steve Wozniak: Bitcoin And Blockchain Will Achieve Full Potential In a Decade Cointelegraph Apple's co-founder Steve "Woz" Wozniak has commented positively about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology in his opening speech at the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018 in Vienna, Austria. According to a report by Cointelegraph auf ...
Steve Wozniak: Bitcoin And Blockchain Will Achieve Full Potential In a Decade - Cointelegraph
Thu May 17 07:59, 2018 GMT
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Shakespeare under the radar
Thu May 17 04:02, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Axoni, Clearmatics Claim Milestone for Blockchain Interoperability Coindesk "There's a lot of overlap between cross-chain atomic swaps in the cryptocurrency space and the stuff that we are doing," said Sams. "Even though the domain application is entirely different, the underlying technological primitives are very similar ...
Axoni, Clearmatics Claim Milestone for Blockchain Interoperability - Coindesk
Thu May 17 04:02, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Blockchain For Elections: Advantages, Cases, Challenges Cointelegraph The list of potential uses for blockchain technology span many different sectors with the belief being that almost every facet of life, from finance, technology, economics and sociology, can be disrupted by this decentralized force. However, it is in ...
Blockchain For Elections: Advantages, Cases, Challenges - Cointelegraph
Wed May 16 22:42, 2018 GMT
CSO Australia Are your customers doing enough to help you protect their privacy ? CSO Australia With connected personal home assistants, TVs, security cameras and other devices compounding the existing exposure of smartphones and tablets, many consumers are weighing “how much personal data they should be allowing companies access to and ... home ...
Are your customers doing enough to help you protect their privacy? - CSO Australia
Thu May 17 03:03, 2018 GMT
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's central bank said on Wednesday that a cyber attack had sucked around 300 million pesos ($15.33 million) in fraudulent transfers from five companies, but it was unclear how much thieves had managed to pull out in cash.
Mexico central bank says hackers siphoned $15 million from five companies
Thu May 17 01:28, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin will surge again this year. But here's what needs to happen first, says CoinShares chairman CNBC CoinShares, an investment firm specializing in cryptocurrency , launched the world's first publicly traded bitcoin and ethereum fund. Investors were optimistic that Blockchain Week New York and Monday's Consensus event would help boost the large-cap coin.
Bitcoin will surge again this year. But here's what needs to happen first, says CoinShares chairman - CNBC
Thu May 17 00:02, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple, And Other Major Cryptocurrencies To Get A Boost From New Funds Forbes Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple, and other major cryptocurrencies are expected to get a boost from the launch of two mutual fund-like cryptocurrency index funds, IronChain MiX10 and IronChain MiX10 Institutional. “Both Funds will track the MiX10 Index, a ...
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, And Other Major Cryptocurrencies To Get A Boost From New Funds - Forbes
Wed May 16 19:59, 2018 GMT
CNNMoney The government created a fake cryptocurrency to help you avoid scams CNNMoney The site, HoweyCoins.com, mimics a coin offering, proclaiming, "Combining the two most growth-oriented segments of the digital economy — blockchain technology and travel, HoweyCoin is the newest and only coin offering that captures the magic of coin ... SEC Creates Spoof Cryptocurrency Website To Warn Investors NPR SEC Shows Investors What a Cryptocurrency Scam Looks Like Wall Street Journal The SEC made a fake cryptocurrency to show you how ICO scams work Engadget Business Insider  - Gizmodo all 41 news articles »
The government created a fake cryptocurrency to help you avoid scams - CNNMoney
Wed May 16 23:39, 2018 GMT
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's central bank said on Wednesday a cyber attack that has affected a payments system in the country had hit a total of five companies and that an estimated 300 million pesos ($15.33 million) of irregular transactions had been detected so far.
Mexico central bank estimates hackers hit about $15 million
Wed May 16 15:31, 2018 GMT
Forbes Is Energy Data The Real Winner For Blockchain ? Forbes UK based machine learning start-up Verv executed the UK's first physical energy trade on the blockchain in April 2018. Now it's partnering with Ocean Protocol to develop its longer term goal, an energy information marketplace. Verv sits in a unique ...
Is Energy Data The Real Winner For Blockchain? - Forbes
Wed May 16 19:11, 2018 GMT
Plus: CIA leaker and Twitter trolls.
How Alphabet is working to stop election cyber attacks (The 3:59, Ep. 403) - CNET
Wed May 16 14:18, 2018 GMT
Crypto prices stall; bitcoin at risk of sub-$6000 trade, says one analyst MarketWatch The buzz around the correlation between bitcoin and the annual Consensus conference is dwindling as the No. 1 digital currency continues to face headwinds after slipping below $9,000. The mid-April rally has stalled and now faces some downside risk.
Crypto prices stall; bitcoin at risk of sub-$6000 trade, says one analyst - MarketWatch
Wed May 16 18:15, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Square Inc's decision to allow users of its mobile app to buy and sell bitcoin this year was a "pretty contentious move within the company" and remains a source of internal tension, the payment processor's CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday.
Square's bitcoin move has caused internal disagreement: CEO Dorsey
Wed May 16 16:19, 2018 GMT
Futurism Goldman Sachs Just Launched A New Cryptocurrency Futurism While this sort of goes against the whole point of decentralized and distributed cryptocurrencies like bitcoin , Goldman Sachs and Circle hope to bring some stability to the cryptocurrency market, which has crashed and rebounded an exhausting number of ... Cryptocurrency Startup Circle Raised $110M For Ethereum Coin Backed By US Dollars Forbes Bitcoin May Be Down, but a Digital Currency Startup Still Soars Wall Street Journal Circle raises $110 million, plans to create dollar-pegged cryptocurrency Reuters Coindesk  - CryptoSlate  - Financial Times all 65 news articles »
Goldman Sachs Just Launched A New Cryptocurrency - Futurism
Wed May 16 13:09, 2018 GMT
Money Magazine This Search Engine Is Profitable Without Tracking You Online. And Google and Facebook Could Do It Too Money Magazine Facebook could be profitable without tracking you as intently as it does, but the social media network doesn't want you to realize that. Gabriel Weinberg does. Weinberg is the creator of the search engine DuckDuckGo, an internet privacy company that ...
This Search Engine Is Profitable Without Tracking You Online. And Google and Facebook Could Do It Too - Money Magazine
Wed May 16 15:19, 2018 GMT
TheStreet.com Why Bitcoin is Destined for Bigger Things TheStreet.com Therefore, even though BTC constantly battles with competition from other digital currencies, it is still viewed by Antsey as "the most stable and dominant cryptocurrency with the largest network effect." He also noted that Bitcoin is an "anchor", and ... and more »
Why Bitcoin is Destined for Bigger Things - TheStreet.com
Wed May 16 16:31, 2018 GMT
A coalition of 12 press freedom and civil liberties groups from around the world, including Index on Censorshp, will intervene in a VICE News case seeking to keep confidential conversations between its reporter Ben Makuch and a source from being turned over to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The post Coalition to intervene in Canada Supreme Court case on confidentiality of journalists’ sources appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Coalition to intervene in Canada Supreme Court case on confidentiality of journalists’ sources
Wed May 16 15:07, 2018 GMT
Live Science Bitcoin Is Sucking Up So Much Energy, It Could Stop Being Profitable Live Science The bitcoin network could use 0.5 percent of the world's energy consumption by the end of this year, and it could soon cost so much to mine the cryptocurrency that it stops being profitable. ... In it, Alex de Vries, a financial economist and ... and more »
Bitcoin Is Sucking Up So Much Energy, It Could Stop Being Profitable - Live Science
Wed May 16 13:41, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Releases Client Specifications To Facilitate Interoperability Cointelegraph It focuses on improving the privacy, scalability, and security of Ethereum blockchain applications. At the beginning of May, the EEA's Enterprise Ethereum Architectural Stack went live, a software stack which standardizes the specifications for ... Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Unveils Common Blockchain Standards Coindesk all 4 news articles »
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Releases Client Specifications To Facilitate Interoperability - Cointelegraph
Wed May 16 13:46, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin's True Believers Are Still Waiting on a Conference-Fueled Rally Bloomberg Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors, one of the industry's best known analysts, noted prior to this week's Consensus conference in New York that Bitcoin was relatively cheap and said it was poised to rally even more than in past years. After an ... and more »
Bitcoin's True Believers Are Still Waiting on a Conference-Fueled Rally - Bloomberg
Wed May 16 14:45, 2018 GMT
The Verge The internet's problems haven't changed in 22 years The Verge The article is so on point with regard to 2018 that it also identifies the 1996 equivalent of GDPR, saying that “on the international front, on-line users' concerns led to the passage of Internet - privacy legislation in several countries.” And, of ...
The internet's problems haven't changed in 22 years - The Verge
Wed May 16 12:54, 2018 GMT
Financial Times MBA view: will bitcoin regulation undermine its value? Financial Times Blockchain also powers cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin . Cryptocurrencies are coming under increasing scrutiny, with calls for them to be regulated. Bitcoin is the biggest of them. Some people claim regulation will lead to greater transparency and ...
MBA view: will bitcoin regulation undermine its value? - Financial Times
Wed May 16 13:04, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Bear Revival? Bitcoin Risks Fall Below $8K After 3.5-Week Low CoinDesk Bitcoin (BTC) bears have unraveled the minor rally in prices since Saturday and are now looking to pull the cryptocurrency below the $8,000 mark, the technical charts indicate. The bears' comeback comes after bitcoin saw minor gains after the May 12 ...
Bear Revival? Bitcoin Risks Fall Below $8K After 3.5-Week Low - CoinDesk
Wed May 16 13:22, 2018 GMT
Project Shield offers protection from DDoS attacks that could undermine the democratic process.
Google rolls out free cyberattack shield for elections and campaigns - CNET
Wed May 16 13:18, 2018 GMT
The West Yorkshire Police force do not know their law. The Malicious Communications Act 1988 has no provision whatsoever for "insulting or abusive" messages. The post West Yorkshire Police force do not know their law appeared first on Index on Censorship .
West Yorkshire Police force do not know their law
Wed May 16 13:21, 2018 GMT
Motley Fool 5 of the Most Ridiculous Bitcoin Price-Target Forecasts Motley Fool A good number of cryptocurrency investors view bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology -- the digital, distributed, and decentralized ledger responsible for recording transactions in a transparent and unchanging manner -- as revolutionary ... and more »
5 of the Most Ridiculous Bitcoin Price-Target Forecasts - Motley Fool
Wed May 16 11:40, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Canaan Confirms IPO Filing, Backed by Major Banks Cointelegraph In an interview with Reuters last month, meanwhile, co-chairman Jianping Kong said the numbers were equal to “a quarter of the world's bitcoin blockchain computing power.” Major IPO backers appearing on the filing are Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank AG, ... A company that sold 300000 bitcoin mining rigs last year is seeking the largest crypto IPO ever Quartz Bitcoin Mining Equipment Maker Canaan Files for $1 Billion IPO Bloomberg Chinese bitcoin mining gear makers set sights on world's largest bitcoin IPOs Reuters all 113 news articles »
Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Canaan Confirms IPO Filing, Backed by Major Banks - Cointelegraph
Wed May 16 13:14, 2018 GMT
BERLIN (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors are investigating a cyber attack on a subsidiary of German energy firm EnBW by unknown hackers last summer, the prosecutor's office said on Wednesday.
German prosecutors probing hack of energy firm last year
Wed May 16 12:30, 2018 GMT
In today's major tech news, Facebook deletes 583 million fake accounts, Twitter uses behavioral signals to beat trolls and HTC's first-ever blockchain phone.
Facebook deletes 583M fake accounts, HTC debuts blockchain phone video - CNET
Wed May 16 11:55, 2018 GMT
CNBC Investors are going to buy bitcoin whether advisors like it or not, says financial pundit CNBC Many investors wonder when the right time will be to put some money in bitcoin . It's a question that financial advisors increasingly hear these days. Yet advisors, for the most part, don't recommend investing in digital currency, or in the investment ... and more »
Investors are going to buy bitcoin whether advisors like it or not, says financial pundit - CNBC
Wed May 16 11:10, 2018 GMT
CNBC JP Morgan's Wall Street chief talks China, bitcoin , Amazon and is preparing for an inevitable big downturn in stocks CNBC Pinto: We are looking into that space. I have no doubt that in one way or another, the technology will play a role. [Regarding bitcoin ], you cannot have something where the business proposition is to be anonymous and to be the currency for unknown ...
JP Morgan's Wall Street chief talks China, bitcoin, Amazon and is preparing for an inevitable big downturn in stocks - CNBC
Wed May 16 09:06, 2018 GMT
Mashable HTC's new phone Exodus will embrace the blockchain Mashable But after Ethereum expanded on Bitcoin's original idea, letting anyone run fully fledged apps on the blockchain , we've seen everyone jump on the bandwagon, from photography companies to burger chains. So is HTC just riding the hype without much ... The ... HTC is making a blockchain smartphone TechRadar Yes, HTC is working on a ' blockchain phone' TechCrunch HTC Reveals Plans To Launch Blockchain -Powered Smartphone Cointelegraph Engadget  - The Verge  - TNW all 96 news articles »
HTC's new phone Exodus will embrace the blockchain - Mashable
Wed May 16 08:52, 2018 GMT
Announcing the TechCrunch Session on Blockchain Agenda TechCrunch Among others, this includes, Ethereum's creator, Vitalik Buterin, ConsenSys founder Joe Lubin, IBM/Hyperledger's Brian Behlendorf, as well as Changpeng Zhao of Binance and Galia Benartzi of Bancor. Tickets are still available for purchase. We're ...
Announcing the TechCrunch Session on Blockchain Agenda - TechCrunch
Wed May 16 07:42, 2018 GMT
Quartz A company that sold 300000 bitcoin mining rigs last year is seeking the largest crypto IPO ever Quartz Canaan Creative, the world's second-largest maker of bitcoin mining rigs, yesterday (May 15) filed to go public in Hong Kong, according to media reports (paywall). The Chinese company is reportedly seeking to raise up to $1 billion, in what is expected ... Bitcoin Mining Equipment Maker Canaan Files for $1 Billion IPO Bloomberg Chinese bitcoin mining gear makers set sights on world's largest bitcoin IPOs Reuters all 101 news articles »
A company that sold 300000 bitcoin mining rigs last year is seeking the largest crypto IPO ever - Quartz
Wed May 16 09:01, 2018 GMT
New York Times New Privacy Rules Could Make This Woman One of Tech's Most Important Regulators New York Times Europe's new General Data Protection Regulation is seen by experts as the world's most aggressive set of internet privacy rules. It is expected to come into force on May 25, and it will give more than 500 million people living in the European Union the ...
New Privacy Rules Could Make This Woman One of Tech's Most Important Regulators - New York Times
Wed May 16 07:14, 2018 GMT
Mezopotamya Agency reporter Seda Taskın is standing trial in a case that has been marred by serious flaws, including ill-treatment The post Turkey: Journalist Seda Taskın’s trial shines light on massive irregularities appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Turkey: Journalist Seda Taskın’s trial shines light on massive irregularities
Wed May 16 02:00, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin Mining Equipment Maker Canaan Files for $1 Billion IPO Bloomberg A listing of Canaan would be the first Hong Kong IPO from the cryptocurrency industry. The company has about 15 percent of the global market for bitcoin mining chips and computer equipment, trailing Chinese rival Bitmain, according to a February report ... Chinese bitcoin mining gear makers set sights on world's largest bitcoin IPOs Reuters all 53 news articles »
Bitcoin Mining Equipment Maker Canaan Files for $1 Billion IPO - Bloomberg
Wed May 16 04:03, 2018 GMT
Financial Times Facebook's blockchain move raises eyebrows Financial Times Facebook could use the technology for payments on the social network, by creating its own cryptocurrency , blockchain experts say. It could use it to try to improve privacy, by giving users a new way to own and control their personal data. Or it might ... and more »
Facebook's blockchain move raises eyebrows - Financial Times
Wed May 16 03:48, 2018 GMT
CNBC Why ' Bitcoin Jesus' is so bullish about Bitcoin cash CNBC On Tuesday, bitcoin cash created a new blockchain with 32 MB block size limits. ... Bitcoin cash was also the best performing large-cap cryptocurrency in the last month, beating out other large-cap digital coins like ethereum , ripple and traditional ... and more »
Why 'Bitcoin Jesus' is so bullish about Bitcoin cash - CNBC
Tue May 15 10:38, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: NY Regulator Approves Bitcoin Cash, Zcash and Litecoin Trading Bitcoin News (press release) New York State Department of Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo has announced on Monday that Gemini Trust Company LLC has been authorized to offer the custody services and trading of Zcash, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash on its exchange based ... Winklevoss bitcoin exchange wins NY approval to expand, offer Zcash Reuters A Boost for Privacy in Cryptocurrency : Gemini Announces Support for Zcash Bitcoin Magazine Gemini Exchange to Add Zcash, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin newsBTC Forbes  - New York State Department of Financial Services  - CoinMarketCap  - Medium all 98 news articles »
Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: NY Regulator Approves Bitcoin Cash, Zcash and Litecoin Trading - Bitcoin News (press release)
Tue May 15 14:36, 2018 GMT
Forbes LedgerX Launches First CFTC Regulated Bitcoin Savings Accounts Forbes The only bitcoin platform to receive two licenses from the CFTC is launching a new product for bitcoin bulls. and more »
LedgerX Launches First CFTC Regulated Bitcoin Savings Accounts - Forbes
Wed May 16 00:52, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Casper: What Is Known About The New Ethereum's Network Upgrade? Cointelegraph While 2017 was exciting due to the exponential price speculation of cryptocurrencies, it emerged that neither Bitcoin nor Ether in their present form would be able to become a fully fledged alternative to fiat currencies because of their very low ...
Casper: What Is Known About The New Ethereum's Network Upgrade? - Cointelegraph
Tue May 15 19:20, 2018 GMT
New York Post Feds eye major regulations on cryptocurrency New York Post Virtual currencies like bitcoin have mostly been designed to hide the identities of both the buyer and the seller. For Washington, that's a big problem — and shedding light on crypto-asset movements could be a bitter pill for cryptocurrency ...
Feds eye major regulations on cryptocurrency - New York Post
Tue May 15 22:44, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Yes, HTC is working on a ' blockchain phone' TechCrunch While the Taiwanese company has consolidated much of its mobile offerings in recent years, it announced today at the Consensus 2018 blockchain conference in New York that its upcoming Exodus handset is embracing everyone's favorite tech buzzword. So ... HTC officially announces a new blockchain -powered phone The Verge HTC Plans to Ship a Blockchain Phone This Year Coindesk HTC Exodus is the first major phone for blockchain CNET Engadget  - TNW  - CCN all 35 news articles »
Yes, HTC is working on a 'blockchain phone' - TechCrunch
Tue May 15 22:34, 2018 GMT
(Reuters) - Atlanta's 2019 budget process has been delayed by a March cyber attack that scrambled a swath of government data, temporarily closing courts, halting bill payments and slowing other key services in the most devastating "ransomware" assault on a major U.S. city, a city spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Cyber attack delays Atlanta mayor's first budget pitch
Tue May 15 21:03, 2018 GMT
CNBC Now you can pay for natural personal care products using bitcoin CNBC Michael Cammarata, co-founder and CEO of Schmidt's, told CNBC that in an era of cryptocurrency the company is giving consumers what they want. "Some of the [website's] subscribers were like, 'Hey, we want to be able to pay in bitcoin ,'" he said Tuesday ...
Now you can pay for natural personal care products using bitcoin - CNBC
Tue May 15 20:42, 2018 GMT
Ars Technica Man who claims he created bitcoin committed perjury, lawsuit says Ars Technica The lawsuit now argues that Craig Wright recently lied about his supposed lack of connections to a Florida-based bitcoin -related company. Wright apparently co-founded and co-owned the company with a now-deceased Florida man who had a significant role ...
Man who claims he created bitcoin committed perjury, lawsuit says - Ars Technica
Tue May 15 17:22, 2018 GMT
MarketWatch Bitcoin fans troll Warren Buffett with 'Rat Poison Squared' clothing line MarketWatch To mark the occasion, ECoinmerce is selling everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs bearing the “Rat Poison Squared” logo. Prices range from $19.99 to $39.99. “This clothing line is intended to give Bitcoin and cryptocurrency enthusiasts pride in their ...
Bitcoin fans troll Warren Buffett with 'Rat Poison Squared' clothing line - MarketWatch
Tue May 15 17:47, 2018 GMT
Fortune Here's Why Cryptocurrency Zcash Is Soaring While Bitcoin Languishes Fortune The price of cryptocurrency poster child Bitcoin has languished in recent days owing to the raid of a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Friday. But the entire cryptocurrency market has not followed its descent. While the price of Bitcoin dipped to ... Cryptocurrency ZCash surges after Winklevoss twins' bitcoin exchange gets OK CBS News Winklevoss Brothers Bitcoin Exchange Adds Zcash, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash Forbes Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: NY Regulator Approves Bitcoin Cash, Zcash and Litecoin Trading Bitcoin News (press release) CCN  - Bitcoin Magazine  - Reuters  - New York State Department of Financial Services all 87 news articles »
Here's Why Cryptocurrency Zcash Is Soaring While Bitcoin Languishes - Fortune
Tue May 15 19:15, 2018 GMT
HTC's newest phone isn't for ordinary humans.
HTC Exodus is the first major phone for blockchain - CNET
Tue May 15 17:35, 2018 GMT
New York Magazine The EU's New Privacy Laws Might Actually Create a Better Internet New York Magazine So far, the biggest perceived effect of the most important data- privacy law ever has been a sharp increase in emails from social networks and web services alerting me that those endless contractual walls of text you thoughtlessly click OKAY on ... Is NZ's new Privacy Bill a match for the EU's GDPR? Newsroom all 197 news articles »
The EU's New Privacy Laws Might Actually Create a Better Internet - New York Magazine
Tue May 15 15:03, 2018 GMT
Quartz Regulators have blown up bitcoin trade in Africa's most active crypto currency market Quartz Harare, Zimbabwe. Tech savvy Zimbabweans have long used bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to plug foreign currency and liquidity gaps plaguing the country, so much so that the southern African country has become one of Africa's most active markets for ... and more »
Regulators have blown up bitcoin trade in Africa's most active crypto currency market - Quartz
Tue May 15 13:38, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Eyes Breakout As Trading Range Tightens CoinDesk Bitcoin (BTC) is stuck in a narrow $550 range between the key long-term moving averages today, but may be prepping for a breakout, the technical charts suggest. With the bull/bear bias now unclear, the big problem now is trying to work out in which ...
Bitcoin Price Eyes Breakout As Trading Range Tightens - CoinDesk
Tue May 15 15:34, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) Cryptos face muted trade as Bitcoin Cash set for key split MarketWatch Expected Tuesday is a hard fork of Bitcoin Cash to the new Bitcoin ABC software. A hard fork is usually a fundamental change of the blockchain , or distributed-ledger technology, underpinning a coin. Typically, a hard fork results in two separate coins ... How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 3 Bitcoin News (press release) Bitcoin Voice Is Addressing Censorship in the Cryptosphere CryptoSlate Roger Ver Expects Ethereum to Outperform Bitcoin by the End of 2018 newsBTC CCN  - Express.co.uk  - Ethereum World News (blog) all 81 news articles »
Cryptos face muted trade as Bitcoin Cash set for key split - MarketWatch
Tue May 15 15:09, 2018 GMT
Forbes Consensus 2018: What You've Missed So Far From The Biggest Bitcoin Event Forbes Consensus, a three-day conference which features talks and exhibitions on everything cryptocurrency , Bitcoin, and the underlying blockchain , is this year the biggest yet -- and the first since Bitcoin's price explosion last year that saw Bitcoin and ... Bitcoin price rebounds as Consensus conference boosts cryptocurrency value The Independent New York cryptocurrency conference triples in size, tracking for $17 ... CNBC Bitcoin: Snoop Dogg, Dorsey and FedEx CEO at Blockchain Week ... Fortune Mashable  - Bitcoinist  - Business Insider  - CoinDesk all 41 news articles »
Consensus 2018: What You've Missed So Far From The Biggest Bitcoin Event - Forbes
Tue May 15 15:57, 2018 GMT
All roads lead to the internet : privacy in the age of autonomous vehicles Lexology In a series of articles beginning with our opening focus on privacy , Corrs experts will explore the implications of autonomous vehicles, the challenges we can anticipate and the responses needed from Australia's legal system. Achieving the promised ... and more »
All roads lead to the internet: privacy in the age of autonomous vehicles - Lexology
Tue May 15 14:01, 2018 GMT
CNBC Amazon is moving into blockchain with a new partnership CNBC The founder of the Ethereum blockchain platform, which is what Kaleido and AWS will be using, said this is the biggest move yet by the tech giant to get into blockchain . "This is a heavy duty, full stack way of getting the company into blockchain ... and more »
Amazon is moving into blockchain with a new partnership - CNBC
Tue May 15 12:28, 2018 GMT
TNW Dutch national exam quizzes high school students on Bitcoin math TNW Cryptocurrencies have found a ton of admirers recently, but guess who isn't loving them right now — Dutch high school students. This year's VWO examination – a matriculation test high school students are required to take to be eligible to pursue ... and more »
Dutch national exam quizzes high school students on Bitcoin math - TNW
Tue May 15 14:08, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Lamborghini costs about 23 bitcoins, which might not seem like much, unless you owned the cryptocurrency in December, in which case you could have bought one of the $200,000 luxury cars for just 10 of them.
Lamborghinis, long lines welcome crypto fans at 'Blockchain Week'
Tue May 15 12:07, 2018 GMT
8 Reasons Bitcoin Could Drop By Another 50% - Motley Fool. Bitcoin price boost? Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs gives 'backing ...
8 Reasons Bitcoin Could Drop By Another 50% - Motley Fool
Tue May 15 12:01, 2018 GMT
CNBC Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is trying to lure big institutional investors into the volatile market CNBC Coinbase is best-known for its trading platform which offers bitcoin , bitcoin cash, ethereum and litecoin. But it's now offering a separate platform exclusively for institutional investors called Coinbase Prime. "The feedback we heard from ... and more »
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is trying to lure big institutional investors into the volatile market - CNBC
Tue May 15 12:00, 2018 GMT
IBM is helping with the effort to make it easier to use programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Blockchain alliance aims to track carbon credits to fight climate change - CNET
Tue May 15 12:39, 2018 GMT
Students from four universities cite race and politics as sensitive topics on campus The post How free is speech on US campuses? appeared first on Index on Censorship .
How free is speech on US campuses?
Tue May 15 12:26, 2018 GMT
Index joined English Pen, Reporters Without Borders, Cartoonist Rights Network International and dozens of protesters to call on the British government to hold president Erdogan accountable for the ongoing crackdown on free speech The post Downing Street protest: Hundreds voice anger ahead of Erdogan visit appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Downing Street protest: Hundreds voice anger ahead of Erdogan visit
Tue May 15 11:26, 2018 GMT
CNBC This may be the year that institutional money will buy bitcoin , markets research firm Tabb says CNBC This is the year that institutional money will come into the cryptocurrency market, thanks to the development of trading infrastructure, Tabb Group said Tuesday. "If 2017 was the year cryptocurrencies went mainstream, then 2018 is certainly shaping up ... and more »
This may be the year that institutional money will buy bitcoin, markets research firm Tabb says - CNBC
Tue May 15 11:41, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin Could Emerge As A 'Threat' To US Dollar In Future, Suggests St. Louis Fed Chief Cointelegraph Asked whether Bitcoin was a threat to the US dollar, Bullard voiced uncertainty about the potential competition the leading cryptocurrency could pose, saying, “I don't think so at this point [...]. We don't ... “we think blockchain technology is very ... and more »
Bitcoin Could Emerge As A 'Threat' To US Dollar In Future, Suggests St. Louis Fed Chief - Cointelegraph
Tue May 15 09:38, 2018 GMT
TNW This app lets you trade Bitcoin without an internet connection – but there's a catch TNW If you're a cryptocurrency trader and often find often find yourself dealing with a spotty internet connection or none at all, there's now a way to make transactions offline. goTenna, a decentralized communications startup based in New York, has ... and more »
This app lets you trade Bitcoin without an internet connection – but there's a catch - TNW
Tue May 15 07:11, 2018 GMT
A harassed human rights activist reveals to the BBC how she was a target for repeated cyber attacks.
‘Pakistan's army tried to hack my Facebook’
Tue May 15 03:06, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph 'Global Blockchain Leader' At Deloitte Resigns To Join Blockchain -Based Startup Cointelegraph The cryptocurrency will reportedly be used by consortium members to access the blockchain , allowing them to implement “nearly instant borderless transactions.” The platform is based on the public Ethereum blockchain with smart contracts consisting of ... Deloitte Veterans Are Launching a Tokenized Blockchain for Supply Chain CoinDesk all 6 news articles »
'Global Blockchain Leader' At Deloitte Resigns To Join Blockchain-Based Startup - Cointelegraph
Mon May 14 17:01, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Blockchain Retains Potential to Disrupt Even If Bitcoin Gets Bought Out newsBTC Having the same institutions that created the 2008 financial meltdown moving in and inevitably dominating the cryptocurrency space is as close to inviting a fox to guard the henhouse as possible. As the banks heavily influence the ... of the most ... Goldman Sachs Opens Bitcoin to Institutional Investors Bitcoinist Bitcoin BOOST: Wall Street TITAN Goldman Sachs gives 'BACKING' to cryptocurrency Express.co.uk all 31 news articles »
Blockchain Retains Potential to Disrupt Even If Bitcoin Gets Bought Out - newsBTC
Tue May 15 00:46, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin , Gold, Stocks, Bonds, Or Real Estate: Which Is The Best Investment To Build Wealth? Forbes Building wealth is everybody's financial goal. Some want to build wealth for the amenities and the trophies it provides: nice houses, luxury cars, elegant yachts, pricey clothes, dining extravaganzas, and exotic traveling. Others want to build wealth ...
Bitcoin, Gold, Stocks, Bonds, Or Real Estate: Which Is The Best Investment To Build Wealth? - Forbes
Mon May 14 22:21, 2018 GMT
WIRED Praying To Satoshi at the Blockchain Art Expo WIRED They held photos of Vitalik Buterin, the Canadian programmer who cofounded the computing platform Ethereum , as well as of Satoshi Nakamoto, a man in his 60s with the same name as the founder of Bitcoin . He was ... Ethereal also featured speakers from ...
Praying To Satoshi at the Blockchain Art Expo - WIRED
Tue May 15 01:37, 2018 GMT
Forbes Can Bill Gates Short Bitcoin ? Forbes It all started last Monday when Bill Gates was quoted as saying he would short bitcoin if he could on CNBC. The reaction on social media, particularly twitter was fast and furious. Tyler Winklevoss responded with this tweet that pointed out that ...
Can Bill Gates Short Bitcoin? - Forbes
Mon May 14 22:23, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin to hit $50000 by year-end, says CEO of largest bitcoin exchange CNBC CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the world's largest bitcoin conference. And Arthur Hayes, BitMEX CEO, discusses his outlook for the cryptocurrency . With CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Pete Najarian, Tim Seymour, Dan Nathan and Guy ...
Bitcoin to hit $50000 by year-end, says CEO of largest bitcoin exchange - CNBC
Mon May 14 18:48, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Deloitte Veterans Are Launching a Tokenized Blockchain for Supply Chain CoinDesk In this way, Piscini said that the company's "zerv network" will seek to build on top of existing blockchains like quorum and ethereum to create a technology that can match orders and track provenance on a supply chain that operates on a consortium ... and more »
Deloitte Veterans Are Launching a Tokenized Blockchain for Supply Chain - CoinDesk
Mon May 14 22:03, 2018 GMT
Forbes My Conversation with Bitcoin Visionary Marco Streng Forbes Last year, Genesis helped connect the blockchain sector and traditional capital markets by partnering with HIVE Blockchain Technologies, the first publicly traded digital currency mining firm. This week, Marco will be one of the panelists at the ...
My Conversation with Bitcoin Visionary Marco Streng - Forbes
Mon May 14 19:57, 2018 GMT
CNBC Futures exchange CME launches indexes for ethereum , the second-largest cryptocurrency CNBC CME launched two indexes on Monday for tracking ethereum , spurring speculation the world's largest futures exchange may launch another cryptocurrency futures product soon. But the company said it has no plans right now for ethereum futures, although ... CME Group Paves Way for Regulated Ethereum Futures with New Pricing Index CCN all 60 news articles »
Futures exchange CME launches indexes for ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency - CNBC
Mon May 14 15:04, 2018 GMT
CNBC St. Louis Fed's James Bullard talks bitcoin and the economy CNBC St. Louis Fed's James Bullard talks bitcoin and the economy. 5 Hours Ago. St. Louis Fed President James Bullard speaks with CNBC's Seema Mody about the state of cryptocurrencies and blockchain in the U.S. economy, as well as the Federal Reserve's ...
St. Louis Fed's James Bullard talks bitcoin and the economy - CNBC
Mon May 14 18:27, 2018 GMT
The Epoch Times State Media Proudly Announces an Internet 'NGO' That Will Carry out Regime's Censorship Policies The Epoch Times These are undoubtedly euphemisms for internet censorship . The Chinese regime wants to become a global leader in internet technology, including by exporting the Chinese model of “cyberspace sovereignty,” the idea that governments should dedicate what ...
State Media Proudly Announces an Internet 'NGO' That Will Carry out Regime's Censorship Policies - The Epoch Times
Mon May 14 13:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes Tax Considerations For Business Owners In The Cryptocurrency Space Forbes The blockchain has completely dominated the news cycle for the last quarter of 2017 and is looking to do the same for the first quarter of 2018. Bitcoin and Ethereum , two forms of blockchain -based virtual currency that were only spoken of in nerdy ... Goldman Sachs Opens Bitcoin to Institutional Investors Bitcoinist Bitcoin BOOST: Wall Street TITAN Goldman Sachs gives 'BACKING' to cryptocurrency Express.co.uk all 24 news articles »
Tax Considerations For Business Owners In The Cryptocurrency Space - Forbes
Mon May 14 17:24, 2018 GMT
CNBC Those Lambos parked at the bitcoin conference are just a promotion CNBC Three Lamborghinis parked Monday morning near a major cryptocurrency conference in New York did not belong to investors in bitcoin , or any other digital coin. Instead, two of the luxury cars were from Broadway Supercars, a New Jersey-based car rental, ... Bitcoin Climbs From Three-Week Low as Lambos Take Manhattan Yahoo Finance all 6 news articles »
Those Lambos parked at the bitcoin conference are just a promotion - CNBC
Mon May 14 13:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes Blockchain In Enterprises Forbes Blockchain is at the same place where the cloud and big data were several years ago. For most people, their first impression of the term “ blockchain ” was in relation to Bitcoin or cryptocurrency . If you are using blockchain already or have read about ...
Blockchain In Enterprises - Forbes
Mon May 14 17:19, 2018 GMT
The Canadian pirate site blocking proposal threatens net neutrality, the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics warns. In a report that's supported across the political spectrum, the committee urges the Government to use its authority to intervene, if required. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
Pirate Site Blocking Threatens Canada’s Net Neutrality, House of Commons Committee Says
Mon May 14 17:17, 2018 GMT
CNNMoney Young people are drawn to cryptocurrency . But what about the risks? CNNMoney Investing in crypto sounded easier than how he was earning money — reselling high-end clothes on ebay. He started with a $6,000 investment to buy part of a bitcoin last December when it was priced around $15,000. Five months, and some additional ...
Young people are drawn to cryptocurrency. But what about the risks? - CNNMoney
Mon May 14 16:29, 2018 GMT
CNBC New York cryptocurrency conference triples in size, tracking for $17 million in ticket sales CNBC After bitcoin 's explosive surge in the latter part of 2017, the crowd at the flagship annual cryptocurrency conference has grown three times as large. An estimated ... He said his company is very interested in blockchain and how it can be applied to ... and more »
New York cryptocurrency conference triples in size, tracking for $17 million in ticket sales - CNBC
Mon May 14 15:12, 2018 GMT
Fortune Caveat Emptor: Major Cryptos Are Still in Negative Territory For 2018 Fortune Bitcoin's on a downward cycle these days as its perpetual roller coaster ride continues, but bulls note that the cryptocurrency is still well above its 2018 lows. That's true, but year-to-date, Bitcoin is still down substantially. And it's not the only ...
Caveat Emptor: Major Cryptos Are Still in Negative Territory For 2018 - Fortune
Mon May 14 15:15, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin Climbs From Three-Week Low as Lambos Take Manhattan Bloomberg Lamborghinis, the flashy cars that symbolize conspicuous consumption among Bitcoin true-believers, roared through the streets near the Hilton Midtown, site of the Consensus 2018 conference. Whether actual Bitcoin millionaires or hired marketeers, the ...
Bitcoin Climbs From Three-Week Low as Lambos Take Manhattan - Bloomberg
Mon May 14 13:07, 2018 GMT
Forbes 5 Bitcoin -Powered Dividend Growers To Buy Now Forbes 5 Bitcoin -Powered Dividend Growers To Buy Now. Share to email; Share to ... My college buddy AC wrote to me after the bitcoin bubble crashed: “You were very right! All the ... The blockchain is the nascent technology that serves as the backbone for ... and more »
5 Bitcoin-Powered Dividend Growers To Buy Now - Forbes
Mon May 14 13:33, 2018 GMT
Forbes Ethereum Founder Acknowledges Promising Solution To Blockchains' Scalability Problem Forbes It brings potential for blockchain and cryptocurrency to scale and be widely accepted and woven into our daily lives. Undoubtedly, a scalable ... Network, Arthur Gervais, a blockchain professor at Imperial College, London and Rami Khalil, are working ...
Ethereum Founder Acknowledges Promising Solution To Blockchains' Scalability Problem - Forbes
Mon May 14 06:01, 2018 GMT
British academic David Short has been announced as the recipient of the George Theiner Award 2018. The post Winner of 2018 George Theiner Award announced appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Winner of 2018 George Theiner Award announced
Mon May 14 12:32, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Bitcoin Risks Drop Toward $8K After 3-Week Low CoinDesk Bitcoin (BTC) is on the back foot having hit three-week lows over the weekend and now risks deeper losses below $8,200, the technical charts indicate. The cryptocurrency fell to $8,204 on Bitfinex on Saturday - the lowest level since April 19 - and was ...
Bitcoin Risks Drop Toward $8K After 3-Week Low - CoinDesk
Mon May 14 12:31, 2018 GMT
Financial Times Digital-keen customers put airport cyber security at risk Financial Times Air passengers' growing desire for a seamless digital experience is putting airports at greater risk of cyber attack, a new study has found. The report from PA Consulting, Overcome the Silent Threat, said that a “hyper-connected model” where passengers ... and more »
Digital-keen customers put airport cyber security at risk - Financial Times
Mon May 14 13:40, 2018 GMT
The killings of unarmed Palestinian protesters by Israel Defense Forces marks a grave and horrendous assault on the right to protest. The post Israeli government must halt its extreme aggression toward protesters appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Israeli government must halt its extreme aggression toward protesters
Mon May 14 13:30, 2018 GMT
Winklevoss Brothers Bitcoin Exchange Adds Zcash, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash Forbes The Gemini bitcoin exchange founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss is adding support for Zcash, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency with a total market valuation of over $1 billion. Following approval from the New York Department of ... about each other ... and more »
Winklevoss Brothers Bitcoin Exchange Adds Zcash, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash - Forbes
Mon May 14 12:41, 2018 GMT
Motley Fool Facebook and Blockchain , Together at Last? Don't Get Your Hopes Up Motley Fool The digital-currency revolution took center stage in 2017, with the aggregate cryptocurrency market cap soaring by nearly $600 billion. In percentage terms, the better than 3,300% increase in value for ... For those of you unfamiliar with blockchain ... Report: Facebook could be launching its own version of bitcoin Evening Standard all 132 news articles »
Facebook and Blockchain, Together at Last? Don't Get Your Hopes Up - Motley Fool
Mon May 14 12:17, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin under pressure, nears crucial $8000 support level MarketWatch As blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts head to New York for the annual Consensus conference, digital currency owners will be hoping another Consensus rally is in the works. The hype around the 2017 even pushed the price of bitcoin up 69%, ...
Bitcoin under pressure, nears crucial $8000 support level - MarketWatch
Mon May 14 11:31, 2018 GMT
Forbes Deloitte Blockchain Boss Departs To Build Ethereum Supply Chain Forbes It is this combination of the public blockchain infrastructure that powers the $66 billion Ethereum cryptocurrency , with a private solution designed to help JPMorgan and others comply with regulatory restrictions that Piscini thinks is primed to make ...
Deloitte Blockchain Boss Departs To Build Ethereum Supply Chain - Forbes
Mon May 14 10:11, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) Bitcoin Could Hit $64000 in 2019: Fundstrat Investopedia (blog) Fundstrat's bullish call is related to the process of mining bitcoin as the cryptocurrency approaches its maximum supply of 21 million coins, according to newsbtc.com. The team believes that the cost of mining a single bitcoin has proved to be a solid ...
Bitcoin Could Hit $64000 in 2019: Fundstrat - Investopedia (blog)
Mon May 14 12:09, 2018 GMT
Freedom of expression organisation Index on Censorship calls on Egypt to immediately release activist Amal Fathy, who was detained by police last Friday. The post Index on Censorship calls on Egypt to immediately release activist Amal Fathy appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Index on Censorship calls on Egypt to immediately release activist Amal Fathy
Mon May 14 10:13, 2018 GMT
Computerworld Overstock.com puts a lot of stock in blockchain Computerworld More than four years ago, Overstock.com became the first major retailer to accept bitcoin as a form of payment for its goods. Today, it accepts more than 40 versions of the digital currency for online purchases and it holds onto about half of all ...
Overstock.com puts a lot of stock in blockchain - Computerworld
Mon May 14 09:05, 2018 GMT
Forbes Meet The Sisters Tackling Cryptocurrency's Crazy Carbon Footprint With Green Power Forbes What could possibly be hotter for investors right now than a startup providing people with the computing power necessary to profit from cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum ? And what if that startup uses eco-friendly hydropower, rather than ...
Meet The Sisters Tackling Cryptocurrency's Crazy Carbon Footprint With Green Power - Forbes
Mon May 14 10:16, 2018 GMT
CNBC HSBC says it's made the world's first trade finance transaction using blockchain CNBC In the case of bitcoin , it records all of the transactions that happen on the network, creating a public ledger. Banks have taken the principles behind bitcoin's blockchain – such as the idea of decentralized ledger – and tried to apply it to processes ... HSBC says performs first trade finance deal using single blockchain system Reuters HSBC Says Trade Deal Shows Blockchain Viable for Trade Finance Bloomberg HSBC claims first trade-finance deal with blockchain Financial Times Business Insider  - TechRadar  - The Sydney Morning Herald all 31 news articles »
HSBC says it's made the world's first trade finance transaction using blockchain - CNBC
Mon May 14 10:24, 2018 GMT
All that is solid in the Turkish media melted into air over the past year, and much of the entertainment content have migrated from traditional platforms to streaming services like YouTube and Netflix. The post Turkish censors vs Netflix, series 1 episode 1 appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Turkish censors vs Netflix, series 1 episode 1
Mon May 14 09:18, 2018 GMT
TNW German bank replaces SWIFT with Bitcoin for international loan transfers TNW The loaned amount will be transferred to the borrower using the Bitcoin's blockchain , only to be converted back to their country's currency as soon as the transaction is processed. Using Bitcoin to transfer the loans will purportedly ... In fact, the ... A German Bank Is Using Bitcoin to Handle International Loans ... Digital Trends German Online Bank Dismisses Swift, Favors Bitcoin for International Money Lending CCN all 24 news articles »
German bank replaces SWIFT with Bitcoin for international loan transfers - TNW
Mon May 14 05:38, 2018 GMT
Forbes 30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice Forbes While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it's far from the only one. In fact ... B2Expand—Based on the Ethereum blockchain they create cross-gaming video games. Their first video game ...
30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice - Forbes
Mon May 14 06:04, 2018 GMT
Coindesk First Bitcoin Smart Contracts Sidechain Now Secured By 1 in 10 Miners Coindesk To be revealed Monday at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 conference, RSK, the startup that built the long-anticipated technology, touted as a way to bring ethereum -style smart contracts to the world's largest cryptocurrency , is issuing new details on the ...
First Bitcoin Smart Contracts Sidechain Now Secured By 1 in 10 Miners - Coindesk
Mon May 14 04:01, 2018 GMT
Coindesk BitGo Courts Wall Street With New Bitcoin Custody Products Coindesk Announced Sunday, Palo Alto-based startup BitGo has unveiled a new suite of custodial services aimed at institutional investors who may be eying the market with interest. The product launch notably builds on BitGo's move to buy Kingdom Trust, a US ...
BitGo Courts Wall Street With New Bitcoin Custody Products - Coindesk
Mon May 14 01:09, 2018 GMT
Reuters HSBC says performs first trade finance transaction using blockchain Reuters HONG KONG (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) said on Monday it had performed the world's first trade finance transaction using blockchain technology, a major step in boosting efficiency and reducing errors in the multi-trillion-dollar funding of ... HSBC claims first trade-finance deal with blockchain Financial Times HSBC performs world's first trade finance transaction using blockchain The Sydney Morning Herald all 6 news articles »
HSBC says performs first trade finance transaction using blockchain - Reuters
Mon May 14 00:04, 2018 GMT
Forbes Goldman Sachs Bitcoin Endorsement Leads Institutional Investor Cryptocurrency Push Forbes The wall street titan is now all in when it comes to allowing clients to trade Bitcoin futures via one of its New York desks. Goldman Sachs becomes the first regulated financial institution to offer such a service. Part of the reason the firm decided ... and more »
Goldman Sachs Bitcoin Endorsement Leads Institutional Investor Cryptocurrency Push - Forbes
Sun May 13 21:43, 2018 GMT
Financial Times HSBC claims first trade-finance deal with blockchain Financial Times The introduction of blockchain , which underlies cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin , is expected to shake up the centuries-old trade-finance industry, reducing the numerous documents and several days of processing needed for a single transaction to a ...
HSBC claims first trade-finance deal with blockchain - Financial Times
Sun May 13 17:26, 2018 GMT
GlobalCoinReport Ethereum (ETH) Futures Are Here and Being Offered by UK Firm GlobalCoinReport News reaching Global Coin Report indicates that there is a UK Based Crypto trading platform that has launched the 'First Regulated' Ethereum (ETH) futures. The trading firm is known as Crypto Facilities and has been offering other Futures products for ... UK Firm Launches Ethereum Futures Trading The Merkle Ethereum Futures Go Live on UK Trading Platform Coindesk UK-Based Crypto Trading Platform Launches “First Regulated” Ethereum Futures Cointelegraph Forbes  - Crypto Facilities all 31 news articles »
Ethereum (ETH) Futures Are Here and Being Offered by UK Firm - GlobalCoinReport
Sun May 13 20:07, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Hype Aside, Blockchain For The 'Public Good' Comes To The Rescue Forbes The cryptocurrency market and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) still dominate discussions about the technology and billions of dollars continue to flow into the space, but the focus has mainly been directed towards blockchain's use as a money-making ...
Bitcoin Hype Aside, Blockchain For The 'Public Good' Comes To The Rescue - Forbes
Sun May 13 20:04, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Moral Food: A Fish's Trek From 'Bait to Plate' on the Ethereum Blockchain Coindesk During the Ethereal Summit, hosted May 11-12 by ethereum startup/incubator ConsenSys in Queens, New York, attendees were given an immersive experience to highlight the benefits a blockchain could have of tracking goods as they move along the supply ...
Moral Food: A Fish's Trek From 'Bait to Plate' on the Ethereum Blockchain - Coindesk
Sun May 13 17:00, 2018 GMT
The Verge The cryptocurrency attack featured on Silicon Valley is real, but it doesn't work like that The Verge On the show, Pied Piper's enemies start joining the blockchain network until they reach a 51 percent consensus, which gives them the power to “delete all of our users, all of our developer apps, crash our coin. This would be the end of Pied Piper ... and more »
The cryptocurrency attack featured on Silicon Valley is real, but it doesn't work like that - The Verge
Sun May 13 13:12, 2018 GMT
Business Insider UK eToro's Mati Greenspan: If Bitcoin and Ether are classed as securities under the law it could trigger more ... Business Insider UK Bitcoin would certainly fall under the first category as it is designed to be a means of payment and store of value. Ethereum and Ripple's XRP are classic examples of Utility Tokens. They were designed to interact with their respective blockchains in ... Cryptocurrency Technical Analysis - Bitcoin , Ether, Ripple, Litecoin DailyFX China Publishing Crypto Ratings: Bitcoin , Neo, Ethereum , Ripple, Verge, Litecoin and More The Daily Hodl all 40 news articles »
eToro's Mati Greenspan: If Bitcoin and Ether are classed as securities under the law it could trigger more ... - Business Insider UK
Sun May 13 13:20, 2018 GMT
Digital Trends A German bank is using Bitcoin to handle international loans Digital Trends Albrecht says that Bitbond's use of cryptocurrency will allow it to transfer money quicker and at a lower cost than standard banks. “Traditional ... For more information about Bitcoin and the technology that makes it possible, check out our blockchain ... German Online Bank Dismisses Swift, Favors Bitcoin for International Money Lending CCN all 15 news articles »
A German bank is using Bitcoin to handle international loans - Digital Trends
Sun May 13 15:00, 2018 GMT
Seattle Times The trouble with bitcoin : Keeping it from getting hacked, lost or stolen Seattle Times A single bitcoin traded for around $9,130 last week. Cryptocurrency exchanges, where buyers and sellers gather to trade digital currencies, are like honey pots for hackers. In the largest known heist to date, hackers in late January made off with ...
The trouble with bitcoin: Keeping it from getting hacked, lost or stolen - Seattle Times
Sun May 13 15:40, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bahrain Hopes to Cut Vehicle Data Storage Costs Using Blockchain Coindesk The Kingdom of Bahrain is eyeing the adoption blockchain technology in bid to cut the cost of maintaining the country's vehicle registration data. Bahrain's General Directorate of Traffic (GDT) announced on Thursday a new plan to develop a blockchain ...
Bahrain Hopes to Cut Vehicle Data Storage Costs Using Blockchain - Coindesk
Sun May 13 13:21, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Startup Enables Users to Pay Ethereum at 11 Million Locations, Like Cash newsBTC Despite cryptocurrencies becoming a lot more appealing, spending them is still problematic. Very few retailers accept Bitcoin or cryptocurrency payments these days. That situation is slowly coming to change. Basepay is bringing Ethereum payments to ...
Startup Enables Users to Pay Ethereum at 11 Million Locations, Like Cash - newsBTC
Sun May 13 14:40, 2018 GMT
Forbes Ethereum Gets Introspective Forbes On the other side from the Zen Zone that housed the yoga class was an art gallery filled with nine mostly experiential exhibits, highlighted by a neon alter to Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous inventor of bitcoin , in front of which event participants ...
Ethereum Gets Introspective - Forbes
Sun May 13 14:33, 2018 GMT
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty At Least 20 Detained At Moscow Rally For Free Internet RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Hundreds of protesters attending the May 13 called for the unblocking of the popular app Telegram, while some chanted antigovernment slogans and brandished signs carrying messages against Internet censorship . "About 25-30 people representing Left Front ...
At Least 20 Detained At Moscow Rally For Free Internet - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Sun May 13 14:06, 2018 GMT
Yahoo Finance Bitcoin Bulls Look to Steady the Ship Yahoo Finance It's going to be a long summer, with regulators the world over expected to roll out regs and for Bitcoin , this week's Bitcoin Cash hard fork will also be of influence, Bitcoin Cash looking to nudge Bitcoin off the top spot. Get Into Cryptocurrency ...
Bitcoin Bulls Look to Steady the Ship - Yahoo Finance
Sun May 13 11:09, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) This Week in Bitcoin : Ghost Scares Markets, Facebook Mulls Coin Bitcoin News (press release) Just as Bitcoin (BTC) looked poised to storm the $10,000 psychological threshold, the ghost of notoriously hacked cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox reminded bitcoiners it isn't done with them yet. Tokyo-based court appointed trustee of the remaining ... and more »
This Week in Bitcoin: Ghost Scares Markets, Facebook Mulls Coin - Bitcoin News (press release)
Sun May 13 12:54, 2018 GMT
CNBC This is how blockchain can give 'invisible' people an ID CNBC ... making it difficult to access many of the social institutions the developed world takes for granted. A UN organization, the World Food Program (WFP), is testing whether blockchain , the technology that powers bitcoin and ethereum , could solve this ...
This is how blockchain can give 'invisible' people an ID - CNBC
Sun May 13 14:07, 2018 GMT
Reuters Protesters demand Russia stop blocking Telegram messenger app Reuters Demonstrators chanted anti-government slogans and brandished signs carrying messages against internet censorship . Some tossed paper planes in the air, ... Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has said it needs such access to guard against security ...
Protesters demand Russia stop blocking Telegram messenger app - Reuters
Sun May 13 11:27, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin conferences flood New York, bringing millions in ticket sales CNBC Cryptocurrency conferences are still a massive business, even if bitcoin 's price has plunged this year. When it kicks off this week, one ticket to CoinDesk's Consensus three-day conference in New York City can cost roughly $2,000. Well over 4,000 are ... and more »
Bitcoin conferences flood New York, bringing millions in ticket sales - CNBC
Sun May 13 10:58, 2018 GMT
Detroit Free Press Never heard of blockchain technology? Why you'll hear more about it Detroit Free Press A new technology called blockchain , best known as the underlying architecture for the digital currency bitcoin , can solve problems like messy land titles, plus a lot more. Industries from banking to the automotive world have been taking notice. Last ...
Never heard of blockchain technology? Why you'll hear more about it - Detroit Free Press
Sun May 13 06:01, 2018 GMT
The Guardian Don't let bitcoin greed blind you to the potential of blockchain technology The Guardian To interpret it you need to understand that the cryptocurrency story has two interwoven strands: human greed on the one hand and utopian idealism on the other. It's no accident that bitcoin emerged just after the 2008 banking crisis as people realised ...
Don't let bitcoin greed blind you to the potential of blockchain technology - The Guardian
Sat May 12 21:28, 2018 GMT
Fortune Cyber Saturday—As Blockchain Week Kicks Off, Remember The DAO Fortune A smart contract might codify, for example, an agreement like this: If Justify, a racehorse, wins the Kentucky Derby, pay $10 in Bitcoin to some lucky fellow's digital wallet. The code eliminates the need for ... Sometimes, as with The DAO, an ill ...
Cyber Saturday—As Blockchain Week Kicks Off, Remember The DAO - Fortune
Sat May 12 21:18, 2018 GMT
A Daily Show Comedian Showed Up to Roast an Ethereum Conference Coindesk In a room full of ethereum devotees, Chieng's jokes garnered laughs, but also hit on topics that should cause blockchain enthusiasts to ruminate on. For instance, Chieng was critical of all the attention cryptocurrency was getting, questioning its ...
A Daily Show Comedian Showed Up to Roast an Ethereum Conference - Coindesk
Sat May 12 23:57, 2018 GMT
It's an uphill battle though. Here's what ZTE is blocked from accessing thanks to a Commerce Department denial order.
ZTE, facing paralyzing US ban, is still fighting for its life - CNET
Sat May 12 23:40, 2018 GMT
Forbes Is Korea's Big Government Trying To Destroy Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple? Forbes South Korean regulators are getting very serious in fighting fraud in cryptocurrency markets, as evidenced by the raid in UpBit, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the country on Friday, and the two other exchanges back in April. Is that all ... Bitcoin drops to 3-week low, other cryptocurrencies plunge after prosecutors raid largest Korean exchange CNBC Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 Following Korean Exchange Raid Fortune Bitcoin Prices Slide as South Korea's Largest Crypto Exchange Gets Raided Wall Street Journal BGR  - Bloomberg  - CCN  - CCN all 121 news articles »
Is Korea's Big Government Trying To Destroy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple? - Forbes
Sat May 12 19:54, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Amazon & Microsoft's Move to Blockchain : Centralized Companies Into Decentralized Ecosystem Cointelegraph Microsoft is also looking to build platforms on which businesses can grow their blockchain applications upon, such as the Confidential Consortium (Coco) Framework, an Ethereum -based protocol, which falls under Microsoft Azure, the company's cloud ...
Amazon & Microsoft's Move to Blockchain: Centralized Companies Into Decentralized Ecosystem - Cointelegraph
Sat May 12 15:33, 2018 GMT
Coindesk At Ethereal Summit, A Human Face On A Blockchain Future Coindesk At an impromptu Q&A at Ethereal Summit on May 11, Consensys software engineer Ashoka Finley encouraged the audience to ask embarrassing questions they might have about cryptocurrency and blockchain . "What's 'hashing'? Don't know what a bitcoin is ...
At Ethereal Summit, A Human Face On A Blockchain Future - Coindesk
Sat May 12 22:54, 2018 GMT
VPN Creative Seven Dangerous Mistakes that Put your Online Security at Risk VPN Creative Each year, more and more households acquire a computer and a connection to access the World Wide Web. However, some caveats come with the use of the Internet . Primarily, it puts you at risk of hacking attacks and privacy breaches. In this guide, we ...
Seven Dangerous Mistakes that Put your Online Security at Risk - VPN Creative
Sat May 12 18:05, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Ex-JP Morgan Blockchain Lead Hints at Stealth Startup Vision Coindesk Since leaving her role as the blockchain lead at JP Morgan last month, Baldet has been tight-lipped on the new company she plans to launch. Still, her presentation at Ethereal Summit Friday, hosted by ethereum startup incubator ConsenSys, hinted at ...
Ex-JP Morgan Blockchain Lead Hints at Stealth Startup Vision - Coindesk
Sat May 12 17:37, 2018 GMT
Yahoo Finance Bitcoin and the Bad News Bears Yahoo Finance Get Into Cryptocurrency Trading Today. At the time of writing, Bitcoin was down 2.05% to $8,239.8, Bitcoin continuing to see lighter losses than its peers, the early fall through to a morning low $8,204.4 holding above the day's first major support ...
Bitcoin and the Bad News Bears - Yahoo Finance
Sat May 12 15:36, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch What do AI and blockchain mean for the rule of law? TechCrunch That said, she posits that blockchain could at some point in the future be deemed an attractive alternative mechanism for states and companies to settle on a less complex system to determine obligations under global tax law, for example. (Assuming any ...
What do AI and blockchain mean for the rule of law? - TechCrunch
Sat May 12 15:03, 2018 GMT
CCN Here's What Cookie Monster Thinks about Bitcoin CCN Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have gone mainstream ever since the market exploded last year and major television shows have been talking about cryptocurrencies on a regular basis. CBS sitcom Big ... Just last week, popular HBO show Silicon Valley aired ...
Here's What Cookie Monster Thinks about Bitcoin - CCN
Sat May 12 13:45, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Blockchain Security Takes Spotlight As NYC Blockchain Week Kicks Off Coindesk "At its highest level, blockchain is a trust layer." In nine words, Kaleido Insights founding partner Jessica Groopman succinctly summarized the gist of CDX Academy's " Blockchain Brand Innovation Summit" on May 11 during her opening remarks. The summit ...
Blockchain Security Takes Spotlight As NYC Blockchain Week Kicks Off - Coindesk
Sat May 12 15:00, 2018 GMT
CNBC Blockchain will help 'drive this next industrial revolution,' Wall Street bull predicts CNBC One of Wall Street's biggest bulls sees blockchain playing a big role as an economic growth driver. It still may be considered an emerging technology, but Federated Investors portfolio manager Steve Chiavarone is folding the electronic system, which ...
Blockchain will help 'drive this next industrial revolution,' Wall Street bull predicts - CNBC
Sat May 12 13:15, 2018 GMT
Deadline Watch: First Teaser For 'Beyond Bitcoin ', Blockchain Doc Bought In Seven-Figure Deal For 'BVOD' Platform Binge ... Deadline The company has just released a promotional video fronted by The 100 and Okja actor Dylan Bostick about the firm, which looks like it wants to be the Netflix of cryptocurrency . Blockchain has been one of the watchwords of this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Watch: First Teaser For 'Beyond Bitcoin', Blockchain Doc Bought In Seven-Figure Deal For 'BVOD' Platform Binge ... - Deadline
Sat May 12 10:10, 2018 GMT
In retaliation for mass blocking that targeted Telegram but caused widespread collateral damage, hackers have hit the website of Russia's Federal Agency for International Cooperation. The attackers, who signed off as 'Anonymous' , left a not-safe-for-work rant criticizing local telecoms watchdog Roscomnadzor. Meanwhile, Telegram filed an appeal challanging a Supreme Court ruling concerning the surrender of encryption keys. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
‘Anonymous’ Hackers Deface Russian Govt. Site to Protest Web-Blocking (NSFW)
Sat May 12 09:02, 2018 GMT
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Radoslav Albrecht has founded an online bank that allows clients to transfer loans anywhere in the world using Bitcoin.
German online bank uses Bitcoins to transfer loans
Fri May 11 20:55, 2018 GMT
Futurism The Next Blockchain Revolution? Crypto-Powered Beer Vending Machines Futurism Collectible JPGs of kitties that you can buy for preposterous amounts of Ethereum ? Check. A blockchain smartphone? Check. But it can be used for good, too, like generating funds for humanitarian causes, or making government funding more transparent. and more »
The Next Blockchain Revolution? Crypto-Powered Beer Vending Machines - Futurism
Sat May 12 02:39, 2018 GMT
Daily Beast What Spotify's Alarming R. Kelly Censorship Means for the Future of the Internet Daily Beast Shift your vantage point a bit, however, and it's a dark and sinister censorship machine—a bleak harbinger of our technodystopian future in which unaccountable internet services become our nanny bots, removing any power or responsibility from human ... and more »
What Spotify's Alarming R. Kelly Censorship Means for the Future of the Internet - Daily Beast
Sat May 12 03:28, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Irish University Study Calls For Government Action To Promote Blockchain In The Country Cointelegraph The authors of a study at the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway on the adoption of blockchain in Ireland, called on the government to promote the technology more broadly in the country, The Irish Times reported May 11. The study proposes ...
Irish University Study Calls For Government Action To Promote Blockchain In The Country - Cointelegraph
Sat May 12 00:26, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Under Pressure. Can A Technology Summit Goose It Higher Next Week? Forbes There is a major cryptocurrency conference in New York City next week and Lee believes that while there could be negative news flow from the conference regarding regulations, the weakness of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies since the beginning of the ... Bitcoin Loses $9K Support As Markets React To S. Korea Investigation, Mt.Gox Sell-Off Cointelegraph Bitcoin price drops again in the wake of Mt. Gox liquidation speculation Fast Company Cryptocurrency Market Sees $50 Billion Loss, Bitcoin Price and Tokens Down Significantly CCN all 17 news articles »
Bitcoin Under Pressure. Can A Technology Summit Goose It Higher Next Week? - Forbes
Fri May 11 22:48, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph UK-Based Crypto Trading Platform Launches “First Regulated” Ethereum Futures Cointelegraph Crypto Facilities, a UK-based cryptocurrency trading platform, has launched the “first regulated” futures contracts for Ethereum (ETH), the world's second largest digital currency by market capitalization, according to a press-release May 11. Crypto ... Ethereum Futures Go Live on UK Trading Platform Coindesk Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Launches First Regulated Ethereum Futures Forbes Ethereum Futures Launch on Regulated UK Trading Platform CCN all 17 news articles »
UK-Based Crypto Trading Platform Launches “First Regulated” Ethereum Futures - Cointelegraph
Fri May 11 18:30, 2018 GMT
Fortune Facebook Reportedly Considering Its Own Cryptocurrency Fortune This week, Facebook created a new team dedicated to blockchain , the technology that underpins popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and XRP. The company moved the leader of its Messenger service, David Marcus, to the new blockchain unit that he will ... Report: Facebook Is Considering Creating Its Own Cryptocurrency Gizmodo Facebook is reportedly considering its own cryptocurrency Engadget Facebook reportedly wants to create its own cryptocurrency CNET Business Insider  - CNBC  - The Verge  - Recode all 90 news articles »
Facebook Reportedly Considering Its Own Cryptocurrency - Fortune
Fri May 11 15:59, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk IBM, Global Citizen Seek Blockchain Solutions for Humanitarian Aid CoinDesk ... school in South Africa. And in what is perhaps the most notable trial of its kind to date, the World Food Programme (WFP), the food assistance arm of the United Nations, tapped the ethereum blockchain to authenticate and record disbursement ... and more »
IBM, Global Citizen Seek Blockchain Solutions for Humanitarian Aid - CoinDesk
Fri May 11 17:23, 2018 GMT
PCMag How Do You Regulate Blockchain ? PCMag While the SEC, CTFC, and FINRA are busy sorting through the messy financial side of how to define blockchain tech and whether cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum should be classified as securities, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has a ...
How Do You Regulate Blockchain? - PCMag
Fri May 11 14:23, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) Bitcoin Miner Heist - From Iceland To China Cointelegraph All over the world miners have set up operations, big and small, as they look to capitalize on dwindling Bitcoin rewards from processing transactions and validating the blockchain . With plenty at stake, the costs of setting up even a small operation ... Bitcoin in Brief Friday: China Mulls Blockchain Standard, Zcash Fights Chinese ASICs Bitcoin News (press release) all 3 news articles »
Bitcoin Miner Heist - From Iceland To China - Cointelegraph
Fri May 11 17:11, 2018 GMT
Forbes The Bitcoin Reformation Forbes So, according to Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin (Core) has abandoned Satoshi's original vision. By refusing to raise the block size limit, they have prevented Bitcoin's own blockchain from becoming a serious challenger to existing payments providers. Now, they ... BITCOIN PRICE: Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash investors at WAR Express.co.uk all 14 news articles »
The Bitcoin Reformation - Forbes
Fri May 11 16:55, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Resilient In The Face Of Exchange Raid Fall-Out Forbes As the broader cryptocurrency markets have been cratering, Bitcoin has managed to retain much of its value. ... "BTC is the anchor crypto that all other cryptos are tied to in terms of price," stated Shone Anstey, co-Founder of Blockchain Intelligence ... Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 Following Korean Exchange Raid Fortune Bitcoin drops to 3-week low, other cryptocurrencies plunge after prosecutors raid largest Korean exchange CNBC Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 After Korean Exchange Raid Bloomberg Cointelegraph  - TNW  - CCN all 64 news articles »
Bitcoin Resilient In The Face Of Exchange Raid Fall-Out - Forbes
Fri May 11 16:19, 2018 GMT
Engadget Facebook is reportedly considering its own cryptocurrency Engadget Earlier this week, the head of Facebook's Messenger team announced he'd be leading a new group intent on exploring how to leverage blockchain technology across the platform. Blockchain is the ledger system that underlies cryptocurrency , but it can have ... Facebook reportedly plans to launch its own cryptocurrency The Verge Facebook is getting into blockchain — here's what crypto insiders say it might be building Business Insider Facebook is reportedly 'very serious' about launching its own cryptocurrency CNBC Cheddar  - TNW  - Slate Magazine all 54 news articles »
Facebook is reportedly considering its own cryptocurrency - Engadget
Fri May 11 15:17, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin Faces 'Death Cross' After Falling Below $9000 Bloomberg Bitcoin's plunge back below $9,000 has the cryptocurrency facing a dreaded death cross. This occurs when the 50-day moving average breaks below its 200-day counterpart on a closing basis. As the name implies, it's considered a bearish development.
Bitcoin Faces 'Death Cross' After Falling Below $9000 - Bloomberg
Fri May 11 15:29, 2018 GMT
The Verge Facebook reportedly plans to launch its own cryptocurrency The Verge The company is also said to be investigating other ways to leverage the tokenized digital currency and its underlying blockchain technology across its platform, too. The cryptocurrency efforts are said to be led by David Marcus, who earlier this week ... Facebook is reportedly exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency Business Insider Facebook is reportedly 'very serious' about launching its own cryptocurrency CNBC Facebook is reportedly considering its own cryptocurrency Engadget Cheddar  - CCN  - TNW all 47 news articles »
Facebook reportedly plans to launch its own cryptocurrency - The Verge
Fri May 11 13:10, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 After Korean Exchange Raid Bloomberg Bitcoin's drop is part of a broader selloff in the cryptocurrency market, which is currently worth around $380 billion, according to Coinmarketcap.com. That's almost $100 billion less than it was worth a week ago. The Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index ... Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 Following Korean Exchange Raid Fortune Bitcoin Loses $9K Support As Markets React To S. Korea Investigation, Mt.Gox Sell-Off Cointelegraph 8200 BTC Moved From Mt. Gox Wallet, Possible Sell-Off Affects Bitcoin Price CCN all 11 news articles »
Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 After Korean Exchange Raid - Bloomberg
Fri May 11 15:57, 2018 GMT
Earlier rumors indicated the social media giant was researching blockchain. Now it looks like that's for a payment system.
Facebook reportedly wants to create its own cryptocurrency - CNET
Fri May 11 14:28, 2018 GMT
Fortune Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 Following Korean Exchange Raid Fortune The top digital token broke its streak Friday after South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Upbit, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, renewing concerns that heightened regulatory scrutiny around the world could hurt business ... Bitcoin drops to 3-week low, other cryptocurrencies plunge after prosecutors raid largest Korean exchange CNBC Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 After Korean Exchange Raid Bloomberg Bitcoin Loses $9K Support As Markets React To S. Korea Investigation, Mt.Gox Sell-Off Cointelegraph TNW  - CCN all 42 news articles »
Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 Following Korean Exchange Raid - Fortune
Fri May 11 14:03, 2018 GMT
Wall Street Exec Who Pioneered Risky Swaps Now Touts Blockchain Wall Street Journal Now, the former JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive is focusing on another potentially transformative but unproven idea: blockchain , the technology underpinning bitcoin . Blockchain combines powerful tools from the world of secret codes and code-breaking ...
Wall Street Exec Who Pioneered Risky Swaps Now Touts Blockchain - Wall Street Journal
Fri May 11 15:14, 2018 GMT
The Commons will soon vote on a fresh attempt to curb freedom of the Press by making newspapers pay legal bills even for cases they win. Campaigners fear the “draconian” move would hamper investigative journalism, meaning dodgy business chiefs and cheating MPs could avoid exposure. Read in full. The post MPs prepare to vote on new ‘draconian’ threat to Press freedom that could see publishers silenced (Mirror, 7 May 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
MPs prepare to vote on new ‘draconian’ threat to Press freedom that could see publishers silenced (Mirror, 7 May 2018)
Fri May 11 14:59, 2018 GMT
Britain leads the way in Europe – but not in a good way. It has a worse record on press freedom than all other European nation states except Italy, trailing others such as Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. Read in full. The post Press freedom: getting darker (Bureau of Investigative Journalsim, 27 April 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Press freedom: getting darker (Bureau of Investigative Journalsim, 27 April 2018)
Fri May 11 14:56, 2018 GMT
We note with dismay the UK’s poor ranking in the latest Reporters Without Borders world press freedom index [“Secrets Act curbs hit UK ranking for press freedom”, April 25]. Index on Censorship has fought against censorship globally — and in defence of media freedom — for the past 46 years. It is galling to see […] The post Parliament must not put even more curbs on press freedom (Evening Standard, 30 April 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Parliament must not put even more curbs on press freedom (Evening Standard, 30 April 2018)
Fri May 11 14:50, 2018 GMT
Hate speech is the thorniest of issues for defenders of free speech. When asked where those who champion freedom of expression would draw the line on ‘acceptable’ speech, many of even the usually most stalwart proponents of free speech draw it here. Read in full. The post Against hate-speech laws (Spiked, 4 May 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Against hate-speech laws (Spiked, 4 May 2018)
Fri May 11 14:48, 2018 GMT
On Wednesday this week the House of Commons votes on the Data Protection Bill: a bill to regulate the way in which our personal information is processed. Read in full. The post The data protection bill poses a real threat to the media’s ability to hold the corrupt to account (Independent, 7 May 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
The data protection bill poses a real threat to the media’s ability to hold the corrupt to account (Independent, 7 May 2018)
Fri May 11 14:26, 2018 GMT
Before she was murdered by a car bomb last October, there were 47 libel suits outstanding against Daphne Caruana Galizia. Her crime? Three decades of crusading investigative journalism that exposed corruption and political collusion in Malta, her home country. Read full article. The post MPs must protect the free press: we all depend on it (The Times, 9 May 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
MPs must protect the free press: we all depend on it (The Times, 9 May 2018)
Fri May 11 14:18, 2018 GMT
Proposed amendments on the Data Protection Bill would have the power to ratchet up pressure on editors—and make a poor example of the British press, says Rachael Jolley. When Michelle Tolley from Sparham, Norfolk, was infected with Hepatitis C following a blood transfusion while giving birth in 1987, she turned to her local newspaper, the Eastern […] The post From Grenfell to blood transfusions, a free press can change lives—parliament must not stifle it (Prospect, 9 May 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
From Grenfell to blood transfusions, a free press can change lives—parliament must not stifle it (Prospect, 9 May 2018)
Fri May 11 14:28, 2018 GMT
Forbes Mining efficiency will launch bitcoin to $36000, analyst says MarketWatch Bitcoin on Friday broke below a short-term support line at $9,000, extending selloff in the previous session that took all major currencies into the red for the week. A single bitcoin BTCUSD, -4.83% last traded at $8,721.17, down 4.1% since Thursday's ... The Bitcoin Price Could Top $10000 After Blockchain Week New York Forbes Bitcoin could soar as high as $64000 next year, investment research firm Fundstrat predicts CNBC Mining Will Propel Bitcoin Price To $36k In 2019, Says Latest Fundstrat Research Cointelegraph Bloomberg  - newsBTC all 40 news articles »
Mining efficiency will launch bitcoin to $36000, analyst says - MarketWatch
Fri May 11 13:41, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin drops to 3-week low, other cryptocurrencies plunge after prosecutors raid largest Korean exchange CNBC Major cryptocurrencies tumbled Friday after news prosecutors raided UpBit, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea. Bitcoin fell 5.5 percent to $8,511, its lowest since April 20, according to CoinDesk's bitcoin price index. The ... Bitcoin Slips Below $9000 After Korean Exchange Raid Bloomberg South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange under investigation for fraud TNW 8200 BTC Moved From Mt. Gox Wallet, Possible Sell-Off Affects Bitcoin Price CCN newsBTC all 40 news articles »
Bitcoin drops to 3-week low, other cryptocurrencies plunge after prosecutors raid largest Korean exchange - CNBC
Fri May 11 13:12, 2018 GMT
In the wake of the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal, few are likely to disagree that we ought to have more protections over the use of our data. The right to privacy is one enshrined in international convention. But it is vital that in striving to ensure we have greater control and oversight over personal information, we […] The post Our parliament should be the protector of free speech, not its suppressor (Telegraph, 8 May 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Our parliament should be the protector of free speech, not its suppressor (Telegraph, 8 May 2018)
Fri May 11 13:02, 2018 GMT
Index calls on governments around the world to put pressure on Egypt to release Amal Fathy and to shine a spotlight on the Egyptian government’s frightening tactics to stop the public knowing what is going on in that country. The post Index on Censorship calls on Egypt to release Amal Fathy appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Index on Censorship calls on Egypt to release Amal Fathy
Fri May 11 11:16, 2018 GMT
Forbes The Bitcoin Price Could Top $10000 After Blockchain Week New York Forbes Blockchain Week New York begins today and the hype surrounding the event could be enough to send the Bitcoin price back above the psychological $10,000 mark for the first time since early March. The Bitcoin price — which has risen following the ...
The Bitcoin Price Could Top $10000 After Blockchain Week New York - Forbes
Fri May 11 08:59, 2018 GMT
Thanks to hackers, you might be mining cryptocurrency without realizing it MarketWatch Mining is the process of verifying transactions on the blockchain , the digital ledger on which cryptocurrencies are built. ... These hackers are most often harnessing computer power to mine Monero XMRUSD, -8.83% , a cryptocurrency that's popular with ...
Thanks to hackers, you might be mining cryptocurrency without realizing it - MarketWatch
Fri May 11 10:04, 2018 GMT
Coindesk White Shoe to Wild West: Lawyers to Launch Blockchain -Only Law Firm Coindesk White Shoe to Wild West: Lawyers to Launch Blockchain -Only Law Firm. FEATURE ... More concretely, and like a few other law firms with cryptocurrency clients, DLx accepts payment in bitcoin or ether. ... The duo plans to hire up to five additional ...
White Shoe to Wild West: Lawyers to Launch Blockchain-Only Law Firm - Coindesk
Fri May 11 11:01, 2018 GMT
Forbes Does A Cryptocurrency Index Fund Make Sense For Your IRA? Forbes Has the time arrived to invest in an index fund that holds a basket of cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin ? The quick answer is: It depends. The usual reasons for gauging your own risk tolerance -- and ability to handle losses -- should be your first ...
Does A Cryptocurrency Index Fund Make Sense For Your IRA? - Forbes
Fri May 11 09:36, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin could soar after Blockchain Week New York, crypto analyst says CNBC Blockchain Week's annual event kicks-off May 11 in New York City, another sign that bitcoin is on the rise, Sluymer said. The week-long event includes some of the biggest movers and shakers in the cryptocurrency world, such as St. Louis Federal Reserve ...
Bitcoin could soar after Blockchain Week New York, crypto analyst says - CNBC
Fri May 11 09:05, 2018 GMT
Ars Technica Report: Bitcoin money laundering suspect spared from prison poison plot Ars Technica Greek law enforcement has disrupted a plan to murder a Russian man arrested in Greece last year, who American authorities believe laundered billions of dollars worth of Bitcoin through BTC-e, a shady Bitcoin exchange that the suspect is also accused of ... and more »
Report: Bitcoin money laundering suspect spared from prison poison plot - Ars Technica
Fri May 11 08:06, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Ethereum Futures Go Live on UK Trading Platform Coindesk Digital asset trading service Crypto Facilities is launching ethereum futures contracts. Announced Friday, the U.K. startup claims the news marks the first time futures for ether - the cryptocurrency that powers the ethereum blockchain - will be traded ... Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Launches First Regulated Ethereum Futures Forbes all 4 news articles »
Ethereum Futures Go Live on UK Trading Platform - Coindesk
Fri May 11 09:35, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Bitcoin Hits Three-Week Low, Eyes Break Below $8600 CoinDesk The cryptocurrency failed to cut through the descending (bearish) 5-day moving average (MA) located at $9,382 yesterday, despite the bullish falling channel breakout on May 9, and fell below the $9,000 mark as anticipated. As of writing, BTC is ...
Bitcoin Hits Three-Week Low, Eyes Break Below $8600 - CoinDesk
Fri May 11 10:06, 2018 GMT
Irish Times Government urged to get behind blockchain to improve adoption in Ireland Irish Times Blockchain may be considered the latest and greatest technology but it seems that organisations in Ireland have yet to succumb to the hype. Research carried out at NUI Galway shows adoption of the technology remains relatively low with just 40 per cent ...
Government urged to get behind blockchain to improve adoption in Ireland - Irish Times
Fri May 11 10:13, 2018 GMT
Index on Censorship CEO Jodie Ginsberg debated Evan Harris on Sky News on 9 May ahead of the UK’s House of Commons vote on amendments to the Data Protection Bill The post Jodie Ginsberg: “We need a free, vibrant, independent and troublesome media” appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Jodie Ginsberg: “We need a free, vibrant, independent and troublesome media”
Thu May 10 20:12, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin slides late Thursday, but holds key level above $9000 MarketWatch After a subdued start to Thursday, cryptocurrency prices came under selling pressure, with market participants speculating about large blocks of cryptos being offloaded, driving bitcoin's value lower. Bitcoin , the world's No.1 digital currency, had ...
Bitcoin slides late Thursday, but holds key level above $9000 - MarketWatch
Fri May 11 08:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Launches First Regulated Ethereum Futures Forbes So, you think Ethereum is a crock? Later today you'll be able to express that belief with a regulated futures product. Following in the path of bitcoin futures launched by UK-based CryptoFacilities in 2015, and XRP futures launched in 2016, the company ... and more »
Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Launches First Regulated Ethereum Futures - Forbes
Fri May 11 03:15, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Ethereum Co-Founder Battles 'Dr Doom' Roubini to Crypto Debate Draw Coindesk Long a cryptocurrency basher, Roubini didn't make a different case this time, though his arguments were perhaps distinguished by their breadth and energy. (The moderator, former COMEX Chair Donna Redel, even went so far as to use a whistle ... and more »
Ethereum Co-Founder Battles 'Dr Doom' Roubini to Crypto Debate Draw - Coindesk
Fri May 11 00:15, 2018 GMT
FE sector 'underinvesting in cyber security ' TES News A lack of funding and resources means further education colleges are not as well defended against cyber attacks as they should be. Our most recent data shows that colleges are an increasing target for cyber criminals and I am concerned that funding ...
FE sector 'underinvesting in cyber security' - TES News
Fri May 11 01:56, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Huawei Releases Bitcoin Wallet In App Store, Pre-Installed On All New Smartphones Cointelegraph Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese multinational communications technology company, has announced that mobile phone users will be able to download Bitcoin (BTC) wallets on new Huawei devices starting Friday, Bloomberg reported May 10. Huawei is ... Huawei Poised to Give Chinese Users Easier Access to Bitcoin Bloomberg all 11 news articles »
Huawei Releases Bitcoin Wallet In App Store, Pre-Installed On All New Smartphones - Cointelegraph
Thu May 10 23:53, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Kodak Announces Token Offering Goal For Blockchain Image Protection Platform Cointelegraph Wenn Digital, the developer of a blockchain -based image rights platform licensed by Kodak, announced Thursday that it plans to attract up to $50 mln in a combined public and private token offering, Reuters reported May 10. Wenn Digital has developed an ... and more »
Kodak Announces Token Offering Goal For Blockchain Image Protection Platform - Cointelegraph
Thu May 10 21:52, 2018 GMT
CNBC Fundstrat technician sees a big breakout for bitcoin in the charts CNBC Fundstrat technician sees a big breakout for bitcoin in the charts. 4 Hours Ago. Robert Sluymer, Fundstrat Global Advisors, on why he sees a breakout coming for bitcoin . With CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Karen Finerman, ...
Fundstrat technician sees a big breakout for bitcoin in the charts - CNBC
Thu May 10 21:19, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin could soar as high as $64000 in 2019 CNBC Bitcoin prices could soar as high as $64,000 in 2019, according to investment research firm Fundstrat. Fundstrat co-founder Tom Lee, says the economics of bitcoin mining could help propel bitcoin prices. Watch CNBC Live TV ...
Bitcoin could soar as high as $64000 in 2019 - CNBC
Thu May 10 21:04, 2018 GMT
TheStreet.com Bitcoin Today: Prices Close to Flat as Broader Crypto Market Mixed TheStreet.com Bitcoin didn't stray far in Thursday trading, managing only small gains above the $9,350 threshold in afternoon action before dipping lower. As the No. 1 cryptocurrency by market value traded in a narrow band, many of the largest market cap digital ... This Warren Buffett 'Disciple' Says He is Wrong about Bitcoin CCN all 34 news articles »
Bitcoin Today: Prices Close to Flat as Broader Crypto Market Mixed - TheStreet.com
Thu May 10 17:51, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) Bloomberg to Launch Cryptocurrency Index Investopedia (blog) The index constituents cover various facets of cryptocurrencies that include mediums of storage of monetary value and mediums of value exchange (for instance, bitcoin ), smart contract protocols ( ethereum ), and privacy-focused digital assets (monero ... Billionaire Bitcoin Bull Partners with Bloomberg to Launch Cryptocurrency Index Platform Bitcoinist Bloomberg, Billionaire Bull Novogratz Partner to Launch Cryptocurrency Price Index CCN Mike Novogratz Partners With Bloomberg to Launch Cryptocurrency Index newsBTC all 57 news articles »
Bloomberg to Launch Cryptocurrency Index - Investopedia (blog)
Thu May 10 19:32, 2018 GMT
MIT Technology Review This company hopes its cryptocurrency can help the internet of things reach its true potential MIT Technology Review The plan is to launch a new public distributed ledger like the one underlying Bitcoin , but replace the “proof-of-work” process Bitcoin's miners use to secure its ledger of peer-to-peer payments with a novel system that Helium calls “proof of coverage ...
This company hopes its cryptocurrency can help the internet of things reach its true potential - MIT Technology Review
Thu May 10 22:25, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Huawei Poised to Give Chinese Users Easier Access to Bitcoin Bloomberg BTC.com, which also controls the world's largest Bitcoin mining pool, is owned by mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain Technologies. Huawei is considering developing a mobile phone targeting blockchain -based applications, Bloomberg News reported in ... and more »
Huawei Poised to Give Chinese Users Easier Access to Bitcoin - Bloomberg
Thu May 10 16:56, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin could soar as high as $64000 next year, investment research firm Fundstrat predicts CNBC The growth of bitcoin "mining" activity could send the cryptocurrency's price as high as $64,000, investment research firm Fundstrat said Thursday. Bitcoin is created through an energy-intensive process known as mining, in which computers receive the ... The Bitcoin to the Moon Refrain Grows Louder Bloomberg Mining Will Propel Bitcoin Price To $36k In 2019, Says Latest Fundstrat Research Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Could Reach $64000 in 2019: Fundstrat Analysis CCN all 9 news articles »
Bitcoin could soar as high as $64000 next year, investment research firm Fundstrat predicts - CNBC
Thu May 10 17:15, 2018 GMT
Entrepreneur Forget Bitcoin for Now: Here's the Real Reason You Should Embrace Blockchain Entrepreneur Vitalik Buterin, founder of Ethereum , a popular cryptocurrency and alternative to bitcoin , has discussed in an online video how the peak capacity for Bitcoin is five transactions per second, with Ethereum nudging past it at six per second. But he then ...
Forget Bitcoin for Now: Here's the Real Reason You Should Embrace Blockchain - Entrepreneur
Thu May 10 18:59, 2018 GMT
Fortune The Law of Blockchain : Beyond Government Control? Fortune Blockchain is the most disruptive technology since the Internet, and its arrival raises hard questions about how — or if — judges and governments can control it. Should federal agencies, for instance, seek to impose “net neutrality” style rules to ...
The Law of Blockchain: Beyond Government Control? - Fortune
Thu May 10 13:35, 2018 GMT
Upstate Business Journal Digital Gold: Greenville startup to open $10M data center for cryptocurrency mining Upstate Business Journal The value of bitcoin is determined by how many people are buying it and using it, and how many new coins are in circulation. One bitcoin is currently worth about $9,395, according to blockchain .info, a news and data site. There are now close to 1,400 ...
Digital Gold: Greenville startup to open $10M data center for cryptocurrency mining - Upstate Business Journal
Thu May 10 17:17, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Dutch Ministry Develops National Blockchain Research Agenda Cointelegraph Rob van Gijzel, ambassador of the Dutch Blockchain Coalition, presented a national blockchain research agenda, commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, on May 8. The Ministry created a designated unit, 'TopTeam ICT,' ...
Dutch Ministry Develops National Blockchain Research Agenda - Cointelegraph
Thu May 10 16:05, 2018 GMT
Forbes Ripple Reveals Results Of First Pilot Tests Using XRP Cryptocurrency Forbes Blockchain startup Ripple has revealed the results of the first pilot tests using the XRP cryptocurrency it created. The third-most-valuable cryptocurrency by market cap, at $31.4 billion, XRP is part of a larger effort within the venture-backed ... Ripple Powers Korean Crypto Exchange Coinone for Blockchain Remittance CCN all 16 news articles »
Ripple Reveals Results Of First Pilot Tests Using XRP Cryptocurrency - Forbes
Thu May 10 15:34, 2018 GMT
The Independent ' Bitcoin Jesus' predicts ethereum will be most valuable cryptocurrency by end of year The Independent Bitcoin will soon lose its place as the world's most valuable cryptocurrency , according to one of the earliest advocates of the digital currency. Roger Ver, whose involvement in the space since 2011 has earned him the moniker ' Bitcoin Jesus', believes ... Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano ... Cointelegraph Bitcoin , Ethereum , Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Show Signs of Recovery After Recent Downward Spirals CryptoSlate all 149 news articles »
'Bitcoin Jesus' predicts ethereum will be most valuable cryptocurrency by end of year - The Independent
Thu May 10 14:37, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg The Bitcoin to the Moon Refrain Grows Louder Bloomberg Fundstrat Global Advisors, the research firm known for its bullish Bitcoin bets, is at it again with the second forecast in a week leading up to one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency conferences. One Bitcoin could be worth around $36,000 by the end ... Bitcoin Price Could Reach $64000 in 2019: Fundstrat Analysis CCN all 5 news articles »
The Bitcoin to the Moon Refrain Grows Louder - Bloomberg
Thu May 10 11:33, 2018 GMT
Reuters Kodak blockchain project seeks to raise $50 million in token offering Reuters Blockchain , the system powering cryptocurrencies like bitcoin , is a shared database that is maintained by a network of computers connected to the internet. Wenn's token will be called KODAKCoin, with the public offering due to take place on May 21. It ... and more »
Kodak blockchain project seeks to raise $50 million in token offering - Reuters
Thu May 10 13:10, 2018 GMT
Australia: Gov't Considering Blockchain For Trade Supply Chains Cointelegraph The move would give the DHA a further outlet into funding legitimate trading activity, and comes the same week as Australia's 2018-19 budget allocated $700,000 AUD ($520,000) to blockchain research. At the same time, a clampdown on black market and ... and more »
Australia: Gov't Considering Blockchain For Trade Supply Chains - Cointelegraph
Thu May 10 13:42, 2018 GMT
TrustedReviews Internet security : A power user's guide to staying safe online TrustedReviews You'll have heard countless times that about how important it is to protect your online privacy and security . .... This is a setting you can change from within Chrome or Firefox, and you should always have your browser set to block plugins by default ...
Internet security: A power user's guide to staying safe online - TrustedReviews
Thu May 10 12:51, 2018 GMT
Motley Fool How Volatile Is Bitcoin ? Motley Fool Even though bitcoin , the world's largest cryptocurrency by market cap, "underperformed" its peers by gaining 1,364% in 2017, it has vastly outperformed traditional equities since it debuted in 2010. Between March 2010 and mid-December 2017, bitcoin ...
How Volatile Is Bitcoin? - Motley Fool
Thu May 10 10:45, 2018 GMT
Reuters De Beers tracks diamonds through supply chain using blockchain Reuters L) De Beers said on Thursday it had tracked 100 high-value diamonds from miner to retailer using blockchain , in the first effort of its kind to clear the supply chain of imposters and conflict minerals. FILE PHOTO: Diamonds are displayed during a visit ... De Beers Tracks First Gems From Mine to Shop Using Blockchain Bloomberg all 15 news articles »
De Beers tracks diamonds through supply chain using blockchain - Reuters
Thu May 10 08:02, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Venture Capitalist 'Disciple' of Buffett Condemns His Views On Bitcoin CoinDesk Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya has countered billionaire Warren Buffett's recent derogatory statements on bitcoin , stating that the cryptocurrency is "important." His comments come after Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway ... Buffett, Gates Are Wrong on Bitcoin : Palihapitiya Investopedia (blog) Palihapitiya: I am a Buffett 'disciple,' but he's wrong about bitcoin CNBC Bill Gates: I'd Short 'Crazier, Speculative' Bitcoin If I Could Cointelegraph Bloomberg  - Zacks.com  - newsBTC  - CNBC all 377 news articles »
Venture Capitalist 'Disciple' of Buffett Condemns His Views On Bitcoin - CoinDesk
Thu May 10 09:11, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Drop to $9K Still in Play Despite Brief Bitcoin Rally Coindesk Despite a brief rally yesterday, bitcoin (BTC) is still in corrective mode and risks falling back below $9,000, chart analysis suggests. The cryptocurrency broke out of the bearish falling channel setup yesterday, courtesy of a bullish relative ...
Drop to $9K Still in Play Despite Brief Bitcoin Rally - Coindesk
Thu May 10 09:13, 2018 GMT
TNW Bitcoin whales are stashing their fortunes in underground vaults – but you shouldn't TNW Wondering how to secure your precious cryptocurrency fortune? A number of Bitcoin investors are locking up their loot in underground vaults across the globe to prevent them from being stolen. Xapo, a Hong Kong based company that provides Bitcoin wallet ... The Vaults Where Bitcoin Billionaires Hide Their Fortunes Popular Mechanics Bloomberg: 7% Of Bitcoin Supply Held In Cold Storage Vaults By One Company Cointelegraph all 15 news articles »
Bitcoin whales are stashing their fortunes in underground vaults – but you shouldn't - TNW
Thu May 10 06:23, 2018 GMT
Forbes Iran Sanctions: People Are Turning To Bitcoin To Get Money Out Forbes Kim Jong-un tried it in North Korea, Nicholas Maduro tried it in Venezula — now Hassan Rouhani could begin experimenting with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency as the country braces for fresh, US led, Iran sanctions. It's been expected for some time but U.S ...
Iran Sanctions: People Are Turning To Bitcoin To Get Money Out - Forbes
Thu May 10 08:05, 2018 GMT
CBC.ca When governments censor websites and block messaging apps like Telegram, here's where to turn for proof CBC.ca The organization collects evidence of internet censorship in more than 200 countries, with help from as many as 50,000 volunteers — often activists and human rights defenders but also regular citizens — who run OONI's internet measurement testing ...
When governments censor websites and block messaging apps like Telegram, here's where to turn for proof - CBC.ca
Thu May 10 09:06, 2018 GMT
While the Portuguese media goes through a crisis, the government has taken to hiring unmotivated and underpaid journalists, accelerating the hollowing out of newsrooms. The post The media “can’t afford thinking”: Why Portuguese journalists are leaving newsrooms for government roles appeared first on Index on Censorship .
The media “can’t afford thinking”: Why Portuguese journalists are leaving newsrooms for government roles
Thu May 10 04:00, 2018 GMT
Hollywood Reporter Cannes: Can Blockchain Become an Industry Game Changer? Hollywood Reporter THE HYPE Aspiring film investors around the world are dying to bankroll Hollywood films, and blockchain tech will allow them to do so in an easy, safe and transparent manner, via cryptocurrencies akin to Bitcoin . Christopher Woodrow, who helped raise ...
Cannes: Can Blockchain Become an Industry Game Changer? - Hollywood Reporter
Wed May 9 17:57, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) Buffett, Gates Are Wrong on Bitcoin : Palihapitiya Investopedia (blog) Former Facebook Inc. (FB) executive and venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya came to bitcoin 's defense after scathing criticism for the cryptocurrency by legendary investor Warren Buffett and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) founder Bill Gates earlier this ... Tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya: I'm a Warren Buffett 'disciple,' but he's wrong about bitcoin CNBC 'Rat poison squared': Buffett, Gates take aim at bitcoin The Sydney Morning Herald Bill Gates: I'd Short 'Crazier, Speculative' Bitcoin If I Could Cointelegraph Bitcoin News (press release)  - CCN  - Ethereum World News (blog)  - CNBC all 359 news articles »
Buffett, Gates Are Wrong on Bitcoin: Palihapitiya - Investopedia (blog)
Thu May 10 03:45, 2018 GMT
Coindesk JP Morgan's New DLT Lead: We're Not Done With Blockchain Innovation Coindesk This, of course, brings up another delicate subject for a bank, particularly one whose CEO has famously bashed bitcoin : public blockchain networks. Quorum, although built with open-source code, is a private blockchain , the kind that was in vogue a few ...
JP Morgan's New DLT Lead: We're Not Done With Blockchain Innovation - Coindesk
Thu May 10 02:01, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Ethereum's EIP:0 Attendees Commit to Governance Plan CoinDesk Several stakeholders in the ethereum community have pledged support for a governance plan produced by attendees of the EIP:0 Summit. Organizers behind the EIP:0 Summit, the invite-only ethereum community meet-up that has drawn criticism, committed to ...
Ethereum's EIP:0 Attendees Commit to Governance Plan - CoinDesk
Thu May 10 00:17, 2018 GMT
The Denver Post Colorado politicians approve — and then reject — bill to distinguish blockchain tokens from securities The Denver Post One vote was all it took for Colorado to be on the cutting edge of blockchain policy movement. But that one vote was overturned minutes later. And House Bill 1426 died Wednesday, the last day of the 2018 legislative session. Sen. Tim Neville, R ... and more »
Colorado politicians approve — and then reject — bill to distinguish blockchain tokens from securities - The Denver Post
Thu May 10 00:46, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Survey: 30% Of Financial Executives To Commit Resources To Blockchain Cointelegraph Researchers surveyed a group of financial executives, 30 percent of whom said they “plan to commit resources to blockchain within the next year and a half, though they don't know yet what potential the technology holds.” The survey also asked whether a ... and more »
Survey: 30% Of Financial Executives To Commit Resources To Blockchain - Cointelegraph
Wed May 9 17:30, 2018 GMT
Security Intelligence (blog) Crypto-Mining, IoT Attacks Among Top Internet Security Threats in 2018 Security Intelligence (blog) According to Security Boulevard, ransomware is now considered a commodity with the rise of cybercrime-as-a-service options, which enable would-be hackers with no technical experience to rent their own versions of popular ransomware. The increased ...
Crypto-Mining, IoT Attacks Among Top Internet Security Threats in 2018 - Security Intelligence (blog)
Wed May 9 21:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes CMOs Can Construct A More Effective Strategy With Blockchain Forbes However, the structure that blockchain brings to the information helps provide a much faster and accurate response from you. Also, that quick response can pass all the way through your organization. You'll be able to inform product development, IT ...
CMOs Can Construct A More Effective Strategy With Blockchain - Forbes
Wed May 9 18:46, 2018 GMT
Futurism Facebook Wants To Explore Blockchain Technology. Here's What They Might Be Up To. Futurism Facebook is diving headfirst into the blockchain . Recode reports the social media giant is creating a team dedicated to blockchain , headed by former Messenger lead David Marcus, who also has experience at Coinbase and PayPal. Marcus later confirmed ... Facebook is reportedly starting a blockchain team CNET Why Mark Zuckerberg just put some of his best execs on blockchain CNBC Facebook is launching a new team dedicated to the blockchain . Messenger's David Marcus is going to run it. Recode Newsweek  - TheStreet.com  - WIRED  - Recode all 216 news articles »
Facebook Wants To Explore Blockchain Technology. Here's What They Might Be Up To. - Futurism
Wed May 9 14:29, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Is The New Rock And Roll Forbes Ask Google about Bitcoin . Bitcoin is a monster. As the killer app of the blockchain , Bitcoin and cryptocurrency is the rock and roll of the Millennials. When I was born, rock and roll was the 'rock and roll' of my generation, but for the next ...
Bitcoin Is The New Rock And Roll - Forbes
Wed May 9 16:46, 2018 GMT
The Independent Is Facebook about to launch its own cryptocurrency ? The Independent David Marcus, the former head of Facebook Messenger, announced this week that he will lead an exploratory blockchain group that will report directly to the company's CTO, Mike Schroepfer. Mr Marcus made the announcement in a ... It would see the social ... Facebook is reportedly starting a blockchain team CNET Why Mark Zuckerberg just put some of his best execs on blockchain CNBC Why It Makes Sense For Facebook to Move Into the Brave New World of Blockchain Fortune Futurism  - TheStreet.com  - U.S. News & World Report  - Recode all 211 news articles »
Is Facebook about to launch its own cryptocurrency? - The Independent
Wed May 9 16:53, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) What's the Environmental Impact of Cryptocurrency ? Investopedia (blog) Information on the blockchain is shared among the nodes of the network, or individual computers and mining rigs all around the world. Adherents of the cryptocurrency concept argue that digital currencies offer numerous advantages over fiat money due to ... and more »
What's the Environmental Impact of Cryptocurrency? - Investopedia (blog)
Wed May 9 13:45, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph China's 2nd Largest Bitcoin Mining Hardware Producer Plans To Launch $1 Bln IPO In Hong Kong Cointelegraph Canaan Creative, China's second-largest Bitcoin (BTC) mining hardware manufacturer plans to seek an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The company's decision to conduct an IPO in Hong Kong, instead ... In 2017, China was ... and more »
China's 2nd Largest Bitcoin Mining Hardware Producer Plans To Launch $1 Bln IPO In Hong Kong - Cointelegraph
Wed May 9 15:58, 2018 GMT
Entrepreneur Blockchain Is Gaining Ground in Video-Streaming. Here's Why. Entrepreneur Blockchain technology is an unanticipated breakthrough and its capabilities are far-reaching. Its popularity has skyrocketed with the creation of cryptocurrency , and it's toppling established market leaders and creating opportunities for a new ... and more »
Blockchain Is Gaining Ground in Video-Streaming. Here's Why. - Entrepreneur
Wed May 9 16:02, 2018 GMT
Deadline Blockchain VOD Platform Binge Buys Fulwell 73's Beyond Bitcoin In Seven-Figure Deal – Cannes Deadline SEG CEO Michael Moyal added, “We are thrilled to have Beyond Bitcoin on the Binge platform. The film provides an objective look at the potential for blockchain to disrupt numerous industries including entertainment. We at SEG share the filmmakers' ... and more »
Blockchain VOD Platform Binge Buys Fulwell 73's Beyond Bitcoin In Seven-Figure Deal – Cannes - Deadline
Wed May 9 14:46, 2018 GMT
Cryptocurrency hedge funds rebound in April, gaining more than 80% MarketWatch Cryptocurrency prices were mostly unchanged on Wednesday as the No. ... Ether, the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, rose 69.4% in April and Bitcoin Cash added 101%. ... It's a quiet start to Wednesday for both altcoins and bitcoin futures.
Cryptocurrency hedge funds rebound in April, gaining more than 80% - MarketWatch
Wed May 9 10:03, 2018 GMT
Students' coursework was affected by the attack which the school reported to police, the BBC learns.
Durham Sixth Form Centre paid ransom after cyber-attack
Wed May 9 14:31, 2018 GMT
CNBC Ex-NFL star Ricky Williams studies astrology – and it's telling him to invest in Bitcoin CNBC The revolutionary aspect of Uranus in astrology, combined with Taurus' focus on wealth and finance, is leading Williams to predict that, in the near future, "we're going to totally change the way we view and understand" finances, he says. What's more ... and more »
Ex-NFL star Ricky Williams studies astrology – and it's telling him to invest in Bitcoin - CNBC
Wed May 9 13:01, 2018 GMT
CNBC Why Mark Zuckerberg just put some of his best execs on blockchain CNBC On Tuesday, Facebook offered its most significant acknowledgment to date that blockchain is real and not just an overfunded science experiment bolstered by the hype around bitcoin . David Marcus, one of the company's top executives, the head of its ... Facebook is reportedly starting a blockchain team CNET What Is Blockchain ? New Facebook Unit to Explore Tech Behind Bitcoin Newsweek Facebook Quietly Launches a Blockchain Project U.S. News & World Report Recode  - CNNMoney  - WIRED  - Recode all 172 news articles »
Why Mark Zuckerberg just put some of his best execs on blockchain - CNBC
Wed May 9 15:00, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Care About Internet Privacy ? Then Prove It Bloomberg It seems that for the overwhelming majority of Gmail users, the benefit of extra security isn't worth the small cost of providing a bit of extra information at the login stage. All this highlights the importance of personal responsibility — a key part ... Internet Privacy : Who Controls What We See? The Future of Things (press release) (blog) all 23 news articles »
Care About Internet Privacy? Then Prove It - Bloomberg
Wed May 9 14:40, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin could flop like VHS competitor Betamax, tech investor Glenn Hutchins says CNBC As the cryptocurrency market matures, bitcoin could be pushed out by competitors the same way the video cassette tape format Betamax lost out to rival VHS as home entertainment technology evolved during the 1980s, according to one tech investor ...
Bitcoin could flop like VHS competitor Betamax, tech investor Glenn Hutchins says - CNBC
Wed May 9 12:00, 2018 GMT
CNBC Creating your own cryptocurrency ? Here's what you need to know CNBC Bitcoin may have plunged from its eye-popping price, but demand is high for cryptocurrencies. A quick search on TokenList shows hundreds of new coins are trying to or planning to raise money using a new method called an initial coin offering. Just how ...
Creating your own cryptocurrency? Here's what you need to know - CNBC
Wed May 9 13:19, 2018 GMT
The Future of Things (press release) (blog) Internet Privacy : Who Controls What We See? The Future of Things (press release) (blog) The Internet , like the print, radio, and TV media, is subject to control. Beyond the basics, every news piece, editorial, or opinion piece is shaped by the beliefs of the folks in control of the media. This is nothing new. CNN, MSNBC, NBC, ABC, and ... and more »
Internet Privacy: Who Controls What We See? - The Future of Things (press release) (blog)
Wed May 9 12:36, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Bloomberg: 7% Of Bitcoin Supply Held In Cold Storage Vaults By One Company Cointelegraph Bitcoin storage provider Xapo now holds about 7% of the world's total Bitcoin supply in its vaults, “roughly” amounting to $10 bln, Bloomberg reports May 9 quoting unnamed sources. According to two clients, the wallet and cold storage provider ... and more »
Bloomberg: 7% Of Bitcoin Supply Held In Cold Storage Vaults By One Company - Cointelegraph
Wed May 9 11:29, 2018 GMT
CNBC Tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya: I'm a Warren Buffett 'disciple' but he's wrong about bitcoin CNBC Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is wrong about bitcoin , tech venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya argued on Wednesday. "Not everybody is right all the time," the former Facebook executive told CNBC's "Squawk Box," adding that knowledge about ... and more »
Tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya: I'm a Warren Buffett 'disciple' but he's wrong about bitcoin - CNBC
Wed May 9 12:43, 2018 GMT
This vital half-day training for CEOs and chairs of trustees supports arts and cultural organisations to handle difficult subjects and sensitive stories to deliver the best work possible The post Risks, rights and reputations: challenging a risk averse culture appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Risks, rights and reputations: challenging a risk averse culture
Wed May 9 12:05, 2018 GMT
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will be visiting the UK for official meetings from 13-15 May. Join us for a protest outside the Turkish Embassy in London calling for the release of Turkey's imprisoned journalists. The post President Erdoğan to visit UK: Join the #FreeTurkeyMedia protest appeared first on Index on Censorship .
President Erdoğan to visit UK: Join the #FreeTurkeyMedia protest
Wed May 9 09:05, 2018 GMT
Topping Out? Bitcoin Bulls Need to Defend $9K Coindesk Having hit seven-day lows below $9,000 this morning, bitcoin (BTC) is looking decidedly weak. The cryptocurrency fell to $8,980 on Bitfinex a few hours ago and was last seen changing hands at $9,080 - down 1.13 percent from the previous day's close (as ...
Topping Out? Bitcoin Bulls Need to Defend $9K - Coindesk
Wed May 9 09:17, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg The Wealthy Are Hoarding $10 Billion of Bitcoin in Bunkers Bloomberg Xapo's billionaire backers include LinkedIn Corp. co-founder Reid Hoffman and former Wall Street trader Mike Novogratz, who's in the process of setting up his own cryptocurrency merchant bank. Their bet is that Bitcoin is ... Read more: 'Cryptolandia ...
The Wealthy Are Hoarding $10 Billion of Bitcoin in Bunkers - Bloomberg
Wed May 9 04:01, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Lightning Payments Are Slowly Becoming Less Reckless Coindesk Luckily, the lightning network, which pushes transactions into off-chain payment channels, allowing the cryptocurrency to be received without waiting for a block to be mined or paying the associated miner's fees, has moved ahead by leaps and bounds in ...
Bitcoin Lightning Payments Are Slowly Becoming Less Reckless - Coindesk
Wed May 9 07:26, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch A Modcloth cofounder just launched an invite-only cryptocurrency TechCrunch First and foremost, Merit says it's removing barriers to entry to blockchain investments and payments by making the Merit cryptocurrency as easy to send as a tweet. Users can also sent the Merit cyptocurrency via different communication channels ...
A Modcloth cofounder just launched an invite-only cryptocurrency - TechCrunch
Wed May 9 05:16, 2018 GMT
Cyber -attack risk could create jobs in Northern Ireland BBC News More Northern Ireland-based security jobs could be created to tackle the increased risk of cyber attacks. About 1,200 people are employed in cyber security in Northern Ireland, and Queen's University has just announced 10 new jobs. As a summit gets ...
Cyber-attack risk could create jobs in Northern Ireland - BBC News
Wed May 9 07:49, 2018 GMT
Journalists’ organisations and international bodies have expressed concern over freedom of the press in Cyprus following revelations that police have questioned journalists about leaked emails The post Cypriot journalists targeted over leaked emails appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Cypriot journalists targeted over leaked emails
Tue May 8 19:32, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Colorado Passes Bill Advocating Blockchain For Gov't Data Protection And Cyber Security Cointelegraph The bill notes that blockchain technologies offer unique solutions for the connection of society, technology, and finances by “supporting the mapping of human action to transactions performed on the internet ,” while maintaining their privacy ... and more »
Colorado Passes Bill Advocating Blockchain For Gov't Data Protection And Cyber Security - Cointelegraph
Tue May 8 13:28, 2018 GMT
Advertising Specialty Institute Strategy: Improve Cyber Security Advertising Specialty Institute This spring, promotional products firms suffered an onslaught of malware attacks. The menacing viruses targeted both suppliers and distributors in the $23.6 billion industry, attacking companies big and small, including firms on Counselor's list of the ...
Strategy: Improve Cyber Security - Advertising Specialty Institute
Tue May 8 20:06, 2018 GMT
Windpower Monthly AWEA 2018: Increase in cyber security attacks 'inevitable', expert warns Windpower Monthly "It's inevitable", he said on the sidelines of the American Wind Energy Association's Windpower 2018 conference. "How, when or how widespread, we have no way of knowing," he told Windpower Monthly. "It's sort of like a James Bond scenario." There have ... and more »
AWEA 2018: Increase in cyber security attacks 'inevitable', expert warns - Windpower Monthly
Wed May 9 05:06, 2018 GMT
Socialism and the struggle against Internet censorship World Socialist Web Site The following speech was delivered by Andre Damon, a leader of the Socialist Equality Party in the US. One year ago, the World Socialist Web Site held its annual commemoration of May Day during the most successful period in its 19-year history. Over ...
Socialism and the struggle against Internet censorship - World Socialist Web Site
Wed May 9 04:08, 2018 GMT
Maybe you can build an economy on mining after all...
Australian government to spend $700K on that new 'blockchain' thing - CNET
Wed May 9 01:11, 2018 GMT
CNNMoney Bitcoin buying is like 'trading turds' CNNMoney Warren Buffett called bitcoin 'rat poison squared' at Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting. Vice Chairman Charlie Munger likes cryptocurrencies even less and had a 'colorful' analogy to explain as much. Related Videos. Bob vs Brian: Which boss will win ... and more »
Bitcoin buying is like 'trading turds' - CNNMoney
Tue May 8 19:31, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk The First Version of Ethereum's Casper Upgrade Has Been Published CoinDesk Vitalik Buterin, who created ethereum , addressed the Casper upgrade at a conference in Toronto last week, calling it "hopefully one of the more joyous experiences in ethereum in a fairly short time." Once implemented, Casper FFG will alter ethereum's ... and more »
The First Version of Ethereum's Casper Upgrade Has Been Published - CoinDesk
Tue May 8 22:16, 2018 GMT
CNBC Wall Street's embrace of bitcoin will help boost the cryptocurrency , trader says CNBC Wall Street's embrace of bitcoin will help boost the cryptocurrency , trader says. 2 Hours Ago. Dominic Chu reports that NYSE parent company ICE plans to offer bitcoin swap contracts. And FM Trader Brian Kelly looks and what the Street's embrace of the ...
Wall Street's embrace of bitcoin will help boost the cryptocurrency, trader says - CNBC
Tue May 8 22:11, 2018 GMT
CNBC Ex-Goldman Sachs President Says Global Cryptocurrency Will Come, But It's Not Bitcoin Cointelegraph Gary Cohn, former Goldman Sachs President as well as former chief economic advisor to US President Donald Trump, believes that there will a global cryptocurrency in the future, but it will be a coin “more easily understood” than Bitcoin (BTC), CNBC ... The world will have a global cryptocurrency , but it won't be bitcoin , says ex-Goldman president Gary Cohn CNBC all 27 news articles »
Ex-Goldman Sachs President Says Global Cryptocurrency Will Come, But It's Not Bitcoin - Cointelegraph
Tue May 8 17:46, 2018 GMT
Yahoo Finance Can Bitcoin Cross $15000 By The End Of The Year? Forbes This sent cryptocurrencies sliding in value from the all-time highs seen in mid-December 2017, as demonstrated by the slump in Bitcoin's price from almost $20,000 then to below $6,000 in early February. Notably, a recent report by the Federal Reserve ... The momentous event that caused Bitcoin to peak on December 17, 2017 Yahoo Finance Launch of bitcoin futures dragged down prices, Fed paper shows CNBC Federal Reserve: Bitcoin Futures Launch Led To December 2017 Price Decline Cointelegraph CoinDesk  - newsBTC  - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco all 33 news articles »
Can Bitcoin Cross $15000 By The End Of The Year? - Forbes
Tue May 8 21:00, 2018 GMT
TheStreet.com Bitcoin Today: Prices Drop Toward $9000 as Analyst Offers Stark Warning TheStreet.com Intercontinental Exchange, the company that owns the New York Stock Exchange, is said to be considering a move into cryptocurrency trading, according to a report from The New York Times. The firm is allegedly developing an online bitcoin trading ... and more »
Bitcoin Today: Prices Drop Toward $9000 as Analyst Offers Stark Warning - TheStreet.com
Tue May 8 20:43, 2018 GMT
Fortune Tyler Winklevoss Calls For Bill Gates to "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is" on Bitcoin Fortune Early Bitcoin investor Tyler Winklevoss challenged Bill Gates to “put your money where your mouth is” after the Microsoft founder said on Monday that he would he would short the currency “if there was an easy way to do it.” That comes after Gates said ... Billionaire Bill Gates once got bitcoin as a birthday present — here's what he did with it CNBC Bill Gates: I'd Short 'Crazier, Speculative' Bitcoin If I Could Cointelegraph Bill Gates: I'd bet against Bitcoin if I could USA TODAY Bloomberg  - MarketWatch  - Zacks.com  - CNBC.com all 192 news articles »
Tyler Winklevoss Calls For Bill Gates to "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is" on Bitcoin - Fortune
Tue May 8 20:25, 2018 GMT
No, not Bitcoin: Blockchain is the encrypted-in-plain-sight technology that can make for trustworthy transactions online.
Facebook is reportedly starting a blockchain team - CNET
Tue May 8 19:50, 2018 GMT
Recode Facebook is launching a new team dedicated to the blockchain . Messenger's David Marcus is going to run it. Recode The blockchain , which serves as the technical foundation for all cryptocurrencies — like bitcoin — is all the rage. Facebook's decision to pursue blockchain technology will most certainly add some validity to the crypto industry, which has been very ... Facebook shakes up its execs and adds new blockchain group CNBC Facebook launches blockchain initiative amid executive shakeup: report MarketWatch all 20 news articles »
Facebook is launching a new team dedicated to the blockchain. Messenger's David Marcus is going to run it. - Recode
Tue May 8 18:56, 2018 GMT
Bearish on bitcoin ? These charts might change your mind about cryptos MarketWatch Cryptos have had a rough year. After peaking in January with a market cap of $820 billion, the value of the entire cryptocurrency universe has plunged to $430 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.com. This while the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, ...
Bearish on bitcoin? These charts might change your mind about cryptos - MarketWatch
Tue May 8 16:39, 2018 GMT
Fortune How Blockchain Could Help Restore Power in Puerto Rico Fortune There's an increasing number of entrepreneurs looking to put their newest product “on the blockchain ” — from food delivery to social media to dating apps. One startup is doing something slightly more noble with the ledger technology — helpingPuerto ... Blockchain May Soon Be Helping Puerto Rico Keep the Lights on Bloomberg all 54 news articles »
How Blockchain Could Help Restore Power in Puerto Rico - Fortune
Tue May 8 15:04, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) Oracle to Launch Blockchain Products This Month Investopedia (blog) Tech corporations are seeing big opportunities in the blockchain space, and are now in a closely contested race to seize them sooner rather than later. Oracle Corp. (ORCL) has announced that it will unveil its blockchain software later this month ... Oracle to Launch Its Blockchain Platform This Month CoinDesk Software Giant Oracle to Debut Blockchain Platform This Month CCN World's Second Largest Software Company Oracle To Offer Blockchain Products Cointelegraph Bloomberg all 21 news articles »
Oracle to Launch Blockchain Products This Month - Investopedia (blog)
Tue May 8 16:26, 2018 GMT
CNNMoney What is blockchain ? CNNMoney As some investors eviscerate Bitcoin in the press, many remain optimistic about the underlying technology. Clare Sebastian answers the question: what is blockchain ? Related Videos. What is blockchain ? 01:56 What is blockchain ? How earnings calls go bad ... and more »
What is blockchain? - CNNMoney
Tue May 8 14:51, 2018 GMT
Fortune Cofounder of Ethereum Attaches Himself to Atari's Crypto Fortune Anthony Di Iorio, who co-founded Ethereum and Jaxx, is helping launch another cryptocurrency . Di Iorio has been named an honorary co-founder for the blockchain project powering the Atari Token and the Atari Platform Network after making an unspecified ... and more »
Cofounder of Ethereum Attaches Himself to Atari's Crypto - Fortune
Tue May 8 14:35, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Price Is Correlated To Stocks Forbes In market legend traders take naked directional positions and make their fortunes by predicting the future. According to theory, this is an impossible task. The trading industry won't have you believe this because their pay checks often depend on the ...
Bitcoin Price Is Correlated To Stocks - Forbes
Tue May 8 15:04, 2018 GMT
Fortune Why NYSE's Parent Company Is Building a Bitcoin Exchange Fortune Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of NYSE, reportedly plans to offer traders a swap contract that will allow customers to get their hands on Bitcoin the following day — along with the backing and stamp of approval of the exchange ... The New York Stock Exchange teases plan to launch cryptocurrency trading TNW NYT: New York Stock Exchange Owner Wants To Let Customers Buy Bitcoin Cointelegraph Report: NYSE Owner ICE Weighs Bitcoin Trading Platform Launch CoinDesk Business Insider  - CCN  - Bitcoinist all 109 news articles »
Why NYSE's Parent Company Is Building a Bitcoin Exchange - Fortune
Tue May 8 14:39, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Putting Bitcoin in the Swaps Box Bloomberg The point of Bitcoin is that it is a currency (asset, whatever) that doesn't need any sort of third-party mechanism for storage or delivery: The Bitcoin blockchain is a decentralized ledger that keeps track of Bitcoins, and I can give you Bitcoins ... and more »
Putting Bitcoin in the Swaps Box - Bloomberg
Tue May 8 13:52, 2018 GMT
Why bitcoin could rally more than 70% in the coming week, Fundstrat's Lee says MarketWatch ... conference that is expected to attract close to 7,000 blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts, starts in New York, and one analyst said there are seasonality patterns to the conference (see chart below) that could push bitcoin back toward an all ... and more »
Why bitcoin could rally more than 70% in the coming week, Fundstrat's Lee says - MarketWatch
Tue May 8 15:21, 2018 GMT
CNBC Billionaire Bill Gates once got bitcoin as a birthday present — here's what he did with it CNBC But despite his current concerns with cryptocurrencies, Gates remains interested in the blockchain technology behind bitcoin , the digital ledger where transactions are confirmed and recorded. "There's some really good technology in terms of sharing ... Bill Gates: I'd Short 'Crazier, Speculative' Bitcoin If I Could Cointelegraph Bill Gates: I'd bet against Bitcoin if I could USA TODAY Buffett and Gates Are the Latest Bitcoin Critics, Halting $10000 Push Bloomberg Investopedia (blog)  - MarketWatch  - CNET  - CNBC all 129 news articles »
Billionaire Bill Gates once got bitcoin as a birthday present — here's what he did with it - CNBC
Tue May 8 12:36, 2018 GMT
Coindesk The Economics of Ethereum's Coming Consensus Change Are Taking Shape Coindesk That's how much cryptocurrency users will need to participate in testing ethereum 's upcoming consensus protocol, Casper, at least according to the blockchain's creator Vitalik Buterin. During the final day of an ethereum conference in Toronto last week ... SEC Wrangles Over Ethereum's Status but Developers More Concerned with Scaling newsBTC all 5 news articles »
The Economics of Ethereum's Coming Consensus Change Are Taking Shape - Coindesk
Tue May 8 12:00, 2018 GMT
The Verge Android P should be about privacy The Verge Facebook's data breach scandal has been the biggest tech story so far this year, forcing the company's CEO to answer questions before Congress and the rest of us to consider the full extent of what we share with online services and the security of that ... Google maps, apps, voice assistant coming soon to new cars? OK, Volvo says The Car Connection all 445 news articles »
Android P should be about privacy - The Verge
Tue May 8 12:36, 2018 GMT
Forbes 3 Buys That Crush Bitcoin And Yield Up To 8.2% Forbes I know I don't have to tell you that there are a ton of so-called experts out there dying to tell you why bitcoin , ripple or some other cryptocurrency is a surefire way to get rich. Too bad they're all wrong. If you've been reading my columns on ...
3 Buys That Crush Bitcoin And Yield Up To 8.2% - Forbes
Tue May 8 13:59, 2018 GMT
Yahoo Finance St. Louis Fed suggests short sellers crushed Bitcoin Yahoo Finance The fall of cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC-USD) for much of 2018 is no coincidence, officials at the San Francisco Federal Reserve said in a recent policy analysis. The analysts attribute Bitcoin ' peak in December 2017 and subsequent crash ties a bit too ... Launch of bitcoin futures dragged down prices, Fed paper shows CNBC Federal Reserve: Bitcoin Futures Launch Led To December 2017 Price Decline Cointelegraph Futures Launch Weighed on Bitcoin's Price, Say Fed Researchers CoinDesk newsBTC  - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco all 19 news articles »
St. Louis Fed suggests short sellers crushed Bitcoin - Yahoo Finance
Tue May 8 13:29, 2018 GMT
CNBC Tyler Winklevoss tells Bill Gates how to short bitcoin CNBC The cryptocurrency has lost more than half its value since soaring above $19,000 in December. Winklevoss and his brother Cameron had $11 million in bitcoin at $120 a coin in April 2013. At Tuesday's price, their combined holding was worth about $834.17 ... Bill Gates: I'd bet against Bitcoin if I could USA TODAY Bill Gates: I'd Short 'Crazier, Speculative' Bitcoin If I Could Cointelegraph Warren Buffett Stalls Bitcoin's Advance Just Short Of $10000 Forbes Bloomberg  - MarketWatch  - Investopedia (blog)  - CNBC all 99 news articles »
Tyler Winklevoss tells Bill Gates how to short bitcoin - CNBC
Tue May 8 12:28, 2018 GMT
A controversial Singaporean blogger had allegedly uploaded videos defending paedophilia.
'Paedophilia-defending' YouTuber has channel removed
Tue May 8 11:44, 2018 GMT
The Role of Norms in Internet Security : Reputation and its Limits Lawfare (blog) Rather than placing security burdens on the end user—like requiring users to maintain a spam filter themselves—reputation mechanisms block messages at the border to avoid exposing end users to abusive messages (and their malicious payloads) and ...
The Role of Norms in Internet Security: Reputation and its Limits - Lawfare (blog)
Tue May 8 10:11, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin sees Wall Street warm to trading virtual currency CNBC Some of the biggest names on Wall Street are warming up to Bitcoin , a virtual currency that for nearly a decade has been consigned to the unregulated fringes of the financial world. The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange has been working on ...
Bitcoin sees Wall Street warm to trading virtual currency - CNBC
Tue May 8 10:02, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) How Goldman's Bitcoin Bid Could Change Industry Investopedia (blog) After months of speculation and reports, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) confirmed its plans to trade bitcoin last week in an interview with The New York Times. (See also: Goldman Hires Former Crypto Trader.) With its deep Rolodex of clients and heft ... and more »
How Goldman's Bitcoin Bid Could Change Industry - Investopedia (blog)
Tue May 8 10:00, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph NYT: New York Stock Exchange Owner Wants To Let Customers Buy Bitcoin Cointelegraph The owner of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is mulling letting customers buy and hold Bitcoin , The New York Times reported late Monday, May 7. The move would be the second Wall Street giant in a week to reportedly open up to crypto. As the New York ... The owner of the New York Stock Exchange has been reportedly working on a bitcoin exchange Business Insider New York Stock Exchange Will Launch Physical Bitcoin Futures: Reports Bitcoinist Owner of New York Stock Exchange may let investors bet on bitcoin Business Day all 57 news articles »
NYT: New York Stock Exchange Owner Wants To Let Customers Buy Bitcoin - Cointelegraph
Tue May 8 09:50, 2018 GMT
Deadline Sitges Inks SEG Blockchain Deal, Becomes First Fest To Accept Cryptocurrency For Tickets, Passes — Cannes Hot Topic Deadline Yesterday, sales and production outfit AMBI announced blockchain -based platform TaTaTu, which aims to reward users for watching content. It said it expects to funnel some of its own titles through the service. Earlier this year, Tribeca premiered ...
Sitges Inks SEG Blockchain Deal, Becomes First Fest To Accept Cryptocurrency For Tickets, Passes — Cannes Hot Topic - Deadline
Tue May 8 10:13, 2018 GMT
SEC decision on Ethereum cryptocurrency could affect others funded by ICOs Computerworld Before leaving the SEC in April, Fallon worked with the SEC's director of corporate finance and spent his last year with the agency focused on distributed ledger technology ( blockchain ) and small business regulatory policies. The Ethereum Foundation's ... and more »
SEC decision on Ethereum cryptocurrency could affect others funded by ICOs - Computerworld
Tue May 8 09:27, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin Risks Drop Below $9K After 4-Day Low Coindesk Bitcoin dropped to four-day lows below $9,200 on Monday and now looks set to explore levels below the $9,000 mark, the technical charts indicate. Yesterday's downwards move meant the cryptocurrency closed below the 10-day moving average (MA ...
Bitcoin Risks Drop Below $9K After 4-Day Low - Coindesk
Tue May 8 10:22, 2018 GMT
Index on Censorship believes we are in grave danger of ushering in one protection only to eliminate another: in this case, the protections afforded to and by a free press. The post Amendments to Data Protection Bill put free press in jeopardy appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Amendments to Data Protection Bill put free press in jeopardy
Tue May 8 08:04, 2018 GMT
Milan Antonijević uses the rule of law as his main line of defence in human rights protection. The post Human rights defender Milan Antonijević wants “more commitment” to the laws that protect the people of Serbia appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Human rights defender Milan Antonijević wants “more commitment” to the laws that protect the people of Serbia
Tue May 8 07:57, 2018 GMT
On Monday, 26 press-freedom, civil-rights, labour and civil-liberties groups submitted a letter urging a regional U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office to release unjustly detained journalist Manuel Duran Ortega. The post US must immediately release detained journalist Manuel Duran Ortega appeared first on Index on Censorship .
US must immediately release detained journalist Manuel Duran Ortega
Mon May 7 13:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes Blockchain As An Application Platform Forbes Instead, blockchain technology in Bitcoin is nothing more than transactions secured and executed by a scripting language using cryptographic methods. This means that blockchain is a platform with a scripting language that can solve many use cases other ... and more »
Blockchain As An Application Platform - Forbes
Mon May 7 17:00, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Australia: Disused Coal Plant To Become ' Blockchain Applications Complex' Cointelegraph Two blockchain companies have partnered to launch a $190 mln Bitcoin mining operation in a disused coal plant in Australia. The deal was confirmed in an official announcement May 7. In a statement on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Australian ... Australian Blockchain Firm Strikes $190 Million Crypto Mining Deal CCN all 9 news articles »
Australia: Disused Coal Plant To Become 'Blockchain Applications Complex' - Cointelegraph
Tue May 8 00:46, 2018 GMT
Forbes Warren Buffett Is Wrong About Bitcoin Forbes Anyone considering it should be prepared to lose their entire investment. Disclosure: I don't own any Bitcoin .] While it's hard for everyone to debate Mr. Buffett, some cryptocurrency experts think that he's wrong on his assessment of Bitcoin . Darren ... Warren Buffett: Bitcoin is 'rat poison' - CNN Money CNNMoney Bitcoin almost broke through the $10000 mark—then Warren Buffett and Bill Gates came along CNBC Warren Buffett Just Obliterated Bitcoin in Four Words Money Magazine Cointelegraph  - USA TODAY  - Yahoo Finance all 603 news articles »
Warren Buffett Is Wrong About Bitcoin - Forbes
Mon May 7 19:33, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) 'First Crypto Analyst' Warns Against Bitcoin Investopedia (blog) The news is not positive for cryptocurrency proponents and investors. DataTrek Research co-founder Nick Colas, dubbed as the first analyst of Wall Street to cover bitcoin , has advised investors to avoid it. (See also: Warren Buffett Says Buying Bitcoin ... Wall Street Analyst Concerned About Bitcoin Price, Not Convinced newsBTC Wall Street's first analyst to cover bitcoin urges caution CNBC Bitcoin price LIVE: BTC drops £300 - Warren Buffett described as 'monumentally baffling' Express.co.uk all 16 news articles »
'First Crypto Analyst' Warns Against Bitcoin - Investopedia (blog)
Mon May 7 22:49, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin to Rally on Consensus Conference, Fundstrat Analyst Says Bloomberg Bitcoin is relatively cheap ahead of a major cryptocurrency conference in New York next week, setting the stage for a rally, according to researchers led by Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors. “We expect the Consensus rally to be even larger than ... and more »
Bitcoin to Rally on Consensus Conference, Fundstrat Analyst Says - Bloomberg
Tue May 8 00:21, 2018 GMT
New York Times Bitcoin Sees Wall Street Warm to Trading Virtual Currency New York Times A spokesman said that the company had no comment. Many corporations and governments have expressed interest in the technology that Bitcoin introduced, particularly a form of database known as the blockchain . Some large financial exchanges, including ...
Bitcoin Sees Wall Street Warm to Trading Virtual Currency - New York Times
Tue May 8 00:24, 2018 GMT
Net neutrality and internet privacy discussion set for May 16 Wicked Local Upgrade Cambridge and the ACLU of Massachusetts, with the support of the MIT Student Information Processing Board, will host a discussion on “The Public Internet Option, How Local Governments Can Provide Network Neutrality, Privacy and Access for All ...
Net neutrality and internet privacy discussion set for May 16 - Wicked Local
Mon May 7 18:36, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Oracle Is Rolling Out Blockchain Products Bloomberg Behind the hype of cryptocurrencies, software companies have raced to leverage the blockchain's ledger model to simplify processes. Salesforce.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff said in March that his company wants to unveil a blockchain ...
Oracle Is Rolling Out Blockchain Products - Bloomberg
Mon May 7 14:31, 2018 GMT
Money Magazine Warren Buffett Just Obliterated Bitcoin in Four Words Money Magazine Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is taking his already harsh criticism of Bitcoin to another level. Buffett, who has previously said that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin will almost certainly “come to a bad ending,” was asked over the weekend at the ... Warren Buffett says bitcoin is 'rat poison' CNNMoney Bitcoin retreats from $10000, comes under fire from Berkshire's Buffett and Munger MarketWatch Warren Buffett Stalls Bitcoin's Advance Just Short Of $10000 Forbes WLS-TV  - CNBC  - Yahoo Finance all 515 news articles »
Warren Buffett Just Obliterated Bitcoin in Four Words - Money Magazine
Mon May 7 19:31, 2018 GMT
CNBC Launch of bitcoin futures dragged down prices, Fed paper shows CNBC Until futures existed it was extremely difficult, if not impossible, to bet on the decline of bitcoin prices, the researchers said. As optimistic investors continued to bid up, the cryptocurrency rose more than 1,300 percent in 2017. The pessimists ... The advent of bitcoin futures sparked the selloff from $20000, says San Francisco Fed MarketWatch all 2 news articles »
Launch of bitcoin futures dragged down prices, Fed paper shows - CNBC
Mon May 7 17:47, 2018 GMT
The software giant's CEO also talks about security and ethics at the company's Build developer conference Monday in Seattle.
Microsoft's Nadella says privacy is a human right that needs protecting - CNET
Mon May 7 17:14, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin backs away from $10000 after Buffett, Gates criticism CNBC Bitcoin prices dropped Monday following criticism from some of the investment world's best-known billionaires. The cryptocurrency hit a low of $9,188.66 Monday after climbing above $9,900 over the weekend, according to CoinDesk. Bitcoin has recovered ... Bitcoin retreats from $10000, comes under fire from Berkshire's Buffett and Munger MarketWatch Warren Buffett says bitcoin is 'rat poison' CNNMoney Buffett bashes bitcoin as thriving on mystique, favours stocks Reuters Money Magazine  - Bloomberg all 447 news articles »
Bitcoin backs away from $10000 after Buffett, Gates criticism - CNBC
Mon May 7 17:23, 2018 GMT
The Verge Silicon Valley deftly answers two frequently asked questions about Bitcoin The Verge Spoilers ahead for the penultimate episode of Silicon Valley. In the latest season of Silicon Valley, startup Pied Piper braves all kinds of obstacles, from an aggressive pizza company trying to steal their coders to contending with their archnemesis ... Silicon Valley Recap: Cryptocurrency Craziness Vulture Richard flips a bitcoin for his company's future on a solid Silicon Valley AV Club all 9 news articles »
Silicon Valley deftly answers two frequently asked questions about Bitcoin - The Verge
Mon May 7 16:25, 2018 GMT
The Denver Post Dealer used dark web, bitcoin and US Postal Service to run national drug business from Denver, feds say The Denver Post A 31-year-old Denver man tooled around Denver in his BMW mailing packages of heroin, cocaine and LSD from various U.S. Post Offices to customers across the country who purchased the illicit drugs on the dark web and paid with cryptocurrency including ...
Dealer used dark web, bitcoin and US Postal Service to run national drug business from Denver, feds say - The Denver Post
Mon May 7 15:54, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Dancing Badgers Draw More Attention Than SEC at Ethereum Meeting Bloomberg A large portion of the conference was also dedicated to casper, a proposed change to the way Ethereum's protocol validates transactions. The goal is to move away from the energy-intensive mechanism of proof-of-work, like Bitcoin uses, to proof-of-stake ...
Dancing Badgers Draw More Attention Than SEC at Ethereum Meeting - Bloomberg
Mon May 7 14:41, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Builds Momentum In Run To $10000 Forbes Technical analysis points to bullish momentum, as both the highs and lows have been rising in value over the last month, noted Greenspan. "The price of bitcoin will continue to rise in the short-term as more institutional investors like Goldman Sachs ...
Bitcoin Builds Momentum In Run To $10000 - Forbes
Mon May 7 10:06, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) How Does Blockchain Work? Investopedia (blog) For investors new to the cryptocurrency world, one of the most overwhelming and confusing aspects can be blockchain . Blockchain technology is what powers and supports the digital currency space, and many analysts believe that it contains numerous ...
How Does Blockchain Work? - Investopedia (blog)
Mon May 7 13:01, 2018 GMT
Coindesk 3D Printing Could Be Blockchain's True Game-Changer Coindesk But while multiple blockchain projects worldwide are demonstrating how smart contracts, data sharing protocols and cryptographic traceability can unlock trade finance, improve risk management, streamline customs processing and boost transparency, the ...
3D Printing Could Be Blockchain's True Game-Changer - Coindesk
Mon May 7 12:08, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Wall Street Analyst Nick Colas Preaches Caution to Bitcoin Investors newsBTC There is a lot of excitement regarding the Bitcoin price. Unsurprisingly, this also triggers a lot of warnings to remain cautious. DataTrek Research co-founder Nick Colas isn't too convinced cryptocurrency is here to stay. Even though he is Wall Street ... Wall Street's first analyst to cover bitcoin urges caution - CNBC.com CNBC all 9 news articles »
Wall Street Analyst Nick Colas Preaches Caution to Bitcoin Investors - newsBTC
Mon May 7 12:54, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bill Gates: I would short bitcoin if I could CNBC Like many critics of the cryptocurrency price surge, Gates did say the underlying blockchain technology had its merits. Blockchain eliminates the need for a third-party intermediary, such as a bank, by quickly creating a secure, permanent record of a ... Bill Gates: I'd bet against Bitcoin if I could USA TODAY Bill Gates would bet against Bitcoin CNET Buffett and Gates Are the Latest Bitcoin Critics, Halting $10000 Push Bloomberg all 6 news articles »
Bill Gates: I would short bitcoin if I could - CNBC
Mon May 7 13:55, 2018 GMT
CNNMoney Warren Buffett says bitcoin is 'rat poison' CNNMoney Munger has also referred to bitcoin as poison. At the shareholder meeting of The Daily Journal (DJCO), a newspaper publisher in Los Angeles where Munger serves as chairman, he called it "noxious." Strong words. But to be fair to bitcoin bulls, both ... Buffett bashes bitcoin as nonproductive, thriving on mystique Reuters Warren Buffett on bitcoin : It doesn't produce anything except more buyers looking to sell CNBC Billionaire Warren Buffett Calls Bitcoin 'Rat Poison Squared' CoinDesk Yahoo Finance  - CBS DFW  - The Register all 369 news articles »
Warren Buffett says bitcoin is 'rat poison' - CNNMoney
Mon May 7 13:50, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin retreats from $10000, comes under fire from Berkshire's Buffett and Munger MarketWatch Cryptocurrency prices begin the week on the back foot as the No.1 digital currency continues to struggle ahead of the key $10,000 level. After reaching a weekend high of $9,954.95, the price of a single bitcoin BTCUSD, -2.25% slumped back below $9,500 ... and more »
Bitcoin retreats from $10000, comes under fire from Berkshire's Buffett and Munger - MarketWatch
Fri May 4 23:21, 2018 GMT
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Mon May 7 12:46, 2018 GMT
USA TODAY Bill Gates: I'd bet against Bitcoin if I could USA TODAY He said he likes the underlying blockchain technology, which enables a safe and dispersed way to track and execute transactions. The viability of bitcoin has divided the world's financial elites. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon stirred controversy when ... Bill Gates: I would short bitcoin if I could CNBC Bill Gates would bet against Bitcoin CNET all 6 news articles »
Bill Gates: I'd bet against Bitcoin if I could - USA TODAY
Mon May 7 12:26, 2018 GMT
TNW Ethereum price takes a knock ahead of rumored US regulators meeting TNW Former CFTC chairman Gary Gensler previously hinted that unlike Bitcoin , Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash, cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and Ripple share some characteristics with securities. Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin subsequently expressed ... Ethereum – not Bitcoin – could be the cryptocurrency winner of 2018 BusinessTech The Fate of Ethereum : ETH Pushes Toward $800 as Regulatory Announcement Looms CryptoSlate Bitcoin Drops to $9300, Cryptocurrency Market Loses $20 Billion Overnight CCN newsBTC all 44 news articles »
Ethereum price takes a knock ahead of rumored US regulators meeting - TNW
Mon May 7 11:25, 2018 GMT
Fast Company Warren Buffet burns bitcoin , wants to own all of Apple Fast Company Let's start with the hate: Buffet turned his attention to bitcoin in an interview with CNBC (via Reuters). In it, he called the cryptocurrency “rat poison squared,” noting that sellers of bitcoin thrive on the hope that they can find someone else to ...
Warren Buffet burns bitcoin, wants to own all of Apple - Fast Company
Mon May 7 13:37, 2018 GMT
Microsoft founder Bill Gates isn't feeling particularly confident about the cryptocurrency.
Bill Gates would bet against Bitcoin - CNET
Mon May 7 11:01, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph 600 Stolen Bitcoin Miners From Icelandic Heist Suspected To Be In China Cointelegraph The missing machines from an unsolved Bitcoin (BTC) mining hardware theft in Iceland earlier this year may be in China, Icelandic media outlet RUV reported May 5. Icelandic police are reported to have now issued an enquiry to Chinese authorities, after ... Iceland's Missing Bitcoin Miners May Be In China CoinDesk all 5 news articles »
600 Stolen Bitcoin Miners From Icelandic Heist Suspected To Be In China - Cointelegraph
Mon May 7 10:48, 2018 GMT
CNBC Warren Buffett on bitcoin : It doesn't produce anything except more buyers looking to sell CNBC Billionaire Warren Buffett took another swipe at bitcoin on Monday, explaining why he's shunning the cryptocurrency . "The asset itself is creating nothing," the Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" from Omaha, following ... Billionaire Warren Buffett Calls Bitcoin 'Rat Poison Squared' CoinDesk Charlie Munger calls Elon Musk 'brilliant' and bitcoin 'stupid and immoral' Yahoo Finance Warren Buffett says cryptocurrency attracts charlatans, AI won't change investing The Register Deadline  - Express.co.uk  - CCN all 303 news articles »
Warren Buffett on bitcoin: It doesn't produce anything except more buyers looking to sell - CNBC
Mon May 7 11:06, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Bitcoin Looks for Price Support After Failed $10K Crossover CoinDesk Bitcoin's (BTC) pullback in prices over the weekend has dampened the immediate prospects for the bulls, the technical studies indicate. Having witnessed a bullish pennant breakout last Friday, the cryptocurrency looked set to scale the $10,000 mark in ...
Bitcoin Looks for Price Support After Failed $10K Crossover - CoinDesk
Mon May 7 10:02, 2018 GMT
Computerworld Will blockchain run afoul of GDPR? (Yes and no) Computerworld "For broad business and government use, enterprise blockchain technology is now available that solves four fundamental requirements: accountability, privacy, scalability and security," Cuomo said in an email. In February, Cuomo testified before a ... and more »
Will blockchain run afoul of GDPR? (Yes and no) - Computerworld
Mon May 7 06:36, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Kenya Plans to Legitimize Land Ownership with Blockchain newsBTC Sometimes referred to as the 'Silicon Savannah' Kenya is considered to be a technological giant on the continent of Africa. Still, something that should be as straightforward as processing a land ownership title can be fraught with problems due to ...
Kenya Plans to Legitimize Land Ownership with Blockchain - newsBTC
Mon May 7 07:10, 2018 GMT
Coindesk The Age of Endless Blockchain Forks Is Coming to an End Coindesk When we sit down inside of EY and discuss what the biggest risks are to the future of the blockchain industry, one topic that comes up again and again is the high rate at which key blockchains are forking and the possibility that future forks will ...
The Age of Endless Blockchain Forks Is Coming to an End - Coindesk
Mon May 7 02:04, 2018 GMT
Wall Street Journal Blockchain ETF Asks for Patience Wall Street Journal The term “ blockchain ” conjures up, for most, thoughts about cryptocurrencies. However, the technology has far wider implications for investors, says the founder of an exchange-traded fund that tracks the technology. Reality Shares' Nasdaq NexGen ...
Blockchain ETF Asks for Patience - Wall Street Journal
Mon May 7 04:51, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Old Investors Resort to Childish Taunts About Bitcoin , Optimistic Trend newsBTC Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Schiller who is like to refer to Bitcoin as a fad and has time and again compared it to a Ponzi scheme may also have shed some light on why the old guard revert to such infantile insults when he said that ... and more »
Old Investors Resort to Childish Taunts About Bitcoin, Optimistic Trend - newsBTC
Mon May 7 02:08, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Iceland's Missing Bitcoin Miners May Be In China CoinDesk Iceland's 600 missing bitcoin mining machines may be in China, local news reported last week. According to RUV, Icelandic police have sent Chinese authorities an inquiry after the latter country confiscated 600 mining computers. Police in the Tianjin ... and more »
Iceland's Missing Bitcoin Miners May Be In China - CoinDesk
Sun May 6 16:10, 2018 GMT
Business Insider From HODL to the moon: All the cryptocurrency slang you need to know to sound like a bitcoin expert Business Insider Over the last few months, the world of cryptocurrency has heated up significantly: The volatile price of bitcoin , ethereum , and other digital tokens has created and wiped out millionaires and billionaires from all over the world. Still, even for ...
From HODL to the moon: All the cryptocurrency slang you need to know to sound like a bitcoin expert - Business Insider
Mon May 7 02:46, 2018 GMT
AV Club Richard flips a bitcoin for his company's future on a solid Silicon Valley AV Club The logistics of this scheme will depend on your personal familiarity with bitcoin and cryptocurrency , as it skips over Gilfoyle's well-documented slideshow and links the idea to Richard's peer-to-peer internet in broad strokes. What's more interesting ... and more »
Richard flips a bitcoin for his company's future on a solid Silicon Valley - AV Club
Mon May 7 04:40, 2018 GMT
Sunday Times Insight team: Propagandists for Internet censorship and war World Socialist Web Site The Insight team at the Sunday Times were pioneers in investigative journalism. In 1963, the group's first efforts exposed slum landlord Peter Rachman and gave a new word, Rachmanism, to the English language. How the mighty are fallen. Last week's ... and more »
Sunday Times Insight team: Propagandists for Internet censorship and war - World Socialist Web Site
Sun May 6 19:51, 2018 GMT
Ethereum as a Security, ICO Market Reopening in South Korea and Rat Poison: Hodler's Digest, Apr 30-May 6 Cointelegraph Ethereum —Security Or Not? In what could be some earth shattering news for Ethereum - the world's second largest cryptocurrency - US regulators will apparently be discussing whether or not it should be classified as security next week on May 7. If yes ...
Ethereum as a Security, ICO Market Reopening in South Korea and Rat Poison: Hodler's Digest, Apr 30-May 6 - Cointelegraph
Sat May 5 22:01, 2018 GMT
The Augusta Chronicle Scuttlebiz: What's in your wallet? Hopefully not cryptocurrency The Augusta Chronicle What, exactly, is a Bitcoin ? It is a 256-bit string of encrypted data stored on a computer (which really means it's a bunch of ones and zeros). This Bitcoin data gets used in an open-source software called “ blockchain ,” which acts as a decentralized ... and more »
Scuttlebiz: What's in your wallet? Hopefully not cryptocurrency - The Augusta Chronicle
Mon May 7 00:16, 2018 GMT
South China Morning Post How China censors its internet and controls information, from Great Firewall to 50 Cent Army: two new books explain South China Morning Post But Roberts notes that censorship is also a tax on China's tech sector, both because it must hire small armies of censors to police websites and because the firewall can limit interaction with the global tech community. Unfortunately, neither book ...
How China censors its internet and controls information, from Great Firewall to 50 Cent Army: two new books explain - South China Morning Post
Sun May 6 23:36, 2018 GMT
Fortune CoinMarketCap Quietly Removes BCH-Promoting Bitcoin .com From Its BTC Page Cointelegraph Major Cryptocurrency price tracking site CoinMarketCap (CMC) has removed the website Bitcoin .com from its Bitcoin (BTC) page as of today, May 6. Though there was no official announcement from CMC, the price tracker removed Bitcoin .com as BTC's ... Will the Real Bitcoin Please Stand Up? Fortune @ Bitcoin Refers to Bitcoin as a Two-year-old Experimental Cryptocurrency With no Whitepaper The Merkle Billionaire Investor: Bitcoin Cash is Not Bitcoin , Market Justifies itself newsBTC Bitcoin News (press release) all 78 news articles »
CoinMarketCap Quietly Removes BCH-Promoting Bitcoin.com From Its BTC Page - Cointelegraph
Sun May 6 23:33, 2018 GMT
CryptoSlate The Fate of Ethereum : ETH Pushes Toward $800 as Regulatory Announcement Looms CryptoSlate The regulatory ruling on Ethereum and Ripple classification has remained a divisive topic in the cryptocurrency sector in the lead up to the meeting, with a high-profile crypto trade group recently pressuring the SEC to create a new “safe harbor ... and more »
The Fate of Ethereum: ETH Pushes Toward $800 as Regulatory Announcement Looms - CryptoSlate
Sun May 6 18:23, 2018 GMT
Yahoo Finance Billionaire Warren Buffett Trashes Bitcoin Again: 'It's Rat Poison Squared' Yahoo Finance Buffett reiterated his earlier warning that “cryptocurrencies will come to bad endings,” the Wall Street Journal reported. “If you had bought gold at the time of Christ and you figure the compound rate on it, it's a couple tenths of a percent.” Buffett ... and more »
Billionaire Warren Buffett Trashes Bitcoin Again: 'It's Rat Poison Squared' - Yahoo Finance
Sun May 6 19:11, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Enterprise wasn't ready for blockchain , so Manifold brought its ledger to consumers instead TechCrunch While the cryptocurrency craze last year brought more consumer attention to blockchain technology, the future of this movement will be in the enterprise. Blockchain's true potential is its ability to replace the archaic and centralized infrastructure ...
Enterprise wasn't ready for blockchain, so Manifold brought its ledger to consumers instead - TechCrunch
Sun May 6 18:54, 2018 GMT
GeekWire A print-on-demand, blockchain -powered collectible card game: Cryptogogue's Volition GeekWire PM: Players who are comfortable transacting in bitcoin or ethereum or whatever currencies we get integrated with, they'll be paying transaction fees and they'll be subject to the delays of migrating to other platforms, which are going to be variable. I ...
A print-on-demand, blockchain-powered collectible card game: Cryptogogue's Volition - GeekWire
Sun May 6 16:40, 2018 GMT
The Merkle Bitcoin Price Gets Rejected at $10000 but Uptrend Remains in Place The Merkle It has been a remarkable week for the Bitcoin price, albeit one that won't end on a high. After a powerful trend which saw the value recover from a dip to just below $9,000, the week-high was just shy of $10,000. A psychological barrier for traders and ... Bitcoin Price Fails to Test $10000 Again, Alternative Cryptocurrencies Also Drop CCN all 2 news articles »
Bitcoin Price Gets Rejected at $10000 but Uptrend Remains in Place - The Merkle
Sun May 6 14:24, 2018 GMT
CCN Ethereum Sharding and Anonymity under Attack: This week in Crypto CCN Ethereum is up 16% this week meaning Ethereum has made double-digit gains for 3 out of the last 4 weeks. After successfully retesting the critical $800 level this week Ethereum's gains were able to pull the cryptocurrency market cap over $450 billion ...
Ethereum Sharding and Anonymity under Attack: This week in Crypto - CCN
Sun May 6 14:09, 2018 GMT
CryptoRecorder Bitcoin (BTC) – Catalysts that could propel Bitcoin to over $100k CryptoRecorder A good chunk of the cryptocurrency total market cap is made up of privacy-focused altcoins. However, bitcoin has the potential to make them irrelevant, thanks to coin mixers. Coin mixers work by shuffling the addresses between the bitcoin sending and ... and more »
Bitcoin (BTC) – Catalysts that could propel Bitcoin to over $100k - CryptoRecorder
Sun May 6 16:02, 2018 GMT
CNBC Wall Street's first analyst to cover bitcoin urges caution CNBC Bitcoin has rallied to $9700 from a low around $6400 in just the past month, based on Friday's stock market close. Last December, bitcoin hit a record price just shy of $20,000. "It was absolutely a bubble based around the futures launch in December ... and more »
Wall Street's first analyst to cover bitcoin urges caution - CNBC
Sun May 6 13:43, 2018 GMT
newsBTC No, Bitcoin Price Didn't Drop Because Warren Buffett Said it is Rat Poison newsBTC More specifically, he called Bitcoin “rat poison squared.” This is not a surprising development, as Buffett has opposed Bitcoin for as long as most people remember. Whether this is due to misunderstanding or just an unfounded bias, remains to be ... and more »
No, Bitcoin Price Didn't Drop Because Warren Buffett Said it is Rat Poison - newsBTC
Sun May 6 09:00, 2018 GMT
Bitcoinist Ethereum Enterprise Alliance Reminds Everyone It's Still Active, Unveils New Architecture Stack Bitcoinist The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has officially unveiled its Enterprise Ethereum Architecture Stack, which acts as the next portion of its Enterprise Ethereum specification strategy. In essence, the Enterprise Ethereum Architecture Stack puts ...
Ethereum Enterprise Alliance Reminds Everyone It's Still Active, Unveils New Architecture Stack - Bitcoinist
Fri May 4 07:52, 2018 GMT
Internet security while travelling Fall River Herald News The topic of Cyber Crimes has crept into our daily news and lives. Even for those who claim that they don't go online for sensitive data, especially financial data, still have reasons to be concerned. Just because you choose not to look at your bank or ...
Internet security while travelling - Fall River Herald News
Sun May 6 12:19, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph A Glimpse Into The Future - What Happens When There Are No More Bitcoin To Mine? Cointelegraph Bitcoin's (BTC) blockchain hit a unique milestone in April as the 17 millionth BTC was mined. If you're wondering why this number is significant, it's because there are only four mln tokens left to mine before the 21 mln BTC cap is reached. However ... and more »
A Glimpse Into The Future - What Happens When There Are No More Bitcoin To Mine? - Cointelegraph
Sun May 6 08:32, 2018 GMT
Financial Times Tokenised diamonds to test limits of cryptocurrency investing Financial Times ... often called blockchain , is the same that underlies the $150bn cryptocurrency market for bitcoin and the latest surge in initial coin offerings. Mr Chekunkov said the same principles would eventually allow Siberia to sell everything from natural ...
Tokenised diamonds to test limits of cryptocurrency investing - Financial Times
Sun May 6 09:46, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Meetup's Crypto Secret? Blockchain Scams Are Running Rampant Coindesk The line between crypto education and self-promotion has blurred. And nowhere is this more evident than on social media, where imposters are everywhere and scams are rampant. But as crypto Twitter devolves into all-out chaos, a similar deterioration of ...
Meetup's Crypto Secret? Blockchain Scams Are Running Rampant - Coindesk
Sun May 6 04:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Bros, Meet The Women On The Block Forbes The Women on the Block Conference (WOTB) is the brainchild of Alexandra Levin-Kramer, ESQ., a partner at CKR Law who also heads their Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency group. Levin-Kramer was frustrated by the male-dominance of blockchain panels ...
Bitcoin Bros, Meet The Women On The Block - Forbes
Sat May 5 20:13, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) How to Create a Bitcoin Paper Wallet or Paper Bill Bitcoin News (press release) Everyone in This Village Now Owns Cryptocurrency · Bitcoin Vietnam Faces Losing its Domain from Government · Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Bulls Test $10,000, Russian Crypto-Millionaire Found Dead, Cobinhood Launches IOTA Trading · Indian Investors Flock ...
How to Create a Bitcoin Paper Wallet or Paper Bill - Bitcoin News (press release)
Sat May 5 20:40, 2018 GMT
The Merkle Renowned Economist Tears Into Bitcoin , Calling it Bulls**t The Merkle The 'pro-crypto' members of the panel were quick to counter Roubini's assertions, with Mashinsky explaining how decentralization is changing the world, giving the example of his own experience as a pioneer in Voice Over IP (VoIP) development in the 90s ... and more »
Renowned Economist Tears Into Bitcoin, Calling it Bulls**t - The Merkle
Sat May 5 21:10, 2018 GMT
The Merkle Ethereum price analysis – Bulls still on top! The Merkle Ethereum price continued on rising today to score a day high of $830 earlier today. The price of ether has been recording higher day highs for four successive days now. Moreover, the closing day price has been rising since last Wednesday. The bulls ...
Ethereum price analysis – Bulls still on top! - The Merkle
Sat May 5 22:41, 2018 GMT
“It Never Was a Security”: Ethereum Under The Regulatory Spotlight Cointelegraph Ethereum (ETH), the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is facing scrutiny from American regulators this month. The cryptocurrency is subject to a looming enquiry by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as the ...
“It Never Was a Security”: Ethereum Under The Regulatory Spotlight - Cointelegraph
Sat May 5 23:27, 2018 GMT
Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger Slam Bitcoin Again, Resort To Elementary School Insults Cointelegraph Billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway's Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett reiterated his negative stance towards cryptocurrencies at the annual meeting of his company Saturday, May 5. Buffet repeated his idea that cryptocurrencies will come to a ...
Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger Slam Bitcoin Again, Resort To Elementary School Insults - Cointelegraph
Sat May 5 21:12, 2018 GMT
Yahoo Finance Why bitcoin is 'rat poison' to Buffett, 'turd' to Munger Yahoo Finance It's no secret that Warren Buffett is not a fan of cryptocurrency like bitcoin , which he calls “probably rat poison squared.” But the real reason? He just doesn't like gold. A long-time value investor, Buffett compares cryptocurrency to gold, which he ... Warren Buffett says bitcoin is 'probably rat poison squared' CNBC WARREN BUFFETT: Bitcoin is 'probably rat poison squared' Business Insider Charlie Munger compares cryptocurrencies to “turds” and “dementia” Quartz all 647 news articles »
Why bitcoin is 'rat poison' to Buffett, 'turd' to Munger - Yahoo Finance
Sat May 5 15:46, 2018 GMT
Motley Fool 9 Facts You Didn't Know About Blockchain Motley Fool Blockchain has gotten a lot of attention as the foundation for cryptocurrency transactions, but the technology has many uses beyond keeping a record of who's exchanged bitcoins with whom. Blockchain is, at its simplest, an open ledger that isn't owned ... and more »
9 Facts You Didn't Know About Blockchain - Motley Fool
Sat May 5 15:57, 2018 GMT
CCN Brian Kelly: Three Reasons Why Bitcoin Will Continue to Surge in Short-Term CCN Rana Yared, an executive at Goldman Sachs, said that despite the skepticism towards bitcoin by the bank's executives, the company came to a decision to embrace bitcoin due to overwhelming demand from clients. “I would not describe myself as a true ... and more »
Brian Kelly: Three Reasons Why Bitcoin Will Continue to Surge in Short-Term - CCN
Sat May 5 18:03, 2018 GMT
Fund Recovery Is Ethereum's "Defining Moment," Developer Kasireddy Says Coindesk There is "no right answer" to ethereum's fund recovery debate. The words were spoken by Preethi Kasireddy, a former partner at Andreessen Horowitz and former software engineer at Coinbase, during the ethereum community conference EDCON on May 4. As the ...
Fund Recovery Is Ethereum's "Defining Moment," Developer Kasireddy Says - Coindesk
Sat May 5 18:56, 2018 GMT
CNBC Warren Buffett says bitcoin is 'probably rat poison squared' CNBC Warren Buffett is still not a fan of investing in bitcoin . The Oracle of Omaha reiterated his negative view on the cryptocurrency , according to CNBC's Becky Quick. Tweet Link. Bitcoin is "probably rat poison squared," he said. Buffett is presiding at ... and more »
Warren Buffett says bitcoin is 'probably rat poison squared' - CNBC
Sat May 5 11:57, 2018 GMT
newsBTC College Students Use Free Electricity on Campus to Mine Bitcoin newsBTC With Bitcoin standing at about half of the price of its record highs printed in December 2017, taking advantage of a somewhat vague University's Acceptable Use Policy has been a strategic decision to cut costs. The campus' policy “prohibits activity ...
College Students Use Free Electricity on Campus to Mine Bitcoin - newsBTC
Sat May 5 13:56, 2018 GMT
Fortune Will the Real Bitcoin Please Stand Up? Fortune The great Bitcoin fork of 2017—when the original blockchain split last August to create Bitcoin Cash—appears to have ended pleasantly, at least for investors. The sum of the parts turned out to be greater than the whole: Within a week of the split ...
Will the Real Bitcoin Please Stand Up? - Fortune
Sat May 5 12:04, 2018 GMT
Entrepreneur How Blockchain Will Help Small Businesses Challenge Even the Largest Rivals Entrepreneur Businesses that embrace modern digital technologies see significantly higher growth margins than those that are slow to adopt them. But while large companies like Microsoft and IBM are already applying blockchain to their infrastructures, small ...
How Blockchain Will Help Small Businesses Challenge Even the Largest Rivals - Entrepreneur
Sat May 5 05:10, 2018 GMT
World Socialist Web Site Socialist Equality Party holds meetings in Australia on Internet censorship World Socialist Web Site The censorship measures taken by Google, Facebook and other giant Internet companies and governments, he said, were an anti-democratic attempt to block access to the WSWS's socialist perspective, and anti-war and progressive web sites. SEP national ...
Socialist Equality Party holds meetings in Australia on Internet censorship - World Socialist Web Site
Sat May 5 09:55, 2018 GMT
In the UK, Internet providers offer site-blocking tools to their subscribers, so they can filter harmful content from the web. While these tools can be helpful to some, there are some rather peculiar blocks which show that they're far from perfect, to say the least. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
UK Internet Filters Block Disney Sites, Internet Safety Tips, and More
Fri May 4 23:19, 2018 GMT
CNBC FireEye CEO: Bitcoin's 'been a problem for us' CNBC ... Cryptocurrency · Bonds · Funds · ETFs · Investing · Buffett Archive · Trading Nation · Trader Talk · Financial Advisors · Personal Finance · Etf Street · Futures Now · Options Action · Portfolio · Watchlist · Stock Screener · Fund Screener · Tech ...
FireEye CEO: Bitcoin's 'been a problem for us' - CNBC
Fri May 4 20:57, 2018 GMT
CNBC First Wall Street analyst to cover bitcoin urges caution CNBC DataTrek Research's Nick Colas won't recommend bitcoin to investors even though the cryptocurrency has been rallying. Watch CNBC Live TV. You May Like. ‹ › Latest Video. ‹ 01:04. The Look Ahead: May 4, 2018. 01:04 | 2 Hrs Ago. News Update - The Look ...
First Wall Street analyst to cover bitcoin urges caution - CNBC
Fri May 4 10:24, 2018 GMT
Fast Company Amazon and Google bow to Russian censors in Telegram battle Fast Company The two U.S. cloud computing giants have submitted to Russia's insistence that they end the ability for the secure messaging app to continue working in the country using a technique known as domain fronting. The technique allows software to bypass ... and more »
Amazon and Google bow to Russian censors in Telegram battle - Fast Company
Sat May 5 04:25, 2018 GMT
Lewiston Sun Journal Chinese censors push for Internet control Lewiston Sun Journal By Josh Rogin. The Washington Post. Most Americans have never heard of Peppa Pig, the cartoon star of a British television show for preschoolers, which Chinese censors started purging from Internet apps and Chinese social media over the past week ... Censorship in China: Then they came for Peppa Pig Charleston Post Courier all 5 news articles »
Chinese censors push for Internet control - Lewiston Sun Journal
Fri May 4 23:32, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin is rallying — and can no longer be dismissed. Here are 3 reasons why CNBC "Goldman made a big move into the cryptocurrency space," Kelly said. "They are definitely the leaders among the institutions in the space." Regulatory clarity is also pushing the coin's value higher. "One thing that is interesting is that bitcoin is ...
Bitcoin is rallying — and can no longer be dismissed. Here are 3 reasons why - CNBC
Fri May 4 20:02, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Bitcoin Goes Physical: Swiss Start-Up Launches Pilot Sale Of BTC 'Banknotes' Cointelegraph According to the press release, the idea behind creating physical notes of Bitcoin was in part to increase the ease of spending crypto, “improv[ing] the simplicity and security of acquiring, owning, and circulating cryptocurrencies.” Singapore has ... Bitcoin Smart Banknote Launched In Singapore Is New Tool for Mass Adoption newsBTC Bitcoin Smart Banknotes Launched in Singapore Bitcoin News (press release) Physical Bitcoin Banknotes Launched in Singapore to Drive Adoption CCN CryptoSlate all 16 news articles »
Bitcoin Goes Physical: Swiss Start-Up Launches Pilot Sale Of BTC 'Banknotes' - Cointelegraph
Fri May 4 22:03, 2018 GMT
Coindesk When Not If: For Ethereum Believers, Scaling Is Just a Matter of Time Coindesk It's safe to say ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin's joke during the first day of EDCON, an ethereum developer conference now taking place in Toronto, had some truth to it, both for himself and the developers who took the stage with him to discuss one ...
When Not If: For Ethereum Believers, Scaling Is Just a Matter of Time - Coindesk
Fri May 4 19:04, 2018 GMT
Fortune How to Value Bitcoin and Invest in the Crypto Economy: New Advice from Chris Burniske Fortune Unlike companies in the stock market, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies don't have cash flow, profits, or other conventional metrics analysts use to evaluate whether something is a good investment. But there are some traditional economic principles ...
How to Value Bitcoin and Invest in the Crypto Economy: New Advice from Chris Burniske - Fortune
Fri May 4 19:47, 2018 GMT
CNBC Druckenmiller-backed crypto start-up looks to solve bitcoin's volatility problem CNBC A cryptocurrency project backed by billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller and Federal Reserve chair runner-up Kevin Warsh is looking to rid the market of one massive problem: volatility. Bitcoin has a fixed supply, so, when demand for it rises, bitcoin's ...
Druckenmiller-backed crypto start-up looks to solve bitcoin's volatility problem - CNBC
Fri May 4 16:25, 2018 GMT
Fortune JP Morgan Files Patent for Blockchain -Powered Payments Fortune Here we go. J.P. Morgan Chase has applied for a patent to facilitate payments between banks using the blockchain . The patent was originally submitted in October, but the application was made public by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday ... JP Morgan Files Patent For Blockchain -Powered P2P Payments Between Banks Cointelegraph all 10 news articles »
JP Morgan Files Patent for Blockchain-Powered Payments - Fortune
Fri May 4 17:36, 2018 GMT
New York Times Should the Fed Create 'FedCoin' to Rival Bitcoin ? A Former Top Official Says 'Maybe' New York Times Many enthusiasts of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are motivated by deep skepticism of the central banks that control the world's money supply. But what if central banks themselves entered the game? What would happen if the Federal Reserve, or the ...
Should the Fed Create 'FedCoin' to Rival Bitcoin? A Former Top Official Says 'Maybe' - New York Times
Fri May 4 15:15, 2018 GMT
Mashable Ethereum touches $800, but there's uncertainty ahead Mashable Additionally, the Ethereum Foundation, which governs Ethereum's progress, holds less than 1% of ether tokens, meaning it doesn't have a large direct influence on the price. On the other hand, Ethereum was funded via an initial coin offering in 2014 ... Bitcoin Price Challenges $10K Amid Bullish Sentiment, Ethereum Reclaims $800 Cointelegraph Ethereum Jumps to $800 Ahead of Regulators Position on ... newsBTC Opinion: Bitcoin Price Gains? Brace Yourselves for the Summer Run-Up CCN all 75 news articles »
Ethereum touches $800, but there's uncertainty ahead - Mashable
Fri May 4 15:46, 2018 GMT
CNBC Cryptocurrencies and blockchain are becoming a hot trend in the job market CNBC Bitcoin grabbed public attention last year when the price of one coin shot up more than 2,000 percent in 12 months to above $19,000. The cryptocurrency was the first application of blockchain technology, which eliminates the need for a third party ...
Cryptocurrencies and blockchain are becoming a hot trend in the job market - CNBC
Fri May 4 11:21, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Pro-BTC Movement Scraps Lawsuit Against Ver's Bitcoin .com, Citing Lack Of Funds Cointelegraph The pro- Bitcoin community movement that galvanized last week against Bitcoin .com has reversed its plans to level a lawsuit against the site, community leader MoneyTrigz announced on the group's Telegram channel yesterday, May 3. Members of the movement ... BCH Ecosystem Grows With May 4X Hard Fork Less Than Two Weeks Away Bitcoin News (press release) Plug Pulled on Bitcoin .Com Lawsuit After Donation Shortfall Bitcoinist all 33 news articles »
Pro-BTC Movement Scraps Lawsuit Against Ver's Bitcoin.com, Citing Lack Of Funds - Cointelegraph
Fri May 4 14:21, 2018 GMT
U.S. News & World Report Is Bitcoin a Safe Investment? U.S. News & World Report While the technology used to create cryptocurrency remains sound and has not been compromised yet, investors must be "very vigilant with the exchange websites they use as they are vulnerable to all the same kinds of attacks that every other website on ...
Is Bitcoin a Safe Investment? - U.S. News & World Report
Fri May 4 12:49, 2018 GMT
CNBC Wall Street to follow Goldman Sachs on bitcoin , blockchain venture capitalist says CNBC Goldman Sachs is moving ahead with plans to open the first bitcoin trading firm of any Wall Street bank and other banks will likely follow, said Spencer Bogart, a partner at Blockchain Capital. "That's what a lot of banks do, follow what Goldman does ... and more »
Wall Street to follow Goldman Sachs on bitcoin, blockchain venture capitalist says - CNBC
Fri May 4 11:37, 2018 GMT
CNBC The 6 Top Cryptocurrency Alternatives to Bitcoin Motley Fool 2 most valuable cryptocurrency for about a year. I've stated my case that it very well could be, and should be, the world's top virtual coin thanks to the utility of its underlying blockchain technology. Blockchain being the digital, distributed, and ... 4 reasons cryptocurrency still hasn't gone mainstream CNBC all 26 news articles »
The 6 Top Cryptocurrency Alternatives to Bitcoin - Motley Fool
Fri May 4 13:13, 2018 GMT
Forbes How To Play The Bitcoin Bust And Crypto Crash Forbes No one knows which digital currency will soar to heaven or leave investors in hell. Only one thing is guaranteed: Cryptocurrency prices are and will continue to be volatile. Let's look at the dark side for a moment. There is still a chance that cryptos ...
How To Play The Bitcoin Bust And Crypto Crash - Forbes
Fri May 4 14:05, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin rally faces first test as it nears $10k and key test of long-term trend line MarketWatch Cai Wensheng, the founder and chairman of Meitu, a Chinese photo app said he purchased 10,000 bitcoin on the price decline in the first quarter. In a Q&A session, the billionaire said he slowly amassed his digital currency fortune as the price fell ...
Bitcoin rally faces first test as it nears $10k and key test of long-term trend line - MarketWatch
Fri May 4 12:31, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Bitcoin Price Challenges $10K Amid Bullish Sentiment, Ethereum Reclaims $800 Cointelegraph This week has produced continued upside throughout the market, the news marked by a sudden announcement from Goldman Sachs that it has chosen to offer clients Bitcoin trading products. Beginning with futures trading, these are due to start “within ... Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Skyrockets above $780 newsBTC Bitcoin and Ethereum Gains Spur Cryptocurrency Market Beyond $500 Billion CCN all 72 news articles »
Bitcoin Price Challenges $10K Amid Bullish Sentiment, Ethereum Reclaims $800 - Cointelegraph
Thu May 3 20:40, 2018 GMT
MIT Technology Review Meet the blockchain for building better widgets, cheaper and faster MIT Technology Review As with nearly every industry supposedly ripe for disruption by blockchains, the vision of a manufacturing sector making use of the technology is a heady one: machines whose performance metrics are never in doubt, that are networked together and ...
Meet the blockchain for building better widgets, cheaper and faster - MIT Technology Review
Fri May 4 12:13, 2018 GMT
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanian bloggers and rights activists won a temporary court injunction on Friday against a government order to register their online platforms that raised concern about a crackdown on free speech.
Tanzania bloggers win temporary court order against state crackdown
Fri May 4 10:05, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin Sets Sights Above $10K After Bull Breakout Coindesk Following a bull breakout last night, bitcoin (BTC) looks set to test $10,000 and could possibly move higher over the weekend. Bitcoin closed yesterday (as per UTC) at $9,759 on Bitfinex - the highest daily close since March 7 - signaling the upside ...
Bitcoin Sets Sights Above $10K After Bull Breakout - Coindesk
Fri May 4 08:31, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Catch Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao at TechCrunch's blockchain event on July 6 TechCrunch The event will bring together the startup/business world and blockchain community to explore the potential of the blockchain , where it is now, and much more. The location is Zug — the Swiss city know as “Crypto Valley” for its plethora of startups and ... and more »
Catch Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao at TechCrunch's blockchain event on July 6 - TechCrunch
Fri May 4 08:58, 2018 GMT
Russian telecoms watchdog Roscomnadzor says it's blocked at least 50 VPN and anonymization services as part of its Telegram crackdown. Alongside a suggestion that more blockades are in the pipeline, it's feared that Viber could be next. Meanwhile, rumors are circulating that Roscomnadzor's chief has stepped down following the carpet-bombing of millions of IP addresses last month. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
Russia Blocks 50 VPNs & Anonymizers in Telegram Crackdown, Viber Next
Fri May 4 08:21, 2018 GMT
One of Bitcoin's Biggest Investments Might Finally Be Paying Off Coindesk Bitcoin appears to finally be making headway with one of its less-appreciated, but critical challenges: recruitment. Simply put, the number of developers contributing to the cryptocurrency's open-source code is suddenly on the rise. Sure enough, there ...
One of Bitcoin's Biggest Investments Might Finally Be Paying Off - Coindesk
Fri May 4 07:23, 2018 GMT
New Statesman Why the UK is investing £1.9bn in cyber security New Statesman A cyber attack on one of our most well-known Internet Service Providers cost £60m and the loss of 95,000 customers. It is therefore no surprise that CEOs and other leaders are taking this increasingly seriously. It is absolutely crucial that the UK is ... and more »
Why the UK is investing £1.9bn in cyber security - New Statesman
Fri May 4 02:34, 2018 GMT
Coindesk California City's Blockchain Token Is Definitely Maybe Happening Coindesk And his plans for blockchain -based municipal finance go beyond Berkeley, as a recent Medium post seemingly suggests. But Bartlett has very little to say about the technical details of the plan. He declined to discuss what network the bonds would be ... and more »
California City's Blockchain Token Is Definitely Maybe Happening - Coindesk
Thu May 3 19:40, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) Mining Bitcoin From 21 Miles Above the Earth Investopedia (blog) If realistically implemented, this approach can make the energy-intensive, high-cost bitcoin mining a low-cost game, adding further to the popularity of bitcoin as a cryptocurrency for everyday's use. “We are bullish on bitcoin because it remains the ...
Mining Bitcoin From 21 Miles Above the Earth - Investopedia (blog)
Fri May 4 07:00, 2018 GMT
Reading Time: ~ 2 min. The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cybersecurity news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst and a guy with a passion for all things security. Any questions? Just ask. Cyberattack Shuts Down Mexico Central Bank Within the past week, several payment systems associated with Mexico’s central […] The post Cyber News Rundown: Facebook Reveals “Clear History” Feature appeared first on Webroot Blog .
Cyber News Rundown: Facebook Reveals “Clear History” Feature
Fri May 4 01:26, 2018 GMT
Reuters Indonesia looks to blockchain to fix its dodgy data challenges Reuters The tax system is one such area and tech firm Online Pajak has launched a blockchain -driven app that allows customers to share encrypted tax data with institutions such as the tax and treasury offices, banks and the central bank. As well as increasing ...
Indonesia looks to blockchain to fix its dodgy data challenges - Reuters
Thu May 3 21:42, 2018 GMT
CNBC Blockchain Capital partner says this is what Goldman's bitcoin bet means for the cryptocurrency CNBC Blockchain Capital partner says this is what Goldman's bitcoin bet means for the cryptocurrency . 6 Hours Ago. Spencer Bogart, Blockchain Capital partner, discusses Goldman Sachs opening a trading desk for cryptocurrency and how it could impact price of ...
Blockchain Capital partner says this is what Goldman's bitcoin bet means for the cryptocurrency - CNBC
Thu May 3 14:03, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) Top Bitcoin Myths Investopedia (blog) In other cases, criminals capitalized on vulnerabilities in wallets and other aspects of the cryptocurrency space. Investors worrying about the security of digital assets should remember that it is possible for hacks, thefts, and fraud to occur ...
Top Bitcoin Myths - Investopedia (blog)
Thu May 3 18:49, 2018 GMT
The Independent Bitcoin takes aim at $10000, nears two-month high MarketWatch The push for widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies got a boost Wednesday when U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs Group GS, -0.27% announced it would be opening a cryptocurrency trading desk. In an interview with the New York Times, Goldman executive ... Bitcoin trading comes to Goldman Sachs after investment bank hires first cryptocurrency trader The Independent Goldman Sachs Says Bitcoin 'Is Not A Fraud', Plans Trading Cointelegraph Bitcoin Bulls Celebrate Goldman, Square News—But Should They? Bloomberg Bitcoin Magazine  - New York Times  - Coindesk all 93 news articles »
Bitcoin takes aim at $10000, nears two-month high - MarketWatch
Thu May 3 16:38, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin Bulls Celebrate Goldman, Square News—But Should They? Bloomberg Read Bloomberg's December story on Goldman building a crypto trading desk. Meanwhile, Square's maiden disclosure of Bitcoin's contribution to its financials isn't quite as unabashedly bullish for the currency. While $34.1 million in revenue did come ... Bitcoin takes aim at $10000, nears two-month high MarketWatch Bitcoin trading comes to Goldman Sachs after investment bank hires first cryptocurrency trader The Independent Goldman Sachs Says Bitcoin 'Is Not A Fraud', Plans Trading Cointelegraph Fortune  - Bitcoin Magazine  - Wikipedia  - Bloomberg all 89 news articles »
Bitcoin Bulls Celebrate Goldman, Square News—But Should They? - Bloomberg
Thu May 3 17:42, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin -friendliest state isn't even a state MarketWatch Where is the best place in the U.S. to be a bitcoin enthusiast? It's precisely the place where a raft of cryptocurrency regulation is likely to emanate: Washington, D.C.. That is according to a recent survey from RewardExpert which ranked the states ...
Bitcoin-friendliest state isn't even a state - MarketWatch
Thu May 3 15:04, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Daily Volatility Decline? Bitcoin Has Seen $1K Range 43 Times In 2018 CoinDesk Bitcoin is famous (or infamous) for its daily price jumps and falls, but lately the charts seem to be bordering on the comatose. So, has the cryptocurrency's volatility really dropped or are we in business as usual? We crunched the numbers to find out ...
Daily Volatility Decline? Bitcoin Has Seen $1K Range 43 Times In 2018 - CoinDesk
Thu May 3 17:26, 2018 GMT
Barron's Bitcoin , Ethereum : The Worst May Be Over Barron's ... most liquid tokens, which aims to gauge how investors feel about bitcoin's price action. At present, the BMI stands at 24, firmly still in the misery camp, but Lee writes that, looking back over over the six- and 12-month periods, this may be a ...
Bitcoin, Ethereum: The Worst May Be Over - Barron's
Thu May 3 15:14, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk If blockchain is the future, why are so many global execs ignoring it? MarketWatch Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com OSTK, -0.51% , is just one of many high-profile tech types bursting over the future of blockchain . “Over the next decade, there will be disruption as significant as the internet was for publishing, where blockchain ... Majority of Businesses Have No Plans for Blockchain , Gartner Finds CoinDesk Gartner Survey: 77% Of CIOs Have 'No Plans' For Blockchain Cointelegraph Whoa, Gartner drops a truth bomb: Blockchain is overhyped and top IT bods don't want it The Register all 16 news articles »
If blockchain is the future, why are so many global execs ignoring it? - MarketWatch
Thu May 3 17:10, 2018 GMT
The newest version of Google's browser squelches autoplay on many websites but adapts to your own behavior.
How Chrome learns when to autoplay video or block it - CNET
Thu May 3 13:46, 2018 GMT
Fortune Reddit Plans to Take Bitcoin Once Again—Along With Litecoin and Ethereum Fortune Chris Slowe, chief technology officer for the site, which is one of the most active hubs of Bitcoin enthusiasts, told Cheddar it was Coinbase's migration to a new platform that led to the Bitcoin ban in late March, but ongoing site changes at Reddit ... Reddit Aims to Relaunch Bitcoin Payments with ETH and LTC Too Coindesk Reddit to Re-Enable Bitcoin Payments, Ethereum and Litecoin Support Coming CCN Bitcoin (BTC) Payments To Return On Reddit, Together With Litecoin (LTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Ethereum World News (blog) all 17 news articles »
Reddit Plans to Take Bitcoin Once Again—Along With Litecoin and Ethereum - Fortune
Thu May 3 09:28, 2018 GMT
The Independent Goldman Sachs Says Bitcoin 'Is Not A Fraud', Plans Trading Cointelegraph Goldman Sachs has said Bitcoin “is not a fraud” as it unveiled plans to buy and sell cryptocurrency , the New York Times reported May 2. In a move which sets the investment banking giant apart from its Wall Street competitors, Goldman will initially ... Bitcoin trading comes to Goldman Sachs after investment bank hires first cryptocurrency trader The Independent Goldman Sachs Is Said to Add Cryptocurrency Trading Desk—Sort of Fortune Goldman Sachs Will Offer Bitcoin Trading, Eventually newsBTC Coindesk  - Bitcoin News (press release) all 62 news articles »
Goldman Sachs Says Bitcoin 'Is Not A Fraud', Plans Trading - Cointelegraph
Thu May 3 15:28, 2018 GMT
The DDoS attack shut down the Knox County Election Commission’s websites as polls closed on Tuesday night.
Cyberattack crashes Tennessee county's website on election night - CNET
Thu May 3 13:31, 2018 GMT
New Ideas Energize Ethereum Though True Signaling Solution Still Elusive Coindesk At least, that was the idea behind a private, two-day meeting of top researchers, who met in Toronto this week to discuss how decisions should be made on ethereum , the world's second most valuable blockchain network. Named "EIP:0," a nod to the ...
New Ideas Energize Ethereum Though True Signaling Solution Still Elusive - Coindesk
Thu May 3 13:21, 2018 GMT
CNBC 4 reasons cryptocurrency still hasn't gone mainstream CNBC Despite a decade of use and a twelve-figure market cap, it's still not clear whether cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are here to stay or will cross over into mainstream use. Some experts, like Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Shiller, are pessimistic ... and more »
4 reasons cryptocurrency still hasn't gone mainstream - CNBC
Thu May 3 13:35, 2018 GMT
ABUJA (Reuters) - West Africa's infamous internet scammers have evolved, dropping their impersonations of online love interests, princes and U.S. soldiers in favor of hijacking corporate emails, costing businesses hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
Nigeria's Internet fraudsters zero in on corporate email accounts
Thu May 3 13:27, 2018 GMT
Quartz Google and Amazon's move to block domain fronting will hurt activists under repressive regimes Quartz Google and Amazon have blocked “domain fronting,” a method that allows developers to mask their traffic online and get around state-level internet blocks. Following Google App Engine's move last month, Amazon Web Services has also announced it would ... Amazon closes anti- censorship loophole on its servers TechRadar Amazon to kill off censorship -foiling domain fronting option Help Net Security Amazon warns messaging app Signal of AWS suspension over anti- censorship tool YourStory.com VPN Compare (blog) all 45 news articles »
Google and Amazon's move to block domain fronting will hurt activists under repressive regimes - Quartz
Thu May 3 14:05, 2018 GMT
Newsweek Russia's New Internet Crackdown—and How Tech-Savvy Citizens Are Trying to Thwart It Newsweek Still, it is Russia's “first huge act of censorship ,” says Ilya Andreev, co-founder of Estonia-based Vee Security , a software company that has been helping Telegraph users bypass the ban. “The government has been blocking small [ internet ] resources ... Fight for internet freedom in Russia is worth waging Myanmar Times Worthy fight for internet freedom in Russia Royal Gazette all 38 news articles »
Russia's New Internet Crackdown—and How Tech-Savvy Citizens Are Trying to Thwart It - Newsweek
Thu May 3 11:02, 2018 GMT
Forbes Ethereum Breaks Major Resistance Above $700 - What's Next? Forbes To stay on the positive front, I also see tailwind coming from the Bitcoin front. According to New York Times earlier this week, Goldman Sachs are planning to create their own bitcoin future. Although at face value this might seem irrelevant to ... Crypto Price Watch: Bitcoin , Ethereum , Bitcoin Cash, Ripple and Litecoin Climb Further into the Green CryptoSlate all 44 news articles »
Ethereum Breaks Major Resistance Above $700 - What's Next? - Forbes
Thu May 3 09:51, 2018 GMT
Fortune Payments Company Square Unveils Low Returns From Bitcoin Business Last Quarter Cointelegraph Square's Cash App, which allows instant fiat transactions and cash-outs, introduced a Bitcoin buy/sell option for selected users in November 2017. It officially launched Bitcoin trading support on Jan. 31, just a week before Bitcoin dipped near $6,800 ... Square just shared its bitcoin financials and investors aren't pleased ... MarketWatch Square's Bitcoin Business Is Struggling to Make Money Fortune Square says it sold $34 million of bitcoin in first quarter CNBC Investor's Business Daily all 46 news articles »
Payments Company Square Unveils Low Returns From Bitcoin Business Last Quarter - Cointelegraph
Thu May 3 11:26, 2018 GMT
Los egipcios lograron hacer oír sus voces alrededor del mundo durante el levantamiento, pese a las restricciones a internet impuestas por el gobierno. Jillian C York informa The post Instrumentos de resistencia appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Instrumentos de resistencia
Thu May 3 11:24, 2018 GMT
Ex director de la fiscalía pública de Inglaterra y Gales, y recién investido como caballero, Sir Keir Starmer habla del derecho a ofender, de los retos legislativos de las redes sociales y de la protección de informantes con Rachael Jolley, editora de Index The post Águila legal appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Águila legal
Thu May 3 11:24, 2018 GMT
Denunciar abiertamente y arriesgarse a ofender: es la única forma de desafiar a la injusticia y evitar la censura The post Decir lo indecible appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Decir lo indecible
Thu May 3 11:23, 2018 GMT
El respeto y el civismo son los enemigos de la libertad de expresión: no se puede legislar para los sentimientos de la gente The post La tiranía de la moderación appeared first on Index on Censorship .
La tiranía de la moderación
Thu May 3 11:21, 2018 GMT
Las mentiras y los bulos se extienden como la pólvora en la era de las redes sociales. ¿Cómo pueden evitar los periodistas (y los lectores) caer en el engaño? Alastair Reid comparte sus consejos The post Trucos y herramientas para quienes buscan la verdad appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Trucos y herramientas para quienes buscan la verdad
Thu May 3 11:17, 2018 GMT
La escasez de papel de periódico en Venezuela ha obligado a algunos periódicos a cerrar, pero los medios digitales se están expandiendo con rapidez para ocupar su lugar y mantener a la gente al tanto de las últimas noticias. Luis Carlos Díaz informa desde Caracas The post Perdiendo el papel appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Perdiendo el papel
Thu May 3 11:15, 2018 GMT
La estrechez de miras de los gobiernos y la industria están poniendo en jaque a la libertad de expresión, asegura Ian Brown The post Los peligros de la autorregulación appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Los peligros de la autorregulación
Thu May 3 11:06, 2018 GMT
Tanto las virtudes como los peligros del patriotismo dependen de cómo se cuente la historia The post La narrativa de una nación appeared first on Index on Censorship .
La narrativa de una nación
Thu May 3 10:58, 2018 GMT
La tecnología de fácil manejo está ayudando a los periodistas africanos en sus investigaciones, incluso con presupuestos limitados, informa Raymond Joseph The post Detectives digitales appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Detectives digitales
Thu May 3 10:34, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Sell In May and Go Away? Not for Bitcoin's Bulls Coindesk While this month may traditionally give equity bulls cold feet, it should probably not be a cause of worry for the bitcoin market. The month of May is often a weak period for equities, and bitcoin has acted as a risk asset (moving in tandem with ... and more »
Sell In May and Go Away? Not for Bitcoin's Bulls - Coindesk
Thu May 3 09:38, 2018 GMT
NBCNews.com Chinese feminists push #MeToo movement amid censorship NBCNews.com Chinese activists used "#RiceBunny" to get around China's strict internet censorship .NBC News. Undeterred, the feminists found a workaround using emojis and Chinese characters for “rice + bunny,” the Chinese word for rice is “mi” and for bunny is “tu ... and more »
Chinese feminists push #MeToo movement amid censorship - NBCNews.com
Thu May 3 10:09, 2018 GMT
"A free media is essential for holding state authorities, including their legal system, accountable." The post EU proposal on funding must include media freedom appeared first on Index on Censorship .
EU proposal on funding must include media freedom
Thu May 3 03:24, 2018 GMT
WOODTV.com Investment scam capitalizes on bitcoin trend WOODTV.com GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A new twist on a classic scam is taking advantage of the boom in the online currency bitcoin . "This is capitalizing on the moment, on the hot streak that bitcoin is on, and in this case using it to scam people out of their ...
Investment scam capitalizes on bitcoin trend - WOODTV.com
Thu May 3 07:38, 2018 GMT
Quartz Is ethereum a security? The answer could upend the crypto world Quartz Gary Gensler, a former chairman of the Commodities Futures Trade Commission (CFTC), has argued that ethereum meets the so-called Howey Test, a legal precedent that guides whether an asset is classified as a security or not. The Howey Test considers an ...
Is ethereum a security? The answer could upend the crypto world - Quartz
Thu May 3 06:15, 2018 GMT
Coindesk The Blockchain Data Problem Is Bigger Than You Think Coindesk Unfortunately, these discrepancies in the total bitcoin supply metric are not the exception, but part of a larger problem that stems from the "opaque" methodologies these blockchain data analysis providers use, according to Greg Cipolaro, the CEO of ...
The Blockchain Data Problem Is Bigger Than You Think - Coindesk
Thu May 3 06:00, 2018 GMT
“It’s difficult for me to believe that the motives behind so many frequent and intense inspections are anything but political” The post Are Serbia’s tax inspections being used as a tool to curb the press? appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Are Serbia’s tax inspections being used as a tool to curb the press?
Thu May 3 00:46, 2018 GMT
Forbes 3 Things That Could Lift Bitcoin Prices To New Highs Forbes Some experts think so, provided that three things go in Bitcoin's way. The first thing is higher Bitcoin adoption rates as a store of value and as a medium of exchange, two functions common among conventional currencies. That, in turn, will take a ...
3 Things That Could Lift Bitcoin Prices To New Highs - Forbes
Wed May 2 21:31, 2018 GMT
Fortune Square just shared its bitcoin financials and investors aren't pleased MarketWatch Square Inc. once again reported a solid quarter, but the company's spending initiatives and bitcoin business gave investors some pause. Shares of Square SQ, +0.95% were down almost 6% in after-hours trading Wednesday after the payment-processing ... Square's Bitcoin Business Is Struggling to Make Money Fortune Square says it sold $34 million of bitcoin in first quarter CNBC Square's Loss Widens as Spending Picks Up Wall Street Journal all 26 news articles »
Square just shared its bitcoin financials and investors aren't pleased - MarketWatch
Wed May 2 23:00, 2018 GMT
Fortune Square's Bitcoin Business Is Struggling to Make Money Fortune But Square may actually have lost money on its cryptocurrency business so far. The value Square recorded for its Bitcoin holdings was only $200,000 at the end of the first quarter, down from the $300,000 they were worth at the end of 2017, according to ... Square just shared its bitcoin financials and investors aren't pleased MarketWatch Square says it sold $34 million of bitcoin in first quarter CNBC all 26 news articles »
Square's Bitcoin Business Is Struggling to Make Money - Fortune
Wed May 2 23:01, 2018 GMT
The post Media freedom in the US under threat, report finds appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Media freedom in the US under threat, report finds
Wed May 2 22:00, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg How Crypto Stacks Up Against Other Investments Bloomberg The crypto fever has quieted down, but the roller-coaster trading has raised the stakes for investors to figure it out. Are they financial assets, currencies, commodities or something entirely new? Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have defied easy ...
How Crypto Stacks Up Against Other Investments - Bloomberg
Wed May 2 16:24, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Dubai Launches Blockchain Business Registry To Ease Market Entry Cointelegraph Dubai has partnered with IBM to launch a Blockchain registry that will help businesses operate under its jurisdiction. The latest step in the city's 2020 Blockchain Strategy was announced in an official press release May 1. The Dubai Blockchain ... Dubai Government Unveils Blockchain Business Registry CoinDesk all 18 news articles »
Dubai Launches Blockchain Business Registry To Ease Market Entry - Cointelegraph
Wed May 2 15:11, 2018 GMT
Center for Internet Security : Cybersecurity CIO No matter how you describe it, the internet is still something of a last frontier-a virtual Wild West of ransomware, phishing attacks, and data breaches. The savvy CISO knows how to circle the wagons and keep the pioneers safe. However, cybersecurity ...
Center for Internet Security: Cybersecurity - CIO
Wed May 2 21:00, 2018 GMT
New York Times Goldman Sachs to Open a Bitcoin Trading Operation New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Most big banks have tried to stay far away from the scandal-tainted virtual currency Bitcoin . But Goldman Sachs, perhaps the most storied name in finance, is bucking the risks and moving ahead with plans to set up what appears to be ...
Goldman Sachs to Open a Bitcoin Trading Operation - New York Times
Wed May 2 17:58, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph The US is approaching a defining moment for cryptocurrency innovation MIT Technology Review Federal regulators are grappling with a simple question: should ether, the world's second-most valuable cryptocurrency , be regulated like a stock? Either way, the answer is liable to send shockwaves through the crypto community. Behind the scenes: The ... Ethereum Foundation 'Extremely Comfortable' ETH Is Not A Security, Co-Founder Lubin Says Cointelegraph Ethereum falls on report that the second-biggest cryptocurrency is under regulatory scrutiny CNBC 'Buy the Pullback' in Bitcoin, Ethereum: Fundstrat's Sluymer - CCN CCN newsBTC  - Wall Street Journal  - Wall Street Journal  - CoinMarketCap all 71 news articles »
The US is approaching a defining moment for cryptocurrency innovation - MIT Technology Review
Wed May 2 15:12, 2018 GMT
CNBC Four of the world's largest automakers want to bring the ' blockchain ' to your car CNBC Four of the world's largest automakers are part of a new group working to bring blockchain technology, which underpins bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, to your car. BMW, Ford, Renault and General Motors are among the 30 companies in the Mobility ... BMW, GM, Ford and Renault launch blockchain research group for automotive industry TechCrunch Carmakers team up with software groups to build blockchain tech Financial Times BMW, Ford, GM: World's Largest Automakers Form Blockchain Coalition Coindesk Cointelegraph  - Bitcoin Magazine  - Automotive News (blog) all 31 news articles »
Four of the world's largest automakers want to bring the 'blockchain' to your car - CNBC
Wed May 2 17:50, 2018 GMT
Fortune Bitcoin Will Hit $20K in 2018. Here's Why Ethereum Is a Better Bet, Says Reddit Cofounder Fortune While Bitcoin may be the poster child of cryptocurrencies, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian thinks the second most valuable cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Ethereum , will be the real winner. “I'm most bullish about Ethereum simply because ... Ethereum Price Will Reach $15000 This Year: Reddit Co-founder CCN all 3 news articles »
Bitcoin Will Hit $20K in 2018. Here's Why Ethereum Is a Better Bet, Says Reddit Cofounder - Fortune
Wed May 2 18:14, 2018 GMT
CCN Bitcoin will lose its crown amid 90% crash in cryptos, investment bank warns MarketWatch And therein lies the good news for the Ethereum faithful, according to this section of the 45-page report: “People will become more cautious towards second generation protocols. Aspirational upstarts such as Dfinity, RChain, Cardano and Tezos will have ... Bitcoin Price Due For 90% Price Correction In Mass Crypto Wipeout, Warns Investment Bank CCN all 8 news articles »
Bitcoin will lose its crown amid 90% crash in cryptos, investment bank warns - MarketWatch
Wed May 2 16:01, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Blockchain Acquires Startup for San Francisco Expansion CoinDesk London-based cryptocurrency wallet and data provider Blockchain will open an office in San Francisco, the company announced on Wednesday. The decision follows its recent acquisition of the team from software company Tsukemen, also formerly based in the ... and more »
Blockchain Acquires Startup for San Francisco Expansion - CoinDesk
Wed May 2 18:06, 2018 GMT
The Daily Star (satire) Cyber Privacy - why it should matter to you The Daily Star (satire) You've heard the age old adage “don't talk to strangers”, but funnily enough in the internet we end up talking a lot to strangers. In fact on the internet , information we'd formerly be conscientious about, like our daily activities that we'd probably ... and more »
Cyber Privacy - why it should matter to you - The Daily Star (satire)
Wed May 2 17:36, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin Analysts Brace for 'Dogfight' With Narrowing Trading Range Bloomberg The narrowest trading range in about six months has Bitcoin technical analysts scouring price charts to help figure out whether the biggest cryptocurrency is poised to build upon its April rally. “The market is not sending off strong signals as we ... Bitcoin seen 'violently sideways' ahead of new direction The Australian Financial Review all 2 news articles »
Bitcoin Analysts Brace for 'Dogfight' With Narrowing Trading Range - Bloomberg
Wed May 2 13:15, 2018 GMT
Forbes Why Blockchain Will Incentivize Brands To Create Compelling Content Forbes When you use blockchain , everything remains on your computer and not on Facebook's. More important, it stays under your control. You'll permission the friends and contacts you choose to see your information or you can choose to let anyone see it in ... and more »
Why Blockchain Will Incentivize Brands To Create Compelling Content - Forbes
Wed May 2 12:40, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Korean Peace Treaty Goes Live On Ethereum Blockchain , Forever Cointelegraph A South Korean developer made history April 27 when he decided to record details of a North and South Korea peace treaty on the Ethereum blockchain . Ryu Gi-hyeok created two ETH transactions with Korean and English records of the Panmunjom Declaration ... Historic Korean Peace Declaration Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain Coindesk Korean Peace Agreement Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain CCN South and North Korea Unification Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain BTCMANAGER all 2,289 news articles »
Korean Peace Treaty Goes Live On Ethereum Blockchain, Forever - Cointelegraph
Wed May 2 15:14, 2018 GMT
Coindesk EEA Releases Standardized Architecture Stack For Privacy-Focused Web Apps On Ethereum Cointelegraph The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has released their Enterprise Ethereum Architecture Stack (EEAS) today, May 2. The new software stack standardizes the specifications for Ethereum -based business applications for the Web 3.0 era. The EEA is a ... Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Is Back - And It's Got a Roadmap to Prove It Coindesk all 4 news articles »
EEA Releases Standardized Architecture Stack For Privacy-Focused Web Apps On Ethereum - Cointelegraph
Wed May 2 14:33, 2018 GMT
USA TODAY Bitcoin : London police make first cryptocurrency seizure from prolific hacker USA TODAY While the sums seized from West are relatively modest, his case shows challenges law enforcement face when trying to track digital money, or cryptocurrencies — whether stolen or acquired through criminal activities. Before West, Britain had made just ... and more »
Bitcoin: London police make first cryptocurrency seizure from prolific hacker - USA TODAY
Wed May 2 13:56, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin Cash resumes run higher, adds 15% MarketWatch ... trading back above $9,000. The price of bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.76% was last seen at $9,167.17, up 1.7%, since Tuesday's levels at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken exchange. It has been a quiet start to the week for bitcoin which has traded inside a ...
Bitcoin Cash resumes run higher, adds 15% - MarketWatch
Wed May 2 14:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes Tim Draper On The Future Of Cryptocurrency , His New Book And Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250000 by 2022 Forbes Last month, the famous venture capitalist and inspiring entrepreneur, Tim Draper, made a prediction that Bitcoin will hit $250,000 by the year 2022. In 2014, Draper predicted that Bitcoin would be worth $10,000 in three years. Sure enough, Bitcoin hit ... and more »
Tim Draper On The Future Of Cryptocurrency, His New Book And Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250000 by 2022 - Forbes
Wed May 2 11:48, 2018 GMT
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Blockchain technology - CNBC
Wed May 2 13:12, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Isn't Dead - And It's Got a Roadmap to Prove It Coindesk Since its formation nearly a year and a half ago, it's safe to say that the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has been quiet. Apart from a steady stream of new members, there has been a lull of live projects, one that has led some to theorize the ... and more »
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Isn't Dead - And It's Got a Roadmap to Prove It - Coindesk
Wed May 2 13:19, 2018 GMT
This crucial bitcoin group is an unexpected source of rising futures trading volume MarketWatch While proponents laud the growing adoption of futures, part of the increase in futures volumes is coming from an unexpected source — bitcoin miners. That is, those in the crypto community who solve complex computational puzzles—in exchange for ... and more »
This crucial bitcoin group is an unexpected source of rising futures trading volume - MarketWatch
Wed May 2 11:19, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Ethereum Foundation 'Extremely Comfortable' ETH Is Not A Security, Co-Founder Lubin Says Cointelegraph The funds were then used to develop the Ethereum platform, and some regulators reportedly consider that investors were likely to have bought into the launch anticipating the asset would rise in value, thus being led to expect a profit based “on the ... Ethereum falls on report that the second-biggest cryptocurrency is under regulatory scrutiny CNBC Is Ethereum Operating in a Legal Grey Area? Finance Magnates Ethereum Co-Founder: Ether Is Not a Security and Doesn't Need to Be Regulated TheStreet.com CCN  - Wall Street Journal all 56 news articles »
Ethereum Foundation 'Extremely Comfortable' ETH Is Not A Security, Co-Founder Lubin Says - Cointelegraph
Wed May 2 11:01, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch BMW, GM, Ford and Renault launch blockchain research group for automotive industry TechCrunch Car makers BMW, General Motors, Ford and Renault are the big names behind a new group announced today to explore the potential of the blockchain in the automotive and mobility space. MOBI — the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative — launches today ... Carmakers team up with software groups to build blockchain tech Financial Times BMW, Ford, GM: World's Largest Automakers Form Blockchain Coalition Coindesk all 9 news articles »
BMW, GM, Ford and Renault launch blockchain research group for automotive industry - TechCrunch
Wed May 2 08:01, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Firm To Map Out Manufacturing Capacity Worldwide With New Blockchain -based Ecosystem Cointelegraph A Blockchain -based company is launching a peer-to-peer network connecting clients with manufacturers of all sizes – preventing bottlenecks in production by mapping out manufacturing capacities around the world. Productivist says its platform is an ...
Firm To Map Out Manufacturing Capacity Worldwide With New Blockchain-based Ecosystem - Cointelegraph
Wed May 2 11:29, 2018 GMT
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank has designed a new test simulating cyber attacks on banks, stock exchanges and other firms that are critical for the functioning of the financial system, it said on Wednesday.
ECB designs cyber attack simulation for financial firms
Wed May 2 11:01, 2018 GMT
Historic Korean Peace Declaration Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain Coindesk The historical moment when leaders from South and North Korea met on April 27 and signed an agreement for peace between the two nations has now been permanently recorded on the ethereum blockchain . According to a report from CoinDesk Korea, Ryu Gi ... and more »
Historic Korean Peace Declaration Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain - Coindesk
Wed May 2 07:56, 2018 GMT
BBC News The US town banning new Bitcoin mines BBC News The US town banning new Bitcoin mines. Power-intensive Bitcoin mining has been eating up Plattsburgh's electricity quota and pushing up bills for local residents. Now the local government has imposed an 18 month moratorium on commercial cryptocurrency ... and more »
The US town banning new Bitcoin mines - BBC News
Wed May 2 10:06, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Bulls Seek Breakout to $10K or Higher Coindesk Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading in a narrowing price range over the past week, but a bullish breakout is looking likely, the technical charts suggest. The cryptocurrency created a bearish outside-day candle last Wednesday, signaling the rally from the ... and more »
Bitcoin Bulls Seek Breakout to $10K or Higher - Coindesk
Wed May 2 08:44, 2018 GMT
A Federal Court judge in Australia isn't making life easy for lawyers representing Hong Kong broadcasting giant Television Broadcasts Limited. The company wants pirate IPTV services blocked Down Under but complexities surrounding eligibility for protection under Australian law and blocking injunction specifics means that Justice Nicholas won't be rushed into a decision. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
Pirate IPTV Blocking Case is No Slam Dunk Says Federal Court Judge
Wed May 2 07:53, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin mining has been eating up Plattsburgh's electricity quota and pushing up bills.
The US town banning new Bitcoin mines
Wed May 2 03:59, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Vertcoin's Twitter Account Hacked, Promised Fake Bitcoin Giveaway Cointelegraph Often the posts are accompanied by comments from dozens of people who “successfully” received their portion of the giveaway. This particular scam is notable due to the fact that hackers managed to execute it from a legitimate account. Hackers have made ... and more »
Vertcoin's Twitter Account Hacked, Promised Fake Bitcoin Giveaway - Cointelegraph
Wed May 2 06:47, 2018 GMT
First Winnie the Pooh, now poor Peppa. It's hard in China for children's TV cartoon creatures.
Chinese censors take aim at counterculture icon... Peppa Pig? - CNET
Wed May 2 04:55, 2018 GMT
Fortune Peppa Pig Is Reportedly the Latest Target of China's Internet Censorship Efforts Fortune China's push to cleanse its internet of unsavory elements appears to have claimed an unlikely victim, with thousands of videos of children's cartoon program “Peppa Pig” reportedly culled from a video app. Douyin, an online video platform owned by ... Peppa Pig blocked on Chinese video app after becoming a 'subculture icon' ABC Online How Peppa Pig became a gangster figure in China SBS all 81 news articles »
Peppa Pig Is Reportedly the Latest Target of China's Internet Censorship Efforts - Fortune
Wed May 2 04:12, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Not Just Bitcoin : OpenBazaar Is Gearing Up for a Radical Redesign Coindesk After OBT launches, OpenBazaar plans on taking its multi-currency outlook one step further next year, offering support for ethereum and ethereum tokens, even crypto-collectibles such as CryptoKitties and other digital pets. "One of my biggest regrets ... and more »
Not Just Bitcoin: OpenBazaar Is Gearing Up for a Radical Redesign - Coindesk
Wed May 2 01:10, 2018 GMT
Forbes This Serial Tech Entrepreneur Put His $8 Million Home Up For Sale In Bitcoin Forbes Since being introduced in 2008, Bitcoin has swiftly evolved to transform the way we imagine global currency in a digital world. Developed by programmers and released as open-source software in 2009, Bitcoin is credited as the first decentralized ...
This Serial Tech Entrepreneur Put His $8 Million Home Up For Sale In Bitcoin - Forbes
Wed May 2 02:04, 2018 GMT
Forbes This ICO Startup Uses Blockchain Tech To Shift How Businesses Manage Funds Forbes As the world of cryptocurrency evolves and becomes a normalized alternative to standard forms of physical currency, a growing number of progressive companies are utilizing ICOs as viable means of raising capital. These unconventional funding and ...
This ICO Startup Uses Blockchain Tech To Shift How Businesses Manage Funds - Forbes
Tue May 1 21:54, 2018 GMT
CNBC Don't worry about a crackdown, just keep betting on bitcoin : Technician CNBC Don't worry about a crackdown, just keep betting on bitcoin : Technician. 4 Hours Ago. Robert Sluymer, Fundstrat Global Advisors, discusses the technical moves in ethereum and bitcoin following a potential crackdown on regulations for cryptocurrencies ...
Don't worry about a crackdown, just keep betting on bitcoin: Technician - CNBC
Tue May 1 11:17, 2018 GMT
USA TODAY You should pay attention to those privacy notices flooding your email USA TODAY Almost everybody who uses an online service or app that handles their data has been getting a flood of emails advising of privacy -policy changes. And it's not the U.S. behind the tech industry's recent flurry of updates. Instead, the European Union has ... EU official compares internet platforms that collect user data to 'sweatshops' The Hill Faster-than-expected cloud adoption has upped the ante for protection of sensitive data CSO Australia all 202 news articles »
You should pay attention to those privacy notices flooding your email - USA TODAY
Tue May 1 21:03, 2018 GMT
TheStreet.com Bitcoin Today: Oscar Mayer Shakes Its 'Bacoin' TheStreet.com The Federal Trade Commission plans to host a workshop in June aimed at better educating consumers on the prevalence of cryptocurrency scams. In a statement this week, the FTC said its "Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams" event will include commentary from ... Oscar Mayer bacoin cryptocurrency is way tastier than bitcoin CNET all 48 news articles »
Bitcoin Today: Oscar Mayer Shakes Its 'Bacoin' - TheStreet.com
Tue May 1 21:39, 2018 GMT
Hot on the heels of Google's move last week, Amazon Web Services said it will also switch off functionality for domain fronting.
Signal says Amazon, Google will no longer help it evade censorship - CNET
Tue May 1 18:11, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Vitalik Releases Partial Proof-of-Concept for Ethereum 'Sharding' Tech CoinDesk Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin said yesterday that ethereum's in-house scaling solution, sharding, is moving closer to completion. Tweeting that "sharding is coming," Buterin shared a new code repository that documents a partial proof-of-concept for ... Vitalik Buterin: Sharding Scaling Improvement 'Is Coming' To Ethereum Network Cointelegraph Ethereum Creator Says Sharding is Coming, Significant Improvement in Scaling CCN all 12 news articles »
Vitalik Releases Partial Proof-of-Concept for Ethereum 'Sharding' Tech - CoinDesk
Tue May 1 19:11, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Up 33%: Bitcoin's Price Just Had Its Best Month of 2018 CoinDesk How Does Bitcoin Mining Work? – – How Do Bitcoin Transactions Work? – – How Can I Sell Bitcoin ? – Blockchain · – – What is Blockchain Technology? – – How Does Blockchain Technology Work? – – What Can a Blockchain Do? – – What is a Distributed Ledger ... and more »
Up 33%: Bitcoin's Price Just Had Its Best Month of 2018 - CoinDesk
Tue May 1 18:49, 2018 GMT
Lifehacker How to Use the New Bitcoin Price-Checking App by CoinMarketCap Lifehacker Though there are plenty of other apps that let you check cryptocurrency prices, most of that data actually comes from CoinMarketCap. So, to get a quick sense of the market, it doesn't hurt to go straight to the source. That said, CoinMarketCap's app is ... CoinMarketCap releases its first mobile app for tracking cryptocurrency prices TechCrunch all 11 news articles »
How to Use the New Bitcoin Price-Checking App by CoinMarketCap - Lifehacker
Tue May 1 16:49, 2018 GMT
Fortune Is the SEC Gunning for Ethereum and Ripple? Fat Chance Fortune Gensler added that other longtime cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Litecoin are likely exempt because they were not issued via an ICO. Gensler's remarks, made at an MIT gathering last week, imply that Ripple and the Ethereum Foundation—both of which ... and more »
Is the SEC Gunning for Ethereum and Ripple? Fat Chance - Fortune
Tue May 1 19:24, 2018 GMT
Meat the only cryptocurrency that really lets you bring home the bacon. But watch out for pigpockets and ham-burglars.
Oscar Mayer bacoin cryptocurrency is way tastier than bitcoin - CNET
Tue May 1 17:01, 2018 GMT
CNBC Warren Buffett explains one thing people still don't understand about bitcoin CNBC When it comes to bitcoin , billionaire investor Warren Buffett wants to make one thing clear: Unlike buying stocks, bonds or real estate, buying bitcoin is not an investment. That's because it lacks intrinsic value, Buffett says. "If you buy something ... and more »
Warren Buffett explains one thing people still don't understand about bitcoin - CNBC
Tue May 1 16:02, 2018 GMT
The Verge A Bitcoin podcaster brilliantly trolled his own hacker The Verge Aaron Lammer, co-host of the Longform journalism podcast and cryptocurrency show Coin Talk, didn't even notice at first when his website was hacked. Instead, a follower tipped him off that aaronlammer.com had been replaced by a notice that read “Ooops ...
A Bitcoin podcaster brilliantly trolled his own hacker - The Verge
Tue May 1 14:38, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin off 4%; Hong Kong says virtual currencies not prevalent in organized crime - MarketWatch. Cryptocurrency prices are lower Tuesday, with all major digital currencies in the red to begin the day. A single bitcoin BTCUSD, -3.73% was last exchanged at $8,889.61, down 4.2% since Monday's levels at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken exchange. The ...
Bitcoin off 4%; Hong Kong says virtual currencies not prevalent in organized crime - MarketWatch
Tue May 1 15:31, 2018 GMT
TNW Roger Ver's Bitcoin .com no longer labels BCH as the real Bitcoin TNW This is why BCH supporters have been trying to claim the “ Bitcoin ” label for BCH… by calling BTC “ Bitcoin Core.” The problem is that this insistence by BCH supporters has caused quite a bit of confusion for cryptocurrency rookies – and Bitcoin .com is ... Bitcoin Cash Is Bitcoin ? Lawsuits Won't Stop the Fight Over Bitcoin's Name Coindesk Bitcoin .com Fixes ' Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin ' Narrative Amid Lawsuit Threat Bitcoinist Bitcoin .com Faces Lawsuit Over Confusingly-Labelled Wallet Finance Magnates all 56 news articles »
Roger Ver's Bitcoin.com no longer labels BCH as the real Bitcoin - TNW
Tue May 1 15:20, 2018 GMT
The company, which makes low-priced phones popular on Amazon, reaches an agreement that subjects it to third-party security reviews for the next 20 years.
Blu phone maker settles with FTC over data privacy - CNET
Tue May 1 14:26, 2018 GMT
Business Insider Blockchain is a 'pixie dust' fad, and its benefits in finance are 'little to nothing' Business Insider LONDON — The director of a leading management think tank has dismissed blockchain technology as a distracting fad without much to offer financial services. Martin Walker, a director of the Center for Evidence-Based Management, a nonprofit that aims to ... and more »
Blockchain is a 'pixie dust' fad, and its benefits in finance are 'little to nothing' - Business Insider
Tue May 1 13:55, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin begins May with retreat back below $9000 after 30% pop in April CNBC Bitcoin fell below $9,000 Tuesday, the first trading day of May. The cryptocurrency traded 3.9 percent lower around $8,880 as of 8:49 a.m. ET, according to CoinDesk's bitcoin price index. The decline followed a gain of about 33.5 percent for April ...
Bitcoin begins May with retreat back below $9000 after 30% pop in April - CNBC
Tue May 1 13:01, 2018 GMT
Computerworld Blockchain moves into top spot for hottest job skills Computerworld While fiinancial services (see Bitcoin ) was the first industry to jump on board the blockchain wagon, industries such as technology service providers, international shipping, healthcare, power utilities and real estate have been quick to explore its ... and more »
Blockchain moves into top spot for hottest job skills - Computerworld
Tue May 1 13:44, 2018 GMT
There’s currently no good way for journalists to travel to Crimea. Rather, it’s a balancing act where one has to choose the least worst solution The post What does it take for a journalist to enter Crimea? appeared first on Index on Censorship .
What does it take for a journalist to enter Crimea?
Tue May 1 13:39, 2018 GMT
Middletown Transcript MAKING CENTS: Internet security while traveling Middletown Transcript Cyber crime has crept into our daily news and lives. Even for those who claim they don't go online with sensitive data, especially financial data, still have to be concerned. Just because you choose not to look at your bank or investment accounts ... and more »
MAKING CENTS: Internet security while traveling - Middletown Transcript
Tue May 1 14:03, 2018 GMT
CNBC Ethereum falls on report second-biggest cryptocurrency is under regulatory scrutiny CNBC Ether was first launched as a fundraising effort to develop the platform. The Ethereum foundation, raised more than 31,000 bitcoin in July 2014, worth about $18.3 million at the time, when it first sold the first 60 million ether. Because investors ... World's Second Most Valuable Cryptocurrency Under Regulatory Scrutiny Wall Street Journal all 2 news articles »
Ethereum falls on report second-biggest cryptocurrency is under regulatory scrutiny - CNBC
Tue May 1 12:00, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch CoinMarketCap releases its first mobile app for tracking cryptocurrency prices TechCrunch CoinMarketCap seemed to appear out of nowhere last year during the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, establishing itself as the de facto source for tracking the rise and fall of valuations. That's brought incredible amounts of traffic and attention ... and more »
CoinMarketCap releases its first mobile app for tracking cryptocurrency prices - TechCrunch
Tue May 1 10:03, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) ' Bitcoin Is Like Regular Currency': St. Louis Fed Investopedia (blog) Despite all the concerns raised about bitcoin failing to qualify on the parameters of a standard present-day fiat currency, the cryptocurrency keeps gaining support from various corners. (See also: Is Bitcoin Failing as a Currency?) The Federal Reserve ... and more »
'Bitcoin Is Like Regular Currency': St. Louis Fed - Investopedia (blog)
Tue May 1 13:05, 2018 GMT
CSO Online Why blockchain isn't always the answer CSO Online Blockchain is a great digital invention, which, if applied in the right areas, will change the world. It is not the right tool for every digital security situation. Yes, blockchain could possibly improve food-borne illness recalls, but at what cost ... and more »
Why blockchain isn't always the answer - CSO Online
Tue May 1 09:33, 2018 GMT
Wall Street Journal World's Second Most Valuable Cryptocurrency Under Regulatory Scrutiny Wall Street Journal Because the foundation raised the money to build the Ethereum platform, and investors probably bought ether speculating the launch would make the asset rise in value, the deal resembled a securities sale, the people said. That doesn't mean it has to ... and more »
World's Second Most Valuable Cryptocurrency Under Regulatory Scrutiny - Wall Street Journal
Tue May 1 08:22, 2018 GMT
Kyiv Post New York Times: Thousands protest Russia's internet censorship Kyiv Post A demonstration in Moscow against the Russian government's effort to block the messaging app Telegram quickly morphed on Monday into a protest against President Vladimir V. Putin, with thousands of participants chanting against the Kremlin's ...
New York Times: Thousands protest Russia's internet censorship - Kyiv Post
Tue May 1 03:31, 2018 GMT
Forbes Hong Kong Report Suggests Cryptocurrency Is Largely Left Out Of City's Organized Crime Forbes Police however closely monitor the prevalence of Bitcoin exchanges and ATMs in Hong Kong, noting that seven such machines exist (although research from the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong suggests there may be almost double that amount). Four ... and more »
Hong Kong Report Suggests Cryptocurrency Is Largely Left Out Of City's Organized Crime - Forbes
Tue May 1 04:14, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Ethereum's Dialogue Divide Is Slowing Answers to Its Toughest Questions Coindesk "You can monitor Reddit or Twitter, [but that doesn't] necessarily provide an accurate reflection of the community," she said. However, the problem isn't unique to ethereum . Indeed, bitcoin developers, miners, startups and users have aired competing ...
Ethereum's Dialogue Divide Is Slowing Answers to Its Toughest Questions - Coindesk
Mon Apr 30 23:53, 2018 GMT
Forbes How Bitcoin Investing Can Work For Seniors Forbes How Bitcoin Investing Can Work For Seniors. Share to email; Share to facebook; Share to twitter; Share to linkedin; Share to google. Kerri Zane , Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. LONDON, ENGLAND - Cryptocurrency ...
How Bitcoin Investing Can Work For Seniors - Forbes
Tue May 1 04:21, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin has 'elements of all of the different asset classes,' CFTC chairman says CNBC The ecosystem around bitcoin is still changing, but U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo said the popular cryptocurrency is part currency, part security and part digital coin. " Bitcoin and a lot of its other ... and more »
Bitcoin has 'elements of all of the different asset classes,' CFTC chairman says - CNBC
Mon Apr 30 22:08, 2018 GMT
The Verge Amazon Web Services starts blocking domain-fronting, following Google's lead The Verge A week after Google shut down a method for app developers to skirt internet censorship , Amazon is doing the same. In a post last week, Amazon Web Services announced that it would implement a new set of enhanced domain protections specifically designed ...
Amazon Web Services starts blocking domain-fronting, following Google's lead - The Verge
Sun Apr 29 23:26, 2018 GMT
Forbes How Long Till Bitcoin Replaces Cold Hard Cash? Forbes Bitcoin is back in the news in a big way. The world's largest cryptocurrency neared $10,000 last week, meeting strong 200-day moving average resistance of around $9,800. Also last week, the 17 millionth bitcoin was mined. Remember, the crypto was ... and more »
How Long Till Bitcoin Replaces Cold Hard Cash? - Forbes
Mon Apr 30 22:15, 2018 GMT
The Verge UNICEF wants you to mine cryptocurrency for charity The Verge The tool mines Monero, an alternative to bitcoin that is said to be more private because it shuffles users' identifying information. Although Monero can rarely be used to purchase goods directly, it can be easily turned into fiat currency to buy ... UNICEF's “Hope Page” Mines Cryptocurrency Through Visitors' Computers Bitcoin Magazine UNICEF wants your CPU power to mine cryptocurrency for children in Bangladesh TNW all 33 news articles »
UNICEF wants you to mine cryptocurrency for charity - The Verge
Mon Apr 30 18:54, 2018 GMT
Digital Trends Miner One takes Bitcoin mining to new heights with space mission Digital Trends “In the middle of what feels like a slump, Miner One wants to remind people that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is really about the future and the revolutionary technology at its heart: so-called blockchain technology,” the company wrote in a ... Crypto Firm Mines Bitcoin in Space, and the Results Are Amazing Inverse all 5 news articles »
Miner One takes Bitcoin mining to new heights with space mission - Digital Trends
Mon Apr 30 22:33, 2018 GMT
Forbes The Mother Of All Chains (MOAC) Is China's Infrastructure Blockchain That Can Outperform Ethereum Forbes A recently launched blockchain network out of China is poised to surpass Ethereum and EOS in network speed, efficiency, and functionality. When it went live in 2015, Ethereum brought a wave of innovation to the world of blockchain . Its introduction of ...
The Mother Of All Chains (MOAC) Is China's Infrastructure Blockchain That Can Outperform Ethereum - Forbes
Mon Apr 30 21:06, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Covee uses blockchain to allow experts worldwide to collaborate TechCrunch They are joined by Dr. Jochen Krause, CTO, an early blockchain investor and bitcoin miner, and former quant developer and data scientist, respectively, at Scalable Capital and Valora. What sort of things could this platform be used for? Well, it could ...
Covee uses blockchain to allow experts worldwide to collaborate - TechCrunch
Mon Apr 30 20:59, 2018 GMT
CNBC Citron calls bitcoin strategy 'nonsense' CNBC Pre-Markets · U.S. · Asia · Europe · Stocks · Commodities · Currencies · Cryptocurrency · Bonds · Funds · ETFs · Investing · Trading Nation · Trader Talk · Financial Advisors · Personal Finance · Etf Street · Futures Now · Options Action · Portfolio ...
Citron calls bitcoin strategy 'nonsense' - CNBC
Mon Apr 30 18:46, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin Bulls Regain Upper Hand With Crypto Rally Bloomberg Bitcoin diehards are breathing a sigh of relief as April winds down. The world's biggest cryptocurrency has jumped 36 percent, the biggest monthly gain since December, when it soared to almost $20,000 before quickly crashing to as low as $5,922 in ... and more »
Bitcoin Bulls Regain Upper Hand With Crypto Rally - Bloomberg
Mon Apr 30 19:25, 2018 GMT
New York Times 'They Want to Block Our Future': Thousands Protest Russia's Internet Censorship New York Times The F.S.B., the successor agency of the K.G.B., went to court to obtain the order to block the app after Pavel V. Durov, Telegram's inventor, a Russian who lives in exile, declined to provide the security agency with the means to decrypt messages. The ... Russian internet protests: Thousands take to the streets to show opposition to censorship The Independent Russia's attempt to block Telegram crashes the country's internet Digital Trends Thousands rally in Moscow to send Telegram support i24NEWS Yahoo News  - Wired.co.uk all 74 news articles »
'They Want to Block Our Future': Thousands Protest Russia's Internet Censorship - New York Times
Mon Apr 30 19:03, 2018 GMT
CNBC Square shares drop after short seller Citron calls bitcoin strategy 'nonsense' CNBC Shares are little changed since Square, run by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, launched bitcoin trading in late January for most users of its Cash mobile payments app. Bitcoin surged in popularity over the last year, hitting a record high above $19,000 ... and more »
Square shares drop after short seller Citron calls bitcoin strategy 'nonsense' - CNBC
Mon Apr 30 17:12, 2018 GMT
The Independent Russian internet protests: Thousands take to the streets to show opposition to censorship The Independent Thousands of Russians took to central Moscow on Monday in a rally against internet censorship and a government ban on the Telegram social media app. Since a 13 April court decision outlawed the messaging app, authorities have taken a no-nonsense ... Russia's attempt to block Telegram crashes the country's internet Digital Trends Thousands rally in Moscow to send Telegram support i24NEWS Thousands in Moscow slam Kremlin's Telegram attack Yahoo News Wired.co.uk  - CTV News all 71 news articles »
Russian internet protests: Thousands take to the streets to show opposition to censorship - The Independent
Mon Apr 30 18:18, 2018 GMT
Money Magazine Bitcoin Prices Are Back Up. Here's How Much Richer You'd Be If You Bought $1000 on April 1 Money Magazine As of April 1, each unit of Bitcoin was selling for $6,816, roughly one-third of the value that Bitcoin hit at its peak (near $20,000) last December. At the end of April, though, Bitcoin was worth roughly $9,300. That's an increase of 36% during the ... and more »
Bitcoin Prices Are Back Up. Here's How Much Richer You'd Be If You Bought $1000 on April 1 - Money Magazine
Mon Apr 30 12:31, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Author William Mougayar to Launch Blockchain Investment Fund Coindesk William Mougayar, venture capitalist and author of "The Business Blockchain ," is launching an investment firm for blockchain startups and cryptocurrencies. Mougayar will head up the new entity, dubbed Blockchain Technology Ventures, which is being ... and more »
Author William Mougayar to Launch Blockchain Investment Fund - Coindesk
Mon Apr 30 14:52, 2018 GMT
Fortune SEC Commissioner on Bitcoin : 'That Space Is Full of Troubling Developments' Fortune SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson has some strong opinions about cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings. In a CNBC interview Monday morning, Jackson said his personal view on Bitcoin is that it's a space “full of troubling developments.” He didn't ... and more »
SEC Commissioner on Bitcoin: 'That Space Is Full of Troubling Developments' - Fortune
Mon Apr 30 15:37, 2018 GMT
Iran orders internet providers to block Telegram ABC News Iranian authorities have ordered internet service providers to block access to Telegram, a popular messaging app used by an estimated 40 million Iranians. State TV reported Monday that the Tehran prosecutor has ordered that the app be blocked in a way ... and more »
Iran orders internet providers to block Telegram - ABC News
Mon Apr 30 11:21, 2018 GMT
Motley Fool This Bitcoin Milestone Is a Bit Deceiving Motley Fool For those unfamiliar, bitcoin's blockchain -- the digital, distributed, and decentralized ledger where transactions are logged in a transparent and unalterable manner -- works via the proof-of-work (PoW) model. With PoW, cryptocurrency miners, who are ... and more »
This Bitcoin Milestone Is a Bit Deceiving - Motley Fool
Mon Apr 30 15:30, 2018 GMT
Мы, нижеподписавшиеся 26 международных правозащитных организации в сфере медиа и интернет-свобод, решительно осуждаем попытки Российской Федерации заблокировать интернет-мессенджер Telegram, результатом которых стали широкомасштабные нарушения свободы выражения мнения и доступа к информации, и в т.ч. массовая блокировка сторонних вебсайтов. The post Россия: блокировка Telegram представляет собой масштабную атаку на свободу выражения мнения в интернете appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Россия: блокировка Telegram представляет собой масштабную атаку на свободу выражения мнения в интернете
Mon Apr 30 13:22, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Is The New Flight Capital Forbes Most people love gold. It is simply an emotional commodity where there is a deep-seated allure and lust. Gold used to be money and it was great money for its times. It was one of the few resistant, standardizable, rare things that was any good for ...
Bitcoin Is The New Flight Capital - Forbes
Mon Apr 30 13:15, 2018 GMT
Forbes Should You Have Bitcoin In Your 401(k)? Forbes Hodge, however, likes the prospects of the underlying technology behind Bitcoin , which is called the blockchain . "While Bitcoin currently has challenges in the retirement plan space," Hodge writes, " blockchain technology has the potential to generate ...
Should You Have Bitcoin In Your 401(k)? - Forbes
Mon Apr 30 13:58, 2018 GMT
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an internet privacy case involving Google that could put the brakes on an increasingly common form of settlement in class action suits that funnels money to unrelated third parties and charities instead of to people affected by the alleged wrongdoing.
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Google privacy settlement dispute
Mon Apr 30 13:26, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin could make a run at $15000, says one analyst MarketWatch Digital currencies begin Monday relatively unchanged as investors eye important levels ahead for the No. 1 digital currency. After rising by as much as $3,000 in April, bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.06% is looking to push higher through psychological and ...
Bitcoin could make a run at $15000, says one analyst - MarketWatch
Mon Apr 30 13:09, 2018 GMT
We strongly condemn the attempts by the Russian Federation to block the internet messaging service Telegram, which have resulted in extensive violations of freedom of expression and access to information The post Russia: Telegram block leads to widespread assault on freedom of expression online appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Russia: Telegram block leads to widespread assault on freedom of expression online
Mon Apr 30 09:01, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan joins the speakers at TechCrunch's first blockchain event TechCrunch Boom, boom, boom! We're announcing another big name for our upcoming blockchain event in Zug, Switzerland, on July 6 after Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan joined the line-up. The event — TC: Sessions Blockchain — will be TechCrunch's first show ... and more »
Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan joins the speakers at TechCrunch's first blockchain event - TechCrunch
Mon Apr 30 08:05, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Blockchain Trade Finance Is Breaking Proof-of-Concept Gridlock Coindesk Global trade is not just a question of moving merchandise from one point to another. Goods do need to move, but they do so through a web of intermediaries, each with distinct priorities and systems. Exporters, importers, banks, truckers, shippers ...
Blockchain Trade Finance Is Breaking Proof-of-Concept Gridlock - Coindesk
Mon Apr 30 07:03, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk ICBC's First Blockchain Patent Is Now Public CoinDesk The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), one of the country's four largest state-owned commercial banks, is exploring a way to authenticate digital certificates and store data in a sharable blockchain . According a patent application filed ... and more »
ICBC's First Blockchain Patent Is Now Public - CoinDesk
Mon Apr 30 06:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes This Singapore Startup Is Demonstrating Blockchain's Potential In The Creative Industry Forbes Blockchain technology has been disrupting the financial industry ever since its introduction to the public in 2008, when Satoshi Nakamoto released his whitepaper. While many people initially treated Bitcoin and blockchain synonymously, entrepreneurs ...
This Singapore Startup Is Demonstrating Blockchain's Potential In The Creative Industry - Forbes
Mon Apr 30 03:56, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Banking Giant ING Is Quietly Becoming a Serious Blockchain Innovator Coindesk ING is out to prove that startups aren't the only ones that can advance blockchain cryptography. Rather than waiting on the sidelines for innovation to arrive, the Netherlands-based bank is diving headlong into a problem that it turns out worries ...
Banking Giant ING Is Quietly Becoming a Serious Blockchain Innovator - Coindesk
Mon Apr 30 00:56, 2018 GMT
Forbes Wait, Did China Just Take An Explosive Blockchain Lead? Forbes Part of the allure of this new move is that ThunderChain supports smart contracts written in solidity language and is compatible with Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), making it easy to migrate applications from other blockchain platforms. The company ...
Wait, Did China Just Take An Explosive Blockchain Lead? - Forbes
Mon Apr 30 00:21, 2018 GMT
Welcome to 2018 and a children's book that teaches us how to find our place in the world... using the blockchain.
Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain - CNET
Sun Apr 29 22:00, 2018 GMT
Forbes A Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur Will Run For Mayor In Taipei. What If She Wins? Forbes Officials in Taiwan feel torn about what to do with cryptocurrency , the digital tokens backed by transaction ledgers rather than monetary authorities. Regulators neither support the likes of Bitcoin nor oppose use of the new-age tool for investment or ...
A Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur Will Run For Mayor In Taipei. What If She Wins? - Forbes
Sun Apr 29 22:02, 2018 GMT
Digital Trends Blockchain -based GLN hopes to challenge Steam and Apple gaming platforms Digital Trends The past year has seen an explosion of cryptocurrency and blockchain -based businesses, and now one is seeking to challenge Steam and Apple's dominance when it comes to the PC and mobile gaming market. Game Loot Network Holdings is attempting to use the ... Blockchain startup Game Loot Network proposes another alternative app store VentureBeat all 3 news articles »
Blockchain-based GLN hopes to challenge Steam and Apple gaming platforms - Digital Trends
Sun Apr 29 22:42, 2018 GMT
Motley Fool Amazon's New Blockchain Service Could Hurt IBM Motley Fool Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) recently introduced Blockchain Templates, a " blockchain as a service" for AWS (Amazon Web Services) that makes it easier for developers to create blockchain -powered projects. The service provides users with preset blockchain ... and more »
Amazon's New Blockchain Service Could Hurt IBM - Motley Fool
Sun Apr 29 22:30, 2018 GMT
Forbes Meet the Russians Behind Your Blockchain (And Cryptocurrency , Too) Forbes Pribylov is one of the main investors behind new Russian company Glass Cube that is building global insurance blockchain platform called I-chain. "I think you'll see blockchain become fundamental in the new economy," he says. Cryptocurrencies were ...
Meet the Russians Behind Your Blockchain (And Cryptocurrency, Too) - Forbes
Sun Apr 29 17:09, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Why Canada has Emerged as a Leading Blockchain and Crypto Nation: Expert Take Cointelegraph Canada's dominance in Blockchain innovation stems in part from Toronto being home to Vitalik Buterin who is the inventor of the Ethereum Blockchain , a second-generation open source software platform, with a general scripting language, which created a ...
Why Canada has Emerged as a Leading Blockchain and Crypto Nation: Expert Take - Cointelegraph
Sun Apr 29 20:19, 2018 GMT
New York Times Blockchain Will Be Theirs, Russian Spy Boasted at Conference New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Last year, representatives of 25 countries met in Tokyo to work on setting international standards for the blockchain , the technology that was introduced by the virtual currency Bitcoin and has ignited intense interest in corporate and ...
Blockchain Will Be Theirs, Russian Spy Boasted at Conference - New York Times
Sun Apr 29 19:10, 2018 GMT
VentureBeat Blockchain startup Game Loot Network proposes another alternative app store VentureBeat It uses blockchain technology to speed transactions between developers and consumers, to keep a transparent and secure record of purchases, and to provide consumers with a rewards cryptocurrency , dubbed Loot, that will motivate them to keep coming back ... and more »
Blockchain startup Game Loot Network proposes another alternative app store - VentureBeat
Sun Apr 29 13:54, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) This Week in Bitcoin : Amazon Wants to Track You and TD Ameritrade Plants a Flag Bitcoin News (press release) According to the screenshots, members of the group discussed how much cryptocurrency would be needed to control 25% of the trading volume, how long it should be held, and when it should be dumped. Additionally covered is how TD Ameritrade claimed to ...
This Week in Bitcoin: Amazon Wants to Track You and TD Ameritrade Plants a Flag - Bitcoin News (press release)
Sun Apr 29 19:23, 2018 GMT
newsBTC Bitcoin Futures Impact Remains Minimal Despite Rising Volume newsBTC As we saw in late 2017, the Bitcoin price does fine on its own without such investment vehicles. Relying on a third party to invest in Bitcoin is always counterproductive. Cryptocurrency is all about being in control of your own money or investment ... Bitcoin Futures Markets See a Big Uptick in Trade Volume Bitcoin News (press release) Bitcoin Prices Hit $9400 as Cryptocurrency Rally Broadens Hacked all 9 news articles »
Bitcoin Futures Impact Remains Minimal Despite Rising Volume - newsBTC
Sun Apr 29 16:57, 2018 GMT
gulfnews.com Dubai: Police Use AI Tech To Locate And Arrest Gang Suspected Of $1.9 Mln Armed Bitcoin Heist Cointelegraph Major General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said that Dubai Police's data analysis center had implemented smart programmes and artificial intelligence technology to swiftly trace the gang ... Watch: Dubai Police recover Dh7m from Bitcoin heist gulfnews.com Gang steals $1.9m in Dubai Bitcoin scam ArabianBusiness.com all 11 news articles »
Dubai: Police Use AI Tech To Locate And Arrest Gang Suspected Of $1.9 Mln Armed Bitcoin Heist - Cointelegraph
Sun Apr 29 16:18, 2018 GMT
The Independent What is ethereum ? How bitcoin's biggest rival could become the world's most valuable cryptocurrency The Independent While its price has since fallen back down to around $700, many still see it as the most promising of all cryptocurrency platforms, and therefore the one that holds the most potential for future price gains. Some even believe it could one day surpass ... and more »
What is ethereum? How bitcoin's biggest rival could become the world's most valuable cryptocurrency - The Independent
Sun Apr 29 13:12, 2018 GMT
Yahoo Finance Bitcoin $10000 – This weekend or next? Yahoo Finance Bitcoin gained 4.74% on Saturday, reversing Friday's 4.1% fall, to end the day at $9,342.9. The week's see-saw continuing, with Bitcoin having been unable to string 2 consecutive days of gains together since Monday and Tuesday's moves that ultimately ... and more »
Bitcoin $10000 – This weekend or next? - Yahoo Finance
Sun Apr 29 14:00, 2018 GMT
The Verge Someone made that Silicon Valley alert that plays death metal whenever bitcoin's price moves The Verge Mild spoilers ahead for Silicon Valley's Season 5, Episode 3. In a recent episode of HBO's Silicon Valley, Gilfoyle (Martin Starr) reveals that he mines bitcoin as a side gig — but only when the price is above a certain value. He creates an alert that ... and more »
Someone made that Silicon Valley alert that plays death metal whenever bitcoin's price moves - The Verge
Sun Apr 29 12:46, 2018 GMT
Digital Trends Russia's attempt to block Telegram crashes the country's internet Digital Trends Legislation introduced in 2016 mandated that all messaging services needed to provide back-door access to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). Maria V. Alyokhina, a member of the band Pussy Riot, which has been a thorn in the Kremlin's side for ... This is why Russia's attempts to block Telegram have failed Wired.co.uk all 14 news articles »
Russia's attempt to block Telegram crashes the country's internet - Digital Trends
Sun Apr 29 13:01, 2018 GMT
Forbes How To Find The Next Ripple, Ethereum , Monero, And EOS -- Try The Kimchi Premium Forbes Finding the next coin that will make investors rich in a matter of months, weeks, even days is the new gold rush, especially in Asia, where cryptocurrencies have been popular these days. But how do you find this lucky coin? Follow the buzz, measured by ...
How To Find The Next Ripple, Ethereum, Monero, And EOS -- Try The Kimchi Premium - Forbes
Sun Apr 29 10:39, 2018 GMT
Finance Magnates Revolut Adds Bitcoin Cash and Ripple Trading, Raises $250 Million Finance Magnates It describes itself as a “digital banking alternative”, offering a pre-paid debit card, a cross-border money transfer service and a cryptocurrency exchange. Its cryptocurrency transactions are made available via its partnership with Bitstamp, a ... Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ripple (XRP) Headed to Expansion with Revolut GlobalCoinReport all 18 news articles »
Revolut Adds Bitcoin Cash and Ripple Trading, Raises $250 Million - Finance Magnates
Sun Apr 29 11:17, 2018 GMT
CCN Beleagured Romanian Bitcoin Exchange BTCxChange is Shutting Down CCN Nicula was hopeful for cryptocurrency in general. “It is precisely the belief in bitcoin and the crypto space in general that makes the decision of not looking for alternative banking solutions so easy for us,” he wrote. He added that the bank is no ...
Beleagured Romanian Bitcoin Exchange BTCxChange is Shutting Down - CCN
Sun Apr 29 05:18, 2018 GMT
Ethereum -based ERC20 Exchange Airswap Totals $1 Million During Its First Day of Operations CryptoSlate Market debuts are always ridden with an element of uncertainty and doubt but Ethereum -based cryptocurrency exchange, Airswap, managed to rope in more than $1 million in transactions on its very first day of operations. While Airswap may be a new player ... and more »
Ethereum-based ERC20 Exchange Airswap Totals $1 Million During Its First Day of Operations - CryptoSlate
Sun Apr 29 02:17, 2018 GMT
Bitcoinist Hodl in the Codl: Business is Booming for Ugly Bitcoin Christmas Sweaters Bitcoinist After investing $100 in bitcoin in 2013, Cohen watched as the price per coin soared and resulted in unbelievable returns. He explained his reasoning for the decision, comparing the cryptocurrency to gold. Similarly to the precious metal bitcoin has a ... and more »
Hodl in the Codl: Business is Booming for Ugly Bitcoin Christmas Sweaters - Bitcoinist
Sat Apr 28 17:01, 2018 GMT
The Merkle Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Has “Misleading” Block Explorer Removed, Heated Debate Ensues The Merkle Sadly, this industry has become politically-oriented first and foremost, which is the last thing cryptocurrency needs. All of this bickering and infighting serves no real purpose in the long run. How the Wikipedia debate will play out is anybody's ...
Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Has “Misleading” Block Explorer Removed, Heated Debate Ensues - The Merkle
Sat Apr 28 20:24, 2018 GMT
The Independent NHS to spend £150m on cyber security to bolster defences after WannaCry attack The Independent The NHS is to spend £150m to bolster its defences against the “growing threat” of cyber attacks following the chaos caused by the WannaCry virus. Amid warnings that hackers linked to Russia and other countries have been targeting Britain's critical ...
NHS to spend £150m on cyber security to bolster defences after WannaCry attack - The Independent
Sat Apr 28 14:59, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin Magazine Bitcoin Magazine's Week in Review: A Long Road of Growth Bitcoin Magazine EOS is scheduled to migrate from the Ethereum network to its own on June 2, 2018, and candidates are excitedly vying for one of 21 supernodes that will support this new mainnet. A mixture of big and little fish, the candidate pool includes upward of 50 ... and more »
Bitcoin Magazine's Week in Review: A Long Road of Growth - Bitcoin Magazine
Sat Apr 28 19:03, 2018 GMT
Wall Street Journal Switzerland Wants to Be the World Capital of Cryptocurrency Wall Street Journal Matthias Michel, Zug's economics minister, said Crypto Valley wasn't a grand plan. Rather, it began five years ago when pioneers of blockchain platforms like Monetas put down roots in Zug, attracted by the business-friendly environment. Others followed ...
Switzerland Wants to Be the World Capital of Cryptocurrency - Wall Street Journal
Fri Apr 27 22:35, 2018 GMT
Wall Street Journal The Internet's 'Original Sin' Endangers More Than Privacy Wall Street Journal The inconveniences go beyond privacy . Studies show that as much as half the data consumed on mobile plans goes to downloading ads and trackers, adding significantly to fixed mobile data plans. The sheer scale of material adds at least five seconds to ... and more »
The Internet's 'Original Sin' Endangers More Than Privacy - Wall Street Journal
Sat Apr 28 19:10, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Outraged Pro-BTC Community Alleges Bitcoin .com Is Misleading Buyers Into Buying BCH Cointelegraph The newly launched website will soon be accepting Bitcoin donations in support of levelling a promised lawsuit against Bitcoin .com, which outraged users claim has recently modified its interface so as to blur the distinction between Bitcoin and Bitcoin ... ShapeShift CEO: Bitcoin Cash is Not Bitcoin as it Failed to Gain Majority Support newsBTC How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 1 Bitcoin News (press release) all 96 news articles »
Outraged Pro-BTC Community Alleges Bitcoin.com Is Misleading Buyers Into Buying BCH - Cointelegraph
Sat Apr 28 18:10, 2018 GMT
School district pays $10000 bitcoin ransom after cyberattack CBS News Bitcoin is "a completely digital money" or cryptocurrency that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen, according to Bitcoin .org. "From a user perspective, Bitcoin is pretty much like cash for the Internet," the site states of ... and more »
School district pays $10000 bitcoin ransom after cyberattack - CBS News
Sat Apr 28 16:08, 2018 GMT
Mashable Sergey Brin shouts out Ethereum and warns of AI in annual founders' letter Mashable "First, of course, is the steady hum of Moore's Law, although some of the traditional measures such as transistor counts, density, and clock frequencies have slowed. The second factor is greater demand, stemming from advanced graphics in gaming and ... and more »
Sergey Brin shouts out Ethereum and warns of AI in annual founders' letter - Mashable
Sat Apr 28 16:49, 2018 GMT
gulfnews.com UAE residents to enjoy greater internet privacy gulfnews.com GDPR also applies to any company anywhere outside the EU that deals with people inside the bloc – hence the added privacy for most online users. If companies fail to comply, they face fines of up to €20 million (Dh89.6 million) or 4 per cent of their ... How to handle the flood of GDPR privacy updates BBC News all 139 news articles »
UAE residents to enjoy greater internet privacy - gulfnews.com
Sat Apr 28 15:57, 2018 GMT
Fortune St. Louis Federal Reserve says Bitcoin is 'Like Regular Currency' Fortune The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has provided some high-profile validation for a core premise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency . A blog post this week based on an earlier Fed research paper said that “ bitcoin units have no intrinsic value” – but ... and more »
St. Louis Federal Reserve says Bitcoin is 'Like Regular Currency' - Fortune
Sat Apr 28 14:10, 2018 GMT
CCN Bitcoin , Ethereum , Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, April 28 Cointelegraph Dan Morehead, CEO of cryptocurrency hedge fund Pantera Capital believes that the total cryptocurrency market capitalization can reach $40 trillion in about a decade. The current market cap is at $421 billion. Morehead reiterated his bullish call on ... Bitcoin Price Climbs to $9200, Market Hits $420 Billion as Tokens Record Gains CCN Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and NEO Price Technical Analysis: Bullish Breakouts in the Horizon CryptoRecorder all 72 news articles »
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, April 28 - Cointelegraph
Sat Apr 28 11:12, 2018 GMT
The Daily Dot This Kanye West Twitter troll is the cryptocurrency hero Bitcoin needs The Daily Dot And when West wrote, “we are more worried about what we can lose than what we feel,” Pompliano replied “Kanye you won't lose anything on the Bitcoin blockchain . It can't be changed. It can't be hacked. It's true freedom & security.” The one-sided ... and more »
This Kanye West Twitter troll is the cryptocurrency hero Bitcoin needs - The Daily Dot
Sat Apr 28 11:00, 2018 GMT
WIRED The Fix for E. Coli Outbreaks Could Be ... the Blockchain WIRED The distributed, encrypted ledger that supports cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin could also be used to build a record of every transaction that affects a piece of produce, from the person who picked it, to the truck that carried the pallet, to the table ... and more »
The Fix for E. Coli Outbreaks Could Be ... the Blockchain - WIRED
Fri Apr 27 17:31, 2018 GMT
Fortune How Women Could Send Bitcoin to the Moon Fortune The dearth of female cryptocurrency investors also means there is likely a lot of money sitting on the sidelines that could make Bitcoin's price shoot higher if invested. Still, Demirors thinks the survey data underestimates the actual number of women ...
How Women Could Send Bitcoin to the Moon - Fortune
Sat Apr 28 09:50, 2018 GMT
Coindesk The Crypto Community Must Use the Blockchain to Self-Police Coindesk Self-policing illicit activity on the blockchain may soon be a necessity for the cryptocurrency space. The everyday cryptocurrency enthusiast in the future is likely to spend time identifying illicit wallets and transactions to avoid. The U.S. Treasury ...
The Crypto Community Must Use the Blockchain to Self-Police - Coindesk
Fri Apr 27 23:49, 2018 GMT
Consulting Firm Predicts Ethereum Could Reach $2500 By The End Of 2018 Cointelegraph Green also said that the introduction of cryptocurrency market regulation is only a matter of time. According to Green, this will result in more confidence in the market and better investor protection. At press time, Ethereum is trading at $653.66 ... and more »
Consulting Firm Predicts Ethereum Could Reach $2500 By The End Of 2018 - Cointelegraph
Fri Apr 27 13:47, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph AR Platform To Woo Shoppers To Blockchain By Paying Them To Watch Ads Cointelegraph A start-up Blockchain company is using augmented reality (AR) to deliver services that the public “need and use in their daily lives” – bringing together social networking and shopping on one intuitive cryptocurrency platform. Scanetchain says it is ...
AR Platform To Woo Shoppers To Blockchain By Paying Them To Watch Ads - Cointelegraph
Fri Apr 27 15:42, 2018 GMT
Fortune Cryptocurrencies Post Huge Gains in April, Nearly 70% in Some Cases Fortune If you've stopped paying attention to the day-to-day changes, cyrptocurrencies are soaring once again. Prices for the major coins have shown substantial gains month-to-date in April as investors regain confidence in digital currencies like Bitcoin ... and more »
Cryptocurrencies Post Huge Gains in April, Nearly 70% in Some Cases - Fortune
Fri Apr 27 21:06, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin News (press release) Is the Tokyo bitcoin whale set to strike again? MarketWatch Speculation is growing that the trustees for the now-defunct Mt. Gox cryptocurrency exchange are getting set for another significant bitcoin sale. On April 26, a website that tracks the Mt. Gox cryptocurrency wallets indicated that the trust had ... Bitcoin Markets Steady for Another Gox Dump, 16000 Coins Moved by Trustee Bitcoin News (press release) Bitcoin Price Rebounds to $9200 After a 10% Decline, Market Begins to Rebound CCN all 20 news articles »
Is the Tokyo bitcoin whale set to strike again? - MarketWatch
Fri Apr 27 17:03, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk PBoC Director Bullish On Blockchain , But Sees Potential In More Centralization Cointelegraph After listing the benefits of Blockchain technology - its security, reliability, use of smart contracts and a peer-to-peer system - Qian notes that “it is precisely because the blockchain technology mainly served Bitcoin in the early stage [why] in ... PBoC Researcher Touts More Centralized Approach to Blockchain CoinDesk all 5 news articles »
PBoC Director Bullish On Blockchain, But Sees Potential In More Centralization - Cointelegraph
Fri Apr 27 17:37, 2018 GMT
Forbes The Negative Impact Of Having 'All Women Panels' At Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Conferences Forbes “Recently, I was at a summit where there was a 'Pink Room' - a place designed specifically for women. This was a rather offensive, yet telling sign of the industry. We should be using emerging industries like blockchain to end the stigmas of gender in ...
The Negative Impact Of Having 'All Women Panels' At Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Conferences - Forbes
Fri Apr 27 14:07, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) CBOE Broke Record for Bitcoin Futures Volume Investopedia (blog) The popularity of trading bitcoin futures contracts (XBT) continues to scale new heights. On Wednesday, CBOE, the dominant U.S. derivatives exchange providing bitcoin futures contracts, saw its highest-ever trading volume for bitcoin futures since the ... $670 Million: Bitcoin Futures Post Record Daily Volume as Market Recovers CCN all 10 news articles »
CBOE Broke Record for Bitcoin Futures Volume - Investopedia (blog)
Fri Apr 27 16:26, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Crypto Market In Green Following Correction, Bitcoin Above $9000, EOS Gains Significantly Cointelegraph During this period, the markets have been propelled by a number of positive news, particularly Goldman Sachs executives resigning for positions at crypto projects, such as the crypto wallet Blockchain .com and the crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital ...
Crypto Market In Green Following Correction, Bitcoin Above $9000, EOS Gains Significantly - Cointelegraph
Fri Apr 27 16:49, 2018 GMT
Lifesite Diamond and Silk decry internet censorship in fiery congressional testimony Lifesite In their prepared testimony, the two provide a screenshot showing that Facebook labeled their page “Very Liberal,” resulting in the site's algorithms de-prioritizing their content for the vast majority of their followers, who are recognized as ... and more »
Diamond and Silk decry internet censorship in fiery congressional testimony - Lifesite
Fri Apr 27 17:27, 2018 GMT
On two occasions this past year I’ve published stories here warning about the prospect that new European privacy regulations could result in more spams and scams ending up in your inbox. This post explains in a question and answer format some of the reasoning that went into that prediction, and responds to many of the criticisms leveled against it.
Security Trade-Offs in the New EU Privacy Law
Fri Apr 27 05:34, 2018 GMT
Digital Trends Inside a Bitcoin mine, fans, silicon, and frigid temperatures keep crypto pumping Digital Trends Step foot inside a Bitcoin mine, and the first thing you'll probably notice is the temperature. Depending on what part of the facility you're standing in, it'll either be baking hot or freezing cold. In our case, it was the latter. After descending ... and more »
Inside a Bitcoin mine, fans, silicon, and frigid temperatures keep crypto pumping - Digital Trends
Fri Apr 27 13:34, 2018 GMT
Forbes Exciting Q2 Start: BitcoinCash Up 137%, Ethereum Up 86% & Ripple Up 83% Forbes Looking at the chart, Bitcoin will likely run into resistance around $9,800 - $10,200. But a move above $10K could be very explosive and that would open the floor towards the $15K mark. Indicator investors (who base their strategies on technical ... Revolut Raises $250 Million, Adds Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and XRP Bitcoin News (press release) all 6 news articles »
Exciting Q2 Start: BitcoinCash Up 137%, Ethereum Up 86% & Ripple Up 83% - Forbes
Fri Apr 27 14:57, 2018 GMT
New York Post Bitcoin has become boring New York Post Mom-and-pop investors who drove bitcoin's skyrocket rise in 2017 have been pushed aside by government bans on trading, and replaced by cryptocurrency funds, wealthy individuals and established financial firms. The bigger players can make bigger moves ... and more »
Bitcoin has become boring - New York Post
Fri Apr 27 11:18, 2018 GMT
Alibaba Advances Blockchain Food Fraud Platform to Pilot Phase CoinDesk Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is trialling a blockchain platform for supply chain tracking in bid to prevent food fraud. The new pilot program will use the blockchain -based Food Trust Framework to track international shipments to China from ... and more »
Alibaba Advances Blockchain Food Fraud Platform to Pilot Phase - CoinDesk
Fri Apr 27 13:22, 2018 GMT
MarketWatch Ethereum could hit $2500 by year end, consultancy firm says MarketWatch Green also said regulation in the cryptocurrency sector is inevitable, which will lead to greater investor protection and long-term confidence in the market. Ether coins, which are underpinned by the Ethereum network, has become the digital currency of ...
Ethereum could hit $2500 by year end, consultancy firm says - MarketWatch
Fri Apr 27 10:06, 2018 GMT
United States: Proposed Us Consumer Internet Privacy Legislation Threatens Digital Advertising Mondaq News Alerts It would give the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission), for the first time, authority to promulgate regulations to govern internet publishers' and service providers' privacy practices regarding adults and propose EU-style privacy protections ... and more »
United States: Proposed Us Consumer Internet Privacy Legislation Threatens Digital Advertising - Mondaq News Alerts
Fri Apr 27 12:01, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bigger Blocks and Smarter Contracts: What's In Bitcoin Cash's Next Fork? Coindesk Perhaps most notably, the change will quadruple bitcoin cash's block size parameter from 8 MB to 32 MB, allowing for vastly more transactions per block. But while that might sound aggressive given bitcoin's more limited approach, those who have been ...
Bigger Blocks and Smarter Contracts: What's In Bitcoin Cash's Next Fork? - Coindesk
Thu Apr 26 11:46, 2018 GMT
The brutal killings of investigative journalists Daphne Caruana Galizia and Ján Kuciak came as tragic reminders that Europe remains a dangerous place for journalists. How European states respond to these murders will shape not only the future of the press, but also that of our democracies. Read the full article The post Europe’s duty to save journalists – Dunja Mijatović (Times of Malta, 26 April 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Europe’s duty to save journalists – Dunja Mijatović (Times of Malta, 26 April 2018)
Wed Apr 25 11:44, 2018 GMT
Jeudi 19 avril, l’association internationale de défense de la liberté d’expression Index on Censorship a remis ses prix 2018 dans quatre catégories, Arts, Campagne de sensibilisation, Militantisme en ligne et Journalisme, respectivement au Museum of Dissidence à Cuba, à l’ONG Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, au collectif de blogueurs congolais Habari RDC et la […] The post La défense de la liberté d’expression primée par Index on Censorship (d’ArtsHebdo|Médias, 25 April 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
La défense de la liberté d’expression primée par Index on Censorship (d’ArtsHebdo|Médias, 25 April 2018)
Fri Apr 27 04:01, 2018 GMT
Coindesk IBM Reimagines Proof-of-Work for Blockchain IoT Devices Coindesk The problem of how to connect Internet of Things (IoT) devices using blockchain has drawn the attention of a number of developers, startups and companies in recent years - indeed, that was the central concept behind IBM's "ADEPT" proof-of-concept ... and more »
IBM Reimagines Proof-of-Work for Blockchain IoT Devices - Coindesk
Fri Apr 27 09:06, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Pullback Over? Bitcoin Retakes $9K, Eyes Further Gains Coindesk Having recovered from a five-day low hit yesterday, bitcoin (BTC) has potential for a move higher towards major resistance at $9,880, the technical charts indicate. The cryptocurrency moved back above $9,000 in the Asian hours after the pullback from ...
Pullback Over? Bitcoin Retakes $9K, Eyes Further Gains - Coindesk
Fri Apr 27 09:55, 2018 GMT
“The advertising-only business model has been incredibly destructive for journalism,” said Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales at a Westminster Media Forum event on “fake news” The post Jimmy Wales: Fake news “a quantum leap we should be very concerned about” appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Jimmy Wales: Fake news “a quantum leap we should be very concerned about”
Fri Apr 27 08:30, 2018 GMT
LONDON/NEW YORK/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - After bouncing up, falling down and keeping investors on the edges of their seats, bitcoin may be maturing into a period of relatively boring stability, experts say.
Bitcoin frenzy settles down as big players muscle into market
Thu Apr 26 21:01, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin : The Past, Present and Future Bloomberg Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Susan Athey, Sonia.ai Chief Executive Officer Avish Bhama, Boost VC Founder Adam Draper, Tera Exchange Chief Executive Officer Christian Martin, and Pantera Capital Management Chief Executive Officer Dan ...
Bitcoin: The Past, Present and Future - Bloomberg
Fri Apr 27 08:25, 2018 GMT
Village Roadshow and several major Hollywood studios have won a blocking injunction against a pirate IPTV service. HD Subs Plus delivers around 600 live premium channels plus hundreds of movies on demand, but the service will now be blocked by ISPs across Australia. More blocking requests were also filed today against torrent and streaming sites. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
Aussie Federal Court Orders ISPs to Block Pirate IPTV Service
Thu Apr 26 12:40, 2018 GMT
Voltage Pictures case before top court threatens internet privacy, lawyer says - iPolitics.ca. The Supreme Court of Canada is hearing an appeal from Rogers Communications Thursday about whether it has the right to charge fees for providing personal information about its subscribers to a copyright holder. The fees would pay for the 20 to 30 ...
Voltage Pictures case before top court threatens internet privacy, lawyer says - iPolitics.ca
Fri Apr 27 07:00, 2018 GMT
Reading Time: ~ 2 min. The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cybersecurity news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst and a guy with a passion for all things security. Any questions? Just ask. Amazon IPs Rerouted for Several Hours Early Tuesday morning attackers compromised an ISP that allowed them to […] The post Cyber News Rundown: Amazon DNS Service Hijacked appeared first on Webroot Blog .
Cyber News Rundown: Amazon DNS Service Hijacked
Thu Apr 26 22:58, 2018 GMT
PBS NewsHour The bubble dynamics of bitcoin PBS NewsHour And yet, despite all the hurdles to using it, bitcoin , and its underlying Blockchain technology, are seen as fat city. Consider the recent rash of conversion experiences. In December, Long Island Iced Tea re-named itself Long Blockchain and its stock ... and more »
The bubble dynamics of bitcoin - PBS NewsHour
Fri Apr 27 01:01, 2018 GMT
Recent MyEtherWallet Incident Highlights Inherent Internet Security ... The Merkle It is not the first time someone has managed to steal Ethereum. Unfortunately, such incidents have only become more apparent and gotten worse over time. It seems MyEtherWallet has fallen victim to yet another hack, even though the platform itself was ... and more »
Recent MyEtherWallet Incident Highlights Inherent Internet Security ... - The Merkle
Fri Apr 27 00:39, 2018 GMT
Forbes What Will It Take For Ethereum And Ripple To Beat Bitcoin Forbes After a couple of torturous months, cryptocurrency markets have staged a big and broad comeback recently. Bitcoin trades above the $9000-mark, up 11.48% over the last seven days, Ethereum trades above $650, up 16.47% over the same period, while Ripple ... and more »
What Will It Take For Ethereum And Ripple To Beat Bitcoin - Forbes
Thu Apr 26 21:03, 2018 GMT
TheStreet.com Bitcoin Today: Price Rally Loses Momentum as Bid to $10000 Falters TheStreet.com On Thursday morning, the 17 millionth bitcoin was mined. It was the first time the No. 1 cryptocurrency reached a million-coin mark since mid-2016, when the 16 millionth bitcoin was mined. Due to bitcoin's current rules and blockchain setup, there are ... After Nasdaq CEO Blesses Cryptocurrency , Investors See Bigger Future For Bitcoin , Others Forbes Nasdaq is open to becoming cryptocurrency exchange, CEO says CNBC Cryptocurrencies: Are bitcoin , ethereum poised for another rally? Fox Business Wall Street Journal all 82 news articles »
Bitcoin Today: Price Rally Loses Momentum as Bid to $10000 Falters - TheStreet.com
Thu Apr 26 18:32, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) Former Paypal CEO Calls Bitcoin A Scam Investopedia (blog) Bitcoin has a new critic. The founding CEO of Paypal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) Bill Harris joined an ever-growing list of bitcoin critics recently with a post that described the cryptocurrency as a “scam” and a “colossal pump-and-dump scheme”. “I'm tired of ... Former Paypal CEO says investors are drinking the bitcoin 'Kool-Aid' CNBC ' Bitcoin Is the Greatest Scam in History,' Says Founding PayPal CEO. Wrong. CCN all 11 news articles »
Former Paypal CEO Calls Bitcoin A Scam - Investopedia (blog)
Thu Apr 26 19:03, 2018 GMT
CNBC Stock Draft round one picks: Bitcoin , Amazon and more CNBC Pre-Markets · U.S. · Asia · Europe · Stocks · Commodities · Currencies · Cryptocurrency · Bonds · Funds · ETFs · Investing · Trading Nation · Trader Talk · Financial Advisors · Personal Finance · Etf Street · Futures Now · Options Action · Portfolio ...
Stock Draft round one picks: Bitcoin, Amazon and more - CNBC
Thu Apr 26 19:59, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Ethereum Founder Is Boycotting One of the Biggest Crypto Summits Bloomberg We strive to maintain the highest level of unbiased, ethical journalism in order to provide the best possible coverage of the blockchain industry.” Buterin has complained before about how some media coverage of cryptocurrencies has helped legitimize ... Parity Says 'No Intention' to Split Ethereum Over Fund Recovery CoinDesk Parity Has 'No Intention' to Split Ethereum over $320 Million in Frozen ETH CCN all 16 news articles »
Ethereum Founder Is Boycotting One of the Biggest Crypto Summits - Bloomberg
Thu Apr 26 19:57, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Blockchain -based Ad Service Revolution: Crypto Answer to Social Media Bans Cointelegraph Widespread bans of initial coin offering (ICO) and cryptocurrency adverts on major social media platforms and search engines could provide the opportunity for a Blockchain -based advertising service revolution. In June 2018, Google's ad service will ...
Blockchain-based Ad Service Revolution: Crypto Answer to Social Media Bans - Cointelegraph
Thu Apr 26 10:54, 2018 GMT
Fox Business Cryptocurrencies: Are bitcoin , ethereum poised for another rally? Fox Business ... blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. The rally in bitcoin last fall led some investors to wish they had bought into the cryptocurrency even as economists and business leaders cautioned that it would crash. Continue Reading Below. Since ... To Catch Bad Actors, Winklevosses' Bitcoin Exchange Teams Up ... Wall Street Journal Gemini Will Monitor its Bitcoin , Ethereum Markets Using Nasdaq Tech CCN SMARTS Stock Market Surveillance Software System | Nasdaq Nasdaq CNBC  - Gemini all 79 news articles »
Cryptocurrencies: Are bitcoin, ethereum poised for another rally? - Fox Business
Thu Apr 26 18:06, 2018 GMT
Have bitcoin investors become irrationally bullish (again)? MarketWatch The price of bitcoin BTCUSD, -2.44% is in the midst of a spring rally, rising back above $9,000 on Wednesday for the first time in six weeks. Despite this new lease on life, the bigger picture for the No. 1 digital currency remains much the same ...
Have bitcoin investors become irrationally bullish (again)? - MarketWatch
Thu Apr 26 15:41, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) MIT Tech Review Reveals Plan to 'Destroy' Bitcoin Investopedia (blog) No, Morgan is not suggesting that Bitcoin be taken over by the government. Instead, the plan is that governments create their own digital currencies – called fedcoins – with improved features over those offered by Bitcoin and controlled by the likes of ... and more »
MIT Tech Review Reveals Plan to 'Destroy' Bitcoin - Investopedia (blog)
Thu Apr 26 14:23, 2018 GMT
Engadget IBM is using blockchain to confirm the origins of jewelry Engadget Blockchain ensures that the system is digital, and therefore more efficient and somewhat easier to use. This also streamlines the dispute process. "If there is a dispute, instead of calling and following back through the process in a more manual way ... IBM introduces a blockchain to verify the jewelry supply chain TechCrunch all 20 news articles »
IBM is using blockchain to confirm the origins of jewelry - Engadget
Thu Apr 26 16:05, 2018 GMT
The popular social media duo, who are vocal supporters of President Trump, have accused Facebook of bias against conservatives and say they were censored.
Pro-Trump social media stars 'Diamond and Silk' slam Facebook in Congressional hearing - CNET
Mon Apr 23 11:07, 2018 GMT
Another Chinese City Is Backing a Big Blockchain Investment Fund CoinDesk The city government of Shenzhen, China, is backing a dedicated blockchain investment fund, soon after Hangzhou city supported a similar effort. Announced at a blockchain event in the city on Sunday, hosted by the China Electronic Commerce Association ... and more »
Another Chinese City Is Backing a Big Blockchain Investment Fund - CoinDesk
Thu Apr 26 15:05, 2018 GMT
The Independent Bitcoin will replace gold and soar in price to $700000, says major investor The Independent “In addition to cheap [ cryptocurrency ] mining costs, another thing that the Eastern European countries which appear on this list have in common is that all have gone through prolonged periods of war and recession recently, which has resulted in the ... and more »
Bitcoin will replace gold and soar in price to $700000, says major investor - The Independent
Thu Apr 26 16:03, 2018 GMT
Top 10 jobs for the next decade include robot mechanic and blockchain developer MarketWatch Cryptocurrencies including bitcoin BTCUSD, -2.19% and Ethereum ETHUSD, +0.01% are here to stay as early adoption gives way to mainstream acceptance. Cryptocurrencies, however, are just one of many implementations of blockchain , and it's by their great ... and more »
Top 10 jobs for the next decade include robot mechanic and blockchain developer - MarketWatch
Thu Apr 26 13:29, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin sees muted action, consolidates after drop under key, long-term trend line MarketWatch Despite the decline Wednesday, industry participants remain upbeat, with the price of bitcoin still 30% off its April low. “Overall things remain positive,” said Charles Hayter, co-founder of CryptoCompare. “The Nasdaq's holistic approach to bitcoin ... and more »
Bitcoin sees muted action, consolidates after drop under key, long-term trend line - MarketWatch
Thu Apr 26 14:08, 2018 GMT
Daily Beast Protect Your Data and Browse the Internet Faster With This Online Privacy App Daily Beast Some other programs take security a bit farther, like Disconnect, an app that includes both a tracker blocker and VPN recognized by both The New York Times and the SXSW Interactive Conference as one of the best privacy and security tools on the market ... and more »
Protect Your Data and Browse the Internet Faster With This Online Privacy App - Daily Beast
Thu Apr 26 14:07, 2018 GMT
Twenty-two NGOs call on the institutions of the Council of Europe and its member states to remind Turkey of its international obligation to respect and protect human rights The post Guilty verdicts against the Cumhuriyet journalists and executives must be overturned appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Guilty verdicts against the Cumhuriyet journalists and executives must be overturned
Thu Apr 26 13:50, 2018 GMT
We are deeply concerned that the text proposed by the Bulgarian Presidency in no way reflects a balanced compromise, whether on substance or from the perspective of the many legitimate concerns that have been raised The post Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market “destined to become a nightmare” appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market “destined to become a nightmare”
Thu Apr 26 12:01, 2018 GMT
Forbes Why Blockchain , Why Now Forbes Blockchains record trust like an atomic clock records time. Unlike trust, time marches ever forward and is irreversible. What if trust could be recorded in the same manner, with exactly the same accuracy and fidelity? Trust can be lost just as soon as ...
Why Blockchain, Why Now - Forbes
Thu Apr 26 13:09, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Barclays, Goldman Champion ISDA Standard for Blockchain Derivatives Coindesk Blockchains and smart contracts were supposed to fix the inefficiencies and slash the costs of derivatives trading, but two years since such promises came in vogue, a foundational issue has yet to be ironed out. Before banks and traders can rely on a ...
Barclays, Goldman Champion ISDA Standard for Blockchain Derivatives - Coindesk
Thu Apr 26 10:36, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Risks Deeper Pullback After Drop Below $9K Coindesk After an overnight drop, bitcoin looks to have found acceptance below $9,000 and risks a deeper pullback, the technical charts indicate. The cryptocurrency hit a one-week low of $8,652 on Bitfinex earlier today and is now trading at $8,700. The 10 ...
Bitcoin Risks Deeper Pullback After Drop Below $9K - Coindesk
Thu Apr 26 09:35, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Parity Says 'No Intention' To Split Ethereum Over Fund Recovery CoinDesk Parity Technologies issued a statement Thursday stating it has no plans to move forward with a code change that would result in an ethereum blockchain split. Named EIP-999, the contentious code change would recover the $264 million lost due to a code ... and more »
Parity Says 'No Intention' To Split Ethereum Over Fund Recovery - CoinDesk
Thu Apr 26 10:01, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch IBM introduces a blockchain to verify the jewelry supply chain TechCrunch Every time I talk to someone about the viability of blockchain , I get challenged to show a real project beyond the obvious bitcoin use case. IBM has been working to build large enterprise projects blockchain and today they offered an irrefutable ... and more »
IBM introduces a blockchain to verify the jewelry supply chain - TechCrunch
Thu Apr 26 10:00, 2018 GMT
TrustChain links suppliers with manufacturing and retail so you can be sure that engagement ring came from where the store says it did.
IBM blockchain alliance tracks jewelry from the mine to the mall - CNET
Wed Apr 25 22:03, 2018 GMT
CNBC What does the ethereum bug mean for your crypto? CNBC Brian Kelly discusses ethereum dragging down cryptocurrency prices after finding a bug making it vulnerable to cyber attacks. Watch CNBC Live TV. You May Like. ‹ › Latest Video. ‹ 00:14. This Day in History, April 26, 2018. 00:14 | 8 Mins Ago. This Day ...
What does the ethereum bug mean for your crypto? - CNBC
Wed Apr 25 23:02, 2018 GMT
Financial Times BBVA issues corporate loan using blockchain Financial Times In the lending market, blockchain has more potential in corporate and syndicated loans than in consumer loans, because corporate and syndicated lending is more complex and records need to be accessed by a broader range of people than the single ... Spanish BBVA Becomes First Global Bank To Issue Loan Using Blockchain Cointelegraph all 5 news articles »
BBVA issues corporate loan using blockchain - Financial Times
Wed Apr 25 10:35, 2018 GMT
In the wake of the 15 July 2016 coup attempt, Turkey has become a “de facto permanent” emergency regime. The state of emergency, which has been extended six times, has become a convenient pretext for the government to crack down on freedom of expression. The post Turkey’s judicial system: Under the government’s thumb appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Turkey’s judicial system: Under the government’s thumb
Wed Apr 25 21:01, 2018 GMT
TheStreet.com Bitcoin Today: Prices Come Off Highs as Rally to $10000 Pauses TheStreet.com Bitcoin looked to register losses Wednesday as prices fell from highs near $9,750 set overnight. The No. 1 cryptocurrency dipped as low as about $8,900, shedding more than 8% for the day at lows. As losses mounted, trading volume skyrocketed near $12 ... Binance Exchange Founder Sued by VC Fund Sequoia Capital Bitcoin News (press release) all 35 news articles »
Bitcoin Today: Prices Come Off Highs as Rally to $10000 Pauses - TheStreet.com
Thu Apr 26 03:13, 2018 GMT
Spanish BBVA Becomes First Global Bank To Issue Loan Using Blockchain Cointelegraph Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) became the first global bank to issue a loan using Blockchain technology, FT reports April 25. The Spanish multinational bank said it conducted the entire loan process, from the negotiation of terms to the signing ... and more »
Spanish BBVA Becomes First Global Bank To Issue Loan Using Blockchain - Cointelegraph
Thu Apr 26 04:01, 2018 GMT
Financial Times America vs the hackers: a cyber - security bootcamp Financial Times Heather Adkins, director of information security and privacy at Google, who is at the bootcamp to advise the officials, says that now the Russians have shown what can be done, other nation states and even cyber criminals are likely to be tempted ...
America vs the hackers: a cyber-security bootcamp - Financial Times
Thu Apr 26 03:42, 2018 GMT
Coindesk The 17 Millionth Bitcoin Is About to Be Mined: What It Means and Why It Matters Coindesk Barring an unforeseen event, the 17 millionth bitcoin is likely to be mined in the coming day, data from Blockchain .info shows, a development that would mark yet another milestone for the world's first cryptocurrency . That's because as per bitcoin's ...
The 17 Millionth Bitcoin Is About to Be Mined: What It Means and Why It Matters - Coindesk
Thu Apr 26 00:02, 2018 GMT
Iowa State Daily Blockchain : The power behind bitcoin Iowa State Daily Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are words that have become buzzwords over the past few years. But what makes these currencies worth anything? In December 2017, bitcoin hit an all time high of $19,783. This was shortly followed by a drop in price of almost ... and more »
Blockchain: The power behind bitcoin - Iowa State Daily
Wed Apr 25 20:51, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph “Bitcoin Is A Scam,” Claims Ousted CEO Of Paypal | Cointelegraph Cointelegraph Bitcoin Is A Scam,” says ousted CEO of Paypal Bill Harris, who was dismissed from his former post just one month into the job. Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history Recode Founding PayPal CEO Bill Harris Says Bitcoin Is A Scam, Here's Why He's Wrong Forbes 'OK, I'll say it: bitcoin is a scam,' says the former CEO of PayPal and Intuit MarketWatch NEWS.com.au all 22 news articles »
“Bitcoin Is A Scam,” Claims Ousted CEO Of Paypal | Cointelegraph - Cointelegraph
Thu Apr 26 00:34, 2018 GMT
Iowa State Daily Cryptocurrency : Bitcoin blazed trail for expanding technology Iowa State Daily The cryptocurrency craze has blown up recently. You might know someone that has owned or mined a bitcoin , but there are hundreds of other cryptocurrencies. A cryptocurrency is defined as “a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to ... and more »
Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin blazed trail for expanding technology - Iowa State Daily
Wed Apr 25 05:49, 2018 GMT
Aljazeera.com Putin vs the Russian Internet - 0:1 Aljazeera.com He publicly accused the FSB of pressuring him and claimed that the security agency demanded from him the personal data of Euromaidan protest organisers in Ukraine. His conflict with the FSB and his commitment to defending user privacy made Telegram ... and more »
Putin vs the Russian Internet - 0:1 - Aljazeera.com
Wed Apr 25 16:21, 2018 GMT
Forbes Mining Rewards Show You What The Bitcoin Price Will Do Forbes We all need leading indicators to try and predict the future. For me, for Bitcoin and altcoins, an important one is the swings in value of mining rewards. I consider the 1080ti GPU from Nvidia as the benchmark altcoin mining hardware for anyone mining ...
Mining Rewards Show You What The Bitcoin Price Will Do - Forbes
Wed Apr 25 19:22, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg A Software Bug in Ethereum Tokens Is Helping Halt the Crypto Rally Bloomberg ... and sending Ether and Ethereum -based tokens, were attacked and lost funds. The app said in a Reddit post that hackers didn't get to the app itself but were able to hijack servers. And on Monday, former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman ... Ethereum bug causes integer overflow in numerous ERC20 smart contracts TNW OKEX Halts ERC20 Deposits Following Discovery Of Critical Ethereum Smart Contract Bug Cointelegraph OKEx Suspends ERC20 Deposits on Discovery of Critical Ethereum Smart Contract Bug CCN all 18 news articles »
A Software Bug in Ethereum Tokens Is Helping Halt the Crypto Rally - Bloomberg
Wed Apr 25 19:47, 2018 GMT
Forbes After Nasdaq CEO Blesses Cryptocurrency , Investors See Bigger Future For Bitcoin , Others Forbes Nasdaq is already supporting existing crypto exchanges. On Wednesday, the company announced a collaboration with cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, founded by early bitcoin investors Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss. Over the few months, they partnered with ... Nasdaq is open to becoming cryptocurrency exchange, CEO says CNBC To Catch Bad Actors, Winklevosses' Bitcoin Exchange Teams Up With Nasdaq Wall Street Journal The Winklevoss twins' bitcoin exchange is using Nasdaq technology to monitor for manipulation Quartz CCN all 39 news articles »
After Nasdaq CEO Blesses Cryptocurrency, Investors See Bigger Future For Bitcoin, Others - Forbes
Wed Apr 25 08:04, 2018 GMT
Forbes Embracing Blockchain Could Completely Change The Way Artists Sell Music And Interact With Fans Forbes Fans can purchase her new “Utopia” album with existing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum and will be able to collect crypto rewards in the form of “Audio coins” when engaging in social media interactions. These can then be spent to buy ...
Embracing Blockchain Could Completely Change The Way Artists Sell Music And Interact With Fans - Forbes
Wed Apr 25 18:11, 2018 GMT
Fortune As China Censors MeToo Activists, Ethereum's Blockchain Proves to Be an Unlikely Ally Fortune As the Great Firewall of China scrubs away mentions of a widely circulated #MeToo student activist letter from the internet, some Ethereum users have found a way to skirt the ban. By storing it somewhere the government can't touch: The blockchain of ... MeToo Movement Turns to Ethereum to Evade Censorship - CoinDesk CoinDesk How the ethereum blockchain saved this China #MeToo letter from censorship Fast Company Chinese #MeToo Student Activists Use Blockchain to Fight Censors ... Bloomberg Etherscan  - China Digital Times all 39 news articles »
As China Censors MeToo Activists, Ethereum's Blockchain Proves to Be an Unlikely Ally - Fortune
Wed Apr 25 16:40, 2018 GMT
TheStreet.com Why Ether and Ripple -- But Not Bitcoin -- Prices Might Come Under Pressure Soon TheStreet.com ... a term used to describe crowdfunding a blockchain technology or company. The fact that tokens were sold before their networks were even fully functional further complicates the issue. According to Gensler, these fundraising methods classify all ... and more »
Why Ether and Ripple -- But Not Bitcoin -- Prices Might Come Under Pressure Soon - TheStreet.com
Wed Apr 25 11:58, 2018 GMT
Fortune Why an Investor Is Predicting Bitcoin Could Hit $700000 Fortune He came to the realization, he said, that many other cryptocurrencies besides Bitcoin don't function as simply money, but as so-called utility tokens—meaning, the coins are used to perform a specific operation, and serve as something other than a pure ... and more »
Why an Investor Is Predicting Bitcoin Could Hit $700000 - Fortune
Wed Apr 25 17:38, 2018 GMT
Gmail introduces new features, hackers got Alexa to listen to you and digital money and cryptocurrency can help the poor.
Gmail gets a big reboot (The 3:59, Ep. 392) - CNET
Wed Apr 25 16:40, 2018 GMT
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 19-year old man they suspect of being behind an illegal internet service for cyber attacks called Webstresser.org.
Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform
Wed Apr 25 11:00, 2018 GMT
USA TODAY Facebook apologies aren't enough. The whole Internet needs a privacy overhaul. USA TODAY Sadly, the current legal framework is wholly inadequate to protect consumer privacy in the digital age. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted good broadband privacy rules in 2016, requiring Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to get opt in ... Why we need a ' privacy label' on the internet Politico Life Under #GDPR and What It Means for Cybersecurity Infosecurity Magazine 1 million UK FB users 'could get £12500 each' in privacy compensation JOE.co.uk all 421 news articles »
Facebook apologies aren't enough. The whole Internet needs a privacy overhaul. - USA TODAY
Wed Apr 25 16:48, 2018 GMT
Proposed US Consumer Internet Privacy Legislation Threatens Digital Advertising Lexology Amid growing concerns over the improper use of user information and data breaches, and in the same week as the Senate examines the Cambridge Analytica controversy, a duo of U.S. senators who have long advocated for federal consumer privacy legislation ... and more »
Proposed US Consumer Internet Privacy Legislation Threatens Digital Advertising - Lexology
Wed Apr 25 16:47, 2018 GMT
Webstresser.org was allegedly behind 4 million DDoS attacks before police arrested its administrators.
Europol shuts down largest cyberattack-for-hire website - CNET
Wed Apr 25 14:14, 2018 GMT
MarketWatch adds prices for Ethereum , Litecoin, Ripple and other cryptocurrencies MarketWatch In addition to sitting on our bitcoin BTCUSD, -5.89% quote page, you spent several million more minutes reading news and commentary about cryptocurrencies. Was this a productive use of our time? Was it overkill? Yes and no. If financial media proved ... and more »
MarketWatch adds prices for Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and other cryptocurrencies - MarketWatch
Wed Apr 25 13:01, 2018 GMT
CNBC Nix the C-suite, soon blockchain will let armies of free agents run companies CNBC This raises a lot of concerns about the future of work, especially when there is also the threat of A.I. and robots replacing workers. While these trends continue, another technology-driven disruption seems poised to redefine the very meaning of work ...
Nix the C-suite, soon blockchain will let armies of free agents run companies - CNBC
Wed Apr 25 12:42, 2018 GMT
TNW It took the internet two months to crack this puzzle game (and win 1 Bitcoin ) TNW Someone has solved MonteCrypto: The Bitcoin Enigma – the viral cryptocurrency puzzle game that promised to reward the first player who solves its 24 “enigmas” with one Bitcoin . Two months after premiering on Steam on February 20, creators Corentin ...
It took the internet two months to crack this puzzle game (and win 1 Bitcoin) - TNW
Wed Apr 25 13:36, 2018 GMT
CNBC Nasdaq is open to becoming cryptocurrency exchange, CEO says CNBC Once the space matures, Nasdaq is open to becoming a platform for trading cryptocurrencies like bitcoin , according to the company's CEO. "Certainly Nasdaq would consider becoming a crypto exchange over time," Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman told CNBC's ... To Catch Bad Actors, Winklevosses' Bitcoin Exchange Teams Up With Nasdaq Wall Street Journal Gemini Will Monitor its Bitcoin , Ethereum Markets Using Nasdaq Tech CCN all 11 news articles »
Nasdaq is open to becoming cryptocurrency exchange, CEO says - CNBC
Wed Apr 25 13:46, 2018 GMT
ZURICH (Reuters) - A commercial court in Vienna has issued a temporary injunction to stop ride-hailing service Uber from operating in Vienna, a taxi company that had sued Uber said on Wednesday.
Austrian court blocks Uber in Vienna: taxi group
Wed Apr 25 11:37, 2018 GMT
$10K on Hold As Bitcoin Sees Price Pullback Coindesk The cryptocurrency rose to $9,767 on Bitfinex earlier today - the highest level since March 12 - before falling back to $9,100. As of writing, bitcoin (BTC) is changing hands at $9,125. The 6.8 percent drop from the intraday highs signals bullish ...
$10K on Hold As Bitcoin Sees Price Pullback - Coindesk
Wed Apr 25 10:27, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph China's Official Gov't Auditor Considers Blockchain To Streamline Data Infrastructure Cointelegraph Although the Chinese government policy is notoriously tough on cryptocurrency trading, the country appears more receptive to Blockchain technology. In March, a government memorandum was leaked detailing plans to create an “International Blockchain ... and more »
China's Official Gov't Auditor Considers Blockchain To Streamline Data Infrastructure - Cointelegraph
Wed Apr 25 12:06, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Aion launches first public blockchain network TechCrunch If you believe blockchains will proliferate in the coming years, it stands to reason that you will need some sort of mechanism to move information between them, a network of blockchains with bridges and processes for sharing information between ...
Aion launches first public blockchain network - TechCrunch
Wed Apr 25 11:34, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin surrenders early gains, altcoins pummeled MarketWatch Despite this mornings selloff, bitcoin has notched gains in six of the last seven days, a streak not matched since mid-February, which should keep the cheer intact for now. “The crypto market is currently engulfed by a feeling of optimism. Its ...
Bitcoin surrenders early gains, altcoins pummeled - MarketWatch
Wed Apr 25 10:41, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk #MeToo Movement Turns to Ethereum to Evade Censorship CoinDesk Inspired by the "#metoo" movement, students in China are coding messages onto the temper-proof ethereum blockchain to escape Chinese internet censorship. As Quartz reported on Tuesday, an anonymous address on the ethereum blockchain sent itself a ... How the ethereum blockchain saved this China #MeToo letter from censorship Fast Company #MeToo activists in China are turning to the blockchain to dodge censorship Quartz all 28 news articles »
#MeToo Movement Turns to Ethereum to Evade Censorship - CoinDesk
Wed Apr 25 04:05, 2018 GMT
MIT Technology Review How secure is blockchain really? MIT Technology Review But the security of even the best-designed blockchain systems can fail in places where the fancy math and software rules come into contact with humans, who are skilled cheaters, in the real world, where things can get messy. To understand why, start ... Ethereum Price Roars Past $700 as Crypto Market Value Rivals That of Facebook CCN all 8 news articles »
How secure is blockchain really? - MIT Technology Review
Wed Apr 25 09:26, 2018 GMT
Politico Why we need a ' privacy label' on the internet Politico As Facebook and other internet companies deal with the fallout from security lapses before and after the presidential election, lawmakers are increasingly concerned that lax oversight is resulting in major violations of Americans' privacy . When ... Facebook apologies aren't enough. The whole Internet needs a privacy overhaul. USA TODAY all 113 news articles »
Why we need a 'privacy label' on the internet - Politico
Wed Apr 25 04:03, 2018 GMT
MIT Technology Review The blockchain believers MIT Technology Review “The internet was really started because of the same ideas. We wanted the freedom to share information, freedom of voice, level the playing field, allow small ideas to become big. This is all the same thing that's going on. It's just another layer on ...
The blockchain believers - MIT Technology Review
Wed Apr 25 03:03, 2018 GMT
Even Ethereum's Top Developers Think A Blockchain Split Might Be Inevitable Coindesk Ethereum may be on the brink of a blockchain split. At least, that was the mood at a meeting of top ethereum developers late last week where a discussion around a code proposal called EIP-999 led some to speculate that the creation of two competing ...
Even Ethereum's Top Developers Think A Blockchain Split Might Be Inevitable - Coindesk
Tue Apr 24 21:51, 2018 GMT
CNBC In the battle between bitcoin and bitcoin cash, Tom Lee says buy bitcoin CNBC Tom Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors, discusses why he prefers bitcoin over its alternate bitcoin cash. Watch CNBC Live TV. You May Like. ‹ › Latest Video. ‹ 01:22. Cramer Remix: Navigating buying opportunities in tech amid a sell-off. 01:22 | 1 Hr Ago ...
In the battle between bitcoin and bitcoin cash, Tom Lee says buy bitcoin - CNBC
Tue Apr 24 18:15, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) Bitcoin Crosses $9000 Again: A Good Sign? Investopedia (blog) As of this writing, bitcoin (BTC) is trading for more than $9,300, having climbed by several hundred dollars per coin in the past day. This is the fourth time that the cryptocurrency has passed this landmark threshold, and it has some analysts ... and more »
Bitcoin Crosses $9000 Again: A Good Sign? - Investopedia (blog)
Tue Apr 24 19:20, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Ethereum Proposal To “Resurrect” Disabled $360 Mln Parity Contract Shut Down Cointelegraph A week-long vote on a proposal in regards to the Parity hack wallet reversal, which proposed to restore a disabled contract to unfreeze 587 wallets holding 513,774.16 Ethereum (ETH), has ended with a majority “no” vote today, April 24. In November of ...
Ethereum Proposal To “Resurrect” Disabled $360 Mln Parity Contract Shut Down - Cointelegraph
Tue Apr 24 21:52, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk TD Ameritrade Put An Actual Ad on the Bitcoin Blockchain CoinDesk TD Ameritrade planted an ASCII flag - that is to say, imprinted an advertisement - on bitcoin's blockchain earlier this month. The online broker announced that it sent 68 bitcoin transactions to create a digital flag with its logo on the bitcoin ...
TD Ameritrade Put An Actual Ad on the Bitcoin Blockchain - CoinDesk
Tue Apr 24 21:53, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin jumps 7% amid massive market sell-off CNBC Spencer Bogart, partner at Blockchain Capital, said bitcoin presents an appealing alternative for investors selling on macro-economic news this week. " Bitcoin remains uncorrelated to traditional asset classes, is more than 50 percent off its highs and ... and more »
Bitcoin jumps 7% amid massive market sell-off - CNBC
Tue Apr 24 17:40, 2018 GMT
The Verge Hackers emptied Ethereum wallets by breaking the basic infrastructure of the internet The Verge At midnight ET last night, MyEtherWallet users started noticing something odd. Connecting to the service, users were faced with an unsigned SSL certificate, a broken link in the site's verification. It was unusual, but it's the kind of thing web users ... Ethereum Wallet Client MyEtherWallet Succumbs to DNS Hijacking Attack CCN all 30 news articles »
Hackers emptied Ethereum wallets by breaking the basic infrastructure of the internet - The Verge
Tue Apr 24 19:36, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch MobileCoin, a cryptocurrency from the creator of Signal, just raised $30M for mobile payments TechCrunch A new privacy-centric cryptocurrency project with some big names on board just raised a round worth noting. On Tuesday, the team at MobileCoin announced that Binance Labs, the major blockchain incubator associated with the Binance exchange, led a $30 ...
MobileCoin, a cryptocurrency from the creator of Signal, just raised $30M for mobile payments - TechCrunch
Tue Apr 24 16:35, 2018 GMT
Forbes Prudent Or Folly? Brokers Are Shunning Bitcoin Forbes Cryptocurrency markets have dropped steeply since last year, yet about 5% of Americans—or 16 million people—owned bitcoin as of early 2018. Many experts agree that virtual currencies are here to stay, but if you're an investor and you'd like crypto ... Bitcoin value is on the verge of another 'price explosion', according to cryptocurrency experts The Independent Bitcoin Price Climbs to 40-Day High Above $9200 CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Rises to $9200 as Cryptocurrency Market Reaches $417 Billion CCN Bitcoin News (press release) all 130 news articles »
Prudent Or Folly? Brokers Are Shunning Bitcoin - Forbes
Tue Apr 24 14:25, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Korea's Largest Telecom Operator Announces Blockchain Service For Asset Management Cointelegraph South Korean telecommunications operator SK Telecom announced the release of an asset management service with Blockchain tech, as well as a platform for linking Blockchain startups with investors, local news outlet The Korea Herald reports today, April ... Korea's SK Telecom to Build Blockchain for Identity and Asset Exchange CoinDesk all 9 news articles »
Korea's Largest Telecom Operator Announces Blockchain Service For Asset Management - Cointelegraph
Tue Apr 24 19:35, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin Is One of the Few Things Surging in a Sea of Losses Bloomberg Amid a sea of red in financial markets, Bitcoin is still flashing green. The biggest cryptocurrency climbed as much as 5.4 percent Tuesday to $9,412, the highest since March 7. Bitcoin has gained 20 percent in the past week and 37 percent in April, on ... and more »
Bitcoin Is One of the Few Things Surging in a Sea of Losses - Bloomberg
Tue Apr 24 14:46, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) A History of Bitcoin Hard Forks Investopedia (blog) In some cases, bitcoin has spawned variations which are based on the same underlying concept and program but which are distinct from the original. In these situations, the bitcoin blockchain has undergone a process known as "forking," through which the ... Bitcoin Rival Accused of Trying to Artificially Boost Its Price Bloomberg Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Bring Bullish Gains This Spring Bitcoin News (press release) Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH], Ripple [XRP] and Bitcoin Cash [BCH] have set their new mark – BTC dominates the ... AMBCrypto CoinDesk  - Yahoo Finance  - CCN  - CoinMarketCap all 155 news articles »
A History of Bitcoin Hard Forks - Investopedia (blog)
Tue Apr 24 17:06, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Surpasses $9400 As Bullish Sentiment Wins Out Forbes At this price, Bitcoin was up 46% from the recent low of $6,443.20 on April 1 and at its highest in more than a month, additional BPI figures show. [Ed note: Investing in cryptocoins or tokens is highly speculative and the market is largely unregulated ...
Bitcoin Surpasses $9400 As Bullish Sentiment Wins Out - Forbes
Tue Apr 24 18:30, 2018 GMT
Forbes Founding PayPal CEO Bill Harris Says Bitcoin Is A Scam, Here's Why He's Wrong Forbes First of all, Bitcoin is undoubtedly useful as a means of payment in specific scenarios where there are no other options available to the user. For example, Amazon Mechanical Turk workers who find it difficult to transfer value out of the system often ... and more »
Founding PayPal CEO Bill Harris Says Bitcoin Is A Scam, Here's Why He's Wrong - Forbes
Tue Apr 24 14:34, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Blockchain Insurance Policy Developed for Hurricane-Prone Puerto Rico CoinDesk The firm behind a blockchain protocol tailor-made for the insurance industry has designed a decentralized policy to cover natural disasters in hurricane-prone Puerto Rico. According to an announcement Tuesday, Etheric was approached by two local ... and more »
Blockchain Insurance Policy Developed for Hurricane-Prone Puerto Rico - CoinDesk
Tue Apr 24 13:01, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Crypto Winter or Spring Revival? Take CoinDesk's State of Blockchain Survey CoinDesk After a historic 2017, the cryptocurrency markets took a decided downturn in Q1. Bitcoin , ethereum , litecoin - and most major cryptocurrencies - saw declines in a variety of metrics: exchange volumes, transaction counts, and, of course, price. With it ...
Crypto Winter or Spring Revival? Take CoinDesk's State of Blockchain Survey - CoinDesk
Tue Apr 24 18:10, 2018 GMT
Forbes A $160000 Ether Theft Just Exploited A Massive 'Blind Spot' In Internet Security Forbes Another day, another significant theft of Ether. This time the theft, from users of MyEtherWallet.com, resulted in a loss of around $160,000-worth of the cryptocurrency. But at the heart of the hack was something far more significant: the abuse of a ... Hackers emptied Ethereum wallets by breaking the basic infrastructure of the internet The Verge all 17 news articles »
A $160000 Ether Theft Just Exploited A Massive 'Blind Spot' In Internet Security - Forbes
Tue Apr 24 16:35, 2018 GMT
Recode Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history Recode And some cryptocurrencies are pure frauds. Ernst & Young estimates that 10 percent of the money raised for initial coin offerings has been stolen. The losers are ill-informed buyers caught up in the spiral of greed. The result is a massive transfer of ...
Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history - Recode
Tue Apr 24 14:48, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Meet the quantum blockchain that works like a time machine TechCrunch Our method involves encoding the blockchain into a temporal GHZ (Greenberger–Horne–Zeilinger) state of photons that do not simultaneously coexist. It is shown that the entanglement in time, as opposed to an entanglement in space, provides the crucial ...
Meet the quantum blockchain that works like a time machine - TechCrunch
Tue Apr 24 10:08, 2018 GMT
Digital Trends Bitcoin put him on the street. Then it made him a fortune Digital Trends Ray Youssef, the co-founder of Bitcoin direct-trade platform, Paxful, is a little different. While he still exudes the self-driven, cavalier attitude of many tech entrepreneurs, he sees himself as Robin Hood, not a slick Silicon Valley yuppie. Maybe ... and more »
Bitcoin put him on the street. Then it made him a fortune - Digital Trends
Tue Apr 24 13:22, 2018 GMT
Bitcoin breaks resistance and 100-day moving average MarketWatch Altcoins continue to outperform, led by Bitcoin Cash. The fourth biggest cryptocurrency has added a further 4.8% Tuesday, reaching an intraday high of $1,560.94 and has risen more than 100% in the last week. Ether is the best performer of the major ... and more »
Bitcoin breaks resistance and 100-day moving average - MarketWatch
Mon Apr 23 22:36, 2018 GMT
Russians Hacking Routers in the US and UK, Officials Warn - Chicago Tonight | WTTW. U.S. and U.K. government officials are warning of ongoing cyberattacks carried out by Russian hackers using the vulnerabilities of internet routers, switches and other network devices belonging to government organizations, critical infrastructure ...
Russians Hacking Routers in the US and UK, Officials Warn - Chicago Tonight | WTTW
Tue Apr 24 15:07, 2018 GMT
Forbes Here's Why Bitcoin Is On The Rise Again Forbes Sort of. After topping at near $20,000 in mid-December, the world's leading cryptocurrency by market cap has been in nothing but freefall ever since. But over the last week, Bitcoin has moved closer to $10,000, cracking $9,000 in mid-morning trading on ...
Here's Why Bitcoin Is On The Rise Again - Forbes
Tue Apr 24 14:03, 2018 GMT
The Moscow Times Putin Signs Internet Libel Bill Into Law The Moscow Times Vladimir Putin. Kremlin Press Service. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed new legislation which will allow authorities to block websites that publish defamatory information about public figures. The Internet libel bill swiftly passed the State ... and more »
Putin Signs Internet Libel Bill Into Law - The Moscow Times
Tue Apr 24 10:36, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin rallies to a more than one month high near $9300 CNBC Another factor that weighed on cryptocurrency prices included increased regulatory scrutiny globally. Bitcoin saw a huge run up in price in 2017 and hit a record high above $19,000 towards the end of last year. Some analysts are still bullish on the ... Bitcoin price surges by a third as cryptocurrency breaks above $9000 The Independent Tim Draper Says Bitcoin Is Bigger Than The Industrial Revolution In Debate With Skeptics Cointelegraph Early investor in Tesla, Skype and Hotmail says bitcoin will be bigger than all those combined CNBC all 22 news articles »
Bitcoin rallies to a more than one month high near $9300 - CNBC
Tue Apr 24 11:02, 2018 GMT
The Independent Bitcoin value is on the verge of another 'price explosion', according to cryptocurrency experts The Independent A move towards this type of even-handed approach to bitcoin was hinted at by IMF chief Christine Lagarde earlier this month, who said bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology could transform the way people save and invest. Ms Lagarde's comments ... Bitcoin Price Climbs to 40-Day High Above $9200 CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Rises to $9200 as Cryptocurrency Market Reaches $417 Billion CCN all 7 news articles »
Bitcoin value is on the verge of another 'price explosion', according to cryptocurrency experts - The Independent
Tue Apr 24 12:36, 2018 GMT
The Hill Senators introduce bipartisan internet privacy bill The Hill Still, some lawmakers like Kennedy and Klobuchar see the need for privacy legislation to reign in internet giants. Their bill would require websites to inform users of privacy violations within 72 hours of any breach. “Every day companies profit off of ... and more »
Senators introduce bipartisan internet privacy bill - The Hill
Tue Apr 24 11:01, 2018 GMT
CNBC The man who called the bitcoin bottom now sees this CNBC After sinking over 60 percent from its December high to its February low, bitcoin is showing signs of life. The cryptocurrency is now up about 35 percent since it sank below $6,900 on Feb. 5, and one market watcher who correctly called the rally says ... and more »
The man who called the bitcoin bottom now sees this - CNBC
Tue Apr 24 11:02, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Faces Stiff Resistance On Road to $10K Coindesk Bitcoin is solidly bid on Tuesday and could test the $10,000 mark in the next few days, chart analysis suggests. Following a sharp price spike just after midnight (UTC), the cryptocurrency rose to $9,308 on Bitfinex - the highest level since March 14 ...
Bitcoin Faces Stiff Resistance On Road to $10K - Coindesk
Tue Apr 24 11:21, 2018 GMT
Hackers have taken Ukraine's energy ministry website offline, demanding a Bitcoin ransom to release encrypted files.
Ransomware infects Ukraine energy ministry website
Tue Apr 24 05:27, 2018 GMT
New Zealand: IYSSE and SEG hold meeting to oppose Internet censorship World Socialist Web Site The Socialist Equality Group (New Zealand) and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) at Victoria University of Wellington held a public meeting on April 19 to oppose the drive to censor the Internet and demand freedom for ... and more »
New Zealand: IYSSE and SEG hold meeting to oppose Internet censorship - World Socialist Web Site
Tue Apr 24 04:09, 2018 GMT
ABC News Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash ABC News State regulators have since given municipal utilities the ability to charge higher rates to cryptocurrency miners. At least one bitcoin miner in Plattsburgh says he's working with the city on solutions to the power worries. Ryan Brienza, founder and ... and more »
Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash - ABC News
Tue Apr 24 08:37, 2018 GMT
The Independent Bitcoin price surges by a third as cryptocurrency breaks above $9000 The Independent The price of bitcoin has returned above $9,000 for the first time since March, having risen by more than a third in value over the last two weeks. The world's most valuable cryptocurrency now has a market cap of more than $150 billion, though this is ... and more »
Bitcoin price surges by a third as cryptocurrency breaks above $9000 - The Independent
Tue Apr 24 09:44, 2018 GMT
Scottish YouTube personality Mark Meechan — also known to fans as ‘Count Dankula’ — has been given a £800 fine after recording a video of his girlfriend’s dog doing Nazi salutes. Read the full article The post YouTuber Count Dankula Fined £800 in ‘Sh*tposting’ Case (Brietbart, 23 April 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
YouTuber Count Dankula Fined £800 in ‘Sh*tposting’ Case (Brietbart, 23 April 2018)
Mon Apr 23 09:41, 2018 GMT
A YouTuber who trained his girlfriend’s dog to perform Nazi salutes has been fined £800 for being grossly offensive. Read the full article The post Man who taught girlfriend’s pet pug dog to perform Nazi salutes fined £800 (The Independent, 23 April 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Man who taught girlfriend’s pet pug dog to perform Nazi salutes fined £800 (The Independent, 23 April 2018)
Fri Apr 20 09:53, 2018 GMT
Index on Censorship’s annual Freedom of Expression Awards last night drew journalists to the May Fair Hotel. David Aaronovitch chatted to Jonathan Dimbleby and AC Grayling, and Index CEO Jodie Ginsberg assured guests that the venue was a donation: “We promise we’re not spending your money on prosecco and chandeliers.” Read the full article The post The Londoner (Evening Standard, 20 April 2018) appeared first on Index on Censorship .
The Londoner (Evening Standard, 20 April 2018)
Tue Apr 24 04:06, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Walmart Is Ready To Use Blockchain For Its Live Food Business Cointelegraph Walmart Inc., US retail corporation and the world's largest discount retailer, is ready to use Blockchain technology in its live food business, Bloomberg reported April 23. Frank Yiannas, Walmart Vice President of Food Safety and Health, made the ... Walmart Is Getting Suppliers to Put Food on the Blockchain Bloomberg all 4 news articles »
Walmart Is Ready To Use Blockchain For Its Live Food Business - Cointelegraph
Tue Apr 24 08:44, 2018 GMT
A major ISP in Japan says it will begin blocking pirate sites voluntarily. There is no legal basis for site-blocking and the country's constitution forbids censorship. However, NTT says that it has adopted "emergency measures" until the necessary legislation can be put in place. Meanwhile, one of the sites targeted has mysteriously disappeared, abandoning 100m monthly visitors. Source: TF , for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and more. We also have VPN reviews, discounts, offers and coupons .
Japan ISP Says it Will Voluntarily Block Pirate Sites as Major Portal Disappears
Tue Apr 24 08:18, 2018 GMT
KIEV (Reuters) - Hackers took down the website of the Ukrainian energy and coal ministry on Tuesday, posting a message in English demanding a ransom paid in Bitcoin to recover encrypted files.
Ukrainian energy ministry website hit by ransomware attack
Tue Apr 24 07:50, 2018 GMT
KIEV (Reuters) - The website of Ukraine's energy and coal ministry website has been hit by a cyber attack, though the websites of state-run energy companies have not been affected, the ministry's spokeswoman said by phone.
Ukraine energy ministry website hit by ransomware attack: spokeswoman
Mon Apr 23 20:57, 2018 GMT
CNBC The market watcher who called the bitcoin bounce now sees this CNBC Bill Baruch of Blue Line Futures says the bitcoin bounce still has legs -- and he's been right before. Watch CNBC Live TV. You May Like. ‹ › Latest Video. ‹ 02:14. Saudi Aramco IPO: Timing is the essence, says analyst. 02:14 | 1 Hr Ago. Saudi Aramco ...
The market watcher who called the bitcoin bounce now sees this - CNBC
Tue Apr 24 04:16, 2018 GMT
MIT Technology Review Let's destroy Bitcoin MIT Technology Review And Bitcoin is now clearly the dominant cryptocurrency ; as of this writing, in early April, its market cap was three times that of Ethereum , its nearest competitor, and roughly equal to those of all other cryptocurrencies combined. Yet while Bitcoin ... and more »
Let's destroy Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review
Tue Apr 24 01:52, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Suspect In Iceland Bitcoin Mining Heist Arrested in Amsterdam Cointelegraph An Icelandic fugitive suspected in a major theft of Bitcoin mining equipment earlier this year was arrested by Amsterdam police, the Associated Press reported April 23. Stefánsson fled the low-security 'open prison' Sogni on April 17 and flew to Sweden ... Alleged Bitcoin Miner Thief Says Police Held Him 'Without Evidence' CoinDesk “Big Bitcoin Heist” Suspect Arrested in Amsterdam, Claims Unlawful Imprisonment CCN all 20 news articles »
Suspect In Iceland Bitcoin Mining Heist Arrested in Amsterdam - Cointelegraph
Tue Apr 24 01:01, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Another Police Official Arrested In Alleged Bitcoin Extortion Plot CoinDesk Yet another high-ranking police official in the Indian state of Gujurat has been taken into custody in connection with a $1 million bitcoin extortion scheme. According to the Hindustan Times, Amreli police superintendent Jagdish Patel was arrested ... and more »
Another Police Official Arrested In Alleged Bitcoin Extortion Plot - CoinDesk
Mon Apr 23 17:00, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Shenzhen, China Backs $79 Million Fund To Support City's Blockchain Startups Cointelegraph The launch of a 500 mln yuan (about $79 ml) Blockchain venture capital fund for Chinese city Shenzhen was announced at a Blockchain Expo held in the city, local news outlet Sohu reported yesterday, April 22. Yesterday's announcement at the China ... Another Chinese City Is Backing a Big Blockchain Investment Fund CoinDesk China's local governments ramp up blockchain projects amid cryptocurrency clampdown South China Morning Post all 7 news articles »
Shenzhen, China Backs $79 Million Fund To Support City's Blockchain Startups - Cointelegraph
Mon Apr 23 19:31, 2018 GMT
CoinDesk Amber Baldet: Blockchain Alone Isn't A Privacy Cure-All CoinDesk Baldet, who oversaw the development of JPMorgan's permissioned blockchain , Quorum, left the Wall Street bank earlier this month to start her own venture. She has not yet revealed any further details on her plans. Amber Baldet image via YouTube ... and more »
Amber Baldet: Blockchain Alone Isn't A Privacy Cure-All - CoinDesk
Mon Apr 23 21:44, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Ethereum Devs Publish Upgrade Proposal To Move Network Away From Mining-Related Issues Cointelegraph PoW is the original consensus algorithm in a Blockchain network, with its most famous application in Bitcoin (BTC) cryptocurrency . With PoW consensus, miners compete against each other to verify transactions on the Blockchain network, and get rewarded ... and more »
Ethereum Devs Publish Upgrade Proposal To Move Network Away From Mining-Related Issues - Cointelegraph
Mon Apr 23 19:34, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Walmart Is Getting Suppliers to Put Food on the Blockchain Bloomberg Walmart Inc. is getting suppliers to put food on the blockchain to help reduce waste, better manage contamination cases and improve transparency. The retailer, which started running tests with International Business Machines Corp.'s blockchain platform ... and more »
Walmart Is Getting Suppliers to Put Food on the Blockchain - Bloomberg
Mon Apr 23 14:02, 2018 GMT
Android Central Best Chrome extensions to protect your online privacy and security Android Central It's also filled with sites and scripts that are designed to harvest as much as your information as possible through malware. A Chromebook is more secure than most because Google has a vested interest in blocking as much of this sort of behavior as ... and more »
Best Chrome extensions to protect your online privacy and security - Android Central
Mon Apr 23 18:10, 2018 GMT
Forbes Uppersafe Makes Its Point About Internet Safety With Disturbing Marketing Stunt Forbes Uppersafe is an internet security company protecting its customers from cyber attacks, hackers, and - get this - hackers who hack into your home's video security system and then posts video live-streams on the internet for all to see. You read that ...
Uppersafe Makes Its Point About Internet Safety With Disturbing Marketing Stunt - Forbes
Mon Apr 23 20:30, 2018 GMT
Quartz Business moguls beaten in ' bitcoin bubble' debate MarketWatch Two of bitcoin's most prominent advocates took to the stage Saturday to debate why the No. 1 digital currency has a bright future and is here to stay. Pitted against two academics, the business tycoons — venture capitalist Tim Draper of Draper ... Watch the debate: “ Bitcoin is more than a bubble and here to stay” Quartz all 2 news articles »
Business moguls beaten in 'bitcoin bubble' debate - MarketWatch
Mon Apr 23 19:04, 2018 GMT
Bloomberg Bitcoin Rival Accused of Trying to Artificially Boost Its Price Bloomberg Antpool, whose users' computers confirm 8.2 percent of all Bitcoin Cash transactions, announced April 20 on Twitter and Facebook that it will voluntarily "burn" 12 percent of the coins it receives. The mining outfit is sending a portion of the fees it ... Bitcoin Cash has risen 80% over the last week Yahoo Finance Overbought? Bitcoin Cash Looks Extended After 80% Gain CoinDesk Bullish Bitcoin Cash Price Momentum Remains in Place as $1400 is Within Reach The Merkle Cointelegraph  - The Sydney Morning Herald all 86 news articles »
Bitcoin Rival Accused of Trying to Artificially Boost Its Price - Bloomberg
Mon Apr 23 19:45, 2018 GMT
MIT Technology Review Building a Real Internet of Value: Privacy , Connectivity, and Scale MIT Technology Review The mission of MIT Technology Review is to equip its audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology. Browse International Editions. Company. About Us · Careers · Advertise with Us · Insights · Reuse, Permissions, and ...
Building a Real Internet of Value: Privacy, Connectivity, and Scale - MIT Technology Review
Mon Apr 23 19:48, 2018 GMT
Braid, a horror flick at the Tribeca Film Festival, is brought to you by blockchain. As with a lot of crypto ventures, its adherents see a revolution.
Will cryptocurrency fund the next indie film hit? - CNET
Mon Apr 23 19:03, 2018 GMT
Lifehacker How to Create Your Own Cryptocurrency Lifehacker Both are cryptocurrencies, but while a coin— Bitcoin , Litecoin, Dogecoin—operates on its own blockchain , a token lives on top of an existing blockchain infrastructure like Ethereum . A blockchain is, at its simplest, a record of transactions made on ... and more »
How to Create Your Own Cryptocurrency - Lifehacker
Mon Apr 23 18:54, 2018 GMT
The Verge British finance guru sues Facebook for scammy cryptocurrency ads The Verge Given the recent boom in Bitcoin and other digital token prices, some people have fallen prey to get-rich-quick scams promising a way to jump on the bandwagon of Bitcoin millionaires. Ads like the ones that Lewis is challenging that target susceptible ... and more »
British finance guru sues Facebook for scammy cryptocurrency ads - The Verge
Mon Apr 23 17:34, 2018 GMT
Quartz Watch the debate: “ Bitcoin is more than a bubble and here to stay” Quartz Bitcoin may be a bubble, but bubbles often accompany new, transformative technologies. (Think of Pets.com or MySpace in the early days of online retail and social networks.) So, is the original and largest cryptocurrency a flash-in-the-pan fad that ... and more »
Watch the debate: “Bitcoin is more than a bubble and here to stay” - Quartz
Mon Apr 23 16:07, 2018 GMT
CNBC A former top Wall Street regulator turns to the blockchain CNBC Most industry experts, including Mr. Gensler, assume that Bitcoin is safe from being categorized as a security because it was not originally issued through an initial coin offering or a central organization, and the software is maintained by a ...
A former top Wall Street regulator turns to the blockchain - CNBC
Mon Apr 23 13:05, 2018 GMT
Forbes Here Comes The Latest ETF For China Blockchain Fans Forbes If you are of the mind that China is going to be a huge player in blockchain technologies and maybe even cryptocurrency despite bans on digital money exchanges there, then there is a new ETF in the works with your name on it. Over the last few months ... and more »
Here Comes The Latest ETF For China Blockchain Fans - Forbes
Mon Apr 23 15:12, 2018 GMT
Forbes Bitcoin Price: Bitcoin's Up 10% In 7 Days - Is The Bull Run Back? Forbes The threat of increased regulation is still a dark cloud hanging over Bitcoin sentiment, however, with many fearful the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is about to crack down on initial coin offering (ICO) issuers. " Bitcoin's price has ...
Bitcoin Price: Bitcoin's Up 10% In 7 Days - Is The Bull Run Back? - Forbes
Mon Apr 23 15:40, 2018 GMT
MIT Technology Review How to fix one of Bitcoin's biggest problems MIT Technology Review Agreements in current blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum require a resource-intensive process called proof of work, by which computers on the network, called “miners,” prove that they are not malicious actors trying to corrupt the ledger (see “What ...
How to fix one of Bitcoin's biggest problems - MIT Technology Review
Mon Apr 23 15:36, 2018 GMT
Investopedia (blog) All About Amazon's New Blockchain Service Investopedia (blog) Using AWS Blockchain Templates, one can quickly set up Ethereum - or Hyperledger Fabric-compatible blockchain networks. AWS templates are certified to work as open-source frameworks, which allow easy, instant deployment and configuration of blockchain ... Amazon's new blockchain service competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM TechCrunch Amazon Web Services launches ' blockchain templates' CNBC Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric Cointelegraph AMBCrypto  - CryptoSlate  - UseTheBitcoin (press release) all 51 news articles »
All About Amazon's New Blockchain Service - Investopedia (blog)
Mon Apr 23 16:38, 2018 GMT
Currently on trial in Japan, Karpeles is now CTO for VPN service giant London Trust Media.
Former Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange CEO Karpeles lands new job - CNET
Mon Apr 23 13:01, 2018 GMT
Forbes The Blockchain For Real Estate, Explained Forbes There is a lot being written about blockchains, bitcoin and related technologies, and for many real estate professionals, this is part of a brave, new, confusing world of technology. Like the original internet, the blockchain is a revolution in ...
The Blockchain For Real Estate, Explained - Forbes
Mon Apr 23 12:50, 2018 GMT
Forbes How To Make Money With Blockchain , Despite The Hype Forbes Blockchain for C# Fans. The Bitcoin blockchain was written in C++, and today's blockchain coders either use that venerable but difficult language or any of a number of more modern choices, including Java, Python, Go, and Solidity, a JavaScript-like ... and more »
How To Make Money With Blockchain, Despite The Hype - Forbes
Mon Apr 23 15:12, 2018 GMT
CNBC Early investor in Tesla, Skype and Hotmail says bitcoin will be bigger than all those combined CNBC Byrne is in the process of reorganizing Overstock's retail business to focus on blockchain , the technology behind bitcoin . While there are more than 1,500 cryptocurrencies in existence according to CoinMarketCap.com, Draper said bitcoin has an ...
Early investor in Tesla, Skype and Hotmail says bitcoin will be bigger than all those combined - CNBC
Mon Apr 23 10:10, 2018 GMT
ABC News In new age of cyberwarfare, 'ungoverned' internet poses new threats to infrastructure, national security ABC News The city of Atlanta was under attack. Not by terrorists with guns or knives or vehicles as weapons -- but instead by hackers who in March disabled the city's public services with ransomware. The cyber offensive left Atlantans unable to pay bills online ... and more »
In new age of cyberwarfare, 'ungoverned' internet poses new threats to infrastructure, national security - ABC News
Mon Apr 23 13:33, 2018 GMT
CNBC Bitcoin extends post-Tax Day rebound to $9000 CNBC Bitcoin rebounded above $9,000 over the weekend as the cryptocurrency extended post-Tax Day gains. The digital currency was at $8,987 as of 8:47 a.m. ET Monday, up more than $950 since last week, according to CoinDesk. Bitcoin has fallen more than 30 ... and more »
Bitcoin extends post-Tax Day rebound to $9000 - CNBC
Mon Apr 23 13:22, 2018 GMT
Drawn from more than 400 public nominations, the winners were presented with their awards at a ceremony at The Mayfair Hotel, London, hosted by “stand-up poet” Kate Fox. The post Index announces 2018 Freedom of Expression Awards winners appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Index announces 2018 Freedom of Expression Awards winners
Mon Apr 23 12:15, 2018 GMT
NPR How The Tiny Nation Of Georgia Became A Bitcoin Behemoth NPR Cryptocurrency mining is the digital equivalent of minting real money, except that anyone with the right hardware and software can do it, by taking part in what amounts to a giant virtual competition. Think of it like a lottery, where computers linked ... and more »
How The Tiny Nation Of Georgia Became A Bitcoin Behemoth - NPR
Mon Apr 23 13:14, 2018 GMT
CNBC Cryptocurrency firm Coinbase suspends WikiLeaks' bitcoin account CNBC WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been a big supporter of bitcoin . He claimed in October that WikiLeaks made a 50,000 percent return by investing in bitcoin in 2010. WikiLeaks has had a rocky history with payment processors such as Mastercard and ... Wikileaks Claims Coinbase Has Shut Down Its Online Store's Bitcoin Account Fortune WikiLeaks loses access to a key cryptocurrency account Engadget all 42 news articles »
Cryptocurrency firm Coinbase suspends WikiLeaks' bitcoin account - CNBC
Mon Apr 23 12:38, 2018 GMT
Yahoo Finance Bitcoin Cash has risen 80% over the last week Yahoo Finance The rally appears to be driven by an upcoming bitcoin cash fork — industry speak for another currency being spun out of the underlying code that runs a cryptocurrency . The fork aims to increase the processing power of bitcoin cash by increasing the ... Bitcoin Versus Government Money: One is Clearly Superior Bitcoin News (press release) Bitcoin Price: Are Bitcoin Bulls Back in the Saddle? Bitcoinist Bitcoin Cash Price Leaps 19% While Other Large-Cap Cryptos Flounder CCN GlobalCoinReport  - Ethereum World News (blog) all 54 news articles »
Bitcoin Cash has risen 80% over the last week - Yahoo Finance
Mon Apr 23 13:40, 2018 GMT
DUBAI (Reuters) - Careem, Uber's main ride-hailing app rival in the Middle East, was hit by a cyber attack that compromised the data of 14 million users, it said on Monday.
Dubai's Careem hit by cyber attack affecting 14 million users
Mon Apr 23 12:00, 2018 GMT
Digital cash has the potential to help us save more, manage our money and even break the cycle of poverty for the world's poor. It's not without risks.
What digital money could do for you - CNET
Mon Apr 23 12:48, 2018 GMT
In today's news, the app creator at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal speaks and the Democratic Party sues Russia and WikiLeaks over a 2016 cyberattack.
Cambridge Analytica app creator speaks, DNC sues Russia video
Mon Apr 23 11:31, 2018 GMT
Iran bans its banks from using Bitcoin, amid money-laundering concerns.
Iran's banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies
Mon Apr 23 12:02, 2018 GMT
CNBC Internet privacy reform will be driven by consumers: Reddit co-founder CNBC Alexis Ohanian, Reddit co-founder and Initialized Capital co-founder, talks about internet privacy and the disconnect between lawmakers and the tech community. Also Ohanian shares his thoughts on Facebook. Watch CNBC Live TV. You May Like. ‹ › Latest ...
Internet privacy reform will be driven by consumers: Reddit co-founder - CNBC
Mon Apr 23 06:59, 2018 GMT
TechCrunch Join Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin at our blockchain event on July 6 TechCrunch The 24-year-old whizzkid created Ethereum , which has taken the tech world by storm to become the second most valuable cryptocurrency behind Bitcoin . More than a maker of crypto wealth, Buterin envisaged his creation as a platform that developers and ... Altcoins Igniting But Ethereum Founder Isn't Ready for Liftoff CryptoSlate all 14 news articles »
Join Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin at our blockchain event on July 6 - TechCrunch
Mon Apr 23 10:04, 2018 GMT
Coindesk Bitcoin Struggles Above $9K as Bull Breakout Stalls Coindesk Having witnessed a major bullish breakout, bitcoin (BTC) is now struggling to find acceptance above the $9,000 mark. The cryptocurrency crossed the long-term descending trendline (drawn from the Dec. 17 high and Jan. 6 high) in a convincing manner and ... and more »
Bitcoin Struggles Above $9K as Bull Breakout Stalls - Coindesk
Mon Apr 23 08:18, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Major UAE Bank Implements Blockchain Tech To Prevent Check Fraud Cointelegraph The National Bank of Dubai (NBD), one of the largest banking groups in the Middle East by assets volume, has reportedly become the first bank in the region to successfully implement Blockchain technology in a check-issuance system to prevent fraud ... Dubai's Biggest Bank Officially Adopts Blockchain to 'Cut Cheque-Related Fraud' Bitcoinist all 8 news articles »
Major UAE Bank Implements Blockchain Tech To Prevent Check Fraud - Cointelegraph
Mon Apr 23 10:56, 2018 GMT
IT PRO Google gets caught up in Russian internet censorship battle IT PRO "Therefore, Roskomnadzor included some Google IP addresses into a register of banned internet resources." Gmail, Google Search and some Android app push notifications are affected, according to TechCrunch. This is the latest development in Russia's war ... Telegram Founder Calls for Repeat of Paper Plane Flashmob The Moscow Times Russia blocks Google services as Telegram row intensifies iNews all 18 news articles »
Google gets caught up in Russian internet censorship battle - IT PRO
Mon Apr 23 04:01, 2018 GMT
MIT Technology Review A glossary of blockchain jargon MIT Technology Review Permissioned blockchain / A shared database with a blockchain structure that requires participants to obtain permission before reading or writing to the chain. Contrast this with permissionless blockchains, which anyone can join. Proof of stake/ A novel ...
A glossary of blockchain jargon - MIT Technology Review
Mon Apr 23 07:39, 2018 GMT
Cointelegraph Brazil's Operação Lava Jato Paves The Way To Blockchain Implementation: Expert Take Cointelegraph So far, the Brazilian National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) wants to prove that documenting government funding through a visible public ledger based on Ethereum's Blockchain will prove an efficient way to ensure transparency, as ...
Brazil's Operação Lava Jato Paves The Way To Blockchain Implementation: Expert Take - Cointelegraph
Sun Apr 22 15:52, 2018 GMT
The Independent Russia raises the stakes with wide-reaching and blunt internet clampdown The Independent On Friday 13 April, inside a cramped Moscow courtroom, judge Yulia Smolina made Russian internet history. It took her just 19 minutes to agree to a government request to block the popular messaging app Telegram. The brutal efficiency of the decision ... The Russian government just managed to hack itself Washington Post Cyber Week in Review: April 20, 2018 Council on Foreign Relations (blog) Google confirms some of its own services are now getting blocked in Russia over the Telegram ban TechCrunch Advox (press release) (blog) all 108 news articles »
Russia raises the stakes with wide-reaching and blunt internet clampdown - The Independent
Mon Apr 23 10:03, 2018 GMT
In 2016 hundreds of academics were dismissed from their positions without notice, including sociologist Sharo Ibrahim Garip, who taught at Yuzuncu Yil University The post Sharo Ibrahim Garip: “Half of Turkey wants a secular and democratic government” appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Sharo Ibrahim Garip: “Half of Turkey wants a secular and democratic government”
Mon Apr 23 09:56, 2018 GMT
From Molière’s Tartuffe in 1664 to Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s Behtzi in 2004, governments and theatres alike have prevented the performance of play texts for political, social and cultural reasons. The post Uncensored: Banned and censored plays appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Uncensored: Banned and censored plays
Mon Apr 23 09:20, 2018 GMT
2018 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Journalism Award-winning Wendy Funes is an investigative journalist from Honduras who regularly risks her life for her right to report. The post Journalism 2018 appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Journalism 2018
Mon Apr 23 09:15, 2018 GMT
2018 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Digital Activism Award-winner Habari RDC is a collective of more than 100 young Congolese bloggers and web activists, who use Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to give voice to the opinions of young people from all over the Democratic Republic of Congo. The post Digital Activism 2018 appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Digital Activism 2018
Mon Apr 23 09:06, 2018 GMT
2018 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Campaigning Award-winner Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms is one of the few human rights organisations still operating in Egypt. The post Campaigning 2018 appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Campaigning 2018
Mon Apr 23 08:59, 2018 GMT
2018 Freedom of Expression Arts Award-winner Museum of Dissidence is a public art project and website celebrating dissent in Cuba. The post Arts 2018 appeared first on Index on Censorship .
Arts 2018

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