The hackers who stole approximately $530 mln worth of NEM coins from the largest Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck on Jan. 26 are now moving some of those coins to different addresses, NEM Foundation vice president Jeff McDonald told Reuters on Tuesday, Jan. 30.According to Reuters, NEM Foundation managed...
The European Central Bank (ECB) says it “expects” cryptocurrency regulation to be high on the agenda at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires this March.In comments at an event during the ongoing World Economic Forum 2018 in Davos, ECB board member Benoit Coeure added further weight to France’s...
Sorin Moisa, Member of European Parliament, has emphatically stated that cryptocurrencies are here to stay. Moisa opened a discussion at a policy dialogue organised by ORCA Alliance and EU40 at the European Parliament on Saturday in Brussels. He maintained what is needed at the moment is a clear-cut...
Bitcoin’s popularity should be considered a “concern for society,” a UK Academic Larisa Yarovaya told Cambridge Independent.Today, the local newspaper reported an ongoing discussion on Bitcoin’s rapidly growing value amongst Cambridge experts, whose opinions on the subject vary. Yarovaya, a lecturer in accounting and finance at Anglia Ruskin...
Interest in Bitcoin hit its high point leading up to its own high of $20,000 in the middle of December last year. Interest peaked, not only in investing circles, but also in the mainstream as Bitcoin became the buzzword on everyone's lips.This adoption was championed by Bitcoin as...
The massive hacking of tens of millions of Uber customers has highlighted why the shared economy needs to use secure smart contracts, such as a token payment system. Tokens provide a secure, anonymous way of paying for goods and services by using a number to represent an algorithmically...
Singapore’s central bank has said it is again looking at cryptocurrency regulation, appearing to amend previous comments about a hands-off approach, Reuters reported Thursday, March 1.Part of a speech quoted by various publications Thursday saw the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) deputy managing director Ong Chong Tee...
During a Facebook Live interview between Xapo CEO and Paypal board member Wences Casares and PayPal CEO Dan Schulman on Jan. 12, Casares explained his vision of a single “robust” Blockchain to move value globally, saying Bitcoin (BTC)’s Blockchain would likely play this role. He also predicted that...
Confido has recently released a statement on its website claiming that the money raised by the company in its initial coin offering (ICO) is being kept in a trust fund until further notice.The authenticity of the said letter, along with its legal representative is still under question considering...
Just after the February’s crypto market slump that brought Bitcoin (BTC) down below $7000, the range of Google queries for “Bitcoin” has dropped to the least expensive ranges considering the fact that October of previous yr. Google Developments shows that queries for “Bitcoin” had been the most preferred...