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Bitcoin 10 Year Anniversary: Market Opportunity for the Next 10 Years

With Bitcoin’s 10-year anniversary today (Happy Halloween! by the way), there are varying opinions on the progress that Bitcoin has made in the marketplace and what it will continue to do going forward. While still [...]

Another Japanese Cryptocurrency Theft

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A couple of months after the infamous heist that saw Coincheck lose around $534.8 million, another Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has fallen victim to theft. Zaif, an exchange owned by the Tech Bureau Corp based in [...]

Tencent and Ant Financial’s Measures on Cryptocurrency

Chinese companies Ant Financial and Tencent, who own AliPay and WeChat, respectively, have taken measures to monitor cryptocurrency transactions on their popular mobile wallet platforms in light of the Chinese government’s recent crackdown on cryptocurrency-related fundraising and trading activities, one of them being a cryptocurrency gambling ring for the 2018 World Cup.

Starbucks’ Partnership with Microsoft for Cryptocurrency

It is only recently that cryptocurrency has entered into mainstream thought. One major recent development in bringing cryptocurrency to the mainstream is Starbucks’ new deal with Microsoft and the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) to launch a [...]

World Cup Cryptocurrency Ring Bust in China

Every four years, the FIFA World Cup is a chance for people to come together and celebrate the beautiful game, and for some lucky enough to be born in a country with a successful soccer [...]

Thanks for the Money, Sucker! The Disappearance of $17 Billion in Cryptocurrency

The deletion of $17 billion from cryptocurrency exchanges, in addition to the hacks at Bithumb and Coincheck, is indicative of how lax cryptocurrency exchanges are. Even if crypto exchanges are able to recover and reimburse investors, the solution is but a flash in the pan against long-lasting damage.

Cryptojacking and How it Works

As the new frontier for technology, blockchain has shown plenty of promise. However, in the realm of cryptocurrencies, there have been several high profile attacks and heists that have brought the security of exchanging and [...]

Grand theft crypto: How cryptocurrencies thefts underscore a need for security

Cryptocurrencies represent a new frontier for currency and payments. From 2008, when Satoshi Nakamoto published Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, introducing the world to Bitcoin, to 2017, where it nearly reached $20,000 in value, [...]

Yes, cryptocurrencies are vulnerable to theft

Earlier this year, the U.S. House of Representatives issued its annual Joint Economic Report, which included an entire section dedicated to blockchain and cryptocurrency. According to the report, the potential for digital currency theft “remains [...]