Please share if you find this article interesting. Binance Offers $10 Million Hacker Bounty - Bitcoin News Security In the wake of Wednesday’s market manipulation incident which caused all kinds of mischief, Binance has issued a hacker bounty. A total of $10 million has been earmarked towards catching hackers and other unscrupulous attackers, with $250,000 offered for information leading to the prosecution of last week’s viacoin pump and dump perpetrators. Also read: Bots Blamed for Binance Bug That Leaves Traders Reeling Binance Fires a Warning Shot Last week, attackers pumped the price of viacoin, using compromised Binance accounts to do their dirty work. The plan was to sell at the top and quickly cash out in bitcoin before the scam could be stopped. According to Binance,
Please share if you find this article interesting. Adding Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Is Main Goal of 2018 for Gemini Exchange - Bitcoin News Markets and Prices Bitcoin cash and litecoin futures might be coming to Cboe as soon as this year. The Gemini exchange, which supplies the data feed for the trading venues’ recently launched bitcoin futures, has as its top priority for 2018 adding support for trading new currencies, starting with two of the top five coins by market cap. Also Read: Chinese Internet Regulators Block Cryptocurrency Exchanges on Social Media BCH and LTC on Gemini The founders of the New York licensed digital asset trading venue Gemini Exchange, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, have revealed that adding new cryptocurrency options are high on the company’s agenda
Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto Advertisers On Google Adwords Report Ad Suspensions And Account Terminations Some advertisers using Google Adwords to promote cryptocurrency related businesses are seeing a drop in their ad views, with other users posting about suspension of both their ads and their accounts, Finance Magnates reported on March 8. According to data given to Finance Magnates anonymously by an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) marketing company, the views of its advertisements through Adwords have dropped by the thousands. Below is a table from Finance Magnates showing views of the company’s advertisements over a 24 hour period. Finance Magnates connects the drop in views to the fact that crypto-based Adwords ads are now sometimes defined as “limi
Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Introducing Emotiq - a Next-Generation Blockchain with Powerful Scalability and Privacy - Bitcoin News This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Emotiq is a powerful, next-generation blockchain with strong consistency, massive scalability, fast throughput, confidential transactions, and a natural smart contract language. Conceived by a team of veteran developers, and committed to overcoming the unresolved challenges of the blockchain, it launched with a private Tok...
Please share if you find this article interesting. Google Searches For ‘Bitcoin’ Slump In Synchronicity With Bitcoin’s Price After the February’s crypto market slump that brought Bitcoin (BTC) below $7000, the number of Google searches for “Bitcoin” has dropped to the lowest levels since October of last year. Google Trends shows that searches for “Bitcoin” were the most popular between December 17-23, coinciding with Bitcoin’s price rising to above $20,000 for the first time on December 17, 2017. However, since mid-February, searches for “Bitcoin” have gone downhill, leaving the search term with a score of 19 for the first half of March -- meaning that the search is only a 19th as popular as it was in December at its peak. According to Google Trends, “Bitcoin” had a score of 1
Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto Markets Bounce Back To Red, Volatility Still High March 11: following a day of slight recovery, cryptocurrency market bounced back to the red, with the majority of assets listed on Coin360 having lost their value. Bitcoin (BTC) has dropped to as low as $8,607 during the day. By press time it has recovered slightly, trading at around $9,224 with a 2.43% loss of value over the past 24 hours. The total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has declined from yesterday’s high of around $390 bln to about $379 bln, experiencing an intraday low of $351 bln. Ethereum (ETH) has lost 2.47% of its value in 24 hours and is trading at $717 at press time. Earlier this week, on March 6, the South Korean government banned its of
Please share if you find this article interesting. Excessive Crypto Regulation Not Optimal, EU Banking Authority Says - Bitcoin News Economy & Regulation The Chairman of the European Banking Authority has spoken against excessive regulation of the crypto sector, warning it might constrain financial innovation. Outlining EBA’s position in regards to the supervision of the Fintech industry, Andrea Enria said regulators need to maintain a “measured approach”. Next week EBA will publish a roadmap, which defines a series of priorities for a period of two years. Also read: Wirex Launching Bitcoin Debit Cards in Europe “Regulate and Restrict” or “Let Things Happen” Speaking at the Copenhagen Business School on Friday, the head of EBA said he was not convinced cryptocurrencies shoul
Please share if you find this article interesting. Finnish Crypto Services Provider Prasos Loses 4 of 5 Banking Partners Regulation Finnish bitcoin services provider, Prasos, has lost all but one of its banking partners. Prasos’ chief executive officer recently revealed that four Finnish banks have terminated services with the company, leaving Prasos reliant on a single bank. Also Read: Belgium Warns of 19 Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms Showing Signs of Fraud Finnish Banks Terminate Services With Prasos According to the company’s website, Prasos provides its customers with a number of cryptocurrency-related services, including facilitating the purchase and sale of bitcoin. After losing the services of S-Bank, the OP Group, Saastopankki and Nordea Bank AB, the company now r
Please share if you find this article interesting. Startup Aims to Make Online Shopping Easier and Sharing Personal Data Safer The Safein startup, founded in Lithuania in late 2017, has launched a beta-version of its platform that allows users to sign up to new websites and buy goods and services with just a couple of clicks. The Safein team plans to obtain an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license in the EU, which covers crypto and fiat payments. Clicking in and clicking out The startup describes itself as a "revolutionary way to pay online." The core idea is simple: a user creates a full profile at Safein, undergoes KYC only once, and after that can apply it to multiple e-commerce platforms. Moreover, Safein won’t provide the users’ personal data to any website without th
Please share if you find this article interesting. Why Blockchain is Cloud 2.0: Expert Take In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please email your ideas and CV to [email protected] Cloud innovation was responsible for creating a near-trillion dollar ecosystem. But that was just the first step. Blockchain is the logical next iteration of computing. Cloud was the first move away from centralization. Companies needed to store files and access process...