Saturday, February 23, 2019
LIMASSOL, Cyprus--(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-- B2BX Exchange, a leading professional digital asset trading platform, announced today that it has received approval for a regulatory licence from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The licence means that B2BX will be able to operate as a completely regulated exchange for trading cryptocurrencies and...
Facebook is reportedly planning to launch its own cryptocurrency, according to a report from Cheddar’s Alex Heath. Currently, there isn’t too much detail, but the company is said to be specifically focused on using cryptocurrency specifically for facilitating payments on the platform, something that could be a pretty dramatic shift...
Dubai gold trader Regal RA DMCC is the first company in the Middle East to get a license to trade cryptocurrencies, the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre said. The company will offer storage of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies in a vault located in DMCC headquarters in Almas Tower in Dubai,...
(Reuters) - Diebold Nixdorf Inc and NCR Corp, two of the world’s largest ATM makers, have warned that cybercriminals are targeting U.S. cash machines with tools that force them to spit out cash in hacking schemes known as “jackpotting.” The two ATM makers did not identify any victims or say...
There are more than 1,000 cryptocurrencies in the world now, and there are new ones starting up every week, but bitcoin — one of the oldest among the lot — still leads the pack when it comes to popularity and price. However, the high cost associated with it, in...
The People’s Bank of China has ordered financial institutions to stop providing banking or funding to any activity related to cryptocurrencies, further tightening the noose since its shutdown of crypto exchanges last September sent digital currency enthusiasts fleeing overseas. 'Every bank and branch must carry out self-inspection and rectification, starting...
Data has its secrets. Anyone who stores information on a computer surely wants to keep a lot if his/her data away from the eyes of others. Tax returns, medical records, family member addresses, and bank account numbers could all be stored on a hard drive. While stored, they may...
Cryptocurrency values plunged Friday in a market-wide selloff that reversed highs the volatile sector had reached just days earlier. The market capitalization for the entire cryptocurrency marketplace stood at $483.3 billion at midday Friday, down roughly 21% from $610.43 billion at midnight EST for the sector that trades around the...
The Long Island Iced Tea Corporation saw its stock price skyrocket Thursday after it announced that it would change its name to include the word “Blockchain,” highlighting the craze across the financial sector for all things cryptocurrency-related. Long Island Iced Tea Corporation, now officially known as “Long Blockchain Corporation” more than doubled...
In an announcement late Tuesday, popular cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase said it was allowing trade of Bitcoin Cash — a rival to the more common Bitcoin, technically called a “fork” — on its exchange. The move led to big changes in the prices of both digital currencies, with one...
Bitcoin futures surged more than 20 per cent to above US$18,000 as they launched on the CBOE futures exchange on Monday, with huge leaps in price triggering several brief suspensions of trading. Prices for contracts expiring in January for the virtual currency briefly jumped to US$18,700 on the Chicago exchange,...
Bitcoin prices set a new record on Wednesday when the world’s most popular cryptocurrency soared over $11,000. Reuters reported NASDAQ Inc plans to offer new bitcoin futures contracts in 2018, which could accelerate mainstream business adoption on an unprecedented scale. The popular bitcoin exchange Coinbase was so overwhelmed with...
Quantum computing has really come on strong over the past year in the news, trumpeting the dominance that it will have over the marketplace in just a few years.  At the same time, Google's quantum computing people seem to be hinting that not all quantum computing efforts are achieving...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the issue of a national cryptocurrency, according to Communications Minister Nikolay Nikiforov, after a closed-door meeting. The minister said once the digital currency or CryptoRuble is issued other cryptocurrency mining will be banned and it will be entirely regulated by the government. “I am so...
Cryptocurrencies have captured the attention of investors and world governments alike, especially given Bitcoin’s meteoric rise over the past 12 months. Cybersecurity expert John McAfee believes they may encompass the sum of all fears for governments the world over. The blockchain technology that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum are built...
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