Users of Crypto Site Where Dead CEO Lost $196M Are Preparing Suit

Author: Dan Robitzski | Website: Futurism.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Making Moves Remember that cryptocurrency exchange that said it lost $196 million of its customers’ money when CEO Gerald Cotten died — prompting conspiracy theories Cotten faked his own death?

Law firms selected to represent users owed millions from QuadrigaCX platform

Author: The Canadian Press | Website: Thestar.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia judge has selected two law firms to represent users of the insolvent QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange who are owed about $260 million.

Google Introduces Bitcoin Symbol on iOS Keyboards

Author: Julio Gil-Pulgar | Website: Bitcoinist.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Google now enables the Bitcoin symbol on keyboards for iOS mobile devices, suggesting that the IT giant recognizes Bitcoin as a mainstream currency.

Bitcoin Price Skyrockets, But BTC Faces Growing Resistance Around $4,000

Author: Cole Petersen | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Bitcoin has been able to maintain its upwards momentum that it incurred a few days ago and BTC has now pushed up to $4,000.

Billionaire Bitcoin Bull Tim Draper Has a Wild 5-Year Prediction for Cash and Crypto

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Tim Draper has been one of Bitcoin’s most enthusiastic proponents.

Bets on Declining Bitcoin Price Drop to 6-Month Low

Author: Sam Ouimet | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The amount of money in bitcoin short positions on Bitfinex dropped 28 percent since yesterday to reach a 6-month low.

Funds in Short Positions on Bitcoin Drop to 6-Month Low

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The amount of money allocated to short bets against bitcoin fell to a more than 6-month low today.

This power supply has way more wattage than most gamers need

Author: https://www.facebook.com/pcgamermagazine | Website: Pcgamer.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The 10-year warranty is nice, though.

Panel: Navigating the Stages of Building a Hardware Company

Author: Erin McDermott | Website: Solidsmack.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

On January 30th, 2019, an impressive concentration of hardware pros could be found at Synapse Product Development‘s downtown Seattle office.

Top Ethereum Developer Afri Schoedon Just Rage-Quit

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Afri Schoedon, a long-time Ethereum contributor, abruptly quit working on the second-largest cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin: Why I Just Increased My Position By Another 33%

Author: Victor Dergunov | Website: Seekingalpha.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Bitcoin is going through another period of calm, but the last time Bitcoin was quiet it preluded a 50% crash. So what will happen next? Bitcoin, and the cryptoc

German regulator intervenes to halt cryptocurrency offering: source

Author: Reuters Editorial | Website: Reuters
Publish on: 02/19/2019

German financial markets regulator Bafin intervened for the first time in the cryptocurrency market by stopping a planned initial coin offering (ICO) late last year, a person familiar with the matt

New GandCrab Decryptor Unlocks Files of Updated Ransomware

Author: Tom Spring | Website: Threatpost.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

This is the third update to the prolific GandCrab malware within the past year.

When Will You Be Able to Use Cryptocurrency to Buy a Pack of Gum?

Author: Jared McClure | Website: Readwrite.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Is cryptocurrency the payment of the future? Or is it another fad that will fizzle out before it really gains traction?

What JPMorgan’s New Cryptocurrency Means for Banking and Blockchain

Author: Marty Swant | Website: Adweek.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

When J.P.

Amazon’s Flailing China Unit Plots Major Merger to Challenge Alibaba

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Talks are underway to merge Amazon’s Chinese venture with NetEase-owned Kaola, according to business publication Caijing. Kaola is a Chinese e-commerce firm which specializes in selling imports.

Cryptos: JPMorgan’s digital currency runs on a private blockchain — here’s what makes it different from public blockchains

Author: Aaron Hankin | Website: Marketwatch.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Blockchain is the technology that underpins the digital currencies, the alternative asset class that is synonymous with wild price swings and feisty investment debates.

10,000 French Tobacco Shops Begin Offering Crypto Vouchers

Author: ActivistPost | Website: Coinivore.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

As the Yellow Vests burn traditional bank notes in protest, 10,000 French tobacco shops begin offering cryptocurrency purchases via a new voucher system...

North Korean APT Lazarus Targets Russian Entities with KEYMARBLE Backdoor

Author: Sergiu Gatlan | Website: Bleepingcomputer.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Bluenoroff, a subdivision of the North Korean sponsored APT group Lazarus, recently switched its sights to Russian entities as unveiled by a newly discovered campaign which uses malicious Office do

Crypto Winter Survivor: Inside Nvidia’s Difficult Relationship With Mining

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

On Feb.

Hunton Andrews Kurth Grows Banking and Fintech Practices with Addition of Erin Fonté as Co-Head of Financial Institutions Corporate and Regulatory Team

Author:  | Website: Businesswire.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hunton Andrews Kurth Grows Banking, Fintech Practices with Addition of Erin Fonté as Co-Head of Financial Institutions Corporate and Regulatory Team

Major Crypto Exchange OKEx Adds Four New Margin Trading Pairs

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Judge Appoints Law Firms to Represent QuadrigaCX Customers

Author: Nikhilesh De | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Law firms Miller Thomson and Cox & Palmer will represent 115,000 QuadrigaCX customers as the exchange seeks to recoup the $196 million it owes them.

Microsoft removes eight apps from its Windows App Store that were mining cryptocurrencies

Author: techbug9 | Website: Techworm.net
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Eight Malicious Crypto-Mining Apps Removed From Microsoft’s Windows App Store.

Ethereum Mining Pool Receives Mysterious $300K Blockchain Payout

Author: Christine Kim | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Cryptocurrency mining pool Sparkpool received a payout today of over $300,000 for mining one block on the ethereum blockchain.

ONCE HAILED AS UNHACKABLE, BLOCKCHAINS ARE NOW GETTING HACKED

Author: Blacklistednews | Website: Blacklistednews.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Early last month, the security team at Coinbase noticed something strange going on in Ethereum Classic, one of the cryptocurrencies people can buy and sell using Coinbase’s popular exchange platfor

CoinSwitch 1.3

Author: CoinAddons | Website: Mozilla.org
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Looking for an instant cyrptocurrency exchange to trade bitcoins and altcoins, anonymously?

Why Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Index is a Bigger Deal Than Most People Realize

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

On February 11, Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange, launched Bitcoin and Ethereum indices to present accurate prices of the two leading crypto assets.

Bitcoin price breaks above $4,000 amid Samsung Galaxy S10 cryptocurrency wallet rumours

Author: Anthony Cuthbertson, Anthony Cuthbertson | Website: Independent
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Latest market surge comes one day before the anticipated release date of the iPhone rival

CEO of Japanese Finance Giant SBI Vests His Crypto Industry Hopes in Ripple and R3

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Yoshitaka Kitao, CEO and representative director of Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings, has singled out Ripple (XRP) and blockchain consortium R3 as reasons to remain optimistic about t

Coinbase Neutrino Acquisition Reveals History Of Spying and Gov’t Data Selling

Author: Esther Kim | Website: Bitcoinist.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is facing an increasing publicity nightmare after it emerged the CEO of a company it took over sold private user data to governments.

Latham & Watkins adds Rouse to investment funds practice

Author: Iris Dorbian | Website: Pehub.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Ivana K. Rouse has joined law firm Latham & Watkins ' Houston office as a partner in corporate development and a member of the investment funds practice.

Europol and Dutch National Police offer free decryption tools for GandCrab Ransomware

Author: Naveen Goud | Website: Cybersecurity-insiders.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

In the first of its kind move, the Europol and Dutch National Police on a joint note have issued a free decryption tool for those databases which have been locked by GandCrab ransomware.

Was Ilhan Omar Right About the Influence of AIPAC on US Politics?

Author: Blackstone Intelligence Network | Website: Theeventchronicle.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLqN066uGQ4 Ilhan Omar has been under fire for criticizing the Israeli lobbying group AIPAC.

Bitcoin's Emerging Gig Economy

Author: Jefferson Nunn, Contributor, Jefferson Nunn, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffersonnunn/ | Website: Forbes.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Bitcoin has an emerging Gig Economy where thousands of workers are earning bitcoin in exchange for work.

Remove Rietspoof Malware From Your PC

Author: Martin Beltov | Website: Sensorstechforum.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The Rietspoof malware is distributed via rather unorthodox techniques which utilize a several stage-stage dropper.

JPMorgan's move into crypto puts the rest of the industry on notice

Author: Julia Horowitz, CNN Business | Website: CNN
Publish on: 02/19/2019

JPMorgan Chase's splashy new digital coin could change how banks approach blockchain and cryptocurrency.

World Banks' And Corporations' Interest Is Shifting From Cryptocurrencies To Blockchain

Author: Yulia Slozhenikina | Website: Seekingalpha.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Despite the bearish cryptocurrency market, global companies are positive about blockchain technology. New reports appear every week of the integration of the di

The Gig Economy and Entrepreneurship

Author: Mike McMillan | Website: Business2community.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Most big businesses today are heavily invested in digital technology. Senior Vice President Tom Goodwin, Havas Media, aptly describes the……

Stop Focusing on Cryptocurrencies Problems. Consider its Future.

Author: Tony Scherba | Website: Readwrite.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

While critics and proponents trade jabs, cryptocurrency continues its steady march forward. Individual cryptocurrency coins will remain volatile in 2019.

MIT Technology Review: Although Touted for Security, Blockchain Is Still Hackable

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

MIT Technology Review magazine has published an article today, Feb. 19, arguing that security-touted blockchain tech is still vulnerable to hacks.

BitGo To Support TRON Currency

Author: TRON | Website: Prnewswire.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb.

Galaxy S10 rumor roundup: Feb. 20 launch, March 8 ship date, specs, features and price - CNET

Author: Justin Jaffe | Website: Cnet.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Samsung is expected to show off foldable and 5G phones alongside the Galaxy flagship.

JPMorgan is launching the first US bank-backed digital token (JPM, DB, HSBC, GBTC, UBS, SAN)

Author: Eleni Digalaki | Website: Business Insider
Publish on: 02/19/2019

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence " Fintech Briefing " subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.

Don’t be a victim: 2019 cybersecurity trends SMBs must know about - TechGenix

Author: Rahul Sharma | Website: Techgenix.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The New Year has arrived and there’s no better way to start than by going through the past and learning from the experiences small and medium-sized businesses have had.

A hacker intercepted your WiFi traffic, stole your contacts, passwords, & financial data. Here’s how

Author: Patrick F. Wilbur | Website: Hackernoon.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

It’s so easy to monitor the public’s Internet traffic. WiFi isn’t as secure as you might think.

Bitcoin tops $4,000 for the first time in over a month (BTC)

Author: Ethel Jiang | Website: Business Insider
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Bitcoin has surged more than 10% since JPMorgan announced on Thursday that it would launch its own cryptocurrency, called " JPM Coin." Bitcoin touched an intraday high of $4,002.71 a coin

Why MoneyGram is Down Nearly 80% in a Year: What's Further?

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

MoneyGram (MGI) suffers soft revenues, stiff competition, weak operating conditions in some of its markets along with a high compliance cost.

BitGo Offering $100 Million in Crypto Insurance Through Lloyd’s of London

Author: Ian Allison | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

BitGo is providing $100 million of cover against theft of digital assets or the loss of cryptographic keys via Lloyd’s of London.

26 Eye-Catching Photos That Show What True Perfection Is Like via Hvper.com

Author:  | Website: Hvper.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The Internet on one page. Successor of Popurls, the mother of news aggregators. By @thomas

UK's richest man moves to Monaco to 'save 4bn in tax' via Hvper.com

Author:  | Website: Hvper.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The Internet on one page. Successor of Popurls, the mother of news aggregators. By @thomas

Why Mueller tucked a big Roger Stone reveal in a Russia filing on a technical matter via Hvper.com

Author:  | Website: Hvper.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The Internet on one page. Successor of Popurls, the mother of news aggregators. By @thomas

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Hits 40-Day High, is $5,000 Next?

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Bitcoin’s February rally just crossed another milestone on Tuesday when the flagship cryptocurrency touched the $4,000 mark for the first time in more than a month.

Can Taiwan Semiconductor Find Life Beyond Smartphones?

Author: newsfeedback@fool.com (Ashraf Eassa) | Website: Fool.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The contract chipmaker has long depended on smartphones for growth, but that won't be enough going forward.

Why Key Management And Security Are Preventing Decentralized Exchange Adoption

Author: Samantha Radocchia, Contributor, Samantha Radocchia, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/samantharadocchia/ | Website: Forbes.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Keeping users' keys and crypto secure requires a shift from centralized to individualized key management.

Crypto Startup Offers Insurance Against Quadriga Wallet Dilemma

Author: Bloomberg News | Website: Bloomberg
Publish on: 02/19/2019

While users of the troubled Quadriga CX cryptocurrency exchange remain unable to retrieve millions in funds, a startup backed by mainstream companies such as Goldman Sachs says they’re able to offe

Cambridge Associates: Cryptocurrencies ‘Worthwhile’ For Long Term Investors

Author: Georgi Georgiev | Website: Bitcoinist.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Leading institutional investment consulting firm Cambridge Associates holds that institutional investors should consider exploring cryptocurrencies for the long term or ‘hodl’ in Bitcoin lingo.

Samsung Galaxy S10: Everything We Know So Far

Author: Sascha Segan | Website: Pcmag.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Samsung's next phone, called the Samsung Galaxy S10 or the Beyond X, will probably be announced in February. Here's what we know so far.

How Many Stocks Should You Own?

Author: newsfeedback@fool.com (Motley Fool Staff) | Website: Fool.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Balancing portfolio diversity, interest, and mental bandwidth makes the question complex -- and personal.

North Korea Turns Against New Targets?!

Author:  | Website: Checkpoint.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Introduction Over the past few weeks, we have been monitoring suspicious activity directed against Russian-based companies that exposed a predator-prey relationship that we had not seen before.