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.

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.

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.

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...

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

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

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Major Crypto Exchange OKEx Adds Four New Margin Trading Pairs

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

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.

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

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.

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

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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

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.

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.

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.

New eToro Survey: Nearly Half of Millennials Trust U.S. Stock Market Less Than Crypto

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

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost half of Millennial online traders have more trust in crypto exchanges than the U.S.

Crypto Trader Cumberland Upgrades from Skype to Wall Street Interface

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

Crypto market maker Cumberland is upgrading from trading by Skype to modern-day Wall Street-style screen-based interactions.

Crypto Dividends: Staking Coins for Gains Potentially a Good Strategy in a Bear Market but Is Not Without Risk

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

Volatility coupled with one of the longest bear markets ever experienced by the cryptocurrency industry have compelled many investors to consider staking as a method of “playing it safe,” according

Cryptos: Bitcoin trades at 5-1/2 week high near $4,000

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

Bitcoin prices moved higher on Tuesday, extending the hot streak, which has seen the best-known cryptocurrency log four successive winning sessions reaching its highest level in nearly six weeks.

Litecoin Massively Outperformed Bitcoin Since November Sell-Off By 4x

Author: Davit Babayan | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Investors who purchased Litecoin during the significant November 2018 sell-off earned four times more returns than the investors who bought Bitcoin, highlighted Joe McCann.

Crypto Startup TrueDigital Hires CEO from World’s Largest Hedge Fund

Author: Anna Baydakova | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The startup that helped Signature Bank beat JPMorgan to the punch is hiring a former Bridgewater Associates manager as its new CEO.

Police Push Free Decryptor for GandCrab Ransomware

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

A new, free decryptor available via No More Ransom will unlock systems infected with GandCrab, up to version 5.1.

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Reveals $500 Million Loss; End of the IPO Dream?

Author: Mark Emem | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The world’s largest maker of cryptocurrency mining equipment Bitmain made a $0.5 billion loss in 2018’s Q3, CoinDesk reports.

NVIDIA may have unwittingly leaked Unity ray-tracing support

Author: Steve Dent | Website: Engadget
Publish on: 02/19/2019

NVIDIA launched the era of ray tracing about 5 months ago with the release of the RTX 2080 Ti GPU, but so far, it hasn't gone over well -- there's just one game that supports it.

Coinbase Acquires Blockchain Analytics Startup Neutrino

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

United States cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase has acquired blockchain intelligence startup Neutrino, according to a post published in the company’s blog on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

BitGo Announces Comprehensive Insurance Protections for Digital Assets

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

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/bitcoin?src=hash" target="_blank&qu

Cash, Cryptocurrencies Give Consumers Alternatives to Data Surveillance: New at Reason

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

A cashless society is a monitored (and potentially controlled) society.

Show HN: Coin – Track Your Crypto Portfolio from the Command Line

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

A Brief Primer on Navigating TokenSpace

Author: Wassim Alsindi | Website: Hackernoon.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

This is the second in a series of pieces focussing on TokenSpace, a novel conceptual classification framework for cryptographic assets…

Coinbase buys Neutrino, which helps monitor, analyze, and track cryptocurrency flows, for an undisclosed sum (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

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

Jon Russell / TechCrunch : Coinbase buys Neutrino, which helps monitor, analyze, and track cryptocurrency flows, for an undisclosed sum — Coinbase, the world's most valuable crypto company, is

Bitcoin Surged Past $3,900 But it May Be Too Early For the Crucial $4,000 Level

Author: Nick Chong | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

For the first time in a blue moon, the crypto market underwent a notable rally.

BitExchange Offers Turn-Key Software for Anyone to Start a Cryptocurrency Business Instantly

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

BANGALORE, India, Feb.

$6 Billion in Fiat is Sitting in Crypto: $10,000 Bitcoin is Possible Without New Monty

Author: Nick Chong | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

It isn’t a secret that millions, if not billions of dollars fled the crypto asset markets in 2018.

Noted Hedge Fund Says Crypto Hasn't Bottomed Yet

Author: Jeff Kauflin, Forbes Staff, Jeff Kauflin, Forbes Staff https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffkauflin/ | Website: Forbes.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Alex Sunnarborg's hedge fund shorted ether in May 2018, a month when its average price was nearly $700. Now it hovers around $100.

Global Internet of Things Intelligent Irrigation System Market 2019 By Key Players : RainBird, Galcon, Skydrop - Cryptocurrency News

Author: ajinkya@tmrresearch.com | Website: Ourcryptojournal.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Global Internet of Things Intelligent Irrigation System Market 2019 By Key Players : RainBird, Galcon, Skydrop Cryptocurrency News Qyresearchreports include new market research report “Global Inter

Coinbase buys blockchain intelligence startup to boost security and new asset discovery

Author: Jon Russell | Website: TechCrunch
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Coinbase, the world’s most valuable crypto company, is gearing up to add more cryptocurrencies to its exchange thanks to its latest acquisition.

codingdirectional: Creating a cryptocurrency user interface project with python

Author: codeman | Website: Codingdirectional.info
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Coinbase Acquires Blockchain-Tracking Startup Neutrino for Undisclosed Price

Author: Leigh Cuen | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Coinbase has acquired blockchain analytics startup Neutrino as part of a push to offer more diverse crypto assets.

$1.3 Million Bitcoin Scam Swindles Victims in Thailand. Are Tougher Crypto Regulations Necessary?

Author: Ben Brown | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 02/19/2019

A virtual bitcoin mining farm in Thailand has allegedly scammed users out of 42 million baht (approximately $1.35 million), according to a report in the Bangkok Post.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple's XRP, And EOS Soar As Markets Add $12 Billion--Here's Why

Author: Billy Bambrough, Contributor, Billy Bambrough, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/billybambrough/ | Website: Forbes.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Bitcoin bears have been in retreat this week as crypto bulls send the bitcoin and wider cryptocurrency market higher by some $10 billion in less than 48 hours...

The differences between cryptocurrencies, virtual, and digital currencies

Author: Yessi Bello Perez | Website: The Next Web
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world.

India Targets Cryptocurrency Crime аs Part оf Cyber Security Offensive

Author: Cointelegraph By William Suberg | Website: Cointelegraph.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The government has formally opened a cyber security lab and strengthened police powers to investigate possible crypto-based crime.

J.P. Morgan testing its own cryptocurrency for corporate clients

Author: Sarah Ramirez | Website: Luxurydaily.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Banking giant J.P. Morgan Chase is the first major U.S. financial institution to launch its own cryptocurrency, pointing to the growing prevalence and embrace of the technology.

Bitcoin Hits Highest Volume in 9 Months: Is Crypto Ready to Take Off After Massive Gains?

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

In the last 24 hours, the valuation of the crypto market increased by $8 billion as the Bitcoin price neared the crucial $4,000 resistance level.