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Swiss Regulator, FINMA Cracks down on Scam “Not-So-Cryptocurrency” No Comments

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has recently taken action against the perpetrators of a crypto-scam. The firms in question were distributing a fake cryptocurrency and acting without proper licensing. A dozen other possible fraud cases are under scrutiny from the watchdog too. In a statement earlier today, FINMA announced that they have taken action against the QUID PRO ...


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Are Cybercriminals Using Your Computer to Mine Crypto? No Comments

Security vendor ESET reports of a new technique cybercriminals are utilising to generate funds. By purchasing traffic from an advertising network, they're able to distribute malvertising (malicious ads) that utilise many victims' computers to mine crptocurrency. By combining JavaScript and cryptocurrency mining, those perpetrating such attacks are able to operate without actually hacking any ma...


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Altcoins Increasingly Popular among Traders No Comments

Bitcoin (BTC) is the poster child of digital currency. It dominates the trading arena, with a market cap of some $70 billion, in a digital currency market worth an estimated $145 billion. While these precise values can whipsaw wildly from day-to-day, Bitcoin remains a dominant force in cryptocurrency. However, while all the focus tends to be on BTC, there is an entire market of opportunities avail...


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The Race of Blockchain Weapons: Which States Will Become the Leaders of the Industry No Comments

According to the World Economic Forum, by 2027, 10% of world GDP will be reflected in blockchain. This means that advanced states in this area will strengthen their positions in the world economy. We decided to find out which countries are already leading the race in blockchain technologies. Venture company Outlier Ventures, which was one of the first companies to invest in blockchain projects ...


eToro takes cryptocurrencies mainstream by adding five cryptos to platform No Comments

London, 7th September 2017 - eToro, the leading global trading and investing platform, is to make five cryptocurrencies available to own directly via its platform, as it seeks to simplify the process of buying cryptos, and help bring the technology into the mainstream. Joining over 1,200 instruments, including Apple, Microsoft, SNAP and Facebook on the platform, clients will be able to buy the ...


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SimpleFX to Add Turbo Crypto Indexes No Comments

Trading cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin is now very popular. However, there are not many forex brokers who provide sophisticated and comprehensive crypto feeds like SimpleFX. Moreover, this broker launched a new breakthrough -- Crypto Indexes. There are many cryptocurrency exchanges, and the movement in each exchange is not necessarily the same. For example, on one crypto exchange Bitcoin ...


Eroscoin

EROSCOIN Global Payment Solution Announces Crowdsale No Comments

EROSCOIN, a new generation cryptocurrency platform being developed for large-scale disruption in payment systems, has recently announced its ICO, starting from October 11, 2017. The crowdsale will go on until November 20, 2017, allowing participants to purchase the native ERO token. EROSCOIN is the result of a year-long team effort and the soon to begin ICO campaign is expected to accelerate th...



Bitcoin Mining

Cryptocurrency Electricity Requirements Surpasses Annual Energy Consumption of Few Nations No Comments

While some continue to praise Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as the beginning of the new world order, there are some who believe that the very digital currencies might spell doom by accelerating global warming. The dissent against Bitcoin and other PoW based cryptocurrencies is fueled by the extent of mining operations. As the mining hardware continues to become more powerful, the mining diffi...


BlockPay, the Universal Merchant Payments Solution for Fiat and Cryptocurrency Transactions No Comments

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are gradually gaining increased adoption among people across nations. The rate of cryptocurrency adoption is further driven by the recent legalization of Bitcoin by the Japanese government, which is expected to be followed by other countries soon. In spite of these developments, cryptocurrency trading activities make up for a majority of the transactions across var...


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