Martin J. Young

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    Crypto

    UK, Australian Government Websites Cryptojacked by Mining Malware

    Mining malware is spreading like wildfire, every week now we run another story on some platform or other falling victim to it. As cryptocurrencies become far more lucrative than ransomware or identity theft incidents of exploits will only increase. Various governmental departments in Australia and the UK were...

    Martin Young | February 12, 2018 | 10:00 am
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    Blockchain

    Islamic Endowments to be Modernized by Blockchain

    The potential applications for blockchain technology are seemingly endless. Every day a new startup applies distributed ledger technology and smart contracts that underlie cryptocurrencies to a different world scenario offering new and innovative ways to streamline existing systems. Islamic charitable endowments, called waqf, are the latest to get...

    Martin Young | February 12, 2018 | 9:30 am
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    Altcoins

    Morning Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: the leader is Icon

    FOMO Moments We start the week on a positive note with all altcoins trading higher during this morning’s Asian session. Bitcoin has remained steadily above $8,000 and is up 4.4% on the day, this has created confidence in the altcoins which are also enjoying positive price action this...

    Martin Young | February 12, 2018 | 4:33 am
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    Industry

    Credit Card Companies Spooked by Crypto Scams

    As crypto becomes more popular the number of cyber criminals looking for some easy pickings will increase. Online scams are nothing new but the nature of cryptocurrencies means that those without the technical expertise will be additionally vulnerable. Banks and credit card issuers have acknowledged this which may...

    Martin Young | February 11, 2018 | 4:17 am
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    Morning Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: the leader is Tron

    FOMO Moments   Things are looking brighter during the Asian trading session this weekend. Bitcoin has done better than hold the pivotal $8k level, it has risen to just under $9,000. As usual the movements of Bitcoin are mirrored in the altcoin charts and most of them are...

    Martin Young | February 10, 2018 | 6:44 am
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    Altcoins

    Morning Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: the leader is Bitcoin Cash

    FOMO Moments   Following the big dip and the hopeful recovery the markets have calmed down a little during this morning’s Asian trading session. Bitcoin is hovering just under $8,000 and most of the altcoins have fluctuated plus or minus a couple of percent in the past 24...

    Martin Young | February 9, 2018 | 5:44 am
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    Altcoins

    Crypto Pundit McAfee Survey the Community with Surprising Results

    Social media plays a huge part in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Blockchain companies themselves use the various platforms to communicate with their clients and investors and make announcements. Due to the ‘anything goes’ nature of social media it has also attracted a number of colourful characters, one of which...

    Martin Young | February 9, 2018 | 3:00 am
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    Altcoins

    Ripple Enters Chinese Online Shopping Market

    E-commerce is a mammoth industry in China worth an estimated $700 billion in 2017. For Chinese online marketplaces to sell overseas they will need quick, cheap, and convenient payment processing which current banking systems do not provide. Ripple is coming to the rescue with its xCurrent system and...

    Martin Young | February 8, 2018 | 7:15 am
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    Altcoins

    Morning Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: the leader is Lisk

    FOMO Moments   A mixed bag greeted us during this morning’s Asian trading session. A bit of a cool off from dip buying has leveled out the markets but they are still mostly in the green. Bitcoin is holding $8,000 which is good news for all the altcoins...

    Martin Young | February 8, 2018 | 4:35 am
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    Industry

    Crypto Exchange Giant Binance Will be Down for 12 Hours

    Breaking … One of the largest crypto exchanges in the world just announced that it will be offline for the next 12 hours. Citing a server issue a company rep Tweeted about the incident and a message on the support page followed it up. System Upgrade Extension This...

    Martin Young | February 8, 2018 | 2:59 am

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