Rick D.

  • FCA
    Altcoins

    UK Regulator Warns Institutions of Greater Levels of Risk Posed by Cryptos

    The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has penned a letter addressed to CEOs of companies that are exposed to cryptocurrency in some way. In the correspondence, the regulator noted that cryptocurrencies were more likely to have been used to facilitate financial crimes. FCA Considers Cryptocurrencies as More Likely...

    Rick D. | June 12, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • NewsBTC_Online Scams Bitcoin
    Altcoins

    Cryptocurrency Scams Becoming More Frequent in India

    Indian cryptocurrency users are more at risk of being scammed than ever before. Hackers and cyber criminals are targeting the less security aware with increasingly elaborate schemes. Cryptocurrency Security is the Responsibility of the Users Themselves A report in Quartz states that the number of Indian cryptocurrency-related crimes...

    Rick D. | June 9, 2018 | 12:31 am
  • Electricity
    Bitcoin

    Quebec: State-Owned Energy Provider Halts Crypto Mining Projects

    The energy supplier for Quebec, Canada, has temporarily stopped providing power for new digital currency mining projects. Hydro-Quebec claim that the move is to ensure that they can continue to supply the rest of the province with power, as well as exploring other developing industrial sectors. Hydro-Quebec to...

    Rick D. | June 8, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Cybercrime
    Altcoins

    Crypto Cybercrime Thefts Total Over $1.1 Billion in First Six Months of 2018

    According to recent research, the total amount of cryptocurrency that has been stolen through cybercrime this year alone is over $1.1 billion. Cybersecurity firm Carbon Black stated that the money was rather easy to steal too. Ransomware and Exchange Hacks Are the Most Common Cybercrimes Involving Cryptocurrency According...

    Rick D. | June 7, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin ETF
    Bitcoin

    New Physically-Backed Bitcoin ETF Proposal Filed with SEC

    Van Eck Associates Corp. and SolidX Partners Inc. are hoping to have learned from past efforts at getting SEC approval for a Bitcoin exchange traded fund. The proposed fund which they filed earlier today will apparently be physically-backed by actual Bitcoin. It will also be insured against the...

    Rick D. | June 6, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Hedge Funds
    Bitcoin

    US Universities Are Investing in Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds

    A lawyer specialising in cryptocurrency hedge funds has said that some universities have been making small investments into digital assets. John Lore claims that crypto hedge funds are proving an attractive opportunity for academic institutions on the east coast of America. Universities Are Some of the First Institutions...

    Rick D. | June 5, 2018 | 9:00 pm

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