Rick D.

  • ICO

    Vietnam Responds to Crypto Scam With Calls For a Harder Line on Digital Currencies

    Earlier today, officials in Vietnam called for greater scrutiny against those investing or making transactions using cryptocurrencies. Statements from the Prime Minister follow what could be the largest case of fraud involving digital currencies in the nation. Despite Illegality, Vietnamese Investors Fall Victim to Massive ICO Scams The...

    Rick D. | April 12, 2018 | 1:30 am
  • Altcoins

    Telegram Copycat Company Exposed as Fraud

    Someone has registered a company in the UK that has plagiarised the global instant messaging app Telegram’s ICO project name. According to reports in Quartz, the Telegram Open Network Limited was incorporated in late February. UK Company Listing an Obvious Fraud According to documents from Companies House, the...

    Rick D. | April 11, 2018 | 11:49 pm
  • Altcoins

    Ledger Users Complain About Sudden Lack of Bitcoin Cash Support

    Users of Ledger hardware wallets have taken to popular social news forum Reddit to voice complaints about a sudden lack of functionality with Bitcoin Cash. According to reports, many Ledger owneres are struggling to transact with BCH whilst others can’t even see their balance at all. Ledger’s Bitcoin...

    Rick D. | April 11, 2018 | 2:30 am
  • Industry

    Noble Bitcoin to Provide Insured Cold Storage for Crypto Investors

    A leading provider of cryptocurrency IRAs (individual retirement accounts) believes they might have found a solution to one of the barriers stopping institutional investors taking up positions in digital currency. Noble Bitcoin announced earlier today that they are going to provide insured cold storage solutions for clients. Is...

    Rick D. | April 11, 2018 | 1:15 am
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    Bitcoin

    Mark Cuban Would Rather Have a “Pet Rock” Than Gold or Bitcoin

    Mark Cuban has come out with some strong views on both Bitcoin and gold as a long-term store of value. The American entrepreneur and investor deemed both assets as nothing more than “collectables”. Mark Cuban Prefers Bitcoin to Gold, Albeit Marginally Speaking to gold news platform Kitco, the...

    Rick D. | April 9, 2018 | 9:30 pm
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    Industry

    UK Crypto Regulations Could Lure Startups From Europe

    The UK are expected to reveal their own cryptocurrency regulations later in 2018. Earlier today, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that they’d be collaborating with the UK Treasury Committee, as well as the Bank of England in drafting a discussion paper on various aspects, risks, and opportunities...

    Rick D. | April 9, 2018 | 7:35 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Tim Draper: Bitcoin Should Replace the Indian Rupee

    Despite being supportive of an announced Indian crackdown on corruption, Tim Draper believes that the nation’s increasingly anti-cryptocurrency stance will be bad for them in the long run. The billionaire venture capitalist and long-time Bitcoin bull feels that the move to ban banks from dealing with customers who...

    Rick D. | April 6, 2018 | 6:31 pm
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    Crypto

    George Soros Makes Spectacular U-Turn on Cryptocurrency

    Billionaire George Soros has made an impressive turn-around on his stance on Bitcoin and digital currencies. The Hungarian-American investor is apparently now planning to trade cryptocurrencies through his family office. The news comes just three months since Soros called crypto a “bubble” and that investors were operating on “some...

    Rick D. | April 6, 2018 | 5:06 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Tom Lee: Bitcoin Selling Pressure Could Dry Up After Tax Day

    Ever the Bitcoin bull, Tom Lee usually has an optimistic perspective for Bitcoin investors. He was bullish when the market was green and the recent downtrend hasn’t dampened his positivity too much. The Fundstrat cofounder believes that the upcoming Tax Day should cause much of the current bleeding...

    Rick D. | April 5, 2018 | 8:55 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Research Team Devises Spurious Way to Track “Tainted” Bitcoin

    A group of Cambridge researchers have come up with a decidedly flawed way of “tracking” Bitcoin that has been involved in crimes – even when a “mixing” service has been used. Their solution relies on a precedent borrowed from nineteenth century English law. However, rather than actually track...

    Rick D. | April 5, 2018 | 6:40 pm

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