Tag Archives: Crypto

More Whales, Bans, and an Optimistic Cookie Monster: This Week in Crypto

Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Let’s go over what happened in crypto last week.  Price Watch: Bitcoin Price is down 1% this week after dropping around $1,000 last week. The drop comes in stark contrast to what some high-profile analysts had predicted. Investors have been waiting patiently to regain the… Read More »

Future of Cryptocurrency in India Uncertain, Fate to be Decided in Summer

India, one of the largest countries in the world with a population of 1.3 billion potential future users of cryptocurrencies, remains in a legal limbo as cryptocurrency exchanges await more clarity from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the country’s supreme court. Operators have recently been barred by banks, under orders from the central bank, and petitioners… Read More »

New Malicious Monero Miner Crashes Computers When Attempting to Remove it

It has been a while since cryptocurrency malware was worth paying much attention to. With cryptocurrency mining having become more common, criminals are once again taking notice. WinstarNssmMiner may have a weird name, but it is a very potent cryptocurrency mining malware strain. Attempting to remove it will result in a complete system crash. WINSTARNSSMMINER MEANS BUSINESS In the world of cryptocurrency malware, getting… Read More »

Pacific Island to Establish its Own Government and Cryptocurrency With 300 Households

The government of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the South Pacific, is supporting a pilot program aiming to develop an off-shore housing that uses its own currency and operates outside of government regulations. The project is funded by a company called Blue Frontiers, which is planning to launch an initial coin offering dedicated to its… Read More »

Binance Coin (BNB) Accelerates To New Levels After Binance’s Referral Bonus Doubles

Yesterday, and when the rest of the markets were in the red, the signature token on the Binance exchange, Binance Coin (BNB), experienced an explosive gain in value over a short period of time. The coin was more or less trading at a comfortable level of $12.50 until the exchange announced that it would be doubling the referral… Read More »

Colorado Proposal Aims to Allow Cryptocurrency Donations for Campaigns

The state of Colorado is considering giving political candidates the ability to raise funds using cryptocurrencies. This week the Secretary of State, Wayne Williams, presented the proposed guidelines and officials are looking for commentary from Colorado residents. Colorado Secretary of State May Allow Politicians to Accept Cryptocurrencies for Campaigns Colorado is a state that is well known for testing… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Mining Firm Takes Aim at Warren Buffet with Amusing Billboard Trolling

A cryptocurrency mining firm claims to be responsible for a billboard that has appeared near Warren Buffet’s office in Omaha. Whilst still unconfirmed, Genesis Mining are apparently behind the taunting publicity stunt.Warren Buffet Publicly Trolled over Bitcoin CommentsThe co-founder of colossal Bitcoin mining firm Genesis Mining tweeted a picture of the billboard earlier today. The message displayed on… Read More »

Steve Wozniak: Bitcoin and Blockchain is the ‘Next Major IT Revolution’

The co-founder of the multinational technology company Apple has once again praised Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain. Steve Wozniak spoke about the financial innovation at a tech conference that was held this week.Wozniak Believes in Bitcoin and BlockchainWozniak was speaking in Vienna at an event called WeAreDevelopers World Congress. There he stated that he felt that the… Read More »

Post Hack Coincheck Reveals Plans To Expand To Us Market

Monex Inc, the company that recently acquired hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, has revealed plans to expand the exchange to the U.S. in an interview with Bloomberg today, May 18. Monex CEO Oki Matsumoto said he expects Coincheck will receive an official license from Japanese authorities next month, but – without specifying a timeframe – he revealed the company now has its… Read More »