Report: Criminals Have Stolen $1.2 Billion in Cryptocurrencies Since 2017

New estimates have found that criminals have stolen around $1.2 billion in cryptocurrencies since the start of 2017, further highlighting how the market is becoming a lucrative market to criminals. EU GDPR Law May Impact Criminal Investigations The figure was released by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), which was looking into the cryptocurrency market in addition

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Coinjar Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Supporting AUD Pairings

Coinjar Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Supporting AUD PairingsCoinjar has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency exchange that will exclusively offer AUD currency for fiat pairings. The exchange currently offers AUD and BTC pairings for bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Ripple. Also Read: US Justice Department Investigates Price Manipulation in Bitcoin Market Coinjar Launches New Australian Cryptocurrency Exchange Australian-founded cryptocurrency company Coinjar has announced that […]

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DOJ’s Bitcoin Price Manipulation Probe a ‘Good Thing’: Mike Novogratz

Billionaire investor and former hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz said that he is optimistic that the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recently-launched probe into allegations of bitcoin price manipulation will contribute to the long-term health of the cryptocurrency market. Speaking in an interview with Bloomberg, Novogratz — the founder of $250 million cryptocurrency merchant bank

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BCH Payment Processor Bitek Allows Colombian Merchants to Convert to Pesos

BCH Payment Processor Bitek Allows Colombian Merchants to Convert to PesosTwo Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents, Javier Barrera and Andrés Rivera, believe the evolution of cryptocurrency will be bolstered by the BCH network so they recently developed a payment processor called Bitek.co. The company offers merchant processing with payable invoices, and accounting services as the Bitek platform provides merchants with the ability to accept BCH and […]

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John MacAfee: EOS will Hit $32 by end of July 2018: IOTA, Tron, EOS, Litecoin and Stellar Lumens Price Analysis (May 25, 2018)

Because of today’s Tron Virtual Machine launch, traders should to capitalize on positive vibes around this event and Tron prospects in general. We are already seeing support not only on Tron but in all coins under our focus. As a matter of fact, the former is four percent in the green in the last 24

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Adoption and Integration Positioning Ripple As a Global Commerce Lubricant: Ripple (XRP) Price-Technical Analysis (May 25, 2018)

For Ripple bears to cease, then we must either see strong fundamental announcement like any of ripple technology being adopted by a central bank or abnormal injection of buying volumes. This is the only way to stop this bearish skew. Otherwise, odds are, sellers might push prices towards 45 cents. As such, it’s but logical

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American Express Taps Hyperledger Blockchain for Rewards Program Revamp

American Express has deployed Hyperledger’s blockchain technology to make its Membership Rewards program more versatile, marking the first application of blockchain technology to a major U.S. financial services loyalty program. Under the revamped program, merchants will be able to create Membership Rewards offers on their own platforms to engage customers and at the same time

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Chinese Startup to Use Blockchain to Track Wine Imports

The Chinese wine industry is worth $2.8 billion. In attempts to improve trust, Shanghai-based startup VeChain is using blockchain technology to track imports to the city — the mainland’s second-largest market for imported wine — from vine to table. VeChain: Using Blockchain to Build Trust in Wine Industry To start, VeChain is teaming up with

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Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank’s Cryptocurrency Ban

Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank's Cryptocurrency BanJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Zimbabwe-based exchange Golix filing a lawsuit over the recent Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) ‘cryptocurrency ban’ that was issued in a financial guidance circular earlier this month. Now, according to numerous regional reports, the Zimbabwe High Court has ruled in favor of the trading platform’s argument because the RBZ […]

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