Cryptocurrency

The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Cryptocurrency.

Is Onecoin A $4 Billion Scam Or A Real Cryptocurrency?

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Digital currency OneCoin is in a mess with thousands of investors locked out of their money and the scheme’s founder on the run from US authorities accused of running a pyramid scam. Police and regulators reckon OneCoin has raised £4 billion from tens of thousands of investors around the world. Founder Ruja Ignatova argues OneCoin … Read more

Crypto Platform Slammed For Misleading Advertising

Crypto-derivatives trading platform BitMEX published misleading advertising in a leading UK newspaper with a graph showing exaggerated returns from investing in Bitcoin. Consumer watchdog the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ordered the exchange not to publish the ad again – and to make sure future financial claims were laid out in a way that could be … Read more

Watchdog Plans UK Ban On Crypto Derivatives

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City regulators are proposing a ban on selling investors derivatives and exchange traded notes based on cryptocurrency. The Financial Conduct Authority believes consumers fail to understand the risks of the market. A damning analysis fears investors face sudden and unexpected losses and argues the market should be cleared of poor products. The FCA went on … Read more

Bitcoin Takes Another Dive As Price Crashes To $9,500

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Cryptocurrency has taken a bashing again – and much of the problem was self-inflicted. The price of Bitcoin has tumbled after flirting within grasp of a new year high of $14,000. The exchange rate is now struggling to maintain $9,500 after losing 8% of value in a day. The slump follows a sustained attack from … Read more

£10 billion Bitcoin Court Case Stuck In Deadlock

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An intense battle is going on behind the closed doors of a court in Florida, USA, to determine who could be crowned as the inventor of cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Satoshi Nakamoto is the name on the paper that first introduced Bitcoin to the world, but the shadowy figure has never come forward to collect the rightful … Read more

Cryptojacking Detections Soar By 450%

Cryptojacking has increased by more than 450% this year and shows no sign of slowing down, according to new research. Cryptojacking is when a remote computer illicitly takes control of a device and harnesses the processor power to mine cryptocurrency. The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) says detections of malware have increased by 459% in 2018. … Read more

Bitcoin Hanging On $4,000 By The Fingertips

Bitcoin is hanging on to a $4,000 plus price tag by the fingertips and may dip below again within a few days. Current trading puts Bitcoin at $4,036.50 with the cryptocurrency rallying from a start of $4025.19 to a high of $4,072 at lunch time before falling back. In the markets, traders were hoping an … Read more

Crypto Jolts Back To Life And Drags Bitcoin To $4,000

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Cryptocurrency has seen an unexpected rally as a sea of green lights up the price boards at exchanges around the world. Bitcoin has improved from $3,911.29 to more than $4,000 for the first time since a blip on February 23 saw the price jump to $4,149.09. That’s the only time since Christmas that Bitcoin has … Read more

Smart City Will Run On Blockchain And AI

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Digital currency billionaire and entrepreneur Jeffrey Berns has revealed plans for a smart city to rise out of the sands of the desert in Nevada, USA. The city will stretch over nearly 70,000 acres and be home to around 250,000 people. Homes, businesses and infrastructure will benefit from the latest technologies – artificial intelligence, nanotech, … Read more

Cryptocurrency Needs Rules – Winklevoss Twins

Cryptocurrency pioneers and influences the Winklevoss twins have again made a call for tougher rules to govern the market. The twins introduced stablecoin GeminiUSD and are about to open a new exchange in the US. They have regularly called for better regulation of the sector. “Some have wondered why @Gemini believes the Revolution Needs Rules. … Read more