Cryptocurrency News

Cryptocurrency News

Cryptocurrency mining requires immense computational power, and miners figured out years ago that the chips in many high-end graphics cards are well-suited to the task. The values of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have skyrocketed in recent months — a single bitcoin is currently worth well over ...
New regulations set to take effect next week will introduce a system to verify a person's identity before they can make a crypto transaction. Cryptocurrency exchanges will also be required to share user data with local banks. South Korea houses some of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges and ...
Deposits and withdrawals are allowed only between real-name bank accounts and matching crypto-exchange accounts within the same bank. The “real name” registration system for cryptocurrency trading will begin by January 30, 2018, with six banks, which include Nonghyup Bank and Shinhan Bank.
It has produced overnight millionaires and even a handful of billionaires, been accused of killing the planet, and drawn the eye of authorities around the world. But after Bitcoin's record year, the party appears to be ending. Last week, the price of Bitcoin fell below $10,000 (£7,190), a 50pc fall from the ...
Both Mr Rubio and Mr Menendez wrote in their open letter: "We have serious doubts about whether Venezuela has the capacity to launch a cryptocurrency, but regardless, it is imperative that the U.S. Treasury Department is equipped with tools and enforcement mechanisms to combat the use of ...
Clearly, the two biggest stories of the quarter were the sectors of cryptocurrency and cannabis. Those are two sectors that didn't even exist a few years ago. That has driven the skewing of our new accounts opened to the younger trader and younger investor. Rapier: How are you attracting them to your ...
A product billed as a digital storehouse for a cryptocurrency called SpriteCoin is actually ransomware, according to a report from cybersecurity researchers at Fortinet. If you download a SpriteCoin wallet, you're likely to find your computer's files encrypted and unreadable. A ransom note will tell you to ...
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's "petro" cryptocurrency will initially be offered in a pre-sale in hard currency and other cryptocurrencies, the ... It is not going to be done in bolivars at this stage," said Carlos Vargas, the government's cryptocurrency superintendent, in a state television interview.
Inside the group chats where people pump and dump cryptocurrency. How self-proclaimed “pump and dump groups” scam thousands of wannabe altcoin investors. The Future ...
Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency craze is just the next step in the evolution of assets, like bank accounts and real estate, the co-founder of BTCC revealed. Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk at London Blockchain Week, Lee said it could only be five years before everybody owns bitcoin. He said: “I think ...
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