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Cryptocurrency scammers conned Australians out of $14.8M in just 7 months

Cryptocurrency investment scams in Australia cost victims a record $14.76 million between January and July this year. That’s according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Co...

Cryptocurrency scammers conned Australians out of $14.8M in just 7 months

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MyDashWallet was compromised for 2 MONTHS — users, move your cryptocurrency MyDashWallet, a service that purports to be the fastest way of using DASH cryptocurrency, has revealed its platform was compromised for two whole mon...
16:14, 07/15/2019

Dark web dealer made to forfeit millions in cryptocurrency gets 70 months in the slammer A drug dealer ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero, has been sentenced to 70 months in pr...
15:56, 08/20/2019

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, t...
03:00, 06/09/2019

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Tim...
15:56, 05/19/2019

Alleged Nxivm sex cult leaders were conned by crooked PI firm The accused cons got conned. High-ranking members of the alleged sex cult Nxivm tried to get dirt on their enemies by hiring private investigators to...
07:56, 05/15/2019

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million ...
16:42, 05/21/2019

Iraqi Christians facing deportation feel conned by Trump: 'You vowed to protect us' Trump administration wants to deport more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, most of who are Chaldean – Iraqi Catholics who saw Trump as a ‘savior’ but now ...
12:14, 07/17/2019

Gucci-Draped Life In Hotels Ends For Woman Who Conned Manhattan's Elite Anna Sorokin found her mark, and her marks, in the elite corners of Manhattan, and for years crafted an elaborate backstory of being a wealthy German...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to...
12:56, 07/18/2019

Be wary of scammers, some tips There's nothing you can do about credit card applications gone sour. But you can sure extra alert to e-mail scams and protecting your informatio...
13:14, 08/15/2019

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems....
11:42, 05/22/2019

Millions of Australians head to the polls Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a ...
11:14, 05/18/2019

The best ebook readers for Australians in 2019 Even for the most ravenous of book lovers, dedicated ebook readers can be a fairly easy idea to dismiss. After all, if you've got a modern big-s...
05:56, 05/07/2019

More Australians trust Xi Jinping than Trump Australians' trust in China has hit a 15-year record low despite the two country's growing demographic and economic ties, a new report by an Australi...
14:42, 06/26/2019

Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them Enlarge / The heartbreak of being blocked by a romance scammer. The joy of burning an account used in a criminal operation. I've got a history wit...
23:28, 07/18/2019

UK 'biggest target' for telecom scammers The UK’s is the world’s biggest target for phone scams, with 15 per cent of the world’s fraudulent telecoms traffic directed at ...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Morrison thanks Australians for surprise election victory Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked "all Australians" for returning his conservative coalition to power in a shock general election result, and...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on clim...
08:28, 05/13/2019

Two Australians die after listeria infection from smoked salmon Two Aussies were killed and a third sickened by listeria infections — apparently caused by smoked salmon they had eaten, according to a new rep...
01:28, 07/25/2019

Why Australians aren't happy with their leader choices Arrogant. Uninspiring. Out of touch. These are just some of the ways that Australian voters have described both of their prospective prime ministers ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Australians care if politicians tell lies, but people in the US don't Fact-checking politicians' statements alters both the views and the voting intentions of people in Australia – but makes far less difference in the U...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Bitcoin scammers net nearly $1M by telling people they can see them masturbate A new kind of scam has accrued almost $1 million in bitcoin from frightened porn viewers, says a new report — and they’re staining the good names of ...
05:28, 05/16/2019

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. Acc...
20:28, 05/21/2019

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgive...
14:00, 07/14/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operati...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Scammers posing as Facebook friends online TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought this was the answer she had been looking for. A friend on Facebook told her about a new grant program that cou...
06:28, 07/09/2019

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear pow...
02:42, 06/18/2019

'It just didn't make any sense': why Australians are turning away from meat Australians are among the biggest meat eaters in the world, but that’s changing. Recent converts to diets with less meat explain their motives There ...
01:14, 07/20/2019

Scammers who posed as George Clooney arrested in Thailand A couple dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" who impersonated the US actor George Clooney to sell their clothing line have been arrested in Thailan...
14:42, 06/17/2019

SVPD: Beware of scammers asking for payments via gift cards SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Multiple residents have reported calls by unknown subjects indicating they could help eliminate a computer virus in exchange fo...
23:28, 05/23/2019

Even the Google Calendar app is being used by scammers to drain your bank account Scammers apparently live by the motto "where there's a will there's a way." Take the Google Calendar app. As Wired notes, criminals with malicious in...
04:00, 06/23/2019

The GitHub extortion victims are outsmarting their Bitcoin scammers Blackmailers have been wiping GitHub repositories and withholding code to extort Bitcoin from their victims. Over 390 respos have been affected, but ...
12:56, 05/06/2019

TikTok is flooded by scammers promoting adult sites TikTok has been inundated by a slew of scammers seeking to take advantage of its quickly growing userbase, which surpassed 1 billion downloads in Feb...
19:28, 08/14/2019

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those i...
21:14, 07/01/2019

Australians overwhelmingly agree climate emergency is nation's No 1 threat Lowy poll showing two-thirds of people say global warming is serious problem comes as shock UN report finds 1 million species at risk of extinctionNe...
03:42, 05/08/2019

Why Australians Are Tweeting About the Prime Minister Shitting His Pants at McDonald's If you follow any Australians on Twitter, you might have seen some really strange references on the social media platform lately—references that don’...
20:14, 05/17/2019

Australians fear China but want its technology: Lowy Institute poll Despite rising fears of China, more Australians want the government to focus on getting the best or cheapest technology rather than protecting agains...
06:42, 06/26/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic manag...
10:28, 05/18/2019

New tax data reveals Australians hold $100bn in offshore accounts More than 1.6m accounts identified in data shared with Australian authorities by 65 countries including tax havensIndividual Australians hold more th...
02:14, 08/15/2019

Australians chase down US to win relay gold at world swimming titles Victory gives Australia third gold medal of meetAriarne Titmus misses out in 200m freestyle finalAustralia claimed a surprise 4x100m mixed medley rel...
05:14, 07/25/2019

ACCC wants Google to show Australians the EU search engine options If Google doesn't offer its Android-using consumers a choice of search engine within six months, the ACCC will ask the government to step in and dema...
10:28, 07/26/2019

How Scammers Used Mask To Impersonate French Minister, Steal $90 Million French investigators are probing whether a conman who became known as the "Fake Chairman" for scamming banks out of millions of dollars by posing as ...
06:28, 06/21/2019

Australians head to polls, expected to elect 6th prime minister in as many years Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will lose its bid for a third three-year term and Scott Morrison will have had one...
05:42, 05/18/2019

Moonday Mornings: Facebook scammers target UAE investors with fake Bitcoin ads Welcome to another week and another Moonday Mornings. It’s Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s ge...
11:28, 07/01/2019

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy...
20:56, 05/24/2019

How Anne Hathaway conned her way into 'The Hustle' At the Los Angeles premiere of comedy "The Hustle," Anne Hathaway reveals how she tricked her way into co-star Rebel Wilson's production. (May 9...
02:42, 05/10/2019

Scammers Are Using Facebook to Trick People Into Thinking They Accidentally Donated Money to ISIS Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps in an attempt to convince Americans that they accidentally gave money to terrorist groups like I...
04:56, 05/21/2019

Bitcoin Scammers Try and Fail to Sextort 86-Year-Old Woman Who Just Wanted a Free Bagel All 86-year-old Arlene Kaganove wanted was a free bagel from Panera on her birthday. Instead, after signing up for the My Panera rewards program, Kag...
17:28, 07/26/2019

A Crew of Scammers Allegedly Made $19 Million With Elaborate iPhone Grift Over Seven Years iPhones are expensive, so it makes sense that they’d be easy targets for scammers. Just a few months ago, two engineering students in Oregon were cha...
12:14, 06/05/2019

How Hathaway conned her way into 'The Hustle' At the Los Angeles premiere of comedy "The Hustle," Anne Hathaway reveals how she tricked her way into co-star Rebel Wilson's production. (May 9...
16:14, 05/09/2019

Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook's Digital Currency to Steal Private Information If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of t...
17:56, 07/23/2019

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses nee...
20:14, 06/18/2019

You can now buy shares in this brewery using cryptocurrency Paying for coffee with Bitcoin is a common trope in the cryptocurrency industry, but what about beer? More specifically, what about buying shares of ...
12:56, 07/05/2019

The small nations going big on cryptocurrency Belarus is among a handful of smaller countries creating rule books for digital currencies, which could help shape the development of the global mark...
17:00, 07/29/2019

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Face U.K. Ban A British regulator proposed a ban on selling derivatives based on bitcoin and other digital currencies to individual investors, calling these produc...
01:00, 07/05/2019

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says cryptoassets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on fin...
12:28, 07/03/2019

There are now over 5,000 cryptocurrency ATMs around the world The number of cryptocurrency ATMs worldwide continues to grow. The 5,000 milestone appears to have been reached in the past few weeks. As of June 1, ...
15:56, 06/26/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
13:42, 06/18/2019

Cryptocurrency Q1 roundup: How did XRP perform? Cryptocurrency and blockchain were built to usurp centralized authorities like governments and banks. And then came Ripple, the digital asset that th...
20:28, 05/03/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codename...
05:42, 06/08/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
00:56, 06/14/2019

AT&T now accepts cryptocurrency, and it’s probably a bad idea American cell network operator AT&T has announced it’s accepting cryptocurrency as an online payment option. AT&T says it will be offering the paymen...
11:14, 05/24/2019

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm w...
16:42, 08/20/2019

The IRS won’t stop until it collects all the cryptocurrency tax it’s owed They said the government couldn’t control it. They said it could never be regulated. But as certain as death, they will try to tax it. And it seems t...
11:42, 08/15/2019

Cryptocurrency pioneer is man behind bid for Buffett lunch OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A cryptocurrency pioneer is behind a more than $4.5 million charity bid to have a private lunch with billionaire investor Warren B...
20:42, 06/03/2019

Cryptocurrency Is "Not Money", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was "not money" and warning that those wishing to join the tra...
08:28, 07/12/2019

The Cryptocurrency That's Leading the Pack in 2019 Our Cryptocurrency analysis showed subscribers a bullish Elliott Wave trade set-up on Cardano's price chart, namely: A third wave. See it for yoursel...
14:14, 05/01/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
04:28, 06/14/2019

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currenci...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future ...
05:56, 08/05/2019

Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently In what is either an incredible blockchain-enabled monetization opportunity or a sign that perhaps the gears are finally starting to fall out of this...
06:28, 06/12/2019

The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald C...
11:42, 06/05/2019

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra ...
13:00, 06/18/2019

It sure looks like Apple is gearing up for more cryptocurrency apps At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) the company is set to announce the release of “CryptoKit;” a cryptography-oriented tool k...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital ...
02:14, 06/06/2019

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this m...
21:42, 06/06/2019

Indian Panel Recommends Cryptocurrency Ban An Indian government panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies and a jail term of up to 10 years and heavy fines for anyone dealing ...
07:00, 07/23/2019

Facebook is already awash with fraudulent ads about its own cryptocurrency Facebook revealed its cryptocurrency plans just a month ago, and already it's the subject of a wave of fraudulent ads. As The Washington Post re...
14:42, 07/23/2019

Tech Tips: Cryptocurrency Business One major tech giant is trying to get into the cryptocurrency business, News 4 Tucson’s Quincey Hobbs takes a closer look on how it works. Lear...
06:56, 07/06/2019

Cryptocurrency Q1 roundup: How did Ethereum perform? Ethereum’s creators wanted to create a platform that would allow users all over the world to write decentralized applications, and use the Ethereum b...
05:28, 05/02/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, coul...
00:28, 06/19/2019

Is Cryptocurrency Ready for Stephen Moore? Pundit Stephen Moore didn’t get onto the Federal Reserve Board, but he has joined a “decentralized central bank” that hopes to tame cryptocurrencies ...
18:14, 06/25/2019

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it t...
23:56, 05/24/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Re...
08:14, 07/05/2019

JP Morgan claims big institutions are hot for its (non-)cryptocurrency Despite dividing opinions earlier this year with its “cryptocurrency” JPM Coin, American bank JP Morgan is rolling out its blockchain-based tech to m...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting...
07:14, 07/16/2019

Facebook getting serious about cryptocurrency as new business model Facebook could integrate cryptocurrency payments into its social network, rewarding users with micropayments for viewing advertisements or allowing p...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from pe...
22:14, 06/19/2019

What’s a cryptocurrency exit scam and how do I spot one? Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Google...
16:56, 07/16/2019

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out o...
00:00, 05/23/2019

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's o...
15:28, 06/19/2019

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US governmen...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Mastercard is assembling its own cryptocurrency team Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard, which is partnered with Facebook on its Libra c...
06:42, 08/19/2019

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to impr...
11:42, 07/03/2019

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it...
02:56, 06/26/2019

UBS CEO welcomes cryptocurrency advances but urges caution Switzerland should welcome innovation in cryptocurrencies but needs to be on guard against potential abuses by criminals, UBS Group Chief Executive S...
20:28, 06/25/2019

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track o...
20:42, 06/20/2019

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set ...
13:42, 06/20/2019

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte. ...
03:28, 07/04/2019

Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO An Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) f...
12:28, 06/04/2019

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The l...
15:28, 05/24/2019

Judge allows suit against AT&T after $24 million cryptocurrency theft Enlarge / An AT&T store in New Jersey. (credit: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) When Michael Terpin's smartphone sudde...
22:14, 07/23/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Goldman Sachs might launch its own ‘cryptocurrency’ – just like JP Morgan American banking giant Goldman Sachs might be following in the footsteps of its competitor JP Morgan. The bank is considering launching its own crypt...
18:14, 06/28/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
23:42, 06/18/2019

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential ...
02:42, 06/20/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW l...
23:14, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A F...
04:00, 07/17/2019

IRS Sending Warning Letters to More Than 10,000 Cryptocurrency Holders The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending letters to more than 10,000 cryptocurrency holders, warning about penalties for failing to report inco...
19:28, 07/26/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others...
15:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
14:28, 06/18/2019

IRS reminds 10,000 taxpayers that cryptocurrency is subject to taxes By the end of August, an estimated 10,000 taxpayers will receive letters from the IRS warning them that they may owe back taxes on unreported cryptoc...
01:56, 07/27/2019

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly tho...
16:42, 06/04/2019

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. ...
23:00, 07/23/2019

From Belarus to Bahrain, the small states going big on cryptocurrency When Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko met entrepreneur Viktor Prokopenya in March 2017, their discussion was scheduled to last for an hour b...
10:42, 07/29/2019

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will hel...
19:00, 06/08/2019

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans Over the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits from a new and anonymou...
13:42, 05/22/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. T...
22:56, 05/07/2019

Bitcoin whale moved $212 million in cryptocurrency — for just $3.93 An infamous Bitcoin ‘whale’ has moved an enormous cryptocurrency fortune in a single transaction, and the network charged less than $4 in fees. Bitco...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After startin...
13:42, 07/12/2019

Facebook’s cryptocurrency might work like loyalty points Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg checks his phone during the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. ...
23:56, 05/05/2019

Cryptocurrency Investors Shrug Off Tether Woes A pillar of the young cryptocurrency market is wobbling following allegations that the dollar reserves backing popular digital coin tether have been ...
23:56, 04/29/2019

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that...
21:28, 07/17/2019

Finland’s new cryptocurrency regulation forces AML on industry Cryptocurrency businesses in Finland will now have to register with the country’s financial watchdog. As a result of the ACT OF VIRTUAL CURRENCY PROV...
17:56, 04/29/2019

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Se...
03:28, 07/16/2019

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdl...
00:14, 07/18/2019

This training program shows you how to trade cryptocurrency like a pro You can learn all about the fascinating world of cryptos and how to make some serious money in it with the training in the Complete Bitcoin and Crypt...
16:00, 05/09/2019

BBC’s English language lesson about cryptocurrency isn’t terrible The BBC is helping non-native English speakers sharpen up their cryptocurrency language skills and knowledge with a 6-minute primer on Bitcoin. In to...
19:14, 08/15/2019

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no m...
17:56, 07/08/2019

Discuss the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency at TNW2019 With giants like Amazon, Microsoft, and Intel now experimenting with blockchain, the possibility of adoption is on the table. But how can we overcome...
16:28, 04/30/2019

AMD Radeon VII is the new king of Ethereum cryptocurrency mining The AMD Radeon VII, AMD’s recent high-end graphics card, isn’t just great at pushing pixels while playing games, as it appears to be th...
11:26, 04/30/2019

Australia’s taxman is clamping down on cryptocurrency traders Australia is clamping down on the taxation of cryptocurrencies. The country’s tax office is collecting bulk records from Australian cryptocurrency se...
13:42, 04/30/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin to give briefing on cryptocurrency on Monday U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will give a briefing on cryptocurrency at 2:00 pm ET (1800 GMT) on Monday from the White House briefing room, ...
21:28, 07/15/2019

Fugitive U.S. tech guru: Cryptocurrency is next Cuban revolution On the run from U.S. tax authorities, tech guru John McAfee puffs a cigar aboard his towering white yacht in a Havana harbor and says he can help Cub...
00:56, 07/06/2019

Bitcoin passes $11,000 on news of Facebook's cryptocurrency plan The original cryptocurrency hits 15-month high as traders bet move will legitimise sectorThe price of bitcoin has surged above $11,000 (£8,600), its ...
19:28, 06/24/2019

Facebook Confronts Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House com...
04:14, 07/16/2019

Hackers Swipe More Than $40 Million of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said hackers stole more than $40 million worth of bitcoin from its platform in what it ...
08:42, 05/08/2019

European watchdogs demand detail on Facebook's cryptocurrency Facebook's fledgling cryptocurrency faced mounting scrutiny on Tuesday as European central bankers and regulators demanded more detail on the social ...
15:42, 06/25/2019

Facebook Faces Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House com...
22:56, 07/15/2019

Mnuchin says Facebook cryptocurrency needs safeguards against money laundering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Monday voiced serious concern that Facebook Inc's proposed Libra cryptocurrency could be misused for money ...
21:28, 07/15/2019

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets a...
13:56, 06/18/2019

Facebook reportedly courting help from Winklevoss twins for its cryptocurrency As Facebook continues to poke around at the possibility of creating its own digital currency, it's created the possibility for the unlikeliest o...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Bullish Brits lost $34M to cryptocurrency scams last year British investors lost £27 million ($34.38 million) to cryptocurrency scams over the last financial year, according to one of the UK’s financial regu...
13:00, 05/21/2019

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed fi...
13:42, 05/22/2019

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins...
11:28, 07/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parti...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expec...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptoc...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the ais...
18:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocur...
15:28, 06/19/2019

Facebook Said to Be Coming For Your Wallet With Its 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency in 2020 Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg is a man with a cryptocurrency plan. According to a BBC News report, Facebook plans to launch its highly anticipated cryp...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook will reportedly launch cryptocurrency 'GlobalCoin' in 2020 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook is reportedly developing a digital payments system that will be rolled out in several countries by the first q...
00:14, 05/26/2019

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regula...
18:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook Building Cryptocurrency-Based Payments System Facebook is recruiting dozens of financial firms and online merchants to help launch a cryptocurrency-based payments system on the back of its social...
02:28, 05/03/2019

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the ...
21:28, 07/16/2019

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' cryptocurrency in 2020 Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decisionFacebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, al...
10:56, 05/24/2019

House chairwoman wants Facebook to pause work on its cryptocurrency You knew Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency would come under scrutiny as soon as it became official, and the US government isn't wasting any t...
01:42, 06/19/2019

IRS is going after cryptocurrency users with warning letters about back taxes The IRS has begun sending thousands of letters to US cryptocurrency holders warning them they may have incorrectly reported the taxes they owe on the...
14:14, 07/27/2019

The Hull City AFC ‘cryptocurrency’ buyout has quietly fallen through Contrary to what reports from last year suggested, English Championship football club Hull City AFC won’t be getting acquired by cryptocurrency crowd...
19:00, 05/01/2019

$200M cryptocurrency mixing operation dismantled by Eurocops A cryptocurrency mixing service that turned over $200 million worth of Bitcoin has been shut down following an investigation led by authorities from ...
10:56, 05/23/2019

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any fur...
15:28, 05/23/2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw in...
13:56, 07/16/2019

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.R...
14:42, 07/17/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify b...
23:56, 06/18/2019

Moonday Mornings: Apple says no to cryptocurrency, Mastercard says yes to blockchain Good morning! It’s the first day of a new week so you know what that means. It’s time for Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and...
11:28, 08/05/2019

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 mi...
16:56, 07/16/2019

U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its ...
00:42, 06/20/2019

Monero security flaw could’ve seen XMR stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges Privacy-focused altcoin Monero has suddenly disclosed nine security vulnerabilities — including one that could have allowed hackers to steal XMR from...
17:56, 07/04/2019

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech gi...
22:28, 07/17/2019

Australian cryptocurrency scams earned $4.3 million last year, up 190% Australian fraudsters earned $4.3 million (AU$6.1 million) with cryptocurrency scams last year—a revenue increase of 190 percent when compared to 201...
12:14, 04/29/2019

UK drafts collaborative plan to crack down on cryptocurrency crime The UK government is seeking to crack down on the use of crypto assets for money laundering or other illicit activities. To do so, the government has...
16:14, 07/15/2019

New details about Facebook’s cryptocurrency make it sound even worse Given its history of managing our data, it shouldn’t take much to convince you that Facebook managing our money is probably a terrible idea. That sai...
11:28, 06/06/2019

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedl...
15:14, 06/14/2019

U.S. investor awarded $75 million in cryptocurrency crime case U.S. entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin won $75.8 million in a civil judgment against a 21-year-old man who Terpin said was part...
03:14, 05/11/2019

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have ...
16:14, 06/06/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security res...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its ...
02:42, 06/14/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its n...
02:28, 06/14/2019

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House F...
11:56, 07/03/2019

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant clo...
12:28, 07/03/2019

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers...
15:28, 06/13/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social me...
02:28, 07/04/2019

Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptoc...
10:56, 07/18/2019

Coinbase lets you copy its top cryptocurrency traders with new tool Coinbase has today launched a tool that enables users to see information based on the activity of its top traders.  As part of the new launch, custom...
12:28, 07/18/2019

Cryptocurrency scammer’s victim gets record $75.8 million judgment In January 2018, tech entrepreneur Michael Terpin got scammed out of $23.8 million in cryptocurrency. On Monday, May 13, it was announced that the 62...
21:42, 05/13/2019

Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020 After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will u...
11:42, 06/18/2019

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns rega...
06:00, 07/11/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compare...
14:56, 06/28/2019

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services...
10:28, 06/20/2019

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lo...
16:14, 07/12/2019

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a serie...
14:14, 06/27/2019

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on ...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financ...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
12:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with natio...
19:42, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both partie...
22:00, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals * Consumer privacy concerns and regulatory questions remain (Adds comments from French Finance Minister, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, graphic link; upda...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency -source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by bank...
07:56, 07/18/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.  &#...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Iran further solidifies stance on cryptocurrency mining, but says trading is ‘unlawful’ Iran‘s government has put an end to months of speculation by ratifying a bill that acknowledges that cryptocurrency mining is a legitimate industry. ...
14:14, 08/05/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by bank...
09:28, 07/18/2019

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividend...
13:28, 06/18/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global dominati...
13:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook’s reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Lib...
13:42, 06/18/2019

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or...
12:42, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify b...
00:14, 06/19/2019

Global cryptocurrency task force closes in on sophisticated tax cheats A global sweep of cryptocurrency tax avoidance schemes is imminent, with the number of active lines of inquiry set to nearly double – or so says a co...
16:14, 06/06/2019

Warn fellow drivers about potholes and earn cryptocurrency as you drive Connected cars are only helpful if they have up-to-date information about road conditions, so Jaguar Land Rover has launched a new initiative that wi...
12:28, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parti...
18:42, 07/17/2019

Facebook stock sees a pop as investors anticipate its cryptocurrency announcement Facebook is expected to announce a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. Analysts anticipate it will open up new revenue streams outside adverti...
23:14, 06/17/2019

Blockchain launches cryptocurrency exchange with trades at high speed Blockchain, one of the world's largest digital currency wallet companies, announced on Tuesday the launch of a cryptocurrency exchange called The PIT...
16:42, 07/30/2019

U.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own c...
23:28, 06/18/2019

Cryptocurrency fraudsters beg courts to return their luxury items, judge says no Two cryptocurrency fraudsters in Canada are asking the courts to give their stuff back claiming the order to seize their assets had been granted impr...
12:56, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate inve...
13:56, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital paymen...
23:56, 06/18/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its c...
20:28, 06/18/2019

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it...
22:14, 06/14/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a ...
12:42, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both partie...
19:28, 07/17/2019

Europol is developing a ‘game’ to teach officers how to trace cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime fighters are about to have a lot more fun after Europol has revealed its developing a game to help law enforcers learn how to tr...
14:14, 06/14/2019

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of...
23:56, 06/18/2019

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange CGEX to shut down before its first birthday Malta-based CGEX, a cryptocurrency exchange launched by South Korea’s Coinone in October last year, will cease operating in a few weeks. An announcem...
19:42, 08/19/2019

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regula...
12:14, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify b...
04:00, 06/19/2019

eToro adds 5 Ethereum tokens to its cryptocurrency wallet – plans to add 115 more  eToroX, the specialized blockchain division of social trading platform eToro, has announced the launch of the first five of 120 ERC-20 tokens that w...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Big, greedy Ethereum whales account for 33 percent of cryptocurrency’s supply Ethereum whales account for just 7 percent of transaction activity in the market – but they control a third of the cryptocurrency’s entire circulatin...
15:56, 05/16/2019

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Austral...
17:00, 07/19/2019

The White Paper by Satoshi Nakamoto review – the future of cryptocurrency Bitcoin was radical and utopian, a way to avoid both government and big business. What happened?Eight years ago, Visa, Mastercard and PayPal, which t...
17:14, 06/26/2019

Facebook to testify its cryptocurrency will not go ahead without full government approval Facebook executive David Marcus says he agrees with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell that the Libra digital currency needs a patient and thorou...
20:42, 07/15/2019

Binance cryptocurrency exchange blackmailed over customer data 'hack' Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is being blackmailed by hackers that claim to have access to customer passport and identity documents. In a statement...
17:28, 08/07/2019

Game of Thrones’ Bronn becomes Master of VeganCoin cryptocurrency (we shit you not) Before you read this, beware there might be Game of Thrones spoilers in this piece. The actor that played one of the more Machiavellian characters in...
16:42, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Facebook cryptocurrency needs safeguards against money laundering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Monday voiced serious concern that Facebook Inc's proposed Libra cryptocurrency could be misused for money l...
22:42, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing incr...
02:28, 06/26/2019

Hackers made $32K in 7 weeks by fixing bugs in cryptocurrency projects In the past seven weeks, white hat hackers earned at least $32,150 by fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms like T...
18:14, 05/20/2019

ING Bank: Bullish cryptocurrency markets are negatively impacting the US dollar The cryptocurrency markets are on fire and major financial institution ING has taken notice, going as far as predicting the latest bull run could neg...
14:42, 06/24/2019

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search ...
11:42, 08/10/2019

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bit...
21:56, 07/22/2019

Japan cryptocurrency exchange loses $32 million of virtual money TOKYO — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-bas...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.R...
18:28, 07/09/2019

Texas regulator goes after cryptocurrency firm promising 900% returns in 2 weeks Regulators in Texas have filed a cease and desist order against a New York-based cryptocurrency business promising a 900-percent return on investment...
17:00, 08/09/2019

15 nations are reportedly banding together to monitor suspect cryptocurrency transfers Some 15 countries, including Australia and Singapore, are reportedly banding together to create a data collection and sharing system on individuals c...
17:00, 08/09/2019

Crypto Briefing launches Simetri research for cryptocurrency investors  Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri for crypto investors.Rea...
18:28, 07/09/2019

Warren Buffett's charity lunch with cryptocurrency entrepreneur postponed Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun has postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett due to ill health, according to a tweet from...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Winkevoss twins consider joining Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ despite beef with Zuckerberg The Winklevoss brothers, co-founders of cryptocurrency exchange Gemini and renown for their well-documented legal battle with Facebook, are seemingly...
20:28, 07/10/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's f...
17:42, 07/02/2019

RPT-Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail - UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's f...
18:00, 07/02/2019

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the cur...
04:14, 07/12/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail - UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's f...
18:00, 07/02/2019

A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency feuds for curious Bitcoin newbies Feuding happens in almost every industry and thanks to social media, normies like me can sit back and watch the juicy fights unfold. The world of cry...
02:28, 08/17/2019

Bitcoin Pizza Day: How a hungry Florida man made cryptocurrency history Nine years ago today, the first ever Bitcoin transaction for a consumer product took place after a Florida man spent 10,000 BTC on two pizzas. Since ...
16:42, 05/22/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is vie...
22:14, 07/16/2019

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – ear...
13:42, 06/20/2019

Messaging app Line is reportedly launching a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan soon Japanese messaging company Line Corp is reportedly gearing up to launch a cryptocurrency exchange, days after fellow tech giant Facebook announced th...
13:42, 06/20/2019

SIM-swappers face hundreds of years in prison for $2.4M cryptocurrency theft An Irish man, part of a hacking group called “The Community,” is facing upwards of 100 years in a US prison after allegedly stealing over $2 million ...
14:14, 05/13/2019

This cryptocurrency stealing malware was blocked more than 360,000 times over the past year As long as cryptocurrency has value, people will try to steal it. According to the latest figures from cybersecurity firm Avast, a cryptocurrency ste...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw i...
17:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the ais...
18:42, 07/16/2019

Investigation of QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency debacle turns up $28 million in assets Vancouver-based QuadrigaCX was shut down in January after its founder and sole director, 30-year-old Gerald Cotten of Fall River, N.S., died Dec. 9 w...
03:14, 05/14/2019

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the late...
15:56, 05/24/2019

CipherTrace: Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019 Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019, according to a report by cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace.Read Mo...
23:14, 08/12/2019

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, say...
17:00, 06/01/2019

5 bite-size Bitcoin factoids to beef up your cryptocurrency knowledge Bitcoin celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. The cryptocurrency is technological feat and while its inner workings are often difficult to ...
20:14, 05/24/2019

Alarming and unnecessary: Facebook’s new cryptocurrency must be resisted | Charles Arthur The tech giant has big ambitions for its digital currency Libra. Privacy and regulation are just the start of the problemsHave you heard about Facebo...
15:42, 06/20/2019

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system ...
15:14, 06/21/2019

Libra cryptocurrency won’t set us free, it will further enslave us to Facebook | Kenan Malik The social media giant openly admits it doesn’t respect our privacy, so why would anyone trust it with our financial details?‘By sharing with a hundr...
07:42, 06/23/2019

Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to ro...
14:28, 07/16/2019

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a ...
17:28, 08/14/2019

Barclays no longer banking Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relatio...
15:28, 08/14/2019

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security,...
12:42, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses ris...
19:00, 06/23/2019

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges ...
11:00, 08/06/2019

Cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinbase suffer downtime as CloudFlare goes dark Major web host CloudFlare has suffered a technical mishap that sent multiple cryptocurrency services – including Coinbase – into unexpected downtime....
17:42, 07/02/2019

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, ...
11:42, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency -source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by bank...
07:56, 07/18/2019

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites peop...
17:00, 07/19/2019

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered bran...
14:42, 07/03/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues - BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods sai...
10:28, 06/20/2019

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it...
15:28, 06/13/2019

US tip-off leads to arrest after man buys child abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia An Australian man has been charged after authorities linked him to a cryptocurrency account used to buy child exploitation material. An investigation...
15:28, 07/09/2019

Russia seizes 2,500 Bitmain cryptocurrency miners for dodging $1.2M in import fees Authorities seized a trove of over 2,000 illegally imported Bitmain ASIC cryptocurrency miners from a Russian mining operation earlier this month. Th...
10:42, 07/31/2019

Warren Buffett's charity lunch postponed after cryptocurrency promoter falls ill The cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett after falling ill with kidney stones, accord...
23:14, 07/23/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that s...
15:14, 06/23/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods sai...
12:42, 06/20/2019

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurren...
23:56, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw i...
16:56, 07/16/2019

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to...
00:14, 06/19/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital paymen...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Moonday Mornings: The US is suing a cryptocurrency exchange owner to the tune of $100M Good morning, and welcome to Moonday Mornings. Let’s take a look at the cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from over the weekend. 1. The US Inte...
13:28, 07/29/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concer...
07:14, 06/19/2019

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's pro...
21:42, 06/18/2019

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Sch...
19:42, 07/17/2019

Survey finds adults couldn’t care less about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook Libra’s potential to help cryptocurrency go mainstream has been touted in recent weeks, but recent survey results indicate otherwise.  Accor...
20:56, 07/24/2019

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to pa...
14:14, 07/01/2019

Canada relaxes rules for cryptocurrency exchanges despite ongoing QuadrigaCX saga Reassurance for Canadians: Cryptocurrency exchanges across the nation will now only have to report transfers of more than CA$10,000 ($7,663). It come...
16:42, 07/11/2019

A Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Just Lost $32 Million of Virtual Money (TOKYO) — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. T...
09:56, 07/12/2019

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and w...
17:56, 07/12/2019

Bitpoint exchange loses $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in hot wallet hack Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has been hacked, resulting in the loss of $32 million worth of various digital currencies, Bloomberg report...
18:28, 07/12/2019

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect o...
04:28, 07/16/2019

Cyber criminals steal $27M in Bitcoin by impersonating popular cryptocurrency exchange Police agencies from the UK and the Netherlands have arrested six people in connection with the theft of €24 million ($27 million) worth of cryptocur...
10:42, 06/26/2019

Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency is right to set alarm bells ringing |John Naughton The tech giant now seems to imagine itself a state. Its reach must not go unchallengedNow that Wimbledon is over, if you’re looking for something int...
09:56, 07/21/2019

Jaguar Land Rover plans to let helpful car drivers earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IO...
04:28, 04/29/2019

Facebook is reportedly looking for allies to support its planned cryptocurrency payment service Facebook has spoken with various companies, including Visa and MasterCard, about the project, which is known internally as Project Libra, according t...
02:14, 05/03/2019

FBI asks victims of bankrupt QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange to start snitching The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is stepping up its probe into defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. In an announcement yeste...
16:42, 06/04/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Planning To Allow Helpful Car Drivers To Earn Cryptocurrency In UK Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cr...
07:28, 04/29/2019

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The ...
14:28, 05/31/2019

Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cr...
02:14, 04/29/2019

Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin from Binance cryptocurrency exchange Hackers stole bitcoin worth $41 million from Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company said on Wednesday, the latest ...
13:42, 05/08/2019

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wi...
17:28, 06/03/2019

Here are the executives leading Facebook's cryptocurrency project, reportedly coming this month There are now more than 100 people working on Facebook's blockchain project, and the company has job listings for more than 40 additional positi...
19:42, 06/06/2019

The head of security for cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase describes his biggest challenge Coinbase security chief Philip Martin explains, "Possession of a key is possession of your currency. What that means is that you can't revoke a ...
18:14, 08/18/2019

Flexa launches global payment network and mobile app for trading cryptocurrency Flexa has launched a global payment network and mobile app to help people buy and sell their cryptocurrency and make payments at select retailers.Rea...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Does this amazing £20 Asus B250 mining motherboard deal mean cryptocurrency is dead? If you’re looking to build a mining PC for cryptocurrency, then Ebuyer has a killer deal, with a the excellent Asus B250 Expert mining motherb...
14:42, 05/13/2019

‘Shadow banking’ duo charged for laundering millions of dollars for cryptocurrency exchanges The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York has charged two people in connection with running an unlicensed money transfer business used to...
13:00, 05/01/2019

North Korea reportedly steals cryptocurrency to bankroll its nuclear program A confidential U.N. report obtained by Reuters reveals that North Korea has been employing a range of sophisticated cyberattacks in an effort to bank...
12:42, 08/07/2019

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 1...
01:56, 07/17/2019

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesda...
04:56, 06/20/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from ...
21:14, 06/21/2019

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete f...
20:00, 06/17/2019

Cryptocurrency boss funneled client money to personal accounts before his death, investigators say Controversy continues to swirl around Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX following the sudden death of its founder last year, which left cus...
19:56, 06/25/2019

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. Accordi...
14:56, 06/17/2019

US couple must forfeit their cryptocurrency riches after being caught running dark web drug ring A California-based couple will have to forfeit their cryptocurrency riches after pleading guilty to running a dark web drug operation ring. Jabari Mo...
11:56, 08/07/2019

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in crypto...
05:28, 05/24/2019

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security resea...
15:28, 05/23/2019

Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Fede...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Moonday Mornings: Elon Musk and John McAfee cryptocurrency scams are back It’s a new week, which means only one thing: it’s time for Hard Fork’s roundup of cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from over the weekend. Let’...
13:28, 06/24/2019

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Serv...
05:28, 07/18/2019

CNBC-shilled cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane pulls exit scam on 246K users Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane has reportedly pulled an exit scam and disappeared with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency belo...
14:28, 06/28/2019

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the sta...
12:56, 07/05/2019

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrenc...
16:14, 07/16/2019

Moonday Mornings: Jaguar Land Rover plans to reward drivers with IOTA cryptocurrency, and more It’s Monday morning, you know the drill. But if you don’t, here’s a wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. 1. British ...
12:14, 04/29/2019

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, ne...
21:14, 07/16/2019

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency...
20:00, 06/18/2019

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laund...
18:56, 06/21/2019

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled...
09:28, 07/17/2019

Your used Nest Cam might have been spying on you for months As our homes get smarter, our privacy is increasingly at risk. A terrifying example of this was recently brought to light by a Facebook group of Wink...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Kingdom Hearts III, Six Months Later Kingdom Hearts III had plenty of drama before launch thanks to a massive leak of physical copies that led director Tetsuya Nomura to ask fans not to ...
21:14, 07/26/2019

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a sec...
17:14, 06/19/2019

What I learned as a VC filling in as a startup CEO for 4 months When one of my firm's portfolio companies lost its leader, I was appointed interim CEO for four months. It gave me a whole new respect for the role.R...
23:42, 05/19/2019

Cyclist dies almost 4 months after being struck on I-19, Ajo Way TUCSON – A bicyclist died Wednesday from injuries sustained earlier this year in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 19 and Ajo Way. Tucson Police D...
00:00, 07/06/2019

5 months on, Christchurch attacker influences others The El Paso massacre is the latest in which the gunman appears to have praised the March shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, where an Australian ...
07:56, 08/06/2019

ICE Deported Him to a Country He’d Never Seen. He Died 2 Months Later. Jimmy Aldaoud died in a Baghdad apartment on Tuesday after vomiting blood and begging to return to the United States. He had lived in the Detroit are...
03:56, 08/09/2019

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Ju...
18:14, 07/16/2019

Automakers Cut 38,000 Jobs in the Last Six Months and More Are on the Way: Report Things start getting depressing when you count up automakers’ recent job cuts, Dr. Z retires but not before telling Daimler to cut costs, Bosch gets ...
16:42, 05/23/2019

KC-46 fix months away as more debris found in new refuelers As the Air Force continues to find foreign debris in its new KC-46A tankers, a "fix" is months away and that debris is expected to be found in more a...
17:14, 06/18/2019

Agent: Khabib wants 3 fights in next 11 months UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would like to defend his title three times over the next 11 months, his agent told ESPN, and he has a st...
01:56, 05/06/2019

Measles infected 34,000 in Europe in two months, says WHO The World Health Organization has said more than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019. Just this week, Germany ...
19:56, 05/07/2019

Missing woman with down syndrome last seen three months ago TUCSON- Three months have passed since a missing woman with down syndrome was last seen. Authorities say 38-year-old Sarah Galloway disappeared from ...
10:42, 06/25/2019

Shootings on the rise in NYC, up 5% in first 7 months of year Shootings in the Big Apple rose more than 5% during the first seven months of the year, the NYPD said Tuesday — hours before Mayor Bill de Blasio ple...
07:56, 08/07/2019

The next two months could be make-or-break for Huawei Huawei chairman Liang Hua at a press conference a few days ago deftly avoided giving a direct answer when asked by a reporter whether the Mate 30, ex...
21:00, 08/03/2019

Family reunited with pet missing for months TUCSON – Car rides, walks, no matter where Andrew Espinoza goes, his dog Guerro goes with him. The pair have just been reunited after nearly fi...
11:28, 07/30/2019

UK fracking tsar quits after six months The British government's fracking tsar Natascha Engel said on Sunday she had quit the role after just six months because government policy was preven...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Another Six Months of Uncertainty for the Auto Industry President Trump’s dispute with China is hogging the headlines, with good reason, but he also has other targets in his sights, notably the German and ...
17:56, 05/16/2019

Sol Campbell leaves Macclesfield after just eight months "Arsenal and England legend Sol Campbell has left his managerial role at Macclesfield Town after just eight months in charge of the League Two club."...
14:28, 08/15/2019

Journalist released after 15 months in ICE detention A Memphis journalist who was arrested while covering an immigration protest and detained by US immigration officials for more than 15 months has been...
00:28, 07/13/2019

Nifty Slides Below 11,300 For First Time In Nearly Two Months Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a lower note, with the Nifty slipping below the 11,300 mark for the first time since March 13, t...
08:28, 05/09/2019

2020 Snapshot: New Hampshire, Seven Months Out It was a typical summer Friday night. Beer and cocktails flowing freely under a temporary tent. Guests grazing on a buffet of watermelon and mixed gr...
06:56, 07/15/2019

Man wins $200,000 months after $50,000 lottery jackpot A North Carolina man who won a $50,000 jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket in January had luck strike a second time in the form of a $200,000 p...
19:00, 07/11/2019

US carrier admits it's been hacked two months ago If you're using Sprint-owned virtual mobile network Boost Mobile, then chances are that some of your personal data might have been accessed by hacker...
04:14, 05/14/2019

This US heartland has been flooded for five months. Does anyone care? About half a million acres of land in the rural Yazoo backwater area in Missisippi is underwater, a devastating blow for a poor region where agricult...
12:42, 08/03/2019

NFL notebook: Pierre-Paul out at least 5 to 6 months Tampa Bay Buccaneers pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul will miss five to six months as a best-case scenario due to the broken neck he suffered in a car a...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Bucs coach: In best case, JPP out 5-6 months The Buccaneers haven't determined whether Jason Pierre-Paul will need neck surgery, but coach Bruce Arians says the star pass-rusher will miss at lea...
01:56, 05/11/2019

Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 Prime Day 2019 is only days away, but that isn't stopping Amazon Australia from offering early promotions exclusively for its Prime members.Exis...
10:00, 07/04/2019

With two months left, here’s how every pennant race is shaping up The dust has settled, the deals have been made and there are no August trades to fall back on this year. Who's in good shape for October, and who's i...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Cyclist dies two months after he was struck by UPS truck in NYC A bicyclist who was struck by a UPS truck in Manhattan two months ago has succumbed to his injuries, making him one of 15 riders killed on city stree...
22:28, 07/05/2019

Save £140 on Now TV Sky Sports pass for ten months of access We're into week two of the new Premier League season, but that doesn't mean it's too late to take advantage of this incredible Now TV ...
12:14, 08/18/2019

Iowa boy tells investigator he hadn’t been outside in months KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old Iowa boy whose bedroom was covered in plastic sheeting told an investigator that he hadn’...
18:56, 05/13/2019

Rookie Saints DE sentenced to 6 months in jail A judge sentenced Saints defensive end Carl Granderson to six months in jail Thursday after rejecting the terms of his plea agreement on sexual assau...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Canes’ van Riemsdyk out 4-6 months after shoulder surgery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk is expected to miss the rest of the playoffs after having shoulder surgery. G...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Iowa boy tells investigator he hadn't been outside in months Authorities say an 11-year-old Iowa boy whose bedroom was covered in plastic sheeting told an investigator that he hadn't been outside in several mon...
18:14, 05/13/2019

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 bln in six months -filings Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious h...
04:56, 05/25/2019

Pittsburgh funicular reopens after 3 months of repairs PITTSBURGH (AP) — A funicular that gives sightseers and commuters a panoramic view of Pittsburgh has reopened. The Monongahela (muh-nahn-guh-HAYLR...
22:28, 05/10/2019

Why Joe Biden’s First Campaign for President Collapsed After Just 3 Months As former Vice President Joe Biden prepares to take the Democratic debate stage on Wednesday, the pressure is on the front runner for the party’...
11:56, 07/31/2019

Bajaj Triumph Alliance To Be Finalised In A Few Months A senior Bajaj Auto official has confirmed in an interview that discussions with Triumph are at an advanced stage, and could be finalised in a matter...
12:00, 06/20/2019

A 'sharp correction' is brewing for the next 18 months, strategist says Global recession risks are on the rise and we could see a "really sharp correction" within the next 18 months, according to Ian Harnett, chief invest...
16:42, 07/11/2019

Your Kids Maybe More Likely To Gain Weight During Summer Months A new study has now revealed that summertime may be the unhealthiest of all, for kids, as they might be at higher risk of gaining weight during this ...
15:14, 06/20/2019

British Gas owner loses over 230,000 customers in four months British Gas owner Centrica has revealed a fresh customer exodus at the start of the year and warned that a "challenging trading environment" will put...
17:42, 05/13/2019

Generation Z workers expect promotion within six to 12 months Employers are familiar with the wants and needs of millennials and baby boomers but they will need to learn and prepare for what Generation Z specifi...
17:00, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Slain police officer on job for just 6 months SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A Sacramento officer killed during a ...
19:56, 06/20/2019

First Rafale To Be Delivered In 2 Months: French Ambassador French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler Friday said the first Rafale fighter aircraft will be delivered within two months and it will be "perfec...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Boeing deliveries fall 38% in the first seven months of 2019 Boeing Co delivered 38% fewer planes in the first seven months of 2019 than the same period a year earlier, as the grounding and doubts around the fu...
20:56, 08/13/2019

Habitat For Humanity House Just Months Away From Completion LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– One Lexington woman’s dream of being a homeowner is just a few months away from coming to fruition. “For m...
01:14, 06/22/2019

U.S. Budget Gap Widens 27% in First 10 Months of Fiscal Year The U.S. budget gap widened further in July as federal spending outpaced revenue collection, bringing the deficit to $867 billion so far this fiscal ...
03:42, 08/13/2019

Texas man who threatened Trump from prison gets 37 months LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas man who threatened President Donald Trump from a Louisiana prison has been sentenced to just over three years in fed...
23:56, 06/25/2019

Madrid Ends a Low-Emissions Zone After Just 7 Months Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political envi...
13:00, 07/01/2019

Futures slip after Wall Street's best day in two months U.S. stocks futures slipped on Friday, a day after Wall Street roared back to record its biggest one-day rise in two months, as investors grappled wi...
14:14, 08/09/2019

Apple Music student trials now last for six months Apple has revealed its back-to-school promotions for this year, and they include a much longer trial period for students who want to try out its musi...
18:00, 07/10/2019

India is still '12 to 18 months away' from rolling out 5G, says industry exec It will take India at least another year to roll out the next generation of high-speed mobile internet, according to Akhil Gupta of Bharti Enterprise...
13:00, 08/07/2019

Man Who Threatened FCC Chairman's Kids Sentenced to 20 Months A California man who emailed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and threatened to murder his children in 2017 has been sentenced to 20 months in prison.Read more....
00:56, 05/18/2019

New Jersey ISIS recruiter gets just 48 months behind bars A Brooklyn federal court judge Wednesday sentenced an admitted ISIS recruiter and failed government cooperator to only 48 months behind bars — ...
20:42, 06/26/2019

Deal: Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for less than $1 Ahead of the Prime Day deals coming on 15 and 16 July, Amazon is running a promotion on its music streaming service. Unlike many of the previous prom...
16:56, 06/28/2019

Minister: Gas drilling at 8 sites off Cyprus over 24 months LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says energy companies will drill in search of natural gas in waters off the east Mediterranean ...
23:28, 05/21/2019

Asensio could miss nine months after suffering ACL injury "Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio is facing several months out of action after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during a...
16:42, 07/24/2019

Who’s in charge? Many months of acting Cabinet secretaries. The Department of Defense will finally have a confirmed secretary after more than seven months with acting positions at the top. The situation is far...
08:28, 07/24/2019

Lenovo fuels the first PC sales increase in six months The PC market has been pretty gloomy of late, but global shipments went up by at least 1.5 percent after two down quarters, according to Gartner and ...
13:42, 07/12/2019

Boeing did not disclose 737 MAX alert issue to FAA for 13 months Boeing Co did not tell U.S. regulators for more than a year that it inadvertently made an alarm alerting pilots to a mismatch of flight data optiona...
23:42, 05/05/2019

Ex-Baltimore cop gets nine months in jail for pummeling suspect A former Baltimore cop was sentenced to nine months in prison Friday for brutally pummeling a suspect and sending the victim to the hospital for thre...
01:42, 08/10/2019

Spotify is once again offering three months of Premium for 99 cents If you’re still on the fence about subscribing to a streaming music service, wondering if you’ll actually consume enough tunes to justify...
04:28, 05/16/2019

Care.com Founder to Step Down as CEO Months After WSJ Report Care.com’s founder is exiting her CEO position, months after a Journal investigation found instances in which caregivers listed on the site had polic...
05:56, 08/07/2019

OPEC weighs nine more months of oil production cuts The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, also known as OPEC, is expected to keep oil production cuts in place for another nine months i...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Chargers' James to have surgery, miss three months Los Angeles Chargers All-Pro safety Derwin James will have surgery on his right foot and be sidelined approximately three months, NFL Network reporte...
23:56, 08/17/2019

Huddersfield sack coach Jan Siewert after one win in seven months • Decision made after Friday night defeat by Fulham• Side have picked up just one Championship pointHuddersfield have sacked their manager, Jan Siewe...
11:14, 08/17/2019

Key U.S. election systems could have been exposed online for months More than 30 backend election systems over the last year -- including some in key swing states like Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin -- have been left...
04:14, 08/09/2019

New Amazfit GTR smartwatch can last for over two months on a single charge Following on from the announcement of the Amazfit Verge 2 back in June, the company has just introduced a new budget sports watch called the Amazfit ...
12:42, 07/18/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends sho...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Ex-Mormon bishop given 4 months in sex abuse of teenage boy WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A former bishop with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been sentenced to four months in jail after being f...
00:28, 06/13/2019

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal and ended up...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Airline group plans to be without Boeing 737 Max for at least 3 months It could be another three months before Boeing's 737 Max fleet is cleared to return to the skies, the industry's top trade association said Wednesday...
19:14, 05/29/2019

Canopy expects to see the next cannabis breakthrough in 24 months "That's just enough time to use all of our IP and brands to really get ahead," Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton says about its acquisition of Acre...
01:14, 05/31/2019

Four New Harry Potter Ebooks Will Release Over the Next Few Months Four new Harry Potter short ebooks have been announced, which will be adapted from the audiobook Harry Potter: A History of Magic and will release be...
09:42, 05/31/2019

Protesting U.S. athletes receive 12-months probation U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today rep...
11:28, 08/21/2019

Mahindra To Launch BS6 Compliant Vehicles In Next Few Months Mahindra confirms that it will be launching BS6 compliant engines in its models this year. The BS6 petrol models will be launched in the next 2-3 mon...
10:42, 06/03/2019

Yes, there's a total eclipse of the sun two months from today If you've still got leftover solar eclipse fever from 2017, there's another one 'on the horizon.'      ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Amazon Says Drone Deliveries Coming "Within Months" Amazon said Wednesday it expects to begin large-scale deliveries by drone in the coming months as it unveiled its newest design for its "Prime Air" f...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Mexico: seventh journalist murdered in just six months Norma Sarabia, a 46-year-old crime reporter, had reportedly received threats for denouncing police corruptionMexico’s deadly assault on journalism ha...
22:42, 06/13/2019

TalkTalk adds 118,000 fibre subscribers in three months TalkTalk’s migration of customers from copper to fibre continues to bear fruit, with the firm reporting increases in revenue and average reven...
17:14, 07/17/2019

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al...
00:56, 06/04/2019

Cheap SIM only deal bargain: 2GB data for £5/pm for the first 3 months We all love a good bargain, and a new SIM only deal from a lesser-known name in the world of SIMO is offering just that. Dropping the cheapest Sim on...
21:14, 07/19/2019

Maruti Suzuki Sales Under Pressure For The Last Three Months Maruti Suzuki, which commands over half of the market share in the Indian car market has seen a significant impact on the overall passenger vehicle s...
13:42, 05/01/2019

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Get Your First Three Months of Amazon Music Unlimited For Free At $8 per month for Prime members, Amazon Music Unlimited was already more affordable than Spotify Premium or Apple Music, but Amazon’s sweetening th...
17:14, 05/09/2019

Ariana Grande Finally Gets Her Grammy 5 Months After Her Big Win Congratulations are in order for Ariana Grande. While the 26-year-old singer won her first Grammy five months ago, she didn't receive her trophy unt...
23:42, 07/16/2019

Queens man gets 6 months for killing girlfriend’s Shih Tzu A Queens man who intentionally killed his girlfriend’s dog was sentenced to six months in jail on Tuesday. Brando Henriquez was handed the sent...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory posi...
23:42, 05/21/2019

"Law And Order Has Improved" In J&K, Polls In Next 6 Months: Amit Shah Union home minister Amit Shah today said terror in Jammu and Kashmir is under control and assembly elections will be held in the state within the ne...
10:56, 06/28/2019

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions ...
20:56, 07/15/2019

Sol Campbell leaves Macclesfield by mutual consent after eight months • Campbell departs ‘amicably’ having led side to safety last season• League Two club fight four winding-up petitions in four monthsSol Campbell had w...
07:14, 08/16/2019

Ohio River Bridge To Remain Closed Another 5 Months PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — An Ohio River bridge connecting Kentucky and Illinois will remain closed for about five more months. The Kentucky Transportation ...
15:14, 06/06/2019

Amazon to start using drones to deliver packages “in months.” NBC — Imagine seeing a drone dropping off packages in your neighborhood! That will start happening this year according to Amazon. E-commerce gi...
19:28, 06/06/2019

Tucson tax preparer gets 18 months in prison for false returns TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for assisting in the preparation and filing of false federal income tax returns, the U.S. ...
21:00, 08/02/2019

Facebook: Fake account removal doubles in 6 months to 3B SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. Most...
21:56, 05/23/2019

U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next ...
02:14, 06/14/2019

Recession probabilities rise 40-45% in six months -DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the probabilities of a recession have moved up 40-45% in six months...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Entire Nagaland Declared "Disturbed" For 6 More Months Under AFSPA The entire state of Nagaland has been declared a "disturbed area" for six more months, till December-end, under the controversial AFSPA which empower...
19:28, 07/01/2019

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months President Trump faced a Saturday deadline to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imp...
19:56, 05/17/2019

The Youngest Child Separated From His Family at the Border Was 4 Months Old Baby Constantin spent five months of his first year in a foster home. His family got a painful look at America’s experiment with family separation as...
04:56, 06/17/2019

No Girl Born In 132 Villages In Uttarkashi In 3 Months: Report At a time when the centre has been promoting its "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" programme, sex ratio at birth data from 132 villages in Uttarkashi distric...
05:42, 07/22/2019

Aussies can get Audible and Kindle Unlimited free for three months Amazon Prime Day isn’t too far away and, in the lead up to the big sale, the e-commerce giant is offering Australian Prime members a chance to...
04:42, 07/01/2019

US STOCKS-Futures slip after Wall Street's best day in two months U.S. stocks futures slipped on Friday, a day after Wall Street roared back to record its biggest one-day rise in two months, as investors grappled wi...
15:00, 08/09/2019

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the air...
01:56, 06/06/2019