Leading Ethereum Researcher Vlad Zamfir to Collaborate with Casper Labs to Speed Up CBC Upgrade

If you are an Ethereum aficionado, you know that one of their lead researchers, Vlad Zamfir, has been an integral part of the blockchain team since 2014. He is now primed to collaborate with the VC-based startup Casper Labs to speed up the Casper upgrade, although Ethereum will be partially funding his research. Casper Labs has

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Bitcoin ETF Approval Could Ease EU Regulators Concerns About Crypto

Since the birth of Bitcoin, crypto assets have been in a regulatory grey zone. And for years on end, regulators across the globe left this industry’s constituents alone, seemingly deeming that cryptocurrencies weren’t a bonafide threat to society. However, following the advent of the Silk Road, Mt. Gox, and 2017’s monumental rally, governmental incumbents have

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Art Hogan Slashes 2019 US Stock Forecast by 12%

National Securities Managing Director and Chief Market Strategist Art Hogan has adjusted his year-end target for the S&P 500 Index from his initial prediction of 3,250 points to 2,850, citing continued uncertainty caused by a mixture of factors including the ongoing U.S. government shutdown and the U.S. – China trade dispute. Speaking on CNBC Trading Nation,

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Cybercriminals Generate Bitcoin Using BBC Webpage Spoof Scam

A British security researcher has revealed a new scam used by cybercriminals to generate money by deceiving internet users. According to the researcher, the criminals make money from webpage views by spoofing BBC News web pages and rerouting users to affiliate websites which generate bitcoin for the scammers. Appearing just after the holidays across the UK, the

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The Daily: New Platform to Offer Tokenized Securities, Ledgerx Launches Volatility Index

The Daily: New Platform to Offer Tokenized Securities, Ledgerx Launches Volatility IndexIn today’s edition of The Daily, we cover a number of stories that are of importance to cryptocurrency traders. A new trading platform is set to offer tokenized securities, Ledgerx releases a volatility benchmark based on U.S. BTC options, and the police investigate an exchange that suffered a significant security breach. Also Read: Bitwise Asset […]

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Banks Warn of Impending 1930s-Type ‘Catastrophe’ As No-Deal Brexit Looms

UK Finance CEO Stephen Jones has issued a stark warning ahead of the March 29 deadline for exiting the EU, describing the scenario of a no-deal Brexit as a “catastrophe”. In an interview with the UK’s Channel 4 News, Jones stated that leaving the EU without a deal would not only lead to the replacement

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US Bitcoin Investors Lost $1.7 Billion in 2018, 61% Unaware They Can Claim a Tax Deduction

According to a report from Credit Karma, US bitcoin investors who decided to exit the bitcoin market lost $1.7 Billion. Unrealized losses, belonging to those who didn’t sell, account for $5.7 billion. Credit Karma GM Jagjit Chawla believes many Americans don’t know they can qualify for a crypto tax reduction as a result of their

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