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Ripple Success Tips Chairman For World’s Richest As Zu… | News

Ripple Chairman and Co-founder Chris Larsen has profited so much from the asset’s bull run he could be the world’s richest person. That’s according to BitFury CEO George Kikvadze, whose made a tweet about Larsen’s likely huge personal wealth gains over the past year. “At Ripple’s Implied Market Value of $320 bln – Chris Larsen with his 37 percent stake ...

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Hardware Bitcoin Wallets Not Vulnerable to Spectre Att… | News

Trezor and Ledger, two of the most widely utilized cryptocurrency hardware wallets, have reaffirmed that the recently discovered vulnerabilities on CPUs and the latest Spectre attacks have not affected hardware cryptocurrency wallets. Hardware wallets not vulnerable As Cointelegraph previously reported, Pavol Rusnak, the chief technical officer at Satoshi Labs, the parent company of Trezor, wrote: “As more people are asking: ...

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Texas Regulator Orders Bitconnect to Cease and Desist… | News

The Texas Securities Commissioner today issued an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against Bitconnect for the selling of unlicensed securities. According to the Texas State Securities Board news release: “The Securities Commissioner found that the BitConnect investments are securities, but were not registered as required by the Texas Securities Act and State Securities Board Rules and Regulations. In addition, the ...

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Coinbase Rejects Ripple Integration Rumors, Currency’s… | News

The popular exchange and wallet platform Coinbase has refuted recent rumors that Ripple (XRP) or other cryptocurrencies will soon be integrated into GDAX, its flagship digital currency exchange. Quashing rumors CEO Brian Armstrong firmly stated that neither Coinbase and GDAX have made a decision to integrate any cryptocurrency or digital asset in the short-term. The company said in a blog ...

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NASAA Warns Investors About Crypto And ICOs, SEC Appro… | News

Today, Jan. 4, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) released a warning  for Main Street investors regarding the risks associated with cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The warning was promptly followed by a statement from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that commended and reiterated the NASAA’s message. The NASAA statement encouraged investors to look “beyond the hype” ...

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Two New Hardware Bugs Affect Most Devices, Private Key… | News

Researchers have published a report on two hardware bugs that allow programs to steal sensitive data on affected devices, which is “most” devices worldwide. For crypto users, these bugs are a direct threat to the security of their private keys, making the need for secure hardware storage of crypto funds even more pressing. How do the bugs work? The two ...

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, Litecoi… | News

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. While China banned initial coin offering (ICO) back in September 2017, it has not prevented the Chinese social network Renren from seeking an ...

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Bitcoin No Longer Top Dog Because Of How It Is Defined | News

The total market cap of the cryptocurrency market reached a new milestone, crossing the $700 bln mark. However, the driving force that is Bitcoin has slumped to all-time lows in terms of its market dominance. For so long Bitcoin has held more than just the lion’s share of the crypto market dominance, but currently, while many will be calling it ...

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TRON Breaks Into Top 10 Cryptocurrencies, Displaces Da… | News

On the morning of Jan. 4, the cryptocurrency TRON (TRX) posted 136 percent growth, becoming the 9th largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, and pushing Dash to 11th place. The altcoin has been on a bullish trend since mid-December, growing well over 2,000 percent since then. In the first week of 2018 alone, the coin has seen almost 300 percent growth. ...

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