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Don’t Rely on Biased Third-party Advice When Investing in Cryptocurrencies

Everyone has an opinion on cryptocurrency. This is especially true when it comes to investing in this new form of money. Back in 2015, an interesting comment surfaced in regards to buying Ethereum. In fact, an anonymous user commented how buying Ethereum would make people “extremely gullible”. The bad Ethereum Investing Advice Listening to others when it comes to investing ...

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Canada’s CoinField Exchange to Add Ten Cryptocurrencies in 2018 – The Merkle

Canada is quickly becoming a very popular country for cryptocurrency activity. Not only is there a growing interest in setting up mining operations there, but the competition among trading platforms is heating up as well. CoinField, one of the local exchanges, has big expansion plans for 2018. CoinField Goes big in Canada One has to acknowledge that there is very little ...

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Top 4 Upcoming Cryptocurrencies Sans ICOs – The Merkle

Prior to the explosion of the cryptocurrency sphere as a whole in 2017, most new projects launched in the absence of initial coin offerings. While this funding method has become the norm throughout the community, it has done so in the presence of massive controversy in regards to the ethics and legitimacy of the ICO model. While it seems as if every ...

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EU Parliament Votes to Tighten Controls on Cryptocurrencies and Require Registration of Exchanges

Today, April 20th, EU Parliament voted in a December agreement by 574 votes to 13 votes (with 60 abstentions), which proposed tighter regulation for digital currencies in attempts to prevent the coins from being used for money laundering and terrorism financing.  The agreement will also permit EU citizens to learn about the true owners of ‘letterbox companies,’ lessens the anonymity ...

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European Union Votes for Closer Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. With a majority vote, the European Parliament has reached an agreement to enforce closer regulation of cryptocurrencies. A December 2017 agreement with the European Council that proposed closer regulation of cryptocurrencies to prevent their abuse in money laundering and terrorism financing has found support from EU ...

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Cryptocurrencies Could See ‘Springboard’ Bull Market In Q2 2018

Major Danish bank Saxo Bank continued its optimism regarding cryptocurrency growth in 2018 in its latest Quarterly Outlook, published April 18. Eyeing what he describes as “springboards for a cryptocurrency bull market in Q2” this year, analyst Jacob Pouncey from the bank’s SaxoStrats in-house team of strategists queried whether crypto-assets were “entering a new cycle.” “Historically, many of the blue ...

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Denouncing Cryptocurrencies While Embracing Blockchain

Blockchain technology has shaken up the financial world by providing a system for transactions that does not need a central authority, bank or third party payment system.This very reason has made many traditional financial institutions unsupportive of the new technology, as over time it could make their systems obsolete. Enter Mastercard, the global banking card provider. The company has been ...

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Backpage CEO Pleads Guilty to Laundering Money Using Cryptocurrencies – The Merkle

Not too long ago, the Backpage.com platform was seized by the US government. This particular development also had some repercussions for cryptocurrencies, as the site’s CEO was charged with laundering money using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It now seems he has pled guilty to these charges and intends to flip on other website officials. Backpage Money Laundering and Cryptocurrency The entire story involving Backpage.com ...

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Recent Drupal Exploit Is Being Used to Illegally Mine Cryptocurrencies – The Merkle

Cybercriminals often target known and unknown exploits found in operating systems and web architectures. Evidently, someone took advantage of a recent Drupal exploit to mine cryptocurrencies in an illegal manner. Although the exploit was patched in late March, there are still some concerns over how exactly this exploit was leveraged. A Drupal Exploit Enabled Crypto Mining As is the case with any security exploit, the ...

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