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Government Sites in India Among Prime Targets for Cryptojacking, Research Shows

Official government websites have become a prime target for cryptojacking in India, The Economic Times (ET) reports today, September 17. Cryptojacking is the practice of infecting a target with malware that uses a computer’s processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies without the owner’s consent or knowledge. New research from cybersecurity analysts reportedly reveals that widely trusted government websites – including ...

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Is Crypto Market Bottoming Out? Bitcoin Shows Stability at $6,500

Earlier this week, the crypto market seemed to be initiating a strong corrective rally, as Bitcoin breezed past $6,500. However, in the past 24 hours, the crypto market demonstrated a slight decline in value from $204 billion to $198 billion, as small market cap cryptocurrencies and tokens struggled to maintain momentum. While the crypto market eventually recovered to $202 billion, ...

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Paxful CEO Ray Youssef Shows How Bitcoin Can Be Used for Social Good

Can bitcoin be used for social good? If anyone thinks so, it’s Ray Youssef, the CEO of peer-to-peer bitcoin platform Paxful. A successful entrepreneur in the crypto and blockchain space, Youssef comes from humble beginnings and understands the importance of maintaining control over one’s finances. Marred by memories of homelessness and extreme monetary strain, Youssef’s journey to build Paxful was ...

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Nasdaq Crypto Price Tool Launch Shows Mainstream Interest is Increasing

Reports suggest that one of the planet’s largest stock exchanges is experimenting with adding information about digital assets to its Analytics Hub. The tools that the Nasdaq are hoping to incorporate will take data from a variety of sources and will be used by investors to make trading decisions. Mainstream Interest in Cryptocurrency Continues to Intensify According to reports picked ...

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IOTA “Proof-of-Work As a Service” Shows Why Balancing Incentives Matters

A new service for IOTA introduces “proof-of-work as a service” reminiscent of proof-of-work mining in other major cryptocurrencies, illustrating the importance of carefully-balanced economic incentives to result in intended outcomes. IOTA is a cryptocurrency running on a directed acyclic graph (DAG) instead of a more traditional blockchain setup. A key component of this is the eschewing of traditional proof-of-work mining ...

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Majority of Investors Want to Buy More Digital Currency in 2018, Survey Shows

A majority of accredited and retail investors plan to increase their crypto asset holdings over the next 12 months, according to a survey published September 5 by investment platform SharesPost. The mid-year survey, which was conducted in July, polled 2,490 retail investors and 528 individual accredited and institutional investors.  The recent survey shows both consumers and investors remain optimistic about ...

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Shopping Assistant Elly Shows the Future of Smart Shopping with AI and Blockchain Solutions

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. The Eligma startup was founded in late 2017 by a group of seasoned entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts, and boasts a number of high-profile industry advisors. It successfully finished its public crowdsale in May ...

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Remains at $7,200, Shows More Stability

At press time, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap remains at $7,200, where it has been for nearly 72 hours. However, the price has bumped itself up just enough that $7,300 is likely right around the corner granted bitcoin can keep up this momentum. According to one analyst, bitcoin is exhibiting great maturity, and it’s the recent rejections of bitcoin ...

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4 Cryptocurrency Shows on Mainstream Television

Bitcoin has been sporadically mentioned on television throughout the last couple of years, but 2018 has seen an influx of cryptocurrency and blockchain-based television programs. National networks have picked up on the industry excitement and are giving crypto a made-for-TV makeover. Here are 4 cryptocurrency shows on mainstream television, ranked by network popularity: 4. New to the Street – Fox ...

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New Data From CFTC Shows Bearish Bitcoin Futures Are on the Decline

Bearish positions for non-commercial contracts of Bitcoin (BTC) futures are on the decline, according to the latest Commitments of Traders (COT) report released by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) August 24. For the week ending August 21, the report shows that the net position on BTC futures declined by 1,266. Short positions fell by 210 contracts to 3,426 ...

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