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UK Treasury Committee To Examine Crypto’s Effect On UK… | News

The Treasury Committee of the UK Parliament will be launching an inquiry into cryptocurrencies and their effect on UK investors and businesses, BBC reports today, Feb. 22. The inquiry was prompted by the rising global interest in cryptocurrencies, as well as the recent rise and fall of the crypto market since the new year. Nicky Morgan, chair of the Treasury ...

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UK Treasury Committee Launches ‘Inquiry’ into Cryptocurrencies

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The United Kingdom’s Treasury Select Committee, a group of cross-party MPs, is launching an inquiry into cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and blockchain technology in an effort to understand them. The UK Treasury Committee is today opening a new inquiry into cryptocurrencies to focus on both opportunities and risks ...

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Citrix: Research Indicates 50% of Large UK Businesses Have Stockpiled Digital Currency

New research by citrix suggests that 50% of large UK businesses have accumulated a stockpile of digital currency in case of a ransomware attack — and just 7% are only stockpiling Bitcoin — the vast majority, 93%, are spreading their risk by investing in other digital currencies as well. The research — commissioned by Citrix and carried out by OnePoll — is ...

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The UK Market can access over 30 altcoins in one place with Coindirect – The Merkle

Coindirect is offering a secure peer-to-peer trading platform for 34 of the leading cryptocurrencies. The company has been online since October 2017 and has been steadily building their international presence into English speaking countries. The all-in-one platform lets users not only purchase altcoins in their local currency but allows for real-time transfers between their Bitcoin wallet balance and any of ...

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UK: Coinbase, CEX.IO & Other Major Crypto Firms Create… | News

Seven of the largest cryptocurrency companies globally have joined forces to form CryptoUK,  a first of its kind trade association, whose goal is to self-regulate within the UK crypto industry, The Telegraph reported Tuesday, Feb. 13. CryptoUK is made up of global cryptocurrency trading platforms and services Coinbase, eToro, CryptoCompare, CEX.IO, BlockEx, CoinShares, and CommerceBlock, as noted on the official ...

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CryptoUK: Seven Crypto Companies Form UK Cryptocurrency Trading Body

Seven of the largest crypto companies are forming a UK cryptocurrency trade body named CryptoUK, bringing the first self-regulation to the booming industry. This news comes just days after Brian Quintenz, a commissioner with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, advised the crypto industry to form such a group to help regulate itself. CryptoUK, with members including exchange and trading platforms such ...

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Australian and UK Government Websites Ran Cryptocurrency Mining Scripts – The Merkle

Various websites have integrated cryptocurrency mining code on their platforms in the past few months. Some companies are rather open about it, whereas others have done so in a rather sneaky manner. Moreover, it seems some sites contain such code because other people hacked their backends and made unauthorized changes in the process. Various Australian government websites have suffered such hacks, by the look of ...

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UK, Australian Government Websites Cryptojacked by Mining Malware

Mining malware is spreading like wildfire, every week now we run another story on some platform or other falling victim to it. As cryptocurrencies become far more lucrative than ransomware or identity theft incidents of exploits will only increase. Various governmental departments in Australia and the UK were found frantically calling the tech guys over the weekend as their websites ...

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UK Entrepreneurs Sell 50 Apartments in Dubai for Bitcoin

At this point, it’s fair to say the cryptocurrency industry is constantly evolving. Over the course of the past couple of months, we have seen a number of countries roll out new uses for virtual currencies. In Canada, for instance, individuals can now use Bitcoin to purchase meals from KFC. In Australia, travelers will soon be able to purchase items ...

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