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  • How eCommerce fraud is evolving [Q&A] 29 Jan 2020 10:57 BetaNews Online fraud has gained in sophistication in recent years. As consumers have moved to using mobile devices and have come to expect a consistent shopping experience across platforms,  so the fraudsters have never been far behind. We spoke to Michael …
  • Crypto Focused BCB Group Announces Receipt of Authorized Payment Institution License from the UK Financial Conduct Authority 29 Jan 2020 10:05 Crowdfundinsider January 29, 2020 @ 4:16 am By JD Alois BCB Group, a global digital financial services firm, has announced that its operating subsidiary, BCB Payments Limited, has received an Authorised Payment Institution (API) license from the UK Financial Conduct …
  • Top 8 Bold Predictions For Global Markets In 2020 29 Jan 2020 10:00 Al Bawaba There’s something about ending a year that gives us a sense of renewal, the chance to reset the clock and start afresh. And, one way of doing that is to assess what lies ahead and align individual goals to the overall sentiment of global markets. …
  • IBM Gets Patent For A 'Self-Aware Token' That Tracks Its Own 'Life Cycle' Even When Offline 29 Jan 2020 08:01 Benzinga The International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM), or IBM, has received a patent for a so-called "self-aware token" that tracks its complete life cycle even during offline transactions. What Happened The United States Patent and …
  • Iran has issued 1,000 licenses for crypto mining: Report 29 Jan 2020 07:17 Iran Daily Still, Iran’s stringent regulations on digital mining have forced many operators to move to more crypto friendly countries, Amir-Hossein Saeedi Naeeni, a member of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Guild Organization’s blockchain …
  • Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches R&D Center 29 Jan 2020 06:49 South Korea News South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has established its own research and development (R&D) center. According to an announcement on Jan. 6, the initiative makes Bithumb the first company with a blockchain and cryptocurrency research center in …
  • Pablo Escobar fan jailed over international drug ring 29 Jan 2020 06:22 Sydney Morning Herald McBeth and his accomplice and primary school friend Jackson Li, 28, were part of a syndicate that used bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to import drugs over the dark web. Li has also been jailed. The drugs were mailed to Australian customers, who also …
  • Asia's first bitcoin asset fund Stack floats in Singapore 29 Jan 2020 03:29 Singapore Business Review The index fund plans to capture $1.01b (US$750m) assets under management within 2020. Cryptocurrency index fund provider Stack has launched Asia’s first institutional-grade Bitcoin asset fund in Singapore, according to a news release. The index fund …
  • UK court orders Bitfinex to suspend account linked to ransomware attack 29 Jan 2020 02:47 SiliconANGLE Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has been ordered to suspend an account holding 96 bitcoin ($896,000) by the U.K. High Court due to accusations that the owner of the account is linked to a ransomware attack that targeted a firm in Canada. According to a …
  • Courts, without law for guidance, setting value of cryptoassets 29 Jan 2020 02:22 Roll Call Bankruptcy judges are used to deciding the value of assets, but for cryptocurrencies, which can halve or double in value in a matter of months, determining how much one party is owed gets tricky. It’s an issue that could be mitigated by regulators or …
  • Mechanical Technology Incorporated Conference Call Update –... 29 Jan 2020 01:05 SF Gate On January 30, 2020, MTI will be hosting a conference call. ALBANY, N.Y. (PRWEB) January 28, 2020 As previously mentioned in our January 17, 2020 press release, MTI will be hosting a conference call with MTI’s management and certain members of its Board of …
  • Evening Newscast 01-28-20 29 Jan 2020 00:56 KUFM Evening Newscast 01-28-20 The Environmental Protection Agency says another Libby Asbestos Superfund Site unit is ready to be delisted.  Plans for construction of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline inched forward last week with several approvals at the …
  • I took out a loan with cryptocurrency and didn't sign a thing 29 Jan 2020 00:35 Mashable Last week, I took out a loan without meeting anyone, signing anything, or even interacting with a human being.  I also invested in a variety of assets that earn interest of up to 5.9 percent a year. I did it all on my own, from my computer. All I needed …
  • ESG, fixed income and active ETFs lead global demand 29 Jan 2020 00:29 Investment Week ESG and active are the most requested form of ETF by investors, while they turn to fixed income ETFs during a time of heightened market volatility, according to a new survey by Brown Brothers Harriman. The survey gathered opinion from 300 institutional …
  • Why claiming coronavirus is 'good for bitcoin' isn't quite what it seems 29 Jan 2020 00:02 Independent It is not even February and it feels like more news has happened since the start of 2020 than the whole of 2019 combined. The beginning of the new decade has seen Donald Trump play World War Three Chicken with Iran, Australia catch on fire amid dire …
  • Rapper progresses plans to build city in Senegal 28 Jan 2020 22:16 The Irish Times American-born musician Akon has finalised plans to set up his own city in Senegal, which he says will be named “Akon City” and run on a cryptocurrency called the “Akoin”. He says it will be a “futuristic environment”. On January 13th, the 46-year-old …
  • University of Toronto Joins Forces With Trilogy Education to Launch FinTech Boot Camp in Toronto 28 Jan 2020 21:20 Crowdfundinsider January 28, 2020 @ 11:50 am By Samantha Hurst University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies (SCS) announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with Trilogy Education, a 2U, Inc. brand and leading workforce accelerator, to launch a fintech boot camp in …
  • Digital Finance Platform Uphold Introduces Commission-free Cryptocurrency Trading 28 Jan 2020 21:19 Crowdfundinsider January 28, 2020 @ 2:03 pm By Samantha Hurst Uphold, a U.S.-based digital finance platform, announced on Tuesday the launch of its commission-free cryptocurrency trading. Uphold also revealed that it is adding new funding and withdrawal options to its …
  • Financial Services Provider Refundo Launches IRS & State Income Tax Refunds in Bitcoin, Cash, Ethereum, & Ripple 28 Jan 2020 21:19 Crowdfundinsider January 28, 2020 @ 3:01 pm By Samantha Hurst Refundo, a provider of tax-related financial products and services, announced on Tuesday it is once again making federal and state tax refunds available in cryptocurrency. The company revealed it is introducing …
  • Bitcoin Has Lost Steam. But Criminals Still Love It. 28 Jan 2020 21:19 The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — The last few months have not been good for Bitcoin. The value of the digital tokens has steadily dropped. Bitcoin trading on cryptocurrency exchanges has slowed. And using Bitcoin to buy legal items? That has also dropped. But one corner of …
  • Israeli startups could help soften Brexit business blow by using Gibraltar as ‘stepping stone’ to UK 28 Jan 2020 20:35 Olive Press ISRAELI companies will give Gibraltar new opportunities despite Brexit, the Gibraltar-Israel Chamber of Commerce has claimed. A number of Israeli companies have already moved to the Rock, with others looking to follow in the next few years. These have been …
  • Uphold Introduces Commission-free Cryptocurrency Trading, and the World’s Easiest User Interface 28 Jan 2020 19:23 Odessa American SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020-- Leading digital money platform Uphold today introduces zero-commission trading on cryptocurrencies in a milestone for the industry designed to open up affordable access to one of the world’s most important new …
  • 2019 saw more cryptocurrency hacks than any other year 28 Jan 2020 17:21 PC Magazine Image: Chainalysis In 2019, hackers have successfully breached 11 major cryptocurrency exchanges and have stolen more than $283 million worth of cryptocurrency, according to blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis. The 11 hacks represnt the highest number of …
  • Denmark-based OpenLedger Announces First-of-its-kind Enterprise Blockchain Solution VPLedger 28 Jan 2020 17:18 24 7 Press Release     COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, January 28, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- You might have realised there's a battle under way. On the surface, the showdown brewing between Congress and Facebook seems to be about the way the US regulates and interacts with …
  • Researchers foresee the ongoing use of cash 28 Jan 2020 17:14 Phys.org Are the countries of the Eurozone ready to drop cash in hand? In light of a study of the UPV and UV, the answer is no. The work concludes that in these countries, there are still many years left of paying with cash. And, in Spain, this seems to be the case …
  • UK’s high court orders crypto exchange Bitfinex to dox recipients of $860K in Bitcoin 28 Jan 2020 16:55 The Next Web The UK’s high court has reportedly ordered cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex to freeze $860,000 worth of Bitcoin BTC that had flowed through its platform en route to ransomware hackers. The funds were part of $1.2 million paid by a Canadian insurance …
  • Ready to file taxes? IRS has started processing returns, here's what to know this year 28 Jan 2020 16:20 Tennessean Just because it’s tax time doesn’t mean there’s a bumpy road ahead. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more. It's that time again.  The IRS began accepting and processing tax returns for individuals on Monday.  Last year's filing season was an …
  • VIRAL OUTBREAK: No virus woes for bitcoin as it climbs to highest since November last year 28 Jan 2020 16:20 Taipei Times There is one asset escaping the pounding from the spreading coronavirus: bitcoin. The largest cryptocurrency yesterday rose as high as US$9,142.80, a level last seen in early November last year. Other coins rallied as well, with the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto …
  • DigiMax Adds Parallel Sports Group as Active Client 28 Jan 2020 16:19 GuruFocus.com TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 28, 2020 / DIGIMAX GLOBAL SOLUTIONS (CSE:DIGI)(the "Company" or "DigiMax") is pleased to announced that it has officially commenced its consulting efforts with Parallel Sports Group Inc. …
  • Douglas PUD Commissioners Adopt Data Center, Cryptocurrency Rate Increases 28 Jan 2020 16:07 KPQ Posted By: Kyle Lamb January 27, 2020 Douglas County PUD Commissioners adopted a new rate schedule Monday afternoon that will see a dramatic rise in rates for data centers and cryptocurrency operations. Public Information Officer Meaghan Vibbert said high- …
  • PSG join Arsenal with cryptocurrency deal that lets fans make big club decisions 28 Jan 2020 16:02 Mirror Paris Saint-Germain have signed a new cryptocurrency deal that will allow more than 78million fans to take part in major club decisions. It comes after Arsenal launched a similar partnership with US cryptocurrency CashBet in 2018, allowing fans to use and …
  • Bitcoin IRA Milestone: Surpasses $400 Million in Cryptocurrency Transactions 28 Jan 2020 14:26 Crowdfundinsider January 28, 2020 @ 7:50 am By Samantha Hurst Bitcoin IRA, a company that allows individuals to invest in cryptocurrency in an IRS-approved retirement account, announced on Tuesday it has surpassed $400 million in cryptocurrency transactions. Founded in …
  • Cryptocurrency Exchange Gemini Appoints Blair Halliday As New UK & European Money Laundering Reporting Officer 28 Jan 2020 14:26 Crowdfundinsider January 28, 2020 @ 8:19 am By Samantha Hurst Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Blair Halliday as Chief Compliance Officer, as well as UK and European Money Laundering Reporting …
  • CBB warns against dealing with unlicensed firm 28 Jan 2020 13:45 Trade Arabia The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has warned people against dealing with unlicensed entities that market investments in Bahrain through social media.   This warning comes as a result of a fraudulent institution under the name of “bahrain.bitcoin” on …
  • The craziest Bitcoin price predictions for 2020 28 Jan 2020 13:33 News Bitcoin will fall to $0 in 2020, according to a professor of economics at New York University. This is but one of many varying predictions for the price of Bitcoin from a range of industry experts. Bitcoin has recovered a lot of investor interest of late …
  • Refundo Announces IRS and State Income Tax Refunds in Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Ripple 28 Jan 2020 13:23 Odessa American KEARNY POINT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020-- Refundo, a leading provider of tax-related financial products and services, is once again making federal and state tax refunds available in cryptocurrency. Last year, Refundo introduced CoinRT, a service …
  • It’s 2020 and hacking wallets is still a PR stunt for cryptocurrency startups 28 Jan 2020 11:58 The Next Web You’d have thought by now that cryptocurrency startups would know to focus on their tech rather than PR stunts. But sadly not. An Israel-based startup is offering a $250,000 bounty for anyone that can crack its supposedly ‘unhackable’ Bitcoin cold wallet …
  • Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin edges up as global markets take coronavirus beating’ 28 Jan 2020 11:58 The Next Web Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin BTC every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Sloterdijk used to say: Let’s add …
  • Forget Bitcoin! Here’s how I’d make £2m from shares 28 Jan 2020 11:31 Stock Investing Advice Legendary investor Warren Buffett has called Bitcoin a “delusion” and something that “attracts charlatans”. It’s hard to argue with that in light of the huge amounts of cryptocurrency thefts and stories of owners of the virtual currencies running off with …
  • Officials To Meet In Bermuda To Discuss FinTech 28 Jan 2020 11:10 bernews.com Leading fin-tech experts and central bank officials from Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe will attend a meeting in Bermuda on January 29 and January 30 to discuss financial technology [FinTech]. According to TheCommonwealth.org website, “Central bank …
  • Crypto Markets: Cryptocurrencies Surge As Coronavirus Spreads, Singapore Brings New Regulation 28 Jan 2020 10:40 Benzinga A majority of the top cryptocurrencies surged in early trade on Tuesday as stock markets retreated in the wake of the rising casualties from the novel Coronavirus in China. What Happened The surge in cryptocurrency's price at a time when the …
  • Dubai Partners With VC Firm To Launch 'Crypto Valley' In Tax-Free Zone 28 Jan 2020 10:40 Benzinga The government-run Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has partners with Crypto Valley venture capital firm (CV VC) to launch a "Crypto Valley" in the tax-free zone in Dubai. What Happened The deal, signed last week on the sidelines of the …
  • Singapore tightens AML restrictions on cryptocurrency companies 28 Jan 2020 10:23 The Next Web Cryptocurrency businesses operating in Singapore will need to register and be licensed to continue serving customers in the country. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Tuesday that the Payment Services Act will now be enforced. First passed …
  • Practice Fusion to pay $145m for accepting pharma kickbacks in opioid prescription scam 28 Jan 2020 09:59 PC Magazine Electronic records software provider Practice Fusion will pay $145 million in damages to settle allegations that its services were used to influence doctors to prescribe opioid medication to US patients. Founded in 2015, Practice Fusion is a provider of …
  • Monetary Authority Of Singapore: Payment Services Act Comes Into Force 28 Jan 2020 09:05 Mondovisione The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the commencement of the Payment Services Act (PS Act). The new PS Act will enhance the regulatory framework for payment services in Singapore, strengthen consumer protection and promote confidence …
  • Calls for a US 'digital dollar' rise as China powers ahead with a digital yuan 28 Jan 2020 08:37 CNBC Calls for a digital dollar have been on the rise. Gustavo Rezende Dos Santos | EyeEm | Getty Images DAVOS, Switzerland — A growing number of voices are calling for the U.S. to issue a "digital dollar" as China continues to work on a digital …
  • No virus woes for Bitcoin as it climbs to highest since November 28 Jan 2020 08:32 Economic Times By Joanna Ossinger There’s one asset escaping the pounding from the spreading coronavirus: Bitcoin. The largest cryptocurrency rose as high as $9,142.80 on Tuesday, a level last seen early November. Other coins rallied as well, with the Bloomberg Galaxy …
  • First Draft of India's Upcoming Blockchain Technology Ready 28 Jan 2020 06:39 Sputnik International India 05:57 GMT 28.01.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Blockchain technology has emerged as a top focus of interest in India, which hopes that the innovation will improve the lives of its citizens. On Tuesday, the National Institute for Smart …
  • Product-driven teams require tech to be embedded in their way of thinking: Lori Beer, CIO, JP Morgan Chase 28 Jan 2020 05:15 Economic Times With an annual technology budget of nearly $11 billion and over 50,000 technologists, US-based lender JP Morgan Chase operates akin to a large technology company. It’s Global Chief Information Officer Lori Beer, in an exclusive interview with Ashwin …
  • Bitcoin Gold suffers two ‘51%’ attacks, but surprisingly its price surges 28 Jan 2020 05:13 SiliconANGLE Bitcoin spinoff Bitcoin Gold has suffered two so-called 51% attacks, but in a surprising twist its price has actually surged since then. A 51% attack is one attempted by a group of miners controlling more than 50 percent of a given cryptocurrency’s mining …
  • What to know for year two of the Trump tax plan 28 Jan 2020 05:07 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Sarah Skidmore Sell, Associated Press Updated 9:03 pm PST, Monday, January 27, 2020 FILE - This July 24, 2018, file photo shows a portion of the 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return form. The IRS began accepting and processing tax returns for individuals …
  • Cryptocurrencies “Pose a Threat to Political and Financial Stability’, Says Deutsche Bank 28 Jan 2020 05:05 Investing.com /latest/2020/01/cryptocurrencies-pose-a-threat-to-political-and-financial-stability-says-deutsche-bank/ Cryptocurrencies “Pose a Threat to Political and Financial Stability’, Says Deutsche Bank cryptocurrencies-pose-a-threat-to- …
  • 'Trust no one' is good enough for the X Files but not for software devs: How do you use third-party libs and stay secure, experts mull on stage 28 Jan 2020 03:24 The register: Sci/Tech News for the World Enigma In a chilly conference room at the San Francisco's Hyatt Regency on Monday, legal and digital security pros convened at USENIX's Enigma conference to hold forth on security, privacy, and related matters. Following a discussion panel on …
  • MeitY gets a blockchain plan 28 Jan 2020 03:22 Economic Times Mumbai: The National Institute for Smart Governance (NISG), a publicprivate body promoted by the Centre and software industry lobby Nasscom among others, has recommended that laws and regulations should be based on the functions performed by technologies …
  • ‘Feels Good Man’ Review: Pepe the Frog Creator Matt Furie Tries to Redeem Internet’s Most Racist Amphibian 28 Jan 2020 01:52 Indie Wire It took thousands of years for people to pervert the ancient Eurasian figure of the swastika (often used to symbolize good luck) into the world’s most notorious illustration of hate, and even the German nationalists who first co-opted it as an expression …
  • As botnet bill gains new life, old concerns about scope linger 28 Jan 2020 01:24 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity As botnet bill gains new life, old concerns about scope linger By Derek B. Johnson Jan 27, 2020 As more commercial devices and products connect to the internet, lawmakers have sought to grapple with the fallout and damage caused by remotely …
  • Celsius Network Forms New Strategic Partnership With Crypto Tax Analysis & Blockchain Analytics Startup ZenLedger.io 28 Jan 2020 01:15 Crowdfundinsider January 27, 2020 @ 3:52 pm By Samantha Hurst Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending, and borrowing platform, has reportedly formed a new partnership with ZenLedger.io, a cryptocurrency tax analysis, and blockchain analytics startup. The duo reported …
  • Today is more evidence for bitcoin's claim to being a safe haven 28 Jan 2020 00:46 Nationmultimedia.com By Syndication Washington Post, Bloomberg · Brandon Kochkodin  Bitcoin's claim for being digital gold appears to have another piece of evidence in its corner. In a day where global stocks plunged on concerns over the impact of the deadly coronavirus, …
  • Bitcoin Gold Hit By 51 Percent Attacks, $72,000 In Cryptocurrency Double-Spent 27 Jan 2020 23:46 News Malicious cryptocurrency miners took control of Bitcoin Gold's blockchain recently to double-spend $72,000 worth of BTG. The Next Web reports: Bad actors assumed a majority of the network's processing power (hash rate) to re-organize the blockchain …
  • U.S. dollar could be dethroned internationally by digital currency 27 Jan 2020 23:38 Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: Why are most internationally traded commodities, like oil, corn and aluminum, priced in U.S. dollars (USD), and why is most foreign trade invoiced in dollars? Why is the USD used as the primary reserve currency by most countries — …
  • Butte cryptocurrency servers back in operation 27 Jan 2020 23:11 Washington Times BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A cryptocurrency mine in Butte is back in operation after being shut down following the arrest of its majority owner on charges of a $722 million cryptocurrency investment Ponzi scheme. Kevin Washington, a minority owner, along with …
  • Jerome Dodson's Parnassus Endeavor Fund 4th-Quarter Commentary 27 Jan 2020 22:42 GuruFocus.com As of December 31, 2019, the net asset value (“NAV”) of the Parnassus Endeavor Fund (Trades, Portfolio) – Investor Shares was $38.19, and after taking dividends into account, the total return for the year was 33.29%. This compares to 31.49% for the S&P …
  • Jerome Dodson Comments on Nvidia 27 Jan 2020 22:42 GuruFocus.com NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) added 291 basis points to the Fund’s performance, as its stock rose from $134 to $235 for a total return of 77.0%. The company started the year down over 50% from its recent highs, after the cryptocurrency bubble burst and …
  • 4 Ways to Smartly Invest in Cryptocurrencies 27 Jan 2020 20:46 Entrepreneur The worst thing you can do is put your money into options you know little or nothing about. January 27, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Investing in cryptocurrency is one of many options for investing your …
  • Don't Panic About Virus, Buy 5 Beaten 27 Jan 2020 20:14 Zacks.com China’s Coronavirus scare took the global market in its grip and stocks skid last week. The SARS-style coronavirus outbreak, in fact, has spread to the other parts of the world too, impacting global travel demand materially. Travel and material stocks took …
  • Business Maverick: Bitcoin Bolsters Its Claim as a Haven With Rally Topping Gold’s 27 Jan 2020 19:56 News In a day where global stocks plunged on concerns over the impact of the deadly coronavirus, the largest cryptocurrency gained as much as 3.5% while gold rose as much as 1.1%. Of course one day of trading does not a safe haven make. Critics of the assertion …
  • Bitcoin Gold hit by 51% attacks, $72K in cryptocurrency double-spent 27 Jan 2020 16:06 The Next Web Malicious cryptocurrency miners took control of Bitcoin BTC Gold‘s blockchain recently to double-spend $72,000 worth of BTG. Bad actors assumed a majority of the network‘s processing power (hash rate) to re-organize the blockchain twice between Thursday …
  • Report: Tinder’s new panic button is sharing your data with Facebook and YouTube 27 Jan 2020 16:06 The Next Web Last year, an investigation by ProPublica, BuzzFeed, and Columbia Journalism Investigations found more than 150 instances of sexual assault involving dating apps. Approximately 10 percent involved users being matched with dates who had previously been …
  • 2020 and beyond: technology trends for the next decade 27 Jan 2020 15:38 Descrier Technology continues to evolve at an ever-increasing pace. The internet only made it into our homes in the 1990s and the smartphone has been around just 13 years, but both are now central to how we all live. Era-defining new technologies are hard to …
  • Here's How Much Investing $100 In AMD Stock Back In 2010 Would Be Worth Today 27 Jan 2020 14:00 Benzinga Investors who owned stocks in the 2010s generally experienced some big gains. In fact, the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY) total return for the decade was 250.5%. But there’s no question some big-name stocks did much better than others along the way. AMD’s …
  • Forget lotteries and Bitcoin! Here’s a well-trodden path to seven-figure wealth 27 Jan 2020 13:31 Stock Investing Advice I don’t reckon it’s a good idea to aim for seven-figure wealth by buying tickets in lotteries. The headline prize figures may be large, but your chances of winning the jackpot are vanishingly small. And betting on the price of Bitcoin could end up being a …
  • Trend Micro creates ‘honeypot’ to analyse securi... 27 Jan 2020 13:04 The Economic Times Trend Micro, the multinational cybersecurity firm, announced today the results of a six-month long investigation into how hackers target unsecured industrial factories. The Tokyo-headquartered company created a honeypot that imitates a factory operating in …
  • Scientists reveal why some people recognize faces better than others 27 Jan 2020 10:35 The Next Web Do you never forget a face? Are you one of those people who can spot the same nameless extras across different TV programs and adverts? Are you the family member always called on to identify or match faces in old photographs? If so, you may be a “super- …
  • Moonday Mornings: Ex-employee steals $715K in Bitcoin from cryptocurrency fund 27 Jan 2020 10:35 The Next Web Welcome to Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s make haste and waste no time. Check it out. 1. Iran issues more than 1,000 cryptocurrency mining licenses According to a report from news. …
  • Gaming in 2020: Five things to watch 27 Jan 2020 10:34 Las Vegas Sun This past year proved, once again, that change is the only constant in the ever-evolving world of legal gaming. And, 2020 promises to bring even more disruption to the industry worldwide. Here are five things to watch for in the coming year. Gregory A. …
  • A Better Alternative to Banking - ClubSwan.com 27 Jan 2020 10:23 Odessa American LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 27, 2020-- ClubSwan.com, the leader in membership driven financial solutions, further expands its innovative alternative banking capabilities to key global markets. As traditional financial institutions continually struggle to …
  • Why did you buy a private jet? 27 Jan 2020 09:57 Travel Daily News Special Features 27 Jan 2020 09:40 101 Cryptocurrency-centered private jet provider BitLux explains why purchasing an aircraft is not for everyone; unless you want to lose money.   Ok, we get. Buying a private jet is the ultimate demonstration of success. …
  • Update: Baanx Set to Close Seedrs Funding Round With Nearly £650,000 Raised 27 Jan 2020 09:47 Crowdfundinsider January 26, 2020 @ 11:08 pm By Samantha Hurst Baanx, a mobile digital banking app, payments engine, and cryptocurrency platform, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with nearly £650,000 secured. The campaign, which has attracted more …
  • Tether Ltd. Introduces Tether Gold (XAU₮), a New Product Offering “Security of Digital Asset Pegged to Physical Gold” (XAU) 27 Jan 2020 09:47 Crowdfundinsider January 27, 2020 @ 2:52 am By Omar Faridi Tether Ltd., the firm that issues the world’s largest stablecoin USDT with a market capitalization of more than $4.6 billion, recently announced the launch of a new product, called Tether Gold (XAU₮), which will …
  • Facebook says Libra will launch ‘sooner rather than later’ 27 Jan 2020 05:46 News INTERNATIONAL - A senior Facebook executive who sits on the Libra board is “optimistic” the digital currency will launch “sooner rather than later”, despite sustained criticism from global regulators. The social media group said Libra will dramatically …
  • Sussex woman loses thousands in phone scam 26 Jan 2020 23:25 CBC A woman from Sussex, N.B., has been scammed out of  $3,000. Michelle Morrison, 25, is still shocked that it happened to her. She is sharing her story in hopes of alerting other people to the phone scam.  Morrison said she answered her phone and was …
  • Former US Regulator and Accenture Exploring Digital Currency for US Central Banks 26 Jan 2020 17:05 News A former chair of America's Commodity Futures Trading Commission is working with Accenture to explore what Computerworld calls "a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency" -- a cash-backed stablecoin, issued and controlled by America's central …
  • What to Know About the 5AML Directive and Its Influence on the Crypto Market 26 Jan 2020 16:07 Investing.com Written by: Digital Securities Exchange Limited (DSX): a cryptocurrency exchange, operating since 2014 in the United Kingdom. Born out of London, DSX has harnessed the essence of crypto and combined it with the professionalism of the financial world. DSX …
  • Tips for Forex Trading in 2020 26 Jan 2020 15:54 MarketWatch.com Jan 26, 2020 (Investing Alerts) -- Anyone who has paid any attention to the markets recently understands that there is a lot of volatility in the global political and economic landscape. This creates a world of possibilities for those who are prepared to …
  • RS panel suggests breaking encryption to curb child pornograhy distribution 26 Jan 2020 15:10 business-standard A Rajya Sabha panel has recommended that law enforcement agencies should be permitted to break end-to-end encryption to trace the distributor of child pornography on social media. The ad hoc committee of the Rajya Sabha formed to look into pornography on …
  • Week Ahead: Virus-Driven Selloff Likely Overdone, But Deeper... 26 Jan 2020 14:11 Investing.com S&P 500, Russell 2000 suffer worst selloff since October Treasurys rise as yields fall to a three-month low Past virus outbreaks had no lasting impact, but after strong equity performance a correction is timely Risk assets were hit hard at the close of …
  • Forget the Bitcoin price! I’d invest in FTSE 250 stocks to make a million 26 Jan 2020 13:17 Stock Investing Advice The performance of Bitcoin in the past few years has highlighted the volatility that cryptocurrencies can experience. It surged to an all-time high of almost $20,000 in 2017 before declining by over 80% in a matter of months. Since then, it has delivered a …
  • Facebook: Well-Positioned For Long-Term Hold 26 Jan 2020 12:09 Seeking Alpha Introduction Investors of Facebook (FB) have gone through a roller-coaster ride since 2018 with the Cambridge Analytica data scandal and the largest one-day loss in market value by any US company. Since then, the stock has rallied to gain more than 56% in …
  • Week Ahead: Central Banks Back In The Forefront 26 Jan 2020 11:41 Investing.com Coronavirus developments closely monitored What a start to the year it’s been. There was so much that could have gone wrong in the opening weeks of 2020 and yet, it’s been the completely unexpected that’s rocked the markets. This week it was the spread of …
  • South Korea Considers 20% Crypto Income Tax 26 Jan 2020 11:11 South Korea News The South Korean government is said to be considering imposing a 20 percent tax on income generated from cryptocurrency transactions.South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported Monday officials from the Ministry of Economy and Finance's income tax …
  • Nedbank assessing cryptocurrency-linked bank accounts in South Africa 26 Jan 2020 10:24 News Nedbank is currently assessing its position with regards to cryptocurrencies in South Africa, two local exchanges confirmed to MyBroadband. Following posts on online social platforms that Nedbank was evaluating it stance on cryptocurrency-linked businesses …
  • Citizens Opt for Electroneum to Protect Life Savings as Argentina Nears New Major Crisis Logical 26 Jan 2020 09:06 Buenos Aires News A number of South American countries have been in crises and cryptocurrency looks to be one of the ways out in some of these countries. As such Electroneum is making a huge stride in Argentina, as the cryptocurrency targets helping impoverished people in …
  • Colorado Springs area business events starting Jan. 26 26 Jan 2020 07:15 Gazette Colorado Springs MONDAY California Casualty Hiring Event — 9 a.m.-noon, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road, free. Registration: tinyurl.com/rorrvoe. Go and Grow Networking — Noon-1 p.m., 410 Tia Juana St.; Jenn Wright, 499-9012. Rotary Club of …
  • Russian National Vinnik in Bad Condition at French Hospital - Lawyer 26 Jan 2020 04:08 Sputnik International Europe 02:41 GMT 26.01.2020Get short URL PARIS (Sputnik) – Russian national Alexander Vinnik, who had been held in Greece since 2017 and is wanted by the United States and France on money laundering charges, has been transferred to a different hospital in …
  • Police arrest two men for mining Bitcoins in Shangla 26 Jan 2020 03:18 The Express Tribune The suspec­ts from Punjab booked on charge­s of money launde­ring throug­h cyrpto­curren­cy The suspects from Punjab booked on charges of money laundering through cyrptocurrency. PHOTOS: EXPRESS MANSEHRA: Police in a remote district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa …
  • Top African startups are upbeat over plans for 2020 - here's why - Ventureburn 25 Jan 2020 22:41 Africa News It might still be early days, but 2020 seems set to be a good year for African tech startups. This is the general sentiment from some of Africa’s top tech startups — such as Egyptian healthtech firm Vezeeta, Nigerian mobility platform Max.ng and SA bitcoin …
  • Saturday snippets: Prosecutor objects to calling torture 'torture'; Trump delights Marchers for Life 25 Jan 2020 20:26 Daily Kos • Government prosecutor objects to use of “torture” in pre-trial hearing on Guantánamo-held 9/11 suspects: The objection was made during testimony of James Mitchell, one of the two CIA-contracted psychologists who developed “enhanced interrogation …
  • City Notebook: No hurry for Harry 25 Jan 2020 12:54 Medicine Hat News By COLLIN GALLANT on January 25, 2020. cgallant@medicinehatnews.com@CollinGallant The whole world is wild about Harry, but not, it appears in Medicine Hat. A more imaginative town might extend an invitation to the prince who is in the middle of a very …
  • If you spent R1 on Bitcoin in 2010 – you would have R4.6 million today 25 Jan 2020 11:19 News Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies surged in price over the last few years, leading to keen interest from institutional and everyday investors. The price of Bitcoin is volatile, however, and for every story of investors who doubled or tripled their money, …
  • RS panel calls for breaking encryption to track distribution of child porn 25 Jan 2020 10:28 business-standard A Rajya Sabha panel has made 40 recommendations to prevent sexual abuse of children and contain access to and transmission of child pornography in social media. The recommendations include making monitoring apps mandatory on all devices and amending the …