North Korean Hackers steal Bitcoins to support authoritarian regime

Hackers from North Korea are attempting to steal Bitcoins in support of Kim Jong Un’s regime, according to FireEye, a top cybersecurity firm. North Korea became interested in Bitcoin and other sorts of digital money known as altcoins, as the U.S. is aiming to pursue international sanctions in order to further isolate the country, FireEye says. “Sanctions against North Korea are fueling...

Can Bitcoin get banned by any government?

Bitcoin became part of the financial markets less than a decade ago, but it has quickly found its niche as an alternative asset class. Can any government possibly step in and ban it? Flashback: Gold bullions were illegal Those of you who believe that no government will ever be able to take such an extreme step as banning the cryptocurrency, may want to hear this little history lesson. In 20th cent...

Aston Crypto Plaza: luxury condos for cryptocurrency fans

A couple of high-profile UK entrepreneurs announces launch of a brand new luxury apartment complex in Dubai. The venture will be catering to investors who hold large amounts of cryptocurrency. The “Aston Crypto Plaza” is being spearheaded by Baroness Michelle Mone and her partner, Doug Barrowmen. Mone is a famous lingerie designer, as well as a member of the UK parliament. Barrowmen is...

Bitcoin price drops as China bans ICO

On September 4th, China’s central bank has banned all ICO in the country. The authorities have called Initial Coin Offering “illegal fundraising”. An official statement has been released by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC). The institution serves as China’s financial regulator and central bank. According to the note, ICO has disrupted the economic and financial order...

For the first time in history, Bitcoin has crossed the $5,000 threshold

On Saturday, the most popular digital currency traded at $5,103.91, according to CoinDesk. The brand new All-Time High helped to boost the entire cryptocurrency market cap, including Ethereum and the “younger brother” of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash. Last week, the market capitalization of digital currencies has reached $176 bln. However, Bitcoin wasn’t able to stay above $5,000 for too...

5 reasons why every company should be accepting Bitcoin

Are you one of those people who is proud of their progressive mindset? Do you believe that cryptocurrency is the money of the future? Are you ready to pay for groceries with Bitcoin? If you’re yet to find a local company to spend your Bitcoins at, here’s 5 reasons why every merchant should be accepting cryptocurrency as payment method. 1. Progressivity In 21st century, there are still ...

Whoppercoin: you can now eat your cryptocurrency

Have you ever thought of trading something fun instead of boring stuff like gold, oil and shares? Something tasty..like a burger? Well good news is, now you can. Fast food giant Burger King Russia has announced their brand new loyalty program, that is built around their own cryptocurrency: whoppercoin. As you may have guessed, the cryptocurrency was named after the Burger King’s flagship bur...

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