Cryptocurrency Funds Show Gains In Spite Of Selloff

Cryptocurrency-centric funds show strong gains for 2021, as assets such as Bitcoin and Ether rise in value in spite of…

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North Korean Hackers ‘Stole $400m’ In 2021

Study finds North Korea-based hackers stealing more than $200m in cryptocurrency a year, rising to $400m in 2021, as country…

11 hours ago

Treasury Select Committee To Investigate Visa, Mastercard Fee Increases

Committee of MPs vows to scrutinise increases in the fees Visa and Mastercard charge businesses, after regulator finds no justification…

4 days ago

Bitcoin Slumps To Lowest Level In Four Months

Crypto volatility. Bitcoin slumps to its lowest level since September, having lost over 40 percent of its value from its…

1 week ago

Power Blackouts Sees Kosovo Ban Crypto Mining

Landlocked Kosovo has officially banned cryptocurrency mining as it grapples with soaring energy prices and electricity blackouts

2 weeks ago

UK Police Forces Seize £300m In Cryptocurrencies – Report

New Scientist investigation reveals British police have seized more than £300m in cryptocurrencies during criminal investigations

2 weeks ago

China Central Bank Pilots Wallet App For Digital Yuan

Pilot version of a wallet app launched by China's central bank to expand usage of its own digital currency, the…

2 weeks ago

Jack Dorsey Blocked On Twitter By Netscape’s Marc Andreessen

Web3 dustup. Bad blood between Twitter co-founder and Marc Andreessen over Web3 deepens, after venture capitalist blocks Dorsey on Twitter

4 weeks ago

Bank Of England Issues Fresh Cryptocurrency Warning

Senior official once again sounds warning about risks associated with cryptocurrencies, and urges creation of crypto regulatory framework

1 month ago

Indian PM Modi’s Twitter Account Hacked – Again

Second time the charm? Bitcoin scam briefly compromises the personal Twitter account of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi

1 month ago

Meta To Pilot Crypto Payments Via Novi Wallet In WhatsApp

Meta's cryptocurrency wallet, Novi, will be integrated into WhatsApp in a pilot, so US users can make crypto payments via…

1 month ago

Apple Wins Court Delay To App Store Payment Change

Appeals court grants stay, meaning the Apple doesn't have to implement alternative payment methods just yet, to its App Store

1 month ago

Visa Rolls Out Crypto Advisory Service

Banks, merchants and financial institutions will be able to seek advice from Visa's Crypto Advisory Service in the following months

1 month ago

300 Spar Stores Impacted After Cyberattack On Supplier

Family run firm in Preston, Lancashire suffers cyberattack, which impacts tills and IT systems for 300 Spar convenience stores

1 month ago

Microsoft Slammed For ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Prompt In Edge Browser

Bloatware? Addition to Edge browser promoting Zip's “buy now, pay later” scheme at checkout webpages, is slammed by users

2 months ago

Jack Dorsey’s Square Changes Name To Block

When a Square becomes a Block. Payments giant Square will change its corporate name to Block next week, amid blockchain…

2 months ago

Facebook Cryptocurrency Executive David Marcus To Leave

Executive in charge of Meta's cryptocurrency efforts, confirms he is leaving after seven years at the social networking giant

2 months ago

India Moves To Ban Private Cryptocurrencies

India is to launch its own official digital currency, but will also ban private cryptocurrencies under new government proposals

2 months ago

Tolkien Estate Blocks ‘JRR Token’ Cryptocurrency

“You shall not pass!”, as Tolkien Estate takes legal action against cheeky developer of a cryptocurrency called JRR Token

2 months ago

El Salvador To Build ‘Bitcoin City’, Powered By Geothermal

Powered by the Conchagua volcano, a city financed by government Bitcoin bonds has been pledged by El Salvador's president

2 months ago

Artist Creates ‘Piracy’ Site For NFTs

Australian programmer creates 'piracy' website for NFTs in order to allow 'future generations can study this generation's tulip mania'

2 months ago

Google Signs Deal For News From AFP

Five year deal signed with Agence France-Presse for news content on Google, as publishing contracts continue to be signed

2 months ago

Amazon May Drop Visa As US Credit Card Partner – Report

Clash with Visa over payment fees grows, as Amazon explores partnership options on co-branded credit card in the United States

2 months ago

Amazon To Stop Accepting Payments From UK Visa Credit Cards

Costly fees. E-commerce giant Amazon says customers from January will not be able to pay for goods using a UK…

2 months ago

Tim Cook Says No Plans To Accept Crypto Payments

Cryptocurrency owner Tim Cook says there are no immediate plans to accept cryptocurrencies as payment, and discusses Apple Car, China…

2 months ago

Supermarket Chain Investigates Fake Bitcoin Cash Press Release

US supermarket chain Kroger investigates publication of fake press release by PR Newswire saying it would accept Bitcoin Cash in…

2 months ago

New York Mayor ‘Wants First Three Paychecks In Bitcoin’

New York City's incoming mayor, Eric Adams to convert first three paychecks into Bitcoin as he competes with Miami to…

2 months ago

US Watchdog Questions Tech Giants On Electronic Payments

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau questions Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, PayPal, and Square over electronic payments

3 months ago

Samsung Barred From Importing Smartphones Into Russia

Russian court bans Samsung Electronics from importing and selling 61 models of smartphones in Russia over IP lawsuit concerning Samsung…

3 months ago

Dorsey: Square May Develop Bitcoin Mining Hardware

Square chief executive Jack Dorsey says fintech company looking into custom-built Bitcoin mining hardware that could increase accessibility, efficiency

3 months ago