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Google Takes A Swipe At Cryptocurrencies

Google may have lifted the lid on the giant corporation’s love-hate relationship with cryptocurrency with a video advert. The advert aimed mainly at broadcast viewers...

Opera Sings Praises Of New Cryptocurrency Wallet

Developers behind the Opera internet browser have revealed their shiny, new cryptocurrency wallet and platform for decentralised Ethereum apps (Dapps). A private beta wallet is...

Cyber Scammers Snatch $2.3m From Crypto Investors

Anti-scam technology blocked almost 60,000 consumers from connecting to bogus cryptocurrency web sites masquerading as popular wallets and exchanges. Criminals running the phishing web sites...

£166 Million Facelift For Notorious Party Island

A notorious party island that faded into ruin and obscurity decades ago is about to undergo a £166 million facelift funded by cryptocurrency. Set 7.5...

EU Ready To Regulate Crypto And ICOs

European ministers are discussing a new crackdown on cryptocurrency exchanges and initial coin offerings to protect investors. A white paper outlining the problem and possible...

Blockchain Is Tool, Not A Threat, Says OECD Chief

Governments have nothing to fear from blockchain and should adopt the technology as a tool not a policy issue, says OECD secretary general Angel...

Unhackable Wallet Keeps Getting Hacked

It’s official - security around Bitfi’s unhackable cryptocurrency wallet leaks like a sieve, so much so the company has dropped the claim. Hackers took on...

Beware Of Celebrity Cryptocurrency Scams, Warns City Watchdog

Cryptocurrency scams linked to fake celebrity endorsements are flooding social media networks. Consumer watchdogs are warning investing in Bitcoin and Ethereum is risky as foreign...

Blockchain Means Business For Global Businesses

Blockchain technology is ready to explode in business as focus shifts from exploring the possibilities to building practical applications. That’s the conclusion drawn from a...

China Cracks Down On Rip-Off ICOs Scamming Investors

Chinese regulators are warning cryptocurrency investors that scammers are ripping them off with bogus initial coin offerings that are hiding Ponzi schemes. Led by the...