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IBM Experimenting With Cryptocurrency Pegged To U.S. Dollar

07/17/2018, IBM has decided to experiment with a digital currency that’s pegged to the United States dollar. The cryptocurrency stablecoin is tied to the government-backed currency that is the USD. The idea behind tying up the cryptocurrency with an existing...

World Cup Gambling Ring With $1.5 Billion In Crypto Bets Busted

07/15/2018, A FIFA World Cup gambling ring has been busted by officials in China which had reportedly took in bets worth more than 10 billion yuan or $1.5 billion in cryptocurrency bets. The authorities are said to have arrested six individuals linked to a web-based...

Line Launching Cryptocurrency Exchange Next Month

06/28/2018, Popular cross-platform messaging app Line has confirmed that it’s going to launch a cryptocurrency exchange called BitBox in July. The move isn’t surprising as Line had said back in January this year that it was thinking about entering the...


Bithumb Loses $30 Million In Crypto After Hack

06/20/2018, Cryptocurrency exchanges continue to face security issues as yet another hack on an exchange has resulted in millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency being stolen. Merely weeks after South Korean exchange Coinrail lost $40 million in a hack, another...

Bitcoin Tumbles After $40 Million Cryptocurrency Hack

06/11/2018, It’s not uncommon for cryptocurrency exchanges to get hacked and the losses often run into tens of millions of dollars. Whenever something like this happens, the bitcoin price tends to take a hit as a result and that’s precisely what has...

New Crypto-Mining Motherboard From Asus Supports Up To 20 GPUs

05/30/2018, Asus is tapping into the cryptocurrency mining trend with a new motherboard it has announced today that can support up to 20 GPUs, thus enabling users to effectively power an entire mining farm with one single board. It’s aptly called the H370...

U.S. Investigating Price Manipulation Of Cryptocurrencies

05/24/2018, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been on a wild ride over the past few months with significant price volatility that may have made some people a lot of money but it would have certainly cost a lot of people money as well. The U.S. Justice...

Unicef Australia Mining Cryptocurrency For Fund Raising

04/30/2018, Organizations like Unicef do a lot of good work across the globe but they always need funds to keep doing what they’re doing. These organizations are always looking out for new fundraising opportunities and now Unicef Australia has embraced...

Twitter Confirms Ban On Cryptocurrency Ads

03/26/2018, Facebook and Google recently announced that they would no longer allow ads for cryptocurrencies on their platforms. It was reported about a week ago that Twitter was mulling a similar move on its platform to protect its users against scammers taking...

Venezuela’s Petro Cryptocurrency Banned By President Trump

03/20/2018, Venezuela launched what it claimed to be the world’s first sovereign oil-backed cryptocurrency last month called the Petro. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said that each Petro token is going to be backed by a barrel of Venezuelan crude,...

Twitter May Be Next To Ban Cryptocurrency Ads

03/18/2018, About a month ago Facebook decided that it would no longer allow ads for cryptocurrencies and other dubious financial products such as binary options on its platform. The world’s largest social network wanted to ensure that its users were kept safe...

Google Banning Cryptocurrency And ICO Ads From June

03/14/2018, Cryptocurrency scammers are taking full advantage of popular online platforms to trick people into parting with their hard earned money. Both Facebook and Twitter have now taken steps to clamp down on cryptocurrency scams prevailing on their social...