Go Update Your Mac ASAP To Fix Some Serious Vulnerabilities

Las Vegas, another NSA contractor slip-up, and more of the week’s top security...

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Singapore to Regulate Cryptocurrency-Based Businesses, Not Cryptocurrency Itself
Oct08

Singapore to Regulate Cryptocurrency-Based Businesses, Not Cryptocurrency Itself

Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, and Chairman of Singapore’s financial watchdog, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has responded to a question pertaining to MAS’s assessments and regulatory intentions regarding cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). Mr. Shanmugaratnam replied by stating that the Singaporean...

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The Bitcoin Cash Community Debates Future Difficulty Adjustments
Oct08

The Bitcoin Cash Community Debates Future Difficulty Adjustments

It has been three months since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network was introduced to the cryptocurrency community. So far, the BCH protocol is holding its own with continued infrastructure growth as well as capturing the fourth largest digital asset capitalization. However, the BCH community and the project’s developers are in the midst of a debate regarding removing the Emergency Difficulty Adjustment (EDA), which initially helped...

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Bitcoin Illegal in Nepal? Police Arrest Seven Individuals for Trading Operations
Oct08

Bitcoin Illegal in Nepal? Police Arrest Seven Individuals for Trading Operations

This week seven individuals were arrested for running illegal bitcoin exchange operations in Nepal. According to Nepal’s Central Investigation Bureau (CIB), the suspects were trading bitcoins without authorization and the agency’s Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Jeevan Kumar Shrestha says this is one of the first cryptocurrency arrests of this magnitude. Also Read: Tealet is Decentralizing the Tea Industry with...

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Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitflyer Launches Bitcoin Visa Prepaid Card
Oct08

Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitflyer Launches Bitcoin Visa Prepaid Card

Japan’s largest bitcoin exchange by volume, Bitflyer, has launched its own reloadable Visa prepaid card. Customers can fund them using bitcoin through Bitflyer or other bitcoin wallets. The exchange is also giving away gifts to 1,000 customers during the launch period. Also read: Bitcoin Debit Cards Halt Service to Non-European Residents Due to Visa’s New Rules Bitflyer’s Visa Prepaid Card Bitflyer announced on...

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