An Apple Leak, a Cybercrime Forum Takedown, and More Security News This Week

An Apple leak, a massive cybercrime forum, and more of the week’s top security...

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BCH Wallet ‘Handcash’ Enables Bitcoin Cash NFC Transactions
Feb11

BCH Wallet ‘Handcash’ Enables Bitcoin Cash NFC Transactions

On Saturday, February 10 a new bitcoin cash (BCH) wallet was announced called, Handcash, an SPV client that enables Near Field Communication transactions. The wallet’s initial release is still in beta form but is available to download for experimentation on all compatible Android devices. Also read: Trading Tip `the Wall´ – Disappearing Premiums Signal Bearish Mid-Term Outlook Handcash the NFC Bitcoin Cash...

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Bitcoin is “Under-Owned” Among Institutional Investors says Dan Morehead
Feb11

Bitcoin is “Under-Owned” Among Institutional Investors says Dan Morehead

The CEO and founder of Pantera Capital, Dan Morehead, recently told media that bitcoin is “under-owned” by institutional investors despite high demand for cryptocurrency exposure. Mr. Morehead also predicted bitcoin to produce bullish price movements in coming weeks. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Start Forming a Well Defined Uptrend Pantera Bullish on Bitcoin In a recent interview with CNBC, the Pantera...

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U.S. Lawmaker Wants Ethics Committee to Form Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines
Feb11

U.S. Lawmaker Wants Ethics Committee to Form Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines

This week Colorado House Representative Jared Polis sent a letter to the U.S. House Committee on Ethics asking the organization to propose statutes that require government employees to declare their bitcoin and digital currency holdings. Also Read: India’s Tax Department Issues Notices to 100,000 Crypto Investors House Representative Jared Polis: ‘Government Employees Should Report Any Virtual Currency Holdings’...

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The City of Berkeley, California Considers Doing Cryptocurrency ICO
Feb11

The City of Berkeley, California Considers Doing Cryptocurrency ICO

The famed hub of American 1960s radicalism and counterculture, Berkeley, California is at it again. Dormant for a few years, the US presidency of Donald Trump has awoken defiant spirits, as the city challenges administration policy over everything from immigration to taxation. One tool of resistance under consideration is an initial coin offering in creation of the city’s very own token. Also read: Landmark Senate Crypto...

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