This Company Wants to Use the Blockchain to Stop Phishing

MetaCert has classified 10 billion URLs as either safe, a suspected source of phishes, or...

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Buffett Bet 2.0: Asset Manager Wagers Crypto Fund Will Beat S&P 500
Dec07

Buffett Bet 2.0: Asset Manager Wagers Crypto Fund Will Beat S&P 500

Cryptocurrency asset manager Morgan Creek Digital is betting $1 million that its crypto fund will outperform the S&P 500, calling the challenge Buffett Bet 2.0 to mimic the billionaire investor’s famous bet. The wager is expected to be taken by “someone who is bullish on the S&P 500, or someone who thinks cryptocurrencies are worthless or overvalued.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing,...

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Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling Prices
Dec07

Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling Prices

The price of bitcoin core (BTC) has dropped considerably over the past few months, significantly affecting individuals and organizations that mine the cryptocurrency. According to recent reports, many miners in China are now short selling bitcoins to hedge against falling digital asset prices. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Are Still Blood Red Some Chinese Miners Are Short Selling BTC Due to the recent low prices of...

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Report: Troubled Crypto Exchange Wex Finds New Owner
Dec07

Report: Troubled Crypto Exchange Wex Finds New Owner

Cryptocurrency exchange Wex, successor of the infamous BTC-e, has a new owner. Dmitry Havchenko, a former Ukrainian entrepreneur turned separatist fighter, has reportedly bought the coin trading platform through a family member. He now wants to restore it and also to track down the lost “Vinnik’s treasure.” Also read: BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to Go on Hunger Strike, Lawyer Says Wex Sold to Former Pro-Russian...

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Bithumb Overtook Binance as Largest Spot Exchange by Daily Volumes in November
Dec07

Bithumb Overtook Binance as Largest Spot Exchange by Daily Volumes in November

Cryptocompare, the cryptocurrency market data aggregator, has published its monthly exchange review for November 2018, offering insights about the latest changes in the global market using transaction data from over 70 trading venues. Also Read: IRS to Face Record Number of Crypto-Related Loss Claims Key Findings in the Report The authors of the report found that spot volumes represented 75 percent of the total market volumes in...

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