Watch Out for Coronavirus Phishing Scams

At least one email campaign is preying on fears by claiming to offer info about the Wuhan...

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Developer Adds Improvements to the Bitcoin Cash Java Library
Feb01

Developer Adds Improvements to the Bitcoin Cash Java Library

On January 30, the software developer Pokkst published a blog post sharing his experience of how he’s been maintaining the Java BCH library bitcoincashj for the last 10 months. At one time Pokkst used to develop BTC applications, but then switched to working with BCH in March 2019. The programmer explained how he put a lot of work into the bitcoincashj library after forking it from Mike Hearn’s original bitcoinj...

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Deutsche Bank Reports €5.3 Billion in Net Loss for 2019 as It Counts the Cost of Restructuring
Feb01

Deutsche Bank Reports €5.3 Billion in Net Loss for 2019 as It Counts the Cost of Restructuring

A year of reorganization has left its mark on Germany’s leading financial institution. Deutsche Bank revealed this week it suffered significant losses in the last quarter and all of 2019. The banking giant claims that the damage is “entirely driven by transformation-related effects” such as compensation for sacked employees and devalued assets. Also read: US Bank Silvergate Sees Growth in Crypto Clients, Despite...

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These Are the Most Traded Tokens on Decentralized Exchanges Right Now
Feb01

These Are the Most Traded Tokens on Decentralized Exchanges Right Now

The decentralized exchange landscape is evolving fast, with new liquidity aggregators and relays enhancing usability while reducing slippage. Trade volumes are also strong across the leading ERC20 DEXs and Binance DEX. The bulk of this volume is captured by a small proportion of tokens, however, whose demand augurs well for the projects and the DEXs they dominate. Also read: Ethereum’s Value Transfer Is Now Dominated by...

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Hierarchies of Money: Why You Use Bank Money But the Bank Wants Reserve Currency
Feb01

Hierarchies of Money: Why You Use Bank Money But the Bank Wants Reserve Currency

While people tend to think of money as being all the same, the fact is governments and banks use different types of money than the everyday individual. From the top of the economic pyramid of world reserve currencies, down through central bank and commercial bank money, the capacities and function of different kinds of money vary broadly. Beyond M0, M1, and M2 classifications, reserve currencies ultimately afford policymakers...

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