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Official Google Account Hacked in Latest Twitter Crypto Scam
An official, verified Twitter account owned by Google has become the latest to be hacked to host a crypto "Giveaway" scam.
Bitcoin Sees Volatility as Prices Hit Three-Month Lows and Altcoins Fall
Cryptocurrency markets are showing red across the board Nov. 14, as a steep drop in Bitcoin ricocheted across major assets.
Australia: Tax Regulator Warns of Fraudulent Requests for Tax Payment via BTC ATMs
The Australian Taxation Office has published a warning Nov. 14 about scammers demanding tax payments through Bitcoin ATMs. The post notes that the number of scammers who request payment through BTC has now exceeded those who ask for iTunes giftcards.
State of Regulation in South Korea: Banks Required to Provide Fair Services to Crypto Exchanges
On October 30, South Korea's main financial authority officially cleared banks to work with crypto exchanges for the first time in history, establishing a major milestone for the local cryptocurrency sector.
Bain Capital Backs $2.25 Million Round for Bitcoin Rewards Startup Lolli
The firm says it now has arrangements with over 500 brands, including Hilton, Marriott, Walmart and Forever 21, that will give users "Up to 30 percent back in bitcoin," its website claims.
IBM Thailand Promotes AI, Blockchain in Order to Create Regional Sales Hub
The Thai branch of U.S. global IT company IBM will promote blockchain and artificial intelligence in order to turn the country into a major sales hub in the surrounding region, English-language daily news outlet The Bangkok Post reports Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Bitcoin Price Charts 'Death Cross' In First Since 2014
Bitcoin's price woes may not be over just yet, as a key technical indicator is about to turn bearish for the first time in four years.
McAfee Labs Warns Over New Russian Monero Cryptojacking Malware 'WebCobra'
Internet security provider and research lab McAfee Labs has uncovered new malware which secretly uses consumer devices to mine Monero, a blog post confirmed Nov. 12.
Thai SEC Urges Public to Avoid Unlicensed Crypto Exchange as Regulation Set to Take Effect
Thailand's financial regulator has told a cryptocurrency exchange to cease advertising and warned citizens not to use it due to legal uncertainty, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission reported Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Bosch Doubles Down on IOTA Data Marketplace
One of the original participants of IOTA's decentralized data marketplace, engineering and electronics monolith Bosch, has just upped the tempo with the 12th-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, explaining how its newfangled Internet of Things device will play a vital role in the economy of the so-called "Ambitious cryptocurrency."
Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Have Legitimate 'Role,' Says IMF's Lagarde
The head of the International Monetary Fund has said the international community should "Consider" endorsing central bank issued digital currencies in a speech at the Singapore Fintech Festival Nov. 14.
Bank of America Wins Patent for Storing Clients' Crypto Holdings in Enterprise Accounts
The Bank of America has won a patent for a system for enterprises to store customers' crypto deposits, published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office yesterday, Nov. 13.
Bear Market and Declining Hashrates Mean Mining ETH No Longer Profitable, Analysis Finds
Mining Ethereum using a graphics processing unit is no longer profitable, according to an analysis from U.S.-based global trading and technology firm Susquehanna.
IMF Chief Calls for Exploration of Digital Currencies
Christine Lagarde, managing director and chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund, has encouraged the "Exploration" of central bank digital currencies in the light of decreasing demand for cash and rising preference for digital money.
Binance CFO Interview: 2 Main Things Will Drive Mainstream Crypto Adoption
Wei Zhou, the chief financial officer of Binance, believes two main factors will drive the mainstream adoption of crypto in the long-term.
Bank of America Patent Details How Enterprises Could Store Crypto
A patent awarded to the Bank of America outlines how enterprise-level institutions may be able to store cryptocurrencies owned by their customers.
Xerox Wins Patent for Blockchain System That Tracks Revisions to Electronic Documents
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Xerox a patent for a blockchain-driven auditing system for electronic files, according to a patent filing published Nov. 13.Xerox - known for its eponymous printing and digital copying appliances - first filed the patent in August 2017.
Report: Google G Suite Twitter Account Compromised to Promote 10,000 Bitcoin Scam
The official Twitter account of Google's G Suite was reportedly compromised to promote a Bitcoin giveaway scam, technology and business news outlet the Next Web reported Nov. 13.The G Suite Twitter account was reportedly hacked to advertise a BTC giveaway scam to the page's more than 800,000 followers.
Judge Rules in Favor of Canadian Bank in Dispute With Crypto Exchange
A $19.6 million disputed sum between Canada's largest crypto exchange QuadrigaCX and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has been handed into the custody of the Ontario Superior Court, per a court document filed Nov. 9.On Oct. 8, Canadian newspaper the Globe and Mail reported that Vancouver-based QuadrigaCX had been experiencing difficulties accessing $16.3 million of its funds since January, when CIBC froze five accounts belonging to the exchange's payment processor, Costodian Inc., and its owner, Jose Reyes.
Germany: Bitcoin.de Crypto Exchange Operator to Acquire 100% of Investment Bank Tremmel
German holding company Bitcoin Group SE has acquired a 100 percent stake in investment bank Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank GmbH, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports today, Nov. 13.Bitcoin Group SE, based in Herford, Germany, operates what is reportedly the country's only regulated crypto exchange, Bitcoin Deutschland AG, also referred to by its domain, Bitcoin.
Report: Nvidia to See Q3 Strong Earnings, Crypto-Related GPU Sales Remain in Downtrend
Experts from analytical firm Trefis have forecasted increased sales of Nvidia's graphics processing units at the end of the third quarter of this year, Forbes reported Nov. 13.
BitMEX CEO Denies Allegations of Trading Against Customers
Exploring some of the most prevalent concerns users have with crypto exchange behemoth BitMEX, one of which is that the exchange trades against its customers to make a profit.
Poll: One Third of German Logistic Managers Think Blockchain Will Improve Supply Chains
More than a third of German logistics managers believe that blockchain technology has the potential to significantly improve cooperation in supply chains, according to a Hermes survey published Nov. 12.The survey polled participants on which technologies they believed were important for improving cooperation within the supply chain.
Crypto Markets See Slight Decline on The Day, Bitcoin Cash Makes Minor Gains
Tuesday, Nov. 13: Cryptocurrencies have experienced a slight decline over the last day, with almost all top 20 coins by market capitalization in the red after seeing some growth yesterday, Nov. 12.
Health Data Tokenization: A Possible Remedy for a Broken System
Now companies like the Swiss-based HIT Foundation, want to use that data to improve access to care, lower health care costs and empower patients by tokenizing health data on the NEM blockchain.
Court Takes Control of Funds Amid Crypto Exchange's Banking Dispute
Judge Glenn Hainey of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce an interpleader order on Nov. 9, allowing the court to take control of the funds until their ownership can be established.
Major South Korean Hospital to Use Blockchain Tech for Medical Information Services
One of the South Korea's largest hospitals has partnered with a local tech company to develop a medical services platform based on blockchain technology, according to the hospital's official press release Nov. 12.Myongji Hospital, located in the city of Goyang, South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Korean IT company BICube, which markets itself as a machine learning platform.
Canadian Holding Firm to Acquire EXMO Crypto Exchange Per Letter of Intent
Canadian holding firm GoverMedia Plus Canada will acquire U.K.-based crypto exchange EXMO per a recently signed a Letter of Intent, according to a joint announcement published Nov. 13.The LOI reportedly enables GoverMedia to exclusively negotiate the transaction within the next 180 days.
Szabo: Traditional Finance Destroyed its Tradition, Merit of Crypto Over Fiat
According to blockchain, crypto, and smart contracts pioneer Nick Szabo, the traditional finance sector has destroyed its tradition and has implemented inappropriately complex policies to limit the public's access to money.
Amex Files Patent for Blockchain System to Match Images of Receipts With Stored Records
Financial services giant American Express has filed a patent for a blockchain-based system to capture and transmit the image of a receipt, according to a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office patent filing published Nov. 13.The patent applicant is listed as American Express Travel Related Services Co., Inc., the company's travel subsidiary.
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