Author: himanshu

Italian Securities Watchdog Orders Unauthorized Crypto Companies to Cease and Desist

Italian securities watchdog CONSOB has ordered cease and desist orders on several crypto-related firms for offering unauthorized financial services. The Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) has ordered three crypto-related companies providing unauthorized investment services to cease and desist, an official release states Monday, Nov. 19. The first company, a trading platform […]

Cybersecurity Firm Detects Cryptojacking Malware on Make-A-Wish Foundation Website

Cybersecurity firm Trustwave has reported a case of cryptojacking malware stealing the computing power of visitors to the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s website. Hackers have infected the website of global non-profit organization the Make-A-Wish Foundation with cryptojacking malware, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Trustwave posted Nov. 19. According to Trustwave researchers, crypto jackers managed to […]

VanEck Subsidiary Launches Bitcoin Index Based on US Spot Indices

VanEck subsidiary MV Index Solutions has launched a BTC Index based on U.S. price feeds from major over-the-counter liquidity providers. Investment management firm VanEck subsidiary MV Index Solutions has launched its own Bitcoin (BTC) index based on three major over-the-counter (OTC) desks, according to a press release published Nov. 20. MV Index Solutions is a […]

Tom Lee Maintains $15,000 Year-End BTC Prediction Despite Market Crash

Tom Lee has maintained his year-end BTC price target at $15,000, citing the Bakkt launch and upcoming regulatory clarity as two main reasons. Despite the present market crash, major Wall Street crypto bull Tom Lee has reiterated his recently reduced year-end price prediction for Bitcoin (BTC) at $15,000 in an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box […]

Report: Bitcoin Use in Payments Collapsed This Year

Per a recent study by Chainalysis, Bitcoin usage as a payment method dropped by 80 percent from January to September 2018. Bitcoin (BTC) use for commercial payments has reduced significantly this year, according to a study by Chainalysis cited by Reuters Nov. 20. To prepare the study, Chainalysis reportedly surveyed 17 Bitcoin payment processors. The […]

Why Making In-App Game Purchases Using Crypto is About to Get Easier

sponsored A blockchain-based platform which facilitates in-app payments in games has forged a partnership with one of the world’s biggest game engines. A blockchain-based platform that enables gamers to make in-app purchases using cryptocurrency has forged a partnership with Unity, a major game engine – giving developers the chance to unlock new revenue streams with […]

 

Cardano [ADA] tries to give a push back to the market crash with multiple developmental announcements

The bear attack has been quite the juggernaut with several cryptocurrencies seeing their supports break consistently. Cardano [ADA] which has felt the bear’s pressure too, has been on quite the developmental roll. Just recently, Charles Hoskinson, the CEO and Founder of IOHK informed users about the upcoming 1.4 and Shelly update for the Cardano 1.4 […]

Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency cries for help as bear continues to destroy price supports

The bear has not been kind to the cryptocurrency market with almost all the coins bleeding red. Bitcoin [BTC], which was speculated to hit highs of $25,000, has gone ahead and fallen below the $5,000 mark, a crash that has sent the entire cryptoverse into a frenzy. 1-hour The one-hour chart for Bitcoin [BTC] shows a […]

 

Bitcoin [BTC] rigging: Department of Justice initiates probe into alleged price manipulation by Bitfinex and Tether during 2017 rally

Tether and Bitfinex have been under US Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] and Commodity Futures Trading Commission [CFTC]’s radar for a very long time in relation to Initial Coin Offering [ICO] scams and market manipulation, but nothing concrete was ever established against them. As new findings come to light, according to a report by Bloomberg News, […]