The Crypto Frenzy Is Creating A New Generation Of Investors In Asia

Image: Crypto coins, by QuoteInspector.com, Flickr The cryptocurrency frenzy of these past years has created a new generation of investors in Asia, according to new data released by investing platform eToro. 73% of new investors that joined eToro globally in 2017 and 2018 purchased crypto. Of these investors, 11% have since gone on to invest […]

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A Majority of Economists Believe the US is Headed for Recession in 2021

In a recent survey, most business economists believe the U.S. will fall into recession by 2021. Days after the market euphoria over a ceasefire in the ongoing trade war between China and the U.S., a new study has suggested that things might not really be so rosy for the U.S. economy moving forward. In fact, […]

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Curated cryptocurrency and blockchain news – Week 8 ’19

Welcome to the eighth edition of our weekly curated news article where we provide you with the widest possible overview of the most important events that have transpired in cryptocurrency and blockchain developments. We’ve made sure to analyze all of the news reports available on the internet and reviewed them for relevancy. This article is […]

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Blockchain Home Equity Loan Platform Raises $65 Million

A blockchain-based home equity loan platform, Figure, has raised $65 million from various major financial and venture capital firms, tech news site TechCrunch reports on Feb. 27. The firm, which was founded by SoFi founder and former CEO Mike Cagney, reportedly raised the funds from such majors as Morgan Creek, DST Global, DCM, Ribbit Capital […]

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Bitcoin Lightning Tech Expands Beyond Invoices in Step Toward Better UX

Bitcoin’s lightning network has taken a big step toward a better user experience courtesy of new work by one of its principal open-source developers. Widely believed to be the key to helping the cryptocurrency reach a mainstream audience by pushing it to handle millions of transactions, lightning still has a lot of work ahead of it. […]

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Cybercriminals Ditch Ransomware and Malware-Based Attacks for Cryptojacking: IBM Study

Image: Cybercrime, Pixabay Increased security measures and awareness are driving cybercriminals to change their techniques in search of a better return on investment, ditching ransomware and malware-based attacks for cryptojacking attacks, according to a new study by IBM. Malicious coin-mining or cryptojacking is the act of installing a cryptocurrency miner on the victim’s endpoint without […]

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