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‘Cryptocurrency’ Makes Its Merriam-Webster Dictionary Debut

The online version of the dictionary will now feature blockchain, defined as “a digital database containing information (such as records of financial transactions) that can be simultaneously used and shared within a large decentralized, publicly accessible network.” The word cryptocurrency itself and the … read more …

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Cryptocurrency Ripple Surges 15% Amid Rumors

Cryptocurrency investors rushed to Ripple Monday, driving the price up 15% in early trading, amid renewed rumors that Coinbase was considering adding it to its offerings. XRP, a digital offering by Ripple that is used for cross-border payments, is fairly difficult to buy, as it's not offered on most major … read more …

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North Korea May Have Raked in Over $200 Million in Cryptocurrency Transactions

North Korea is reported to have raked in more than $200 million in cryptocurrency transactions last year, sidestepping sanctions on its nuclear and missiles programme, according to an intelligence agent. In an interview with Radio Free Asia, Priscilla Moriuchi, a former U.S. National Security Agency … read more …

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The IRS Is Cracking Down On Cryptocurrency Transactions. Here’s What That Means For You

And that could spell trouble for cryptocurrency investors who made out like bandits in 2017, when Bitcoin and altcoins enjoyed a break-out year. Recently, the popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase capitulated to the IRS and the courts and announced that it would send requested transaction … read more …

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Ecuador’s Cryptocurrency ATM Industry Won’t Grow Anytime Soon

Ecuador is a very interesting country when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Although the national government does not favor this innovative form of money, local entrepreneurs are ignoring its warnings whenever possible. In fact, there are now cryptocurrency ATMs in Ecuador, which is a pretty big … read more …

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Mobile Banking Trojans as Keen on Cryptocurrency as PC Malware

Recent research from IBM X-Force highlighted banking Trojan operators' increasing interest in stealing cryptocurrency and analyzed a webinjection scheme the TrickBot Trojan used to deliver stolen coins to attackers' wallets. This trend by no means skipped the mobile malware realm. Mobile malware … read more …

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Indacoin users can now sell cryptocurrency via Android app

Indacoin, an app which allows users to buy BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, DASH, WAVES and other coins via credit card today announced new functionality for Android users where can now sell their coins for USD with direct transfer to their credit/debit card. In order to do that, users need to simply exchange … read more …

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SIBCoin Review: The Russian Decentralized Cryptocurrency

Sibcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency. Like others used in the everyday purchase, the coin is easily transferred from one user to another using digital wallets which have unique addresses. Sibcoin is also called the Siberian Chervonets. It is a hard fork of DASH (Digital Cash) and was launched in … read more …

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