Tag: cryptocurrencies

Oct 23 2020

Willy Woo on Why It’s ‘an Extremely Great Time to Buy Bitcoin’

Oct 23 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 banking bitmex blockchain crypto

Willy Woo, on-chain Bitcoin analyst and writer of “The Bitcoin Forecast,” a market intelligence newsletter, discusses how the Bitcoin markets have been changing amidst what may be a forthcoming ebbing of derivatives exchanges and a revival of the importance of spot exchanges. In this episode, he covers: what the PayPal news means when there are...

Here’s How Bitcoin Gets to $50,000

Plus: the crypto companies turning away business What may prove to be the crypto news of the year broke this week, with the long-rumored announcement by PayPal that support for buying, selling, hodling, and purchasing will soon make its way to the company's customers. Filecoin continues forward with its long-awaited mainnet as several of its top miners object to the...

Oct 20 2020

How This DOJ Strike Force Hunts Down Cryptocurrency Criminals

Oct 20 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin blockchain crime crypto

Magistrate judge Zia Faruqui, and Jessi Brooks, assistant U.S. attorney in the national security section at the United States Attorney’s Office, have prosecuted several cryptocurrency-related cases, many of them amongst the most well-known. In this episode, they talk about: how they came to be involved in the prosecution of so many cases...

Oct 19 2020

What Do FCA Crypto Regulations Mean for Tech Businesses?

Some of the world’s most well-renowned retailers now accept cryptocurrency payments in place of traditional money, but that hasn’t stopped the UK’s finance regulator from reviewing the market. Launching new regulations with a press release in October 2020, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set rules that will result in an outright ban on […] The post...

Oct 16 2020

What You Need to Know About the DOJ’s Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin bitmex blockchain cftc

Jessie Liu, partner at Skadden and the former US attorney for the District of Columbia, headed up the team that has prosecuted what some believe is the greatest number of cryptocurrency crimes worldwide — Welcome to Video, Dark Scandals, Helix, North Korea, Hamas/Al Qaeda and ISIS. In this episode, she discusses: how she came to create a Threat...

Bitcoin 🐳🚀📈?

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin abc bitmex blockchain btc cftc

\+ CFTC Chair Gushes About ETH This week, another big institutional player invested an eye-opening sum in Bitcoin, while BTC's overall bullish trend shows no signs of slowing down. CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert praised Ethereum while dancing around whether ETH or the greater DeFi landscape should be labeled securities or commodities. We also have a roundup of the latest...

OKEx Crypto Exchange Suspends Withdrawals After Police Investigation

The popular and large cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has just announced they had to suspend cryptocurrency withdrawals from their trading platform. This comes after a police investigation that requested […]

Oct 15 2020

Things You Should Know Before You Start Trading Cryptocurrencies

If you’ve got some savings that you don’t know how to spend, you should consider investing them. Where? Foreign exchange trading is a popular choice, and for a reason - if you know enough about the economy, politics, and finances, you could use this knowledge to make more money. You wouldn’t be by any means […] The post Things You...

How Can You Use Cryptocurrencies? | Here’s All You Need to Know

Though it seems that we are nowhere near replacing our fiat currencies with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, or any other major cryptocurrency, their popularity is only growing more and more. Currently, there are several million people using cryptocurrencies worldwide, though it’s hard to say exactly how many, due to their relative anonymity. However, even if internet […] The post...

Warning: Mining Botnet “Lemon Duck” is Spreading and Affecting Crypto Users

A new crypto-mining botnet is spreading on the internet and affecting Windows 10 users. Researchers were able to discover the “Lemon Duck” crypto mining botnet and how it […]

Oct 14 2020

Bitcoin Adoption Survey Aligns with Post-Corona Trends

Imagine living in a world in which the government defines the totality of your financial options. Through banks, you are dependent on their transaction fees, the reach to where you can send or receive money. Even worse, what if your government’s policies lead to hyper-inflation, greatly devaluing your national currency? Some may even find themselves in a precarious position of being debanked for...

Oct 13 2020

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce on BitMEX, DeFi and a Token Safe Harbor

Hester Peirce, AKA “Crypto Mom,” was just confirmed to a second term as SEC Commissioner of the Securities Exchange Commission in August. In this episode, she talks about: the reasons for her dissent in the Unikrn Settlement and what she believes would have been a proper penalty...

Oct 12 2020

With RocketBit You’ll Take Your Crypto to the Next Level

The key thing you need to know about RocketBit is that it is a fast-growing platform for online cryptocurrency exchange with the modest fees, strict security standards, convenient interface, and a fast-paced service that allows you to purchase cryptocurrency in a most convenient way and to keep and manage it in your Bitcoin Wallet. For […] The post...

With RocketBit You Will Take Your Crypto to the Next Level

The key thing you need to know about RocketBit is that it is a fast-growing platform for online cryptocurrency exchange with the modest fees, strict security standards, a convenient interface, and a fast-paced service that allows you to purchase cryptocurrency in a most convenient way and to keep and manage it in your Bitcoin Wallet. […] The post...

Oct 09 2020

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Playing at Online Casinos With BTC

Oct 09 2020 Published at Coindoo under tags  bitcoin btc cryptocurrencies gambling gaming

Many gamblers are now switching to online casinos gaming because it’s simply convenient. They no longer need to travel to a local casino to be able to play games like slot machines, poker, and blackjack. They just need to go to a website and make a deposit to their online casino account to be able […] The post The Advantages and...

Abuse and Ethical Lapses: What Happened When Justin Sun Acquired BitTorrent

Freelance reporter and audio producer Chris Harland-Dunaway speaks about his long investigative story on Tron founder Justin Sun after his acquisition of BitTorrent. In this episode, Harland-Dunaway describes: how after his acquisition of peer-to-peer file sharing protocol BitTorrent Justin Sun straddled the China-West divide...

Oct 07 2020

Lumi Wallet Celebrates Its 3rd Anniversary: From Going Open-Source to Launching a White-Label Program

This week cryptocurrency wallet Lumi celebrated its 3rd anniversary. Last year was extremely busy for Lumi Wallet’s team, as one update followed another. From going open-source to the white-label program, let’s go through the main updates that were accomplished by Lumi in the last year. One of the company’s main news stories in the last […] The post...

Oct 06 2020

Can Solana Seize Marketshare From Ethereum With Serum?

Sam Bankman-Fried, the CEO of FTX and Alameda Research, and Anatoly Yakovenko, the co-founder and CEO of Solana Labs, discuss the Project Serum ecosystem that they are building on the Solana blockchain, and the unique approach to scaling the Solana blockchain is taking. In this episode, they talk about:...

Oct 04 2020

Top 5 Performing Cryptocurrencies of the Week -(Week 10)

It seems that the cryptocurrency market is trying to gain momentum. From the past seven days, the market has not demonstrated a great change. Still, some cryptocurrencies are exhibiting growth. Here are the top 5 performing cryptocurrencies of the week (week-10). Let’s take a look at...

Oct 03 2020

Coinbase Announces Instant Debit Card Withdrawals In Europe, the U.S. and the U.K.

Coinbase, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, announced instant withdrawals for users in the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe. Individuals will be able […]

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