Month: June 2018

Why El-Erian’s views on bitcoin may not work for you

Bitcoin might be winning back favor in the public eye. Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, called bitcoin a buy if its price falls below $5,000. The highly volatile cryptocurrency made waves recently after falling 70 percent from its peak, wh…

Poland Bitcoin Community Files Complaint Against Bank Account ‘Denials’

Poland’s cryptocurrency industry lobby group the Polish Bitcoin Association (PBA) confirmed it has complained to regulators about banks’ denial of services to businesses June 27. Banks ‘Aim To Remove Virtual Currency’ In a statement sent to the Office of Comp…

Bitcoin Bloodbath Nears Dot-Com Levels as Many Tokens Go to Zero

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency’s 2018 crash may help cement its place in the bubble record books. Down about 70 percent from its December high after sliding …

Bitcoin Cash Support is Now Live on Purse.io

This week the well-known Purse.io, a firm that allows people to purchase items on Amazon and save 15 percent or more, has announced that Bitcoin Cash (BCH) support is now live. Furthermore, due to a partnership with the Bitcoin Cash Fund, the company is offer…

Cybercriminals Are Moving from Ransomware to Cryptojacking: Kaspersky Lab

According to a report published by Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity company, there has been a significant shift from ransomware-related attacks to crypto-mining malware. The report claims that this type of attack — known as cryptojacking — has become a m…