Monero Bug Would Have Let Attackers ‘Burn’ Crypto Exchange Deposits

Monero Bug Would Have Let Attackers ‘Burn’ Crypto Exchange Deposits

Advertisement The developers of privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero have patched a bug that would have allowed an attacker to cause significant damage to cryptocurrency exchanges and XMR-friendly merchants. Now-Patched Monero Bug Put Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Merchants at Risk Addressed through a software patch privately distributed to exchanges and merchant and later publicly disclosed through a post-mortem on…

Mainstream: Official Scrabble Dictionary Makes ‘Bitcoin’ Playable Word

Mainstream: Official Scrabble Dictionary Makes ‘Bitcoin’ Playable Word

Advertisement The newly-published sixth edition of Merriam-Webster’s Scrabble Dictionary released Monday includes ”bitcoin” as a playable word for the first time. Bitcoin Finds Its Way into Scrabble Lexicon While bitcoin was added to Merriam-Webster’s unabridged dictionary in 2016, the Scrabble dictionary is updated less often and includes fewer words. The last update released four years ago,…

Cryptocurrency Options Platform LedgerX Will Launch Ether Contracts

Cryptocurrency Options Platform LedgerX Will Launch Ether Contracts

Advertisement Institutional bitcoin derivatives platform LedgerX is reportedly preparing to expand its cryptocurrency product line to include ether, the native asset of Ethereum. The U.S. firm, which was the first trading platform to receive approval from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to list bitcoin derivatives, has developed a line of ether options and is ready to…

Coin Marketcap with Prices of Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin & Ethereum

Bitcoin (BTC) $110,894,000,000 $6,414.54 $1,542,010,000 -2.96% XRP (XRP) $45,646,300,000 $0.4565 $835,827,000 -12.13% Ethereum (ETH) $21,709,200,000 $212.46 $1,097,710,000 -9.19% Bitcoin Cash (BCH) $7,511,220,000 $434.48 $434,994,000 -7.32% EOS (EOS) $5,193,070,000 $5.17 $496,945,000 -9.46% Stellar (XLM) $4,507,710,000 $0.2399 $105,544,000 -8.44% Litecoin (LTC) $3,291,280,000 $56.31 $236,943,000 -3.13% Tronix (TRX) $2,064,000,000 $0.02064 $78,316,600 -7.98% Cardano (ADA) $1,970,980,000 $0.07602 $70,999,700 -10.05%…

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Crypto Giant Circle Lists EOS, Stellar, 0x and Qtum

Crypto Giant Circle Lists EOS, Stellar, 0x and Qtum

Advertisement Circle has announced the addition of four new digital assets to the Circle Invest platform, bringing the total number of listed cryptocurrencies on the platform to 11. Announcing the news in a blog post, Circle revealed the new additions to be EOS, Stellar, 0x and Qtum. Circle further revealed that the four assets can…

‘Business Improvement Order’: Japan Slaps Crypto Exchange Operator after $60 Million Theft

‘Business Improvement Order’: Japan Slaps Crypto Exchange Operator after $60 Million Theft

Advertisement Japanese financial authorities are ramping up their scrutiny into the domestic crypto exchange sector after last week’s ¥6.7 billion ($60 million) hack of Tech Bureau’s exchange Zaif. In an announcement today, Japan’s Ministry of Finance struck Osaka-based Tech Bureau, operator of the licensed cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, with “administrative penalties” wherein the latter sees a…

Cryptocurrency Prices Highly Correlated to Regulatory Action: BIS Report

Cryptocurrency Prices Highly Correlated to Regulatory Action: BIS Report

Advertisement New research has found that, despite the popular idea that cryptocurrencies operate generally outside the reach of national regulators, regulatory actions still have a huge impact on crypto markets. The research is presented in a report by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), an organisation owned by 60 of the world’s central banks from…

Malaysia is Directing Its Three Largest Industries to Blockchain Technology

Malaysia is Directing Its Three Largest Industries to Blockchain Technology

Advertisement The Malaysian government is seeking to explore blockchain solutions in the nation’s three largest industries: renewable energy, palm oil, and Islamic finance. A task force named the Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) will be spearheading the move to adopt blockchain in each industry in order to increase transparency, sustainability, and logistical efficiency according to…