Terrorists Raise Crypto Funds via Privacy App Telegram, Report Claims – CCN Markets

Terrorists Raise Crypto Funds via Privacy App Telegram, Report Claims – CCN Markets

TwitterFacebookLinkedInReddit Terror groups are increasingly using Telegram to raise cryptocurrency, a think tank has claimed. | Source: ShutterstockThe privacy-focused instant messaging app Telegram – that is launching its blockchain in October – is reportedly used by terrorist groups to raise funds in crypto for their cause, a recent study shows.Supporting terrorists by donating car bombs…

ISIS Used Bitcoin to Fund Horrific Sri Lanka Easter Bombings, Research Claims

ISIS Used Bitcoin to Fund Horrific Sri Lanka Easter Bombings, Research Claims

TweetShareBy CCN.com: Bitcoin played a role in staging the Easter Sunday suicide bombing in Sri Lanka that killed 253 civilians, according to Israeli blockchain intelligence firm Whitestream.The agency revealed that the ISIS used Canada-based payment gateway CoinPayments to convert bitcoins to fiat money. The firm identified large scale transactions between the wallets that ISIS used…

Fed Too Dovish for Red Hot U.S. Economy, Claims Economist

Fed Too Dovish for Red Hot U.S. Economy, Claims Economist

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US Job Market is Dying as Unemployment Claims Hit 10-Month High

US Job Market is Dying as Unemployment Claims Hit 10-Month High

TweetShareThe number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose again last week, the week ended February 23, after an exceedingly volatile month which saw initial claims hit a one-year high on average at one point.Continuing claims have hit a 10-month high, leading to concerns of a labor market slowdown despite strong performance compared to historical…

Crypto Icon Da Hongfei Claims NEO Will Be #1 Blockchain by 2020

Crypto Icon Da Hongfei Claims NEO Will Be #1 Blockchain by 2020

TweetShareIn the damp and drizzly Pacific northwestern city of Seattle, NEO (remember them?) held their DevCon conference last weekend. It was a chance for the passionate City of Zion developers, dApp developers, NEO enthusiasts, and skeptics alike to come together to find out about the cryptocurrency project’s ambitious plans moving forward – and, of course, to…