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Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently

In what is either an incredible blockchain-enabled monetization opportunity or a sign that perhaps the gears are finally starting to fall out of this thing, Republican politician, failed pre...

Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently

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Rick Rubin’s Shangri-La is a magical-yet-hokey monument to music—and to Rick Rubin There’s a bit of cognitive dissonance in the not-exactly-a-Rick Rubin documentary Shangri-La, in that it deifies the music mogul while also deflecting credit for his genius onto some nonspecific highe...
22:00 2019-07-12

Unfortunately, there's an app for everything in this first look at season 4 of Rick And Morty Making a season of Rick And Morty takes time. Like, a lot of it. It takes so much time, in fact, that the show has even explicitly poked fun at the long stretches between seasons, letting a certain li...
03:00 2019-07-20

Rick Owens to the Rescue Determined to save Larry LeGaspi, the designer behind the look of Parliament Funkadelic and Kiss, from obscurity, Rick Owens had no choice but to write a book....
23:12 2019-09-05

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the heart of Europe to the shores of Japan....
06:36 2019-06-07

Rick Fox’s League Of Legends Team Is No More After months of internal strife following the news that one of its investors had called a fellow shareholder the n-word, the esports organization co-founded by Rick Fox has officially lost its coveted...
05:36 2019-08-15

Can Rick Simpson oil help treat cancer? Rick Simpson oil is a cannabis extract with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Some people claim that this oil can help treat cancer. Although there is little to no evidence to suggest that ...
09:24 2019-06-29

Rick Steves: The best foods to try in Belgium Hungry? Belgium is ready for you with its famous fries, waffles and mussels – and, of course, beer.        ...
19:48 2019-05-28

What’s So Funny About Old Age? Apparently a Lot Three comic novels (H.M. Naqvi’s “The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack,” Sloane Tanen’s “There’s a Word for That” and Evan James’s “Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe”) feature protagonists on the other s...
13:12 2019-06-07

US will ramp up Russia sanctions: Rick Perry The Trump administration is likely to continue tightening its sanctions on Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on ­Saturday. Perry spoke with reporters in Warsaw...
04:00 2019-09-01

Longtime coach Rick Pitino wants another chance in NBA Longtime college basketball head coach Rick Pitino announced Friday he is focusing on returning to the NBA and will not return for a second season coaching Panathinaikos in the Euroleague....
18:24 2019-06-21

A chilaquiles private lesson with Rick Bayless An e-mail arrived in my inbox a few weeks ago, asking if I was interested in taking a chilaquiles lesson with Rick. Chilaquiles, of course, being the comforting tortilla-in-broth cure-all of Mexican g...
22:00 2019-06-21

Rick Santelli's 5 things you need to know about investing in bonds If you want a balanced portfolio, experts say you should invest in bonds. Here are the answers to five key questions about the market, from CNBC's Rick Santelli....
14:48 2019-06-18

Rick Scott Sucks Even More Than Humanly Thought Possible Because of former Florida governor and current U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, nearly half a million people in Florida who would otherwise be covered by Medicaid are uninsured. It turns out that not only was Sc...
06:36 2019-09-12

Red Sox’s Rick Porcello punches two TVs in dugout outburst When Rick Porcello struggles, the Red Sox pay the price. So does the dugout. The Boston pitcher punched two TVs hanging in the Fenway Park dugout Wednesday night after giving up six earned runs in 5²/...
05:12 2019-08-01

'Rick Scott had us on lockdown': how Florida said no to $70m for HIV crisis Guardian investigation shows state passed on federal funds available to help tackle a serious health epidemicWhile the Republican senator Rick Scott was governor of Florida, his administration preside...
08:36 2019-09-11

Rick Chandler Is The Reason You're Reading This Site Right Now Will Leitch is the founder of Deadspin, and for the first year of this site’s existence, there were only two bylines: His and Rick Chandler’s. Rick has been hospitalized since a stroke last month, and...
20:36 2019-08-05

Does Anyone Really Need a $5,000 Vape Case? Apparently, Yes For certain nicotine-craving consumers, leather and gold vape cases from companies like Vianel and Miansai add look-at-me luxury to their Juul devices....
18:12 2019-07-31

The New Stratos Is So Hot You Won't Be Able To Keep Your Pants On, Apparently The Lancia Stratos is in many gearheads’ dream garages for its legendary looks and rally performance. The “new” Stratos, coachbuilt from a Ferrari F430 base, has been around for years but this present...
06:24 2019-08-22

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this ...
16:24 2019-06-02

Rick Pitino leaving Greece with hope of one more NBA chance Rick Pitino is eyeing a return to the NBA. The Hall of Fame coach intends to pursue a job in the NBA, according to ESPN, whether it be coaching, player personnel or an advisory role. Pitino released a...
21:36 2019-06-21

Rick Steves: Castles and cobbles in the Bavarian Alps The romantic region's most popular sights include the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle and the wood-carving capital of Oberammergau.        ...
20:48 2019-05-21

New Game From Rick & Morty's Co-Creator Isn't As Funny As I Hoped Trover Saves the Universe is my favorite sort of virtual reality game. It’s bright, colorful and weird. It stars me, as a silent seated presence, guiding titular hero Trover in third-person. It can ev...
02:36 2019-06-05

Here's a First Comic-Con Exclusive Clip for Rick and Morty Season 4 The first look at Rick and Morty season 4 is here. During its panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon released an exclusive clip for the upcoming fourth season,......
09:12 2019-07-20

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder named Harvard fellow LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan governor who’s been criticized for his administration’s role in the Flint water crisis is headed to Harvard University to teach and study subjects r...
10:01 2019-07-01

Dwyane Wade and Rick Ross: NFL Team Co-Owners? On the inaugural episode of GQ Sports' "One on One," Miami's two biggest bosses talk hoops, hip-hop, retirement, and potential football-related business ventures....
01:48 2019-09-11

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroeder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office sai...
01:01 2019-05-23

Slayer Livery Too Metal For Rick Ware Racing We were amped up to hear that Rick Ware Racing was going have its #54 car driven by J.J. Yeley liveried to promote the band’s final tour to tonight’s NASCAR Cup race in Bristol, Tennessee but today it...
17:00 2019-08-18

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
22:00 2019-05-29

Goth Designer Rick Owens Doesn't Follow Trends The glamour-meets-grunge creator, nominated for Menswear Designer of the Year at next week’s awards, sees the use of influencers as ‘kind of horrible and...kind of great.’...
20:12 2019-05-28

Daily on Energy: ‘That is so hypocritical’ — Rick Perry vs. Jay Inslee on natural gas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
20:12 2019-06-03

Rick Reilly, Samosa Combine For Powerfully Dull Lede There’s nothing egregious in this Washington Post profile of Rick Reilly, but anyone who wants to find out what’s happened to the hacky-sportswriter-turned-hacky-Trump-writer needs to get past this fi...
02:12 2019-06-13

Iran's aggression demands global response, Rick Perry says: ‘Who is next?’ U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry called on the international community Monday to stop Iran’s aggression following attacks over the weekend targeting a Saudi Arabian oil processing plant. ...
00:48 2019-09-17

Rick Scott becomes latest senator to support 9/11 victim fund WASHINGTON – Sen. Rick Scott, the former Florida governor, is the latest lawmaker to co-sponsor the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill, The Post has learned. Scott will become the Senate bill’s ...
19:24 2019-06-18

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a ...
22:00 2019-05-30

Rick and Morty Season 4 Guest Stars Announced, to Be More Serialised Rick and Morty creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon have announced four guest stars for the upcoming fourth season, which they say will also be more serialised than before. Also, future seasons of.....
09:24 2019-07-18

Rick Porcello Smashes Two TVs After Mildly Unpleasant First Inning, Ought To Maybe Chill Boston Red Sox starter Rick Porcello has had a rough season. His 5.55 earned run average entering Wednesday night’s start is a career-worst; his WHIP is the highest it’s been in going on four seasons ...
07:24 2019-08-01

How music guru Rick Rubin transformed from NYU rap brat to Zen master Back in his 1980s New York heyday, record producer Rick Rubin was an unapologetically bratty loudmouth. To those who saw him at the time, he’s barely recognizable in the new Showtime documentary “Shan...
02:36 2019-07-12

Gears of War 5 reworked to remove smoking it apparently never had In the continued campaign against “cool” depictions of tobacco use, Gears of War will apparently no longer include depictions of smoking — but there’s some confusion as apparently it wasn’t going to h...
08:00 2019-07-16

Kristen Stewart talks to ghosts, apparently We all have our own theories about the afterlife—even on our own staff, some of us swear we’ve lived in straight-up haunted houses while others call that out as absolute bunk. Turns out Kristen Stewar...
21:24 2019-08-06

Top equestrian apparently kills self after lifetime ban over misconduct A decorated California equestrian died in an apparent suicide — just months after he was permanently banned from the sport over allegations of child sex abuse, according to a report. Robert Gage...
00:01 2019-06-15

Huawei apparently still has no viable Android alternative For months now, Huawei has been giving off some pretty, shall we say, mixed signals about what it might do should its standoff with the US become permanent and the company remains cut off from doing b...
02:12 2019-07-20

Met officers filmed pinning down man apparently having a seizure Footage shows man repeatedly saying ‘I can’t breathe’ during incident in Poplar, east LondonThree Metropolitan police officers have been filmed pinning a man down while he appeared to have a seizure.T...
15:48 2019-07-10

The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary The NFL this morning approved a rule change that could potentially allow coaches to challenge pass interference calls and non-calls in the last two minutes of a half or game. As with most tweaks to th...
23:36 2019-05-22

Apparently Melania and Kim Jong Un Aren't Besties, After All Donald Trump has made no secret of his deep and abiding bro-love for murderous North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. And since it’s human nature to want your best friends to befriend your romantic partne...
04:24 2019-08-27

Costco sells $400,000 rings, apparently, and somebody actually bought one We can only imagine how this shopping trip went off: a 24-pack of paper towels, a box of LaCroix, the usual multitude of granola bars, and oh yeah, how about that ring that costs more than the price o...
21:36 2019-06-04

Apparently, ‘Never Forget’ doesn’t apply to MLB hierarchy Call this retroactive fury, if you will, but my personal world was in a bit of turmoil back on Monday, July 22, so I missed the news that the Astros that evening, while crushing the Athletics 11-1 at ...
21:36 2019-09-14

The new Candyman movie will apparently be about "toxic fandom" Horror fans have been questioning what the new Candyman movie—produced by Jordan Peele through his MonkeyPaw studio and directed by Nia DaCosta—could be about now that Chicago’s infamous Cabrini-Green...
19:36 2019-06-09

Trump questioned on apparently altered Dorian map President Donald Trump was questioned by reporters Wednesday about an altered Hurricane Dorian map he displayed in the Oval Office. The map showed what looked to be a hand-drawn half-circle suggesting...
02:48 2019-09-05

Madonna's Eurovision video apparently doctored-up An official YouTube video has emerged with the Queen of Pop singing her song "Like a Prayer" as she appeared at the Eurovision Song Contest finale on Saturday. The soundtrack in the clip, however, is ...
20:24 2019-05-21

My hatred of broccoli has apparently struck a chord Dear John: Your broccoli comments could be viewed by some as market manipulation. Supply and demand can be a very personal and fickle thing, just like the like (or dislike) of broccoli....
07:36 2019-05-26

Rick Pitino reaches settlement with University of Louisville Athletic Association Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has reached a settlement in his lawsuit with the University of Louisville Athletic Association.       ...
00:36 2019-09-19

CNBC's interview with Secretary Rick Perry and former Citigroup CEO Sandy Weill Sandy Weill, former chairman and CEO of Citigroup, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry join CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss a signed memorandum between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Weill Fo...
05:12 2019-08-27

CNBC's full interview with Sec. Rick Perry on rising tensions with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about oil markets amid brewing turmoil in the Middle East after tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
03:00 2019-06-15

Michael Flynn and Rick Gates Subpoenaed to Testify by House Committee The subpoenas are tied to the Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. politics and whether foreign interests could influence Mr. Trump, his family or associates....
16:36 2019-06-13

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick...
17:24 2019-06-13

Teenage Engineering reveals pocket-sized 'Rick and Morty' synth From launching a record label to helping Panic with its crank-operated handheld game system, Teenage Engineering has had a busy spring. The company has at least one more project in the works. It'...
18:24 2019-05-28

Energy Secretary Rick Perry talks LNG exports, climate change, and more Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of global energy including LNG exports, the nuclear technology available around the world, the climate change debate and more....
23:12 2019-07-31

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry fell for an old-school Instagram hoax You know, in many respects, I admire former Texas Governor Rick Perry. He’s accomplished so much, despite clearly being an absolute fucking moron that, in Europe, wouldn’t be trusted with a pair of sa...
18:24 2019-08-21

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic concert 'in an abundance of caution' Rick Springfield has canceled his upcoming concert in the Dominican Republic "in an abundance of caution" and "well-being" for his fans, band and crew. ...
11:36 2019-07-02

Rick Fox Accuses Fellow Esports Organization Investor Of Trying To 'Engineer A Firesale' In a new interview with The Richard Lewis Show, Rick Fox accused fellow Team Echo Fox investor Amit Raizada of being a “bully,” “self-dealing,” and holding the company “hostage.”...
17:48 2019-07-31

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
01:24 2019-06-04

College scammer Rick Singer lied about serving on admissions committees Not only did he fabricate the credentials of college applicants — he faked his own, too. College admissions guru William “Rick” Singer was a con man so brazen that he lied under oath about serving on ...
21:48 2019-05-27

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: US modernizing nuclear arsenal 'as we speak' Energy Secretary Rick Perry called the American nuclear arsenal the most developed and modern in the world, during an interview Monday with Fox News....
04:00 2019-07-23

Bill Hader has Finn Wolfhard to thank for his It casting, apparently If you thought Bill Hader was only capable of being an ace comedian, you’re in for a massive surprise when you watch It: Chapter Two. The Emmy-winning actor is already getting rave critical reviews fo...
01:00 2019-09-05

Ford's Apparently About to Debut Its New Small Truck (Updated) We speculated in January that Ford might be cooking up a truck smaller than the Ranger. Now, a Ford spokesman has confirmed they will show something this week, alongside a separate report that Ford is...
06:48 2019-07-17

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said....
16:00 2019-07-06

Cop apparently kills himself, the eighth NYPD suicide this year An off-duty Bronx cop apparently killed himself Tuesday morning in Yonkers, the eighth NYPD cop to die by suicide this year, officials told The Post. The 35-year-old officer, who worked in the Bronx, ...
18:48 2019-08-13

Weekend Box Office: Angels fall upwards, apparently You sickos wanted blood and you got it. Angel Has Fallen, the third film in one of the worst film franchises ever, exceeded expectations at the box office this weekend, reaping $21.25 million in gore-...
19:00 2019-08-26

Good God, Disney's Apparently Considering a Sequel to Its Aladdin Remake James Wan adds another movie to his endless list of production credits. Marlon Wayans wants in on a Plastic Man DC movie, should it ever happen. Zack Snyder shows off a nice camera and some corpses fo...
20:24 2019-08-13

A Small Update on the New RoboCop Movie, Which Is Apparently Still Happening Last year, we got news that Neil Blomkamp, possibly as penance from the universe for not getting to make that Alien movie he was really hype for, was working on RoboCop Returns, a direct followup to t...
22:12 2019-06-30

Mark Zuckerberg apparently tried to buy Panic, the creator of Playdate Buried in Edge Magazine's exclusive feature on Playdate, is an interesting revelation. Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg once expressed interest in buying Panic, the developers behind the new handheld,...
02:24 2019-05-25

NASA’s inspector general has apparently had enough of meddling by Congress Enlarge / Paul Martin, then the nominee for Inspector General for NASA, answers questions during his confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation in 20...
18:24 2019-08-28

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account apparently hacked The account of Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey appeared to be hacked on Friday afternoon, sending public tweets including racial slurs and curse words to 4 million followers. (Reporting By Pet...
22:24 2019-08-30

Miley Cyrus posts congratulatory note to Lil Nas X after he apparently came out as gay Miley Cyrus shared a congratulatory note to Lil Nas X after he appeared to come out as gay in a social media post celebrating the end of Pride Month....
22:36 2019-07-02

NYPD cop apparently kills himself behind Staten Island precinct An NYPD cop apparently killed himself behind a Staten Island precinct on Friday — the third member of the department to commit suicide this month, sources told The Post. The officer was found inside o...
00:48 2019-06-15

Apparently Bankers Are Feeling Threatened by Elizabeth Warren CNBC’s stock market whisperer Jim Cramer went on a mesmerizing rant Tuesday about the threat that Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren’s progressive policies pose to Wall Street executives...
16:12 2019-09-11

Kraken bug apparently let users buy Bitcoin for $8,000 and instantly sell it for $12,000 Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken – one of the world’s oldest – has disclosed a bug that apparently allowed certain customers to purchase Bitcoin at $8,000 and sell it for $12,000. Taking to Twitter, the...
19:24 2019-09-16

Kid Rock apparently divorced Pamela Anderson because of Borat Borat was inescapable following its release in 2006, beloved by critics and audiences alike. With humble origins as a Da Ali G Show spinoff, Borat was an unexpected sensation, earning $262 million aga...
01:12 2019-06-01

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in...
19:48 2019-06-05

Rick Pitino driven crazy by Greek fans smoking at games: ‘Awful’ ATHENS, Greece — Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players. “I...
21:24 2019-05-30

Echo Fox partners fail in attempt to secure temporary restraining order against Rick Fox The former Los Angeles Laker has been one of the most prominent figures in the mainstreaming of competitive video gaming but has been in a bitter internal battle over the future of his esports franchi...
10:36 2019-08-24

Rick Perry: Democrats living 'in a fantasy world' with climate change rhetoric Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday that Democrats are living in a "fantasy world" when it comes to their climate change rhetoric and accused them of twisting the truth to help bolster their poli...
22:00 2019-08-13

Anal beads, "Wesley Sniper," and other horrors to expect from Rick And Morty's fifth season Yes, the Rick And Morty writers’ room is as chaotic as you might think, a maelstrom of Post-It notes emblazoned with shit both horrific and hilarious. Co-creator Dan Harmon proved as much in a pair of...
21:48 2019-05-28

2019 CFDA Awards winners: Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens take top honors Maxwell and Owens took top honors at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards Monday night.        ...
15:12 2019-06-04

Rick and Morty season 4 release date, rumors, and Inter-Dimensional Cable 3 TV fans all over the world are waiting with bated breath for news of a Rick and Morty season 4 release date, after Adult Swim's animated sci-fi show completed its third season in October 2017.&#x...
16:00 2019-08-29

Josh Hawley and Rick Scott’s bizarre support for socialist price controls Democrats are reaching as far to the Left as possible to appease their radical liberal base heading into the 2020 presidential primaries, whether it’s through "Medicare for all," the Green New Deal, o...
00:00 2019-08-31

Rick Perry, Man Who Could Nuke Entire World, Fell for a Super-Old Facebook Hoax Rick Perry, as head of the Department of Energy, is tasked with overseeing America’s vast nuclear arsenal, one capable of blowing up the Earth many times over. He’s also a huge idiot, as evidenced yet...
19:24 2019-08-21

Showtime’s Extremely Authorized Rick Rubin Docuseries Shangri-La Is Flawed But Sublime You don’t have to be a rap snob to appreciate Rick Rubin, the super producer and Beastie Boys impresario who dreamed up the game-changing Def Jam label as an NYU undergrad in the mid-1980s. Alon...
01:00 2019-07-10

Rick Steves' guide to driving in Europe: Conquer your fear of the roundabout Public transportation in Europe is great but sometimes, a rental car is the best – and, sometimes, only – way to get off the beaten path.       ...
18:48 2019-06-11

Elvis Presley ain't nothing but a hound dog (and a superspy, apparently) in new animated series Here’s an odd one: Sony Pictures has teamed up with Priscilla Presley and John Eddie for Agent King, an adult animated comedy where Elvis is both Elvis and a superspy with a jetpack. We have no idea w...
09:36 2019-08-17

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name Apparently To Evade US Sanctions: Report While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and......
23:48 2019-08-16

Teen apparently tweets from smart fridge after mom bans electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator. The plight of 15-year-old Twitter user “Do...
22:24 2019-08-14

The new song from Stranger Things' Joe Keery is pretty good, because apparently he can do anything In the first season of Stranger Things, Joe Keery’s Steve Harrington started off as a lovable asshole but eventually just became lovable, and he’s become increasingly lovable in each season since then...
06:48 2019-07-24

Andrew Luck's "Small Little Bone" Injury Is Apparently On The Move The saga of Andrew Luck’s strained calf has reached the point where it’s time to worry whether anyone knows just what the hell is going on. Colts owner Jim Irsay identified a “small little bone” in Lu...
03:36 2019-08-14

Inside Queen Elizabeth’s handbag and how she apparently uses it to send signals Queen Elizabeth II sported one of her beloved handbags — which is rumored to send secret signals to her staff — when she met President Trump on Monday prior to a lavish state banquet. The accessory, f...
12:24 2019-06-04

Bernie Sanders Has a Badass Sword From Ross Perot, Apparently It seems Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders finally found a billionaire he likes: Texas tycoon Ross Perot, who died today. To memorialize him, Sanders tweeted out a photo of a gift Perot gave him to commemor...
01:24 2019-07-10

Austria: 3 women found dead in Vienna apparently starved Austrian police say that a woman and her two daughters who were found dead at their Vienna apartment earlier this week appear to have starved to death...
13:00 2019-05-23

Sharpie-gate? Trump shows apparently altered hurricane map U.S. President Donald Trump showed a map of Hurricane Dorian's projected path on Wednesday that appeared to have been altered with a Sharpie pen to include the state of Alabama, which was never in har...
03:12 2019-09-05

Jeffrey Epstein apparently bought women’s panties while in jail Millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was able to buy two pairs of small women’s panties from a jail shop while serving time for sex offenses, according to bombshell new documents. The convict b...
19:00 2019-08-18

This is CNN? Network apparently recently glorified ICE detention center attacker The self-proclaimed Antifa militant who was killed Saturday by Washington state police as he attacked a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center was apparently glorified in a recent ...
18:48 2019-07-15

Watch: Tesla driver sleeps while apparently using autopilot on highway A traveler on a Massachusetts highway captured video of a "strange and baffling" sight -- a Tesla car on autopilot with both the driver and a front-seat passenger apparently asleep....
00:36 2019-09-11

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
22:36 2019-06-04

Tapas 101: Rick Steves' guide to eating adventurously, authentically and affordably in Spain Opt for tapas in Spain and you'll be rewarded with bite-size punches of flavor, a reasonable bill, and the unrelenting energy of the locals.       ...
23:00 2019-06-17

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
18:24 2019-07-01

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic performance amid travel safety concerns Rick Springfield pulled the plug on a show in the Dominican Republic for safety reasons after several U.S. tourists have died while vacationing there.       ...
20:48 2019-07-04

Rick Steves: Slovakia’s capital is the fastest-changing city in Europe (in a good way) Bratislava's compact old town bursts with colorfully restored facades, lively outdoor cafés and swanky boutiques.       ...
23:48 2019-07-02

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
19:36 2019-05-31

Nintendo Is Apparently Giving New Switch Owners a Free Upgrade to Version 2 Is there anything worse than buying something only to see the company release a new and improved version just a few weeks later? Nintendo feels your pain, and if you purchased a Switch, the original v...
00:36 2019-08-17

Stan Lee's daughter blasts Marvel and Disney for their apparently shabby treatment of her dad Stan Lee died in 2018, leaving behind a legacy as a tireless promoter of comics, a bombastic showman, and an enthusiastic performer of superhero movie cameos. And also, you know, Spider-Man, perhaps h...
08:00 2019-08-23

MoviePass Apparently Left 58,000 Customer Records Exposed on a Public Server Ticketing app and ongoing shitshow MoviePass has been burning through whatever could possibly remain of its finances at an incredible rate—when last the imploding startup was in the news, it was becau...
18:24 2019-08-21

'Bachelorette' star Hannah Brown apparently joining 'Dancing with the Stars' Fresh off her highly-publicized breakups, former "Bachelorette" star Hannah Brown apparently is embarking on a new adventure — joining "Dancing with the Stars."...
01:24 2019-08-21

Philly Is the City of Brotherly Love Unless Your Brother Drives an Orange Car Apparently Now, I know nothing here is close to the sorts of discrimination people suffer every day based on their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or whatever, but this is still absolutely maddening ...
23:24 2019-06-07

Marvel apparently rejected an Art Spiegelman essay about fascism because of a Trump reference In an essay for The Guardian that went up this weekend, Maus creator Art Spiegelman dives into the so-called golden age of comics that occurred (depending on who you ask) at some point between the lat...
10:36 2019-08-19

Trump displays map of Hurricane Dorian apparently altered to include Alabama The National Weather Service in Birmingham, Alabama, tweeted in response: ``Alabama will NOT see any impacts from #Dorian. We repeat, no impacts from Hurricane #Dorian will be felt across Alabama. The...
01:00 2019-09-05

Long-Rumored Apex Legends Hero Apparently Spotted In Game Apex Legends added its first new hero, the speedy Octane, early after launch. The electric-fence-dropping Wattson followed at the start of Season Two in July. Since then, there’s been supposed leaks a...
20:24 2019-09-18

Apparently Dave Bautista doesn't need 2 action comedies in a single year The Guardians Of The Galaxy series has allowed Dave Bautista to transition into a pretty solid career as a both a funny guy in action movies and an action guy in funny movies, but apparently there’s o...
19:48 2019-07-11

Prince William apparently calls Princess Charlotte this 'sweet' nickname How sweet! Prince William appeared to call his middle child, Princess Charlotte, by an adoring nickname during the royal family’s recent visit to the Chelsea Flower Show in London. William and wife Ka...
21:24 2019-05-22

Chip, Dale, your whole damn childhood apparently coming to the DuckTales reboot Real quick, let’s get this out of the way up top: How the fuck did the universe conspire to somehow get us to write not just one, but two separate Newswire stories about Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Rescue Rangers...
06:48 2019-07-20

Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren are apparently back in Fast And Furious 9 It’s time for another update from the set of Fast And Furious 9 from Vin Diesel, just a few weeks after he, Tyrese Gibson, and Michelle Rodriguez put on a big show to let everyone know how much happie...
01:00 2019-07-09

NASA’s TESS exoplanet hunter is apparently also good at spotting supernovas NASA’s TESS (which stands for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) is built to spot undetected planets orbiting distant stars. I mean, it’s right there in the name, so you can imagine it...
10:24 2019-07-18

Watch A Tesla Apparently Get Stolen In Seconds With Some Wires And Cheap Electronics I’ve never really been all that crazy about proximity keys, for a lot of reasons, but just in case you’re looking for another reason to not give up physical keys turning in mechanical locks, maybe thi...
03:36 2019-08-27

NFL star Adrian Peterson made close to $100 million but apparently can't pay his debts The Washington Redskins running back is fighting creditors in court over a $5.2 million loan. Here's what the pros tend to get wrong about managing their finances....
03:48 2019-08-01

Jason Momoa apparently thinks his Apple TV+ show ‘See’ is better than ‘Game of Thrones’ When Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced See, one of the original series coming to Apple’s new streaming platform Apple TV+ when it launches on Nov. 1, he described it in glowing terms to attendees of...
05:48 2019-09-13

Terry McAuliffe's 'Definitive Account' of Charlottesville Is Apparently Filled With Errors Terry McAuliffe’s new book, “Beyond Charlottesville: Taking a Stand Against White Nationalism,” touts itself as “the definitive account of an infamous chapter in our history.” But according to The Dai...
06:48 2019-08-12

Customers Being Wrongly Detained for 'Stolen' Rental Cars Is Apparently a Thing Quite a few of you probably have plans to travel and rent cars this summer, so listen up: There have been various cases where rental car companies like Hertz have mistakenly reported their cars as mis...
22:36 2019-05-24

Rick and Morty's Cast and Crew Shared Clips and a Teeny Bit of Season 4 News at Their SDCC Panel We’ve learned precious little about season four of Rick and Morty, other than its November premiere date, those two very recent image glimpses, and that its planning involved a hell of a lot of Post-I...
20:00 2019-07-20

House Dems subpoena Corey Lewandowski, Rick Dearborn in ongoing Trump obstruction probe The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former top White House aide Rick Dearborn for details about their knowledge of potential obstru...
17:24 2019-08-17

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert M...
17:00 2019-06-13

Bill Clinton apparently pitched Succession storylines to the show's Nicholas Braun There’s not a weak cast member on HBO’s excellent Succession, but the very tall Nicholas Braun made an indelible impression as Cousin Greg, a bumbling, aimless twentysomething who latches onto the wea...
17:12 2019-08-02

Duluth synagogue fire was act of arson by 1 person, apparently not hate crime: police A man charged with burning down a historic Minnesota synagogue last week doesn’t appear to have been motivated by religious bias, authorities said Sunday....
04:36 2019-09-16

Apparently, Replicating the Star Wars Wipe in Jedi: Fallen Order Was a Nightmare Developing a complicated, high-tech action game with robust physics, stunning graphics, and a lore-accurate Star Wars story? Oh, that’s tricky, but doable. Getting those wipe transitions correct? Dear...
22:12 2019-06-09

The iPhone-Hacking Sites Google Found Apparently Went After Android and Windows Users Too Those hackers Google’s researchers sussed out earlier this week apparently went after more than just iPhone users. Microsoft’s operating system along with Google’s own were also targeted, according to...
14:24 2019-09-02

P!nk apparently read Kanye the riot act after his Taylor Swift interruption at the 2009 VMAs For better or worse, Kanye West’s interruption of Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs has become a tone-setting snapshot of the last decade of pop culture (not to mention its parallels to modern social medi...
08:00 2019-08-23

Odell Beckham Jr. apparently in hot water over pricey accessory he wore in Browns debut Cleveland Browns star Odell Beckham Jr. rocked a pricey wristwatch during his debut with his new team Sunday, but the flashy item he sported against the Tennessee Titans may have accidentally landed h...
21:36 2019-09-09

A DEA Special Agent Apparently Convinced a Drug Dealer to Buy a Truck for Him to Then Seize and Drive The Department of Justice said Wednesday that a federal law enforcement agent was convicted on seven counts for actions that apparently included telling an alleged drug dealer to buy a truck and then ...
10:48 2019-08-29

South Korean Overwatch League Broadcast Apparently Omits Pride Day Festivities If you tuned into the Overwatch League’s Friday games, you probably saw dozens of esports fans decked out in rainbow garb or flashing LGBTQ-themed signs as soon as the camera turned their way. It was ...
21:12 2019-06-10

Chloë Grace Moretz's Twitter Hacked, Apparently by Same Group That Took Over Jack Dorsey's Less than a week after CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account was compromised by hackers, actress Chloë Grace Moretz—the 22-year-old actress of Kick-Ass fame—briefly lost control of her account as well.Rea...
19:24 2019-09-04

Rick And Morty adds Paul Giamatti, Sam Neill, Taika Waititi, and Kathleen Turner to its upcoming season As one of the most rapidly ascendant animated series in recent memory, Rick And Morty has never had much trouble attracting high-quality guest star talent; even in its first year on the air, Dan Harmo...
05:36 2019-07-18

Report: Rick Fox's Esports Organization Plans To Sell League Of Legends Slot To Rams, Arsenal Owner Former LA Laker Rick Fox’s esports organization Team Echo Fox plans to sell its slot in the North American League of Legends Championship Series to Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke, according to a ...
04:12 2019-07-24

Watch Tesla drivers apparently asleep at the wheel, renewing Autopilot safety questions In videos shared online and with CNBC, Tesla drivers were caught apparently asleep at the wheel, a violation of the company's terms of use for Autopilot....
01:12 2019-09-10

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard apparently 'funny as s--t,' likened to Vince Vaughn Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard is the NBA’s silent assassin. He says very few words and lets his talking be done on the basketball court instead of in front of the microphone....
16:12 2019-06-10

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Apparently Made Up A Bizarre Story About Kobe Bryant And Heath Ledger I know we already wrote about ESPN’s delightfully detailed account of the Lakers’ deep-seated institutional rot, but this phony story GM Rob Pelinka invented about Kobe Bryant and Heath Ledger is too ...
23:12 2019-05-28

Man Working on His Jeep Died After the Vehicle Apparently Fell Off Jacks During California Earthquake: Police A Nevada man working on his late-1940s Willys CJ-2A died after the vehicle fell off jacks during an earthquake earlier this month, local police believe. This may be the first reported casualty resulti...
08:24 2019-07-11

When This Little Boy Was Being Bullied, His Parents Transferred Him To Another School Where They Apparently Thought Kids Would Magically Be Nicer For Some Reason While there’s nothing inherently wrong with indulging in a little wishful thinking, there’s a fine line between being optimistic and being delusional, and people often fail to realize when they’ve cro...
00:24 2019-06-19

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
22:12 2019-06-19

Boxing News at Five: Taylor wants Serrano or Persoon rematch next, Khan showing shades of Mayweather – apparently Katie Taylor has a couple of options in mind for later this year, and Clarence 'Bones' Adams is impressed by Amir Khan's work ethic The post Boxing News at Five: Taylor wants Serrano or Persoon rematc...
20:36 2019-07-10

The Queen apparently favors Prince George and leaves presents at the foot of his bed when he visits the Buckingham Palace Ranald Mackechnie/Royal Mail/Getty Images A royal insider told the Daily Mail that the Queen apparently favors Prince George, who turns 6-years-old tomorrow, and leaves presents at the foot of his be...
11:24 2019-07-22

Photos seen in Jeffrey Epstein mansion raid apparently showed Fidel Castro, Pope John Paul II Video from a 2005 police raid at convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida mansion showed an array of photos on display – one of which appeared to show Epstein and Pope John Paul II, with anoth...
23:36 2019-09-03

Daily on Energy: Rick Perry takes energy battle with Russia to the frontlines of Kiev Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
20:48 2019-05-23

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
09:12 2019-05-31

The Rangers Are Apparently Keen To Sign Artemi Panarin's Twin Brother, "Lefty" Panarin Artemi Panarin is the hottest forward on the free agent market. The 27-year-old is such a vibrant scorer that the Blue Jackets forewent the sizable trade bounty he would have pulled in at the deadline...
02:00 2019-06-29

Apple has apparently decided to make Apple TV+ the anti-Netflix So many times in tech and even general business journalism, the tendency is to pit a new thing against its closest rival. To measure everything as a kind of tit-for-tat, binary comparison in which one...
18:12 2019-07-01

News Corp is apparently working on a news app called 'Knewz' News Corp wants to give people an alternative to Google News and Apple News. The media company that owns Dow Jones Newswires and HarperCollins is working on its own news aggregation service, reported ...
04:36 2019-08-23

Disney executives apparently worried Jojo Rabbit's anti-Nazi message is too edgy for Disney fans Thanks to the massive success of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi has become a beloved entity at Marvel, which recently signed the filmmaker to direct the follow-up, Thor: Love And Thunder. Waititi’s nex...
00:48 2019-08-14

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses need to know about the basics of wallets, exchanges, a...
22:36 2019-06-18

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 20...
14:00 2019-06-18

No, NASA Did Not Say It's Developing Its Own Cryptocurrency Let’s get one thing straight right now: “crypto” means “cryptography.” It does not mean “cryptocurrency.” Unless you’re a person who thinks the blockchain is the future, that is, which is how we ended...
05:24 2019-09-06

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Face U.K. Ban A British regulator proposed a ban on selling derivatives based on bitcoin and other digital currencies to individual investors, calling these products “unsuitable investments” for nonprofessionals....
16:36 2019-07-04

China set to launch its own cryptocurrency China is preparing to launch a national cryptocurrency as part of a plan to expand further into financial technology.The system could be the most advanced cryptocurrency released to date, opening up t...
17:24 2019-09-06

You can now buy shares in this brewery using cryptocurrency Paying for coffee with Bitcoin is a common trope in the cryptocurrency industry, but what about beer? More specifically, what about buying shares of a beer company with Bitcoin? The edgy Scotland-base...
09:48 2019-07-05

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
01:12 2019-06-14

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says crypto-assets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on financial instruments linked to digital cryptocurrenc...
14:12 2019-07-03

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the ...
02:48 2019-06-08

AT&T now accepts cryptocurrency, and it’s probably a bad idea American cell network operator AT&T has announced it’s accepting cryptocurrency as an online payment option. AT&T says it will be offering the payment method through cryptocurrency payment services pr...
10:12 2019-05-24

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
04:00 2019-07-05

Facebook is already awash with fraudulent ads about its own cryptocurrency Facebook revealed its cryptocurrency plans just a month ago, and already it's the subject of a wave of fraudulent ads. As The Washington Post reports, around a dozen fake accounts, pages and grou...
16:36 2019-07-23

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this month according to a new report from The Information...
20:24 2019-06-06

Indian Panel Recommends Cryptocurrency Ban An Indian government panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies and a jail term of up to 10 years and heavy fines for anyone dealing in digital currencies....
10:24 2019-07-23

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The s...
02:24 2019-06-06

It sure looks like Apple is gearing up for more cryptocurrency apps At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) the company is set to announce the release of “CryptoKit;” a cryptography-oriented tool kit for Apple developers. While the iPhone-maker avo...
20:36 2019-06-05

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
05:12 2019-06-14

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
16:36 2019-07-22

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family’s savings had been de...
22:48 2019-05-22

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it to pay your phone bill. AT&T just became the first b...
23:24 2019-05-24

Hacker ordered to pay back almost £1m in cryptocurrency A hacker who carried out cyber attacks on dozens of firms including Sainsbury's and Uber while living at a caravan park in Kent has been ordered to pay back more than £900,000 in cryptocurrency h...
22:36 2019-08-23

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by th...
20:00 2019-07-16

Tech Tips: Cryptocurrency Business One major tech giant is trying to get into the cryptocurrency business, News 4 Tucson’s Quincey Hobbs takes a closer look on how it works. Learn more in the video below....
06:12 2019-07-06

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
21:36 2019-06-19

What’s a cryptocurrency exit scam and how do I spot one? Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Google ‘cryptocurrency’ and the likelihood is you’ll see ...
18:12 2019-07-16

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platfo...
23:36 2019-06-18

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future of this digital finance. But what is Bitcoin all ab...
20:12 2019-08-18

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest ...
01:24 2019-08-21

The Cryptocurrency That's Leading the Pack in 2019 Our Cryptocurrency analysis showed subscribers a bullish Elliott Wave trade set-up on Cardano's price chart, namely: A third wave. See it for yourself....
20:36 2019-05-21

The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died, claiming he was the only one who could ...
13:24 2019-06-05

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Ca...
13:00 2019-06-18

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from arou...
08:12 2019-07-16

Mastercard is assembling its own cryptocurrency team Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard, which is partnered with Facebook on its Libra cryptocurrency announced in June, is now putting tog...
13:48 2019-08-18

Cryptocurrency Is "Not Money", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was "not money" and warning that those wishing to join the trade would have to abide by banking regulations....
08:48 2019-07-12

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digi...
00:48 2019-07-18

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans Over the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits from a new and anonymous form of storing wealth....
15:24 2019-05-22

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin a...
04:00 2019-07-12

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send di...
18:36 2019-05-24

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday became the latest ...
05:36 2019-07-16

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital ...
04:12 2019-07-17

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than a...
16:48 2019-07-08

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurren...
23:36 2019-06-08

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called L...
21:12 2019-07-17

North Korea’s cryptocurrency is most likely bullshit — just like its conference North Korea is supposedly preparing to develop its own cryptocurrency to dodge the strict international sanctions crippling its economy, VICE News reports. The project was announced by Alejandro Cao d...
16:36 2019-09-19

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital curren...
23:12 2019-06-18

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly though, security researchers have uncovered a new malw...
15:48 2019-06-04

5 charged in connection with $2.7M Australian cryptocurrency scam Australian police have charged five people in connection with a protracted cold call cryptocurrency investment scam that tricked more than 100 victims into losing $2.7 million. The scam, which operate...
16:48 2019-08-08

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could al...
18:36 2019-06-21

Cryptocurrency scammers have netted $4.26B so far this year, report Cryptocurrency scammers continued to swindle funds throughout Q2 2019, netting approximately $4.26 billion so far this year. According to CipherTrace latest report, insider thefts were by far the larg...
13:12 2019-08-13

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
14:12 2019-06-18

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
15:24 2019-06-18

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backer...
17:24 2019-08-23

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track of their blockchain transactions. In an announcement...
17:12 2019-06-20

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic pla...
17:48 2019-06-18

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its ro...
01:00 2019-06-20

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
22:12 2019-06-18

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
20:12 2019-06-27

Cryptocurrency scammers conned Australians out of $14.8M in just 7 months Cryptocurrency investment scams in Australia cost victims a record $14.76 million between January and July this year. That’s according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The...
17:12 2019-08-13

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency amid concerns from EU govern...
18:12 2019-09-15

Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO An Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) failed to meet its minimum expectations last month. ...
13:00 2019-06-04

Judge allows suit against AT&T after $24 million cryptocurrency theft Enlarge / An AT&T store in New Jersey. (credit: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) When Michael Terpin's smartphone suddenly stopped working in June 2017, he knew it wasn't...
23:00 2019-07-23

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested i...
20:36 2019-07-23

Goldman Sachs might launch its own ‘cryptocurrency’ – just like JP Morgan American banking giant Goldman Sachs might be following in the footsteps of its competitor JP Morgan. The bank is considering launching its own cryptocurrency. In an interview with French financial ne...
15:48 2019-06-28

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
02:24 2019-07-04

China's c.bank to issue own cryptocurrency as soon as Nov - Forbes China plans to issue its own crytocurrency as early as Nov. 11, the country's busiest shopping day for online sales, U.S. financial magazine Forbes said, citing two sources familiar with the matter....
10:24 2019-08-28

Manny Pacquiao launches own cryptocurrency at concert debut Welterweight champ launches own crypto tokens at concert‘Pac’ token will be listed on Global Crypto Offering ExchangeMichael Owen, Caroline Wozniacki also plan to launch tokensPhilippine boxing champi...
03:00 2019-09-03

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling th...
22:00 2019-07-16

Central banks to question Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is about to undergo further scrutiny of its Libra cryptocurrency, and it may have to answer some difficult questions. Officials speaking to the Financial Times said that Libra representative...
07:12 2019-09-16

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regulators around the world and U.S. lawmakers have quest...
19:24 2019-07-16

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans fo...
18:48 2019-07-16

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tok...
15:12 2019-07-16

France seeks Facebook Libra cryptocurrency ban in Europe France's economic minister intends to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe, citing threats to financial stability and accountability.Read More...
14:36 2019-09-12

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.Read More...
07:48 2019-07-17

PayPal Cautious About Future of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency PayPal is cautious about the future of Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra, which is slated to debut with the pioneering digital payments firm as part of its oversight association....
08:24 2019-09-14

UN: North Korean cryptocurrency hackers have earned up to $2 billion so far The financial impact of North Korea‘s hacking and cryptocurrency exploits could be much larger than first thought. According to a UN report, seen by CNN, North Korea could have earned up to $2 billion...
13:48 2019-08-06

Coinbase lets you copy its top cryptocurrency traders with new tool Coinbase has today launched a tool that enables users to see information based on the activity of its top traders.  As part of the new launch, customers will see the anonymized data of the top 10 perc...
12:36 2019-07-18

Wells Fargo tests cryptocurrency for internal transactions Wells Fargo & Co said on Tuesday it will pilot its own digital currency powered by blockchain to help move cash across borders and between branches in real time....
21:48 2019-09-17

Moonday Mornings: Apple says no to cryptocurrency, Mastercard says yes to blockchain Good morning! It’s the first day of a new week so you know what that means. It’s time for Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Take a look. 1. Owners of Ap...
17:48 2019-08-05

Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptocurrencies. The perp, 31-year old Eliyahu Gigi from ...
10:24 2019-07-18

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, dealing the cryptocurrency a fresh blow. The French...
20:12 2019-09-12

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability....
03:36 2019-09-14

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and regula...
15:36 2019-08-21

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
22:48 2019-07-17

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not...
22:12 2019-07-17

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that ...
03:00 2019-08-26

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politi...
15:12 2019-07-16

France creating G7 cryptocurrency taskforce, says central banker France will set up a G7 taskforce on "stable coin" projects, including Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, that will be led by European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure, France's central b...
10:00 2019-06-21

Fugitive U.S. tech guru: Cryptocurrency is next Cuban revolution On the run from U.S. tax authorities, tech guru John McAfee puffs a cigar aboard his towering white yacht in a Havana harbor and says he can help Cuba evade the U.S. government too - by launching a cr...
00:36 2019-07-06

Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020 After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will use a new cryptocurrency called Libra. Calibra, whic...
11:48 2019-06-18

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social n...
16:00 2019-06-14

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported...
05:24 2019-06-14

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protectio...
05:12 2019-07-11

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reporte...
03:12 2019-06-14

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s...
15:24 2019-06-13

Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit, followed by Ethereum and Monero Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit with an average of 3,600 comments about the digital currency being posted every day. On the other hand, Ethereum and Monero are the protagonists of...
15:00 2019-06-11

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor...
23:12 2019-06-06

Ethereum ‘ICO architect’ arrested over alleged $12M cryptocurrency extortion Two individuals in the US, including a former advisor to various blockchain projects including Ethereum, have been arrested for their alleged role in a series of multi-million dollar cryptocurrency ex...
16:36 2019-09-19

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cr...
16:12 2019-06-06

Monero security flaw could’ve seen XMR stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges Privacy-focused altcoin Monero has suddenly disclosed nine security vulnerabilities — including one that could have allowed hackers to steal XMR from cryptocurrency exchanges. Until March, rogue Moner...
17:36 2019-07-04

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now,...
23:12 2019-07-03

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
13:00 2019-06-18

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Face...
10:24 2019-06-20

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocurrency, officially unveiled on Tuesday, heralds the ...
18:12 2019-06-19

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
13:00 2019-06-19

U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
20:12 2019-06-19

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
01:00 2019-06-28

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
13:00 2019-06-28

House chairwoman wants Facebook to pause work on its cryptocurrency You knew Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency would come under scrutiny as soon as it became official, and the US government isn't wasting any time. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman...
01:24 2019-06-19

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on your answer!...
14:36 2019-06-30

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about wha...
00:24 2019-06-19

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, accord...
11:36 2019-07-03

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine...
14:12 2019-07-03

New details about Facebook’s cryptocurrency make it sound even worse Given its history of managing our data, it shouldn’t take much to convince you that Facebook managing our money is probably a terrible idea. That said, it seems the social media giant is actually awar...
12:12 2019-06-06

Facebook Faces Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra ...
23:36 2019-07-15

U.S. Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politi...
12:48 2019-07-16

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Braz...
14:36 2019-05-22

Facebook reportedly courting help from Winklevoss twins for its cryptocurrency As Facebook continues to poke around at the possibility of creating its own digital currency, it's created the possibility for the unlikeliest of reunions. According to the Financial Times, the s...
20:36 2019-05-24

Facebook Said to Be Coming For Your Wallet With Its 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency in 2020 Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg is a man with a cryptocurrency plan. According to a BBC News report, Facebook plans to launch its highly anticipated cryptocurrency in about a dozen countries as early as Q...
18:24 2019-05-24

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group o...
11:36 2019-07-16

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin to give briefing on cryptocurrency on Monday U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will give a briefing on cryptocurrency at 2:00 pm ET (1800 GMT) on Monday from the White House briefing room, a White House official said....
00:36 2019-07-16

$200M cryptocurrency mixing operation dismantled by Eurocops A cryptocurrency mixing service that turned over $200 million worth of Bitcoin has been shut down following an investigation led by authorities from a number of European nations. The Dutch anti-fraud ...
12:12 2019-05-23

UK drafts collaborative plan to crack down on cryptocurrency crime The UK government is seeking to crack down on the use of crypto assets for money laundering or other illicit activities. To do so, the government has published the Economic Crime Plan, agreed between ...
16:48 2019-07-15

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' cryptocurrency in 2020 Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decisionFacebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, allowing users to make digital payments in a dozen co...
10:36 2019-05-24

Mnuchin says Facebook cryptocurrency needs safeguards against money laundering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Monday voiced serious concern that Facebook Inc's proposed Libra cryptocurrency could be misused for money laundering, adding to the growing regulatory skepti...
00:36 2019-07-16

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any further. In February last year, news surfaced that Rab...
18:24 2019-05-23

Facebook will reportedly launch cryptocurrency 'GlobalCoin' in 2020 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook is reportedly developing a digital payments system that will be rolled out in several countries by the first quarter of 2020. The BBC reported the company has be...
00:36 2019-05-26

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
21:24 2019-07-12

Bullish Brits lost $34M to cryptocurrency scams last year British investors lost £27 million ($34.38 million) to cryptocurrency scams over the last financial year, according to one of the UK’s financial regulators. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) repor...
15:36 2019-05-21

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volat...
14:36 2019-07-12

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
12:36 2019-06-18

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers r...
19:48 2019-06-18

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are...
10:12 2019-08-21

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
21:36 2019-06-18

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
00:24 2019-06-19

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money....
13:48 2019-06-21

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange CGEX to shut down before its first birthday Malta-based CGEX, a cryptocurrency exchange launched by South Korea’s Coinone in October last year, will cease operating in a few weeks. An announcement posted last week specified that the exchange wo...
16:36 2019-08-19

Messaging app Line is reportedly launching a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan soon Japanese messaging company Line Corp is reportedly gearing up to launch a cryptocurrency exchange,  The report comes just days after fellow tech giant Facebook announced the launch of Libra. According...
17:12 2019-06-20

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the...
21:00 2019-08-14

Alarming and unnecessary: Facebook’s new cryptocurrency must be resisted | Charles Arthur The tech giant has big ambitions for its digital currency Libra. Privacy and regulation are just the start of the problemsHave you heard about Facebook’s new “cryptocurrency”, called Libra? Its basic ...
14:12 2019-06-20

Game of Thrones’ Bronn becomes Master of VeganCoin cryptocurrency (we shit you not) Before you read this, beware there might be Game of Thrones spoilers in this piece. The actor that played one of the more Machiavellian characters in the HBO series, Game of Thrones, is joining the ad...
16:24 2019-05-21

A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency feuds for curious Bitcoin newbies Feuding happens in almost every industry and thanks to social media, normies like me can sit back and watch the juicy fights unfold. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is no exception, with ma...
00:12 2019-08-17

The White Paper by Satoshi Nakamoto review – the future of cryptocurrency Bitcoin was radical and utopian, a way to avoid both government and big business. What happened?Eight years ago, Visa, Mastercard and PayPal, which together make up more than 97% of the global market ...
19:36 2019-06-27

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency reg...
10:12 2019-06-19

Bitcoin Pizza Day: How a hungry Florida man made cryptocurrency history Nine years ago today, the first ever Bitcoin transaction for a consumer product took place after a Florida man spent 10,000 BTC on two pizzas. Since then, cryptocurrency enthusiasts across the globe h...
15:36 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals * Consumer privacy concerns and regulatory questions remain (Adds comments from French Finance Minister, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, graphic link; updates shares)...
18:48 2019-06-18

AWS issues are causing erratic cryptocurrency market data in Asia Cryptocurrency exchanges are reportedly experiencing some disruption – how the tables have turned – after an outage at Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) cloud. Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurr...
17:24 2019-08-23

Europol is developing a ‘game’ to teach officers how to trace cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime fighters are about to have a lot more fun after Europol has revealed its developing a game to help law enforcers learn how to trace and investigate illicit uses of digital currenc...
13:48 2019-06-14

Boxer Manny Pacquiao intros cryptocurrency to cash in on his fame The celebrity penchant for cryptocurriencies hasn't died down just yet. Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao has introduced a cryptocurrency of his own, Pac, in a bid to capitalize on his fame. The virtua...
23:36 2019-09-01

Manny Pacquiao, the Philippine Boxing Champ, Launches His Own Cryptocurrency Pacquiao launched his very own cryptocurrency on Sunday at a free concert in Manila, where he serenaded more than 2,000 fans to drum up interest in the product....
10:24 2019-09-02

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the later part of 2019....
21:24 2019-05-24

France Warns It Will Block Development Of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency France warned on Thursday it will block development of Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the "monetary sovereignty" of governments....
12:12 2019-09-12

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsau...
14:00 2019-05-29

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving co...
15:36 2019-06-01

Global cryptocurrency task force closes in on sophisticated tax cheats A global sweep of cryptocurrency tax avoidance schemes is imminent, with the number of active lines of inquiry set to nearly double – or so says a coalition of money laundering investigators from the ...
14:12 2019-06-06

Libra cryptocurrency must meet tough regulatory standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday....
14:36 2019-09-10

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some l...
20:48 2019-06-14

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should ...
19:00 2019-06-23

Facebook stock sees a pop as investors anticipate its cryptocurrency announcement Facebook is expected to announce a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. Analysts anticipate it will open up new revenue streams outside advertising....
22:36 2019-06-17

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed t...
17:36 2019-06-18

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for...
14:00 2019-06-18

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global domination•All you need to know about Facebook’s new crypto...
13:24 2019-06-18

Earn money on your unused cryptocurrency with Binance? It’s probably more hassle than it’s worth Digital asset exchange Binance is launching a cryptocurrency lending platform later this month. In a blog post published earlier today, the exchange announced what it’s calling “Binance Lending.” A pl...
21:24 2019-08-26

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected laun...
13:00 2019-06-18

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world....
08:00 2019-09-14

5 bite-size Bitcoin factoids to beef up your cryptocurrency knowledge Bitcoin celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. The cryptocurrency is technological feat and while its inner workings are often difficult to understand, or explain, there are a few interesting...
18:36 2019-05-24

Marshall Islands in Pacific Ocean to develop own cryptocurrency: report A small island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of 75,000 is moving forward with developing its own cryptocurrency, according to a Thursday report....
04:36 2019-09-13

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook’s reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Libra....
11:24 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. charges ex-CEO of cryptocurrency company Longfin with $66 million fraud U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday the former chief executive of Longfin Corp has been indicted for engineering an accounting fraud that inflated the revenue of the now-defunct cryptocurrency company ...
02:24 2019-06-06

India addresses cryptocurrency scam wave with new police training course High-ranking police officers in India will receive cryptocurrency training to help with investigations involving digital currency. The country’s national police academy – the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel ...
16:48 2019-07-08

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
09:12 2019-08-06

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Ge...
22:00 2019-07-16

Iran further solidifies stance on cryptocurrency mining, but says trading is ‘unlawful’ Iran‘s government has put an end to months of speculation by ratifying a bill that acknowledges cryptocurrency mining is a legitimate industry. While legalizing mining is seemingly a positive move, it...
17:48 2019-08-05

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or two ahead in dealing with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin ...
15:00 2019-07-18

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online sc...
19:12 2019-07-19

eToro adds 5 Ethereum tokens to its cryptocurrency wallet – plans to add 115 more  eToroX, the specialized blockchain division of social trading platform eToro, has announced the launch of the first five of 120 ERC-20 tokens that will be added to its on-chain wallet.  ERC-20 tokens...
16:12 2019-07-02

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail - UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign...
17:00 2019-07-02

RPT-Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail - UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign...
17:36 2019-07-02

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to be Regulated by Swiss Financial Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with national currencies or undermine the role of central ban...
19:00 2019-07-15

UPDATE 5-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not...
22:00 2019-07-17

Winkevoss twins consider joining Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ despite beef with Zuckerberg The Winklevoss brothers, co-founders of cryptocurrency exchange Gemini and renown for their well-documented legal battle with Facebook, are seemingly willing to ‘get into bed’ with the tech giant in a...
19:48 2019-07-10

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign...
19:48 2019-07-02

Crypto Briefing launches Simetri research for cryptocurrency investors  Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri for crypto investors.Read More...
15:12 2019-07-09

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
15:12 2019-07-09

Warren Buffett's charity lunch with cryptocurrency entrepreneur postponed Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun has postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett due to ill health, according to a tweet from Sun's TRON Foundation....
08:48 2019-07-23

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the compan...
17:36 2019-07-17

Japan cryptocurrency exchange loses $32 million of virtual money TOKYO — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as ...
11:36 2019-07-12

UPDATE 6-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data....
00:12 2019-07-18

Libra cryptocurrency won’t set us free, it will further enslave us to Facebook | Kenan Malik The social media giant openly admits it doesn’t respect our privacy, so why would anyone trust it with our financial details?‘By sharing with a hundred friends on a social media platform, which is an ...
08:00 2019-06-23

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mus...
02:00 2019-07-23

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependabilit...
07:48 2019-07-12

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security, reports Bloomberg. In a White House briefing, Mnuc...
13:36 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Facebook cryptocurrency needs safeguards against money laundering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Monday voiced serious concern that Facebook Inc's proposed Libra cryptocurrency could be misused for money laundering, adding to the growing regulatory skeptic...
21:48 2019-07-15

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, writte...
01:24 2019-08-10

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators day...
19:36 2019-06-27

CipherTrace: Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019 Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019, according to a report by cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace.Read More...
09:24 2019-08-13

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person...
05:36 2019-07-18

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and polit...
17:12 2019-07-16

Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to roll out a new digital financial system next year....
14:12 2019-07-16

15 nations are reportedly banding together to monitor suspect cryptocurrency transfers Some 15 countries, including Australia and Singapore, are reportedly banding together to create a data collection and sharing system on individuals carrying out cryptocurrency transactions. According ...
01:24 2019-08-10

Tomi Lahren slams NFL's partnership with Jay-Z: 'Apparently the league doesn't hate America enough' The NFL and Jay-Z's entertainment and sports representation company Roc Nation are teaming up for events and activism. Tomi Lahren is not happy.        ...
13:36 2019-08-14

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts f...
16:36 2019-07-17

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, Visa, Uber, and PayPal are all backing the social m...
12:48 2019-06-14

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and waiting time when people exchange money on Facebook....
23:36 2019-07-12

Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency is right to set alarm bells ringing |John Naughton The tech giant now seems to imagine itself a state. Its reach must not go unchallengedNow that Wimbledon is over, if you’re looking for something interesting to watch, can I suggest heading over to th...
10:00 2019-07-21

US tip-off leads to arrest after man buys child abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia An Australian man has been charged after authorities linked him to a cryptocurrency account used to buy child exploitation material. An investigation, following a tip off from US authorities in Decemb...
12:48 2019-07-09

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their pl...
14:36 2019-06-03

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
01:48 2019-06-19

FBI asks victims of bankrupt QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange to start snitching The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is stepping up its probe into defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. In an announcement yesterday, the FBI asked victims affected by the Quadrig...
15:48 2019-06-04

Here are the executives leading Facebook's cryptocurrency project, reportedly coming this month There are now more than 100 people working on Facebook's blockchain project, and the company has job listings for more than 40 additional positions....
21:12 2019-06-06

Canada relaxes rules for cryptocurrency exchanges despite ongoing QuadrigaCX saga Reassurance for Canadians: Cryptocurrency exchanges across the nation will now only have to report transfers of more than CA$10,000 ($7,663). It comes after the Canadian government relaxed some of its...
18:12 2019-07-11

Cryptocurrency hackers sneak malware into Oracle servers to mine Monero Security researchers have identified yet another cryptocurrency mining malware. This time it’s installing itself on enterprise application servers, and using a clever trick to remain hidden. If that w...
12:48 2019-06-11

Coinbase quietly kills its loss-making cryptocurrency investment packages Further to shutting down its cryptocurrency index fund, Coinbase has seemingly closed its “Bundle” now too. According to an update on its FAQ page, spotted by The Block, Coinbase Bundles “have been de...
11:00 2019-07-19

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in th...
15:24 2019-06-13

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking in...
19:12 2019-07-19

A Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Just Lost $32 Million of Virtual Money (TOKYO) — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exch...
13:48 2019-07-12

Bitpoint exchange loses $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in hot wallet hack Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has been hacked, resulting in the loss of $32 million worth of various digital currencies, Bloomberg reports. The majority of funds lost (approximately $23 mi...
15:00 2019-07-12

Telegram promises to finish messy launch of its ‘cryptocurrency’ Gram by October 31 The long-awaited cryptocurrency token from instant messaging platform Telegram is allegedly rolling out to investors very soon, but we should remain skeptical. According to a report from The New York ...
19:36 2019-08-28

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
17:24 2019-06-20

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to parliament on Monday, Minister of Finance Wopke Hoeks...
15:12 2019-07-01

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
00:24 2019-06-19

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to release in 2020....
01:00 2019-06-19

Dark web dealer made to forfeit millions in cryptocurrency gets 70 months in the slammer A drug dealer ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero, has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for distributing drugs including carfentanil a...
20:36 2019-08-20

The head of security for cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase describes his biggest challenge Coinbase security chief Philip Martin explains, "Possession of a key is possession of your currency. What that means is that you can't revoke a cryptocurrency key, if that key is lost, compromise...
22:12 2019-08-18

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
05:48 2019-06-19

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rule...
01:12 2019-07-16

Ex-Amazon employee who hacked Capital One bank used its servers to mine cryptocurrency The former Amazon Web Services employee thought to be behind the data breach of Capital One bank earlier this year appears to have also used the infiltrated cloud servers to surreptitiously mine crypt...
15:12 2019-08-29

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that somewhere in the bowels of Facebook people were beav...
08:48 2019-06-23

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues - BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
10:48 2019-06-20

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
21:48 2019-06-18

Cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinbase suffer downtime as CloudFlare goes dark Major web host CloudFlare has suffered a technical mishap that sent multiple cryptocurrency services – including Coinbase – into unexpected downtime. Cryptocurrency services known to have been affecte...
17:48 2019-07-02

Facebook hires lobbying firm to help sweet talk cryptocurrency regulators Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra is facing an ever growing mountain of regulatory challenges. It seems it needs a helping hand, as it’s hired a specialist firm to lobby Washington directly. According...
18:00 2019-08-27

France minister vows to block Facebook Libra cryptocurrency in Europe France's economy and finance minister warned Thursday that he plans to block Facebook's forthcoming cryptocurrency, the Libra, from being used in Europe....
22:12 2019-09-12

France calls for EU-wide cryptocurrency rules amid Libra concerns The European Union needs to establish a common set of rules for cryptocurrencies to counteract risks posed by Facebook’s Libra, France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said today. According to Reuter...
15:00 2019-09-13

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, and backed the development of an alternative public ...
21:24 2019-09-13

Earn Thousands of Dollars for Finding Bugs in Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency While we’re still waiting on a specific release date for Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency, Libra, the company is aiming for an early 2020 release. That gives you plenty of time to find bugs in the c...
09:12 2019-08-28

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered branch, a private bank in India, has been arrested for ...
17:12 2019-07-03

Facebook's dream of a global cryptocurrency raises political stakes — for the regulators themselves Investors, crypto enthusiasts and regulators themselves say Libra has raised the stakes for financial authorities, forcing them to take a more serious look at digital currencies....
06:36 2019-08-26

Warren Buffett's charity lunch postponed after cryptocurrency promoter falls ill The cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett after falling ill with kidney stones, according to a statement from a foundation he backs....
00:12 2019-07-24

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday,...
11:12 2019-07-24

‘Bitcoin playboy’ given suspended jail sentence for cryptocurrency publicity stunt The “Bitcoin playboy” that made it rain money over one of Hong-Kong‘s poorest neighborhoods has been handed a suspended prison sentence for the stunt. Wong Ching-kit, also known as “Coin Young Master,...
14:00 2019-07-22

Survey finds adults couldn’t care less about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook Libra’s potential to help cryptocurrency go mainstream has been touted in recent weeks, but recent survey results indicate otherwise.  According to a poll conducted by CivicScience, which loo...
19:36 2019-07-24

Meet Panda, an illicit cryptocurrency mining crew terrorizing organizations worldwide Cybersecurity researchers have profiled a hacking crew named “Panda” believed to have amassed roughly $90,000 worth of cryptocurrency via remote access tools (RATs) and illicit mining malware. The Cis...
06:12 2019-09-19

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 12-page white paper to more than a dozen officials f...
01:48 2019-07-17

UN cybercrime chief: Cryptocurrency makes investigating online child abuse tougher The head of the United Nation’s cybercrime and anti-money-laundering branch has warned that investigating online child sexual abuse has become considerably more difficult since the advent of cryptocur...
15:12 2019-08-29

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two ...
18:24 2019-05-23

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In al...
03:48 2019-05-24

Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds Jason Sanchez, 35, was able to start buying spare parts online last year for his cellphone repair shop in Havana thanks to the advent of cryptocurrency trading in Communist-run Cuba....
21:48 2019-09-12

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules,...
17:36 2019-06-21

US couple must forfeit their cryptocurrency riches after being caught running dark web drug ring A California-based couple will have to forfeit their cryptocurrency riches after pleading guilty to running a dark web drug operation ring. Jabari Monson, 32, of Merced, California pleaded guilty to c...
11:36 2019-08-07

Hacker who sold Uber’s and Sainsbury’s customer data forced to give up $1M in cryptocurrency A hacker has been ordered to pay back over $1.1 million (£900,000) in cryptocurrency after carrying out attacks on several well-known businesses including Uber, Sainsbury’s, and Groupon. Grant West, a...
17:24 2019-08-23

Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) allege that the 33 year-old from K...
15:36 2019-05-21

Report: Cryptocurrency businesses must register with Czech regulator or face $560K fine Cryptocurrency companies operating in the Czech Republic will reportedly be subject to greater control by the government, a local newspaper says. According to Hospodářské Noviny, the country’s adoptio...
16:48 2019-08-08

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesday, in yet another sign that legislators are extreme...
04:00 2019-06-20

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as Glob...
18:24 2019-06-17

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time ...
15:24 2019-06-17

High stakes major global brand cryptocurrency competition is evolving fast Lines are blurring between fintech banking and consumer digital wallets, major consumer brands have much to gain and more to lose as the race to serve future customers with their own unique currencies...
15:00 2019-09-11

Moonday Morning: South Korea lost $2.3 billion to cryptocurrency crimes over last 2 years Welcome to Monday, and welcome to another Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s take a look. 1. Damage from cryptocurrency-related c...
10:36 2019-07-22

European Central Bank bigwig outlines why Facebook’s Libra isn’t real cryptocurrency A representative of the European Central Bank (ECB) has slammed Facebook‘s quasi-cryptocurrency Libra, referring to its proposed ecosystem as a “siren call.” Yves Mersch, Luxemborgian lawyer and ECB e...
14:48 2019-09-02

Thief jeopardizes state secrets by using nuclear power plant to mine cryptocurrency People will do anything to get their hands on that sweet cryptocurrency including, perhaps one of the most audacious yet, using secret areas in a nuclear power plant to hide and power mining machines....
12:48 2019-08-22

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laundering and consumer protection rules. That’s accordi...
23:48 2019-06-21

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory o...
16:36 2019-07-16

CNBC-shilled cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane pulls exit scam on 246K users Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane has reportedly pulled an exit scam and disappeared with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency belonging to its users, reports Forbes. Bitsane’s websi...
15:48 2019-06-28

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, next year....
23:24 2019-07-16

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the state-issued cryptocurrency he’s so intent on pursuing...
00:36 2019-07-06

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its plans to introduce its own cryptoc...
09:48 2019-07-17

Moonday Mornings: North Korea denies earning $2B by hacking cryptocurrency exchanges and banks If you’re reading this, that means we successfully lured you into clicking our Bitcoin-related headline. Sucked in. What it really means, though, is that you and I have now entered into a (rather loos...
14:48 2019-09-02

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services hearing about Libra, the social network's fort...
23:48 2019-07-17

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency....
19:36 2019-06-18

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major h...
17:36 2019-06-19

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoti...
22:24 2019-05-21

South Korea takes the brunt of North Korea’s cryptocurrency cyberattacks A United Nations (UN) report has disclosed how the intergovernmental organization is investigating at least 35 cyberattacks led by North Korea, South China Morning Post reports. The attacks include cr...
13:12 2019-08-13

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even as...
00:12 2019-07-02

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Modern Warfare....
19:48 2019-05-24

“If the future’s tough for cars, it’s tougher for car shows” Opinion 18 Sep, 2019 With the popularity of motor shows waning, editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks it would be a great shame if they disappeared altogether...
18:24 2019-09-18

Fake news section of Elections Act faces Charter challenge A Calgary-based legal foundation is asking an Ontario court to strike down new sections of the Elections Act that forbid making certain false statements during a campaign....
23:12 2019-09-18

Driver who fatally struck 1-year-old lived in same Bronx building as victim The man accused of running over a 1-year-old Bronx girl is a self-described rapper who shacked up in the same apartment building as the child he killed, The Post has learned. Kier Boneparte, 22, faces...
23:48 2019-09-18