Cybercriminals have reportedly targeted a number of schools in Taiwan, threatening to destroy their computer systems and data if a bitcoin ransom isn’t paid.
According to a report in Focus Taiwan, ... Read More
Prosecutors are demanding three men charged with selling drugs online in Norway repay their profits in 120 BTC and millions in Norway kroner, the first time the country has demanded payment in bitcoin... Read More
The District Prosecutor’s Office in Łódź, a city in central Poland has launched an investigation into Bitcurex, the country’s first bitcoin exchange that went offline last year.
Bitcurex was Poland... Read More
New Jersey pastor Trevon Gross and coder Yuri Lebedev have been convicted and face 20 years in prison for their roles in Coin.Mx, an illegal bitcoin exchange. The two allegedly helped launder bitcoins... Read More
Holders of Unobtanium (UNO) caught a break when the Bittrex exchange noticed the assets of the largest UNO wallet strangely appeared on Bittrex and impounded it. The wallet had been somehow transferre... Read More
Decentralized Technology is Revamping the Video Streaming Industry
Few things have grown as rapidly as blockchain technology has over the past five years. The stunning rise to power has been marked by ups and downs, to be sure, but the increase in platforms has been
No, Estonia Isn’t Launching an ICO for a State-Backed Digital Currency
Contrary to earlier speculation, Estonia will not launch an initial coin offering (ICO) or become the first nation to adopt a state-backed cryptocurrency.
Last month, CCN and mainstream media outle
CoinLoan to Offer Loans in Fiat Secured by Crypto Assets
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Cryptocurrency can allow people to borrow money against pledged assets more easily and at better rates than the traditional banking method.
CoinLoan, a new startup, w
Bitcoin Startup Ripio Launches ICO for Global Lending Network
Latin American blockchain startup Ripio (formerly BitPagos) launched the ICO token-presale for its global lending network on Tuesday.
The company, which has been operating in the crypto finance sp