Bitcoin Fraud Suspect Alexander Vinnik Extradited To Russia

Greece’s Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Alexander Vinnik to Russia. Some think he might also have valuable information for U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller as he investigates alleged Russian election meddling. Alexander Vinnik was once a man with two lives. He was said to be one of the people behind the BTC-e exchange. He […]

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Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Goes Beyond 24-Hours Setting New Records

Technology & Security On September 1, Bitcoin Cash proponents led a community-driven stress test by sending millions of transactions in one day. In fact, the protocol’s miners processed 2.2 million transactions in 24-hours and processed massive sized blocks all day long. But the stress testing fun didn’t end there as many BCH supporters continued to […]

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How to avoid making the same mistake Aretha Franklin did and the road to homeownership

Happy Tuesday, MarketWatchers! Here are the top personal finance stories of the day. Personal Finance Ray Dalio’s new tips to survive the next market meltdown are grounded in these career secrets The hedge-fund manager shares ways to be better prepared for a major crisis — with money, work, and life. How not to be a […]

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Did you forget about bitcoin? Here’s what’s going on

Leading cryptocurrency bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.13%   has been experiencing quite the extended hangover this year. After steadily climbing through the first three quarters of 2017 from a low of $776 in January, it partied hard at the close of the year, spiking from $4,395 at the start of the fourth quarter to a high of $19,343 in […]

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Japanese City Introduces Blockchain-Based Voting System

Tsukuba is now the first Japanese city to test a voting system that incorporates blockchain technology. From West Virginia to Switzerland, blockchain’s incorporation into voting systems has created a buzz. Now the Japanese city of Tsukuba is continuing the trend. According to the Japan Times, a new online voting system that incorporates blockchain has been […]

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DMM Bitcoin Launches Biometric Authentication, Ironfx Seeks Gibraltar Licensing

Exchanges In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, DDM Bitcoin has launched biometric authentication for Android users of its app, Fxcoin has hired former Deutsche Bank AG employee, Yasuo Matsuda, as a senior strategist, and Ironfx has estimated the company’s upcoming virtual currency exchange will launch during the fourth quarter of 2018. Also Read: Satis Predicts […]

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JD.com CEO Richard Liu Arrested, Released in Active Misconduct Case

Richard Liu, the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, spent around 16 hours in a Minnesota jail after being accused of sexual misconduct. The billionaire, whose non-Westernized name is Liu Qiangdong, was arrested just before midnight on Friday and released Saturday afternoon. According to the Wall Street Journal, Liu was held on probable cause […]

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Satis Predicts Market Cap of Cryptocurrencies Exceeds $1 Trillion in 2021

Markets and Prices Initial coin offering (ICO) advisory firm, Satis Group, has published a report detailing a number of predictions for the cryptocurrency industry – estimating that the total market capitalization of all combined virtual currency markets will reach nearly $3.6 trillion USD by 2028. Also Read: August Markets Report: Heavy Selling Across Leading Crypto Markets  […]

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