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Bitcoin has lost most of its value this year

print-edition iconPrint edition | Finance and economicsNov 29th 2018ON DECEMBER 17TH 2017 the price of bitcoin on CoinMarketCap, a cryptocurrency exchange, neared $20,000. True believers hoped that was just the beginning. One analyst at a Danish investment bank predicted bitcoin could be worth $100,000 by the end of 2018. The year is not yet over.…

Call of Duty Developer Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Infinity Ward, the Los Angeles-based developer behind various Call of Duty games including Infinite Warfare, evacuated employees today following a bomb threat, Kotaku has learned.Police showed up at the studio this morning telling employees to leave, according to one person who was there. Staff were able to evacuate without a problem.This comes as a series…

Börse Stuttgart geht mit App für Digitalwährungen an den Start – heise online

Die Börse Stuttgart steigt Ende Januar verstärkt in das Geschäft mit den Digital-Währungen ein. Dann werde die Krypto-Handels-App Bison an den Start gehen, sagte Michael Völter, Vorsitzender des Vorstands der Vereinigung Baden-Württembergischer Wertpapierbörse, am Freitag in Stuttgart. Zunächst sollen damit Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin und Ripple handelbar sein. Damit würde der Handel mit den Kryptowährungen massentauglich…

A company trying to solve one of the biggest pain-points in crypto just raised $8 million, and it could help lure in big Wall Street funds to the burgeoning industry

Venture firm Two Sigma and blockchain company ConSensys have invested $8 million into digital-asset custody provider Trustology. The startup tackles one of the key challenges in cryptocurrencies: safely holding digital assets in a way that protects them from thieves but also allows the rightful owner to get quick and easy access. The funds will be…

Hardware Bitcoin Wallets Hacked: The Importance Of Responsible Disclosure – Bitcoinist

Following yesterday’s article regarding vulnerabilities uncovered in hardware wallets, both Trezor and Ledger have called ‘foul play’ over irresponsible disclosure. Hardware hacking group, wallet.fail, who exposed the security issues, at least partially deny this claim.Responsible DisclosureIn the security world, hackers generally only go public with their findings after giving companies time to patch the vulnerabilities. Disclosing…

Use Bitcoin! Customers Condemn PayPal After It ‘Bans’ The Hacker News – Bitcoinist

Cybersecurity news resource The Hacker News (THN) has become the latest PayPal user to have its accounts frozen without warning, the company has claimed.‘At Least One Valid Reason’In a series of tweets December 28, officials reported that funds from “all” its corporate accounts with the money transmitter were no longer accessible.  “(PayPal) has permanently banned…

Lider Bitcoin Borsası Bakıma Giriyor, Bilmeniz Gerekenler – Kripto Koin

Bitinfocharts’a göre 138 bin Bitcoin bulunan adresiyle en zengin Bitcoin cüzdanına sahip olan Bitfinex 2019 yılında gerçekleştireceği yılın ilk bakım sürecini duyurdu. Ünlü Bitcoin borsası Bitfinex, Ethereum tabanlı kripto paraların ticaretinin gerçekleştirildiği Ethfinex ile birlikte 7 Ocak tarihinde 7 saatliğine çevrimdışı olacak. Yeni Sunuculara Veri Aktarımı Gerçekleşecek Borsa Twitter üzerinden ve resmi internet sitesinden yaptığı…