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BitCoin stories - Page 2

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ZCoin launches new crowdfunding system to decentralise funding
Sun, 29th Dec 2019
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Zcoin has launched its Zcoin Crowdfunding System (ZCS) as a key step in decentralising funding and decision making of projects.
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ESET discovers campaign stealing bitcoins from darknet users
Tue, 22nd Oct 2019
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ESET researchers have discovered a trojanised Tor Browser that cybercriminals use to steal bitcoins from darknet market buyers.
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Cryptocurrency investors reminded of tax obligations
Mon, 9th Apr 2018
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tax
The currency is usually encrypted using Blockchain technology that regulates the generation of new units and verifies fund transfers.
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Cybercriminals laundering $200b in ill-gotten gains – here’s how
Sat, 17th Mar 2018
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​A new report from Bromium has landed with a number of startling findings, including the confirmation of a bustling cybercrime laundry market.
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Bitcoin’s not a fad, it’s a waiting game
Fri, 16th Mar 2018
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The Bitcoin's wild price swings have polarised people into evangelists and detractors - but why does the technology matter?.
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Cryptocurrency exchange says it lost $195m to hackers – but is it a scam?
Tue, 13th Feb 2018
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BitGrail wasn't known to many until last week when it announced it had been hacked, but many experts believe all is not as it seems.
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Crypto regulation will tame the 'wild west' of investment says Melbourne lawyer
Mon, 12th Feb 2018
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With cryptocurrency regulation looming investors should welcome the changes rather than calling it quits, says one Australian tech lawyer.
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Hacker steals US$440K in 'easily avoidable' digital currency breach
Fri, 26th Jan 2018
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A hacker hijacked Black Wallet to steal around $440,000 from Bitcoin rival Stellar Lumen - High Tech Bridge's CEO says it was simple to prevent.
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Nelson not-for-profit electricity provider accepting payment in Bitcoin
Mon, 15th Jan 2018
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data centre maintenance / management
NextGen Energy, a not-for-profit NZ power firm, now accepts Bitcoin for bill payments.
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Rackspace, Bitcoin, Alibaba and the future of cloud
Tue, 12th Dec 2017
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cloud services
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Alibaba's Asian cloud sales soar; Changes in how we consume cloud; Rise of managed security service providers; Blockchain's potential beyond cryptocurrency.
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LogRhythm divulges eight key predictions for cybersecurity in 2018
Tue, 5th Dec 2017
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The predictions for the new year include both good news and bad news, like the biggest data breach settlement of all time and increased awareness.
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More than the money: The future potential of blockchain
Fri, 1st Dec 2017
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Blockchain's rise beyond crypto is unstoppable, as banks eye $20bn saving by 2020 with this tech.
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Startup making Bitcoin accessible to NZers raises $400k
Wed, 8th Nov 2017
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The startup plans to use the funding to continue driving growth in New Zealand while also expanding into the UK market.
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How Bitcoin’s blockchain is aiding cybersecurity
Tue, 31st Oct 2017
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Bitcoin defies a unique set of security concerns through innovations and structures which are influencing how cybersecurity will face new threats.
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Is bitcoin the new alternative investment or a bubble ready to burst?
Tue, 3rd Oct 2017
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Bitcoin soars past $75bn market cap, but experts debate: innovative investment or impending bubble burst?.
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Innovation or irrelevance: The price of digital disruption
Tue, 26th Sep 2017
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Amazon is just the latest guise of the combined business threats of innovation and competition in the marketplace.
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Blockchain an inspiring tech for enterprises, but it's attracting hackers too
Tue, 20th Jun 2017
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As blockchain and Bitcoin rocket in value and becomes mainstream across the world, both ISACA and Proofpoint have published advisories.
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Australian budget reaffirms commitment to fintech industry
Wed, 10th May 2017
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Australia's budget boosts fintech with open data and sandbox expansion, driving growth and consumer benefits, says FinTech Australia CEO.
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NZ government should rein banks in and encourage competition in cryptocurrency trading – expert
Tue, 9th May 2017
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Andreas Antonopoulos says the NZ government needs to get its act together to reap the gains of cryptocurrency, citing Singapore as an example.
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Cryptocurrency could spur significant developments in NZ property law
Mon, 8th May 2017
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The treatment of 'intangible property' is an area ripe for clarification, and cryptocurrency may well give rise to the case to test the boundaries.
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New Bitcoin trading platform brings investment to 'everyday New Zealanders'
Wed, 29th Mar 2017
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New Zealanders can now trade Bitcoin safely and easily on BitPrime, the country's first locally owned platform.
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Trust in transformation: The Blockchain.NZ conference returns to Auckland this May
Tue, 7th Mar 2017
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The Blockchain.NZ is coming back to Auckland on May 8-11 to help New Zealand discover the true blockchain potential for business.
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​Can you ever be truly anonymous online?
Tue, 17th Jan 2017
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Online anonymity is elusive; NordVPN's guide reveals how Bitcoin, encrypted emails, and VPNs could beef up your privacy.
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Blockchain, a game-changing new technology
Tue, 29th Nov 2016
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auckland university
Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, is set to go mainstream and transform various aspects of everyday life, according to legal and banking experts.