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British Hacker to Hand Over $1M in Crypto for Phishing Attacks

News A British judge has ordered the confiscation of $1.1 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hacker who used phishing attacks to steal personal data and sell it on the dark web. As The Telegraph reported on Aug. 23, judge Joanna Korner of Southwark Crown Court ruled that the police could confi..

UK Employee Explains Why He Chose a 100% Bitcoin Salary

News "People always ask how I am coping with living on Bitcoin,” a British software developer told The Mirror in an interview this week, “but the truth is that my lifestyle hasn’t really changed.” The Mirror — a British daily tabloid founded over a century ago — ran its interview with 24-year old ..

Crypto Taxation Around the Globe — What Do Regulations Look Like?

Crypto Map Upon its inception, Bitcoin was envisioned as a borderless currency that could be used by its owners without being affected by the regulatory impositions of any centralized agency or government body. And while this idea in itself is quite grand, the fact of the matter is that today&#039..

Bitcoin Price Stays Over $10K as Trader Warns Ethereum Chart Is ‘Ugly’

Market Update Bitcoin (BTC) price was consolidating $10,000 support on Aug. 23 after successfully shunning four figures during the day’s trading.Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin delivers firm bounce off $10KData from Coin360 show a newly strengthened Bitcoin managing to stay above t..

Libra Members Consider Quitting Project Due to Gov’t Pressure: Report

News At least three of Facebook’s early backers for its planned Libra stablecoin launch are considering withdrawing their support in light of the fierce regulatory pushback. A report from the Financial Times on Aug. 23 alleges that two founding partners of Facebook’s Libra Association have held di..

Bitcoin More Efficient for Paying Taxes than Bank Cards, Says Exchange

News Evan Kuhn, the co-founder of Toronto-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinberry, has claimed Bitcoin (BTC) is more efficient for paying taxes than bank cards. As real estate news outlet Mansion Global reported on Aug. 22, Kuhn said his company takes much lower fees than the ones that card instit..

Simetri Research Launches Dashboard for Short-Term Crypto Traders

News Simetri Research, a crypto research and analysis service backed by digital currency reviewer Crypto Briefing and crypto price aggregator CoinMarketCap, has launched a new platform that displays short-term trading signals. Closing the information gapCrypto Briefing announced the new service, C..

Japanese HR and Tech Giant Recruit Holdings Invests in Blockstack

News Blockchain startup Blockstack PBC has received strategic investment from Japanese human resources giant Recruit Holdings. U.S. startups look for Japanese partnershipsThe Block reported the startup’s new funding on Aug. 22. As part of the investment deal, Recruit, which is currently valued at ..

Pundi X Expands Crypto Payments to Venezuelan Department Store Chain

News Cryptocurrency startup Pundi X has partnered with major Venezuelan chain Traki, who will now offer Pundi X’s blockchain-based point-of-sale devices for crypto payments. Pundi X announced the expansion in an official blog post on Aug. 20. The device, called XPOS, will reportedly allow Traki’s ..

Bitcoin Price Stays Above $10,000 as Overall Crypto Market Sees Green

Market Update Thursday, Aug. 22— Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), and XRP are all in the green. These top three coins fell from Monday to Wednesday, but are moving upwards again. Top cryptocurrencies are generally green across the board.Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin is trading over $..

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