Crypto News

Alexa’s Glaring Privacy Blunder Won’t Clobber Amazon Stock

By CCN: Since Amazon’s Alexa device was released in 2014, consumers have eagerly transformed it into a household staple. However, a bombshell Bloomberg report exposed a glaring privacy blunder in the “always on” device. That should be bearish for Amazon stock (NASDAQ: AMZN), right? Not so fast. Just like with Facebook’s semi-regular “Oops!” apologies, consumers will […]

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Binance Coin (BNB) Falters Pushing Bitcoin Dominance Index to 2019 High

Binance Coin (BNB), the best performing cryptocurrency in 2019, is having hard times maintaining its recent gains despite major developments. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin dominance index has hit its highest so far in 2019.  Binance Coin Struggles As Bitcoinist reported last week, Binance Coin (BNB) 00 is amongst the best performing cryptocurrencies in 2019 so far. Year-to-date, […]

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Newly Elected Ukraine President Promises Blockchain Not Bribes

Cryptocurrency could be high on the policy list of the new president of Ukraine after a senior aide revealed extensive Blockchain plans this week. New Ukraine Gov’t Plans ‘Smartphone State’ As Ukrainians overwhelmingly elected comedian Vladimir Zelenskiy to lead their embattled country, Mikhail Fyodorov, who led his digital campaign, said the new government would seek […]

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Hong Kong Restricts Bitcoin Mining, Will it Lead to a Change in Attitude Towards Crypto?

At the start of this month, James Lau, Hong Kong’s Secretary for Financial Services and Treasury, informed the Legislative Council that the purchase of mining equipment falls under the Trade Descriptions Ordinance. This move places restrictions on who can mine cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. But, does it also signal a change in attitude towards crypto by […]