• Market Cap: $122b

  • Feb 17, 2019

Microsoft Pulls Down 8 Malicious Crypto-Mining Apps from Microsoft Store

8 applications which were illicitly mining for cryptocurrencies using the processing power of the users’ computers were recently pulled down from the Microsoft Store.

Bitcoin ETF Talks Resume as SEC Reviews Proposal from NYSE Arca and Bitwise Asset management 

A new proposal about Bitcoin ETFs has now found its way into the SEC - this time filed by NYSE Arca along with Bitwise Asset Management. 

Apple’s Recent SEC Filing Expresses the Tech Giant’s Interest in Blockchain

In a recent filing with the SEC, Apple noted their involvement in creating blockchain guidelines for the Responsible Minerals Initiative.

Coinmama Cryptocurrency Exchange Faces Security Breach: Data of 450,000 Users At Risk

A recent announcement from Coinmama informs that data of over 450,000 users has been stolen and posted on the dark web.

Why Iran’s PayMon Cryptocurrency is Unlikely to Succeed

A look at why the PayMon cryptocurrency launched by Iran is unlikely to perform well in the international level.

JP Morgan Chase Introduces JPM Coin Stablecoin for Instant Transfers

US banking giant JP Morgan Chase has introduced a digital token called ‘JPM Coin’, which the bank will make use of to speed up payments.

Cryptocurrency Hackers Communicate over PUBG to Plot $2.47 Million Hack

Hackers are getting innovative! Reports from Turkey point out that hackers made use of PUBG video game to communicate and orchestrate a $2.47 Million hack.

Nasdaq to Offer Brave New Coin Crypto Indexes for Bitcoin and Ethereum

Starting the 25th of February, Nasdaq will introduce two new indices which will provide real-time information on Bitcoin and Ethereum

Cryptopia Cryptocurrency Exchange Cleared to Reopen

The police have now commented that their investigation is almost complete - and Cryptopia has been given the green light to resume reopen the exchange again. 

Top Cryptocurrency Trends To Watch Closely This Year In The Bitcoin World

During 2019, there are a few emerging trends which we might want to monitor closely as they could potentially affect the future growth of the crypto asset industry.