The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has used official channels to warn taxpayers of scammers who are fooling people into paying their taxes through Bitcoin ATMs to their accounts. As the deadline approaches on 21 November, the authority told the one million taxpayers, who will need to make a payment to the ATO, to be wary....The post Australian Taxpayers Have Paid $1 Million to Scammers Through Bitcoin ATMs Since July appeared first on NewsBTC.
BitMEX’s head of research, Jonathan Bier, gave a statement to Bloomberg this week that will soon be proven true or false. In regards to how the upcoming Bitcoin Cash fork would play out, Bier said that he believes that the important divide between the economic majority and the mining majority will sort itself out inThe post Op-Ed: Will Crypto Miners Abandon Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Cash Fork? appeared first on CCN
Cryptocurrency markets are seeing further stability this week amid Q4 earnings season. The continuing trend is now even making industry businesses adjust their focus to keep customers interest high. Crypto No Q4 Wild Card While some assets have shown more volatility than others, the picture from within the top ten cryptoassets by market cap remains decidedly flat. For several months, markets have failed to produce significant rises or falls beyond temporary swells in some altcoins.Read MoreThe post Earnings Season: Traders Shift From Cooling Crypto Market to Volatile Stocks appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
As global regulators rush to institute legal frameworks aimed at reducing the amount of fraud and scams that exist within the cryptocurrency industry, a recent series of arrests in Tokyo highlight just how important regulations can be. Earlier today, police in Tokyo arrested eight individuals in connection to an alleged cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that collected...The post Tokyo Police Crackdown on Alleged Crypto Pyramid Scheme, Arrest Eight Individuals appeared first on NewsBTC.
The latest victim of a crypto Twitter scam is global retailer, Target. The U.S.-based corporation confirmed that they had suffered a 30-minute security breach. Twitter has been abuzz (aflutter?) recently with crypto scams. Just last week, Live Bitcoin News reported on how billionaire entrepreneur, Elon Musk’s, account was hacked with the Tesla CEO seemingly promising massive...The post Retail Giant Target Becomes Latest Victim of Bitcoin Twitter Scam appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
Rosetta Coffee, a Lynchburg, Virginia-based “small batch specialty coffee roaster”, has announced that it will be accepting cryptocurrency payments. Shopping Cart Elite’s e-commerce platform will be used by the Rosetta Coffee company to accept payment in the following digital currencies: Bitcoin Diamond (BCD), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin (BTC), Dash (DASH), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Zcoin (XZC).
In less than 24 hours the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will be facing a hard fork involving consensus changes that are currently disputed and may lead to a blockchain split. Two development teams have proposed different paths for the Nov. 15 upgrade and the clashing BCH reference implementations will be incompatible with each other after […]The post Fork Watch: Disputed Consensus and an Abundance of Game Theory appeared first on Bitcoin News.
The crypto markets finally made a decisive move today in favor of downside action. News also includes convincing Twitter scams, Bitcoin Cash fork talk, Wyoming crypto developments, and another BitLicense issuance.The post Daily Crypto Roundup 11/14/2018 appeared first on Crypto Insider.
Spanish telecoms operator Telefónica partners with IBM to apply blockchain technology to the management of international mobile phone call traffic
Bitcoin sank to its lowest price in over a year on Wednesday – a move that seemed to drag down the prices of other major cryptocurrencies as well.