Man Loses Life Savings to Phony Bitcoin iOS App- Over a Million Dollars in BTC Drained

Just recently, an individual lost all of his life savings in a matter of no time after he downloaded a malicious and phony Trezor application onto his iOS smartphone from Apple’s App Store. Phillipe Christodoulou lost 17.1 bitcoin or over a million dollars worth of the cryptocurrency using today’s exchange rates. Christodoulou detailed that he’s more upset with Apple than the hackers who stole his precious digital assets. Individual Loses His Life Savings- 17 Bitcoin Gone Malicious and phony applications for smartphones can be a problem for crypto users and…

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PARSIQ’s IQ Protocol Launches, Powering the Tokenized-SaaS Ecosystem of the Future

PRESS RELEASE. PARSIQ launches its highly anticipated IQ Protocol – the first risk-free collateral-less decentralized finance protocol built specifically for the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market. 31st March 2021, Tallinn, Estonia – PARSIQ has launched their revolutionary IQ Protocol on testnet (Ethereum) – a decentralized finance (DeFi) solution for the SaaS market. IQ Protocol is the world’s first risk-free, collateral-less DeFi protocol to tokenize SaaS subscriptions in the DeFi space with a circular economy. IQ Protocol features several standard DeFi services, including staking, lending, and borrowing. The launch marks PARSIQ’s official entry…

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Life on the Run- An Insiders Look at John McAfee on the Run

I opened my Telegram and noticed I had way more messages than usual. I knew something was askew. The headers of the messages were all very similar, “John McAfee just called you an idiot on Twitter.” Here we go I muttered under my breath as I further investigated what all the hype was about. I wandered over to John’s Twitter account and sure enough, John had tweeted that he was abandoning the Ghost project and that Josh Case is an idiot. Let’s back up… **The following essay was written by…

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US Treasury’s Proposed Crypto Wallet Rule Is Unconstitutional, Warns Civil Rights Group

The New Civil Liberties Alliance has objected to FinCEN’s proposed crypto wallet rule, calling it “unlawful.” In addition, the group says that the U.S. Treasury’s “planned ‘crackdown’ on cryptocurrency holders’ private wallets is an unconstitutional power grab.” FinCEN’s Proposed Crypto Wallet Rule Is Unlawful, Says NCLA The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA), a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed its comments on Monday objecting to FinCEN’s proposed rule, entitled “Requirements for Certain Transactions Involving Convertible Virtual Currency or Digital Assets.” The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is a bureau of…

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Goldman Sachs to Offer ‘Full Spectrum’ of Bitcoin Investments

Goldman Sachs has revealed that it will be offering bitcoin investments to its wealth management clients. The investment bank reportedly plans to offer a “full spectrum” of bitcoin investments, “whether that’s through the physical bitcoin, derivatives or traditional investment vehicles.” Goldman Sachs to Begin Offering Bitcoin Investments to Wealthy Clients Goldman Sachs is the second major bank to say that it will be offering its wealthy clients access to bitcoin investments. CNBC reported on Wednesday that the bank is close to offering its first investment vehicles for bitcoin to clients…

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Scottish Music School Now Supports Crypto Payments for Tuition

On March 28, the Scottish school in Edinburgh called the Morningside School of Music decided to accept cryptocurrency payments for tuition. Morningside’s director Linda Boyd said the school had noticed the trend of larger firms joining the crypto economy and it’s “just a matter of time before smaller businesses like ours start doing the same,” she said. Playing to the Beat of a Different Drum According to the Morningside School of Music director Linda Boyd, the well known music academy in Scotland is now accepting digital assets as a form…

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FXTB Is the Premier Platform for Bitcoin CFD Trading

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise has inspired many forex and CFD traders to seek a new broker that will offer them access to the crypto market. FTXB, as the premier online platform for CFD trading, is a great place for you to start trading on bitcoin and many other crypto pairs. FXTB Offers CFDs for Bitcoin and Many More Crypto Pairs FXTB, operated by Forex TB Limited, is an online CFD trading broker regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission. The platform offers CFD traders access to the exciting volatility of…

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Hong Kong Security Crackdown Leads to Record Capital Outflows— Residents Reportedly Used Cryptocurrencies to Move Funds

The Canadian anti-money laundering agency, Fintrac, says it recorded official capital inflows originating from Hong Kong that totaled more than $34 billion in the past year. The outflows, which are the highest since 2012 when the earliest Fintrac records are available, “are the first evidence of a significant flight of capital overseas from the Asian financial hub following the security turmoil.” Accounts Frozen As detailed by one report, the city’s record capital transfers, which are “up 46 per cent from 2016 and 10 percent from 2019, came in a year…

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Crypto M&A Deals Set a New Record in 2020, Surging to $1.1 Billion

The cryptocurrency bull run has been the most notorious headline highlighted in the last few months, but more figures are being watched beyond bitcoin prices. A new report released by Pricewaterhousecoopers (PWC) revealed that crypto merger and acquisition (M&A) deals skyrocketed in 2020. 2021 Is on Track to Surpass Last Year’s Numbers, PWC Says Quoted by Bloomberg, the consulting firm pointed out that the crypto M&A sector more than doubled last year to $1.1 billion from 2019 figures. Geographically speaking, the United States is still taking the lead by itself,…

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Moonbeam Network Receives Fresh Capital Injection After Purestake Fundraising Success

Following an initial seed capital round of $1.4 million, Purestake has raised a $6 million strategic round of financing from a consortium of investors to accelerate development, as the team aims to bring the Moonbeam network live in the second half of the year. Ethereum-Compatible Smart Contract Initiative Aims To Deliver Mainnet By Mid-2021 Ethereum may be the blockchain of choice for many decentralized application (dapp) and smart contract developers at present, but that paradigm is quickly shifting as more roads lead towards Polkadot, an up-and-coming cross-chain communication protocol. Among…

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