Facebook bans ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/31/facebook-bans-cryptocurrency-ico-ads/ Facebook has announced new advertising policies which ban ads for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The ban also applies to ICOs because they are “frequently associated with misleading or deceptive … Read more

Prediction #4 — Bitcoin stays crazy until traders learn it is not a currency

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/26/prediction-4-bitcoin-stays-crazy-until-traders-learn-it-is-not-a-currency/ 2017 was a wild ride for cryptocurrencies and for Bitcoin in particular, rising in price at one point above $19,000 only to drop back to a bit over half … Read more

BlackBerry Mobile site hacked to run Monero cryptocurrency miner

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/07/blackberry-mobile-cryptocurrency/ With the popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, it’s perhaps little surprise that a number of websites have recently been discovered using visitors’ computer to do a little mining. … Read more

Opera 50 web browser will offer anti-Bitcoin cryptocurrency mining feature

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/25/opera-50-bitcoin-cryptocurrency-mining/ Opera may not be the most popular web browser, but it is certainly one of the most feature-full offerings. Quite frankly, it is actually quite good, and if you … Read more

Crypto market is crashing hard: over $230bn wiped off

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/22/crypto-market-crash-december-22/ The cryptocurrency market has been on a tear this year, shattering record after record. Fueled by majors like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash, it reached an incredible valuation … Read more

TVAddons: Streaming through Kodi addons protects you from malware and cryptocurrency miners

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/14/tvaddons-kodi-addon-are-great/ Kodi has been the subject of controversy for some time, and addon repository TVAddons has, in particular, been criticized from many quarters. Having recently announced that it will no longer … Read more

While you’re watching streaming video, your browser is secretly mining cryptocurrency

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/while-youre-watching-streaming-video-your-browser-is-secretly-mining-cryptocurrency/ There’s a cryptocurrency goldrush on at the moment. People are investing insane sums, and also making good money — Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin are all doing phenomenally well. However, … Read more

UK and EU to expand Bitcoin regulation to combat money laundering and tax evasion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/eu-uk-bitcoin-regulation/ Following concerns that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are being used for not only tax evasion but also money laundering, governments in the UK and across Europe are planning to … Read more