Tag: cryptocurrencies

Federal, Policy

Crypto and the US government are headed for a decisive showdown

August 9, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

If you have paid casual attention to crypto news over the past few years, you probably have a sense that the crypto market is unregulated—a tech-driven Wild West in which the rules of traditional finance do not apply. If you […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

The US leads countries ready for widespread crypto adoption

July 1, 2021

Via: ZDnet

A growing number of retailers across the globe now accept a range of cryptocurrencies; crypto ATMs are starting to appear and become more accessible to the less technologically and financially minded. As cryptocurrencies are being slowly integrated into day-to-day lives, […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

No, NFTs aren’t copyrights

June 16, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

For contemporary artists, attaching work to the blockchain in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT) may seem like a secure and verifiable way to sell art online. In some ways, it is. Blockchain inherently records time-stamped data on all […]


New malware highjacks your Windows clipboard to change crypto addresses

July 3, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

In what amounts to be an amazingly nefarious bit of malware, hackers have created an exploit that watches 2.3 million high-value crypto wallets and replaces the addresses in the Windows clipboard with an address associated with the hackers. In other […]

Federal, Policy

Growing Whispers of Federal Regulation Send Cryptocurrencies Down

May 1, 2018

Via: Fortune

Regulators are giving increasing thought to treating cryptocurrencies as securities, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. And fears that the same rules that apply to stocks will impact Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and other cryptos sent prices […]