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Half of Large British Businesses Hold Stockpiles of Cryptocurrency

Half of Large British Businesses Hold Stockpiles of CryptocurrencyA new poll of IT mangers at large UK businesses found that exactly half keep stockpiles of cryptocurrency for various reasons. Unlike what some might imagine, only a very small fraction of the companies that are holding bitcoin claim to be doing so as preparation for a ransomware attack. Also Read: Coinbase Develops Bitpay Competitor […]

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Mining Crypto In a Browser Is a Complete Waste of Time

Mining Crypto In a Browser Is a Complete Waste of TimeMalware that surreptitiously mines cryptocurrency while you browse the web is big news right now – literally in the case of news outlet Salon, which has enabled it as an opt-in feature. One thing that it certainly isn’t, though, is big business. Every other day, media outlets seem to be running stories about the latest […]

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British Couple Lawyer Up as $840k Cryptocurrency Divorce Heats Up

British Couple Lawyer Up as $840k Cryptocurrency Divorce Heats UpDivorce is never fun and rarely simple, but when one party – generally the male – owns cryptocurrency, there’s an added layer of complexity. With cryptocurrency still relatively new as an asset class, there have been very few cases to date in which the unhappy couple have squabbled over altcoins. A British law firm professes […]

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Seven UK Companies Form Cryptocurrency Trade Body

Seven Companies Form UK Cryptocurrency Trade BodySeven major crypto companies operating in the UK have announced the formation an independent cryptocurrency trade body. The group, Crypto UK, has stated that its principal aim is to “improve industry standards and engage policymakers.” Also Read: Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors About Dangers of Tether Leading Cryptocurrency Companies form Crypto UK Trade Body Seven leading […]

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Seven UK Companies Form Cryptocurrency Trade Body

Seven Companies Form UK Cryptocurrency Trade BodySeven major crypto companies operating in the UK have announced the formation an independent cryptocurrency trade body. The group, Crypto UK, has stated that its principal aim is to “improve industry standards and engage policymakers.” Also Read: Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors About Dangers of Tether Leading Cryptocurrency Companies form Crypto UK Trade Body Seven leading […]

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Coinshares Group Plans to Launch New Crypto-Investment Funds

Coinshares Group Plans to Launch New Crypto-Investment FundsThis week the firm Coinshares Group has announced two new investment vehicles tethered to cryptocurrencies. Coinshares was the first organization to launch publicly traded bitcoin and ethereum-based exchange-traded-notes (ETN), and the firm’s new funds will offer retail investors more “familiar channels” to invest in the growing digital asset economy. Also Read:Chinese Investors Continue to Obtain […]

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Number of People Looking for Crypto-Careers Increased 10-Fold in 2017

Number of People Looking for Crypto-Careers Increased 10-Fold in 2017New data from the UK shows that interest in crypto careers more than doubled in December 2017 when the all time high Bitcoin price record dominated headlines​. The average salary for roles requiring “Blockchain” expertise ranges from £30,117 per year for a Research Analyst to £67,209 per year for a Software Architect. Also Read: Vegetables […]

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Bungling Bitcoin Thieves Foiled by Quick-Witted Trader

Bungling Bitcoin Thieves Foiled by Quick-Witted TraderLast week mainstream media reported on Britain’s first armed bitcoin robbery. Thieves were said to have broken into the home of high profile trader Danny Aston, tied up his girlfriend, and forced him to transfer his vast cryptocurrency holdings. It turns out that the audacious thieves didn’t get away with so much as a satoshi […]

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University College London Fights CV Fraud via Bitcoin Verification

University College London Fights CV Fraud via Bitcoin VerificationImagine getting treated by a doctor with a fake diploma, or losing a job to another candidate who faked his resume. Unfortunately, such cases are all too prevalent these days in various parts of the world where proper documentation verification is too cumbersome or too costly. However, bitcoin might provide the answer to making sure […]

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UK Bitcoiners Might Have Tax Loophole

UK Bitcoiners Might Have Tax LoopholeWith success comes attention, and with notice comes the taxman. Bitcoin’s crazy great jump in price over 2017 has taken the world’s most popular cryptocurrency from a curiosity into a begrudgingly valued asset by governments. Capital gains is the tool of most revenue collectors when it comes to crypto, including the United Kingdom (UK). What […]

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