Firefox to Block Cryptojacking Malware in New Browser Releases

Firefox will block cryptojacking malware in future versions of its web browser, according to an announcement August 30. The move comes as part of an anti-tracking initiative expected to be implemented over the next few months. In the announcement, Firefox cites a study by browser extension Ghostery, stating that 55.4 percent of the total time […]

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Ethereum Price and Usage Disappoint Despite ETH Futures Rumors

CBOE could launch Ethereum (ETH) futures by the end of 2018 if US regulators approve its product, anonymous sources told Business Insider August 30. ‘Getting Comfortable’ CBOE, which launched pioneering Bitcoin futures in December last year, is currently waiting while the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to “get comfortable with the product before its official […]

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As Venezuela Takes Aim at Remittances, Bitcoiners Take Collateral Damage

The Venezuelan government is cracking down on remittance payments with a new banking mandate, one that could put the country’s Bitcoin users on an even tighter leash. In a letter “addressed to all banking institutions,” the government has ordered all domestic banks to disclose the IP addresses, financial details, transaction amounts and locations of all […]

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Bitcoin Cash Will Cost 0.3% Of Bitcoin, Ripple to $0.01 By 2023: Forecast

Ripple (XRP) will be worth just 1 US cent within five years and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will fade, a damning new report from ICO advisory firm Satis Group predicts August 30. Satis: Ripple ‘Misleadingly Marketed’ Forecasting the future trajectory for the cryptocurrency industry, Satis drew a sharp distinction between assets that “apply unique value propositions […]

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BitPay Announces the Launch of Its Bitcoin Cash Option for Merchants

Bitcoin payment services provider BitPay, a global leader in processing payments for merchants, has announced the much-awaited option of receiving settlement in the form of Bitcoin Cash. The news hasn’t had an effect on the price of the cryptocurrency as of yet, as BCH continues its downslope towards the $500 line. BitPay Responds to Merchant […]

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