Attempted Coinbase Hack Highlights Importance of Crypto-Security

Coinbase is perhaps one of the best-known cryptocurrency exchanges to most Americans. But the company was just recently the target of a very sophisticated and long-developing hack attempt. Using various methods to develop an attack, hackers sought to penetrate Coinbase and ultimately make off with significant amounts of cryptocurrency. Thankfully the hack was detected and […]

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When It Comes to Investing in Cryptocurrency, Stick to What’s Tried and True: Bitcoin

Ever since Bitcoin’s meteoric rise to prominence in 2017, the cryptocurrency world has been full of imitators attempting to mirror Bitcoin’s performance. But Bitcoin has done as well as it has precisely because it was unique, disruptive, and filled a niche that was underserved. Other cryptocurrency imitators don’t bring anything new to the table, in […]

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Increased Chinese Interest in Libra Demonstrates China’s Importance to Cryptocurrency Markets

The hubbub surrounding Facebook’s new Libra cryptocurrency project hasn’t been terribly surprising. Any time a company that large undertakes a project of that magnitude, it’s bound to make waves. But surprisingly, it’s China that seems to be taking the most interest in Libra, not the US. China was the top country searching for information on […]

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IRS Seeking Data From Tech Firms on User Cryptocurrency Activity

According to a recently leaked presentation, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is looking to force big tech firms to provide them with information on user cryptocurrency activity. IRS is allegedly looking into contacting firms such as Google, Apple, and Microsoft and looking for information about user downloads of cryptocurrency applications, particularly with regard to use […]

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