Month: November 2020

Bitcoin go up, Coinbase go down: Exchange outages and trader outrage

Bitcoin go up, Coinbase go down: Exchange outages and trader outrage

Coinbase has suffered multiple outages since March, often coinciding with volatile Bitcoin trading days. Coinbase appears to have a capacity problem. Users have pointed out for years that when Bitcoin and other crypto assets are especially volatile, the exchange sometimes goes offline without warning. These outages can prevent customers from buying or selling their crypto […]

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PayPal CEO: Our platform will ‘significantly bolster the utility of cryptocurrencies’

PayPal CEO: Our platform will ‘significantly bolster the utility of cryptocurrencies’

PayPal’s new crypto services will streamline business adoption of digital assets, says CEO Dan Schulman. 1363 Total views 21 Total shares PayPal’s chief executive believes cryptocurrencies are on the verge of mainstream adoption as more businesses and consumers flock to “digital payments and digital forms of currency.”  In an interview with CNBC, PayPal CEO Dan […]

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Law Enforcement Agencies Are Missing Forked Cryptos in Criminal Seizures: Research

Law Enforcement Agencies Are Missing Forked Cryptos in Criminal Seizures: Research

Nov 23, 2020 at 1:27 p.m. UTC (Tony Stock/Shutterstock) Law Enforcement Agencies Are Missing Forked Cryptos in Criminal Seizures: Research Authorities are “ignoring” sizable stashes of “forked” cryptocurrencies when they make bitcoin seizures from criminals, according to research from blockchain analytics and RegTech company Coinfirm. In a blog post Friday, Coinfirm said that it has […]

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