Category Archives: Crypto

Twitter may ban cryptocurrency ads

Twitter will soon ban several types of cryptocurrency ads on its platform, Sky News reportedSunday. The ban, that is slated to go live in two weeks, will be global and it will prohibit ads for initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency wallets. Twitter might also ban ads for cryptocurrency exchanges — with some “limited exceptions,” the… Read More »

Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies plunge on wave of bad news

The penny dropped for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin on Wednesday as prices plummeted on bad news from Google, international regulators and Congress. Major cryptocurrencies fell by double-digit percentages on legitimate markets Wednesday after a triple whammy of adverse developments: Google announced that it will ban cryptocurrency-related ads, the International Monetary Fund called for a worldwide regulatory… Read More »

Google to ban cryptocurrency and ICO adverts

Google will soon prevent advertising relating to cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and more from appearing on the tech giant’s search engine. Starting in June, Google says that the updated Financial Services policy will ban “Cryptocurrencies and related content (including but not limited to Initial Coin Offerings, cryptocurrency exchanges, cryptocurrency wallets, and cryptocurrency trading advice).” The company adds that… Read More »

Binance Offers $10 Million In Cryptocurrency To Nab Hackers

The largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, now has $10 million set aside in crypto reserves for bounties to catch hackers. This offensive strategy stems from a failed hacking attempt on 7 March, when a large-scale phishing scam culminated in hackers almost stealing millions of dollars in cryptocurrency. For that hack attempt alone, Binance is offering a $250,000 equivalent bounty to… Read More »

Winklevoss Twins Say Crypto Exchange Wants to Offer More Coins

  The Winklevoss twins said their main 2018 goal for Gemini Exchange, the Bitcoin and Ethereum trading platform they run, is expanding to other tokens such as Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin. Their comments have significance for Cboe Global Markets Inc., Gemini’s partner on Bitcoin futures. Cboe, a Chicago-based exchange, has signaled it wants to offer futures contracts… Read More »