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'Darknet' sellers tout face masks for bitcoin, researchers say

'Darknet' sellers tout face masks for bitcoin, researchers say

Product lines see virulent diversification.
Apr 7 2020 1:04PM
Crypto-market infrastructure creaks amid volatility test

Crypto-market infrastructure creaks amid volatility test

As bitcoin crashes in worst day for seven years.
Mar 20 2020 12:44PM
Bitcoin plummets as cryptocurrencies suffer in market turmoil

Bitcoin plummets as cryptocurrencies suffer in market turmoil

Sell-off across assets as fears of the economic damage from pandemic take hold.
Mar 13 2020 6:32AM
Supreme Court strikes down RBI banking ban on cryptocurrency

Supreme Court strikes down RBI banking ban on cryptocurrency

Re-allows banks to handle transactions from exchanges and traders.
Mar 5 2020 6:44AM
Is it a currency? A commodity? Bitcoin has an identity crisis

Is it a currency? A commodity? Bitcoin has an identity crisis

Abstract debate has real impact on regulation.
Mar 4 2020 1:36PM
US charges and sanctions Lazarus Group's Chinese crypto launderers

US charges and sanctions Lazarus Group's Chinese crypto launderers

Over US$100m in stolen cryptocurrency moved.
Mar 3 2020 1:10PM
US SEC out for justice over Steven Seagal's cryptocurrency marketing

US SEC out for justice over Steven Seagal's cryptocurrency marketing

Agrees to pay US$314,000 to resolve charges of "unlawfully touting" cryptocurrency offering.
Feb 28 2020 6:43AM
University of Maastricht says it paid hackers €200,000-euro ransom

University of Maastricht says it paid hackers €200,000-euro ransom

After attack unfolded on Christmas Eve.
Feb 6 2020 6:54AM
Swinburne Uni tries to make blockchain practical for trade

Swinburne Uni tries to make blockchain practical for trade

By overcoming efficiency, scalability issues.
Jan 30 2020 12:36PM
China's bitcoin miners scoop up greater production power

China's bitcoin miners scoop up greater production power

Now control two-thirds of the crypto network's processing power.
Dec 12 2019 1:36PM
US citizen living in Singapore charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions

US citizen living in Singapore charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions

Digital currency specialist arrested over alleged cryptocurrency and blockchain assistance.
Dec 2 2019 6:49AM
NAB security team chases down investment scam sites

NAB security team chases down investment scam sites

Mike Baird applauds as Andrew Forrest takes Facebook to task in searing letter.
Nov 12 2019 7:00AM
China leaves bitcoin mining out of list of restricted activities

China leaves bitcoin mining out of list of restricted activities

State planner indicates continuation.
Nov 8 2019 1:20PM
Emerging markets need more say on digital currencies: Chinese official

Emerging markets need more say on digital currencies: Chinese official

Could facilitate illegal capital flows and disrupt foreign exchange management.
Oct 29 2019 1:02PM
Seized cryptocurrency makes a pretty penny for AFP

Seized cryptocurrency makes a pretty penny for AFP

Uncooperative gun runner forfeits big windfall.
Oct 23 2019 6:55AM
Spooked by Libra, EU pledges to regulate digital currencies

Spooked by Libra, EU pledges to regulate digital currencies

Finance commissioner to propose new rules risk to bolster financial stability.
Oct 9 2019 6:50AM
ASIO anniversary minted into hard currency crypto coin

ASIO anniversary minted into hard currency crypto coin

Spruiks online cracking comp for collectible spyware.
Sep 9 2019 8:52PM
China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra

Would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay.
Sep 9 2019 1:33PM
British judge orders confiscation of US$1m in cryptocurrencies from jailed hacker

British judge orders confiscation of US$1m in cryptocurrencies from jailed hacker

From prolific hacker, in the first case of its kind for Britain's biggest police force.
Aug 26 2019 6:11AM
Kiwi tax office rules remuneration can be paid in crypto currencies

Kiwi tax office rules remuneration can be paid in crypto currencies

And yes, they still attract tax says first such binding ruling in the world.
Aug 14 2019 8:37AM

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