VanEck Subsidiary Launches Index Tracking OTC Bitcoin Price

VanEck Subsidiary Launches Index Tracking OTC Bitcoin Price MV Index Solutions (MIVS), a subsidiary of New York-based investment management firm VanEck, has launched a new bitcoin index. Announced Tuesday, the MVIS Bitcoin US OTC Spot Index (MVBTCO) is said to be the first index that covers the performance of bitcoin on selected over-the-counter (OTC) platforms in…

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Bitfury Adds Former SEC Commissioner to Advisory Board

Bitfury Adds Former SEC Commissioner to Advisory Board The Bitfury Group, a blockchain technology company, has recruited two veterans of the traditional financial world to guide its strategy and growth. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Antoine Dresch, co-founder of tech investment fund Korelya Capital (which led an $80 million funding round for Bitfury) and former executive at several major…

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Italian Securities Watchdog Orders Unauthorized Crypto Companies to Cease and Desist

Italian Securities Watchdog Orders Unauthorized Crypto Companies to Cease and Desist The Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) has ordered three crypto-related companies providing unauthorized investment services to cease and desist, an official release states Monday, Nov. 19. The first company, a trading platform called Richmond Investing, has purportedly violated the Consolidated Law on Finance (TUF) — a…

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Cybersecurity Firm Detects Cryptojacking Malware on Make-A-Wish Foundation Website

Cybersecurity Firm Detects Cryptojacking Malware on Make-A-Wish Foundation Website Hackers have infected the website of global non-profit organization the Make-A-Wish Foundation with cryptojacking malware, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Trustwave posted Nov. 19. According to Trustwave researchers, crypto jackers managed to incorporate a JavaScript (JS) miner CoinImp into the domain worldwish.org in order to illicitly mine privacy-focused cryptocurrency Monero (XMR). Similarly to the notorious Monero…

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Bitcoin Cash SV’s ‘Blockchain Reorg’ Likely an Accidental Split, Not an Attack

Bitcoin Cash SV’s ‘Blockchain Reorg’ Likely an Accidental Split, Not an Attack Bitcoin Cash “Satoshi’s Vision” – otherwise called Bitcoin SV – suffered a block reorganization Monday by which transactions on two different blocks were overwritten. Though it is possible these two blocks may have been maliciously overwritten by outside attackers, the most likely explanation for…

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Altcoin Price Analysis: Bears Slowdown, IOT/USD May Recover Today

Altcoin Price Analysis: Bears Slowdown, IOT/USD May Recover Today The meltdown continues and even though fundamentals are strong, altcoin prices including those of ADA/USD and IOT/USD could consolidate after the last two day’s losses mostly because of yesterday’s high volumes and tight trade ranges. Needless to say, our forecasts remain constant. That’s unless there are…

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX/USD Bulls Likely to Drive Prices Back to 2 Cents

Tron Price Analysis: TRX/USD Bulls Likely to Drive Prices Back to 2 Cents There is a clear divergence between fundamentals—Tron Accelerator program, transactions spike and on-chain development and TRX/USD prices.  Regardless, dropping prices shouldn’t be defining metrics because fundamentals often lead prices. As such, we expect TRX to rebound back to early this week’s valuation…

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‘The Big Issue’ Newspaper Launches Blockchain Platform to Promote Impact Investing

‘The Big Issue’ Newspaper Launches Blockchain Platform to Promote Impact Investing The Big Issue, a street newspaper sold by the homeless in the U.K. and other countries, is launching a blockchain-driven platform to promote impact investing, The Financial Times reports Monday, Nov. 18. Three investment companies — UK Standard Life Aberdeen, U.S. Columbia Threadneedle, and AllianceBernstein — will join The Big Issue as founders…

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