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Thai SEC Urges Public to Avoid Unlicensed Crypto Exchange as Regulation Set to Take Effect
Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

Thai SEC Urges Public to Avoid Unlicensed Crypto Exchange as Regulation Set to Take Effect Thailand’s financial regulator has told a cryptocurrency exchange to cease advertising and warned citizens not to use it due to legal uncertainty, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (Thai SEC) reported Tuesday, Nov. 13. In the release, the Thai SEC said it had not officially…

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Official Google Account Hacked in Latest Twitter Crypto Scam
Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

Official Google Account Hacked in Latest Twitter Crypto Scam An official, verified Twitter account owned by Google has become the latest to be hacked to host a crypto “giveaway” scam. Twitter user @B_u_r_t_o_n spotted the promoted tweet on the account of Google’s productivity and collaboration tools line, G Suite, on Tuesday, and managed to post a screenshot before it was…

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Bain Capital Backs $2.25 Million Round for Bitcoin Rewards Startup Lolli
Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

Bain Capital Backs $2.25 Million Round for Bitcoin Rewards Startup Lolli Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has raised $2.25 million in seed funding from investors including Bain Capital Ventures and Digital Currency Group. Also participating were Version One, Forerunner Ventures, 3K VC, SV Angel, FJ Labs, Gokul Rajaram, Alex Chung, Brian Sugar and others, the firm said Wednesday.…

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IMF Chief Calls for Exploration of Digital Currencies
Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

IMF Chief Calls for Exploration of Digital Currencies Christine Lagarde, managing director and chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has encouraged the “exploration” of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in the light of decreasing demand for cash and rising preference for digital money. In a prepared speech for the Singapore Fintech Festival on Wednesday, Lagarde said:…

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Bitcoin Sees Volatility as Prices Hit Three-Month Lows and Altcoins Fall
Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

Bitcoin Sees Volatility as Prices Hit Three-Month Lows and Altcoins Fall Cryptocurrency markets are showing red across the board Nov. 14, as a steep drop in Bitcoin (BTC) ricocheted across major assets. Data from Cointelegraph’s price tracker, Coin360, and Bitcointicker confirms BTC/USD bouncing off support around $6,150 on exchanges, at press time hovering above $6,200 again. Market…

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