Major Auditing Firm Ernst amp Young Releases Updates to Two Blockchain-Related Products

Major Auditing Firm Ernst & Young Releases Updates to Two Blockchain-Related Products                                 Big Four auditing firm Ernst & Young (EY) has released two new blockchain developments, a new version of its Blockchain Analyzer and a zero knowledge proof protocol. The company revealed the products in two separate press releases on April […]

CoinMarketCap Releases New Mobile App Version With User Accounts Price Alerts

CoinMarketCap Releases New Mobile App Version With User Accounts, Price Alerts                                   Crypto data tracker CoinMarketCap has released a new version of its app for iOS and its first Android app today, April 16, with added features for price tracking and user accounts. According to the website, the mobile app will include candlestick charts, daily […]

Coincheck Owner Mulls Addition of Crypto to Its Retail Offerings

Coincheck Owner Mulls Addition of Crypto to Its Retail Offerings                                   Online brokerage Monex Group Inc., owner of the hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, is considering adding crypto to its retail client offerings in a bid to become more competitive in the local brokerage market. The news was reported by Bloomberg on April 15. As […]

Nestl Carrefour Work With IBM to Track Mashed Potato Brand With Blockchain

Nestlé, Carrefour Work With IBM to Track Mashed Potato Brand With Blockchain                                   Switzerland-based food giant Nestlé, French supermarket chain Carrefour and IBM have partnered to use the latter’s blockchain technology to track a famous French convenience food, the companies announced in a press release on April 15. Nestlé and Carrefour, both of which are […]

94 of Surveyed Endowment Funds are Allocating to Crypto Investments: Study

94% of Surveyed Endowment Funds are Allocating to Crypto Investments: Study                                    94% of endowments have been allocating to crypto-related investments throughout 2018, a new survey published on April 12 reveals. The study was conducted in Q4 2018 by trade publications Global Custodian and The Trade Crypto, in partnership with blockchain security firm BitGo. Out […]

Cryptocurrency Price Trends Could Signal End of Bear Market Says Binance Research

Cryptocurrency Price Trends Could Signal End of Bear Market, Says Binance Research                                 Bitcoin (BTC) prices and altcoin prices could have already hit their lowest point, new analysis from cryptocurrency exchange Binance concluded on April 11. In the latest edition of […]

Ethereum Core Developers Consider More Frequent and Smaller Hard Forks

Ethereum Core Developers Consider More Frequent and Smaller Hard Forks                                   Ethereum (ETH) core developers are considering implementing more frequent and smaller hard forks, according to the most recent bi-weekly meeting held on April 12. The question of time between hard forks — or network updates — was brought up by the meeting’s moderator, Tim […]

VR Firm Magic Leap Seeks Blockchain Engineers for User Data

VR Firm Magic Leap Seeks Blockchain Engineers for User Data                                  Virtual reality (VR) startup Magic Leap is seeking blockchain engineers according to recent listings on employment website Greenhouse. The firm is looking for a senior blockchain architect and blockchain engineers. Among the duties listed for the senior blockchain architect position, the individual will be […]

US Justice Dept Convicts Two Romanians of Cybercrimes Including Cryptojacking

US Justice Dept. Convicts Two Romanians of Cybercrimes Including Cryptojacking                                   A federal jury has convicted two Romanian alleged cybercriminals of spreading malware to steal credit card credentials and illicitly mine cryptocurrency, an announcement from the official website of the United States Department of Justice revealed on April 11. The malware allegedly spread by the […]

The Cash Discount

Internet Fraud Internet fraud is the use of Internet services or software with Internet access to defraud victims or to otherwise take advantage of them. Internet crime schemes steal millions of dollars each year from victims and continue to plague the Internet through various methods. Several high-profile methods include the following: Business E-Mail Compromise (BEC): A […]