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Price manipulation campaign inflated BTC price in 2017, research finds

Business 14 June 2018

Price manipulation campaign inflated BTC price in 2017, research finds

New research has confirmed the BTC market was manipulated in the run up to its all-time highs in 2017, accounting for as much as 50% of the price growth over the period.​

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Ex-Goldman Sachs exec: Global crypto is coming, but it won’t be BTC

Business 10 May 2018

Ex-Goldman Sachs exec: Global crypto is coming, but it won’t be BTC

Gary Cohn sees a future that accepts a global digital currency solution. However, he doesn’t believe that BTC will be that solution, calling, instead, for a cryptocurrency that is “more easily understood” by consumers.

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BTC network 3X more ‘evil’ than the Internet, researchers find

Tech 10 May 2018

BTC network 3X more ‘evil’ than the Internet, researchers find

A new report examining malicious activity on the BTC blockchain has found a large number of exploits being shared between nodes across the network, and concluded that BTC was ‘3x more evil than the Internet’.

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Crypto mining interferes with extra-terrestrial research, scientists say

Tech 16 February 2018

Crypto mining interferes with extra-terrestrial research, scientists say

These days, it's not just gamers who are getting less access to much-needed graphics hardware due to cryptocurrency miners hoarding equipment.

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