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  • IT leaders share top line predictions for 2020

    With 2020 just around the corner, a handful of IT leaders dished out some pivotal tech predictions they say will have an impact on the IT and business landscape next year.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Nov. 19 09:42
  • Cryptocurrency exchange theft losses could rise to $1.5B this year

    Theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges soared in the first half of this year to three times the level seen for the whole of 2017, leading to a three-fold increase in associated money laundering, according to a report from U.S.-based cybersecurity firm CipherTrace released on Tuesday.

    Written by Reuters04 July 18 10:12
  • Cryptocurrency prices are all in the mind

    ​The volatility of cryptocurrencies has become something of a joke. The fact its value bounces around like a kangaroo in a clown car has given rise to countless memes about the emotional toll of being an investor.

    Written by George Nott23 May 18 09:00
  • Twitter to ban cryptocurrency ads

    Twitter Inc will start banning cryptocurrency advertising from Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks to avoid giving publicity to potential fraud or large investor losses.

    Written by Reuters27 March 18 10:43
  • G20 to monitor cryptocurrencies

    Financial policymakers from the world's top 20 economies agreed to keep a watchful eye on cryptocurrencies on Tuesday and opened the door to regulating the booming industry at a later stage.

    Written by Reuters21 March 18 09:37
  • 3 reasons cybercriminals ‘strategically’ target companies: report

    Cybercriminals continue to ‘follow the money’ as they refine and target attacks against businesses for greater financial return, with extortion attempts likely on the rise, according to a new global report by Trend Micro.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 18 09:43
  • Researchers to be rewarded with cryptocurrency

    A group of academics and technology experts will soon launch a blockchain-powered network that will reward quality research with its own cryptocurrency called Mosaic.

    Written by Reuters15 Feb. 18 09:01
  • Bitcoin drops below $7000

    Digital currency bitcoin fell more than 15 percent on Monday to a nearly three-month low amid a slew of concerns ranging from a global regulatory clampdown to a ban on using credit cards to buy bitcoin by British and U.S. banks.

    Written by Reuters06 Feb. 18 09:21
  • Facebook banning crytocurrency ads

    Facebook said it will ban ads promoting financial products and services tied to cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.

    Written by Reuters31 Jan. 18 08:53