Digital Currencies

US Congress Calls Digital Currencies ‘The Future of Money’ Ahead of Key Hearing

The US House of Representatives is giving Bitcoin and cryptocurrency a big boost by labeling digital currencies “the future of money” ahead of a key …

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency This Week

Last week's gains in the cryptocurrency space proved to be short-lived, much to the chagrin of digital currency enthusiasts around the world. Indeed, …

Cryptocurrency

Digiday+ Member Poll: It’s a conflict for consulting firms to conduct media buying

Digiday+ Member Article<p>Consulting firms have waded into the advertising world in recent years in an attempt to compete with cumbersome holding …

Advertising Industry

New EU Directive Sets Stricter Transparency Rules for Digital Currencies

The EU Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive came into force yesterday, July 9, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports July 10. Measures within the …

Money Laundering

Hackers steal $23.5 million from cryptocurrency exchange Bancor

Hackers attacked cryptocurrency exchange Bancor on Monday, compromising one of the company's virtual wallets and stealing roughly $23.5 million worth …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin

Many in the cryptocurrency community have spent years predicting that digital currencies will someday take the place of fiat currencies. But …

Cryptocurrency

Will we see central bank digital currencies?

Central banks are concerned about the impact of cryptocurrencies. In this Vox Talk, Tim Phillips talks to Beatrice Weder di Mauro about the sources …

London School of Economics

Comparing private and government currency circulation in Sweden, US and Canada…

Superb paper by Ben Fung, Scott Hendry, Warren E. Weber (Bank of Canada).<p>It looks at this history of currency circulation in Sweden and compares it …

Canada

Line to launch cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore | Financial Times

Line will launch its cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore next month as the Japanese messaging app makes a big push into blockchain and financial …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

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Digital Currencies

The Rundown: CMOs take back control — but why did they lose it in the first place?

Digiday+ Member Article<p>CMOs love a good talking point.<p>Over the last year, it’s become en vogue for top marketers to pick an issue they believe is …

Advertising Industry

Thousands Of Swedes Are Getting Microchipped Voluntarily, As Opponents Cite Privacy Concerns

Swedes are getting microchipped at a fast rate, but some people are wondering what the consequences could be for one's privacy.<p>You may have heard of …

News (U.S.)

What is Casper, the Latest Ethereum Upgrade?

Ethereum has long been one of the most important and prominent digital currencies. Although it has yet to topple bitcoin to claim the No. 1 spot …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin's Next Support Level As Low As $5,100

For over two weeks from late May to June 10, Bitcoin traded between $7,100 to $7,700. On June 10, it fell from $7,600 to $7,250 in about 10 hours when Coinrail, a cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, announced that there had been a hacking attempt. Its website said, “70% of its total coin/total …

Stock Markets

Cryptocurrencies are not over. Here is the proof

Some people think that digital currencies were a bubble and that it has burst for good — that it can not recover, that it doesn’t intrinsically …

Dot-Com Bubble

Citigroup CEO: Digital Currencies for Countries the 'Logical Next Step'

<i>By Alisha Haridasani</i><p>It’s only a matter of time before a country officially adopts a cryptocurrency as its standard, said Citigroup CEO Mike …

Tech Industry

There has been an ‘uptick in criminal and terrorist exploitation’ using virtual currencies, says House committee

Digital currencies are seeing increased mainstream attention—and that’s a good thing for bitcoin bulls. However, digital currencies, many of which …

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies fall after yet another heist

Cryptocurrencies dropped after the second South Korean exchange in as many weeks said it was the victim of a theft, renewing concerns about the …

Cryptocurrency

Hackers walk away with $32 million in crypto-heist | Reuters.com

A top cryptocurrency exchange based in South Korea has lost $32 million from an apparent hacking attack, the latest in a series of such crimes that have highlighted concerns over digital currencies' security and lack of regulation. Matthew Larotonda reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>A top …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

Digiday Research: 37 percent of publishers say their video strategies focus on their owned sites

Digiday+ Member Article<p>At the Digiday Video Summit last month in Scottsdale, Arizona, we asked 51 publisher executives about their digital video …

Advertising

Hackers walk away with $32 million crypto-heist | Reuters.com

A top cryptocurrency exchange based in South Korea has lost $32 million from an apparent hacking attack, the latest in a series of such crimes that have highlighted concerns over digital currencies' security and lack of regulation.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>A top cryptocurrency exchange …

Cryptocurrency

Bank of Korea: Central Bank Cryptocurrencies Pose 'Moral Hazard'

South Korea's central bank has announced that it does not plan to launch its own digital currency over fears it could destabilize the …

Cryptocurrency

Remembering The New York Times’ ‘Snow Fall’

Digiday+ Member Article<p>It’s easy to remember when “Snow Fall” was going to change the world of journalism. The 15,000-word opus about a deadly …

Snowfall

Hillsborough Local Is Bringing Cryptocurrency To Your Hands

Rohith Pasula is making it easier to literally get your hands on digital money through his Hillsborough-based company KryptaPurchase.<p>HILLSBOROUGH, NJ …

Syracuse University

Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on the iPhone and iPad

New developer guidelines released during WWDC set new rules for cryptocurrency apps distributed through both the iOS and Mac App Stores.Apple has …

Apps

Spotcoin in Turkey: making digital currencies work for everyone

Spotcoin representatives attended the Crypto Coin Turkey (CCT) Blockchain Summit in Istanbul, Turkey to learn and connect with the greater digital …

Technology (Ireland)

Gold-Pegged Vs. USD-Pegged Cryptocurrencies | Investopedia

In the ever-changing digital currency world, it's hard to predict which tokens or coins will be the hottest months, weeks, or even days into the …

Cryptocurrency

Oppo 4K Blu-ray Players To Get Sony TV Dolby Vision Update This Week [UPDATED]

<i>[UPDATE: The Sony TV-friendly Dolby Vision update referred to in this story has now rolled out successfully. The original story continues below in its original form.]</i><p>Back in early April, Oppo shocked the AV world by declaring that it was ceasing production of its UDP-203 and UDP-205 4K Blu-ray …

Blu-Ray

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Frugal Living

Share the love, share the free SPOT with Spotcoin

To make digital currencies work for everyone, we need everyone to hear about it. We’re convinced that the world will be a better place if everyone …

Technology (Ireland)