Fighting Corruption with More Transparent Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains

Addressing corruption has proven to be a rather problematic venture. Both cryptocurrencies and blockchain may prove to be of great value in this regard. Their lack of anonymity and privacy will help establish a more secure ecosystem moving forward. Cryptocurrencies Can Address Corruption Corruption still thrives in this day and age of technological advances. Even […]

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Enterprise SEO and cross-channel performance: Activation and integration

In 2018, more and more enterprise brands are beginning to build their marketing technology stacks. In parallel, over the last year, we have witnessed the convergence of content and search engine optimization (SEO). Intelligent marketers are utilizing these trends and building integrated marketing frameworks to provide marketing benefits far beyond the organic channel. Early adopters […]

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Latvia’s top banking official has been accused of taking a bribe

ILMARS RIMSEVICS, governor of Latvia’s central bank for the past 17 years, had been due to retire next year. Instead, he is facing calls to resign. On February 17th he was detained by Latvia’s anti-corruption authority on suspicion of taking a bribe of at least €100,000 ($123,000). The prime minister, Maris Kucinskis, says the allegations […]

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Finland: Authorities Unsure How To Store 2,000 Seized… | News

Authorities in Finland are trying to devise a means to store 2,000 bitcoins confiscated in 2016, following new guidelines from the Treasury published Tuesday, Feb. 20, Bloomberg reported. According to Bloomberg, citing the Treasury guidelines, the authorities are prohibited from storing the Bitcoin stash, worth roughly $22.8 mln today, on virtual currency exchanges or services, […]

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Petro Ignited: Venezuela Launches Pre-Sale Of Oil-Back… | News

The Venezuelan government launched the pre-sale of the world’s first national, oil-backed cryptocurrency Petro (PTR), Financial Times reports Tuesday, Feb. 20. 82.4 million Petro are already available for purchase for fiat currencies and top cryptocurrencies, although not for Venezuelan Bolivars. The government intends to attract foreign investors from countries like Poland, Denmark and Norway, as […]

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”I Used to Work on the Deep Web PARTS 1,2 & 3” | 1ST GREAT DEEP WEB STORY FOR 2018

So glad you’re all joining me again on this wonderful Friday evening. This s another fantastic installment of this Deep Web saga… just one more to go after this, so I hope you’ll join me one more time next Friday! Wishing a very happy weekend to all of you, whether you’re one of my many […]

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Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Opens ING Account After Losing Wells Fargo

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bitfinex, a large cryptocurrency exchange which has been under the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) scrutiny, has opened an ING account after having lost its Wells Fargo relationship last year, according to Bloomberg News. ING spokesperson Harold Reusken confirmed Bitfinex is […]

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SegWit is Coming to Coinbase and Bitfinex’s Bitcoin Exchanges

Today, two of the world’s largest cryptocurrency investment platforms, Coinbase and Bitfinex, both announced that they were adopting support for Segregated Witness (SegWit) protocols for bitcoin (BTC) traded on their exchanges. In its announcement, Bitfinex stated, “The SegWit implementation means Bitfinex users can benefit from lower BTC withdrawal fees (approximately 15 percent) and improved processing […]

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Bitcoin Will Be the Real Winner in the War on Cash

Allen Scott · February 20, 2018 · 3:30 pm Bitcoin looks to become the biggest beneficiary of increasing money digitization as countries, such as Sweden, spearhead the so-called ‘war on cash.’ But First, What is ‘Cash’? By definition, cash is legal tender or coins that can be used to exchange goods, debt, or services, according […]

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Global macro overview for 20/02/2018

The German ZEW index data release gave a mixed picture. The current assessment was worse than expected (92.3 points vs. 93.9 points), however, the expectations assessment was better (17.8 points vs.16 points), which is considered a more important component. The details of the report said that the eurozone’s and Germany’s inflation expectations have started to […]

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