64% Of Germans Aware Of Bitcoin, Says IT Association Bitkom

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A survey published Feb. 15 by the German Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (Bitkom), found that just over two thirds of Germans are aware of Bitcoin (BTC). Awareness of the most popular cryptocurrency has doubled since 2016, when 36 percent of German citizens were familiar with Bitcoin, and quadrupled since 2013, […]

Ethereum Founder Buterin: ‘Traditional Assets Are Safest Bet’ for Life Savings

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Blockchain veteran Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of the Ethereum network behind No. 2 cryptocurrency by market cap ETH, is a realist. While last year may have put cryptocurrencies on the map, Buterin brings up the risk/reward profile. He doesn’t want investors to have false illusions about […]

Swiss Financial Authority Releases ICO-Specific Regulatory Guidelines

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The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) published a set of guidelines yesterday, Feb. 16, for applying existing financial market legislation to the regulation of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). FINMA CEO Mark Branson sees these guidelines as a way of helping Blockchain technology successfully enter Swiss markets, noting that Blockchain companies “cannot simply circumvent the […]

Bitcoin Mining Facility Interferes With T-Mobile’s LTE Network Verifying Payments

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) revealed in an official “notification of harmful interference” document that a bitcoin mining facility based in Brooklyn, New York interfered with T-Mobile’s LTE network by sending harmful radio emissions to the telecom’s 700 MHz band. Antminer Interferes […]

Cryptocurrency Trader Loses $603,000 in Margin Trading, Steals $2 Million

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Earlier today, it was revealed that 24-year-old trader Joseph Kim, who worked for a Chicago based firm Consolidated Trading, allegedly stole $2 million to cover losses he made in margin trading and personal investments in the cryptocurrency market. Over $600,000 Lost Due […]

Emotion vs Reason, Round 1: Historical Technology Hypes

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Emotion vs Reason I’m sure most decisions you make are based on numbers rather than intuition or perception.  However, some are clearly misinformed. Not because you did not search thoroughly, or because you couldn’t find enough data. Rather, there’s something increasingly more […]