Is Bitcoin Fundamentally Incapable of Mass Adoption? The Economist Thinks So

An article out today in the Economist lists several reasons why Bitcoin may never have a “long-lasting” recovery. The unnamed author writes, in part:“The bust has been correspondingly brutal. Those who bought near the top were left with one of the world’s worst-performing assets. Cryptocurrency startups fired employees; banks shelved their products. On March 14th…

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Crypto-Stealing Gustuff Trojan Unmasks Alarming Banking Vulnerabilities

Crypto-Stealing Gustuff Trojan Unmasks Alarming Banking Vulnerabilities A new banking trojan known as Gustuff can allegedly gain access to major banking and cryptocurrency apps from Wells Fargo to Coinbase. | Source: ShutterstockThe darknet has a new soldier in the form Gustuff, a new Android trojan that has targeted over 125 cryptocurrency and banking apps.Gustuff has…

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Economist’s Ben Shapiro Smear Spotlights Trope of Conflating Conservatives with Alt-Right

By CCN.com: The Economist, a liberal British magazine, was forced to issue a groveling apology hours after smearing Jewish conservative author Ben Shapiro as “alt-right.”The brouhaha erupted on Twitter after the Economist tweeted an interview with Shapiro, where he discussed his bestselling new book, “The Right Side of History.”Irony Alert: The Alt-Right Hates Ben ShapiroIn…

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CoinBene: Blockchain Researchers Say Bitcoin Exchange Lost At Least $105 Million

CoinBene: Blockchain Researchers Say Bitcoin Exchange Lost At Least $105 Million CoinBene has yet to publicly address Elementus’ findings, even with a day of delay. Image from Shutterstock.As CCN recently reported, CoinBene has clearly said that no hack has taken place. However, Elementus’ Max Galka believes that a recent, sizable fund movement from CoinBene to…

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Ex-QuadrigaCX Lawyer Exposes Bitcoin Exchange’s Descent into ‘Lawlessness’

Ex-QuadrigaCX Lawyer Exposes Bitcoin Exchange’s Descent into ‘Lawlessness’ Former QuadrigaCX lawyer Christine Duhaime says she was reluctant to author a blog post on the subject of QuadrigaCX, but hopes doing so will raise awareness around the need for better exchange regulation. Image from Shutterstock.By CCN.com: QuadrigaCX had a long and successful run as Canada’s top…

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