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# cryptocurrency - This year 2022

Kim Kardashian to pay $1.26 million in penalties over cryptocurrency promotion
# Kim Kardashian
# Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian to pay $1.26 million in penalties over cryptocurrency promotion

Oct 3rd 2022, 2:45 PM 19,322 Views 7 Comments

The star has agreed to cooperate with US officials in their ongoing investigation.

Financial advisor warns against hoax crypto ads featuring Leo Varadkar and other public figures
# Misinfo
# Misinfo

Financial advisor warns against hoax crypto ads featuring Leo Varadkar and other public figures

Jul 24th 2022, 7:01 AM 13,865 Views 0 Comments

Users of multiple websites reported encountering the false ad featuring the FG leader in recent weeks.

More than €5.4 million returned to six victims of crypto theft in 2021
# CAB
# CAB

More than €5.4 million returned to six victims of crypto theft in 2021

Jul 8th 2022, 6:15 AM 13,234 Views 2 Comments

The Criminal Assets Bureau 2021 annual report outlined the details of the fraud.

Do you really understand what NFTs and the blockchain are? Here's an A-Z of tech terms
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# The Good Information Project

Do you really understand what NFTs and the blockchain are? Here's an A-Z of tech terms

Mar 2nd 2022, 7:00 PM 16,304 Views 5 Comments

Let us help.

Uefa slammed for 'incomprehensible move' with cryptocurrency fan token company
# Not On
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# Not On

Uefa slammed for 'incomprehensible move' with cryptocurrency fan token company

Feb 15th 2022, 5:52 PM 5,632 Views 1 Comment

The sale of fan tokens has been criticised as a means of monetising fan engagement.

Couple arrested as US seizes $3.6 billion of stolen bitcoin in record haul
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

Couple arrested as US seizes $3.6 billion of stolen bitcoin in record haul

Feb 9th 2022, 7:03 AM 46,812 Views 38 Comments

The couple face up to 20 years in prison.

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?

Jan 23rd 2022, 10:49 AM 51,632 Views 142 Comments

Cryptocurrencies have soared in popularity in recent years.

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads
# Coining It
# Coining It

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads

Jan 22nd 2022, 8:00 PM 32,814 Views 56 Comments

Spain and the United Kingdom have both unveiled new rules aimed at tightening advertising standards for crypto-assets.

Kosovo seizes hundreds of cryptocurrency mining devices
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

Kosovo seizes hundreds of cryptocurrency mining devices

Jan 8th 2022, 7:36 PM 46,352 Views 68 Comments

Police “confiscated 272 different anti-miner devices used for the production of Bitcoin”, a statement said.

# cryptocurrency - Last year 2021

The Explainer: Why are you hearing so much about cryptocurrency?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are you hearing so much about cryptocurrency?

May 27th 2021, 6:32 PM 10,829 Views 20 Comments

Alpha Wealth’s Nick Charalambous and our own Ian Curran explain the highs and lows of crypto.

Poll: Have you ever bought cryptocurrency?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever bought cryptocurrency?

May 20th 2021, 10:47 AM 32,711 Views 76 Comments

Scams involving the currency are on the rise.

Warning over 'get rich quick' scams involving cryptocurrencies
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

Warning over 'get rich quick' scams involving cryptocurrencies

May 20th 2021, 9:02 AM 23,543 Views 74 Comments

People are being conned out of up to €50k.

# cryptocurrency - All time

Facebook announces plans for new cryptocurrency to come into operation as early as 2020
# Libra
# Libra

Facebook announces plans for new cryptocurrency to come into operation as early as 2020

Jun 18th 2019, 10:30 PM 10,020 Views 23 Comments

Facebook and some two dozen partners released a prototype of Libra as an open source code for developers interested in weaving it into apps, services or businesses/

For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:51 AM 453 Views 0 Comments

The EU-level rules put more of an onus on companies to monitor customer activity.

Bitcoin heist: 600 powerful computers stolen in Iceland
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin heist: 600 powerful computers stolen in Iceland

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:05 AM 24,989 Views 18 Comments

Icelandic police arrested 11 people.

Number of websites infected by cryptocurrency hack, Ireland's National Cyber Security Centre says
# Global Hack
# Global Hack

Number of websites infected by cryptocurrency hack, Ireland's National Cyber Security Centre says

Feb 12th 2018, 4:20 PM 15,779 Views 23 Comments

It said that there are no indications at this stage that members of the public are at risk.

This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins
# Crypto
# Crypto

This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins

Jan 12th 2018, 1:04 PM 18,888 Views 34 Comments

Turns out the President was up to speed on cryptocurrency.

European police target Kinahan's hidden Bitcoin cash in Belgium and the Czech Republic
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

European police target Kinahan's hidden Bitcoin cash in Belgium and the Czech Republic

Dec 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 43,320 Views 60 Comments

A Bitcoin ‘mine’ was discovered in a raid on the cartel last month.

Volatile Bitcoin surpasses $11,000, before plummeting to $9,000 (and then rising again)
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

Volatile Bitcoin surpasses $11,000, before plummeting to $9,000 (and then rising again)

Dec 1st 2017, 8:06 AM 13,453 Views 53 Comments

The CEO of JPMorgan Chase has called bitcoin a “fraud”.

Cryptocurrencies: 'Lack of regulation means investors can make a lot of money fast'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Cryptocurrencies: 'Lack of regulation means investors can make a lot of money fast'

Jul 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 22,218 Views 41 Comments

There’s nothing cryptic about your cryptocurrency tax obligations though, writes Barry Flanagan.

The first major tech company to accept Bitcoin payments isn't Google or Apple
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

The first major tech company to accept Bitcoin payments isn't Google or Apple

Dec 11th 2014, 12:38 PM 6,783 Views 23 Comments

Those in the US can now purchase goods from Microsoft’s Windows and Xbox stores using the cryptocurrency.

PayPal opens its doors (slightly) to bitcoin payments
# Baby Steps
# Baby Steps

PayPal opens its doors (slightly) to bitcoin payments

Sep 24th 2014, 2:41 PM 317 Views 1 Comment

The company has teamed up with three bitcoin payment processors, allowing sellers to accept bitcoin as payment for digital goods.

Explainer: Why the new challenger to Bitcoin is worth keeping an eye on
# New Challenger
# New Challenger

Explainer: Why the new challenger to Bitcoin is worth keeping an eye on

Aug 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 16,804 Views 9 Comments

The new currency has been backed by Stripe, founded by the Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, but is it worth taking note of?

Apple approves first bitcoin trading app after policy change
# Virtual Currency
# Virtual Currency

Apple approves first bitcoin trading app after policy change

Jun 16th 2014, 10:56 AM 5,010 Views 4 Comments

Coin Pocket has become the first bitcoin trading app to be approved by Apple since it updated its App Store review guidelines.

Apple's policy update could pave the way for bitcoin payments
# Virtual Currencies
# Virtual Currencies

Apple's policy update could pave the way for bitcoin payments

Jun 3rd 2014, 4:08 PM 6,470 Views 6 Comments

Apps can now accept payments from “approved virtual currencies” although Apple hasn’t said which ones qualify.

Confused by Bitcoin? This guy explains it well…
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

Confused by Bitcoin? This guy explains it well…

Nov 9th 2013, 8:30 PM 35,650 Views 65 Comments

Programmer Robert McNally put together a succinct presentation on what this ‘currency’ is all about.