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Berlin man convicted over threat to blow up British hospital

BERLIN (AP) — A 33-year-old Italian man was convicted Friday of attempted extortion for threatening to blow up a British National Health Service hospital unless he was paid off with 10 million pounds ...

Digital exchange Coinbase takes a step toward going public

Coinbase has filed papers with U.S. regulators to become a publicly traded company as digital currencies continue to march toward mainstream acceptance. The digital currency exchange...

Study Blockchain in 60 Minutes -- New Online Course Launched By Blockdegree

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 25 February 2021 - Blockdegree -- an esteemed member of the US Education Blockchain Action Network -- has launched a Blockchain Foundational Video Programme-- Study Blockc...

Cryptology Asset Group Appoints Current Head of Asset Management, Patrick Lowry, as the New CEO

Under Patrick's leadership, Cryptology intends to build Europe's leading publicly listed company for blockchain- and crypto-related business models. VALLETTA, MALTA - EQS Newswire - 18 February 2021 -...

Asian markets eye muted start on economic hopes, pandemic fears

Asian markets were set for sideways trade at Thursday's (Feb. 18) open as lingering pandemic concerns pushed against stronger economic data, and with little firm direction from Wall Street. Aus...

Bitcoin will not replace dollar as world’s reserve currency: Fed official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The success of bitcoin is not threatening the U.S. dollar’s status as the world’s reserve currency, Federal Reserve official James Bullard told CNBC Tuesday (F...

Asian markets offer mixed signals as investors juggle stimulus, pandemic

Asian markets pointed to a mixed open on Wednesday (Feb. 17), as investors juggle the prospects for an economic comeback and additional stimulus with continued pandemic concerns. Australia’s ...

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___ Cost of a single Bitcoin exceeds $50,000 for first time SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The seemingly unstoppable rise of Bitcoin continued with the cost of a single ...

Bitcoin, seemingly omnipresent, crosses the $50,000 mark

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — After a wild stretch in which Bitcoin repeatedly set new highs amid murmurs of its seemingly unstoppable ascendance, the digital currency crossed the $50,000 mark for the fir...

Bitcoin, seemingly omnipresent, crosses the $50,000 mark

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — After a wild week in which Bitcoin soared to new heights, Bitcoin crossed the $50,000 mark early Tuesday. Bitcoin rallied throughout the as more companies s...

Seemingly everywhere in 2021, Bitcoin crosses $50,000 for the first time

NEW YORK (AP) — Seemingly everywhere in 2021, Bitcoin crosses $50,000 for the first time.

Asia sets up global stocks for extended bull run on economic optimism

Asian shares advanced on Tuesday (Feb. 16), putting world equities on course to extend their bull run for a 12th consecutive session as optimism about the global economic recovery and expectations of ...

Stock indexes wobble as investor caution offsets optimism

Shares were mixed Friday in Asia after markets closed nearly flat on Wall Street, though the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq composite still logged record highs. Most Asian markets were ...

EXPLAINER: What is Clubhouse, the buzzy new audio chat app?

Clubhouse, an invitation-only audio chat app launched less than a year ago, has caught the attention of tech industry bigshots like Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg — not to mentio...

More than 100 Financial Services Firms Hit with DDoS Extortion Attacks

Industry-Wide Cross Border Cyber Intelligence Sharing Mitigated Impact SINGAPORE - Media Outreach - 10 February 2021 - FS-ISAC, the only global cyber intelligence sharing community solely focused on ...