Nearly Two-thirds Failed Cryptocurrency Agent Exam in Malta

Nearly Two-thirds Failed Cryptocurrency Agent Exam in Malta

The pass rate on the new exam for cryptocurrency agent certification in Malta was only 39%. Local news outlet Malta Times reports that the pass rate had been previously corrected in favour of exam takers, yet the outcome remained inauspicious. The examination includes a series of multiple-choice questions. Originally the exam assessment used a negative … Continue reading Nearly Two-thirds Failed Cryptocurrency Agent Exam in Malta

Facebook Confirms a Data Breach of Sensitive Information

Facebook Confirms a Data Breach of Sensitive Information

Hackers exploited a security breach in the social network and gained access to sensitive information from approximately 30 million Facebook users. Today, on 12th October, Facebook confirmed a malicious attack took place during the period between 14th and 27th September. The company made a public announcement providing an update on the type of data stolen … Continue reading Facebook Confirms a Data Breach of Sensitive Information

Bakkt Revealed Their First Crypto Product – Physical Bitcoin Futures

Bakkt, a regulated global ecosystem for digital assets, set for launch in November 2018, has announced its first product and an initial component of the ecosystem. It is going to be a physically delivered Bitcoin futures contract traded versus fiat currencies, namely USD, GBP, and EUR. The news was released on the official company’s twitter … Continue reading Bakkt Revealed Their First Crypto Product – Physical Bitcoin Futures

US Congressman to Introduce ‘Groundbreaking’ Bills to Support Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

US Congressman to Introduce 'Groundbreaking' Bills to Support Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

A US congressman, Tom Emmer announced legislation bills aimed at supporting blockchain technology. Emmer presents the drafts for three cryptocurrency-related bills in a press release published on 21st September. While most of the proposed legislation has an advisory tone, expressing the support for the industry, the congressman also proposes an establishment of a tax haven for … Continue reading US Congressman to Introduce ‘Groundbreaking’ Bills to Support Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies