Criminals‘ tech know-how fuels cyber-crimewave, wrong-footing law enforcement, banks

Criminals‘ technological expertise has, in some cases, surpassed that of law enforcement and financial services to fuel a cyber crimewave in which cryptocurrencies are playing a growing role. Cyber-dependent crime such as ransomware and cyber extortion, online child sexual exploitation, identity theft, payment fraud, business email compromise, cryptojacking and the use of cryptocurrencies for illicit payments […]

BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group: Exklusiv-Interview mit CEO Lance Morginn auf dem Eigenkapitalforum 2018

Das kanadische Unternehmen Blockchain Intelligence Group (kurz: BIG) ging an die Börse, als der Hype um Bitcoin und andere Kryptowährungen gerade seinen Höhepunkt erreicht hatte. Das war Fluch und Segen zugleich. Denn der Kurs der Aktie wurde beim IPO zunächst hoch bewertet, stürzte aber mit dem Bitcoin-Crash, den wir in 2018 gesehen haben, gewaltig ab. […]

Revisiting the Blockchain Revolution

Blockchain is an ingenious invention. That much is clear. It’s distributed. Permissioned. Immutable. It has the potential to be one of the most disruptive forces in business in decades. Public Entrepreneur spoke to three executives who are leaders in pushing the space forward. Scroll down to Public Entrepreneur: 2018 Issue 3 and  find us on Page 8 […]

Cryptocurrencies Are Cooling, Just Ask The World’s Biggest Contract Chipmaker

The world’s biggest contract chipmaker recently informed investors that sales were slowing due to „falling demand“ for the microprocessors that specialize in blockchain mining. Almost two weeks ago, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) had to lower this year’s sales growth forecast to 6.5% from earlier estimates of between 7% and 9%. „To be sure, slumping prices of cryptocurrencies aren’t the only reason for […]

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency – Its Future in China

More than 90 different cryptocurrency exchanges and about 85 ICOs have closed in China in the past 12 months. Where is China headed? The answers to that question are best answered in the light of the Chinese government’s 2-pronged efforts: first, to protect the integrity of the yuan while devaluing against the USD and, secondly, […]

Interview With Blockchain Intelligence Group’s CEO Lance Morginn on The Power of Real-Time Risk Mitigation In Crypto

Tom: Welcome Lance Morginn , the CEO and Co-Founder of Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG). Lance tell us about yourself, and how you got involved in Crypto. Lance: I began my technology career in 1994, studying multimedia at the Vancouver Film School. I launched my first company called Webworks Multimedia, just 30 days after graduating in December […]

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong: 1 Billion People Will Be in Crypto Ecosystem in 5 Years

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong predicts the number of  people in the cryptocurrency ecosystem to grow from the current 40 million to 1 billion in the next five years, TechCrunch reported September 7. In an interview with TechCrunch, Armstrong projected that the crypto ecosystem and the total number of digital currencies will grow substantially, attributing the growth to […]

CLS Teams with IBM in Blockchain Ecosystem

Foreign exchange settlement institution CLS Group is collaborating with IBM to enable banks, buy- and sell-side firms, fintechs and software vendors to deploy, share and consume services using distributed ledger technology (DLT). The hosted platform, LedgerConnect, will allow access to services in areas such as, but not limited to, know-your-customer (KYC) and sanctions screening, collateral management, derivatives […]

Here Are the Sam Spades of the Cryptocurrency Age

Robert Whitaker is not your father’s gumshoe. The former special agent for U.S. Homeland Security spends his days tracking down lost and stolen cryptocurrencies for frantic exchanges, financial companies and individuals. As the director of forensics and investigations for Vancouver-based Blockchain Intelligence Group, Whitaker and his team of six cryptocurrency investigators combine traditional detective work, […]

Blockchain Intelligence Group Bringing Security and Accountability to Cryptocurrency Space

The cryptocurrency space is one that remains elusive to investors, particularly as the industry has yet to see established and effective regulatory systems that keep the crypto market safe and secure. According to a recent article published on Coingeek, the solution lies in companies like BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group (CSE:BIGG, OTC:BBKCF, WKN:A2JSKG), which is currently developing a suite of tools […]