Experts do not agree with Samsung on smartphones, SEC reviews crypto deals, Japan may eliminate cash, Pornhub accepts TRX, mining firm is listed on the London Stock Exchange
- Samsung says that ‘smartphones have the best security for blockchain and cryptocurrency’. The Next Web has since asked security experts for their views, and they don’t entirely agree.
- SEC has increased its scrutiny of the crypto-sphere with an inquest into cryptocurrency brokerages. SEC is specifically seeking information pertaining to fees generated from trading, financing and ICOs, as well as details about investment advisors’ involvement.
- The move to a fully digital economy is more efficient for consumers, banks, and retailers, as cash causes many woes including secure storage and transportation. Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion columnist, is confident that Japan could make a quick transaction to a cashless society:
- Tron (TRX) has been officially integrated as a payment option on Pornhub. Tron Foundation has issued a step-by-step guide as to how Pornhub user can use TRX to pay for their subscriptions.
- Cryptocurrency mining firm Argo Blockchain has become the first company in the industry to be listed the London Stock Exchange (LSE), raising £25 million ($32 million) through an initial public offering (IPO).
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- An article by Tuur Demeester, an economist and investor, focused on the Bitcoin price potential. In his opinion, we are not going to foresee new all-time highs in Bitcoin for 2018, and unless data starts suggesting differently, we are expecting mostly sideways or lower price action.