Highlighting what went right, and what went wrong, in this week’s crypto news analysis.

First and foremost, Happy New Year! We hope you’ve had a productive year and are optimistic about the next 12 months.

For the past two weeks it seems, in almost every industry and on every news site, the internet has been littered with the annual regurgitation of ‘what happened in 2018’ articles. This is fine if you’re into nostalgia, but if there is one thing to be learned from crypto, it’s that past performance is no indicator of future results.

Instead, let’s focus on what’s happening right now. Where we can make a difference. And where we want to be next week.

Below we have our weekly roundup of industry and coin specific news. If you’d like to get in touch with us about any of our products or services, we look forward to hearing from you. Just send us a note.

Latest Industry News

FCA probe into 18 crypto businesses

  • Continuing investigations launched in November, the FCA confirmed it is still pursuing 18 companies related to the sale of crypto in the UK

  • They are also still considering the ban on crypto derivatives, but will have more clarification in the new year

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HSMs hacked using antenna

  • Researches have revealed three ways the Ledger and Trezor HSMs can be hacked using an antenna in the USB port

  • The group demonstrated supply and side channel attacks, which the device manufacturers claim are impractical and unlikely to occur

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Nvidia faces class action lawsuit

  • An American firm is leading a class action lawsuit against the chip maker for allegedly misleading investors

  • The claim relates to statements made by the company regarding their ability to forecast the crypto market in 2017

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Latest Coin News

BTC

  • Price analysis

  • Nouriel

    predicts Bitcoin killer (again)

  • Price spike avoids re-testing the

ETH

  • Price analysis

  • BitMEX CEO predicts

    when ICO market returns

  • 50 tweet thread from

    r on why Ethereum is just an experiment

XRP

 

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