The U.S. SEC fined Hollywood actor Steven Seagal for concealing a fee from Bitcoiin2Gen's ICO. It is reported by Bloomberg. In February 2018, Seagal became a startup brand ambassador and actively promoted an ICO campaign on social networks. According to the regulator, for this, the startup promised
The Bitfinex crypto exchange stopped working and announced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) network attack. We are investigating what seems like a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. We will keep everyone updated on here and our status page https://t.co/u3pYCVVGQq as we know
Kyiv law enforcers completed a pre-trial investigation into the illegal use of official equipment of the judicial administration for the extraction of cryptocurrencies. This was reported by the prosecutor's office in Kyiv. An official holding one of the leading posts in the Informational Judicial
Tagomi, an American cryptocurrency broker, has joined the Libra Association, the institution responsible for generating the Libra digital currency project from Facebook's largest social network. “We're happy to become a member of Libra and share a common mission to expand financial inclusion. We
The Tax Administration of New Zealand may refuse to apply tax to cryptocurrencies on goods and services. The document indicates the rapid development of the crypto sector. At the same time, digital assets cannot be unambiguously called an investment product, which makes it difficult to apply the
Seattle District Court found Microsoft ex-tester Volodymyr Kvashuk guilty of organizing a fraudulent scheme using crypto. This was reported on the website of the US Department of Justice. From August 2016 to June 2018, the 25-year-old citizen of Ukraine, Kvashuk worked in the team of the Universal
Bitmain has presented specifications for the modern Antminer S19 and S19 Pro. According to the Chinese company, the new devices will provide miners with a steady income even after the upcoming cryptocurrency halving in May. The latest Antminer S19 and S19 Pro are available in 2 versions. So, the
On February 26, the leading cryptocurrency accelerated the fall, quickly dropping below the $9000 mark. The chart below shows that the decline in prices was accompanied by a surge in trading volumes, which indicates significant pressure from sellers:
The American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has prepared a plan to protect employees in the event of a worsening situation with the spread of coronavirus. It was published by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong. If necessary, the company plans to implement the measures described in the plan in its own
Central Bank of Canada isn't going to generate its digital currency soon, said Timothy Lane, the bank's deputy head. He remarked that many Canadians are faced with long delays and the high cost of cross-border transfers that digital currencies may solve. BTC failed to come to be the “cash of the
MoneyGram money transfer service received $ 11.3 million from fintech startup Ripple during the second half of last year. It is reported by CoinDesk concerning reporting to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The funds from the California startup came in two tranches: $ 2.4 million in
Well-known cryptocurrency supporter and co-founder of Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, Caitlin Long announced the development of a new bank focused on providing regulated services in the field of digital currencies. The Blockstream technology company, known for its developments in the field of
CoolBitX startup, manufacturing hardware cryptocurrency wallets CoolWallet based in Taiwan, collected $16.75 million in funding cycle Series B. Several investors were headed by the Japanese financial company SBI Holdings, which also included the Monex Group, the Korean Bitcoin exchange BitSonic,
What? How? Why? Anonymous cryptocurrencies are peer-to-peer systems. They have own internal unit of account. The main goal of this type of cryptocurrencies is to provide complete privacy for transactions of money, which is done by cryptographic protocols. The use of last ones is aimed to make
The invention of the Bitcoin Everything started in 2008. An unknown man, who called himself Satoshi Nakamoto, decided to bring Nick Szabo’s idea about digital currencies back to life. He created Bitcoin, which became the most popular and valuable crypto coin. No one knows, who Satoshi Nakamoto is
Money has its own functions. One of the currency’s functions is to be a mean of payment. With the development and growth of popularity of the cryptocurrency, they also began to acquire similar features of their “ancestors”. Now with a Bitcoin, you can buy games and applications, plane
Technologies don’t stay still, and innovations are appearing every day. One of those modern tools we want you to be acquainted with is multisig wallet. Multisig is a unique type of digital signature which allows two or a higher number of users to approve accounts acting as an organization. It’s
With the advent of the blockchain and the first cryptocurrencies, many began to be interested in this area. After some time, many economists, scientists talked about the prospects of this trend and began to predict huge profits for the crypto community. Now, when Bitcoin already costs more than
Data is the new ‘Gold’. Unfortunately, in today’s world, only a handful of organizations are in control of this gold aka data. From Facebook to Google, the multi-billion dollar organizations have one thing in common. They have made their billions by accessing their user’s data in a way
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