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Bitcoin's hash rate updated its historical maximum

Bitcoin network's cumulative computational power again updated its historical maximum

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Last weekend, the cumulative computational power of the Bitcoin network once again updated its historical maximum, reaching 79.752 EH/s. The peak figure, according to Blockchain.com, was on Saturday, July 20th. On Sunday, the last day for which statistics are available, the hashrate fell slightly...

David Marcus :the hearings on the Libra project

David Marcus vs US House of Representatives: The hearings on the Libra project. Part 2

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The hearings on the Libra project have already took place in the Financial Services Committee of the US House of Representatives, which is chaired by one of the most active public critics of the project, Congresswoman Maxine Waters. This is the second part of our text reportage from the hearings....

David Marcus :the hearings on the Libra project

David Marcus vs US House of Representatives: The hearings on the Libra project. Part 1

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The hearings on the Libra project are already taking place in the Financial Services Committee of the US House of Representatives, which is chaired by one of the most active public critics of the project, Congresswoman Maxine Waters. North Carolina senator Patrick McHenry said that the lack of...

NovaChain is suspected in being exit scam: website and social network accounts stopped working

NovaChain is suspected in being exit scam: website and social network accounts stopped working

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The team of the NovaChain cryptocurrency platform, which offers passive income from trading bots, could escape with the funds of its clients. So, at a certain point, the NovaChain website and social network accounts stopped working. Reported by The Coins Post. A year ago, NovaChain used quite...

Craig Wright in the court

Тears, mate, charity and accusations: self-proclaimed Bitcoin's creator Craig Wright in the court

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On June 28, a court hearing was held in Florida on the sensational case of Kleiman vs Wright, during which nChain senior researcher Craig Wright first appeared under oath. The main purpose of the meeting was to hear the explanations of the self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator regarding why he did not...

The Internal Revenue Service of the US will soon present an updated guide related to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

The Internal Revenue Service of the US will soon present an updated guide related to Bitcoin and ...

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In the next few weeks, the Internal Revenue Service of the US is expected to present an updated version of its guidelines, which have a connection to the Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Changes to the document were made under pressure from a group of more than 20 congressmen, who in April...

Bitcoin correlation with cryptocoins

Binance: Bitcoin correlation with other cryptocurrencies has significantly decreased

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Binance's research division published a quarterly report, in which it estimated the correlation of digital assets among themselves. Thus, according to it, the correlation between Bitcoin and the rest of the market has significantly decreased in comparison with the figures for the first quarter of...

Craig Wright and fake documents

Craig Wright caught in the provision of fake documents to the court

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The self-proclaimed developer of Bitcoin Craig Wright could provide fake documents during the trial of the case against David Kleiman. Lawyer Stephen Palley pointed this out in his Twitter account. lol pic.twitter.com/3nCmzqZHVk— Palley (@stephendpalley) July 3, 2019 So, among the documents...

Bank of Japan: Liquidation of cash

Bank of Japan: Liquidation of cash will make the payment infrastructure inconvenient

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The deputy head of the Bank of Japan, Masayoshi Amamiya, ruled out the likelihood of issuing national digital currency, Reuters reported. According to the official, the issuance of such a means of payment would mean a waiver of fiat money. “Liquidation of cash will make the payment...

Poloniex Exchangeoffered staking of ATOM

Poloniex Exchange offered the option of staking the Cosmos cryptocurrency ATOM

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The popular Bitcoin exchange Poloniex announced that it had become the first trading platform that now offers its users the possibility of staking the Cosmos cryptocurrency (ATOM) with daily income payments. Cosmos staking is live! Simply deposit @cosmos $ATOM to Poloniex and begin earning daily...

Bitsane's scam: disappeared with money

Bitsane cryptocurrency exchange's management has vanished with user's money

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Ireland-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane ceased operations, and its management stole deposits of almost 250 thousand users, reports The Forbes. As the newspaper notes, Bitsane LP in the past was listed as one of the trading platforms approved by Ripple. In addition, in January 2018, CNBC...

Binance Chain hardfork for Galileo

In the test network of Binance Chain was held a hardfork for Galileo's activation

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On June 26 at 07:00 UTC in the Binance Chain test network took place a planned hard fork at block 24.020.000 in order to activate the Galileo update. Upgrade of the main network will take place in a few weeks. BNB holders are not required to take any action in connection with the hard fork, unless...

Fraudsters stole 15,000 ETH via Huobi

Fraudsters stole 15,000 ETH via Huobi fake group in Telegram

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In China, the attackers, under the pretext of “arbitrage opportunities,” extorted about 15,000 ETH from trusting investors (more than 5 million at the current exchange rate), creating the fake Huobi exchange group in Telegram. Reports about it 8btc. The fraudsters presented themselves as...

SpetsHash seeking ASIC miners' custom clearance

The Ukrainian company has been seeking ASIC miners' custom clearance for a year and a half: durin...

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The Kyiv-registered company "СпецХеш" (SpetsHash) won a trial at the local customs, which more than tripled the VAT on the clearance of four ASIC miners. This reports the Youtube channel BlockchainTalk. In April 2018, SpetsHash bought four Antminer S9 devices at a price of $350...

JPMorgan will test its own stablecoin along with corporate clients

JPMorgan will test its own stablecoin along with corporate clients

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JPMorgan, a large American financial holding, will start testing its stablecoin among corporate clients. It is reported by Bloomberg Japan. According to the publication, the head of blockchain-development of JPMorgan Umar Farooq said that customers will take part in testing technology aimed at...

Waves launched programming language

Waves launched a programming language for smart contracts creation in the core network

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The decentralized blockchain-ecosystem Waves Platform has launched its own programming language RIDE on the core network. With its help, developers will be able to create smart contracts and full-fledged decentralized applications, site representatives told ForkLog. According to the developers,...

VeChain and Walmart will launch a joint project

VeChain and Walmart will launch a joint project: against this background, the price of the VET to...

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VeChain blockchain project together with one of the world's largest consulting firms PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and American retailer Walmart will launch a project to ensure food safety in China. In particular, Walmart will be engaged in the supply of products to China, and VeChain will provide...

police officer sold drugs using crypto

Crime and crypto: a former operative transferred 250,000 USD from the sale of drugs to cryptocurr...

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The prosecutor's office of the Volgograd accused the former operative of the drug control service and his trainee in the sale of narcotic substances and the laundering of illegal income on a large scale through cryptocurrency. This is stated on the website of the department. Thus, the accused...

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