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Scientists proposed alter bitcoin with 0 energy consumption

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Scientists from the Lausanne Polytechnic School claim that they have developed an algorithm that will ensure the security of cryptocurrency transactions at the bitcoin level with practically zero energy consumption. According to Professor Rashid Gerraui, unlike the first cryptocurrency, the new...

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New virus replaces cryptocurrency wallets using Telegram

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Specialists at Juniper Threat Labs have discovered new malware that steals users' personal data and replaces cryptocurrency wallets with their own. The virus functions using the Telegram messenger. Masad Stealer is a new Trojan-delivered spyware that uses Telegram to exfiltrate stolen information....

Binance has frozen 12 billion TRX tokens

Binance has frozen 12 billion TRX tokens

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Binance cryptocurrency exchange froze over 12 billion TRX tokens and, having voted them, came out on top in the list of 27 Tron super-representatives (block manufacturers). It is reported by UToday. Binance’s voices are believed to have provided user funds that are stored on its staking platform....

Lightning Network vulnerability

Details of Lightning Network vulnerability discovered

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Blockstream developer Rusty Russell has revealed more details about the Lightning Network vulnerability, which first became known in late August. As Russell wrote, the vulnerability arose during the creation and replenishment of its channels. In particular, when creating a channel, the recipient...

IMF proposes to attract private companies to launch CBDC

IMF proposes to attract private companies to launch CBDC

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A synthetic central bank digital currency (sCBDC) based on public-private partnerships is better than a fully functional CBDC. It was said by the International Monetary Fund. Tobias Adrian, director of the IMF's currency control and capital market department, and Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli, deputy...

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Russian scientists accused in the mining on a supercomputer

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In the Nizhny Novgorod Region, a criminal investigation has been completed against employees of the Sarov Nuclear Center, who used a supercomputer to mine cryptocurrency. The case has been submitted to court, reports RT with reference to the press service of the Sarov City Court. Scientists...

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Justin Sun soon announce date of lunch with Warren Buffett

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Justin Sun promised to name a new lunch date with billionaire Warren Buffett soon. Sun paid a record sum (over $4,6 million) at a charity auction for an annual traditional dinner with the legendary...

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Filecoin revealed the launch date of the test network

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Filecoin protocol's developers updated its roadmap, according to which the test network will be launched on December 11. 2019 Q2/3 Update is now live. We've announced our testnet launch date, progress made, and more! https://t.co/XUFcBnuj7I— Filecoin (@MineFilecoin) September 24, 2019 The...

MCT exit scam

Turn on VPN: a married couple from Austria made an exit scam

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The founders of the cryptocurrency trading platform My Crypto Trade (MCT) completed an exit scam by stealing user funds from the platform. The total damage, according to minimal estimates, amounted to 100 thousand euros in cryptocurrency. Being the moderator of MCT Discord chat for over a year and...

Bitwise SEC BTC ETF

The chance of Bitwise Bitcoin ETF approval by SEC is 0.01%

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The Bitwise's app for the launch of BTC ETFs is extremely unlikely to be approved by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and does not exceed 0.01%, said American lawyer Jake Cherwinski, who specializes in crypto. According to him, VanEck and SolidX withdrew the app to launch a Bitcoin-based...

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IFRIC did not recognize Bitcoin as legal tender

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are neither a financial asset nor a legal means of payment, according to the decision of the IFRIC. It is reported by The Korea Times. At an IFRIC meeting this summer, cryptocurrencies were classified as intangible assets - identifiable non-monetary assets that...

BTC Lightning Network

Zap Wallet created tool for buying BTC on Lightning Network

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Bitcoin users have a new tool that allows them to instantly purchase coin on the Lightning Network using bank cards. A solution called Olympus was introduced by Zap Wallet developer Jack Mullers. The new tool is designed to bypass complex KYC procedures requiring services like BitPay and Coinbase....

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Coinbase named new listing candidates: GRAM, DOT and others

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American exchange Coinbase is considering listing 17 new tokens on its platform, including Gram from Telegram. In addition to Gram, the list of candidates included digital currencies of Avalanche, Celo, Chia, Coda, Dfinity, Filecoin, Handshake, Kadena, Mobilecoin, NEAR, Nervos, Oasis, Orchid,...

The power of decentralization: WCIT conference in Armenia

The power of decentralization: WCIT conference in Armenia

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The most long-awaited IT conference of the year will be held in Armenia. It will also cover the topic of using the blockchain technology. WCIT 2019 will be held in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan from October 6 to 9. The conference is held in Armenia with the support and under the high patronage of...

Craig Wright court

Craig Wright request postponement in the case of 500.000 BTC

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Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed first cryptocurrency creator, has requested another adjournment in his case against his former business partner, Dave Kleiman, in which the court ordered him to pay 500,000 BTC to Kleiman's relatives. This is written by the Cointelegraph. Wright’s lawyers filed a...

Wallets with 10 BTC and more updated historical maximum

Wallets with 10 BTC and more updated historical maximum

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The number of bitcoin wallets with a balance of 10 BTC or more reached a historic high. At the time of writing, the distribution of coins is as follows:...

Beta version of Hedera Hashgraph core network launched

Beta version of Hedera Hashgraph core network launched

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On Tuesday, September 17, a public beta of the Hedera Hashgraph PoS blockchain was launched with a declared bandwidth of 10,000 Tps. We did it. The trust layer of the internet is here. What future will you build? https://t.co/gTWBCGxSv1 #HelloFuture #BREAKING #BreakingNews...

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US Treasury: crypto - frontier in the fight with terrorism

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Sigal Mandelker the U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary, told that cryptocurrencies could be the next frontier in the fight against terrorism. The official stressed that such organizations and their supporters are always in search of new ways to attract and transfer funds out of sight of law enforcement...

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