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Binance Russia attacks

CEO Binance: attacks and Russia as key blockchain market

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The Binance cryptocurrency exchange is exposed to 5-10 attacks daily, but confidence in its own security provides cooperation with white hackers. Zhao said the attacks are constant. They work with 10 groups of white hackers on an ongoing basis, so today he can confidently say: they are safer than...

Chinese official supported development of the Bitcoin mining

Chinese official supported development of the Bitcoin mining

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The Chinese province of Sichuan, which produces 70% of all bitcoins in the world, has all the opportunities for an even wider attraction of miners. This was reported by CoinDesk with reference to a statement by the former vice president of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Yang Jiang. In...

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Starbucks for bitcoins: Bakkt launches consumer-oriented app

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The Bakkt crypto platform has announced the launch of an application with which consumers can pay at retail outlets, including the popular Starbucks coffee shop chain. A statement from Bakkt product director Mike Blandina said the application will launch in the first half of 2020, with Starbucks...

Justin sun megacorporation

Justin Sun announces partnership with billionth corporation

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TRON founder Justin Sun announced that next week he will enter into a partnership with megacorporation. Its capitalization allegedly exceeds $100 billion. #TRON will partner with a hundred billion USD megacorporation next week. It will not only benefit $TRX but all TRC10&20 tokens including...

TON investors refund

TON investors don't demand back money invested in project

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Investors of both rounds of financing the TON project, by a majority vote, refused to demand a return on the money invested in the project and agreed to wait until the blockchain platform was launched until April, Forbes sources said. Investors in the TON blockchain platform approved the delayed...

SEC crypto law

SEC: crypto market is less likely to violate securities laws

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission is increasingly seeing "flagrant violations" of law by cryptocurrency market participants. This was stated by the head of the department Jay Clayton, reports Bloomberg Law. Speaking at a financial technology conference in Washington, Clayton said...

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Ukrainian cyber policemen are suspected of stealing bitcoins

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Four Kharkiv cyber police officers are suspected of stealing bitcoins after a search. Law enforcers allegedly transferred cryptocurrency from a wallet to a mobile device after it was withdrawn. The court decided to provide access to the data of mobile operators to clarify the circumstances. In...

Casa bitcoin death

Startup Casa helps to transfer bitcoins after death

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Casa introduced a service, which allows transferring bitcoins to the heirs of their owner. It uses multi-signature and its security protocol. To date, there are 3 scenarios:...

Bithumb Global Russia

Bithumb launched a platform for Russian-speaking users

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On Tuesday, October 22, Bithumb Global launched a Russian-language version of the platform as part of a global expansion strategy. This was reported in a press release. Now users and projects from Russia have access to such exchange products as stage investments, an improved mechanism for approving...

Bitfinex sues U.S. court

Bitfinex sues U.S. court to regain frozen $880 million

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iFinex Inc. lawyers appealed to a US court with a request to oblige a certain Rondell Clyde Monroe to give an affidavit regarding 880 million frozen in the accounts of the Panamanian processing company Crypto Capital. Clyde Monroe is the vice president of TCA Investment Bancorp and Trust Company...

Tor bitcoin hack

ESET discovered a fake Tor browser stealing users' bitcoins

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A Trojan version of the anonymous Tor browser aimed at Russian-speaking users to steal bitcoins in the darknet markets was discovered by ESET, an anti-virus software company. Hackers distribute a fake browser through two resources: tor-browser.org and torproect.org, which have existed since 2017....

Bank of America Ripple

Media: Bank of America tests Ripple technology

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Bank of America, the second-largest US bank, has publicly tested the Ripple distributed ledger technology and may have further plans in this direction. A Ripple spokeswoman did not confirm or deny whether the bank is a client of fintech startups, noting only that the parties conducted a joint pilot...

ChainPoint 19 conference

Chainpoint 19 conference was held in Yerevan

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Nooor Armenian Blockchain Association organized an international conference ChainPoint 19, which was held on October 14 and 15 at the Dvin Hotel in Yerevan. During the event, representatives of the crypto community of different countries made their speeches, various panel discussions were held, as...

Libra forced central banks to reconsider their activities

Libra forced central banks to reconsider their activities

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Facebook's digital currency Libra has pushed central banks to reform their work. This was stated by the head of the Bank of Sweden Stefan Ingves, noting that the regulator is exploring the possibility of issuing its digital currency. In a conversation with CNBC, he called Libra “an incredibly...

litecoin 8 years

8 years - $500 billion transactions made in Litecoin network

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Litecoin, also known as Digital Silver, celebrated its 8th birthday on Sunday, October 13th. One of the oldest cryptos in the space, today Litecoin ranks sixth in terms of capitalization in the CoinMarketCap rating. The network was launched on October 13, 2011, and this date is considered the...

Ripple BRD wallet

Ripple announces rebranding and investments in BRD wallet

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The xCurrent payment system and the xVia corporate payment API from fintech company Ripple are included in the single RippleNet brand. At the same time, a California-based company invested 750,000 in a BRD wallet, which will now add support for the XRP token. Representatives of Ripple reported on...

OpenLibra partner refute

4 prospective OpenLibra partners refute participation in it

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The author of the initiative to create an alternative version of the digital currency Libra incorrectly provided information about some of the project participants. So, representatives of Tendermint, Chainlink, Web3 Foundation and Hashed denied their participation in it, CoinDesk reports. Earlier...

WCIT blockchain

Blockchain and decentralization at WCIT 2019 conference

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

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