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TON

American TON investors won't get 110% refund in 2021

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The team of Pavel Durov decided to ban American investors from participating in the TON crypto project for another year. In specific, it was stated that Telegram sent a letter to American investors, in which it stated that they could not remain for another year in the TON project. Thus, US players...

Changpeng Zhao

Binance blamed competitors for DDoS attacks on the exchange

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The head of Binance reported that today the "competitors" carried out targeted DDoS attacks on the platform in his Twitter. Earlier today, our Chinese domains experienced targeted DDoS attacks, and users saw some lag and interruption of network access. Based on the attack pattern, it...

Tencent blockchain accelerator

Chinese giant Tencent launched own blockchain accelerator

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Tencent technology company plans to oversee the development of 30 companies as part of the launched blockchain accelerator. It is reported by The Block. Participants can be both start-ups and existing companies. The selection criterion is the presence of at least one completed round of financing...

BitMex Japan

BitMEX will limit access to its platform for Japanese users

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Seychelles crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX will soon prohibit all users from Japan to use their platform. On Tuesday, April 28, the exchange announced that since April 30 it plans to restrict access to its platform for residents of Japan and prohibit existing users from placing orders from May...

Sichuan

China aims to use excess hydropower in blockchain industry

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The authorities of Ya'an, one of the cities in the Chinese province of Sichuan, issued a guide on the use of “strategic opportunities in the blockchain industry," which include the use of excess hydroelectricity. In December, China accounted for 65% of the world's bitcoin hashrate, and the...

Pulse social platform

Bitfinex launches Pulse social platform for its users

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The Bitfinex crypto exchange has launched a social platform called Pulse for its users. Pulse allows Bitfinex customers to share info. “The concept of a social network for traders is certainly not new. What sets Pulse apart from others is the quality of the content available, ”said Paolo...

Binance team

The number of Binance employees has grown from 50 to 1000

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Binance was established in 2017, and since then the number of its workers has grown 20 times, breaking 1000. Yi He said in an interview: “When Binance began work in 2017, there were less than 50 workers. Today we have more than 1000 employees, and we accept new people every day.” Binance ICO...

Cuba

The first decentralized Bitcoin exchange launches in Cuba

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In early April, Italian-Cuban entrepreneur Mario Mazzola developed and expanded a decentralized p2p bitcoin exchange in Cuba. Cryptocurrencies are currently not banned in Cuba. Most global companies shy away from this country due to US sanctions. Mazzola told the media that the Qbita crypto...

Binance

Binance launches blockchain with support for smart contracts

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Binance declared a new blockchain, based on BNB token. A blockchain named Binance Smart Chain (BSC) is going to support the functionality of smart contracts. “Ethereum is the first widely used smart contract platform. To take advantage of its relatively popular applications and community, the BSC...

BitGo

BitGo acquires Lumina as part of its institutional platform

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BitGo announced the purchase of a startup Lumina, which contributes economic and tax reporting services. The new procurement will let BitGo extend the range of services and create a universal cryptocurrency platform for investors. Organization CEO Mike Belsh said that now BitGo customers will be...

Enjin platform

Enjin blockchain gaming platform enters the Chinese market

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The Enjin game platform opens access to its wallet for the Chinese region. According to a report on Monday, ENJ is now "approved and submissive with regulatory requirements in China." In a comment to CoinDesk, Brian Kortendik, vice director of marketing at Enjin, said the wallet was...

Ethereum blockchain

Etherscan added illegal activity monitoring in Ethereum

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Etherscan, one of the most popular observers on the Ethereum blockchain, has launched an “illegal activity” monitoring feature. The Etherescan team will now compile and supplement the blacklist of Ethereum addresses, and the ETHProtect function will allow you to check the origin of incoming...

China

China unveils members of its national blockchain committee

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The Ministry of Industry and Informatization of the PRC has declared a list of affiliates of its national blockchain committee, which is going to establish rules in the field. To ensure that the federal criteria set by the team were consistent with applicable laws and additionally contributed to...

Huobi

Huobi will automatically block accounts of "bad players"

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Huobi Group seeks to stop illegal activities on its platforms and therefore launches its transaction analysis instrument. Star Atlas is the new Huobi Group program that is going to block accounts with “suspicious” transactions automatically. The decision to unlock will be made by specific...

Changpeng Zhao

Binance uses profit's quarter on expansion and acquisition

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Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said in a recent interview with the South China Morning Post that the exchange reinvests approximately 25% of its profits each year on expansion and acquisitions. Zhao’s commentary answered the question about several recent acquisitions - the popular data aggregator...

Alibaba and Tencent

Tencent and Alibaba filed for the most blockchain patents

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Chinese tech titans Tencent and Alibaba recorded the highest quantity of blockchain patents last year. Tencent and its affiliates listed 718 applications, Alibaba Group - 470 of more than 5800 (20% of the whole number of applications)....

Canaan Creative

Canaan reported a net loss of $148 million for 2019

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Chinese mining corporation Canaan Creative proclaimed a net loss of $148.6 million for 2019. On Thursday, April 9, the organization published its initial income report since the IPO on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange in November. After an IPO of $90M, the value of the company's shares fell significantly...

Coronavirus

Microsoft helps hospitals deal with extortion amid COVID-19

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft decided to help hospitals and protect them from extortion attacks. Microsoft has identified dozens of healthcare facilities with vulnerable VPNs and other publicly accessible gateway applications. The company explained: “When organizations switched to remote...

Blockchain is an extremely popular technology nowadays. Back in 1991, Nick Szabo has described the tech but did not find a way to bring it to life. Two decades later, in 2009, mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto realized Szabo's idea, and blockchain had become the basis of the famous Bitcoin.

And what do we have today? A system that gathers all the cryptocurrencies, that is changing the banking system and brings modifications to our everyday life. P2P transactions, distributed ledgers, and many other technical features are becoming a part of financial systems. Democratic governments are implementing blockchain in more and more fields of public administration, and this is just the tip of the iceberg. And that is the reason to become aware of these innovations.

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