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US developing bill to fight coronavirus with digital dollar

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The Democrats bill on supporting the economy in the context of the coronavirus pandemic involves the creation of a digital version of the dollar and wallet to provide incentive payments. About it writes The Block. The current version of the bill has not yet been published and will undergo further...

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6000 video cards from CoreWeave to find coronavirus vaccine

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Ethereum mining company, CoreWeave, will allocate 6,000 video cards for coronavirus research. This was reported by CoinDesk. Capacities will be provided by Stanford University's initiative [email protected] On February 27, the organization published a coronavirus research project using a unique...

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Fraudsters extort bitcoins, pretending fighting coronavirus

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Unknown persons under the guise of the Solidarity Fund of the WHO are collecting donations in Bitcoins, allegedly to fight against coronavirus. Sophos security researcher Chester Wisniewski posted a screenshot of the attacker's email. In their message, the scammers claim the funds will go to study...

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BitMEX: world crisis and coronavirus biggest chances for BTC

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Specialists at the BitMEX crypto-derivative exchange research unit have analyzed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on financial markets. Analysts say the market’s response to the virus will mark a significant change in the economic structure. The study said that ultimately, with this new...

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Nvidia offers GPU miners help in the fight against COVID-19

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Video card and chip maker Nvidia has urged users to provide computing power to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. PC Gamers, let’s put those GPUs to work. Join us and our friends at @OfficialPCMR in supporting [email protected] and donating unused GPU computing power to fight against COVID-19! Learn...

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BTC ransomware built an Android app as a COVID-19 tracker

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Attackers use panic because of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) to spread cryptocurrency ransomware applications. Previously, under the pretense of a COVID-19 tracker, cybercriminals distributed desktop versions of the software. Now, similar programs are downloaded by many users of Android...

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NY demands BTC companies prepare coronavirus emergency plan

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The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) recommended that regulated cryptocurrency companies submit a meticulous and thorough action plan in the event of an outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic no later than in 30 days. The actions of the regulator are due to an increase in the...

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Ethereum developer Afri Schoedon diagnosed with coronavirus

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Former Ethereum hard fork and release administrator for Parity Technologies Afri Schoedon said his test for coronavirus showed positive. According to Schoedon, he became infected during the recent Ethereum Community Conference (EthCC) in France. “Given the symptoms and the time of their...

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Ex-CEO of Bitmain Micree Zhan again sues the company

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Former Bitmain CEO Micree Zhan has filed a lawsuit against the Chinese mining giant and subsidiary Zhanhua Intelligence Technologies, according to CoinDesk. A notice from the Changle District Court said the hearing was scheduled for February 11 but was rescheduled due to coronavirus. This is the...

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Bitcoin 2020 leading conference canceled due to coronavirus

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One of the largest Bitcoin conferences Bitcoin 2020 in San Francisco was supposed to take place in late March, but due to the coronavirus, it was postponed to the third quarter of this year. The organizers said the decision to reschedule the conference was made in the light of the state of...

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Paris Blockchain Week Summit postponed due to coronavirus

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The organizers of the Blockchain Week Summit event informed the participants about its postponement for December 9-10. Initially, the summit was to be held from March 31 to April 1. This decision was made due to the recommendations of the government. In France, a ban has been imposed on mass...

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Coinbase & Messari: switch to remote work due to coronavirus

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The largest American cryptocurrency company Coinbase will transfer part of its employees to remote work due to the spread of the coronavirus epidemic. A similar decision was made by the research company Messari. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong shared an updated version of the plan for the spread of...

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TRON blockchain summit postponed due to coronavirus

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The niTROn blockchain conference from the TRON project has been postponed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic. This was reported on the website of the event. The summit was to be held in late February in Seoul. The new date will be determined "depending on the further...

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Coinbase developed plan in case of coronavirus exacerbation

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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...

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Coronavirus: Asian crypto conferences are being delayed

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Coronavirus plague has become a reason why various crypto-related conferences have been postponed. The latest one that put off the event was TOKEN2049. It's a conference that's being held yearly in Hong Kong. This year TOKEN2049 was supposed to be held in March, but alternatively, it's going to...

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Smart contract given to dead doctor who alerted coronavirus

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A smart contract was created on the basis of Ethereum, dedicated to Li Wenliang, a Chinese doctor, who was the first to warn of an impending coronavirus epidemic. He died in a hospital in Wuhan the day before yesterday. The smart contract code contains a biography of the deceased doctor. The...

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Hyperchain will fight against coronavirus outbreak

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A February 4 Hyperchain's publication stated the launch of a blockchain-based platform to struggle with the coronavirus plague and will be a donation portal for medical equipment to help hospitals in central China. A current explosion of coronavirus caused the death of over 400 people in the...

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