More than $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrency was seized as part of an anti-gambling operation run by Chinese police during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Chinese Police Seize $1.5 Million The Chinese state-run news source Xinhua reported two days ago that local authorities first came across the so far unnamed online gambling platform in May. The betting […]
The revelation bitcoin may have played a role in one of the biggest U.S. elections scandals has crypto supporters and mainstream pundits talking.
The head of the Bank of International Settlements briefly became the butt of crypto Twitter trolling last week after issuing new comments on the tech.
Nonprofit organization PoWx has launched this week with the goal of boosting the idea behind proof of work (PoW) through more innovative algorithms. The company is seeking to decentralize Bitcoin mining and make it more accessible to consumers through a new technology that executives have dubbed “optical PoW” — a new type of hardware that […]
Bitcoin, in its nine years of existence, has steadily gained traction, defining itself as a new digital gold. Early adopters of this technology have shown excitement for the potential of this inflation-proof sound money. With steady increase in value over the years, this new invention of money has established its position in finance. The gold […]
Coinbase announced they might add five more cryptocurrencies to their platform, and the market reacted with glee.
Undoubtedly, NEO is China’s flagship project and is an important project. Despite that big tag, NEO is on a slide and so far, sellers are aiming for $25 if not for $12 assuming prices break from this horizontal consolidation. At the moment, NEO is down four percent in the last day and it is likely […]
Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare is plotting a major expansion into Japan as it prepares to go public later this year. The exchange, headquartered in Toronto, announced this week that it had formed a partnership with DLTa21, a “global blockchain investment bank,” to launch a centralized cryptocurrency exchange in Japan. Coinsquare, which operates Canada’s third-largest cryptocurrency […]
A new scam has begun targeting porn viewers in an attempt to blackmail victims and extort $1,900 — and they only take bitcoin. Via malware, the scammers claim to have compromising footage of viewers taken from the would-be victim’s webcam while pornographic videos were playing. The scam email sent to victims begins by revealing to them […]
The owner of some of the planet’s largest manufacturers of luxury goods has announced its intentions to implement blockchain technology. Richemont are hoping to use the innovation to help customers ensure the authenticity of their products and the materials used to make them. Richemont Plans to Track Luxury Goods and Precious Materials on the Blockchain […]