Investigators have arrested and charged a 20-year-old college student with multiple counts of hacking and identity theft. Prosecutors accuse him of being part of a gang which stole $5 million of cryptocurrency by hijacking mobile phone numbers.
Concerned over the continuing arrests and “apparently arbitrary detentions” of human rights defenders – including campaigners who lobbied for an end to the ban on women driving – the United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) on Tuesday called on
Security and volatility. They are the two aspects of cryptocurrencies that are attacked the most. While there are other challenges such as scalability, the energy consumption associated with mining, and privacy, cryptos’ volatility is often cited by ske
A group of researchers led by a team of scientists in Russia and at the prestigious Princeton University discovered two tiny 42,000-year-old nematodes, better known as roundworms, in the frigid north of Russia.
How the Worms Were Revived
The two worms wer
(July 31, 2018) China’s highest court, the Supreme People’s Court (SPC), recently released the Provisions on the Publication of Judicial Process Information by People’s Courts on the Internet (SPC Provisions). Entering into effect on Sep
Leading crypto exchange Binance has made its first strategic acquisition, buying Ethereum token mobile wallet Trust Wallet
The annual Swell by Ripple conference invites global leaders from the policy, payments, and technology fields to come together and discuss how blockchain can be used to benefit society at large. According to a tweet from Ripple, former U.S. President Bill Clinton is set to keynote this year’s edition. Ripple noted in a news release … Continued
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The annual Swell by Ripple conference invites global leaders from the policy, payments, and technology fields to come together and discuss how blockchain can be used to benefit society at large. According to a tweet from Ripple, former U.S. President Bill Clinton is set to keynote this year’s edition. Ripple noted in a news release
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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced today it acquired Trust Wallet, developer of the Ethereum-compatible wallet of the same name.
129-year-old asset management firm Northern Trust Corp. is looking to start a custody service for digital assets such as cryptocurrencies
This could be a sign that Coinbase is paying close attention to the rules governing digital assets.
Postman, an API development environment provider, has announced that users of the free Postman app can now create Postman teams, join and manage team workspaces, and use all of Postman's collaboration features. The availability of Postman teams to users of the free Postman app is part of the Postman 6.2 release. Prior to this release, the teams feature was not available to free users and was only available via Postman paid plans.
Cryptocurrency exchange and brokerage giant Coinbase has poached a BNY Mellon veteran to head the firm’s global compliance efforts as it seeks to ramp up its international operations and expand the range of assets supported on its platforms. The San Francisco-based Coinbase on Tuesday announced that it had appointed Jeff Horowitz as its chief compliance
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A group of U.S. lawmakers has proposed the creation of a blockchain pilot as part of a wider effort to combat infectious fungal diseases.
McDonald’s will celebrate the 50th birthday of its flagship Big Mac burger by issuing its own “tangible” currency, the company revealed this week.
MacCoin ‘Transcends Currencies’
As the company explains in a press release Sunday, the ?
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The past few months have been rather interesting for Genesis Mining. The popular cryptocurrency cloud mining provider was forced to halt all activities in South Carolina. That decision has now been reversed. As such, US customers will be able to access th
At the beginning of 2018, I wrote an article outlining a New Year’s resolution that I thought could help boost cryptocurrency adoption and awareness in 2018, as long as enough people were doing it. Last week was the twenty-fifth installment of my challe
(July 31, 2018) On July 17, 2018, a new law to allow consumer class actions (“model declaratory proceedings”) was published in Germany’s Federal Law Gazette. The Act will enter into force on November 1, 2018. (Gesetz zur Einführung
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