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Highlights of the cryptocurrencies and blockchain world: spring — autumn 2018

Highlights of the cryptocurrencies and blockchain world: spring — autumn 2018

Russian Blockchain Week 2018 (May) Date 21.05.2018–25.05.2018 Place Russia, Moscow Topic's details Over 70 experts in fintech and blockchain will share their experience. A wide range of topics to be...
The 17-millionth bitcoin is mined

The 17-millionth bitcoin is mined

Bitcoin network has produced 17 million coins. The mining pool BTC.com has calculated another block which has lead to increased bitcoin numbers to a round number. The number of coins in the bitcoin protocol...
Hacker extorts 0.1 BTC for decoding the website of the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy

Hacker extorts 0.1 BTC for decoding the website of the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy

A hacker calling himself X~zakaria has hacked a website of the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy and cole industry and encrypted all its files. He requested to transfer 0,1 BTC to his e-wallet for decoding.  Ha...

MyEtherWallet is compromised again

The owners of MyEtherWallet cryptocurrency wallets started to post on Reddit and Twitter about problems with the service on April 24. When trying to log in, users were sent to phishing sites that intercepted...

Telegram collects another $850 million in the second round of its ICO

The Durov brothers attracted additional funding for the development of Telegram and the development of a blockchain platform for the messenger. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a...

Binance and Qlink announced a partnership

Binance, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges announced its partnership with Qlink, a decentralized mobile network. End of March the exchange undertook a listing of QLC token and added the trading...

Tom Lee forecasts bitcoin price falling mid April

Bitcoin price is to fall till 17th of April due to $25 billion of the total tax debt of crypto investors and traders. This opinion was expressed by the founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors and financial...

A schoolboy hacked Ledger cryptowallets

Ledger is one of the most famous manufacturers of hardware wallets for storing cryptocurrency. The company has always confidently boasted of the security of its devices, but in early 2018 a vulnerability was...

Cryptocurrencies companies are ready to pay those who find scammers

Crypto-fraudsters steal several million dollars a day. Attackers use a variety of methods to trick gullible or reckless users: from fake ICO projects and fishing sites to the impact on cryptocurrency rates...

Twitter follows Facebook and Google and bans ICO and cryptocurrencies ads

Twitter changes its advertising policy. ICO and cryptocurrencies advertising is banned in the social network starting from March, 27, 2018. The company announced that the new rules will protect users from...

The startup Qarnot will release a miner and a house heater

The French company, Qarnot, will release an unusual household appliance that simultaneously functions as a cryptocurrency miner and a space heater. The QC1 crypto-heater combines a computer with two powerful...

Status - A mobile platform with its own cryptocurrency

Many developers are attracted to the idea of combining the function of an instant messenger and a payment instrument. For example, the creators of Telegram collected $850 million to create the TON blockchain...

Google and YouTube will ban the advertising of cryptocurrencies and ICO

Alphabet Inc. owing Google and YouTube made some changes in its advertising policy and will not advertise any cryptocurrencies, ICO and all connected to it anymore. The company representatives stated this...

Tesla was the victim of hidden mining

For many hackers, the production of cryptocurrency by using outside computing power has become more attractive than, for example, data theft. By placing a hidden miner on the victim's site or server the...

Germany publishes an explanation about ICO's

The German financial regulator () clarified the rules for conducting an ICO, thus reacting to the growth in the number of applications for the release of tokens. At the end of 2017, BaFin warned investors...