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Robinhood developed an application for cryptotrading without fees

Robinhood developed an application for cryptotrading without fees

Robinhood developed a mobile platform for buying and selling BitCoin and Etherium with no transaction fees. The service will start working in February 2018. The fintech start-up Robinhood  appeared in 2012...
UBI: Will the blockchain revolution defeat poverty?

UBI: Will the blockchain revolution defeat poverty?

Many expect blockchain to be a new technological revolution. The introduction of this technology makes it possible to simplify the structure of services in financial, educational, scientific, and other spheres...
Hackers distribute a cryptocurrency miner through Facebook messenger

Hackers distribute a cryptocurrency miner through Facebook messenger

Hackers wrote a small malware which is spread through Facebook messenger to search for cryptocurrency. Distributed through a special bot program, it provides communication with the server from which commands...

A critical vulnerability has been corrected in Electrum Bitcoin wallets

A vulnerability has been found in Electrum Bitcoin wallet's code in which the user's secret keys can be stolen, and their Bitcoins too. The problem was first noticed by one of the users of GitHub under the...

MyEtherWallet developers refute rumors about hacking

Recently, hackers managed to steal ethers from users of MyEtherWallet crypto-currency wallets several times. One way that attackers were able to do this was by using fake sites to intercept account access...

Conducting the first futures contracts for bitcoins coincided with the fall in the exchange rate

In December 2017, the Chicago Stock Options Exchange (CBOE) began trading bitcoin futures (XBT). On January 18, the first contracts (more than 120 thousand) of F8 were sold at the price of $ 11,055. The total...

Bitstamp and KuCoin temporarily suspended the Withdrawals of Ethereum

One of the serious problems of most crypto currencies is scalability. When the number of network users increases, transactions are delayed and commissions increase. At the end of 2017, the number of daily...

Ledger attracted $ 75 million to upgrade hardware wallet

The French company Ledger, which develops hardware bitcoin-wallets, announced successful financing for the further development and expansion of the company. Several large investors made investments totaling...

Satoshi Nakamoto - The most influential person in the cryptocurrency world

The identity of the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, is still a mystery. Different people have stated that they are the developers of the most popular crypto currency after the publication of an article...

Binance added tokens of INS Ecosystem trading platform

Cryptoexchange Binance has added trading pairs INS/BTC and INS/ETH. INS is a token of the first distributed blockchain platform for direct interaction between grocery manufacturers and consumers....

Bitfinex registration is reopening for those who have $10,000

Bitfinex, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, reopened registration for new users, but with restrictions. After registration, you must make a deposit of at least $10,000, for full account activation...

The owner of 5,057 Bitcoins will donate most of the money to charity

The owner of a Bitcoin wallet with 5,057 coins realized that he has more than he can spend and decided to donate most of his wealth to charitable purposes. The total value of the wallet at that time was about...

Raid at the cryptocurrency magazine ForkLog: Ethereum, equipment, and a bottle of rum were seized

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) conducted a search of the office of ForkLog and the apartment of the founder of the publication, Anatoly Kaplan. ForkLog - the largest Russian language online magazine...

The European Parliament wants to identify the owners of cryptocurrencies

The EU proposed amendments to the law on money laundering to allow for the addition of cryptocurrency holders into a special database which law enforcement agencies will be able to access. Now,...

A criminal kidnapped his acquaintance for $1.8 million in ETH

With the popularity of cryptocurrencies, the number of people who want to earn money grows. But not everyone wants to dive into the technology. For example, 35-year-old Louis Mesa from New York City decided to...