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A criminal kidnapped his acquaintance for $1.8 million in ETH

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...
Charlie Lee sold his Litecoin in order not to influence the market

Charlie Lee sold his Litecoin in order not to influence the market

Charlie Lee decided to sell all his decided to sell all of his savings in Litecoin. The founder of the second bitcoin fork in the history explained that he did it to avoid conflicts of interest. Now Litecoin...
eBay will add payment in Bitcoin

eBay will add payment in Bitcoin

Vice President of eBay, Scott Cutler, said that the company is seriously thinking about the payment of goods in Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency is what everyone is discussing today. It is becoming more and more...

GMO will pay employees with Bitcoins

The Japanese GMO Internet Group will pay salaries in cryptocurrency. With the help of the new payment system of the company, more than 4,700 employees will receive part of their salary in Bitcoins as early as...

Payment in IQ. Online encyclopedia Everipedia will switch to blockchain

Larry Sanger is best known as one of the co-founders of Wikipedia. He created the underlying principles of the Wiki community and also came up with the very name of the encyclopedia. Today, Sanger is among...

Bitcoin futures are more expensive than the coin itself

The recent rapid rise in the price of Bitcoin to $18,000 occurred against the backdrop of the preparation of stock exchanges for the trade of Bitcoin futures (XBT). The exchanges expect to attract investors...

Monero developers will add multi-signatures

Monero (XMR) was established in 2014 as a cryptocurrency focused on increased anonymity. Unlike Bitcoin, Monero's supply is not limited. Developers continue to develop the cryptocurrency and in the next...

UK Ministry of Justice will implement blockchain for for the verification of digital evidence

UK Ministry of Justice got interested in the technology of blockchain. The department plans to create a special registry with video recordings from the crime scene for optimization of litigation and...

Startup Tether announced the theft of tokens for $ 30 million dollars

The cryptocurrency startup Tether announced a hacker attack resulted in the theft. Hackers manage to transfer $30 950 010 in company tokens from the wallet Tether Treasury to a non-authorized bitcoin address...

Sia, the distributed cloud storage on blockchain

Cloud storage has long been an integral part of modern life, the technologies of blockchain become more and more popular and are used in different areas. Therefore, the emergence of a distributed cloud network...

Startup Confido - a clear example of a scam

Against the backdrop of the crypto-currency boom, new startups are constantly appearing which find unthinkable applications for blockchain and crypto-currencies. It is becoming increasingly popular to attract...

The court will decide the case of one of the biggest ICO in the history

The Tezos cryptocurrencies project has completed ICO (initial coin offering) in July 2017. It became the most profitable in the history. The startup has collected 232 million dollars just in 13 days. Now...

Cryptocurrency in the fight against cybercrime

The anti-cybercrime police in Benton County, Arkansas are trying to be one step ahead of criminals operating on the darknet. Law enforcement officers have begun to mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in...

Bytether: the hybrid of two top cryptocurrencies with respect of their capitalisation

Today there are more than 2000 different cryptocurrencies and the number is growing. Many projects are based on the program code of well known cryptocurrencies. That means they are basically forks of parent...

Steve Wozniak approves of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is sometimes compared to gold. Unlike ordinary money, it has a limited supply. That is, it is impossible to create new Bitcoins indefinitely. Bitcoins must be mined just like minerals. And the more...