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

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 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

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...
Tesla employees report a high percentage of defects in production

Tesla employees report a high percentage of defects in production

2017 was not the best year for Tesla. It is still unprofitable and is still reliant upon on government subsidies and investors' trust. The last six months of challenges have been mainly related to the release...
The European Parliament wants to identify the owners of cryptocurrencies

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,...

Governments of different countries are increasingly requesting user data from Facebook

Facebook published a report on user data requests by governments of different countries for the first half of 2017. The social network has done such reporting within its project “transparency report” since...

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...

Hackers stole data from 1.7 million Imgur users

Imgur, one of the most popular image hosting sites, which has more than 150 million accounts registered on their site, has reported the theft of user data going as far back as 2014. The hackers managed to...

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

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...

AT&T gains positions on the AI-front

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most popular trends in the modern IT industry. Almost all technology companies have set up research groups and develop their projects in this direction. The...

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...

It turns out that Uber was hacked in 2016

Hackers managed to steal personal data from 50 million passengers and 7 million Uber drivers. The incident occurred in 2016, but it has only recently become known. The attackers demanded $100,000 from Uber....

Google spied on Android users, but says that there won't be any more

Reporters at Quartz conducted an investigation and found out that Google was collecting data about the location of Android users even if the location setting was disabled. Since the beginning of this year,...

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...

New source of renewable energy which is more profitable than nuclear fusion

The scientists Marek Carliner from the University of Tel Aviv and Jonathan Rosner from the University of Chicago  have published  the article in Nature, where they theoretically described quark synthesis, the...

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...

The quantum race has begun

Robert Shelkopf is a professor at Yale University whose work is currently being used by IBM, Intel, and Google in the design of quantum computers. Long-term storage of information in a quantum system requires...

New from Tesla: Electric “Semi Truck” and supercar “Roadster”

Tesla engineers seem to work like steelmakers at a blast furnace: new products of the company appear constantly and everyone of them becomes a new word in their area. Semi Truck A presentation of an electric...

YouTube helps musicians sell tickets

YouTube has announced the beginning of cooperation with the ticketing service Ticketmaster. Now you can find information about upcoming concerts and links to purchase tickets below the video clips of your...

New robot SpotMini from Boston Dynamics: even more perfect and in a yellow case

Boston Dynamics robots are one of the most recognizable in appearance and have outstanding characteristics. Most of all they are known for their stability and good "vestibular apparatus." A video in which a...