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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Billboard in New York’s Times Square Demands Ross Ulbricht Release

Ulbricht is currently facing a double life sentence, and without clemency, he will never be released.  Ross Ulbricht was arrested in 2015 on charges of money laundering, conspiracy, drug and hacking-related charges. He was sentenced to double life sentences without parole, plus another 40 years. His family opened a Twitter […]

May 23, 2020

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John McAfee Admits Ghost Plagiarized From PIVX

John McAfee admitted that his project Ghost has borrowed parts of its white paper from the documentation for anonymity coin PIVX. Nonetheless, he plans to sue PIVX for defamation.  “PIVX is attempting to claim that their source code is Public Domain, but that the description of how it all works […]

May 20, 2020

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Bitcoin Transactions on the Dark Net Increase by 65% in Q1 2020

The recent the report from Crystal Blockchain Analytics has shown that the total USD value of Bitcoins transferred on the dark web rose by 65% in Q1 2020, though the amount of Bitcoin was less. The figures show that in terms of the amounts in USD, dark-net actors received and […]

May 20, 2020

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Bitcoin Soars After the US Fed Chairman Hints at Economic Crash

The prices of bitcoin, Gold, and oil soared after the US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell hinted at more economy collapse in the coming time. The US Fed chairman said that the coming global economic recession could be curbed if enough support is provided now.  SPX Futures traded in the […]

May 20, 2020

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Venezuela’s Biggest Retail Chains Now Accept Crypto

Venezuela’s biggest retail chains now accept leading cryptocurrency. Venezuelan citizens can now directly pay for goods or services through more than 20,000 PoS terminals across the country. Customers are able  to pay with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Dash, and Tether. Accepting сrypto has been possible thanks to a partnership […]

May 20, 2020

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Supercomputers Involved in the Pandemic Research Hacked for Mining

More than a dozen supercomputers in the UK, Switzerland, Germany, and Spain have being taken offline as a result of the hacks, disrupting current research into the pandemic The first computer that was targeted was  “Archer,” a supercomputer at the University of Edinburgh, that was being used to perform analysis […]

May 19, 2020

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Huobi’s VP Ciara Sun Criticizes Binance for Data Mutilation

CoinMarketCap, which was recently acquired by Binance, updated its list of top cryptocurrency exchanges’ page. Ranked by traffic and unique visitors, Binance now sits at first.  “Funny that CoinMarketCap ranks exchanges without considering % of total coin market cap managed by exchanges. This is data that you can’t fake,” Ciara […]

May 19, 2020

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South Korean City to Launch Blockchain Platform for Self-driving Vehicles

Sejong City in South Korea is developing an identification and verification platform for self-driving vehicles using the blockchain technology. The city will use blockchain to guard and verify the data received from the autonomous vehicles. The budget for the blockchain project amounts to $817,000, and it is expected to be […]

May 19, 2020

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Jared Tate: Crypto Industry Fuels with Greed

Founder of Digitbyte Jared Tate announced his departure from work on the project due to the “greed and rampant pillaging” of the crypto industry. Jared Tate tweeted that he started working in the blockchain industry 8 years ago. Then he believed that it was this industry that could improve the […]

May 19, 2020

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Elon Musk Explains Bitcoin to Harry Potter-famed JK Rowling

Harry Potter’s author J.K. Rowling asked Twitter users to explain to here the essence of bitcoin. “People are now explaining Bitcoin to me, and honestly, it’s blah blah blah collectibles (My Little Pony?) blah blah blah computers (got one of those) blah blah blah crypto (sounds creepy) blah blah blah understand […]

May 18, 2020

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