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Monthly Archives: June 2020

RMIT Launches Programs in Cybersecurity and Blockchain

The Australian public research university RMIT has partnered with IBM, Palo Alto Networks, and Stone & Chalk to offer a graduate certificate in cybersecurity and graduate certificate in blockchain-enabled business. The programs are expected to start in October this year and will last for nine months.  The public research university […]

June 4, 2020

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Current Financial Crisis Differs from Great Recession of 2008

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin explained in a series of tweets how the current financial crisis is very different from the 2008 Global Financial Crisis that gave birth to cryptocurrency bitcoin.  Buterin said that 2020 is not a repeat of the financial crisis of 2008, but it is a “virus crisis,” […]

June 4, 2020

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Chinese Police Discover Illegal Bitcoin Mining Farms in Two Burial Mounds

Chinese police have discovered an illegal Bitcoin mining operation that was being run in two burial mounds in the surrounding fields of Daqing city, Heilongjiang province.  The officers found an entrance in the vicinity of the mounds, and after some digging, the police discovered Bitcoin mining hardware that was running […]

June 4, 2020

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It’s Still Not Too Late to Buy Crypto — Binance CEO

Changpeng Zhao, the founder and CEO of Binance, believes that it is still not too late to buy crypto as the situation would look different five years down the lane. ‘Everyone I have met that got into crypto, thinks they got in too late, no exceptions, myself included, until 5 […]

June 1, 2020

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Mark Zuckerberg Explains How Libra Would Increase Ad Revenue

The CEO of the social media giant, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, in a shareholder meeting explained how Libra crypto project would bring more ad revenue to their company.  When asked about how Libra would help Facebook make more revenue in the shareholder meeting, Zuckerberg responded by going into Libra’s potential impact […]

June 1, 2020

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Pavel Durov Donates $90K in BTC to Help People During the COVID-19

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov has donated 10 BTC to volunteer organization “The Mutual Help” (Vzaimipomosch) whose members buy food and deliver it to people who can’t afford it, according to Egor Zhukov, a political activist who organized this crowdfunding campaign. Pavel Durov reached out by himself and offered to help […]

June 1, 2020

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Music Video Director Joseph Kahn Finds World of Crypto Trading

Famous film and music video director Joseph Kahn shared on twitter that trading cryptocurrency is his new favorite hobby. The music video director revealed that he had spent the last month trading crypto assets.  A screenshot shows Kahn’s portfolio to be valued at $7,949, with the hobbyist trader claiming to […]

June 1, 2020

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John McAfee Dismisses His Earlier Prediction of Bitcoin Price

John McAfee, a tech guru and CEO of MGT Capital Investments, called his own previous prediction of Bitcoin price hitting $1 million by the end of this year a total “nonsense”. He also added that that people who believed his “absurd” forecast should “wake up.”  In his tweet, McAfee explained […]

June 1, 2020

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