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John McAfee cryptocurrency GHOST

John McAfee will release privacy-oriented crypto coin GHOST


An odious entrepreneur John McAfee announced the release of a new private coin GHOST based on the Proof-of-Stake protocol. On May 15, the white paper of cryptocurrency will be presented on the project website. McAfee is positioning GHOST as a way to become a "ghost in online...

Fraud Adygea retiree Bitcoin

$22.000 to fraudsters: retiree tried to invest in bitcoin


The police began an investigation into the theft of 1 million 660 thousand rubles ($22.000) from a 65-year-old resident of Adygea under the guise of investing in cryptocurrency. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The victim was going to purchase shares of one of...

Zboard on Zcash blockchain

Development of news project on Zcash blockchain will resume


The developers of the confidential Zboard news hub based on the Zcash blockchain plan to receive a $23,000 grant from the Zcash Foundation to resume the project. Hi all, our z-board ZF grant proposal is now online! Looking forward to hearing your feedback and ideas!

Andreessen Horowitz fund

$450 million: Andreessen Horowitz launches second cryptofund


Silicon Valley US venture company Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has begun raising funds for investors in a second blockchain-oriented fund with assets up to $450 million, the Financial Times reports. The company expects that due to the continued interest of investors in the industry despite the...

Con Edison scam

Bitcoin scammers impersonatе employees of an energy company


NYPD warned US citizens of fraudsters posing as employees of energy company Con Edison and demanding payment of bills in bitcoins. Beware of scammers visiting, emailing, or calling about @ConEdison bills or disconnecting service. @ConEdison will not turn off service during #coronavirus pandemic....

cryptocurrency used for clothing food

Research: most spend cryptocurrencies on food and clothing


Cryptocurrency owners most often use them to pay for everyday goods, while every third of those who are not related to them associates digital assets with the purchase of weapons and drugs. Visual Objects have come to such results. Among the 983 respondents surveyed, only 157 had experience buying...

Litecoin produces horror film

Litecoin Foundation has produced a comedy horror movie


The non-profit organization Litecoin Foundation, which supports the popular crypto coin, has produced the comedy horror film "We Summon the Darkness". Check out "We Summon the Darkness", a fun movie produced by a member of the #LitecoinFam, @CommonEnemyInc!Litecoin Foundation is...

Bitfinex Bitcoin transaction

Bitfinex made the largest transaction in Bitcoin history


This week, the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange carried out the largest dollar-denominated transaction in the history of Bitcoin in the amount of 161,500 BTC or about $1.1 billion. The transaction fee was only 0.00010019 BTC or $0.68, TheCryptoAssociate writes. The transaction was carried out on...

CCID crypto rank Bitcoin

Crypto TOP: Bitcoin fell to 3 positions, the leader is EOS


The China Electronic Information Industry Development (CCID) has published the next 17th cryptocurrency rating in a row, in which EOS still ranked first. Bitcoin (BTC) moved down to rank 14, skipping ahead Cosmos (ATOM), Stellar (XLM) and DASH. The three leaders in comparison with the previous...

power plant sells Bitcoin hash

U.S. power plant first sells bitcoin hash on the OTC market


The New York-based hybrid powerhouse Greenidge Generation has entered into its first regulated contract to sell computing power for Bitcoin mining. The buyer, who acquired a hash rate of 106 petaheshes, was an unnamed institutional investor. The purpose of such contracts, according to the broker...

Monero mining on HTC

Monero mining will be available on HTC EXODUS 1S smartphones


Smartphone maker HTC has announced a partnership with Midas Labs ASIC device developer, so EXODUS 1S owners will be able to mine Monero in the DeMiner application. It is reported by The Block. According to the main blockchain developer of HTC Phil Chen, the upcoming application in the second...

BUX crypto trading

Europe: app for crypto trading with 0 commission is launched


Residents of 25 European countries will be able to use the BUX Crypto application from the Dutch fintech company BUX to trade bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in euros and with zero commission for holders of native tokens. We’re proud to announce that BUX Crypto is LIVE 🎉 To celebrate the...

Bitcoin SV halving

The first halving took place on the Bitcoin SV network


On the night of April 10, the first halving took place on the BSV network. As a result, the reward for miners was reduced from 12.5 BSV to 6.25 BSV. The halving took place at block #630000 00:48 UTC. The indicated block was found by the pool, which is part of the structure of the...

Galaxy Digital loss

Mike Novogratz's bank recorded a loss of $33 million


According to the results of the IV quarter of 2019, the crypto bank of billionaire Mike Novogratz Galaxy Digital received a loss of $32.9 million. The company disclosed financial indicators in a press release. In the framework of the conference call, after the publication of the reports, the head...

Bitcoin hash rate

Bitcoin mining difficulty resumes growth after a record fall


As a result of another recalculation, the complexity of mining of BTC has grown by almost 3.5% from 13.9 to 14.4 trillion hashes. On March 26, the indicator experienced the second-largest decline in history, falling immediately by 15.95%. This was the result of a sharp reduction in the hash rate of...

Paxful adds gold

Paxful launches physical gold trading for bitcoins


Paxful’s P2P platform for bitcoin trading has allowed customers to make transactions for the purchase and sale of the first cryptocurrency for physical gold. The company announced this on its blog. Site CEO Ray Youssef sees growing interest in gold as a safe investment in light of the recession...

Tesla blockchain CargoSmart

Tesla tested blockchain app to optimize logistics processes


Tesla, an electric car manufacturer, became one of the participants in a pilot test of a blockchain application designed to accelerate the import of goods into China. The project was led by a Hong Kong-based supplier of supply chain technology, CargoSmart Limited. In addition to Tesla, COSCO...

Teshuater scam

SEC accuses a couple of fraud with tokens provided by water


The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has accused a Texas couple of tricking hundreds of people through several fraudulent investment offers. According to SEC, former pastor Larry Donnel Leonard and his wife Shuwana Leonard raised nearly half a million dollars from 500 investors through...

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