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Coincheck hack arrest

Coincheck $530 million hacking: 2 men arrested

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Two people were arrested in Tokyo for acquiring the NEM crypto coin, associated with the unprecedented hacking of the Coincheck exchange in 2018, which resulted in the theft of $530 million, Jiji Press writes. It is assumed that the detainees knew about the origin of the funds. For what purpose and...

Binance Steem Tron

Binance apologizes to Steem and says it has unvoted

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The Binance cryptocurrency exchange apologized to the Steem blockchain community for helping the founder of TRON Justin Sun defrost his accounts. A Letter to the @steemit Community#Binance stays neutral and has no interest in on-chain governance beyond the Binance ecosystem. We hold a supportive...

Genesis mining

Digital Capital aims to recover $7.8 M from Genesis Mining

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Genesis Mining, a successful cloud mining service, refused to accept the demand of the British software company Digital Capital, whose representatives intend to recover from it 6 million pounds (about $ 7.8 million) from the court. Digital Capital filed a lawsuit in the High Court of London in...

Kraken exchange

Kraken exchange returns to India

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The American bitcoin exchange Kraken will return to India with a full range of products, including the futures, derivatives market, and spot trading. This decision was made after the Supreme Court of India lifted the ban on the central bank to carry out operations with digital assets by reporting...

Bitcoin mining difficulty record

Bitcoin mining difficulty reaches record 16.55 T hashes

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As a result of another recalculation, the complexity of the first cryptocurrency's mining has risen to a new historical maximum, reaching an indicator of 16.55 trillion hashes. The previous record level of 15.44 T held since January 29. A couple of days ago, The Block noted the possibility of a new...

PBC China blockchain trade DLT

China allocated $5 million for trading blockchain platform

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The People's Bank of China has allocated ¥32.35 million ($4.7 million) to its DLT platform for trade finance. This was reported by the Global Times. Sources of the Global Times believe that 3-year funding will strengthen the security of the information exchanged and facilitate the access of small...

Micree Zhan sues Bitmain

Ex-CEO of Bitmain Micree Zhan again sues the company

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Former Bitmain CEO Micree Zhan has filed a lawsuit against the Chinese mining giant and subsidiary Zhanhua Intelligence Technologies, according to CoinDesk. A notice from the Changle District Court said the hearing was scheduled for February 11 but was rescheduled due to coronavirus. This is the...

Boeing uses blockchain Honeywell

Boeing uses blockchain to sell aircraft parts for $1 billion

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The U.S. corporation Boeing has partnered with aerospace giant Honeywell to track and sell $1 billion worth of aircraft parts through the GoDirect blockchain platform, Forbes writes. According to Honeywell CEO Lisa Butters, GoDirect aims to develop digital commerce, which accounts for only 3% of...

Founder of IOTA

IOTA founder will repay hack victims from his funds

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On Saturday, March 7, the deadline set aside for IOTA users to transfer assets to new Trinity wallets expires. At the same time, the founder of the project David Sonstebo said that out of his funds, he compensates for the loss of users affected by the theft of funds in February. According to...

Bitcoin price drops

Bitcoin is lower than $8000. Oil fell by 30%.

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Today, March 9, the price of the leading crypto coin fell below $ 8,000, pulling a broader market. The chart below shows that the fall was sharp, amid a surge in trading volumes. At some point, BTC touched the $ 7684 mark, then won back a bit. Most popular altcoins fell by more than 10%. So, for...

The commercial court of France

The court in France recognized Bitcoin as an asset

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BTC became a verified exchangeable asset in France. The court of Nanterre determined this on February 26, but the fact became known just now. French court did a judgment after a conflict among two organizations: the French platform Paymium and the British corporation BitSpread. The exchange...

Bitcoin 2020 conference coronavirus

Bitcoin 2020 leading conference canceled due to coronavirus

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One of the largest Bitcoin conferences Bitcoin 2020 in San Francisco was supposed to take place in late March, but due to the coronavirus, it was postponed to the third quarter of this year. The organizers said the decision to reschedule the conference was made in the light of the state of...

Jack Dorsey fire Elon Musk

Buterin and Musk stood up for bitcoin supporter Jack Dorsey

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Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin and CEO of SpaceX Elon Musk supported Twitter head Jack Dorsey, who is facing a threat of firing. Musk succinctly noted that his sympathy is on the side of the current head of the social media platform. Just want say that I support @Jack as Twitter CEO. He has a...

AlphaPoint

AlphaPoint raised $5.6 million in an added round of funding

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AlphaPoint collected $5.6 million in an extra round of funding. Investments are planned to go towards the development of new trading functions for cryptocurrency exchanges. AlphaPoint provides white-label trading software used by more than 150 customers from all over the world. The company added...

Central Bank India cryptocurrency

India's CB challenges Supreme Court order on cryptocurrency

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The Reserve Bank of India plans to file a motion to review the Supreme Court's decision to regulate the first crypto coin and other cryptocurrencies. It is reported by the Economic Times. According to the publication, the regulator fears that the decree could lay the foundation for crypto trading...

Square Crypto

Square Crypto gives grants to two Bitcoin developers

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The payment firm Square, as part of an initiative to develop a bitcoin network, provided financing to two developers. Grant time. We’ve got two going out today, plus instructions on how you can get your bitcoin project funded by us. Learn more about our grant process here:...

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Man requires 120 BTC from WEX exchange not to mine aircrafts

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Extorting 120 BTC, the “client of the WEX cryptocurrency exchange” has submitted new requirements to government agencies of the Russian Federation and now threatens to mine airports and airlines. This is stated in a letter sent to the Petrodvorets District Court of St. Petersburg on March 4....

Canaan mining

A class-action lawsuit filed against Canaan Creative

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Rosen Law Firm filed a class-action lawsuit against Canaan Creative on account of buyers of its securities. The manufacturer of bitcoin miners was accused of manipulating information during an IPO. According to a press release, investors intend to recover from Canaan Creative losses incurred after...

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