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Justin Sun will donate $1 million to Greta Thunberg

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TRON founder Justin Sun announced his desire to support environmental activist Greta Thunberg. For this, he is ready to allocate $1 million. He stated that he shared the desire of Greta to change the world. At the same time, according to Sun, cryptocurrencies can make a significant contribution to...

Bitcoin SV

BitGo warns that Bitcoin SV’s hard fork will stun the wallet

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BitGo, a cryptocurrency management organization, warns its users to convert their Bitcoin SV coins due to a compatibility issue. The company mentioned that the upcoming hard fork of the altcoin, known as Genesis, contains a protocol modification that can bring to the impossibility of the wallet to...

Russia FSB bitcoin crime

Threatening to torture FSB pseudo-officers stole $1 million

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The Petrograd District Court of St. Petersburg has registered a criminal case against two accused of extortion and theft of funds, including cryptocurrencies. Total damage is estimated at more than 60 million rubles (almost $1 million). According to the joint press service of the judicial system of...

Cardano testnet

Cardano’s testnet debuts with 17% ADA supply staked

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Cardano’s incentivized testnet has launched with encouraging returns. Holders have already staked 17% of the ADA stock, which equals to 5.4 billion of the coin. IOHK additionally mentioned that above 120 staking pools ran online through the opening day of work. Though most of the pools were...

Bitmain court China

The court decided to freeze Bitmain assets by $676 thousand

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Shenzhen District Court decided to freeze 4.7 million yuan (about $676 thousand) owned by Century Cloud Core one of the divisions of the Chinese mining giant Bitmain. The court upheld the request by the supplier of spare parts for various electronic devices Dongguan Yongjiang Electronics to freeze...

Women are interested in BTC

The study revealed 43% of Bitcoin investors are women

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The organization behind the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) and other funds tightened to crypto prices requested a study of investor understandings of bitcoin. The study revealed that only a third part of all US investors are involved in the leading crypto coin, and of that interested group, 43% are...

Canaan mining stock

Shares of mining giant Canaan have fallen by almost 40%

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Since listing on Nasdaq last month, Canaan, a Chinese mining company, has dipped by nearly 40%. In November, Canaan Creative raised $90 million during an IPO, posting 10 million US depositary receipts for $9. Оn December 13, the securities of a mining company are trading at around $5.71. In a...

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TikTok owner forms JV with state media in blockchain

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The proprietor of TikTok ByteDance Inc. began a cooperative enterprise with a state-owned Chinese media organization to expand market involvements, including AI and blockchain. According to an official business registration platform, the new firm is divided into two parts: 49% of it belongs to the...

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Justin Sun's and Binance CMO's Weibo accounts are blocked

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The Chinese social network Weibo, an analogue of Twitter, has blocked the account of TRON founder Justin Sun, whose branded marketing techniques have often been criticized both in China and the rest of the world. BREAKING and FINALLY ... @justinsuntron 's weibo (Chinese Twitter) account is now...

CEO of BitMex

BitMex exchange hit with $300 million investor suit

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One of the most successful crypto exchanges - BitMex and its CEO Arthur Hayes are being claimed for $300 million for supposedly stiffing an initial investor. RGB Coin Ltd. and Frank Amato state they have been the preeminent investor of this exchange. The lawsuit stated that the investment of $30000...

Santander Ethereum bond

Santander bank redeemed issued $20 million Ethereum-bond

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Santander, which is the largest bank in Spain, redeemed a $20 million bond, issued on the Ethereum blockchain this September. The head of digital investment banking at Santander and chairman of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, John Whelan, also wrote about this in his Twitter account. We just...

Blockchain hardware in space

Blockchain hardware is now on International Space Station

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SpaceChain is doing it again! SpaceX's shuttle performing its resupply purpose to the ISS took SpaceChain’s blockchain hardware on December 5, 2019. That's SpaceChain's third on-orbit blockchain and the initial one on the station. CEO of the organization Zee Zheng said: “This payload set off is...

JPMorgan

JPMorgan’s blockchain network will launch in Japan in 2020

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According to the latest announcements, JPMorgan's blockchain payment network is going to begin operating in Japan at the beginning of 2020. Based on Quorum, JPMorgan's in-house blockchain platform, the Interbank Information Network (IIN) plans to quicken payment transactions as well as address...

Nike token CryptoKicks

Nike will issue its own tokens similar to CryptoKitties

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The world-famous manufacturer of sportswear and footwear Nike has patented the mechanism of tokenization of products using the Ethereum blockchain. The company intends to issue tokens to protect the authenticity of the sneakers, according to a document published by the US Patent and Trademark...

Money laundering

Regulators: Blockchain increases money laundering risks

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One of the financial regulators of Switzerland informed the country is “particularly presented” to money laundering dangers given its traditional position as a magnet for the world’s prosperous as well as rising threats from blockchain and banks’ lower gain margins. Finma Chief Executive...

TON investors Gram

Russia, Israel, Pavel's Fan Club: who are TON's investors

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeatedly appealed to the court with a request to receive evidence from John Hyman, whom Pavel Durov Telegram CEO called the chief investment adviser of the company and the person “involved in the distribution of Gram tokens”. It is reported by...

Verkhovna Rada

Crypto payments are now legal in Ukraine

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Officials in Ukraine have confirmed a new statute that approves activities with crypto as the country makes attempts to matching a stringent agreement to global anti-money laundering criteria. Members of Verkhovna Rada have approved legalization that includes global AML's most beneficial methods...

Ethereum hard fork Istanbul

Ethereum network Istanbul hard fork completed: what changed

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The planned Istanbul hard fork on the Ethereum network has officially taken place. The update occurred on block #9069000 at 00:25:09 GMT on Sunday, December 8th. The block on which the hard fork took place found the Chinese mining pool SparkPool. Congrats to @sparkpool_eth for mining the Istanbul...

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