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Bitcoin's price increased to $13000, afterwards it lost almost 13%

Bitcoin's price increased to $13000, afterwards it lost almost 13%

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On June 26, Bitcoin passed the mark $13000, after several minutes it shed about $1000. At 6 pm ET, Bitcoin’s price was back to $12000-plus cost. The reason for this wasn’t clear, but we all know that cryptocurrencies are famous for their price swings. A preceding bitcoin craze hit a fever...

Binance Chain hardfork for Galileo

In the test network of Binance Chain was held a hardfork for Galileo's activation

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On June 26 at 07:00 UTC in the Binance Chain test network took place a planned hard fork at block 24.020.000 in order to activate the Galileo update. Upgrade of the main network will take place in a few weeks. BNB holders are not required to take any action in connection with the hard fork, unless...

Fraudsters stole 15,000 ETH via Huobi

Fraudsters stole 15,000 ETH via Huobi fake group in Telegram

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In China, the attackers, under the pretext of “arbitrage opportunities,” extorted about 15,000 ETH from trusting investors (more than 5 million at the current exchange rate), creating the fake Huobi exchange group in Telegram. Reports about it 8btc. The fraudsters presented themselves as...

SpetsHash seeking ASIC miners' custom clearance

The Ukrainian company has been seeking ASIC miners' custom clearance for a year and a half: durin...

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The Kyiv-registered company "СпецХеш" (SpetsHash) won a trial at the local customs, which more than tripled the VAT on the clearance of four ASIC miners. This reports the Youtube channel BlockchainTalk. In April 2018, SpetsHash bought four Antminer S9 devices at a price of $350...

Mark Zuckerberg will speak about privacy and regulations at Aspen Ideas conference today

Mark Zuckerberg will speak about privacy and regulations at Aspen Ideas conference today

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The public and governments scrutiny of Facebook’s influence increases, so Mark Zuckerberg decided to speak on the Aspen Ideas Festival today and explain all privacy and regulation details. His speech is set at 4:30 pm ET. As Aspen reports, Zuckerberg is going to speak with Harvard Professor Cass...

JPMorgan will test its own stablecoin along with corporate clients

JPMorgan will test its own stablecoin along with corporate clients

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JPMorgan, a large American financial holding, will start testing its stablecoin among corporate clients. It is reported by Bloomberg Japan. According to the publication, the head of blockchain-development of JPMorgan Umar Farooq said that customers will take part in testing technology aimed at...

Waves launched programming language

Waves launched a programming language for smart contracts creation in the core network

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The decentralized blockchain-ecosystem Waves Platform has launched its own programming language RIDE on the core network. With its help, developers will be able to create smart contracts and full-fledged decentralized applications, site representatives told ForkLog. According to the developers,...

VeChain and Walmart will launch a joint project

VeChain and Walmart will launch a joint project: against this background, the price of the VET to...

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VeChain blockchain project together with one of the world's largest consulting firms PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and American retailer Walmart will launch a project to ensure food safety in China. In particular, Walmart will be engaged in the supply of products to China, and VeChain will provide...

police officer sold drugs using crypto

Crime and crypto: a former operative transferred 250,000 USD from the sale of drugs to cryptocurr...

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The prosecutor's office of the Volgograd accused the former operative of the drug control service and his trainee in the sale of narcotic substances and the laundering of illegal income on a large scale through cryptocurrency. This is stated on the website of the department. Thus, the accused...

Beam cryptocurrency price growing

The price of cryptocurrency Beam is growing rapidly amid the statements of regulators and the ann...

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The Beam, confidentiality-oriented on transactions, which are based on the MimbleWimble algorithm, is rapidly growing in price - the coin has risen by 55% in just one day, and during the past week the increase was about 160%. Analysts attribute such confident and sharp growth to the increased user...

Legalization of cryptocurrency in Russia

Legalize or prohibit: the law on cryptocurrencies in the Russian Federation can be passed until t...

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The bill on digital financial assets on the territory of the Russian Federation may be adopted by the end of next month, but the authorities have not yet decided on the vector of market regulation, said Anatoly Aksakov, chairman of the State Duma Committee on the Financial Market, in the press...

Asian cryptocurrency stocks rise as Bitcoin is reliving

Asian cryptocurrency stocks rise as Bitcoin is reliving

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Asian stocks started to rise on Monday after Bitcoin’s price got over $10000 for the first time since the last year. As Bloomberg reported, Metaps Inc. raised 11%, GMO Internet Inc. jumped 7% to its greatest level from October 2019, Ceres Inc. climbed 4.4% and Remixpoint Inc. 6.2% in Tokyo. Woori...

After struggling with Apple Pay, banks prefer to stay on sidelines for the Facebook coin

After struggling with Apple Pay, banks prefer to stay on sidelines for the Facebook coin

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Banks of the US may prefer to stay onside from Facebook’s cryptocurrency. The Libra Association is making conversations with various lenders all over the world for joining their ranks, but the banks are still staying away from this idea after being a witness to a costumers' reaction to Apple Pay...

Android devices are affected by crypto mining malware, which was detected TrendMicro

Android devices are affected by crypto mining malware, which was detected TrendMicro

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A new botnet for cryptocurrency and mining has been identified utilising Android Debug Bridge ports, a system created to determine app defects connected to a majority of Android phones and tablets. Trend Micro reported that the botnet malware has been found in 21 countries and is most prevalent in...

Galaxy Digital offers cryptocurrency options

Galaxy Digital offers cryptocurrency options to institutional investors

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Galaxy Digital, a cryptocurrency merchant bank of billionaire Mike Novogratz, announced that it has begun to offer cryptocurrency options to its institutional clients to hedge the risks associated with the volatility of digital assets, reported by The Block. Thus, mining farms, cryptocurrency...

FATF tightens bitcoin industry

FATF decided to tighten control over the bitcoin industry

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The Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) decided to tighten the regulation of the cryptocurrency industry, in particular, to oblige the bitcoin exchanges and other crypto service providers (VASPs) to comply with AML and CFT (countering the financing of terrorism) procedures...

Bitfinex launches derivative instruments

Bitfinex will go offline seven hours before preparing to launch derivative instruments

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Bitfinex, a popular Bitcoin exchange, has announced technical work that can take up to seven hours and will be aimed at improving the experience of user interaction with the platform in the trading process. Among other things, this means creating the foundation for launching derivative instruments....

Bitmain for ICO

Mining giant Bitmain may apply for an IPO in the US

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One of the world's largest producers of mining equipment, Bitmain, is preparing to submit another application for an IPO, but this time in the US, not Hong Kong, Bloomberg reports, citing well-informed sources. Thus, the company, the investment valuation of which in 2018, according to various...

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