La multinationale Microsoft travaille sur un réseau d’identité décentralisée (DID) nommé ION (Identity Overlay Network) et fonctionnant sur la blockchain de Bitcoin. Dans un communiqué de presse, le géant…
Согласно полученным изданием The Block судебным документам, компания Tether инвестировала часть средств в биткоин, а также в другие активы, включая «денежные средства и их эквиваленты». [BREAKING] Tether admits in court to investing some of its reserves in bitcoin (via @lawmaster) — The Block (@TheBlock__) 21 травня 2019 р. В конце апреля Генпрокуратура Нью-Йорка предъявила Bitfinex обвинения в том, что, понеся потери в размере $850 млн, она утаила этот факт, использовав для покрытия ущерба средства аффилированного с ней эмитента стейблкоина Tether. Незадолго до этого Tether незаметно обновила политику обеспечения токенов USDT. Согласно обновленной редакции, стейблкоины компании могут быть обеспечены «резервами, которые включают в себя традиционную валюту и эквиваленты наличных денег, а также, время от времени… другие активы и предстоящие поступления от займов, которые Tether предоставил третьим сторонам». При этом компания подчеркнула, что каждый токен по
Improved relations between the Ethereum Foundation and ConsenSys point to a governance shift that could have major implications for the network’s goals.
Ledger Vault, the custody arm of French hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, will provide its services to Canadian cryptocurrency broker Voyager Digital.
The CEO of CIrcle, Jeremy Allaire, has said that the crypto space needs regulatory certainty and the current definition of crypto is too broad.
New court filings revealed that stablecoin issuer Tether had invested some of its reserves in bitcoin.
The latest online search data shows that the residents of Japan and South Korea “lead the world” in overall interest for topics related to “blockchain” and “Ethereum.”
After finding out at the end of April that Tether’s USDT was only about 74 percent backed by its reserves, the stablecoin issuer has now admitted to investing some of its cash reserves in bitcoin.
Police Arrest Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur After Allegedly Conducting Fraudulent Activities According to a recent report released by De Gelderlander, Dutch police have arrested a former entrepreneur after allegedly conducting fraudulent activities. As per the news site, the fraudster conned investors in a fake Bitcoin (BTC) mining operations involving €23 million. Police Arrest Individual Accused Of Fraud A Dutch individual called Barry van Mourik, who was working with different cryptocurrency companies, was arrested after allegedly deceiving clients into thinking they could earn money through Bitcoin mining. Van Mourik has also been running another crypto company that was also reportedly scamming users. Although investors were providing funds to the scammer, he failed to purchase any equipment. Indeed, he apparently spent the funds in luxury items. Police raided his home back in November and seized several luxury items. Koinz Trading, the other company, was also declared bankrupt in
Felix Feng Claims ETH Would Not Exist Without Infrastructures Like Truffle, MetaMask, And Infura Felix Feng, the CEO, and co-founder of SetProtocol recently gave insight into why most crypto projects use Ethereum over other smart contract blockchains. These other blockchains include Tron Foundation and Tezos. What Feng Had To Say Feng gave his opinion via a tweet. He said that a common question he received about SetProtocol was whether it would be built on any other chain. In his tweet, he said there were various factors that influenced his decision such as standardized token standard, decentralized exchange infrastructure, oracles, and non-volatile asset. Feng stated that Ethereum would not have gotten to where it was without infrastructures like Truffle, Infura, and MetaMask. He added that the Ethereum blockchain has an ecosystem of tools, which are needed to make smart contracts and make DApp development possible. He also talked about other projects that mimic the Ethereum Virtual
Earlier last week Bitcoin reached an important resistance level of around $8,300 and with many expecting a decisive move to occur, either way
Dutch Investigators Take Man In Custody For Bitcoin Mining Fraud Crypto popularity and adoption rates are increasing almost every day. Since the crypto space is decentralized, fraudsters and scammers see a golden opportunity to make some coin. This is why crypto crimes are slowly prevailing within the sphere. Recently a crypto scam in the Netherlands has been gaining a lot of attention. Netherland is a hub of innovation, and it is not surprising to see a budding crypto community there. The scam caused a damage of over twenty-six million dollars ($26 million). The scammer tricked over a hundred people into investing in fake or spoiler alert non-existent mining equipment. The perpetrator identified as Berry van M pulled off the scams with a classic return on investment trap. He promised the investors of giving them a return on investment of two thousand three hundred dollars ($2,300) worth of crypto each month. The investors realized it was a scam when the mining computers they invested
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When it comes to self-driving technology, there are many potential implications to keep in mind at all times. To date, the number of autonomous vehicle son the public road has remained fairly limited. In the US, there will be a real-world trial by USPS involving self-driving trucks for mail delivery. A remarkable milestone which can …
Chainlink Partners With XY Oracle (XYO) Network Aiming To Improve Cross Chain Connectivity Chainlink partners with XY Oracle (Image from Medium) The announcement by the head of Communications and PR efforts on XY Oracle, Larry Smalheiser, confirms the partnership between XYO and Chainlink. XY Oracle focuses on making the physical world more digital by connecting the internet of things (IoT) based data capabilities on blockchain networks backed by cryptographic technology. Chainlink provides its users with an efficient and secure decentralized oracle for the inputs and outputs used to create smart contracts. The partnership between Chainlink and XYO Network will see the latter provide valuable IOT data to the Oracle ensuring an efficient and secure smart contract development process. The partnership aims to improve the efficiency and sensitivity of cross blockchain connections and shared data across the platforms. The partnership will further provide a secure and reliable platform