Month: October 2020

Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin White Paper: A 12-Year Old Summary of Robust Unstructured Simplicity | Bitcoin News

Bitcoin.com

Cryptocurrency supporters all around the world are celebrating the fact that today is the 12th anniversary of the Bitcoin white paper, a summary of the invention created by the pseudonymous inventor Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin’s inventor published the paper on metzdowd.com’s Read More

BitMEX Chiefs Looted More Than $440M From Exchange After Finding Out About Probes, Suit Alleges – CoinDesk

CoinDesk

The top officers of HDR, the parent company of crypto trading platform BitMEX, which has been charged with facilitating unregistered trading and other violations, systematically looted $440,308,400 from HDR accounts, a civil lawsuit claims. A spokesperson for HDR called the Read More

John McAfee Pumps Crypto From Prison, Denies Tax Fraud and Murder Charges | News Bitcoin News

Bitcoin.com

John McAfee has shared many details about his life in Spanish prison and chances of extradition to the U.S. He additionally claims to have regained control of his ghost cryptocurrency project. Prison Life ‘Is an Adventure’ Former U.S. presidential candidate Read More

Sleepy Swiss town launches Tezos-backed Coronavirus aid program

CoinTelegraph

On Friday the Swiss town of Wetzikon — formerly best-known for its idyllic pastures and churches — launched a blockchain-based program to support small and medium-sized local businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Valued at 250,000 Swiss francs ($280,000), the Read More

US Banks Could Seek to Partner With or Buy Crypto Custodians, OCC’s Brooks Says – CoinDesk

CoinDesk

U.S. banks are looking at ways to handle crypto adoption in the wake of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) July decision to allow banks to provide custody for cryptocurrencies, Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks said in a podcast. Read More

$1.1 Billion Crypto Ponzi: Masterminds of Wotoken Head to Prison in China | News Bitcoin News

Bitcoin.com

A Chinese court has confirmed the sentencing of the masterminds behind the 7.7 billion yuan Chinese Ponzi scheme Wotoken, which had over 715,000 investors. Wotoken Scammers Sentenced to Prison The Intermediate People’s Court of Yancheng city, Jiangsu province, denied an Read More

What industry leaders would wish for Bitcoin’s white paper 12th anniversary

CoinTelegraph

While the crypto community decides whether Bitcoin (BTC) was born — or merely conceived — 12 years ago, the fact is that Oct. 31, 2008, remains one of the most notable dates in humanity’s modern history. Exactly 12 years ago, Satoshi Nakamoto Read More

OCC’s Brian Brooks Against Government Issued Digital Dollar – Supports Regulation of Privately Issued Stablecoins | Fintech Bitcoin News

Bitcoin.com

The acting director of the U.S. Office Comptroller of Currency (OCC) Brian Brooks says the creation of the U.S. digital dollar is a terrible one because the government is not good at building things. Instead, Brooks believes tech companies, which Read More

Bitcoin price hits $14,000 exactly 12 years after whitepaper released

CoinTelegraph

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) surpassed $14,000 on Oct. 31, the day Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin whitepaper in 2008. Since then, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency has seen remarkable and exponential growth across various areas. The daily price chart of Read More

Bitcoin Is Pumping, Banks Dumping Gold, Swiss Crypto Custody, Ethereum 2.0 Date & Banking On Crypto

The Modern Investor

Sit back and enjoy this great crypto video from The Modern Investor. All the latest videos from The Modern Investor are fed into this site for your convenience, education and enjoyment. This video channel has been chosen due to the Read More

Why Bitcoin price and volume rising together is bad news for Ethereum, altseason

CoinTelegraph

Bitcoin (BTC) is sucking up the volume from the entire cryptocurrency market as it continues to rally. This is causing the alternative cryptocurrency (altcoin) market to pullback, which has seen rising selling pressure and low buyer demand. On Oct. 30, Read More