Author: Ana Alexandre

US Defense Contractor Seeks Cryptocurrency Exploiters

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BAE Systems, Inc., a United States-based contractor that provides support and service solutions for defense, intelligence, and civilian systems, is seeking cryptocurrency exploiters. BAE Systems listed an open position for so called cryptocurrency exploiters on employment-oriented platform LinkedIn. Those in Read More

Crypto Mining Does Not Require Governmental Oversight, Ukrainian Regulator Says

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Ukrainian authorities said that crypto mining does not require regulatory activity from governmental oversight bodies or other third-party regulations. In its manifest on virtual assets published on Feb. 7, the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine stated that mining does Read More

Zero Chance Wikipedia Will Ever Use Bitcoin SV, Says Jimmy Wales

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Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has expressed skepticism regarding top-10 digital currency Bitcoin SV (BSV), claiming that the coin “offers nothing for Wikipedia.” Wales made his statement right after the team behind the CoinGeek London conference — which promotes Bitcoin SV Read More

Australia to Release National Blockchain Roadmap After Year of Preparation

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The Australian government is going to launch its national blockchain strategy on Friday, Feb. 7, following a nearly year-long preparation. It has been almost a year since the country’s Ministry for Industry, Science and Technology and Ministry for Trade, Tourism Read More

Lightning Labs Secures $10M in Investments, ReleasesBeta of Its First Paid Product

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Lightning Labs, the developer of the high-speed transaction protocol Lightning Network (LN), has secured $10 million in Series A funding round. The news was announced by Lightning Labs CEO and co-founder, Elizabeth Stark, in a blog post on Feb. 5. Read More

Binance Adds Support for Instant Crypto Purchases With Russian Ruble

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Binance, the second-largest crypto exchange by daily trading volume, has enabled instant purchases of four major digital currencies with the Russian ruble. The development allows Binance users to link their Visa banking card and purchase Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Binance Read More

Liechtenstein-Based Startup to Issue Tokens Pegged to Value of Collectible Cars

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Investment platform CurioInvest and Seychelles-based digital asset exchange MERJ Exchange Ltd. will jointly begin offering a token backed by collector luxury cars. The so-called Car Token (CT1) token is set to be pegged to the value of collectible cars giving Read More

Blockchain Association Supports Telegram in Legal Battle With SEC

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The Blockchain Association has filed an amicus curiae brief in response to litigation against Telegram initiated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Blockchain Association, a collective of advocates involved with the blockchain industry, filed an amicus Read More

EEA Partners With Whiteblock to Offer New Testnet With Controlled Environment

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Members of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) can now test their blockchain applications within a new testnet, which does not require a full-scale roll-out. In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Jan. 15, EEA revealed its new partnership with Read More

Texas Securities Board Added Cryptocurrencies to List of Top Threats to Investors

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Texas regulators have included cryptocurrencies in their list of top threats to investors, according to the latest Texas Investor Guide. In its tenth anniversary edition of the State Securities Board’s “Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Read More