Author: Jack Martin

Paxful breaks ground on Nigerian school in #BuiltWithBitcoin initiative

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Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace Paxful announced Sept. 17 that it had broken ground on a new school in Nigeria. This is the fourth school of 100 planned as part of its #BuiltWithBitcoin initiative to bring quality education to emerging countries. The Read More

Game review: Adoraboos is free and that’s the best thing about it

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Working for Cointelegraph, we are regularly contacted by PR agents giving us advance notice of their clients’ forthcoming announcements. Those which seem interesting tend to be followed up with some additional research into the subject, before a decision is made Read More

Ziglu launches peer-to-peer payments after getting UK e-money licence

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United Kingdom challenger bank Ziglu announced the launch of its peer-to-peer (P2P) payments service for both fiat and cryptocurrency on Sept. 7. This follows hot on the heels of receiving both the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Electronic Money Institution Read More

KuCoin Warns of Impersonator Website Offering Incentives to Deposit Crypto

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Cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has issued a warning to users regarding a fraudulent website using its branding in an attempt to steal cryptocurrency. According to the report, posted Aug 19, the website is offering false incentives to entice users to deposit Read More

AirBit Club Ponzi Operators Charged With Fraud and Money Laundering

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The operators of a global cryptocurrency-based Ponzi scheme have been charged with fraud and money laundering following a United States Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) probe. According to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Justice, four of the five alleged Read More

Blockchain-Free CloudCoin Claims Secure Email-to-Email Transactions

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CloudCoin announced the launch of its cloud-based digital currency July 15. With no blockchain, public ledger, accounts or encryption, CloudCoin claims it is the most private digital currency ever created. It uses technology adapted from the internet’s Domain Name Service Read More

Blockchain-Enabled ‘Neon District’ RPG Will Launch on Matic Network

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The much-delayed blockchain role-playing game Neon District will be launching on Ethereum layer-two scaling solution Matic, according to a recent announcement.  Neon District developer, Blockade Games will also move several of its community games onto the network. Could we finally Read More

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Clusters Cryptojacked to Mine Monero

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Microsoft announced on June 10 that it had discovered a number of cryptojacking attacks on powerful machine-learning clusters on its Azure cloud computing network. In a blog-post, the company said that some customers had misconfigured nodes, allowing attackers to hijack Read More

DeversiFi 2.0 DEx Integrates Starkware to Enable 9K+ Trades Per Second

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The DeversiFi decentralized exchange, or DEX, relaunched as DeversiFi 2.0 on June 3, incorporating Starkware’s zkSTARK layer-2 scaling technology. This new platform will be able to process over 9,000 transactions per second, while maintaining privacy, liquidity and low fees in Read More

Russia Proposes 2M Rub Fine and 7 Years in Jail for Illegal Crypto Use

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Russian lawmakers have suggested punishments of up to 2 million rubles ($27,800) and seven years in prison for illegal turnover of digital assets and cryptocurrencies. As reported by the Russian business channel, RBC, the draft amendments to the administrative and Read More