Month: May 2020

The future of finance is decentralized. Striving to facilitate that prognosis, decentralized finance — or DeFi — is quickly shaping into an alluring prospect for investors and companies alike. Looking to harness this decentralized ideal, rivals to the Ethereum-centric sector are feeling the fear of missing out and leveraging their own blockchains in order to
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Malware team, NetWalker, launched a ransomware attack against the Austrian village of Weiz. This attack affected the public service system and leaked some of the stolen data from building applications and inspections. According to the cybersecurity firm, Panda Security, hackers managed to penetrate the village’s public network through phishing emails related to the COVID-19 crisis.
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Blockchain game technology company, Enjin, announced that their plugin “EnjinCraft” is now available on the popular video game, Minecraft. According to the announcement made by Enjin, the blockchain plugin will allow players to integrate, trade, and use blockchain gaming items through the servers. By integrating blockchain technology, the company aims to make it easy to
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Earlier this week, a federal judge ordered a case against Ripple and its CEO Bradley Garlinghouse be consolidated with a class action led by Bradley Sostack. In civil law, consolidation involves the merger of two or more cases that are similar in nature in order to optimize the judicial resources. BMA’s Suit Merged with Class
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“Open Source Money,” a documentary series on a crypto firm fully financed with cryptocurrency will air on cable television in the United States. According to an announcement on May 29, Discovery Science will air the documentary series about Disney-incubated blockchain company Dragonchain on July 4. The “Open Source Money” series was jointly produced by media
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Each week we ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! Each participant then gets to remove one blockchain question — and a personal one — and they can substitute in two of their
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A leaked slide from a client meeting shows Goldman Sachs does not believe Bitcoin is an asset class. Coinbase angel investor Seth Ginns and Fundstrat analyst David Grider explain why Goldman continues to hold this antiquated position. Ginns and Grider joined Cointelegraph’s weekly Crypto Live Show to bring an investor’s perspective to the usual trader-heavy
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Cryptocurrency market data provider Nomics has launched indicators for crypto asset market capitalization and volume data aggregated from transparent exchanges. According to an announcement on May 28, the new indicators introduced by Nomics only include data from cryptocurrency exchanges with A+, A or A- transparency ratings. Nomics bases its transparency ratings largely on data contained
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