Chinese bitcoin miners consider moving to Canada

Once the main engine of the global bitcoin industry, China is now using every means possible to push cryptocurrency away from its territory. The...

Altcoins are contesting bitcoin in the dark web

According to a new report by Recorded Future, threat intelligence company, dark web users have been turning away from bitcoin as the means of...

Two nuclear engineers detained for attempted use of secret supercomputer for cryptocurrency mining

The Federal Security Service (FSB) agents detained two engineers who were using supercomputer for mining bitcoins from their workplace at the closed nuclear center...

Russian blockchain company launches a PSS for stressed cryptocurrency investors

Blockchain Fund, the Russian company operating in the field of cryptocurrency storage and trading, announced the launch of emergency hotline that will provide psychological...

Ukraine may start auctioning seized cryptocurrency assets

The Asset Recovery and Management Agency of Ukraine (ARMA) will participate in the development of the mechanism for recovery and disposal of cryptocurrency assets...

Rosreestr announces blockchain-based system for shareholders’ rights protection

The Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography (Rosreestr) has presented a project for blockchain service-based system of registration of participatory share construction...

RBC reveals an emerging correlation between gold and bitcoin prices

Chris Louney, the commodities analyst from RBC Capital Markets investment bank, claims that he has detected the signs of emerging negative relationship between gold...

The number of cryptocurrency ATM machines around the world increases by 5 daily

According to the information provided by Coinatmradar.com web-portal, the number of cryptocurrency vending machines around the world has been drastically increasing in recent months....

Sberbank employees caught mining cryptocurrency at work

According to the statement made by Herman Gref, the CEO of Sberbank, the security service have revealed several cases of misconduct on the part...

Armenia may legalize cryptocurrency mining

Edmon Manukyan, the Deputy of the Republic of Armenia, has prepared a draft law on cryptocurrency mining legalization. If approved, this draft law will...

Russian State Duma calls for speeding up cryptocurrency-related legislative drafting

The State Duma has to hasten the drafting of legislative regulatory basis for cryptocurrency circulation, that would envisage the full set of protective measures...

Goldman Sachs predicts further cryptocurrency market tumbling

Experts from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. believe that the ongoing cryptocurrency meltdown that have already caused $500 000 000 000 losses in related market value may be...

Expert: bragging about bitcoin profits increases the risk of phishing attacks

Mark Risher, the leading cybersecurity expert from Google, has stated at a press briefing in Munich dedicated to Safer Internet Day, that any instance...

Cryptotraders from South Korea remain anonymous despite the regulations

The new rules for cryptocurrency trading recently introduced in South Korea presuppose mandatory authentication for all traders. However, according to a local report, a...

Canada’s first blockchain ETF receives official approval

Keeping up with the growing trend for anticipating prospective benefits of the much promising blockchain technology, Canada-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Harvest Portfolios has...

Gazprom Neft has tested blockchain technology during cargo delivery to Pechora Sea

Gazprom Neft, the Russia’s largest oil and gas company, has tested the distributed ledger technology in logistics. As reported by the company’s press office,...

Facebook users came up with a means of circumventing the ban on Bitcoin ads

Cryptocurrency advertisements keep on cropping up on Facebook despite being recently banned by the social network’s team. Many Facebook users still can see those...

Singapore sees no reason for banning cryptocurrency trade

According to Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, the country’s central bank does not see the need to ban cryptocurrency trading activities...

Coincheck hackers attempt to invest stolen NEM coins in ICO

On February 3, about 2 000 NEM coins worth approximately $ 2 000 were transferred to ICO account run by Appsolutely, the Philippines-based blockchain...

UNICEF urges gamers to contribute in charity mining for Syrian children

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) plunges into a new charity format involving cryptocurrency miners. On February 2, 2018, UNICEF has launched a new...