Bill Gates: bitcoin causes deaths

The statements concerning bitcoin made by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates during the yesterday’s Reddit "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) session have provoked strong reactions among...

RABAC: bitcoin price will reach $50 000 by the end of the year

Head of the Russian Association of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (RABAC) Yuri Pripachkin shared his considerations regarding the reasons for bitcoin price growth with the...

Quantor approaches to-be experts in blockchain at Perm Winter School 2018

Last month blockchain startup Quantor visited Perm Winter School as a place of forward-looking and talented students. This time the conference was dedicated to...

Head of Fundstrat Global Advisors predicts bitcoin price hitting $20 000 by June

Thomas Lee, the Managing Partner and the Head of Research at Fundstrat Global Advisors believes that bitcoin price will reach $20 000 once again...

Telegram makes controversial statements concerning ICO investor refund

Telegram announced that it guarantees to refund investments, if the Telegram Open Network (TON) platform will not be launched by October 2019, only to...

Ukrainian shipping company announces it will accept payments in bitcoins

Varamar Ltd., a cargo shipping company registered in Ukraine is planning to adopt bitcoins as means of payment for services provided. This is a...

Bitcoin-friendly strip club opened in Las Vegas

Lengends Room, a freshly opened strip club in Las Vegas, provides its visitors with an option of tipping strippers in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies....

Craig Wright faces the charge of unlawful appropriation of his colleague’s intellectual property and bitcoin...

Craig Wright, notorious for unsubstantiated claims that he is the actual person acting under Satoshi Nakamoto pseudonym, faces $ 10 000 000 000 lawsuit...

Russian court forbade creditors to recover debtor’s cryptocurrency assets in lieu of the amount...

Moscow City Arbitration Court has declined to include debtor’s cryptocurrency assets into his insolvency estate, thus preventing creditors from recovering them during the insolvency...

State Bank of India predicts blockchain will replace all traditional banking services by 2030

Sudin Baraokar, the Head of Innovation for the State Bank of India (SBI) has shared his views and concerns regarding the future of traditional...

Vladimir Putin noted the need for earliest possible implementation of blockchain technologies in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized the importance of blockchain technology for Russia and noted that falling behind in its development and adoption would be...

Criminals extorted 300 BTC from the founder of Prizm cryptocurrency

Yuri Mayorov, the founder of Prizm cryptocurrency, was kidnapped and robbed in Moscow on February 23. The robbers have stripped Mayorov of $20 000...

Bitcoin-pizza buyer has bought two more through Lightning Network

Laszlo Hanyecz, a coder who had conducted the world’s first bitcoin purchase of physical items, namely, two pizzas, back in 2010, bought two more...

Founder of BioCoin is up for tokenizing himself

The founder of BioCoin and LavcaLavka blockchain-based organic farmers market Boris Akimov decided to tokenize himself. He will launch his own cryptocurrency on the...

Researchers revealed vulnerabilities in about 3.4 percent of Ethereum smart contracts

Joint research conducted by specialists from National University of Singapore (NUS), Yale-NUS College in Singapore and University College London revealed vulnerabilities in 34 200...

Uzbekistan will issue a draft bill on cryptocurrency regulation and open a blockchain competence...

The draft bill on virtual money regulation will be introduced in Uzbekistan before September 1, 2018, followed by the opening of blockchain technology competence...

Man was tortured all night in Moscow before he handed all his bitcoins to...

According to the sources quoted by Nation News, the victim is now brought to hospital in Strogino District for emergency medical treatment. A criminal gang...

RACAB proposes to “tame” crypto technologies in Crimea

A local representative of the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Victoria Bilan came up with the proposal to set up a blockchain technology...

Far East Development Fund decided to establish Russian crypto valley in Vladivostok

Far East Development Fund (FEDF) proposes to create a crypto valley in Vladivostok, as reported by Alexey Chekunov, the Fund’s CEO. “Voshod” Investment System...

Telegram has launched the second secretive pre-ICO sale

Telegram, the messenger platform founded by Pavel Durov, has sent e-mails to potential investors informing them about the start of another private presale of...