Australian comedian Jim Jefferies has amassed a larger stack of Bitcoin than billionaire Elon Musk.In a June 30 episode of Jefferies’ podcast I Don’t Know About That, the comedian revealed to “Invest Diva” Kiana Danial that he was slightly more informed about cryptocurrency than his comedy team apparently...
Jon Barry Thompson, the accused operator of a fraudulent crypto escrow service that defrauded $7 million from two customers, is expected to enter a guilty plea — with prosecutors aiming to finalize proceedings in September."The parties expect to reach a disposition of this matter and respectfully request that...
OKEx exchange recorded over 8,000 “whale” Bitcoin (BTC) trades in June; more than any other exchange. It also had the honor of recording the largest such trade — 513.1 BTC according to data from Kaiko.Number of Bitcoin whale (≥10 BTC) trades by exchange. Source: Kaiko.Whales prefer USDT over...
In a recent panel, as part of a digital Unitize blockchain conference, ABI chief innovation officer Silvia Attanasio explained why the banking entity chose to go the decentralized blockchain route for Spunta — its blockchain solution built on enterprise blockchain platform Corda. If ABI had gone the decentralized route, the...
One of the July 8 panels from the Asian version of Unitize brought together two key participants in the promotion of blockchain technology in their respective regions.Marloes Pomp, who works as an initiator of blockchain projects with the Dutch government, and Yi Ming Ng, who works for the...
As the global economic engine continues to reel from the effects of the slowdown induced by the novel coronavirus, it’s still not clear how much devastation the pandemic has actually caused. For example, due to the restrictions imposed by governments all over the world such as border lockdowns,...
The first two days of Unitize, the virtual conference organized by BlockShow and San Francisco Blockchain Week, have come and gone with speakers from various sectors of the emerging crypto and blockchain space. Developments around central bank digital currencies, as well as the impact of COVID-19 on the...
Kraken, a major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange, has identified new potential attacks against the popular hardware wallet, Ledger.Kraken Security Labs, the exchange’s cyber security division, has discovered two new attack vectors that could compromise the security of Ledger Nano X wallets. The exchange announced the news in a...
Ethereum has been the center of focus in the cryptosphere for some time now, and for good reasons. As the popularity of the second-largest blockchain network continues to grow, so too does the urgency for improved performance and scalability. The Ethereum network has been dealing with some congestion...
Monex Securities, a major Japanese online securities company, launched a cryptocurrency contract-for-difference service today. This marks the first time that a major online Japanese securities company has offered a crypto CFD. A CFD is a type of derivative in which the "buyer" of the contract pays the "seller" the...