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Predictions: Bitcoin may reach up to $28,000 this year
Predictions: Bitcoin may reach up to $28,000 this year

The latest Bloomberg report reveals that the company expects Bitcoin (BTC) to retest its record-breaking 2017 results, possibly even reaching USD 28 thousand. The report suggests that COVID-19 has accelerated Bitcoin's maturing as an asset, showing its strength in the face of falling stock. Moreove...

Published at: 2020-06-04


Quantitative predictions of the Bitcoin rate
Quantitative predictions of the Bitcoin rate

CryptoWhale, an analyst on Twitter, developed a new Bitcoin (BTC) model on 2 June, which claims to use quantum analysis to predict future prices. Fermions Flows, or FF, Whale Model forecasts the bottom in 2021 and then bull-run from 2022 onwards. The Fermions from which the name of the model is der...

Published at: 2020-06-04


An American mining company is increasing its capabilities
An American mining company is increasing its capabilities

US company Marathon Patent Group announced that it has installed 700 Bitcoin (BTC) units for mining applications, or ASICs. As announced on June 3, Marathon Patent Group has installed 700 MicroBT Whatsminer M30S+ ASICs. The company is also reportedly awaiting delivery of 1,160 AntminerS19 Pro units...

Published at: 2020-06-04


Will crypto ATMs be in trouble?
Will crypto ATMs be in trouble?

Experts predict that Bitcoin ATMs (BATMs) will have to face stricter regulations around the world, and countries including Canada and Germany are already tightening anti-money laundering requirements. A report by CipherTrace on June 2 estimates that 74% of transactions made from American Bitcoin AT...

Published at: 2020-06-03


Problem with the price of petrol in Venezuela
Problem with the price of petrol in Venezuela

Venezuela has announced that petrol stations across the country will sell gasoline at a reduced price in exchange for the state crypto currency, Petro, supported by oil. However, this announcement goes hand in hand with the elimination of local petrol surcharges, which will cause the price of petro...

Published at: 2020-06-03


Invitation to the Blockchain network test
Invitation to the Blockchain network test

Blockchain Elrond invited hackers to attack its network during an upcoming stress test. As announced on Tuesday, the upcoming Elrond stress test will involve a number of different attacks on the network.  After the announcement, the stress test will "see Elrond's test network turn into a virt...

Published at: 2020-06-03


New Bitcoin Miner
New Bitcoin Miner

The world's leading mining equipment manufacturer Bitmain has launched its new Antminer T19 Bitcoin Mining IC (ASIC). As announced on June 1, the new Antminer T19 from Bitmain features an SHA256 speed of 84 terahasha/second with a 3% margin of error and an energy efficiency of 37.5 joules/terahasha...

Published at: 2020-06-02


Japan: changes in crypto taxes?
Japan: changes in crypto taxes?

Finance Minister Taro Aso has suggested that he is unwilling to press for a 20% cut in the crypto currency tax rate in Japan because many households find it difficult to invest in digital assets. Aso answered a question from a member of the Japan Restoration Association Shun Otokita at a meeting of...

Published at: 2020-06-02


American protests and crypto
American protests and crypto

The United States has witnessed the biggest protests in years after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis. Some compare them to those after the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968. The public crypt has been drowned out. Crypto personalities, such as Presiden...

Published at: 2020-06-02


Digital transactions in a Swiss bank
Digital transactions in a Swiss bank

The Swiss Financial Market Authority, or FINMA, has authorised InCore to carry out transactions involving digital assets, allowing clients around the world to access and transact within the bank. The official announcement is an important step in creating a blockchain-friendly environment across the...

Published at: 2020-06-01


Illegal crypto mining in Russia
Illegal crypto mining in Russia

The Russian police initiated a criminal investigation against the former head of the Russian regional post office, who managed to extract crypto through the network of offices in the southern city of Mineral Water. According to a report published by the local news service RNS, the Investigation Com...

Published at: 2020-06-01


Crypto art at the auction
Crypto art at the auction

Osinachi, self-taught Nigerian digital artist and crypto, sold his latest work of digital art "I Can't Breathe" on 31st May for 7th Etherum (ETH), around $1,703 on the blockchain of the social network SuperRare devoted to art. Osinachi's work reflects the violence that broke out in the American cit...

Published at: 2020-06-01


Crypto with credit cards
Crypto with credit cards

Celsius Network is expanding its collaboration with fiat-to-crypto payment service provider Simplex, enabling its users to purchase more crypto products using credit and debit cards. Celsius, which is one of the main providers of crypto loans, now allows its users to buy Tether Gold (XAUT) stable g...

Published at: 2020-05-29


The new ransomware attacks the healthcare system
The new ransomware attacks the healthcare system

Microsoft's security team has revealed new ransomware that is used in attacks on people. It uses "violent force" against the server managing the target company's systems, and in the face of the crisis, COVID-19 is targeted mainly at the healthcare sector. According to a series of tweets published b...

Published at: 2020-05-29


What will be Bitcoin's future?
What will be Bitcoin's future?

As the world becomes more digital, the pioneering assets of crypto Bitcoin (BTC) could take on the role of a valuable gold warehouse, according to the president and co-founder of Digital Assets Data, an analytical firm.    Since its launch more than ten years ago, Bitcoin has gone from le...

Published at: 2020-05-29


Lithuania: Blockchain network at the Bank
Lithuania: Blockchain network at the Bank

Since 27 May, the Bank of Lithuania, or BoL, has completed the research phase of its blockchain project, PBLhain. In the next phase, the institution will create a sandbox, which will combine the technological and regulatory infrastructure for this technology. Platforms used in the research phase ar...

Published at: 2020-05-28


New Crypto Tax in S. Korea?
New Crypto Tax in S. Korea?

The South Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance is preparing an amendment to the National Income Tax Act. This could include rules for profitable sales of crypto currencies as well as profits from domestic crypto mining projects. According to the local newspaper "E Daily" of May 27, the ministry a...

Published at: 2020-05-28


Telegram in Russia
Telegram in Russia

One of the main state authorities in Russia opposed the State Duma's proposal to cancel the ban on the use of an encrypted Telegram communicator in the country. The Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media, also known as MinComSvyaz, does not support the recent initiat...

Published at: 2020-05-28


Investing in crypto mining
Investing in crypto mining

Bitfury, a mining company founded in 2011, announced on 26th May a partnership programme that allows institutions to invest in Bitcoin (BTC) mining. This programme will help family offices and other institutional funds to diversify their portfolios into digital asset infrastructure. Bitfury says th...

Published at: 2020-05-27


Does a pandemic involve technological development?
Does a pandemic involve technological development?

The Swiss non-profit blockchain industry association, the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), believes that the crises resulting from the coronavirus pandemic have highlighted the benefits of distributed accounting technology (DLT). With this in mind, the GBBC is working to stimulate dialogu...

Published at: 2020-05-27


University in Australia with the new postgraduate Blockchain program
University in Australia with the new postgraduate Blockchain program

RMIT University, Australia's public research university, is adding two new postgraduate programmes in cyber security and blockchain technology. The university announced on 26th May that it is working with IBM, Palo Alto Networks and Stone & Chalk to offer a certificate of completion in cyber se...

Published at: 2020-05-27


Blockchain energy platform
Blockchain energy platform

Australian company Power Ledger announced on 25th May a partnership with Thai Digital Energy Development (TDED) to establish an energy platform based on blockchain in the country. This platform will enable green trade in raw materials and peer-to-peer (P2P) energy in order to accelerate the adoptio...

Published at: 2020-05-26


New crypto card in EU and UK
New crypto card in EU and UK

Crypto currencies, such as Bitcoin (BTC), are not easy to spend in everyday life, mainly because sellers prefer to stay away from crypto variability. In order to build a bridge between traditional finances and emerging assets such as Bitcoin, a Swiss crypto producer called Eidoo has introduced a new...

Published at: 2020-05-26


More ransomware attacks
More ransomware attacks

Educational services around the world are witnessing a sharp increase in attacks on ransomware in 2020. According to Verizon's 2020 Data Breach Investigation Report, attacks on ransomware account for about 80% of all cyber attacks.   Data suggests that 92% of these incidents were financially...

Published at: 2020-05-26


Development of crypto-based telemedicine
Development of crypto-based telemedicine

Cryptocurrency healthcare startup, Solve.Care, has recently launched the blockchain remote medicine platform. Solve.Care has announced a new market that allows users to consult with doctors anywhere in the world. It is called Global Telehealth Exchange, or GTHE. GTHE is also to provide a way for d...

Published at: 2020-05-25