Month: June 2020

Crypto Holders Can Now Invest in Amazon, Apple or Tesla

Crypto Holders Can Now Invest in Amazon, Apple or Tesla

Digital wallet and trading platform Uphold has announced that its users in Latin America are now able to invest in Amazon, Google, or Tesla for as little as 10,000 Satoshis. The new service makes equity investments affordable for millions of people in the region. “Uphold, the leading digital money platform, today launches a groundbreaking equities […]

Telegram Must Pay $18.5 Million in Fine for Violating Securities Laws

Telegram Must Pay $18.5 Million in Fine for Violating Securities Laws

The US Court ordered Telegram to pay a civil penalty of $18.5 million to the SEC within the next 30 days for violating the securities laws for conducting illegal Initial Coin Offering. The US court also ordered the disgorgement of the $1.7 billion that was raised in the ICO in 2018, asking Telegram to return […]

Venezuela Allows Foreign Passports Applicants to Pay with Bitcoin

Venezuela Allows Foreign Passports Applicants to Pay with Bitcoin

Venezuelan’s passport agency temporarily allowed passport applicants to pay using bitcoin this week. The option was seen on SAIME, Venezuela’s Administrative Service for Identification, Migration and Foreigners. A twitter user revealed the feature by posting screenshots of the webpage of passport agency showing that they are accepting bitcoin. The bitcoin payments were accepted through the payment […]

Bitcoin Skeptics to Go All-in on Bitcoin — Max Keiser

Bitcoin Skeptics to Go All-in on Bitcoin — Max Keiser

Bitcoin (BTC) skeptics Peter Schiff and Mark Cuban will eventually will “go all in” on Bitcoin, by buying “huge” amounts of the crypto, Max Keiser claims. The famously outspoken RT host tweeted on June 26 that he “100% guarantees” that some of Bitcoin’s biggest naysayers will ultimately flip bullish. “@PeterSchiff Jim Rogers, @mcuban and other […]

Asia May Become Next Big Market for Ripple

Asia May Become Next Big Market for Ripple

SBI Ripple Asia are conducting trial and pilot projects in Asia for Ripple’s On-Demand Liquidity.The CEO of the SBI Ripple Asia, Adam Traidman In an interview on the YouTube channel Thinking Crypto, Adam Traidman said that Ripple has started to roll out its On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) solution in Asia.  According to the CEO, SBI Ripple […]

Telegram Users’ Sensitive Data Exposed on Darknet

Telegram Users’ Sensitive Data Exposed on Darknet

Telegram has exposed database containing the sensitive info of millions of its users on the darknet through data leakage. A database of Telegram users phone numbers and unique user IDs has been posted on a darknet forum.  It s unclear exactly how many users’ data was leaked while the database file is about 900 megabytes. […]

Russia Unbans Telegram >> HYIP.com Investment Blog

Russia Unbans Telegram >> HYIP.com Investment Blog

Russian authorities have unblocked the encrypted messaging platform Telegram after a two-year-long battle. Roskomnadzor, which succeeded the KGB as Russia’s communications watchdog, said that the ban was lifted because the app’s founder, Pavel Durov, was now prepared to moderate and remove extremist propaganda from the platform.  Alexander Gorbunov, a crypto trader and author of the popular political blog, […]

Bitmain Сo-founder Micree Zhan Accuses Jihan Wu of Machinations

Bitmain Сo-founder Micree Zhan Accuses Jihan Wu of Machinations

The ousted co-founder of Bitmain Micree Zhan has accused current company CEO Jihan Wu of illegal actions. According to Micree Zhan, Wu had unilaterally devised a fake shareholders’ meeting where he was stripped of his voting rights and was removed from his post as the director of the company. Micree Zhan alleged that the meeting never […]

Chinese Foods Company to Track Pork Products Through Blockchain

Chinese Foods Company to Track Pork Products Through Blockchain

China’s Shenzhen Yuhongtai Foods Company has partnered with VeChain, the world’s leading traceability-focused blockchain platform, to use the blockchain for tracking pork products distributed by retailer’s subsidiary, Meijiada Fresh Foods. Meijada will use VeChain’s ToolChain to receive detailed information concerning  the origin, processing, and logistics information surrounding meat produced by the Chinese retailer. Customers need […]

Why Bitcoin Dropped by 6% on Thursday

Why Bitcoin Dropped by 6% on Thursday

Sudden $800 price drop in the bitcoin market on Thursday was caused by several large amount on-chain transactions, exhaustion of bullish trend on the charts, as well as stock market sell-off. This three likely factors have led to the biggest single-day decline of Bitcoin market value in previous two weeks.  On June 12, cybercriminals transferred […]