What can we expect from the American Congress blockchain talks

What can we expect from the American Congress blockchain talks

Two subcommittees of the US House of Representatives will discuss possible applicability for blockchain technology in government institutions during hearings Wednesday. “More than Bitcoin – Emerging Applications for Blockchain Technology” is scheduled to begin on Wednesday at 10am (eastern coastline in America). It is most likely to discuss technology at sea – a first step…

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The co-founder of the Infraud group had more than 100,000 bitcoins earned from illegal operations

The co-founder of the Infraud group had more than 100,000 bitcoins earned from illegal operations

The US Investigation Office (FBI) claims that Sergey Sergeyvich Medvedev, a Russian citizen recently arrested in Bangkok, is the co-founder of the Infraud group – an international cyber crime syndicate. It was said that at the time of the arrest, Medvedev had more than 100,000 bitcoins. Sergey Medvedev arrested by police in Thailand Sergey Sergeyvich…

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RippleNet expands to Abu Dhabi

RippleNet expands to Abu Dhabi

RippleNet expands to Abu Dhabi, and the authorities of the United Arab Emirates want to legalize exchange activities. The UAE Exchange, a 800-dollar arabic money-sending company and presence in 31 countries, has become the last partner to join RippleNet, a blockchain network that currently includes more than 100 banks and financial institutions. The UAE exchange…

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The Government of Gibraltar regulates ICO

The Government of Gibraltar regulates ICO

The first such global initiative, the government of Gibraltar, is currently drafting a law regulating the work of ICOs and secondary cryptocurrency markets. The initiative has been announced since September last year, when the Financial Services Commission in Gibraltar (GFSC) stated that a legislative structure is needed to ensure “Publishing relevant information on start-ups wishing…

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Bitcoin mining in Iceland will double energy consumption this year

Bitcoin mining in Iceland will double energy consumption this year

Iceland is the ideal place for bitcoin mining. Due to the cold climate and relatively low electricity costs, the region has attracted bitcoin mining operations. This year, the energy consumed on the crypto mining will exceed, according to the latest reports, domestic use. Bitcoin mining in Iceland would double to 100 Megawatts “Four months ago…

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The Bitgrail Exchange, down $ 170 million. Hack or deception?

The Bitgrail Exchange, down $ 170 million. Hack or deception?

Bitgrail is an Italian exchange that ranks 5th in the volume of transactions with Nano (formerly Raiblocks – XRB) and was set up by Francesco Firano. In January, Bitgrail announced that there are problems with XRB withdrawals and on February 9, the exchange owner posted on Twitter that 17 million Nano (estimated at $ 187…

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Cryptocurrency in music

Cryptocurrency in music

Gareth Emery DJ, famous for electronic dance music for which he has received many awards (and propelled him as headliner at the Ministry of Sound festival in London), decided that the music industry needs ethereum technology. The reason? Most musicians get very low profits from concerts and streaming, largely because the money paid by fans…

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Weekend News – A Russian scientist arrested for cryptocurrency mine at a nuclear laboratory | Chinese authorities will increase the measures taken against ICO | CME patents a system for changing blockchain rules

Weekend News – A Russian scientist arrested for cryptocurrency mine at a nuclear laboratory | Chinese authorities will increase the measures taken against ICO | CME patents a system for changing blockchain rules

Ministers from Germany and France are asking for cryptocurrency at the G20 Several senior officials from France and Germany are asking the G20 to talk about cryptocurrency before the next month’s forum. In a letter to the Argentine government – currently presiding over the event – French finance minister Bruno Le Maire and German finance…

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