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QuadrigaCX, the largest bitcoin exchange in Canada, has lost $ 190 million worth of crypto after it lost access to its cold storage wallets. An affidavit filed on January 31 with the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia revealed that $ 190 million in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Cash SV, Bitcoin Gold, Litecoin, and Ethereum were lost. How Did the Bitcoin Exchange Lose All of its Crypto Funds? The affidavit, first obtained by CoinDesk, was filed by Jennifer Robertson, the widow of QuadrigaCX founder and CEO Gerald Cotten. According to a death certificate included in the affidavit, Cotten passed away in India after
According to a report by local news outlet BeITA, Belarusbank, the largest bank in Belarus, is considering the launch of its very own cryptocurrency exchange platform. The plans for the exchange were revealed by Viktor Ananich, the Chairman of Belrusbank’s board. Speaking with Belarus 1 TV channel, Ananich remarked: “We are considering a possibility to establish a cryptocurrency exchange. We are working on it.” For Belarusbank, Digitization is the Future The bank is looking to intensify its focus on digitization, and it is reportedly seeking ways to expand its range of services by forming alliances with various mobile service providers.
South Korea’s top cryptocurrency exchanges, even as competitors, have launched a joint initiative to strengthen their anti-money laundering efforts. According to a joint press release, Bithumb, Upbit, Corbit, and Coinone announced that they have established a joint anti-money laundering initiative. The plan includes a hotline between the four entities that share real-time information on suspected/proven trading activities. They include cases related to unregistered security offerings, exploitative lending, and voice phishing. The exchanges will also set up a shared database of suspicious crypto wallet addresses. It would assist the companies to detect the distribution of larger-quantity amounts from multiple trading platforms to
By CCN.com: The Dash community has been banging its head against a wall for a while now. As its developers ramp up infrastructure to make mass adoption easier, it loses users in the process. Dash dropped from a number seven crypto in 2017 to 15th place over the last 12 months, losing 92% of value
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By CCN.com: Leading a $ 20 million Series B round of funding in capital market blockchain technology company Symbiont could arguably be Nasdaq’s biggest crypto play to date. It comes right after Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman gave further clues to Nasdaq’s commitment to cryptocurrency and blockchain adoption this week. It could also mean Nasdaq will create
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Last year, Sindri Stefansson was arrested for his part in what has been described as the biggest heist Iceland has seen – over $ 2 million worth of Bitcoin mining equipment stolen in an operation that left police baffled. He has now been jailed for four and a half years along with his team of thieves.
Despite a plethora of sometimes unclear regulations and restrictions, large businesses and banks in India are still embracing cryptocurrency — or at least some of the technology that underpins it — as a more reliable way to reconcile accounts, make payments, keep proper records, and manage internal funds. According to a report in the India Times, a
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More than a potential competition between blockchain platforms, tensions between IBM and Intel point to bigger questions around governance.
Today, Microsoft-owned LinkedIn released its top 5 emerging careers, where it listed “Blockchain Developer” as its biggest growing job sector for 2018. According to LinkedIn’s 2018 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report, job listings for engineers who can develop distributed ledgers with P2P technology have grown 33 times this year. In the second place, and by quite
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After reporting on the story that Miami-based UnitedCorp had filed suit against Roger Ver, Jihan Wu, Bitmain, Bitcoin.com, and Kraken exchange, CCN had the opportunity to talk to Lawry Trevor-Deutsch, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, about the motivation for the lawsuit. The first thing that should be disclosed is that UnitedCorp says that it is not
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Republican Congressman Warren Davidson, an avowed bitcoin adn blockchain fan, plans to introduce federal legislation that will regulate initial coin offerings (ICO) and cryptocurrencies. The bill would create an “asset class” for tokens, which would prevent them from “being classified as securities, but would also allow the federal government to regulate initial coin offerings more
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EOS continues to face more rapid capitulation than its peer blockchain projects after falling another 11% in a day. The EOS/USD rate on Tuesday established an intraday low at 2.41-fiat, down 28.27% from its weekly high at 3.36-fiat. Meanwhile, the maximum drop noted in the EOS market capitalization this week touched $ 861 million, according to
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The Ripple market segment witnessed a 21 percent recovery upon establishing a new November low at $ 0.329. The XRP/USD rate on Monday touched 0.399-fiat in a higher high formation on BitFinex. In the meantime, the coin’s market cap reached close to $ 15.61 billion, replacing Ethereum to become the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency. Ripple’s chief marketing strategist
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Ahead of Nigeria’s general elections in February 2019, Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)- the country’s largest opposition party – has included the creation of a “comprehensive blockchain and digital currency policy” in his policy document. The move comes as a significant surprise as the country’s regulatory establishment led by
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Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), South Korea’s largest power utility company has announced that it is pursuing a plan to develop a blockchain-based microgrid dubbed the ‘Future Micro Grid’. Revealing the information in an announcement posted on its website on November 18, KEPCO President and CEO Kim Jong-gap stated that the proposed ‘KEPCO Open MG’ framework
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Blockchain Transparency Institute released the global crypto exchange rankings of November, ranking Binance at the top with a 24-hour volume of $ 1 billion. With more than 160,000 24-hour web users, Binance easily surpassed OKEx, the second largest crypto exchange in the market, in terms of the number of active users, volume, mobile volume, web visitors,
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Reliance Industries, India’s largest private sector firm, has successfully participated in its first ever trade finance transaction powered by blockchain technology. In an industry first, Indian oil and energy conglomerate Reliance Industries completed a trade finance transaction with US-based Tricon Energy, a global chemical distributor. The end-to-end ‘live’ transaction was executed over R3’s Corda blockchain,
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Specialist blockchain PR agency EAK Digital has launched an exclusive YouTube Channel – EAK TV – to showcase exclusive direct insights from thought leaders in the blockchain industry and beyond. The media platform aims to be the go-to channel for blockchain’s thought leaders and visionaries.
The EAK media team has attended some of the world’s biggest crypto/blockchain events this year, including Delta Summit in Malta and Blockchain Shift in Miami. Erhan Korhaliller, CEO and Founder of EAK Digital secured insightful interviews with some of the most influential names in the blockchain space, including Roger Ver of Bitcoin.com, Johnson Chen of NEO, Changpeng Zhao of Binance, Silvio Schembri, Parliamentary Secretary for Malta and a host of other global names.