Friday, October 23, 2020
Blockchain Disaster Relief

Blockchain: A Logistical Lifesaver for Disaster Relief

1900, a tropical cyclone referred to as the Great Galveston Hurricane killed between 6,000 and 12,000 people. It remains the deadliest natural disaster in...

CME’s Rise in Bitcoin Futures Rankings Signals Growing Institutional Interest

CME has risen to second place in terms of bitcoin futures open interest, passing Binance and BitMEX. Source link

Japanese soccer star Keisuke Honda launches his own crypto

Crypto and blockchain matter for the global soccer community. Source link

Russia doesn’t need to be first with a digital currency, says state expert

Russia is purportedly taking a fast-second strategy for the digital ruble. Source link

Chinese Authorities Crack Down on Gambling Sites Using Tether Stablecoin

Chinese authorities have arrested 77 individuals and shuttered gambling sites using the dollar-pegged tether (USDT) cryptocurrency. Source link

Yearnify Finance (YFY) Next Generation Decentralized Finance Project, Token Pre-sale is Now Live

PRESS RELEASE. Yearnify Finance is a community-centered DeFi-project, modeled to take the successful features of Yearn Finance (YFI), and improve upon them, we...

Michael Saylor claims the company will hold Bitcoin for ‘100 years’

Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor plans to hold his Bitcoin for 100 years, describing it as “the world’s best collateral.” Source link

Russian Public Officials Must Now Declare Their Crypto Holdings as Income

Public officials in Russia will now be required to declare all the crypto assets they hold as income. The measures are with effect...

Traders on Paxful sell $16.2M of Bitcoin for discounted gift cards each week

A new report has found almost half of all Bitcoin traded on the P2P exchange Paxful is exchanged for gift cards. Source link

WordPress content can now be timestamped on Ethereum

A WordPress plugin allows publishers to timestamp content on Ethereum for immutability and copyright protection Source link

First ransomware attack in 2020 election hits voting infrastructure in Georgia

Key voting infrastructure of a county in Georgia has been impacted by a ransomware attack targeting local government networks. Source link