Month: December 2020

Peer-to-peer coverage market Cover Protocol has published a compensation plan for token holders and liquidity providers affected by the recent hack. As part of the process, the Cover Protocol team took a snapshot at block height 11541218, the last transaction block before the exploit began. Eligible liquidity providers on Uniswap, SushiSwap, and Balancer will receive new
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The COVID-19 pandemic dominated the news in 2020, affecting myriad sectors — health, economics, social justice, politics and trade, as well as the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. As country after country locked down to halt the virus’s spread, governments seized upon stimulus payments to preserve economic life.  While necessary, these measures raised the specter of
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ATTENTION: I AM NOT ON TELEGRAM!!! To anyone who is being approached under the scam please report to Telegram. How I got Rich off Bitcoin! We’ve all been hearing about it. What is Bitcoin? What is cryptocurrency? How do I invest my money into crypto? This video is for all my beginners so I had
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The CTO at Bitfinex Paolo Ardoino has pushed back against rumours that the company’s Tether stablecoin may be the next target of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Bitfinex executive insists that the Tether stablecoin, whose market capitalization has now surpassed $20 billion, is a properly registered and regulated crypto. The Alleged Misinformation
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Bitcoin (BTC) has posted its highest transaction volume since early 2018 as data points to more and more investors entering the market. Figures from on-chain analytics resource Digital Assets Data highlights December 2020 as already sparking Bitcoin’s second-largest transaction volumes. BTC transaction volume eyes record At a total of $252.37 billion the remaining 24 hours
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The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a warning that alerts financial institutions in the United States about increasing ransomware attacks against coronavirus vaccine research organizations. US Treasury Warns of Ransomware Attacks, Phishing Schemes Targeting Covid-19 Vaccine Research Institutions According to the alert, FinCEN says that fraud, ransomware attacks, and “similar types
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Bitcoin careened to another record high on Wednesday amid concerns about this year’s huge stimulus packages. The flagship cryptocurrency continued to attract capital from investors that view it as a hedge against fiat devaluation and inflation. On Tuesday, SkyBridge Capital investment revealed that it had invested about $182 million in Bitcoin ahead of its proprietary
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Proof-of-stake is a method of maintaining the integrity of a cryptocurrency, preventing users from printing extra coins they didn’t earn. While a different method, called proof-of-work, is currently used by Bitcoin and Ethereum – the two largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization – Ethereum has plans to migrate to proof-of-stake to make the platform more scalable
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Blockchain for supply chain management is one of the most practical business applications for large, multi-party sectors seeking trust and transparency across daily operations. As such, the mining and metals sector has now started to leverage blockchain technology to effectively track carbon emissions across complex, global supply chains.  This month, The World Economic Forum launched
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