Satoshi Nakamoto – Who Created Bitcoin?

2020-07-16T22:49:39+00:00By |Categories: Crypto|Tags: , |

Satoshi Nakamoto (1975-present) is the fictitious name of the person (or group of people) who developed Bitcoin. Although his identity is uncertain, there are several versions of his real identity. Obviously, some versions have more weight than others. In any case, it is believed that his profile is that of a mathematician and cryptographer, around [...]

Abra app fined for offering investment in US stocks with bitcoin

2020-07-15T00:43:03+00:00By |Categories: Cryptonews|

The company was accused of selling securities-based swaps without proper authorization. Despite moving its operations outside the US, the contracts were offered from San Francisco. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced this Monday two fines of $150,000 each against the Abra platform. Regulators determined that [...]

The Payoneer and Wirecard lesson: Bitcoin is a better choice for freelancers

2020-07-08T16:13:23+00:00By |Categories: Cryptonews|Tags: |

Key facts: Payoneer blocked funds affiliated with “Prepaid Mastercard” cards issued by Wirecard. The event reminds us of the typical phrase of bitcoiners “Not your keys not your money”. Freelancers are constantly concerned about their money and it is understandable, with cases like the one that just happened with Wirecard and Payoneer. What could be [...]

Wundebit Trading integrates Deribit to its social trading platform

2020-07-01T02:10:52+00:00By |Categories: Cryptonews|Tags: , |

Key facts: Wunderbit Trading is integrated to various trading platforms such as: Binance, FTX and ByBit. Wunderbit Exchange allows buy and sell trades with Bitcoin and Ethereum with credit cards and Skrill. The Wunderbit Trading platform is a product of Wunderbit, a Fintech company established and regulated in Estonia. This company makes cryptocurrency trading an [...]

PayPal Seeks Blockchain Engineer Amid Rumors of Its Cryptocurrency Adoption

2020-06-23T17:26:58+00:00By |Categories: Cryptonews|Tags: |

PayPal included blockchain in the Strategic Technology Enabling office. According to anonymous sources, PayPal will offer cryptocurrency trading in the short term. The company PayPal Inc. is looking for an engineer for its blockchain research group, which is part of the Strategic Technology Enabling office. This search coincides with the rumors that this company is [...]

North Korean connection: in the footsteps of major crypto thefts

2020-06-20T17:13:14+00:00By |Categories: Cryptonews|Tags: |

Authorities trace the theft and laundering of cryptocurrencies related to North Korea. The OXT firm performs an analysis of the transactions involved and reveals the laundering methods. A new report delves into the methods used by hackers affiliated with North Korea to launder stolen cryptocurrencies from their victims, primarily from crypto exchanges. Based on the [...]

95% of bitcoin trading volume is concentrated in 4 exchanges

2020-06-03T22:52:09+00:00By |Categories: Cryptonews|Tags: |

Tether dominates among stablecoins in terms of bitcoin trading volume. Coinbase remains the leading cryptocurrency exchange for bitcoin in terms of trading volume. On June 2 Coin Metrics released a report explaining various relevant facts about bitcoin market volumes. Given the growing institutional interest in bitcoin, Coin Metrics decided to study the subject from the [...]

What is a blockchain fork?

2020-06-10T13:21:19+00:00By |Categories: Crypto|Tags: |

In software development, a fork is the creation of a project in a different direction from the main or official project from the existing source code. This practice is in common use in open source projects or free software. In blockchain networks, forks are used both to create new projects from a previous one, and [...]

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