Wednesday , 22 November 2017

Events

Tether claims $31 million of USD Token were stolen by hacker

According to a post on its website, Tether has experienced a substantial hacking event, with a loss of over $30 mln from the Tether Treasury account. The loss was discovered when the tokens were sent to an unauthorized Bitcoin address. According to the post, Tether is taking all possible action to prevent further disruption, saying: “Yesterday, we discovered that funds …

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Billionaire Investor Novogratz: Ethereum En Route to New All-Time Highs

“ETH looks poised for a move to new highs. Lots of good news on the horizon,” said Novogratz, emphasizing innovative developments conducted by leading startups including ConsenSys. South Korea Takes Over as Largest Ethereum Market Over the past few weeks, the daily trading volume of Ether has increased substantially, primarily led by the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange market. Subsequent to …

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Manhattan’s Real Estate Eyes Up Bitcoin for Property Payments

Manhattan’s real estate market is embracing bitcoin for property payments as the digital currency increases in value. One property developer who is hoping to capitalise on the recent digital currency boom is Ben Shaoul, of Magnum Real Estate Group. Speaking to The Express, Shaoul said: We were approached by a buyer who has been collecting bitcoin for many years and was interested in …

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Registration at Blockchain Conference Kyiv 2017 is already open!

The VI International Blockchain Conference Kyiv will be held on December 15, 2017 in BC “Parus”. Beginning in 2015, the top experts of Blockchain will gather at the conference, during this time the event has reached the international level and has become the most famous crypt-platform not only in Ukraine, but also far beyond its borders. This year, the organizers …

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Tezos filed a second collective legal action for a month

The case of Tezos may become the first civil case involving the ICO. The Swiss blocking start-up Tezos, which, during the ICO, attracted $ 232 million, received a second lawsuit from investors. This is reported by Reuters. The suit is filed with the District Court of Florida, appeals to the co-founders Tezos Arthur and Kathleen Breitman and the companies Tezos …

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Singapore’s Central Bank Issues New Guidelines on ICO Securities Laws

Singapore’s central bank has issued new guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs) providing guidance on how tokens should be applied under its securities laws. In its 13-page document titled ‘A Guide to Digital Token Offerings,’ the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator, wrote that: Offers or issues of digital tokens may be regulated by MAS …

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DDoS attack takes down Bitcoin Gold’s website

A new cryptocurrency called bitcoin gold (BTG) officially separated from the bitcoin blockchain this morning. Recently, on Twitter, the project’s developer team stated that its website was under a “massive DDoS attack,” which managed to take it down. Aiming to be a more egalitarian derivative of the popular cryptocurrency, one able to be mined with less specialized hardware, the first …

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Putin instructed the government and the Central Bank to legitimize ICO and crypto-currencies in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government and the Central Bank to prepare amendments to legislation that legitimize “the regulation of public attraction of funds and crypto-currencies by placing tokens by analogy with the regulation of the initial placement of securities.” Responsible Dmitry Medvedev is appointed. and Nabiullina E.S. Also, the legislation should contain definitions of “distributed registry technology”, “digital …

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The bitcoin price soared to a new all-time high of $6,080 on Friday, punching through the $6,000 barrier for the first time

Bitcoin Price Storms Past $6,000 After a week of volatility, the bitcoin price had appeared to settle down to a stable level on Friday. That, however, was just the calm before the storm. After consolidating support at the $5,650 mark, the bitcoin price began to soar, crossing the $5,700, $5,800, and $5,900 checkpoints in quick succession At 15:00 UTC, Bitfinex …

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