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Either more Spanish citizens than ever before traded in cryptoassets in the past financial year or the country’s tax authorities have become more adept at monitoring citizens’ crypto-related activities. That appears to be the takeaway after Spanish tax authorities said that they were set to send out over four...
Blockchain-powered decentralized browser operator Brave (BAT) has filed a formal General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) complaint against Google, stating that the search engine giant has violated regulations pertaining to its users’ data. Brave claims Google has violated Article 5(1)b of the GDPR, a European Union data protection and privacy law...
Tokyo police say they have arrested two men over the hack of Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck. The platform was raided for some USD 400 million worth of NEM (XEM) tokens in January 2018, in what remains the world’s biggest-ever theft of cryptocurrency. Police have been chasing the perpetrators ever since,...
David Sønstebø, the Co-founder of IOTA, stated that he will personally repay the victims of the recent attack on the network and that the mainnet will be back up tomorrow, March 10. Following the alleged messages shared on IOTA Discord a few days ago, Sønstebø has confirmed to Cointelegraph that...
Making larger bitcoin (BTC) transactions for business or other purposes can be daunting – and that is why many choose to make use bitcoin escrow services. Simply put, these can help you ensure that you only part with your coins after all aspects of your agreement have been met. But...
If a sovereign government can maintain its creditworthiness and a central bank can guarantee effectiveness of its monetary policy, “it’s hard to imagine private digital currencies being used widely both within China and abroad,” according to Dong He, Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the...
Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has launched a prototype for its Polys voting machine, a device that it says will enable people to cast votes on an online blockchain-based voting platform. The development could pave the way for the platform’s use in public and private organizations. However, controversies surrounding the...
Q1. Your project EXMR FDN, what is it about, can you give us a brief? Our purpose is to join forces, to create dApps platforms and other projects involving EXMR FDN token, as the functional economic asset within each one. Our target is to launch two or three dApps every...
Police believe that the senior management of Japanese food retailer Kefir took a desperate gamble on the cryptocurrencies market in an eleventh-hour bid to save the company from bankruptcy in 2018 – allegedly sinking millions of investors’ dollars into a so-called shitcoin. Nine executives at the food chain, which specialized...
Something is happening over at FCoin, a Chinese crypto exchange, and it resulted in the mysterious case of missing data. Meanwhile, the exchange opened a withdrawal process. FCoin was founded by the former CEO of Huobi exchange, Zhang Jian. It's said to be the pioneer of the trans-fee mining model,...