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Poland’s competition regulator the UOKiK has warned the public about against the alleged scamcoin DasCoin. The watchdog also orders the token’s operator to cease its “illegal activities.” The token was exposed as a scam in May last year, following on from a probe into the DasCoin creators instigated by Polish...
Introduction to Cerviero Cerviero is a plant cultivation as well as irrigation system that is propelled by the state-of-the-art technology. It is even verified by the blockchain technology. The cerviero is operated on the basis of hydroponics. This is an efficient way to grow and to maintain the plants without...
The interest in alternative energy, and alternative fuel transportation, in particular, is not new. Alternative fuels and alternatively fuelled vehicles have been developed and tested for decades. Local governments can dramatically reduce their carbon footprint by purchasing or directly generating electricity from clean, renewable sources. They can set an example...
As the focus on blockchain shifted from hype to quality last year, in 2020, the technology is facing an opportunity to have an increased social impact, says Sheila Warren, the head of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology at the World Economic Forum, the organizer of the Davos meeting. However,...
In December, Micree Zhan Ketuan, the ousted co-founder of the world's largest producer of Bitcoin mining equipment, Bitmain, reportedly asked a Cayman Islands court to reverse a shareholder decision that cost him voting control of the crypto-miner. Shareholders voted then to convert Bitmain’s Class B shares to one vote per...
Major U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase could be set to ramp up its presence in Japan, one the world’s of the most vibrant centers of cryptocurrency activity. Per recent job postings on the exchange’s website, Coinbase is looking to recruit an office manager with accountancy, HR and building management skills. The...
In Spring 2019, we witnessed the end of the so-called “crypto winter” when the price of bitcoin rallied past the USD 5,000 mark in the first days of April to peak at over USD 13,000 in June. While the altcoin market is still struggling to recover, bitcoin (BTC) managed...
Brokerage Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings has agreed to invest USD 4.6 million in Huobi’s Tokyo-based subsidiary Huobi Japan. Per a press release shared with Cryptonews.com, Huobi Japan CEO Haiteng Chen claimed that Tokai Tokyo’s decision to invest represented “greater mainstream recognition.” Chen stated, “Tokai Tokyo is a comprehensive securities firm, which will...
A new report has found that diversity is lacking in the world of blockchain technology – and says that if the balance is not redressed, the industry as a whole could suffer. Per a study written by the head of non-profit organization Diversity in Blockchain (DiB), Susan Joseph, “The lack...
Japanese police appear to be close to a breakthrough in the ongoing search for hackers who made off with NEM (XEM) 526 million (around USD 400 million at the time and USD 17 million today) from the Coincheck crypto exchange in January 2018. The hack, the biggest in cryptocurrency history,...