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Hackers rose to the challenge of stealing a bitcoin – with a “brute force” cryptanalytic attack allowing raiders to crack into a wallet and make away with the BTC 1 booty. Alistair Milne, the chief investment officer at the Altana Digital Currency Fund, had set the world of social media...
So, somebody today sent over USD 100 worth of ethereum (ETH) for a fee of over USD 2.5 million. Yes, in that order. The transaction caused an uproar in the Cryptoverse. Per transaction details, this person sent ETH 0.55, at the time worth USD 133.93, but they paid a whopping...
The results of a recent survey of 774 institutional investors in the US and Europe confirm that interest in and acceptance of cryptoassets as a new investable asset class is growing, according to Tom Jessop, President of Fidelity Digital Assets. The subsidiary of the US-based mutual fund giant Fidelity surveyed...
Sekisui House, Japan’s biggest housebuilder, says it will launch a blockchain-powered home leasing platform for its Sher Maison range – and could allow renters to sign contracts and pay utility bills using blockchain-based solutions directly from their smartphones. Per Cnet Japan, Sekisui House says that the platform will be a...
Bitcoin (BTC) mainstream adoption is more about people using the underlying Bitcoin network rather than a bunch of wealthy investors and institutions coming in to hold the underlying asset, according to MIT Digital Currency Initiative Director Neha Narula. Narula and Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark were discussing Bitcoin and the...
Russian companies remain optimistic about their plans to tokenize the mining and extraction of oil, gas and other natural resources, including precious metals – despite lingering concerns about legislation and regulatory hurdles. As previously reported, Russia may be sliding toward a crypto crackdown – with a new draft bill proposing...
Atomic Loans, a provider of non-custodial bitcoin (BTC)-backed loans, has had a “great start” with their borrowing service, while the lending side of the protocol is expected to go live on mainnet in two months, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Matthew Black told Cryptonews.com. The Atomic Loans protocol enables...
The crypto space needs to acknowledge and adjust to the reality that finance is no longer as important as it was in the last decade, and embrace the current shift from crypto as finance to include crypto as decentralized entities as well, Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin stated, triggering...
The South Korean government could introduce capital gains tax on crypto earnings – and may unveil its proposals as early as next month. Per a report from Digital Today, the South Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance is seriously considering imposing the same sort of tax rules on crypto earnings...
A smartphone created by South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom, in conjunction with Samsung, is the world's first 5G handset, say its makers, who also claim the new device is equipped with a blockchain-powered authentication feature. Per the carrier, the new device is named the Galaxy A Quantum, and is...