Author: Rajat Patel

hacker, ledger

Ledger users are threatening legal action after the hacker dumps personal data

The hacker that violated the marketing database of hardware wallet provider Ledger. Earlier this year released personal data for thousands of users, prompting many to threaten the company with a class-action lawsuit. A hacker allegedly behind the violation of personal data from hardware wallet Ledger in June made all the information they acquired available online. […]

digital yuan

Chinese Residents make 20K Digital Yuan Trial Event Transactions

In a trial of the country’s digital yuan, people in China conducted around 20,000 transactions through the e-commerce company JD.com. JD.com reported that 80 percent of participants born in the 1980s and 1990s used the platform to conduct transactions in the digital currency starting on Friday night, with at least one transaction greater than $1,527, […]

BTC, MassMutual

MassMutual Example Might Attract Fresh Billions To Bitcoin-JPMorgan

If pension funds and insurance companies in the US the euro area, the UK and Japan allocate 1% of assets to the most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC), strategists at JPMorgan said that would result in additional BTC demand of USD 600bn. These investors, however, face regulatory obstacles related to risk levels. And mismatches of liability, […]

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What’s stopping Bitcoin from going up to $20,000?

Traders expected it to hit $20,000 quickly when Bitcoin’s price hit a new ATH on most cryptocurrency exchanges. The crypto-asset, however, soon faced a wave of corrections following the same wave of corrections. Even as its market cap crossed $354 billion and became the 7th largest currency in the world. To many, since it also […]

gambling

Marble races powered by hamsters come to Ethereum

A new form of gambling will be released to the Ethereum world on mainnet on Sunday after just over two years of development: hamster-powered marble races. The project, dubbed “Mia & the Marbles,” is an automated marble-racing and gambling platform from a group of independent developers, powered by Mia, a female Djungarian or “winter white […]

cipher trace

Patents filed by CipherTrace for tracing Monero transactions

On Friday, CipherTrace, a crypto analytics firm, announced that it had filed two patents for technology capable of tracing privacy coin Monero transactions. The company stated in a Nov. 20 CipherTrace blog that the patents would include forensic tools to explore Monero (XMR) transaction flows to assist in financial investigations, statistical and probabilistic methods for […]

blockchain

BlockApps launchesĀ an Ethereum-based Agritech network in collaboration with Bayer

A blockchain-based agricultural crop tracking network called “TraceHarvest” was launched by blockchain solutions provider BlockApps on Nov. 18 and one of the world’s largest companies, Bayer, is among its first users. TraceHarvest allows users to trace the life cycle of farm products. Starting with the source of seeds, to define the responsibilities of each of […]