Monex Group Acquires Coincheck – Cryptocurrency Exchange

Back in January, Coincheck became the victim of a massive hack which resulted in the crypto exchange losing $542 million in cryptocurrency, and not to mention its decline in reputation in the market. Following this event, the company finally agreed to Monex’s billion investment offer with which Monex Group was now officially acquired Coincheck. According…

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Coinbase To Hire Again From Wall Street

Coinbase is the largest online crypto exchange in America where people can securely buy, sell, transfer and even store their digital currencies. Currently, they only broker exchanges of Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin with fiat currencies in about 32 different countries. Concurrently, since 2014 Coinbase started offering services to institutional Wall Street firms…

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Venezuela Petro To Be Used For Purchase Of Auto Parts From Russia

Officials from Venezuela and Russia recently got together at a high-level meeting in Caracas where they talked upon different aspects of a “strategic partnership” to expand the economic cooperation between the two countries. Multiple topics were covered amongst which the most interesting being the use of Petro – Venezuela’s state-issued cryptocurrency, to buy automobile parts…

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50,000 EURO Worth Of BTC Seized From Online Criminal

A cybercrime involving a 23-year-old man in Slough UK lead to the first case in Britain where Bitcoins were seized from the culprit. Gabriele Pearson had managed to secure fifty thousand EUROs worth of Bitcoins from an elaborate online fraud. Besides having his accumulated cryptocurrencies seized, Pearson has also been sentenced to 15 months of…

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Sweden To Launch A Cryptocurrency Powered By IOTA

While certain parts of the world are pushing away the decentralized currency, others are planning to launch their own. Just recently, Venezuela came out with the first ever state-issued virtual currency named Petro. Following their footsteps, it seems Sweden could be launching their own cryptocurrency dubbed e-Krona. Sweden is one of the countries which is…

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Bitcoin Lightning Reaches Record Node Count of $70K

Current statistics show that the mainnet Lighting was achieved a record node count and can now have a capacity of 10.476 BTC or $70,000. The lightning network’s ever-increasing presence came much more into prominence following the launch of LightningTip, a widget tool which lets anyone accept Lightning payments on the web. “Just released the first…

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Indie Movie Makes It Debut On QTUM Blockchain

“No Postage Necessary” is a new film about bitcoins, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain networks which will also appropriately debut on a blockchain network. The movie will be simultaneously released to select US theaters, as well as on the Vevue video sharing app – which is a peer-to-peer video network app based on the Qtum Blockchain network….

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