Blockchain Industry

51% attack on Ethereum Classic

The hacker returns $ 100,000 to Gate.io: Ethereum Classic (ETC) was under attack from 51% last week. They estimate about 219,500 FTEs stolen via double-spending. It seems that Gate.io is still far from the account, since it was almost $ 300,000 at the time of the hack – ie 54,200 FTEs – which disappeared on Gate.io. “On January 10, we …

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VeblenTV – Blockchain Startups

VeblenTV – Blockchain Startups by Daniel Vu – The Supreme Leader of the World Every Monday from 00:00 CET – 23:59 CET, you will have the option to pitch your blockchain startup or ask questions to the founders online, using the Zoom app – link and details to be provided after purchase. This is the schedule: 00:00 – 06:00 CET …

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OHIO: Tax payments by BTC accepted

The state of Ohio had already given legal value to smart contracts last June, but now we learn that the US state will also agree to be paid in bitcoins for taxes. Actually, companies in the state are now able to pay their taxes online thanks to the most famous cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC), on a dedicated internet portal called “OhioCrypto.com”. …

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A regret from Vitalik Buterin

Regrets of  the name “smart contracts” While the Ethereum network (ETH) will soon launch its hard fork Constantinople, we learn a little more about the relationship of its founder, the crypto-famous Vitalik Buterin, with its blockchain. It seems he would have barely 1% of all ethers in circulation, and regret having invented the term “smart contracts” for the smart contracts …

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Coinbase: crypto exchange value estimed at 8$ billion

According to Technology News site Recode in 2nd October; Coinbase in San Francisco has achieved  its negociation. The value of the company is estimed to 8$ billion. According to unnamed sources familiar with the subject, Recode said Coinbase was in talks with Tiger Global and its shareholders about a possible $ 500 million investment.It seems that Coinbase would add $ …

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South Korea: End of tax benefits for cryptocurrency trading platforms

The korean authorities decided to exclude cryptocurrency exchanges from Venture company. The South Korean government announced that the tax benefits for cryptocurrency trading will  increase from single to double.This decision taken at the end of july will reach to the fact that all South Korean trading platforms, such as Bithumb or Upbit, will see their corporate tax double, from 12.5% …

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Advertisement authorization for certified crypto-exchanges

Google has authorized legal crypto-exchanges to advertise Google has revealed on Tuesday, September 25, that it would accept the advertisements for the exchange of cryptocurrencies “regulated” in the United States and Japan, from October. Remember that Google was one of the first big tech companies to ban cryptocurrency ads last March. Google was one of the first technology companies to …

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Coinbase: Acceleration of cryptoactives listing

 Coinbase announced a brand new process to integrate new cryptoactives on their platform. This decision was poste on their blog in 25th of september. It will facilitate and accelerate the arrival of new cryptocurrencies, while remaining in compliance with the laws in force. Coinbase said: Today, we announce the arrival of a new process that will allow us to quickly …

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ALPHABAY: million of cryptocurrency confiscated

The united states government has seized 8million of cryptocurrency collected by the leader Alexandre Cazes In 2017, an operation between Canada, the U.S and Thailand had been launched. The arrestation of the leader of ALPHABAY results from this international operation called Bayonet. Therefore, Alphabay is now off-line. AlphaBay was a recognized darknet platform, launched in 2014 and allowing the purchase …

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Coinbase and Winklevoss: deposition of patents for storage and security

Winklevoss: patent for a new asset storage system Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, co-founders of Gemini, have made a new patent application to further secure the storage of cryptoactives. With the security of funds and private keys being a prime consideration for users, the Coinbase exchange has also filed a patent to secure transactions. The patent, called “Math-Based Digital Asset Storage …

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