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Due Diligence Report on RChain Highlights Shady Past of Key Partnership Members – The Merkle

RChain has proven to be a very interesting project in the world of blockchain technology. Unfortunately, it seems the RChain Cooperative aspect of this project is running into some potential issues. One of the team’s members reached out to us to tell his side of the story, which paints a worrisome future for the RChain project itself. Potential Issues for ...

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nChain Pulls Gigablock Testnet Funding, Highlights Bitcoin Cash Governance Issues

Bitcoin Unlimited has lost its funding from nChain due to public comments critical of its chief scientist Craig Wright. According to a post by Bitcoin Unlimited’s chief scientist Peter Rizun, blockchain research and development firm nChain has discontinued its funding of the Gigablock Testnet Initiative, a long-term scaling experiment conducted by Bitcoin Unlimited. This was due to Rizun’s public comments ...

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Cyberattack on Indiana Hospital Highlights Increasing Focus on Healthcare Industry by Hackers

Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana, where Steve Long is the hospital administrator, was hit by a cyberattack earlier this year. Long, in attempts to make sure his patients were safe, paid the hackers four Bitcoin in ransom for the return of the hospital’s stolen information. Now, Long spends a lot of his free time traveling the country speaking with ...

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Rockefeller’s VC Arm Venrock Partners With Coinfund, Exec Highlights Focus On Long Term

Venrock, the official venture capital arm of the Rockefeller family, has partnered with crypto investment group Coinfund to support cryptocurrency and Blockchain business innovation, Fortune reported April 6. Coinfund has recently added token-based financial services platform Coinlist, a spinoff of startup connection website AngelList, to the number of projects that it backs. Coinfund is also known for backing chat messenger ...

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Symantec’s “Internet Security Threat Report” Highlights Crypto’s Increased Use in Cyber Crime

Internet security firm Symantec has published their 23rd Internet Security Threat Report. The document identifies an increase in the incidents of cyber crime that involve cryptocurrency in some way. The most prominent examples are cryptojacking and ransomware attacks. More Cyber Criminals Using Cryptocurrency The report largely focuses on the following areas: cryptojacking, ransomware, targeted attacks, mobile attacks, and attacks leveraging the ...

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French Minister Bruno Le Marie Highlights Importance of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. During this week’s G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, France’s minister of Finance Bruno Le Maire highlighted the importance bitcoin and cryptocurrencies may have in the world’s economy. Le Maire pointed out that France, along with Germany, called for cryptocurrencies to placed on G20’s agenda. The ...

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Cryptocurrency News Round-Up From Russia: Highlights

This is the first in a series of weekly news highlights about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency in Russia. Last week’s headlines included an endorsement of blockchain technology from President Putin, tax exemptions for cryptocurrencies and a legal decision that prevented the seizure of cryptocurrency assets in a bankruptcy case. Putin Endorses Technological Development in Russia During his conversation with Herman ...

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Ben Swann Highlights Censorship-Resistant Media Empowered by Dash

Ben Swann has taken to various media outlets, making a strong case for why Dash enables journalists to resist censorship. The host of the Reality Check investigative news segment and owner the the Truth in Media project recently became funded entirely by Dash following a year off-air. This was due to his previous employer, CBS 46 Atlanta, shutting down his ...

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Coincheck Hack Highlights the Need for Proper Decentralized Exchanges

Many different lessons can be learned from the Coincheck debacle. The heist on this Bitcoin exchange raises a lot of questions and provides few answers. Additionally, it seems criminals will continue to exploit any sort of weakness on centralized platforms. As such, there is a growing need for decentralized trading solutions. These decentralized exchanges will be of great interest to ...

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Cryptocurrencies in Doldrums | Read Today’s Highlights

Ripple (XRP) outperformed Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) in Monday trading, thanks to the news that XRP is likely to be listed on a Dubai-based cryptocurrency exchange. Ripple was trading around $1.34 at the time of writing, up almost 3% from the previous day. Ripple has lost a huge portion of its value in the last month despite some great ...

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