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After hacking Ethereum.org forum, the hacker has resorted to selling of info related to Ledger, KeepKey and Trezor, the three most sought-after cryptocurrency hardware wallets. The three databases include address, name, phone number and email for over 80,000 users in total, but without passwords for accounts. Of late, the hacker has also started offering the   Read more...

Cryptocurrency focused investment fund, Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group, is estimated to have bought nearly 1/3rd of all freshly mined Bitcoin (BTC) in the last three months against the backdrop of the build up to the block reward halving event. Notably, the data has revealed that average weekly investments by   Read more...

Novice Ethereum anonymization covenant Tornado.cash has unveiled totally unalterable smart contracts, making the covenant “unstoppable”. While the venture has upheld tamper proof characteristics and proved that “code is law,” several within the Ethereum (ETH) community are suggesting avoiding holding funds by using trusting the covenant. Tornado has pointed out that “here are pros and cons”   Read more...

Academics at Carnegie Mellon University have published a report about the privacy characteristics of cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) and Zcash (ZEC), two of the populr cryptocurrency assets claiming to provide privacy for users. The report identifies that Monero’s presentation of stringent safety and privacy criteria on its wider ecosystem has preserved the asset’s position as “effectively   Read more...

Ontology has joined hands with German digital identity and cloud wallet provider, Spherity, to partner on speeding up advancement on digital identity solutions for products and companies. The collaboration will result in Spherity’s Cloud-Edge wallet embed on Ontology’s (ONT) blockchain, and permit Ontology to utilize Spherity’s Decentralized Digital Identity solutions. Both companies will join hands   Read more...

Financial Technology and Digital Innovation technology, which is Wyoming’s Select Committee on Blockchain, gathered with full strength, although online, on May 22. The program was announced on May 17, after the new select committee was formed by the earlier Blockchain Task Force. It is the first meeting of the committee. In the virtual meeting, Chairman   Read more...

Charles Hoskinson detailed on the cryptocurrency focused chip that IOHK is designing at its blockchain laboratory in the University of Wyoming. Hoskinson believes that the creation of such a chip would result in several path breaking use cases, including cash like experience while dealing with cryptocurrency. The idea came up when IOHK, the firm tasked   Read more...

in5, UAE headquartered firm fostering startups, is aiding the creation of blockchain powered approaches to minimize the spread of Covid-19 in the country and in turn flatten the curve. As per media reports, Liber Health, backed by in5, has created a platform, with blockchain as the underlying technology, to assist in the identification of coronavirus   Read more...

Blockchain.com, which offers cryptocurrency wallet in addition to blockchain data, intends to back the ruble (RUB), Russia’s national currency. Even though some big exchanges like Binance have started supporting the Russian ruble, the government of Russia is yet to pass a law endorsing crypto in the country. Two days before, Blockchain.com revealed its future roadmap   Read more...