Gerald Cotten, QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange's owner took to the grave 190 million dollars belonging to the platform's clients. Some people, however, believe that Cotten faked the death and is still alive. They also demand the exhumation and autopsy of his body.
As the report published by Grayscale proves, women show almost as much interest in Bitcoin (BTC) as men. Even thougha piece of information like that might surprise, as many as 56.2% of women see great potential in cryptocurrencies.
The price of Tezos (XTZ) has increased by over 30% over the last week, which is more than any other coin among the leading altcoins. As a result, XTZ is currently in the top ten cryptocurrencies in terms of market capitalization.
Peter Wood, the CEO of the CoinBurp cryptocurrency platform has faced a rather unique challenge: he had to say the word "crypto" as many as 100,000 times... during a live broadcast in addition. What was his reason?
The Lithuanian Central Bank issued a press release in which it informed about the intention to release the world's first digital collector coin dedicated both to the Act of Independence of Lithuania (from the 16th of February, 1918) and to its twenty signatories.
Blockchain technology ended up in space. Last week, SpaceChain's cryptocurrency wallet, aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX, was launched into the stratosphere. The wallet is currently revolving around the Earth aboard the ISS.
The Ethereum's network has gone through a long-awaited fork, Istanbul, which took place at block number 9 069 000. It is the third update in 2019.
As the latest reports show, the digital currency issued by the French central bank will be tested at the beginning of the next year. As a consequence, France is taking the lead in the race to issue the first digital currency of the central bank.
Europe is clearly concerned that the United States and China may dominate the online payment system through digital currencies. The European region is of the opinion that there is a gap which should be filled in order to make transactions faster, cheaper and safer.
The CEO of Upbit, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, confirmed that it has been hacked and robbed for nearly $51 million in Ethereum cryptocurrency. All transactions on the exchange have been suspended.
A recent crackdown of China on the cryptocurrency market could have led whales to transfer huge numbers of BTC. Just a moment after the reports from this country, an unknown whale transferred 46,000 BTC, worth at that time as much as $338 million.
Some time ago, Vitalik Buterin participated in Eric Weinstein's podcast in which he revealed some of his life's details. He talked about, among others, holding the position of reporter in Bitcoin Magazine and about launching Ethereum. Not everything was as colorful as it might seem.