Tag: Trump

  • Vinnik
    Bitcoin

    Jailed Bitcoin Expert May Provide Insight Over Russia Election Meddling

    A Russian cryptocurrency expert may be the key to unlocking a U.S. investigation over Russia’s interference with American politics. Three countries are fighting to extradite Russian crypto expert Alexander Vinnik from Greece: Russia, France, and the U.S. Vladimir Putin’s government has already threatened retaliation against Greece if he doesn’t...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 4, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • Industry

    Crypto is Taking Over Venezuela, Due to the Country’s Destroyed Fiat System

    Venezuela is facing hyperinflation and international sanctions that have brought the economy and its people to their knees. In response, President Nicolás Maduro recently mandated that his Petro crypto will become the nation’s second official currency starting tomorrow, August 20. In relation, some believe a “post-fiat” world is emerging in...

    Thomas Delahunty | August 20, 2018 | 9:00 am
  • Maduro
    Industry

    Maduro Mandates Venezuela’s Petro to Become Second National Currency

    Facing hyperinflation as well as international sanctions that have brought Venezuela to its knees, controversial President Nicolás Maduro has mandated that his recently-developed Petro cryptocurrency become the nation’s second official currency. Maduro Adopts the Petro as Venezuela’s Second National Currency The news was announced by Maduro in a televised address today, and will...

    Thomas Delahunty | August 14, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • Trump
    Industry

    Donald Trump’s US Government to Focus More On Crypto-Related Fraud

    A new task force created by Donald Trump seeks to further investigate “cyber fraud” and “digital currency fraud,” as per an executive order from the U.S. President and his administration. Trump Looking at Crypto The announcement, made today, looks to place digital currencies amongst more traditional crimes like...

    Thomas Delahunty | July 11, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • Swarm
    Ethereum

    Ethereum’s Swarm Moves Closer to Achieving a Decentralized Internet

    The Swarm team has announced the immediate release of Swarm client v0.3. Swarm is a distributed storage platform and content distribution service which can facilitate decentralized hosting of websites leading to censorship-resistant content. Code Merged into Master Branch The main aim of Swarm is to provide a decentralized...

    tim copeland | June 22, 2018 | 2:31 pm
  • Iran
    Industry

    Iran Is Moving Ahead With Local Cryptocurrency Development Despite Crypto Ban

    Despite last weeks ban on the cryptocurrency market by central banking authorities, Iran is still moving ahead with plans to develop an experimental local coin, according to a government minister. Just last week Iran’s central bank prohibited banks in the country from dealing in cryptocurrencies, citing fears of...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 30, 2018 | 4:00 pm
  • bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Rallies to $8,000 In An Epic Recovery

    Bitcoin price movements during the last seven days have been buoyed by the $6,600 support while being limited below the $7,200 line, until today. Market forces have prompted the mother of all cryptocurrencies to rally towards $8,000 and test for resistance. Bitcoin Attempts Recovery Above $8,000 It could be...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 12, 2018 | 3:31 pm

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