Monthly Archives: June 2020

Cyprus Hospital Ready to Store COVID-19 Test Results on Blockchain

VeChain’s medical records blockchain platform in Cyprus lets people prove, and control, COVID-19 test results. Blockchain tracking platform VeChain announced on Twitter on June 20 that its blockchain-based medical data management platform co-developed with digital healthcare solution firm I-Dante has gone live and will store COVID-19 testing results. The platform, dubbed E-NewHealthLife, was deployed in the Mediterranean Hospital in the Republic of Cyprus. Cyprus citizens who go to the hospital’s COVID-19 laboratory to undergo real-time diagnostic and antibodies testing, will have their medical and test records on […]

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Bitcoin’s Battle, Robinhood Tragedy, $2.1B Black Hole: Hodler’s Digest, June 15–21

Why Bitcoin hitting $9,600 could be a big deal, Robinhood vows to make improvements after customer’s suicide, and Wirecard’s missing billions. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Should Bitcoin traders stay bullish if BTC price corrects to $7,700? Bitcoin is at a pivotal point — and the next […]

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How and Why Major Stars Are Embracing Tokenization

The next step toward blockchain adoption could be tokenized technological solutions implemented as a financial instrument within the entertainment industry. Over the last two years, the cryptocurrency industry has gone through a paradigm shift, as developers, projects and users have begun applying blockchain technologies to ever more innovative and intriguing use cases. Among these, the tokenization of entertainers, sports stars and big personalities stands out as one of the most unusual recent trends because traditional sports, entertainment and modern technologies like blockchain seem like an unlikely pairing. […]

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Satoshi Nakamoto Kidnapped, Tortured by NSA to Destroy Crypto in New Movie ‘Decrypted’

Decrypted, a new crypto movie about Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, is in production. In this “outrageous and provocative dark comedy,” Satoshi Nakamoto is kidnapped by the NSA and tortured for information that could help the government destroy cryptocurrency. Satoshi Nakamoto in New Crypto Movie A new movie about cryptocurrency and Bitcoin’s creator, the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, is in production. Categorized as a comedy on IMDB, the movie “Decrypted” is written by Mick Sands and directed by Tom Sands. The movie’s description on IMDB reads: […]

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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies to Watch This Week: BTC, ETH, ADA, LEO, XMR

A few major cryptocurrencies are attracting buyers on dips, which suggests that investor sentiment remains bullish. Only about 3.5 million Bitcoin (BTC) are available for trading, according to new data from blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis. The remaining 11.4 million are held as long-term investment and 3.7 million are believed to be lost.  This suggests that if institutional investors enter the crypto space and invest for the long-term, the tradeable supply of the top-ranked cryptocurrency on CoinMarketCap is likely to shrink further and possibly boost the price of […]

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Developer Who Successfully Hacked Bitcoin Wallet Ensures Bitcoin Is Still Safe

John Cantrell ensures people that Bitcoin is still safe despite the fact he successfully hacked a Bitcoin wallet. John Cantrell, Bitcoin and Lightning Network project developer, recently revealed he had successfully hacked a Bitcoin address. His article, however, received a number of responses with many concluding Bitcoin isn’t secure. Cantrell felt people missed the point of the exercise so, in a tweet thread on June 19, explained and ensured people that despite hacking a wallet, Bitcoin is still safe.  Takes forever to crack the wallet  According to […]

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Hundreds of Sites Now Earn Crypto Trading Fees: Exchange WordPress Plugin Sees 300 Active Installs

A couple of months ago, a new WordPress (WP) plugin launched that allows anyone to host a digital currency trading platform. With the application, WP website owners can earn fees from various crypto asset trades. The developer of the plugin called “Wpcryptoexchange” tweeted on June 19, that there are now 300 active installs of his Crypto Exchange WordPress plugin. On April 22, 2020, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a new platform called the “Wpcryptoexchange” or the Crypto Exchange WordPress plugin. For now, the application allows people to trade various […]

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Blockchains Are an Excellent Solution for Privacy, Part 2

The second part of a series of articles on the advantages and challenges in the usage of blockchain technology for collecting and sharing information, without violating users’ privacy. From a technical viewpoint, blockchain is a growing records list that is cryptographically tied to and managed by a peer-to-peer network. At the same time, they join a protocol of communication among nodes to validate new blocks. Essentially, a blockchain is a way of validating data transactions in a permanent and immutable manner to guarantee that the transaction: Has […]

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United States in Distress: Changemakers Needed Now

The world’s leading technological and economic country is significantly outdated on two major levels requiring dramatic changes: government and politicians. As with most of the globetrotting crypto and blockchain set, I find myself grounded. Me, in my Manhattan apartment for the past several months, watching the COVID-19 pandemic grow out of control while systems break down in spectacular fashion and frighteningly few politicians provide effective leadership. Compounding the effects of the health crisis is the ensuing economic crisis, which has left historic levels of Americans unemployed and […]

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Jay Clayton Leaves SEC: Crypto Industry Hopeful for Bitcoin ETF Approval

Chairman Jay Clayton is geared to leave the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) after President Donald Trump nominates him to serve as the next U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. With his departure, the cryptocurrency industry is hopeful that the SEC will finally approve a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Jay Clayton Exiting SEC, What It Means for Crypto and Bitcoin ETF Approval The U.S. Department of Justice released a statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on Friday. “President Trump intends to nominate […]

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