Recent attempts by Daniel Oberhaus, a writer at Motherboard, to uncover the mystery of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto were unsuccessful as a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request he sent to spy agency, CIA, only received a ‘Glamor response’ which is neither a denial nor a confirmation.
South Korea is considering launching a zone that will be dedicated to blockchain and virtual currency firms with the aim of developing the ecosystem.
Research conducted by a team of two at the University of Texas has revealed that a pattern has emerged showing that at pivotal moments the Tether virtual currency was spent on Bitcoin and this assisted in driving the price of the flagship cryptocurrency to record highs.
Ireland is aiming to become a leading hub for blockchain technology and an initiative branded Blockchain Ireland has been launched with a view of promoting innovation.
Pursuing the same mission of empowering migrant workers and supporting economic growth via digital technologies.
Ethereum Classic is coming to the Coinbase crypto exchange platform, adding to the already existing portfolio of cryptocurrencies.
China’s biggest state-owned newspapers, Global Times, has called for enhanced regulation of cryptocurrencies in the country rather than an outright ban sparking speculation that the government of China may revisit the ban that was imposed on trading of digital currencies.
GMO Internet, an internet service firm based in Japan, has launched a digital currency mining rig known as GMO Miner B2which comes equipped with 7 nanometer chips.
A Swiss bank known as Hypothekarbank Lenzburg has made history by becoming the first bank in the country to open accounts for crypto and blockchain startups.
Valerie Szczepanik has been appointed to take over a newly created “czar” position that will oversee the regulation of cryptocurrencies and ICOs.