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NZ Police Investigate Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Hack

Cryptopia homepage, January 16, 2019 New Zealand police are investigating the hack of cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which resulted in “significant losses” that some estimate could amount to more than US$ 3.5 million.    Christchurch company Cryptopia, which has been said to be operating New Zealand’s largest cryptocurrench exchange, shut down its website and exchange services […]

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Mongolia Capital City to Pilot Blockchain Payment System

Blockchain startup Terra signs partnership with Mongolia’s capital city Ulaanbaatar Mongolia’s capital city of Ulaanbaatar has unveiled plans to launch a pilot program that will see the city’s Nalaikh district deploy a blockchain-based payment system developed by stablecoin startup Terra. Terra payment system The pilot program will launch within the next six months and offer […]

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Ex-Employee: TRON Can’t Handle BitTorrent’s Crypto Token, Will Likely Use Different Network

Simon Morris, former Chief Strategy Officer at BitTorrent, believes that TRON won’t be able to manage BitTorrent’s high rate of transactions. His statement comes only a few days after TRON announced that it was going to launch BitTorrent crypto tokens on Binance Launchpad. In an interview with blockchain magazine BREAKER, Morris said that the network would […]

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There’s Less than $100k at Stake on Ethereum Gambling DApp Augur

Tetras Capital Founding Partner Alex Sunnarborg has revealed that decentralised gambling platform Augur is suffering from the same lack of volume that continues to plague the decentralized application (dApp) ecosystem at large. Reacting to the platform’s weekly report released on January 9, Sunnarborg stated that the total volume of active markets on Augur is, in […]

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Ethereum Classic 51% Attack: Blockchain Security Researchers Reveal Full Implications

A blockchain security research firm called Slowmist has released a full report on the attack that recently took place against Ethereum Classic. The report indicates that several exchanges are the victims of a concerted 51% attack. Notably, the researchers report that the attack begins January 5th at 19:58:15 UTC. Days pass before anyone notices. The […]