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Satoshi Nakamoto’s Seminal Bitcoin White Paper Turns 14 Today

Satoshi Nakamoto's Seminal Bitcoin White Paper Turns 14 TodayApproximately 14 years ago today, on Halloween, Satoshi Nakamoto introduced Bitcoin to the world by sharing the renowned white paper. Satoshi’s invention, shared on metzdowd.com’s Cryptography Mailing List, not only solved a problem that had plagued computer scientists for years, but the invention also redefined how people look at money. Furthermore, as a side effect, […]


October 31, 2022 0

Portugal to Tax Cryptocurrency Income According to Minister of Finance

portugalPortugal, one of the countries considered a crypto tax haven due to its absence of crypto-related taxation, is preparing to change this policy. Fernando Medina, minister of finance of Portugal, stated that the country is working on a framework to allow the taxation of cryptocurrency income gains following the principles of “justice” and “efficiency,” and […]


May 17, 2022 0

Ukraine Adds Dogecoin to List of Accepted Cryptos, Prime Minister Asks DOGE Co-Founder and Elon Musk to Donate

Ukraine Adds Dogecoin to List of Accepted Cryptos, Prime Minister Asks DOGE Co-Founder and Elon Musk to DonateAccording to a Twitter announcement stemming from Ukraine’s vice prime minister, Mykhailo Fedorov, the Ukrainian government will now accept dogecoin donations. Fedorov highlighted that meme assets like dogecoin are worth more than the Russian ruble and “even [memes] can support our army and save lives from Russian invaders.” Ukraine Vice Prime Minister: ‘Even Memes Can […]


March 2, 2022 0

German Online Bank N26 to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Business This Year

N26N26, a German online neobank, has announced it will get into the cryptocurrency trading business this year. The announcement was made by Max Tayenthal, co-founder and a CEO of the company, who pondered whether focusing on cryptocurrency instead of going global may have been a better idea. The company closed operations in the U.K. and […]


January 13, 2022 0

HP-Branded Servers Hijacked to Mine $110,000 Worth of Cryptocurrency

HPHackers recently took control of a group of HP-branded servers and used them to remotely mine a cryptocurrency called raptoreum, according to reports. This resulted in the compromised cluster of HP machines becoming the biggest contributor to the total mining pool of the cryptocurrency, allowing attackers to rake in $110,000 worth. The coins are said […]


December 28, 2021 0

Brave Browser to Integrate Solana Support

BraveBrave, the company behind the Brave browser, has partnered with Solana to provide support for the blockchain directly from its browser. According to a press release, the Brave browser will now default to Solana for cross-chain and decentralized app support. Brave users, that are now in the millions, will have access to a Solana wallet […]


November 10, 2021 0

Central Bank of Brazil Reports Brazilians Have Bought More Than $4 Billion in Cryptocurrency This Year

brazilBrazilians have brought over $4 billion of cryptocurrencies to the country, according to numbers from the Central Bank of Brazil. The commercial asset balance report presented shows that Brazilians have consistently acquired over $350 million dollars of cryptocurrencies each month since January. However, according to some analysts from the central bank, this number has the […]


October 18, 2021 0

Netflix Announces Documentary About Quadrigacx’s Downfall

netflixNetflix, the world’s largest video streaming company, has announced it is working on a documentary that deals with the aftermath of the Quadrigacx saga. According to brief descriptions, the documentary titled; “Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King,” deals with how the users affected by the death of Quadrigacx’s CEO Gerry Cotten try […]


September 27, 2021 0

NBA’s Dallas Mavericks’ Shop to Give Rewards to Customers Paying With Dogecoin and Other Cryptos

NBA's Dallas Mavericks' Shop to Give Rewards to Customers Paying With Dogecoin and Other CryptosThe professional basketball team owned by the billionaire Mark Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks, announced “Mavs Cryptomania,” which gives Dallasmavs.shop customers a $25 e-gift card if they pay with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum, bitcoin cash, and dogecoin. The Mav’s owner has been a big proponent of crypto assets and the Mav’s was the first NBA team […]


September 3, 2021 0

Israel’s Mossad Is Hiring a Cryptocurrency Specialist

Israel’s Mossad Is Hiring a Cryptocurrency SpecialistThe Israeli intelligence service, Mossad, is now looking to hire someone who understands digital currencies. According to the job posting, the role requires extensive expertise in the field of financial technologies. Mossad Recruiting Expert With Fintech Background Israel’s Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations, Mossad, is seeking an expert with a deep understanding of cryptocurrencies […]


August 10, 2021 0