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XRP hard fork: Is it happening?

The third most popular cryptocurrency, XRP is going through a rough patch these days as it is not able to recover its price and the market is flooded with the token. The XRP community is not happy, and investors...

Ripple and PNC Bank collaborate to implement RippleNet

In the recent tie-up, a division of PNC Bank, one of the top ten lenders in the United States has officially joined RippleNet. They have assets worth $400 billion with them. RippleNet is a technology built by Ripple, which...

Thailand Finance department launches blockchain projects

The Revenue Department and Comptroller-General's Department of Thailand in a few weeks will launch a pilot project using blockchain technology. Thailand's Finance minister Uttama Savanayana announced that this project would aim to reduce frauds related to Value added tax...

Man behind 485Cr bitcoin scam in India murdered, 5 arrested

In the Indian city Dehradun, police found the alleged man behind a 485cr ($67 million) bitcoin scam dead. According to the timesofindia report, police arrested five members of the core team who allegedly killed Abdul Shakoor, the man behind...

SEC gets behind Bitqyck for selling illegal tokens

Cryptocurrency has gained quite some name in a matter of a few years, and with this name came many scams that caused monetary harm to many people. In the recent news, a Texas-based cryptocurrency firm, Bitqyck and it's founders...

Canadian bitcoin mining firm Hut 8 reports over 250% growth in revenue

Canda based bitcoin mining company HUT 8 reported a net profit of $25.3 million in the second quarter of this year after suffering a loss of $3.6 million in the last year. Revenues of the company have also increased...

Ripple CEO opens up about lawsuit, XRP sales and FUD

Ripple Ceo, Brad Garlinghouse, in series of tweets tried to shut down rumors and clear FUD among XRP. He tweeted about the questionable sources that are causing FUD about XRP and Ripple over the last few weeks. Brad Garlinghouse also...

G7 meeting concludes, Trump eases down on trade war, how would it affect BTC and other markets

The trade war between the USA and China has not slowed down, last week, Trump announced to raise taxes on more than $550 billion worth of Chinese goods. Yesterday, Trump in a press conference, justified his actions by saying...

New York school faces Ryuk Ransomware attack: pays BTC worth $88,000

The Rockville Center, N.Y. School District in Long Island had to pay $88,000 in cryptocurrency after hackers used the Ryuk ransomware to get access to the school's data. According to local news reports, Ryuk ransomware infiltrated the two school's...

Facebook adds one more lobbyists to the list. Is Libra launch coming earlier than expected?

Facebook has been part of the headlines for a while now because of their upcoming project 'Libra' and because of all the problems that are coming with it. Libra is facing a strong pushback by the government authorities because...

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Unrest over bank closure and withdrawal limits in Lebanon continues

Banks in Lebanon have put restrictions on the amount people can withdraw, which has caused widespread anger among citizens....