Melanie Kramer

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US Gov’t Sanctions First Bitcoin Addresses

The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken action against two Iranian ransomware “facilitators.” The actions include publishing the perp’s...

Melanie Kramer | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Acceptance

Ohio ‘Plants a Flag’ For Bitcoin Adoption, Accepting BTC...

In what could be a further critical sign of cryptocurrency adoption in the U.S, businesses in Ohio will shortly be able to pay their taxes online using Bitcoin. The progression will be...

Melanie Kramer | 12 months ago
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Hong Kong Regulation Set to Benefit Custody Company InVault

Cryptocurrency custody services company InVault, from Shanghai, has launched in Hong Kong just in time to take advantage of the special administrative region’s new rules for...

Melanie Kramer | 12 months ago
Hacker Steals $1 Million Using Just a Phone Number
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Hacker Steals $1 Million Using Just a Phone Number

In a method known as “SIM swapping,” 21-year-old hacker Nicholas Truglia stole $1 million from a San Francisco executive and hacked the phones of a number of other Silicon Valley...

Melanie Kramer | 12 months ago
Gaming
Companies

Mythical Games Raises $16 Million to Develop Blockchain Gaming on EOS

Startup Mythical Games has emerged in the blockchain and gaming space, announcing $16 million in Series A funding. Not to mention a founding team of ex-Activision, Blizzard, and Yahoo...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
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Without a Digital Currency, Sweden Faces the Privatization of Money

Retail payments in Sweden are now almost entirely cashless. Without a central bank digital currency (CBDC) Sweden’s entire payments market would be reliant on the private financial...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
Decentralized Exchanges Can’t Escape the SEC, Warns its Cyber Chief
Ethereum

Decentralized Exchanges Can’t Escape the SEC, Warns Its Cyber Chief

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges in the first-ever case involving a decentralized Ethereum-based exchange. The head of the SEC’s new cyber unit has...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
AI Needs the Computational Capacity that Blockchain Promises
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AI Requires the Computational Capacity that Blockchain Provides

Centralized data servers might not cope with the power AI needs. At best, they can be least slow and expensive. Could blockchain-based decentralized marketplaces for computational...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
TravelbyBit to Integrate Binance’s BNB Coin Across all Merchants
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TravelbyBit to Integrate Binance’s BNB Coin Across all Merchants

Tourism cryptocurrency-payments startup TravelbyBit is ready to announce BNB integration across all its merchants, including shopping at Australia’s cryptocurrency-ready Brisbane...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
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News

Are Bitcoin Donations Worth the Risk for the U.S. Midterms?

The U.S midterms are approaching, and the threat of digital interference in U.S elections remains a major concern. Should potentially anonymous donations to election candidates in...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Education

Students are Paying in Bitcoin to Study Blockchain in Paris

Financia Business School, a dedicated financial and business degree awarding institute in Paris, now teaches blockchain and accepts cryptocurrency payments from its students. The...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
Do Wages Need to be Paid in Bitcoin for Retailer Adoption to Happen?
Bitcoin Acceptance

Do Wages Need to be Paid in Bitcoin for Retail Adoption to Happen?

Is this a case of chicken and egg? If more retailers accepted Bitcoin, would more employees expect their wages paid in Bitcoin? Or, does Bitcoin need to be viewed more widely as a...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago

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