archive-title Yearly Archives: 2020

Yearly Archives: 2020

Retail Accumulation? Number of Bitcoin Addresses With One or More Coins Sees Solid Rise

A key on-chain metric has witnessed growth over the past 12 months, possibly indicating steady accumulation of bitcoins by retail traders.  As of Jan. 14, there were 784,000 addresses holding one or more bitcoins, up nearly 11 percent from 707,000 seen a year ago, according to blockchain intelligence firm Glassnode. The number has more than […]

Hacker Noon Is Storing Content on a Blockchain After Ditching Medium

Hacker Noon is putting its money where its pen is, embedding blockchain features into its new publishing platform.  Annotations on Hacker Noon’s blog-styled content, with some 4 million monthly readers, will now be locally hosted on users’ spare storage space, said Hacker Noon CEO David Smooke in a press release. These annotations and in-line comments […]

Bank of England to consider adopting cryptocurrency – The Guardian

Cryptocurrencies BoE one of central banks weighing potential benefits amid decline of cash and emergence of Facebook’s libra BoE deputy governor Jon Cunliffe will co-chair the group on digital currencies. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/AFP/Getty The Bank of England will examine how Britain could adopt a bitcoin-style digital currency as part of a global group of central […]

Canadian Teen Charged for $50 Million Cryptocurrency Theft – Cointelegraph

An eighteen-year-old from Montreal is facing four criminal charges connected to a $50 million SIM-swapping scam targeting cryptocurrency holders, Infosecurity Magazine reported on Jan. 17. The hacker, Samy Bensaci, is accused by Canadian authorities of being part of a ring that stole millions of dollars in cryptocurrency from American and Canadian holders. The theft is […]

Venezuela fue colocada en la zona marrón en materia de violación de la libertad de expresión

Ese año, según los registros de Espacio Público hubo 151 violaciones a la libertad de expresión, cifra superior en 4,9% a las de 2006. Venezuela fue colocada en la zona marrón en materia de violación de la libertad de expresión. Se acentuaron las agresiones contra los medios y los comunicadores sociales. Hasta el cansancio el dictador repitió que su gobierno no […]