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Spain’s Largest Radio Station Under Siege By Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

On today’s episode of the deteriorating state of cyberspace, Spain’s largest radio station is believed to be held hostage by some cybercriminals, who demand a €750,000 (about $835,000) in Bitcoin(BTC)trade.Spaniards and the general public woke up to a rather appalling news on Friday. The news of the ransomware attack on

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Bakkt Posts Second Largest Trading Volume; Bullish for Bitcoin

Bakkt’s monthly futures volume surged to $10 million, the second-largest on record. The steady growth of Bakkt’s monthly futures volume may reflect the growing interest of institutional investors. In addition, the rise in volume is giving analysts more reason to be bullish on bitcoin. Bakkt’s monthly futures volume on Tuesday skyrocketed to 1,061

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Largest American Food Coop to Pilot Mastercard’s Blockchain Tech

Topco Associates, the largest American retail food group purchasing organization, will pilot Mastercard’s blockchain tech in its operations. According to a press release on Oct. 27, Topco will test a traceability platform developed by logistics firm Envisible. The Wholechain platform is based on Mastercard’s blockchain-based Provenance Solution. Topco will use the

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Bitmain Launches ‘World’s Largest’ Bitcoin Mining Facility in Texas

Chinese cryptocurrency hardware manufacturer Bitmain has opened what it claims is the “world’s largest” facility for Bitcoin (BTC) mining in Rockdale, Texas. In a news release published on Oct. 21, Bitmain revealed the project had been completed together with the Rockdale Municipal Development District and Canadian technology firm DMG Blockchain Solutions.Pledges

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Tracing Bitcoin Payments Helped Revealing Largest Child Porn Site

Law enforcement was able to trace payments in Bitcoin to the Darknet child porn site by following the flow of funds on the blockchain.Even though Governments all over the world are constantly warning people that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (especially Libra nowadays) could be dangerous for financing terrorism actions or

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Largest Tencent Shareholder Leads $15M Round in Blockchain Game Developer

Naspers, the largest shareholder of Chinese Internet giant Tencent, participated in a $15 million investment in blockchain game developer Immutable. Key investorsImmutable, a Sydney-based blockchain gaming startup, completed a new funding round led by Naspers and Mike Novogratz's crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital, the company announced in a blog post

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Germany’s Largest Bank Joins JPMorgan’s Blockchain Network

Germany’s largest bank, Deutsche Bank, has joined JPMorgan’s blockchain-based network, the Interbank Information Network (IIN).Two years in operationLaunched as a pilot in 2017, the JPMorgan-led blockchain initiative now has a network of 320 banks that have entered the platform to swap global payments data using the Ethereum network, the

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