Cryptocurrency Documentary to Air on Discovery Science Channel

“Open Source Money,” a documentary series on a crypto firm fully financed with cryptocurrency will air on cable television in the United States. According to an announcement on May 29, Discovery Science will air the documentary series about Disney-incubated blockchain company Dragonchain on July 4. The “Open Source Money” series was jointly produced by media …

MIT Group Funding Shows Growing Crypto Trading Interest

Floating Point Group, or FPG, a startup delivering institutional crypto traders automation technologies, garnered $2 million of capital from several entities. “It’s becoming clear that sophisticated quantitative traders and platform developers are viewing the cryptocurrency markets as an exciting new opportunity,” FPG CEO John Peurifoy explained in a May 28 statement.  The funding goes toward expansion  …

Libra Will Allow Facebook to Spike Ad Prices, Zuckerberg Reportedly Says

The proposed Libra cryptocurrency will allow Facebook to increase ad prices, the social network’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, according to Cnet.  At the event, Zuckerberg was reportedly asked how Facebook plans to profit from integrating Libra into its services.  Introducing a new cryptocurrency will make commerce more beneficial …

Reddit’s Fortnite Community Outpaces r/CryptoCurrency in Token Transfers

Reddit’s r/FortNiteBR community has conducted almost five times as many ERC-20 token transfers as the r/CryptoCurrency community with over 1% of Fortnite subscribers holding tokens.  After only two weeks of Reddit launching their Ethereum-based Community Points system, over 15,000 users have performed almost 18,000 token transfers with over 80% using FortNite’s Brick tokens as shown …

Kleiman Lawyers Seize on New Evidence of Craig Wright’s ‘Fabrication’

The Kleiman estate’s legal team has entered into evidence this week’s revelation that 145 addresses claimed by Craig Wright are not controlled by him. They filed a notice of supplementary evidence supporting their motion for sanctions against Wright earlier this morning, adding to their laundry list of complaints against the Satoshi-claimant. They said the new …

Roger Ver Wants to Buy Bitcoin.org

In August 2008, an individual believed to be Bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, purchased Bitcoin.org through an anonymous domain registrar.  When Satoshi left the community, he entrusted control of the site to a number of impartial individuals. Since that time, Bitcoin.org has largely operated as an educational resource, helping newcomers to the space learn about Blockchain …

Bitmain Confirms Ousting of Micree Zhan, Threatens Legal Action

Mining equipment producer Bitmain has issued two concurrent statements regarding its disgraced co-founder Micree Zhan, confirming his ousting in October. The statements were posted on Bitmain’s Weibo page on May 27, both of them reiterating that Micree Zhan, the company’s former chairman and legal representative, was removed from his position by a shareholders’ decision on …

1000 Corporate Systems Infected With Monero Mining Malware

The Blue Mockingbird malware gang has infected more than 1000 business systems with Monero mining malware since December 2019. The global scale of the hacker group’s operations was revealed by cloud security firm Red Canary on May 26. The report outlined the group’s methodology. The malware attacks servers running ASP.NET applications and exploits a vulnerability …