Crypto Crime Falls in China, Surges in Hong Kong, Reports Reveal

China’s cryptocurrency transactions related to criminal activities have decreased significantly over the past couple of years, a new report suggests. At the same time, its special administrative region of Hong Kong is seeing a spike in crypto-related crime this year, with authorities attributing the rise to the popularity of crypto investments. Chinese Crime-Related Crypto Transactions Drop, According to Chainalysis China has been a leader in the global crypto space, not only because of its control over a large portion of bitcoin’s hashrate but also in terms of activity of its…

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Millions of Latest Antminers S19i Are Ready – BitFuFu Cloud Hashrate Platform Restarts Running Plan

PRESS RELEASE. Since May 30, the BTC mining difficulty has lowered for 4 times in a row. The mining rig migration is continuing, leading to a surge of incomes in mining farms outside China. With early layout of mining farms outside China, BitFuFu takes the lead to restart running plan and restock new mining plans. As the first cloud mining platform that restarts running plan in the industry, BitFuFu provides users with a mining feast from a drop of difficulty. Early move makes BitFuFu the industry-first platform to restart running…

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Ethereum Community Gears up for the Long-Awaited London Fork Set to Go Live on August 5

The Ethereum community has been gearing up for the highly anticipated London Network Upgrade which should take place on August 5 around 2:00 p.m. (EDT). Node operators have been asked to upgrade their nodes as soon as possible, as the upgrade is scheduled to take place at block height 12,965,000. Ethereum Set to Fork on Thursday, Blockchain Will See 5 Improvements According to the countdown clock hosted on etherscan.io, the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain will be upgraded in the near future, on or around Thursday afternoon. Previously, Bitcoin.com News reported on…

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Cryptocurrency Gaining Mainstream Interest as Payment Option: Report

Cryptocurrency is gaining mainstream traction among consumers who want to use it for purchases, according to a new report. Out of more than 8,000 U.S. consumers surveyed, 93% of crypto users would make purchases with cryptocurrency in the future. Growing Number of People Want to Pay With Cryptocurrencies A new report titled “The Cryptocurrency Payments Playbook: Cryptocurrencies Gain Momentum As A Payment Option” published by Pymnts and Bitpay shows that consumers are increasingly interested in using cryptocurrencies for payments. “The report analyzes a census-balanced survey of 8,008 U.S. consumers who…

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Bitcoinsv Chain Suffers 51% Attack: Analyst Claims BSV Network Experienced a 100-Block Reorg

Reports show that the Bitcoinsv blockchain suffered from a 51% attack on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, as the founder of Blockchair, Nikita Zhavoronkov explained the network endured a 100 block reorg “wiping out 570k transactions.” Onchain Observers Witness a Deep Bitcoinsv Reorg The Bitcoinsv (BSV) network has been having issues lately following problems the protocol saw in mid-July. At that time, 78% of the network was mined by a single entity called Taal and a number of exchange providers halted services. On August 3, the founder of Blockchair, Nikita Zhavoronkov,…

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There’s 30 Doge-Like Tokens Today — New Daddy Doge Jumps 57% This Week, Promises To Be First in Space

Following the hype surrounding dogecoin, shiba inu, and then baby doge, another token called daddy doge (DADDYDOGE) has been gathering steam. The coin saw some interest after Elon Musk said the words “daddy doge” in a video of Tesla’s CEO being escorted to a car. Furthermore, the developers of the Daddy Doge project claim the coin will be the first of the Doge family of cryptocurrencies to be sent to space. During the last seven days of trading, daddy doge has gathered 57.6% in gains. Another Doge-Like Token Claims To…

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Monero Developer Arrested in US on Fraud Charges at Request of South African Government

Former lead maintainer of Monero Riccardo Spagni, aka Fluffypony, has been arrested in the U.S. and is now waiting for his extradition to South Africa where he will stand trial for fraud. Spagni described the case as “an old matter, which I have continuously been trying to resolve since 2011.” Fluffypony Arrested, Waiting for Extradition to South Africa The U.S. government filed a Memorandum of Extradition Law and Request for Detention Pending Extradition Proceedings for Riccardo Paolo Spagni with a district court in Tennessee on July 21. Spagni, also known…

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Decentralized Crowd Funding Platform Rocket Launchpad Launches in the Tezos Ecosystem

Press Release: Rocket Launchpad is launching a Tezos-based IDO platform, allowing users to invest in the latest Tezos-based projects. Tortola, British Virgin Islands – Recently, the Tezos ecosystem has seen several high-profile partnerships, including collaborations with McLaren and Red Bull Racing. Since its launch, the number of projects currently using Tezos has grown to a total of 135. As its popularity continues to rise, a need for an efficient means to support early-stage projects is steadily starting to appear within the ecosystem. Rocket Launchpad is providing the solution for developing…

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Google’s New Cryptocurrency Ad Policy Goes Into Effect

Internet giant Google’s new ad policy has gone into effect. The company now allows certain cryptocurrency ads, such as those promoting cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets. Advertisers must meet certain requirements and be certified by Google. Google Now Allows Some Crypto Ads Google’s new ad policy for financial products and services, announced in June, has gone into effect. A notice on the internet giant’s website details: Beginning August 3, advertisers offering cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets targeting the United States may advertise those products and services when they meet the following requirements…

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Two Masterminds in Last Ditch Effort to Stall Liquidation of MTI

In a last-ditch attempt to stall the sale of Mirror Trading International (MTI) assets, two masterminds of the collapsed bitcoin Ponzi scheme have warned investors that liquidating the investment company will likely result in them being asked to return all withdrawn bitcoins. Opposition to Attempts at Declaring MTI a Ponzi Scheme In a court filing that opposes attempts to declare MTI “an illegal business,” Clynton and Cheri Marks insist that such a step will in fact cause investors to “forfeit everything to the state.” As the Mybroadband report reveals, the…

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