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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FTX and Entertainment Giant Dolphin to Launch NFT Marketplace

On August 2, West Realm Shire Services Inc., the owner and operator of FTX.US, revealed the company has partnered with film and television production company Dolphin Entertainment. According to the announcement, FTX and Dolphin will be launching a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace dedicated to sports and entertainment brands. Dolphin Entertainment Partners With FTX.US While non-fungible token collectibles continue to see demand, a slew of crypto firms revealed plans to launch NFT marketplaces this year. On Monday, Dolphin and FTX explained the two companies have joined forces to launch an NFT…

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Two Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Projects Are Being Developed in Argentina

Two blockchain-based digital identity projects are being developed in different regions of Argentina, with different objectives. One of them is directed to improve government-citizen relationships, facilitating these interactions in Misiones. The other one seeks to improve financial inclusion in the region of Gran Chaco. These two initiatives are being organized by Project Didi, an organization financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). Blockchain Being Tested to Certify Citizen Identity in Argentina Two new blockchain-based identity projects are now being implemented in different areas of Argentina, looking to improve the experience…

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Venezuela’s Maduro Wants to Offer Crypto-Based Loans to Agricultural Producers

Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela, stated the country could offer cryptocurrency-based loans to the agricultural sector, in addition to the traditional loans in several fiat currencies. He also stated that Venezuela has worked with petro and other cryptocurrencies for three years, pioneering the use of this kind of asset in Latam. Government Hints at Offering Cryptocurrency Loans in Venezuela Maduro hinted at the possibility of giving loans in cryptocurrency to the agricultural industry in an announcement made in a cabinet meeting last Thursday. He stated the country would look for…

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Alchemy Pay and Binance Partner to Drive Binance Pay Merchant Integration

PRESS RELEASE. Singapore, August 3, 2021 – Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has partnered with crypto-fiat hybrid payment solutions provider Alchemy Pay to build a payment bridge between crypto and fiat through the Binance Pay wallet. Binance Pay is a contactless, borderless, and secure user-to-user cryptocurrency payment feature on the Binance App. Launched as beta in February, Binance Pay’s functions allow users and merchants to send and receive crypto payments around the world without incurring special handling fees for using crypto. Supported by Alchemy Pay’s fiat-crypto integration, Binance Pay…

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