After MIT Find Vulnerabilities, Medici Ventures Defends Blockchain Voting App Voatz

CEO of Overstock has issued a statement supporting blockchain in voting in response to the technology’s recently published vulnerabilities claims. Jonathan Johnson, CEO of Overstock and president of Medici Ventures, has issued a statement supporting blockchain in voting in response to the technology’s vulnerabilities claims published on Feb. 13. Emerging technologies got in the crosshairs […]

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Reuters to Provide Fact-Checking for Facebook Amid 2020 US Presidential Elections

Major global publication Reuters has established a new unit in partnership with Facebook with the objective of identifying misinformation on social media. In partnership with Facebook, Reuters has established a new unit tasked with identifying misinformation on social media.  As Reuters reported on Feb. 12, social media giant Facebook’s Third-Party-Fact-Checking Program and the news outlet […]

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Crypto Community Loses Its 2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang

Cryptocurrency-friendly United States presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced the end of his campaign. Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have lost a proponent and ally in the American political landscape.  Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur and Democratic candidate in the United States presidential elections, has suspended his campaign for president. NPR reports on Feb. 11 that Yang told […]

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Crypto Derivatives Exchange Adds ‘BERNIE’ Futures Following ‘TRUMP’

After releasing TRUMP trading last week, crypto exchange FTX plans to launch five more presidential election futures products, including BERNIE. After launching TRUMP futures trading last week, FTX plans to release five additional 2020 presidential election-based futures products. “What we’re about to come out with is just similar contracts for the top five Democratic candidates,” […]

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Alexander Vinnik Claims Injustice While Now Fighting Charges in France

The case against suspected Bitcoin money launderer Alexander Vinnik enters a new phase, Cointelegraph reaches out to Vinnik’s lawyers. After spending 30 months in detention, Greek authorities have finally extradited the Russian national and alleged Bitcoin (BTC) money launderer Alexander Vinnik to France. Prosecutors in France are charging Vinnik, operator of the defunct BTC-e crypto […]

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Crypto Users Can Bet on the 2020 Election with a Futures Trading Product Called TRUMP

Crypto exchange FTX launches TRUMP futures trading, letting users bet on the upcoming U.S. presidential elections. Crypto derivatives exchange FTX recently launched “TRUMP,” a new futures trading product that lets users bet on President Trump’s re-election in 2020.  TRUMP “is a futures contract that expires to $1 if Trump wins the 2020 presidential general election […]

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