United Nations Is Among New Entrants in Forbes’ 2nd Blockchain 50 List

Forbes’ newly released Blockchain 50 list members moved from focus on theory to generating “very real revenues and cost savings.” Newly released Blockchain 50 list by major finance publication Forbes features some new entrants like major international association, the United Nations. Shortly after including six blockchain-focused firms into its Fintech 50 list last week, Forbes […]

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New Email Extortion Scam Targets Google’s AdSense, Demands Bitcoin

A new extortion scam targeting website owners serving banner ads through Google’s AdSense program demands BTC in exchange for preventing an attack. A new extortion scam targeting website owners serving banner ads through Google’s AdSense program has begun circulating the Internet. The malicious scheme demands Bitcoin (BTC) in exchange for preventing an attack, which would […]

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Google Partnership with Hedera Hashgraph Can Generate $1.9B by 2024

Cointelegraph talks to Hedera Hashgraph CEO about the potential of the company and how their governance model triumphs Libra. Independent research firm Fundstrat predicts that Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform, could generate $1.9 billion in value across its network by 2024. Fundstart’s predictions are highlighted in their latest report, which analyzes Hedera’s […]

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Russia Leads Multinational Stablecoin Initiative

Russia is taking the lead in issuing a multinational stablecoin backed by commodities with the Eurasian Economic Union, or EAEU, and BRICS countries. Russian President Vladimir Putin is the most influential person in the blockchain industry, according to Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, which added five trading pairs: Binance Coin (BNB), […]

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Bitcoin Tweets Reach 2-Year High as $10K Fuels Google Interest Surge

Twitter users churn out 75,000 posts mentioning Bitcoin in a single day, as price action sees mainstream consumers pay fresh attention. Bitcoin (BTC) hitting $10,000 catapulted it back into mainstream consciousness — but internet consumers were paying attention before, data shows. Statistics from monitoring resource Bitinfocharts reveal that in early February, mentions of Bitcoin on […]

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