San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) – Crypto Mondays, Dorado Genesis and the Act 20/22/60 Special Committee of the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, today announced their first joint event, “THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNET AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY”, will be held on Monday, November 16, 2020. Cryptocurrency leaders will gather together for the 3-hour online event transmitted from Puerto Rico. The cryptocurrency and blockchain event will be powered by Zoom, starting at 5:00 PM AST as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Agenda topics will cover bitcoin, mining, stablecoin and staking fundamentals, no barrier entry, entrepreneurship opportunities in crypto, the 4th Technological Revolution and the future of the internet and the global economy.
Confirmed speakers include:
ANDREW KEYS – Managing Partner at Digital Asset Risk Management Advisors (DARMA Capital), who recently partnered with LiquidStake to tackle the staking Liquidity problem for Ethereum
Brisbane, Australia, Nov. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scalable, Flexible and Applicable to Multiple Use-Cases Metrix Coin and its ticker MRX is not just another PoS cryptocurrency, but rather a blockchain technology that offers benefits to consumers and businesses, scalable to encompass growth and flexibility to implement in multiple use-cases.
About PoS cryptocurrencies
A little background about PoS crypto algorithms first. In this kind of algorithm, anyone with a certain amount of coins participates in the transaction validation and block creation process that renders a stake reward (a process known as staking). It is simple, one must create a wallet, hold coins until maturity is reached, and have it connected online participating in the network to start receiving stake rewards. In order to prevent centralization and monopolization of the network by someone with the highest value of coins at stake, a number of techniques
Telegram has been ordered to pay over $620,000 in legal costs to Lantah, the firm Telegram sued over the use of the GRAM ticker.
Lantah LLC, founded in 2017 by Daniel Jeffery, is a small company that wants to create a “global borderless marketplace” for cryptocurrencies.
The startup was sued in May 2018 by Telegram over the use of the “GRAM” ticker on the back of the Telegram Open Network (TON) project, in which the secure messaging service secured over $1.7 billion from investors by selling GRAM tokens during an Initial Coin Offering (ICO).
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Telegram accused Lantah of copyright infringement, false designation of origin, and unfair competition. Lantah countered with the argument that the trademark had already been filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 2017, as noted by Coin Telegraph.
One of President Trump’s campaign websites was briefly defaced Tuesday
Hackers asked visitors to make payment in Monero before releasing confidential information about the president
The Trump campaign denied that any sensitive information was stored on the website
Hackers managed to deface one of President Donald Trump’s campaign websites briefly, while attempting to solicit the cryptocurrency Monero from visitors of the site.
On Tuesday night, Trump’s campaign message was removed briefly from the website, donaldjtrump.com, and was replaced by a message stating “this site has been seized,” along with FBI and Department of Justice logos. The site was restored within 30 minutes.
The hackersclaimed they accessed multiple devices and obtained sensitive information, including secret conversations and classified files that would prove the president had a hand in the origin of the coronavirus.
They also claimed to have obtained evidence that would prove the president’s criminal involvement and
President Trump’s campaign website was hacked Tuesday afternoon in an apparent cryptocurrency scam, the New York Times reports. “This site was seized,” the fake FBI notice read, before claiming without proof to have gained access to Trump’s private communications containing evidence of wrongdoing. Two cryptocurrency wallet addresses were then listed, asking visitors to send funds and effectively vote on whether these documents should be released.
In a statement posted on Twitter, the Trump campaign’s communications director Tim Murtaugh confirmed the defacement. He said “there was no exposure to sensitive data because none of it is actually stored on the site” and that the organization was “working with law enforcement authorities to investigate the source of the attack.” TechCrunch reports that the website’s original content was restored, “within a few minutes.”
According to The New York Times, journalist Gabriel Lorenzo Greschler was among the first to spot the hack and
President Trump’s campaign website was briefly and partially hacked Tuesday afternoon as unknown adversaries took over parts of the page, replacing them with what appeared to be a scam to collect cryptocurrency. There is no indication, despite the hackers’ claims, that “full access to trump and relatives” was achieved or “most internal and secret conversations strictly classified information” were exposed.
“the world has had enough of the fake-news spreaded daily by president donald j trump,” the new site read. “it is time to allow the world to know truth.”
The company will provide information to help account holders understand blockchain tech, the digital currency ecosystem and “the risks and opportunities related to investing in cryptocurrency.” It won’t charge users service fees to buy or sell cryptocurrency through the end of the year, and you won’t have to pay any fees for holding it in your PayPal wallet.
PayPal also plans to bring cryptocurrency to Venmo in the first half of 2021. It hopes to allow users in some other countries to buy and sell cryptocurrency next year too. The New York State Department of Financial Services has granted its first conditional “Bitlicense” to PayPal.
The company’s CEO Dan Schulman told Reuters that PayPal hopes the move will encourage global uptake of cryptocurrency. The service is also preparing for central banks and corporations to set up their own virtual currencies. PayPal cited a survey of central banks suggesting a tenth