The Sia blockchain network has released the formal code for an imminent hard fork, which is designed to block miners using hardware produced by Bitmain and other major manufacturers. David Vorick, founder and CEO of Nebulous, announced the release of code version 1.3.6 in Sia’s official channel on Discord. It even reminded miners that the hard fork will be activated on Oct. 31.
The latest news on cryptocurrency suggests that a group of Internet hackers have pilfered $882 million of digital currency from crypto exchanges, an exploit that started since last year. Apparently, one group in particular has netted roughly half that amount. It was reportedly the North Korean hacking group called Lazarus, which is responsible for stealing $571 million through an analysis of 14 different attacks.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and a company were recently in a legal battle due to running a Ponzi scheme, which was centered on Bitcoin. The company, which was owned by a New York resident, lost the legal battle, though.
In the latest cryptocurrency news, a Japanese taxation policy committee recently held a debate in hopes of finding a means to simplify all taxes related to digital assets. The news came after reports suggest that the tax filing regime, which was put in place for all Japanese citizens, proved to be quite complex.
As far as cryptocurrency tracking resource CryptoCompare is concerned, its recent study has revealed that 85 percent of crypto assets enable development teams to alter their platforms. To create the report, it simply reviewed hundreds of crypto and blockchain projects.
In the latest cryptocurrency news, Binance has revealed its new software designed to deter any illicit transactions via a press release. The biggest cryptocurrency…
Civil, which is startup based in New York that aims to put journalism on a blockchain, has revealed its plans to issue refunds to users who were involved in its token sale. It appears that the firm reportedly failed to reach a pre-set minimal requirement.
The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, which is based out of San Francisco, is now opening an office in Dublin, Ireland. This new office, which will help the exchange expand its services in Europe is also a part of the contingency plan for when Brexit finally happens.