By Ekin Genç Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin told podcaster Lex Friedman that “deep academic rigor is overrated,” in an apparent swipe at Cardano, the crypto project led by former Ethereum co-founder Charles Hoskinson. Such projects “really emphasize having these big academic proofs for everything,” Buterin said on the podcast, uploadedContinue Reading

By Kevin Helms Norton has added a cryptocurrency mining feature to its antivirus software. Users will be able to mine ethereum while their computers are idle. Miners can track and transfer their crypto earnings into their Norton Crypto Wallet. Antivirus Software Can Mine Crypto Nortonlifelock (NASDAQ: NLOK), a global cybersecurityContinue Reading

By Decrypt Staff So…did Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and literal spaceship builder, just support a cryptocurrency called CumRocket, named so for its mission to send male ejaculate in the same direction as his reusable rockets? It’s not a call to make lightly. But the small yet enthusiastic groupContinue Reading

By Lubomir Tassev Kalashnikov Group, the Russian firearms manufacturer, is ready to transition to settlements in digital currency. The announcement came from the international economic forum in Saint Petersburg where the central bank of Russia reaffirmed its intention to replace “dirty” and “infectious” paper cash with the digital ruble that’sContinue Reading

By PR AquaGoat is an ecological social cryptocurrency with a purpose: saving the planet’s oceans. AquaGoat aims to help fund and donate to initiatives focused on cleaning and protecting the planet’s oceans and waterways, all while generating income (yield-generation) and value to its holders. Since the project began onContinue Reading

By Sergio Goschenko Pascal Blanque, CIO of Amundi, one of the biggest asset managers in Europe, has stated that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are a farce, exposing its skeptical stance on the real value of cryptocurrencies. The investor stated that crypto assets are an expression of markets making bubbles andContinue Reading

By Ana Grabundzija Popular YouTuber and gaming leaker Tom Henderson shared that Rockstar‘s upcoming Grand Theft Auto release (GTA 6) will reward players with an in-game cryptocurrency. In-game Bitcoin New York-based video game publisher Rockstar Games released the iconic GTA 5 almost eight years ago, and we still don’t knowContinue Reading

By Jamie Redman Regional reports disclose South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) had a closed-door meeting with roughly 20 different cryptocurrency exchanges on June 3. The report highlights that virtual asset business operators (VASPs) that attended the meeting all had ISMS (Information Security Management System) certification. South Korean Regulator HoldsContinue Reading

By Andrew Hayward Earlier today, cryptocurrency exchange FTX announced an enormous 10-year, $210 million naming rights sponsorship for popular esports organization Team SoloMid (TSM), which competes in a wide array of video games. However, since the initial news broke, a new wrinkle has emerged that makes the deal less valuableContinue Reading

By Jeff Benson Many Bitcoin proponents have chided the US Federal Reserve for its policy during (and before) the coronavirus pandemic of printing money to stimulate sections of the economy. Cryptocurrency proponent Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) thinks the Fed’s monetary policy bears some resemblance to the tokenomics of the world’sContinue Reading

By Samuel Wan Source: Crypto YouTuber Lark Davis points out that Bitcoin is headed for a death cross “unless something changes soon.” At the current trajectory, the bearish technical pattern will occur in mid-June. Unless something changes soon for #bitcoin then we could be staring down a death cross inContinue Reading

By PR PRESS RELEASE. Planetwatch, a French start-up which decentralizes and incentivizes environmental monitoring, announced that its utility token, PLANETS, will be listed on Bitfinex on June 4th. PLANETS are the first Algorand Standard Asset (barring stablecoins) to be supported on a major international exchange. Claudio Parrinello, PlanetWatch’s CEOContinue Reading

By Ana Grabundzija Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said yesterday that numerous crypto businesses are withdrawing their application to legally register, while failing to meet anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing rules. From the beginning of 2020, businesses performing cryptocurrency activities in the UK needed to comply with the amended MoneyContinue Reading

By Scott Chipolina Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA 6)—the much anticipated next installment of the GTA franchise—is rumored to feature cryptocurrency in-game. Tom Henderson, described by gaming news outlet Game Rant as a “reputable leaker,” said yesterday that “I heard recently that in GTA 6, some missions will reward youContinue Reading