Blockchain 

$6.4 Milllion USD Worth of FSN Tokens Stolen in Fusion Network Hack

Fusion Network, a blockchain-based stablecoin exchange, has announced that $6.4 million USD worth of FSN tokens have been taken from a compromised wallet. The foundation in charge of the network revealed the theft in a blog post on Saturday, September 28. The post stated that one of the network’s wallets, containing 10 million of the Fusion Network’s native FSN tokens and 3.5 million ERC-20 FSN tokens had been emptied. The blog post went on to suggest that the theft may have been an inside job: “There is uncertain evidence showing that theft…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Fraud | Two New Cases Circulating the Media

New cases of Bitcoin fraud are back circulating the media. Back in May, the NYPD warned the public about Bitcoin scams, but that hasn’t stopped incidences of fraud from occurring. In the news this week, we have learned of two new Bitcoin fraud cases: one involves a Pennsylvania resident, and the other, interestingly enough, involves Queen Elizabeth II. Well, kind of. Here’s everything we know. Bitcoin Fraud: The Most Recent Cases The first case of Bitcoin fraud dates back to July of last year, but it’s just now making its…

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Blockchain 

Ripple’s Xpring Acquires Logos Network to Build XRP DeFi Products

San Francisco-based crypto startup Ripple has acquired Logos Network, a payment platform, to help in developing decentralized financial products. Ripple is the firm behind XRP, which is the third-largest cryptocurrency. Xpring Growing Its Team The investment arm of the company, Xpring initiative, has already brought on board the Logos Network. Logos Network is a blockchain-based payment platform focused on scalability and speed. With the acquisition of the platform, Xpring will now have an additional nine engineers on its team. Xpring will now have a team of 32 members, quite the leap…

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Cryptocurrency 

Cryptocurrency Faces Challenges in Cuba Despite Growing Crypto Adoption

Cuba rolled out mobile across the country last year, and this has resulted in increased usage of cryptocurrency. Most Cubans are increasingly using cryptocurrencies to circumvent economic sanctions levied by the US to access the global marketplace. However, despite this increasing adoption, crypto still faces several challenges in Cuba. Some of the challenges include restricted access to cryptocurrency exchanges, lack of proper regulations, as well as the growing acceptance of the gold-backed MLM stablecoin. Using Crypto to Circumvent Sanctions A report published on September 12 by Reuters included passages from…

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Blockchain 

Bithumb’s $350 Million Acquisition is All Set to Be Canceled

Over the course of the past few years, the crypto ecosystem in South Korea has grown quite quickly and one of the better-known crypto exchanges to have emerged during that time is Bithumb. Last year in October, the Korean crypto exchange had reached an agreement on an acquisition deal, but that has fallen through due to apparent payment difficulties. Due to the snafu, it has now emerged that some overseas investors are going to save the day and acquire the exchange. BK Consortium had agreed to acquire a 50% stake…

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Blockchain 

NetCents Technology Issues Q3 2019 Financial Statements, Increases Revenue

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 30, 2019) – NetCents Technology Inc. (CSE:NC) (OTCQB:NTTCF) (Frankfurt: 26N) (“NetCents” or the “Company”) has released and filed its financial statements and MD&A for the nine months ended July 31, 2019. The Company is excited by these financial statements as they support what the Company has previously stated in its press releases over the summer months. When looking at leading indicators for the Company’s growth, the Company have achieved the following growth between 2nd and 3rd quarter of fiscal 2019: ● Merchant processing revenue increased…

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Blockchain 

uBUCK Technologies Completes First Tranche of Private Placement

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT) (OTC:LLNKF) (FRA:C0B), a key player in logistics platforms and payment solutions, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary uBUCK Technologies SEZC (“uBUCK”) has closed the first tranche of a non-brokered private placement previously announced on September 23, 2019. In connection with the placement, uBUCK issued 800,000 preferred shares to a strategic investor at a price of $0.50 per share for gross proceeds of US$400,000. Under the terms of the investment, uBUCK expects a minimum investment of…

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Blockchain 

Overstock’s Crypto Division Invests $2 Million USD in Evernym

Troubled online retailer Overstock has invested $2 million USD in blockchain-based identity firm Evernym through its crypto division, Medici Ventures. Blockchain-Based Identity Technology Evernym was founded in Salt Lake City in 2013 and has developed a blockchain-based technology that allows organizations and governments to issue, accept, and verify credentials that operate similarly to a digital passport. Its digital credential platform, Verity, allows organizations to interact with customers while giving clients control over their data. The technology utilizes blockchain to develop a decentralized ecosystem of digital credentials that is more trustworthy than physical…

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Blockchain 

Binance Begins Dedicated Staking Platform to Earn Rewards

One of the most important factors behind the growth of the cryptocurrency space is the existence of mega crypto exchanges. It has made it possible for more and more people to get involved in space and the biggest one is Binance. Today, the company made another landmark announcement. The crypto exchange announced today that it has launched an exclusive staking platform and it will allow its users to earn exclusive rewards. Users will be able to store their digital coins on the staking platform, and in return, they will be…

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Blockchain 

Stellar (XLM) Witnesses Buying Interest Despite the Crypto Slump

When a cryptocurrency is made available in important exchanges, then its price usually gets a positive push, and that is what happened with Stellar (XLM) yesterday. Earlier on this week, Coinbase, which is among the biggest crypto exchanges in the world, revealed that it was looking to add many more tokens to its platform. Yesterday, the company made Stellar Lumens (XLM) available on its platform for Coinbase users in New York. It is a significant development for the token in question, and it goes without saying that the news was…

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