Category: Germany

University College London Cuts Ties With IOTA, Cites ‘Support For Open Security Research’

University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies has dissolved its ties with the IOTA Foundation, affirming its commitment to “open security research.” The Centre for Blockchain Technologies (CBT) at University College London (UCL) has posted an announcement on its website that it has dissolved its ties with the IOTA Foundation, TNW reported April 28. The

Crypto Auctions: Where Do Arrested Bitcoins End Up?

Seizure of Crypto, what governments and police do with arrested Bitcoins. From their early days, cryptocurrencies have been associated by many with black markets and illicit activities. Bitcoin’s feature of allowing direct payments to be made from one party to another without the involvement of financial institutions, has been also utilized as a way to

IBM And Major Banks Blockchain Partnership Reports First Live Pilot Transactions

A Blockchain trade finance platform developed by IBM and other international banks has reported its first live pilot transactions IBM’s partnership with international banks to develop a Blockchain trade finance platform called Batavia has resulted in the platform’s first live pilot transactions, according to a press release published today, April 19. IBM, the Bank of

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: ICO Scares Investors with Ghost Prank

Today we’ve simply given-in to no nutritional value, guilty pleasure, lowest common denominator: bitcoin-related crime news. Start your day with laughs and head scratching, as we examine the purported Savedroid ICO exit scam, an international bitcoin heist escape, the fury of a scorned woman, a bear spray robbery, and some whole food violence.   Also

In Apparent Exit Scam CEO Of German Startup Is ‘Over And Out’ After $50 Mln ICO

In apparent exit scam, German startup Savedroid founder posts a Tweet saying “over and out” аfter raising $50 mln in ICO. Update: Thursday, April 19, Savedroid’s CEO posted a video to YouTube claiming that the apparent exit scam was actually a PR stunt the company pulled off to advocate for “high quality ICO standards.” The