November 16th, 2020
According to Fortune, Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn keeps most of his personal wealth in bitcoin and Ether.
According to Reuters, European privacy activist Max Schrems has filed complaints with authorities in Germany and Spain regarding allegedly unlawful tracking of its users by Apple, who has been increasingly touting their focus on user privacy.
According to Bitcoin journalist Wu Blockchain, bitcoin miners in China are having difficulties paying their electricity bills due to crackdowns on money laundering in the country.
A new note from Citigroup Chief Technical FX Strategist Tom Fitzpatrick leaked on Twitter indicates bitcoin is the "new gold" and could rise in value as the U.S. government monetizes its debt.
According to a Protonmail blog post, the encrypted email provider has enabled early access to Proton Drive, an end-to-end encrypted alternative to cloud-based file storage providers like Google Drive, to some users.
A new paper (PDF) from researchers at MIT has dismissed the notion that blockchain-based voting would lead to improved systems for government elections.
According to Bloomberg, at least five different banks in Venezuela have met with central bank officials to discuss dollarization. Specifically, the Venezuelan central bank is interested in implementing a new, domestic clearing system for U.S. dollars by the middle of 2021. The plan would also allow local financial institutions to offer loans denomi...
According to an official company blog post, NiceHash says all of the users negatively affected by a 2017 hack of the platform will be 100% reimbursed by December 16, 2020. 4,640 bitcoin, worth around $55 million at the time, was stolen by attackers during a security breach in December 2017.