Cryptocurrency News From Japan: March 29 – April 4 in Review

Nomura Research Institute launched Japan’s first blockchain bond, Zaif exchange delisted three assets, and more headlined news from Japan this past week. This week’s headlines from Japan included the country’s Financial Services Agency revealing feedback from the public on recent regulation, the Cabinet Office Ordinance announcing regulatory changes, Zaif exchange Continue Reading

SEC Alleges Minority Communities Targeted By Bottled Water Scam

A former Christian pastor targeted his African-American parishioners with fake investments in ‘the first black-owned alkaline water company.’ The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former pastor and his wife for stealing $500,000 through a trio of fraudulent businesses, including a cryptocurrency offering purportedly backed by a Continue Reading

Freebitco.in Gaming Site Launches Covid-19 Relief Fund – Donating 20% House Edge to Healthcare Efforts

The owners of the website Freebitco.in have announced a coronavirus relief fund following the myriad of other crypto companies donating funds to help fight the covid-19 pandemic. Freebitco.in is an extremely popular gaming website that saw more than 40 million visitors last month in web traffic and the site ranks Continue Reading

Staking, Consensus and the Pursuit of Decentralization

The proof-of-stake ecosystem continues to refine itself and find creative solutions in pursuit of decentralized consensus — despite the problem’s complexity and challenges. Oh, the wonders of decentralized consensus — that dream of permissionless blockchains to be censorship-resistant, trustless, collaborative and egalitarian for a potentially global community of users. While Continue Reading

Blockchain Experts Weigh in on Russia’s Controversial Coronavirus Tracking App

Blockchain technology would have been a better solution for handling coronavirus-related data in Russia. Experts suggest that blockchain technology could have been a better solution for handling coronavirus-related data in Russia. Moscow’s COVID-19 App is pulled from Google Play On March 25, an app called “Social monitoring” appeared in Google Continue Reading