Armenian IT Company Accused of Illegal Electricity Use to Mine Crypto

News An IT company in Armenia has been accused of illegally accessing electricity and using it to mine cryptocurrencies. $150,000 in powerOn Sept. 21, in an announcement from the Armenian National Security Service, the organization accused an IT company of illegally mining cryptocurrencies from in..

Swiss University Fights Fake Diplomas With Blockchain Technology

News The University of St. Gallen in Switzerland is setting its sights on blockchain technology to fight fake diplomas, a type of fraud that has been on the rise globally in recent years. Degree certificationAccording to a CNN Money Switzerland interview from Sept. 19, the University of St. Gallen..

Could Bitcoin (BTC) Price Slip Below $9000? May be Yes

Bakkt will go live with its physical BTC futures offerings on Monday, September 23. But, it seems bitcoin price is not quite in the mood to galvanize in action and has been sulking during the weekend. Bakkt Launch & CME Futures Launch ‘Are Different’ Noted crypto trader, Crypto Michaël took to Twi..

Two Firms to Build Blockchain-Based Solution for European Shipping

News Vakt, a blockchain-based post-trade platform for commodities, has signed a memorandum of understanding with essDOCS, a firm that develops paperless trade solutions, to put European shipping on the blockchain. As markets and technology-focused outlet Benzinga reported on Sept. 20, Vakt and ess..

How Merge Mining and Anchored Blockchain Projects Capitalize on Bitcoin’s Security Model

Since 2011, just after Satoshi Nakamoto left the Bitcoin project for good, networks have emerged that leverage the BTC chain in some way. A variety of projects over the last nine years have found value in anchoring some sort of feature set to BTC in order to bolster the satellite’s underlying networ..

Real-Time Strategy Game for Mining ‘Crypto Gold’ Launches on WAX

News The online real-time economic strategy game, Prospectors, will be launching on the Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX). Prospectors blockchain game lands on WAXIn a Sept. 17 blog post, WAX announced that one of the largest dApps in the world, The Prospectors, is launching on the WAX blockchain, on..