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BTC Worries, Buterin ‘Embarrassed,’ Blockchain Fights Coronavirus: Hodler’s Digest, March 23-29

Hodler’s Digest Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week..

Blockchain to Revolutionize Luxury Watch Ownership

News Digital identity consortium, Arianee, has authenticated a limited batch of luxury wallets using its blockchain protocol. On March 26, Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling announced the release of a limited edition chronograph certified using the Arianee protocol. Each individual Top Time watch w..

Fake Ledger Chrome Extensions Continue to Steal Crypto From Victims

News Fake Google Chrome extensions for crypto hardware wallet manufacturer and custody provider, Ledger, continue to claim victims. On March 28, a post was published to Reddit by a user seeking to warn others that they had just lost 14,908 Ripple (XRP) (roughly $2,577) to a fake Ledger Wallet exte..

Canada’s New AML Rules Have Room for Improvement but a Good Start, Eh?

Analysis As the world’s supervisory agencies start to heed the crypto guidelines of the Financial Action Task Force, a new regulatory landscape is taking shape within the crypto industry. The latest country to annex the FATF directives is Canada, but how will the new rules impact crypto business i..

BitMEX Research Unveils Who Funds Bitcoin Network Development

News The research arm of cryptocurrency exchange, BitMEX, shed some light on who is funding the development of the open source software behind Bitcoin (BTC). According to a BitMEX Research report published on March 28, blockchain firms Blockstream and Lightning Labs are the largest contributors to..

Maze Hacker Group Claims Infecting Insurance Giant Chubb with Ransomware

News Black hat hacker group, Maze, claims to have used ransomware to compromise the systems of insurance giant, Chubb. They also claim to have stolen the firm’s data. Brett Callow, threat analyst at cybersecurity firm, Emsisoft, told Cointelegraph on March 27 that Maze published the claim on its w..

Bitcoin To Reach New Highs? Not So Fast!

A growing number of Bitcoin analysts are sounding the alarm about the need for the flagship cryptocurrency to prove its worth during the current financial crisis. They assert that now is the time for the decentralized asset to prove its resiliency amid an increasingly unstable global economy. Global..

Porn Industry Thrives During Lockdown — These Sites Are Cryptocurrency-Friendly

Porn sites have been experiencing increased traffic as the number of people under lockdown or quarantine rises due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many of these sites accept cryptocurrencies, including Pornhub. The popular porn site currently offers residents of some countries free premium membership f..

Book Review – CoinGecko’s ‘How to DeFi’

Review Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is certainly the buzz-phrase in the cryptocurrency world right now. But although we are hearing more and more about the potential of this technological breakthrough to revolutionize the world of traditional finance, many are still unsure of what DeFi actually in..