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Entertainment and the cinema giant, Major Cineplex has become the latest partner of Swiss crypto payments group RapidzPay. The partnership was announced in a signing ceremony held in Thailand earlier this month. It is hoped the crypto platform RapidzPay will enable the cinema group to accept crypto payment throughout their branches. From allowing users to pay for movie tickets to the purchase of confectionary, crypto is set to be integrated throughout the Major Cineplex ecosystem.…

Crypto has long been associated with illegal activities including soliciting murder and the drugs trade. However as soon as crypto’s image was cleared up the likes of Augur pop up again allowing crypto users access to a whole range of illegal activity. Augur was launched 2 weeks ago with the aim of allowing users to open betting markets as they see fit. similar to services such as Fairlay which operate legally around the globe, users…

Chinese authorities have raided one of the largest gambling rings in the country confiscating well over $1.5 million. In addition to the arrest of well over 500 individuals, authorities also tracked down and confiscated a further $750000 worth of rembini in company bank accounts. The FIFA world cup final may be just around the corner, but the enjoyment for well over 330000 came from the opportunities to profit from gambling on these high stakes games.…

It was reported recently that BitKoex, a Korean crypto exchange platform, accidentally leaked well over $650,000 worth of private key data in a group chat on the KakaoTalk platform. For reasons still not known, one employee from the exchange accidentally posted the private key to user wallets in the group chat. The private keys essentially give unrestricted access for users to completely take over a wallet/address. The fact these details were released on KakaoTalk has…

We have discussed the threat of 51% attacks before, but the vision of it being pointed against the likes of Bitcoin was deemed a myth. Due to the immense size of the bitcoin blockchain, some considered it immune from falling victim to the attack. In recent times, Bitmain, considered one of the biggest mining corporations on the planet, has emerged as a potential threat. Having accumulated close to 42% of the total mining power, the…

The federal reserve remains one of the biggest financial institutions in the US. Providing real time data to investors around the country, one state has decided to step up to the ever evolving financial landscape. Deciding to add crypto the St. Louis Federal Reserve will be adding bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), bitcoin cash (BCH), and litecoin (LTC) price indexes. The St. Louis Federal Reserve will be providing investors with data since 2014 as data will…

The possibility of a 51% attack has become a frightening reality with the profitability of such attacks attracting criminals, these events have occurred more frequently than ever predicted. Including Verge and Bitcoin Gold, big names have fallen prey to multi million dollar thefts. The Basics : To double spend, a criminal simply needs to accumulate 51% of the network hash rate. The hash rate is simply a measure of speed given to equipment as its…

Crypto markets have been tough for traders as unforgiving conditions have been seen all around, With the top 10 coins by capitalization all seeing red, we have the latest analysis to aid you in maximizing profits. Coins to watch out this week – Speculation While markets may be seeing red this week, the upcoming week may be kind to a number of crypto coins. Those looking to hold bitcoin will find their holdings stabilize in…

South Africa is set to gain its first every crypto ATM within a matter of days. The device will be the first ever in the country to cater for a range of markets including Ethereum, Dash and a handful of altcoins. The ATM is expected to be installed in the Northwold Spar branch. Promoting Crypto Responsibly The Crypto ATM is set to introduce crypto tokens to the general public. BY offering anonymous purchases of crypto,…

Overall this week has been tough for bitcoin holders seeing prices slipping $1000 to current prices of $8600. On the other hand crypto has had a bright run as the likes of Ethereum carry on producing significant gains for investors. As seen below, the week started off with prices falling till a bottom of $6200 was reached. In line with the similar market conditions observed for the majority of this month, bitcoin prices were controlled…