Student May Have Tried to Hack West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting App

[ad_1] The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating whether a student at the University of Michigan attempted to hack the West Virginia’s voting app.“Not one single vote was changed” On Oct. 5, according to CNN, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, Mike Stuart, wrote that the FBI is investigating the “unsuccessful attempted intrusion” by an outside party to gain access to the Voatz app, a

OmiseGo Joins Crypto Coalition Universal Protocol Alliance

[ad_1] OmiseGo, a finance-oriented scaling network for Ethereum (ETH), has become a member of Universal Protocol Alliance, a coalition of blockchain and cryptocurrency-focused firms.Targeting financial services and tax collectionIn a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 8, the startup revealed that it will incorporate the Universal Protocol Platform UPT utility token into its payment processing technology. By doing so, OmiseGo intends to let stakeholders to use UP stablecoins for

Chainlink Blazing a Trail to All-Time High?

[ad_1] Chainlink (LINK) has been on fire, blazing its own trail independent from the rest of the market. The digital asset appears to be in the beginning stages of a strong uptrend on the charts, backed by a devoted community and several significant news headlines this year. Chainlink’s recent price action is notable because of its timing and independence from the rest of the crypto market. Sentiment around Bitcoin (BTC) has

Forbes Chairman Believes Bitcoin Can Help Fight Authoritarian Gov’t

[ad_1] Cathie Wood, the founder & CEO of ARK Invest has a sit down with Forbes chairman and editor-in-chief Steve Forbes, in which they discussed, among other themes, the trustworthiness of cryptocurrencies.“Bitcoin is what you might call a high-tech cry for help”On Oct. 6, chairman of Forbes Media Group, Steve Forbes, joined ARK CEO Cathie Wood and ARK analyst James Wang on their most recent ARK podcast. While most of

Aphelion Closes Down its DEX Platform

[ad_1] Non-custodial crypto exchange Aphelion, which operates a token with the same name, announced yesterday that it was closing down its mainnet platform. NEO-Based DEX Platform Closed Down In fact, Aphelion halted the trading services on all pairs prior to providing any public announcement. On Monday, October 7, traders could no longer open positions on Aphelion’s peer-to-peer (P2P) trading platform, except for the NEO/GAS pair. Instead, they could see the following

Japan Gives Leeway to Political Donations in Cryptocurrency

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency donations to political campaigns in Japan will not be regulated, stated politician Ms. Sanae Takaichi. This adds to Japan’s liberal stance on digital assets, potentially opening doors for new types of political funding. Japan Sees Crypto as Economic Grey Area Japan recognizes the existence of digital coins, but does not consider them legal tender. Regulations on political donations only affect fiat money and stock. If a political party

Tether Created ‘Largest Bubble in Human History’ Claims Lawsuit Against Bitfinex

[ad_1] A common attack against Tether in the crypto ecosystem is that the stablecoin isn’t really backed one-to-one by the U.S. dollar. We might soon get to know if these concerns are substantial, as the matter is now going to court. A new lawsuit against the operators of USDT accuses them of creating the largest bubble in human history, and causing well over a trillion dollars in damages. Also Read:

Veteran Crypto and Stocks Trader Shares 6 Ways to Invest and Get Rich

[ad_1] Two of the most frequent questions that I get from people in the crypto community are: what do you invest in and what are the best investing strategies? As a general rule, the best investment strategy focuses on maximizing gains while minimizing risk. Historically, the best assets that fit this profile have been stocks, bonds, and real estate. A well balanced portfolio should have an allocation of all three, which

Nearly $10 Billion in BTC Is Held in Wallets of 8 Crypto Exchanges

[ad_1] 6.7% of the entire circulating supply of Bitcoin (BTC) is held on the wallets of eight major cryptocurrency exchanges, according to Twitter account The Token Analyst.“Exchanges are the biggest HODLers”On Oct. 8, the Token Analyst, a Twitter account that provides real-time and historical blockchain data, wrote that throughout Bitcoin’s history, the amount of the world’s most popular crypto coins on exchange wallets has consistently been increasing.  According to the Token

Crypto Exchange Binance Launches Eighth Phase of its Lending Product

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced the launch of the eighth phase of its lending product on Oct. 7.In this phase, Binance will start offering 14-day fixed-term lending products. The subscribers will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The subscription period begins on Oct. 10 and ends on Nov.10, while interest will be paid immediately after the term matures.An annualized percentage yield of 10%The digital assets included in the