Ethereum 

‘Future is Here’ Declares CEO as Binance Transfers $1.2 Billion For Under 2 Cents

On June 26, about $1.2 billion in binance coin (BNB) has been transferred in 1.1 seconds with a $0.015 fee on the binance chain, reveals data published on WhaleAlert, a platform tracking significant transactions. Earlier today, CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Binace, Changpeng Zhao, warned that big transactions should be expected. He explained that the exchange intended to split its BNB cold wallet in multiple addresses. After the transaction took place, Zhao cited some data about its cost and speed: “This transaction: cost $0.015 USD in fees, took 1.1 seconds,…

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Bitcoin 

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Declares He Sold All His BTC Holdings at $20,000 Peak

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said that he sold all of his Bitcoin (BTC) when the currency hit $20,000 in December 2017. Financial media outlet Business Insider Nordic reported on Wozniak’s comments on Jan. 24. Speaking at the Nordic Business Forum in Stockholm, Sweden, Wozniak said that he first bought an undisclosed quantity of Bitcoin when the crypto was at about $700 because he “wanted to experiment with it.” He then explained what he planned to do with it: “My goal was to travel to a place like Stockholm, and…

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Bitcoin 

Iran Declares Telegram Crypto Aspirations an Act Against National Security

The Iranian government has taken further steps against Telegram’s cryptocurrency development, the Tehran Times reports Dec. 31. Secretary of the Criminal Content Definition Task Force Javad Javidnia has declared that any cooperation with the encrypted messaging app to launch its Gram token will be considered an act against national security and a disruption to the national economy. Javidnia stated: “One of the most important factors in banning Telegram was a sense of serious economic threat from its activities, which was unfortunately marginalized and neglected due to the fuss in the…

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Bitcoin 

Former Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles Declares Innocence in Final Argument

Mark Karpeles — the former CEO of now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox — has affirmed that he is not guilty in the final argument for his trial, Cointelegraph Japan reports Dec. 27. In court in Tokyo on Thursday, Karpeles apologized for not being able to avoid his exchange being hacked, but also reiterated the idea that he is innocent. As Cointelegraph Japan reported, in July, he declared that he treated the subtracted money “as a loan from the company,” and that he was going to settle later. Mark Karpeles has…

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