Report: QuadrigaCX Founder May Have Stored Private Keys on Paper in Safety Deposit Box

Gerald Cotten, founder of crypto exchange QuadrigaCX, purportedly stored paper copies of the exchange’s keys in a safety deposit box. The founder of major Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX, Gerald Cotten, may have stored the exchange’s private keys on paper in a safety deposit box, Bloomberg reported on Feb. 15. In an interview on the “True […]

Moscow Blockchain Cluster Needs Intellectual Property Mechanism, Says Expert

Founder of blockchain platform Universa.io Aleksandr Borodich said that the Moscow blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property. The Moscow-based blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property, says the founder of blockchain platform Universa.io, Aleksandr Borodich. Borodich’s statements were reported by Russian news agency TASS on Feb. 15. The […]

Indonesia: New Legislation Recognizes Crypto as Trading Commodity

New legislation introduced in Indonesia recognizes cryptocurrencies as trading commodities and gives legal certainty to crypto exchanges. Indonesia has introduced new legislation that recognizes Bitcoin (BTC) as a trading commodity, Asia-oriented news outlet KrASIA reported on Feb. 15. Indonesia’s Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency, also known as Bappebti, initially signed a decree to make cryptocurrency […]

Apple Notes Blockchain Guidelines in Recent SEC Filing

A recent SEC filing revealed Apple’s involvement in the development of blockchain standards for mineral supply chains. Tech giant Apple has mentioned its work in forming the Blockchain Guidelines of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) in a filing with the United States Security Exchange Commission (SEC). The document, entitled “Conflict Minerals Report” was published on […]

Detected Cryptojacking Prompts Microsoft to Remove Eight Free Apps from Microsoft Store

United States-based software corporation Microsoft has removed eight Windows 10 applications from its official app store. United States-based software corporation Microsoft has removed eight Windows 10 applications from its official app store after cybersecurity firm Symantec identified the presence of surreptitious Monero (XMR) coin mining code. The news was reported by Symantec on Feb. 15. […]