Telegram fined $ 18.5 million and repay 1.2 billion NOW

The company behind the popular chat app Telegram will be fined $ 18.5 million (16.5 million euros) after a failed attempt to release its own crypto, US stock watchdog SEC announced. The company also has to repay $ 1.2 billion in raised investments. Telegram planned to release its own blockchain-based platform. Virtual coins, so-called grams, […]

The top 5 of criptomonedas that grew the most from your birth

The way of Bitcoin it has been very volatile, from the first day on which each BTC it cost a few tenths of a cents, through December of the year 2017, where each unit was able to achieve its maximum price in u$s20.000, and until the day of today in which Bitcoin struggle to overcome […]

One in a million: find a strange super-earth towards the center of our galaxy

Illustration of the inferred size of another super-earth (center) compared to the land and Neptune. Astronomers at the University of Canterbury found an incredibly rare new super-earth toward the center of our galaxy. This would be one of the few that has been discovered with a size and orbit similar to Earth. The details were […]

China is testing its state digital currency in practice

China in crypto fever Beijing is planning its own state digital currency. (Photo: AP) Beijing China has been testing its planned state digital currency since this week. The Chinese Central Bank’s digital currency research institute confirmed corresponding media reports from the weekend, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency. Accordingly, pilot tests have started in […]

Criticism of the Libra restart is growing

Frankfurt / Denver It was a nice plan. The Libra Association wanted to go into spring with a new, modified concept paper. “Our mission is a simple global payment system that supports billions of people”, in short: building a “more inclusive and innovative financial world”. That was the announcement a few days ago. The project […]

Austrian Blockchain Award: winners announced |

The projects “Hot City” (research category), “CryptoWiener” and “Health Impact Transfer” (ex aequo category non-profit) and “Steel But Smart” (category economy) are the winners of the Austrian Blockchain Award 2020. […] Awarded for the first time (c) ABC The new prize was jointly launched by the Austrian Blockchain Center (ABC) and the Austrian Chamber of […]

Facebook changes plans for Libra

Facebook and the consortium responsible for the digital currency Libra are responding to the concerns of governments and central banks. The plans for Libra have now been changed. The Geneva-based consortium plans to launch Libra in mid-November. In addition to a new concept of digital money, several variants of Libra linked to individual currencies are […]

Personal index funds from the blockchain

WWhen it comes to business with investment funds, a distinction is often made between active managed funds, in which one or more asset managers make investment decisions, and exchange-traded passive funds (ETF), which replicate a specified index. It is best to differentiate between societies that do one thing and societies that do the other. Like […]