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Cryptocurrency Crime Soars to $14 Billion in 2021

Cryptocurrency crime hit an all-time high in 2021, with an estimated $14 million going to illegal online addresses, according to a blockchain analysis just released by Chainalysis. The amount of illegally-obtained digital currencies represented a 79% increase over the  $7.8...

Patch of Virtual “Land” Has Been Sold for $2.4 Million in Cryptocurrency

A plot of virtual land in Decentraland has been bought for $2.4 million dollars worth of cryptocurrency on Monday. Decentraland is an online metaverse landscape whose space and items are backed by the Ethereum blockchain. Users participate in this world...

What is an NFT? How Non-Fungible Tokens Took Over Crypto

If you're an avid investor in cryptocurrency or a digital art lover, it's likely that you've heard about non-fungible tokens, commonly referred to as "NFTs." So what exactly are NFTs? Non-fungible tokens certify the ownership of a one-of-a-kind piece of...

Ethereum Takes a Big Risk–and a Big Step Forward– by Going Green

Ethereum--the biggest presence in cryptocurrency behind Bitcoin-- has announced it will be cleaning up its carbon footprint and going green. Ethereum is a decentralized, open source blockchain that uses the token Ether for transactions on its platform. The Ethereum...

Satoshi Nakamoto, Creator of Bitcoin: Who is Behind the Pseudonym?

"Satoshi Nakamoto" is universally credited as the founder of the now ubiquitous cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but who is Nakomoto?

Yanis Varoufakis Trashes Bitcoin But Lauds Blockchain in Exclusive Interview

Yanis Varoufakis lauded the idea behind blockchain, but said Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies cannot and should not replace currencies

Ancient Greece the Setting of New Animated Series for Fox

An upcoming animated television series about Ancient Greece will be called "Krapopolis", announced Fox Entertainment on Monday. 

Facebook to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency, Called “Diem”

Facebook is to launch cryptocurrency Diem as the Covid-19 pandemic forced the world to stay home, and eCommerce transactions increased