Berlin Is Rapidly Becoming a Hotspot for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Berlin has become a hub for all things cryptocurrency and blockchain over the past couple of years. Berliners look set to keep the trend going thanks to an enthusiasm for digital currencies like Bitcoin. Germany’s biggest city has long been on the radar for those interested in digital currencies and blockchain. In 2013, the Guardian […]

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IOTA Smart City Project Granted €20 Million in EU Funding

The +CityxChange consortium, which includes the IOTA Foundation, has won a bid to lead a new smart city lighthouse project under an EU research and innovation program. A total of €30 million euros worth of backing has been committed, the majority from the EU, for seven EU cities to experiment with smart positive energy innovations. […]

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$5.2 Million in Cryptocurrency Seized in EU’s Largest LSD Raid

European law enforcement agencies dismantled a Darknet drug trafficking network, seizing almost 800,000 doses of LSD and over $5 million in Bitcoin, IOTA, and Lumens. The Infamous ‘Darknet’ The Deep Web or the “Darknet” gained a lot of notoriety back in 2013 when the United States FBI took down the Internet’s largest online black market and […]

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IOTA Threatens Researchers and Denies Critical Flaw – but Fixes it Anyway

Adam James · February 28, 2018 · 5:00 pm Over the weekend, various high-level security researchers and academic cryptographers gave cryptocurrency project IOTA a failing grade – exposing a critical weakness and suggesting investors sell their coins while asking researchers to ignore or abandon the project. ‘Extremely Embarrassing’ The controversy began after a series of […]

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