November 2019

What Hides Behind South Korean Cryptocurrency Regulation Policy?

The country is a world leader in internet access speed, some 92 percent of population is internet users … Whether the North Koreans are really involved in numerous cyberattacks (including the infamous Sony Pictures hack or WannaCry ransomware attack) or…




US cryptocurrency promoter charged after advising North Korea

A prominent American cryptocurrency promoter and former hacker was charged with sanctions violations Friday after he allegedly advised North Korea on using virtual money to avoid international controls. Virgil Griffith, 36, who lives in Singapore and works for the blockchain…



Cryptocurrency Expert Charged With Aiding North Korea

The U.S. arrested an Ethereum Foundation cryptocurrency scientist and charged him with helping North Korea use blockchain technology “to evade sanctions and launder money.” Virgil Griffith, 36, was arrested Thursday at Los Angeles International Airport and charged with conspiring to…



Study: Blockchain Can Reduce Food Fraud By $31 Billion Within 5 Years

The food industry could save up to $31 billion in food fraud savings by tracking supplies on the blockchain This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://cointelegraph.com/news/study-blockchain-can-reduce-food-fraud-by-31-billion-within-5-yearsThe food industry could save up to $31 billion in…


A Glimpse into the Future of Cryptocurrency

These are only a few of the reasons that will push the value of bitcoin. Big data is now a reality and with it comes more stringent data privacy laws. Handling data in large organizations and governments will become more…


Russia goes cold on bitcoin – again: Threatens to ban cryptocurrency

This negative backdrop has, it is believed, prompted Nabiullina to suggest cryptocurrency is akin to gambling in a casino … Coin Rivet is a website bringing news, information, analysis, opinion and insight from the fast-moving blockchain world.This negative backdrop has,…