Amrit Mirchandani

Elon Musk Asks Dogecoin Creator for Help to Fight Against Twitter Scam Bots
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Elon Musk Asks Dogecoin Creator for Help to Fight Against Twitter Scam Bots
Elon Musk is known to be a person who doesn’t like wasting time, given his work ethic he has had enough of the Twitter scam bots. In a recent tweet to the creator of Dogecoin, Jackson Palmer, Elon Musk is seen to ask for help! Elon Musk known the world over for being the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla tweeted to Palmer- @ummjackson if you can help get rid of…
New York Judge Applies Securities Law to Cryptocurrencies
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New York Judge Applies Securities Law to Cryptocurrencies
An argument of whether cryptocurrencies should fall under securities laws has been decided in a first court case to the matter in New York. The judge ruled that security law can apply to cryptocurrency in a case of Maksim Zasklavskiy who defrauded investors in two apparent cryptocurrency related cases. Zasklavskiy is accused of two Initial Coin Offerings, called REcoin and Diamond Reserve Club both of which happened last year in…
Phillipine’s Growing Inflation leading to Crypto Adoptation
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Phillipine’s Growing Inflation Leading to Crypto Adoption
Inflation rates increasing seem to be a growing menace. With American Sanctions troubling Venezuela and Iran, they had no other option but to progress into cryptocurrency due to the spikes in the inflation rate. The Philippines who may not have any direct conflict with the USA, however, has been caught in between USA’s trade war with China. The Philippines Peso (PHP) is facing the highest inflation rate which stands at…
Baseball Team Los Angeles Dodgers Announces Crypto Night
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Baseball Team Los Angeles Dodgers Announces Crypto Night
Baseball fans brace yourselves if you are crypto enthusiasts too! The Los Angeles Dodgers a professional baseball team that competes in the Major League Baseball in the United States has made both crypto and sports history. The team loved by many baseball enthusiasts has announced the first crypto related giveaway in professional sports. Dodgers made the announcement on Twitter and called the crypto night ‘Digital Bobblehead Night’ which will be…
Goldman Sachs CFO Recent Reports about our Crypto Trading Desk Were 'Fake News'
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Goldman Sachs CFO: Recent Reports about our Crypto Trading Desk Were ‘Fake News’
A recent report by the Business Insider of Goldman Sachs going back on its crypto trading desk has been confirmed as ‘fake news’ by the Chief Financial Officer of Goldman Sachs, Martin Chavez. The fake news reportedly caused a panic in the cryptocurrency markets leading to a drastic fall in prices. As Kyle Chapman, an analyst in venture capital pointed out in a CNBC article, “Once the market sees Goldman…
CEO of Twitter Elaborates on Blockchain to Fight Scams
Blockchain
CEO of Twitter Elaborates on Blockchain to Fight Scams
The CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey who is already in the cryptocurrency scene with his own cryptocurrency payment platform Square told Congress it would use Blockchain to fight scams online. The idea of using Blockchain by Dorsey was said in reply to a question by a California representative by the name of Doris Matsui. The question was raised at the Congressional committee meeting on Energy and Commerce yesterday the 5th…
Google Adds Ethereum Blockchain Dataset to its Massive Data Analytics Platform
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Google Adds Ethereum Blockchain Dataset to its Massive Data Analytics Platform
Google is known to be one of the most active technological giants, and the most prominent search engine has officially stepped into the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency era with an addition of Ethereum to its BigQuery platform. Google expressed the news on their official blog stating- “Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies have captured the imagination of technologists, financiers, and economists. Digital currencies are only one application of the underlying blockchain technology. Earlier…
2,600 Investors Lost $8 Million in a Sunken Ship With Gold ICO Scam
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2,600 Investors Lost $8 Million in a Sunken Ship With Gold ICO Scam
If you thought the ‘Titanic’ was a mystery ship story, wait till you hear about the Russian treasure ship which had an Initial Coin Offering fronted by a South Korean treasure hunting firm! The ICO of the sunken ship’s gold created mystery which led to about 2,600 people investing over 9 billion won which is worth over US$8 million. The investments were made through an ICO offering in the Shinil…
Russian Government Working on a Tool to Track Crypto Transactions
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Russian Government Working on a Tool to Track Crypto Transactions
Cryptocurrency has helped speed up transactions, and make it much cheaper for remitting and receiving funds. However what lies behind the curtains is a black market for terrorism funding and fraudulent activities thanks to cryptocurrency’s anonymity. Thus Russia’s Federal Monitoring Service has awarded the Information Security and Analysis (SPI) in developing an analytic tool to track cryptocurrency transactions to avoid these notorious activities. The SPI is an expert in creating…
Tronchat a Social Media Platform by Tron, Where You Can Earn Crypto for Simple Interactions
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Tronchat a Social Media Platform by Tron, Where You Can Earn Crypto for Simple Interactions
Tron is branching out to several types of businesses. From the peer to peer download business acquiring BitTorrent, to the purchase of Blockchain.org for its long-term aim of decentralizing the internet. It is now aiming to compete in the social media race. It will develop a dApp called TronChat. TronChat’s tagline is ‘Share media, chat and earn Tron’ which hints at a social media platform that helps people have a…