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Legendary Trader Presents Two Scenarios for Parabolic $100,000 Bitcoin Price

Peter Brandt, the most followed trader on Twitter, was feeling extra generous this week. The veteran analyst made his Bitcoin Live Crypto report available at no cost. In this particular presentation, Brandt reveals that he is long-term bullish on the top cryptocurrency. He believes that bitcoin will eventually climb to $100,000 or even possibly higher. Continue reading Legendary Trader Presents Two Scenarios for Parabolic $100,000 Bitcoin Price

Blockchain App ‘Smashboard’ Offers Help for India’s Sexual Abuse Victims

The Me Too movement in India gained steam last year when popular figures decided to come out with their stories of sexual abuse by those in positions with power. The movement spurred a series of anonymous testimonies from victims of sexual abuse in India who were originally silenced. Continue reading Blockchain App ‘Smashboard’ Offers Help for India’s Sexual Abuse Victims

Crypto Developer’s Arrest for Aiding North Korea Echoes Eerily Prophetic 2008 NYT Profile

The FBI arrested a 36-year old Ethereum developer from Alabama at the Los Angeles International Airport on Thanksgiving. The Manhattan US Attorney’s office announced Virgil Griffith’s arrest in a press release on Friday. Assistant Attorney General John Demers says Griffith went to North Korea to present information including “how to use blockchain technology to evade sanctions,” despite “receiving warnings not to go.” Continue reading Crypto Developer’s Arrest for Aiding North Korea Echoes Eerily Prophetic 2008 NYT Profile

Bitcoin Extortionists Hit Fortune-500 Mexican Oil Giant Pemex for $5 Million

The hackers who hit Mexico’s state oil giant Pemex earlier this week with ransomware are demanding hundreds of Bitcoin in order to provide the decryption software. According to Bleeping Computer, the ransomware used to target the Fortune 500 firm is DoppelPaymer. So far Pemex believes that under 5% of its computers have been affected by the ransomware. The oil giant’s billing systems have been the most impacted by the cyberattack and the department has now resorted to a manual workaround. Continue reading Bitcoin Extortionists Hit Fortune-500 Mexican Oil Giant Pemex for $5 Million