Renewed Hopes for Early COVID-19 Vaccines Reduces Appetite for Gold and Bitcoin

On Tuesday (August 11), Russia reported that it had became the first country to register a COVID-19 vaccine, which according to President Vladimir Putin “has passed all the necessary checks.” A Russian COVID-19 Vaccine News outlet RIA Novosti reported earlier today that President Putin said at a government meeting today: As far as I know, […]

Australian Woman Jailed for Stealing Over 100,000 XRP

An Australian woman who hacked into the email of a 56-year-old man and access his cryptocurrency wallet to steal over 100,000 XRP tokens, has been sentenced to two years in prison for the theft. According to « Australian news outlet Information Age the woman, 25-year-old Kathryn Nguyen, stole the funds back in January 2018, at […]

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Bitcoin vs Quantum Computers: Real and Imagined Fears

Crypto enthusiasts have long-held fears of the future that quantum computing might bring. But are those fears overblown? Quantum computers are a near-perfect embodiment of Arthur C. Clarke’s third law, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” A fully functional quantum computer would be orders of magnitude more powerful than any conventional supercomputer in […]