Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse against 4 victims; expected to turn himself in soon

The charges come after decades of allegations, a failed criminal trial, a hashtag campaign, a breakup with recording label, and the airing of damning film series, “Surviving R. Kelly.”           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Parity Developer Quits Ethereum Projects Amid Outrage Sparked by Recent Tweet

Afri Schoeden, Parity’s release manager, has quit Ethereum projects after being criticized for critiquing the Serenity upgrade Cointelegraph.com News

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BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Terminates His Hunger Strike

The alleged operator of the infamous BTC-e exchange, Alexander Vinnik, has terminated his hunger strike more than 80 days after he started the protest against his detention in Greece. Vinnik’s condition is serious and he needs specialized medical attention to recuperate. Also read: Cryptocurrency Exchange Exmo Opens Branch in Turkey Russia’s Ombudsman Visits Vinnik in Hospital The Russian-born IT specialist ...

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OKEx C2C Platform Adds Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

OKEx has just listed Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on its customer-to-customer platform, according to a report released this morning by Cointelegraph. The customer-to-customer platform is the cryptocurrency exchange’s newest venture. At the time of writing, OKEx is the top cryptocurrency exchange by its 24-hour trade volume. OKEx Adds Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) OKEx users can now buy ...

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Too strong for other women? Why star runner’s case strikes a nerve at home

Growing up in rural South Africa in the 1980s, Hlengiwe Buthelezi got used to hearing that she was too much. Too much like one of the boys – whom she regularly outmatched in neighborhood pickup soccer games. Today, Ms. Buthelezi co-organizes a competition called the AfroGames for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex athletes (LGBTI). Yahoo News – Latest News ...

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Stanford Researchers Develop Privacy Mechanism for Ethereum Smart Contract

Researchers from Stanford University and Visa Research have developed a privacy mechanism for Ethereum and other smart contract platforms Cointelegraph.com News

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University of California Researchers Propose Blockchain System for Clinical Data

University of California academics have proposed a blockchain-based system for managing clinical trial data Cointelegraph.com News

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Report: ‘The State of Stablecoins’ Maps the Growth of Fiat-Pegged Cryptocurrency

A new report published this week shines a light on the stablecoin ecosystem. Authored by George Samman and Andrew Masanto in conjunction with Amazix, the report traces the rise of digital currencies against a backdrop of high inflation in 16 countries. The report claims these conditions will create a need for fiat-pegged digital currencies that aren’t beholden to the volatility ...

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