Famous cryptographer and developer of smart contracts, Nick Szabo, criticized the comparison of interest in Bitcoin with “tulpomanie.” In his opinion, only lazy “money bags” are subject to such criticism of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. They are too lazy to understand the essence of the matter, plus they are greatly strained by the growth in the popularity of digital assets.
The Blockchain Equi platform, founded by Baroness Michelle Mount of Scotland, has already attracted more than $7 million in investments. The main round of the ICO will start on March 15th, and the whole plan is to raise $75 million. As a reminder, the platform is created to give the right to small investors to collectively invest in large companies, investments in which are not available to ordinary users.
The standard Windows antivirus has blocked almost half a million attempts to introduce a Trojan virus called Dofoil. The virus launched remote mining processes on victims’ computers, which is practically impossible to detect in the normal mode. It is reported that more than 70% of attempts to introduce the virus were taken in Russia.
Major currencies exchange rate:
Bitcoin $9,402.20 (↑ 7.45%)
Ethereum $737.11 (↑ 10.83%)
Ripple $0.84 (↑ 10.18%)
Bitcoin Cash $1,065.29 (↑ 9.84%)
Litecoin $188.65 (↑ 15.18%)
Capitalization of all cryptocurrencies: $388.35 billion