Maecenas platform to hold a private Beta

Maecenas blockchain platform will hold world's first cryptocurrency art auction on June 20 as a private Beta session
10 June 2018   946

The platform is going to sell fractional ownership of Andy Warhol's 14 Small Electric Chairs at Dadiani Syndicate on June 20. Buyers will be able to purchase digital certificates of partial ownership on he Maecenas blockchain platform using ART, BTC and ETH tokens.

The reserve price is set at $4 mln and all buyers have to comply with KYC and AML. Maecenas creates special digital certificates linked to artworks on the blockchain that can be traded later on Maecenas exchange. Dadiani Syndicate functions as a luxury marketplace that accepts Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin as payment options.

At the moment of publication, Maecenas market indicators are as follows:

Average price 0.777165 USD
Market cap 23,431,641 USD
Volume (24H) 25,018 USD

Bittrex to Go For Maintenance After 1/3 Funds Moved

Users suspects hack, but exchange says "funds are safe"
05 December 2019   97

The Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange has announced scheduled maintenance today, December 5, from 22:00 to 23:00 (GMT). On the eve, a third of its assets were transferred to an unknown wallet.

During maintenance, users will not be able to log into the system or use the APIs. Trading will be suspended.

On December the 4th, populat Twitter account posted that "43,564 #BTC (313,074,134 USD) transferred from Bittrex to unknown wallet." Users suspected that the exchange was hacked, but the exchange . 

Closures for scheduled maintenance only heightened suspicion. However, the Bittrex team assures that "that claim is false."