Cambodia’s Crypto Industry Marches Forward Despite Legal Grey Area

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 31. 23:30

Cambodia’s Crypto Industry Marches Forward Despite Legal Grey Area

Cambodia’s cryptocurrency sector appears to be marching forward, despite the absence of clear regulatory guidelines pertaining to virtual currencies.  Also Read: PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018 Regulatory Ambiguity Fails to Deter Cambodia’s Cryptocurrency Sector A report published by The Phnom Penh Post suggests that Cambodia’s virtual currency industry is pressing forward in spite of […]

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New ESMA Measures Impose 2:1 Restriction on Leverage for Crypto CFDs

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2018. Mar. 31. 20:58

New ESMA Measures Impose 2:1 Restriction on Leverage for Crypto CFDs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced that it will impose restrictions on the leverage offered for contracts-for-difference (CFDs) and binary options offered to European retail investors. Under the new measures, the leverage offered on cryptocurrency CFDs will be limited to no more than 2:1. Also Read: PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018  […]

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Kazakhstan Preparing to Prohibit Crypto Trading and Mining, Says Central Bank

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2018. Mar. 31. 19:55

Kazakhstan Preparing to Prohibit Crypto Trading and Mining, Says Central Bank

The chairman of the central bank of Kazakhstan said that the bank has prepared legislation to prohibit the sale and purchase of cryptocurrencies in the country as well as any kind of crypto mining, citing several risks he sees. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies National Bank’s Crackdown on Crypto […]

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Russians Owe 13% Tax on Their Crypto Incomes

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2018. Mar. 31. 17:55

Russians Owe 13% Tax on Their Crypto Incomes

Russian citizens are expected to pay 13 percent tax on their crypto-related incomes. Amendments to the tax code are currently being prepared. The exact rates should be confirmed by the end of the year. However, lawyers have warned that even now citizens risk criminal prosecution if they fail to report gains from dealings with cryptocurrencies. […]

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Crypto Still Tax Free in Korea but Regulators Have Set Timeframe for Taxation

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2018. Mar. 31. 15:30

Crypto Still Tax Free in Korea but Regulators Have Set Timeframe for Taxation

Cryptocurrency transactions are still tax-free in South Korea due to a lack of tax regulations. As the law stands, citizens are able to profit millions of won from cryptocurrencies without being required to pay taxes on them. However, the regulators have set a tentative timeframe for the introduction of the crypto tax law. Also read: Japan’s […]

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Wendy McElroy: How Centralized Exchanges Intend to Devastate You

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 31. 15:00

Wendy McElroy: How Centralized Exchanges Intend to Devastate You

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 2: The Moral Imperative of Privacy Chapter 6: Privacy is a Prerequisite for Human Rights How Centralized Exchanges Intend to Devastate You. Chapter 6, Part 6. The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that’s required to make it work…We have to trust them […]

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PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 31. 13:30

PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC)’s Institute of International Finance has released a report identifying cryptocurrencies as a top priority for 2018. The document claims that widespread retail investment into cryptocurrencies has the potential to pose systemic risk to the Yuan, and also emphasizes the PBOC’s intention to expand its research and development into cryptocurrencies. […]

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Lose Over 20 Percent This Week

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2018. Mar. 31. 12:32

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Lose Over 20 Percent This Week

The market value of all cryptocurrencies within the digital asset economy has dropped significantly over the past few days. Since the last year’s all-time high, most cryptocurrencies have lost between 60-70% of those gains. While lots of coins are following suit in relative unison with BTC/USD market losses, some digital currencies have received more severe […]

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IBM Evolution: Big Blue Is Finally Getting Serious About Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 31. 12:05

IBM Evolution: Big Blue Is Finally Getting Serious About Cryptocurrency IBM is breaking from enterprise blockchain norms by publicly working with cryptocurrencies in a wide range of projects.

IBM Is Finally Getting Serious About Cryptocurrency

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2018. Mar. 31. 12:05

IBM Is Finally Getting Serious About Cryptocurrency IBM is breaking from enterprise blockchain norms by publicly working with cryptocurrencies in a wide range of projects.

Japanese Crypto Exchange GMO Vows to Improve After Regulator Orders Upgrades

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 31. 11:55

Japanese Crypto Exchange GMO Vows to Improve After Regulator Orders Upgrades

The cryptocurrency exchange subsidiary of the Japanese internet giant GMO has detailed its plans to improve its operations. GMO Coin has submitted a business improvement report to the country’s financial regulator. GMO Internet has also set up an information security audit office for the entire group. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With […]

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Everything You Were Afraid to Ask About Crypto Taxes

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 31. 11:00

Everything You Were Afraid to Ask About Crypto Taxes There's a lot of information to process, but ignoring it can be hazardous. The IRS is going to come after investors who are not reporting their gains.

PR: VR Casino OKO Is a New Project Based on OKOIN Tokens

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2018. Mar. 31. 09:30

PR: VR Casino OKO Is a New Project Based on OKOIN Tokens

VR Technology, the founder of the OKOIN, is launching a new project based on the same name token - VR Casino OKO. This is the third blockchain project, which tokenomics is based on the OKOIN tokens. Two predecessors are VR Platform OKO (the platform for distributing interactive VR adult movies) and OKO Pay (the payment system for VR Technology partners through which they can accept OKOIN tokens for goods and services). It is noteworthy that all three projects are not interchangeable. Each of them is independent, and they work in parallel, thereby expanding the reach of the audience and increasing the value, stability and liquidity of the OKOIN token.

VR Casino OKO project

VR Casino OKO is a unique project that combines the atmosphere of the game in real casinos with the availability of online gambling and transparency of the blockchain. The project is based on the VR OKO helmet whose sales have already exceeded 70,000 units. In the future VR Technology plans to make the system available for other VR-devices (Oculus Rift, HTC VIve and others), provided that their hardware and software will meet the technical requirements of the project.

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FBI Warns of Crypto Scammers Posing as Exchange Support Staff

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 31. 08:55

FBI Warns of Crypto Scammers Posing as Exchange Support Staff

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has published a document seeking to warn citizens of the increasing prevalence of scams executed through fraudulently posing as technical support staff for a company. The FBI’s notes that virtual currencies are becoming “increasingly targeted by tech support criminals.” Also Read: Mailchimp Latest Company to Ban Cryptocurrency Advertising Cryptocurrency Tech […]

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Huobi Officially Launches in South Korea with 100 Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 31. 07:30

Huobi Officially Launches in South Korea with 100 Cryptocurrencies

Huobi has officially launched in South Korea. The platform facilitates the trading of 100 cryptocurrencies and 208 markets. The exchange is also creating an investor protection fund and program to immediately compensate for any losses that are not investor error. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Huobi Korea Launched Huobi […]

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These Are the Worst Performing Cryptocurrencies of 2018 – So Far

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2018. Mar. 31. 05:41

These Are the Worst Performing Cryptocurrencies of 2018 – So Far

2018 has been a tough year for cryptocurrencies. It all started so promisingly, as January broke with the promise of $3 ripple and, in tron, an altcoin that was up 14,000% in 30 days. Things swiftly went south from there, and have been sinking ever since. Judged by their all-time high (ATH), the following coins […]

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Bitkan CEO Discusses China, Bitcoin Cash, and the ‘K Site’

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 31. 01:31

Bitkan CEO Discusses China, Bitcoin Cash, and the ‘K Site’

During the Satoshi’s Vision Conference in Tokyo, news.Bitcoin.com spoke with the CEO of Bitkan, Fang Yu, about the recent regulatory actions against cryptocurrency exchanges in China alongside her company’s new venture a vertical paid market called the Bitkan ‘K Site.’ The project will attempt to establish a decentralized media outlet that offers incentives to content […]

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Gazprombank to Try Crypto Deals in Switzerland

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 23:18

Gazprombank to Try Crypto Deals in Switzerland

Gazprombank, one of Russia’s largest financial institutions, is planning to perform some cryptocurrency deals by the end of the year. According to one of its top managers, the bank is responding to demand from “substantial clients”. The pilot transactions will be conducted through its subsidiary in Switzerland. Also read: New Bill Aims to Allow Crypto […]

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Report: Kazakhstan's Central Bank Wants to Ban Cryptocurrencies

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2018. Mar. 30. 22:15

Report: Kazakhstan's Central Bank Wants to Ban Cryptocurrencies The chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan told Sputnik News it is seeking an all-encompassing ban on cryptocurrency exchanges and mining.

Bitcoin ATM Installed in Georgia Amid Growing Interest in Crypto

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 20:50

Bitcoin ATM Installed in Georgia Amid Growing Interest in Crypto

A new automated teller machine now offers Georgians a fast and easy way to buy and sell bitcoin and litecoin. Support for bitcoin cash has been promised, and other cryptos will also be added in the future. The ATM has been set up at a burger restaurant in the heart of the Georgian capital Tbilisi. […]

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Chile's State-Owned Bank Cutting Ties with Crypto Exchanges

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 19:30

Chile's State-Owned Bank Cutting Ties with Crypto Exchanges Chile's public bank will terminate the accounts of three cryptocurrency exchange clients within 10 days, according to a local news report.

Chinese Investors Use Wechat Brokers to Bypass ICO Ban

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 18:51

Chinese Investors Use Wechat Brokers to Bypass ICO Ban

Reports have alleged that many Chinese cryptocurrency investors are seeking middle-men agencies on Wechat to facilitate their transactions in order to bypass the nation’s prohibitive virtual currency regulations and access exposure to initial coin offerings (ICOs). Also Read: Ford to Use Cryptocurrency for Inter-Vehicle Communication System ICO Token Brokerages Allow Chinese Investors to Bypass Ban According […]

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AirAsia Planning Cryptocurrency-Based Rewards Program

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 18:00

AirAsia Planning Cryptocurrency-Based Rewards Program The Malaysian discount airline plans to use its proprietary BigCoin token to facilitate transactions and act as a frequent-flyer rewards program.

Mailchimp Latest Company to Ban Cryptocurrency Advertising

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 17:11

Mailchimp Latest Company to Ban Cryptocurrency Advertising

Popular email automation company, Mailchimp, has become the latest company to ban promotional materials pertaining to initial coin offerings and cryptocurrencies. The ban is formally acknowledged in the company’s new terms of service, which was updated on March 29. Also Read: Two Turkish Imams Fired for Allegedly Investing in Bitcoin Mailchimp Prohibits Emails Promoting Cryptocurrencies Leading […]

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Cisco Imagines Group Chats on a Blockchain in Patent Filing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 17:05

Cisco Imagines Group Chats on a Blockchain in Patent Filing A Cisco patent application describes how a blockchain could let people form groups on the fly to share files and other data while tracking membership.

Riot Blockchain Acquires Futures Brokerage After Crypto Pivot

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 16:00

Riot Blockchain Acquires Futures Brokerage After Crypto Pivot Riot Blockchain announced it would "investigate" creating a crypto exchange and futures product after acquiring a registered brokerage.

Okex Rolls Back Futures Contracts After Liquidations Leave Traders Reeling

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 15:55

Okex Rolls Back Futures Contracts After Liquidations Leave Traders Reeling

Okex has promised to roll back futures transactions after irregular activity saw bitcoin plunge to under $4,800. The incident triggered massive liquidations, wiped out hundreds of contracts, and saw one trader threaten to commit suicide in front of Okex’ Hong Kong offices. Also read: Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit Re-Emerges Amid Insurance Controversy Okex Reverses the Rekoning […]

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Winner-Turned-Loser ICON Tanks 40 Percent as Crypto Markets Falter

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 14:40

Winner-Turned-Loser ICON Tanks 40 Percent as Crypto Markets Falter It's been a bad week for the wider cryptocurrency market, and one token alone in the top 25 by market cap has registered moderate gains.

Telegram Doubles Amount Raised in ICO to $1.7 Billion

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 14:00

Telegram Doubles Amount Raised in ICO to $1.7 Billion Messaging app provider Telegram has raised a second $850 million in its ongoing token sale, according to a new filing with the SEC.

Arizona Bitcoin Trader Convicted for Crypto Money Laundering

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 13:00

Arizona Bitcoin Trader Convicted for Crypto Money Laundering An Arizonan bitcoin trader has been convicted for using the cryptocurrency to launder the proceeds of drug deals. 

Not Dead: There’s Good Reason to Be Long on Bitcoin

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 12:30

Not Dead: There’s Good Reason to Be Long on Bitcoin

With western Christianity set to celebrate the basis of its theology this weekend, bitcoiners the world over might be showing up to churches in droves, hoping one resurrection might lead to another. The ecosystem’s main prophet, Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors, has outlined four reasons why enthusiasts ought to be bullish on the future: […]

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Does the IRS Get a Cut of Your Bitcoin Cash?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 12:00

Does the IRS Get a Cut of Your Bitcoin Cash? The tax treatment of hard forks in the U.S. is uncertain and the IRS should issue guidance addressing such issues, says a legal expert.

Does the IRS Get a Cut of Bitcoin Cash?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 12:00

Does the IRS Get a Cut of Bitcoin Cash? The tax treatment of hard forks in the U.S. is uncertain and the IRS should issue guidance addressing such issues, says a legal expert.

Bitcoin Eyes Bottom After 50-Day Low Below $7K

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 11:00

Bitcoin Eyes Bottom After 50-Day Low Below $7K Bitcoin prices dropped to a 50-day low of $6,630 today, but a bottom may be in sight, chart analysis suggests.

Sell-Off Over? Bitcoin's Price May Be Nearing Bottom

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 11:00

Sell-Off Over? Bitcoin's Price May Be Nearing Bottom Bitcoin prices dropped to a 50-day low of $6,630 today, but a bottom may be in sight, chart analysis suggests.

Singapore Launches Blockchain Challenge with Funding Prizes

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 10:00

Singapore Launches Blockchain Challenge with Funding Prizes The Singapore government is launching an innovation-boosting blockchain challenge that will reward successful projects with funding.

Testing Cryptocurrency Atomic Swaps With Barterdex

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 09:55

Testing Cryptocurrency Atomic Swaps With Barterdex

The method of atomic swap trading within the cryptocurrency space has become a hot subject, and a few software development teams have been working on this type of cross-chain technology. One group is Komodo, the creators of the decentralized exchange ‘Barterdex.’ The trading platform reveals a total of 90,663 successful atomic swaps have been executed […]

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PR: Crypto Commodity Exchange Digital Ticks Pre – ICO Sells out in 40 Minutes Flat! Public ICO on 15th April 2018

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2018. Mar. 30. 09:30

PR: Crypto Commodity Exchange Digital Ticks Pre – ICO Sells out in 40 Minutes Flat! Public ICO on 15th April 2018

Tallin, Estonia - We are announcing a breakthrough in our journey at Digital Ticks. Barely 40 minutes into our ICO pre-sale, our token sale is sold out! Public Sale announced for 15th April 2018.

When we started our Pre-ICO on 25th March, we believed that it definitely would be a success but we couldn’t have predicted what has happened, 40mins and all the tokens for Pre-ICO has been sold out.

Digital Ticks Presale Tokens Sold Out

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Malta Watchdog Proposes New Blockchain Gaming Guidelines

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 09:00

Malta Watchdog Proposes New Blockchain Gaming Guidelines The Malta Gaming Authority has published draft regulations for digital game companies that want to use distributed ledger or blockchain platforms.

Taxing Every Bitcoin Purchase Will Backfire for the IRS

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 08:00

Taxing Every Bitcoin Purchase Will Backfire for the IRS The IRS' 2014 tax guidance may encourage cryptocurrency users to use unregulated foreign exchanges and use privacy coins like monero or zcash.

Taxing All Bitcoin Buying Will Backfire for the IRS

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 08:00

Taxing All Bitcoin Buying Will Backfire for the IRS The IRS' 2014 tax guidance may encourage cryptocurrency users to use unregulated foreign exchanges and use privacy coins like monero or zcash.

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit Re-Emerges Amid Insurance Controversy

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 08:00

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit Re-Emerges Amid Insurance Controversy

Cryptocurrency exchange Youbit has reportedly re-emerged after a series of hacks and a bankruptcy filing, amid an insurance claim controversy and civil lawsuits. The exchange continues to operate after it was sold and renamed, local media reported. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Insurance Claim Denied DB Insurance, one of […]

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Crypto Exchange OKEx to Roll Back Trades After Futures Plunge

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 06:20

Crypto Exchange OKEx to Roll Back Trades After Futures Plunge OKEx has halted token withdrawal and futures trading amid irregular activities that pulled down bitcoin futures price significantly.

Exchange OKEx to Roll Back Trades After Futures Plunge

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 06:20

Exchange OKEx to Roll Back Trades After Futures Plunge OKEx has halted token withdrawal and futures trading amid irregular activities that pulled down bitcoin futures price significantly.

Thailand Approves Draft Decree on Crypto

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 06:05

Thailand Approves Draft Decree on Crypto

The Thai cabinet has approved a draft decree to regulate cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. The definition of digital assets has been modified from the previous draft but the tax structure remains. All crypto businesses must obtain licenses and report information to the anti-money laundering office. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With […]

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Broken Privacy? The Allegations Against Monero Are Old News

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 04:04

Broken Privacy? The Allegations Against Monero Are Old News Monero devs think a re-released paper is causing unnecessary stir, but also believe it will help move the crypto's privacy tech forward.

Bitcoin Breaks Below $7K to Fall to 50-Day Low

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 30. 03:05

Bitcoin Breaks Below $7K to Fall to 50-Day Low Bitcoin has dropped below $7,000, reaching a month-low since Feb. 7 while the cryptocurrency market is seeing a major sell-off.

Newegg Enables Cryptocurrency Payments for Canadian Customers

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 30. 01:16

Newegg Enables Cryptocurrency Payments for Canadian Customers

On March 28 the popular online electronics merchant Newegg announced its now allowing residents from Canada the ability to pay for goods using cryptocurrencies. Through its partnership with the payment processing firm Bitpay, the company feels its the right time to offer Canadian customers the ability to pay for items with the digital currencies BCH […]

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Five Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Japan Throw in the Towel

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 22:58

Five Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Japan Throw in the Towel

Five cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan are closing after their operators reportedly withdrew their applications with the Japanese financial regulator to operate crypto exchanges. They are in the process of returning clients’ cash and crypto holdings. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Five Exchanges Cease Operations Five cryptocurrency exchange operators in […]

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Ether Drops Below $400 to Hit Lowest Price Since November

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 21:31

Ether Drops Below $400 to Hit Lowest Price Since November The price of ether, the cryptocurrency of the ethereum network, fell below $400 on Thursday for the first time since November.

Intel Wants to Patent a Bitcoin Mining Hardware 'Accelerator'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 21:05

Intel Wants to Patent a Bitcoin Mining Hardware 'Accelerator' Intel explains in a recently-released patent application how it would improve its products for bitcoin mining purposes.

Token Overload Is Causing Confusion

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 20:55

Token Overload Is Causing Confusion

With thousands of cryptocurrency tokens tradable on exchanges, and thousands more registered as ERC20s, confusion is inevitable. Many share extremely similar names and some have identical abbreviations. On Wednesday, one token pumped by 300% after a group of traders mistakenly bought it, thinking they were purchasing a different asset entirely. Also read: Canadian Multinational Bank BMO […]

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Email Service MailChimp to Block ICO, Crypto Marketing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 19:32

Email Service MailChimp to Block ICO, Crypto Marketing Email distribution company MailChimp will bar marketing campaigns for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings next month.

Cobinhood Delists Six Tokens Susceptible to Pump and Dump, Limits Tether Pairs

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 18:35

Cobinhood Delists Six Tokens Susceptible to Pump and Dump, Limits Tether Pairs

As some cryptocurrency exchanges are adding new altcoins, tokens and forks all the time, cashing in on massive listing fees from promoters, the need arises to trim the fat ever so often. Now Cobinhood is removing a few, offering a glimpse on how trading venues decide which tokens to cull.  Also Read: Canadian Multinational Bank […]

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Game Giant Unity to Work With Kik's ICO Token

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 18:30

Game Giant Unity to Work With Kik's ICO Token The Kin Foundation, which governs the cryptocurrency developed by Kik, announced a partnership with Unity Technologies on Thursday.

Scammers Are Posing As Crypto Exchange Support Staff, Says FBI

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 18:00

Scammers Are Posing As Crypto Exchange Support Staff, Says FBI The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center warned against criminals who pretend to be tech support for crypto exchanges.

PR: Decentralized Messenger ECHT Tokens Listed on YoBit and Tidex Exchanges

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 17:30

PR: Decentralized Messenger ECHT Tokens Listed on YoBit and Tidex Exchanges

Dear e-Chat users! Our team has succeeded in negotiations for collaboration with two major cryptocurrency exchanges: YoBit and Tidex . Both sides are sure that our partnership will provide more opportunities for users to trade e-Chat tokens.

Tidex is a cryptocurrency exchange and bitcoin trading platform that emphasizes low fees of 0.1%, while its trading volume reaches $18 million daily! Tidex is a Bitcoin and altcoin exchange that support tokens on Ethereum and Waves. One of the main features of Tidex is that users don’t need to verify their identity to make trades, allowing to remain anonymous while performing any operations with cryptocurrencies. Currently, the exchange has 79 listed coins.

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Ford to Use Cryptocurrency for Inter-Vehicle Communication System

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 17:05

Ford to Use Cryptocurrency for Inter-Vehicle Communication System

Ford has been issued a patent for “Apparatus and methods […] for vehicle-to-vehicle cooperation to marshal traffic.” The patent indicates that Ford is seeking to use cryptocurrency technology as a means for cars to communicate with each other whilst on the road – with the patent describing a “Cooperatively Managed Merge and Pass (CMMP) system” […]

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'Colored Coins' Startup Coinprism Is Shutting Down This Weekend

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 17:00

'Colored Coins' Startup Coinprism Is Shutting Down This Weekend Coinprism was arguably ahead of its time. But much has changed on the tech and regulatory fronts since its debut in 2014, and the startup is closing.

'Colored Coins' Startup Coinprism Is Shutting Down

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 17:00

'Colored Coins' Startup Coinprism Is Shutting Down Coinprism was arguably ahead of its time. But much has changed on the tech and regulatory fronts since its debut in 2014, and the startup is closing.

Two Turkish Imams Fired for Allegedly Investing in Bitcoin

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 15:30

Two Turkish Imams Fired for Allegedly Investing in Bitcoin

Two Turkish imams have been fired for possessing bitcoin investments, according to local media reports. Turkey’s religious authorities determined that bitcoin is “not compatible with Islam” in November 2017. Also Read: Bitcoin Mining Training Coming to 30 Cities in India Two Imams Fired for Owning Bitcoin It has been reported that two religious officials in Zonguldak, […]

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Major Cryptocurrencies Are Hitting 2018 Lows Today

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 15:00

Major Cryptocurrencies Are Hitting 2018 Lows Today Ripple's XRP, ether and bitcoin cash have all hit fresh lows for the year, amid broader crypto market weakness.

Report: Korean Insurer Denies Claim from Bankrupt Crypto Exchange

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 14:00

Report: Korean Insurer Denies Claim from Bankrupt Crypto Exchange A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange has reportedly had its insurance claim denied months after it closed following a debilitating hack.

Russian Hotels to Surprise World Cup Fans with Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 13:55

Russian Hotels to Surprise World Cup Fans with Bitcoin Payments

Football Fans will be able to pay with bitcoin for their accommodation when they visit Russia for this year’s World Cup. Hotels in Kaliningrad, expecting guests from eight countries, are partnering with a local payment provider to offer the service. Booking a room for the day when England plays Belgium will cost approx. $300 in […]

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UK Financial Watchdog Warns Over Unregistered Crypto Brokerage

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 13:00

UK Financial Watchdog Warns Over Unregistered Crypto Brokerage The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority has warned investors over an unregistered brokerage that appears to be offering crypto-related derivatives.

Canadian Multinational Bank BMO Blocks Cryptocurrency Transactions

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 12:05

Canadian Multinational Bank BMO Blocks Cryptocurrency Transactions

Like taxi drivers attacking Uber or candle makers trying to block out the sun, another bank has taken a stand against bitcoin. BMO is apparently trying to protect its clients from themselves by taking away the freedom to decide what to do with their own money, like using cryptocurrency. Also Read: Steven Seagal Karate Chops […]

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China's Central Bank Eyes Crypto as Possible Yuan Risk

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 12:00

China's Central Bank Eyes Crypto as Possible Yuan Risk The People's Bank of China says cryptocurrencies will be a top priority for the agency this year, in an effort to protect the national currency.

Can the Lightning Network Avoid Going Corporate?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 11:00

Can the Lightning Network Avoid Going Corporate? As startups developing bitcoin's Lightning Network start pushing the tech forward, some wonder whether it'll be taken over by corporate interests.

Bitcoin's Lightning Network Is Live, But Can It Keep from Going Corporate?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 11:00

Bitcoin's Lightning Network Is Live, But Can It Keep from Going Corporate? As startups developing bitcoin's Lightning Network start pushing the tech forward, some wonder whether it'll be taken over by corporate interests.

Plagiary Is The Worst Cryptocurrency Scam of All

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 09:50

Plagiary Is The Worst Cryptocurrency Scam of All

There’s a 99% chance that you’re reading these words on news.Bitcoin.com. And there’s a 1% chance that you’re reading them on some other cryptocurrency site. It might have a similar name to this one, or it might be called something entirely different. But whatever its name, it wasn’t responsible for producing this content – it […]

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$7K Next? Bitcoin Bears Pull Off Downside Break

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 09:50

$7K Next? Bitcoin Bears Pull Off Downside Break Bitcoin bears have come out victorious in the two-day tug of war with the bulls and may push prices down to $7,000.

PR: Airline Blockchain Project ALLN Issued US$350 Million

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 09:30

PR: Airline Blockchain Project ALLN Issued US$350 Million

The most of current cryptocurrencies remain in the development of new technology or concept as mainstream, products and services still stay in the dream-building idea. Most cryptocurrencies are dejected without subsequent support from the enterprises, causing most of investors disappointed and panic.

The largest aero-ecological blockchain in history is going to unveil on March 28th. The original team, Huafu Enterprise Holdings Limited, recruits the most advanced technology team, focused on building blockchain applications, and announced the world's first aero-ecological blockchain application. “The project Airline and Life Networking Token (hereinafter referred to as ALLN)” is born.

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West Virginia Piloting Blockchain Voting App in Senate Election

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 09:00

West Virginia Piloting Blockchain Voting App in Senate Election The U.S. state of West Virginia is trialing a voting system for absentee military personnel using a mobile app powered by blockchain technology. 

Massachusetts Censures Five ICO Crypto Startups in a Single Day

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 08:00

Massachusetts Censures Five ICO Crypto Startups in a Single Day

Crowdfunding in the United States is a most dangerous game. Massachusetts brought no fewer than five acts of censure on the same day this week. Censure is a formal legal settlement entered into, in this case, with crypto companies accused of financial law violations, and usually involve a Consent Order (to prevent further prosecution, individual […]

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State Digital Currency Still On Agenda, Says China Blockchain Research Lead

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 08:00

State Digital Currency Still On Agenda, Says China Blockchain Research Lead China is still in the process of developing a state digital currency, the chief of a government-funded blockchain research center has said.

State Digital Currency Still On Agenda, Says China's Blockchain Lead

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 08:00

State Digital Currency Still On Agenda, Says China's Blockchain Lead China is still in the process of developing a state digital currency, the chief of a government-funded blockchain research center has said.

Most Privacy Coins Aren’t That Private

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 05:50

Most Privacy Coins Aren’t That Private

Privacy coins are meant to be private. That’s their raison d’être. Strip away the privacy, and they simply become altcoins, and dangerous ones at that, with the potential to deanonymize their users and expose their secrets. A number of recent reports have cast doubt on the privacy features offered by coins such as zcash and […]

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Bitcoin Mining Training Coming to 30 Cities in India

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 03:59

Bitcoin Mining Training Coming to 30 Cities in India

An Indian chamber of commerce is launching a bitcoin mining training program in 30 cities across India. The goal is to teach young people about bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, crypto mining, and entrepreneurship to empower the rural population for self-employment. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin Mining Training Program […]

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What It's Really Like to Talk to the SEC About Your ICO

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 03:25

What It's Really Like to Talk to the SEC About Your ICO Sweetbridge's CEO met face-to-face with the SEC and came away with a sense the regulator is open to figuring out the best rules for the industry.

What It's Like to Talk to the SEC About Your ICO

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 29. 03:25

What It's Like to Talk to the SEC About Your ICO Sweetbridge's CEO met face-to-face with the SEC and came away with a sense the regulator is open to figuring out the best rules for the industry.

Australian Tax Agency Seeks Public Input Concerning Cryptocurrency Taxes

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 02:30

Australian Tax Agency Seeks Public Input Concerning Cryptocurrency Taxes

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been researching how to formulate regulatory guidelines for taxing cryptocurrencies recently. This week the ATO is seeking input from Australian residents concerning how the country should tax digital assets. Also read: South Korean Exchange Paying Users to Report Illegal Crypto Schemes The Australian Taxation Office is Looking for Public Opinion Concerning […]

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Cointext Launches Beta — Send Bitcoin Cash Without the Internet

Bitcoin News

2018. Mar. 29. 00:56

Cointext Launches Beta — Send Bitcoin Cash Without the Internet

This week, the text messaging platform Cointext announced the public launch of its feature service that allows anyone with a mobile phone to transact with bitcoin cash (BCH) without internet services. Cointext uses a phone’s Short Message Service (SMS) protocol, and the beta release can now be tested throughout the US, Canada, South Africa, Switzerland, […]

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Report: 2 Japanese Crypto Exchanges to Shut Down

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 21:51

Report: 2 Japanese Crypto Exchanges to Shut Down Two crypto exchanges in Japan are reportedly set to close amid growing regulatory scrutiny from regulators in the wake of a $500 million theft.

Report: Two Japanese Crypto Exchanges to Shut Down

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 21:51

Report: Two Japanese Crypto Exchanges to Shut Down Two crypto exchanges in Japan are reportedly set to close amid growing regulatory scrutiny from regulators in the wake of a $500 million theft.

Judge Backs FTC Asset Freeze in Crypto Fraud Case

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 21:20

Judge Backs FTC Asset Freeze in Crypto Fraud Case U.S. Magistrate Lurana Snow has recommended that a preliminary injunction be enforced against four alleged scammers.

B3i Shifts From Blockchain Consortium to Full-Fledged Company

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 18:35

B3i Shifts From Blockchain Consortium to Full-Fledged Company B3i has become an independent company that will continue to explore and provide blockchain applications for the insurance industry.

Survey: Younger Koreans More Likely to Invest in Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 17:00

Survey: Younger Koreans More Likely to Invest in Crypto Nearly a quarter of South Koreans in their 20s want to invest in cryptocurrencies, according to a new poll conducted by Bank of Korea.

Ripple Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 16:10

Ripple Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium Ripple has joined the Hyperledger project along with thirteen other companies and organizations.

Crypto Job Interest Waned with Price Decline, Says Indeed

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 15:00

Crypto Job Interest Waned with Price Decline, Says Indeed Data from Indeed.com suggests that jobseekers' interest in cryptocurrency-related jobs dropped alongside declines in prices.

Uphold Adds Buy and Sell Options for Ripple's XRP

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 14:00

Uphold Adds Buy and Sell Options for Ripple's XRP Digital payments startup Uphold announced Wednesday that it has added support for Ripple’s XRP cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin Cash Bull Failures Could See Traders Move to Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 13:40

Bitcoin Cash Bull Failures Could See Traders Move to Bitcoin Bitcoin is likely to outperform its rival bitcoin cash in the short-run, the technical charts indicate.

Danske Bank Rules Out Crypto Trading But Won't Block Credit Cards

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 13:00

Danske Bank Rules Out Crypto Trading But Won't Block Credit Cards The biggest bank in Denmark is banning cryptocurrencies from its trading platforms, but will still allow credit card purchases for general customers.

Sharding Is Already Ushering in Radical New Ethereum Designs

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 12:00

Sharding Is Already Ushering in Radical New Ethereum Designs One of ethereum's biggest upgrades isn't quite live, but that doesn't mean it's not inspiring critical thinking about how to boost the network.

Sharding Is Ushering in Radical Ethereum Designs

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 12:00

Sharding Is Ushering in Radical Ethereum Designs One of ethereum's biggest upgrades isn't quite live, but that doesn't mean it's not inspiring critical thinking about how to boost the network.

Luxury Car Dealer Teams with BitFlyer for Big Bitcoin Payments

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 11:20

Luxury Car Dealer Teams with BitFlyer for Big Bitcoin Payments A Japanese car dealership is adding bitcoin as a payment option with support from cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer

Why Bitcoin's 'Death Cross' May Turn Out a Bear Trap

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 10:40

Why Bitcoin's 'Death Cross' May Turn Out a Bear Trap Bitcoin risks entering a technical "death cross" soon, but the bearish signal will likely not be as severe as has been made out in reports.

Why Bitcoin's 'Death Cross' May Be a Bear Trap

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 10:40

Why Bitcoin's 'Death Cross' May Be a Bear Trap Bitcoin risks entering a technical "death cross" soon, but the bearish signal will likely not be as severe as has been made out in reports.

Blockchain Tops 2017 Fintech Enquiries, Says Swiss Finance Regulator

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 10:00

Blockchain Tops 2017 Fintech Enquiries, Says Swiss Finance Regulator Enquiries around blockchain, cryptocurrency and ICOs in Switzerland have increased significantly, according the country's financial regulator, FINMA.

Chinese Blockchain Funding Center Plan Scrapped Over Regulatory Issues

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 09:00

Chinese Blockchain Funding Center Plan Scrapped Over Regulatory Issues A Chinese investment association has scrapped a previously reported plan to launch a funding center to boost blockchain development in the country.

Blockchain Funding Center Scrapped Over China Regulation Concerns

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 09:00

Blockchain Funding Center Scrapped Over China Regulation Concerns A Chinese investment association has scrapped a previously reported plan to launch a funding center to boost blockchain development in the country.

Hyperledger Tech Heats Up Ahead of Blockchain Software Debuts

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 08:00

Hyperledger Tech Heats Up Ahead of Blockchain Software Debuts 2018 is shaping up to be a watershed year for enterprise-grade blockchain, with the upcoming launch of four Hyperledger solutions into version 1.0.

Hyperledger Tech Heats Up Ahead of Software Debuts

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 08:00

Hyperledger Tech Heats Up Ahead of Software Debuts 2018 is shaping up to be a watershed year for enterprise-grade blockchain, with the upcoming launch of four Hyperledger solutions into version 1.0.

US Futures Self-Regulator Reminds Members to Report Crypto Activities

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 06:06

US Futures Self-Regulator Reminds Members to Report Crypto Activities A U.S. futures self-regulator is reminding its members the obligation of reporting any involvement in bitcoin or bitcoin derivatives transactions.

A G20 Crypto Policy? Let's Hope It's a Pipe Dream

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 28. 03:05

A G20 Crypto Policy? Let's Hope It's a Pipe Dream The world's economic leaders are seeking a globally coordinated policy on cryptocurrencies. This could take a while. But that may be just as well.

Bank of England to Test DLT Use in New Settlement System

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 21:45

Bank of England to Test DLT Use in New Settlement System The Bank of England has launched a proof of concept that will explore DLT-compatibility with its real time gross settlement service.

AMD Bolsters Crypto Mining in Latest GPU Software Update

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 20:00

AMD Bolsters Crypto Mining in Latest GPU Software Update The latest version of AMD's Adrenalin Edition driver for its Radeon processors fixes an issue impacting blockchain processes.

Massachusetts Halts 5 ICOs on 'Unregistered Securities' Grounds

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 19:00

Massachusetts Halts 5 ICOs on 'Unregistered Securities' Grounds The U.S. state of Massachusetts halted five token sales, alleging all involved the sale of unregistered securities.

Massachusetts Halts 5 ICOs for Selling Unregistered Securities

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 19:00

Massachusetts Halts 5 ICOs for Selling Unregistered Securities The U.S. state of Massachusetts halted five token sales, alleging all involved the sale of unregistered securities.

Reddit Drops Bitcoin Payment Option For 'Gold' Membership

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 18:30

Reddit Drops Bitcoin Payment Option For 'Gold' Membership Reddit no longer allows users to pay in bitcoin for subscriptions to its premium membership program, Reddit Gold.

Ford Patent Envisions Car-to-Car Crypto Transactions

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 17:30

Ford Patent Envisions Car-to-Car Crypto Transactions A patent awarded to Ford suggests the U.S. automaker is considering cryptocurrency as a way to help cars on the road communicate and reduce traffic.

Russian Official: Venezuela Won't Be Paying Its Debt in State Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 16:30

Russian Official: Venezuela Won't Be Paying Its Debt in State Crypto A Russian Finance Ministry official has stated that Venezuela will not pay off its $3.5 billion debt using the petro.

Central Banks Say Blockchain Could Shake Up Securities Settlement

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 15:45

Central Banks Say Blockchain Could Shake Up Securities Settlement The second report from the project 'Stella' initiative explores applications of distributed ledger technology to securities settlement mechanisms.

Bitcoin: Safe Haven Asset or Lead Indicator for the S&P?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 14:00

Bitcoin: Safe Haven Asset or Lead Indicator for the S&P? Bitcoin is yet to find acceptance as "digital gold," an S&P 500 and bitcoin price comparison suggests.

Spring Labs Raises $15 Million to Build Credit Data Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 13:00

Spring Labs Raises $15 Million to Build Credit Data Blockchain Spring Labs, an identity- and credit-focused blockchain startup, has raised $14.75 million in a seed funding round.

Vitalik Wants You to Pay to Slow Ethereum's Runaway Growth

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 12:00

Vitalik Wants You to Pay to Slow Ethereum's Runaway Growth Ethereum's creator has proposed a new fee to help keep the cryptocurrency decentralized.

Vitalik Wants You to Pay to Slow Ethereum's Growth

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 12:00

Vitalik Wants You to Pay to Slow Ethereum's Growth Ethereum's creator has proposed a new fee to help keep the cryptocurrency decentralized.

EU Markets Watchdog Toughens Rules on Crypto Derivatives

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 11:00

EU Markets Watchdog Toughens Rules on Crypto Derivatives The EU markets watchdog has agreed a temporarily change in the leverage limts for cryptocurrency derivative contracts in the region.

Bitcoin Slides Below $8K, But Rally May Be On the Way

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 10:00

Bitcoin Slides Below $8K, But Rally May Be On the Way The bears continued to be in the driver's seat on Monday, but bitcoin could see a minor corrective rally soon.

Bitcoin Slides Below $8K, But Downside Could Be Limited

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 10:00

Bitcoin Slides Below $8K, But Downside Could Be Limited The bears continued to be in the driver's seat on Monday, but bitcoin could see a minor corrective rally soon.

Kakao Confirms Creation of Blockchain Platform, Denies ICO Rumor

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 09:00

Kakao Confirms Creation of Blockchain Platform, Denies ICO Rumor South Korean internet giant Kakao has confirmed it is setting up a new blockchain subsidiary, but quashed rumors of a planned initial coin offering.

If Facebook Can Be Worth Billions, Why Can't Cryptocurrencies?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 08:00

If Facebook Can Be Worth Billions, Why Can't Cryptocurrencies? CoinDesk Editor Pete Rizzo puts forth an alternate way to think about crypto valuations – one that might poke holes in critics' bubble talk.

If Facebook Can Be Worth Billions, Why Can't Cryptos?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 08:00

If Facebook Can Be Worth Billions, Why Can't Cryptos? CoinDesk Editor Pete Rizzo puts forth an alternate way to think about crypto valuations – one that might poke holes in critics' bubble talk.

Australia Seeks Public Input on Crypto Tax Guidelines

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 06:00

Australia Seeks Public Input on Crypto Tax Guidelines The Australian government is looking for public feedbacks to make sure crypto investors will not have excuse for not meeting their tax liability.

Child Porn On Bitcoin? Why This Doesn't Mean What You Think

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 04:00

Child Porn On Bitcoin? Why This Doesn't Mean What You Think Bitcoin isn’t illegal, but SESTA-FOSTA could be used to sue miners or node operators depending on what they store in the blockchain.

Child Porn On Bitcoin? Dispelling the Myths

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 04:00

Child Porn On Bitcoin? Dispelling the Myths Bitcoin isn’t illegal, but SESTA-FOSTA could be used to sue miners or node operators depending on what they store in the blockchain.

Child Porn On Bitcoin? Why This Doesn't Mean What You Might Think

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 04:00

Child Porn On Bitcoin? Why This Doesn't Mean What You Might Think Bitcoin isn’t illegal, but SESTA-FOSTA could be used to sue miners or node operators depending on what they store in the blockchain.

Blythe Masters' Next Move? Get FIs Hooked On Blockchain SDKs

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 01:30

Blythe Masters' Next Move? Get FIs Hooked On Blockchain SDKs Former JP Morgan executive Blythe Masters recently unveiled a new software suite designed to help propel the next wave of business blockchain growth.

Blythe Masters' Next Move? Blockchain SDKs

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 27. 01:30

Blythe Masters' Next Move? Blockchain SDKs Former JP Morgan executive Blythe Masters recently unveiled a new software suite designed to help propel the next wave of business blockchain growth.

Litecoin Payments Startup That Won Trader Favor Abruptly Shuts Down

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 22:00

Litecoin Payments Startup That Won Trader Favor Abruptly Shuts Down Litecoin merchant processor LitePay is closing up shop.

Crypto Startup Circle Hires a Square Vet as CFO to Aid Expansion

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 20:10

Crypto Startup Circle Hires a Square Vet as CFO to Aid Expansion Circle has hired Naeem Ishaq as its new chief financial officer, treasurer and executive vice president of risk as the startup expands globally.

Crypto Startup Circle Hires a Square Vet as CFO

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 20:10

Crypto Startup Circle Hires a Square Vet as CFO Circle has hired Naeem Ishaq as its new chief financial officer, treasurer and executive vice president of risk as the startup expands globally.

Twitter Will Ban ICO Ads Starting Tomorrow

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 18:50

Twitter Will Ban ICO Ads Starting Tomorrow Twitter has revealed that it will ban ads for token sales and some cryptocurrency services starting Tuesday.

Steven Seagal and Bitcoiin Founders 'Exit' As ICO Ends

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 18:30

Steven Seagal and Bitcoiin Founders 'Exit' As ICO Ends Steven Seagal will no longer serve as brand ambassador for the "Bitcoiin" cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin Drops Below $8K During Wider Crypto Market Slide

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 18:10

Bitcoin Drops Below $8K During Wider Crypto Market Slide Bitcoin's price is back below $8,000, a move that comes amid a broader decline in the global cryptocurrency market. 

Bitcoin Drops Below $8K Amid Crypto Market Slide

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 18:10

Bitcoin Drops Below $8K Amid Crypto Market Slide Bitcoin's price is back below $8,000, a move that comes amid a broader decline in the global cryptocurrency market. 

Nvidia CEO: GPU Production Boost Needed Because of Crypto Miners

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 17:50

Nvidia CEO: GPU Production Boost Needed Because of Crypto Miners Nvidia must produce more graphics processing units to offset demand from crypto miners, says its CEO.

Cboe Prods SEC on Bitcoin ETF Approval in New Letter

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 16:45

Cboe Prods SEC on Bitcoin ETF Approval in New Letter In a new letter, Cboe Global Markets president Chris Concannon addresses some of the SEC's concerns about bitcoin derivatives markets.

Crimean Government Employees Fined for Mining Bitcoins at Work

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 15:45

Crimean Government Employees Fined for Mining Bitcoins at Work Two former Crimean government employees were fined 30,000 rubles each for using official resources to mine bitcoin.

IEX Spinoff Tradewind Launches Blockchain Platform for Gold Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 14:45

IEX Spinoff Tradewind Launches Blockchain Platform for Gold Trading Precious metals trading startup Tradewind announced its first blockchain project, a system meant to help trade gold, on Monday.

Tradewind Launches Blockchain Platform for Gold Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 14:45

Tradewind Launches Blockchain Platform for Gold Trading Precious metals trading startup Tradewind announced its first blockchain project, a system meant to help trade gold, on Monday.

Waiting Game? Why Coinbase Won't Add New Cryptos Anytime Soon

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 13:00

Waiting Game? Why Coinbase Won't Add New Cryptos Anytime Soon Adding new cryptocurrencies is a "top priority" for Coinbase, and it's becoming more clear how the exchange makes decisions about which to support.

Why Coinbase Won't Add New Cryptos Anytime Soon

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 13:00

Why Coinbase Won't Add New Cryptos Anytime Soon Adding new cryptocurrencies is a "top priority" for Coinbase, and it's becoming more clear how the exchange makes decisions about which to support.

Deutsche Börse Plans Blockchain Securities Platform with R3 Tech

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 12:00

Deutsche Börse Plans Blockchain Securities Platform with R3 Tech Germany's Deutsche Börse Group is planning to develop a platform for securities lending using R3's Corda blockchain tech.

Chinese Government Institute Launches Blockchain for Authentication

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 11:20

Chinese Government Institute Launches Blockchain for Authentication A Chinese government-led research body has rolled out a blockchain-as-a-service platform for identity and supply-chain tracking.

Trapped Below $9K, Bitcoin Risks Downside Break

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 10:20

Trapped Below $9K, Bitcoin Risks Downside Break Bitcoin has been trading sideways in a narrow range over the last week, but a drop toward $8,000 may be on the way.

Alibaba Payment Affiliate Rules Out ICO Fundraising

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 10:00

Alibaba Payment Affiliate Rules Out ICO Fundraising Ant Financial Services Group, Alibaba's payment affiliate and operator of AliPay, has taken a critical stance over initial coin offerings.

UK Charity Taps Blockchain Platform to Boost Trust in Donations

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 09:00

UK Charity Taps Blockchain Platform to Boost Trust in Donations British charity English Heritage has joined the Giftcoin platform, which tokenizes donations for the purpose of traceability.

The Crypto 'Kill Switch': Monero Is Going to War Against Big Miners

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 08:00

The Crypto 'Kill Switch': Monero Is Going to War Against Big Miners Big miners are eying monero as a next money-maker. The only problem? Developers are taking steps to keep them out entirely.

The Crypto Kill Switch: Monero Is Going to War Against Big Miners

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 08:00

The Crypto Kill Switch: Monero Is Going to War Against Big Miners Big miners are eying monero as a next money-maker. The only problem? Developers are taking steps to keep them out entirely.

Why Monero Is Going to War Against Big Miners

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 08:00

Why Monero Is Going to War Against Big Miners Big miners are eying monero as a next money-maker. The only problem? Developers are taking steps to keep them out entirely.

Crypto Kill Switch: Monero Goes to War Against Miners

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 08:00

Crypto Kill Switch: Monero Goes to War Against Miners Big miners are eying monero as a next money-maker. The only problem? Developers are taking steps to keep them out entirely.

Crypto Exchange Huobi Registers With FinCEN Ahead of US Launch

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 06:03

Crypto Exchange Huobi Registers With FinCEN Ahead of US Launch Huobi's U.S. division is planning to roll out its crypto-to-crypto trading service for U.S. investors in May.

The Right Way to Think About Crypto Tokens

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 04:00

The Right Way to Think About Crypto Tokens Two researchers have written a paper that explains how utility tokens give consumers direct collective power over price, provided issuers don't cheat.

UK Government Minister Calls for 'Proportionate' Crypto Rules

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 02:30

UK Government Minister Calls for 'Proportionate' Crypto Rules John Glen, the U.K. minister who oversees the financial sector, says regulation could lead to "a stable, flourishing" crypto exchange in London.

Sierra Leone: What We Got Wrong

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 01:30

Sierra Leone: What We Got Wrong Recent media coverage overstated a blockchain startup's involvement in the Sierra Leone election. CoinDesk inadvertently contributed to the problem.

The Sierra Leone Vote: What We Got Wrong

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 26. 01:30

The Sierra Leone Vote: What We Got Wrong Recent media coverage overstated a blockchain startup's involvement in the Sierra Leone election. CoinDesk inadvertently contributed to the problem.

Crypto Investors Should Stay Away from Venezuela’s Petro

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 25. 10:00

Crypto Investors Should Stay Away from Venezuela’s Petro Crypto enthusiasts around the world should send a strong signal to President Maduro that blockchain technology will not be used to support corruption.

Goodbye Fungibility: OFAC's Bitcoin Blacklist Could Remake Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 24. 11:00

Goodbye Fungibility: OFAC's Bitcoin Blacklist Could Remake Crypto With just one paragraph, an agency of the U.S. government may have just radically altered the dynamics of the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

OFAC's Bitcoin Blacklist Could Change Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 24. 11:00

OFAC's Bitcoin Blacklist Could Change Crypto With just one paragraph, an agency of the U.S. government may have just radically altered the dynamics of the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Bitcoin's Next Year in Tech Development Is Coming into Focus

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 24. 10:00

Bitcoin's Next Year in Tech Development Is Coming into Focus At a recent annual meeting in New York, bitcoin's volunteer developer discussed their tech priorities for the year ahead.

Bitcoin's Next Year in Tech Is Coming Into Focus

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 24. 10:00

Bitcoin's Next Year in Tech Is Coming Into Focus At a recent annual meeting in New York, bitcoin's volunteer developer discussed their tech priorities for the year ahead.

Quebec Pushes Hydropower Utility to Halt New Bitcoin Mines

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 22:00

Quebec Pushes Hydropower Utility to Halt New Bitcoin Mines Quebec is temporarily suspending new cryptomining operations from setting up facilities in its low-cost power region.

Smart Contracts Now Recognized Under Tennessee Law

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 21:00

Smart Contracts Now Recognized Under Tennessee Law Tennessee has officially approved the use of a blockchain to store legally binding contracts and signatures.

IRS Reminds US Taxpayers to Report Crypto Earnings

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 19:00

IRS Reminds US Taxpayers to Report Crypto Earnings The IRS sent U.S. taxpayers a reminder Friday to pay taxes on any gains made from trading cryptocurrencies over the last year – including payments.

US Government Watchdog: Regulations Are Hobbling DLT Innovation

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 18:00

US Government Watchdog: Regulations Are Hobbling DLT Innovation The U.S. Government Accountability Office said cumbersome U.S. financial regulations are inhibiting innovation by distributed ledger tech startups.

'Fake News': Russian Official Reportedly Denies Involvement with Petro

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 17:00

'Fake News': Russian Official Reportedly Denies Involvement with Petro A Russian official has called reports that the country helped Venezuela launch its controversial petro cryptocurrency "fake news."

Ireland's Finance Department Plans Blockchain Working Group

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 16:00

Ireland's Finance Department Plans Blockchain Working Group Ireland’s Department of Finance has proposed the creation of a blockchain working group to help form cohesive regulation across government agencies.

Steve Seagal-Backed 'Bitcoiin' ICO Hit with Regulator Warning

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 15:00

Steve Seagal-Backed 'Bitcoiin' ICO Hit with Regulator Warning The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is warning the states residents about the Steven Seagal-backed "Bitcoiin" project.

9 Malaysian Banks Team Up for Trade Finance Blockchain Apps

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 14:00

9 Malaysian Banks Team Up for Trade Finance Blockchain Apps Nine Malaysian banks have teamed up to develop blockchain applications for trade finance, according to the country's central bank.

ICON to EOS: 3 Cryptos Are Leading the Market Recovery

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 13:30

ICON to EOS: 3 Cryptos Are Leading the Market Recovery The cryptocurrency markets regained some poise in the week ending March 23, with several individual tokens making more notable gains.

Banks Building Blockchain Confront Tech Limitations

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 12:00

Banks Building Blockchain Confront Tech Limitations Executives working with two of the largest live blockchain implementations spoke on stage at the DTCC's annual fintech event.

Enterprises Building Blockchain Confront Tech Limitations

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 12:00

Enterprises Building Blockchain Confront Tech Limitations Executives working with two of the largest live blockchain implementations spoke on stage at the DTCC's annual fintech event.

Enterprises Building Blockchain Confront Early Tech Limitations

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 12:00

Enterprises Building Blockchain Confront Early Tech Limitations Executives working with two of the largest live blockchain implementations spoke on stage at the DTCC's annual fintech event.

Yahoo Japan to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in 2018, Says Report

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 11:40

Yahoo Japan to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in 2018, Says Report Yahoo Japan is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency exchange next year, Nikkei Asian Review reports.

$8K? Bitcoin Under Pressure After Rejection at Key Hurdle

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 10:40

$8K? Bitcoin Under Pressure After Rejection at Key Hurdle Bitcoin's retreat from the 200-day moving average hurdle may yield a retest of the psychological support of $8,000.

Blockchain Standardization Tops Chinese IT Ministry's 2018 Agenda

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 10:00

Blockchain Standardization Tops Chinese IT Ministry's 2018 Agenda China's Ministry of Information Technology and Industry is ramping up its focus on national blockchain standardization this year.

Blockchain Remittances Face Efficiency Hurdle, Says Taiwan Central Bank

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 09:00

Blockchain Remittances Face Efficiency Hurdle, Says Taiwan Central Bank A trialed blockchain system for interbank clearance was not as efficient as the current centralized system, says a central bank report.

Warning: The Blockchain Could Rot Your Brain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 08:15

Warning: The Blockchain Could Rot Your Brain As we move toward trusting everything recorded in a blockchain, consider the societal impact, e.g. on our ability to think critically and skeptically.

Warning: Blockchain Could Rot Your Brain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 08:15

Warning: Blockchain Could Rot Your Brain As we move toward trusting everything recorded in a blockchain, consider the societal impact, e.g. on our ability to think critically and skeptically.

TSX Group Subsidiary to Launch Cryptocurrency Brokerage

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 06:00

TSX Group Subsidiary to Launch Cryptocurrency Brokerage The TMX Group announced Shorcan Digital Currency, a brokerage exclusively for cryptocurrencies on Thursday.

Coinbase In Talks to Buy Bitcoin Startup Earn.com

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 03:30

Coinbase In Talks to Buy Bitcoin Startup Earn.com U.S. crypto exchange provider Coinbase is in talks to purchase Earn.com, formerly 21.

Japan Warns Binance Exchange Over Licensing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 03:00

Japan Warns Binance Exchange Over Licensing The Japanese financial regulator has issued a warning to Binance over its operation legitimacy in Japan.

The US Postal Service Is Looking at Backing Up Data With Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 23. 02:00

The US Postal Service Is Looking at Backing Up Data With Blockchain The U.S. Postal Service is eyeing blockchain as part of a system for establishing digital trust, newly published patent documents indicate.

Report: JPMorgan Considers Spinoff of Quorum Blockchain Division

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 23:30

Report: JPMorgan Considers Spinoff of Quorum Blockchain Division JPMorgan Chase is reportedly considering a proposal to split its Quorum blockchain project into its own independent entity.

Bitfury-Backed Bitcoin Miner Secures Canadian Land Deal

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 20:45

Bitfury-Backed Bitcoin Miner Secures Canadian Land Deal Bitfury-backed Hut 8 Mining Corp has secured a new headquarters in Canada's Alberta province.

A Non-Anonymous Stablecoin? Saga Launches With Big-Shot Advisor Team

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 19:30

A Non-Anonymous Stablecoin? Saga Launches With Big-Shot Advisor Team The Saga Foundation is developing a stablecoin with the help of CME Chairman Emeritus Leo Melamed and Nobel Laureate Myron Scholes among others.

US Marshals Office Auctions Off Another $18.7M in Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 18:45

US Marshals Office Auctions Off Another $18.7M in Bitcoin The U.S. Marshals auctioned more than 2,100 bitcoins off on March 19.

Blockchain Capital Raises $150 Million, Looks Beyond Financial Services

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 18:00

Blockchain Capital Raises $150 Million, Looks Beyond Financial Services The raise, Blockchain Capital's fourth, includes $25 million worth of cryptocurrency and brings its total assets under management to $250 million.

Immutable Google? Search Giant Eyes Blockchain for Audits

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 17:00

Immutable Google? Search Giant Eyes Blockchain for Audits A patent application released Thursday indicates Google might be examining how blockchains can secure audit logs and other information.

British Charity Aims to Improve Maritime Safety with New Blockchain Lab

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 16:00

British Charity Aims to Improve Maritime Safety with New Blockchain Lab British non-profit Lloyd’s Register Foundation is teaming up with BLOC on a blockchain initiative aimed to improve safety on the high seas.

E-Commerce Giant JD to Launch Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 15:00

E-Commerce Giant JD to Launch Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform JD.com has today unveiled a white paper detailing its plans for a new blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform.

EOS Eyes Bull Reversal After 70 Percent Spike

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 14:00

EOS Eyes Bull Reversal After 70 Percent Spike EOS has jumped 70 percent in the last few days and now may be closing in on a major bullish breakout.

Better Bitcoin Relay? Crypto VCs Back BloXroute Funding

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 12:59

Better Bitcoin Relay? Crypto VCs Back BloXroute Funding BloXroute's founder worries relay networks that speeds data between crypto miners are not censorship resistant and too slow to foster scaling now.

Binance CEO Refutes Financial Watchdog Warning Reports

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 12:55

Binance CEO Refutes Financial Watchdog Warning Reports Binance's CEO has hit back at reports that the exchange is to receive a warning from a financial regulator over its lack of registration in Japan.

Edward Snowden: Public Ledger Is Bitcoin's Big Flaw

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 12:00

Edward Snowden: Public Ledger Is Bitcoin's Big Flaw At a recent event in Berlin, Edward Snowden for the first time talked at length about the problems and benefits of blockchain technology.

Korean Regulators to Probe Banks' AML Measures for Crypto Exchanges

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 11:10

Korean Regulators to Probe Banks' AML Measures for Crypto Exchanges Two South Korean regulators are reportedly launching an investigation of banks' implementation of anti-money laundering procedures for exchanges.

Korean Regulators to Probe Bank AML Measures for Crypto Exchanges

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 11:10

Korean Regulators to Probe Bank AML Measures for Crypto Exchanges Two South Korean regulators are reportedly launching an investigation of banks' implementation of anti-money laundering procedures for exchanges.

Pullback Ahead? Bitcoin Hits Stiff Resistance at $9K

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 10:35

Pullback Ahead? Bitcoin Hits Stiff Resistance at $9K The bulls' failure to beat resistance around $9,000 in a convincing manner has increased the risk of another drop in bitcoin prices.

Japanese Crypto Users Lost $6 Million in Hacks Last Year, Say Police

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 10:00

Japanese Crypto Users Lost $6 Million in Hacks Last Year, Say Police Around $6.2 million-worth of cryptocurrency was hacked from exchange accounts and wallet services in 2017, Japan's National Police Agency says.

IT Giant Fujitsu Unveils European Blockchain Innovation Center

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 09:00

IT Giant Fujitsu Unveils European Blockchain Innovation Center Japanese multinational Fujitsu has launched a Brussels-based Blockchain Innovation Center to facilitate research and projects around the tech.

Zcash's Coming Hard Fork Could Pave the Way for Even More

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 08:00

Zcash's Coming Hard Fork Could Pave the Way for Even More Zcash's first hard fork is coming up, and devs expect it to activate without a hitch, preparing zcash for bigger, better upgrades in the future.

Accenture Thinks the US Can Still Be a Blockchain Innovator

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 06:00

Accenture Thinks the US Can Still Be a Blockchain Innovator Accenture Global Blockchain lead David Treat says the company wants to "work across the entire digital identity landscape" - government included.

UK Government Launches Crypto 'Task Force'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 04:00

UK Government Launches Crypto 'Task Force' The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will reveal a "crypto assets task force" Thursday. It will tackle the tech's risks and benefits.

The UK Government Is Launching a Cryptocurrency 'Task Force'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 04:00

The UK Government Is Launching a Cryptocurrency 'Task Force' The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will reveal a "crypto assets task force" Thursday. It will tackle the tech's risks and benefits.

Polkadot's Radical Plan for Governing a Blockchain of Blockchains

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 01:01

Polkadot's Radical Plan for Governing a Blockchain of Blockchains Blockchain governance is getting a shake-up by a forthcoming blockchain created by one of the co-founders of ethereum.

Inside Polkadot's Radical Plan for Governing a Blockchain of Blockchains

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 01:01

Inside Polkadot's Radical Plan for Governing a Blockchain of Blockchains Blockchain governance is getting a shake-up by a forthcoming blockchain created by one of the co-founders of ethereum.

Polkadot's Plan for Governing a Blockchain of Blockchains

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 22. 01:01

Polkadot's Plan for Governing a Blockchain of Blockchains Blockchain governance is getting a shake-up by a forthcoming blockchain created by one of the co-founders of ethereum.

US Government Could Put Crypto Wallets on OFAC Sanctions List

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 21:30

US Government Could Put Crypto Wallets on OFAC Sanctions List The Treasury Department may start publishing wallet addresses along with the names of people and organizations with whom it forbids doing business.

US Could Put Crypto Wallets on OFAC Sanctions List

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 21:30

US Could Put Crypto Wallets on OFAC Sanctions List The Treasury Department may start publishing wallet addresses along with the names of people and organizations with whom it forbids doing business.

Washington State County Moves to Limit New Bitcoin Mining Firms

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 21:00

Washington State County Moves to Limit New Bitcoin Mining Firms In a unanimous vote, Chelan County's Public Utility District commissioners agreed to put a moratorium on new bitcoin mining applications.

US Hits Crypto Buying Service Payza With Money Laundering Lawsuit

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 19:50

US Hits Crypto Buying Service Payza With Money Laundering Lawsuit The founders of Payza, which allows customers to trade in cryptocurrencies, have been charged with running an unlicensed money transmitting business.

Startup EverMarkets Aims to Shake Up Futures Trading With Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 19:05

Startup EverMarkets Aims to Shake Up Futures Trading With Blockchain Blockchain company EverMarkets is developing a peer-to-peer futures trading platform based on blockchain technology.

Bitcoin Will Be World's 'Single Currency' Says Twitter CEO

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 17:50

Bitcoin Will Be World's 'Single Currency' Says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said he believes bitcoin will take over the U.S. dollar as the world's primary currency in 10 years or less.

CFTC Hits Wall Trying to Serve Bitcoin Fraud Summons

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 17:00

CFTC Hits Wall Trying to Serve Bitcoin Fraud Summons In new filings, the CFTC alleges that former bitcoin binary options trader accused of fraud is trying to avoid authorities.

Social Media Giant Snap Confirms It's Banned ICO Ads

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 16:00

Social Media Giant Snap Confirms It's Banned ICO Ads Snapchat just became the latest social media platform to ban advertising for initial coin offerings.

Global Blockchain Patent Filings Spiked In 2017, Korea's IP Office Says

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 15:00

Global Blockchain Patent Filings Spiked In 2017, Korea's IP Office Says Last year saw a sharp rise in blockchain-related patent applications across the globe, according to the South Korean Intellectual Property Office.

Ethereum and Stellar? Kik's Kin Token to Use Two Chains

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 14:00

Ethereum and Stellar? Kik's Kin Token to Use Two Chains While Kik said it would move its "kin" crypto tokens off ethereum and onto stellar, today it announced it was allowing the tokens to live on both.

Looking Up? Litecoin Eyes Bullish Breakout at $175

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 13:30

Looking Up? Litecoin Eyes Bullish Breakout at $175 Litecoin is looking at a bullish breakout, having clocked a one-week high earlier today.

Waking Dragon? Asia's Token Economy Is Charging Full Speed Ahead

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 12:45

Waking Dragon? Asia's Token Economy Is Charging Full Speed Ahead At the Token 2049 conference in Hong Kong, Asia's vibrant market for cryptocurrencies and ICOs took the spotlight.

OECD to G20: Crypto Tax Policies Need Global Clarity

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 12:05

OECD to G20: Crypto Tax Policies Need Global Clarity The global economic organization has called for agreement on new frameworks for the taxation of emerging technologies such as cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin Returns Above $9K But 'Death Cross' Still a Risk

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 10:45

Bitcoin Returns Above $9K But 'Death Cross' Still a Risk Bitcoin's three-day winning streak is encouraging for the bulls, but a quick move above $10,500 is needed to neutralize the so-called "death cross."

Exchange to Investigate Another Chinese Stock Over Blockchain Claims

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 10:00

Exchange to Investigate Another Chinese Stock Over Blockchain Claims A second Chinese public firm in a week is being questioned by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange over the authenticity of its healthcare blockchain claims.

South Korean Financial Watchdog Touts Blockchain in Fintech Plans

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 09:00

South Korean Financial Watchdog Touts Blockchain in Fintech Plans South Korea's Financial Services Commission plans to encoureage businesses to use blockchain tech in new payment systems and more.

In Praise of the Cryptocurrency Bubble

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 08:00

In Praise of the Cryptocurrency Bubble This mania is incentivizing the formation of collaborative networks of developers and entrepreneurs. Their ideas will shape the economy of the future.

The 'Crypto Bubble' Was About More Than Market Mania

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 08:00

The 'Crypto Bubble' Was About More Than Market Mania This mania is incentivizing the formation of collaborative networks of developers and entrepreneurs. Their ideas will shape the economy of the future.

The 'Crypto Bubble' Is About More Than Market Mania

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 08:00

The 'Crypto Bubble' Is About More Than Market Mania This mania is incentivizing the formation of collaborative networks of developers and entrepreneurs. Their ideas will shape the economy of the future.

Korea Telecom Announces Blockchain For Network Security

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 06:00

Korea Telecom Announces Blockchain For Network Security South Korean telecom provider KT unveiled a new system based on a blockchain security-focused network.

How Much Should A Blockchain Cost? The Compelling Case for Higher Fees

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 04:15

How Much Should A Blockchain Cost? The Compelling Case for Higher Fees While many think crypto transaction fees should be pushed lower, these researchers believe users could be paying more.

Crypto Freeloaders? The Strong Case for Higher Fees

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 04:15

Crypto Freeloaders? The Strong Case for Higher Fees While many think crypto transaction fees should be pushed lower, these researchers believe users could be paying more.

Too Cheap? The Case for Higher Blockchain Fees

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 04:15

Too Cheap? The Case for Higher Blockchain Fees While many think crypto transaction fees should be pushed lower, these researchers believe users could be paying more.

Snowden Leak Suggests NSA Is Extensively Tracking Bitcoin Users

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 03:40

Snowden Leak Suggests NSA Is Extensively Tracking Bitcoin Users The U.S. National Security Agency is reportedly aiming to track down users behind the bitcoin blockchain.

American Bar to IRS: Create Safe Harbor for Hard-Forked Cryptos

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 01:40

American Bar to IRS: Create Safe Harbor for Hard-Forked Cryptos The American Bar Association Section of Taxation issued some advice to the IRS regarding the taxation of cryptocurrency produced by hard forks.

ABA to IRS: Create Safe Harbor for Forked Cryptos

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 21. 01:40

ABA to IRS: Create Safe Harbor for Forked Cryptos The American Bar Association Section of Taxation issued some advice to the IRS regarding the taxation of cryptocurrency produced by hard forks.

A16z, USV Lead $12 Million Funding for Ethereum App CryptoKitties

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 21:05

A16z, USV Lead $12 Million Funding for Ethereum App CryptoKitties CryptoKitties will break away from its developer, Axiom Zen, after raising $12 million of venture capital.

A16z, USV Lead $12 Million Funding for CryptoKitties

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 21:05

A16z, USV Lead $12 Million Funding for CryptoKitties CryptoKitties will break away from its developer, Axiom Zen, after raising $12 million of venture capital.

Maryland Bills Call for Study, Possible Regulation of Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 20:00

Maryland Bills Call for Study, Possible Regulation of Blockchain Maryland's proposed Financial Consumer Protection Act would represent the U.S. state's first regulatory pronouncements on cryptocurrency since 2014.

Wikipedia Rival Everipedia Plans Token Airdrop in June

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 19:05

Wikipedia Rival Everipedia Plans Token Airdrop in June Decentralized encyclopedia startup Everipedia announced it would airdrop its IQ tokens to members in June.

G20 Calls for Crypto Regulation Recommendations By July

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 18:45

G20 Calls for Crypto Regulation Recommendations By July Argentina's Central Bank chairman, Frederico Sturzenegger, said the G20 members are looking for "specific recommendations" on cryptocurrencies.

Report: Russians Helped Venezuela Launch the Petro

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 17:31

Report: Russians Helped Venezuela Launch the Petro Time Magazine reported Tuesday that the Russian government helped Venezuela develop the petro cryptocurrency with the support of Vladimir Putin.

Bermuda Drafting ICO-Friendly Legislation to Draw Crypto Businesses

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 16:30

Bermuda Drafting ICO-Friendly Legislation to Draw Crypto Businesses Bermuda is drafting ICO regulation in the hopes of creating a friendly environment for crypto businesses, the island's premier has said.

US Treasury Publishes 5 Tips For Blockchain Projects

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 15:30

US Treasury Publishes 5 Tips For Blockchain Projects The US Treasury Department has just published five tips for building blockchain projects based on lessons learned during work on a proof-of-concept.

Below $500? Ether Price Seeks Floor After 40% Decline

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 13:00

Below $500? Ether Price Seeks Floor After 40% Decline Ether's long-term price floor looks to have dropped to $300, courtesy of a bearish head-and-shoulders breakdown.

Below $500? Ether Price Seeks Floor After 40% Drop

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 13:00

Below $500? Ether Price Seeks Floor After 40% Drop Ether's long-term price floor looks to have dropped to $300, courtesy of a bearish head-and-shoulders breakdown.

Ripple's XRP Just Might Be the Next Big Crypto Futures Market

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 12:00

Ripple's XRP Just Might Be the Next Big Crypto Futures Market A little-known British crypto company has already turned XRP futures into a budding business worth over $30 million a month.

Ripple's XRP Might Be the Next Crypto Futures Market

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 12:00

Ripple's XRP Might Be the Next Crypto Futures Market A little-known British crypto company has already turned XRP futures into a budding business worth over $30 million a month.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Looks to ASX for Blockchain Equity Settlement

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 11:30

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Looks to ASX for Blockchain Equity Settlement The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is looking to follow its Australian counterpart in developing a blockchain settlement system.

$9K Ahead? Bitcoin Looks North After Bull Breakout

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 10:50

$9K Ahead? Bitcoin Looks North After Bull Breakout Bitcoin is eyeing a move towards $9,000, courtesy of a bullish breakout on the 4-hour chart and a bullish hammer reversal on the daily chart.

Venezuelan Politician Blasts US Sanctions as Petro ICO Goes Public

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 10:05

Venezuelan Politician Blasts US Sanctions as Petro ICO Goes Public A politician from Venezuela's ruling party has denounced U.S. sanctions against the petro, as the sale of the token opens to the public.

Russian Government Resolves Disagreement on Draft Crypto Law

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 09:00

Russian Government Resolves Disagreement on Draft Crypto Law The Bank of Russia and the country's Finance Ministry have reportedly resolved a disagreement over the specifics of a proposed cryptocurrency law.

Meet the New York Lawmaker Who Wants to Replace the BitLicense

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 08:03

Meet the New York Lawmaker Who Wants to Replace the BitLicense There's a new New York lawmaker on the scene and he wants to end a years-long policy that has held back crypto startups in the state.

This New York Lawmaker Wants to End the BitLicense

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 08:03

This New York Lawmaker Wants to End the BitLicense There's a new New York lawmaker on the scene and he wants to end a years-long policy that has held back crypto startups in the state.

Canada's VersaBank Lands 2 Prospects to Use Its Crypto Vault

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 06:01

Canada's VersaBank Lands 2 Prospects to Use Its Crypto Vault Canada's VersaBank has signed memorandums of understanding with a crypto exchange and a crypto fund that may use its custodial service.

Canada's VersaBank Lands Two Prospects to Use Its Crypto Vault

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 06:01

Canada's VersaBank Lands Two Prospects to Use Its Crypto Vault Canada's VersaBank has signed memorandums of understanding with a crypto exchange and a crypto fund that may use its custodial service.

Olympic Gold Medalist Apolo Ohno Has a Problem With Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 04:30

Olympic Gold Medalist Apolo Ohno Has a Problem With Crypto Olympian Apolo Ohno may have just launched a cryptocurrency exchange, but he isn't pulling punches when talking about his industry vision.

Olympian Apolo Ohno Has a Problem With Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 04:30

Olympian Apolo Ohno Has a Problem With Crypto Olympian Apolo Ohno may have just launched a cryptocurrency exchange, but he isn't pulling punches when talking about his industry vision.

Olympic Medalist Apolo Ohno Has a Problem with Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 04:30

Olympic Medalist Apolo Ohno Has a Problem with Crypto Olympian Apolo Ohno may have just launched a cryptocurrency exchange, but he isn't pulling punches when talking about his industry vision.

DOJ, SEC Argue Vague Laws No Excuse for ICO Fraud

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 03:35

DOJ, SEC Argue Vague Laws No Excuse for ICO Fraud The U.S. government has pushed back against an effort to dismiss the charges in an ongoing initial coin offering (ICO) fraud lawsuit.

Tough Tokens: Theranos Fraud Holds Harsh Lessons for Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 01:00

Tough Tokens: Theranos Fraud Holds Harsh Lessons for Crypto While cryptocurrencies aren't companies, the Elizabeth Holmes case serves as a reminder you should ignore the charisma of founders.

Theranos Fraud Holds Harsh Lessons for Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 20. 01:00

Theranos Fraud Holds Harsh Lessons for Crypto While cryptocurrencies aren't companies, the Elizabeth Holmes case serves as a reminder you should ignore the charisma of founders.

14 Thai Banks Back Blockchain Platform to Digitize Contracts

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 21:50

14 Thai Banks Back Blockchain Platform to Digitize Contracts Fourteen Thai banks will cooperate in the Thailand Blockchain Community Initiative, which will digitize letters of guarantee on a shared blockchain.

Israeli Regulator: Utility Tokens Shouldn't Be Deemed Securities

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 20:15

Israeli Regulator: Utility Tokens Shouldn't Be Deemed Securities The Israel Securities Authority also proposed an ICO sandbox in a recent report now in the hands of the agency's chair, who will decide how to proceed

Israeli Regulator Outlines What Makes A Token a Security (Or Not)

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 20:15

Israeli Regulator Outlines What Makes A Token a Security (Or Not) The Israel Securities Authority also proposed an ICO sandbox in a recent report now in the hands of the agency's chair, who will decide how to proceed

France's Central Bank: Keep Financial Institutions Out of Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 19:00

France's Central Bank: Keep Financial Institutions Out of Crypto A report from the Bank of France advocates strict regulations for crypto-assets, including a ban on activity by banks, insurers and trust companies.

UK Government Announces New Cryptocurrency Research Effort

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 18:00

UK Government Announces New Cryptocurrency Research Effort The U.K. government will launch new research aimed to explore the potential risks posed by cryptocurrencies, a minister has said.

Trump Orders New Sanctions Against Venezuela's National Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 17:00

Trump Orders New Sanctions Against Venezuela's National Cryptocurrency A report Monday indicated that US President Trump might sanction Venezuela and its petro token.

Trump Orders Sanctions Against Venezuela's Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 17:00

Trump Orders Sanctions Against Venezuela's Crypto A report Monday indicated that US President Trump might sanction Venezuela and its petro token.

Stellar Goes In On Lightning with 2018 Launch Target

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 16:00

Stellar Goes In On Lightning with 2018 Launch Target Stellar isn't so far behind bitcoin in absorbing a faster and cheaper layer touted as the future of cryptocurrency payments.

US Trade Regulator Launches Blockchain Working Group

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 15:30

US Trade Regulator Launches Blockchain Working Group The Federal Trade Commission has formed a working group to examine the ways in which blockchain and cryptocurrencies will affect its missions.

Second Securities Regulator Halts 'Black Cell' Token Sale

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 14:50

Second Securities Regulator Halts 'Black Cell' Token Sale An initial coin offering has been blocked by the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong soon after a similar action in the Philippines.

Northern Trust and PwC Move to Accelerate Audits with Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 13:00

Northern Trust and PwC Move to Accelerate Audits with Blockchain Rather than waiting for periodic reports, auditors of private equity funds on Northern Trust's blockchain will get the data almost immediately.

Northern Trust, PwC Launch 'Instant' Blockchain Audits

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 13:00

Northern Trust, PwC Launch 'Instant' Blockchain Audits Rather than waiting for periodic reports, auditors of private equity funds on Northern Trust's blockchain will get the data almost immediately.

Ether Up from 100-Day Low, But Bounce Back Lacks Substance

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 12:40

Ether Up from 100-Day Low, But Bounce Back Lacks Substance Ether's technical recovery from the 100-day low hit yesterday looks to be a "dead cat bounce."

Stablecoin to HODL? Pizza CEO Nets Millions for Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 12:00

Stablecoin to HODL? Pizza CEO Nets Millions for Crypto "Stablecoins" continue to be a much sought-after tech for ICOs, and a new one, Fragments, now boasts investment from True, Pantera and FBG.

A Stablecoin for HODLers? 'Pizza CEO' Raises $3 Million for New Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 12:00

A Stablecoin for HODLers? 'Pizza CEO' Raises $3 Million for New Crypto "Stablecoins" continue to be a much sought-after tech for ICOs, and a new one, Fragments, now boasts investment from True, Pantera and FBG.

Chinese Stock Exchange Probes Firm's Blockchain Claim Amid Stock Rally

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 11:00

Chinese Stock Exchange Probes Firm's Blockchain Claim Amid Stock Rally A public company in China is being questioned over a blockchain claim that appeared to drive a rally in its stock price.

Bitcoin Returns Above $8K, But Sell-Off Risks Remain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 10:40

Bitcoin Returns Above $8K, But Sell-Off Risks Remain Bitcoin's corrective rally may gather traction, however, the overall outlook remains bearish as long as prices stay below $11,700.

Bitcoin Returns Above $8K, But Sell-Off Risk Remains

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 10:40

Bitcoin Returns Above $8K, But Sell-Off Risk Remains Bitcoin's corrective rally may gather traction, however, the overall outlook remains bearish as long as prices stay below $11,700.

Twitter Will Ban Cryptocurrency Ads in Two Weeks, Says Report

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 10:00

Twitter Will Ban Cryptocurrency Ads in Two Weeks, Says Report Following in the footsteps of Facebook and Google, Twitter is reportedly planning a ban on advertisements related to cryptocurrencies.

Mt Gox Trustee Denies $400 Million Sale Caused Bitcoin Price Slump

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 09:00

Mt Gox Trustee Denies $400 Million Sale Caused Bitcoin Price Slump The bankruptcy trustee for the defunct Mt. Gox exchange has denied that the sale of $400 million in BTC and BCH caused the recent drop in prices.

Mt Gox Trustee: $400 Million Sale Didn't Drop Bitcoin Price

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 09:00

Mt Gox Trustee: $400 Million Sale Didn't Drop Bitcoin Price The bankruptcy trustee for the defunct Mt. Gox exchange has denied that the sale of $400 million in BTC and BCH caused the recent drop in prices.

Plattsburgh's Crypto Mining Ban Could End Earlier Than Expected

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 06:01

Plattsburgh's Crypto Mining Ban Could End Earlier Than Expected Plattsburgh imposed an 18-month halt on new commercial cryptomining operations, but indicated it could end sooner if protections are put in place.

ICOs Iced: A 12-Month Freeze on US Token Trading Is Just Beginning

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 04:01

ICOs Iced: A 12-Month Freeze on US Token Trading Is Just Beginning The SEC's actions against U.S. ICOs appear to not only be discouraging innovation, they're leaving even experts confused about the state of play.

ICOs Iced: A 12-Month Freeze on US Token Trading May Just Be Beginning

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 04:01

ICOs Iced: A 12-Month Freeze on US Token Trading May Just Be Beginning The SEC's actions against U.S. ICOs appear to not only be discouraging innovation, they're leaving even experts confused about the state of play.

Carney On Eve of G20: Cryptos Don't Pose Risks to Financial Stability

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 03:00

Carney On Eve of G20: Cryptos Don't Pose Risks to Financial Stability A group of central bank regulators and government ministers said Sunday that cryptocurrencies don't pose a risk to global financial stability.

Arizona's Blockchain 'Node Rights' Law Is Nearing Passage

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 02:05

Arizona's Blockchain 'Node Rights' Law Is Nearing Passage Arizona House Bill 2602, which would protect blockchain node operators from local regulations, was approved by two Senate committees.

Intel Thinks Blockchain Could Power a Next-Gen Media Rights Manager

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 19. 00:05

Intel Thinks Blockchain Could Power a Next-Gen Media Rights Manager Tech giant Intel has moved to protect a custom system for digital rights management built on a blockchain.

Why Banks Are Finally Talking Crypto In Filings

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 18. 15:00

Why Banks Are Finally Talking Crypto In Filings Before crowing, crypto fans should remember companies err on the side of caution when deciding what's material enough to include under "risk factors."

'Programming Blockchain' Will Change How You See Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 18. 14:01

'Programming Blockchain' Will Change How You See Bitcoin Jimmy Song's Programming Blockchain workshop taught me about a lot more than bitcoin.

Programming Blockchain Can Change How You See Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 18. 14:01

Programming Blockchain Can Change How You See Bitcoin Jimmy Song's Programming Blockchain workshop taught me about a lot more than bitcoin.

The New Ways to Save Crypto from a Post-Quantum World

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 17. 09:30

The New Ways to Save Crypto from a Post-Quantum World However distant it may seem, powerful quantum computers have the potential to ruin cryptocurrency, and developers are already devising solutions.

The New Ways to Save Crypto from Quantum

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 17. 09:30

The New Ways to Save Crypto from Quantum However distant it may seem, powerful quantum computers have the potential to ruin cryptocurrency, and developers are already devising solutions.

Three Definitions of Tokenomics

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 17. 08:50

Three Definitions of Tokenomics The crypto revolution may be happening in real time, but that doesn't mean that definitions, while not final, can shape our understanding today.

Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Will Be the 'One Online Equivalent to Gold'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 21:35

Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Will Be the 'One Online Equivalent to Gold' The co-founder of PayPal says there will be only one online equivalent to gold, and bitcoin, as the 'biggest' cryptocurrency, will triumph.

SEC Official Says 'Dozens' of Crypto Investigations Underway

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 19:45

SEC Official Says 'Dozens' of Crypto Investigations Underway Stephanie Avakian, a co-director of the U.S. SEC's Enforcement Division, said the agency is investigating "dozens" of ICO campaigns.

US Trade Regulator Shuts Down Crypto Investment Scheme Promoters

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 18:25

US Trade Regulator Shuts Down Crypto Investment Scheme Promoters A U.S. district court has issued a restraining order against four individuals accused of operating a string of cryptocurrency investment schemes.

Kodak Could Earn $5 Million for ICO Brand Licensing Deal

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 18:15

Kodak Could Earn $5 Million for ICO Brand Licensing Deal Kodak licensed its brand out to WENN Digital for the KODAKCoin token, which could net the onetime photography giant between $2 and $5 million.

Security Settles on Ethereum in First-of-a-Kind Blockchain Transaction

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 17:00

Security Settles on Ethereum in First-of-a-Kind Blockchain Transaction A structured note is being issued on the ethereum blockchain, with an identical one settled on a traditional clearing house to test the cost savings.

Security Settles on Ethereum in Blockchain Post-Trade First

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 17:00

Security Settles on Ethereum in Blockchain Post-Trade First A structured note is being issued on the ethereum blockchain, with an identical one settled on a traditional clearing house to test the cost savings.

Lithuanian Central Bank Seeks Developers for Blockchain Sandbox

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 16:00

Lithuanian Central Bank Seeks Developers for Blockchain Sandbox The Bank of Lithuania has called for developer proposals to kick off its service-based blockchain platform called LBChain.

Crypto Featured for First Time in US Congress Economic Report

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 15:00

Crypto Featured for First Time in US Congress Economic Report Congress' 2018 Joint Economic Report includes a chapter on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, advocating for wider understanding of the tech.

Crypto Featured for First Time in Congressional Report

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 15:00

Crypto Featured for First Time in Congressional Report Congress' 2018 Joint Economic Report includes a chapter on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, advocating for wider understanding of the tech.

VEN, BNB, NEM: Lesser-Known Cryptos Outperform Amid Bitcoin Slump

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 14:35

VEN, BNB, NEM: Lesser-Known Cryptos Outperform Amid Bitcoin Slump Lesser-known cryptocurrencies like Binance Coin and VeChain managed to score gains this week, despite the broader market sell-off.

New York Power Providers Cleared to Hike Rates for Crypto Miners

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 13:00

New York Power Providers Cleared to Hike Rates for Crypto Miners Cryptocurrency mining firms in New York State could face higher electricity bills after a ruling from the public utilities regulator.

Airdrop Attack? Monero Fork Condemned as Privacy Threat

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 12:00

Airdrop Attack? Monero Fork Condemned as Privacy Threat Giving away free money isn't as simple as it sounds in crypto. In fact, an upcoming plan to do just that is being labeled an attack by some.

MIT-Founded Startup Raises $20 Million for Supply Chain Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 11:00

MIT-Founded Startup Raises $20 Million for Supply Chain Blockchain Eximchain, a blockchain startup focused on the supply chain industry, has raised an investment of $20 million, ahead of a planned token airdrop.

Israel Bars Crypto Firms from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Indices

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 10:30

Israel Bars Crypto Firms from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Indices Israel's securities regulator has said that cryptocurrency-related firms may not be listed on the TASE indices due to high volatility.

Bitcoin May See Relief Rally, But Bottom Still Elusive

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 10:00

Bitcoin May See Relief Rally, But Bottom Still Elusive Bitcoin may see a corrective rally following losses this week, but it still looks too early to call a bottom.

Singapore Central Bank Touts Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 09:00

Singapore Central Bank Touts Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments The chief of the Monetary Authority of Singapore has spoken of how blockchain's "strongest" use case is in cross-border settlement.

Singapore Central Bank Touts Blockchain for Payments

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 09:00

Singapore Central Bank Touts Blockchain for Payments The chief of the Monetary Authority of Singapore has spoken of how blockchain's "strongest" use case is in cross-border settlement.

So Long ICOs, Hello Airdrops: The Free Token Giveaway Craze Is Here

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 08:00

So Long ICOs, Hello Airdrops: The Free Token Giveaway Craze Is Here Scrapping public tokens for free airdrops has become the new way crypto issuers are building communities and even keeping themselves out of trouble.

Crypto Escapes Scrutiny at China’s Annual Consumer Protection Event

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 06:01

Crypto Escapes Scrutiny at China’s Annual Consumer Protection Event Cryptocurrencies were not brought under scrutiny at China's annual consumer protection event as rumored before.

Crypto Escapes Scrutiny at China's Annual Consumer Protection TV Show

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 06:01

Crypto Escapes Scrutiny at China's Annual Consumer Protection TV Show Cryptocurrencies were not brought up for criticism at an annual Chinese consumer protection event, despite rumors to the effect.

Crypto Escapes Scrutiny at Annual China Investor Event

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 06:01

Crypto Escapes Scrutiny at Annual China Investor Event Cryptocurrencies were not brought up for criticism at an annual Chinese consumer protection event, despite rumors to the effect.

If Crypto Exchanges and ICO Teams Only Had a Brain...

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 04:00

If Crypto Exchanges and ICO Teams Only Had a Brain... Like a "Wizard of Oz" character, the digital asset industry has all it needs to succeed. Just be transparent, act responsibly, and stand accountable.

Royal Bank of Canada Explores Blockchain to Automate Credit Scores

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 02:00

Royal Bank of Canada Explores Blockchain to Automate Credit Scores A patent application by the Royal Bank of Canada outlines ways of using a blockchain-based system to make the credit rating process more transparent.

The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein Wants to Invest in Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 16. 00:50

The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein Wants to Invest in Crypto The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein says his family might invest in cryptocurrencies and that he sees a future for the blockchain.

G20 Reveals Names and Dates for Next Week's Crypto Talks

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 22:00

G20 Reveals Names and Dates for Next Week's Crypto Talks Cryptocurrencies are "an important item" on the agenda for next week's G20 summit, documents show.

G20 Reveals Names and Dates for Coming Crypto Talks

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 22:00

G20 Reveals Names and Dates for Coming Crypto Talks Cryptocurrencies are "an important item" on the agenda for next week's G20 summit, documents show.

French Regulator Blacklists 15 Crypto Investment Websites

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 21:15

French Regulator Blacklists 15 Crypto Investment Websites The Autorite des Marches Financiers has extended its blacklist of non-compliant investment companies to include crypto businesses.

Gibraltar Plans to Regulate ICO Tokens as Commercial Products

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 20:20

Gibraltar Plans to Regulate ICO Tokens as Commercial Products The government of Gibraltar has released a white paper detailing its plans for the regulation of tokens and token sales.

American Express Patent Filing Touts Blockchain for Faster Payments

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 19:15

American Express Patent Filing Touts Blockchain for Faster Payments American Express' travel and merchant arm has filed a patent application looking at using a blockchain to facilitate quick transactions.

US Government to Submit 'Oversized' Argument in ICO Fraud Case

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 18:10

US Government to Submit 'Oversized' Argument in ICO Fraud Case U.S. prosecutors are planning an "oversized" response to a motion to dismiss in an ongoing – and potentially precedent-setting – ICO fraud lawsuit.

Puerto Rico Aims to Attract Blockchain Startups With New Council

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 16:45

Puerto Rico Aims to Attract Blockchain Startups With New Council Puerto Rico's government has created an advisory council aimed at spurring the development of blockchain businesses.

Ethereum's First Production Scaling Project Is Here – But With a Catch

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 16:00

Ethereum's First Production Scaling Project Is Here – But With a Catch Little-known startup Loom Network claims it's ready to take on ethereum's thorny scaling problems with a centralized version of sidechains.

Ethereum's First Production Scaling Project Is Here

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 16:00

Ethereum's First Production Scaling Project Is Here Little-known startup Loom Network claims it's ready to take on ethereum's thorny scaling problems with a centralized version of sidechains.

Ethereum's First Production Scaling Project Is Here – But With a Catch

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 16:00

Ethereum's First Production Scaling Project Is Here – But With a Catch Little-known startup Loom Network claims it's ready to take on ethereum's thorny scaling problems with a centralized version of sidechains.

Abra Adds 18 New Cryptos for Mobile Investing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 15:30

Abra Adds 18 New Cryptos for Mobile Investing Mobile wallet startup Abra has today announced it is expanding the number of cryptocurrencies it supports to 20 from just two currently.

Bitcoin Lightning Startup Goes Beta With Twitter CEO Backing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 15:00

Bitcoin Lightning Startup Goes Beta With Twitter CEO Backing Big investors are lining up to back the startup behind the most advanced implementation of bitcoin's in-development Lightning Network.

Lightning Labs Launches Beta With Twitter CEO Backing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 15:00

Lightning Labs Launches Beta With Twitter CEO Backing Big investors are lining up to back the startup behind the most advanced implementation of bitcoin's in-development Lightning Network.

South Korea Raids 3 Crypto Exchanges in Embezzlement Probe

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 14:15

South Korea Raids 3 Crypto Exchanges in Embezzlement Probe South Korean prosecutors reportedly raided the offices of three cryptocurrency exchanges on suspicion of siphoning off funds from customers' accounts.

US Bills Could Spell Disaster for Crypto Sex Industry

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 12:15

US Bills Could Spell Disaster for Crypto Sex Industry Upcoming legislation in the U.S. could have an impact on cryptocurrency use in the sex industry, and those affected are speaking out.

Taiwan Central Bank Chief Cautious on Central Bank Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 11:15

Taiwan Central Bank Chief Cautious on Central Bank Crypto The new governor of Taiwan's central bank has said cryptocurrencies are not fulfilling their original role as a payments tool.

$6K in Sight? Bitcoin Price On Edge of Correction

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 10:15

$6K in Sight? Bitcoin Price On Edge of Correction Bitcoin looks set to revisit November lows after dropping below $8,000, but a minor corrective rally looks to be in the offing beforehand.

$6K In Sight? Bitcoin's Correction Up Could Be Brief

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 10:15

$6K In Sight? Bitcoin's Correction Up Could Be Brief Bitcoin looks set to revisit November lows after dropping below $8,000, but a minor corrective rally looks to be in the offing beforehand.

Crypto Investment Firm Violates Securities Laws, Warns Philippines

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 09:50

Crypto Investment Firm Violates Securities Laws, Warns Philippines The watchdog has warned the public over a crypto investment platform that is allegedly violating securities laws in the country.

Chinese Investment Group to Launch Blockchain Funding Center

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 08:30

Chinese Investment Group to Launch Blockchain Funding Center A government-led investment association in China is reportedly establishing a funding center to foster blockchain development in the country.

Moscow's Blockchain Voting Platform Adds Service for High-Rise Neighbors

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 06:00

Moscow's Blockchain Voting Platform Adds Service for High-Rise Neighbors Muscovites can now vote on things like whether to change the building entrance door or hire a new management company using an ethereum-based platform.

Soft, Hard or Velvet? New Fork Promises Crypto Upgrades Without Controversy

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 05:00

Soft, Hard or Velvet? New Fork Promises Crypto Upgrades Without Controversy You've probably heard of "forks," a way of making changes to cryptocurrencies. Now researchers are realizing there's a new kind.

Velvet Forks: Crypto Updates Without the Controversy?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 05:00

Velvet Forks: Crypto Updates Without the Controversy? You've probably heard of "forks," a way of making changes to cryptocurrencies. Now researchers are realizing there's a new kind.

Anheuser-Busch Owner Pilots Blockchain for Shipping

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 04:00

Anheuser-Busch Owner Pilots Blockchain for Shipping The parent company of beer maker Anheuser-Busch has taken part in a blockchain pilot in a bid to test the tech for global shipping uses.

Bitcoin Drops Below $8K Amid Crypto Market Sell-Off

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 02:55

Bitcoin Drops Below $8K Amid Crypto Market Sell-Off The price of bitcoin fell below $8,000 during early-hours trading on Thursday, its lowest total since early February.

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to Pilot Bitt Blockchain Tech

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 15. 02:00

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to Pilot Bitt Blockchain Tech Bitt, a portfolio company of Overstock's Medici Ventures, is working with the monetary authority for eight small Caribbean nations.

Australia Warns of Fake 'Tax Collectors' Demanding Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 21:45

Australia Warns of Fake 'Tax Collectors' Demanding Bitcoin The Australian Taxation Office issued a warning Monday alerting residents not to send cryptocurrencies to scammers claiming to be tax collectors.

UK Crypto Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contracts

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 20:45

UK Crypto Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contracts Cryptocurrency exchange CoinfloorEX announced it would offer bitcoin futures contracts as of April 2018.

Crypto Is a 'Crock'? Twitter Reacts to House ICO Hearing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 19:45

Crypto Is a 'Crock'? Twitter Reacts to House ICO Hearing Despite the overall measured tone of Wednesday's House ICO hearing, a couple lawmakers' comments set Twitter aflame.

Brazilian Officials Caught Using Bitcoin in $22 Million Scam

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 18:40

Brazilian Officials Caught Using Bitcoin in $22 Million Scam Corrupt Brazilian officials have been caught allegedly using bitcoin to divert millions in public funds that were intended for prison supplies.

Bitcoin Price Sheds $800 In Drop to 1-Month Low

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 17:28

Bitcoin Price Sheds $800 In Drop to 1-Month Low Bitcoin hit a one-month low on Wednesday as its price slipped below $8,300 during afternoon trading.

Strong Words, Little Action: ICOs Draw Fire at US Congress Hearing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 16:40

Strong Words, Little Action: ICOs Draw Fire at US Congress Hearing Members of the House of Representatives held a hearing to determine what, if any, regulations are needed in the ICO space.

ICOs Draw Fire at US Congressional Hearing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 16:40

ICOs Draw Fire at US Congressional Hearing Members of the House of Representatives held a hearing to determine what, if any, regulations are needed in the ICO space.

US Lawmaker Presses Treasury on Venezuela's Petro Sale

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 15:00

US Lawmaker Presses Treasury on Venezuela's Petro Sale Florida senator Bill Nelson has denounced Venezuela's petro token and asked how the U.S. Treasury plans to enforce sanctions.

Florida State Employee Arrested for Allegedly Mining Crypto at Work

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 14:00

Florida State Employee Arrested for Allegedly Mining Crypto at Work A state employee at Florida's Department of Citrus has been arrested for allegedly using official computers to mine bitcoin and litecoin.

Huawei Is Building Tech That Can Stress Test Blockchains

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 13:00

Huawei Is Building Tech That Can Stress Test Blockchains Chinese telecoms and electronics giant Huawei has been secretly working on a project designed to gauge the abilities of various blockchains.

Thailand's Cabinet Moves to Regulate and Tax Cryptocurrencies

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 12:00

Thailand's Cabinet Moves to Regulate and Tax Cryptocurrencies The Thai Cabinet has provisionally passed two royal decree drafts aimed at regulating cryptocurrencies, a report states.

Playboy TV to Accept Crypto Payments for Adult Content

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 11:00

Playboy TV to Accept Crypto Payments for Adult Content Playboy TV is launching a new payment option that will allow customers to access its exclusive content using cryptocurrencies.

Philippines Lawmaker Seeks Tougher Penalties for Crypto Crimes

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 10:10

Philippines Lawmaker Seeks Tougher Penalties for Crypto Crimes A senator in the Philippines is hoping to usher in harsher penalties for crimes that involve cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin Sinks Toward $8K and Faces Further Sell-Off

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 09:40

Bitcoin Sinks Toward $8K and Faces Further Sell-Off The bulls' failure to capitalize on bitcoin's recent price recovery has left the doors open for a sharp sell-off to February lows.

CryptoBunnies: China's Xiaomi Launches CryptoKitties Knock-Off

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 09:00

CryptoBunnies: China's Xiaomi Launches CryptoKitties Knock-Off Xiaomi, one of China's biggest smartphone makers, quietly launched its own CryptoKitties knock-off this morning.

Ethereum Is Throwing Out the Crypto Governance Playbook

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 08:00

Ethereum Is Throwing Out the Crypto Governance Playbook An ethereum event provided evidence that when it comes to a path forward on governance, the world's second-largest blockchain is going its own way.

Google to Ban ICO, Cryptocurrency Ads in June

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 07:46

Google to Ban ICO, Cryptocurrency Ads in June Google has said it will change its financial product policy in June to effectively ban advertisements related to cryptocurrency and ICOs.

Google to Ban ICO and Crypto Ads Starting In June

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 07:46

Google to Ban ICO and Crypto Ads Starting In June Google has said it will change its financial product policy in June to effectively ban advertisements related to cryptocurrency and ICOs.

Circle Rolls Out Crypto Investment App in 46 US States

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 06:41

Circle Rolls Out Crypto Investment App in 46 US States Circle made its Invest app widely available Tuesday. It offers commission-free trading of bitcoin, ethereum, and several other tokens.

Coinbase Receives E-Money License from UK Financial Regulator

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 05:30

Coinbase Receives E-Money License from UK Financial Regulator Coinbase has announced it has been granted an e-money license from the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority.

Coinbase Receives E-Money License from UK Regulator

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 05:30

Coinbase Receives E-Money License from UK Regulator Coinbase has announced it has been granted an e-money license from the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority.

Unicorn Visions: Bitcoin's Startups Aren't Startups Anymore

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 03:00

Unicorn Visions: Bitcoin's Startups Aren't Startups Anymore Coinbase and Bitmain, each valued over $1 billion, are showing grander ambitions than many people in the cryptocurrency space might have expected.

Europe's Central Bank Touts Crypto As Underbanked Aid

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 14. 01:53

Europe's Central Bank Touts Crypto As Underbanked Aid A new opinion piece from European Central Bank officials discusses the important role a central bank-backed cryptocurrency could play in society.

Square Seeks BitLicense to Bring Bitcoin Buying to New York

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 22:30

Square Seeks BitLicense to Bring Bitcoin Buying to New York Square is in the process of applying for a BitLicense in a bid to expand its Cash App's bitcoin option to New York residents.

Square Seeks BitLicense to Bring Bitcoin Buying to NY

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 22:30

Square Seeks BitLicense to Bring Bitcoin Buying to NY Square is in the process of applying for a BitLicense in a bid to expand its Cash App's bitcoin option to New York residents.

ICOs Go to Washington: What to Expect When Congress Talks Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 22:00

ICOs Go to Washington: What to Expect When Congress Talks Crypto The U.S. House's Capital Markets, Securities and Investment subcommittee will explore cryptocurrencies and ICO markets in a hearing on Wednesday.

What to Expect When Congress Talks ICOs

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 22:00

What to Expect When Congress Talks ICOs The U.S. House's Capital Markets, Securities and Investment subcommittee will explore cryptocurrencies and ICO markets in a hearing on Wednesday.

What to Expect When Congress Talks ICOs Today

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 22:00

What to Expect When Congress Talks ICOs Today The U.S. House's Capital Markets, Securities and Investment subcommittee will explore cryptocurrencies and ICO markets in a hearing on Wednesday.

No-Fork Guarantee? New Cryptocurrency Touts Resistance to Code Splits

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 20:00

No-Fork Guarantee? New Cryptocurrency Touts Resistance to Code Splits Hedera, a new public ledger developed by enterprise DLT software firm Swirlds, uses a patented codebase to prevent forking or cloning of the currency.

CFTC Official Backs Winklevoss Brothers' Crypto Self-Regulation Bid

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 18:40

CFTC Official Backs Winklevoss Brothers' Crypto Self-Regulation Bid CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz has expressed approval over a virtual commodities SRO proposed by Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss.

CFTC Official Backs Winklevoss Crypto Self-Regulation Bid

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 18:40

CFTC Official Backs Winklevoss Crypto Self-Regulation Bid CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz has expressed approval over a virtual commodities SRO proposed by Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss.

Binance Unveils New Blockchain to Support Decentralized Crypto Exchange

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 17:10

Binance Unveils New Blockchain to Support Decentralized Crypto Exchange Binance announced Binance Chain, a public blockchain for trading assets, on Tuesday.

Binance Unveils Blockchain for New Crypto Exchange

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 17:10

Binance Unveils Blockchain for New Crypto Exchange Binance announced Binance Chain, a public blockchain for trading assets, on Tuesday.

IMF's Lagarde: Track Cryptos with Blockchain to 'Fight Fire with Fire'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 16:00

IMF's Lagarde: Track Cryptos with Blockchain to 'Fight Fire with Fire' IMF head Christine Lagarde has argued that regulators could use blockchain technology itself to regulate cryptocurrencies

OpenBazaar Raises $5 Million from Bitmain, OMERS Ventures

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 15:10

OpenBazaar Raises $5 Million from Bitmain, OMERS Ventures OB1, the development company behind decentralized online marketplace OpenBazaar, has raised $5 million in a Series A funding round.

ZhongAn Wants to Identify Media Pirates with Blockchain Tool

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 14:20

ZhongAn Wants to Identify Media Pirates with Blockchain Tool ZhongAn Technology, a subsidiary of Chinese online insurer ZhongAn, hopes to patent a blockchain solution for protecting digital media against piracy.

ZhongAn Wants to Catch Media Pirates with Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 14:20

ZhongAn Wants to Catch Media Pirates with Blockchain ZhongAn Technology, a subsidiary of Chinese online insurer ZhongAn, hopes to patent a blockchain solution for protecting digital media against piracy.

Monero Eyes $200 Reversal Target After Hard Fork Delay

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 13:50

Monero Eyes $200 Reversal Target After Hard Fork Delay Menero will likely drop to $200 - a potential bullish reversal point ahead of the moneroV hard fork, now scheduled for April 30.

Japan to Call for G20 Action on Crypto Money Laundering

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 13:20

Japan to Call for G20 Action on Crypto Money Laundering Japan is reportedly planning to use the G20 meeting next week to call for combined efforts to combat cryptocurrency use in money laundering.

JP Morgan's Amber Baldet On What Enterprise Wants from Ethereum

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 12:30

JP Morgan's Amber Baldet On What Enterprise Wants from Ethereum In a keynote speech at an ethereum developer meetup last week, JP Morgan's blockchain lead opened up about her thinking on the tech and its future.

Thai Bank Extending Ripple Remittances to Euro and Pound

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 11:30

Thai Bank Extending Ripple Remittances to Euro and Pound Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank is adding two new currencies to its Ripple-based blockchain remittance platform.

Down But Not Out: Bitcoin Remains on Hunt for $10K

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 10:36

Down But Not Out: Bitcoin Remains on Hunt for $10K Bitcoin remains on track to re-test $10,000 and possibly break higher – as long as prices hold above $8,300.

Spooked By SEC, Video Streaming ICO Halts Airdrop

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 10:00

Spooked By SEC, Video Streaming ICO Halts Airdrop Stream had a plan to launch its product, sell its tokens to investors and give away 500 million more. That's all on hold now, as SEC action looms.

China's IT Ministry Moves to Create National Blockchain Standards

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 09:00

China's IT Ministry Moves to Create National Blockchain Standards China's information and technology ministry aims to establish a standards committee to boost the development of blockchain in the country.

China IT Ministry to Create Official Blockchain Standards

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 09:00

China IT Ministry to Create Official Blockchain Standards China's information and technology ministry aims to establish a standards committee to boost the development of blockchain in the country.

Coinbase Releases Cryptocurrency Tax Calculator

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 04:30

Coinbase Releases Cryptocurrency Tax Calculator The U.S cryptocurrency exchange is easing the crypto tax procedure with a new automatic gain/loss calculator.

Japan's Third-Largest Electric Provider Is Testing Bitcoin On Lightning

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 03:00

Japan's Third-Largest Electric Provider Is Testing Bitcoin On Lightning One of Japan's largest electric companies is intrigued by bitcoin's early-stage Lightning Network, so much so they're testing it out.

Japan's Third Largest Utility Tests Bitcoin On Lightning

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 03:00

Japan's Third Largest Utility Tests Bitcoin On Lightning One of Japan's largest electric companies is intrigued by bitcoin's early-stage Lightning Network, so much so they're testing it out.

CFTC Moves to Cement Authority Over Crypto Fraud Cases

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 13. 01:30

CFTC Moves to Cement Authority Over Crypto Fraud Cases The CFTC cited a U.S. district judge's recent ruling that cryptocurrencies are commodities to show standing in a separate fraud case it is pursuing.

What's Wrong With John Oliver's Bitcoin-Beanie Baby Comparison

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 21:55

What's Wrong With John Oliver's Bitcoin-Beanie Baby Comparison Comedian John Oliver rightly warned his audience about the risks of cryptocurrency, but his comparisons to Beanie Babies and gambling missed the mark.

Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Fuel Bank Runs, BIS Says

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 21:06

Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Fuel Bank Runs, BIS Says A central bank-issued digital currency could fuel faster bank runs during periods of financial stability, the BIS said Monday.

Report: South Korea Could Ease Its ICO Ban

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 19:25

Report: South Korea Could Ease Its ICO Ban South Korea's ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs) could be relaxed in the months ahead, according to a new report.

Venezuela's Petro Will Harm 'Legitimate' Cryptocurrencies, Says Brookings

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 18:15

Venezuela's Petro Will Harm 'Legitimate' Cryptocurrencies, Says Brookings The Brookings Institute warns that the petro will undermine both international economic sanctions and truly decentralized cryptocurrencies.

Crypto Miner Genesis Hit With Cease-And-Desist Order

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 17:20

Crypto Miner Genesis Hit With Cease-And-Desist Order Genesis Mining has been ordered to stop operating in the state of South Carolina, according to a cease-and-desist order released last week.

Bitfinex'ed Strikes Back: Lawyer Warns Bitfinex on 'Threats' Against Blogger

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 16:15

Bitfinex'ed Strikes Back: Lawyer Warns Bitfinex on 'Threats' Against Blogger Blogger Bitfinex'd hires lawyer Stephen Palley, who says that if he finds Bitfinex is behind threats against his client, "there will be consequences."

Lawyer Warns Bitfinex on 'Threats' Against Blogger

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 16:15

Lawyer Warns Bitfinex on 'Threats' Against Blogger Blogger Bitfinex'd hires lawyer Stephen Palley, who says that if he finds Bitfinex is behind threats against his client, "there will be consequences."

EU Can't Ban Bitcoin Mining Over Energy Concerns, Official Says

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 15:00

EU Can't Ban Bitcoin Mining Over Energy Concerns, Official Says Cryptocurrency mining is perfectly legal in Europe and only subject to standard electricity rules, according to an EU commissioner.

Bitcoin Cash Price Enters Recovery Mode After 4-Week Low

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 13:30

Bitcoin Cash Price Enters Recovery Mode After 4-Week Low After mounting a high-volume recovery, the bitcoin cash cryptocurrency looks set to rebound, technical chart analysis suggests.

Ether Takes Step Toward Institutional US Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 13:17

Ether Takes Step Toward Institutional US Trading ConsenSys is partnering to develop an ether price index it hopes will make more crypto trading products available for institutional investors.

Ether Takes Step Toward Institutional US Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 13:15

Ether Takes Step Toward Institutional US Trading ConsenSys is partnering to develop an ether price index it hopes will make more crypto trading products available for institutional investors.

Former Docker CEO to Lead Crypto-Powered Distributed Storage Startup

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 13:00

Former Docker CEO to Lead Crypto-Powered Distributed Storage Startup Decentralized data storage startup Storj is hoping to boost its growth with the hire of Ben Golub, former CEO at software firm Docker.

Malaysian Central Bank Slams ICO for Misleading Logo

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 11:50

Malaysian Central Bank Slams ICO for Misleading Logo A Malaysian initial coin offering organizer has been flagged by the central bank over its unauthorized use of national and institutional symbols.

Thomson Reuters Is Using Your Feelings About Bitcoin to Make Investors Rich

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 10:42

Thomson Reuters Is Using Your Feelings About Bitcoin to Make Investors Rich Thomson Reuters has launched a bitcoin analysis product that uses AI to analyze how industry insiders feel about the cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin Eyes $10K, But Charts Hint at Bull Trap Potential

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 10:20

Bitcoin Eyes $10K, But Charts Hint at Bull Trap Potential Bitcoin's corrective rally from Friday's low of $8,371 seems to have legs, but gains above $10,000 may be transient.

Japan's SBI Group Scraps Huobi Crypto Exchange Partnership

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 09:30

Japan's SBI Group Scraps Huobi Crypto Exchange Partnership SBI Virtual Currency, a subsidiary of SBI Holdings, will no longer partner with Huobi Group on setting up two Japan-based cryptocurrency exchanges.

Coincheck Starts Crypto Hack Refunds, Allows Limited Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 08:32

Coincheck Starts Crypto Hack Refunds, Allows Limited Trading Coincheck, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange at the center of a recent hack, starts reimbursing victims today.

Why the 'Worst' Crypto Networks Will Be The Biggest

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 08:00

Why the 'Worst' Crypto Networks Will Be The Biggest From a network design perspective, bitcoin is ugly. As with as city, you have to experience it from a bottom-up perspective to understand its allure.

Coincheck Starts Crypto Hack Refunds, Allows Limited Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 08:00

Coincheck Starts Crypto Hack Refunds, Allows Limited Trading Coincheck, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange at the center of a recent hack, starts reimbursing victims today.

Monero Mining Malware Attack Linked to Egyptian Telecom Giant

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 06:00

Monero Mining Malware Attack Linked to Egyptian Telecom Giant Thousands of devices allegedly affected by malware across Egypt, Turkey and Syria.

Ponzis and Death: The Stranger Ways to Lose Your Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 04:30

Ponzis and Death: The Stranger Ways to Lose Your Crypto Scams, death, network takeover attacks. There's no shortage of strange ways users can lose money in the cryptocurrency wild west.

Ponzis and Death: The Stranger Ways to Lose Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 04:30

Ponzis and Death: The Stranger Ways to Lose Crypto Scams, death, network takeover attacks. There's no shortage of strange ways users can lose money in the cryptocurrency wild west.

Former Thai Finance Minister Calls for Crypto Regulation

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 12. 03:15

Former Thai Finance Minister Calls for Crypto Regulation A former Thai official is calling for brining proper regulation on all cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings in the country.

Making Sense of Crypto Asset Valuation Insanity

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 11. 23:30

Making Sense of Crypto Asset Valuation Insanity A crypto hedge fund co-founder argues that while crypto investors are going wild today, the markets will eventually return to real valuations.

ICOs: Fix the Problem Before the SEC Fixes It for You

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 11. 11:00

ICOs: Fix the Problem Before the SEC Fixes It for You If you sold tokens to unaccredited investors, or otherwise have not complied with the federal securities laws, make it right before the SEC finds you.

ICO Issuers: Fix the Problem Before the SEC Fixes It for You

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 11. 11:00

ICO Issuers: Fix the Problem Before the SEC Fixes It for You If you sold tokens to unaccredited investors, or otherwise have not complied with the federal securities laws, make it right before the SEC finds you.

How XRP's Tech Differs from Other Crypto Assets

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 11. 10:10

How XRP's Tech Differs from Other Crypto Assets What is XRP? How is it different from bitcoin? CoinDesk looks at the tech behind the crypto market's third-largest asset.

A Bitcoin Twitter War Is Raging And No Account Is Safe

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 10. 12:30

A Bitcoin Twitter War Is Raging And No Account Is Safe A years-long intellectual debate on bitcoin's technological roadmap has spilled over into Twitter, resulting in a wave of suspicions and shadowbans.

First Results of Sierra Leone's Blockchain Vote Are In

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 10. 11:30

First Results of Sierra Leone's Blockchain Vote Are In The early returns of the first ever presidential election tracked on a blockchain are in, but some problems not even distributed ledgers can solve.

Fake 'Telegram ICO' Websites Just Won't Go Away

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 22:45

Fake 'Telegram ICO' Websites Just Won't Go Away CoinDesk has identified several websites claiming to sell Telegram's gram token, but the sale is known to be a private placement effort.

Dutch Finance Minister Calls for ICO Regulations

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 21:45

Dutch Finance Minister Calls for ICO Regulations The finance minister of the Netherlands has called for new regulations around cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.

Vitalik Reveals New Idea for Plasma Scaling On Ethereum

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 21:02

Vitalik Reveals New Idea for Plasma Scaling On Ethereum Vitalik Buterin discussed a new idea Friday for a scaling solution that envisions how the capabilities of the ethereum blockchain might be expanded.

PBoC Chief Won't Rule Out Distributed Ledger for New State Currency

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 19:35

PBoC Chief Won't Rule Out Distributed Ledger for New State Currency PBoC chairman Zhou Xiaochuan said the central bank will one day have a digital currency, though several requirements must be met first.

Tennessee Is Closer to Barring Retirement Funds from Crypto Investments

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 18:00

Tennessee Is Closer to Barring Retirement Funds from Crypto Investments The Tennessee Senate Ways and Means Committee has voted to advance a bill banning public retirement trusts from investing in cryptocurrencies.

Congress Must 'Push Back' Against Overregulation of Blockchain, Says US Rep

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 17:00

Congress Must 'Push Back' Against Overregulation of Blockchain, Says US Rep "Keeping the dogs at bay" is Rep. Tom Emmer's goal. The Congressional Blockchain Caucus member worries overzealous regulation could stifle innovation.

US Rep: Congress Must 'Push Back' Against Blockchain Overregulation

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 17:00

US Rep: Congress Must 'Push Back' Against Blockchain Overregulation "Keeping the dogs at bay" is Rep. Tom Emmer's goal. The Congressional Blockchain Caucus member worries overzealous regulation could stifle innovation.

Marc Andreessen, Craft Ventures Back Crypto Hedge Fund Multicoin

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 16:06

Marc Andreessen, Craft Ventures Back Crypto Hedge Fund Multicoin Crypto investment fund Multicoin Capital has announced that investors including Marc Andreessen are taking part in its $250 million flagship fund.

Bitcoin Drops 20% But Wasn't Week's Big Crypto Price Loser

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 14:00

Bitcoin Drops 20% But Wasn't Week's Big Crypto Price Loser How bad were the crypto markets this week? Bitcoin lost nearly one-quarter of its value and it still wasn't the week's big loser.

Bitcoin Dropped 20% But Wasn't Week's Big Crypto Price Loser

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 14:00

Bitcoin Dropped 20% But Wasn't Week's Big Crypto Price Loser How bad were the crypto markets this week? Bitcoin lost nearly one-quarter of its value and it still wasn't the week's big loser.

OKCoin CEO Hints at China Cooperation In Leaked Chat

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 13:00

OKCoin CEO Hints at China Cooperation In Leaked Chat Star Xu, the founder of Chinese crypto exchange OKCoin, is sparking controversy with remarks his firm may be open to working with the government.

Cash for HODL? NY Wealth Manager to Issue Loans Against Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 12:30

Cash for HODL? NY Wealth Manager to Issue Loans Against Bitcoin New York family office Dominion Capital is launching a product for a new breed of consumer that's "crypto rich" but low on cash.

NY Wealth Manager to Issue Loans Against Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 12:30

NY Wealth Manager to Issue Loans Against Bitcoin New York family office Dominion Capital is launching a product for a new breed of consumer that's "crypto rich" but low on cash.

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Sets Up Secret US Subsidiary

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 11:30

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Sets Up Secret US Subsidiary New reports indicate that crypto mining firm Bitmain is quietly preparing to open new facilities in Washington state.

Cannabis Publication to Launch on Civil's Decentralized News Platform

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 10:00

Cannabis Publication to Launch on Civil's Decentralized News Platform Cannabis Wire, a trade publication dedicated marijuana industry coverage, is launching a newsroom on blockchain-based journalism platform Civil.

Bears in Control, But Bitcoin Eyes $8K Defense

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 10:00

Bears in Control, But Bitcoin Eyes $8K Defense Bitcoin's 28 percent drop this week has turned the tide in favor of the bears, but a sustained break below $8,000 looks unlikely in the short-run.

Progress On Ethereum Privacy Projects Is Slowing

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 09:00

Progress On Ethereum Privacy Projects Is Slowing The promise of private ethereum smart contracts remains undiminished, though a conference this week showcased that challenges that persisting today.

Progress Slows On Once-Hot Ethereum Privacy Projects

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 09:00

Progress Slows On Once-Hot Ethereum Privacy Projects The promise of private ethereum smart contracts remains undiminished, though a conference this week showcased that challenges that persisting today.

PBoC Governor Blasts 'Explosive' Cryptocurrency Speculation

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 07:00

PBoC Governor Blasts 'Explosive' Cryptocurrency Speculation PBoC's governor Zhou Xiaochuan takes aim at cryptocurrency speculation in a press conference on Friday.

PBoC Governor Blasts 'Explosive' Crypto Speculation

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 07:00

PBoC Governor Blasts 'Explosive' Crypto Speculation PBoC's governor Zhou Xiaochuan takes aim at cryptocurrency speculation in a press conference on Friday.

Bitcoin Drops Below $9K As Crypto Falls to 1-Month Low

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 05:20

Bitcoin Drops Below $9K As Crypto Falls to 1-Month Low Bitcoin has reached 20-day low at $8,587 after having dropped for $500 within an hour.

EU Eyes Blockchain Push With New FinTech Action Plan

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 04:20

EU Eyes Blockchain Push With New FinTech Action Plan The European Commission said it will host a Fintech Lab to foster emerging technologies including blockchain starting from Q2 2018.

Time to Acknowledge – and Encourage – Women in Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 09. 00:00

Time to Acknowledge – and Encourage – Women in Blockchain Columnist Michael J. Casey on how men in the cryptocurrency and blockchain community can do more to advance the engagement of women in the space.

KODAKCoin Backers Warn SEC Could Restrict Token Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 23:00

KODAKCoin Backers Warn SEC Could Restrict Token Trading A new "light paper" says the token could face "significant restrictions" should the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) deem it a security.

US Congress to Discuss ICOs in Hearing Next Week

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 21:36

US Congress to Discuss ICOs in Hearing Next Week A subcommittee of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee is set to hold a hearing next week on cryptocurrencies and ICOs.

NSFW? Australian Police Probe Government Staffers Over Crypto Mining

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 21:15

NSFW? Australian Police Probe Government Staffers Over Crypto Mining Misused office equipment gets IT staff in trouble.

Gemini Exchange Plans to Add More Crypto Tokens

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 20:00

Gemini Exchange Plans to Add More Crypto Tokens Litecoin and bitcoin cash are logical candidates for inclusion this year, Tyler Winklevoss said.

Regulators Could 'Take Away' Blockchain's Efficiencies, Congressman Warns

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 18:50

Regulators Could 'Take Away' Blockchain's Efficiencies, Congressman Warns Rep. David Schweikert, co-chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, talked about challenges facing mainstream adoption in a speech Thursday.

$800 in 1 Hour: Bitcoin Price Drops Big to Near $9K

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 17:49

$800 in 1 Hour: Bitcoin Price Drops Big to Near $9K Bitcoin's price dropped sharply for the second day in a row, despite recovering to past $10,000 after Wednesday's fall.

Coinbase Hires NYSE Finance Vet to Grow Enterprise Products

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 17:00

Coinbase Hires NYSE Finance Vet to Grow Enterprise Products Coinbase has hired a former New York Stock Exchange executive, the startup announced Thursday.

Arizona's Bitcoin Tax Bill Just Got a Big Vote of Confidence

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 16:20

Arizona's Bitcoin Tax Bill Just Got a Big Vote of Confidence A committee in the Arizona House of Representatives has recommended the passage of a bill allowing state residents to pay their tax bills in bitcoin.

Crypto Industry Should Self Regulate, Says CFTC Commissioner

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 15:45

Crypto Industry Should Self Regulate, Says CFTC Commissioner CFTC commissioner Brian Quintenz reiterated his position on Wednesday that the crypto industry should establish a self-regulatory organization.

Sierra Leone Secretly Holds First Blockchain-Powered Presidential Vote

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 15:00

Sierra Leone Secretly Holds First Blockchain-Powered Presidential Vote Sierra Leone has used blockchain voting in a presidential election for what appears to be the first time, marking a milestone in election technology.

Sierra Leone Holds First-Ever Blockchain Presidential Vote

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 15:00

Sierra Leone Holds First-Ever Blockchain Presidential Vote Sierra Leone has used blockchain voting in a presidential election for what appears to be the first time, marking a milestone in election technology.

Stellar Investment Could Make Crypto as Easy as Chat

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 14:00

Stellar Investment Could Make Crypto as Easy as Chat Stellar makes a bet that Keybase can port easy end-to-end encryption over to person-to-person payments in cryptocurrency.

Overstock Venture Arm Invests $3 Million in Blockchain Payments Startup

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 13:59

Overstock Venture Arm Invests $3 Million in Blockchain Payments Startup Bitt, a Barbados-based blockchain payment startup, has received a $3 million investment from Overstock's Medici Ventures.

Bull Reversal? NEM Price Jumps as Coincheck Moves to Refund Users

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 13:35

Bull Reversal? NEM Price Jumps as Coincheck Moves to Refund Users NEM's XEM token is solidly bid following the Japanese exchange's announcement that it will commence refunding hacked users next week.

US Officials Praise Blockchain Amid ICO Concerns

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 12:00

US Officials Praise Blockchain Amid ICO Concerns Crypto regulation and government applications of blockchain were hot topics at day two of the D.C. Blockchain Summit.

Bitcoin Revisits $10K After Yesterday's 10 Percent Drop

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 10:40

Bitcoin Revisits $10K After Yesterday's 10 Percent Drop Bitcoin has moved back up to the $10,000 mark, but the technical recovery will likely be short-lived, according to the technical charts.

Bitcoin Price Revisits $10K, But Will It Stay?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 10:40

Bitcoin Price Revisits $10K, But Will It Stay? Bitcoin has moved back up to the $10,000 mark, but the technical recovery will likely be short-lived, according to the technical charts.

Coincheck Exchange to Compensate Hack Victims From Next Week

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 09:30

Coincheck Exchange to Compensate Hack Victims From Next Week Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has said it plans to compensate victims of its January hack starting next week.

Coincheck Crypto Exchange to Compensate Hack Victims

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 09:30

Coincheck Crypto Exchange to Compensate Hack Victims Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has said it plans to compensate victims of its January hack starting next week.

Compliant ICOs? Bitcoin OGs Launch Regulated Token Sale Service

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 09:00

Compliant ICOs? Bitcoin OGs Launch Regulated Token Sale Service TokenSoft is today launching its white-label ICO solution with built-in regulatory frameworks that flexibly cater for different nations' rules.

Compliant ICOs? Bitcoin OGs Launch Security Token Sale Service

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 09:00

Compliant ICOs? Bitcoin OGs Launch Security Token Sale Service TokenSoft is today launching its white-label ICO solution with built-in regulatory frameworks that flexibly cater for different nations' rules.

Compliant ICOs? Bitcoin OGs Launch Token Sale Service

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 09:00

Compliant ICOs? Bitcoin OGs Launch Token Sale Service TokenSoft is today launching its white-label ICO solution with built-in regulatory frameworks that flexibly cater for different nations' rules.

New Jersey Issues Cease-and-Desist to ICO Endorsed by Steven Seagal

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 07:00

New Jersey Issues Cease-and-Desist to ICO Endorsed by Steven Seagal The U.S. state of New Jersey has issued a cease-and-desist order to an initial coin offering (ICO) endorsed by film actor Steven Seagal.

Ethereum Foundation Awards Millions In New Grant Funding

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 06:10

Ethereum Foundation Awards Millions In New Grant Funding The non-profit dedicated to advancing ethereum has awarded $2.5 million in grant funding to various projects looking to improve the ecosystem.

SWIFT Claims 'Huge' Progress on DLT Bank Pilot

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 05:00

SWIFT Claims 'Huge' Progress on DLT Bank Pilot SWIFT, the interbank communications firm, has announced the results of a proof-of-concept program using DLT for bank transactions.

Japanese Regulators Suspend Two Crypto Exchanges

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 03:45

Japanese Regulators Suspend Two Crypto Exchanges Japan's Financial Services Agency is halting the operation of two domestic crypto exchanges while requiring six exchanges to report improvement plans.

Japan's FSA Suspends Two Crypto Exchanges

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 03:45

Japan's FSA Suspends Two Crypto Exchanges Japan's Financial Services Agency is halting the operation of two domestic crypto exchanges while requiring six exchanges to report improvement plans.

Japan's Finance Watchdog Suspends Two Crypto Exchanges

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 08. 03:45

Japan's Finance Watchdog Suspends Two Crypto Exchanges Japan's Financial Services Agency is halting the operation of two domestic crypto exchanges while requiring six exchanges to report improvement plans.

CFTC's Giancarlo: US and Foreign Regulators Teaming Up on Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 22:35

CFTC's Giancarlo: US and Foreign Regulators Teaming Up on Crypto The CFTC's chairman said the U.S. is working with foreign regulators to tackle cryptocurrency fraud.

Messari Raises Seed Funding for ICO Answer to EDGAR

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 21:00

Messari Raises Seed Funding for ICO Answer to EDGAR Blockchain database startup Messari announced an undisclosed number of funds raised through a seed round would go towards building its product.

Bitmain Wants to Invest in Blockchain-Powered 'Central Banks'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 20:00

Bitmain Wants to Invest in Blockchain-Powered 'Central Banks' Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu said the bitcoin mining hardware giant intends to invest in as many as 30 startups working to create "private central banks."

'All Funds Are Safe': Binance Denies Crypto Hack Rumors

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 19:30

'All Funds Are Safe': Binance Denies Crypto Hack Rumors Binance has reassured customers their money is still in their accounts after hours of speculation that the cryptocurrency exchange had been hacked.

Ex-Trump Adviser Bannon Says Cryptocurrency Will Bring 'True Freedom'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 19:00

Ex-Trump Adviser Bannon Says Cryptocurrency Will Bring 'True Freedom' Steve Bannon, the former White House strategist and right-wing firebrand, is now touting the liberating potential of cryptocurrency and blockchain.

Bitcoin's Price Drops $1K in Sharp Break Below $10K

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 17:39

Bitcoin's Price Drops $1K in Sharp Break Below $10K Bitcoin's price fell more than $1,000 on Wednesday, dropping below $9,500 before recovering back above that level.

JP Morgan Blockchain Spin-Off Kadena Hires New Head of Growth

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 17:04

JP Morgan Blockchain Spin-Off Kadena Hires New Head of Growth Kadena, the JP Morgan blockchain spinoff, has hired former Capco executive Ben Jessel to head its business growth efforts.

Mt Gox Trustee Sells $400 Million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 16:30

Mt Gox Trustee Sells $400 Million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Mt Gox's bankruptcy trustee has sold $400 million worth of cryptocurrencies in the past few months.

Report: Japanese Regulator Could Suspend Some Crypto Exchanges

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 16:15

Report: Japanese Regulator Could Suspend Some Crypto Exchanges Nikkei reports that Japan's Financial Services Agency will hit some cryptocurrency exchanges with penalties and suspend others for poor practices.

Ether Price Hits One-Month Low and Could Test $700

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 15:40

Ether Price Hits One-Month Low and Could Test $700 Ether, the native cryptocurrency of the ethereum network, has fallen to the lowest level for four weeks.

Comcast Makes First Big Bet on a Multi-Blockchain Future

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 14:05

Comcast Makes First Big Bet on a Multi-Blockchain Future The venture capital arm of the $170 billion telecoms firm has made its first blockchain investment, one aimed at accelerating enterprise adoption.

Litecoin Hits 12-Day Low in Fall Below $200

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 13:10

Litecoin Hits 12-Day Low in Fall Below $200 Litecoin is trading in the red today and could see further losses, according to the technical charts.

Huawei Seeks Patent for Blockchain Rights Management

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 12:00

Huawei Seeks Patent for Blockchain Rights Management In a recently released patent application, tech giant Huawei touts a blockchain system for protecting digital property rights.

Crypto's Biggest ICOs Stay Silent on SEC Subpoenas

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 11:15

Crypto's Biggest ICOs Stay Silent on SEC Subpoenas ICO issuers that have raised $50 million or more in token sales are being tightlipped when it comes to inquiries about SEC subpoenas.

Cryptos Are Commodities, Rules US Judge In CFTC Case

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 10:40

Cryptos Are Commodities, Rules US Judge In CFTC Case A U.S. district judge has backed the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in defining cryptocurrencies as commodities.

Bitcoin Eyes $10K After High Volume Drop

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 10:00

Bitcoin Eyes $10K After High Volume Drop Bitcoin is looking increasingly heavy and could test the $10,000 mark in the next 24 hours, the price charts indicate.

Fujitsu Touts New Tech to Detect Ethereum Smart Contract Bugs

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 09:30

Fujitsu Touts New Tech to Detect Ethereum Smart Contract Bugs Japanese IT giant Fujitsu has revealed a new technology that it says could help to mitigate problems with ethereum's smart contracts.

Japanese Banks to Harness Ripple DLT for Consumer Payments App

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 08:30

Japanese Banks to Harness Ripple DLT for Consumer Payments App A group of Japanese banks is planning to use Ripple's blockchain-based payments technology in a smartphone app aimed at general consumers.

Ex-CFTC Chief: Even Republicans Are Pushing for Crypto Regulation

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 07:00

Ex-CFTC Chief: Even Republicans Are Pushing for Crypto Regulation The former head of the CFTC is speaking out about what he sees as the broad interest U.S. politicians have in regulating the crypto markets.

SEC Chair Says 'We Are Watching' As Companies Launch ICOs

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 05:00

SEC Chair Says 'We Are Watching' As Companies Launch ICOs SEC chairman Jay Clayton explained why token sales qualify as securities offerings in an interview with Fox Business.

PBoC's Yao: Chinese Digital Currency Should Be Crypto-Inspired

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 04:01

PBoC's Yao: Chinese Digital Currency Should Be Crypto-Inspired Yao Qian, digital currency research director at PBoC thinks a central bank digital currency should incorporate some features of cryptocurrency.

Ex-IMF Economist: Bitcoin Could Drop to $100 in the Next Decade

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 03:30

Ex-IMF Economist: Bitcoin Could Drop to $100 in the Next Decade Economist Kenneth Rogoff said Tuesday that he expects bitcoin's price will decrease by 2028.

Venezuelan Lawmakers Declare Petro Crypto Illegal

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 07. 00:45

Venezuelan Lawmakers Declare Petro Crypto Illegal A lawmaking body in Venezuela is moving to denounce the country's forthcoming petro cryptocurrency, spearheaded by President Nicholas Maduro.

Twitter Pledges Action on Crypto Scams After Account Shadow Bans

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 23:00

Twitter Pledges Action on Crypto Scams After Account Shadow Bans It's unclear how Twitter identifies which accounts to penalize for propagating cryptocurrency scams.

Twitter Pledges Action on Crypto Scams After Account Bans

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 23:00

Twitter Pledges Action on Crypto Scams After Account Bans It's unclear how Twitter identifies which accounts to penalize for propagating cryptocurrency scams.

Wyoming 'Utility Token' Bill Heads to Governor for Approval

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 21:45

Wyoming 'Utility Token' Bill Heads to Governor for Approval Wyoming's State Senate has cleared a bill that creates exemptions for certain types of blockchain tokens.

Wyoming 'Utility Token' Bill Heads to Governor

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 21:45

Wyoming 'Utility Token' Bill Heads to Governor Wyoming's State Senate has cleared a bill that creates exemptions for certain types of blockchain tokens.

Bitconnect Promoter Claims FBI Investigating Defunct Crypto Scheme

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 21:05

Bitconnect Promoter Claims FBI Investigating Defunct Crypto Scheme Bitconnect promoter Trevon James confirmed Monday that he is speaking with an FBI agent over his involvement with the defunct investment scheme.

Jihan Wu to Talk Central Bank Crypto at DC Blockchain Summit

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 19:55

Jihan Wu to Talk Central Bank Crypto at DC Blockchain Summit The Digital Chamber of Commerce's D.C. Blockchain Summit will also host notable speakers from the public and private sectors.

Jihan Wu to Talk Central Bank Crypto at DC Summit

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 19:55

Jihan Wu to Talk Central Bank Crypto at DC Summit The Digital Chamber of Commerce's D.C. Blockchain Summit will also host notable speakers from the public and private sectors.

North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share Sale

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 18:45

North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share Sale North Carolina deems passive mining pool "shares" are unregistered securities.

FinCEN: Money Transmitter Rules Apply to ICO Developers, Exchanges

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 17:40

FinCEN: Money Transmitter Rules Apply to ICO Developers, Exchanges According to a letter released today, FinCEN believes that companies launching token sales qualify as money transmitters, and must register as such.

FinCEN: Money Transmitter Rules Apply to ICOs

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 17:40

FinCEN: Money Transmitter Rules Apply to ICOs According to a letter released today, FinCEN believes that companies launching token sales qualify as money transmitters, and must register as such.

Illinois Has Been Quietly Considering Bitcoin for Tax Payments

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 16:00

Illinois Has Been Quietly Considering Bitcoin for Tax Payments Three U.S. states – Illinois, Arizona and Georgia – are now actively considering bills to allow tax payments made in cryptocurrency.

XRP, BCH, LTC & ETH: DCG Fund Adds 4 New Crypto Trusts

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 15:10

XRP, BCH, LTC & ETH: DCG Fund Adds 4 New Crypto Trusts Grayscale Investments, the creator of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, is launching four new trusts for ethereum, litecoin, XRP and bitcoin cash today.

XRP, BCH, LTC & ETH: Grayscale Adds 4 New Crypto Trusts

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 15:10

XRP, BCH, LTC & ETH: Grayscale Adds 4 New Crypto Trusts Grayscale Investments, the creator of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, is launching four new trusts for ethereum, litecoin, XRP and bitcoin cash today.

XRP Outlook Sours as Coinbase Quashes Listing Rumor

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 14:56

XRP Outlook Sours as Coinbase Quashes Listing Rumor The rumor-driven rally in Ripple's XRP rapidly dissolved after Coinbase said it does not intend to list the cryptocurrency on its platfroms.

Crypto Exchange Creating Wallet Blacklist to Fight Fentanyl Crisis

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 14:00

Crypto Exchange Creating Wallet Blacklist to Fight Fentanyl Crisis A crypto exchange startup is seeking to blacklist wallets associated with illicit drug use in an attempt to use the blockchain to save lives.

Caixin: China Blocking Crypto Exchanges on Social Media

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 13:20

Caixin: China Blocking Crypto Exchanges on Social Media Chinese regulators are reportedly blocking social media accounts held by cryptocurrency exchanges that still offer services in the country.

Wu-Tang Clan Rapper's Son to Launch Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 12:20

Wu-Tang Clan Rapper's Son to Launch Cryptocurrency The son of Ol' Dirty Bastard, the late hip-hop artist and Wu-Tang Clan member who passed away in 2004, is launching a cryptocurrency.

Korean Messaging Giant Kakao to Launch Blockchain Subsidiary

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 12:00

Korean Messaging Giant Kakao to Launch Blockchain Subsidiary South Korean internet giant Kakao, which owns the popular messaging app Kakao Talk, is reportedly moving to integrate blockchain in its business.

Bitcoin's Dip Below $11K Puts Bulls on Shaky Ground

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 11:15

Bitcoin's Dip Below $11K Puts Bulls on Shaky Ground Having failed to scale a major resistance level on Monday, bitcoin fell below the $11,000 mark soon before press time.

Blockchain Needs Some Centralization, Says Chinese SEC Official

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 10:00

Blockchain Needs Some Centralization, Says Chinese SEC Official An official from China's Securities Regulatory Commission said complete decentralization is not the best way to reap blockchain's benefits.

Blockchain Needs Centralization, Says Chinese SEC Official

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 10:00

Blockchain Needs Centralization, Says Chinese SEC Official An official from China's Securities Regulatory Commission said complete decentralization is not the best way to reap blockchain's benefits.

Bitcoin on Lightning Too Risky? Maybe Ice Cream Will Tempt You

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 09:00

Bitcoin on Lightning Too Risky? Maybe Ice Cream Will Tempt You An experimental San Francisco service is seeking to entice bitcoin users to explore the its in-development Lightning payments network.

Brazil Regulators Move to Block Bitcoin Mining Investments

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 07:00

Brazil Regulators Move to Block Bitcoin Mining Investments The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission has declared a bitcoin mining company to be unlawfully offering securities.

What If the SEC Is Going After the SAFT?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 05:00

What If the SEC Is Going After the SAFT? Rumors are swirling that the SEC is targeting a notable startup structure for tokens, but no one knows for sure what would happen if it did.

GMO Has Mined Millions of Dollars in Bitcoin Already

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 04:05

GMO Has Mined Millions of Dollars in Bitcoin Already The crypto mine launched by Japanese IT firm GMO Internet has generated more than $3 million in revenue over the past three months.

US City Mulls 18-Month Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 06. 03:00

US City Mulls 18-Month Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining A proposed law in the City of Plattsburgh would place a moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations for 18 months.

Canadian Regulator Warns Against 'Illegal' Crypto Investment Scheme

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 23:00

Canadian Regulator Warns Against 'Illegal' Crypto Investment Scheme A provincial finance regulator in Canada has warned about a so-called "cryptocurrency bank" and its associated token.

'No Decision' on New Assets, Coinbase Says Amid Ripple Rumors

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 21:30

'No Decision' on New Assets, Coinbase Says Amid Ripple Rumors Coinbase announced Monday that it was not adding any new assets to either its GDAX or Coinbase exchange platforms.

Coinbase Taps Former LinkedIn Exec to Lead Acquisitions Efforts

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 19:30

Coinbase Taps Former LinkedIn Exec to Lead Acquisitions Efforts Coinbase has hired former LinkedIn executive Emilie Choi to lead its global mergers and acquisitions.

US Marshals to Sell $25 Million in Bitcoin at Auction

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 18:36

US Marshals to Sell $25 Million in Bitcoin at Auction The U.S. Marshals will auction off 2,170 bitcoins worth roughly $25 million in two weeks.

Webster's Dictionary Adds 'Cryptocurrency' and 'Initial Coin Offering'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 17:40

Webster's Dictionary Adds 'Cryptocurrency' and 'Initial Coin Offering' The Merriam-Webster dictionary has added "cryptocurrency," "initial coin offering" and "blockchain" to its listings.

GE's Transport Arm Joins Blockchain Consortium

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 16:45

GE's Transport Arm Joins Blockchain Consortium GE's transportation arm has become the latest member of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance.

SBI Bank's Venture Arm Invests In Crypto Wallet Creator

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 15:05

SBI Bank's Venture Arm Invests In Crypto Wallet Creator SBI Holdings, the financial services arm of the SBI Group, has bought a 40 percent stake in cryptocurrency hardware wallet maker CoolBitX.

The Father of the JOBS Act Is Helping Build a Next-Generation ICO

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 13:45

The Father of the JOBS Act Is Helping Build a Next-Generation ICO The man credited for being the "Father of the Jobs Act" is exploring a number of blockchain projects that could help improve the legislation.

Over $1: XRP Rises As Ripple-Coinbase Rumors Renew

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 12:20

Over $1: XRP Rises As Ripple-Coinbase Rumors Renew The price of the XRP cryptocurrency, overseen by startup Ripple, has jumped 16 percent on speculation a major U.S. exchange could add support.

Coinbase Hit by Lawsuit Over Alleged Insider Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 12:00

Coinbase Hit by Lawsuit Over Alleged Insider Trading Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been hit by a class action lawsuit over alleged insider trading during its launch of bitcoin cash trading.

Make-or-Break Level? Bitcoin Pauses at Key Resistance

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 11:00

Make-or-Break Level? Bitcoin Pauses at Key Resistance Bitcoin price is flirting with key resistance on the technical charts and a move in either direction could be on the cards.

China's Biggest Political Event Sees Talk of Blockchain's Potential

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 10:00

China's Biggest Political Event Sees Talk of Blockchain's Potential At China's annual "Two Sessions" political event, policy advisors have made a wide range of comments on the future of blockchain in the country.

China's Biggest Political Event Sees Blockchain Praise

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 10:00

China's Biggest Political Event Sees Blockchain Praise At China's annual "Two Sessions" political event, policy advisors have made a wide range of comments on the future of blockchain in the country.

Major Blockchains Are Pretty Much Still Centralized

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 09:00

Major Blockchains Are Pretty Much Still Centralized Researchers wade into the centralization debate, setting out data analysis they think could help shed light on the issue.

Major Blockchains Are Pretty Much Still Centralized, Research Finds

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 09:00

Major Blockchains Are Pretty Much Still Centralized, Research Finds Researchers wade into the centralization debate, setting out data analysis they think could help shed light on the issue.

Japan's Crypto Exchanges Self-Regulate In Wake of $500 Million Hack

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 07:00

Japan's Crypto Exchanges Self-Regulate In Wake of $500 Million Hack Sixteen cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan have formed a new self-regulatory organization, an effort that comes in the wake of a $500 million hack.

Too Big to Fail? Tether Might Still Be Crypto's Ticking Time Bomb

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 05:00

Too Big to Fail? Tether Might Still Be Crypto's Ticking Time Bomb The entire cryptocurrency market needs to keep an eye on Tether’s USDT token, which has become a pivotal source of liquidity.

Tether Might Still Be Crypto's Ticking Time Bomb

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 05:00

Tether Might Still Be Crypto's Ticking Time Bomb The entire cryptocurrency market needs to keep an eye on Tether’s USDT token, which has become a pivotal source of liquidity.

PayPal Is Seeking Faster Crypto Payments Tech

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 03:35

PayPal Is Seeking Faster Crypto Payments Tech A patent application by PayPal proposes launching instantaneous transactions by transferring private keys rather than cryptocurrencies.

Icelandic Police Are Hunting for Hundreds of Bitcoin Miners

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 05. 02:15

Icelandic Police Are Hunting for Hundreds of Bitcoin Miners Roughly 600 cryptomining computers were stolen from four Icelandic data centers, police report.

Crypto All-Stars Turn Out for 'Truth Machine' Book Premiere

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 04. 12:20

Crypto All-Stars Turn Out for 'Truth Machine' Book Premiere The New York City premiere for the forthcoming blockchain book "The Truth Machine," drew a set of high-profile stars this week.

Crypto All-Stars Turn Out for 'Truth Machine' Debut

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 04. 12:20

Crypto All-Stars Turn Out for 'Truth Machine' Debut The New York City premiere for the forthcoming blockchain book "The Truth Machine," drew a set of high-profile stars this week.

How XRP Fits Into Ripple's Payments Products Explained

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 04. 11:30

How XRP Fits Into Ripple's Payments Products Explained While interest in XRP continues, confusion remains about how the cryptocurrency interacts with Ripple's products. CoinDesk explains.

8 Ways Telegram Thinks Its Own ICO Could Go Wrong

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 03. 12:45

8 Ways Telegram Thinks Its Own ICO Could Go Wrong From tech flaws to regulatory interventions, a document sent to prospective investors in Telegram's $2.5 billion token sale spells out the risks.

Bitcoin's 'Kimchi Premium' Has All But Evaporated

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 03. 11:45

Bitcoin's 'Kimchi Premium' Has All But Evaporated CoinDesk data shows that the gap between South Korea's bitcoin prices, and those shown by the global market, closed over the course of February.

TechCrunch Founder's Crypto Fund Subpoenaed By SEC

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 22:45

TechCrunch Founder's Crypto Fund Subpoenaed By SEC Michael Arrington's crypto-fund has reportedly been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

$50 Million Gone? South African Police Probe Suspected Bitcoin Ponzi

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 21:30

$50 Million Gone? South African Police Probe Suspected Bitcoin Ponzi As much as $50 million may have been lost by an international group of investors after putting their money into a bitcoin investment group.

Fundamentally Vulnerable? Ethereum's Casper Tech Takes Criticism In Curacao

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 20:00

Fundamentally Vulnerable? Ethereum's Casper Tech Takes Criticism In Curacao A top computer science researcher took aim at one of ethereum's biggest expected future upgrades Friday calling it "fundamentally vulnerable."

Ethereum's Casper Tech Criticized at Curacao Event

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 20:00

Ethereum's Casper Tech Criticized at Curacao Event A top computer science researcher took aim at one of ethereum's biggest expected future upgrades Friday calling it "fundamentally vulnerable."

Vulnerable? Ethereum's Casper Tech Takes Criticism at Curacao Event

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 20:00

Vulnerable? Ethereum's Casper Tech Takes Criticism at Curacao Event A top computer science researcher took aim at one of ethereum's biggest expected future upgrades Friday calling it "fundamentally vulnerable."

Tezos Foundation to Beef Up Dev Team After Board Reshuffle

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 18:15

Tezos Foundation to Beef Up Dev Team After Board Reshuffle Following a board shake-up, the Tezos Foundation announced it would hire up to 40 new developers to work on the Tezos protocol.

ATM Giant Cardtronics Cites Crypto As Business Risk

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 17:00

ATM Giant Cardtronics Cites Crypto As Business Risk ATM provider Cardtronics noted in its most recent 10-K filing that cryptocurrencies could have an impact on its business.

Liechtenstein Bank Opens Up Cryptocurrency Investment for Clients

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 16:00

Liechtenstein Bank Opens Up Cryptocurrency Investment for Clients A Liechtenstein bank has become one of the first in the world that allows clients to directly invest in cryptocurrencies.

The US Government Wants to Keep $5.5 Million in Seized Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 15:15

The US Government Wants to Keep $5.5 Million in Seized Bitcoin The U.S. Attorney's Office could soon confiscate another 500 bitcoins that have been seized from alleged ID forgers in Ohio.

Overwinter Is Coming: Zcash Moves Closer to First-Ever Hard Fork

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 14:25

Overwinter Is Coming: Zcash Moves Closer to First-Ever Hard Fork A new software release prepares zcash for its upcoming hard fork that is set to activate in June.

Theft-Hit NEM Nosedived, But It Wasn't February's Big Crypto Loser

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 13:45

Theft-Hit NEM Nosedived, But It Wasn't February's Big Crypto Loser February is officially in the books for the crypto markets, though some coins may be left wishing they could turn back time.

UK Central Bank to Clamp Down on Crypto Money Laundering

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 13:15

UK Central Bank to Clamp Down on Crypto Money Laundering The head of the Bank of England has said that the institution will step up its efforts to combat cryptocurrency money laundering.

Raiden Isn't Ethereum's Only Hope for Off-Chain Payments

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 13:00

Raiden Isn't Ethereum's Only Hope for Off-Chain Payments Competition is heating up in the ethereum ecosystem, now that scaling project Liquidity.Network has launched in test mode.

Ethereum's Raiden Network Has New Scaling Competiton

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 13:00

Ethereum's Raiden Network Has New Scaling Competiton Competition is heating up in the ethereum ecosystem, now that scaling project Liquidity.Network has launched in test mode.

Mexican Lawmakers Pass Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 12:00

Mexican Lawmakers Pass Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill Mexico is now just one step away from passing a law that will regulate fintech including cryptocurrencies in the country.

JD.com to Track Beef Imports Using Blockchain Platform

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 11:00

JD.com to Track Beef Imports Using Blockchain Platform Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com said it will roll out a blockchain system to track beef imports from a new meat supplier in Australia.

Bitcoin Struggles to Stay Above $11,000 Amid Low Volumes

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 09:07

Bitcoin Struggles to Stay Above $11,000 Amid Low Volumes Bitcoin passed above the $11,000 mark this morning, but low volumes could be capping gains.

Bitcoin Struggles to Pass $11K Amid Low Volumes

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 09:07

Bitcoin Struggles to Pass $11K Amid Low Volumes Bitcoin passed above the $11,000 mark this morning, but low volumes could be capping gains.

Forking a Fork: 'Bitcoin Private' Copies Zcash But What's it Worth?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 09:05

Forking a Fork: 'Bitcoin Private' Copies Zcash But What's it Worth? A fork of a fork of a fork? A new cryptocurrency just launched that's nearly identical to zcash, but commentators are questioning its value add.

Fork of a Fork: 'Bitcoin Private' Is Here, But What's It Worth?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 09:05

Fork of a Fork: 'Bitcoin Private' Is Here, But What's It Worth? A fork of a fork of a fork? A new cryptocurrency just launched that's nearly identical to zcash, but commentators are questioning its value add.

'Bitcoin Private' Is Here, But What's It Worth?

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 09:05

'Bitcoin Private' Is Here, But What's It Worth? A fork of a fork of a fork? A new cryptocurrency just launched that's nearly identical to zcash, but commentators are questioning its value add.

South Korean Bank Trials Ripple for Overseas Remittances

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 08:30

South Korean Bank Trials Ripple for Overseas Remittances South Korea's Wooribank has reportedly completed an overseas remittance test using Ripple's DLT solution.

Walmart Is Using Blockchain Tech to Make Shipping 'Smarter'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 04:15

Walmart Is Using Blockchain Tech to Make Shipping 'Smarter' Walmart is seeking a patent for a "smart package" that would use blockchain technology to track physical goods through their shipping journey.

Walmart Is Using Blockchain to Make Shipping 'Smarter'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 04:15

Walmart Is Using Blockchain to Make Shipping 'Smarter' Walmart is seeking a patent for a "smart package" that would use blockchain technology to track physical goods through their shipping journey.

Walmart Wants Blockchain to Make Shipping 'Smarter'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 04:15

Walmart Wants Blockchain to Make Shipping 'Smarter' Walmart is seeking a patent for a "smart package" that would use blockchain technology to track physical goods through their shipping journey.

Report: Louisiana Officials Probe Staffers for Mining Bitcoin At Work

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 03:00

Report: Louisiana Officials Probe Staffers for Mining Bitcoin At Work Louisiana's attorney general is reportedly investigating a group of former staffers for using official resources to mine cryptocurrencies.

Louisiana Officials Probe Staffers for Bitcoin Mining

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 02. 03:00

Louisiana Officials Probe Staffers for Bitcoin Mining Louisiana's attorney general is reportedly investigating a group of former staffers for using official resources to mine cryptocurrencies.

Don't Ban Crypto, Says Former FDIC Chief Sheila Bair

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 23:05

Don't Ban Crypto, Says Former FDIC Chief Sheila Bair Former FDIC head Sheila Bair believes cryptocurrency prices should be left to the market to establish, according to Barron's.

Fake Website Scam Targets Aspiring Telegram ICO Investors

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 21:35

Fake Website Scam Targets Aspiring Telegram ICO Investors Scammers masquerading as "the Telegram Foundation" are trying to defraud users through a fake public ICO.

Trump Sanctions on North Korea Won't Stop Crypto Hacks, Senator Says

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 20:00

Trump Sanctions on North Korea Won't Stop Crypto Hacks, Senator Says One U.S. senator thinks the Trump administration isn't doing enough to deter North Korean attacks on cryptocurrency users and exchanges.

Overstock Defends tZero ICO: SEC Subpoenaed 'Everyone Else'

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 19:00

Overstock Defends tZero ICO: SEC Subpoenaed 'Everyone Else' Overstock is pushing back against the idea an inquiry into its tZero ICO is part of a broader SEC effort to crackdown on poor industry practices.

Crypto Startup Blockchain Partners With UN on Sustainability Goals

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 18:30

Crypto Startup Blockchain Partners With UN on Sustainability Goals Cryptocurrency wallet startup Blockchain is partnering with the United Nations to explore applications of blockchain in a range of areas.

AMD: GPU Business Could Take Hit If Crypto Miners Stop Buying

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 17:10

AMD: GPU Business Could Take Hit If Crypto Miners Stop Buying AMD expressed concern in a new SEC filing about the potential impact of a drop in GPU demand from crypto miners.

Nigeria's Central Bank Again Warns on Crypto Investments

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 16:10

Nigeria's Central Bank Again Warns on Crypto Investments The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued another warning to residents and financial institutions over the risk of cryptocurrency investments.

US Regional Banks Begin to Cite Crypto as Business Risk

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 15:00

US Regional Banks Begin to Cite Crypto as Business Risk It's not just America's biggest banks that are worried about cryptocurrency adoption, public filings show.

Litecoin Booms in February But 'Golden' Crypto Takes Price Podium

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 13:30

Litecoin Booms in February But 'Golden' Crypto Takes Price Podium Lesser known DigixDao was February's top-performing large-cap cryptocurrency, data from CoinDesk reveals.

Payment Provider Fleetcor to Pilot Ripple's XRP Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 12:59

Payment Provider Fleetcor to Pilot Ripple's XRP Cryptocurrency Workforce payment services provider Fleetcor has announced a pilot using xRapid, a product powered by Ripple's XRP cryptocurrency.

Overstock: $250 Million tZero ICO Under SEC Review

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 12:32

Overstock: $250 Million tZero ICO Under SEC Review Overstock.com blockchain subsidiary tZero has made a sudden change to the way it is conducting a significant step in its ongoing ICO.

Banking Giants Send $30 Million in Securities over DLT Platform

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 11:00

Banking Giants Send $30 Million in Securities over DLT Platform Credit Suisse and ING say they have successful sent securities worth €25 million ($30 million) over a system built with R3's Corda.

Banking Giants Send $30 Million in Securities Over DLT

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 11:00

Banking Giants Send $30 Million in Securities Over DLT Credit Suisse and ING say they have successful sent securities worth €25 million ($30 million) over a system built with R3's Corda.

Russia Eyes Summer Deadline for New Cryptocurrency Laws

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 10:00

Russia Eyes Summer Deadline for New Cryptocurrency Laws Russia is reportedly hoping to pass long-discussed new cryptocurrency legislation by July 1, a report suggests.

In Consolidation Mode, Bitcoin Awaits Decisive Move

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 09:45

In Consolidation Mode, Bitcoin Awaits Decisive Move Bitcoin is stuck in $10,000 range and could witness a big move in either direction, technical charts indicate.

Singapore Weighs Need for New Rules to Protect Crypto Investors

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 09:00

Singapore Weighs Need for New Rules to Protect Crypto Investors Singapore's de facto central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, is looking at whether new regulations are needed to protect crypto investors.

Alibaba's T-Mall Is Moving Cross-Border E-Commerce to Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 07:00

Alibaba's T-Mall Is Moving Cross-Border E-Commerce to Blockchain Alibaba's T-Mall Global e-commerce platform is reportedly applying blockchain in its cross-border supply chain.

SEC ICO Probe Underway, But Stories Conflict on Extent of Sweep

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 03:45

SEC ICO Probe Underway, But Stories Conflict on Extent of Sweep The Securities and Exchange Commission has been "shotgunning" subpoenas to token sellers, advisors, investors and exchanges. What will come of it all?

SEC ICO Probe Underway, But Conflict on Size of Sweep

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 03:45

SEC ICO Probe Underway, But Conflict on Size of Sweep The Securities and Exchange Commission has been "shotgunning" subpoenas to token sellers, advisors, investors and exchanges. What will come of it all?

SEC ICO Probe Underway, But Stories Conflict on Size of Sweep

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 03:45

SEC ICO Probe Underway, But Stories Conflict on Size of Sweep The Securities and Exchange Commission has been "shotgunning" subpoenas to token sellers, advisors, investors and exchanges. What will come of it all?

China's Police Expand Crypto Monitoring Overseas

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 03:15

China's Police Expand Crypto Monitoring Overseas China's police force isn't just focusing on domestic crypto activities, they're eyeing overseas exchange platforms as well, according to reports.

AriseBank ICO Fraud Case May Ensnare Additional Parties

CoinDesk

2018. Mar. 01. 02:15

AriseBank ICO Fraud Case May Ensnare Additional Parties A court filing indicates that the SEC-appointed receiver for AriseBank is searching for undisclosed assets and investigating third-party involvement.