Video Game Giant Ubisoft Is Exploring Blockchain Use Cases

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 22:00

Video Game Giant Ubisoft Is Exploring Blockchain Use Cases Ubisoft, the company behind Assassin's Creed and Just Dance, is exploring applications of blockchain for video games.

New York Lawmakers Are Open to Revisiting the BitLicense

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 21:00

New York Lawmakers Are Open to Revisiting the BitLicense Two New York state senators held a roundtable Friday on the controversial BitLicense regulation, and said legislation to reform it may come soon.

Bank of America Now Considers Crypto a Business Risk

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 20:05

Bank of America Now Considers Crypto a Business Risk The bank warns its investors that cryptocurrencies could hamper its ability to comply with anti-money-laundering regulations, among other dangers.

Austria Planning New Regulations for Cryptocurrency, ICOs

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 19:00

Austria Planning New Regulations for Cryptocurrency, ICOs Austria is drawing up cryptocurrency regulations, using as a model existing rules for the trading of gold and derivatives.

Ethereum Governance 'Not That Bad' Says Buterin Amid Fund Debate

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 18:00

Ethereum Governance 'Not That Bad' Says Buterin Amid Fund Debate During an ethereum core developer meeting Friday, Vitalik Buterin argued the protocol's governance isn't functioning poorly, it's just misunderstood.

Georgia Becomes Latest State to Consider Bitcoin for Tax Payments

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 15:45

Georgia Becomes Latest State to Consider Bitcoin for Tax Payments Two state senators in Georgia have proposed a new bill that would allow citizens to pay their tax obligations in bitcoin.

Menendez Hints At US Action on Venezuela's Controversial Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 15:05

Menendez Hints At US Action on Venezuela's Controversial Crypto A U.S. senator who has previously spoken out against Venezuela's newly launched "petro" cryptocurrency isn't done with the issue.

Nano Goes Giga in Down Week for Crypto Prices

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 14:00

Nano Goes Giga in Down Week for Crypto Prices The majority of the top 25 cryptocurrencies are reporting losses on a weekly basis, but the nano token has bucked the trend.

High Stakes: Ethereum's Fight Over Lost Funds Explained

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 13:30

High Stakes: Ethereum's Fight Over Lost Funds Explained Ethereum is facing what might be its biggest tech crisis in some time, with developers split over whether software changes should recover lost funds.

Telecoms Blockchain Group Touts Demo Success, New Members

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 13:00

Telecoms Blockchain Group Touts Demo Success, New Members Several multinational telecoms firms have joined the Carrier Blockchain Study Group to advance blockchain use cases in the industry.

Bank of China Moves to Patent Blockchain Scaling Solution

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 12:00

Bank of China Moves to Patent Blockchain Scaling Solution Bank of China has filed a patent application for a process it says is better able to scale blockchain systems.

Bitcoin is Back Over $10K, But Rally Looks Weak

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 10:45

Bitcoin is Back Over $10K, But Rally Looks Weak Bitcoin is witnessing a minor corrective rally today, but longer-term gains may be elusive, according to price chart analysis.

Japan's Exchanges Report 669 Cases of Suspected Crypto Money Laundering

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 10:21

Japan's Exchanges Report 669 Cases of Suspected Crypto Money Laundering Japan's police agency has said hundreds of cases of suspected money laundering were reported from domestic cryptocurrency exchanges in 2017.

Why Venezuela's Citizens Should Worry About a National Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 09:00

Why Venezuela's Citizens Should Worry About a National Cryptocurrency While a lot is still unclear about Venezuela's state-backed "petro" token, what is apparent is that many feel it's potentially harmful for its people.

Why Venezuela Should Worry About a National Crypto

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 09:00

Why Venezuela Should Worry About a National Crypto While a lot is still unclear about Venezuela's state-backed "petro" token, what is apparent is that many feel it's potentially harmful for its people.

SEC Advocacy Director Says Crypto Investors Shouldn't 'Flip A Coin'

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 07:00

SEC Advocacy Director Says Crypto Investors Shouldn't 'Flip A Coin' A new SEC blog post advises potential cryptocurrency investors to do their research prior to buying a token.

Report: Mutual Funds Could Save Billions With Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 05:00

Report: Mutual Funds Could Save Billions With Blockchain Shifting to a distributed, blockchain-based infrastructure could bring huge financial benefits to the asset management industry, research indicates.

Turkish Lawmaker Proposes National Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 03:20

Turkish Lawmaker Proposes National Cryptocurrency Politicians in Turkey are reportedly eyeing on launching the country's proprietary cryptocurrency. 

Bitcoin Fees Are Down Big: Why It's Happening and What It Means

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 01:30

Bitcoin Fees Are Down Big: Why It's Happening and What It Means It wasn't long ago that bitcoin's transaction fees were over $20. But now they're down again. CoinDesk explores why.

Why Bitcoin Fees Are Down Again and What It Means

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 01:30

Why Bitcoin Fees Are Down Again and What It Means Not so long ago bitcoin's transaction fees were over $20, but now they're down to around $3 again. CoinDesk explores why.

Bitcoin Fees Are Down Again: Why It's Happening and What It Means

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 01:30

Bitcoin Fees Are Down Again: Why It's Happening and What It Means Not so long ago bitcoin's transaction fees were over $20, but now they're down to around $3 again. CoinDesk explores why.

Bitcoin Fees Drop: Why It Happened And What It Means

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 23. 01:30

Bitcoin Fees Drop: Why It Happened And What It Means Not so long ago bitcoin's transaction fees were over $20, but now they're down to around $3 again. CoinDesk explores why.

French Regulator Says No to Online Crypto Derivatives Ads

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 23:10

French Regulator Says No to Online Crypto Derivatives Ads France's market regulator says crypto derivatives fall under MiFID II regulation and that they should not be electronically marketed.

Venezuela's President Orders Companies to Accept the Petro

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 21:45

Venezuela's President Orders Companies to Accept the Petro Venezuela officially has its own cryptocurrency – and its president wants some of the country's state-owned businesses to use it.

Venezuela's President Orders Companies to Accept Petro

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 21:45

Venezuela's President Orders Companies to Accept Petro Venezuela officially has its own cryptocurrency – and its president wants some of the country's state-owned businesses to use it.

The Next Petro? Iranian Minister Reveals Cryptocurrency Plans

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 20:15

The Next Petro? Iranian Minister Reveals Cryptocurrency Plans Iran's central bank is developing a cryptocurrency, though it has no plans to embrace bitcoin.

Nasdaq Believes Publicly-Traded Long Blockchain Misled Investors

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 19:15

Nasdaq Believes Publicly-Traded Long Blockchain Misled Investors Long Blockchain is appealing a delisting decision from Nasdaq which, according to a letter, believes the publicly-traded company misled its investors.

Venezuela Is Talking With Russia About Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 17:30

Venezuela Is Talking With Russia About Cryptocurrency Venezuelan finance minister Simon Zerpa Delgado announced on Twitter that he visited Moscow to update Russian officials on Venezuela's petro currency.

Uphold Eyes Expansion With Mobile Payments Startup Acquisition

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 17:00

Uphold Eyes Expansion With Mobile Payments Startup Acquisition Digital payments platform Uphold has acquired Cortex MCP, a mobile commerce platform.

Tezos Board Reshuffled As Johann Gevers Steps Down

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 16:15

Tezos Board Reshuffled As Johann Gevers Steps Down Johann Gevers and Diego Pons, the last original members of the Tezos Foundation Board, have voluntarily stepped down from their positions.

Investing App Robinhood Launches Crypto Trading in 5 US States

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 15:00

Investing App Robinhood Launches Crypto Trading in 5 US States Stock brokerage company Robinhood has officially launched its cryptocurrency trading platform, rolling the service out to five states today.

Litecoin Cash Has Forked But It's Hardly Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 14:30

Litecoin Cash Has Forked But It's Hardly Trading A scheduled plan to launch a new cryptocurrency by forking the litecoin blockchain is finding little love from major data aggregators and exchanges.

Project Platypus: Jimmy Song's New Plan to Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 13:45

Project Platypus: Jimmy Song's New Plan to Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy reveals Platypus Labs, a project at Blockchain Capital to provide fellowships and more to support bitcoin development.

Inside Jimmy Song's New Plan to Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 13:45

Inside Jimmy Song's New Plan to Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy reveals Platypus Labs, a project at Blockchain Capital to provide fellowships and more to support bitcoin development.

Jimmy Song's New Job: Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 13:45

Jimmy Song's New Job: Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy reveals Platypus Labs, a project at Blockchain Capital to provide fellowships and more to support bitcoin development.

Jimmy Song's New Mission: Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 13:45

Jimmy Song's New Mission: Fund Unpaid Bitcoin Coders Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy reveals Platypus Labs, a project at Blockchain Capital to provide fellowships and more to support bitcoin development.

Bitcoin Drops Below $10K as Crypto Markets Dip

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 13:00

Bitcoin Drops Below $10K as Crypto Markets Dip The wider cryptocurrency market may be feeling the heat of a decline in bitcoin prices today.

Oil Data Firm Platts Rolls Out Commercial Blockchain Platform

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 12:10

Oil Data Firm Platts Rolls Out Commercial Blockchain Platform Energy markets data provider S&P Global Platts has announced the commercial deployment of a blockchain network for sharing oil inventories.

UK Treasury Launches Inquiry into Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 11:00

UK Treasury Launches Inquiry into Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain The U.K. Treasury Committee has today announced that it will conduct an investigation into issues around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

UK Treasury Launches Inquiry Into Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 11:00

UK Treasury Launches Inquiry Into Cryptocurrency The U.K. Treasury Committee has today announced that it will conduct an investigation into issues around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

Bitcoin Rally Stalls But Bull Revival Isn't Yet Ruled Out

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 10:00

Bitcoin Rally Stalls But Bull Revival Isn't Yet Ruled Out Bitcoin bulls need a convincing break above $11,250 to revive the recent price rally after prices dip once more.

India Teams with Canadian Blockchain Institute for Digital Economy Push

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 09:00

India Teams with Canadian Blockchain Institute for Digital Economy Push India's tech industry is working with the Blockchain Research Institute to more heavily integrate blockchain into Indian businesses and government.

NASSCOM Teams with Blockchain Institute for Digital Economy

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 09:00

NASSCOM Teams with Blockchain Institute for Digital Economy India's tech industry is working with Canada's Blockchain Research Institute to integrate blockchain into Indian businesses and government.

German Regulator Pledges 'Precise' Oversight of ICOs

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 07:00

German Regulator Pledges 'Precise' Oversight of ICOs Germany's top financial regulator has issued a letter of advice in an attempt to clarify some of the regulatory uncertainties around ICOs.

Bitcoin Lightning Fraud? Laolu Is Building a 'Watchtower' to Fight It

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 04:44

Bitcoin Lightning Fraud? Laolu Is Building a 'Watchtower' to Fight It With all eyes on the Lightning Network, bitcoin developer Laolu is working on a technology which takes fraud watching off the hands of users.

Lightning's Watchtower: How Laolu Is Fighting Future Fraud

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 04:44

Lightning's Watchtower: How Laolu Is Fighting Future Fraud With all eyes on the Lightning Network, bitcoin developer Laolu is working on a technology which takes fraud watching off the hands of users.

Lightning's Watchtower: How Laolu Is Fighting Bitcoin Fraud

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 04:44

Lightning's Watchtower: How Laolu Is Fighting Bitcoin Fraud With all eyes on the Lightning Network, bitcoin developer Laolu is working on a technology which takes fraud watching off the hands of users.

The Legal Risk to ICOs That No One's Talking About

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 22. 03:21

The Legal Risk to ICOs That No One's Talking About Even if the SEC doesn't pursue an enforcement action against a token seller, buyers can sue privately under U.S. securities laws to unwind the sale.

Venezuela's Cryptocurrency Is Here, But Who's Involved Isn't Clear

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 22:45

Venezuela's Cryptocurrency Is Here, But Who's Involved Isn't Clear Several companies have been so far linked to Venezuela's petro cryptocurrency initiative in the wake of this week's launch.

US Government Arrests Bitcoin Stock Exchange Founder

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 20:35

US Government Arrests Bitcoin Stock Exchange Founder The owner of BitFunder, a long-defunct bitcoin investment platform, has been hit with two lawsuits filed by the U.S. government.

What Venezuelans Are Saying About Their New National Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 19:05

What Venezuelans Are Saying About Their New National Cryptocurrency The South American country's plan to launch its own cryptocurrency has sparked global headlines and a range of commentary on social media.

What Venezuelans Are Saying About the Petro

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 19:05

What Venezuelans Are Saying About the Petro The South American country's plan to launch its own cryptocurrency has sparked global headlines and a range of commentary on social media.

Lawmakers Renew Calls for US to Lead on Crypto Innovation

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 18:20

Lawmakers Renew Calls for US to Lead on Crypto Innovation Following a U.S. Congressional hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain, three lawmakers are renewing calls for the government to embrace innovation.

Crypto Nodes Are One Step Closer to Legal Protection in Arizona

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 17:00

Crypto Nodes Are One Step Closer to Legal Protection in Arizona The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill protecting blockchain node operators from local restrictions.

Ripple Papers Promise New Start for $40 Billion XRP Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 16:00

Ripple Papers Promise New Start for $40 Billion XRP Cryptocurrency Ripple, the startup behind the world's third-largest cryptocurrency, has released two white papers that it hopes will move the technology forward.

Ripple Paper Pledges New Start for $40 Billion XRP

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 16:00

Ripple Paper Pledges New Start for $40 Billion XRP Ripple, the startup behind the world's third-largest cryptocurrency, has released two white papers that it hopes will move the technology forward.

Ripple Paper Pledges New Support for $40 Billion XRP

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 16:00

Ripple Paper Pledges New Support for $40 Billion XRP Ripple, the startup behind the world's third-largest cryptocurrency, has released two white papers that it hopes will move the technology forward.

Ripple Adds 5 New Clients Across 4 Countries

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 15:05

Ripple Adds 5 New Clients Across 4 Countries Two banks and three money remittance firms across four different countries are turning to Ripple's blockchain networks for cross-border payments.

R3 Pilots Blockchain Trade Finance Platform with Global Banks

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 14:01

R3 Pilots Blockchain Trade Finance Platform with Global Banks Blockchain startup R3, trade finance tech provider TradeIX and major banks have moved their Marco Polo trade finance platform to the pilot stage.

A Token to Regulate All Tokens? Messari to Raise ICO in 2018

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 13:01

A Token to Regulate All Tokens? Messari to Raise ICO in 2018 The entrepreneur behind Messari shares his vision for how the crypto industry could self-regulate ICOs and forestall a regulatory apocalypse.

A Token to Regulate All Tokens? Messari to Raise ICO

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 13:01

A Token to Regulate All Tokens? Messari to Raise ICO The entrepreneur behind Messari shares his vision for how the crypto industry could self-regulate ICOs and forestall a regulatory apocalypse.

Building a Base? Crypto Market Hovers Around $500 billion

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 12:05

Building a Base? Crypto Market Hovers Around $500 billion The market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies is gyrating around the $500 billion mark – and possibly building a base for a step higher.

Customer Tries to Withdraw $20 Trillion in Crypto Exchange Glitch

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 11:10

Customer Tries to Withdraw $20 Trillion in Crypto Exchange Glitch A system error at a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange saw a user attempt to make off with a huge amount of bitcoin, according to reports.

Bitcoin Weathers Overnight Sell-Off, Looks to Test $12K

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 10:00

Bitcoin Weathers Overnight Sell-Off, Looks to Test $12K Bitcoin bulls remain in control, despite a sell-off overnight, and thus look set to test the long-term inflection point over $12,000.

Bitcoin Looks to Test $12K After Overnight Sell-Off

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 10:00

Bitcoin Looks to Test $12K After Overnight Sell-Off Bitcoin bulls remain in control, despite a sell-off overnight, and thus look set to test the long-term inflection point over $12,000.

Russia's Capital Is Leading the Charge for Blockchain Democracy

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 09:00

Russia's Capital Is Leading the Charge for Blockchain Democracy Russia may not be known as a defender of democracy, but the capital city of Moscow is using an ethereum-based voting platform to change that.

Just Venezuela? Russia Is Leading the Charge for Blockchain Democracy

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 09:00

Just Venezuela? Russia Is Leading the Charge for Blockchain Democracy Russia may not be known as a defender of democracy, but the capital city of Moscow is using an ethereum-based voting platform to change that.

Russia Is Leading the Push for Blockchain Democracy

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 09:00

Russia Is Leading the Push for Blockchain Democracy Russia may not be known as a defender of democracy, but the capital city of Moscow is using an ethereum-based voting platform to change that.

Gibraltar Will Take Market-Driven Approach to ICO Rules

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 07:00

Gibraltar Will Take Market-Driven Approach to ICO Rules Top officials say Gibraltar will let the market determine what 'good' ICOs look like, and hinted that crypto investment fund regulation is to come.

Venezuela Claims $735 Million Raised in First Cryptocurrency Sale

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 04:15

Venezuela Claims $735 Million Raised in First Cryptocurrency Sale Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro claimed Tuesday that a presale for the country's national cryptocurrency netted $735 million on its first day.

Tesla's Cloud Hit By Crypto Mining Malware Attack

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 21. 03:00

Tesla's Cloud Hit By Crypto Mining Malware Attack Tesla has become the latest victim of crypto mining hacking attack, according to a report from cybersecurity software firm RedLock.

Dutch Bank ING Says Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Is An Account Holder

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 23:00

Dutch Bank ING Says Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Is An Account Holder Dutch bank ING Groep NV confirmed Tuesday that Bitfinex had an account with it.

US Securities Regulator Rejects BitConnect Records Request

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 22:15

US Securities Regulator Rejects BitConnect Records Request The SEC has turned down a FOIA request related to BitConnect, citing an exemption commonly seen with records related to law enforcement.

Petro Debut: What We Learned About Venezuela's Cryptocurrency Today

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 21:30

Petro Debut: What We Learned About Venezuela's Cryptocurrency Today Venezuela revealed a new website for its petro token, releasing its technical white paper and telling potential customers how to purchase the coin.

What We've Learned About Venezuela's Petro Token

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 21:30

What We've Learned About Venezuela's Petro Token Venezuela revealed a new website for its petro token, releasing its technical white paper and telling potential customers how to purchase the coin.

What We've Learned About Venezuela's Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 21:30

What We've Learned About Venezuela's Cryptocurrency Venezuela revealed a new website for its petro token, releasing its technical white paper and telling potential customers how to purchase the coin.

Report: Japanese Crypto Exchanges Unite to Form Self-Regulatory Group

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 19:45

Report: Japanese Crypto Exchanges Unite to Form Self-Regulatory Group A group of Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges is reportedly uniting to form a new self-regulatory body in the wake of the recent Coincheck hack.

Lisk Relaunches Blockchain Project With 'Accessibility' in Mind

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 18:45

Lisk Relaunches Blockchain Project With 'Accessibility' in Mind Lisk a decentralized application platform will relaunch today with aspirations of blockchain accessibility front and center.

EU Regulators to Discuss Crypto Regulation Next Week

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 18:00

EU Regulators to Discuss Crypto Regulation Next Week A group of European Union regulators will meet next week to discuss the regulation of cryptocurrencies.

Game Over: Anonymous Vigilante Shuts Down Crypto All Stars

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 17:00

Game Over: Anonymous Vigilante Shuts Down Crypto All Stars Only a week. That's how long Crypto All Stars, an ethereum-based collectable game modeled off CryptoKitties, lasted once founder in-fighting started.

Game Over: Crypto Vigilante Shuts Down Twitter's Favorite Dapp

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 17:00

Game Over: Crypto Vigilante Shuts Down Twitter's Favorite Dapp Only a week. That's how long Crypto All Stars, an ethereum-based collectable game modeled off CryptoKitties, lasted once founder in-fighting started.

Game Over: Vigilante Shuts Down Twitter's Favorite Dapp

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 17:00

Game Over: Vigilante Shuts Down Twitter's Favorite Dapp Only a week. That's how long Crypto All Stars, an ethereum-based collectable game modeled off CryptoKitties, lasted once founder in-fighting started.

Game Over: Vigilante Pulls Plug on Crypto All Stars

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 17:00

Game Over: Vigilante Pulls Plug on Crypto All Stars Only a week. That's how long Crypto All Stars, an ethereum-based collectable game modeled off CryptoKitties, lasted once founder in-fighting started.

500 Startups, Huobi Labs Team Up to Incubate Blockchain Projects

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 16:30

500 Startups, Huobi Labs Team Up to Incubate Blockchain Projects Silicon Valley accelerator 500 Startups is partnering with Huobi Labs to help new blockchain companies get off to a good start.

500 Startups, Huobi Labs to Incubate Blockchain Projects

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 16:30

500 Startups, Huobi Labs to Incubate Blockchain Projects Silicon Valley accelerator 500 Startups is partnering with Huobi Labs to help new blockchain companies get off to a good start.

Finland Mandates Cold Storage, Public Auctions for Seized Bitcoins

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 15:00

Finland Mandates Cold Storage, Public Auctions for Seized Bitcoins The Finnish government has released guidelines prescribing how authorities must handle the 2,000 bitcoin confiscated since 2016.

Vitalik Has a New Idea for ICOs – And It's Being Tested

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 14:00

Vitalik Has a New Idea for ICOs – And It's Being Tested A month after ethereum creator Vitalik Buerin proposed a new twist on the ICO funding model, a Russian video game firm is putting it into practice.

Bitcoin Price Tops $11,600 Amid Keen South Korean Trading

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 13:00

Bitcoin Price Tops $11,600 Amid Keen South Korean Trading Bitcoin prices passed $11,600 in the morning's session, seemingly buoyed by enthusiastic trading in South Korea.

Bitcoin Price Ticks Higher Amid Strong Korean Demand

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 13:00

Bitcoin Price Ticks Higher Amid Strong Korean Demand Bitcoin prices passed $11,600 in the morning's session, seemingly buoyed by enthusiastic trading in South Korea.

South Korea to Support 'Normal' Crypto Trading, Says Finance Watchdog

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 12:10

South Korea to Support 'Normal' Crypto Trading, Says Finance Watchdog South Korea's Financial Supervisory Service has reportedly said that the government will support "normal" cryptocurrency trading transactions.

Wyoming House Approves Utility Token Securities Exemptions Bill

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 11:00

Wyoming House Approves Utility Token Securities Exemptions Bill The Wyoming House of Representatives has unanimously passed a bill exempting some utility tokens from securities regulations.

Venezuela's 'Petro' Token Launches in Pre-Sale

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 10:20

Venezuela's 'Petro' Token Launches in Pre-Sale Venezuela's government has reportedly launched the pre-sale of its controversial "petro" cryptocurrency, saying 82.4 million tokens are now available.

R3 Center to Train Next Generation of Distributed Ledger Lawyers

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 09:00

R3 Center to Train Next Generation of Distributed Ledger Lawyers Distributed ledger software provider R3 has formed a blockchain education group designed to prepare lawyers for large-scale enterprise adoption.

R3 Center to Train Next Generation of DLT Lawyers

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 09:00

R3 Center to Train Next Generation of DLT Lawyers Distributed ledger software provider R3 has formed a blockchain education group designed to prepare lawyers for large-scale enterprise adoption.

Regional Government in Russia to Test Blockchain Payments

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 07:00

Regional Government in Russia to Test Blockchain Payments Russian development bank Vnesheconombank has partnered with Kaliningrad's regions government to pilot blockchain-based payment solutions.

New Bitcoin Code Will Finally Boast Full SegWit Support

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 04:05

New Bitcoin Code Will Finally Boast Full SegWit Support An upcoming Bitcoin Core software release is finally making it easier to use a code change called SegWit in the software's standard wallet.

California Bill Would Legally Recognize Blockchain Data

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 20. 02:50

California Bill Would Legally Recognize Blockchain Data A new bill introduced to the California Assembly seeks the legal recognition of blockchain data and smart contracts.

Actor Steven Seagal Endorses Questionable 'Bitcoiin' ICO

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 19. 22:20

Actor Steven Seagal Endorses Questionable 'Bitcoiin' ICO Action film star Steven Seagal has become the brand ambassador for a controversial cryptocurrency ahead of an initial coin offering (ICO).

Who Said What About Coinbase and Visa's User Payment Dispute

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 19. 21:00

Who Said What About Coinbase and Visa's User Payment Dispute A Visa spokesperson claimed that neither it nor Coinbase were responsible for last week's charging issue seen by the crypto-exchange's customers.

Who's Said What About the Coinbase-Visa Payment Dispute

CoinDesk

2018. Feb. 19. 21:00

Who's Said What About the Coinbase-Visa Payment Dispute A Visa spokesperson claimed that neither it nor Coinbase were responsible for last week's charging issue seen by the crypto-exchange's customers.

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