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What Intel's Foreshadow Flaw Means for the Future of Cryptocurrency

4 hours 34 min ago
A new security flaw doesn't bode well for experimental cryptocurrency projects looking to use trusted hardware in the near future.

BMO, Pension Plan Pilot Blockchain for Fixed Income Issuance

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 22:01
Canadian financial firm BMO Capital Markets is working with the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan on a new blockchain pilot.

Crypto Bulls Fighting Back? Market Sees Green After Sell-Off

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:26
The cryptocurrency market flashed green Wednesday following a major downturn.

Coinbase Acquires Digital Identity Startup Distributed Systems

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:15
Coinbase is advancing its push into developing a secure digital identity platform by acquiring San Francisco-based startup Distributed Systems.

AT&T Sued for $224 Million After Phone Hackers Rob Crypto Investor

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:45
Michael Terpin is suing AT&T, claiming the company's failure to protect his cell phone data lead to hackers stealing $24 million in cryptocurrencies.

SEC Expands Inquiry Into Riot Blockchain, Filing Reveals

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:25
The legal woes of biotech company-turned-crypto miner Riot Blockchain don't appear to be slowing down.

Insurance Ratings Bureau Pilots IBM Blockchain for Automatic Reporting

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:59
The American Association of Insurance Services is turning to IBM Blockchain to support a new automated insurance reporting tool.

30% of UK Firms Hit by Crypto Mining Malware in a Month: Survey

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:30
Almost a third of U.K. businesses said they had been hit by cryptocurrency mining malware within the previous month, according to new research.

Korean Blockchain Groups Blast Plan to Strip Crypto Exchange Benefits

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:00
Several blockchain associations in South Korea are pushing back against a government proposal they fear will stifle industry innovation.

Breakdown Over? Bitcoin Indicators Suggest Price Outlook Is Improving

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:00
Bitcoin looks to have fought off recent bear attacks that saw prices landing just above the yearly low of $5,755.

Y Combinator's New China Chief Is Bullish on Blockchain

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:30
Lu Qi, the head of Y Combinator's new China division, believes blockchain has great potential for entrepreneurship in the long run.

Prime Trust Enters Crypto Custody Race, Will Hold 'Any' Ethereum Token

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:00
Prime Trust, a Nevada trust company, says it can handle custody for bitcoin, ether and any token issued on ethereum under the ERC-20 standard.

Messaging Giant LINE Launches $10 Million Token Venture Fund

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:00
LINE has announced yet another move into the cryptocurrency space with the launch of a $10 million token venture fund.

Bitcoin's Taproot Privacy Tech Is Ready – But One Thing's Standing In The Way

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:02
Bitcoin could get better privacy with Taproot, but there's one big obstacle - it can't be deployed until another technology goes through.

Kaspersky: Cryptocurrency Scammers Stole $2.3 Million in Q2

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:00
Cybercriminals earned more than $2.3 million from cryptocurrency scams during the second quarter of 2018, a new study reports.

Venezuela to Peg Pension, Salary Systems to Petro Cryptocurrency

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:30
Venezuela is set to begin using its "petro" cryptocurrency as an official accounting unit, according to the country's president.

Playboy Files Fraud Lawsuit Against Blockchain Startup

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 16:30
Playboy is suing Canadian blockchain company Global Blockchain Technologies (GBT) for fraud and breach of contract.

The Code for an Anonymous Lightning Network is Now Live

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:30
A private version of the crypto protocol lightning network is headed to zcash, with the potential it could be added for other blockchains soon.

Judge Denies Effort to Move XRP Investor Lawsuit to Lower Court

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:00
A district judge has slapped down an investor's effort to move a lawsuit against payments firm Ripple to a lower court.

Pot Publication High Times Now Says It Won't Accept Bitcoin in IPO

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:00
High Times, which announced last week that it would accept bitcoin and ether for its coming IPO, said in an SEC filing Monday that this was an "error."