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Bitcoin Eyes Minor Price Bounce After Hitting Two-Week Low

43 min 45 sec ago
Bitcoin has potential for a small price bounce after hitting two-week lows early on Thursday.

Cryptopia’s Liquidator Claws Back $7.2M, But Identifying Crypo Ownership a ‘Mammoth Task’

1 hour 43 min ago
The liquidator for the collapsed New Zealand-based crypto exchange Cryptopia now has $7.2 million on balance for potential user refunds. Finding out who's owed what, though, is proving a tough task.

Volcker Might Have Said Yes to a Digital Dollar – If He Knew What It Was

2 hours 43 min ago
What would the late former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker have thought about digital currencies issued by central banks?

Netherlands Plans to Punish Crypto Scammers With Up to 6 Years in Jail

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 19:00
The Dutch government is about to get tougher with fraudulent schemes involving banking apps and cryptocurrencies.

Circle Confirms New Round of Layoffs Following Co-CEO Departure

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 17:30
Circle laid off about 10 employees in its latest effort to cut costs. The move follows a round of 30 layoffs in May.

SEC Charges Shopin CEO With Fraud Over Unregistered $42M ICO

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 16:55
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Shopin and its founder Eran Eyal with fraud after a $42 million initial coin offering. The SEC announced Wednesday that Eyal had been charged with defrauding investors by selling unregistered securities in the form of Shopin Tokens. While Eyal was supposed to develop a platform which […]

Jack Dorsey Announces New Twitter Team: Square Crypto, but for Social Media

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 16:25
It could be a harbinger of a radical shift in social media infrastructure, depending on the execution.

The Year in Crypto Journalism: Truth Will Always Be Human

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:09
The crypto-sphere shows disdain for journalism, believing that technology is better at revealing truth. It isn't.

Kraken: $75 Device Will Get You Into Crypto Hardware Wallet KeepKey

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 14:48
Kraken Security Labs said crypto hardware wallet KeepKey is not doing enough to protect customers from physical attacks, saying it was able to get into the system using a $75 device.

Square Crypto Bankrolls Star Lightning Developer Known as ‘ZmnSCPxj’

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 14:15
Keeping in the cypherpunk spirit, Square Crypto has issued a grant to pseudonymous developer ZmnSCPxj for Lightning and bitcoin research.

MARKET DAILY: Nike and the ECB Are Thinking With Tokens

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 13:18
With markets continuing their slide, today we're looking at NIke's recent tokenized shoe patent and the ECB's digital currency discussions. Later, we're joined by CoinDesk analyst Galen Moore for some insight into exchange fees, token listings and more...

D-Wave and NEC Partner to Create ‘Hybrid’ Quantum Applications

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:30
Supercomputer giant NEC is teaming up with a quantum computer manufacturer to create practical applications for the cutting-edge tech.

Ethereum Builder ConsenSys Shutters India and Philippines Operations

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:00
Consensys, the ethereum blockchain development company with hubs around the globe, has shut down key operations in India and the Philippines.

What the Wild History of Digital Currency Tells Us About The Future

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 11:30
An interview with Finn Brunton, the author of two books about the cultural history of digital currencies.

Never Mind Adoption, This was a Year of Steady Infrastructural Progress

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 09:30
As the blockchain stack matures, we’ll look back on 2019 as the start of the blockchain adoption journey.

New York Regulator Details Changes to Contentious BitLicense

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 09:21
The New York Department of Financial Services has outlined a new approach to approving what coins crypto exchanges can list in the Empire State.

Bitfury Invests in Shyft Network to Build Decentralized Identity Products

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 09:00
The Bitfury Group has made what it calls a “strategic acquisition” in decentralized credential provider Shyft Network as it prepares to build out government-facing identity products.

Australia’s Stock Exchange Backs $35M Round for DLT Survivor Digital Asset

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 09:00
Digital Asset has raised $35 million in Series C funding, signaling a comeback for the seminal enterprise blockchain startup.

2019 Saw the End of Blockchain Tourism

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 08:30
2019 saw a shift from dabbling in blockchain (just to make the trip) to applying the technology to solve problems.

SEC Taking ‘Measured’ Approach to Digital Asset Regulation, Jay Clayton Tells Senate Committee

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 08:22
The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, says his agency is taking a "measured" regulatory stance on "promising" blockchain tech.