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Crypto Exchange Bithumb Halts Withdrawals Amid $31 Million Hack

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:01
Bithumb, one of the largest crypto exchanges in South Korea by trading volume, confirmed a hack of $31 million worth of cryptos on its platform today.

$800 Million ICON's Token Swap to Take Place Within 24 Hours

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 20:05
ICON is gearing up for its token swap which will see its ERC20 tokens exchanged for mainnet ICX coins.

Tron Bought BitTorrent And Crypto Won't Stop Talking

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 17:50
The founder of a smaller cryptocurrency called Tron is acquiring BitTorrent for $120 million and social media is alight over the real reason "why."

Bitcoin Is 'Not For Me' Says Goldman Sachs CEO

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 17:15
For Lloyd Blankfein, bitcoin just isn't his thing.

BitTorrent Has 'No Plans to Change' After $120 Million Tron Acquisition

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 16:32
BitTorrent said it has "no plans to enable mining of cryptocurrency now or in the future" in a statement on Tuesday.

The World's Largest Brewer Is Using Ethereum to Track Ad Data

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 15:05
Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev is hoping to make a splash in the digital advertising supply chain with the help of blockchain technology.

Crypto Startup Circle Reveals How It Chooses New Token Listings

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 13:55
Blockchain startup Circle released its cryptocurrency listing criteria for its trading and investment platforms on Tuesday.

John McAfee Won't Promote ICOs Anymore Because of 'SEC Threats'

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 13:10
John McAfee said in a tweet early this morning that he is "no longer working with ICOs" nor promoting them because of "threats" from SEC.

Tron Price Spikes After Blockchain Founder Acquires BitTorrent

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:00
Tron saw double-digit gains Tuesday after announcing it acquired BitTorrent for $140 million.

IBM, Mediaocean Partner to Tackle Ad Industry Opacity with Blockchain

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:16
IBM iX and ad software provider Mediaocean are forming a blockchain consortium aimed to solve some of the biggest issues in advertising.

Crypto Trading Without License Is 'Illegal,' Cambodian Regulators Say

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 09:00
Buying, selling, trading and settlement of cryptocurrencies is now illegal without a license, according to a statement from Cambodian authorities.

Bitcoin, DLT and Bank Ledgers: A Central Banker's View

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 08:00
The man in charge of China's quest to research and deploy distributed ledgers outlines his view on the breakthroughs of bitcoin and potential of DLT.

Former Indian Lawmaker Declared 'Offender' in Bitcoin Extortion Case

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 07:00
A former Indian politician allegedly involved in a $1.3 million bitcoin extortion case has been declared a "proclaimed offender" by a local court.

$7k? Bitcoin Price Looks North After Six-Day High

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 05:45
Despite the bearish chart setup, bitcoin rose to a six-day high on Monday, putting a corrective rally to $7,000 back on the map

Major Crypto Exchanges Face Action Over Money-Laundering Fears

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 05:00
Japan's Financial Service Agency is further cracking down on what it considers lax compliance with AML rules at larger, licensed exchanges.

Central Banks Will Jump-Start the Decentralization of Money

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 04:00
While the thought may disappoint cypherpunks, the first step of a transition toward a true "money of the people" will be implemented by central banks.

Internet Cafes Hacked to Mine $800,000 in Siacoin Cryptocurrency

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 02:00
A group of hackers have allegedly colluded with computer maintenance firms in China to hack into computers owned by internet cafes to mine cryptos.

One Mathematician's Mission to Boost Bitcoin's Privacy (And Soon)

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 23:51
Blockstream researcher Andrew Poelstra's efforts to create a more private bitcoin aren't about extremes, but about protecting the everyman.

UBS CEO: Blockchain Is 'Almost A Must' for Business

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 22:00
The CEO of UBS Group AG endorsed blockchain technology in an interview, suggesting that it is "almost a must" for business.

Cold Reception? Crypto Critics Ignite After EOS Blockchain 'Freeze'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 18:00
Over the weekend, transactions on the live EOS blockchain came to a complete – yet temporary – halt.