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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 17:45
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:35
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:05
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:20
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:00
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:00
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:05
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:01
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 08:01
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 07:05
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 06:10
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 05:00
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:00
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

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 02:00
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

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 23:15
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

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 22:00
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

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:00
Dutch bank ING Groep NV confirmed Tuesday that Bitfinex had an account with it.

US Securities Regulator Rejects BitConnect Records Request

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:15
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

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:30
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

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:45
A group of Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges is reportedly uniting to form a new self-regulatory body in the wake of the recent Coincheck hack.