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Crypto Exchange CEO Sentenced to 3-Year Jail Term for Faking Trading Volume

4 hours 39 min ago
Two execs from South Korean crypto exchange Komid have been given jail time for faking trading volume and deceiving investors.

South Korean Exchange Loses $5 Million in Accidental Bitcoin Airdrop

7 hours 30 min ago
South Korean exchange Coinneset reportedly lost around $5 million when it airdropped bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies instead of WGT.

Wyoming Bill Would Clear the Way for Crypto Custody at Banks

10 hours 30 min ago
Wyoming legislators have introduced a bill to classify digital assets as property and provide banks with clarity on crypto custodial services.

Privacy Cryptocurrency Beam Experiences Blockchain Stoppage

13 hours 24 min ago
Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Beam said Monday morning that its blockchain had stopped. A fix has now been committed, it says [updated].

Coinbase Hires New Compliance Chief for UK Operations

14 hours 10 min ago
U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has hired a new U.K. head of compliance with three decades of experience in the industry.

Japan’s SBI Invests $15 Million In Crypto Card Wallet Maker Tangem

15 hours 10 min ago
Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in slimline cold wallet provider Tangem.

This Former Bitcoin Price Support Is Now Capping Gains

16 hours 9 min ago
Bitcoin's weekly gains were wiped out at the weekend at a key moving average that previously offered support.

SF Summit Shows BitTorrent Is Boosting Tron’s Appeal

17 hours 10 min ago
At Tron's niTROn Summit, CEO Justin Sun sketched out his vision for how BitTorrent's massive user base can leapfrog the crypto adoption problem.

Digital Garage to Test Yen-Pegged Stablecoin on Blockstream Network

18 hours 9 min ago
A Digital Garage subsidiary has partnered with blockchain tech firm Blockstream to test atomic swaps of a Japanese yen-pegged stablecoin.

Proof-of-Stake Could Lead to Crypto Banking. Let’s Avoid That

22 hours 10 min ago
"Staking as a service" is taking off. We need to think hard about what this means for crypto's evolution, warns Michael J. Casey.

Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 06:00
The differences between U.S. and EU approaches to crypto asset regulation are even more complicated than they appear, writes Noelle Acheson.

CoinDesk’s Crypto-Economic Data Is Now Accessible on GitHub

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 06:59
CoinDesk will now use GitHub to help crowdsource potential methodology changes and data sources for our Crypto-Economics Explorer.

Why ‘Mainstream Adoption’ Is an Unfair Success Metric for Dapps

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 05:35
We are way too early for “mainstream adoption” to be a sensible success metric for dapps, says Coleman Maher.

How BlockEx Went from $24 Million ICO to Layoffs in Less Than a Year

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:30
BlockEx, a London-based platform for launching and exchanging tokens, was beset by a series of setbacks that led to downsizing.

Overstock’s Patrick Byrne Says tZERO Will Launch Next Week

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:30
The tZERO security token trading platfrom will go live next week, says Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne.

Former French Central Bank Chief Joins Blockchain Startup Board

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:00
French economist and former central bank head Christian Noyer is joining blockchain-based financial services startup SETL's board of director.

Ethereum Devs Propose Activating Constantinople Hard Fork in Late February

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:10
After a security vulnerability was found in ethereum's next system-wide upgrade just days prior to activation, core developers now hope to execute the upgrade at the end of February.

OECD: ICOs Have Business Financing Benefits But Aren’t a Mainstream Option

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:00
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development thinks ICOs may be a beneficial fundraising tool, but not yet for "mainstream" firms.

Who’s Left, Joined and Almost Joined Coinbase Since Its $300 Million Raise

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:00
A roundup of notable recent departures and hirings at Coinbase, one of the most coveted places to work in the crypto industry.

Thai Stock Exchange Plans to Launch a Token Trading Platform

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:30
The Stock Exchange of Thailand is looking to capitalize on investor interest in cryptos by offering a new digital assets exchange.