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Bitfury, Swiss Investment Firm Launch Regulated Bitcoin Mining Fund

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 06:10
Bitfury and Swiss investment firm Final Frontier have launched a bitcoin mining fund after it was authorized by an EU regulator.

Samsung Developing Ethereum-Based Blockchain, May Issue Own Token

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 05:15
Samsung is reportedly developing an ethereum-based blockchain network and is eyeing the eventual issuance of a "Samsung Coin" token.

The Ethereum Name Service Is Turning Nearly 300,000 .ETH Domains Into NFTs

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 04:00
Ethereum's domain registration service is gearing up for major changes, including faster registration, tradeable domains and an annual fee.

Russian Opposition Leader Raises $3 Million in Bitcoin Donations

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 00:00
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has attracted $3 million of bitcoin donations over the last three years.

French Lender Societe Generale Issues $112 Million Bond on Ethereum

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 15:10
French investment bank Societe Generale has issued $112 million of bonds as a security token on the public ethereum blockchain.

Lightning Labs Launches Desktop App on Bitcoin Mainnet

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:16
Lightning Labs has put out his first alpha release for its lightning desktop app for bitcoin's mainnet.

Ether Thief Found Stealing Funds With Weak Private Keys

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 13:00
A security consultancy found that an unknown person or group has been undertaking a sophisticated scheme to steal ether from weakly-protected addresses.

BlockFi Is Now Paying Interest on $53 Million of Crypto Deposits

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 12:30
Crypto lending startup BlockFi has gathered another $18 million of bitcoin and ether deposits since last month, bringing its total interest-earning accounts to $53 million.

Coinbase Shutters High-Speed Crypto Trading Division, Axing 30 Jobs

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:30
Coinbase is shutting down the Chicago trading technology office it opened a year ago, eliminating 30 jobs.

Crypto Exchanges Huobi and Fisco Investigated by Japan Watchdog: Report

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:00
Crypto exchanges Huobi Japan and Fisco were investigated by the country’s Financial Services Agency last week, according to Reuters sources.

Blockchain Startup Filament Joins IoT Research Project Backed By Nevada

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:00
Filament, a blockchain hardware startup, is now working on the University of Nevada, Reno's autonomous vehicle project.

SEC-Fined Crypto Project Abandons Cannabis Co-Working Space Plan

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:10
ParagonCoin, which was previously fined by the regulator over its ICO, is selling off a property intended for use as a cannabis co-working space.

Crypto Custodian BitGo One-Ups Gemini With Advanced Security Exam

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 07:16
BitGo says it's passed an advanced security review by an outside monitor, claiming to be the first crypto startup to receive this level of certification.

Bitcoin Price Sees First ‘Golden Crossover’ Since 2015

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 07:00
With bitcoin’s move to five-month highs Tuesday, a notable bull cross of key moving averages has formed for the first time in nearly four years.

Civic Inks Deal to Bring Blockchain ID to 1,000 Vending Machines

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:00
After demoing a beer vending machine at SXSW, Civic is announcing a blockchain identity deal with six suppliers in the automated retail space.

Binance Launches Decentralized Exchange Ahead of Schedule

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 05:10
Top cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched its decentralized exchange platform, with trading to go live soon.

Student Gets 10-Year Jail Term for SIM-Swap Crypto Thefts Worth $7.5 Million

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 04:05
A 21-year-old student from the U.S. who stole over $7.5 million in cryptocurrency via SIM-swap hacks has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Bitcoin’s Price Climbs Above $5,500 to Reach 5-Month High

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 01:06
Bitcoin’s price extended its recent gains today by spiking above $5,500 for the first time in over five months.

Coinbase’s Political Action Committee Shuts Down Without Ever Raising a Cent

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 18:30
Coinbase has shut down its political action committee after 10 months without raising any funds or backing any candidates.

Bittrex: ‘North Korean’ Accounts Flagged by NYDFS Were South Korean

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:40
Crypto exchange Bittrex says New York regulators erred in identifying two of its users as North Korean.